‘My Country: The New Age’ Season 1: What We Know So Far

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Coming to Netflix this October is Netflix’s latest K-Drama, My Country: The New Age. The period drama has us incredibly excited at What’s on Netflix office, and we can’t wait for it to land soon. Here’s everything we know so far on My Country: The New Age season 1, including the plot, cast, trailer, Netflix release date, and episode release schedule.

My Country: The New Age is an upcoming South Korean Netflix Original period-drama written by Chae Seung-dae. Not to be confused with another Korean Original, Kingdom, this series will be devoid of flesh-eating zombies. Set in a very similar time period, My Country: The New Age will be a grand spectacle that we know fans of Korean TV will absolutely adore.

What is the plot of My Country: The New Age?

It’s the dawn of a new age as the Goryeo dynasty makes way for Joseon. What “my country” means to two old friends is radically different, resulting in them taking arms against the other. Seo Hwi is the son of the famous commander Seo Geom, and a warrior in his own right. An unwavering paragon, Seo Hwi does not compromise to injustice. When his life devolves into a hellish existence, somehow even Seo Hwi can still hold a smile.

The fact that his mother was born in the lowest class, this has led to the mockery of Nam Sun-ho. Despite this, he has grown to be a smart and talented man. His dream was to pass the military service exam but after a corruption scandal involving his father

Who is in the cast of My Country: The New Age season 1?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in My Country: The New Age:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Seo Hwi Yang Se-jong Temperature of Love | Duel | Dr. Romantic
Nam Seon-ho Woo Do-hwan Tempted | Mad Dog | Sweet Stranger and Me
Han Hee-jae Kim Seol-hyun Orange Marmalade | The Great Battle | Gangnam Blues
Taejong of Joseon Jang Hyuk Empire of Lust | Innocent Thing | The Client
Taejo of Joseon Kim Yeong-cheol Criminal Minds | A Bittersweet Life | Wonderful Days
Queen Sindeok Park Ye-jin An End to Killing | Last | Mr Baek
Seo-geom Yu Oh-seong Are You Human? | Friend | Faith
Il-hwa Jang Young-nam Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo | Moon Embracing The Sun | Ode to My Father
Park Chi-do Ji Seung-hyun Search: WWW | Wish | Svaha: The Sixth Finger
Jeong-beom Lee Yoo-joon What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim? | While You Were Sleeping | For the Emperor
Cheon-ga Kim Seo-kyung Tough as Iron | Love 911 | My Little Brother
Park Moon-bok Gyo-jin The Return of Superman | Birth of a Beauty | Fight for My Way
Seo-yeon Cho Yi-hyun Metamorphosis | Homme Fatale | Less than Evil
Hwa-wol Hong Ji-yoon My First First Love | What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim? | Monstrum

Is My Country: The New Age a full Netflix Original or an exclusive international distribution?

While the series has been given the banner of an Original, it is, in fact, an exclusive international distribution. As that is far too much of a mouthful, Netflix Original will suffice.

Other Korean titles that fall into this category are:

  • Abyss N
  • Arthdal Chronicles N
  • Life N
  • Mr. Sunshine N
  • Possessed N
  • Romance Is a Bonus Book N

How many episodes will My Country: The New Age Season 1 air?

It has been confirmed that the first season will air 16 episodes.

What are the episode run times?

Each episode will have an estimated run time of 70 minutes.

Will My Country: The New Age be available to stream in 4K?

While many Netflix Originals arrive in 4K, sadly My Country: The New Age is only available to stream in 1080i.

Has Netflix released a trailer for My Country: The New Age?

Netflix has yet to release a trailer on their own channel but The Swoon published a trailer on the 16th of September.

When is the Netflix release date for My Country: The New Age?

The first episode of My Country: The New Age will be available to stream on October 4th.

The following table is the Netflix release schedule for episodes of My Country: The New Age season 1:

Episode Netflix Release Date
1 October 4th, 2019
2 October 5th, 2019
3 October 11th, 2019
4 October 12th, 2019
5 October 18th, 2019
6 October 19th, 2019
7 October 25th, 2019
8 October 26th, 2019
9 November 1st, 2019
10 November 2nd, 2019
11 November 9th, 2019
12 November 10th, 2019
13 November 16th, 2019
14 November 17th, 2019
15 November 22nd, 2019
16 November 23rd, 2019

Is My Country: The New Age available to stream in my region?

The only countries unavailable to stream My Country: The New Age is South Korea and Japan.

Episodes will air on Friday and Saturday nights at 23:00 pm on JTBC.

Are you looking forward to the release of My Country: The New Age? Let us know in the comments below.

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.