‘Mystic Pop-Up Bar’ Season 1: Netflix K-Drama, Plot, Cast & Release Schedule

Mystic Pop-Up Bar – Copyright. jTBC

We’re already looking ahead to a highly anticipated k-drama, scheduled for release in May 2020, Mystic Pop-Up Bar. We have everything you need to know about Mystic Pop-Up Bar, including the plot, cast, trailer, Netflix release date and episode schedule. 

Mystic Pop-Up Bar is an upcoming Netflix Original k-drama series based on the webtoon Ssanggap Pocha by author Bae Hye-Soo. The series will be directed by Jun Chang Geun, who’s previously known for his work on The Package, and What Happens to My Family?

When is the Netflix release date for Mystic Pop-Up Bar?

The first episode of Mystic Pop-Up Bar is scheduled for broadcast on the South Korean network jTBC on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020.

This means the first episode should arrive on Netflix on Thursday, May 21st, 2020.

Two episodes of Mystic Pop-Up Bar will be arriving on a weekly basis on Thursdays and Fridays.

How many episodes will the first season of Mystic Pop-Up Bar contain?

The first season of Mystic Pop-Up Bar will have a total of 16 episodes.

Each respective episode will have a run time of around 60 minutes.

Mystic Pop-Up Bar season 1 episode release schedule

The following table is the episode release schedule of Mystic Pop-Up Bar for jTBC and Netflix:

EpisodejTBC Broadcast DateNetflix Release Date

What is the plot of Mystic Pop-Up Bar?

The plot for Mystic Pop-Up Bar is as follows:

Opening only at night upon the rooftop of a building, Han Kang Bae runs the Ssanggab Cart Bar. Alongside Han Kang Bae is fellow rooftop cart owner Woll Joo that runs a mysterious food cart. Together the pair provide food and drink to customers that are trying to heal their own internal wounds.

Official poster for Mystic Pop-Up Bar – Copyright. jTBC

Who are the cast members of Mystic Pop-Up Bar?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Mystic Pop-Up Bar:

RoleCast MemberWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Wol JooHwang Jung EumKill Me, Heal Me | Secret | Giant
Han Kang BaeYook Sung JaeGoblin | Who Are You: School 2015 | The Heirs
Cheif GiwiChoi Won YoungHyena | Doctor Prisoner | SKY Castle
Department Head YeomLee Joon HyukItaewon Class | Hot Stove League | Class of Lies
Yeo RinJung Da EunClass of Lies | With Coffee | The Wind Blows
TBAKim Yung GunWoman of Dignity | Marriage Contract | Kill Me, Heal Me
TBAKim Mi KyungHi Bye, Mama! | V.I.P | Healer
TBAPark Ha NaFatal Promise | Empress Ki | Two Weeks
TBAOh Ha NeeThe Tale of Nokdu | The Crowned Clown | Goodbye to Goodbye
Mr. GoLee Seung ChulMemorist | My Country: The New Age | Player


How much of the webtoon will Mystic Pop-Up Bar cover?

There’s every chance the series, across 16 hours of television, will cover all of the source material from the Ssanggap Pocha webtoon.

The popular webtoon currently stands at 148 chapters and is still ongoing. We’re not sure if the webtoon is close to an end, but it’s highly likely the story of Mystic Pop-Up Bar will conclude after one season.

Panel taken from the webtoon Ssanggap Pocha

Will Mystic Pop-Up Bar break into the top ten cable dramas?

Out of the top ten highest-rated cable dramas in South Korea, jTBC currently occupies 4 of places, including the number one spot with Sky Castle.

The most recent series to break into the top ten for the network was Itaewon Class, who’s popularity skyrocketed as the weeks went by.

At a minimum Mystic Pop-Up Bar will need to beat fellow jTBC drama The Lady in Dignity with over 12% to break the top ten. To take the number one spot the series will have to exceed SKY Castle’s massive rating of 23.799%


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