Spring has only just arrived, but we can already look forward to some of the upcoming Summer K-dramas. One such drama we’re excited for the release of is the period drama Alchemy of Souls (also titled 환혼) which is expected to be coming to Netflix in June 2022 weekly.
Alchemy of Souls (formerly titled Return) is an upcoming internationally licensed South Korean period drama series, produced by tvN, and written by Hong Mi Ran and Hong Jung Eun. The series is directed by Park Joon Hwxa.
When is the Alchemy of Souls season 1 Netflix release date?
At the time of writing the first episode of Alchemy of Souls is scheduled to debut on Netflix on Saturday, June 18th, 2022.
It must be noted that episode release dates are subject to change, and the first episode of Alchemy of Souls could be moved forward or pushed back.
Alchemy of Souls will have a total of 20 episodes that will be released over the course of ten weeks. Each episode has an estimated runtime of 80 minutes.
New episodes will be available Saturdays and Sundays.
What is the episode release schedule?
Episodes of Alchemy of Souls will be available the same day as the South Korean broadcast on the cable television network tvN.
What is the plot of Alchemy of Souls?
Jang Wook of the noble Jang family, in the country of Daeho, holds an unpleasant secret about his birth, which all of the people of the country discuss. A known troublemaker, Jang Wook happens to meet Mu Deok, an elite warrior trapped within a physically weak body but becomes his servant, and in secret begins teaching Jang Wook how to fight.
Who are the cast members of Alchemy of Souls?
Lee Jae Wook will be familiar to many Netflix subscribers, having starred in the likes of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol and Extraordinary You. Jae Wook will be playing the role of Jang Wook, a noble.
Jung So Min, Hwang Min Hyun, and Shin Seung Ho will portray the roles of Mu Deok, Seo Yul, and Go Won, respectively.
Yoo Joon Sang, portrays the role of Park Jin, who was previously seen in The Uncanny Counter.
Oh Na Ra had a lead role in the incredibly popular Sky Castle, and was recently seen in the Netflix Orginal series Racket Boys.
Below is the full cast of Alchemy of Souls:
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Jang Wook||Lee Jae Wook||Search: WWW | Extraordinary You | Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol|
|Mu Deok||Jung So Min||Soul Mechanic | The Smile Has Left Your Eyes | My Father is Strange|
|Seo Yul||Hwang Min Hyun||Live On | Reckless Family | Their Distance|
|Go Won||Shin Seung Ho||D.P. | How to Buy a Friend | Moment at Eighteen|
|Park Jin||Yoo Joon Sang||The Uncanny Counter | Pied Piper | Live or Die|
|Kim Do Ju||Oh Na Ra||Racket Boys | SKY Castle | Woman of 9.9 Billion|
|Jin Cho Yeon||Arin||The World of My 17|
|Park Dang Gu||Yoo In Soo||All of Us Are Dead | Moment at Eighteen | At a Distance, Spring Is Green|
|Jin Mu||Jo Jae Yoon||Mouse | The Good Detective | Catch the Ghost|
|Jin Ho Kyung||Park Eun Hye||The King’s Affection | The Goddess of Revenge | Hi Bye, Mama!|
|Heo Yeom||Lee Do Kyung||Forest | Arthdal Chronicles | Forest|
|Heo Yeon Ok||Hong Seo Hee||The Sound of Magic|
|Magician||Im Chul Soo||Vincenzo | Crash Landing on You | Mr. Sunshine|
|TBA||Joo Sang Wook||Grand Prince | Fantastic | Glamorous Temptation|
|TBA||Park So Jin||The King: Eternal Monarch | Hot Stove League | Hong Ik Super|
|TBA||Go Yoon Jung||The School Nurse Files | Sweet Home | Law School|
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