K-Drama ‘Once Upon a Small Town’: Coming to Netflix Weekly Starting in September 2022

Red Velvet's Joy stars in Netflix's upcoming K-Drama series 'Once Upon a Small Town'.

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Coming to Netflix in September 2022 is the exciting new k-drama series, Once Upon a Small Town, starring Red Velvet’s Joy. We’ve got everything you need to know about Once Upon a Small Town, including the plot, cast trailer and Netflix release date.

Once Upon a Small Town is an upcoming South Korean internationally licensed Netflix Original drama series directed by Kwon Seok Jang, who is known for his previous work on Avengers Social Club, Miss Korea and I Will Teach You Love.

What is the Once Upon a Small Town Netflix release date?

The release of the official Netflix trailer has confirmed that the first episode of Once Upon a Small Town will arrive on Monday, September 5th, 2022.

There will be a total of 12 episodes of Once Upon a Small Town, with three new episodes available weekly that will be released on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The series finale is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th, 2022.

Each episode will have an approximate runtime of 30 minutes.

Episode Release Schedule

Episode Netflix Release Date
1 05/09/2022
2 06/07/2022
3 07/09/2022
4 12/09/2022
5 13/09/2022
6 14/09/2022
7 19/09/2022
8 20/09/2022
9 21/09/2022
10 26/09/2022
11 27/09/2022
12 28/09/2022

 


What is the plot of Once Upon a Small Town?

After receiving an urgent phone call from his grandfather, Han Ji Yool, a Seoul veterinarian, decides to travel to Heedong Village, where his grandfather runs an animal clinic. Upon arriving Han Ji Yool discovers that his grandfather is touring Europe, and he must now look after the clinic for the next 6 months while his grandfather is away. It’s in Heedong Village where Han Ji Yool meets the beautiful trainee police officer Ahn Ja Young, who helps him with daily life in the village.


Who are the cast members of Once Upon a Small Town?

Joy the actress who has been cast in the role of Ahn Ja Young will be making her Netflix Original debut in Once Upon a Small Town. Outside of being a member of Red Velvet, one of the most popular K-Pop groups, Joy has dipped her toes into acting having starred in five k-dramas since 2016, which include The Liar and His Lover, Tempted and The One and Only.

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Having made his K-Drama debut in 2021, Choo Young Woo is a relative newcomer to acting but is already gaining a large amount of popularity and his own loyal fan base. Once Upon a Small Town will be Choo Young Woo’s Netflix debut.

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Baek Sung Chul was recently seen in the Netflix Original series Inspector Koo as Kyung Yi’s assistant, Santa. However, just like his co-star, Choo Young Woo, Baek Sung Chul only just started his acting career in 2021.

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Below is the full cast list of Once Upon a Small Town:

  • Joy as Ahn Ja Young
  • Choo Young Woo as Han Ji Yool
  • Baek Sung Chul as Lee Sang Hyeon
  • Ha Yul Ri as Choi Min
  • Jung Suk Yong
  • Baek Ji Won
  • Park Jee A as Cha Yeon Hong
  • Jung Shi Yool
  • Yoo Yeon
  • Na Chul
  • Park Ye Ni
  • Noh Jae Won as Yoon Geun Mo

Are you looking forward to the release of Once Upon a Small Town on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

K-Drama ‘Once Upon a Small Town’: Coming to Netflix Weekly Starting in September 2022

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.