Netflix Picks up K-Drama ‘When the Camellia Blooms’ for Weekly Episodes

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K-Drama fans must be absolutely loving Netflix recently with the sheer amount of shows dropping on the streaming service. Netflix’s has picked up yet another K-Drama When the Camellia Blooms for weekly episodes. We have everything you need to know on When the Camellia Blooms, including the Netflix release date, episode release schedule, plot, cast, and trailer.

When the Camellia Blooms is a Netflix Original rom-com thriller, written by Lim Sang-Choon. Fans will be hoping the series has the same quality as other excellent Originals such as My First First Love and Love Alarm. Director, Cha Young-hoon also worked on the popular K-Drama series Are You, Human? and Bridal Mask. This is the second time that Cha Young-hoon has directed a series by Lim Sang-Choon, with the first being Becky’s Back. When the Camellia Blooms is the 22nd South Korean television series picked up by Netflix for exclusive international distribution.


What is the story of When the Camellia Blooms?

Love can be found in many weird places, but who fall in love with is often not we expect. Dong Baek, the owner of the bar Camellia, becomes romantically involved with three men. Each vastly different to the offer, Dong Baek finds herself tangled up with a good man, a bad man, and a cheap man.


Who is in the cast of When the Camellia Blooms season 1?

The following cast members star in the first season of When the Camellia Blooms:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Dong Baek Gong Hyo-jin Master’s Sun | It’s Okay, That’s Love | Don’t Dare to Dream
Hwang Yong-sik Kang Ha-neul Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo | The Heirs | To the Beautiful You
Kang Jong-ryul Kim Ji-seok Problem Men | Top Star U-Back | Children of the 20th Century
Jessica Ji Yi-soo Dear My Friends | Solomon’s Perjury | Doctors
No Kyu-tae Oh Jung-se How to Use a Guy With Secret Tips | Fabricated City | Swing Kids
Hong Ja-young Yeom Hye-ran Innocent Witness | Miss & Mrs. Cops | The K2
Hyang Mi Son Dam-bi Too Hot to Die | What Happens to My Family | The Accidental Detective
Pil-Goo Kim Kang-hoon Mr. Sunshine | Listen to Love | Lucid Dream
Deok Soon Go Doo-shim EXIT | Hur Jun, The Original Story | All About My Mom
Helena Carson Allen Spring Turns to Spring | Voice 3 | Monster

How many episodes will season 1 of When the Camellia Blooms air on Netflix?

Strangely, When the Camellia Blooms is scheduled to air 18 episodes for the first season.

In a South Korea, two episodes will air a night, thus, four episodes air a week. There is a total of 32 episodes scheduled to air on South Korean network KBS2.

Typically Netflix would condense these episodes to 16, as to why 18 episodes are scheduled is unclear at this point.

What are the episode run times?

Each episode that airs on Netflix will be approximately an hour long.

Is When the Camellia Blooms available to stream in 4K?

Unfortunately, the series is unavailable to stream in 4K but is available in 1080i.


Has Netflix released a trailer for When the Camellia Blooms?

Once again The Swoon has done the deed of uploading a trailer for Netflix’s latest K-Drama release.


When is the Netflix release date?

At the time of writing, the very first episode is available to stream right now.

Episodes will be released twice a week on Wednesday and Thursday.

The following table is the Netflix episode release schedule:

Episode Netflix Release Date
1 September 18th, 2019
2 September 19th, 2019
3 September 25th, 2019
4 September 26th, 2019
5 October 2nd, 2019
6 October 3rd, 2019
7 October 9th, 2019
8 October 10th, 2019
9 October 16th, 2019
10 October 17th, 2019
11 October 23rd, 2019
12 October 24th, 2019
13 October 30th, 2019
14 October 31st, 2019
15 November 6th, 2019
16 November 7th, 2019
17 November 13th, 2019
18 November 14th, 2019

Is When the Camellia Blooms season 1 available to stream in my region?

The only region unavailable to stream When the Camellia Blooms on Netflix is South Korea.

All other regions are streaming the series.

In South Korea episodes air on the KBS2 network on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 pm.


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