Mask Girl Netflix K-Drama Series: Coming to Netflix in August 2023

The new adaptation of the webtoon Mask Girl is coming to Netflix in August 2023.

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Mask Girl is the upcoming South Korean Netflix Original thriller TV show directed by Kim Yong Hoon and based on the popular Korean webtoon of the same name. The official release date has been announced, and the exciting new K-drama arrives on Netflix in August 2023.

The webtoon on which the series is based is listed as 18+, so it’s only meant for adults. It’s unclear if the K-drama adaptation will hold back on the rating to attract a larger audience or if it will be faithful and keep the same themes.

Director Kim Yong-hoon, best known for his feature-film debut, Beasts Clawing at Straws, is on board to direct the entire series. House of Impression and Bon Factory are the main production companies behind the title.

When is the Mask Girl season 1 Netflix release date?

With the release of the official trailer, we can confirm that the Netflix release date for Mask Girl is August 18th, 2023.

What is the plot of Mask Girl?

In January 2023, Netflix provided as part of their 2023 slate reveal for their Korean lineup a new synopsis which is as follows:

“Mask Girl is a story about Kim Mo-mi, an ordinary office worker by day who is insecure about her appearance and a live-streamer by night who covers up her face with a mask, as she becomes embroiled in an unforeseen incident and undergoes a dramatic turn of events. The original webtoon of the same title that the series is based on was beloved by many readers for its unpredictable twists, biting messages about lookism, and the effortless cross between thriller and black comedy.”

Who are the cast members of Mask Girl?

Actress Go Hyun Jung will play the lead role of Kim Mo Mi. This will be the second Original for Hyun Jung, who previously starred in the 2021 k-drama Reflection of You.

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Go Hyun Jung (left) and her role of of Jung Hee Joo in Reflection of You (right)

It’s a Netflix Original debut for Nana, the former member of the K-Pop group, After School.

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K-Pop artist Nana

Ahn Jae Hong has already made his debut in a Netflix Original when he had a guest role as a royal official in the second season of Kingdom. His role as Joo Oh Nam will be his first lead role for Netflix.

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Ahn Jae Hong (left) and his guest role in Kingdom season 2 (right)

Yeom Hye Ran has already starred in some extremely popular k-dramas on Netflix. She recently had guest appearances on Alchemy of Souls, Juvenile Justice, and Hospital Playlist. The actress has also held supporting roles in Mystic Pop-Up Bar, When the Camellia Blooms, and Chocolate. She’s also one of the leads in The Uncanny Counter.

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Yeom Hye Ran (left) and her role as Chu Mae Ok in The Uncanny Counter (right)

As for Choi Daniel, he is most well known for his work on the k-drama The Ghost Detective, but he did have a guest appearance in the Netflix k-drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.

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Choi Daniel in It’s Okay to Not be Okay (left) and Ghost Detective (right)

Below are the confirmed cast members of Mask Girl:

Role Cast Member
Kim Mo-mi Go Hyun Jung
Kim Mo-mi Nana
Joo Oh-nam Ahn Jae Hong
Kim Kyung-ja Yeom Hye Ran
TBA Choi Daniel

Lee Jun-young, according to Naver, will also have a special appearance in the series.

We will add the names of the supporting and guest cast members once the information has been revealed.

What is the episode count?

An episode count of 7 has been reported by mydramalist. The runtimes of episodes are yet to be revealed.

Are you looking forward to the release of Mask Girl on Netflix? 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.