Although spring has just begun, we are already looking forward to the 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 a South Korean period drama series that has been licensed internationally. It was produced by tvN and written by Hong Mi Ran (formerly titled Return). The series is directed by Park Joon Hwxa.
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 release 20 episodes over a period of ten week. The episodes are expected to last 80 minutes each.
The new episodes will air on Saturdays and Sundays.
Episodes of Alchemy of Souls will be available the same day as the South Korean broadcast on the cable television network tvN.
Jang Wook, a member of the noble Jang clan, is entrusted with revealing a dark secret about his childhood. This information has been discussed by all the citizens of Daeho. Jang Wook is a troublemaker and meets Mu Deok. He becomes Mu Deok's servant and begins to teach Jang Wook the art of fighting.
Many Netflix subscribers will recognize Lee Jae Wook, who has starred in shows like Extraordinary You and Do Sol Sol La La Sol. Jae Wook will play the role Jang Wook as a noble.
Jung So Min and Hwang Min Hyun will play the parts of Mu Deok and Seo Yul respectively. Shin Seung Ho and Shin Seung Ho are also cast.
Yoo Joon, plays Park Jin. He was also seen previously in The Uncanny Counter.
Oh Na Ra was the lead character in Sky Castle and has been recently featured in Racket Boys, a Netflix Original series.
Here is the complete 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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