Netflix K-Drama ‘The King’s Affection’: Episode Release Schedule & What We Know So Far

Review Ethan / 2023-04-09 21:56:38

Kickstarting Netflix’s fall season of K-Dramas is the upcoming release of The King’s Affection in October 2021. Below we’ll be keeping track of everything you need to know about The King’s Affection, including the plot, cast, trailers, and the Netflix episode release schedule.

The King’s Affection is an upcoming internationally licensed Netflix Original K-Drama series from KBS2, directed by Song Hyun Wook and written by Han Hee Jung.

Upon release, The King’s Affection will be the fifth K-Drama series from KBS2.

When is The King’s Affection season 1 Netflix release date?

The information on mydramalist has informed us that the premiere episode will be available on Netflix Monday October 11, 2021.

There will be 20 episodes in total. The series will have ten episodes in total, with new episodes arriving twice per week.

The episodes run time has been verified to be around 70 minutes.

The King’s Affection Episode Release Schedule

Before it arrives on Netflix, The Kings Affection will be first broadcast via South Korean cable Netflix KBS2.

Episode KSB2 Broadcast Date Netflix Release Date
1 11/10/2021 11/10/2021
2 12/10/2021 12/10/2021
3 18/10/2021 18/10/2021
4 19/10/2021 19/10/2021
5 25/10/2021 25/10/2021
6 26/10/2021 26/10/2021
7 01/11/2021 01/11/2021
8 02/11/2021 02/11/2021
9 08/11/2021 08/11/2021
10 09/11/2021 09/11/2021
11 15/11/2021 15/11/2021
12 16/11/2021 16/11/2021
13 22/11/2021 22/11/2021
14 23/11/2021 23/11/2021
15 29/11/2021 29/11/2021
16 30/11/2021 30/11/2021
17 06/12/2021 06/12/2021
18 07/12/2021 07/12/2021
19 13/12/2021 13/12/2021
20 14/12/2021 14/12/2021

What is the plot of The King’s Affection?

An order is issued to kill the twins born to the crown prince's consort. She is secretly saved, and she is raised in secret outside the palace. Her twin brother Lee Hwi, however, dies just a few years later. She returns to the palace and is raised in secret by her mother, Prince Lee Hwi.

Lee Hwi lives in constant fear that her secret will be revealed and is incapable of making friends. She also avoids contact with others. Jung Ji Woon is the only one she can open up to, and she develops strong feelings for him.

Jung Ji Woon, a nobleman and son of a government official is educated solely to train crown princes. Ji Woon, despite his planned life, is an optimist who loves life and accepts it as it is.

the kings affection season 1 netflix poster

Who are the cast members of The King’s Affection?

Below are the confirmed leads of The King’s Affection.

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Lee Hwi Park Eun Bin Hot Stove League | The Ghost Detective | Age of Youth 2
Jing Ji Woon Rowwon Extraordinary You | Click You Heart | About Time
Lee Hyun Nam Yoon Su Extracurricular | Want More 19 | 4 Kinds of House
Shin So Eun Bae Yoon Kyung Mute | Record of Youth | Doctor Prisoner
Kim Ga On Choi Byung Chan Live On | Sassy Go Go | Idol Wonderland

You can also find the complete list of support cast members for The Kings Affection.

Role Cast Member
Prince Chang Cheon Sung Nam
Ye Jong Lee Pil Mo
Noh Ha Kyung Jung Chae Yeon
Jung Seok Jo Bae Soo Bin
Prince Won San Kim Taek
Yang Moon Soo Kim In Kwon
Lee Hwi Choi Myung Bin
Madam Kim Park Eun Hye
Ji Geum Jang Se Hyun
Prince Chang Woon Kim Seo Ha
Grand Queen Dowager Lee Il Hwa
Jung Ji Woon (Young) Ko Woo Rim

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