5 Supernatural K-Dramas To Watch After “Alchemy of Souls” Ends

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: “Alchemy of Souls,” tvN’s highest-rated and most-watched K-drama, is coming to a close this week with its final episode airing on August 28 at 9:10 p.m. KST (8:10 a.m. ET) on the network as well than on Netflix, globally. The original tvN show aired 18 out of 20 episodes for its first season and will soon be releasing a second part in December with 10 more episodes according to recent reports that have fans thrilled. While reports suggest ‘Alchemy of Souls’ Part 2 will only have 10 episodes, fans are excited to see how the creators are merging actress Go Yoon-jung’s character into the new season alongside Naksu. by Jung So-min.

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“Alchemy of Souls” follows the journey of an elite assassin, Naksu whose will is trapped in the body of a servant – Mudeok who is rather weak and fragile in comparison. Set in Daeho, a fictional country, the show is a supernatural fantasy drama that follows the journey of young magicians who overcome their twisted fates through a dark magic spell that allows souls to switch bodies. ‘Alchemy of Souls’ has seen its ratings soar since the start despite a short week-long hiatus, but now that the fan-favorite show is coming to an end, here are some K-dramas to watch before the airing of the part 2.

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A Korean Odyssey

The 2017 K-drama “A Korean Odessey” is a 20-episode show that follows the journey of Son Oh-gong and Woo Ma-wang, two mages who come into conflict with each other as they seek true light in an evil world.

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Kingdom

The show, “Kingdom: Ashin of the North,” has 12 episodes across its two seasons which released in 2019 and 2020, and is a historical thriller/K horror drama set in the Joseon Dynasty. After the death of his father, the king, Crown Prince Lee Chang is declared a traitor and forbidden to see his father. Lee Chang and his guard set out to locate the last doctor to treat the king as the two are stranded in a village plagued by a terrifying disease.

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Guardian: the lonely and great god (goblin)

Set in present day, the 2017 fantasy romance drama that took the K-drama world by storm, ‘Goblin’ tells the story of a 900-year-old goblin who is cursed with a life of immortality. The way to break the curse is to remove the sword stuck in his chest. To add to that, the only person who can break the curse is his wife – who is the only person who can see the sword. “Goblin” has 16 episodes in total plus three additional specials.

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Mystical pop-up bar

The 2020 K-drama “Mystic Pop-up Bar” has 12 episodes and tells the story of a bar run by Weol-ju, a moody woman. The bar also has a part-time employee, Kang-bae, and a former afterlife detective, Chef Gwi. Chef Gwi visits bar patrons in their dreams in order to help them solve their problems. Weol-ju is on a mission to settle the grudges of 100,000 souls, which she is able to do with the help of Kang-bae’s unique powers.

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The Tale of the Nine Tails

The 2020 16-episode fantasy K-drama “The Tale of The Nine Taled,” which is also renewed for a second season whose premiere will soon follow the journey of a mythical nine-tailed fox, or gumiho, Lee Yeon. Lee Yeon is a half-human, half-fox who longs to find the reincarnation of his first love in today’s human world.

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