Netflix ‘Alchemy Of Souls’: 5 things to know about the Korean historical drama

Netflix is ​​the best when it comes to satiating the global viewer’s palate of brilliantly conceptualized K-dramas. For those ardent fans of K-dramas, Netflix brings an all-original Korean historical drama series, ‘Alchemy Of Souls’. From the trailer itself, we can tell that it will show a fascinating story with a roller coaster of emotions that will hook the audience on their screens.

If die-hard K-drama lovers have enjoyed watching these Korean Netflix series and movies like ‘Forecasting Love and Weather’, ‘One Spring Night’ and ‘Love and Leashes’, then they will definitely be mesmerized while watching this highly anticipated Korean Drama,’ Alchemy Of Souls’.


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When is ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ released and where can you watch it?

The long-awaited Korean historical genre drama ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ will premiere globally on June 18, 2022 on Netflix at 3:01am EST.

What is ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ about?

‘Alchemy Of Souls’ is an upcoming South Korean historical genre television drama series. The story revolves around a young warrior, Mu Deoki (Jung So-min), who is trapped inside the body of a blind woman. She is a servant of nobleman Jang Wook (Lee Jae-wook), a known troublemaker. Mu Deoki secretly decides to teach her teacher Jang Wook how to fight. Jang Wook, who was born into the rich Jang family, keeps a nasty secret related to his birth that is openly discussed in his country Daeho.

The official synopsis reads: “A powerful sorceress in the body of a blind woman meets a man from a prestigious family, who wants her help to change his destiny.”

The trailer gives us a hint that it is going to be a story of star-crossed lovers where Mu Deoki, who is initially a cold-blooded killer named Naksu who knows no weaknesses. On the other hand, Jang Wook is a spoiled brat who has been living a luxurious life. When Jang Wook throws tantrums every time, Mu Deoki firmly defends himself. In the trailer, we hear Mu Deoki say, “Once he gets my energy back, he’ll be the first one I’ll kill.” This means that many twists and turns await fans in this series.

Who stars in ‘Alchemy Of Souls’?

The following star cast has been confirmed for the series.

Lee Jae-wook as Jang Wook

Lee Jae-eook, a 24-year-old Korean star, made his acting debut with the 2018 K-drama series ‘Memories of the Alhambra’. He also appeared in K-dramas like ‘Search: WWW’, ‘The Battle of Jangsari’, ‘Extraordinary You’, ‘The Weather Is Fine’ and ‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’. He will be seen playing the lead role of Jang Wook in ‘Alchemy Of Souls’, which premieres globally on Netflix.

Other actors in the cast of ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ include Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seungho, Yoo Jun-sang, and several others.


The 20-episode weekly Korean historical drama series ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ is produced by tvN and directed by Park Joon Hwxa. The story is written by Hong Mi-ran and Hong Jung-eun.


The trailer has not been released yet, but the creators around the world released the teaser a day ago. You can see it below.

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