April 24, 2024
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Arthdal Chronicles Season 2: Releasing In 2023? Why Is It Delayed?

Arthdal Chronicles Season 2

tvN is known for producing several shows that brought up a massive wave in the Korean drama industry. In 2019, it showed up with a historical drama, Arthdal Chronicles. The mythological factors shown in the drama opened up various controversies. Even after such factors, it created a huge fanbase among the youth. After the debut installment, fans are eagerly waiting for the Arthdal Chronicles Season 2. Well, the production house is likely to bring the second installment. Here’s what we know about it.


Touted to be the first-ever ancient Korean fantasy drama, Arthdal Chronicles is directed by Kim Won Seok. It centers upon Dangun, who founded Gojoseon’s first kingdom. Despite receiving negative reviews and minimal appraisal, the series performed exceptionally in the US. Following its original release that ended on September 22, 2019, Netflix bagged the digital rights. Netflix provided it worldwide acclaim and popularity.

Will There Be Arthdal Chronicles Season 2?

Arthdal Chronicles Season 2
Arthdal Chronicles, Netflix

The series, indeed, was among the most influential dramas ever made. Thus, fans were already expecting the second chapter to it. Also, fans of Song Joon-Ki wished the star to appear on the battlefield once again. Hence, season 2 created havoc on the internet. Surprisingly, viewers didn’t have to wait longer for the renewal. On February 12, 2020, the team showed up with an official announcement. It stated that Arthdal Chronicles had been picked for the second season. Thus, the future of the drama series finally walked out of the darkness.

Moreover, the upcoming installment has landed into various delays. Hence, the overall production of the series faced several issues concerning its development. But there’s nothing to worry about. The wheels of the cart are finally in motion, so fans might hear more details soon.

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What Will Happen In Arthdal Chronicles Season 2?

The first season of the Arthdal Chronicles, which was advertised as a 3-season series, ended in an unexpected manner. The narrative is set in the imaginary nation of Arth. All the residents are involved in mythological activities and believe in supreme powers. Some of the inhabitants battled for a respective dominance that could favor them. On the other hand, there existed some tribal groups who struggled hard to establish their true identities. The story did not have a proper conclusion. In addition, the final credits created perplexion in the viewers’ minds.

Arthdal Chronicles Season 2
Arthdal Chronicles, Netflix

As far as the plot for season 2 is concerned, Studio Dragon explained some of the brief events that could be a prominent part of the story. Fans can witness a significant leap of about a decade when compared to the setting of the first season. As per the reports of MBC, Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 will tentatively have Ta Gon ruling the kingdom. Eun Seom will be designated as the powerful ruler of the East. Most importantly, season 2 will revolve around the huge clash between the Arthdal Kingdom and the Ago Union.

Who Will Return In The Next Season?

For the debut season, Song Joon Ki and Kim Ji Won reunited for the project after Descendants of the Sun. However, both actors will not be seen as the lead characters in the upcoming season. But the flashback scenes from season one could feature them in pivotal roles.

Talking about the cast of season 2, Lee Joon Gi and Shin Se Kyung have stepped in as Saya and Tan Ya. Jang Dong Gun, as Ta Gon, and Kim Ok Bin, as Tae Al Ha, are confirmed to reprise their characters. The production has already revealed the first look of the returning members.

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Arthdal Chronicles Season 2: Release Date

Arthdal Chronicles
Arthdal Chronicles, Netflix

The series was ultimately delayed after the formal renewal in 2020. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the second season was slated to premiere in 2021. Since the production schedule had an unexpected delay, the makers could not confirm any aspect. However, another statement claimed the second season to release sometime in 2023.

As far as the latest update is concerned, the filming commenced on August 23, 2022. If everything goes as planned, Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 might make it to the screens by 2023. Although Kim Won Seok is not returning to the director’s chair, the writers are reuniting for the project.

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