Lovers of the Red Sky is a historical fantasy romance drama based on a novel of the same name penned by artist Jung Eun Gwol. The renowned artist also worked with Sungkyunkwan Scandal and The Moon Embracing The Sun, which is both also adapted into hit Kdrama series. The series has continuously received steady nationwide viewership ratings for Kdramas aired in a Monday-Tuesday evening time slot since its premiere.
What Is The Plot And Storyline Of Kdrama Lovers Of The Red Sky?
Lovers of the Red Sky tells the story of Hong Cheon Gi (Kim Yoo Jung), the Joseon dynasty's first female painter. As Hong Cheon Gi learns painting inside the Dohwaseo (Korean Royal Academy of Painting), she gets entangled in a love triangle with Ha Ram (Ahn Hyo Seop), a blind scholar who is knowledgeable in astronomy and meteorology, and Prince Yang Myeong (Gong Myung), who has a huge interest in the arts.
Here is the official synopsis provided by Viu:
Set during the Joseon era, before the Devil gets locked away, he puts a curse on the kingdom and it suffers from drought and famine for years. Cheon Gi, who was born blind, meets Ha Ram, a boy who's supposed to be a sacrifice for the rainmaking ritual. When the Devil is accidentally released, it resides in the body of Ha Ram, but the source of his powers, his eyes, are taken away and given to Cheon Gi who recovers her vision.
How Many Episodes Will Kdrama Lovers Of The Red Sky Have?
The SBS Kdrama Lovers of the Red Sky is expected to have a total of 16 episodes. The series started airing on August 30, 2021 and has since received impressive nationwide viewership ratings, even reaching the two-digit as its personal best.
Because of the Chuseok holidays, the Lovers of the Red Sky episode 7 which was supposed to air on September 20 was moved to September 27, 2021.
Where To Watch Kdrama Lovers Of The Red Sky Online With English Sub?
Lovers of the Red Sky is aired on SBS every Monday and Tuesday at 10:00 PM KST. International viewers can watch the series through online streaming on Viki and Viu with English subtitles. Highlights for the episodes are released on KOCOWA.