Will There Be an Alchemy of Souls Season 2?

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Jung So Min as Mu Deok-i in Alchemy of Souls
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When Netflix released Alchemy of Souls, it probably didn't expect the show would be as big as it is now. And this is why there are many who are patiently waiting for any news pertaining to renewing the show for a second season.

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Here is what we know about Alchemy of Souls Season 2 right now:

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Has Alchemy of Souls Been Renewed for Season 2?

Minhyun as Seo Yul in Alchemy of Souls
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Yes! As of August 2022, Netflix has announced that the show will be returning for a second season. The announcement was made prior to the premiere of its pilot episode.

This is great news for everyone who patiently waited for Netflix to release a new episode each week. With its positive ratings and performance, tvN has ordered the show to return for season 2.

When Is the Alchemy of Souls Season 2 Release Date?

Alchemy of Souls
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Filming for Alchemy of Souls Season 2 already started in early July. We don't know yet when filming will be completed but many expect it to be in September or October 2022. This will make the show ready in time for its target release date of Saturday, December 10, 2022.

When the show gets released, its episodes will be aired on a weekly schedule. Throughout a five-week period, two new episodes will air every Saturday and Sunday. The finale will be released on Sunday, January 8, 2023.

There will be a total of 10 episodes in the second season. The first season had 20 episodes total.

Alchemy of Souls (previously called Return) is a South Korean fantasy period drama series written by Hong Mi Ran and Hong Jung Eun. It is directed by Park Joon Hwa and produced by tvN.

Who Will Return for Alchemy of Souls Season 2 Cast?

Lee Jae Wook as Jang Uk in Alchemy of Souls
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Most of the Alchemy of Souls cast from the first season will be returning to play their roles in season 2. These include the following:

  • Jung So Min (as Mu Deok-i)
  • Lee Jae Wook (as Jang Uk)
  • Go Yoon Jung (as Naksu)
  • Hwang Min Hyun (as Seo Yul)
  • Shin Seung Ho (as Go Won)
  • Yoo Joon Sang (as Park Jin)
  • Oh Na Ra (as Kim Do Ju)
  • Yoo In Soo (as Park Dang Gu)
  • Arin (as Jin Cho Yeon)
  • Do Sang Woo (as Seo Yoon Oh)

Is There an Alchemy of Souls Season 2 Trailer Online?

Minhyun as Seo Yul in Alchemy of Souls
Credit: Netflix

As of this writing, there is no trailer for Alchemy of Souls Season 2 yet. We will update this post once one becomes available. In the meantime, you can watch the trailer of the first season here.

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