3 Reasons Why

Kokdu: Season of Deity” might just be your new favorite watch of 2023!

MBC’s “Kokdu: Season of Deity” is a new fantasy romance which tells the story of a grim reaper named Kokdu (Kim Jung Hyun) who comes down to this world to punish humans every 99 years. When Kokdu meets Han Gye Jeol (Im Soo Hyang), a doctor with mysterious abilities, he starts working as a visiting doctor.

With just two days to go before its big premiere, here are three reasons why you should make sure watching “Kokdu: Season of Deity” makes it onto your calendar.

1.  The best directors, writers, and actors have united for “Kokdu: Season of Deity”

Directors Baek Soo Chan and Kim Ji Hoon, along with writers Kang Yi Heon and Heo Joon Woo, have come together to create a memorable story while actors Kim Jung Hyun, Im Soo Hyang, Dasom, An Woo Yeon, Kim In Kwon, and Cha Chung Hwa breathed life into the drama’s many colorful characters.

Through an emotional directing performance, Baek Soo Chan and Kim Ji Hoon created a unique universe that flows seamlessly between past and present as well as the human world and the afterlife. Meanwhile, writers Kang Yi Heon and Heo Joon Woo wrote the show’s script with incredible care and attention to detail, making sure to fully encapsulate each character’s individual and unique personality, all of which will combine to make a much bigger story. The actors then take these characters and add their own personal touches, demonstrating acting skills that boast incredible depth as they draw viewers in to their world.

2. A drama that transcends space and time and takes viewers on an emotional journey

“Kokdu: Season of Deity” is expected to be an emotional experience for viewers, and it doesn’t let itself be limited by elements such as time and physical space. Through the previously released teaser videos, viewers were able to get a glimpse of the strange past life shared by Kokdu and Han Gye Jeol. Their story is one of affection and isn’t something that can be stopped simply by time.

But then there is another matter that can’t go by ignored. Kokdu is not a part of the human realm yet is able to be controlled by a single word from Han Gye Jeol. Thus remains a large question mark over the mysterious woman and her odd abilities. There is also the mystery of Kokdu’s curse as he is left to guide the dead to the underworld and punish the human scum in their afterlife.

From romance to mystery, this drama has it all. So get ready to embark on an emotional rollercoaster!

3. The drama’s many genres and the diverse connections between its many characters

“Kokdu: Season of Deity” is expected to be a drama that exhibits the charms of many different genres while showing viewers a diverse array of connections between its characters. Kokdu, who has turned into a grim reaper because of his desire for one woman, and Han Gye Jeol, who has lived her life ignored by everyone around her, share a story that connects them through space and time. How did this connection come to be, and what will fate have in store for them?

On top of that, viewers can look forward to Tae Jung Won (Dasom) and Han Cheol’s (An Woo Yeon’s) thrilling first meeting as well as Ok Shin (Kim In Kwon) and Kak Shin’s (Cha Chung Hwa’s) relationship that is full of bickering.

“Kokdu: Season of Deity” will premiere on January 27 at 9:50 p.m. KST.

While waiting, watch a teaser for the drama on Viki:

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And watch Kim Jung Hyun in “Mr. Queen“:

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