Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938

Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (2023)

“There’s no salvation for those who don’t try to save themselves. Whether you live as a human or a fox, it’s your choice.” – Lee Yeon

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Drama Profile:
  • Title: Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938
  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: May 6, 2023 – Jun 11, 2023
  • Original Network: tvN
  • Genre: Action | Fantasy
  • Notes: The series serves as the second season to the 2020 series Tale of the Nine Tailed with storyline that prequel the former.
  • Written by: Han Woo Ri (Children of a Lesser God)
  • Directed by: Kang Shin Hyo (Prince Coffee Lab), Jo Nam Hyung (A Superior Day)
  • Main Cast: Lee Dong-wook (Bad and Crazy), Kim So-yeon (The Penthouse Season 3: War in Life), Kim Bum (Ghost Doctor), and Ryu Kyung-soo (Lovestruck in the City)
  • Synopsis: An unexpected case leads Lee Yeon back in time to 1938, where he reencounters Ryu Hong Joo. Once a guardian spirit of the mountain in the west, she’s now the owner of a high-end restaurant in the capital city of Gyeongseong. He also meets his younger brother Lee Rang. Meanwhile, another former guardian spirit and ex-friend Cheon Moo Young has become hostile. Lee Yeon struggles to return to the present, to his loved one. (Source: MyDramaList)
K-drama Feels:
  • The series masterfully blended comedy & thriller elements. I love the combination of humor, fantasy and action of this drama.
  • This season is so hilarious and yet emotional too.
  • The performances were great.
  • I was so happy to see season 2 focusing more on Yeon and Rang. Their chemistry is on another level. I love fox brothers so much.
  • The ending is left very obviously open for a season 3.
  • All in all, this season was a truly enjoyable watch and exceeded my expectations.


My Rating – 8.5/10 (Overall, a good and entertaining watch.)


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