K-Drama Quick Preview: “Kokdu: Season of Deity” Reels In Viewers For its Entrancing Fantasy-Romance Story

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MBC’s new Friday-Saturday drama, Kokdu: Season of Deity is all set to launch today!

Here’s a quick peek at what to expect in the series.

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The Plot Sketch

Kokdu: Season of Deity (WT) chronicles the story of Kkokdu (Kim Jung Hyun), the “god of death” who comes down to the earth every 99 years to punish humans. He meets Han Gye Jeol (Im Soo Hyang) a visiting doctor with mysterious abilities.

From the moment news broke about the lead pairing for the series, drama fans’ interest has not ceased.  Since the two have shown various acting transformations every time, the anticipation of what kind of synergy they will create when they meet is heightened.

In the teaser video released earlier, their daily life, as well as the moment they share a sweet kiss, were drawn. More attention is being paid to the unique relationship that will change a heartbreaking romance into an endearing romantic comedy.

The Characters

Previously, Kokdu: Season of Deity dropped character teasers of the lead cast.

First, Kokdu, the god of the underworld exudes a nothing-to-fear attitude. In contrast, Han Gye-jeol wears a cheerful expression. Armed with a doctor’s bag she goes for a house visit with energy that will not be easily broken even when trials arise.

It is interesting to note how their connection at present time would progress given how they share a heartbreaking past in their past life together.

Then, Tae Jeong-won (Kim Dasom) who has beauty and brains gives an overwhelming aura. She is set to transform from a perfect girl crush to an arrogant lover.

Next, Han Cheol (Ahn Woo Yeon) is a detective who fights with passion and instinct and never let go of a criminal he has set his eyes on.

Lastly, Oksin, the god of greed, and Gaksin, the god of rumors, stand proudly back-to-back. As the saying goes, discord in the world begins with money and ends with rumors, the two always quarrel, but they are perfect partners who cannot be separated. They are expected to add fun to the story by causing various incidents and accidents while clinging Kokdu who will spend a special 99 days on earth.

The Creative Team

In charge of the drama are directors Baek Soo Chan (Alice, Beautiful Gongshim) and Kim Ji Hoon. Penning the script are writers Kang Yi Heon and Heo Joon Woo.

Kokdu: Season of Deity premieres on January 27 at 9.50 PM on MBC. International fans can watch it on Viu.

Source: enews IMBC

Photos/Videos: MBC Drama