18 Again Season 2 is a South Korean fantasy and coming-of-age television series based on the 2009 film 17 Again by Jason Filardi. Directed by Ha Byung-hoon, the series is available to stream on many platforms like Netflix, iQIYI, and Viu with multi-language subtitles.
All K-drama fans are well aware of the spectacular 18 Again Series. The 16-episode South Korean drama gained popularity because of its unique and incredible storytelling style. With critically acclaimed performances and stunning visual presentations, the show managed to achieve a high spot in a brief period of time.
The show aired from 21st September 2020 to 10th November 2020 weekly on the JTBC network. It took no time to gain immense popularity because of its star cast, brilliant comedy, and romance projections. Moreover, 18 Again is also a perfect blend of different genres, including comedy, romance, slice-of-life, drama, and fantasy. Ha Byung-Hoon’s direction and screenwriting by Kim Do-Yeon, Ahn Eun-Bin, and Choi Yi-Ryoon made the show’s story even more colorful.
It received immense success and managed to get a high rating of 8.3 out of 10 on IMDb. Moreover, the drama also won honors like the APN Star Award and Baeksang Arts Award for the category of a best new actor.
18 Again Season 2 Possible Release Date (Coming Soon)
The show first aired every Monday and Tuesday at 21:35 (KST) on South Korean television network JTBC from September 21, 2020, to November 10, 2020, containing a total of 16 episodes with a runtime of 67–75 minutes each.
After witnessing such a unique and fresh story with some life lessons, who doesn’t want to see this drama again? However, there is no official declaration has made yet. Since the show had given us a satisfactory and happy ending, it’s possible that we won’t be getting the sequel. Still, there is one factor that may lead to the making of season 2.
This drama is also featured on OTT giant Netflix and was a huge hit so there might be a chance for season 2 to happen because of the public’s huge demand. Let’s wait some time until we hear the official news from the side of the makers. There are rumors running around the internet claiming that the release date of 18 Again Season 2 might fall sometime in 2023.
18 Again Season 2 Cast & Characters
Produced by Kim Ji-won and Park Woo-ram, the show has some talented and brilliant actors like Yoon Sang-hyun as Hong Dae-young, Lee Do-hyun as 18-year-old Hong Dae-young turned Go Woo-young, Kim Ha-neul as Jung Da-jung as the main leads.
Other supporting actors include Roh Jeong-eui as Hong Shi-ah, Ryeoun as Hong Shi-woo, Kim Mi-kyung as Yeo In-ja, and Lee Byung-joon as Hong Joo-man. Many other casts feature as the side character people from Serim High School and around Dae-young and Da-jung.
If a sequel were to happen, the male and female protagonists will assuredly return. Aside from the lead characters, we can look ahead for most of the supporting and side characters to make a comeback and reprise their roles. We can also expect to see some new faces and additional characters for the next season as well.
18 Again Season 2 Expected Plot (Spoilers)
Jung Da-Jung is hitched to 37-year-old Hong Dae-Young. They have an 18-year-old son and daughter. Jung Da-Jung tries sincerely as a rookie announcer and she has a warm heart. She turns out to be tired of her better half and can’t manage him any longer. Hong Dae-Young landed terminated from his position and he is peered downward on by his family. Jung Da-Jung hands him a legal divorce paper.
In the meantime, Hong Dae-Young views himself as a common jobless moderately aged man. He regrets his marriage life. At that point, his body changes into that of an 18-year-old-year-old boy, while his brain is as yet that of his 37-year-old self.
Back in his adolescent days, Hong Dae-Young was a phenomenal basketball player Presently, with his recaptured 18-year-old body, he changes his name to Ko Woo-Young and starts to carry on with another life. While he leaves his 18-year-old life, he realizes many of the mistakes he made regarding his family. He one of one tries to undo his past mistakes activities and ultimately perceives that he truly loves his wife which led him to return back to his own self.
As we see in the ending that Dae-young and Da-jung again turned back to a happy life together as hence there is no loose string left. If the renewal of 18 again comes out, it will probably be showing the extended love story of them along with some ups and downs. Or it might cover the life of their son and daughter.
18 Again Season 2 Trailer
Where to Watch Online?
If you are a huge k- drama fan and you haven’t yet seen the show if must give it a try. If you have already seen the show and want to re-watch it you can anytime tune into Netflix and watch it whenever you want. The drama is also always available on the original network JTBC.