If you love historical series, then this series is definitely worth watching. Here is everything we know about Mr. Sunshine Season 2, so far.

Romance and period play go together like Jay-Z and Queen Bey. Amazing clothes, a period atmosphere, and a lovely romance between two unexpected people—who can resist? No, of course not. Because of this, it’s not surprising that Netflix was able to release Mr. Sunshine, a show about Eugene Cho (Lee Byung-hun), a Korean-born US Marine Corps soldier who returns to his home country in the late 19th century and falls in love with Go Ae-shin (Kim Tae-ri). On September 29 and 30, Season 1’s last episodes will air, but Mr. Sunshine won’t be back for Season 2 because the original plan for the entire series was for it to run for only this many seasons.

According to the sources, Netflix purchased the rights from Studio Dragon and Hwa&Dam Pictures to begin streaming Korean dramas around the globe. With recent additions of foreign-language programs including The Rain, Dark, Undercover Law, and Deadwind, Netflix has been putting itself in a position to dominate the worldwide streaming market.

Kim Eun-sook and Lee Eung-bok, who are both well-known for their global hit Descendants of the Sun, which is now airing in South Korea, are the creators and directors of Mr. Sunshine.

In order to ensure that the releases of Mr. Sunshine coincide with the normal broadcast, Netflix is departing from its customary “binge” style approach. Mr. Sunshine premieres two episodes every week. This enables people all over the world to get fresh content simultaneously and prevent spoilers.

Additionally, it’s the ideal timeframe for a summer miniseries because the plot will be wrapped up right before the autumn TV season on cable networks and streaming sites. Therefore, you should definitely be watching this show if you’re looking for anything to take up that small void in your TV schedule and cause you to express your deepest emotions.

According to, Mr. Sunshine actually didn’t release any new episodes during the week of September 16 due to the Chuseok (Harvest Mood Festival) vacation. The final episodes of the love-laden series are therefore much anticipated by fans after the winter break.

Fans’ mixed feelings about the current drama and the upcoming saga’s likely conclusion are visible from a quick scan of the show’s Twitter hashtag. There might be some significant deaths to make up for as Episode 22 ended with a huge explosion and cliffhanger. Viewers tweeted about their expectations for the series finale, including their hopes, anxieties, and theories.

Will There Be Mr. Sunshine Season 2?

Season 1 of Mr. Sunshine ended on September 30, 2018. Some of the cast and crew expressed their gratitude after the finale. According to them, the season reached its natural end, and there will not be any further seasons. 

As the drama comes to an end, I remember all the moments throughout the spring, summer, fall, and winter of this year. As my first show in a long time, Mr. Sunshine was a never-ending parade of excitement and nervousness.” Lee Byung-hun said.

Yoo Yeon Seok said, “I feel a lot of regrets at saying goodbye to a project that I’ve worked on for a whole year. It won’t be easy to say goodbye.”

However, considering the high reviews and popularity of the series, there is a high possibility that Netflix can revive this show. 

Mr. Sunshine Season 2 Release Date

Unfortunately, the release date for Mr. Sunshine season 2 is not yet known. Even the streaming partner Netflix has not mentioned anything regarding season 2 as of yet, according to the makers.

However, there is still hope that season 2 might happen in the future since no official confirmation has been made from the creators or Netflix for the cancellation of Mr. Sunshine season 2. 

Mr. Sunshine Season 2 Expected Plot (Spoilers)

The story in season 1 is about Choi Yoo-jin, who moves to Korea after the tragic death of his mother. He was born into the slavery class. He comes back to Joseon as a captain of the US Marine Corps.

There, he falls for a noblewoman, Go Ae-Shin. But, they face many challenges as they belong to different classes, and the fact that, Ae-Shin is engaged to a nobleman, Kim Hee Sung. Choi Yoo Jin was also politically involved in Korea. He wants the colonization state in South Korea to improve. 

Mr. Sunshine Season 2 Cast & Characters

Lee Byung-hun plays the lead role of Eugene Choi/Choi Yoo Jin. He also appeared in the first Korean drama to hit the No. 1 spot on Netflix, Squid Game as The Front Man. The rest of the cast members are: 

  • Kim Tae-ri as Go Ae-Shin
  • Kim Min-jung as Lee Yang-hwa/Kudo Hina
  • Yoo Yeon-seok as Ishida Sho 
  • Byun Yo-han as Kim Hee-Sung

Is there any Trailer Yet?

No, there is no trailer yet for Mr. Sunshine Season 2 renewal has no confirmation yet. But, no worries, you can check back here anytime as we will consistently update this space once there are new updates. 

Where to Watch Online?

Mr. Sunshine is available on Crunchyroll and Funimation so those who want to watch it can check it out.

Frequently Ask Questions About Mr. Sunshine Season 2 (FAQ)

Will there be Season 2 for Mr. Sunshine?

Sunshine ended on September 30, 2018. Some of the cast and crew expressed their gratitude after the finale. According to them, the season reached its natural end, and there will not be any further seasons.

Why did Mr. Sunshine get Cancelled?

Sunshine is an American television sitcom that aired from February 9 to April 6, 2011, as a mid-season replacement. The single-camera comedy was co-created by Matthew Perry, who also starred in the series. ABC canceled the series on May 13, 2011, due to low ratings.

Is Mr. Sunshine Based on true story?

Sunshine,” which recently wrapped up its 24 episodes with high ratings both on local television and on Netflix. Since this is historical fiction, some of the characters and stories are made up, and some are based on historical facts.

Does Netflix have Mr. Sunshine?

Mr. Sunshine, written by Kim Eun-sook and directed by Lee Eung-bok, will premiere exclusively on Netflix starting July 7, with episodes streaming on the same day of its Korean broadcast in the U.S. and Asian territories excluding Korea.

Sagar Bhatnagar
Sagar Bhatnagar
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