Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 2 is one of that South Korean TV series that has a realistic story and shows the situation, a sportswoman faces in reality. After season 1, people want to know whether Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo season 2 will be happening or will face a cancellation. If the second season is on its way, what could be the possible release date? Here, we have answered some of the most anticipated questions related to its second season.

Watching a series based on sports gives excitement and fun and that’s the reason people from all around the world like watching them. Whenever we talk about k-drama, the first thing that we come across is the romantic story that has a different fan base in the entire world.

The romance between the lead characters in the South Korean series and dramas is addictive for the youth in many countries. But this time, the series upon which this post is focused is a sport and coming-of-age drama. However, this series also has a sweet romantic comedy. Well, if you are wondering why we are not going to tell you the name of the series, then it is not so!

Starring Lee Sung Kyung in the titular role, and Nam Joo Hyuk as her eventual romantic lead, Kim Bok Joo ended on a perfect note. But we will provide all the details and the speculations of the fans regarding the Season 2 of Weightlifting Kim Bok Joo in this article.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 2 Confirmed

The ratings that the show received were not so great but satisfactory. It was able to gain a 3.3 rating in South Korea. The ratings and reviews are the most important factors when deciding the renewal of the series for the next installment and season.

Season 2 seems to have few chances. Apart from it, in an interview, the lead actress, Lee Sung-Kyung gave hope to all the fans. Although the series was not much popular, it managed to please the young audience. The makers neither made any announcement nor stated anything about the second season. Hence, at this moment, nothing is yet confirmed, and so, it is uncertain.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 2 Possible Release Date (Coming Soon)

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo season 1 premiered on MBC on November 16, 2016. Spanning 16, 60-minute-long episodes, it aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:00 (KST).

MBC did a full-length continuous re-broadcast of all the episodes of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo back in March 2022, raising the anticipation of all the fans regarding an announcement of a second season of the show. However, no such announcement has yet been made.

We can expect it to arrive in winter 2023 or early 2024. Since the entire mankind is fighting against coronavirus and the pandemic is prevailing in many countries, production might be hampered.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 2 Cast & Characters

The first season had Lee Sung-Kyung in the role of Kim Bok-Joo. She is the female lead character and a weightlifter. Nam Joo-hyuk was playing Jung Joon-Hyung. He is the childhood friend of Bok-Joo.

He is a swimmer and goes to the same sports university as Kim Bok-Joo. The other main characters include Kyung Soo-jin as Song Shi-ho and Lee Jae-Yoon as Jung Jae-Yi. Song Shi-ho is a gymnast and has amazing skills. Jae-Yi is Joon-Hyung’s cousin and runs a clinic for making people fit and fight obesity.

Kim Bok-Joo had two best friends, Nan-hee (Cho Hye-Jung) and Lee Seon-ok (Lee Joo-Young). These three always had fun and found happiness in every small thing. They used to eat at restaurants and hang out together. Nan-hee is a happy girl and dreams of a perfect partner to have a romance with.

Seon-ok is not much interested in boys but eventually, somewhere she gets involved with Tae-Kwon. Tae-Kwon is played by Ji Il-Joo and is Joon-Hyung’s roommate and a friendly personality. He starts liking Seon-ok and wants to date her.

Apart from these actors, other characters of the series have Kang Ki-young as Kim Dae-ho, Bok-Joo’s uncle, and Ahn Gil-Kang as Kim Chang-gul, father of Kim Bok-Joo. He owns and runs a chicken restaurant.

The role of weightlifting professor, Yoon Deok-man, and coach, Choi Sung-Eun, is played by Choi Moo-sung and Jang Young-Nam, respectively. Further, on the list is Yoo Da-in in the role of Go Ah-young. She has a crush on Jae-Yi and desperately wants to be in a relationship with him. She is also a doctor at the sports university, as mentioned earlier.

If the series returns and season 2 comes up, we expect the main cast to reprise their roles. However, we can say that most of the cast members are likely to return.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 2 Expected Plot (Spoilers)

The series ended on a happy note and there are no cliffhangers left behind that would create confusion. This indicates that the upcoming season might have a new storyline. This would be clear after the trailer drops, in case the second season comes up.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 1 Ending Explained (Review)

In mid to all these issues, Bok-Joo’s father was taken to hospital. After this, She returned to the weightlifting department of the university and started training. Joon-Hyung and Kim Bok-Joo became a couple and enjoyed things together. She got into the national team after winning a medal. Now, Joon-Hyung was missing her as she was far away and both of them talked to each other but their schedule had different timings.

In the last episode, her father was having an operation on the day on which she had the final match. Hence, he didn’t want her to know about it as she will get worried. But, that didn’t happen. Her father gave her strength and encouraged her for the final match. She won the gold medal and the series had a happy ending with the graduation ceremony of Kim Bok-Joo, Joon-Hyung, and their friends.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 2 Trailer

Check out the official trailer for season 1 below.

Where to Watch Online?

All episodes of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Season 1 are available for streaming on Netflix and Rakuten Viki.

Sagar Bhatnagar
Sagar Bhatnagar
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