“Once Upon a Small Town” Kdrama 2022 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Once Upon a Small Town” Kdrama (also known as “Country Diary By Chance”) is a Kakao TV original drama series that released on September 5, 2022. It will tell the story of a veterinarian who somehow has to move from Seoul to a rural area, there he meets a police officer. “Once Upon a Small Town” stars Park Soo Yeong, Choo Young Woo, Baek Sung Chul in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Netflix*.

Once Upon a Small Town Korean drama 2022

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • Trailers & Clips


“Once Upon a Small Town” Korean drama tells the story of a veterinarian Han Ji Yool who lives in Seoul. He gets called by his grandfather who lives in Heedong village. He runs an animal clinic there. Worried about his grandfather, he rushes to Heedong village. There he finds out that his grandfather has gone on a long vacation to Europe, and he needs to take care of his animal clinic until then. He will come back after 6 months.

Han Ji Yool hates the village life and want to go back to Seoul as soon as possible. He also meets a police officer Ahn Ja Young who helps him with the village life. They end up falling in love with each other.


Romance, Comedy

Main Cast & Characters

  • Park Soo Yeong (Red Velvet’s Joy) as Ahn Ja Young
  • Choo Yeon Woo as Han Ji Yul
  • Baek Sung Chul as Lee Sang Hyun

Supporting Cast

  • Han Yul Ri as Choi Min
  • Jung Suk Yong as Hwang Man Sung
  • Roh Jae Won as Yoon Geun Mo
  • Park Ye Ni as Yeong Suk (Nurse)
  • Jung Shi Too as Seon Dong
  • Kang Hak Soo as the Bird Owner
  • Baek Ji Won as Jang Se Ryeon
  • Park Ji Ah as Cha Yeon Hong
  • Yoo Yeon as Mo Kyung Ok
  • Lee Dong Yong as Mr. Cho
  • Na Chul as Yun Hyeong

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. KST.

Episodes & Ratings

Korean drama “Once Upon a Small Town” will have a total of 12 episodes.

Still Cuts

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Notes & Facts

  • “Once Upon a Small Town” is based on a web novel by Park Ha Min.
  • Joy earlier starred in Korean drama “The One and Only” (2021).
  • Choo Young Woo earlier starred in Korean drama “School 2021” (2021).
  • Baek Sung Chul earlier appeared in Korean drama “Inspector Koo” (2021).
  • Director: Kwon Seok Jang
  • Scriptwriter: Baek Eun Kyung

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Once Upon a Small Town” online on Netflix here.

Trailers & Clips

*Drama is subject to regional availability.