“Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” Kdrama 2021 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” Kdrama (also known as “Tale of Secret Agent & Joy” or “Secret Royal Inspector Joy”) is a tvN original drama series that released on November 8, 2021. It will tell the story of a lazy secret royal inspector Ra Yi Eon and a confident woman Kim Jo Yi, who wants to divorce his husband. “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” stars Ok Taec Yeon, Kim Hye Yoon and Lee Jae Kyoon in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki* and WeTV*.

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Table of Contents


Drama “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” is set in Joseon era whose story revolves around a young gourmand named Ra Yi Eon who accidently passed the civil servent state examination because of his high intelligence and recruited as a secret royal inspector against his will and a passionate woman Kim Jo Yi, who has a modern way of thinking and wants to divorce her gambling addict husband.

Ra Yi Eon’s job is to go undercover and expose corruption. He is lazy and Sharp minded. He wanted to live a simple life selling dumplings all day without Caring much about future but ends up becoming a secret royal inspector.

On the other hand Kim Jo Yi is strong woman who wants to get rid of her gambling addict husband so she can start a new and fresh life. when they both team up together, It’ll be interesting to see how things will work for both of them. Will they be able to find happiness in each other that they are looking for?


Historical, Comedy, Romance, Mystery, Drama

Main Cast & Characters

  • Ok Taec Yeon as Ra Yi Eon
  • Kim Hye Yoon as Kim Jo Yi
  • Lee Jae Kyoon as Park Tae Seo

Supporting Cast

  • Lee Joon Hyuk as Crown Prince
  • Yang Hee Kyung as Madam Jo
  • Chae Won Bin as Hwang Bo Ri
  • Nam Mi Jeong as Jang Pat Sun
  • Joo Jin Soo as Noh Chu Han
  • Park Shin Ah as Kang Han Gi
  • Min Jin Woong as Yook Chil
  • Park Kang Seop as Goo Pal
  • Lee Sang Hee as Kwang Soon
  • Lee Jae Kyoon as Park Tae Seo
  • Jung Soon Won as Cha Mal Jong
  • Kim Hyun Joon as Ji Maeng Soo
  • Jeong Bo Seok as Park Seung
  • Jo Kwan Woo as the King
  • Choi Tae Hwan as Park Do Soo
  • Bae Jong Ok as Deok Bong
  • Ha Seung Jin as Ba Hwe

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Monday and Tuesday at 10:30 PM KST.

Episodes & Ratings

“Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” Korean drama will have a total of 16 episodes.

Still Cuts

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Notes & Facts

  • Ok Taec Yeon earlier starred in Korean drama “Vincenzo” (2021).
  • Kim Hye Yoon earlier starred in Korean drama “Extraordinary You” (2019).
  • Lee Jae Kyoon earlier appeared in Korean drama “The Ghost Detective” (2018).
  • The drama  “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” is one of tvN’s 15th anniversary special projects.
  • The lead roles for “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” were first offered to actors Jo Byeong Kyu and Jung So Min.
  • Writer: Lee Jae Yoon
  • Director: Yoo Jong Sun

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy” on Viki here and WeTV here.

OST List

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Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,….., Highlights

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*Drama is subject to regional availability.

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