“Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” Kdrama 2023 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” Kdrama (also known as “Tale of the Nine-Tailed Season 2”) is a tvN original drama series that released on May 6, 2023. It will tell the story of a nine-tailed fox who gets stuck back in the year 1938 and struggles to go to the present. “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” stars Lee Dong Wook, Kim So Yeon, Kim Bum and Ryu Kyung Soo in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Amazon Prime Video*.

Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 poster

Table of Contents

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


“Tale of the Nine-Tailed Fox 1938” is a time-traveling Korean drama about a nine-tailed fox who happens to face unexpected events when he gets dragged back to the period of 1938.

The protector of Baekdudaegan, Lee Yeon is living happily with his first love, Nam Ji Ah. But he is unexpectedly summoned to the year 1938, where he meets his brother Lee Rang, with whom he shares a love-hate relationship.
He fascinates Ryu Hong Joo when he meets her again. She’s the owner of a high-class restaurant in Gyeongseong.

Cheon Moo Young, Lee Yeon and Ryu Hong Joo had known each other for a long time but after an accident, Moo Young becomes hostile towards Lee Yeon. Now stuck in the past, Lee Yeon only wishes to go to the present and get back to his loved ones.


Romance, Fantasy, Historical, Horror

Main Cast & Characters

  • Lee Dong Wook as Lee Yeon / Gumiho
  • Kim So Yeon as Ryu Hong Joo
  • Kim Bum as Lee Rang
  • Ryu Kyung Soo as Cheon Moo Young

Supporting Cast

  • Kim Yong Ji as Seonwoo Eun Ho
  • Hwang Hee as Gu Shin Joo
  • Kim Jung Nan as Taluipa
  • Ahn Kil Kang as Hyun Ui Ong
  • Han Gyu Won as Yoo Jae Yoo
  • Kim Joo Young as Mae Hwa
  • Kim Na Hyun as Nancho
  • Kang Na Eon as Guk Hee
  • Jo Dal Hwan as Boo Doo Mok
  • Lee Kyung Hoon as Cheon Mu Young (young)
  • Jang Ha Kyung as Yang Young Ae
  • Woo Hyun Jin as Yeo Hyun
  • Kim Seung Hwa as Yuki
  • Im Ji Ho as Saito Akira
  • Jung Soo Kyo as Jeong Dae Seung
  • Joo Ye Rim as Juk Hyang
  • Kim Young Hoon as Dongbangsak
  • Kim Soo Jin as Bok Hye Ja
  • Ha Do Gwon as Kato Ryuhei
  • Park Jung Eon
  • Kang Yun Jung
  • Yoon Jae
  • Oh Tae Eun
  • Lee Gyu Ho

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Saturday and Saturday at 9:20 PM KST.

Episodes & Ratings

Korean drama “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” will have a total of 12 episodes.

Still Cuts


Notes & Facts

  • Lee Dong Wook earlier starred in Korean drama “Bad And Crazy” (2021).
  • Kim So Yeon earlier starred in Korean drama “The Penthouse Season 3: War in Life” (2021).
  • Kim Bum earlier starred in Korean drama “Ghost Doctor” (2022).
  • Ryu Kyung Soo earlier appeared in Korean drama “Glitch” (2022).
  • The is the second season of the 2020 series Tale of the Nine Tailed. The storyline of season 2 is prequel of the former.
  • “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” takes over tvN’s time slot previously occupied by “Pandora: Beneath the Paradise.”
  • Director: Kang Shin Hyo, Jo Nam Hyung
  • Scriptwriter: Han Woo Ri

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” online on Amazon Prime Video.

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,……., Highlights

*Drama is subject to regional availability.