Netflix cancels several Korean series from bagging season 2: Doctor Slump, My Demon and more

Netflix has pull the plug on some of the fans favorite Korean drama series. Some of the shows were highly anticipated of second season, but instead it got cancelled by the streaming giant.

While there has been no confirmation regarding the cancellation from the streaming platform, the term ‘limited series’ is evidently enough to prove that the series won’t be returning with season two.


Doctor Two:

The series, starring Park Hyung Sik and Park Shin Hye, has recently premiered on Netflix to explosive ratings. The show’s success is largely attributed to the high popularity of actors, who are reuniting on screen after 11 years. However, despite the initial success, the streamer has labelled the show as ‘limited series’.

My Demon

The series was a hit on Netflix for the first season, however, it won’t be returing for second installment. The reason behind the cancellation of Son Kang and Kim Yoo Jung’s My Demon is not clear, however, reports suggest that it is due to Song Kang’s upcoming military enlistment.

The Bequeathed

The series is a live adaption of a beloved South Korean webtoon, and is directed by Yeon Sang Ho, who is popular for his work on the zombie apocalypse in Train to Busan. This is another addition to the list of cancelled shows.

Welcome to Samdalri

Ji Chang Wook and Shin Hye Sun’s show captured the hearts of audience with its healing theme. The plot revolves around the journey of two childhood sweethearts who were separated by misunderstanding, only to reunite and fall in love, even more deeply.

Captivating The King

The series is a rollercoaster of political maneuvering, betrayal, and unexpected turns as the series is set during the typical Korean period drama mold. It tells the story of a troubled king, played by Yi In, whose life is romantically intertwined with a women, played by Kang Hee Soo, who is driven by revenge.