Renewed Or Cancelled?
The Devil Judge is one of tvN’s weekend K-dramas, streaming weekly on Viki across Saturday and Sundays. Generally each episode can be found shortly after broadcast, with the hard-working subtitle team generally taking anywhere between 5-12 hours to translate.
This 16 episode drama feels like a blend of Taxi Driver and Vincenzo, delivering a blend of law, melodrama and action thriller vibes across its run-time.
What is The Devil Judge about?
The Devil Judge plays out like a satirical version of our current-world situation, with Korea gripped in a state of chaos. With a hierarchical group known as the Social Justice Foundation pulling the strings, they set up a live court system like a reality show.
Judge Yo-Han and fellow lawyer Ga-On are part of this show but don’t trust each other. A secret agenda from Yo-Han is revealed slowly over time while the Foundation continue to claw at power, doing their best to pervert the justice system any way they can.
We have extensive coverage on The Devil Judge across the site, including ongoing recaps for all 16 episodes. Feel free to check them out HERE.
Has The Devil Judge been renewed for season 2?
At the time of writing, tvN has not renewed The Devil Judge for season 2.
The ratings have been pretty good though across the board, with highs of 6.43% during episode 12. Every week the show has been gaining in popularity, which is significant given the show’s slight change into melodramatic waters.
Although there’s been no confirmation yet of a renewal, given the rarity of K-drama renewals, we believe that The Devil Judge will not be renewed for season 2.
We’ll be sure to update this section with more details as the season progresses.
What we know about The Devil Judge Season 2 so far
Most Korean dramas are reserved to one season and with the rare exception of ongoing Netflix shows (Love ft. Marriage and Divorce, Hospital Playlist etc.) then it seems unlikely that this one will be renewed.
This 16 episode drama has now finished airing and you can catch our thoughts on the finale HERE!
We generally aim to update this page when more information becomes available.
Would you like to see The Devil Judge return for a second season? Or do you think this works better as a stand-alone one season wonder? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!