Song of the Bandits
Every month Netflix releases a few interesting Korean dramas that garner immense popularity among the viewers of the genre. After the success of the romance drama, A Time Called You, Netflix has announced an action melodrama in which the people who have been deprived of their livelihoods blow a refreshing shot for their family and colleagues.
The show, set in the Japanese colonial period of the 1920’s, follows the journey of a few bandits who decide to travel from South Korea to China and how this journey determines their respective futures.
If you’ve been following Song of the Bandits, you may be curious to find out when this new fantasy Korean drama is releasing. Well, wonder no more!
Here is everything you need to know about Song of the Bandits, including its release date, time and where you can watch it.
What is Song of the Bandits about?
The show follows the lives of people who lived in Japan-occupied South Korea. After the people head to the lawless land of Jiandao in China, the travellers settle down and unite to protect their settlement from harm. Lee Yoon (played by Kim Nam-Gil) is a Korean who serves under the Japanese military in South Korea. Circumstances lead him to leave everything behind and travel to Jiandao, China. He becomes a bandit to protect the settlement in Jiandao and its people.
Nam Hee-Shin (played by Seohyun) hides her real identity and works as a section chief in the railway bureau for the Japanese-controlled government in Korea. Lee Chung-Soo (played by Yoo Jae-Myung) was an army commander for the independence movement in Korea and he now leads the Korean settlement in Jiandao.
Lee Gwang-Il (played by Lee Hyun-Wook) is a Japanese military officer who is hostile to Lee Yoon and Eon-Nyeon (played by Lee Ho-Jung) is a contract killer and highly skilled with guns. She is hired to kill Lee Yoon and heads to Jiandao to carry out her contract.
Where Can I Watch Song of the Bandits?
Since Song of the Bandits is a Netflix original, the show will be available to watch on the streaming platform globally with a relevant subscription. Expect the show to drop with subtitles as well as dubs in multiple international languages.
Song of the Bandits Release Date
Song of the Bandits will be released globally on Friday 22nd September at 12:00 am (PT) / 3:00 am (ET) / 8am (GMT)
How Many Episodes Will Song of the Bandits Have?
Song of the Bandits is expected to drop with 9 episodes which will all drop at the same time. Expect each episode of the show to have a runtime of about 45-50 minutes.
The show stars actors like Kim Nam-gil as Lee Yoon, Seohyun as Nam Hee-shin, Yoo Jae-myung as Lee Chung-soo, Lee Hyun-wook as Lee Gwng-il, Lee Ho-jung as Eon-nyeon, Cha Chung-hwa as Kim Seon-bok, Cha Yub as Geum-Soo and Kim Do-yoon as Kang San-gun.
Is There A Trailer For Song of the Bandits?
There is indeed! You can find a trailer for Netflix’s Song of the Bandits below:
What do you hope to see as the series progresses? What are you most excited to see with Song of the Bandits? Let us know in the comments below!