Story of Kunning Palace Season 1 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

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Story of Kunning Palace Season 1

Story of Kunning is the latest fantasy Chinese drama to grace our screens. This xianxia show is a historical romance with an underlying mystery of reincarnation, secret identities and betrayal complete with an ensemble cast with an evil empress, the loyal childhood friend and the mysterious advisor who knows more than he lets on.

The C-drama stars popular actors such as Bai Lu as the evil empress Jiang Xue Ning who is given a second chance in her next life; Zhang Ling He as Xie Wei who is the royal advisor with a connection to Xue Ning; Wang Xing Yue as Zhang Zhe who always believed in Xue Ning; and Liu Xie Ning as the Princess who takes on a new girl as her companion.

If you’ve been following this C-drama, you may be curious to find out when episodes of this one are releasing. Well, wonder no more!

Here is everything you need to know about Story of Kunning Palace release, including its date, time and where you can watch this.

Where Can I Watch Story of Kunning Palace?

Story of Kunning Palace is available to stream on iQIYI and WeTV, and is set up as full episodes, so there’s no messing about with different parts on YouTube. 

The first few episodes are free and after that, you will require a VIP subscription on iQIYI. 

Story of Kunning Palace Episode Release Dates

Story of Kunning Palace is a Chinese drama and as such, the episode release dates are a little different to those released in other Asian regions. 

It premiered on Thursday 7th November with 6 episodes. Following that, 2 episodes are released every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday till November 29th. The finale, episodes 37 and 38 will be released on November 29th.

The episodes are released at 11am (GMT) / 7pm (SGT) / 3am (PT). 

Expect each episode to be roughly 45 minutes long. Do note that the subtitle team at iQIYI is pretty quick with English subtitles available from release. 

How Many Episodes Will Story of Kunning Palace Have?

Story of Kunning Palace is a 38-episode Chinese drama, which is pretty common now due to the new limitations of C-dramas only having 40 episodes. 

Is There A Trailer For Story of Kunning Palace?

There is indeed! You can find a thrilling trailer for Story of Kunning Palace Season 1 below.


What do you hope to see as the series progresses? What’s been your favourite moment of Story of Kunning Palace so far? Let us know in the comments below!

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