Title: 환혼 / Alchemy of Souls
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Historical
Episodes: 20 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: tvN
Broadcast period: 2022-June-18 to 2022-Aug-21
Air time: Saturday & Sunday 21:10 KST
The fate of these people become twisted due to “hwanhonsool” (the soul of the dead return to the living).
In the country of Daeho, Jang Wook (Lee Jae-Wook) comes from the noble Jang family. He holds an unpleasant secret about his birth, which people all around the country talk about. He is troublemaker. Jang Wook happens to meet Mu-Deok (Jung So-Min). She is an elite warrior, but her soul is trapped in a physically weak body. She becomes Jang Wook’s servant, but she also secretly teaches him how to fight.
Seo Yool (Minhyun) comes from the noble Seo family. He seems perfect with good appearance, intelligence, and strong martial arts skills. Go Won (Shin Seung-Ho) is the crown prince of Daeho. He hopes to become a generous king.
- “Alchemy of Souls” takes over tvN’s Sat. & Sun. 21:10 time slot previously occupied by “Our Blues.”
- Park Hye-Eun was first cast to play lead female character Mu-Deok, but mutually agreed with production staff to drop out.
Lee Jae Wook as Jang Wook
Jung So Min as Moo Duk Yi
Hwang Min Hyun as Seo Yool
– Moon Seong Hyun as Seo Yool (young)
Shin Seung Ho as Go Won
Yoo Joon Sang as Park Jin
Oh Na Ra as Kim Do Joo
Jo Jae Yoon as Jin Moo
Yoo In Soo as Park Dang Goo
Arin as Jin Cho Yeon
Park Eun Hye as Jin Ho Kyung
Lee Do Kyung as Heo Yeom
Im Chul Soo as a Mysterious Magician
Hong Seo Hee as Heo Yun Ok
Kang Kyung Hun as the Queen of the Patriotic Empire
Joo Sang Wook
Go Yoon Jung
Alchemy of Souls Review
Alchemy of Souls OST
- Various Artists – Alchemy of Souls OST
- BIG Naughty – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.7
- Kim Na Young – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.6
- Shin Yong Jae – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.5
- Gummy – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.4
- Jeong Sewoon – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.3
- Kassy – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.2
- CAR, THE GARDEN – Alchemy of Souls OST Part.1
Naksu casts one last spell to save her soul. Jang Uk looks for the only sorcerer who would dare to help him. Mu-deok gets taken under a new master.
When Mu-deok refuses Uk’s proposal to form an alliance, he convinces her in other ways. Park Jin barricades Songrim to catch a spy.
Mu-deok sets the terms before beginning proper training. Uk discovers that Heo Yeom left him with a gift he must learn to claim as his own.
Uk suffers a fever and chills, much to Mu-deok’s delight. The Crown Prince visits the Jang household, demanding a family heirloom and a show of respect.
Mu-deok and Uk arrive at a secluded, empty cabin. Jin Mu orders a body dump. Jin Ho-gyeong offers protection for Uk… at a cost.
Seo Yul and Park Dang-gu visit Uk at his training ground. Mu-deok pushes her student to the extreme. Jin Cho-yeon prepares a wedding gift.
The Prince encounters an illusion. Uk demands entry into Jinyowon. Gil-ju goes after Naksu to acquire a body.
Gil-ju stumbles into town to satisfy his hunger. Uk follows closely behind him. Rumors surface of Naksu’s comeback.
Jin Ho-gyeong looks for her long-lost child. Jin Mu devises a plan to help end that search. Uk and Mu-deok are driven apart.
Uk is given a book to read. Yul saves a girl at the market. Mu-deok goes through an intensive selection process to become a servant at Songrim.
Uk loses the will to train. Mu-deok makes a bet with the Prince. At Cheonbugwan, a line of blind girls await judgment.
An unusual death draws Park Jin’s attention. Uk learns of Naksu’s tragic past. Maid Kim sends Mu-deok on an errand to Cheonbugwan.
A sudden lightning strike causes damage to Cheonbugwan. Park Jin and Jin Mu dispute who’s to blame. Master Lee takes Uk on a special fishing trip.
Uk faces his tenth and final opponent with a trick or two up his sleeve. Seo Yul keeps Mu-deok close. Jin U-tak plays a trick on his daughter.