The Empress Ki Season 2: Release date, Cast and Plot

Looking out for details regarding The Empress Ki season 2? Here’s everything we were able to gather about the show, including its release date, cast, plot, and other updates. Read on…

The Empress Ki season 2: All about the series!

Empress Ki (Korean: 기황후; Hanja: 奇皇后; RR: Gi Hwanghu) is a South Korean historical drama television series starring Ha Ji-won as the titular Empress Ki. It aired on MBC from October 28, 2013, to April 29, 2014, on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 51 episodes.

The show’s written by Jang Young-chul and Jung Kyung-soon. It’s directed by Han Hee and Lee Sung-joon. The series stars Ha Ji-won, Joo Jin-mo, Ji Chang-wook, and Baek Jin-hee. 

The plot summary for for season one of ‘Empress Ki’ follows a girl named Sungnyang who was originally born a girl but fakes her life in order to live like a boy to bypass becoming a maidservant of the palace. Her true goal which is to get revenge on the people who did her wrong, she keeps her real identity a secret from everyone but eventually gets wired up in a Yuan Dynasty collusion while looking after the Yuan crown prince Togon, who was banished to Koryo. In a series of twists and turns, she saves Togon lives, but her identity about being a female is found out and she is coerced to become a palace maidservant.


The synopsis continued, “Togon was the rightful heir to the throne, which was stolen from him by his half-brother, who then exiled him to Koryo. To avoid being murdered, he plays dumb, but he has a fierce rage and sadness within him. He eventually returns to Yuan and becomes emperor, and with the help of Sungnyang, a royal maidservant, he becomes a dignified king and fights against those who are a threat to him.”


The Empress Ki season 2: Will it be renewed or cancelled? 

As of now, there have been no formal announcements regarding the The Empress Ki season 2 renewal. In case we receive more news, we’ll update you guys. Stay tuned! 

The Empress Ki season 2 release date: When’s it scheduled to premiere?

Empress Ki has not yet been approved by MBC or any of the companies involved with the production. So, there have been no official revelations regarding its renewal status or release date. 

We will update this article with the latest information when the news is confirmed. You can speculate about when Empress Ki will arrive in the meantime. The premiere date for the second season of Empress Ki is yet to be confirmed. It has been rumored that in 2022-23 it will be aired on Netflix.

The Empress Ki season 2 cast: Who’s going to be in it?

Find the list of The Empress Ki season 2 cast below. 

  • Ha Ji-Won in the role of Ki Seung-Nyang / Empress Ki
  • Joo Jin-Moo has been played, Wang Yoo
  • Ji Chang-Wook plays Ta Hwan / Emperor Huizong of Yuan
  • Danashri is played by Baek Jin-Hee
  • Kim Jung-Hyun in the role of Dang Ki-Se
  • Cha Do-Jin as Top Ja Hae 
  • Kim Young Ho as Beak An
  • Choi Moo Sung in the role of Park Bool-Hwa

The Empress Ki season 2 plot: What to expect?

Genghis Khan built an empire that spanned vast regions in East Asia and East Europe. And there was one woman who held immense power in the Yuan Dynasty, which Genghis Khan founded, for 37 years. 

She was neither of Mongol descent nor from the Han Chinese. She came from Goryeo, a small kingdom in the Far East. Later, she was taken to Mongolia against her will as a Gungnyeo (palace women) but somehow overcame her lowly status to become the last  empress in another land. Her name was Empress Ki. 

As for The Empress Ki plot, we’re waiting on more news from the makers. As soon as we receive potential updates, we will inform you guys. Stay tuned!

The Empress Ki season 2: Official synopsis!

The series revolves around Ki Seungnyang, a Goryeo-born woman who ascends to power despite the restrictions of the era’s class system, and later marries Toghon Temür (Emperor of Mongol Empire) to become an empress of the Yuan dynasty, instead of her first love, Wang Yu. It managed to highlight the deep love the Emperor embedded in Lady Ki and depicts her loves and political ambitions.

The Empress Ki season 2: Ratings!

The show secured 8.4 out of 10 ratings on IMDb. On MyDramaList, it secured 8.6 out of 10. 

The Empress Ki season 2 trailer: Is it out yet?

The show’s release date isn’t confirmed, as of now. And so, there’s no trailer yet. 

The Empress Ki season 2: Where to watch?

Watch the series exclusively on Netflix!


Leave a Comment