Netflix gifted the avid fans of Kingdom a massive news as the production confirmed the official release date of the thrilling show's special episode.

'Kingdom: Ashin of the North' stars Jun Ji Hyun

A special episode of Netflix's Kingdom: Ashin of the North is set to be released this coming July, as Netflix revealed the confirmed fate its release.

The show's special episode is an extension of Kingdom season two, of which Kingdom: Ashin of the North will revolve around Ashin. The role is played by South Korean actress Jun Ji Hyun, whom the company of Lee Chang met while traveling.

Ashin is the mysterious figure that Lee Chang had an encounter in searching for the secret behind the resurrection plant. The encounter was made available for all the viewers by the finale episode of season two, leading many to be cliff-hanged.

It then became a hot topic online and offline, but worry not, as everything will be told about Ashin in the coming special episode of Kingdom: Ashin of the North.

Release Date along with a foreboding teaser

Netflix's Kingdom: Ashin of the North will be released on July 23. And upon its announcement, Netflix showcased a thrilling teaser to hype the fans and the wait that comes after.

The said trailer kicks off with a piece of mysterious music while Ashin runs her fingers over writings on a rock as she looks close to it. She then showed the resurrection plant on her hand, paving for a caption to be shown.

It reads: "To revive the dead, a price must be paid."


Ashin is the heir to the Northern Yeojin tribe village, of which the special episode will be telling the origin story of the resurrection plant.

At the same time, Park Byung Eun will also be in the special episode, of which he impressed the viewers with his role as the head of the Royal Commandery in the show's second season.