It’s confirmed! Kingdom: Ashin of the North, a special episode that will expand the horizons of the Kingdom series, is coming to Netflix on July 23.
The special episode reveals the origins of the resurrection plant that triggered the avalanche of tragic events that swept through Joseon and a woman abandoned by all — Ashin.
The teaser announcing the episode’s release, shows the unveiling of how the resurrection plant that grows in the northern regions traveled down to wreak havoc on Joseon land.
Kingdom: Ashin of the North is a sidesequel from Kingdom Season 2 and a backstory about the obscure character Lee Chang’s group encountered on their journey north to discover the origins of the infected.
Gianna Jun, who made a striking appearance as the adult Ashin at the end of Season 2, returns to grants the viewers wishes to see her once more.
The director of Kingdom season 1, Kim Seong-hun will team up again with Kim Eun-hee, who scripted the first two seasons, to unveil the roots of the resurrection plant.