Attention all fans of the immensely popular Korean drama series, “The Uncanny Counter”! Prepare to rejoice as the highly anticipated second season, “The Uncanny Counter 2: Counter Punch,” is just around the corner, bringing with it a unique and captivating storyline.

In an effort to build up the excitement, tvN has treated eager viewers with a tantalizing glimpse into the upcoming season through a series of photos from the cast’s script reading session. These behind-the-scenes glimpses promise a supernatural and action-packed adventure that will leave fans on the edge of their seats.

Based on a beloved webtoon, “The Uncanny Counter” follows the enthralling exploits of demon hunters who cleverly disguise themselves as employees at a humble noodle restaurant. Entrusted with the crucial mission of eradicating malevolent spirits on Earth, the Counter team valiantly battles against the forces of evil in their quest to maintain peace.

The first season of “The Uncanny Counter” shattered records, captivating audiences and earning record-breaking ratings on OCN during its 2020 broadcast. Now, the gripping narrative of these fearless demon hunters continues in “The Uncanny Counter 2: Counter Punch.”

The Uncanny Counter 2 will reunite with familiar faces

The Uncanny Counter 2 release date

Rejoice as the talented cast members who brought the first season to life will be reprising their beloved roles.

Jo Byeong Gyu will once again grace our screens as the charismatic So Moon, while Yoo Joon Sang will keep us guessing with his enigmatic portrayal of Ga Mo Tak.

The determined Do Ha Na, played by Kim Sejeong, will return alongside the insightful Choo Mae Ok, portrayed by Yeom Hye Ran, and the wise Choi Jang Mool, brought to life by Ahn Suk Hwan.

But that’s not all! In an exciting twist, a fresh lineup of talented actors will be joining the ensemble for the second season, promising to elevate the intensity of the storyline to new heights.

Among the new faces are Jin Sun Kyu, Kang Ki Young, Kim Hieora, and Yoo In Soo. In the recently released script reading photos for “The Uncanny Counter 2,” these new cast members seamlessly blend in with the returning stars, setting the stage for an electrifying continuation of the series.

Jin Sun Kyu will take on the role of Joo Seok, a firefighter who becomes So Moon’s savior, but finds himself teetering on the precipice between good and evil. Kang Ki Young, known for his endearing characters, embraces a thrilling challenge as he portrays Pil Gwang, a villainous character who absorbs the powers of his adversaries.

Adding to the intrigue, Kim Hieora will embody Gelly, a pure evil character unafraid to unleash her dark side and commit heinous acts. Meanwhile, Yoo In Soo will bring to life Jeok Bong, an awkward and newly recruited Counter member who is still acclimating to the supernatural world.

The Uncanny Counter 2 release date, and more

The Uncanny Counter 2 release date and more

“The Uncanny Counter 2” promises an intense showdown between the strengthened Counter team, bolstered by new recruits and enhanced powers, and an increasingly malevolent breed of demons who have absorbed Counter abilities for their own nefarious purposes.

Speaking about the upcoming season, the producer teased, “We have infused ‘The Uncanny Counter 2’ with breathtaking visuals and exhilarating action sequences to amplify the unique thrills of the first season.

So, brace yourselves for an expanded universe and a larger scale, as ‘The Uncanny Counter 2’ reaches its maximum excitement.”

Viewers can eagerly anticipate the premiere of “The Uncanny Counter 2: Counter Punch” in the latter half of this year. Get ready for an epic battle unlike any other as the Uncanny Counter returns to the screen, bigger and better than ever before.


Ashish Khaitan is a content writer based out of New Delhi. He usually writes content for business owners, websites, and filmmakers. He likes anime, mangas, and Kdramas and often spends a lot of time reading books. He enjoys his own company and rarely goes outside unless there is a sale in the local clothing stores.


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