Cafe Minamdang: Release Date, Cast, Plot, and More Updates

A recent addition to the line-up of exciting K-Dramas arriving in June 2022 is the KBS2 mystery drama Cafe Minamdang. We’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Cafe Minamdang, including the episode release schedule, plot and cast.

Cafe Minamdang is an upcoming internationally licensed South Korean Netflix Original mystery series directed by Go Jae Hyun, and written by screenwriter Park Hye Jin.

Cafe Minamdang is a South Korean comedy-mystery television series which is based on the well-known web novel of the same name, Minamdang: Case Note, which was serialised on KakaoPage and won the platform’s web novel contest’s top honour. It stars Seo In Guk as Nam Han Joon, a fake male shaman who was once a profiler.

The series centres on the mysterious events that a former profiler who converted to shamanism and his coworkers encounter. It also tells the tale of a suspicious cafe called Minamdang and its customers.

The story is related to a mysterious event that has been experienced by a former profiler. This former profiler becomes a Shaman. It basically tells the story of a cafe that is quite suspicious and it is named Minamdang. Not just Cafe but also the customers who visit here are also very suspicious.

The drama is expected to provide different fun from the web novel, such as the emergence of new characters and humorous development, drawing on the stories of the suspicious cafe “Minamdang” and the clients who visit. 

Here is everything we know about Cafe Minamdang.

Cafe Minamdang Detail

Cafe Minamdang
Cafe Minamdang © Netflix
  • Drama: Cafe Minamdang
  • Based on: Minamdang: Case Note (web novel)
  • Director: Ko Jae-Hyun
  • Writer: Jung Jae-Han (novel), Park Hye-Jin
  • Network: KBS2, Netflix
  • Episodes: 18
  • Release Date: June 27- Aug 23, 2022
  • Airing Days: Monday & Tuesday
  • Time slot: 21:30 pm KST
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Cafe Minamdang Release Date Announced!

Cafe Minamdang
Cafe Minamdang © Netflix

The series is all set to release on June 27 and promises rib-tickling fun and some serious drama… and maybe even hints of romance! The series will have 18 episodes and will stream from June 27 to Aug 23, 2022, every Monday and Tuesday. It will have a runtime of around 60 minutes, which is standard for Korean dramas and takes over KBS2’s Monday-Tuesday 09.30 PM, it will also be accessible via Netflix streaming.

Cafe Minamdang Plot Story

Cafe Minamdang
Cafe Minamdang © Netflix

Former criminal profiler Nam Han-Joon now works as a fraudster. He operates the fortune teller shop Minamdang in a disguise as a fortune teller to scam people. His appealing physical appearance and slick speaking abilities draw customers. He scams his customers for money, but he also gets interested in their problems and helps in their solutions.

Soo-Cheol and Nam Hye-Joon are Nam Han-Joon’s partners. Nam Hye-Joon is the younger sister of Nam Han-Joon and operates a private detective agency with Soo-Cheol. She’s a top-tier hacker.

Han Jae-Hee has three years of experience as a detective. She is passionate about her work and makes an effort to walk in a righteous way. Han Jae-Hee becomes involved with Nam Han-Joon in some way.

Cafe Minamdang: About The Web Novel

The original “Minamdang: Case Note” is a mystery action web novel that unfolds the story of Han Jun, a former profiler who has become a shaman, and his colleagues. You can read the web novel (in Korean) here.

Cafe Minamdang
Cafe Minamdang © Netflix

Cafe Minamdang Cast: Who’s In It?

Cafe Minamdang
Cafe Minamdang © Netflix

Seo In-Guk as Nam Han-Joon

Seo In-guk plays Nam Han-joon, a handsome profiler-turned-swindler with excellent speaking abilities who practise shamanism.

Oh Yeon-Seo as Han Jae-Hee

Oh Yeon-seo plays Han Jae-hee, a third-year homicide detective who is morally upright, quirky, and sincere.

Kwak Si-Yang as Gong Soo-Cheol

Kwak Si-yang plays Gong Soo-cheol, a homicide investigator by night and a barista at Minamdang by day.

Kang Mi-Na as Nam Hye-Joon

Kang Mi-na plays Nam Hye-joon, Han-joon’s younger sister and an elite hacker.

Kwon Soo-Hyun as Cha Do-Won

Kwon Soo-Hyun plays Cha Do-Won a smart and wealthy prosecutor working in the Criminal Affairs Department of the Western District Prosecutors’ Office.

Cafe Minamdang Trailer

The trailer for Cafe Minamdang is now available on the YouTube platform, for readers who want to watch it, we have provided it. Enjoy!