Kingdom: Ashin of the North

Kingdom: Ashin of the North

Kingdom: Ashin of the North is a special episode of the popular South Korean zombie horror series Kingdom. It serves as a prequel to the second season of the series and delves into the backstory of the mysterious character Ashin.

The episode follows Ashin as she grows up in the northern region of Joseon, where her tribe is constantly under threat from the Jurchen people. When a betrayal leads to the death of her family and the destruction of her tribe, Ashin embarks on a quest for vengeance, fueled by rage and desperation.

Along her journey, Ashin encounters a mysterious plant that possesses the ability to reanimate the dead. She harnesses this power to create an army of zombies, which she uses to exact her revenge on those who have wronged her.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021)

Rated: TV-MA
Duration: 1h 33m
Release date: July 23, 2021
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery
Director: Kim Seong-hun
IMDb rating: 6.8

Casts:

NameRole
Gianna JunAshin
Park Byung-eunMin Chi-rok
Kun-hee KimTahab
Si-a KimYoung Ashin
Roe-ha KimAidagan
Joo-shik KimHeadman
Jun Ji-hyunAshin (cameo)

Writer and Director:

NameRole
Kim Eun-heeWriter
Kim Seong-hunDirector, Writer