The Forbidden Marriage has become one of the most popular ongoing Korean dramas right at the moment. Kim Young Dae, Park Ju Hyun, and Kim Woo Seok are starring in this historical fictional drama. This Korean drama is the live-action adaptation of Chun Ji Hye’s webtoon “Geumhonryeong: Joseon Honin Geumjiryeong”.
The weekly episodes are aired at 9.50 pm according to Korean Standard Time every Friday and Saturday. The 8th episode will come out tonight on the 7th of January. The Forbidden Marriage episodes 7 and 8 were on a break last week due to the 2022 MBC Drama Awards on December 30 and the 2022 MBC Music Festival on December 31.
Where to Watch The Forbidden Marriage?
Episode 8 of The Forbidden Marriage is available on Viki for streaming for international audiences. Viu and also Kocowa are providing services in limited regions. The series is currently airing on MBC and airs in Korea.
The Forbidden Marriage Episode 8 Release Date
In Korea, episode 8 of The Forbidden Marriage will be available at 9:50 pm on 7 January 2023. But the episode release will be different for international viewers based on their respective time zones.
- British Summer Time: 1:50 pm, January 7.
- Eastern Standard Time: 8:50 am, January 7.
- Indian Standard Time: 6:20 pm, January 7.
- Japanese Standard Time: 9:50 pm, January 7.
- Pacific Standard Time: 5:50 am, January 7.
But the subtitling department will take some time around 24 hours to launch the fully subbed version on Viki. As for now, Viki is launching each episode a day later after the release of each episode in Korea. According to the reports, episode 8 is going to have around 1 hour and 10 minutes long runtime just like the previous episodes.
What to Expect from Episode 8?
As the preview of episode 8 of The Forbidden Marriage suggests that Lee Heon will start to develop romantic feelings for Ye So Rang as they start to engage in more conversations despite the concern from the royal court.
The Forbidden Marriage is a romantic comedy periodical drama that focuses on Lee Heon, Ye So Rang, and Lee Shin Won as the primary protagonists of the story. The plot deals with a love triangle among these three.
The official plot synopsis on Viki suggests: “Until a new crown princess is selected, everyone’s marriage has been on hold in entire Joseon for seven years. Therefore, all young men and women have been banned from marriage for seven years. So Rang is an owner of a tea shop and a fake matchmaker who scams young people during this unfortunate time and even scams the king while being arrested. Somehow, she gets stuck in the palace and becomes a court maid. Lee Heon is an uxorious husband and a king who still misses the late crown princess and is unable to move on for seven years. One day, he hears the news that So Rang is possessed by the late crown princess, so he decides to meet her. Will Heon be able to find a new crown princess?”
The drama has become quite popular as the Joseon Dynasty theme is always a popular choice in Korea. In Viki, over 2500 audiences have rated the drama highly, as it has 9.6 ratings with just 7 episodes.