The Forbidden Marriage is returning for episode 9 this week with more development of the plot. This Korean drama has become one of the most popular ongoing series right at the moment in Viu.
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 Forbidden Marriage episodes 7 and 8 faced a one-week delay 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 9 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 9 Release Date
In Korea, episode 9 of The Forbidden Marriage will be released at 9:50 pm on 13th January 2023. But the episode release will be different for international viewers based on their respective time zones.
- Eastern Standard Time: 8:50 am, January 13.
- British Summer Time: 12:50 pm, January 13.
- Indian Standard Time: 6:20 pm, January 13.
- 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.
What to Expect from Episode 9?
Previously in episode 8, Heon is unable to win So-rang over after confusing her with the crown princess. Heon has now decided to leave his palace to make an effort to win over her affection. However, someone is watching him use this moment as an opportunity.
As the preview of episode 9 of The Forbidden Marriage suggests that Lee Heon’s romantic feelings will go deeper with Ye So Rang but they don’t want to engage in a relationship. Just like in episode 8, the royal court is still concerned about this relationship.
What Is the Forbidden Marriage Drama About?
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 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 8 episodes.