Another high-profile Netflix Original K-drama is leaving Netflix in March 2023, with Bad Boys: Vile City scheduled to leave Netflix globally on March 8.
Season 1 of the show consists of 16 episodes and first aired on the OCN network. between December 2017 and February 2018 before being licensed to Netflix exclusively on March 8, 2018. It came to Netflix via an exit deal with Studio Dragon (who produced the show along with Urban Works).
If you’re unfamiliar, here’s what to expect if you decide to give the crime-thriller series a spin before you go:
«Ordered to take down a villainous business leader who controls the city, a prosecutor assembles a team of men who may not be so clean.»
The show starred Joong-hoon Park, Jin-mo Joo, Yang Ik-june, Moo-Yul Kim, Ji Soo, Young-chang Song, and Hong-Fa Kim.
Now, five years after it was added to Netflix, the series’ license has been renewed, with the title scheduled to leave the streaming service in all regions (including the US) on March 8.
A «last day to view» notice can be found on the show page for March 7th.
It’s worth noting that previously gone Korean Netflix Originals can and have returned in the past.
More recently, for example, prison playbook it left the service in January 2023, but a week later it was relicensed to Netflix, complete again with Netflix Original branding.
We expect many other Korean titles to come out on Netflix in 2023 as well. Next up is a korean odyssey which is also expected to leave Netflix in March 2023 (pending confirmation).
We’ll keep you posted on all the Netflix removals in four major regions via our outlet section soon. You can find all of the Netflix US removals for March 2023 here.
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