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After waiting almost a year, we finally found out that the k-drama juvenile justice has been canceled after one season on Netflix.

Juvenile Justice was a South Korean Netflix Original crime drama directed by Jong Jong Chan and written by screenwriter Kim Min Sook.

A judge who is infamously known for his dislike of minors becomes the new judge of a juvenile court in the Yeonhwa district. A victim of juvenile delinquency in her youth, she faces several cases involving juvenile delinquents and other young people, which helps her discover what it really means to be an adult.

Juvenile Justice Season 2 Netflix Renewal Date

Netflix Official Renewal Status: Canceled (Last Update: 01/27/2023)

As reported by the Korean news network Naver, the second season of Juvenile justice has been canceled.

The series was in the pre-production phase before the cast and crew learned that the k-drama had been cancelled.

Because it was juvenile justice cancelled?

We could argue the case that it was incredibly surprising that juvenile justice It has been canceled. After looking at the weekly data on the chart below, the series did not perform badly, but it did not perform exceptionally well either. In total, the series had 134.56 million hours watched while in the top 10 for seven weeks.

week period Hours seen (M) Range Week in the Top 10
February 20, 2022 to February 27, 2022 17,410,000 3 one
February 27, 2022 to March 6, 2022 45,930,000 (+164%) one 2
March 6, 2022 to March 13, 2022 25,940,000 (-44%) one 3
March 13, 2022 to March 20, 2022 17,220,000 (-34%) 4 4
March 20, 2022 to March 27, 2022 12,510,000 (-27%) 6 5
March 27, 2022 to April 3, 2022 9,340,000 (-25%) 8 6
April 3, 2022 to April 10, 2022 6,210,000 (-34%) 10 7

The second season saw an exceptional increase in watch hours, an astonishing 164%, however, in the weeks that followed, the number of watch hours dropped significantly. Overall, for a k-drama series, it did enough where we could have seen a revamp; however, if Netflix chooses to invest in more exciting k-dramas elsewhere, we can understand the reason for the cancellation.

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