Tale of the Nine Tailed

The BEST episodes of Tale of the Nine Tailed

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A nine-tailed fox who has only recently settled in the city, Lee Yeon has wrecked more than a little havoc since his arrival, as he has a penchant for cleansing human spirits. Fully aware that Ji Ah is tracking him, he does little to arouse her suspicion; but when his blood-thirsty step-brother, Lee Rang shows up, things get a bit more complicated. Will Lee Yeon be able to save both himself and Ji Ah from the wrath of his vengeful brother?

Last Updated: 5/21/2022Network: tvN
The Incident That Occurred On Yeou Gogae
49 votes

#1 - The Incident That Occurred On Yeou Gogae

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/7/2020

After living a thousand years, Lee Yeon still takes care of those who are lost between the Afterlife and the Living Realm. Nam Ji A is a director who is always looking for urban legends. The two cross path at a wedding hall and seem to keep encounter each other after that. Is it fate? Or is there some unsolved business from the past?

I've Been Waiting for You
41 votes

#2 - I've Been Waiting for You

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/8/2020

Yeon and Ji A shake hands on a fearless deal as she is desperately searching for her long-lost parents. One day, she has a nightmare and finds it odd how her coworkers also had bad dreams last night. Right when she was about to brush it off, she gets a phone call that her coworker’s mother died. And another shocking news takes her to an obscure island.

The Secret of the Dragon King
40 votes

#3 - The Secret of the Dragon King

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/14/2020

On the suspicious island, Eohwa Island, Ji A discovers the truth behind the decapitated head along with some leads to her missing parents. But Rang who appears before her puts her in danger, and Yeon breaks a taboo to save her.

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Verge of Death
35 votes

#4 - Verge of Death

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/15/2020

Yeon and Ji A wake up to see the island empty. All of the villagers vanished without a trace. They return to Seoul only knowing that a mysterious baby was born the night before. Yeon faces a trial for killing the shaman, and Rang pays a visit to Ji A.

Only One Way to Save Yeon
33 votes

#5 - Only One Way to Save Yeon

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/3/2020

Ji A is in despair after watching Yeon jumping into the Samdo River to save her. She even goes to visit Taluipa to ask if there’s any way to bring him back. But then, Ji A and Rang get to meet the king of darkness who is one of the afterlife judges. He suggests that Ji A or Rang should sacrifice their life to bring Yeon back to life.

Spirit of Darkness
32 votes

#6 - Spirit of Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/4/2020

Yeon and Rang trapped in the Forest of the Starved fight the evil spirits endlessly. Meanwhile, Ji A reunites with her parents in her dream and begins to forget her memories with Yeon. Will they be able to get out of the trap set by the Spirit of Darkness?

I Also Waited For You
33 votes

#7 - I Also Waited For You

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/21/2020

Yeon has finally found A Eum. But he doesn’t tell her the whole story as he wants her to live as human in this life. Then they set off to look for A Eum’s parents. Yeon finds out that the governor has something to do with the disappearance of her parents.

The Trap of Samsara
29 votes

#8 - The Trap of Samsara

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/28/2020

The Imoogi that has been reborn starts approaching Ji A and Yeon. Yeon barges into Ji A’s house to stay and protect her at all times. In the meantime, Rang loses the eyebrows of a tiger and asks Yu Ri to find it.

29 votes

#9 - Reincarnation

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/29/2020

Ji A sees her past life and how she was killed by Yeon. The two turn cold to each other and Yeon dares not to approach Ji A to prevent history repeating itself. One day, a mysterious woman appears at the Snail Bride restaurant. She asks the same one question to everyone, “What do you fear the most?”

Ground Cherries
29 votes

#10 - Ground Cherries

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/11/2020

Imoogi tells Yeon that he’ll let Rang, Ji A, and Ji A’s parents live if Yeon gives up his body. Rang has to choose whether to kill himself to save his brother, or to kill his brother for him to live. Meanwhile, Ji A visits Taluipa to ask where her parents are trapped.

Four Pillars of Destiny
30 votes

#11 - Four Pillars of Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/22/2020

Yeon and Ji A go to the Korean Folk Village to look for the governor. The governor refuses to give information on Ji A’s missing parents, and he starts attacking Yeon. Meanwhile, Rang is at the Korean Folk Village, looking for the item that let one see their past life.

The Other Imoogi
29 votes

#12 - The Other Imoogi

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/25/2020

The other Imoogi inside Ji A’s body woke up. In order to end this long fight without hurting anyone, Yeon comes up with a plan of using the Sin Slayer. Yeon, Ji A, Rang, Shin Ju, and the Snail Bride work together to get rid of the Imoogi. Will their plan succeed?

Catching Tails
26 votes

#13 - Catching Tails

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/12/2020

Ji A finds her parents and Yeon is more than happy for her. But they still have to get rid of Imoogi. They find ways by researching all kinds of folk tales, myths, and stories, but nothing comes easy. Meanwhile, Imoogi keeps attacking Yeon and Ji A by secretly approaching them.

30 votes

#14 - Deja-Vu

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/5/2020

Ji A shows Jae Hwa and Sae Rom their past lives and ask for their help as she prepares to face Imoogi. Soon enough, Imoogi joins Ji A’s team disguised as an innocent intern and starts scanning people around Ji A. Meanwhile, Lee Rang faces a deal he cannot break, but cannot follow either.

Dead End
28 votes

#15 - Dead End

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/26/2020

Taluipa changes the date of death for Ji A on the list, and her husband leaves her to save Ji A. Yeon begs Taluipa to give him some time to catch Imoogi, but she flatly refuses. Meanwhile, people start dying of a strange disease that spreads so fast. And to stop Yeon from sacrificing himself, Rang comes up with a plan of his own.

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Without Knowing Imoogi’s Plan
27 votes

#16 - Without Knowing Imoogi’s Plan

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/2/2020

Yeon teams up with Immogi without knowing that Imoogi is plotting something against him. Yeon thinks he can put an end to everything and save Ji A by eating Imoogi’s scale himself and jumping into the Samdo River with Imoogi. Taluipa decides to help both Yeon and Ji A survive, but then Imoogi comes to visit her.