Get ready to get your emotions taken on a roller coaster this month; be amazed by lawyers fighting for justice; let your curiosity be unlocked in thrilling action and mysteries and of course we have amazing love stories!
Check out the freshest K- dramas to watch this month.
What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?
You should watch this: if you are looking for hilarious office romance
Actress Park Min-young is known for her leading roles in Glory Jane, Sungkyungkwan Scandal, Healer, and Queen for Seven Days. She plays her first romantic comedy alongside actor Park Seo-joon, the king of romantic comedy. He is praised for his lovable roles in Witch Romance, Kill Me Heal Me, and Fight for My Way. Together, they show their extraordinary acting which is totally different from their previous roles in their acting careers.
Vice president of Yumyung Group, Young-joon (Park Seo-joon), is competent, rich, and charming (He looks good in his suit, too!). However, he only cares about his aura, choices, and lifestyle. Secretary Mi-so (Park Min-young) has been working for him for nine years. Whatever he needs, she is always there to assist him. One day, she decides to quit her job and start afresh in living her own life as ‘normal’ Mi-so. He tries to understand her feelings and finds ways to make her stay by his side.
Their exciting ‘work-related’ relationship and blossoming romance will make you binge-watch the whole series! Funny, cheesy, and romantic…you can’t get enough of this sweet couple.
You should watch this: if you are looking for a melodrama filled with unexpected romantic scenes
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo star Lee Sung-kyung plays together with actor Lee Sang-yoon (one of the regular cast of variety show All the Butlers) in About Time, a series about experiencing romance and living life to the fullest without thinking too much about time.
Aspiring musical actress Mikaela Choi (Lee Sung-kyung) can see people’s lifespan clocks. She has about 167 days to live before she’s gone. She goes to many auditions in hopes of landing a role in the musical productions. One day, she meets Da-ho (Lee Sang-yoon), the president of MK Culture Company and learns that her lifespan clock stops when she’s with him. Desperate to stop her clock from ticking, she pursues to stay by his side. As days go by, they slowly learn about each other and fall in love.
Fangirl over their surprising romantic scenes that you wish to be like Mikaela. You might not be able to get these scenes out of your head!
You should watch this: if you are a huge fan of legal dramas
You will probably recognize actor Lee Joon-gi as an action-packed crime fighter and a charming prince in Criminal Minds and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. In legal thriller Lawless Lawyer, he acts as a lawyer Bong-gil who uses his fists and wits about law to fight those with absolute power. He desires to seek revenge for his mother’s death.
With his comrade Jae-yi (Seo Ye-ji), they are up against senior judge (aka the lady of justice) Hye-young (Lee Hye-young) and businessman Oh-joo (Choi Min-soo) in court and at the dark side of society.
Be entertained by the sparkling chemistry between Lee Joon-gi and Seo Ye-ji with their funny skits and irresistible charms.
You should watch this: if you are looking for time-bending action mysteries
Superstar Rain is back in the small screens as a hardcore kickass detective in Sketch with his long-time actor friend Lee Dong-gun and aspiring actress Lee Sun-bin. The concept of time comes into play in this action mystery series.
Corporal detective Shi-hyun (Lee Sun-bin) scribbles in her sketchbook after she predicts what will happen 3 days into the future. She later helps Detective Dong-soo (Rain) to search former Special Forces member Do-jin (Lee Dong-gun) who killed his fiancée. Meanwhile, Do-jin is assigned by a mysterious man to kill the targets while seeking revenge for his wife’s death.
With mind-blowing choreographed action scenes and gritty storyline, they race against time to prevent the ‘future’ incidents from happening.
My Husband Mr. Oh
You should watch this if you are wondering about career, romance, and marriage in your 30s
In her latest series My Husband Mr. Oh, idol-turned-actress Uee puts herself in a single woman’s shoes where she look for happiness in different chapters of her life.
PD Seung-joo (Uee) works professionally well in a broadcasting station but is not really good in handling her personal life. As a single woman in her 30s, she struggles to deal with perceptions by others. In order to become a ‘married woman’, she marries gayageum (Korean zither) craftsman Jak-doo (Kim Kang-woo) who lives in the mountains.
Plenty of laughs and sentimental moods as you watch their fake marriage turn into a real heartfelt relationship.
You should watch this: if you still can’t enough of binge-watching legal dramas
Veteran actor Sung Dong-il reunites with Reply 1994 and Hwarang co-star Go Ara in legal drama series Miss Hammurabi. K-pop idol group Infinite’s L is also part of its main cast.
Based on the novel written by Moon Yoo-seok, the chief judge of Seoul Eastern District Court, the story portrays the judges’ day-to-day life. Elite judge Ba-reun (L) works alongside rookie judge Oh-reum (Go Ara), his high school crush. Both of them are mentored by presiding judge Se-sang (Sung Dong-il).
This series depicts the judges’ warm and sincere stories about taking care of various cases that affect people’s lives and themselves. The crazy relationship between Go Ara, L, and Sung Dong-il is hilariously entertaining!
Life on Mars
You should watch this: if you enjoy watching mystery
UK’s popular BBC drama series Life on Mars is adapted to for Korean TV. The storyline is set in Seoul in 1988 when South Korea had its first democratic presidential election and hosted the Olympic Games.
Detective Tae-joo (Jung Kyung-ho) time-travels back to 1988 after he is hit by a car while chasing a serial killer. He has to solve a serial murder case so he can return back to the present day.
Follow his tracks as he maps out the puzzle pieces which lead to the master culprit and the truth behind the past and present.
Are You Human?
You should watch this: if you enjoy watching ‘robot and human’ romance like ‘I am Not a Robot’
Seo Kang-joon returns to the small screens after his military enlistment has ended. He plays as Android Nam-shin 3 who learns to adapt with the human world.
Conglomerate son Nam-shin (Seo Kang-joon) gets himself in an accident and ends up in a coma. His mother Laura (Kim Sung-ryoung), a robotics engineer, tells Android Nam-shin III to take her son’s place until he recovers without being caught. He goes through the life of human Nam-shin. Meanwhile, bodyguard So-bong (Kong Seung-yeon) protects him from harm but later finds out about his true identity.
With his heroic rules (hug if someone is crying and save people who are in danger), he steadily builds subtle relationship with humans and realising his own identity.
Shall We Kiss First
You should watch this: if you enjoy watching romance dramas related to singlehood
Is love a destiny or a mistake?
Starring veteran actors Kam Woo-sung and Kim Sun-ah, two lost middle-aged souls hit roadblocks – being single for the rest of their lives and yearning to reignite their love cells. Meeting for the first time at a blind date, they find their long-hidden love and decide to start their new relationship.
Discover how love changes their lives, leading them to move on without clinging onto their heart-breaking pasts.
Tempted (The Great Tempter)
You should watch this: If you are into watching a game of love and seduction
Woo Da-hwan is known for portraying mad and charismatic characters including his previous roles in action thrillers Mad Dog and Save Me. This time, he plays as a melancholy casanova who learns about true love. Alongside his fellow cast, they depict the people in their 20s who are longing for love and comfort from their loved ones.
Best friends Si-hyun (Woo Do-hwan) and Soo-ji (Moon Ga-young) place their bets on whether he can successfully seduce Tae-hee (Park Soo-young aka K-pop idol group Red Velvet’s Joy). Soo-young feels that some people are pathetic when they are swayed by love. Later, her thoughts change after meeting Si-hyun. As his feelings for Tae-hee start to emerge, his deep dark secrets are revealed.
Expect an intense romance and friendship among its leading characters including a love triangle between Tae-hee, Si-hyun, and Soo-ji.
You should watch this: if you enjoy watching twins in dramas
How you treat yourself and others with kindness? Actress Lee Da-hae plays two roles, her first in her acting career: a good witch and a bad witch.
Housewife Sun-hee (Lee Da-hae) finds her twin sister Do-hee (Lee Da-hae) collapses in front of her house. Do-hee is sent to her hospital. To protect Do-hee from losing her job as a flight attendant, Sun-hee pretends to be her. She tries her upmost best in dealing with her colleagues including co-pilot Woo-jin (Ryu Soo-young).
Be inspired by how Sun-hee becomes happy based on her life choices and living her dreams whilst understanding what her twin sister has been through.