Best Korean Dramas of 2021 for You to Binge-Watch

Korean-Dramas-In-2021

1. Sisyphus: The Myth (시지프스) also Known As Sisyphus: The Fable, Sijipeuseu, Sisyphus

Sisyphus-The-Myth

Director: Jin Hyeok

Screenwriter: Jeon Chan Ho, Lee Je In

Genres: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Romance, Drama, Fantasy

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: Feb 17, 2021 – Apr 8, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Main: Park Shin-Hye as Kang Seo-hae, Cho Seung-woo as Han Tae-sul

Story: Sisyphus: The Myth tells the story of Han Tae-Sul, a brilliant engineer who seeks to discover the truth behind his older brother Han Tae San’s death, and Gang Seo-hae, a mysterious woman who travels back in time to assist him in saving the world from possible disaster.

 

2. Beyond Evil( 괴물) Also Known As Monster, Freak, Goemul, Gwimul

Beyond-Evil

Screenwriter: Kim Soo Jin

Director: Shim Na Yeon

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Psychological, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: Feb 19, 2021 – Apr 10, 2021(Aired On: Friday, Saturday)

Mains:

  • Shin Ha-kyun as Lee Dong-sik
  • Yeo Jin-goo as Han Joo-won

Story: Beyond Evil follows the life of Lee Dong-sik (Shin Ha-kyun) and Han Joo-won (Yeo Jin-goo), two fearless men who violate the law in order to grasp a serial killer. Throughout the process of figuring out who it is, the two keep asking themselves, “What is the name of the monster? Is it you, or is it me? Is it possible that it’s us?” They pay careful attention to everyone’s secret sides and doubt the innocence of those involved in the case, including themselves.

3.Vincenzo(빈센조) also Known As Binsenjo

Vincenzo

Screenwriter: Park Jae Bum

Director: Kim Hee Won

Genres: Comedy, Law, Romance, Crime, Drama

Episodes: 20(Duration: 1 hr. 25 min.)

Aired: Feb 20, 2021 – May 2, 2021(Aired On: Saturday, Sunday)

Main:

  • Song Joong-ki as Vincenzo Cassano
  • Jeon Yeo-been as Hong Cha-young
  • Ok Taec-yeon as Jang Jun-woo/Jang Han-seok
  • Kim Yeo-jin as Choi Myung-hee
  • Kwak Dong-yeon as Jang Han-seo

Story:

Park Joo Hyeong was adopted at the age of eight and moved to Italy. He is now an adult and works for the Mafia as a consigliere under the name Vincenzo Cassano. He flees to South Korea, where he becomes involved with Lawyer Hong Cha Young, because mafia groups are at odds. She’s the kind of lawyer who would go to any length to win a case.

4. She Would Never Know(선배 그 립스틱 바르지 마요) also known as Sunbae, Don’t Put On That Lipstick 

She-Would-Never-Know

Director: Lee Dong Yoon

Screenwriter: Chae Yoon

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.)

Aired: Jan 18, 2021 – Mar 9, 2021(Aired On: Monday, Tuesday)

Main: 

  • Won Jin-ah as Yoon Song-ah
  • Rowoon as Chae Hyun-seung
  • Lee Hyun-Wook as Lee Jae-shin
  • Lee Joo-bin as Lee Hyo-joo
  • Lee Kyu-han as Lee Jae-woon
  • Wang Bit-na as Chae Ji-seung

Story:

The series tells the story of people working on the marketing team of a cosmetics brand, with a focus on the senior/junior relationship of Yoon Song-ah (Won Jin-ah) and Chae Hyun-Seung (Rowoon).

5. L.U.C.A.: The Beginning(루카: 더 비기닝) also known as Last Universal Common Ancestor, Luka, LUCA 

LUCA-The-Beginning

Director: Kim Hong Seon

Screenwriter: Chun Sung Il

Genres: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Melodrama

Episodes: 12(Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.)

Aired: Feb 1, 2021 – Mar 9, 2021(Aired On: Monday, Tuesday)

Mains

  • Kim Rae-won as Zi O
  • Lee Da-hee as Ha Neul-ae-goo-reum
  • Kim Sung-oh as Lee Son

Story:

Zi O (Kim Rae-won) represents a unique ability and a hidden identity, but he is unaware of his true identity. He is pursued by mysterious figures as he seeks answers to the many issues that surround him.

Lee Da-hee (Ha Neul-ae-goo-reum) is a detective. She will not change her mind once she has decided on a plan of action. Her parents vanished when she was a small child. Goo-reum is on a mission to discover the truth behind her parents’ disappearance. When she meets Zi O, her life is turned upside down.

6. Times (타임즈) also known as Taimjeu

Times-타임즈

Director: Yoon Jong Ho

Screenwriter: Lee Sae Bom, Ahn Hye Jin

Genres: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Political

Episodes: 12(Duration: 60 min.)

Aired: Feb 20, 2021 – Mar 28, 2021

Main

  • Lee Seo-jin as Lee Jin-woo
  • Lee Joo-young as Seo Jung-in
  • Kim Yeong-cheol as Seo Gi-tae
  • Moon Jeong-hee as Kim Young-joo

Story

Both Lee Jin-woo (Lee Seo-jin) and Seo Jung-in (Lee Joo-young) are reporters, although one lives in 2015 and the other in 2020. They find out one day that they can call each other. They begin collaborating to prevent the assassination of Jung-father, in’s President of South Korea Seo Gi-tae (Kim Yeong-cheol).

7. Monthly Magazine Home(월간 집) also known as Monthly House, Monthly Home, Wolgan Jib, Wolgan 

Monthly-Magazine-Home

Director: Lee Hyung Min

Screenwriter: Myung Soo Hyun

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: Jun 16, 2021 – Aug 5, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains

  • Kim Ji-seok as Yu Ja-seong
  • Jung So-min as Na Young-won

Story

It’s about a romance between a man who ‘buys’ a house and a lady who ‘lives’ in it. Na Young-won (Jung So-min) is the editor of ‘House,’ a monthly lifestyle magazine. The representative is Yu Ja-seong (Kim Ji-seok). Through House Magazine, the efficient and organized way the stories of the editors.

8. Sell Your Haunted House(대박부동산) also known as Great Real Estate, The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate, Daebak Real Estate, Real Estate Exorcism, Daebakbudongsan

Sell-Your-Haunted-House

Director: Park Jin Suk

Screenwriter: Ha Soo Jin, Jung Yeon Seo, Lee Young Hwa

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: Apr 14, 2021 – Jun 9, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains

  • Jang Na-ra as Hong Ji-ah
  • Jung Yong-hwa as Oh In-bum

Story

Hong Ji-ah (Jang Na-ra) is an exorcist and a real estate broker. She owns Daebak Real Estate, a company that cleans outbuildings where spirits have been seen and people have died. Her deceased mother endowed her with the capacity to exercise.

Oh In-beom (Jung Yong-hwa) is a scam artist who makes money by posing as a ghost. He had a terrible past in which his uncle died mysteriously without explanation.

Hong Ji-ah and Oh In-beom join forces to uncover the truth behind her mother’s and his uncle’s deaths.

9. Oh My Ladylord(오! 주인님) also Known As Oh Master! , Oh! Jooinnim , O! Juinnim , Oh My Master , Oh! Master

Oh-My-Ladylord

Screenwriter: Jo Jin Kook

Director: Oh Da Young

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Family, Fantasy, Melodrama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.)

Aired: Mar 24, 2021 – May 13, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains

  • Lee Min-ki as Han Bi-soo
  • Nana as Oh Joo-in
  • Kang Min-hyuk as Yu Jin

Story

Han Bi-soo (Lee Min-ki), a thriller drama screenwriter, and Oh Joo-in (Nana), a popular actress, star in the series. She is known for her roles in romantic comedies, yet she struggles in her own love relationships. Han Bi-soo seems unable to date, and they live together, resulting in funny circumstances.

10. Dark Hole(다크홀) also known as Dakeuhol, Another Class, 어나더 클래스, eonadeo keullaeseu

Dark-Hole

Director: Kim Bong Joo

Screenwriter: Jung Yi Do

Genres: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi

Episodes: 12(Duration: 60 min.)

Aired: Apr 30, 2021 – Jun 5, 2021(Aired On: Friday, Saturday)

Mains

  • Kim Ok-vin as Lee Hwa-sun
  • Lee Joon-hyuk as Yoo Tae-han

Story

Dark Hole tells the storey of a group of survivors who must fight for their life against mutants born after people inhale mysterious dark smoke from a sinkhole.

11. Undercover(언더커버) also known as eondeokeobeo

Undercover

Director: Song Hyun Wook

Screenwriter: Jung Hye Eun, Song Ja Hun, Baek Chul Hyun

Genres: Thriller, Crime, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.)

Aired: Apr 23, 2021 – Jun 12, 2021(Aired On: Friday, Saturday)

Mains

  • Ji Jin-hee as Han Jeong-hyeon/Lee Suk-kyu
  • Yeon Woo-jin as young Han Jeong-hyeon/Lee Suk-kyu
  • Kim Hyun-joo as Choi Yeon-soo
  • Han Sun-hwa as young Choi Yeon-soo
  • Jung Man-sik as Do Yeong-geol,
  • Park Doo-sik as young Do Yeong-geol
  • Heo Joon-ho as Im Hyeong-rak

Story

Han Jeong-hyeon (Ji Jin-hee) is a National Intelligence Service (previously the Agency for National Security Planning) agent who has been masking his true identity as a parent and owner of a bicycle repair shop for the past 30 years. His wife, Choi Yeon-soo (Kim Hyun-joo), is appointed as the first Director of the Corruption Investigation Office (CIO). These characters are attempting to uncover the truth while being faced against a powerful force in power. When Jeong-secret hyeon’s life is revealed in the series, it puts their marriage to the test.

12. Taxi Driver(모범택시) also known as Model Taxi, Red Cage, Exemplary Taxi, Deluxe Taxi , Mobeomtaxi, Mobeomtaeksi

Taxi-Driver

Screenwriter: Oh Sang-Ho, Lee Ji Hyun

Director: Park Joon Woo

Genres: Action, Suspense, Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.)

Aired: Apr 9, 2021 – May 29, 2021(Aired On: Friday, Saturday)

Mains

  • Lee Je-hoon as Kim Do-gi
  • Esom as Kang Ha-na
  • Kim Eui-sung as Jang Sung-chul
  • Pyo Ye-jin as Ahn Go-eun

Story

Kim Do-gi (Lee Je-hoon), a Korea Military Academy alumnus, lost his mother when he was a child. He now works as a cab driver for a company that provides clients with a “revenge-call” service.

13. Dear.M(디어엠) also Known As Dear M, Dear M. Love Playlist 2021, Love Playlist: Dear.M, Dieoem, Em, Love Playlist: Season 5, Love Playlist 5

Dear-M

Director: Park Jin-Woo, Seo Joo Wan

Screenwriter: Lee Seul

Genres: Friendship, Romance, Life, School, Youth, Drama

Episodes: 12(Duration: 60 min.)

Airs: Not Declared Yet

Mains

  • Park Hye-su as Ma Joo-ah
  • Roh Jeong-eui as Seo Ji-min
  • Woo Da-vi as Hwangbo Young
  • Woo Da-vi as Hwangbo Young

Story

When an anonymous confession is posted on Seoyeon University’s student forum, the search for “M” is flipped upside down. The four students – Ma Joo-ah (Park Hye-su), Cha Min-ho (Jeong Jae-hyun), Seo Ji-min (Roh Jeong-eui), and Park Ha-neul (Bae Hyun-sung) – are searching for “M” from various university departments. During their journey, they experience university life, changing friendships, and realistic growing relationships.

14. Imitation(이미테이션) also known as Imiteisyeon

Imitation

Director: Han Hyun Hee

Screenwriter: Kim Min Jung, Choi Sun-Young

Genres: Music, Comedy, Romance, Drama

Episodes: 12(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: May 7, 2021 – Jul 23, 2021(Aired On: Friday)

Mains

  • Jung Ji-so as Lee Ma-ha
  • Lee Jun-young as Kwon Ryok
  • Park Ji-yeon as La Ri-ma
  • Jeong Yun-ho as Lee Yu-jin

Story

Ma-Ha (Jung Ji-So) is a member of the Teaparty female group. Ri-A (Minseo) and Hyun-Ji are the other members (Lim Na-Young). They haven’t had much success since their debut. Due to her likeness to popular singer Ri-Ma, Ma-Ha has gotten considerable attention (Park Ji-Yeon).

Teaparty then appears on a reality television show in which popular idol groups compete in sporting competitions. Ma-ha is attempting to pique the interest of spectators. Kwon Ryeok, on the other hand, is a member of the popular boy band Shax. He has a lot of fans and is talented in the areas of singing, dancing, and acting. He’s also focused on retaining his current level of accomplishment. Ma-Ha, who imitates the appearance of popular singer Ri-Ma, irritates him. Due to Ma-Ha, Hyeok from the boy band Shax is injured during the TV show. Kwon Ryeok screams angrily at Ma-Ha. She is also the target of a lot of venom. Ma-Ha no longer wants to meet Kwon Ryeok, yet they run into each other on TV shows and while acting in a drama series.

15. The Red-Stained Sleeve Cuff(옷소매 붉은 끝동) also known as The Red Sleeve Cuff, Red End of Clothes and Sleeves, Ot Somae Bolkeun Kkeutdong, Otsomae Beulgeun Kkeuddong, Ossomae Bulgeun Kkeutdong

The-Red-Stained-Sleeve-Cuff

Screenwriter: Jung Hae Ri

Director: Jung Ji In

Genres: Historical, Romance, Drama, Melodrama

Country: South Korea

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.)

Airs: Oct 6, 2021 – Nov 25, 2021(Airs On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains

  • Lee Jun-ho as Yi San, later King Jeongjo
  • Lee Se-young as Seong Deok-im, later Royal Noble Consort Ui

Story

It shows a royal court romance between a court lady who wants to protect the life she has chosen and the king of Joseon, who prioritizes the nation before love.

16. Law School(로스쿨) also known as Loseukul

Law-School

Director: Kim Seok Yoon

Screenwriter: Seo In

Genres: Mystery, Law, Crime, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.)

Aired: Apr 14, 2021 – Jun 9, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains

  • Kim Myung-min as Yang Jong-hoon
  • Kim Bum as Han Joon-hwi
  • Ryu Hye-young as Kang Sol A
  • Lee Jung-eun as Kim Eun-sook

Story

A play about the realization of authenticity, law, and justice by prospective lawyers. Former prosecutor Yang Jong-Hoon (Kim Myung-min) is now a law professor at Hankuk University. He’s blunt and has a habit of making scathing remarks.

17. Snowdrop(설강화) also known as seolganghwa , sulganghwa , Sulkanghwa , Seolkanghwa

Snowdrop

Screenwriter: Yoo Hyun Mi

Director: Jo Hyun Taek

Genres: Romance, Drama, Melodrama, Political

Episodes: 20(Duration: 60 min.)

Airs: Jun, 2021 – ?(Airs On: Friday, Saturday)

Main:

  • Jung Hae-in as Im Soo-ho
  • Kim Ji-soo as a currently unnamed character
  • Jang Seung-jo as Lee Kang-moo
  • Yoon Se-ah as Pi Seung-hee
  • Kim Hye-Yoon as Kye Boon-ok
  • Jung Yoo-jin as Jang Han-na
  • Yoo In-na as Kang Chung-ya

Story

Snowdrop is set during the 1987 Democracy Movement, which was a mass protest movement with the purpose of forcing the then-current authoritarian government in South Korea to hold fair elections.

Im Soo-ho (Jung Hae-in) plays a graduate student who, after participating in a pro-democracy protest, is discovered covered in blood by Eun Young-cho (Kim Ji-soo). Young-cho hides him from the government in her dorm room at her women’s university. However, it is revealed that Soo-ho is not who he appears to be. Against the backdrop of political upheaval, the pair’s story unfolds and the two develop a romantic relationship.

18. Mouse(마우스) also known as Mauseu

Mouse

Screenwriter: Choi Ran

Director: Choi Joon Bae, Kang Cheol Woo

Genres: Suspense, Thriller, Mystery, Psychological, Crime

Episodes: 20(Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.)

Aired: Mar 3, 2021 – May 19, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains

  • Lee Hee-joon[ as Go Moo-chi
  • Lee Seung-gi as Jeong Ba-reum / Jung Jae-hoon
  • Park Ju-hyun as Oh Bong-yi
  • Kyung Soo-jin as Choi Hong-ju

Story

Mouse imagines a future in which psychopaths are capable of feeling remorse and guilt for their acts. It follows Jeong Ba-reum (Lee Seung-gi), a loyal cop whose life is turned upside down when he comes across a psychopathic serial killer. This motivates him and his companion Go Moo-chi (Lee Hee-joon) to discover the truth about psychopathic behaviour. This also raises the question of whether foetal DNA testing can be used to scan a psychopath in the mother’s womb. Will it be wise to have that child if the infant in the womb is a psychopath?

19. Moving(무빙)also known as Mubing

Moving

Director: Park In Je

Screenwriter: Kang Full

Genres: Action, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy

Episodes: 20(Duration: 60 min.)

Airs: Not Declared Yet

Main cast:

  • Han Hyo-joo
  • Jo In-sung
  • Cha Tae-hyun

Story: Is about the growth of a high school boy and his parents who are keeping a secret.

20. My Roommate Is a Gumiho(간 떨어지는 동거) also known as A Falling Cohabitation, Gan Tteoreojineun Donggeo, Live Together, Heart-Stopping Roommate 

My-Roommate-Is-a-Gumiho

Director: Park Joon Hwa, Nam Sung Woo

Screenwriter: Baek Sun Woo, Choi Bo Rim

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: May 26, 2021 – Jul 15, 2021(Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday)

Mains: 

  • Jang Ki-yong as Shin Woo-yeo
  • Lee Hye-ri as Lee Dam
  • Bae In-hyuk as Gye Sun-woo
  • Kang Han-na as Yang Hye-sun
  • Kim Do-wan as Do Jae-jin

Story: It’s based on a webtoon. It tells the narrative of a male Gumiho who has waited hundreds of years to become a human being, who gets his fox beads stolen by a female college student in an accident, and the two of them living together to remedy the situation.

21. Youth of May(오월의 청춘) also known as  Owolui Cheongchun

Youth-of-May

Director: Song Min Yeop

Screenwriter: Lee Kang

Genres: Historical, Romance, Youth, Drama, Melodrama

Episodes: 12(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: May 3, 2021 – Jun 8, 2021(Aired On: Monday, Tuesday)

Mains

  • Lee Do-hyun as Hwang Hee-tae
  • Choi Won-young as elder Hwang Hee-tae
  • Go Min-si as Kim Myeong-hee
  • Lee Sang-yi as Lee Soo-chan
  • Keum Sae-rok as Lee Soo-ryeon

Story

Youth of May is a web series in 1980 during the Gwangju Uprising and follows the storey of medical student Hwang Hee-tae (Lee Do-hyun) and nurse Kim Myung-hee (Go Min-si), whose love appears fated.

Hee-tae is a medical student who graduated first in his class. He appears to be laid-back, but he has an inflexible spirit and obstinacy. For the past three years, Myung-hee has worked as a nurse. She is a nice woman who stands up for what is right.

22. Love Alarm 2(좋아하면 울리는 2) also known as Joahamyeon Ullineun 2

Love-Alarm2

Director: Kim Jin Woo, Lee Na Jung

Screenwriter: Lee Ah Yeon, Seo Bo Ra

Genres: Friendship, Romance, School, Drama

Episodes: 6(Duration: 57 min.)

Aired: Mar 12, 2021(Aired On: Friday)

Mains

  • Kim So-hyun as Kim Jo-jo
  • Jung Ga-ram as Lee Hye-young
  • Song Kang as Hwang Sun-oh

Story

The film Love Alarm tells the narrative of a technology that allows users to find love using an app that alerts them if someone within a 10-meter radius has romantic affections for them.

23. Nevertheless(알고있지만,) also known as I Know But, I Already Know, Algo Issjiman, 알고 있지만

Nevertheless

Director: Kim Ga Ram

Screenwriter: Jung Won

Genres: Friendship, Psychological, Romance, Youth, Mature

Episodes: 10(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Aired: Jun 19, 2021 – Aug 21, 2021(Aired On: Saturday)

Mains

  • Han So-hee as Yoo Na-bi
  • Song Kang as Park Jae-eon
  • Chae Jong-hyeop as Yang Do-hyeok
  • Yang Hye-ji as Oh Bit-na
  • Lee Yeol-eum as Yoon Seol-ah

Story

Between a devastated woman who is suspicious of love and a flirty man who dislikes partnerships, an unsteady romance begins .

24. Kingdom: Ashin of the North(킹덤 외전: 아신) also know as  Kingdeom Wijeon: Asin , Kingdeom Oejeon: Asin , 킹덤: 아신전 

Kingdom-Ashin-of-the-North

Screenwriter: Kim Eun Hee

Director: Kim Sung Hoon

Genres: Action, Thriller, Historical, Horror, Drama, Zombies

Episodes: 1(Duration: 1 hr. 32 min).

Airs: Jul 23, 2021(Airs On: Friday)

Mains:

  • Jun Ji-hyun as Ashin
  • Ju Ji-hoon as Lee Chang
  • Bae Doona as Seo-bi

Story

A backstory of the mystery character Lee Chang’s crew met on their trek north to find the origins of the infected, as well as a sidequel from Kingdom season two. The mystery surrounding Ashin’s identity will be revealed. The new storey will go into what occurred to Ashin in the past in the northern region, as well as how the fates of the two characters intersected.

25. Lovers of the Red Sky(홍천기) also know as Hongcheongi, Hongcheonki, Hong Chun Gi 

Lovers-of-the-Red-Sky

Director: Jang Tae Yoo

Screenwriter: Kim Young Young

Genres: Historical, Romance, Drama, Fantasy

Episodes: 16(Duration: 60 min.)

Airs: Aug 9, 2021 – Oct 5, 2021(Airs On: Monday, Tuesday)

Mains

  • Kim Yoo-jung as Hong Chun-gi
  • Ahn Hyo-seop as Ha Ram
  • Gong Myung as Prince Anpyeong (Lee Young)
  • Kwak Si-yang as Prince Suyang (Yi Yu)

Story

It relates the narrative of Hong Chun Gi (Kim Yoo-jung), a female painter who entered Dohwawon for the first time with amazing aesthetic understanding and skills, and her tragic fate and destined love with Ha Ram (Ahn Hyo-seop), a star reader.

27. One Ordinary Day(어느 날) as know as  One Day, That Night, Eoneu Nal, Geunal Bam , Keunal Bam, 그날 밤

One-Ordinary-Day

Director: Lee Myung Woo

Screenwriter: Kwon Soon Gyu

Genres: Mystery, Law, Crime, Drama

Episodes: 8(Duration: 60 min.)

Airs: Nov, 2021 – ?(Not Clear Yet)

Mains

  • Kim Soo-hyun as Kim Hyun-soo
  • Cha Seung-won as Shin Joong-han

Story

It explores the criminal justice system via the lives of two guys who are involved in a woman’s murder.

28. Now, We Are Breaking Up(지금 헤어지는 중입니다) also know as Jigeum, Heeojineun Joongibmida

Now-We-Are-Breaking-Up

Screenwriter: Je In

Director: Lee Gil Bok

Genres: Romance, Drama, Melodrama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 60 min.)

Airs: Nov 12, 2021 – Jan 1, 2022(Airs On: Friday, Saturday)

Mains

  • Song Hye-kyo as Ha Yeong-eun
  • Jang Ki-yong as Yoon Jae-gook
  • Choi Hee-seo as Hwang Chi-sook
  • Kim Joo-hun as Seok Do-hoon

Story

In the romantic sphere, the series is about love and breakups. In the context of the fashion industry, it represents the current situation. Ha Yeong-eun (Song Hye-kyo) is the stylish team leader of ‘The One’s’ design department. Jae-gook Yoon (Jang Ki-yong) is a wealthy freelance photographer.

29. Cliffhanger(지리산) also know as Mount Jiri, Jiri Mountain, Jirisan, Jilisan

cliffhanger

Screenwriter: Kim Eun Hee

Director: Lee Eung Bok

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Drama

Episodes: 16(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Airs: Oct 23, 2021 – Dec 12, 2021(Airs On: Saturday, Sunday)

Mains

  • Jun Ji-hyun as Seo Yi-kang
  • Ju Ji-hoon as Kang Hyun-jo
  • Sung Dong-il as Jo Dae-jin
  • Oh Jung-se as Jung Goo-young

Story

Set against the backdrop of Mount Jiri’s towering views, it tells the narrative of Jirisan National Park rangers and other personnel as they attempt to rescue surviving and lost trekkers by climbing into the mountain’s strange and uncharted parts. The mystery surrounding the mountain’s many visitors; those who come to kill and others who come to die, is at the centre of the drama.

30. Glitch(글리치) also know as Geullichi , Geurrichi

Glitch

Screenwriter: Jin Han Sae

Director: Roh Deok

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Episodes: 16 (Not clear Yet)

Airs: Not Declare yet 

Mains

  • Jeon Yeo-Bin – Hong Ji-Hyo
  • Nana – Heo Bo-Ra
  • Lee Dong-Hwi – Lee Shi-Koo

Story

With an unidentifiable light, Hong Ji-(Jeon Yeo- Bin’s) boyfriend disappears. Hong Ji-Hyo has been tracking her boyfriend’s location since then. She approaches a mysterious secret with the help of UFO club members.

31. The Silent Sea(고요의 바다) also know as Goyoeui Bada, The Sea of ​​Silence, Sea of Tranquility, Goyoui bada

The-Silent-Sea

Director: Choi Hang Yong

Screenwriter: Park Eun Kyo

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

Episodes: 8

Airs: Not Declare yet 

Mains

  • Gong Yoo as Han Yoon-jae
  • Bae Doona as Doctor Song Ji-an
  • Lee Joon as Captain Ryoo Tae-seok,

Story

It’s a futuristic fiction about a future Earth that has become desertified. The plot centres around members of a special squad dispatched to retrieve a mystery sample from the moon’s Balhae Base research station, which has been abandoned.

32. The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim(우수무당 가두심) as know as Superior Shaman Ga Doo Shim, Usumudang Ga Du Sim, 소녀무당 가두심, Excellent Shaman Ga Doo Shim

The-Great-Shaman-Ga-Doo-Shim

Director: Park Ho-Jin

Writer: Joo Brothers

Genres: Mystery, Romance, Fantasy

Episodes: 12(Airs: Jul 30, 2021 – Oct 15, 2021)

Airs On: Friday(Duration: 20 min.)

Main

  • Kim Sae-Ron – Ga Doo-Shim
  • Yoon Jung-Hoon – Il-Nam
  • Yoon Seok-Hwa – Myo-Sim
  • Nam Da-Reum – Na Woo-Soo
  • Moon Sung-Geun – Kyung-Pil
  • Nam Da-Reum – Na Woo-Soo
  • Lee Ji-Won – Soo-Jung
  • Bae Hae-Sun – Hyo-Sim
  • Yoo Seon-Ho – Hyun-Soo
  • Park Yong – Sung-Wook
  • Baek Soo-Jang – Teacher Sa

Story:

A fantasy mystery romance about two different high school students who become engaged in a sequence of strange events.

Ga Doo Shim, an 18-year-old high school student who wishes to live a normal high school life but is born with the unfavorable fate of becoming a shaman. She is a bold and powerful character who will battle bad spirits while attempting to solve puzzling cases.

Na Woo Soo is a near-perfect high school student with an affluent family, good appearance, and good grades. When Ga Doo Shim arrives out of nowhere, he has the power to perceive evil spirits, and the two become engaged in a series of perplexing cases together.

33. Dal Ri and Gamjatang(달리와 감자탕) also known as Dal Li and Gamjatang , Dalli and Gamjatang , Dalriwa Gamjatang , Dalliwa Gamjatang

Dal-Ri-and-Gamjatang

Director: Lee Jung Sub

Screenwriter: Son Eun Hye

Genres: Comedy, Romance

Episodes: 16(Airs: Sep 29, 2021 – Nov 18, 2021)

Airs On: Wednesday, Thursday(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Main:

  • Kim Min-Jae – Jin Moo-Hak
  • Park Gyu-Young – Kim Dal-Ri

Story

Kim Dal Ri, a research professor at the Kröller-Müller Museum before becoming the director of the Chungsong Art Museum. She is a character that is always classy and considerate in her voice and deeds. Dal Ri enjoys studying a variety of subjects, including art, philosophy, and religion, and she speaks seven languages.

Jin Moo Hak, whose family built the multinational food giant DonDon F&B from a small gamja-tang (spicy pork backbone stew) restaurant. Although he is a director of the company, he is indeed not particularly bright and was consistently at the bottom of his class in school.

34. When Flowers Bloom, I Think of the Moon(꽃 피면 달 생각하고) also know as , Thinking of the Moon When the Flower Blooms , Kkot Pimyeon Dal Saenggakhago

When-Flowers-Bloom-I-Think-of-the-Moon

Screenwriter: Kim Joo Hee

Director: Hwang In Hyuk

Genres: Historical, Comedy, Romance, Drama

Episodes: 16(Airs: Dec 20, 2021 – Feb 15, 2022)

Airs On: Monday, Tuesday(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Main:

  • Yoo Seung-ho as Nam Young
  • Lee Hye-ri as Kang Ro-seo
  • Byeon Woo-seok as Lee Pyo
  • Kang Mi-na as Han Ae-jin

Story:

It illustrates human love and desire during Joseon’s most severe alcohol prohibition rule.

35. No Longer Human(인간실격) also know as  Human Disqualification, Disqualified from Being Human, Lost, Ingansilgyeok

Human-Disqualification

Director: Hur Jin Ho

Screenwriter: Kim Ji Hye

Genres: Drama, Melodrama

Episodes: 16(Airs: Sep 3, 2021 – Oct 23, 2021)

Airs On: Friday, Saturday(Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.)

Mains

  • Jeon Do-Yeon – Bu-Jung
  • Park Byung-Eun – Jung-Soo
  • Jo Eun-Ji
  • Ryoo Joon-Yeol – Kang-Jae
  • Kim Hyo-Jin – Kyung-Eun
  • Yang Dong-Geun – Woo-Nam
  • Park Ji-Young – A-Ran
  • Son Na-Eun
  • Jung Yun-Ha

Story:

Tells the narrative of ordinary folks who realise they haven’t accomplished anything in their lives and do their hardest to be recognised. Boo Jung is a woman in her forties who feels adrift and unable to accomplish anything. Kang Jae is a young man who is terrified of himself because he believes he will never be able to achieve anything.

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