It’s Week 2 of the Crash Landing On You withdrawal. While we’ve started to preoccupy ourselves with some Korean dramas on Netflix, we’re also excited for the other drama titles that are set to come out this year!
Here are some of the K-Dramas we’re looking forward to watching in the months to come:
The King: Eternal Monarch
Starring: Lee Min-ho, Kim Go-eun, Woo Do-hwan, Jung Eun-chae
Release Date: April 2020
From the writer that brought us classics such as Descendants of the Sun and Goblin comes another exciting show to watch. The King: Eternal Monarch lives on a parallel dimension Emperor Lee Gon (Lee Min-ho) trying to close the door between the two worlds and enlisting modern day detective Jung Tae-eul’s (Kim Go-eun) help to make sure that evil wouldn’t harm the people from either sides of the universe.
Fun Fact: This is Lee Min-ho’s comeback drama after his discharge from the military.
A Piece of Your Mind
Starring: Jung Hae-in, Chae Soo-bin
Release Date: March 23, 2020
A Piece of Your Mind is a story about unrequited love, and how the fate of Ha-won (Jung Hae-in) intertwines with Seo-woo (Chae Soo-bin) and two other souls. From one-sided love, will these feelings prosper to something deeper? Or is just having half of half of someone’s heart will already be enough?
Starring: Nam Joo-hyuk and Bae Suzy are in talks for the lead roles
Release Date: Second half of 2020
This upcoming tvN series is all about the ins and outs of building your own start-up company from scratch. Seo Dal-mi is a college drop-out who dreams of becoming the next Steve Jobs. Nam Do-san, on the other hand, is a genius start-up founder with a company struggling to keep up. Boy meets girl, girl meets boy, and will this fateful encounter just make them the next big thing in Silicon Valley?
Shall We Have Dinner Tonight
Starring: Seo Ji-hye, Song Seung-heon
Release Date: May 2020
Based on a popular webtoon, Shall We Have Dinner Tonight is about Woo Do-hee (Seo Ji-hye) and Kim Hae-kyung (Song Seung-heon) mistaken as a couple while waiting in line at a restaurant. Not wanting to pass up on an offer made for couples, the two decided to eat together. The two soon discover a blossoming friendship as they talk about life and love over sumptuous meals.
Fun Fact: This is Seo Ji-hye’s next project after Crash Landing On You.
Starring: Kim Myung-soo (L), Shin Ye-eun
Release Date: March 25, 2020
Sol-a (Shin Ye-eun), a graphic designer in her mid-20s, takes in a cat one night, not knowing that this adorable pile of fluff actually transforms into a human being named Hong-jo (Kim Myung-soo). The two unknowingly find a deep bond with each other but will that change once Sol-a learns that Hong-jo is living a double life?
Starring: Lee Shin-young, Kim So-hye, Shin Seung-ho
Release Date: April 2020
The drama, based on a webtoon of the same name, follows the life of Park Chan-hong (Lee Shin-young) who is a victim of bullying; of Heo Don-hyuk (Shin Seung-ho) who’s more focused on making a living for himself rather than studying; and of Se-yoon (Kim So-hye), the school’s most popular girl. The story revolves around the complexity of adolescence and how these three discover their identities and form a kind of friendship that will weather them through the ups and downs of high school.
Fun Fact: This is Lee Shin-young’s first lead role after Crash Landing On You.
What are the Korean dramas you are looking forward to watching this year?