Upcoming K-dramas

5 of the best new K-dramas to watch in December 2024

  1. “Bridgerton” Season 2: The continuation of the hit Netflix series exploring the romantic lives of the Bridgerton family.
  2. “The Lord of the Rings” Series: Amazon’s adaptation set in Middle-earth, exploring new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Fellowship of the Ring.”
  3. “The Witcher” Season 3: Continuing the adventures of Geralt of Rivia based on the book series by Andrzej Sapkowski.
  4. “Stranger Things” Season 4: The next installment of the popular sci-fi series set in the 1980s, featuring a group of kids dealing with supernatural events.
  5. “The Mandalorian” Season 3: The continuation of the Star Wars universe exploring the adventures of the Mandalorian and Baby Yoda (Grogu).

 

Korean dramas, or K-dramas, have been immensely popular worldwide. Here are a few highly anticipated K-dramas that were expected to release around this time:

  • “Our Blues” (우리들의 블루스): This drama follows the lives of people working in a publishing company and their journey to find success and happiness.
  • “Yumi’s Cells” (유미의 세포들): Based on a popular webtoon, this drama depicts the life of an ordinary office worker, Yumi, by showcasing the various cells in her brain controlling her emotions and decisions.
  • “D.P.” (디피): A story about a young army private who becomes a part of the military’s “Deserter Pursuit” unit, tasked with capturing soldiers who have gone AWOL.
  • “Gongjakwang” (공작왕): Centered around a genius, yet fraudulent, broker who manipulates stock markets in his favor.
  • “One Ordinary Day” (어느 날 우리 집 현관으로 멸망이 들어왔다): This drama explores the repercussions of a tragic incident that occurs in an ordinary neighborhood.

K-dramas often cover various genres like romance, comedy, action, and fantasy, offering a diverse range of storytelling. Keep an eye out for these and other K-dramas as they release!

Korean dramas, known as K-dramas, have a huge following globally due to their diverse genres, compelling storytelling, and talented actors. Here are a few popular K-dramas across different genres:

1.Romantic Comedies:

  • “Crash Landing on You”: A South Korean heiress crash-lands in North Korea and falls in love with a military officer.
  • “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim”: A romance between a narcissistic company vice president and his efficient secretary.
  • “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”: Focuses on the healing romance between a psychiatric ward caregiver and a children’s book author with an antisocial personality disorder.

2.Historical Dramas (Sageuk):

  • “Mr. Sunshine”: Set in the late 19th century, it follows the story of a Korean-born U.S. Marine officer during the Joseon Dynasty.
  • “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo”: A time-traveling woman is transported to the Goryeo Dynasty and gets entangled in the lives of the royal family.

3.Fantasy and Supernatural:

  • “Goblin”: A supernatural romance between a goblin, cursed to live forever, and a high school girl who can see ghosts.
  • “My Love from the Star”: An alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago falls in love with an actress.

4.Crime and Thriller:

  • “Signal”: Detectives from the past and present communicate through a mysterious walkie-talkie to solve cold cases.
  • “Stranger” (also known as “Forest of Secrets”): A prosecutor teams up with a police officer to uncover corruption in the justice system.

5.Slice of Life and Family Dramas:

  • “Reply 1988”: Set in the late 1980s, it revolves around five friends and their families in a close-knit neighborhood.
  • “Hospital Playlist”: Follows the lives of doctors working at a hospital, focusing on their friendships and personal stories.

K-dramas often offer a mix of romance, comedy, drama, and sometimes historical or supernatural elements, catering to a wide range of audiences. Each drama brings its own unique storyline and charm, making it easy to find something that suits your taste!