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The K-Dramas of September 2017

What an awesome month for k-dramas! Quite a lot of the dramas that are releasing sound super interesting and different. Big names, lots of big names, a few of which are quite unexpected, are involved in dramas this month. I don’t know about you but we’re super excited for September.  Most of the dramas mentioned below are creating a buzz, not only in Korea but internationally as well, the positive reviews are through the roof!

Here is our list of the upcoming and recently released k-dramas of September that we recommend you check out…

~COMING SOON~

 

20th Century Boy & Girl 20 세기 소년소녀

© 20th Century Boy&Girl, MBC, 16.09.2017, http://www.imbc.com
© 20th Century Boy&Girl, MBC, 16.09.2017, http://www.imbc.com

– Premiers on September 25

Summary: A heartwarming romantic comedy about neighborly affection, and the meaning of home, family, and friendship. The story focuses on the friendship and love lives of three 35-year-old single women living in rundown apartments. Things begin to change when the boy they liked in their youth shows up one day igniting the spark of romance for each of them.

Main Cast: Han Ye-Seul, Kang Min-Ah, Kim Ji-Suk, Kim In-Sung, Lee Sang-Woo, Ryu Hyun-Kyung, Song Soo-Hyun.

Genre: Romance, Comedy.

 

 

While You Were Sleeping 당신이 잠든 사이에

© While You Were Asleep, SBS Korea, 16.09.2017, http://programs.sbs.co.kr
© While You Were Asleep, SBS Korea, 16.09.2017, http://programs.sbs.co.kr

– Premiers on September 27

Summary: A woman, who’s dreams can predict accidents that take place in the future. A prosecutor, who struggles to stop those dreams from becoming a reality.

Main Cast: Lee Jong-Suk, Bae Suzy.

Genre: Fantasy, Legal, Romance, Supernatural.

 

~Recently Premiered~

Temperature of Love 사랑의 온도

© Temperature of Love, SBS Korea, 16.09.2017, http://programs.sbs.co.kr
© Temperature of Love, SBS Korea, 16.09.2017, http://programs.sbs.co.kr

Summary:  This drama focuses on Hyun-Soo, a young woman who aspires to be a drama series writer, and Jung-Sun, a young man who has dreams of becoming a French food chef. They begin chatting online under the usernames “Jane” and “Chakhan Seupeu” (Good Soup) Eventually they meet and realize that they already know each other…having previously been in love when they were younger.

Main Cast: Seo Hyun-Jin, Yang Se-Jong, Kim Jae-Wook, Jo Bo-Ah, Pyo Ji-Hoon, Ji Il-Joo.

Genre: Comedy, Romance.

 

Argon 아르곤

© Argon Poster, TvN, 16.09.2017, http://program.tving.com
© Argon Poster, TvN, 16.09.2017, http://program.tving.com

Summary: Contract reporter Lee Yeon-Hwa has 6 months left before her contract is to end, she is assigned to work with “Argon.” A fierce and dedicated broadcast news team who’s pursuit of finding and uncovering the truth never ends. Together the team battles the proliferation of fake news and strives to provide the public with the accurate facts. Though all the time Lee Yeon-Hwa struggles to get a permanent job with Argon as a reporter. So, she starts working with Kim Baek-Jin, a news anchor and the demanding leader of Argon. Under his guidance, she receives strict training and grows as a reporter.

Main Cast: Kim Joo-Hyuk, Chun Woo-Hee, Park Won-Sang, Shin Hyun-Bin, Park Hee-Bon, Shim Ji-Ho.

Genre: Workplace, Thriller, Political, Romance, Comedy, Sci-fi.

 

Andante 안단테

© Andante, KBS, 16.09.2017, http://asianwiki.com
© Andante, KBS, 16.09.2017, http://asianwiki.com

Summary: High school student and computer genius Shi-Kyung (EXO’s Kai) is forced to move out to the countryside and transfer to a mysterious high school. Through unfamiliar experiences, he comes to realize the meaning of life and love.

Main Cast: Kai, Lee Ye-Hyun, Baek Chul-Min, Kim Jin-Kyung, Baek Seung-Do, Park Ji-Yeon.

Genre: Romance, Youth, Coming-of-age, School, Drama.

 

Lingerie Girl’s Generation 란제리 소녀시대

© Girl's Generation Lingerie, KBS, 16.09.2017, http://www.kbs.co.kr
© Girl’s Generation Lingerie, KBS, 16.09.2017, http://www.kbs.co.kr

Summary: This story is set in Daegu, South Korea during the 1970’s, and focuses around the adventures of Lee Jung-Hee and her friends. Lee Jung-Hee is a student in the 2nd grade of high school and the second daughter of a family who runs an underwear factory.

Main Cast: Bona, Chae Seo-Jin, Seo Young-Joo, Lee Jong-Hyun, Yeo Hoi-Hyeon, Min Do-Hee.

Genre: Coming-of-age, Teen, Romance, Comedy, Mystery.

 

Magic School 마술학교

© Magic School, JTBC, 16.09.2017, http://asianwiki.com
© Magic School, JTBC, 16.09.2017, http://asianwiki.com

Summary: The story focuses on the lives of these individuals. Na-Ra, a university student who has never had a girlfriend in his life. He wants to become a public servant. Jay, a popular magician mired in deep sadness. Joon, a poor but warmhearted intern at a hospital. These people gather at a magic school led by Master Han and his daughter Yi-Seul, who yearns to become a dancer, not a magician.

Main Cast: Jin-Young, Nichkhun, Yoon Park, Kang Yoon-Je, Ryu Seung-Soo, Shin Eun-Soo, Park Gyu-Young, Nam Sung-Joon, Park Joo-Hyung.

Genre: School, Youth, Romance.

That’s our list of recommendations for September. Do you agree with our recommendations? Have you started watching any of these? Do you have any recommendations for us? Let us know!

Featured Image Source: © While You Were Sleeping, SBS Korea, 16.09.2017, http://sbsfune.sbs.co.kr

 

 

The author: Matthew Keeler

American-born Australian planning on making Korea my home. 4-Dimensional optimist :D Love life and live with no regrets. Be yourself, and treat everyone with kindness.^^
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