Every month more and more dramas are releasing and it can be hard to keep up, but the dedicated drama fan never gives up! Come rain, shine, laughter, tears, sleep deprivation, deadlines, social life, and lack of exposure to the outside world, we must press on. Binging awaits!
Get your snacks and tissues ready everyone, this month is going to be one hell of a wild ride. There is something for everyone, intense crime thrillers, hilarious comedies, everyday life and office antics, dark fantasy, and even romantic adventures in France!
Here are a just a few of the ones that have caught our attention…
Oh! Dear Half-Basement Goddesses
오! 반지하 여신들이여
-Premiers on October 19
Summary: Four Greek goddesses come down to earth with the intention of spreading peace, harmony, and love. Things take an interesting turn when they are struck by the harsh reality of high costs, and struggles of living in Seoul. Forced to put their plans aside, they hide their true identities and begin living together in a cheap half-basement apartment.
Main Cast: Ha Yun-Soo, Park So-Jin, Cha Jung-Won, Na Hae-Ryung, Park Sung-Woo, Baek Seung-Hwan.
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Drama.
Bravo, My Life
브라보 마이 라이프
-Premiers on October 21
Summary: Based on the world of tv production, this drama revolves around an arrogant drama PD (Program Director), a frustrated trainee actor who still hasn’t debuted after 7 years, and an assistant director who unlike her colleagues still hasn’t earned her own show.
Main Cast: Do Ji-Won, Park Sang-Min, Yun Jung-Hoon, Jung Yoon-Mi, Hyun-Woo, Kang Ji-Sub.
Genre: Family, Workplace Drama, Melodrama.
Because This is My First Life
이번 생은 처음이라
Summary: Nam Se-Hee, a bachelor in his early 30’s, owns his own house, but owes a lot of money on his mortgage. Yoon Ji-Ho, a bachelorette in her early 30’s does not own her own house, and seriously envies those who do. Due to her financial struggles, she has given up on having a love life. Things take an interesting turn when Yoon Ji-Ho begins living with Nam Se-Hee as his housemate.
Main Cast: Lee Min-Ki, Jung So-Min, Esom, Park Byung-Eun, Kim Ga-Eun, Kim Min-Suk, Yoon Bo-Mi.
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama.
Summary: Former detective Choi Kang-Woo now works as a veteran insurance investigator. He leads a team that attempts to reveal and catch those committing insurance fraud.
Main Cast: Yoo Ji-Tae, Woo Do-Hwan, Ryu Hwa-Young, Jo Jae-Yun, Kim Hye-Seong, Hong Soo-Hyun.
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Investigation.
Summary: Yoon So-So works as a travel guide for Korean tourists visiting France. Her current group of tourists, a recently dumped young man, a possible stalker, a suspicious couple whose relationship is undefined, a web designer who is uncertain about marriage, and many other interesting characters. As if things weren’t difficult enough for Yoon So-So, none of them want anything to do with each other.
Main Cast: Lee Yeon-Hee, Jung Yong-Hwa, Choi Woo-Sik, Ha Shi-Eun, Ryu Seung-Soo, Park Yoon-Ha, Jeong Gyu-Su, Lee Ji-Hyun, Yoon Park.
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Life, Adventure, Friendship, Mystery.
Revolutionary Love/Love of Transformation
Summary: Byun Hyuk is a rich young man who lives a comfortable life without much ambition. He decides to try living as a poor person, hiding his background and taking up residence in a studio apartment in a run-down neighbourhood. Baek Joon is a poor person who lives in the same area. Although she graduated from a good university, she failed to land a good job. She is forced to work multiple part-time jobs just to make ends meet. Things change for both Byun Hyuk and Baek Joon when they meet.
Main Cast: Choi Si-Won, Kang So-Ra, Gong Myung, Lee Jae-Yoon, Choi Jae-Sung, Jeon Bae-Su, Lee Han-Wi, Choi Dae-Chul, Kim Ye-Won, Seo Hyun-Chul, Hwang Jung-Min, Seo Yi-An.
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Friendship, Youth.
Summary: A grim reaper is exiled to earth after falling in love with a human woman Ha-Ram. As a death psychic, she can see the shadows of death around people who are going to die. The grim reaper possesses the body of a cop, Black. Together Black and Ha-Ram work to prevent the other grim reapers from taking peoples lives.
Main Cast: Song Seung-Heon, Go Ara, Lee El, Kim Dong-Joon, Jo Jae-Yun, Lee Gyu-Bok, Kim Won-Hae, Jung Suk-Yong, Lee Cheol-Min, Heo Jae-Ho.
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller, Romance.
Are you interested in any of the dramas above? Started any of them already? Do you have any recommendations for us? Let us know, we would love to chat about K-Dramas with you!
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