Christmas is here and the year 2020 is coming to an end. Let’s watch our new upcoming K-Dramas. The virus pandemic has brought significant effect to our planned year. Just a little disclaimer, These K-Dramas might be subject to change. Current data shows these dramas will be coming in December. So let’s hope we can enjoy them to the best.
1 True beauty
High-school student Im Ju-gyeong (Moon Ga-young) rises to pretty girl fame after she masters the art of make-up from YouTube. She turns into a goddess because of her makeup skills, but would rather die than reveal her bare face to anyone. It tells the love story of Ju-gyeong and the only boy that saw her without makeup, Lee Su-ho (Cha Eun-woo). Lee is an attractive and handsome boy who appears cold because of his dark past, but is actually very caring. They grow when they meet each other, sharing their secrets and finding love with each other, but can Su-ho help Ju-gyeong find her true beauty? The story is based on a webtoon of the same name,
2 City couple’s way of love
An architect by profession Park Jae-won (Ji Chang-wook) has a passionate and honest personality. He is not able to forget the woman, whom he calls a “camera thief”. She stole his heart and disappeared. Lee Eun-oh (Kim Ji-won) lives an ordinary life but has an alter ego called Yoon Sun-ah. She meets Park Jae-won under her fake identity in an unfamiliar place and ends up loving him. The series depicts the real love story of young people who live fiercely in a complex city. This short form drama, which is first in a multi-part series titled as City Couple’s Way of Love, is scheduled to premiere on Kakao TV on December 8, 2020, and will be available worldwide for streaming on Netflix.
3 Run On
Ki Sun-Gyeom was once a popular sprinter for the national team. Due to a case, he quit the sport. He then begins to work as a sports agent. Oh Mi-Joo writes subtitle translations for movies. She meets Ki Sun-Gyeom, who just quit being a sprinter. She feels they were destined to meet.
Seo Dan-A (Sooyoung) is the CEO of a sports agency. She is the only child of a man who runs the Seomyung Group. Because of her gender, she is pushed back on the list of potential successors to the Seomyung Group. She wants fiercely to take back what originally belonged to her. Lee Young-Hwa (Kang Tae-Oh) then appears in her life. He is a university student, majoring in art. He likes movies and croquis drawing.
Source: Asian viki
4 Secret Royal Inspector
Theis KBS drama, set towards the end of the Joseon era, Sung Yi-Gyeom (Kim Myung-Soo) placed first in the state examination and he now works at the Hongmungwan (administrative and research department). He doesn’t have a goal or ambition for his life. One day, Sung Yi-Gyeom is caught gambling. As punishment, he is assigned to work as a secret royal inspector. His job is to eradicate illegal acts and corruption by public officers. He carries out his new job with the help of Hong Da-In (Kwon Na-Ra) and Park Chun-Sam (Lee Yi-Kyung). Hong Da-In is a female inspector and solves cases with Sung Yi-Gyeom. Park Chun-Sam is Sung Yi-Gyeom’s servant. Park Chun-Sam is talkative, affectionate.
Meanwhile, Sung Yi-Beom (Lee Tae-Hwan) is Sung Yi-Gyeom’s younger step brother. His father is a nobleman, but his mother is a slave. Due to his mother’s low social status, his father does not accept him as his real son and he is barred from having certain opportunities. He opposes his older stepbrother Sung Yi-Gyeom. This drama has some comedy added to it.
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5 If you cheat, you die
Kang Yeo-Joo (Cho Yeo-Jeong) is a best-selling writer. Who creates crime stories. She only thinks how to murder people for her nowels. She is married to a lawyer, Han Woo-Sung (Go Joon), specializing in divorce. He wrote a memorandum to his wife stating “If you cheat, you die.” Comic mystery thriller. We are getting some badass characters and also some smart characters. Since we have a novelist and a lawyer. KBS2 drama has thirty two episodes. Due to air on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting on 2nd december to 28th January. Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Romance, Drama.
Han Joon-Hyeok (Hwang Jung-Min) is a veteran reporter for a newspaper. He first became a reporter to pursue justice, but he is now conflicted between idealism and pragmatism. Han Joon-Hyeok must also deal with personal issues as a husband and father. Hush is an office drama that revolves around newspaper reporters and every day battles they face.
7 Marriage Lyrics Divorce Composition
The drama will tell the stories of three charming female protagonists in their 30s, 40s, and 50s who face unpredictable misfortunes, and it also deals with the trouble of married couples as they try to find true love. Pan Sa Hyun is a lawyer, who fell in love with his wife Boo Hye Ryung after seeing her play the drums. The couple has been married for three years and doesn’t have any children.
Shin Yoo Shin is the sweet husband of Sa Pi Young and the director of a hospital’s neuropsychiatry department. Sa Pi Young is a producing director for the radio show, and she always does her best to take care of her home, children, and husband.
Song Won is a skilled Chinese translator, who is divorced. Lee Si Eun is the radio show’s main writer and the wife of Park Hae Ryoon. The two have been married for 30 years, and Lee Si Eun has given all her attention to her husband and children.
Park Hae Ryoon is the dean of the department of theater and film at Sun Jin University, and he became a professor thanks to the support of Lee Si Eun.
Source: My drama list.
8 Round Six
Round Six depicts a story of people who decide to become the players of a mysterious survival game that has a whopping 40-million-dollar prize at stake. Gi-hun, played by Lee Jung-jae, seems defeated by life after being fired from his job. He decides to join the survival game to win prize money. Sang-woo, played by Park Hae-soo, is Gi-hun’s childhood friend and he also joins the game as he gets in trouble at work despite all the hard work he has done to be where he is at now.
The literal translation of Round Six’s Korean title is ‘Squid Game’ (오징어 게임), which is the street game Gi-hun and Sang-woo played together when they were young. It’s quite a physical game that only ends when there’s a final winner, much like the survival game they play now. It’s named as such because players are to draw different geometric shapes on the ground, which, as a whole, look like a squid.
Adventure, Thriller and a mystery Drama by Netflix
(Source: Netflix Media Center)
9 Sweet Home
Based on a popular web toon of the same name, this drama follows the story of Cha Hyun-Soo (Song Kang) a high school student. He is also a recluse and rarely leaves his room. Traumatized by the school bullying, He refuses to talk to his father, mother and younger sister. One day, his whole family, except for him, dies in a car accident. Cha Hyun-Soo is left all alone. He moves into a small apartment. At this time, a mysterious phenomenon of humans turning into monster occur all around the world. The residents of Cha Hyun-Soo’s apartment building, including Pyeon Sang-Wook (Lee Jin-Wook), fight against these monsters and try to survive. Netflix drama