October is finally here and you know what this means, new Korean dramas are set to air this month. We’re here to count the upcoming Kdramas airing in October 2021.




In October, we have many Korean dramas that have been dubbed some of the most anticipated projects of 2021, from Han So Hee’s Netflix drama to Jun Ji Hyun return to the small screen, here are 7 new Korean dramas airing in October 2021.

Related: 2021 Korean Dramas: List of Every Upcoming And Ongoing 2021 Kdrama

1. The King’s Affection

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Plot Summary: “The King’s Affection” is based on manhwa of the same name and tells the story of a pair of royal twins, one male, one female. Although the sister is initially abandoned for being female, she later returns to the palace and disguises herself as a man to become the crown prince when her brother dies. Park Eun Bin will play the role of Lee Hwi, the crown prince with a shocking secret, while SF9’s Rowoon will play the lead Jung Ji Woon, who is Lee Hwi’s teacher. He falls for her.

Cast: Park Eun Bin, SF9’s Rowoon, VICTON’s Byungchan, DIA’s Jung Chaeyeon, Bae Yoon Kyung, Nam Yoon Su, and Bae Soo Bin

Channel: KBS

Air Date: October 11, 2021




2. Reflection of You

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Plot Summary: “Reflection Of You” will tell the story of a woman who is devoted to her desires and another woman who loses the light of her due to the other one. The drama will unfold around the affair, betrayal, corruption, and revenge that follows their meeting.

Cast: Go Hyun Jung, Shin Hyun Been, Kim Jae Young, and Choi Won Young.

Channel: JTBC

Air Date: October 13, 2021

3. My Name

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Plot Summary: “My Name” is about a woman named Yoon Ji Woo’s (Han So Hee) whose father dies suddenly, she wants to avenge his death and find out who’s behind it. She works for a drug crime group Dongcheonpa. Choi Moo-Jin (Park Hee Soon) is the boss of the drug gang, he helps her uncover the reason behind her father’s death.Yoon Ji Woo joins the police department to become a mole for the drug group, she gets assigned to work in the drug investigation unit in the police department where she meets her partner Detective Jeon Pil-Do (Ahn Bo Hyun).

Cast: Han So Hee, Park Hee Soon, Ahn Bo Hyun, Kim Sang Ho, Lee Hak Joo

Channel: Netflix

Air Date: October 15, 2021

4. Work Later, Drink Now

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Plot Summary: “Work Later, Drink Now” is about three women in their thirties whose life beliefs revolve around having a drink after getting off work. Meanwhile, Kang Buk-Gu (Choi Siwon) works as a PD of TV variety show. He hangs out with the 3 women.

Cast: Apink Jung Eun Ji, Lee Sun Bin, Super Junior Siwon, And Han Sun Hwa

Channel: TVING

Air Date: October 22, 2021

5. Jirisan

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Plot Summary: The story of park rangers who rescue people at Mount Jiri. Jun Ji Hyun will play Seo Yi Kang, the top ranger who knows her way around Mount Jiri National Park. Joo Ji Hoon will play the character of Kang Hyun Jo, a military academy graduate with a deep secret; he joins as a new ranger and becomes Seo Yi Kang’s partner.

Cast: Jun Ji Hyun, Ju Ji Hoon, Sung Dong-Il , Oh Jung Se , Jo Han Chul, Jun Suk Ho

Channel: tvN

Air Date: October 23, 2021

6. Crime Puzzle

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Plot Summary: “Crime Puzzle” tells the story of Han Seung-Min (Yoon Kye-Sang) who is a popular professor at a police University. He is a well-known forensic psychologist. His girlfriend Yoo Hee (Ko Ah-Sung) works as a criminal profiler. Suddenly, Han Seung-Min confesses to killing his girlfriend’s father and other people. He goes to jail for his crimes, however, Yoo Hee doesn’t believe his admission and starts looking for answer, she ends up conducting 10 interviews with him.

Cast: Yoon Kye-Sang, Ko AhSung, Yoon Kyung-Ho, Song Seon-Mi

Channel: Olleh TV, Seezn

Air Date: October 29, 2021

7. Chimera

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Plot Summary: “Chimera” is about a present-day case that is found to be related to an explosion and series of murders in 1984 known as the Chimera Incident. It will follow the main characters as they track down the criminal and uncover various secrets between the two cases.

Cast: Park Hae Soo, Lee Hee Joon And Claudia Kim

Channel: OCN

Air Date: October 30, 2021

8. Koo Kyung Yi [Inspector Koo]

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Plot Summary: “Inspector Koo” is an upcoming comedy-mystery drama starring Lee Young Ae as Koo Kyung Yi, a brilliant insurance investigator who used to be a police officer. She became distant after the death of her husband, despite not being a police officer anymore, she enjoys solving cold cases for the thrill of it. While investigating a murder case, she ends up facing a female college student who is secretly a serial killer.

Cast: Lee Young Ae, Kim Hye Jun, Kim Hae Sook, Kwak Sun Young

Channel: JTBC

Air Date: October 30, 2021

Which one of these upcoming October 2021 Kdramas are you most excited to see? Let us know in the comment section below!

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