This November 2022, some of the biggest most-anticipated kdramas will finally be airing, let us take a look at the full list!
Behind Every Star
Cast: Lee Seo Jin, Kwak Sun Young, Seo Hyun Woo, and Joo Hyun Young,
Plot: “Behind Every Star” is a remake of the hit French series “Call My Agent!”. The drama tells the story of the fierce struggles of top stars and their managers in a realistic and witty way. The series has been adapted to be suitable for Kore, showcasing how pro managers working with Korea’s top stars. The team navigates work, love, and ambition during this hectice environment.
Lee Seo Jin plays the role of general director Ma Tae Oh of Method Entertainment.
Kwak Sun Young plays Ma Tae Oh’s right-arm team leader Cheon Jae In. Seo Hyun Woo takes on the role of team leader Kim Joong Don who works closely with Ma Tae Oh and Cheon Jae In. Joo Hyun Young plays So Hyun Joo, a new manager at Method Entertainment who is full of passion, energy, and positivity.
Air date: November 7
Third Person Revenge
Cast: Shin Ye Eun, Lomon, Seo Ji Hoon, Chae Sang Woo, Lee Soo Min, and Jung Soo Bin lead the drama.
Plot: “Third Person Revenge” is a high-stimulated teen revenge thriller that takes place when Chang Mi, who searches for the truth about the death of her twin brother, and Su Heon, who started revenge against the unfair world, are caught up in a shocking incident that took his life. The newly released poster is that of a rifle signaling the beginning of the revenge Chang Mi will take against the person who caused the death of her brother.
Shin Ye Eun plays the role of Ok Chan Mi, a character who is a former high school student who did shooting sports and pursues the truth about the death of her twin brother. Lomon plays Ji Su Heon, a boy who takes revenge on behalf of those who are alienated from school. Seo Ji Hoon plays the role of Seok Jae Beom, who looks perfect but people can’t tell what’s inside his mind, adding to the tension of the play.
Air date: November 9
The First Responders
Plot: “The First Responders” tells the story of employees at a police station and a fire station who work together to solve cases. The story will focus on highlighting the teamwork of the first responders who save lives.
Kim Rae Won plays the role of the police officer Jin Ho Gae who is not afraid of going after criminals, once he bites on a lead, he never lets go. Gong Seung Yeon is Song Seol a paramedic who quickly does her best to save lives, and Son Ho Jun plays the role of Bong Do Jin a firefighter who heads straight to the fire in order to put it out. He’s fearless and bold.
Air date: November 12
Network: SBS, Prime Video
Weak Hero Class 1
Plot: “Weak Hero Class 1” is a strong action-growth drama of a weak boy. The story revolves around depicting the process of confronting numerous violence with Suho [played by Choi Hyun Wook] and Beom Seok [played by Hong Kyung], who became friends for the first time with the top 1% model student Yeon Si Eun [played by Park Ji Hoon]. Yeon Si Eun, who was not interested in studying, fights against violence in his own way to survive in a jungle-like school.
Air date: November 18
Plot: “Somebody” is a Netflix series that tells the story of developer Seom (played by Kang Hae Rim) and friends around her intertwined with Yoon Oh (played by Kim Young Kwang), a mysterious person, as a murder case took place through the social connecting app ‘Somebody’.
Cst: Kim Young Kwang and Kang Hae Rim
Air date: November 18
Cast: Song Joong Ki, Shin Hyun Bin And Lee Sung Min.
Plot: “Reborn Rich” is based on the hit web novel of the same name and tells the story of a man named Yoon Hyun Woo [Song Joong Ki] who was killed after being framed for embezzlement by a chaebol family, a family he’s served for over 10 years. He gets reborn as the youngest son named Jin Do Joon of the chaebol family [Sunyang Group] and plans revenge by gradually taking over their empire.
After his death, he goes back in time to 1987 and finds he’s reborn as Jin Do Joon, the youngest grandson of the family that betrayed him. He notes that someone among them is the one responsible for his death.
Air date: November 18
Please Send Me A Fan Letter
Cast: Sooyoung and Yoon Park
Plot: “Please Send Me A Fan Letter” is an anti-fan romantic comedy between an actress who faces the biggest crisis in the entertainment industry and a man who has to protect his daughter’s sentiments as a fan by sending a fake fan letter. Director Jung Sang Hee, who co-directed “From Now On, Showtime!,” is in charge of directing and showcasing the work.
It will be a short drama with only 4 episodes.
Idol actress Sooyoung plays Han Kang Hee, the top star who faced the biggest crisis in her career due to fan letters. Yoon Park plays Bang Jung Seok, a single father who raises his daughter suffering from leukemia alone. Jung Seok, who wants to grant his daughter’s wish, who is enduring painful chemotherapy in the drama, is a person who has a warm and positive personality in all.
Air date: November 26
Unlock the Boss
Cast: Chae Jong Hyeop, Seo Eun Soo And Park Sung Woong
Plot: “Unlock the Boss” depicts the story of a hybrid collaboration between a boss trapped in a smartphone after being caught up in a suspicious incident and a “job seeker” whose life has changed.
“Unlocking the Boss” is based on a webtoon of the same name. It was greatly loved at the time of its serialization because of its unique storyline and dynamic development across comedy and thriller.
Chae Jong Hyeop plays the role of Park In Sung, a job seeker whose life has changed after picking up a smartphone in which the president is trapped. Park In Sung, who was born into a poor family and only learned “useless” acting as his major, worked hard, but he still remained a young man who has achieved nothing.
Seo Eun Soo will take on the role of an AI-like secretary Jung Se Yeon who is better than any AI. Jung Se Yeon, a young woman who cannot afford to dream, is the strongest ally of Park In Sung but has an unexpected charm as she can also turn into a fatal enemy. She acts indifferently toward others, but she becomes entangled with Park In Sung, a strange man, and her life takes a turn.
Park Sung Woong plays the role of Kim Sun Joo, president of “Silver Linings,” an emerging IT company who has been trapped in a smartphone due to a suspicious incident. Kim Sun Joo, a world-class developer who makes imagination a reality, is a man with everything but a good personality. Kim Sun Joo, who opens his eyes after being chased by someone and comes to know he’s trapped in a smartphone, is a person who must find out the truth in order to return to his only daughter.
Air date: November 30
I Don’t Want To Do Anything
Cast: Seolhyun, Im Siwan, Shin Eun Soo and Bang Jae Min
Plot: “I Don’t Want to Do Anything” is a project to find a stopping point in life between a voluntarily unemployed character Yeo Reum played by Seolhyun and a librarian Dae Beom played by Im Siwan. It depicts a story of leaving a complex city and visiting a strange place where one visits to do nothing but find themselves. The drama is expected to provide beautiful visuals with scenery captured through filming in places such as Gurye, Gokseong, and Namhae.
Seolhyun will portray Lee Yeo Reum’s growth narrative of what led to her life when she comes to Angok Village.
Im Siwan plays Ahn Dae Beom, a shy librarian whose live changes after Yeo Reum shows up.
Air date: November 2022
Network: Genie TV, seezn, and ENA
Plot: “The Fabulous” tells the story of the work, passion, romance, and friendships of young men and women who work in the fashion industry.
Chae Soo Bin is taking on the role of Pyo Ji Eun, the manager of a PR agency for luxury brands. She’s someone who has always loved pretty things and fights to survive in the industry now that she’s an adult who has longed to be a part of it.
Minho will be the freelance photo retoucher Ji Woo Min who is nearly perfect. The one thing he lacks is passion, and he’s not the type to be tied down by work or love. He maintains a relationship with Pyo Ji Eun that swings between a friendship and the beginning of a romance.
Air date: Some time in November [originally scheduled for November 4 but was delayed due to Itaetwon’s tragedy]
Which one of these upcoming November 2022 Kdramas are you most excited to see?