Upcoming Kdramas Airing In 2022- The Full List

2022 promises to be one of the biggest years for kdramas on record, with an already a great list of upcoming Korean dramas set to air this year that you should watch. We’re here to list every single upcoming Korean drama airing in 2022.

Note: the below list will be regularly updated. The air dates are an estimation and the final dates might end up being different, you can browse the drama’s name on the website to check out its latest news

Table Of Contents
  1. January 2022 Kdramas
  2. February 2022 Kdramas
  3. March 2022 Kdramas
  4. April 2022 Kdramas
  5. May 2022 Kdramas
  6. June 2022 Kdramas
  7. July 2022 kdramas
  8. August 2022 kdramas
  9. Rest of 2022 Kdramas

January 2022 Kdramas

1-Ghost Doctor

Cast: Rain, Kim Bum, Uee, And Apink’s Son Naeun

Plot: “Ghost Doctor” is a fantasy medical drama that tells the story of a genius doctor named Cha Young Min [played by Rain]. He is arrogant and selfish. One day, he gets involved in an unexpected case and due to that gets into an accident, his spirit possesses another doctor’s body [played by Kim Bum]. The two doctors are polar opposite and must navigate their new reality together.

Air date: January 3, 2022

Network: tvN


2- Tracer

Cast: Im Siwan, Go Ah Sung, Son Hyun Joo, And Park Yong Woo

Plot: “Tracer” is an upcoming drama taking place at the National Tax Service. It tells the story of Hwang Dong Joo [Im Siwan], a new team manager of the Seoul Regional Office’s Investigation Bureau, and Go Ah Sung who plays the role of Seo Hye Young, a fellow team member at the Seoul Regional Office, she’s very brazen and unafraid of facing the world head-on.

Air date: January 7, 2022

Network: MBC


3-No, Thank You 2

Cast: Park Ha Sun, Kwon Yool and more.

Plot: “No, Thank You 2” is the second season of the drama. It tells the story of Min Sa-Rin (Park Ha Sun) who has adapted herself to the role of a daughter-in-law and her life is going relatively smoothly. One day, she gets involved in an unexpected case that stirs trouble for her.

Air date: January 8, 2022

Network: Kakao TV


4-Dr. Park’s Clinic

Cast: Lee Seo Jin, Ra Mi Ran, Cha Chung Hwa, Kim Kwang Gyu, and more.

Plot: “Dr. Park’s Clinic” tells the story of Dr. Park Won Jang (Lee Seo Jin) who recently opened his own internal medicine clinic. He aims to become knowledgeable as a skilled physician and make a lot of money in the process. He thought that opening his own clinic would make him more money but reality turns out different from that. To make things worse, he begins to lose hair. He’s married to Sa Mo-Rim (Ra Mi-Ran) who trusts medical advice on TV more than her husband.

air date: January 14, 2022

Network: TVING


5-Through the Darkness

Cast: Kim Nam Gil, Jin Sun Kyu, Ryeo Woon, Kim So Jin and more.

Plot: “Through the Darkness” tells the story of criminal profilers who struggle to read serial murderers minds. Song Ha Young (Kim Nam-Gil) is a criminal profiler who is calm and has charisma, he ends up digging cases and looking deeply into the human mind.

Air date: January 14, 2022

Network: SBS


6- Rookie Cops

Cast: Kang Daniel, Lee Shin Young, Chae Soo Bin, Park Yoo Na, Kim Sang Ho

Plot: The drama will tell the story of the love and challenges of young people in a police university.

Air date: January 26, 2022

Network: Disney+


7-All of Us Are Dead

Cast: Yoon Chan Young, Park Ji Hoo, Cho Yi Hyun, Lomon, Yoo In Soo, etc.

Plot summary:All of Us Are Dead” is a zombie drama about a high school that gets infected by a zombie virus and those outside who attempt to rescue the students. The drama will focus on the psyches of the people who will fight till the end to survive within the conditions they’re placed under. It is based on a popular webtoon of the same name.

Release date: January 28, 2022

Network: Netflix


February 2022 Kdramas

1-Twenty-Five Twenty-One

Cast: Kim Tae Ri, Nam Joo Hyuk, WJSN’s Bona, Choi Hyun Wook , Lee Joo Myung

Plot: “Twenty-Five Twenty-One” tells the story of two people who meet when they are 22 and 18 and begin their love story four years later when they are 25 and 21. It will focus on the romance between the youth, growth, and friendship.

Air date: February 12

Network: tvN


2-Forecasting Love and Weather

Cast: Park Min Young, Song Kang, Yura, and Yoon Park

Plot: “Forecasting Love and Weather” tells the story of work and romance of people who work at the weather forecast service. Park Min Young is taking on the role of Jin Ha Kyung, an intelligent character with a cold and sensitive personality. Song Kang is taking on the role of Lee Si Woo, a guy who appears clumsy but has an IQ of 150 and is serious about his job.

Air date: February 12

Network: JTBC


3- Thirty Nine

Cast: Son Ye Jin, Jeon Mi Do, Kim Ji Hyun, Yeon Woo Jin, Lee Moo Saeng, Lee Tae Hwan

Plot: “Thirty-Nine” is a romance drama that tells the story of three friends, who met in their second year of high school, and how they are going to turn 40. The drama deals with the stories of these three soon-to-be 40 women and their friendship and love.

Air date: February 16

Network: JTBC


4- Grid

Cast: The drama is led by Seo Kang Joon, Kim Ah Joong, Kim Moo Yeol, Kim Sung Kyun, and Lee Si Young and more. It is directed by Ri Gun and written by Lee Soo Yeon.

Plot: “Grid” is a mystery thriller drama that talks about the story of three people who chase after a mysterious ghost for different reasons, this unknown ghost saved humanity back in 1997 from solar winds by creating a shield named “The Grid” then disappeared, but comes back after 24 years to help a serial killer escape.

Air date: February 16

Network: Disney+


5- I Haven’t Done My Best Yet

Cast: Park Hae-Joon, Kim Kap Soo, Park Jung Yeon and more

Plot: ” I Haven’t Done My Best Yet” tells the story of Nam Geum-Pil (Park Hae-Joon), he is a man in his 40s who lives with his father and daughter. Out of the blue, he decides to quit his job, he doesn’t care. He begins to freeload from his friends when he wants to drink alcohol. He becomes aware of a man in his neighborhood who appears unemployed but makes a killing as a webcomic writer, he decides to become a webcomic writer.

Air date: February 18

Network: TVING


6- Business Proposal

Cast: Ahn Hyo Seop, Kim SeJeong, Kim Min Kyu, Seol In Ah, VICTON’s Byungchan

Plot: “A Business Proposal” is a rom-com about an office employee who goes on a blind date with her company’s CEO in place of a friend while hiding her identity. The story was first published by author Hae Hwa as a web novel in 2017 and produced into a webtoon in 2018.

Air date: February 28

Network: SBS


Plot Summary: “Sponsor” is a romance thriller about scandalous love affairs between two men and two women. The four adults in the story will do whatever to get what they want, and they all set out to find a sponsor that can satisfy their desires.

Cast: Lee Ji Hoon, Han Chae Young, Ji Yi Soo and Koo Ja Sung

Channel: iHQ

Air Date: February 23, 2022


8-Juvenile Justice

Cast: Kim Hye Soo, Kim Moo Yeol, Lee Sung Min, Lee Jung Eun, etc.

Plot summary: Juvenile Justice” is a legal drama about a prickly judge who hates juvenile offenders, the judge is appointed to a local juvenile court. The judge was a victim of a juvenile crime before, they will set on a journey involving various cases involving troubled youth and discover what it means to be an adult. Kim Hye Soo is taking on the role of Shim Eun Seok, a sharp and level-headed elite judge. Kim Moo Yeol is taking on the role of judge Cha Tae Joo, who has a soft heart and embraces juvenile delinquents. Lee Sung Min is taking on the role of Head Judge Kang Won Joong.

Release date: February 25

Network: Netflix


9- Love (Ft. Marriage And Divorce) Season 3

Cast: Lee Ga Ryung, Lee Min Young, Jeon No Min, Jun Soo Kyung, Kang Shin Hyo and Ji Young San

Plot: “Love (Ft. Marriage And Divorce)” is a drama about three women in their 30s, 40s, and 50s who experience shakeups in their marriages and discover their husbands are having affairs. Its a famous Makjang drama by writer Im Sung Han and has become one of the most successful TV Chosun dramas ever.

Air date: February 26

Network: TV Chosun


10- Military Prosecutor Doberman

Cast: Ahn Bo Hyun, Jo Bo Ah, Oh Yeon Soo And Kim Young Min

Plot: “Military Prosecutor Doberman” tells the story of a man named Do Bae Man (Ahn Bo Hyun), a military prosecutor who chose this path because of money. After he meets a woman named Cha Woo In (Jo Bo Ah), a military prosecutor who joined this job to get revenge, both of them join hands to fight evil in the military and become true prosecutors.

Air date: February 28

Network: tvN


March 2022 Kdramas

1- Crazy Love

Cast: Kim Jae Wook, f(x)’s Krystal, Ha Jun, Yoo In Young, Im Won Hee, Lee Si Eon, Jung Sung Ho, Baek Joo Hee, Kim Ki Nam, Lee Ha Jin, Lee Mi Young, Lee Yoon Hee, Kim Hak Sun, and more.

Plot: “Crazy Love” is about a man who pretends to have amnesia when he is told he will be murdered, it’s also the story of a woman who pretends to be his fiance when she is told she doesn’t have much time to live.

Air date: March 7, 2022


2- Kill Heel

Cast: Kim Ha Neul, Lee Hye Young, and Kim Sung Ryung

Plot: A story of the endless desires and struggles of 3 women at UNI Home Shopping. “Kill Heel” focuses on three women in the fierce world of home shopping. They must survive in a world of stiff competition.

The drama was originally scheduled to air in February but was postponed due to COVID-19.

Air date: March 9

Network: tvN


3- A Superior Day

Cast: Jin Goo, Ha Do Kwon, Lee Won Geun and more

Plot: “A Superior Day” is based on a webtoon of the same name and is a thriller about an ordinary man who must kill the serial killer living next door to him in order to save his kidnapped daughter.

Jin Goo will play Lee Ho Chul, a firefighter who is on a mission to save his kidnapped daughter. Ha Do Kwon will play Bae Tae Jin, an intelligent assassin. While Lee Won Geun will play Kwon Si Woo, a serial killer who is being chased down by both Lee Ho Chul and Bae Tae Jin.

Air date: March 13

Network: OCN


4- The King of Pigs

Cast: Kim Dong Wook, Kim Sung Kyu, And Chae Jung Ahn

Plot: “The King of Pigs” is an upcoming thriller drama that follows people who recall their experiences as victims of violence due to the mysterious serial killings that begin when they received a message from a friend from 20 years ago. The drama focuses on school violence. Kim Dong Wook, Kim Sung Kyu, and Chae Jung Ahn lead the drama that is based on director Yeon Sang Ho’s animated film of the same name that has already been acknowledged at various film festivals.

Air date: March 18

Network: TVING


5- Soundtrack #1

Cast: Park Hyung Sik And Han So Hee

Plot: “Soundtrack #1” is about a man and a woman who have been best friends for 20 years, and for some reason had to stay together in a house for two weeks, where there they get to learn about their true feelings for one another. It stars Park Hyung Sik and Han So Hee, and it is also being directed by Kim Hee Won, who is well known for “Vincenzo” and “The Crowned Clown.”

Air date: March 23

Network: Disney+


6- Pachinko

Cast: Lee Min Ho, Jin Ha, Anna Sawai, Kim Min Ha, Soji Arai, and Kaho Minami

Plot: The drama is based on Min Jin Lee’s best-selling novel of the same title and tells the story of four generations of a Korean immigrant family, its about how the family’s history unfolds across continents (Korea, Japan, and the United States). The project will feature Korean, Japanese, and English, and the story will be told over eight episodes. Filming is set to begin on October 26, the crew will film in Canada as well.

Estimated Air date: March 25

Network: Apple TV+


8- Juvenile Delinquency

Cast: Won Ji An, Yoon Chan Young, Yoon Hyun Soo, Han Se Jin, and Yang Seo Hyun

Plot: “Juvenile Delinquency” tells the story of 18-year-old Kyung Da-Jung (Won Ji-An), she has been used a drug mule by her own parents. One day, she attempts to make a delivery but something goes wrong. Thus, she runs and hides in the countryside. There, she meets teenagers Gong Yoon-Tak (Yoon Chan-Young), Gong Yoon-Jae (Yoon Hyun-Soo), Kim Kook-Hee (Han Se-Jin) and Hong Ae-Ran (Yang Seo-Hyun). Kyung Da-Jung also finds a hemp field.

Gong Yoon-Tak lives with his father and looks after his two younger siblings including Gong Yoon-Jae. He’s basically the breadwinner of the family, his life was quiet and ordinary until Kyung Da-Jung’s appearance.

Air date: March 25

Network: Olleh TV, Seezn


April 2022 Kdramas

1. Tomorrow

Cast: Kim Hee Sun, Rowoon, Lee Soo Hyuk and Yoon Ji On

Plot: “Tomorrow” tells the story of a man named Choi Joon Woong who after being jobless for three years attempts to take his own life. He goes to a bridge to jump off but he finds someone else trying to jump off while trying to convince them otherwise, they both fall accidentally off the bridge. The crisis management team run by grim reapers belatedly arrives at the scene, and Choi Joon Woong ends up falling into a three-year coma, his soul becomes half alive and half dead. He ends up getting a job at the crisis management, and his job involves taking special care of people who are at a high risk of suicide and helping them want to continue living.

Air date: April 1

Network: MBC


2. Green Mothers’ Club

Cast: Lee Yo Won, Chu Ja Hyun, Jang Hye Jin, Kim Kyu Ri, and Joo Min Kyung 

Plot: “Green Mothers’ Club” tells the story of is about dangerous relationships in a neighborhood association of parents at the local elementary school. The women who take part in the association come to be known as mothers, they reveal their hidden secrets and learn about what friendship in adulthood means.

Air date: April 6

Network: JTBC


3. Again My Life

Cast: Lee Joon Gi, Lee Kyung Young, Kim Ji Eun, Jung Sang Hoon, Choi Kwang Il, Kim Jae Kyung, and more

Plot: “Again My Life” tells the story of a young prosecutor who gets a second chance to pursue justice after failing to bring down a powerful person. The drama was originally a novel written by Lee Hae Nal, it was later released as a webtoon.

Air date: April 8

Network: SBS


4. Our Blues

Cast: Lee Byung Hun, Shin Min Ah, Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, Han Ji Min, Kim Woo Bin, Kim Hye Ja, Go Doo Shim, Uhm Jung Hwa, Park Ji Hwan, Choi Young Joon, Bae Hyun Sung, Noh Yoon Seo, Ki So You, etc.

Plot: “Our Blues” is an omnibus-style drama that focuses on the sweet, sour and bitter life stories of diverse characters throughout different stages in their lives, the setting will be in Jeju Island.

Air date: April 9

Network: tvN


4. My Liberation Diary

Cast: Son Seok Gu, Kim Ji Won, Lee Min Ki, And Lee El

Plot: “My Liberation Diary” focuses on the story of three siblings who want to escape from their stifling lives and the Mysterious Outsider who comes to their town.

Air date: April 9

Network: JTBC


5. Love All Play

Cast: Park Ju Hyun, Chae Jong Hyeop, Park Ji Hyun, Kim Moo Joon, Seo Ji Hye, Lee Chae Min, Bin Chan Uk, Jeon Hye Won, and more

Plot: “Love All Play” is a sports romance drama that tells the story about a man and a woman on a mixed doubles badminton company team.

Air date: April 20

Network: KBS


6. Shooting Stars

Cast: Park Ju Hyun, Chae Jong Hyeop, Park Ji Hyun, Kim Moo Joon, Seo Ji Hye, Lee Chae Lee Sung Kyung, Kim Young Dae, Yoon Jong Hoon, Kim Yoon Hye, Sojin (Girl’s Day), Lee Jung Shin (CNBLUE) and more

Plot: “Shooting Stars” is an upcoming rom-com that tells the story of people who work hard behind the scenes of the entertainment industry, such as PR teams, managers, and reporters, it focuses on those who clean up after idols’ messes.

Air date: April 22

Network: tvN


7. From Now, Showtime!

Cast: Park Hae Jin, Jin Ki Joo, Jung Joon Ho, Jung Suk Yong, Go Kyu Pil, Kim Hee Jae, Park Seo Yeon, Jang Ha Eun, Kim Jong Hoon, Cha Mi Kyung, Choi Moo In, Lee Eun Kyul, etc.

Plot: “From Now, Showtime!” is a fantasy rom-com about Cha Cha Woong (Park Hae Jin), a popular magician who can summon ghosts, and a passionate police constable who has supernatural powers named Go Seul Hae (Jin Ki Joo).

Air date: April 23

Network: MBC


8. The Killer’s Shopping List

Cast: Lee Kwang Soo, Seolhyun (AOA), Jin Hee Kyung, Shin Sung Woo, Jo Ah Ram and more

Plot: “The Killer’s Shopping List” is based on a novel of the same name and is written by Kang Ji Young, it is a comedy-mystery thriller about an ordinary neighborhood on the outskirts of Seoul. When a body is found around an apartment building, a supermarket receipt becomes a key piece of evidence that unleashes the hunt for the killer.

Air date: April 27

Network: tvN


9. Monstrous

Cast: Lee Kwang Soo, Seolhyun (AOA), Jin HeGoo Kyo Hwan, Shin Hyun Been, Kim Ji Young, Park Ho San, Kwak Dong Yeon, Nam Da Reum, and more

Plot: “Monstrous” tells the story of people who are lured in by a curse from ‘that thing’ that shouldn’t have come out into the world. It will focus on archaeologists who chase after monstrous cases that have never been heard of. The village gets swept in disaster with the discovery of a mysterious statue of the Buddha getting possessed.

Air date: April 29

Network: TVING

Which one of these dramas are you most excited to see?


May 2022 Kdramas

1. Bloody Heart

Cast: Lee Joon, Kang Han Na, and Jang Hyuk

Plot: “Bloody Heart” is a fictional historical drama about Lee Tae, who becomes the king of Joseon and dreams of absolute monarchy.

Network: KBS

Air date: May 2


2. There is No Goo Pil-Soo

Cast: Kwak Do Won, Yoon Doojoon, And More

Plot: It tells the story of two men: 40-something Goo Pil-Soo (Kwak Do Won) and 20-something Jung Seok (Yoon Doo Joon). It will mark the first acting rule for Yoon Doo Joon following his military discharge.

Network: Olleh TV, Seezn, Sky TV

Air date: May 4


3. O’PENing tvN

A series of short-form kdramas that are two episodes long.

  1. What Are You Doing in the Office, Share?– airing on May 2nd
  2. XX+XY– airing on May 9th

4. The Sound of Magic

Cast: Ji Chang Wook, Hwang In Yeop and Choi Sung Eun

Plot: “The Sound of Magic” tells the story of a girl named Yun Ai who becomes an adult too quickly and the mysterious magician Lee Eul who wishes to be a child forever. The drama is said to involve musical elements. The series will be produced by JTBC Studio and Zium Content.

Ji Chang Wook is taking on the role of Lee Eul, a strange magician who lives in an abandoned theme park. Choi Sung Eun is taking on the role of Yun Ai who lives a terrible life until she meets the magician and goes through a magical experience. Her classmate Na Il Deung will be played by Hwang In Yeop, the student used to focus on his studies but begins to bond with Lee Eul and Yun Ai as he learns the fun of magic.

Network: Netflix

Air date: May 6


5. Woori The Virgin

Cast: Im Soo Hyang, Sung Hoon, Shin Dong Wook, And More

Plot: “Woori The Virgin” is rom-com drama that is a remake of the popular American tv-series “Jane The Virgin.” It tells the story of Oh Woo Ri (Im Soo Hyang) who is keeping her virginity till marriage but has an unexpected accident when she goes to the OB-GYN and gets pregnant through artificial insemination, the father turns out to be Raphael (Sung Hoon), the CEO of a cosmetic company who is a secret romantic hoping one day to meet someone who he will fall in love with and live happily with them.

Network: SBS

Air date: May 9


6. Rose Mansion

Cast: Lim Ji Yeon And Yoon Kyun Sang

Plot: “Rose Mansion” is set in an apartment scheduled for reconstruction. It follows the story of Ji Na (Lim Ji Yeon) as she searches for the truth behind her sister’s disappearance. She’s joined by detective Min Soo (Yoon Kyun Sang). Both investigate suspicious neighbors hiding their greed behind their ordinary looks, they discover unexpected truths in the process.

Network: TVING

Air date: May 13


7. Welcome to Wedding Hell

Cast: Lee Jin Wook and Lee Yeon Hee

Plot: “Welcome to Wedding Hell” tells the story of a couple. Seo Joon-Hyung (Lee Jin Wook) works for a large company, he’s a 30-year-old man whose life goes smoothly for the most part, he’s happy and financially secure. His girlfriend is Kim Na-Eun (Lee Yeon Hee), a woman in her 30s as well, she’s affectionate, bright and smart, she also works for a large company. Seo Joon-Hyung and Kim Na-Eun prepare for their wedding begin wedding preparations and face many issues as they go.

Network: KakaoTV

Air date: May 23


8. Kiss Six Sense

Cast: Yoon Kye Sang, Seo Ji Hye, and Kim Ji Suk

Plot: The drama is based on a popular webnovel and tells the story of a woman who has superpowers that grant her the ability to see the future when kissed. It tells the story of Ye-Sool (Seo Ji Hye) who has the special ability. However, she doesn’t know whether what she sees will happen in a month, year or several in the near future. She works at an advertising company and enjoys her work but can’t stand her boss Min-Hu (Yoon Kye Sang). One day, by accident, her lips touch Min-Hu’s neck and she sees them naked in bed together.

Network: Disney+

Air date: May 25


9. Juvenile Delinquency 2

Cast: Won Ji An, Yoon Chan Young, Yoon Hyun Soo, Han Se Jin, and Yang Seo Hyun

Plot: The drama follows up on the first part that aired in March of this year. “Juvenile Delinquency” tells the story of 18-year-old Kyung Da-Jung (Won Ji-An), she has been used a drug mule by her own parents. One day, she attempts to make a delivery but something goes wrong. Thus, she runs and hides in the countryside. There, she meets teenagers Gong Yoon-Tak (Yoon Chan-Young), Gong Yoon-Jae (Yoon Hyun-Soo), Kim Kook-Hee (Han Se-Jin) and Hong Ae-Ran (Yang Seo-Hyun). Kyung Da-Jung also finds a hemp field.

Air date: May 31st

Network: Olleh TV, Seezn

June 2022 Kdramas

1. EVE

Cast: Seo Ye Ji, Park Byung Eun, Yoo Sun, Lee Sang Yeob, Yoo Sun and more

Plot: “Eve” is a melodrama that centers around the story of a chaebol’s 2-trillion-won (approximately $1.7 billion) divorce lawsuit that shocks the entire nation.

Air date: June 1

Network: tvN


2. Dr. Lawyer

Cast: So Ji Sub, Im Soo Hyang, Shin Sung Rok, Lee Kyung Young, Lee Joo Bin, Choi Jae Woong, Kim Ho Jong, and more.

Plot: “Dr. Lawyer” tells the story of a genius medical surgeon named Han Yi Han who loses everything after an unknown manipulation of his surgery. He returns as a medical lawyer. It also tells the story of a prosecutor from the medical crimes department who loses their family and lover through that surgery.

So Ji Sub plays the role of the genius surgeon who returned as a lawyer specializing in medical litigation. Because of an incident that happened four years ago, his medical license was revoked and that’s why he became a lawyer. He tries to find out the truth behind the reason for this mysterious incident. It notably marks So Ji Sub’s first drama in four years.

Air date: June 3

Network: MBC


3. Why Her?

Cast: Seo Hyun Jin, Hwang In Yeop, Heo Joon Ho, Bae In Hyuk, Kim Chang Wan, Lee Kyung Young, Bae Hae Sun, Cha Chung Hwa, Jo Dal Hwan, Kim Jae Hwa, Ji Seung Hyun, Nam Ji Hyun, Lee Joo Woo, Lee Kyu Sung, Lee Jin Hyuk, and more.

Plot: “Why Her” is a romance mystery drama that tells the painful yet exciting story of Oh Soo Jae (Seo Hyun Jin), a cold lawyer who has become empty while pursuing success, and Gong Chan (Hwang In Yeop), a law school student who has fallen in love with Oh Soo Jae and will do anything to protect her. The story of these two people whose lives take a drastic turn of events when a wrong choice was made.

Air date: June 3

Network: SBS


4. Cleaning Up

Cast: Jun So Min, Yum Jung Ah, And Kim Jae Hwa and more

Plot: “Cleaning Up” tells the story of three women. Eo Yong Mi (Yum Jung Ah), An In-Kyung (Jeon So Min) and Maeng Soo-Ja (Kim Jae Hwa) work as cleaning ladies at a brokerage company. its a remake of the British television series of the same name, it will focus on the three cleaners who attempt to carve a new destiny for themselves after they accidentally overhear some key information about insider trading.

Air date: June 4

Network: JTBC


Cast: Yeo Jin Goo, Moon Ga Young, Song Duk Ho, Kim Ji Young, Ye Soo Jung and many more

Plot: “Link” is a fantasy romance drama about a man who suddenly begins to feel all types of emotions experienced by an unknown woman when the link phenomenon happens again for the first time after 18 years.

Air date: June 6

Network: tvN


6. Insider

Cast: Lee Yoo Young, Kang Ha Neul, Kim Sang Ho and more.

Plot: “Insider” is an action-suspense drama about a character named Kim Yo Han (Kang Ha Neul), a judicial trainee who experiences a crisis while working undercover for an investigation. This leads him to become a prisoner. He ends up struggling to obtain a hand of cards that could change his fate.

Air date: June 8

Network: JTBC


7. Yumi’s Cells season 2

Cast: Kim Go Eun, GOT7 Jinyoung, Lee Yoo Bi, and more

Plot: The drama is set after season 1 of “Yumi’s Cells.” The relationship between Kim Yumi (Kim Go Eun) and her co-worker Bobby Yoo (GOT7’s Jinyoung) is explored. Will Yumi find true love this time?

Air date: June 10

Network: TVING


8. New Normal Zine

Cast: Jung Hye-Sung,Hwang S eung-Un, Jang Eui-Su and more

Plot: it tells the story of Cha Ji-Min (Jung Hye-Sung), she is a single woman who pursues a slow living lifestyle. She worked as a local news reporter for a current affairs magazine, but that magazine was shut down. After that, she begins to work as an editor for digital magazine “New Normal Zine” under the same parent company.

Air date: June 10

Network: TVING


9. Jinxed at First

Cast: Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun, Na In Woo, Woo Hyun, Ki Do Hoon, Hwang Seok Jeong, Hong Suk Chun and more

Plot: “Jinxed at First” tells the story of the cruel fated romance drama about a man who considers his unhappy life as his destiny and the one goddess who jumps out of her world in order to reverse that curse. The drama is based on the popular webtoon of the same name

Air date: June 15

Network: KBS


10. Alchemy of Souls

Cast: Lee Jae Wook, Jung So Min, NU’EST’s Minhyun, Shin Seung Ho, And More

Plot: “Alchemy of Souls” is a fantasy romance drama taking place in the fictional nation named Daeho, a country that doesn’t exist in history or maps. The story will follow a set of main characters whose fates get twisted due to magic that switches people’s souls. The drama’s title itself refers to the soul switch.

Air date: June 18

Network: tvN


11. Money Heist Part 1

Cast: Yoo Ji Tae, Park Hae Soo, Kim Ji Hoon, Kim Yoon Jin, Jang Yoon Joo, Park Jung Woo, Lee Kyu Ho and more

Plot: “Money Heist” is based on the Spanish drama also known as “The House of Paper” (“La Casa de Papel”). It tells the story of people who gather to plan a heist on the Spanish crime drama is also known as “The House of Paper” (“La Casa de Papel”) and tells the story of a group of people who undertake a heist on the Royal Mint of Spain, led by a criminal mastermind called the Professor. The drama will take place in Korea.

Air date: June 24

Network: Netflix


12. Anna

Cast: Suzy, Jung Eun Chae, Kim Joon Han, Park Ye Young and more

Plot: “Anna” was originally pictured as a movie and has now become an eight-episode series about a woman who starts off by telling a small lie and winds up living as someone else. Suzy will play Yoo Mi, the woman who lies and ends up living someone else’s life. She is married and her husband is Ji-Hun [played by Kim Joon Han], he is ambitious and goal-oriented. Yoo Mi is friends with Ji Won [Park Ye Young], she is the only one she fully trusts and relies on.

Air date: June 24

Network: Coupang play


13. Ultimate Weapon Alice

Cast: Park Se Wan, Song Geun Hee

Plot: It tells the story of Gyeo-Wool (Park Se-Wan), she is a mysterious transfer high school student and she is also a killer. At her new school, she meets a student named Yeo-Reum (Song Geon-Hee). he suffers from trauma, somehow, they wind up getting chased by a criminal organization.

Air date: June 24

Network: Watchta


14. Café Minamdang

Cast: Seo In Guk, Oh Yeon Seo, Kwak Si Yang, Kang Mina, And More

Plot: “Café Minamdang” is a mystery-comedy about the events that unfold when a former profiler Nam Han Joon becomes a baksumudang (male shaman) and meets the violent crimes division’s team leader Han Jae Hee.

Air date: June 27

Network: KBS

July 2022 kdramas

1. Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me

Cast: Han Ji Hyo, NCT’s Doyoung, And More

Plot: it tells the story of a university student wants to become a song lyricist. She has never had a boyfriend in her life and her self-esteem is almost zero. She manages to find a mysterious notebook filled with lyrics that makes dream come true for the writer. Her friend is the only one who knows about it, thus, she gets involved with different men.

Air date: July 14

Network: TVING

2. Remarriage & Desires

Cast: Kim Hee Sun, Lee Hyun Wook, Jung Eugene, Cha Ji-yeon, Park Hoon

Plot: Remarriage & Desires tells the story of an exclusive matchmaking agency Rex, it caters to the upper members of society. The members of the service aim to upgrade their social status by marrying into the elites, in particular, those listed under the “Black” tier, an elite group that consists only of the top 0.001% of society.

Estimated Air date: July 15

Network: JTBC

3. Adamas

Cast: Ji Sung, Seo Ji Hye, And Lee Soo Kyung

Plot: “Adamas” tells the story of twin brothers uncovering the truth of an incident that took place 22 years ago. They will fight against great evil to clear their biological father of the charges against him, he’s been accused of killing their stepfather. The twin brothers are shocked to hear their father murdered their stepfather at first, but when they find out he’s about to face the death penalty and that he was falsely accused, they set on a mission to uncover the truth that is hidden away by huge power.

Estimated Air date: July 27

Network: tvN

4. Big Mouth

Cast: Lee Jong Suk, YoonA, Kwak Dong Yeon, Kim Joo Heon, Ok Ja Yeon, And Yang Kyung Won

Plot: “Big Mouth” is a hard-boiled noir drama about a third-rate lawyer who becomes in charge of a murder case that turns him into a genius conman known as “Big Mouse.” In order to protect his family and survive, he must expose a huge conspiracy among the privileged upper classes.

Estimated Air date: July 29

Network: MBC

5. Today’s Webtoon

Cast: Kim Sejeong, Daniel Choi, Nam Yoon Soo and more

Plot: “Today’s Webtoon” is a Korean remake of the Japanese drama “Sleepeeer Hit!” The drama tells the story of a former judo athlete who after getting injured was forced to give up on sports, she later gets a job in the webtoon editorial department where she struggles to grow as a true webtoon editor.

Air date: July 29

Network: SBS

6. The Good Detective 2

Cast:  Son Hyun Joo and Jang Seung Jo

Plot: “The Good Detective” tells the story of the real lives of police detectives as they uncover corruption and those who try to conceal it.

Air date: July 30

Network: JTBC

August 2022 kdramas

1. Hunted

Cast: Park Ho San, Kim Soo Jin, Lee Hyo-Je, Ye Soo-Jung

Plot: “Hunted” tells the story of an ordinary country village, a missing person case takes place, with this case, the village secrets are revealed one by one.

Air date: August 1

Network: MBC


2. Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist

Cast: Kim Min Jae, Kim Hyang Gi, And Kim Sang Kyung

Plot: “Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist” tells the story of Yoo Se Poong (Kim Min Jae), a well-known internal medicine doctor of the royal family, he gets expelled after getting caught up in a conspiracy. He then begins working in the strange and beautiful Gyesu village and meets Seo Eun Woo (Kim Hyang Gi) and Gye Ji Han (Kim Sang Kyung). He works to become a doctor who heals the heart.

Air date: August 1

Network: tvN


3. If You Wish Upon Me

Cast: Ji Chang WookGirls’ Generation‘s Sooyoung, and Sung Dong Il.

Plot: “If You Wish Upon Me” is a drama inspired by an actual organization that exists in the Netherlands that fulfills wishes for terminally ill cancer patients. The drama will focus on the story of a young man who is pushed to his limits by a life full of struggles, he goes to a hospice hospital and joins the staff in fulfilling the last wishes of people.

Air date: August 10

Network: KBS


4. A Model Family

Cast: Jung woo, Yoon Jin Seo, Park Hee Soon

Plot: “A Model Family” tells the story of an ordinary man named Dong Ha who is the breadwinner of his family. He is married to Eun-Joo (Yoon Jin-Seo). She has a secret no one knows about. When Dong Ha goes through financial difficulties and is on the verge of divorcing his wife, he finds a vehicle with a lot of money. This leads him to get involved with Gwang-Cheol (Park Hee Soon), Gwang-Cheol is the second guy in command in a drug ring.

Air date: August 12

Network: Netflix


5. Stockstruck

Cast: Han Ji-Eun, Hong Jong-Hyun, Jung Moon-Sung, Kim Sun-Young

Plot: “Stockstruck” tells the story of five people who invested in the stock market. They take part in a mysterious stock meeting. There, they learn about life, love, and friendships through investing in stocks.

Air date: August 12

Network: TVING


6. Good Job

Cast: Jung Ill Woo, SNSD’s Yuri

Plot: “Good Job” tells the story of the massively rich chaebol detective Eun Sun Woo (played by Jung Il Woo) and a woman who has supernatural sight named Don Sae Ra (played by Yuri). They team up to solve mysteries together and develop a romantic relationship.

Air date: August 24

Network: ENA, seezen, Olleh TV


7. Unicorn

Cast: Shin Ha Kyun, Won Jin Ah, Lee Yoo Jin, Kim Young Ah, Lee Joong Ok, Bae Yoo Ram, and Kim Wook

Plot: “Unicorn” is a sit-com drama that will revolve around the struggles of CEO Steve (played by Shin Ha-Kyun) and his crew at startup Maccom.

Air date: August 26

Network: Coupang Play

Rest of 2022 Kdramas

Golden Spoon

Cast: Yook Sungjae, DIA’s Jung Chae Yeon, Lee Jong Won And Yeonwoo

Plot: “Golden Spoon” is based on a popular webtoon of the same title and tells the story of a kid born into a poor family, he uses a golden spoon to switch fates with a friend who was born into a wealthy family.

Estimated Air date: second half of 2022

Network: MBC


Trees Die on Their Feet

Cast: Kang Ha Neul

Plot: “Trees Die on Their Feet” tells the story of an elderly woman who came from North Korea, she doesn’t have much time to live, a theatre actor acts as her grandson to fulfill her last wish. This changes his life.

Estimated Air date: second half of 2022

Network: unknown


Borrowed Body

Cast: Nam Yoon Su

Plot: “Borrowed Body” is based on a webtoon of the same title written by Park Se Gye, it is a fantasy mystery school romance about two polar opposite students who end up switching bodies. Lee Sang Yoo is an outsider who is hated by the entire school after being falsely accused of something, while Ki Da Rim is well-liked, popular, and good at both sports and studies.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: Kakao Tv


The Police Station Next to the Fire Station

Cast: Kim Rae Won, Son Ho Jun And Gong Seung Yeon

Plot: “The Police Station Next to the Fire Station” tells the story of employees at a police station and a fire station who work together to solve cases.

Estimated Air date: first half of 2022

Network: SBS


Blind

Cast: 2PM’s Taecyeon and Ha Seok Jin

Plot: “Blind” tells the story of regular people who unfairly became victims and ordinary perpetrators who have closed their eyes to the uncomfortable truth. It will tell the stories of detectives, judges, law school students, and jurors.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: OCN


Glory

Cast: Song Hye Kyo, Park Sung Hoon

Plot: “Glory” is an upcoming drama about a sad revenge story, it begins with a high school student who dreamed of becoming an architect but had to drop out of school due to the brutal violence she’s experienced. Years later, the person who caused her so much harm gets married and has a child. Once the kid enters elementary school, the former victim becomes their homeroom teacher and starts to enact revenge against the perpetrators and the bystanders who watched her get bullied.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: Netflix


Goodbye Earth

Cast: Yoo Ah In, Ahn Eun Jin, Jeon Seong Woo, and Kim Yoon Hye

Plot: “Goodbye Earth” tells the story of what happens when there are 200 days remaining until earth collides with an asteroid, it tells the story of four individuals who live together through this chaotic situation.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: Netflix


Delivery Knight

Cast: Kim Woo Bin, Esom, And Kang Yoo Seok

Plot: “Delivery Knight” is based on a webtoon of the same name and takes place in 2071 where pollution has become so severe, people can’t survive without respirators. It will tell the story of a legendary delivery knight 5-8, who has extraordinary fighting skills who meets a refugee named Sa Wol who dreams of becoming a delivery knight because its their only hope. Because of the worsening conditions, delivery knights plays an important role in Korea’s survival.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: Netflix


My Man Is Cupid

Cast: Jang Dong Yoon And Nana

Plot: The drama tells the story of a fairy who falls in love after getting shot by his own arrow.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: unknown


Little Women

Cast: Kim Go Eun, Nam Ji Hyun, And Park Ji Hu

Plot: “Little Women” tells the story of three sisters who share a close bond, they grew in poverty. It follows their story as they get embroiled in a major incident and face off against the wealthiest family in the nation.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: tvN


Work Later, Drink Now Season 2

Cast: Lee Sun Bin, Han Sun Hwa, Apink’s Jung Eun Ji, and Super Junior’s Choi Siwon.

Plot: continuation of season one

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: TVING


Taxi Driver Season 2

Cast: Lee Je Hoon and more

Plot: Unknown yet

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: SBS


Squid Game 2

Cast: unknown yet

Plot: unknown yet

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: Netflix


Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son

Cast: Song Joong Ki, Shin Hyun Bin

Plot: “Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son” is based on the hit web novel of the same name and tells the story of a man [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 of the chaebol family [Sunyang Group] and plans revenge by gradually taking over their empire.

Estimated Air date: first half of 2022

Network: JTBC


Love War

Cast: Yoo Teo, Kim Ok Bin, kim Ji Hoon And Go Won Hee

Plot: The drama centers around a man and a woman who don’t believe in love because they distrust the opposite sex. They will face the reality through the process of understanding each other and realizing what true love is.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: Netflix


Snow White Must Die

Cast: Kim Bo Ra, Byun Yo Han and Go Bo Gyeol

Plot: The drama is based on the best-selling German mystery novel of the same name, it is a mystery drama about a chain of events that happens in a decaying village and the ugly side of human nature.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: unknown yet


Beyond the Memory

Cast: Shin Ha Kyun, Han Ji Min, Lee Jung Eun, And Jung Jin Young

Plot: “Beyond the Memory” takes place in 2040s and tells the story of the future and virtual reality. Its about a man who lives in agony following the death of his wife who passed away due to cancer. One day, he receives a mail and chooses to reunite with her after abandoning his body. The drama will be about a world where one can live forever without death.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: TVING


Suriname

Cast: Ha Jung Woo, Hwang Jung Min, Park Hae Soo, Jo Woo Jin, Yoo Yeon Seok

Plot: “Suriname” is based on true events, it takes place in South America, where a drug lord operating in the country has grabbed the attention of the National Intelligence Service. The NIS enlists the help of an ordinary entrepreneur who aims to make a fortune in Suriname but ends up falling deep into the world of drug crimes.

Estimated Air date: September 2022

Network: Netflix


Missing: The Other Side Season 2

Cast: unconfirmed yet

Plot: “Missing: The Other Side” is a mystery-fantasy drama about a village inhabited by the souls of people who went missing and their bodies weren’t found.

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: OCN


The Uncanny Counter Season 2

Cast: unconfirmed yet

Plot: a continuation of the first season

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: OCN


Island

Cast: Kim Nam Gil, Lee Da Hee, Cha Eun Woo, And Sung Joon

Plot: “Island” is an upcoming drama based on a webtoon of the same name, it is a fantasy exorcism drama that takes place on Jeju Island. It will focus on the sorrowful and bizarre journey of the characters who are fated to fight evil that’s trying to destroy the world.

Estimated Air date: first half of 2022

Network: unconfirmed yet


Dr. Romantic Season 3

Cast: Han Suk Kyu And Ahn Hyo Seop

Plot: unconfirmed yet

Estimated Air date: the winter of 2022

Network: SBS


Cruel Mrs Ae Ran

Cast: Ra Mi Ran

Plot: the drama focuses on the story of a working mom in her 40s who is in charge of performing a secret job as a condition of reinstatement. 

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: tvN


Tale of the Nine-Tailed season 2 and 3

Cast: unconfirmed yet

Plot: “Tale of the Nine-Tailed” is a fantasy drama about a nine-tailed fox who settles in the city and a producer who begins to chase him.

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: tvN


The Empire: Empire of Law

Cast: Ahn Jae Wook, Geum Sae Rok, and Lee Ga Eun

Plot: depicts the vulgar scandals of Korea’s nobles of the robe (whose rank came from holding judicial or administrative posts) who dream of hereditary succession

Estimated Air date: 2022

Network: 2022


Moving

Cast: Han Hyo Joo, Jo In Sung and Ryu Seung Ryong.

Plot: It is an action-hero thriller based on a webtoon by Kang Full. It will be a large-scale drama about three people discovering their superpowers

Estimated Air date: second half of 2022

Network: Disney+

Which one of these Korean dramas airing in 2022 are you most excited to see?

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