Spring is here and you know what it means, a new batch of kdramas are set to grace our screen very soon.
Today, we’re taking a look at the upcoming kdramas airing in April of 2022.
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
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
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.
Lee Joon Gi is taking on the role of Kim Hee Woo. His grades were poor in high school and it took him three years to enter law school. After enlisting in the military, he lived as a martial artist and ended up passing the bar exam. He was unfairly killed while investigating a corrupt politician named Jo Tae Seop, he unexpectedly gets another shot at life. While Kim Ji Eun will play Kim Hee Ah, the youngest daughter of Cheonha Group’s CEO who is also a genius. She’s nearly perfect and has an easygoing personality. She becomes interested in Kim Hee Woo.
Air date: April 8
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. Lee Byung Hun and Shin Min Ah will play Lee Dong Suk and Min Sun Ah, two people who will reunite in Jeju where they will begin their love story. Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, and Uhm Jung Hwa will play the classmates who grew up together and made memories with each other in Jeju. Kim Woo Bin will play Park Jung Joon, a pure and warmhearted captain and Han Ji Min will play Lee Young Ok, a Haenyeo who has a lot of rumors spreading about her.
Air date: April 9
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
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.
Park Ju Hyun plays Park Tae Yang, a former aspiring Olympian who was forced to quit due to an incident. Despite that, the sport means the world to her, three years after that incident, she joins a works team and chases her dream once again.
Chae Jong Hyeop takes on the role of Park Tae Joon, a man who sees badminton as his job. He wants to live comfortably after retirement. He is cut from a city team and ends up joining a works team.
Air date: April 20
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.
The drama will focus on Oh Han Byul [Lee Sung Kyung], the head of the PR team at an entertainment agency who can handle crisis well, she works in various fields in the industry and dominates the scene, and the top star Gong Tae Sung [Kim Young Dae], who is also her natural enemy. He’s an A-list celebrity who is beloved by the masses for his angel-like smile and upright image. In reality, he gets angry easily and is competitive.
Air date: April 22
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
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.
Lee Kwang Soo will star in the drama as Ahn Dae Sung, the son of supermarket owner Jung Myung Sook (to be played by Jin Hee Kyung). AOA’s Seolhyun will star in the drama as Ahn Dae Sung’s girlfriend Do Ah Hee, she’s a passionate police officer who has only had eyes for him since she was young. When the body is found, she steps up to catch the culprit.
Air date: April 27
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.
Goo Kyo Hwan will play Jung Ki Hoon, an archaeologist who studies bizarre supernatural phenomena. Shin Hyun Been plays the role of Lee Soo Jin, a genius pattern interpreter who is facing a terrible disaster.
Air date: April 29
Which one of these dramas are you most excited to see?