August is here, and you know what that means, a new batch of Kdramas, let us take a look at the list!
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
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
If You Wish Upon Me
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.
Ji Chang Wook will be taking on the role of the Yoon Gyeo Re. A man who doesn’t have any desires or will and is barely holding on to the present, he is a ‘broken adult child’ who grew a habit of causing himself pain by getting a lot of tattoos. Yoon Gyeo Re grew up in an orphanage then was held at a youth detention center, and later landed in prison. He began volunteering at the hospice due to an accident and struggles again to survive for the last time.
Sung Dong Il will be playing the role of Kang Tae Shik, the volunteer chief working at the hospice. He lost all meaning to life. Sooyoung is taking on the role of Seo Yeon Joo, a woman who gives hope to patients working as the hospice hospital’s nurse. She’s obsessed with exercise and considers muscle lose to be the end of the world. She’s an icon of health, vigor and liveliness.
Air date: August 10
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
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.
Yoo Mi-Seo (Han Ji-Eun) is set to marry very soon, while she didn’t invest alot of money, she lost it all.
Choi Sun-Woo (Hong Jong-Hyun) is 33 years old and works part-time at a convenience store. He is also a mysterious man. Despite getting off work from a convenience store, he drives an imported car.
Kang San (Jung Moon-Sung) is a man who focuses on happiness and doesn’t care about work or finding success. He also works part time. Jung Haeng-Ja (Kim Sun-Young) runs her own pork feet restaurant while Kim Jin-Bae (Jang Gwang) retired from his job, when he did that, he began investing in the stock market.
Air date: August 12
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.
Don Sae Ra always wears glasses due to her condition and uses her ability to secretly help people despite being poor. She is bright and doesn’t hesitate to lend a hand.
“Good Job” is set to take over the same time slot currently occupied by the massively popular ENA drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo.”
Air date: August 24
Network: ENA, seezen, Olleh TV
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
So, which one of these dramas are you most excited to see?