December 2022 kdramas You Should Definitly Watch This Holiday

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Many new amazing kdramas have been released this December, let us take a look at some of the biggest releases you can watch this Holiday season.

Recipe for Farewell

Cast: Han Suk Kyu and Kim Seo Hyung 

Plot: “Recipe For Farewell” tells the story of Chang Wook [Han Suk Kyu], a man in his 40s who works as a translator and a humanities instructor. His wife Da-Jung [Kim Seo Hyung] suffers from terminal bowel cancer. She has difficulties eating because of the digestive problems caused by cancer.

Its based on a non-fiction novel titled “It May Be A Little Spicy Today.”

Air date: December 1

Network: Watcha


Cast:  Jung Hae InGo Kyung PyoKim Hye Jun, and Kim Roi Ha

Plot: “Connect” tells the story about a new race with a body that is immortal, “Connect” Dong Soo, who was kidnapped by organ trafficking organizations and lost one eye, and then chased after the serial killer after learning that his eyes were transplanted to a serial killer who shook Korea.

It is the first Korean drama directed by Takashi Miike, a director who has fandom around the world and makes us look forward to a well-made work with extraordinary sense and unique interpretation.

Air date: December 7, 2022.

Network: Disney+

Unlock My 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: December 7, 2022.

Network: ENA

The Forbidden Marriage

Cast: Park Ju Hyun, Kim Young Dae, Kim Woo Seok and many more.

Plot: “The Forbidden Marriage” is based on a web novel of the same name. Its a refreshing palace historical drama about the prohibition of marriage ordered by King Yi Heon after losing the crown princess seven years prior. One day, a con artist named So Rang appears in front of the king and says she’s been possessed by the late crown princess’s spirit.

Air date: December 9, 2022.

Network: MBC

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Part II

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: Korea – Joint Economic Area” 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 takes place in Korea after reunification as a group of people decide to the rob the mint and escape with the money.

Air date: December 9, 2022.

Network: Netflix

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

Air date: December 9, 2022

Network: TVING

Alchemy of Souls 2

Cast: Lee Jae Wook, Go Yoon Jung, Hwang Min Hyun, Shin Seung Ho, Arin, Yoo In Soo, Yu Jun Sang and Oh Na Ra.

Plot: “Alchemy Of Souls” is a fantasy romance drama in which the protagonists, whose fate has been twisted due to the magic that switches people’s souls, overcome and grow up against the backdrop of a great country that does not exist in history or map.

Air date: December 10, 2022

Network: tvN

Missing: The Other Side 2

Cast: Go Soo and  Heo Joon Ho

Plot: “Missing: The Other Side” is a mystery-fantasy drama that tells the interesting story of what happens to human souls whose dead bodies haven’t been found yet. The drama first aired on 29 August 2020 and received a lot of love and attention for its solid story and acting. It’s returning with its second season, alongside the two main characters, Ahn So Hee and Ha Jun returning for the second season. Lee Jung Eun and Kim Dong Hwi are the new addition to the cast.

Air date: December 19, 2022

Network: tvN


Cast: Kim Hyun Joo, Park Hee Soon, Kim Moo Yeol and Jung So Bin

Plot: “Trolley” is a mystery melodrama about the story when the secrets of a wife of an assembly member who hides her past get revealed to the world. It depicts the psychology of characters in confusion and conflict in front of options without answers.

Actress Kim Hyun Joo plays Kim Hye Joo, a bookkeeper, and lawyer Nam Joong Do’s wife. She wants to live a normal life, so she doesn’t show up as a politician’s wife. Through unexpected events, long-standing secrets are revealed and their life comes under crisis.

Park Hee Soon plays Kim Hye Joo’s husband, Nam Joong Do. Nam Joong Do is a lawyer-turned-assembly member and a person who has worked hard to represent the socially disadvantaged. Kim Hye Joo’s life has been separated from political activities to keep his promise to his wife. After his wife’s secret is revealed to the world, he faces another inflexion point.

Air date: December 19, 2022

Network: SBS

Big Bet

Cast: Choi Min Sik ,  Son Suk KuLee Dong Hwi, Heo Sung Tae and more.

Plot: “Big Bet” tells the story of one man who becomes the king of casino after many twists and turns. After a series of incidents, he loses everything but decides to return to the game with his life on the line.

Air date: December 21, 2022

Network: Disney+

The Interest of Love

Cast: Yoo Yeon SeokMoon Ga Young, Geum Sae Rok, And Jung Ga Ram

Plot: “The Interest Of Love” is a melodrama based on writer Lee Hyuk Jin’s novel of the same name, which depicts an in-house romance at KCU Bank. People with different perspectives meet each other and understand the meaning of true love.

Air date: December 21, 2022

Network: JTBC

The Fabulous

Cast: SHINee’s Minho and Chae Soo Bin

Plot: “The Fabulous” tells the story of the work, passion, romance, and friendships of young men and women who work in the fashion industry.

Air date: December 23, 2022

Network: Netflix

The Glory

Cast: Song Hye Kyo, Lee Do Hyun, Yeom Hye Ran, Lim Ji Yeon, Park Sung Hoon, Kim Hieora, Cha Joo Young, Kim Gun Woo, and Jung Sung Il.

Plot: “Glory” is a 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.

Air date: December 30, 2022

Network: Netflix


Cast:  Kim Nam GilLee Da HeeCha Eun Woo, and Sung Joon

Plot: “Island” is a drama based on the webtoon of the same name by writers Yoon In Wan and Yang Kyungil, depicting the journey of characters who are destined to fight against evil trying to destroy the world.

Air date: December 30, 2022

Network: TVING

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

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