The Most Anticipated Netflix K-Dramas Of 2023: Your Ultimate Watchlist

Are you ready for some exciting new K-dramas on Netflix in 2023? Look no further, because we’ve compiled a list of the most anticipated shows of the year! From heart-wrenching love stories to thrilling mysteries, these shows are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. So mark your calendars and get ready to add these must-see series to your watchlist.

Note: This article contains a list of K-dramas that will be airing on Netflix in 2023. Please note that this list may be updated as the schedules for these dramas are subject to change.

Note: the below list is arranged by date from January until December.

Love to Hate You

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

Plot: “Love To Hate You” is a romantic comedy about a woman who morbidly hates losing to a man and a man who is morbidly suspicious of women and is healed through war-like love. Yeo Mi Ran (played by Kim Ok Bin), is a lawyer who is suspicious of men, and Nam Kang Ho ((played by Yoo Teo), is a top actor who is always wary of women.

Air date: February 10, 2023

Network: Netflix


The Glory 2

Cast: Song Hye Kyo, Lee Do Hyun, Lim Ji Yeon, Yeom Hye Ran, Park Sung Hoon, Jung Sung Il,

Plot: The Netflix series “The Glory” depicts the story of a woman whose soul was shattered by violence in childhood and the desperate revenge that she has planned for her entire life. She seeks to take revenge on the bullies who ruined her life.

Estimated Air date: March 11, of 2023

Network: Netflix


Murder Difficulty

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Air date: tba

Network: Netflix


Mask Girl

Cast: Go Hyun Jung, Nana, Ahn Jae Hong, Yeom Hye Ran, Choi Daniel

Plot: Kim Mo Mi is a plain office worker who lacks confidence in her appearance and gets involved in various mishaps while working as a masked internet broadcaster. Joo Oh Nam is a colleague of Kim Mo Mi’s and secretly admires her. He also suffers from low self-esteem and finds solace in watching internet broadcasts. He becomes caught up in an unexpected situation with Kim Mo Mi.

Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix


Sweet Home 2 and 3

Cast: Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Go Min Si, Lee Si Young, and Park Gyu Young

Plot: “Sweet Home” tells the story of residents at an apartment complex who have to deal with an unknown phenomenon of humans turning into monsters. The 2nd and 3rd seasons will tell the story after the 1st season wrapped up.

Air date: 20253

Network: Netflix


D.P. Season 2

Cast: Jung Hae In, Son Suk Ku, Koo Gyo-Hwan, Ji Jin Hee and Kim Ji Hyun

Plot: D.P tells the story of a soldier who is quiet and calm but inflexible (Jung Hae-In) meets a sergeant (Kim Sung Kyun) who notices his shortcomings, he transfers him to the D.P. (Deserter Pursuit) team. Their mission is to catch deserters. There the soldier meets Corporal Han Ho Yeol (Koo Gyo-Hwan), he begins to give the soldier the investigative know-how, but he annoys him sometimes.

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix


The Girl Downstairs

Cast: Suzy and Yang Se Jong

Plot: “The Girl Downstairs”, starring Suzy and Yang Se Jong, is a romance drama that tells the story of an ordinary college student, Won Joon, who meets Du Na, who retired after leaving behind the glamorous K-pop idol days. It is based on the Naver webtoon of the same name, “The Girl Downstairs”, written by Min Song-ah, known for her work on “Nanolist”, and gained popularity for the delicate emotional portrayal of a character who creates a campus romance with an idol-turned-housemate.

Estimated Air date: 2023


Vigilante

Cast: Actor Nam Joo Hyuk

Plot: “Vigilante,” which will be released after Nam Joo Hyuk joins the military, is based on a popular webtoon by Kim Kyu Sam, and depicts a story of a metropolitan investigation team investigator tracking down a Vigilante, who judges evil people who have escaped the law. Nam Joo Hyuk plays the character of the dark hero Ji Yong who fights evil.

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix


Murderer’s Toy

Cast: Choi Woo Sik, Son Suk Ku, and Lee Hee Joon

Plot: “Murderer’s Toy” is based on a webtoon of the same name by writer Komabi, who gathered explosive reactions by providing unpredictable twists with shocking storytelling that contrasts with the cute drawing style. It is a masterpiece that won the Korea Content Awards’ New Artist Award, Today’s Korean Cartoon Award, and the Jury Prize at the Reader’s Cartoon Awards, with the story of Lee Tang, who only chooses those who commit crimes and murders

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix


Hellbound season 2

Cast: unknown yet

Plot: “Hellbound” tells the story of a world where humans face a frightening supernatural phenomenon. Emissaries from hell appear on earth without a warning and begin to condemn people to hell. Netflix has recently confirmed its plan to return with season 2.

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix


Gyeongseong Creature

Cast: Park Seo Joon and Han So Hee

Plot: “Gyeongseong Creature” is set in the dark times of Spring 1945, its a thriller about two young adults who face off against a creature and fight for their survival.

Estimated Air date: 2023

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: 2023

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: 2023

Network: Netflix


Parasyte The Grey

Cast: Jeon So Nee, Koo Kyo Hwan And Lee Jung Hyun

Plot: “Parasyte The Grey” is adapted from Iwaaki Hitoshi’s comic which was a massive hit in Japan selling millions of copies worldwide. It tells the story of a confrontation between humans who hosted an unidentified parasite that fell from the space and the ones who try to stop it. One day, mysterious parasites fall from the sky, they enter humans as their host and begin to murder other humans. These parasite create their own force and humans who have not been infected fight to stop these creatures from taking over the world.

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix


Daily Dose of Sunshine

Cast: Park Bo Young, Yeon Woo Jin, Jang Dong Yoon, And Lee Jung Eun

Plot: The drama is based on a webtoon titled “Morning Comes to Psychiatric Wards Too.” It tells the real-life experience of a psychiatric nurse named Da Eun. She meets people with wounded hearts at the psychiatric ward.

Estimated Air date: 2023

Network: Netflix

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