10 Korean Dramas To Watch This Fall –– KDrama Recommendation
After all the hype and fun with Mr. Sunshine – a Korean drama that came out a few months ago – your girl apparently has hopped on to the KDrama train and forgot how to come down from it.
You wonder why do I know this? Because lately, other than some psychological thriller snacking aside, my whole life has been taken over by Korean Dramas. If I am not watching more Korean Dramas, you can bet your pancakes that I am looking for more to watch. My whole existence has been efficiently and seamlessly consumed by KDramas, and you know what’s even worse? Your girl is totally fine and happy about it.
With that said, since I am such a wonderful person who loves to share her joys with the world, I have decided to whip up a post on the new Korean Dramas that you should add on your watch-list. So that you can also enjoy this high with me – and also come to be as addicted to KDramas as I am. *cue evil laugh*
1. Terius Behind Me
Genre : Romance, Comedy, Mystery
Starring : So Ji-Sub, Jung In-Sun, Son Ho Joon
Aired : September 27 – November 15, 2018
Episodes : 32
Go Ae Rin is a single mother who after unexpectedly losing her husband, gets involved in a spy war. She lives in the apartment in front of Kim Bon.
Kim Bon, who’s code name is Terius, is a legendary black ops agent for the National Intelligence Service (NIS) who has gone into hiding after disappearing without a trace. 3 years ago in a failed secret operation, he lost the woman he loved. Since then, Kim Bon has hid away in his apartment, next to Go Ae Rin, isolated from the world around him and living in secrecy, trying to uncover the mystery behind what happened back then.
When a mysterious incident arises in which Go Ae Rin’s husband dies, they both team up to uncover a huge conspiracy which Go Ae Rin’s husband had become involved in.
2. The Third Charm
Genre : Romance, Comedy
Starring : Seo Kang Joon, Lee Som, Shin Do Hyun
Aired : September 28 – November 17, 2018
Episodes : 16
At 20 years old, On Joon Yeong is a nerdy, smart university student who wears plain clothes, plain glasses and doesn’t obsess over fashion. He plans everything in his day meticulously, grows frustrated easily, overthinks things and is very sensitive. With the guidance of his friends, he takes part in a blind date where he meets Lee Yeong Jae.
Lee Yeong Jae is also 20 years old, doesn’t attend university and instead works as an assistant hairdresser. Lee Yeong Jae has had a difficult life and is an orphan who looks up immensely to her brother, Lee Soo Jae, a barista. She is honest, hardworking and somewhat daring and the complete opposite to Oh Joon Yeong. Her dream is to become rich, though she would rather get there by her own perseverance. One day, her friend takes her to a blind date group with university students.
At the meet, she encounters Joon Yeong, and goes on a date with him. From there, at 20 years old, their love story begins.
3. The Player
Genre : Action, Crime
Starring : Song Seung Heon, Krystal, Lee Shi Eon
Aired : September 29 – November 11, 2018
Episodes : 14
A police redemption team consisting of a swindler, a fighter, an elite hacker and a talented driver is asked to take back property hidden away by criminals.
The driver, Cha Ah Ryung, grew up on the streets after being abandoned by her parents.
4. Two Lives One Heart
Genre : Medical
Starring : Go Soo, Uhm Ki Joon, Seo Ji Hye
Aired : September 27 – November 29, 2018
Episodes : 40
The series revolves around the thoracic surgery department of a hospital.
Park Tae Soo is a thoracic surgery fellow for four years whose mother is waiting for a heart transplant. Meanwhile, Choi Suk Han is a thoracic surgeon who is renowned for his skills but has not been treated fairly due to his humble medical background from a local university. And a mysterious woman, who had a near death experience, decides to become a resident of thoracic surgery.
5. Matrimonial Chaos
Genre : Comedy, Romance, Drama
Starring : Cha Tae-Hyun, Bae Doo Na, Lee El
Aired : October 8 – November 27, 2018
Episodes : 32
Jo Seok Moo graduated from a prestigious university, but he pursued his dream of becoming a musician rather than finding a traditional job. Jo Seok Moo did not become a musician and because of his advanced age, he could not land a decent job. He then began working at a security service company.
There, he met Kang Hwi Ru for the first time as his customer. They have have been married for 3 years now, but Jo Seok Moo asks for a divorce. They do not have very much in common. Jo Seok Moo has a stubborn personality and enjoys spending time alone, while Kang Hwi Ru is easy-going and has a positive personality.
6. Room No. 9
Genre : Mystery, Drama, Fantasy
Starring : Kim Hee Sun, Kim Young Kwang, Kim Hae Sook
Aired : October 6 – November 25, 2018
Episodes : 16
Eulji Hae-Yi is a lawyer at a big law firm. She flatters people who hold power, but looks down upon those who are poor. Eulji Hae-Yi does anything to win her cases. She will soon receive a promotion to senior partner at the law firm. Her boyfriend is Ki Yoo-Jin. He works as a family medicine doctor. He seems like a gentleman, but he hides his cruelty.
Meanwhile, Eulji Hae-Yi meets death-row convict Jang Hwa-Sa in room 9 in the prison’s visitation area. In room 9, when Eulji Hae-Yi meets Jang Hwa-Sa, suddenly their bodies are exchanged.
7. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
Genre : Mystery, Thriller, Romance, Drama
Starring : Seo In-Guk, Jung So Min, Park Sung-Woong
Aired : October 3 – November 22, 2018
Episodes : 16
A TV series centered around the unfolding relationship between free and unpredictable yet dangerous Kim Moo Young, who is called a “monster”.
He is the first assistant in a Korean beer brewery who becomes a suspect when his girlfriend’s suicide turns out to be murder. His life begins to change when he meets a kind, warm advertising designer named Yoo Jin Kang, who wishes to be Moo Young’s safe haven.
She bears as many emotional scars as him. Yoo Jin Kang also has a brother, a homicide detective named Yoo Jin Gook, with 27 years of job experience. He strives to “reveal” who Moo Young really is and attempts to keep his sister, Jin Kang, away from Moo Young, with whom she begins to know.
8. Where Stars Land
Genre : Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural, Melodrama
Starring : Lee Je-Hoon, Chae Soo-Bin, Kim Ji-Soo
Aired : October 1 – December 4, 2018
Episodes : 40
Lee Soo Yeon and Han Yeo Reum are rookies who works at Incheon Airport. Soo
Yeon dreamed of becoming a pilot, but vision in one of his eyes was bad enough that he had to give up on his dream, he joins the general planning department.
Yeo Reum begins to work in the CS management department at the airport. She wants to be a perfectionist, but her reality is a little bit different.
9. Bad Papa
Genre : Family, Adventure, Drama
Starring : Jang Hyuk, Son Yeo-Eun, Shin Eun-Soo
Aired : October 1 – November 20, 2018
Episodes : 32
Yoo Ji Cheol makes a difficult decision to become a bad person in order to become a good father.
He used to be a top boxer, but he lost everything in a heartbreaking moment. All his hard earned money and fame vanished overnight. After hitting rock bottom, he decides to gain control of his life again through mixed martial arts.
10. Hand : The Guest
Genre : Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Thriller
Starring : Kim Dong Wook, Kim Jae Wook, Jung Eun Chae
Aired : September 12 – November 1, 2018
Episodes : 16
Twenty years ago, Yoon Hwa Pyung, a young psychic born into a shaman family, learns about the powerful demon called “Son” (Guest). The demon possesses the power to control other demons and allow them to possess weak people. The possessed people then go mad, kill their families, and stab themselves in the eye.
Hwa Pyung, Choi Yoon; a young boy born in a religious Catholic family, and Kang Kil Yeong; the daughter of a detective, fatefully meet when their families are killed by a demon.
Twenty years later, the demon killings started again. Hwa Pyung is now a taxi driver who uses his power to seek out possessed people in order to help them, Yoon is a Catholic priest who is talented in exorcism, and Kil Yeong is a detective who doesn’t believe in ghosts. The trio meets again and tries to work together to defeat “Son”.