9 Upcoming Korean Drama in March That Everyone Has Been Hyping About
Aaaand we’re back at it again.
Your girl took a small break from watching Korean dramas since ya know, you gotta feed thy brains with wise words that comes from books as well every now and then. Also, I was waiting for the KDramas that I wanted to watch to finish airing before I devoured it –– that’s honestly the main reason why I stopped watching for a bit. But that’s beside the point because worry not, as your girl is back into the Korean drama bingeing game.
And she has her hair tied up, popcorn buttered up and teddy bear ready to cuddle with. I’m well prepared to binge the hell out of these Kdramas.
Genre : Historical, Melodrama, Action
Starring : Jung Il-Woo, Kwon Yool, Go Ara
Aired : February 11, 2019 –– April 30, 2019
Episodes : 48
Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, four people from different walks of life come together to make Prince Lee Geum the King and reform the Saheonbu. The four people are Lee Geum, Yeo Ji, Park Moon Soo, and Dal Moon.
Lee Geum is a prince, but, even though he is smart, he is not recognized as a prince due to his mother being born in the lowest class.
Yeo Ji is damo at the Saheonbu. She investigates cases enthusiastically. She has a talent for the martial arts and foreign languages. Yeo Ji is the best investigator at the Saheonbu including the male investigators. Park
Moon Soo has been preparing for his exam to become a public officer. He is not very smart and has difficulty with the exam, but he is honest and tender to other people.
And Dal Moon is a famous clown who fools around with the court gisaengs and has been known to be very good at martial arts.
Genre : Thriller, Mystery, Supernatural
Starring : Ju Ji-Hoon, Jin Se-Yun, Kim Kang-Woo
Aired : February 11, 2019 –– April 2, 2019
Episodes : 32
This drama is an adaptation on a webtoon of the same name. The series is a mystery fantasy drama about a police profiler and a prosecutor’s attempts to uncover secrets surrounding items with special powers.
Kang Gon (Ju Ji-Hoon), who get involved in a corrupt case in his department. Kang Gon is a prosecutor full of justice and a warm heart but has a soft side for his niece Da-In. In order to save his niece, Kang Gon jumps into a conspiracy surrounding an item having supernatural powers.
3. The Fiery Priest
Genre : Mystery, Comedy, Crime
Starring : Kim Nam-Gil, Kim Sung-Kyun, Lee Ha-Nee
Aired : February 15, 2019 –– April 20, 2019
Episodes : 40
Kim Hae-Il is a Catholic priest. He makes spiteful remarks and he can be rude to others.
Koo Dae-Young is a detective. He talks a lot, however he is also timid.
Park Kyung-Sun is a prosecutor. She is smart and beautiful. She is also ambitious as a prosecutor and good at her job.
The three of them team up and work together to solve a murder case involving a senior Catholic priest.
4. He is Psychometric
Genre : Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Supernatural
Starring : Jin Young, Shin Ye-Eun, Kim Kwon
Aired : March 11, 2019 –– April 30, 2019
Episodes : 16
A boy who is able to read the secrets of those whose skin comes into contact with him, and a girl who does everything she can to hide her pain.
In this drama, both the boy and the girl will eventually cross path and will try to fix, heal, grow, and love from the small and big occurrences that happen in their lives.
5. Big Issue
Genre : Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Starring : Joo Jin-Mo, Han Ye-Seul, Kim Hee-Won
Aired : March 6, 2019 –– May 2, 2019
Episodes : 32
Set within the frenzy world of the paparazzi media, this drama is about the story of a paparazzo who chases after celebrity scandals.
Due to a photograph, Han Seok Joo loses everything, including his job as a photographer for a top newspaper and his family. Meanwhile, Ji Soo Hyun is the notorious chief editor of a paparazzi group, tries to recruit Han Suk Joo to become a paparazzi photographer at her company.
6. Possessed (2019)
Genre : Thriller, Horror, Supernatural, Comedy
Starring : Song Sae-Byeok, Koh Joon-Hee, Yeon Jeong-Hun
Aired : March 6 , 2019 –– April 25, 2019
Episodes : 16
Kang Pil Sung works as a detective. His instincts as a detective are excellent and he is foul-mouthed. He is both lazy and rough, but he is also soft hearted.
Hong Seo Jung has excellent psychic mediumship, but she tries to hide her ability. This causes her to keep a distance from other people and she lives a lonely life.
While Kang Pil Sung investigates a case, he happens to meet Hong Seo Jung. He thinks that she is different from others and takes an interest in her. From then on, they begin to solve cases together using their special abilities.
7. Doctor Prisoner
Genre : Suspense, Drama, Medical
Starring : Nam Goong Min, Nara, Kim Byung Chul
Aired : March 20, 2019 –– May 23, 2019
Episodes : 40
Doctor Prisoner centers around an ace doctor in a university hospital’s emergency care center, a skilled professional who treats his patients with full devotion and without discrimination. However, his medical license gets suspended as a result of a medical malpractice incident that arises when the hospital board director causes a ruckus.
He then gets his certificate as a medical internist and applies to work at a prison, where his plan is to cozy up to all the bigshots there—business tycoons, celebrities caught for doing drugs, sports stars guilty of gambling—and to win allies, with the ultimate goal of getting revenge against the hospital that ousted him. To do so, he’ll get rid of the existing prison chief doctor and claim the spot for himself.
8. Kill It (Blue Eyes)
Genre : Action, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Starring : Chang Ki-Young, Nana, Noh Jung Eui
Aired : Marc 23, 2019 –– May 5, 2019
Episodes : 16
Will a killer-turned-veterinarian and a detective find a common ground?
Kim Soo Hyun is a veterinarian who was once a professional killer. Nobody in the public knows anything about him as a killer, including his age, name and race. Deep inside, he constantly looks for love, but struggles to develop and maintain any pure relationships around him.
Do Hyun Jin is a brilliant detective working in Seoul, who graduated from police academy as the most excelled. Although she looks cold and stern on the outside, she is in fact a very sympathetic individual. Hyun Jin trusts her instincts and isn’t afraid to rely on the things around her to make a decision to the best of her abilities. She has suffered trauma but still keeps pushing forward.
Genre : Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Drama
Starring : Lee Jun Ho, Shin Hyun Bin, Yoo Jae Myung
Aired : March 23, 2019 –– May 12, 2019
Episodes : 16
A case involving the hidden truth behind the law prohibiting double jeopardy.
When Choi Do Hyun was a boy, he had a heart disease. He spent most of his childhood in a hospital. He miraculously had a chance for a heart transplant. Right after the successful heart transplant surgery, his father was accused of murder. His father received the death penalty.
To investigate his father’s case, Do Hyun now works as a lawyer.