Sun. Jul 21st, 2024

Looking for Korean shows to watch as you enjoy the warmer weather? There’s a lot to be said for the dramas that be the perfect match for this season so take your pick from our recommendations and explore riveting stories on your screen!

“Love ft. Marriage & Divorce”

“Love ft. Marriage & Divorce” is a Korean TV drama with 16 episodes where everything comes unraveling for three successful women who work on a radio show. It is a story that follows three couples in their 30s, 40s, and 50s with lots of twists, turns, and troubles that relentlessly plague their seemingly happy marriages.

Starring: Sung Hoon, Lee Tae Gon, Park Joo Mi, Lee Ga Ryeong, Lee Min Young, Jeon Soo Kyeong, Jeon No Min

“Navillera”

“Navillera” is a Korean drama with 12 episodes based on the Daum webtoon written by Hun and illustrated by Ji Min. A 70-year-old retired mailman finally decides to pursue his life-long dream of learning ballet which displeases his family. Between their disapproval and his financial struggles, he gets feels like giving up ballet until he fatefully meets a 23-year-old dancer who changes his mind.

Starring: Park In Hwan, Song Kang, Na Moon Hee, Hong Seung Hee

“Hello, Me!”

“Hello, Me!” is a romantic comedy with 16 episodes based on the 2011 novel “Fantastic Girl” by Kim Hye Jung. It tells the story of a woman who magically meets her enthusiastic, passionate, and fearless 17-year-old self. With this encounter, she begins her journey of healing her wounds and learning how to love again.

Starring: Kim Young Kwang, Choi Kang Hee, Eum Moon Seok, Kim Yoo Mi

“Vincenzo”

“Vincenzo” is a Korean TV drama with 20 episodes which follows a Korean-Italian mafia lawyer fleeing murder attempts from his previous group. Returning to his motherland, he meets the quirky tenants of a residential building and gives an unrivaled conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with an extra side of justice.

Starring: Song Joong Ki, Ok Taec Yeon

“Love Alarm”

“Love Alarm” is based on the Daum webtoon by Chon Kye Young and features an application which notifies people if someone within 10-meter radius has romantic feelings for them. Follow the users as they discover love through the technology!

Starring: Kim So Hyun, Song Kang, Jung Ga Ram

“Sisyphus”

“Sisyphus” is a Sci-Fi TV drama with 16 episodes that reveals the story of a genius engineer who tries to uncover the truth behind his older brother’s death. A mysterious woman travels back in time to help him save the world from imminent danger.

Starring: Cho Seung Woo, Park Shin Hye

“Space Sweepers”

“Space Sweepers” is an action and adventure Korean movie with a run time of a little over two hours. In the year 2092, four misfits unearth explosive secrets during the attempted trade of a wide-eyed humanoid. Get to know the exciting chases, explore space debris, and pursue faraway dreams with this show!

Starring: Song Joong Ki, Kim Tae Ri, Jin Seon Kyu, Yoo Hae Jin

Which Korean TV dramas are on your watchlist this month? Let us know your thoughts by tweeting to us @whatthekpop1 or leaving us a comment on Facebook and Instagram!

Polina has been recognized as an Honorary Korean Travel Ambassador since 2013. She always makes an effort to share the many aspects of Korea throughout the world and to express her affections for Korea. She graduated with two qualifications: Organizer of Tourism and Leisure and Management of Hotel and Restaurant.

Media: Netflix

ByPolina