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We may be past the halfway mark of 2019 but that doesn’t mean the quality K-dramas are stopping anytime soon. With so many new dramas set to be released in September and onwards, we had to pick some of the ones we’re most excited for, that we think you’ll want to put on your to-watch list too!
Tell us which of these you’re most excited for…
When The Camellia Blooms
A romance drama that aims for realism based around the relationships of three couples, with stories ranging from a woman who’s never been loved despite having a lovable personality, to a baseball player and his social media influencer wife, among many more. This show will see the return of Kang Ha Neul to our televisions since military service, and includes lead actors Gong Hyo Jin, Kim Ji Suk, Oh Jung Se, Uhm Hye Ran, Son Dam Bi, Ji Yi Soo, Kim Kang Hoon and Go Doo Shim.
The drama is set to air from 18 September on Korea’s KBS2 network.
A Day Found By Chance
This drama is based on fantasy high school webtoon July Found By Chance, so it’s going to perfect for those who love a teen drama. Kim Hye Yoon (Sky Castle) plays a high schooler who discovers she’s living inside a manhwa (Korean comic), and meets another manhwa character SF9‘s Rowoon, who plays ‘Number 13’. Together, their fates start to change!
A Day Found By Chance begins airing September 25 on MBC.
The long-awaited action drama starring Lee Seung Gi and Bae Suzy is set to finally be released in September. The drama focuses on a stuntman who wants to be an action film star. After surviving a plane accident, he discovers there’s a hidden conspiracy that develops into a national corruption case.
Vagabond will begin airing in South Korea from September 20, and will likely be available via Netflix internationally.
Hell Is Other People
Also known as Strangers From Hell, this mystery thriller stars Im Siwan as an aspiring novelist who moves into a disturbing dormitory in Seoul to follow his dreams. He meets the stranges residents of the dorm who include Lee Dong Wook, and starts to uncover ominous details like a notebook filled with ranting under his pillowcase. What will happen to him and who are these strangers he’s sharing a home with? Get ready for some serious tension!
This drama begins airing on Korea’s OCN channel from August 31.
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency
Joseon-era drama fans, it’s another one to win you over and warm your heart! This drama focuses on three flower boys played by Kim Min Jae, Park Ji Hoon and Byun Woo Seok, who are tasked by the king to transform his first love, played by Gong Seung Yeon, from lowly to noblewoman. We can already sense where this story is going, and it’ll be a romp worth watching!
The show will premiere on September 16 and can be viewed internationally on Viki.
Melting Me Softly
Ji Chang Wook‘s first drama since military service has everyone on the edge of their seats! The romantic comedy is about a man and woman, played by Won Jin Ah, who choose to be frozen for 24 hours as part of an experiment, but end up waking up 20 years later. A side effect of their long frozen sleep? They have to maintain a core body temperature of 33 degrees to survive – but what will they do when their hearts warm to one another???
Melting Me Softly is scheduled to begin airing from September 28 after tvN’s Arthdal Chronicles Part 3.
So tell us, which of these dramas are you anticipating the most?
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