Another 365 days of K-Dramas to look forward to!
For K-drama enthusiasts all around the globe, 2023 was undoubtedly one of the best years, as we had a fleet of hit K-dramas in our watch lists. And guess what? A little birdie told us that 2024 is going to be an even greater year for K-Drama.
We have put together a list to keep you on the edge of your seats for an exciting journey into the future of K-dramas. 2024 is not just another year, but a promise of exceptional K-dramas.
1. All of Us Are Dead Season 2
All of Us Are Dead was a gripping 2022 South Korean zombie thriller that had everyone on the edge of their seats.
Set within the four walls of a high school campus, All of Us Are Dead carefully blends suspense, friendship, love, and social issues; a rollercoaster of emotions. It gives a fresh take on survival and human emotions during a zombie apocalypse, making it a must-watch with its intense plot and impressive visuals. However, the last episode left us with many questions and surprises. Lucky for us, it's time to answer those questions, because All of Us Are Dead season 2 is expected to air in the second half of 2024.
2. Squid Game Season 2
Do we even need to introduce Squid Game to you? This high-octane K-drama won hearts and awards from all over the world. Even non-K-drama fans were glued to their screens. The sequel is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on November 22. The upcoming season promises more than just children's games turned into deathly challenges. Will the stakes be higher this time?
3. Marry My Husband
Released on 1st January, The Park Min Young starrer Marry My Husband is the adaptation of the popular webtoon of the same name. Currently streaming on Amazon Prime, this K-drama follows a woman with cancer who discovers her husband's affair with her best friend. After being killed by him, she wakes up 10 years earlier and seeks revenge, aiming to reunite her husband with her best friend. New episodes are released every Monday and Tuesday.
4. Sweet Home Season 3
Sweet Home was a hit as soon as it was released and became the first-ever K-drama to bag a spot in the Netflix U.S. Top 10. The horror series made waves worldwide, leading Netflix to renew it for two more seasons that were filmed back-to-back. Sweet Home Season 2 returned after three years, introducing new cast member, Kim Mu Yeol who portrays the role UDT Sergeant Kim Young Hoo. It focused on Hyun Su's challenges in a monster apocalypse, tackling moral dilemmas and uncovering mysteries.
The intense storytelling has fans excited about the third and final season, which is set to premiere on Netflix in the summer of 2024.
5. Death’s Game, Part 2
The webtoon adaptation of the same name, Death’s Game tells the story of Choi Yi Jae (Seo In Guk) who, on the verge of hell, has to reincarnate and die 12 times due to Death's (Park So Dam) judgment. Streaming on Amazon Prime, the series was divided into two parts. Part 1 was released on December 15th, 2023 and Part 2 was released on January 5th, 2024. This intriguing concept will have you hooked, making it an ideal Friday night binge that leaves you craving for more.
6. Flex X Cop
On January 26th, we get to see our favorite Ahn Bo Hyun again as the lead of Flex X Cop on SBS TV and Disney+ in selected regions. The series unfolds the romance between Jin Yi-soo (Ahn Bo Hyun), a wealthy man who becomes a detective, and Lee Kang Hyeon (Park Ji Hyun), a seasoned detective.
Initially uncertain about Yi Soo, Kang Hyun eventually becomes his partner following an important moment in their relationship.
7. Love Song For Illusion
This interesting K-drama tells the story of Yeon Wol (Hong Ye Ji) who takes on the role of an assassin to seek revenge for her family. However, her plan to assassinate the king goes awry when she falls into a trap. The next day, she wakes up with no memory of her past and is unexpectedly appointed as the crown prince's concubine.
Yup, it escalated that quickly.
8. The Bequeathed
Things get intriguing for a simple family in this mysterious TV show.
After the death of her forgotten uncle, Yoon Seo-Ha (Kim Hyun Joo) inherits the family grave site, leading to a series of ominous events.
Premiering on Netflix on January 19th, The Bequeathed promises suspense as secrets unfold.
9. Gyeongseong Creature
Starring Park Seo Jun as Jang Tae Sang and Han So Hee as Yoon Chae Ok, Gyeongseong Creature is set in 1945. A wealthy and charismatic Jang Tae Sang crosses paths with Todugun Yoon Chae Ok and gets involved in her search for her missing mother. Jang Tae Sang's sharp mind and charm, coupled with Yoon Chae Ok's survival skills, unravel a dark mystery in the historic Seoul district of Bukchon. Their intertwined paths force them to reassess their priorities, sparking a reevaluation of their journeys.
10. Dr. Slump
Premiering on January 27, Dr. Slump tells the tale of burnt-out doctors, Yeo Jeong Woo (Park Hyung Sik) and Nam Ha-neul (Park shin Hye. The series reunites the two characters during their lowest moments; an encounter that may either reignite an old rivalry or spark a new romance. What happens when the doctors quit their jobs and relocate to a rooftop room?
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