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8 New Korean Dramas In December 2021 To Add To Your Watch List

New Korean Dramas In December 2021 To Add To Your Watch List

We have finally reached the end of 2021 and as expected, the K-drama world still has a number of new shows for us to look forward to.

This coming December, we have 8 new Korean dramas featuring stunning casts and mind-blowing plots to definitely get us super hyped up!


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Our Beloved Summer (Choi Woo-Sik, Kim Da-Mi)

  • Release Date: December 6, 2021
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
  • Network: SBS
  • Cast: Choi Woo-Sik, Kim Da-Mi
Our Beloved Summer (Choi Woo-Sik, Kim Da-Mi)

First off the list is something more light-hearted and funny – ‘Our Beloved Summer’ is about high school ex-lovers Choi Ung (Choi Woo-Shik) and Kook Yeon-Su (Kim Da-Mi) who were brought together again after 10 years because of a high school documentary they did that became popular. As the break-up happened many years ago, both of them have changed and meeting again became an awkward situation. But as the circumstances bring them again closer together, they soon figure out their true feelings.

‘Our Beloved Summer’ will air every Monday and Tuesday on SBS, taking the slot of ‘Lovers of the Red Sky’.

Read more: ‘Our Beloved Summer’ Fashion info


Artificial City (Soo Ae, Kim Kang-Woo)

  • Release Date: December 8, 2021
  • Runtime: Wednesday & Thursday 22:30
  • Network: JTBC
  • Cast: Soo Ae, Kim Kang-Woo
Artificial City (Soo Ae, Kim Kang-Woo)

Many of us couldn’t just stop being so fascinated with dramas revolving around the dark world of Korea’s top 1% called “chaebol” families! In this drama, we’ll get a glimpse of Yoon Jae-Hee’s (Soo Ae) life as the second daughter-in-law of Korea’s biggest conglomerates, Sungjin Group. She’s an ambitious woman who strives to do everything she can to make her husband the next president of South Korea.

‘Artificial City’ will air on JTBC every Wednesday and Thursday. This will take the slot of ‘Reflection of You’.


Uncle (Oh Jung-Se, Jeon Hye-Jin)

  • Release Date: December 11, 2021
  • Runtime: Saturday & Sunday 21:00
  • Network: TV Chosun
  • Cast: Oh Jung-Se, Jeon Hye-Jin
Uncle (Oh Jung-Se, Jeon Hye-Jin)

This family drama is sure to make us all invested for its interesting plot and fresh set of characters. ‘Uncle’ tells the story of frustrated musician Wang Joon-Hyuk (Oh Jung-Se) who kept on struggling to make his music known. Because of this, he strained his relationship with his sister Wang Joon-Hee (Jeon Hye-Jin) who has a son with OCD. After Joon-Hee divorced her abusive husband, her son began to live with Joon-Hyuk.

‘Uncle’ is a remake of the UK TV Show of the same name and will air on TV Chosun every Saturday and Sunday.


Bad and Crazy (Lee Dong-Wook, Wi Ha-Joon)

  • Release Date: December 17, 2021
  • Runtime: Friday & Saturday 22:40
  • Network: tvN
  • Cast: Lee Dong-Wook, Wi Ha-Joon
Bad and Crazy (Lee Dong-Wook, Wi Ha-Joon)

One of the most highly-anticipated K-Dramas in our list is ‘Bad and Crazy’, which stars two of Korea’s most popular heartthrobs, Lee Dong-Wook and Wi Ha-Joon.

The plot dives into two major characters – Soo Yeol (Lee Dong-Wook), who’s an ambitious police officer that has questionable work ethics, and K (Wi Ha-Joon), a war-freak vigilante who fights injustice but in a violent way. The two become arch-nemesis as they both struggle to fight for their own personal ambitions.

‘Bad and Crazy’ will air on tvN every Friday and Saturday taking the slot of ‘Happiness’.


Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (Lee Jin-Wook, Kwon Na-Ra)

  • Release Date: December 18, 2021
  • Runtime: Saturday & Sunday 21:00
  • Network: tvN
  • Cast: Lee Jin-Wook, Kwon Na-Ra
Bulgasal Immortal Souls (Lee Jin-Wook, Kwon Na-Ra)

Immortality, reincarnation, and love – three of the themes that make an exciting fantasy drama! Starring Lee Jin-Wook and Kwon Na-Ra, the plot delves into the story of two souls who seemed to be brought together by destiny.

Dan Hwal (Lee Jin-Wook) used to be a military officer back when he was still in his human form, due to a mystical event, he turned into an immortal. He’s now living for 600 years. He then meets Min Sang-Woon (Kwon Na-Ra), a former immortal that is now reincarnated as a human. She seeks revenge on those who drove her into misery in the past.

‘Bulgasal: Immortal Souls’ will air on tvN every Saturday and Sunday, taking the slot of ‘Jirisan’.


Snowdrop (Jung Hae-In, Jisoo)

  • Release Date: December 18, 2021
  • Runtime: Saturday & Sunday 22:30
  • Network: JTBC
  • Cast: Jung Hae-In, Jisoo (BLACKPINK)
Snowdrop (Jung Hae-In, Jisoo)

After quite a long delay due to controversies that initially surrounded the drama, ‘Snowdrop’ is finally airing this coming month.

This political drama dives into the lives of Im Soo-Ho (Jung Hae-In) and Eun Young-Ro (Jisoo) during the dictatorial rule in 1987. Under harsh circumstances, Young-Ro found Soo-Ho covered in blood and had to hide him from officials. This has led them to develop feelings for each other.

‘Snowdrop’ will air on JTBC every Saturday and Sunday to take the slot of ‘Inspector Koo’.

Read more: ‘Snowdrop’ Fashion Info


The One and Only (Kim Kyung-Nam, Ahn Eun-Jin, Joy, Kang Ye-Won)

  • Release Date: December 20, 2021
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 23:00
  • Network: JTBC
  • Cast: Kim Kyung-Nam, Ahn Eun-Jin, Joy (RED VELVET), Kang Ye-Won
The One And Only_2021 Drama

This melodrama is surely one of those series to have us shed tears as we go through each episode. It tackles the life of three women who have not much time left to live.

Pyo In-Sook (Ahn Eun-Jin) is a person with a harsh and insensitive character. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, she finds it hard to deal with her feelings until she met a mysterious and complicated man Min Woo-Cheon (Kim Kyung-Nam). He’s an assassin that gets eventually entangled in In-Sook’s life, as well as two other women in the same hospice suffering from terminal illnesses – Kang Se-Yeon (Kang Ye-Won) and Seong Mi-Do (Joy).

‘The One and Only’ will air every Monday and Tuesday on JTBC. It will take the slot previously occupied by ‘Idol: The Coup’.

Read more: ‘The One And Only’ Fashion Info


Moonshine (Yoo Seung-Ho, Hyeri)

  • Release Date: December 20, 2021
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 21:30
  • Network: KBS2
  • Cast: Yoo Seung-Ho, Hyeri
When Flowers Bloom, I Think of The Moon (Yoo Seung-Ho, Hyeri)

We’re up for some sageuk rom-com yet again with actors Yoo Seung-Ho and Hyeri. Set during the Joseon era where alcohol was strictly prohibited, Nam Young (Yoo Seung-Ho) takes the task of implementing the liquor ban rule in Hanyang. He then meets Kang Ro-Seo (Hyeri) who’s from a poor family. As she struggles to make ends meet, she works underground as an alcohol brewer.

‘Moonshine’ will air every Monday and Tuesday on KBS2, taking the slot of ‘The King’s Affection’.


Spotted anything that you’d like to put on your watch list next? We all can’t wait for December to come for all these dramas!

Which K-Drama are you most excited about?

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