The month of March promises a range of K-dramas that have a little something in store for everybody. Whether you are in the mood for drama, romance, thriller, fantasy, or lighthearted stories, you can find a drama to your liking as the coming month offers diverse genres.
Here are 5 Korean dramas that you should keep an eye out for in March.
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Crazy Love (Kim Jae-Wook, Krystal Jung)
- Release date: March 7, 2022
- Runtime: Monday & Tuesday, 21:30
- Network: KBS2, Disney+
- Cast: Kim Jae-Wook, Krystal Jung
This romance drama stars Kim Jae-Wook, playing the role of No Go-Jin, a man who has it all; good looks, intelligence, and wealth. He is the CEO of a private educational institute that he owns. Life is good until one day, a murder threat on his life looms over his head.
Krystal Jung plays his diligent secretary, Lee Shin-Ah, who is an introvert with little presence around other people. However, she soon learns that her time in this world is limited. Will these two characters be brought together by their grim fate? Well, you will have to wait till March to find out.
‘Crazy Love’ will air every Monday and Tuesday on KBS2 taking over the 21:30 time slot of ‘Moonshine’.
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Kill Heel (Kim Ha-Neul, Lee Hye-Young, Kim Sung-Ryung)
- Release date: March 9, 2022
- Runtime: Wednesday& Thursday, 22:30
- Network: tvN
- Cast: Kim Na-Neul, Lee Hye-Young, Kim Sung-Ryung
A story about three ambitious women who want to make it in the home shopping industry, ‘Kill Heel’ is a departure from the string of romance dramas this month.
It stars Kim Ha-Neul as Woo Hyun who is the host of a home shopping show and strives to be the top show host but working her way up the ladder is easier said than done. Lee Hye-Young plays the meticulous and successful Ki Mo-Lan who is the vice-president of a home shopping company, UNI. There is no room for mistakes when she is in the room.
On the other hand, Kim Sung-Ryung plays Bae Ok-Sun who is a top host at UNI Home Shopping. Born with a silver spoon in her mouth, she is under the impression that her generosity and professionalism make her a respectable employee. However, what she thinks of herself may not be true.
To find out more about the three ladies, tune in to ‘Kill Heel’ this month every Wednesday and Thursday. It will replace the time-slot occupied by ‘Work Later, Drink Now’.
A Superior Day (Jin Goo, Ha Do-Kwon, Lee Won-Keun)
- Release date: March 13, 2022
- Runtime: Sunday, 22:30
- Network: OCN
- Cast: Jin Goo, Ha Do-Kwon, Lee Won-Keun
‘A Superior Day’ is a thriller based on the webtoon of the same name. The suspense-filled plot tells the story of Lee Ho-Cheol (Jin Goo), an ordinary family man who is thrust into unfamiliar territory when he is tipped off about a serial killer making the news.
He is given 24 hours to choose between saving his daughter and killing his neighbor, Kwon Shi-Woo (Lee Won-Keun), who turns out to be the psychopathic serial killer. Meanwhile, the person who tipped off Ho-Cheol is the hired killer, Bae Tae-Jin (Ha Do-Kwon), who chases after Shi-Woo and intends to use Ho-Cheol as a pawn to fulfill his mission.
The thrilling drama will air every Sunday on OCN from March 13.
The King of Pigs (Kim Dong-Wook, Kim Sung-Kyu, Chae Jung-An)
- Release date: March 18, 2022
- Runtime: Friday & Saturday
- Network: TVING
- Cast: Kim Dong-Wook, Kim Sung-Kyu, Chae Jung-An
This drama is a remake of the 2011 animation film of the same name. Dealing with the issue of bullying and school violence, it features Hwang Kyung-Min, played by Kim Dong-Wook, who experienced a traumatizing incident of school violence 20 years ago. Despite him suppressing his feelings, a present-day case surfaces those dark emotions within him.
In another part of the story, Detective Jung Jong-Suk (Kim Sung-Kyu) recalls the same incident after he receives a message from a friend he knew 20 years ago. With the past and the present colliding, Detective Jong-Suk seeks the help of Detective Kang Jin-Ah (Chae Jung-An) to stop more violence from occurring.
‘The King of Pigs’ will run every Friday and Saturday on TVING.
Soundtrack #1 (Park Hyung-Sik, Han So-Hee)
- Release date: March 2022
- Runtime: 30 mins
- Network: Disney+
- Cast: Park Hyung-Sik, Han So-Hee
This four-episode musical romance mini-series will have the lovely pairing of Park Hyung-Sik and Han So-Hee as Han Sun-Woo and Lee Eun-Soo respectively. Having been friends and nothing more for two decades, romance was not in the cards for Sun-Woo, an aspiring photographer, and Eun-Soo, a lyricist.
However, when an unavoidable situation compels the two of them to live together for two weeks, romance begins to blossom between them and their love becomes a muse for Eun-Soo’s musical compositions.
This slice-of-life drama sounds like a must-watch for this month and will air on Disney+.
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