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6 New Korean Dramas Coming Out In May 2022 To Add To Your Watch List

New Korean Dramas Coming Out In May 2022 To Add To Your Watch List

It’s another exciting month to look forward to new K-dramas to watch this coming May!

If you are currently enjoying ‘Tomorrow’ and ‘Our Blues’, here are 6 upcoming Korean dramas that will also surely catch your attention.


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Bloody Heart (Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, Kang Han-Na)

  • Release date: May 2, 2022
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday, 21:30
  • Network: KBS2
  • Cast: Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, Kang Han-Na
  • Where to watch: Disney+
Bloody Heart (Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, Kang Han-Na)

Let’s begin with a “Sageuk” drama which is literally a Korean traditional drama set in the Joseon Era. If you’re up for some intense political drama, ‘Bloody Heart’ is definitely something you should look forward to.

This K-Drama stars Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, and Kang Han-Na. The story delves into Lee Tae’s (Lee Joon) leadership as he rose to power as a King after his father deposed the previous King with the help of Park Gye-Won (Jang Hyuk). As Park Gye-Won becomes the First Vice Premier of Lee Tae, he also becomes more powerful and therefore eventually embroils in a political battle with King Lee Tae. 

‘Bloody Heart’ will air on KBS2 every Monday and Tuesday taking the slot of ‘Crazy Love’.


The Sound of Magic (Ji Chang-Wook, Choi Sung-Eun, Hwang In-Yeop)

  • Release date: May 6, 2022
  • Runtime: 
  • Network: Netflix
  • Cast: Ji Chang-Wook, Choi Sung-Eun, Hwang In-Yeop
  • Where to watch: Netflix
The Sound of Magic (Ji Chang-Wook, Choi Sung-Eun, Hwang In-Yeop)

Ji Chang-Wook is back in another K-Drama! And this time, it will be more about fantasy and magic as he plays the role of a mysterious magician.

Lee Eul (Ji Chang-Wook) is a magician living in an abandoned amusement park. He shows his magic tricks to people to comfort them. Yoon Ah-Yi (Choi Sung-Eun) is a high school student who struggles with her family’s poor situation. Despite this, she still excels in school where she competes for high grades with her classmate Na Il-Deung (Hwang In-Yeop). Ah-Yi then chanced upon an abandoned amusement park where she meets Lee Eul.

‘The Sound of Magic’ will be available for streaming on Netflix this coming 6th of May, 2022.


Woori the Virgin (Im Soo-Hyang, Shin Dong-Wook, Sung Hoon)

  • Release date: May 9, 2022
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday, 22:00
  • Network: SBS
  • Cast: Im Soo-Hyang, Shin Dong-Wook, Sung Hoon
  • Where to watch: Viki
Woori the Virgin (Im Soo-Hyang, Shin Dong-Wook, Sung Hoon)

Is the title familiar to you? Well, ‘Woori the Virgin’ is Korea’s remake of the popular American TV series ‘Jane the Virgin’!

Im Soo-Hyang plays the role of Oh Woo-Ri, an assistant writer who’s dating a detective named Lee Gang-Jae (Shin Dong-Wook). Despite dating for a while, Woo-Ri wanted to keep her virginity until she married and her boyfriend agreed to that. One day, when Woo-Ri visited an OB-GYN clinic for her regular checkup, she was mistakenly impregnated by the doctor through artificial insemination. She eventually figures that the biological father of her child is a married man who is also a CEO of a huge cosmetics company. His name is Raphael (Sung Hoon).

‘Woori the Virgin’ will air on SBS every Monday and Tuesday, taking the slot of ‘Business Proposal’.

Read more: ‘Woori The Virgin’ Fashion Info


Rose Mansion (Im Ji-Yeon, Yoon Kyun-Sang)

  • Release date: May 13, 2022
  • Runtime: Friday
  • Network: TVING
  • Cast: Im Ji-Yeon, Yoon Kyun-Sang
Rose Mansion (Im Ji-Yeon, Yoon Kyun-Sang)

Here we have a dark mystery thriller starring Im Ji-Yeon as she plays the role of an ordinary hotel employee trying to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of her sister. She begins her journey of finding her sister by going to the place where her parents live – the Rose Mansion Apartment. As she begins her search, she stumbles upon a lot of mysterious cases surrounding the place. She then meets Detective Min-Soo (Yoon Kyun-Sang), who helps her solve the case.

‘Rose Mansion’ will air on TVING every Friday. 


Kiss Sixth Sense (Seo Ji-Hye, Yoon Kye-Sang)

  • Release date: May 25, 2022
  • Runtime: 
  • Network: Disney+
  • Cast: Seo Ji-Hye, Yoon Kye-Sang
  • Where to watch: Disney+
Kiss Sixth Sense (Seo Ji-Hye, Yoon Kye-Sang)

Based on a popular Naver webtoon, ‘Kiss Sixth Sense’ is a fantasy rom-com that will surely make everybody swoon!

The plot tells the story of Hong Ye Sool (Seo Ji-Hye), a woman with the ability to see someone’s future just with the touch of her lips. One day, her lips got “accidentally” in contact with her boss Cha Min-Hoo (Yoon Kye-Sang) and she had a vision of them being intimate together. 

‘Kiss Sixth Sense’ will be available for streaming on Disney+ starting May 25, 2022.


Doctor Lawyer (So Ji-Sub, Im Soo-Hyang)

  • Release date: May 27, 2022
  • Runtime: Friday & Saturday, 22:00
  • Network: MBC
  • Cast: So Ji-Sub, Im Soo-Hyang
Doctor Lawyer (So Ji-Sub, Im Soo-Hyang)

The last, but definitely not the least, on our list is ‘Doctor Lawyer’ starring So Ji-Sub and Im Soo-Hyang.

In this drama, So Ji-Sub plays the role of an elite surgeon Han Yi-Han, who’s a very well-respected doctor in the field of general and cardiothoracic surgery. One day, one of his patients died during surgery and this changed his life. He got his medical license revoked after the incident. Years later, he studied to become a lawyer and he is now a lawyer specializing in medical litigation. He defends victims of medical malpractice, while he also tries to uncover the truth about the incident that happened to him years ago. 

‘Doctor Lawyer’ will air on MBC every Friday and Saturday taking the slot of ‘Tomorrow’.


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