“Korean Drama is an emotion.”: It is usually a right saying as fans usually love to watch something they can relate to or something which keeps their happy boat floating, and the genre purely serves that. The first half of the year served a vast catalog of Korean Dramas releases with captivating scripts and intriguing themes. Be it a noir action korean drama like ‘Bloodhounds‘ or a romantic comedy drama like ‘King the Land‘. Read more to know all about the highly anticipated series and movies coming to win hearts.
List of Korean Drama series set to release in July 2023:
Shadow Detective 2
If you love crime dramas and Korean dramas then this is the show for you. The series premiered back in October 2022, and needless to say it became a fan favorite in no time. Shadow Detective revolves around Detective Taekrok, who is ready to retire after an illustrious career in the police force, but one day he awakens to discover that he has been framed for a murder he didn’t commit, and the real murderer blackmails him.
Cast: Lee Sung-min, Jung Jin-young, Kyung Soo-jin, Lee Hak-joo, Kim Shin-rok, and Joo Jin-mo alongside other cast members.
Streamer: Hulu and Disney+
Release Date: July 5, 2023.
Not Others aka Strangers
This Family Comedy Drama is an upcoming South Korean television series starring Jeon Hye-jin, Choi Soo-young, Ahn Jae-wook, and Park Sung-hoon. It is based on a webtoon of the same Korean title. The series tells the story of a careless mother and her cool-headed daughter living together without countermeasures.
Cast: Jeon Hye-jin, Choi Soo-young, Ahn Jae-wook, Park Sung-hoon, Kim Hye-eun, and Park Jung-eon, alongside other cast members.
Release Date: July 17, 2023.
You can watch the official teaser trailer of ‘Not Others’ below.
My Lovely Liar
My Lovely Liar is a sweet romantic comedy with a lots of twist and turns. The plot revolves around a woman who can’t trust people because of her ability to hear lies and uncovers the truth while getting entangled with a murder suspect who no one believes in his innocence. It surely will be an interesting watch as ‘My Lovely Liar’ promises to deliver a cute love story.
Cast: Kim So-hyun, Hwang Min-hyun, Seo Ji-hoon, Yu Ji-on, Lee Si-woo, and Seo Hyun-chul.
Release Date: July 24, 2023
Longing For You
Let’s be real, everyone longs or wait for someone, it can perhaps be your pet, your baby or your lover. However, regardless of its romantic-sounding title, the upcoming series is far from romance. Wondering what it is the genre? It is a thriller mystery revolving around a brother who is fighting tooth and nail to clear his brother’s name, Jin-seong eventually finds the culprit and is granted a promotion at the major Gangnam police station. His happiness is short-lived, however, when Jin-woo is suddenly killed. As he seeks to uncover the truth behind his brother’s death, the detective chances upon a series of shocking family secrets.
Cast: Na In-woo, Kim Ji-eun, Kwon Yool, Bae Jong-ok, Lee Kyu-han, and Jung Sang-hoon alongside other cast members
Streamer: ENA and Genie TV
Release Date: July 26, 2023
D.P. Season 2
When D.P. was first released it had become a rave and for obvious reasons as the military action drama resolved plenty of cases in just 6 episodes of Season 1. However, D.P. is back with a Season 2 to stun fans all over again after last season’s shocking ending.
Cast: Jung Hae-in, Koo Kyo-hwan, Kim Sung-kyun, Son Seok-koo, Kim Ji-hyun, and Go Kyung-pyo.
Release Date: July 28, 2023.
The Uncanny Counter 2
Much like the anime Demon Slayer this series is based on the hugely popular webtoon of the same name, The Uncanny Counter follows a team of demon hunters known as the ‘Five Counters’ who travel to earth to take down demons in disguise.
Cast: Cho Kyeong-kyu, Yoo Joon-sang, Kim Se-jeong, Yeom Hye-ran, Ahn Suk-hwan, and Yoo In-soo
Streamer: tvN and Netflix.
Release Date: July 29, 2023.
Korean Drama as a genre is never disappointing however keep an eye out on Awsmone as we will be coming up with a lot more details about your favorite Korea dramas