Get ready for a visual feast in January 2024 if you’re a K-drama enthusiast. Check out these fantastic K-dramas hitting the screens this January.
1. Doctor Slump (K-Drama):
A plastic surgeon and an anesthesiologist reconnect during the toughest times in their lives, sparking a beautiful romance.
Doctor Slump, a South Korean TV series penned by Baek Sun-woo and directed by Oh Hyun-jong, features an ensemble cast including Park Shin-hye, Park Hyung-sik, Yoon Park, and Kong Seong-ha.
Set to debut on January 27, 2024, the show will air on JTBC every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 (KST). Viewers in South Korea can catch it on TVING, while selected regions can stream it on Netflix.
2. Gyeongseong Creature Part 2:
A Perfect Blend of Romance, Mystery, Thrills, and Period Drama – Featuring Park Seo Joon in an Unmissable Tale.
In 1945 Gyeongseong, a colonial city in South Korea, two protagonists embark on a journey battling not only monsters but also the challenges posed by human oppression. The series unfolds a gripping narrative set against this backdrop.
Gyeongseong Creature Part 1 premiered on December 22, and the eagerly awaited Part 2 is set to make its debut on January 5, 2024.
3. Marry My Husband:
A tale of betrayal and revenge unfolds as a woman, facing illness, discovers her husband’s infidelity. Tune in to witness her compelling journey of retaliation.
Marry My Husband’ is adapted from a well-loved web novel, revolving around Kang Ji Won (played by Park Min Young), who, while battling a serious illness, discovers the affair between her best friend Jung Soo Min (portrayed by Song Ha Yoon) and her husband Park Min Hwan (acted by Lee Yi Kyung). The series delves into the complex dynamics of relationships and the challenges faced by its characters.
It premiered on TVN on January 1, 2024, and you can catch it every Monday and Tuesday at 20:50 (KST) time slot. The series is also available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video in selected regions worldwide, except for South Korea and China.
4. Captivating the King:
A captivating blend of romance and thriller unfolds in this K-drama, narrating the love story between a king and a spy. Stay tuned to catch this enthralling series soon on various OTT platforms.
Lee In unexpectedly ascends to the throne due to certain circumstances. Despite his powerful outward demeanor as the king, internally, he grapples with sadness and vulnerability. Kang Hee-Soo (played by Shin Se-Kyung), once an obscure baduk player gaining fame, crosses paths with Prince Lee In and falls in love with him. Fate takes a twist as she transforms into a spy seeking revenge, approaching King Lee In to fulfill her mission.
Captivating the King,” featuring Jo Jung-suk, Shin Se-kyung, and Lee Shin-young, is an eagerly anticipated South Korean television series. Scheduled for broadcast on tvN every Saturday and Sunday at 21:20 (KST), it will kick off with the first two episodes consecutively on January 21, 2024. Additionally, viewers in selected regions can enjoy the series through streaming on Netflix.
5. A Shop for Killers:
Adapted from a gripping novel, this incredible show unveils a teaser that guarantees an action-packed thriller. Don’t miss out!
In ‘A Shop for Killers,’ a young woman, Jung Ji-an, unravels the enigmatic and ominous reality surrounding her uncle’s shopping mall following his demise. Jung Ji-an, no stranger to tragedy, has faced a life marked by her father’s violent actions resulting in her mother’s death and his subsequent suicide during her grandmother’s funeral.
A Shop For Killers” is set to debut on January 17, 2024, exclusively on Disney+ with a run of eight episodes. Additionally, viewers in the US can anticipate the series being available on Hulu.
6. Queen of Divorce:
In this K-drama, Lee Ji-Ah’s character, betrayed by her husband, assists others in navigating the process of divorce.
Queen of Divorce centers around Korea’s premier divorce resolver, offering a ‘bad spouse’ punishment solution to resolve clients’ challenging marriages.
Queen of Divorce,” a forthcoming South Korean TV series written by Jeong Hee-seon and directed by Park Jin-seok, features Lee Ji-ah and Kang Ki-young in leading roles. The series is set to premiere on January 31, 2024, and will be broadcast on JTBC every Wednesday and Thursday at 20:50.