Article: 10 Latest Korean Dramas

Korean dramas continue to captivate the audience worldwide. With autumn just around the corner and South Korea ready to celebrate Chuseok, the Korean version of the Mid-Autumn Festival, the drama industry has scheduled several new series launches in September. All the Korean drama fans are excited as many fan-favorite actors are to make a comeback with these new shows onscreen after a long time. The viewers can sit back and binge-watch these dramas that range from romance, crime, and thriller. Here is a list of the most awaited Korean dramas to look out for in September 2022.

1. Little Women

 Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women is going to have a Korean adaptation that will be modern-day. The story is about three sisters, the elder sister is looking for financial security, the middle is pursuing a career in news reporting, and the youngest is determined to pursue an art career.

All three sisters are stricken by poverty until they get tangled up in a conspiracy against a wealthy family. The series is one of the most awaited dramas of the month, as the viewers are curious to find what twists are different from the original plot, and it also stars big-name actors like Kim Go Eun, Nam Ji Hyun, Park Ji Hu, and Wi Ha Joon, etc. The drama premieres on 3rd of September, and set your reminders, so you don’t miss out on this masterpiece.

2. The Law Cafe

The Law Cafe is an upcoming Korean drama starring Lee Se Young and Lee Seung Gi. It is a law romance drama that tells the story of Kim Jeong Ho, a former prosecutor who is a building owner, and Kim Yu Ri, a lawyer with a 4-D personality. The plot will focus on the events surrounding a law firm that also runs a café. This highly anticipated drama premieres on 5th of September, and fans are excited to see Lee Seung Gi’s return to the big screen.

3. Once Upon A Small Town

Once Upon A Small Town is based on the web novel by Park Ha Min, and the series stars Red Velvet’s Joy, Choo Young Woo, and Baek Sung Chul. The story is about Han Ji Yool, a veterinarian in Seoul who gets outwitted into coming to the countryside by his grandfather. Now he is stuck running his grandfather’s veterinary clinic and struggles to adapt to life in Heedong Village. There he gets to meet police officer Ahn Ja Young who helps Han Ji Yool solve inconveniences related to his daily life in the village, and they develop a romantic relationship. The series premiers on 5th of September on Netflix.

4. Narco-Saints

Narco-Saints is a crime series starring great stars like Ha Jung Woo, Park Hae Soo, and Hwang Jung Min, and the series is also called the most expensive Korean drama ever made per episode. The series tells the story of a Korean businessman in the South American country Suriname who is in a situation where he must cooperate with the South Korean NIS to catch the drug king who runs his smuggling operation. The series premiers on 9th of September on Netflix and is considered one of the most awaited series for avid Korean drama watchers. 

5. Mental Coach Jegal

Mental Coach Jegal is a sports drama that star’s actors like Lee Yoo Mi from All Of Us Are Dead and Jung Woo from A Model’s Family. The story is about Jegal Gil, a member of the national taekwondo team who was banned and is now a mental coach. He works with athletes, including Cha Ga Eul, a short-track speed skater in a slump who rarely shows any emotions. The series follows their journey in overcoming mental hurdles and struggling with the past. The series is actor Lee Yoo Mi's first lead role, and the series premiers on 12th of September.

 6. Blind

Blind is a Korean mystery-thriller series starring stars like Ok Taec Yeon, Han Seok Jin, and Jung Eun Ji. The story is about three people who become involved in a serial murder case involving jury members as the victims. Ryo Sung Joon is an enthusiastic detective, Ryu Sung Hoon is a perfectionist judge, and Jo Eun Ki is a social worker. They work together to uncover the truth behind the details. In the series, ordinary citizens seek justice after having fallen victim to criminals in powerful positions, and this anticipated drama premiers on the 16th of September.

7. Love In Contract

Park Min Young is returning onscreen with yet another romantic comedy, and her co-stars in the series are Go Kyung Pyo and Kim Jae Young. The series Love In Contract is about Cho Sang Eun, an attractive woman who works as a wife-for-hire and helps her clients have a perfect single life. She has been in a contract marriage with Jung Ji Ho for five years and now has a new client Kang Hae Jin, a well-known actor. She now becomes involved with her two clients, and things get complicated when she finds herself in a love triangle. The series premiers on the 21st of September and is a must-watch.

8. The Golden Spoon

Golden Spoon stars BtoB’s Sunjae as Lee Seung Chun, a high school student born to poor parents who hate living in a poor environment. The story is about how he comes across the old lady who tells him to buy a gold spoon with which he can change his parents if he eats with someone his age at their house three times with the spoon. He purchases it and eats using it three times at his friend Hwang Tae Yong’s house, whose father runs a large company, and from them, his life starts to change. The fans are waiting for the series as it is Yook Sung Jae’s return to onscreen after his military discharge, and the series premiers on the 23rd of September.

9. X In Crisis

X in Crisis is a hilarious drama starring Kwon Sang Woo, Sung Dong Il, and Lee Se Mi and tells the story of a top university graduate who gets to work at a leading company in the country. Yoon thought he would live as a successful person after getting his job, but now he is a middle-aged man on the brink of bankruptcy. He has a wife who dreams of working as a well-known web novelist, and she always encourages him but sometimes bursts out with anger at him. Heo Joon is his cranky neighborhood doctor who looks indifferent to people but has a warm heart and gives advice to people from his heart. The series premiers on the 2nd of September and is a must-watch humorous series.

10. One Dollar Lawyer

 One Dollar Lawyer is a legal drama starring Nam Koong Min, Kim Ji Eun, and Lee Deok Hwa. Cheon Ji Hun is a lawyer with an unusual style and charges only 1,000 won for his service and is one of the most skilled lawyers. He fights against the expensive lawyers and the wealthy clients who try to get away after breaking the law. Baek Ma Ri is a high self-esteem prosecutor’s assistant from a prestigious legal family whose life is very smooth, but her life is turned upside down when she meets Ji Hun. The fans are excited to watch the series as when the teaser was released, the character of Cheon Ji Hoon captured the eyes of many. The series premiers on the 23rd of September.