1- “Itaewon Class”
When: From Jan. 31
Cast: Park Seo Joon & Kim Da Mi
Summary: In an irrational world, the “hip” revolt of young people, who are united in stubbornness and courage, starts. Itaewon seems to have condensed all the world. In this little street, they are looking for their own freedom based on their values. “Itaewon Class” is their foundation legend. They open a food-related business.
Why watch?: This is one of the must-see dramas of the new year. The story and background of the drama promise to be entertaining and fresh. Park SeoJoon also has been consistent in delivering skilled acting and many are looking forward to this new character he will portray.
2- “The Game: Towards Zero”
When: From Jan. 22
Cast: 2PM’s Ok Taec Yeon, Lee Yeon Hee, Lim Ju Hwan
Summary: It tells the story of a prophet who sees the moments right before the death of someone and a homicide detective who got dragged into a series of mysterious murders and end up digging up hidden secrets.
Why watch?: The theme of homicide and police investigation along with supernatural powers tends to be a deja-vu theme but it is always entertaining. This is also the return of Ok TaecYeon to the small screen after his discharge. All in all this drama is promising.
3- “Dr. Romantic 2”
When: From Jan. 6
Cast: Han Suk Kyu, Ahn Hyo Seop, Lee Sung Kyung
Summary: It tells the true lives of doctors in a humble local hospital with a genius surgeon and young doctors.
Why watch?: The season one was a success with a solid plot and stunning acting. This season 2 promises to be as good with a fresh cast.