Are you a big fan of K-Drama? We have compiled the best Korean dramas that should be on your list in 2021! Bookmark the link so this will come in handy in the future. Let’s find out K-Dramas that will keep you anticipated this year.
1. Joseon Exorcist
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Directed by Sin Kyeong-soo, this series is based on the assumption of exorcists of the West and the revival of the undead during the founding of the Joseon Dynasty. In simple words, the story is about the revenge of the people who get killed by the royal.
When Prince Lee Bang-Won of Joseon patrolled the northern region, he faced an evil spirit which wanted to dominate human beings. Prince Lee Bang-Won was able to seal away the evil spirit. Now, Lee Bang-Won has ascended to the throne and has taken the title of King Taejong (Kam Woo-Sung).
Genre: Action, Historical, Saeguk, Fantasy
Potential release date: March 31, 2021
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Lee Seung Gi plays the character as a righteous policeman, Jung Ba Reum whose morals are put to test when he encounters a psychopath serial killer whose ruthless murders have thrown the entire nation into chaos. After encountering it, his life begins to change completely. Mouse explores a scenario where psychopathy can be detected before birth with a DNA test.
As the line between science and nature gets blurred, the drama teases the plot with a difficult question, “Will a mother give birth to her unborn child if she knows the child will be a psychopath?” If you are one fan of the thriller and suspense genre, this series suits you best! It only consists of 20 episodes.
Genre: Action, Suspense, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Potential release date: February 2021
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With 16 amazing episodes to watch, this story follows two fearless men who are willing to go through extreme lengths in their pursuit of a returning serial killer. In the process of exposing the murderer’s identity, the two are forced to look deeper than what the evidence seems to suggest and persistently question the innocence of all the people involved in the case, including themselves.
When a gruesome string of killings that resembles unsolved serial-murder cases from 20 years ago shake up their quiet city, Dong Sik and Joo Won decide to join forces in catching the vicious culprit.
Genre: Thriller, Psychological, Drama
Release date: February 2021
4. Oh! Master
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Oh! Master is about a screenwriter for dramas and an actress who specializes in romantic comedy. As the screenwriter chooses to not date anyone, the actress seems to be hardly to date. This story untangles when both of them find out that they are living in the same space.
You definitely don’t want to miss this romantic comedy drama as this is the best collaboration between Director Hyun Sol Ip and screenwriter, Jo Jin Kook.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Potential release date: March 2021
5. Dark Hole
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Dark Hole will tell the story about a group of survivors who have to fight for their lives against mutants that are created when humans breathe mysterious dark smoke from a sinkhole.
Playing the role as a police detective in the Seoul regional investigation unit, Lee Hwa Sun’s life turned into chaos when she received a phone call from a person who killed her husband. She was asked to go to Mujishi where at the same time the people in Mujishi have been transformed into monsters after breathing in a mysterious dark smoke.
This kdrama will bring viewers to another extraordinary journey as Lee Hwa Sun needs to overcome his fear in surviving not only his life but also battle her fear in order to capture her husband’s murderer.
Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery
Release date: March 2021