Ok-Dramas coming to Netflix in 2023: ‘The Glory’ Half 2, ‘A Time Called You’, ‘Doona!’, and extra

The worldwide fandom for Korean content material is continuous to develop, with over 60 per cent of all Netflix members watching Korean titles final yr. Trying forward, Netflix is debuting a various array of Korean TV sequence, movies and unscripted reveals in 2023.

Right here’s an entire record of Korean sequence which are coming to Netflix this yr. You too can take a look at the entire record of Korean movies, actuality reveals, and documentaries coming to Netflix in 2023

Like to Hate You – February 10, 2023

Like to Hate You is a romantic comedy a few girl who actually hates dropping to males and a person who harbours a deep distrust of girls, experiencing a warlike love and discovering themselves healed by means of the expertise. Kim Okay-vin performs Yeo Mi-ran, a rookie lawyer on the leisure regulation agency Gilmu, who detests dropping to males whereas Yoo Teo performs the character Nam Kang-ho, a Korean A-list actor who deeply mistrusts girls. From the hostile first encounter of the 2 predominant characters, formed by a misunderstanding and suspicion resulting from biases, to the journey of those two characters who don’t consider in love coming to grasp one another, audiences will discover themselves immersed of their story. Anticipation runs excessive for the electrifying chemistry and enjoyable, thrilling romance that Like to Hate You guarantees to carry. 

Written by Choi Soo-young and directed by Kim Jeong-kwon, the sequence additionally stars Kim Ji-hun, Go Gained-hee

The Glory Half 2 – March 2023 

The Glory tells the story of a lady damaged by faculty violence, and who has devoted her life to a meticulous internet of vengeance and those that are entangled in her plot. The sequence was introduced to a lot fanfare because the challenge introduced collectively author Kim Eun-sook of numerous hits, director An Gil-ho, a grasp of style sequence, and a star-studded solid led by Tune Hye-kyo. Half 1 was extremely praised for its dramatic developments and passionate performances by the solid, even rating first within the World High 10 (Non-English) TV charts within the week of January 2, ramping up anticipation for Half 2.

The Glory Half 2 is an unrelenting portrayal of the destruction of the perpetrators of college violence led by Yeon-jin as they fall, one after the other, into the lure designed by Dong-eun. The highly effective message that elicits righteous fury, empathy, and solidarity, will go away audiences world wide with lasting emotional resonance.

Bloodhounds  – Q2

Bloodhounds is a narrative about two younger individuals who step into the world of mortgage sharks in pursuit of cash and get caught up in an internet of a lot darker forces. After his excellent efficiency in a twin function in The King: Everlasting Monarch, Woo Do-hwan returns as Geon-woo, who jumps into the world of mortgage sharks to repay his debt.

Having intrigued viewers together with his multi-faceted attraction in Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, Lee Sang-Yi performs Woo-jin, who first meets Geon-woo as his opponent in boxing however finally ends up working with him. In the meantime, actor Park Sung-woong performs vicious mortgage shark Myung-gil, who’s pushed solely by cash in the whole lot that he does whereas Heo Jun-ho performs Mr Choi, who was as soon as thought of a legend amongst mortgage sharks, however now helps out the sick by lending cash with no curiosity, bringing gravitas with their on-screen presence. Based mostly on a Naver webtoon of the identical title, the sequence is directed and written by director Kim Joo-hwan of Midnight Runners, promising to showcase refreshing chemistry among the many solid and uninhibited motion.

Superstar – Q2

Superstar depicts the true actuality of the glamorous and aggressive lifetime of celebrities encountered by Web optimization A-ri, who jumps into their world the place fame will carry riches. The sequence is directed by Kim Cheol-kyu, who was nominated on the official competitors of the primary Cannes Worldwide Sequence Pageant for Mom.

Rising star Park Gyu-young from the Netflix sequence Candy Dwelling in addition to The Satan Decide and Dali and the Cocky Prince performs Web optimization A-ri, who turns into a celeb in a single day together with her daring strikes that set her other than all the opposite influencers. Kang Min-hyuk performs Han Jun-kyoung, the CEO of Korea’s main beauty model, whereas Lee Chung-ah performs Yoon Si-hyeon, who has the whole lot from class, class, and a good background. Via the story of A-ri, who threw herself into the lifetime of a celeb the place the variety of followers equals her aggressive edge and the whirlwind of occasions that she brings these round her into, Superstar could have viewers sending their “likes” for the sequence continuous.

Queenmaker – Q2

Queenmaker follows the story of Hwang Do-hee, a PR genius who used to supervise the Company Technique Crew in Eunsung Group.  Do-hee dives into an election marketing campaign for human rights lawyer Oh Kyung-sook, nicknamed Ms. Rhino for having survived numerous ups and downs, to get her elected because the mayor of Seoul. Kim Hee-ae performs PR genius Hwang Do-hee, whereas Moon So-ri transforms herself into human rights lawyer Oh Kyung-sook.

Written by Moon Ji-young and directed by Oh Jin-seok, the sequence additionally stars Ryu Soo-young, Web optimization Yi-sook

Black Knight

Set in 2071, when individuals depend upon respirator masks to breathe resulting from excessive air air pollution, Black Knight follows the legendary deliveryman “5-8” with extraordinary battle expertise, as he encounters refugee Sa-wol, who desires of following in his footsteps, since changing into a deliveryman is the one hope for refugees on this world. Based mostly on a preferred webtoon, the sequence depicts a world the place just one per cent of the human race has survived and strict social stratification has been established within the abandoned lands of the Korean Peninsula, the place deliverymen play essential roles in society which have stopped functioning correctly.

Actor Kim Woo-bin performs 5-8, a legendary deliveryman who’s unmatched by anybody, whereas Tune Seung-heon performs Ryu Seok, the only real inheritor to Chun-myung Group, which controls the world by capitalizing on oxygen. Sa-wol, a refugee boy who aspires to grow to be a deliveryman himself and appears as much as 5-8, is performed by Kang You-seok. The sequence is directed by Cho Ui-seok, famed for his works like Grasp, Chilly Eyes, and The World of Silence.

A Time Known as You – Q3

A Time Known as You is a time-slip romance the place Jun-hee, lacking her boyfriend who handed away a yr in the past, goes again in time to 1998 to satisfy Si-heon, who appears to be like similar to her boyfriend. The sequence made headlines immediately after its announcement because the remake of Sometime or One Day, a traditional Taiwanese romance. Having starred in Enterprise Proposal, Nonetheless 17, and Dr. Romantic 2, Ahn Hyo-seop performs the double function of Jun-hee’s boyfriend Gu Yeon-jun and his look-alike Nam Si-heon from 1998. Jeon Yeo-been of the Netflix sequence Glitch and the Netflix movie Night time in Paradise in addition to sequence reminiscent of Vincenzo returns as Han Jun-hee and Kwon Min-ju. Jeon Yeo-been performs two characters that look the identical however have fully reverse personalities, delivering delicate performances. Kang Hoon, a rising star from The Purple Sleeve and Little Girls, performs Jung In-gyu, who struggles between friendship and love after discovering out that his long-time crush Min-ju likes his greatest good friend Si-heon, depicting the younger, pure love of an 18-year-old boy.

Tune of the Bandits  – Q3

An action-adventure set within the tumultuous interval of Japanese colonial rule over Korea a few group of people that, for varied causes, find yourself within the lawless land of Gando and grow to be united in defending Joseon for the Korean individuals. Anticipation runs excessive for the extraordinary drama that can unfold as completely different teams with their respective motives — together with Japanese troops, the Korean Independence Military, hitmen, bandits, and Joseon migrants — face each other within the anarchic land of Gando in the course of the Nineteen Twenties. Author Han Jung-hoon and director Hwang Jun-hyuk staff up once more for Tune of the Bandits after having delivered spectacular, exhilarating motion and drama with their earlier tasks, together with Unhealthy Guys: Vile Metropolis and Squad 38.

D.P. Season 2 – Q3

D.P. follows Jun-ho and Ho-yeol of the Deserter Pursuit unit within the Korean navy as they encounter the realities unknown to them till they chase after the deserters with varied backstories. The primary season of D.P. was extremely acclaimed for its social commentary and resonated with many audiences.

The extremely anticipated season 2 of D.P. brings collectively but once more director Han Jun-hee and the identical predominant solid members from the primary season, together with Jung Hae-in and Koo Kyo-hwan, Kim Sung-kyun, and Son Suk-ku.

Masks Lady – Q3

Masks Lady is a narrative about Kim Mo-mi, an extraordinary workplace employee by day who’s insecure about her look and a live-streamer by night time who covers up her face with a masks, as she turns into embroiled in an unexpected incident and undergoes a dramatic flip of occasions. The unique webtoon of the identical title that the sequence is predicated on was beloved by many readers for its unpredictable twists, biting messages about lookism, and the easy cross between thriller and black comedy.

Actors Go Hyun-jung and Nana play the character Kim Mo-mi on completely different timelines whereas Ahn Jae-hong performs Kim Mo-mi’s colleague Ju Oh-nam, who has a crush on her, and Yeom Hye-ran performs Ju Oh-nam’s mom. Director Kim Yong-hoon, who drew the eye of the world together with his characteristic debut Beasts Clawing at Straws, directs the sequence to ship refreshing plot developments and a stunning story. 

Gyeongseong Creature – This autumn

A creature thriller set within the spring of 1945 — one of many darkest instances in Korean historical past — about two younger individuals struggling to outlive as they face a monster born out of human greed. Korea’s high skills Park Web optimization-jun and Han So-hee staff up for the primary time by means of this sequence.

Park Web optimization-jun of Itaewon Class and What’s Improper with Secretary Kim returns as Jang Tae-sang, the wealthiest man in Seoul and proprietor of the Golden Treasure Pawnshop. Han So-hee who has established a powerful presence by means of Netflix sequence However and My Identify,  transforms herself into Yoon Chae-ok, a sleuth notorious for her skill to trace down anybody, even the useless. Author Kang Eun Ok of Dr. Romantic & Director Chung Dong-yoon of Scorching Range League will spearhead this mega manufacturing.

Candy Dwelling Season 2 – This autumn

Tune Kang, Lee Jin-uk, Lee Si-young, Ko Min-si, and Park Gyu-young — the residents of Inexperienced Dwelling who, within the earlier season, delivered overwhelming pressure as they risked their lives by means of bloody battles in opposition to their neighbours-turned-monsters — return once more in season 2 to supply thrills and pressure of a complete new completely different variety.

Becoming a member of the solid within the new season are actors Yoo Oh-seon, Oh Jung-se, Kim Mu-yeol, and Jin-young, portraying the assorted dimensions of human nature and wishes as they discover themselves at a crossroads for survival. Having opened new horizons for Ok-content with its numerous creatures designed and constructed with a world dream staff, Candy Dwelling Season 2 is able to mesmerize audiences world wide as soon as once more with its expanded world and story.

Doona! – This autumn

Doona! portrays the romance between Gained-joon, an extraordinary college scholar, and Doona, a former Ok-pop idol, as they cross paths in a shared home for college students. The sequence is predicated on a webtoon beloved for the heart-pounding romance with a housemate who’s a former Ok-pop idol and the nuanced depiction of feelings that carry the story to life.

The sequence, starring Suzy and Yang Se-jong, is directed by Lee Jung-hyo, who directed Crash Touchdown on You and Romance is a Bonus E-book. After the feeling of Crash Touchdown on You, Director Lee Jung-hyo is now able to current an attractive, budding romance between these of their early 20s.

Day by day Dose of Sunshine – This autumn

Day by day Dose of Sunshine explores the world inside a psychiatric ward and the tales of individuals in it, as encountered by Da-eun, who has simply grow to be a nurse within the psychological well being division of a hospital. Director Lee JQ, creator of the Ok-zombie sensation All of Us Are Useless, which is the 4th hottest Netflix TV sequence (non-English) of all time, partnered with Netflix as soon as once more on this shifting human drama.

Actor Park Bo-young from TV sequence reminiscent of Doom at Your Service, Robust Lady Bong-soon, and Oh My Ghost returns as Jung Da-eun, who experiences private {and professional} development, unfazed by her struggles at work after being transferred from inside drugs to the psychological well being division and caring deeply about her sufferers. Yeon Woo-jin from Thirty-9, Marriage, Not Courting, and the Matchmaker performs the quirky proctologist Dong Go-yun, whereas Jang Dong-yoon, who has been broadening his spectrum as an actor by means of his performances in Search, The Story of Nokdu, Mr. Sunshine, and College 2017 will play Tune Yu-chan, Da-eun’s shut good friend who all the time bickers together with her.

Goodbye Earth – This autumn

Goodbye Earth depicts the planet in chaos, with 200 days left earlier than an asteroid destroys it, and the tales of these residing their remaining days on Earth. Ahn Eun-jin, one of the vital in-demand actors in Korea who was in Hospital Playlist, performs Jin Se-kyung. Se-kyung was as soon as a house economics instructor in center faculty, however volunteers on the juvenile division of the Woongcheon municipal workplace after the information concerning the asteroid breaks, struggling in silence to guard the youngsters.

Yoo Ah-in, who mesmerized audiences world wide together with his efficiency in Netflix sequence Hellbound returns as Ha Yoon-sang. An extended-time lover of Se-kyung and a researcher at a bio-engineering analysis institute, Yoon-sang leaves the protection of the U.S. behind with out hesitation and returns to Korea, a disaster zone, to be able to keep by Se-kyoung’s facet. Director Kim Jin-min of Extracurricular and My Identify groups up with author Jeong Seong-joo of Secret Affair. How the person characters will spend the final 200 days on the planet primarily based on their respective beliefs, and how much selections they may make are already intriguing audiences anticipating its launch.

Behind your Contact (WT)

Ye-boon, who has all the time dreamed of changing into a vet within the small city of Mujin in Chungjeong-do, is as a substitute caught doing the nitty-gritty work to make ends meet, like delivering calves and vaccinating halibuts. Then at some point, she was given psychometric powers throughout one among her visits to a cow farm. She encounters the passionate detective Jang-yeol, who errors her for a pervert and makes an attempt to deal with her. Subsequently, Jang-yeol depends on Ye-boon and her powers to unravel his circumstances, from petty crimes to serial homicide. The 2 develop nearer as they resolve every case, one after the other.

Crash Course in Romance

A romantic comedy between a hotshot teacher Chi-yeol, who works on the Daechi District referred to as the training hotspot in Korea, and an ex-handball nationwide staff athlete Haeng-sun, who now runs a facet dish retailer close to him. Haeng-sun belatedly enters the non-public training discipline for a rigorous faculty entrance examination for her nephew and unexpectedly will get concerned with Chi-yeol. Quickly they discover their bittersweet romance to grow to be scandalous because of the fame of Chi-yeol.

The Good Unhealthy Mom

A single mother who has been widowed at a younger age, Younger-soon runs a pig farm, and raises her son Kang-ho by herself. She turns into a “bad mother” – exhausting on her son as a result of she doesn’t need him to develop up penniless nor powerless. Because of her self-discipline, Kang-ho grows as much as be a distinguished prosecutor, however loses his reminiscence resulting from an unlucky accident and turns into a 7-year-old once more. Younger-soon decides to grow to be a “bad mother” once more for Kang-ho on this comforting and touching comedy sequence that tracks the journey of restoration between mom and son.

King the Land

Swish, charismatic, clever, and stylish, the inheritor of King Group Gu-won has the whole lot however recollections of his mom. In an try and recuperate his reminiscence, he returns to King Resort. Generally known as King Resort’s queen of smiles and hospitality, Cheon Sa-rang labored her means up from the entrance desk to now work on the glamorous “King the Land” area, the place she meets Gu-won. Actor Lee Jun Ho performs Gu-won, and actress Lim Yoon A performs Cheon Sa-rang.

Destined with You

Large-time lawyer Shin-yu has to safe the temple positioned on the skirts of Onju Mountain due to a curse that’s been in his household for 350 years. Then at some point, a YouTuber who trespasses the temple dies of an accident, and Hong-jo, a passionate civil servant of Onju Metropolis seems earlier than Shin-yu to demolish the temple. “The long-standing curse will end. The owner of the wooden box appeared…” Eun-wol, the shaman who has guarded the temple for over 60 years, provides permission for the demolition to Hong-jo, and the wood field that was hidden deep contained in the temple lands in Hong-jo’s fingers. There’s a forbidden doc contained in the wood field, which supplies Shin-yu hope that the spells can free him from the curse by Hong-jo. He takes on the job as lawyer for Onju Metropolis to remain near Hong-jo. This sequence portrays the drive majeure romance between Hong-jo, who occurs upon the doc that was sure for over three centuries, and Shin-yu, who’s the scapegoat of the doc.

See You In My nineteenth Life 

Based mostly on the webtoon of the identical identify, See You In My nineteenth Life is a spirited love story that comes again to life between Ban Ji-eum, who has the extraordinary skill to recollect her previous lives, and Moon Web optimization-ha, whom she is destined to satisfy. Ban Ji-eum has no attachments to her earlier lives, however when she loses Moon Web optimization-ha to an accident after assembly him in her 18th life, she begins her nineteenth life to reconnect with him.

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