[Writer's Choice] Top 6 Upcoming Korea Dramas Coming to Netflix in 2020

Jay Yim, Dec. 13, 2019, 4:08 p.m.


Hello everyone! I hope you guys have been enjoying my 'What's New!' series. Today, I decided to look into upcoming Korean dramas that are coming to Netflix, as I know that a lot of people have accounts, it'll be good for those of you who do.

So, without wasting any time, let's get into this list of the top 2020 upcoming Korean dramas coming to Netflix.

Stranger: Season 2

Episode: 16

South Korea Broadcast Date: January 31, 2020

Broacasting Company: tvN

Netflix Release Date: February 1, 2020

Run Time: 70 Min

Cast: Jo Seung Woo, Bae Doo Na, Lee Joon Hyuk, Choi Jae Woong, Yoon Se Ah

Stranger will be brought back for it's second season starting the start of February next year. If you watched the first season and couldn't wait for another, well now, you don't need to wait too much longer. Just be a little patient.

Did We Love?


Episodes: 16

South Korea Broadcast Date: January 31, 2020

Broadcasting Company: JTBC

Netflix Release Date: February 1, 2020

Run time: 60 Min

Cast: Song Ji Hyo, Son Ho Jun, Song Jong Ho, Kim Min Joon, Koo Ja Sung

Did We Love? will be the first arrival for the video streaming platform of 2020.

The story follows single mother and film producer No Ae Jung, who is played by Song Ji Hyo, has been living without a lover for 14 years. She was unlucky with love since she was a child, but, suddenly, four men come into No's life, and begins to shake things up. One man is a "bad boy" that No can't resist; the other, is a pitiful but handsomely rich man; the third, is a sinister but sexy man; and the last, is a very young, but incredibly appealing man.

The one's who will be playing the four men will be Son Ho Jun as Oh Dae Oh, Song Jong Ho as Ryu Jin, Kim Min Joon as Goo Pa Do, and Koo Ja Sung as Oh Yun Woo. When I was looking up the synopsis for the drama, they did not specify which description was which person. Anyway, be sure to look out for this drama, if you are especially a fan of Song Ji Hyo. Another reason to be excited about is that this will be Song Jong Ho's return as a main character in four years, since The Promise (Park Hwi Kyung).

Itaewon Class


Episodes: 16

South Korea Broadcast Date: February 7, 2020 - March 28, 2020

Broadcasting Company: JTBC

Netflix Release Date: February 8, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Run Time: 60 Min

Cast: Park Seo Joon, Kim Da Mi, Nara, Yoo Jae Myung, Ahn Bo Hyun

Vocalist and lead dancer Nara will be playing the lead role of Oh Soo Ah, and for Hello Venus fans, you can look forward to it.

The story (based off the webtoon) follows Park Sae Roy, who is played by Park Seo Joon, who gets in trouble after punching Jang Geun Won, who is played by Ahn Bo Hyun, who was bullying a fellow classmate. Jang Dae Hee, played by Yoo Jae Myung, is the CEO of the restaurant business Jagga, Geun Won's father, and boss of Sae Roy. Sae Roy is fired after not apologizing for assaulting Geun Won, and ultimately, gets expelled from school.

Soon after, Sae Roy's father dies of a tragic accident caused by Geun Won. Enraged and heartbroken, Sae Roy viciously beats Geun Won, which leads him to time in prison. Sae Roy later decides to take revenge on the Jagga company and the Jang family, as he opens up his own restaurant in Itaewon.

Half of a Half


Episodes: 16

South Korean Broadcast Date: February 10, 2020 - March 31, 2020

Broadcasting Company: tvN

Netflix Release Date: February 11, 2020 - April 1, 2020

Run Time: 70 Min

Cast: Jung Hae In, Chae Soo Bin, Lee Ha Na, Kim Sung Gyu, Lee Seung Jun

Fans of Jung Hae In can be excited as she will return to Netflix screens after her role in Something in the Rain.

The story of Half of a Half follows the story of Moon Ha Won, played by Jung Hae In, who is an AI programmer, the founder and creator of the portal site M&H. He believes that eeven a small fraction of his significant other's heart is enough for him. Ha Won is firm about his work, but he is kind-hearted, and a rational thinker who never gets angry.

Han Seo Woo, played by Chae Soo Bin, is a classical recording engineer who always has an optimistic mindset despite her unstable life, having no family or home. To find comfort in difficult times, she solves math problems.

Kingdom: Season 2

Episodes: 6

Genre: Horror

Netflix Release Date: March, 2020

Run Time: 50 Min

Cast: Joo Ji Hoon, Ryu Seung Ryong, Bae Doo Na, Kim Sung Gyu, Kim Sang Ho

The Kingdom series returns with its second season on Netflix, which is South Korea's very first original series on Netflix. If you guys loved the first season, then don't worry because the second season is coming soon.

The School Nurse Files


Episodes: 6

Genre: Mystery, Horror, Fantasy

Netflix Release Date: June 30, 2020

Run Time: 60 Min

Cast: Jung Yoo Mi, Nam Joo Hyuk

This drama follows nurse teacher and exorcist Ahn Eun Young, played by Jung Yoo Mi, who has a special ability that allows her to see ghosts and eradicate them as well. In order to eliminate them, she uses a toy knife and a BB gun. At the school she works at, mysterious things begin to take place. Eun Young tries her best to be a good teacher and get rid of the bad ghosts with the help of Teacher Hong In Pyo, played by Nam Joo Hyuk.

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