16 Upcoming/Ongoing Korean Dramas To Watch In January 2022!
In this article we will share to you the upcoming and ongoing korean dramas you need to watch in January 2022 this month. Let’s face this new year and new month with these new dramas. Let’s dive right to it.
Tracer korean drama revolves around four specialists working in the Seoul Regional Office’s Tax Division. This story following Hwang Dong Joo, a newly appointed team manager for the Investigation Bureau, Seo Hey-Young and his Boss Oh young.
Meanwhile, In Tae Joon is an ambitious person who do everything to get his desire, even through corruption and illegal actions. Seo Hye Young and Oh Young will join the duo making a new chaotic team of crazy heads, which will take revenge on the Korean National Tax Office.
2. Fly High, Butterfly
Fly High, Butterfly, revolves around the workers and patrons of a hair salon called Fly High. The ensemble cast has already drawn attention, especially the return of Daniel Choi to the small screen. He has filled in some small bit roles on various dramas, but finally he is making his long-awaited return to stardom.
Gi-Bbeum (Kim Hyang-gi) is an assistant intern in her early 20s while Kwang-soo (Choi Daniel) is an enthusiastic hairstylist. Both of them work under the salon’s director, Michel (Oh Yoon-ah).
3. Reincarnation Love
Reincarnation Love is a short-form drama that follows an interesting concept: college students Jeong Sang-tae and Kim Hwa-ni experience a certain period of time over and over again, stuck in a time loop.
Sang-tae meets Hwa-ni for the first time when he agrees to go on a blind date in his friend’s stead. Following the blind date, Sang-tae begins to believe that their encounter was fated to bring them closer together.
Their blind date repeats over and over again as Sang-tae chooses to reset the day to make it perfect for Hwa-ni.
4. Ghost Doctor
Ghost Doctor is a supernatural korean medical drama that tells the story of two doctors from completely different backgrounds, namely Cha Young min and Go Seung tak. One day he encounters an incident that cause his spirit to posses Seung tak’s body and they end up combined.
5. Through the Darkness
Through the darkness korean drama is a crime thriller korean drama set in a dangerous era when the number of unprovoked murders in Korea is increasing rapidly. This drama was adapted from a 2018 non fiction book of the same name, written by Korea’s very first criminal profiler Kwon Il yong.
This drama tells a story of a criminal profiler who works with detectives, criminals and victims to create a psychological profile of suspects. He start having a problem as he meets a serial killers whose intentions are difficult to decipher.
6. When Flowers Bloom, I Think of the Moon
When Flowers Bloom I think of the moon korean drama sets in the Joseon era, during the period, denoted by the severest alcohol prohibition laws, stating that alcohol is no match for human desire. However, this prohibition laws created different challenges for people.
Nam Young (Yoo Seung-Ho) works as an officer for the Saheonbu, with missions is to crackdown on people who break the alcohol prohibition. Nam Young came to Hanyang (old name for Seoul) from his hometown to find success. Later He meets Kang Ro-Seo (Hyeri), the daughter of a poor noble family that making money by brewing alcohol to pay off her debt.
Snowdrop has been the talk of the town since the announcement of BLACKPINK’s Jisoo as one of the main cast and Jung Hae In on the screen. The drama is set against the backdrop of the 1987 Democracy Moment. Snowdrop unfolds a beautiful love story of two person who fall in love and make all effort to protect it amid the political upheaval.
8. Juvenile Justice
Juvenile Justice is a story of Shim Eun Seok, a hostile and surly judge who hates dealing with juvenile delinquents, but to her dismay, she is appointed to the juvenile court. She hates it with a reason, she once was a victim of juvenile crime. How she have to face all kinds of juvenile delinquents and criminal cases.
9. Bad and Crazy
Bad and Crazy is an action thriller korean drama. It is a story of a superhero revolving around Ryu Soo Yeol and K. It shows Soo Yeol is a competent police officer with shady ethics. He is willing to do anything to reach success.
His ambitious personality helps him climbs the ladder of promotion quickly. In his smooth successful life, havoc K appears. In the opposite, K is righteous but crazy person who use both his wisdom and his fists when it comes to injustice.
The narrations is about a detectives who fight against police corruption in ‘bad and crazy’ style.
10. All Of Us Are Dead
All of us are dead is Netflix Original series that tells the story of students working together to escape from a high school where zombies are running rampant.
This series were adapted from a korean webtoon titled Now at our school that takes place in a high school, following the outbreak of a zombie virus.
11. Bulgasal: Immortal Souls
Bulgasal is a fantasy mystery korean drama following the tale of a woman who has gone through numerous reincarnations over 600 years with all her memories and a man who has lived past 600 years as a bulgasal – a mythical creature feeding off human blood and cursed with immortality, that just found the woman he really looking for.
12. The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won
The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won kdramas is a story that depicts the life of historical figure Taejong Lee Bang-Won (1367-1422). This kdrama follows Yi Bang Won (Joo Sang Wook) as he helps his father (Kim Young Chul) overthrow the Goryeo Dynasty and establish the Joseon Dynasty.
13. Artificial City
Artificial City is a thriller psychological drama revolves around a big conglomerate, Sung Jin Group, that holds the reins of the financial and political worlds in South Korea. The chaebol group also owns an art museum named ‘Space Jin.’
It follows the tale of Yoon Jae Hee and Kim Sang Woo. Yoon Jae Hee is a second daughter-in-law of Sung Jin Group and is in charge of the museum. She despises poverty to the point where she abandoned her long-time couple and married an illegitimate son of Sung Jin Group, Kim Sang Woo.
Hae-hee is wants to make her husband the next Korean president, so she teams up with a chief prosecutor general and begins a war against her in-laws.
14. Internal Medicine Director Park
Internal Medicine Director Park is a comedy korean drama that tells a story of Park Won-jang, a doctor that opened his own clinic with high hopes that having his own clinic would bring him success and money. However, it just end in total opposite, his clinic on the verge of collapse as barely has patients come in.
15. The One and Only
The One and Only revolves around three terminally ill women, Pyo In Sook, a stubborn woman, Kang Se Yeon, a housewife sentenced to death and Seong Mi Do, a prominent SNS influencer with not much time left to live.
They met at a hospice and decide that before they die, they want to take down one bad guy before they go – but in their attempt to take down just one person, they wind up meeting the most valuable person of their lives.
15. No, Thank You (season 2)
No, Thank You was adapted from the Korean webcomic of the same name, and it is back with a second season following the success of the first in 2020.
Season one of No, Thank You followed Min Sa-ri as a newlywed and an experienced professional in her career. She does her best to get along with her in-laws, but things go haywire when a series of incidents unfold without notice.
The new season will portray the challenges Sa-rin faces as a woman living in a patriarchal society, where daughters-in-law like Sa-rin are expected to abide by the decisions and opinions of their in-laws in South Korea. Sa-rin starts off by conforming to society’s expectations, but she gets entangled in an unforeseen situation that wrecks her smooth sailing life.
Kdramas To Watch in January 2022
So, these were the upcoming and ongoing Kdramas in January 2022. Make sure you add them to your watchlist and don’t miss them. Which one of these kdramas you excited the most? Let us know in the comment sections below!