Top 9 Korean Drama To Watch In August 2021!

In this article, we will share to you the list of upcoming korean drama that will gonna air in August 2021 to add to your watching list during this pandemic lockdown. Make sure you read and also add some of this to your watchlist if you feel interested with the trailer or genre of this drama.

Korean drama is getting more attention from the world as it getting more and more famous, here are some of the latest upcoming korean drama that will gonna air real soon in august 2021. As many of the Korean dramas from last month are still currently ongoing, there wasn’t quite a long list of new shows to come this August. 

Anyway, that doesn’t mean we have nothing to look forward to, here are some list of korean dramas that will air in august 2021 that will fill your day and night during these tough times. Let’s dive right to it

1. I’m Watching You

I’m Watching You korean drama august 2021

I’m Watching You is a crime factual drama that portrays the situation of crimes in Korea first-hand, through security cameras and CCTVs. This is a unique crime factual drama that deals with the other side of crime in a realistic way through the eyes of society rather than through the perspective of victims and perpetrators.

I’m Watching You korean drama august 2021

Drama: I’m Watching You
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 1
Airs: Aug, 2021 – ?
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

2. The Road: Tragedy of One

The Road: Tragedy Of One is a Kdrama adaptation of a Japanese novel called The Tragedy of One. This drama unveils the ugly secrets, guilts, and desires of those who live on Royal the Hill, the estate where only the top 1% of Korea live.

Baek Soo hyun, played by Ji Jin hee, is a famous and popular news anchor whose words everyone would trust, but he conceals his another self, his cold hearted self, who will do anything to get what he wants. His wife, Seo Eun soo, is the daughter of Korea’s biggest steel making company and an exemplary mother.

Cha Seo Young (Kim Hye Eun) is an announcer for a broadcast station. She has everything, including a prestigious job, exemplary educational background, and a beautiful appearance, but she is rarely satisfied with what she has.

The Road Tragedy of One korean drama august 2021

Drama: The Road: Tragedy of One
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Airs: Aug 4, 2021 – Sep 23, 2021
Airs On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

3. Police University

This korean drama sets the scene in the National Police University Campus, Police University revolves around Yoo Dong-man, a professor in the university, and two freshmen – a brainy and morally righteous Oh Kang-hee and hacker Kang Seon-ho. The drama will display the student-teacher relationship as the freshmen learn from their mentor of 20 years experience.

Police University korean drama august 2021

Drama: Police University
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Airs: Aug 9, 2021 – Sep 28, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: KBS2
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

4. Second Husband

Second husband is a new upcoming korean drama that will focus on Bong Seon Hwa, a girl who went through a tough childhood, but persevered through it with her optimistic personality. She falls in love with Moon Sang hyuk, and they have a baby. But good breaks doesn’t last forever, as soon Sang Hyuk gets into an affair with Yoon Jae Kyung.

Yoon Jae kyung is step daughter of a confectionery company, and dumps Seon hwa and their child. Other than that, He also frames her as murderer for the death of her child. The despair Seon hwa faced drove her to seek revenge against Sang hyuk. However, during her pursuit of revenge, she meets Jae min, Jae kyung’s step-brother, and Jae min falls in love with her.

Second Husband korean drama august 2021

Drama: Second Husband
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 120
Airs: Aug 9, 2021 – Jan 21, 2022
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Original Network: MBC
Duration: 40 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

5. Check Out the Event

This is a really simple short korean drama as it’s only have 4 episodes. Check Out the Event is a drama starring young Korean actors, namely Girl’s Day’s Minah, Kwon Hwa Woon, An Woo Yeon and UP10TION’s Lee Jin Hyuk.

Check Out the Event is a melodrama that revolves around two exes who get together just to go on “couple trips”. Bang Min-ah plays Ha Song-yi, a happy-go-lucky lady who oversees a botanical garden. She just broke up with her ex, Park Do Kyum, who is the leader and singer in an indie band.

Check Out the Event korean drama august 2021

Drama: Check Out the Event
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 4
Airs: Aug 14, 2021 – Sep 4, 2021
Airs On: Saturday
Original Network: MBC
Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

6. Lovers of the Red Sky

Lovers of the Red sky is also known as Red Sky. This korean drama sets in Joseon Era and show us the story around someone named Hong Chun gi, a blind but one of a kind female painter artist who be the first female painter that gets accepted to Dohwawon (Royal Academy of Painting) due to her genius painting talent.

On the other side, Ha Ram is the opposite of Chun gi, as Chun gi got back her vision later on, Ha Ram later lost his vision after a childhood accident. He’s currently active as an astrologer at Seowoongwan, the office of astronomy, geography, the art of divination, and meteorology.

One day, Chun gi and Ha Ram crossed paths, and Chun gi fell in love with him. The two end up getting dragged into the scheme of the Royal Court and let’s watch to see what will be the end of this couple relationship.

Lovers of the Red Sky korean drama august 2021

Drama: Lovers of the Red Sky
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Airs: Aug 23, 2021 – Oct 12, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday|
Original Network: SBS, ViuTV, Viki
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

7. Hometown Chachacha

Hometown Chachacha is actually the remake of the film Mr. Handy, Mr. Hong, which aired in 2004. This drama tells the story of Yoon Hye Jin (Shin Min Ah), a perfectionist and ambitious dentist who moves to Gongjin village after her life doesn’t go the way she wanted it to be and Hong Doo Sik (Kim Seon Ho), a jobless man who always provides help to everyone. 

Hye jin opens her dental practice in Gongjin, and ended up crosses paths with Doo shik. Despite their polar opposite personalities, they always comfort each other and end up in a romantic relationship with one another.

hometown cha cha cha korean drama august 2021

Drama: Hometown ChaChaCha
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Airs: Aug 28, 2021 – Oct 17, 2021
Airs On: Saturday, Sunday
Original Network: tvN, Netflix, Netflix, Netflix, Netflix
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

8. Fly High Butterfly

fly high butterfly korean drama august 2021 (2)

Fly High Butterfly korean drama is known better as Flying Butterflies. This korean drama is a story about hair salon named Fly High Butterfly where Kim Hyang Gi (Gi Bbeum), a girl in her twenties works as a hardworking intern with three other assistant interns: Moo Yeol, Teacher Woo, and Soo Ri that often face difficulties while dealing with customers.

Gwang Soo (Choi Daniel) acted as a hairdresser at Fly High Butterfly who is reliable in styling hair in collaboration with Michelle (Oh Yoon Ah). 

Flying butterflies korean drama august 2021

Drama: Flying Butterflies
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Airs: Aug 23, 2021 – Oct 12, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: jTBC
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

9. The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim

Ga Doo Shim (Kim Sae Ron) is an 18 year old high school student. who’s fated to become a shaman. A shaman to eradicate evil spirts since birth. However, she tries her best to just live life like anyone else, like another kid of her age whose priority is to pass the Korean SATs. One day, She was transfered to a new high school and meets Na Woo Soo (Nam Da Reum).

Na Woo Soo is a high school student, who comes from a wealthy family, has a handsome appearance, and excels academically. He has a a peaceful and ordinary life, but that changes with the appearance of Ga Doo Shim. 

As both of them gets together, the more he spend time with her, the more he is able to see evil spirits. He ended up fight those evil spirits together with Doo Shim.

The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim korean drama august 2021

Drama: The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 12
Airs: Between July 30th – Oct 15, 2021
Airs On: Friday
Original Network: Daum Kakao TV
Duration: 20 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Korean Dramas In August 2021

These are all korean dramas that will air in august 2021 we got for you, we hope you enjoy it. Which korean drama among these that you really excited the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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