Top 17 Korean Drama Series Released in 2018! Including “Are You Human Too?,” “That Man Oh Soo,” and “Four Men”
What’s new in 2018? When the 2017 begins to pass, as a South Korean drama lovers you definitely can not miss any information. But don’t be afraid, still like last year, with a dramatic and interesting story, Korea re-present TV series with diverse themes. Although we have not got detailed, just for general information, here are some of the Korean TV drama series rumored to be released in 2018. Hopefully useful and wait for further news.
31.01.2018-KR| Are You Human Too?
Are You Human Too? (2018) is a South Korean television Mystery Politics Romance Science fiction series that tells about Nam Shin (Seo Kang-joon), a son from a family who runs a large company. After an unexpected accident, he falls into a coma. His mother Oh Ro-Ra (Kim Sung-ryung) is an authority on brain science and artificial intelligence. She creates an android named Nam Shin III which looks like just like her son Nam Shin. The android pretends to be Nam Shin and he has a bodyguard So-Bong (Gong Seung-yeon).
Are You Human Too? (2018) is produced by KBS Media, and distributed by Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). Directed by Cha Young-hoon, with Lee Jae-gil as an executive producer. Meanwhile, Jo Jung-joo was applies as a story writer and script. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Seo Kang-Joon, Kong Seung-Yeon, Lee Joon-Hyuk, Park Hwan-Hee, and Kim Sung-Ryoung. The film premiered in South Korea on January 31, 2018 every Monday and Tuesday.
*.01.2018-KR| Grand Prince
Grand Prince (2018) is a South Korean television drama historical political romance series that focus on a woman who gets caught up in a bloody romance with two princes. This drama tells the story of a man who would kill even his younger brother to have the object of his love, the woman who wants to keep the world at a distance, and the intense desires and pure feelings that they experience. Bromance between the royal brothers intertwines with both love and hate. There is afierce rivalry among the women of the royalty in claiming the ultimate position of queen.
The young woman, named Sung Ja-hyun, is beloved by all and is the daughter of a prestigious government official. She’s so famous for her beauty that she has prospective suitors lined up from all over the country vying for her hand. She’s inherited her scholarly father’s personality; she possesses a strong sense of compassion and righteousness, and tackles things with passion.
Grand Prince (2018) is distributed by TV Chosun, Directed by Jeong-min-III, with Jo Hyun Kyung as story writer and script. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jin Se Yeon as Sung Ja Hyun. The film premiered in South Korea on January 2018.
29.01.2018-KR| Cross (Keuroseu)
Cross (2018) is a South Korean television healing medical revenge drama series centers around a man who learns medicine to save lives — and also how to kill. Kang In-kyu (Go Kyung-pyo) does it to take revenge on those who are responsible for his father’s death – who was brutally murdered a dozen years ago. The film is broadcast on Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 (KST) following “Rude Miss Young-Ae Season 16”.
Kang In-kyu goes to medical school to learn to save lives and ended up at the top of his class all throughout medical school and passed his doctor’s licensing exams with a perfect score, the first in ten years to do so. His learning was enhanced by a side effect of an accident he suffered 13 years prior, where injury to the right brain enabled greater capability of the left brain, in effect causing savant syndrome. In-kyu is now a first-year resident working in the organ transplant department of the hospital.
Meanwhile, Jo Jung-hoon (Jo Jae-hyun) is a world-renowned expert in liver transplants who has published numerous articles in international medical journals and has an impressive 97 percent surgery success rate. He is a strictly principled man who keeps his distance from personal greed.
Cross (2018) is distributed by tvN, Directed by Shin Yong-Whi, with Choi Min-Suk was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Ko Gyung-Pyo and Cho Jae-Hyun. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on January, 2018.
*.01.2018-KR| Longing Heart (Aeganjang)
Longing Heart (2018) is a South Korean television fantasy drama romantic comedy series based on the webcomic of the same title by Kim Hee-Ran & Kim Byung-Gwan, released in 2015, about the story of a man who cannot forget his first love from 10 years ago and is given the chance to redo history as he returns to the past. Consists of 8 episodes, the film is broadcast on Monday and Tuesday at 21:00 (KST) time slot, replacing Meloholic.
Kang Shin-Woo is a math teacher with a good looking appearance. He has not forgotten his first love for the past 10 years to Han Ji-Soo (Lee Yeol-Eum), a pretty and smart student who hides an inner pain from childhood. But he find a second chance, by an accident, he travels to the past when he was a high school student. There, he meets his younger self (Seo Ji-Hoon). Kang Shin-Woo struggles to make the younger Kang Shin-Woo’s love come true.
Longing Heart (2018) is produced by SBS Plus, and distributed by OCN, with Kim Yong-jin as executive producer. Meanwhile, Kim Hee-Ran and Kim Byung-Gwan was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Jung-Shin, Lee Yeol-Eum, Jo Seung-Hee, Song Ji-Hyun, Min Do-Hee, and Seo Ji-Hoon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on January, 2018.
*.01.2018-KR| Misty (Miseuti)
Misty (2018) is a South Korean television drama series about a woman who suspected of murder and her husband, a prosecutor-turned-public defender, decides to defend her. Through the process of fighting the murder charge, the couple grows closer again.
Go Hye-Ran (Kim Nam-Joo) is a popular anchorwoman for a prime time news show. She works hard at her job. But one day, she becomes the suspect in a murder case. Her husband is Kang Tae-Wook (Ji Jin-Hee). He worked as a prosecutor in the past, but he now works as a public defender. Their marriage has also been on the rocks. Kang Tae-Wook decides to defend his wife and they fall in love again.
Misty (2018) is distributed by JTBC, directed by Mo Wan-Il, with Je-In was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kim Nam-Joo, Ji Jin-Hee, Jeon Hye-Jin, Jin Ki-Joo, and Go Joon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on January, 2018.
*.01.2018-KR| Return (Riteon)
Return (2018) is a South Korean television investigation mystery suspense thriller series centers around a murder in which privileged children of rich upper-class parents come up as suspects, which then dives into the search for the truth. Choi Jae Hye is a lawyer who grew up dirt-poor and is now the MC of a legal-themed TV show titled Return. Ja Hye gets assigned as the lead on this murder case with Dokgo Young, a detective with a hot temper. The film is broadcast on Wednesday and Thursday at 22:00 (KST), replacing “Nothing to Lose”.
Meanwhile, Oh Tae-Seok (Oh Tae-Seok) is the head of an IT company who has enough wealth to live comfortably for the rest of his life without working, but decides to push himself and creates a new smartphone application and take the Businessman of the year’s award. But he’s also a character that slowly becomes more devilish as he continues to try and cover up his past mistakes.
Return (2018) is distributed by SBS, directed by Joo Dong-Min, with Choi Kyung-Mi was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Ko Hyun-Jung, Lee Jin-Wook, Shin Sung-Rok, Jung Eun-Chae, Park Ki-Woong, and Bong Tae-Gyu. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on January, 2018.
*.03.2018-KR| That Man Oh Soo (Geu Namja Ohsoo)
That Man Oh Soo (2018) is a South Korean television fantasy romantic drama comedy series about a cursed man, a cafe owner and PhD in artificial intelligence, and a policewoman who is her family’s breadwinner, both of whom can’t undo the curse. But they fall in love with each other due to a “cupid” possessing magical pollen. The film is broadcast on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:00 (KST) time slot, replacing Longing Heart.
Oh Soo (Lee Jong-Hyun) is a man in his 20’s and works as a promising engineer in the IT field, a cafe owner and a barista. He is smart and handsome. He plays cupid for men and women by using a mysterious pollen. Due to the pollen, he falls in love with Seo Yoo-Ri (Kim So-Eun). She is also in her 20’s and works as a police officer. She has a bright personality and supports her family by herself. (asianwiki.com)
That Man Oh Soo (2018) is produced by imTV, and distributed by OCN. Directed by Lee Cheol-Min, with Jung Yoo-Sun was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Jong-Hyun, Kim So-Eun, and Kang Tae-Oh. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on March, 2018.
*.05.2018-KR| Mr. Sunshine
Mr. Sunshine (2018) is a South Korean television Melodrama Romance series that tells about a young boy who travels to the United States during the 1871 Shinmiyangyo (U.S. expedition to Korea), and returns to his homeland later as an American soldier. He meets and falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter.
Similar to the tvN drama series Goblin, and KBS2 drama series Descendants of the Sun, which was broadcasted in 2016, the script “Mr. Sunshine” is also written by Kim Eun-Sook, and Lee Eung-Bok will be the director for this series.
Mr. Sunshine (2018) set in about 1900, is a Korean drama that tells about the love story between ordinary soldiers in the resistance movement against the Japanese occupation with a beautiful princess noble.
Mr. Sunshine (2018) is produced by Hwa & Dam Pictures, and distributed by tvN. Directed by Lee Eung-bok, with Yoon Ha-rim as an executive producer. Meanwhile, Kim Eun-sook was applies as a story writer and script. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Byung-Hun, Kim Tae-Ri, Yoo Yeon-Seok, Byun Yo-Han, Kim Sa-Rang, Jo Woo-Jin, and Kim Byung-Chul. The film premiered in South Korea on May 2018 at 21:00 (KST) every Saturday and Sunday.
Live (2018) is a South Korean television drama series tells about “grass-roots democracy,” portrayed through the lives of police officers who are considered “the people’s walking stick” or “the judge of the streets.” It’ll be about people and relationships and will be a celebration of police officers as civil servants who keep the peace. The drama will portray the cops as someone’s father, or sibling, or child, with a particular focus on portraying hardworking fathers. (dramabeans.com)
Live (2018) is produced by GT Entertainment, and distributed by tvN. Directed by Kim Kyu-tae, as well as an executive producer. Meanwhile, Noh Hee-kyung was applies as a story writer and script. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jung Yu-mi, Lee Kwang-soo, and Bae Sung-woo. The film premiered in South Korea on 2018.
Jung Yu-mi gets an offer to star the series as Han Jung-o, A tough policewoman who fights against male-dominated working culture. And Lee Kwang-soo will act as Yeom Sang-soo, a former outcast who becomes a policeman and shows a strong desire to make it in his workplace.
Noh Hee-kyeong has an interesting track record as a writer in drama series such as “Dear My Friends”, “It’s Okay, That’s Love”, and “That Winter, the Wind Blows”. We have not gotten a special picture for this drama, but obviously it will be interesting to enjoy.