It’s already September! time truly flies by! Can you believe only 4 months till 2019 ends!!! Also this is my birthday month, YAAY!!
So, as always, each month we are getting more and more kdramas to watch! And this month somehow reminds me of July because it’s full of new dramas to add to our lists!
Let’s see which upcoming drama you should look forward to watch in July!
Arthdal Chronicles Part 3:
Writer: Kim Young Hyun & Park Sang Yeon (Six Flying Dragons)
Director: Kim Won Suk (My Mister)
Genre: Fantasy, Historical
The drama will finish were it left off in Season 2. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 7 on tvN.
Writer: Bae Soo Young
Director: Kim Jung Kyoo
The drama is about an old man who is lost in the memories of 1945 Hiroshima after getting an unforgettable birthday letter from his first love. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 11 on KBS.
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency
Writer: Kim Yi Rang (novel), Kim Yi Rang
Director: Kim Ga Ram
Genre: Historical, Romance, Comedy
The drama is based on novel of the same name by Kim Yi Rang which was published on 2014-Sep-22 by PubPle. Before Lee Soo (Seo Ji Hoon) became a king, he was an ordinary blacksmith in the countryside. His life suddenly changed at the age of 23. This was when Lee Soo became the King of Joseon. Meanwhile, Lee Soo’s first love is Gae Ddong (Gong Seung Yun). He loved her before he took the throne. King Lee Soo wants to marry Gae Ddong, but, because of her humble background, it is virtually impossible. To marry Gae Ddong, Lee Soo hires the Flower Crew Matchmaking Agency. The agency consists of 3 handsome men: Ma Hoon (Kim Min Jae), Do Joon (Byun Woo Suk) and Go Young Soo (Park Ji Hoon) and they are the best matchmaking agency in Joseon. King Lee Soo asks the Flower Crew to make Gae Ddong a noble woman. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 16 on JTBC.
The Running Mates: Human Rights
Writer: Song Shi Woo (novel), Baek Jung Cheol
Director: Kim Yong Soo (Babysitter)
Genre: Crime, Social
The drama follows investigators for the Human Rights Promotion Commission. They fight for those whose human rights are violated. Han Yoon Seo (Lee Yo Won) works as an investigator for the Human Rights Promotion Commission. She investigates cases based only on the only facts, while trying to stay impartial throughout the investigation. Because of this, she is often mistakenly thought to lack empathy. She also carries a secret and an emotional scar from her past that she cannot tell anyone. Meanwhile, Bae Hong Tae (Choi Gwi Hwa) is a former prosecutor. He was dispatched to the Human Rights Promotion Commission and began to work as an investigator for that organization. He is righteous and tends to act before thinking things through. Both of them have conflicts on everything, but they work together for the people who need their help. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 18 on OCN.
Writer: Heo Sun Hee
Director: Park Hyung Ki (My Lovely Girl)
The drama is about the power and revenge surrounding the international city development gate and the stories of women playing power games for survival. Jenny Jang (Kim Sun A) is poor and works at bathhouse in Gangnam, Seoul. She starts a new job as a housemaid for a conglomerate family. She becomes successful and then runs J Boutique. She also begins work as a lobbyist. Jenny Jang gets involved in an international city development project. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 18 on SBS.
When the Camellia Blooms
Writer: Im Sang Choon (Fight for My Way)
Director: Cha Young Hoon (Are You Human?)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Thriller
The drama tells the story of Dong Baek (Gong Hyo Jin), owner of a bar named Camellia, whose life changes after she encounters three men including a good man, a bad man and a cheap man. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 18 on KBS.
Writer: Kim Kyu Sam (webcomic)
Director: Baek Seung Ryong (Surplus Princess)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
The drama is about Moon Suk Goo (Lee Dong Hwi) who works as a manager at Cheonrima Mart, which belongs to the Daema Group. Cheonrima Mart’s future looks bleak as they don’t have many customers and Moon Suk Goo is frustrated by the store’s situation. One day, Jung Bok-Dong (Kim Byung Chul), who was an executive at Cheonrima Group, is demoted to the CEO position at Cheonrima Mart. Manager Moon Suk Goo begins to have hope that the store will experience a turnaround with the new CEO. In actuality, Jung Bok Dong wants to destroy Cheonrima Mart to take revenge on the parent company for his demotion. Unexpectedly, Jung Bok Dong’s actions soon causes the store to attract customers. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 20 on tvN.
Writer: Jang Young Cheol (Monster) & Jung Kyung Soon (Empress Ki)
Director: Yu In Sik (Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim)
Genre: Action, Thriller
The drama is about Cha Dal Gun (Lee Seung Gi), who is a stunt man that dreams of becoming a world famous action actor. He survives a plane crash which changes his life. He faces a hidden conspiracy behind the plane crash and digs up a national corruption case. To support her mother and younger sibling, Go Hae Ri (Bae Suzy) wants the stable job of a public officer. She becomes an NIS agent. She hoped to become a white agent, but she became a black agent. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 20 on SBS.
Writer: Park Jung Hwa
Director: Han Dong Hwa (Bad Guys: Vile City)
Genre: Office, Comedy
The drama is about Lee Sun-Sim (Hyeri), ever since she began to work at Cheongil Electronics, she has worked hard as a clerk. She does pretty much any small tasks that the company needs, but her co-workers still calls her “Miss Lee” rather than by her full name. She has a bright and positive personality. Suddenly, Lee Sun Sim becomes the CEO of Cheongil Electronics, which is about to go bankrupt. With the help of Yoo Jin Wook (Kim Sang Kyung) and guided by her leadership with humility principles, Lee Sun Sim tries to turn around the company. Yoo Jin Wook is a department head at Cheongil Electronics. He is focused only on work and doesn’t see the employees as people, but watching Lee Sun Sim causes him to change and he helps her grow as a CEO. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 25 on tvN.
July Found By Chance
Writer: Moo Ryoo (webcomic), In Ji Hye, Song Ha Young
Director: Kim Sang Hyub (The King in Love)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
The drama is about Eun Dan O (Kim Hye-Yoon), a student at a prestigious high school. Her family is wealthy, but Eun Dan O has a heart disease. Her fiance Baek Kyung (Lee Jae Wook) attends the same prestigious high school. She likes him a lot, but he does not like her at all. Suddenly, Eun Dan-O has short-term memory loss and she can see what will happen in the near future. She gets confused by her symptoms. Then, Jinmiche, from the school cafeteria, tells Eun Dan-O that she is a character in the comic “Secret” like everybody else there. Eun Dan-O learns that her character is not even a main character, but rather an extra and she doesn’t have much time to live. Eun Dan-O is stunned, but she decides she wants to find her own true first love and not someone written by the comic writer. One day, she falls down the school stairs. She feels her back touch the back of another student, among a group of male students. Her heart suddenly starts to flutter. Eun Dan-O wants to find the male student who made her heart flutter. She eventually finds the student (Ro Woon) and he is her classmate. He is a character that doesn’t have a name. They get close and Eun Dan-O names him “Ha-Roo.” The drama is scheduled to premiere September 25 on MBC.
(not out yet)
Melting Me Softy
Writer: Baek Mi Kyeong (The Miracle We Met)
Director: Shin Woo Cheol (Where Stars Land)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
The drama tells the story of a man and a woman who are both frozen during an experiment. They wake up 20 years later instead of 24 hours later and must keep their body temperature above 30°C in order to survive. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 28 on tvN.
Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life
Writer: Bae Yoo Mi (Should We Kiss First)
Director: Han Joon Seo (The True Colors of Gang and Cheol)
Genre: Romance, Family
The drama follows the story of four people as they seek love and happines. Kim Seol A (Jo Yoon Hee) worked as an announcer in her past. She is ambitious and she is married to Do Jin Woo (Oh Min Suk). He is the CEO of a company. Moon Tae Rang (Yoon Park) is a chef. He is the oldest brother from a family that consists of adoptees. Moon Hae Rang (Jo Woo-Ri) is Moon Tae-Rang’s younger sister. She works as a secretary for Do Jin Woo. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 28 on KBS.
(not out yet)
The Tale of Nokdu
Writer: Hye Jin Yang (webcomic), Im Ye Jin (Love in the Moonlight), Baek So Yeon
Director: Kim Dong Whee
Genre: Romance, Historical
The drama is about Jeon Nok Du, the son of a noble family. He is not happy that his family has arranged for him to marry a young girl. To avoid the marriage, Jeon Nok Du runs away from home. He disguises himself as a woman and goes to a widow village. There, he meets Dong Dong Ju (Kim So Hyun) who is an apprentice to become a gisaeng. She does not want to become a gisaeng, but she doesn’t have a choice. She happens to know that Jeon Nok Du is not a woman and she hears the reason why he is hiding in the widow village. Jeon Nok Du saves Dong Dong Ju from a dangerous situation. She becomes Jeon Nok Du’s adopted daughter and he decides to live in the widow village for 1 year. The drama is scheduled to premiere September 30 on KBS.
(not out yet)
Which upcoming drama are you mostly looking forward to?