10 New K-dramas releasing in December 2023

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Korean dramas are mass favorites as they excite us, make us laugh, and bring a smile to our faces with their unique stories and drama. Varying in genres like romance, comedy, mystery, and thrill, sometimes one can get everything while watching a Korean drama.

With a new month, one can look forward to some much-awaited K-dramas, perfect for closing the year with much-needed good content to watch. From Song Kang’s thriller Sweet Home Season 2 to Ji Chang Wook’s romantic comedy Welcome to Samdal-ri, December has a number of potentially great dramas in its kit.

So, here is a list to check out 10 new K-dramas will be released in December 2023.

Sweet Home Season 2

sweet home 2

Releasing: December 1

Stream on: Netflix

The world is in chaos because of humans turning into murderous monsters. Hyun-soo, played by Song Kang, escapes with other survivors from their apartment building and faces a new, changed world that is now under military control. Later, Hyun-soo is taken away, and he has to figure out how to use his new abilities to save the world. The drama also stars Lee Jin-uk, Lee Si-young and Jin-young.

Welcome to Samdal-ri

welcome to samdalri

Releasing: December 2

Stream on: Netflix

Samdal grew up in Jeju Island, which she later left to pursue her ambitions of being a photographer in Seoul. When her life suffers problematic upheavals, she returns to Jeju and reunites with her childhood friend, Yong-pil whom she had drifted apart from. The drama stars Ji Chang-wook and Shin Hye-sun.

My Man is Cupid

Releasing: December 1

Stream on: Amazon Prime Video

Cheon Sang-hyuk played by Jang Dong-yoon is a Cupid who has lost his wings and has been trying for half a millennium to regain them back. His monotonous life changes when he meets Oh Baek-ryun, a mysterious, unlucky woman who can’t get anyone to date her because her dates always end up getting in life-threatening situations. The drama also stars Nana.

Gyeongseong Creature: Season 1 Part 1

gyeongseong creatures

Releasing: December 22

Stream on: Netflix

A fantasy horror K-drama starring Park Seo-joon and Han So-hee takes place in 1945. In the historical backdrop of the Japanese invading and occupying Gyeongseong, the people have something else to fear along with the Japanese, a new kind of creature born out of human greed. Jang Tae-sang is a wealthy informant, while Yoo Chae-ok is an investigator looking into the case of missing persons. Together, they encounter this monster and set out to try and stop this monstrous creature.

Death’s Game

Death’s Game (2023) Official Teaser Trailer | Seo In Guk, Park So Dam, Lee Jae Wook, Go Youn Jung

Releasing: December 15

Stream on: Amazon Prime Video

One of the most awaited dramas of the year is Death’s Game, with its stellar cast including Seo In-guk, Park So-dam, Lee Do-hyun, Kim Jae-wook, Choi Si-won, among others. Death is enraged after meeting Choi Yi-jae, a man who has killed himself after losing all his wealth in Bitcoin. Death wants to teach a lesson to this man who doesn’t give importance to life or death and ropes him in a game of 12 reincarnations where he will reincarnate 12 times to fully experience what life and death are actually like before being tossed to hell in the end.

Night Has Come

Releasing: December 6

Stream on: Viki

Night Has Come K-drama follows a group of high school students who are spending a night away from home for a school retreat trip. They are mysteriously and forcefully dragged into a game of mafia, the real-life version of it, and the night takes a turn for the dark when their very life is put into dangerous situations. The drama stars Lee Jae-in, Kim Woo-seok and Cha Woo-min.

Soundtrack #2

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Releasing: December 6

Stream on: Disney +

Soo-ho, a successful but burnt-out CEO, crosses paths again with Hyun-seo, a piano teacher whom he had known during University. Soo-ho and Hyun-seo were part of the University band, and their relationship was built upon the basis of their mutual love for music, but reality intervened, and the couple drifted apart. The drama stars Keum Sae-rok, Noh Sang-hyun and DEMIAN.

The Sand Flower

Releasing: December 20

Stream on: ENA, Netflix

Kim Baek-doo, a prodigy of Korean wrestling, is frustrated and disheartened with his team’s disbandment. Facing options like retiring from the very sports he loves, Baek-doo is divided and feels defeated. It was not until his childhood friend, Yoo-kyung, decided to become his and his team’s manager that he hoped that maybe this time, they could turn things around. The drama stars Jang Dong-yoon and Lee Joo-myung.

Maestra: Strings of Truth

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Releasing: December 9

Stream on: tvN

Cha Se-eum is an esteemed violinist and also one of the only female conductors in the world. She is successful and honored in her career, but it’s also the cause of the rift between her and her husband, who feels insecure. Se-eum starts to experience peculiar incidents occurring among the members of her orchestra. The mystery drama stars Lee Young-ae, Lee Moo Saeng, and Hwang Bo Reum Byeol.

My Happy End

[1차 티저] 너는 누구야? 자신을 둘러싼 비밀을 쫓는 장나라! 〈나의 해피엔드〉

Releasing: December 26

Stream on: Viki

Two university classmates are leading very different lives, both career-wise and personal. While Jae-won has her own furniture store and a loving family of a kind husband and adorable daughter, Yun-jin, her University classmate, is enduring a marriage that is on the verge of falling and a career that makes her unhappy. The psychological thriller drama stars Jang Na-ra, So Yi-hyun, and Son Ho-jun.