2023 brought with it some good romantic, fantasy, and thriller Korean dramas. From Destined With You to Doona, Netflix kept one entertained throughout the year with its never-ending list of K-dramas.
Now, as 2023 is about to come to an end, people are looking forward to what’s in Netflix’s store for K-dramas in 2024. Several of the K-dramas that will be released in 2024 have already been completed and entered post-production, after which they will soon be available for one to watch. So, in short, 2024 seems to be a great year for K-drama lovers.
From thrillers to romance, check out this list of 9 new K-dramas coming in 2024 on Netflix.
The drama Aema is the story behind the scenes of the movie Madame Aema, which came out in the 1980s. Set in the street of Chungmuro, Seoul, which was known as a hub for the Korean film industry, the drama follows an outspoken actress, a desperate producer, a night club dancer, and an aspiring director.
Starring: Lee Ha-nee, Bang Hyo-rin, Jin Seon-kyu
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Eun Jung and Sang Yeon
Eun Jung and Sang Yeon follow a drama script writer, Ryu Eun Jung, and Chang Sang Yeon, a film-maker in the Korean film industry. Previously childhood friends in school, Eun Jung and Sang Yeon, lost touch with each other for a variety of reasons. Now, years later, as adults who are both working in the same industry, they meet again.
Starring: Kim Go-eun, Park Ji-hyun, Kim Gun-woo
Everything Will Come True
Reuniting years after starring in the drama Uncontrollably Fond, Kim Woo Bin and Bae Suzy are coming together in the 2024 K-drama Everything Will Come True. It’s a fantasy romance, and Kim Woo-bin plays a genie who is very emotional, and this affects things around him. Ga Young is just his opposite, as she has a hard time expressing herself due to a lack of emotions.
Starring: Bae Suzy, Kim Woo-bin
Genre: Comedy, Romance
In Jooshin High, a prestigious School where only children of important people come to study, a mysterious person enters this school, which sets off a chain reaction of mystery unfolding. Kim Ri-an is the heiress of Jooshin Group, the company behind Jooshin High. Jung Jae-yi is the daughter of the owner of Jaeyool Group. Meanwhile, a new admission, Kang Ha, who wins everyone with his smiles and innocence, seems to be hiding something underneath.
Starring: Roh Jeong-eui, Lee Chae-min, Kim Jae-won
Genre: Romance, Mystery
Hong Rang, starring Destined With You fame Jo Bo-ah and Extraordinary You K-drama’s Lee Jae-wook is about a pair of half siblings in the Joseon Dynasty of South Korea. Hong Rang, who is the son of a fishing merchant, disappears at the age of eight. But his half-sister, Jae-yi persistently looks for him over a decade until he comes back as an adult at the age of 20.
Starring: Jo Bo-ah, Lee Jae-wook, Jung Ga-ram
Genre: Historical, Drama
Alone in the Woods
Sweet Home K-drama fame Go Min Si and The Good Wife’s Yoon Kye-sang star in a mystery thriller, Alone in the Woods, directed by Mo Wan II. The plot of Alone in the Woods follows two men – one who runs a motel in the past and another who runs a small, rented home in the future, respectively in 2001 and 2021.
Starring: Kim Yoon-seok, Yoon Kye-sang, Go Min-si
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Helmed by the director of Train to Busan, the Korean drama The Bequeathed will also involve a zombie apocalypse. The story will revolve around a village where there is a sudden outbreak of the zombie virus with some unknown symptoms, and Hellbound fame Kim Hyun-joo will be seen playing the main lead.
Starring: Kim Hyun-joo, Park Hee-soon, Park Byung-eun
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Murder DIEary is a story that starts normally but quickly takes a dark turn. A black comedy, the Korean drama follows a college student, Lee Tang, who is living his normal life of study and work. He works at a convenience store at night, but on one of his shifts, he gets into an argument with a customer, and in the heated moment, Lee Tang hits him with a hammer, ultimately killing him. Later, Lee Tang realizes that he has a superpower: he can recognize people who have committed wrong deeds in the past. He takes it upon himself to remove these bad seeds of society.
Starring: Choi Woo-shik, Son Seok-koo, Lee Hee-joon
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Queen of the Scene
Starring: Gong Hyo-jin, Park Ha-sun
Genre: Comedy, Drama