Top 5 K-dramas to look out for in 2023

Top 5 K-dramas set to premiere in 2023
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Get ready for 2023 with a new batch of K-content to look forward to and never-ending entertainment exclusively on Netflix.

The rise and popularity of Korean dramas in film and television, covering a wide range of genres, has been commendable in recent years and captured the hearts of millions. Viewers from all over the world are breaking the language barrier to discover new stories and characters to fall in love with. To put it mildly, it is not slowing down anytime soon!

To meet user demand, Netflix has expanded its catalog with this genre and will continue to release new original content, whether television series or movies, this year. So, especially for you, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most anticipated series that will be available on Netflix in the majority of regions this year for streaming from the comfort of their homes all over the world!

The Glory Part 2

Top 5 K-dramas set to premiere in 2023

Release Date: March 10, 2023

Dong-eun is a meek and reserved teenager who lives in poverty with her mother and has no friends. At school, she’s relentlessly bullied – both physically and mentally – by a group of privileged kids whose wealth and connections enable them to never see the consequences of their actions. Even her mother would rather accept bribery than hold anyone at her school accountable. 

Though Dong-eun eventually escapes the brutal abuse, she still lives with the scars – and vows to make each of her bullies pay for what they did. The cast members include Song Hye-kyo as Moon Dong-eun, Lee Do-hyun as Joo Yeo-jeong, Lim Ji-yeon as Park Yeon-jin, Yeom Hye-ran as Kang Hyeon-nam, and Park Sung-hoon as Jeon Jae-joon.


Top 5 K-dramas set to premiere in 2023

Release Date: The second quarter of 2023

Celebrity depicts the desires and mysteries surrounding people who become SNS stars, living as so-called celebrities, and the people who envy them. The cast members include Park Gyu-young as Seo Ah-ri, Kang Min-hyuk as Han Jun-kyung, Lee Chung-ah as Yoon Shi-hyeon, Lee Dong-gun as Jin Tae-jeon, and Jun Hyo-seong as Oh Min-hye. 

A Time Called You

Top 5 K-dramas set to premiere in 2023

Release Date: The third quarter of 2023

Plot: In the year 2023, Jun-hee continues to miss her boyfriend Yeon-jun who died a year ago. She somehow travels back in time to 1998 and wakes up in the body of a different person, 18-year-old Min-ju, and meets Si-heon, who bears an uncanny resemblance to her deceased boyfriend. The main cast members include Ahn Hyo-seop as Gu Yeon-jun / Nam Si-heon, Jeon Yeo-been as Han Jun-hee / Kwon Min-ju, and Kang Hoon as Jung In-gyu. 

Mask Girl

Top 5 K-dramas set to premiere in 2023

Release Date: The third quarter of 2023

Plot: The series is based on the Naver Webtoon of the same name, it tells the story of an ordinary office worker with an appearance complex who gets caught up in an unintended incident while working as an internet BJ while covering her face with a mask every night. The series stars Go Hyun-jung as Kim Mo-mi, Nana as Kim Mo-mi (after surgery), Ahn Jae-hong as Joo Oh-nam, Yeom Hye-ran as Kim Kyung-ja, and Choi Daniel. 

Sweet Home Season 2

Top 5 K-dramas set to premiere in 2023

Release Date: The fourth quarter of 2023

Plot: After an unexpected family tragedy, Cha Hyun-soo leaves his home and moves into an apartment. Soon after, monsters begin appearing. People inside the apartment are trapped inside the building, realizing that monsters are lurking everywhere outside. 

Hyun-su and other residents shield themselves inside the building in the hope of surviving as long as they can. The series stars Song Kang, Lee Jin-uk, Lee Si-young, Ko Min-si, Park Gyu-young, Yoo Oh-seong, Oh Jung-se, Kim Mu-yeol, Jin-young.

Stay tuned to Web News Observer for more K-drama news, and let us know in the comments which series you are most looking forward to watching in the coming months.