Lots of new dramas to look forward to in March! Here is the March 2017 edition of “Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching.” This monthly series is meant to keep you updated on what’s happening in the world of Korean dramas so that you don’t miss out on anything! There are a lot of dramas ending this month, so that means a bunch of new dramas to take their place!
Here are the kdramas you need to keep an eye out for in March 2017:
1. The Liar and His Lover
I’m really looking forward to this romance starring Lee Hyun Woo and Red Velevet’s Joy. They look lovely together, and the story for this drama has a lot of potential for a sweet romance with heartwarming moments.
The Liar and His Lover is about the romance between a genius sound producer (Lee Hyun Woo) living under a hidden identity and a high school girl (Joy) with a beautiful voice who falls for him at first sight.
The Liar and His Lover is scheduled to premiere March 20 on tvN.
BEGINNING IN MARCH:
2. Radiant Office
Radiant Office is a slice of life story about a marketing director (Ha Suk Jin) and a rookie (Go Ah Sung) working at a furniture company. After a failed suicide attempt by the rookie, she discovers she may be terminally ill and decides to live life to the fullest.
Radiant Office is scheduled to premiere March 15 on MBC.
Tunnel is about a violent crimes detective from the past that travels through time to the present day. Choi Jin Hyuk plays a detective from the 1980’s who was trying to catch a killer when he time travels through a tunnel to present day Seoul. He partners with Yoon Hyun Min who has a sharp intellect and is very skilled at his job.
Tunnel is scheduled to premiere March 25 on OCN.
Whisper is a suspense melodrama centered around cops and lawyers and a huge corruption scandal. Lee Sang Yoon plays a smart and kind judge with Lee Bo Young as a police detective.
Whisper is scheduled to premiere March 27 on SBS.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN MARCH:
5. Chief Kim
Chief Kim is a comedy that tells the story of a quirky middle manager (Nam Goong Min) in an office who stands up for the weak workers who have been held down by their company. Also starring Nam Sang Mi.
Chief Kim airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
6. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
Strong Woman Bo Dong Soon is about a woman with super strength (Park Bo Young) who becomes the bodyguard to an eccentric chaebol heir (Park Hyung Shik), and the two become involved in a crazy romance. Also staring Ji Soo.
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
7. Perfect Wife
Perfect Wife is about a family woman (Go So Young) who has been through many difficulties in life. Unexpected circumstances give her the chance to heal and rediscover her femininity. Also starring Yoon Sang Hyun.
Perfect Wife airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
8. Tomorrow With You
Tomorrow With You is a fantasy romantic comedy about a time traveler and his wife. Lee Je Hoon plays the time traveler who is rich, but after seeing himself unhappy in the future, he enters into a loveless marriage with Shin Min Ah to try to prevent it. But along the way, he realizes how his life is hurting her and slowly begins to fall in love.
Tomorrow With You airs Friday and Saturday on tvN.
9. Saimdang Light’s Diary
Saimdang Light’s Diary is about an art history lecturer (Lee Young Ae) who finds the diary of the famous historical figure Shim Saimdang and works to discover the secret behind a mysterious portrait.
Saimdang, Light’s Diary airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
10. Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People
Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People is based on the classic Korean folktale about a man born of illegitimate birth who steals from the rich to give to the poor and becomes a revolutionary activist in Joseon. It stars Yoon Kyun Sang and Chae Soo Bin.
Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People airs Monday and Tuesday on MBC.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN MARCH:
Missing 9 is the story of a washed up celebrity (Jung Kyung Ho) who gets stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash along with with his stylist (Baek Jin Hee) and seven other people in the entertainment industry. They go on an intense journey of growth while facing adversity and fighting for survival.
Missing 9 airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
Voice is about workers at a 112 emergency call center. When a serial killer starts killing their family members, they work together to catch the culprit. It stars Jang Hyuk and Lee Ha Na.
Voice is scheduled airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
Defendant is about a top prosecutor (Ji Sung) who one day wakes up in prison on death row with no memory of how he ended up there. The drama then follows his attempt to figure out what happened and get out of prison with the help of a public defender (Yuri). The drama comes from one of the writers of City Hunter.
Defendant airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
Introverted Boss is a romantic comedy about a director of a top public relations agency (Yeon Woo Jin). Everyone thinks he is cold and arrogant, but in reality he is extremely shy and doesn’t even like to leave his house. As he begins to lose what’s important to him, he goes on an emotional journey to overcome his problems with the help of an energetic rookie employee (Park Hye Soo) at his company.
Introverted Boss airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Wow! That’s a lot of dramas! How will we find the time to watch them all? I’m most excited for The Liar and His Lover, but I’m also planning to check out Tunnel and Radiant Office. I had better get busy!