We are moving right along in 2018! Are you staying caught up in the beginning of the year or have you already fallen behind? Either way, more dramas are on the horizon, so you had better get ready! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this February 2018 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!
Here are the kdramas you need to keep an eye out for in February 2018:
1. Eulachacha Waikiki
Coming from the writer of Modern Farmer, one of the funniest kdramas I have ever seen, Eulachacha Waikiki has my expectations high for some zany humor, entertaining characters, and heartwarming stories.
Eulachacha Waikiki is a comedy about three men who decide to open a guesthouse to make money and get involved with a single mother and her baby. Kim Jung Hyun plays a cynical man who dreams of being a movie director. Lee Yi Kyung is an actor who is the son of a famous star but finds himself stuck in minor roles while Son Seung Won is a writer having a difficult time.
Eulachacha Waikiki is scheduled to premiere February 5 on JTBC.
PREMIERING IN FEBRUARY:
2. Children of a Lesser God
Children of a Lesser God is a supernatural crime drama about an expert detective (Kang Ji Hwan) and a rookie detective (Kim Ok Bin) with supernatural vision who team up to solve a case at a large corporation.
Children of a Lesser God is scheduled to premiere February 24 on OCN. (premiere pushed back to March 3)
3. Mystery Queen 2
Mystery Queen 2 is about a woman (Choi Kang Hee) who loves mystery novels and dreams of becoming a cop that ends up working with a detective (Kwon Sang Woo) to solve cases.
Mystery Queen 2 is scheduled to premiere February 28 on KBS.
Misty is about a hardworking newswoman (Kim Nam Joo) who ends up becoming the suspect in a murder case. Despite having a rocky relationship with her public defender husband (Ji Jin Hee), he becomes her lawyer.
Misty is scheduled to premiere February 2 on JTBC.
5. Should We Kiss First
Should We Kiss First follows the stories of four people that no longer believe in love. Starring Kam Woo Sung, Kim Sun Ah, Oh Ji Ho, and Park Shi Yeon.
Should We Kiss First is scheduled to premiere February 20 on SBS.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN FEBRUARY:
6. Radio Romance
Radio Romance is about a top radio DJ (Yoon Doo Joon) who can’t do anything without a script and the program’s writer (Kim So Hyun) who isn’t really that good at writing. It follows stories of healing through their radio show as they fall in love.
Radio Romance airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
Mother is a remake of the popular Japanese drama of the same name and is about a woman (Lee Bo Young) who kidnaps an abused little girl and becomes her mother.
Mother airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
Cross is about a man (Go Kyung Pyo) who becomes a doctor in order to get revenge by taking the lives of those responsible for his father’s death, but he slowly grows and learns the true meaning of being a doctor.
Cross airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Return follows the story of a murder case with the suspect coming from the children of the elite class. Go Hyun Jung plays a lawyer who is the host of a legal TV show with Lee Jin Wook as a detective.
Return airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
Hwayugi is a romantic comedy horror loosely based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West about the journey of a monk and four others to atone for their sins. The drama moves the story to the modern day where the trouble making Monkey King (Lee Seung Gi) is exiled to the human world without his powers because of his corruption. He seeks to restore them with the help of a wealthy realtor (Oh Yeon Seo) descended from monks who can unseal them. The two then work to battle evil spirits together.
Hwayugi airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN FEBRUARY:
Black Knight is a fantasy romance that follows the dangerous fate of a man (Kim Rae Won)and a woman (Shin Se Kyung) over two hundred years.
Black Knight airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
Bad Guys 2: Age of Evil
Bad Buys 2: Age of Evil follows a group of prosecutors and criminals who team up to catch other criminals. Starring Joo Jin Mo, Park Joong Hoon, Kim Mu Yeol, Ji Soo, and Yang Ik Jun.
Bad Guys: Age of Evil airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
What dramas are you enjoying or looking forward to in February?