10 Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching in March 2018

Grand Prince Korean Drama - Jin Se Yeon

After having a few less dramas on the schedule last month, March gets back into the swing of things with LOTS of new dramas to check out. And Spring is also just around the corner! But as we wait, we still need some new dramas to keep us entertained during those last cold days of winter.

Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this March 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 March 2018:

My Pick:

1. Grand Prince

Grand Prince Korean Drama - Yoon Shi Yoon and Joo Sang Wook

It’s been quite a while since we have had a historical drama on air, so I am more than excited to check out Grand Prince. Not only is it a historical, it centers around what looks to be an exciting love triangle. I’m definitely ready for some romance, action, and gorgeous sets and costumes!

Grand Prince follows the love-hate relationship between two princes (Joo Sang Wook and Yoon Shi Yoon) and the woman (Jin Se Yeon) they both love.

Grand Prince is scheduled to premiere March 3 on TV Chosun.

PREMIERING IN MARCH:

2. Switch: Change the World

Switch: Change the World Korean Drama - Jang Geun Suk

Switch: Change the World is about an intelligent con artist (Jang Geun Suk ) who pretends to be a prosecutor to bring justice to criminals. Also starring Han Ye Ri.

Switch: Change the World is scheduled to premiere March 28 on SBS.

3. Great Seducer

Great Seducer Korean Drama - Woo Do Hwan and Joy

Great Seducer is about a dangerous love game that ensues when a womanizing chaebol heir (Woo Do Hwan) takes up a bet when he finds himself in a bad situation to seduce a virtuous woman (Joy) who is respected and seen as a role model.

Great Seducer is scheduled to premiere March 12 on MBC.

4. Live

Live Korean Drama - Lee Kwang Soo and Jung Yu Mi

Live tells the stories of police officers and follows their relationships and struggles. Lee Kwang Soo plays a police offer who tends get into trouble on all of his cases and Jung Yu Mi will is another police officer who to tries to fight male chauvinism.

Live is scheduled to premiere March 10 on tvN.

5. That Man Oh Soo

That Man Oh Soo (Evergreen) Korean Drama - Lee Jong Hyun and Kim So Eun

That Man Oh Soo is a romance drama about an intelligent cafe owner (Lee Jong Hyun) who uses a magic pollen to help people fall in love. When the pollen gets used on himself, he falls for a cheerful and hard working police officer (Kim So Eun).

That Man Oh Soo is scheduled to premiere March 5 on OCN.

6. Let’s Hold Hands and Watch the Sunset

Let's Hold Hands and Watch the Sunset Korean Drama - Han Hye Jin

Let’s Hold Hands and Watch the Sunset is a melodrama about a husband (Yoon Sang Hyun) who is an architect and a wife (Han Hye Jin) who gave up everything to support him that have to face death and rediscover love together.

Let’s Hold Hands and Watch the Sunset is scheduled to premiere March 21 on MBC.

7. My Ahjussi

My Ahjussi Korean Drama - Lee Seon Kyun and IU

My Ahjussi is about a man (Lee Seon Kyun) in his forties who has had many challenges in his life that meets a woman (IU) in her twenties who has also had difficulties. The two embark on a healing relationship. It comes from the writer of Oh Hae Young Again and the PD of Signal.

My Ahjussi is scheduled to premiere March 21 on tvN.

8. Children of a Lesser God

Children of a Lesser God Korean Drama - Kang Ji Hwan

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 March 3 on OCN.

CURRENTLY AIRING IN MARCH:

9. Mystery Queen 2

Mystery Queen 2 Korean Drama - Kwon Sang Woo and Choi Kang Hee

Mystery Queen was about a married 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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.

10. Should We Kiss First

Should We Kiss First Korean Drama - Kam Woo Sung and Kim Sun Ah

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 airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.


AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN MARCH:

Eulachacha Waikiki

Eulachacha Waikiki Korean Drama - Lee Yi Kyung, Kim Jung Hyun, Son Seung Won

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 will play 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 airs Monday and Tuesday on JTBC. (UPDATE: Extended 4 eps & will now end in April)

Return

Return Korean Drama - Go Hyun Jung

Return follows the story of a murder case with the suspect coming from the elite class. Go Hyun Jung/Park Jin Hee 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.

Radio Romance

Radio Romance Korean Drama - Yoon Doo Joon and Kim So Hyun

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

Mother Korean Drama - Lee Bo Young

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.

Hwayugi

Hwayugi Korean Drama - Lee Seung Gi, Oh Yeon Seo, Cha Seung Won

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.

Cross

Cross: God's Gift Korean Drama - Go Kyung Pyo

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.

Misty

Misty Korean Drama - Ji Jin Hee and Kim Nam Joo

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 airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.


What dramas are you enjoying or looking forward to in March?

Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in April!


For the latest dramas, check out the
May 2018 Drama Guide

Greasy Melo Korean Drama - Jang Hyuk

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18 Responses to 10 Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching in March 2018

  1. want to thank you for all the hard work you do at keeping us to date. i wouldn’t know if it wasn’t for you. thanks

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  2. Timescout says:

    I’m already watching Misty, which has been interesting so far. Of the new batch I’m going to check out at least Mystery Queen 2, Live and Children of a Lesse God. Spot a theme there? 😁

    There’s also as Cdrama (Siege in Fog) that I’ve been waiting to air and looks like it’s finally happening.

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    • Kay says:

      I keep hearing good stuff about Misty, so now I’m intrigued 🙂 I can definitely see your drama theme for the month, lol

      Is it really happening? Is Siege in Fog FINALLY happening?! I’ve been waiting for that thing for over a year. Every time it gets within reach, it disappears again. But I’m very anxious to check that one out too. Here’s hoping!

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      • Timescout says:

        Yup, Siege in Fog is actually starting on March 2, which is… tomorrow! In my timeline that is. 🙂 It’ll be airing 2 epsi a week, every fri and sat on Tencent. Hopefully some site picks it up so we can get subs but I’m going to check it out anyway. Not too hot on the epi count (50) though, as I’m sure it’ll get draggy at some point. But hey, that’s what the FF-button is for. *g*

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        • Kay says:

          Well, count me as officially excited! It sure has been a wait! I guess I will have to wait a little bit longer though because I certainly need subs. Really hope someone picks this up. I’ve been waiting too long, lol 😉

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          • Timescout says:

            Yes, it has been a long wait. Btw, it’s actually 2 epis every fri/sat, so 4 epis per week. I can’t read, evidently. 😅

            Watching dramas raw is now such a commonplace thing for me. I’ve also noticed that it’s often easier to asses a show when you have to rely on visual and other audatory cues than dialogue to tide you along. You tend to pick up things you’d otherwise miss and also get atuned to the mood of the show faster. The funny thing is that when I finally watch the epis with subs or read a recap there’s actually not much I didn’t get the first time around. 😁 Of course it varies from show to show. Some PDs are just better at expressing things than others.

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            • Kay says:

              Oh good! So it will get done a little bit quicker then 🙂 I still haven’t tried a raw drama. Now I have watched some of my fav drama as well as sitcom episodes that I had already seen raw, but that’s about it. I still feel like I would probably try a light kdrama rom com if I was going to. Easier to follow plus I do know some of the language. But it’s never really necessary with most kdramas since they are so readily available with subs. Now I think I would still enjoy a drama like The Package raw. It had enough beauty and emotion to convey much of what was going on. Would definitely be confused with a lot of the jokes though, lol. Maybe someday I’ll venture into the world of raw dramas. But I definitely want to understand Siege in Fog completely, so I’ll keep hoping it gets subbed 🙂

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  3. Kimchi Korner Blog says:

    We have the same top drama pick this month! Lol. So many good ones to choose from! I’m pretty excited about Jang Geun Suk’s return in “Switch” as well.

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    • Kay says:

      Alright! Yay for Grand Prince! I did have a hard time choosing this month though. Switch and Great Seducer are right there with it, but I had to force myself to choose, lol. Definitely some good potential this month!

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  4. Ben says:

    I’m waiting for “Are you human too?”. When will it be released?

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    • Kay says:

      I’m anxiously waiting for that one too 🙂 So far we don’t have an official released date yet other than sometime in 2018. It’s pre-produced so it’s taking a while to actually hit the air. Hopefully, soon though!

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  5. My pick is ‘My Mister’. Since I did love and did enjoy ‘Another Oh Hae Young’ to the highest level, I’m expecting too much from ‘My Mister’ since it has the same writer as Oh Hae Young. Plus, it has IU on it, so will definitely watch this one. 🙂

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  6. Adekunle Olaronke Abeke says:

    Thanks for the update, I love Korean drama’s, God bless Nigeria God bless Korea

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  7. jetsetti says:

    I love Misty. It is not your ordinary Kdrama. The twists and turns is killing me and Ji Jin Hee is such a breathtaking sight. Their chemistry is no joke.Im down to the last two episodes and it got me so hooked that I cant wait for the weekend.

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    • Kay says:

      Misty looks really intriguing and everyone seems to be loving it. It sounds intense! I definitely need to get around to checking that one out 🙂

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