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:
1. Grand Prince
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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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?