10 Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching in April 2018

Great Seducer Korean Drama - Woo Do Hwan

There’s some really great dramas heading our way in April! We’ve got romantic comedies, melodramas, slice of life, legal, and more. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this April 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 April 2018:

My Pick:

1. Miracle That We Met

Miracle That We Met Korean Drama - Kim Myung Min

I’m looking forward to having Kim Myung Min back in a drama. He is a powerful actor who always brings such a strong presence and charisma to his characters. So I would expect nothing less from him in his new drama!

Miracle That We Met is a human melodrama about a man (Kim Myung Min) who unexpectedly ends up supporting two families after an accident lands his soul in the body of another man. Also starring Kim Hyun Joo and Ra Mi Ran.

Miracle That We Met is scheduled to premiere April 2 on KBS.

PREMIERING IN APRIL:

2. Suits

Suits Korean Drama - Jang Dong Gun and Park Hyung Sik

Suits is a legal drama about a top lawyer (Jang Dong Gun) who illegally hires a legal genius (Park Hyung Sik) who has never been to law school as his associate.

Suits is scheduled to premiere April 25 on KBS.

3. Mistress

Mistress Korean Drama - Han Ga In

Mistress is a remake of the British and American series’ Mistresses and follows the scandalous lives of four women. It stars Han Ga In, Choi Hee Seo, Goo Jae Yee, and Shin Hyun Bin.

Mistress is scheduled to premiere April 28 on OCN.

CURRENTLY AIRING IN APRIL:

4. Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food

Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food Korean Drama - Jung Hae In and Son Ye Jin

Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food follows the romance of two people (Jung Hae In & Son Ye Jin) who progress from acquaintances to lovers after they begin to see each other in a different light. The drama comes from the PD of Secret Love Affair and Heard It Through the Grapevine.

Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.

5. 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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.

6. 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 airs Monday and Tuesday on MBC.

7. You Who Forgot Poetry

You Who Forgot Poetry Korean Drama - Lee Joon Hyuk, Lee Yoo Bi, and Jang Dong Yoon

You Who Forgot Poetry tells the stories of people in the medical community from nurses to interns to rehab specialists with a poem at the center of each episode that encourages them in their lives. Starring Lee Joon Hyuk, Lee Yu Bi, and Jang Dong Yoon.

You Who Forgot Poetry airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.

8. Grand Prince

Grand Prince Korean Drama - Yoon Shi Yoon and Joo Sang WookGrand 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 airs Saturday and Sunday on TV Chosun.

9. 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. The drama comes from the PD of Radiant Office and the writer of Cruel Palace: War of Flowers.

Let’s Hold Hands and Watch the Sunset airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.

10. 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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.


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

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 airs Monday and Tuesday on OCN.

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 airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.

Mystery Queen 2

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

Mystery Queen 2 is about a woman (Choi Kang Hee) who loves mystery novels who recently became a cop that ends up working with a detective (Kwon Sang Woo) to solve cases.

Mystery Queen 2 airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.

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.

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.


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

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


For the latest dramas, check out the
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19 Responses to 10 Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching in April 2018

  1. Jaune says:

    Can’t wait for Suits! I really missed Park Hyung Sik!

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  2. D says:

    Not looking forward to any of the shows premiering in April but I’m already watching a lot of the shows that started in March so that’s a good thing. 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    • Kay says:

      Sometimes it’s good to have a month that gives you a bit of a break from growing your list 🙂 I’m glad April doesn’t have as many new premieres because May is looking scary for me! lol

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      • D says:

        I can’t remember what’s coming up in May. I will have to wait until the end of the month for your monthly post. 😉

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        • Kay says:

          Haha, yeah, that’s probably the way to do it. But I’ll go ahead and spoil My Pick for the month since it will most definitely be my fav Lee Joon Gi’s drama Lawless Lawyer 🙂 There’s lots of other interesting ones too though!

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  3. Anne says:

    I’m waiting for Suits too! And I don’t even watch the American TV show. PHS was too cute in Strong Woman.

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  4. Jesel says:

    Oh my god !! I cant wait to see the k-drama “suits” i miss park hyung sik….😁

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  5. Demetrio Mosqueda Jr. says:

    Good day! My pick for this month is uri Pak Hyun Sik’s SUITS. Unfortunately haven’t finished yet with the dramas i started watching last March. I still have (on hold): Prison Playbook, Hwayugi, Black Knight, Radio Romance, and Waikiki. Was too busy with other stuffs last month that I couldn’t find time to finish them. But will definitely finish these mentioned great dramas some time. May I ask if our dear Kim Yoo Jung’s Clean clean something drama won’t be airing this month?

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    • Kay says:

      It does sound like you have a back log of good dramas to finish! Hoping you find time to polish off the list soon. As for Kim Yoo Jung’s Clean With Passion For Now, it was originally supposed to air in April, but she’s been dealing with some health issues so they had to postpone the drama. For now, everyone is still signed on, but we will have to see how things develop in the coming months. I’m really hoping she gets everything worked out and feels better soon so they can move forward.

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  6. kwenzqoatl says:

    “My Ahjussi” peeks my curiosity. I like the actors involved and the writer too.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. alayssameiaguilar says:

    I can’t wait to watch suits

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