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:
1. Miracle That We Met
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:
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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:
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. It comes from the writer of popular dramas such as Dear My Friends, It’s Okay That’s Love, That Winter the Wind Blows, and Padam Padam.
Live airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
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 airs Monday and Tuesday on OCN.
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 airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
Mystery Queen 2
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 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 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!
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