June is a lot more tame compared to last month as far as new drama premieres. But we have a few new dramas to get excited about as well as plenty of other entertaining dramas already underway. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this June 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 June 2018:
1. Are You Human Too?
I’ve been waiting for this robot drama for what seems like forever (the problem with pre-produced dramas!). But it is finally happening, and I’m excited to go on a thrilling sci-fi journey filled with action, romance, and an exploration of humanity.
Are You Human Too? is about a robot (Seo Kang Joon) that is brought in to impersonate a chaebol heir who is in a coma during a corporate power struggle.
Are You Human Too? is scheduled to premiere June 4 on KBS.
PREMIERING IN JUNE:
2. Why Secretary Kim
Why Secretary Kim is a webtoon adaptation about the cold vice president (Park Seo Joon) of a large corporation and his excellent devoted secretary (Park Min Young) who is always ready to help.
Why Secretary Kim is scheduled to premiere June 6 on tvN.
3. Life on Mars
Life on Mars is a crime drama about a detective (Jung Kyung Ho) who mysteriously travels back in time to the 1980’s. Jung Kyung Ho is the time traveling detective who prefers to use hard evidence when solving cases, Park Sung Woong is a detective who uses his instincts, and Go Ah Sung is an investigator.
Life on Mars is scheduled to premiere June 9 on OCN.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN JUNE:
4. Greasy Melo
Greasy Melo is set in a neighborhood Chinese restaurant that is run by a gangster (Jang Hyuk) recently released from prison. A star chef (Junho) ends up working at the run down restaurant, and a privileged chaebol heiress (Jung Ryeo Won) has a life changing experience after having a bowl of jajangmyun. The drama tells their stories of love and healing with a mixture of romance, action, and comedy.
Greasy Melo airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
5. Handsome Guy and Jung Eum
Handsome Guy and Jung Eum is a romantic comedy about a man (Nam Goong Min) who knows everything there is to know about love and a woman (Hwang Jung Eum) whose biggest dream is to get married. It comes from the writer of My Unfortunate Boyfriend.
Handsome Guy and Jung Eum airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
6. About Time
About Time is a fantasy romance about a musical actress (Lee Sung Kyung) with the ability to see how long a person will live and the man (Lee Sang Yoon) she falls in love with who somehow makes her own “life clock” stop moving forward.
About Time airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
7. Come Here and Hug Me
Come Here and Hug Me follows the story of a man (Jang Ki Yong) whose serial killer father murdered the parents of the woman (Jin Ki Joo) he loved when they were young.
Come Here and Hug Me airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
Sketch is an action crime romance drama about a top investigator (Rain) in the violent crimes department who is trying to catch his wife’s killer and a detective (Lee Sun Bin) with the ability to sketch what will happen in the future as they fight to change their futures.
Sketch airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
9. Lawless Lawyer
Lawless Lawyer is a legal action thriller about a gangster (Lee Joon Gi) turned lawyer who doesn’t mind using his fists or doing whatever is necessary to bring justice as he works to avenge his mother. It comes from the writer of Remember: War of the Son and the PD of The Liar and His Lover and Time Between Dog and Wolf.
Lawless Lawyer airs Friday and Saturday on tvN.
10. Miss Hammurabi
Miss Hammurabi is a legal story focusing on a young woman (Go Ara) who is an enthusiastic rookie judge and a man (L) that is another judge who is a strict realist. The drama comes from the PD of The K2.
Miss Hammurabi airs Monday and Tuesday on JTBC.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JUNE:
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 airs Wednesday and Thursday 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 airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
Rich Man is an adaptation of the Japanese drama Rich Man, Poor Woman and tells the love story of a genius tech CEO (Suho) who has a condition where he can’t recognize faces and an optimistic woman (Ha Yeon Soo) looking for a job at his company.
Rich Man is Wednesday and Thursday on Dramax and MBN.
What dramas are you enjoying or looking forward to in June?