It looks like October is here and it brings us more dramas! We really have quite a variety to choose from this month including plenty of mysteries and scary dramas to get in the Halloween mood! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this October 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 October 2018:
1. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
It’s finally time for Seo In Guk’s new drama to hit our screens! This drama looks so good with Seo In Guk as the mysterious bad boy. I’m excited to watch this complicated romance play out in this dark drama.
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes follows the fateful romance of a mysterious man (Seo In Guk) suspected of murder and a woman (Jung So Min) whose life is completely changed after meeting him. The woman’s detective brother (Park Sung Woong) becomes obsessed with solving the murder case as the three embark on a dangerous journey.
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes is scheduled to premiere October 3 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN OCTOBER:
2. Bad Papa
Bad Papa is about a struggling family man (Jang Hyuk) who discovers a miracle drug that allows him to go back to fighting mixed martial arts. It comes from one of the PD’s of Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People.
Bad Papa is scheduled to premiere October 1 on MBC.
3. The Beauty Inside
The Beauty Inside is about an actress (Seo Hyun Jin) who changes into a different body once a month and her romance with an airline director (Lee Min Ki) who is unable to recognize faces.
The Beauty Inside is scheduled to premiere October 1 on JTBC.
4. Where Stars Land (Fox Bride Star)
Where Stars Land is about two rookies (Lee Je Hoon and Chae Soo Bin) who work in the customer service department at Incheon Airport. It comes from the writer of the hit drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim and the PD of Gu Family Book.
Where Stars Land is scheduled to premiere October 1 on SBS.
5. Matrimonial Chaos (The Best Divorce)
Matrimonial Chaos is a remake of the Japanese drama of the same name and will follow the stories of people in their 30’s as they navigate marriage, family, and divorce. Starring Cha Tae Hyun and Bae Doo Na.
Matrimonial Chaos is scheduled to premiere October 8 on KBS.
6. Room No. 9
Room No. 9 is about a star lawyer (Kim Hee Sun) who ends up switching places with a death row inmate (Kim Hae Sook). The lawyer’s lover (Kim Young Kwang) who appears to be a kind doctor but hides darkness inside somehow holds the key to their fate.
Room No. 9 is scheduled to premiere October 6 on tvN.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN OCTOBER:
7. Two Lives One Heart
Two Lives One Heart tells the stories of doctors in the cardiothoracic surgery department including a surgeon (Go Soo) who finds himself in a morally compromising position regarding a heart transplant for his mother. It comes from the director and writers of Defendant.
Two Lives One Heart airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
8. Terius Behind Me
Terius Behind Me is a mystery romantic comedy about a single mother (Jung In Sun) whose husband passed away that teams up with her legendary NIS agent neighbor (So Ji Sub) to solve a huge conspiracy. The drama comes from the writer of Shopping King Louis and will be directed by one of the PD’s of Radiant Office.
Terius Behind Me airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
9. The Third Charm
The Third Charm is a romantic comedy showing realistic relationships and follows the 12 year romance between a couple (Seo Kang Joon and Esom) with opposite personalities. It comes from the PD of Producer.
The Third Charm airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
Player is an action crime drama about a group of con artists working for redemption by helping recover goods from other criminals. Song Seung Heon plays a veteran con artist with Krystal as a skilled driver.
Player airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN OCTOBER:
100 Days My Prince
100 Days My Prince is about a Joseon prince (D.O.) who loses his memory, goes missing, and ends up living as a commoner for 100 days. He meets a woman (Nam Ji Hyun) who runs a detective agency and they work to discover his identity.
100 Days My Prince airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Devilish Joy is a romantic comedy about a doctor (Choi Jin Hyuk) suffering from “Cinderella Amnesia” where his memory only lasts one day and then resets who falls in love with a washed up actress (Song Ha Yoon).
Devilish Joy Wednesday and Thursday on Dramax.
Lovely Horribly is a romance horror about a drama writer (Song Ji Hyo) whose scripts begin to happen in real life and a top star (Park Shi Hoo) whose traumatic past has caused him to be afraid of almost everything.
Lovely Horribly airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
The Ghost Detective
The Ghost Detective is a mystery thriller about a ghost catching detective (Daniel Choi) and his assistant (Park Eun Bin) trying to solve the case of the death of the assistant’s younger sibling.
The Ghost Detective airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
Hand: The Guest
Hand: The Guest is a supernatural crime drama about a psychic (Kim Dong Wook), a priest (Kim Jae Wook), and a detective (Jung Eun Chae) who work to solve crimes using shamanism and exorcism.
Hand: The Guest airs Wednesday and Thursday on OCN.
What dramas are you enjoying or looking forward to in October?