We are heading into the final month of 2018 which is actually pretty crazy to think about. Though the year is ending, we have several dramas just beginning that will carry us through to the new year. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this December 2018 edition of “Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching.” This monthly series is meant to keep you updated on what’s happening in that amazing world of Korean dramas so that you don’t miss out on anything!
Here are the kdramas you should keep an eye out for in December 2018:
1. My Strange Hero (Revenge is Back)
Yoo Seung Ho is back in action, and I couldn’t be more excited! Plus, he’s paired with the wonderful Jo Bo Ah who I am thrilled to see stepping back in to a lead role again. This drama looks like it has the potential to be fun, sweet, and healing. I can’t wait!
My Strange Hero is a romantic comedy about a man (Yoo Seung Ho) who is wrongly accused of committing violence at school because of his first love (Jo Bo Ah) and is expelled. Then as an adult, he returns to the school for revenge but finds himself in the middle of another situation.
My Strange Hero is scheduled to premiere December 10 on SBS.
PREMIERING IN DECEMBER:
2. Memories of the Alhambra
Memories of the Alhambra deals with augmented reality computer games that alters what a person experiences around them. A CEO (Hyun Bin) travels to Spain and stays at the hostel of a woman (Park Shin Hye), and the two get caught up in a strange incident.
Memories of the Alhambra is scheduled to premiere December 1 on tvN.
3. Less Than Evil
Less Than Evil is a crime drama that is a remake of the British series Luther about a detective (Shin Ha Kyun) who is tormented by the crimes he solves and a psychopath (Lee Seol) who helps him.
Less Than Evil is scheduled to premiere December 3 on MBC.
4. Dance Sports Girls
Dance Sports Girls is a coming of age drama about six girls that enter a dance sports competition. Starring Jang Dong Yoon and Park Se Wan.
Dance Sports Girl is scheduled to premiere December 3 on KBS.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN DECEMBER:
5. Encounter (Boyfriend)
Encounter is an opposites story that follows the complicated romance between a free-spirited ordinary man (Park Bo Gum) who seems to have nothing and the daughter (Song Hye Kyo) of a politician who seems to have everything.
Encounter airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
6. Clean With Passion For Now
Clean With Passion For Now is based on a webtoon of the same name about the relationship between a cheerful and untidy woman (Kim Yoo Jung) who works at a cleaning company and the company’s owner (Yoon Kyun Sang) who suffers from germaphobia and is completely obsessed with cleanliness.
Clean With Passion For Now airs Monday and Tuesday on JTBC.
7. The Last Empress
The Last Empress is set in a fictional South Korea which operates under a constitutional monarchy. It follows a musical actress (Jang Na Ra) who marries the emperor (Shin Sung Rok) and becomes involved in the palace power struggle and a mysterious murder.
The Last Empress airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
8. Children of Nobody (Red Moon, Blue Sun)
Children of Nobody is about a woman (Kim Sun Ah) who has a great life but loses everything after a brief accident The story follows her as she tries to uncover the truth behind what happened with the help of a detective (Lee Yi Kyung).
Children of Nobody airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
9. SKY Castle
SKY Castle is a satirical comedy about the lives of 4 wealthy women and their families and all they go through to make sure their children are successful and get into good universities. Starring Yum Jung Ah, Yoon Se Ah, Lee Tae Ran, and Oh Na Ra.
SKY Castle airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
Priest is a medical horror drama dealing with exorcism that is set in a Catholic hospital. Yeon Woo Jin plays a priest who is skilled in exorcism, Jung Yu Mi an emergency room doctor who has lost her faith in God, and Park Yong Woo (Life Tracker Lee Jae Goo) plays another priest who raised Yeon Woo Jin.
Priest airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN DECEMBER:
Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter
Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter is based on a webtoon about a 699 year old fairy (Moon Chae Won) who lost her winged clothing that allows her to travel to heaven. She looks for the reincarnation of her dead husband in hopes of finding the clothes while she works at a mountain cafe and meets a professor (Yoon Hyun Min).
Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter Tale airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Love Alert is a about a popular dermatologist (Chun Jung Myung) who has no interest in dating and a top actress (Yoon Eun Hye) who ends up involved in a big dating scandal with him, so they set up a contract relationship to pretend they are dating.
Love Alert airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBN.
God’s Quiz Reboot
God’s Quiz Reboot is about a team of medical examiners who investigate difficult cases. Ryu Deuk Hwan will reprise his role as forensic doctor Han Jin Woo.
God’s Quiz Reboot airs Wednesday and Thursday on OCN.
Feel Good to Die
Feel Good to Die is about a terrible manager (Kang Ji Hwan) that no one likes who dies but gets stuck in a time loop where he keeps reliving the day he died. This gives him the chance to learn and grow as he tries to avoid death with the help of one of his workers (Baek Jin Hee).
Feel Good to Die airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
What dramas are you enjoying or looking forward to in December?