June is a bit tamer of a premiere month than last month, but don’t worry, there are still several to choose from, and one of them is looking pretty epic! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this June 2019 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 June 2019:
1. Arthdal Chronicles
I’m super excited to see a kdrama take on an ancient setting in what looks like a very rich and intriguing story. Plus, it’s Song Joong Ki’s first drama since Descendants of the Sun, so that’s definitely something to look forward to!
Arthdal Chronicles is an epic historical set in ancient times with a story that blends myth and history as a power struggle ensues during the founding of the nation of Gojoseon. Starring Song Joong Ki, Kim Ji Won, and Jang Dong Gun.
Arthdal Chronicles is scheduled to premiere June 1 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN JUNE:
Perfume is a fantasy romantic comedy about a top fashion designer (Shin Sung Rok) who doesn’t have the courage to find love and a middle-aged woman (Go Won Hee) who finds a magic perfume that makes her look young so she becomes a model.
Perfume is scheduled to premiere June 3 on KBS.
3. Search: WWW
Search: WWW follows the story of a competitive director (Im Soo Jung) of a web portal company and a man (Jang Ki Yong) who creates music for video games as they try to succeed in the workplace and have a relationship.
Search: WWW is scheduled to premiere June 5 on tvN.
4. Partners for Justice 2
Partners for Justice 2 is about a forensic scientist (Jung Jae Young) and a rookie prosecutor (Jung Yu Mi) who work together to solve crimes.
Partners for Justice 2 is scheduled to premiere June 3 on MBC.
5. Aide (Advisor)
Aide focuses on people who control the world from behind the scenes and is about a political advisor (Lee Jung Jae) who is rising in power and a female politician (Shin Min Ah) who is attempting to break through the glass ceiling.
Aide is scheduled to premiere June 14 on JTBC.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN JUNE:
6. Absolute Boyfriend
Absolute Boyfriend is a remake of the Japanese manga and drama of the same name. It tells the story of a make-up artist (Minah) struggling with her love life who ends up with the perfect robot boyfriend (Yeo Jin Goo).
Absolute Boyfriend airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
7. Angel’s Last Mission: Love
Angel’s Last Mission: Love is a fantasy romance about a trouble-making angel (L) that helps a blind heiress (Shin Hye Sun) who lost her dream of being a ballerina to find love in order to return to heaven. The problem is he soon falls for her himself.
Angel’s Last Mission: Love airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
8. The Wind Blows
The Wind Blows is a melodrama about a man (Kam Woo Sung) who divorced his wife (Kim Ha Neul) because of his Alzheimer’s Disease and she wanted to have children, but they reunite six year later.
The Wind Blows airs Monday and Tuesday on JTBC.
9. One Spring Night
One Spring Night is about a couple (Jung Hae In and Han Ji Min) who begin to think about marriage which allows them to look back on their relationship and see it in a new light.
One Spring Night airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
10. Nokdu Flower
Nokdu Flower is set in 1894 during the Battle of Ugeumchi which was a peasant uprising and follows the story of two brothers who end up on opposite sides: one (Yoon Shi Yoon) is born of the father and his wife and the other (Jo Jung Suk) is born of the father and a slave. They also get involved with a peddler (Han Ye Ri) who runs a shop.
Nokdu Flower airs Friday and Saturday on SBS.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JUNE:
Abyss tells the story of a beautiful prosecutor (Park Bo Young) and an ugly but wealthy heir (Ahn Hyo Seop) who are reincarnated into an average looking woman and a handsome man working at a law firm. While trying to figure out what happened, the two find love.
Abyss airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
The Secret Life of My Secretary (Love at First Sight)
The Secret Life of My Secretary is about the romance between a cold boss (Kim Young Kwang) at a media company and his hot-tempered secretary (Jin Ki Joo).
The Secret Life of My Secretary airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
Voice 3 will follow the story of workers at a 112 emergency call center where a “Golden Time” team works to rescue crime victims in the golden window of time before they are likely to be killed. Starring Lee Jin Wook and Lee Ha Na.
Voice 3 airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
Save Me 2
Save Me 2 is a psychological thriller about a community caught up in a pseudo-religious cult. Starring Esom, Uhm Tae Goo, and Chun Ho Jin.
Save Me 2 airs Wednesday and Thursday on OCN.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in June?
Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in July!
For the latest dramas, check out the
January 2020 Drama Guide
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