And September is back at it with all kinds of new dramas rotating in to take the old ones places. We are swimming in dramas! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this September 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 September 2019:
There was no question what my pick for the month of September would be. Me and many other drama fans have been highly anticipating the upcoming action thriller Vagabond which looks all kinds of exciting. We also get a long awaited reunion of Lee Seung Gi and Suzy which is something I really can’t wait to see!
Vagabond tells the story of an stunt man (Lee Seung Gi) who ends up in the midst of political intrigue as he tries to expose national corruption during a plane crash investigation with the help of a NIS agent (Suzy).
Vagabond is scheduled to premiere September 20 on SBS.
PREMIERING IN SEPTEMBER:
2. Melting Me Softly
Melting Me Softly is a romantic comedy about a variety show PD (Ji Chang Wook) and a part time worker (Won Jin Ah) at a broadcast station who were involved in a project where they were supposed to be frozen for 24 hours, but they instead wake up 20 years later.
Melting Me Softly is scheduled to premiere September 28 on tvN.
3. When the Camellia Blooms
When the Camellia Blooms is a romantic comedy thriller about a woman (Gong Hyo JIn) who gets involved with a good man, a bad man, and a cheap man.
When the Camellia Blooms is scheduled to premiere September 18 on KBS.
4. The Tale of Nokdu
The Tale of Nokdu is about a man (Jang Dong Yoon) who disguises himself as a woman to live among a community of women so that he won’t have to get married and a hot-tempered woman (Kim So Hyun) who is reluctantly training to be a gisaeng.
The Tale of Nokdu is scheduled to premiere September 30 on KBS.
5. Arthdal Chronicles (Pt. 3)
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 September 7 on tvN.
6. Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency is about a king (Seo Ji Hoon) who asks the Flower Crew dating agency to protect his first love (Gong Seung Yeon), so they help transform her from a peasant into a noble woman.
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency is scheduled to premiere September 16 on JTBC.
7. Secret Boutique
Secret Boutique is about the complex owner (Kim Sun Ah) of a boutique who wields a lot of power as she helps the upper class and is a political lobbyist.
Secret Boutique is scheduled to premiere September 18 on SBS.
8. Miss Lee
Miss Lee follows the story of a woman (Hyeri) who started at the bottom of a company and rose to become the CEO while trying to save it.
Miss Lee airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN SEPTEMBER:
9. Graceful Family
Graceful Family is about a legal team that handles company issues when the owner’s family members cause trouble that reflect poorly on the company. A lawyer (Lee Jang Woo) on the team gets involved with the daughter (Im Soo Hyang) of a chaebol family who is searching for who murdered her mother.
Graceful Family airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBN.
10. The Great Show
The Great Show follows the story of a former National Assembly member (Song Seung Heon) who hasn’t succeeded in his political career who suddenly has an 18 year old girl show up in his life claiming to be his daughter along with her three siblings.
The Great Show airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN SEPTEMBER:
Strangers from Hell
Strangers from Hell is a thriller about a man (Im Siwan) who moves to Seoul from the country side and encounters many strange things in his new apartment building. He also meets a dentist (Lee Dong Wook) who helps him.
Strangers from Hell airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung is about 19th century women who faced prejudice for being writers of historical records. One historian (Shin Se Kyung) works to establish her place and meets a lonely prince (Cha Eun Woo) who lives a double life as a romance novelist.
Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
Hotel Del Luna
Hotel Del Luna is a supernatural drama about a mysterious hotel filled with ghosts and the romance that blossoms between the hotel manager (Yeo Jin Goo) and a woman (IU) who is stuck running the hotel because of a curse.
Hotel Del Luna airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
When the Devil Calls Your Name
When the Devil Calls Your Name is about a star music composer (Jung Kyung Ho) who sold his soul to the devil to gain success. But when the time comes to keep his end of the bargain and he finds out a woman’s (Lee Seol) talent was stolen for him, they are left desperately trying to save themselves.
When the Devil Calls Your Name airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
Let Me Hear Your Song
Let Me Hear Your Song tells the story of a woman (Kim Se Jung) who can only go to sleep by hearing a person who is tone deaf sing. She meets a tone deaf pianist (Yeon Woo Jin) and tries to remember a murder as well as a past love that are lost in her memories.
Let Me Hear Your Song airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
Welcome 2 Life
Welcome 2 Life is a legal drama about a top lawyer (Rain) who takes advantage of the law that gets into an accident and ends up in a parallel world where he is now an ethical prosecutor.
Welcome 2 Life airs Monday and Tuesday on MBC.
Justice is about a talented lawyer (Choi Jin Hyuk) who loses his family and then sets out for revenge by joining with a corrupt business man (Son Hyo Joo).
Justice airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
Moment of Eighteen
Moment of Eighteen is a coming of age drama that follows the stories of 18 year olds in high school including a lonely student (Ong Seung Woo) who transfers to a new school. Also starring Kim Hyang Gi and Shin Seung Ho.
Moment of Eighteen airs Monday and Tuesday on JTBC.
Doctor John is about doctors (Ji Sung and Lee Se Young) who work in pain management as they try to discover the cause of their patients’ pain.
Doctor John airs on SBS.
Melo is My Nature
Melo is My Nature is a romantic comedy that follows the work and love lives of three women (Chun Woo Hee, Jeon Yeo Bin, Han Ji Eun). Also starring Gong Myung and Ahn Jae Hong.
Melo is My Nature airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
Doctor Detective looks at the dark side of society and is about a chaebol heir (Lee Ki Woo) with no ambition who wants to win back his ex-wife (Park Jin Hee) who is an occupational medicine specialist.
Doctor Detective airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.
Mr. Temporary tells the story of a murder at an elite high school where crimes frequently aren’t properly punished because the perpetrators are minors. A lawyer (Yoon Kyun Sang) who loses everything goes undercover as a teacher at the school to reveal the truth.
Mr. Temporary airs Wednesday and Thursday on OCN.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in September?
Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in October!
For the latest dramas, check out the
November 2019 Drama Guide
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