The year is already halfway over! That’s pretty crazy. As we head into the second half of 2020, we still have a ton of new dramas coming our way though. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this July 2020 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 July 2020:
1. Flower of Evil
I’ve been impatiently waiting to have Lee Joon Gi back on my screen, and the time has finally come! Plus, he’s teamed up with the wonderful Moon Chae Won. I’m more than ready for an angsty suspense romance for this one!
Flower of Evil is a romance thriller about an emotionless psychopath (Lee Joon Gi) who changes his identity and tries to leave his dark past behind him that marries a homicide detective (Moon Chae Won) who is trying to uncover the truth.
Flower of Evil is scheduled to premiere July 29 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN JULY:
Train is a sci-fi romance about about a detective (Yoon Shi Yoon) whose loved one is murdered by a serial killer, but he discovers a parallel world where she is still alive and works to protect her.
Train is scheduled to premiere July 11 on OCN.
3. To All the Guys Who Loved Me
To All the Guys Who Loved Me is a romantic comedy about a woman (Hwang Jung Eum) who wants to stay single after being hurt in the past and a man (Yoon Hyun Min) who wants to change his relationship with her through love.
To All the Guys Who Loved Me is scheduled to premiere July 6 on KBS.
4. Into the Ring
Into the Ring is an office romantic comedy about a confident and determined woman (Nana) who handles civil complaints that falls in love with a by-the-books civil servant (Park Sung Hoon).
Into the Ring is scheduled to premiere July 1 on KBS.
5. Was it Love?
Was it Love? is about an unlucky movie producer (Song Ji Hyo) who is a single mother. Her life then gets shaken up after meeting four men (Son Ho Jun, Song Jong Ho, Kim Min Joon, Koo Ja Sung).
Was it Love? is scheduled to premiere July 8 on JTBC.
6. Graceful Friends
Graceful Friends focuses on on a group of married couples whose peaceful lives are turned upside down after a murder. Starring Song Yoon Ah and Yoo Joon Sang
Graceful Friends is scheduled to premiere July 10 on JTBC.
7. The Good Detective
The Good Detective is about two detectives (Son Hyun Joo and Jang Seung Jo) and a reporter (Lee Elijah) trying to expose the truth while others try to cover it up.
The Good Detective is scheduled to premiere July 6 on JTBC.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN JULY:
8. Backstreet Rookie
Backstreet Rookie is set in a 24 hour convenience store and tells the story of a quirky part time worker (Kim Yoo Jung) and her clumsy manager (Ji Chang Wook).
Backstreet Rookie airs Friday and Saturday on SBS.
9. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is a healing romance that tells the story of a health worker (Kim Soo Hyun) in the psychiatric ward whose fate becomes intertwined with a writer (Seo Ye Ji) with Antisocial Personality Disorder as they fall in love.
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
10. King Maker: The Change of Destiny
King Maker: The Change of Destiny is about a talented face reader (Park Shi Hoo) who is trying to build up a new nation during a chaotic period in history with the help of a princess (Go Sung Hee) who can see the fate of people.
King Maker: The Change of Destiny airs Saturday and Sunday on TV Chosun.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JULY:
My Unfamiliar Family
My Unfamiliar Family follows the complex and changing relationships between friends who are more like family and family who are more like friends. Starring Han Ye Ri, Choo Ja Hyun, and Kim Ji Suk.
My Unfamiliar Family airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Oh My Baby
Oh My Baby is a romantic comedy about a single magazine editor (Jang Na Ra) who wants to have a baby without getting married, so she sets her sights on three men (Go Joon, Park Byung Eun, Jung Gun Joo) as potential fathers.
Oh My Baby airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
Dinner Mate follows the story of two people (Song Seung Heon and Seo Ji Hye) who grow closer and heal from past hurts over meeting for dinners together.
Dinner Mate airs Monday and Tuesday on MBC.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in July?
Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in August!
For the latest dramas, check out the
May 2021 Drama Guide
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