10 Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching in June 2021

My Roommate is a Gumiho Korean Drama - Jang Ki Yong

Lots of new kdramas coming our way in June! There’s a little something for everyone with a great variety of genres. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this June 2021 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 2021:

My Pick:

1. Monthly House

Monthly House Korean Drama - Kim Ji Suk and Jung So Min

We’ve got Kim Ji Suk and Jung So Min in what looks like fun rom-com with Monthly House. I’ll be looking forward to having this duo together and seeing what trouble they get into!

Monthly House is about the CEO of a real estate company and home magazine (Kim Ji Suk) who begins a romance with a magazine editor (Jung So Min) who is seeking to buy her own home.

Monthly House is scheduled to premiere June 16 on JTBC.

PREMIERING IN JUNE:

2. The Penthouse 3

Penthouse Korean Drama - Eugene, Lee Ji Ah, Uhm Ki Joon, Kim So Yeon

The Penthouse 3 is about a woman’s (Eugene) ambitious goal to rise into high society through the real estate business, and she will do anything to succeed, even if she becomes a monster along the way.

The Penthouse 3 is scheduled to premiere June 4 on SBS.

3. Hospital Playlist 2

Hospital Playlist 2 Korean Drama - Jung Kyung Ho, Jo Jung Suk, Yoo Yeon Seok, Kim Day Myung

Hospital Playlist 2 follows the lives and struggles of doctors, nurses, and patients in a hospital. Starring Jung Kyung Ho, Jo Jung Suk, Yoo Yeon Seok, Jeon Mi Do, & Kim Dae Myung.

Hospital Playlist 2 is scheduled to premiere June 17 on tvN.

4. Nevertheless

Nevertheless Korean Drama - Song Kang and Han So Hee

Nevertheless is a romance about a man (Song Kang) who doesn’t want to be in a relationship but likes to flirt and a woman (Han So Hee) that doesn’t believe in love yet still wants to be in a relationship.

Nevertheless is scheduled to premiere June 19 on JTBC.

5. At a Distance, Spring is Green

At a Distance, Spring is Green Korean Drama - Park Ji Hoon, Kang Min Ah, Bae In Hyuk

At a Distance, Spring is Green tells the story of twenty somethings transitioning to adulthood including a sweet freshman  business student (Park Ji Hoon) at a university, a hardworking student (Kang Min Ah), and an intelligent and cold student (Bae In Hyuk).

At a Distance, Spring is Green is scheduled to premiere June 14 on KBS.

6. Voice 4

Voice 4 Korean Drama - Lee Ha Na

Voice 4 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.

Voice 4 is scheduled to premiere June 18 on tvN.

7. On the Verge of Insanity (No One But a Madman)

On the Verge of Insanity Korean Drama - Jung Jae Young and Moon So Ri

On the Verge of Insanity is about a veteran electronics (Jung Jae Young) engineer who is forced to transfer to the personnel department to avoid losing his job. He does his best to survive there alongside the workaholic leader (Moon So Ri) of the department.

On the Verge of Insanity is scheduled to premiere June 23 on MBC.

CURRENTLY AIRING IN JUNE:

8. My Roommate is a Gumiho

My Roommate is a Gumiho Korean Drama - Jang Ki Yong and Hyeri

My Roommate is a Gumiho is based on a webtoon about a college student (Hyeri) who swallows a gumiho’s (Jang Ki Yong) marble just as the gumiho was very close to becoming human. To make matters worse, if a human swallows a gumiho’s marble, they will die in one year.

My Roommate is a Gumiho airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.

9. Bossam – Steal the Fate

Bossam: Steal the Fate Korean Drama - Jung Il Woo and Yuri

Bossam – Steal the Fate is about a man (Jung Il Woo) who helps widows in difficult situations meet new husbands that accidentally kidnaps a princess (Yuri).

Bossam – Steal the Fate airs Saturday and Sunday on MBN.

10. Imitation

Imitation Korean Drama - Lee Jun Young and Jung Ji So

Imitation follows several idol groups including the struggling girl group Tea Party and the boy group Shax as a member from each group gets involved with each other after a series of incidents.

Imitation airs Friday on KBS.


Other Premieres & Ongoing Dramas
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)

Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 2
Racket Boys


AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JUNE:

Mad for Each Other

The Crazy Guy in the District Korean Drama - Jung Woo and Oh Yeon Seo

Mad for Each Other is about a detective (Jung Woo) whose life takes a crazy turn and he gets angry at everything that meets a woman (Oh Yeon Seo) trapped in her own delusions and compulsions.

Mad for Each Other airs Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday on Kakao TV.

Doom at Your Service

Doom at Your Service Korean Drama - Seo In Guk and Park Bo Young

Doom at Your Service is about a man (Seo in Guk) whose fate has caused his every action to bring destruction to the world around him and a woman (Park Bo Young) whose life is put on the line because of her fate.

Doom at Your Service airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.

Youth of May

Youth of May Korean Drama - Lee Do Hyun and Go Min Si

Youth of May is about a troublemaker medical student (Lee Do Hyun) and a hardworking nurse (Go Min Si) who get caught up in the Gwangju Uprising of 1980.

Youth of May airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.

Mine

Mine Korean Drama - Lee Bo Young and Kim Seo Hyung

Mine is about wealthy and ambitious women (Lee Bo Young and Kim Seo Hyung) who seem to have everything but experience unhappiness and adversity as they work to overcome it.

Mine airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.

Sell Your Haunted House

Daebak Real Estate Korean Drama - Jang Na Ra

Sell Your Haunted House is about a hot-tempered exorcist (Jang Na Ra) who gets rid of ghosts for her real estate business that teams up with a con-artist (Jung Yong Hwa) who doesn’t believe in ghosts.

Sell Your Haunted House airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.

Law School

Law School Korean Drama - Kim Myung Min

Law School is about a former prosecutor (Kim Myung Min) who is now a professor at a prestigious law school and a group of students (Kim Bum and Ryu Hye Young) that get involved in an unprecedented case.

Law School airs Wednesday and Thursday on JTBC.

Undercover

Undercover Korean Drama - Ji Jin Hee and Kim Hyun Joo

Undercover is a NIS agent (Ji Jin Hee ) who keeps his identity hidden that marries a woman (Kim Hyun Joo) who becomes the head of the Senior Civil Servant Corruption Investigations Unit.

Undercover airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.

Dark Hole

Dark Hole Korean Drama - Lee Joon Hyuk and Kim Ok Bin

Dark Hole is a sci-fi mystery thriller about a former police officer (Lee Joon Hyuk) and a detective (Kim Ok Bin) who battle against humans that have turned into monsters from breathing in the dark smoke from a sink hole.

Dark Hole airs Saturday and Sunday 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
July 2021 Drama Guide

The Devil Judge Korean Drama - Ji Sung


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12 Responses to 10 Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching in June 2021

  1. D says:

    My pick for this month is also Monthly House. I like both leads too. Looking forward to it. 🙂

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  2. There are so many on this list that I want to look at, especially after the last couple of weeks which have been “quiet” on the kdrama front for me. Bossam has turned into a great show at the halfway point. I hope it can keep it going (as I didn’t enjoy the opening episodes). Undercover is something I enjoy bit by bit – some great performances going on. Monthly House does look interesting. After enjoying Voice 1, I dropped Voice 2, so it’s interesting Voice 4 is happening. I am looking forward to No One But a Madman. I like Imitation and the one that has really surprised me is Mad for Each Other. The first episode was so so, but it has become a must watch for me. Law School wraps up and in the main is quite good. As for Sell Your Haunted House, just a great show 😊

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    • Kay says:

      You have a really nice variety of dramas going there 🙂 I also watched Voice 1 but haven’t watched the other seasons. It’s great that it’s been such a successful series though. I’ve got my eye on Monthly House, My Roommate is a Gumiho, and maybe Imitation. I’ll have to check up on Mad for Each Other and see if I might like it. Definitely lots of interesting choices right now 🙂

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  3. Snow Flower says:

    I am currently watching Bossam and Youth of May, and liking them. I think both have the potential of becoming classics. I will probably watch Hospital Playlist 2 and keep up with the word-of-mouth for the rest of the shows.

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    • Kay says:

      That’s great that you’re enjoying both Bossam and Youth of May! I’ve heard good things about both of them. I hope you enjoy Hospital Playlist too 🙂

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  4. Kate says:

    Watching quite a few on the list already and liking them all (Bossam, Doom, Youth of May, Haunted House). Plan to check out Monthly House, Nevertheless, Gumiho, Imitation, and Mad for Each other to see if any are worth picking up. June will be busy!

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  5. WonuOverFlowers says:

    I’m watching a few of these, Youth of May, Law School, Doom At Your Service and Imitation, but I think So I Married The Anti-Fan is my favourite out of them all! I don’t think you listed it tho. I am buzzing for Hospital Playlist 2, desperate for it!! I’m also excited for Nevertheless! I need to start My Roommate is a Gumiho at some point too. I’m so happy there’s a bit more variety, I’m not a fan of crime/thriller so its so nice to see some different genres this month!

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    • Kay says:

      You’ve got a lot of interesting dramas going 🙂 I’m also interested in Doom, My Roommate is a Gumiho, Youth of May, and So I Married the Anti-Fan. And I agree, it’s so nice that we have such a great variety right now. A little something for all tastes 🙂

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  6. MyKDramaticLife says:

    Only Hospital Playlist 2 from the list is picking my interest. It would be great to see these five doctor friends again. 😊

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