We’re already in the middle of summer, and with it comes several more kdramas! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this July 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 July 2021:
1. The Devil Judge
We’ve got an interesting dystopian plot with The Devil Judge that has caught my attention. And with Ji Sung at the helm, I know he will bring the intensity with a great performance!
The Devil Judge is set in a dystopian Korea and is about a chief judge (Ji Sung) who doesn’t believe justice actually exists and makes a big spectacle of doling out punishment in court in front of the country. An assistant judge (Jinyoung) starts to question his motives and tries to find the truth.
The Devil Judge is scheduled to premiere July 3 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN JULY:
2. You Are My Spring
You Are My Spring is a healing romance about a hotel concierge manager (Seo Hyun Jin) and a psychiatrist (Kim Dong Wook) who live in the same apartment building where a murder happens.
You Are My Spring is scheduled to premiere July 5 on tvN.
3. The Witch’s Diner
The Witch’s Diner is about a mysterious witch (Song Ji Hyo) that grants people’s wishes, but at a cost. She runs a diner along with a business partner (Nam Ji Hyun) and a part-time worker (Chae Jong Hyeop).
The Witch’s Diner is scheduled to premiere July 16 on TVING.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN JULY:
4. Monthly Magazine Home
Monthly Magazine Home 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 Magazine Home airs Wednesday and Thursday on JTBC.
5. The Penthouse 3
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 airs Friday on SBS.
6. Hospital Playlist 2
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 airs Thursday on tvN.
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 airs Saturday on JTBC.
8. On the Verge of Insanity
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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
9. Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 2
Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 2 is about three women in their 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s (Lee Ga Ryeong, Park Joo Mi, Jeon Soo Kyung) who face difficult times alongside their husbands.
Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 2 airs Saturday and Sunday on TV Chosun.
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.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JULY:
At a Distance, Spring is Green
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 airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
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 airs Friday and Saturday on tvN.
Racket Boy Scouts tells the story of an underdog middle school badminton team trying to win a championship. The drama comes from the writer of Prison Playbook and the PD of Heart Surgeons.
Racket Boys airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
My Roommate is a Gumiho
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.
Bossam – Steal the Fate
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.
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
August 2021 Drama Guide
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