November has new dramas dropping left and right! We’ll need to clear our schedules to get in all of these new dramas! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this November 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 November 2021:
1. The Red Sleeve Cuff
I’m always up for a good historical romance, and it looks like we will get a good dose of that with The Red Sleeve Cuff. We also have two wonderful actors for this one, and I’m excited to see them together!
The Red Sleeve Cuff is about a court lady (Lee Se Young) who develops a relationship with the Crown Prince (Junho) and eventually becomes a royal concubine.
The Red Sleeve Cuff is scheduled to premiere November 5 on MBC.
PREMIERING IN NOVEMBER:
2. I’ll Be Your Knight
I’ll Be Your Knight is a romance about a popular boy group who has a member (Lee Jun Young) suffering from sleepwalking. A woman (Jung In Sung) pretending to be a doctor is brought in to help and live in the groups dorm.
I’ll Be Your Knight is scheduled to premiere November 7 on SBS.
3. Royal Secret Inspector and Joy
Royal Secret Inspector and Joy is about about an intelligent man (Taecyeon) who just wants to open a dumpling store but ends being a secret royal inspector and a fiery divorced woman (Kim Hye Yoon) that go undercover to reveal corruption.
Royal Secret Inspector and Joy is scheduled to premiere November 8 on tvN.
4. Now, We Are Breaking Up
Now, We Are Breaking Up follows the romance between leader of a fashion design team (Song Hye Kyo) who tries to benefit from her own work and a wealthy freelance photographer (Jang Ki Yong).
Now, We Are Breaking Up is scheduled to premiere November 12 on SBS.
Melancholia is about a scandal at a prestigious private high school involving a female teacher (Im Soo Jung) and a former male student (Lee Do Hyun) after they reunite years later.
Melancholia is scheduled to premiere November 10 on tvN.
Happiness is a thriller about a world where infectious diseases run rampant and shows the social issues and class discrimination that happens is a sealed off high rise apartment complex when things take a turn for the worse after a severe new disease breaks out. Starring Park Hyung Shik and Han Hyo Joo.
Happiness is scheduled to premiere November 5 on tvN.
7. Idol: The Coup
Idol: The Coup is about a group of doomed idols that need just one success so they can finally disband and move onto other things with the focus on a member of the failed girl group Cotton Candy (Hani), a member of a popular group (Kim Min Kyu), and the CEO of entertainment agency (Kwak Shi Yang).
Idol: The Coup is scheduled to premiere November 8 on JTBC.
8. School 2021
School 2021 is the latest installment in the School series which focuses on the lives of students at a vocational school. Starring Kim Yo Han and Jo Yi Hyun.
School 2021 is scheduled to premiere November 24 on KBS.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN NOVEMBER:
9. The King’s Affection
The King’s Affection is a historical about a forgotten king who was actually a woman (Park Eun Bin) who kept her identity and follows her romantic adventures in the palace with her teacher (Rowoon).
The King’s Affection airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
Jirisan is a mystery drama about the Mount Jiri National Park rangers which includes a top park ranger (Jun Ji Hyun) and her rookie partner (Joo Ji Hoon) as they rescue people and try to uncover a mystery.
Jirisan airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
Other Premieres & Ongoing Dramas
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)
One Ordinary Day
Reflection of You
Show Window: The Queen’s House
Work Later, Drink Now
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN NOVEMBER:
Dali and Cocky Prince
Dali and Cocky Prince is about the unlikely romance between a resourceful man (Kim Min Jae) who lacks education that tries to takeover an art museum and the elite director of the museum (Park Gyu Young) who can’t take care of herself.
Dali and Cocky Prince airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
One the Woman
One the Woman tells the story of a corrupt prosecutor (Honey Lee) who is in an accident, gets amnesia, and then wakes up living the life of a woman who looks just like her and is the daughter-in-law of a chaebol family.
One the Woman airs Friday and Saturday on SBS.
High Class is a mystery suspense drama about a lawyer (Jo Yeo Jung) who is framed for the murder of her husband. She meets the influential mother (Kim Ji Soo) of a student at a prestigious school where her own son attends that her husband had an affair with.
High Class airs Monday and Tuesday on JTBC.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in November?
Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in December!
For the latest dramas, check out the
May 2022 Drama Guide
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