We have a nice selection of new kdramas premiering in April! They include several slice of life dramas, several thrillers, and rom-coms. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this April 2022 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 April 2022:
1. Again My Life
Of course, Lee Joon Gi’s new drama is going to be my pick for the month. Again My Life looks like a story of revenge and thrills, and I know Lee Joon Gi will yet again deliver an amazing performance.
Again My Life is about a prosecutor (Lee Joon Gi) who is killed while investigating a corrupt politician, but he then gets a second chance at life and getting justice.
Again My Life is scheduled to premiere April 8 on SBS.
PREMIERING IN APRIL:
2. Our Blues
Our Blues tells the bittersweet stories of a group of people living on Jeju Island including a woman (Shin Min Ah) with a secret, a man (Lee Byung Hun) raised on Jeju Island who sells trucks, a ship Captain (Kim Woo Bin ), and a rookie diver (Han Ji Min).
Our Blues is scheduled to premiere April 9 on tvN.
3. Sh**ting Stars
Sh**ting Stars focuses on people behind the scenes in the entertainment industry including the head of a PR team (Lee Sung Kyung) and the agency’s top star (Kim Young Dae).
Sh**ting Stars is scheduled to premiere April 22 on tvN.
4. My Liberation Notes
My Liberation Notes is about three siblings (Kim Ji Won, Lee Min Ki, Lee El) who want to get away from their dreary lives and a mysterious stranger (Son Seok Koo) who arrives in town.
My Liberation Notes is scheduled to premiere April 9 on JTBC.
5. Green Mothers Club
Green Mothers Club follows the friendship between five mothers (Lee Yo Won, Chu Ja Hyun, Kim Gyu Ri, Jang Hye Jin, Joo Min Kyung) of elementary school children as they face their complex issues and grow.
Green Mothers Club is scheduled to premiere April 6 on JTBC.
6. The Killer’s Shopping List
The Killer’s Shopping List is a thriller about a supermarket cashier (Lee Kwang Soo) with a great memory and observation skills who gets involved in solving crimes in an ordinary neighborhood.
The Killer’s Shopping List is scheduled to premiere April 27 on tvN.
7. From Now, Showtime!
From Now, Showtime! is an investigative rom-com about a charismatic magician (Park Hae Jin) who manages ghosts and a passionate police officer (Jin Ki Joo) with supernatural abilities that team up to solve cases.
From Now, Showtime! is scheduled to premiere April 23 on MBC.
8. Love All Play
Love All Play is a sports romance about a woman (Park Joo Hyun) who had to leave badminton due to a scandal and a man (Chae Jong Hyeop) who sees the sport as a job as they join the same team and fall in love.
Love All Play is scheduled to premiere April 20 on KBS.
Tomorrow is a fantasy office drama about a man (Rowoon) looking for a job who gets into an accident and ends up working for a grim reaper company.
Tomorrow is scheduled to premiere April 1 on MBC.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN APRIL:
10. A Superior Day
A Superior Day is a thriller that tells the story of a firefighter (Jin Goo) whose daughter is kidnapped, and he is ordered to kill the serial killer (Lee Won Geun) living next door in order to save her.
A Superior Day airs Sunday on OCN.
Other Premieres & Ongoing Dramas
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN APRIL:
Crazy Love is a romantic comedy about a CEO (Kim Jae Wook) who is told he will be murdered so he pretends to have amnesia and his secretary (Krystal) who is told she doesn’t have a lot of time left to live.
Crazy Love airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
Forecasting Love and Weather
Forecasting Love and Weather follows the romance between a cold, intelligent woman (Park Min Young) and a sweet, clumsy man (Song Kang) with a high IQ who both work at a weather forecast service.
Forecasting Love and Weather airs Saturday and Sunday on JTBC.
A Business Proposal
A Business Proposal tells the story of an office worker (Kim Se Jeong) who pretends to be her friend to go on a blind date which turns out to be the CEO (Ahn Hyo Seop) of her company.
A Business Proposal airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
Twenty-Five Twenty-One follows the romance between a sports reporter (Nam Joo Hyuk) and a national fencing athlete (Kim Tae Ri) through various encounters from 1998-2021.
Twenty-Five Twenty-One airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
Pachinko is an epic generational tale that chronicles the life of a woman (Kim Min Ha/YounYugJung) who fell in love during the Japanese occupation of Korea and eventually has to leave her homeland and try to survive.
Pachinko airs Friday on Apple TV+.
Military Prosecutor Doberman
Military Prosecutor Doberman is about a man (Ahn Bo Hyun) who chose the job of military prosecutor for the money that meets a woman (Jo Bo Ah) who chose the job for revenge and then decides to become a true prosecutor by weeding out the bad from the military.
Military Prosecutor Doberman airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Grid is a mystery thriller about a tracker (Seo Kang Joon) and an investigator (Kim Ah Joong) trying to track down someone known as the Ghost who created a special grid to protect humanity from dangerous solar winds many years ago, but they have now turned up again as an accomplice to a murderer.
Grid airs Wednesday on Disney+.
The King of Pigs
The King of Pigs is a thriller about a man (Kim Dong Wook) who was traumatized by school violence 20 years ago that receives a mysterious message with ties to a serial killing.
The King of Pigs airs Friday and Saturday on TVING.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in April?
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None of the new batch seems to be calling for me. 😄 I may give Again My Life a go if nothing more interesting comes up. Or I’ll just tackle Nobody Knows, finally.
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It does sound like it might be a good time to go for Nobody Knows. If you do, I hope you it’s a good one for you! 🙂
I am in for the LJK drama as well. Liberation Notes looks promising too. There is also a Jang Hyuk sageuk coming.
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Lee Joon Gi’s drama for sure 😍 Yes, Jang Hyuk’s new drama looks promising as well. I believe it’s coming up in May 🙂
A really good overview, Kay – and many are on my watch list – the most I can recall in some time 😊
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It definitely looks like a good crop of dramas with plenty of variety to choose from 🙂
Out of the new ones 1, 2, 3, 7, & 9 interest me. Then I have not watched the old ones either and there are a couple I want to watch on there. My list is now massive lol.
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Oooh, you’ve got a nice selection picked out 🙂 And I know what you mean! My watch list is ridiculous! It only grows and never gets shorter 😂😂😂