With summer in full swing, June is bringing us a TON of new drama premieres! We better get ready! Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this June 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 June 2022:
1. Link: Eat, Love, Kill
Yeo Jin Goo pairs up with Moon Ga Young for this mystery romance. I love the premise, and the trailers look promising. I’m looking forward to this one!
Link: Eat, Love, Kill is a fantasy mystery romance about a chef (Yeo Jin Goo) who starts a restaurant in the town where his sister went missing in order to find the truth behind her disappearance and suddenly begins experiencing the same emotions as a woman (Moon Ga Young) looking for a job in the town.
Link: Eat, Love, Kill is scheduled to premiere June 6 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN JUNE:
2. Alchemy of Souls
Alchemy of Souls is set in a fictional country where a troublemaking young man (Lee Jae Wook) from a noble family with a tragic background becomes the student of his attendant (Jung So Min) who is a skilled assassin trapped in a weak body.
Alchemy of Souls is scheduled to premiere June 18 on tvN.
3. Why Her?
Why Her? is a melodrama about the romance between a demoted attorney-turned-professor (Seo Hyun Jin) and a law school student (Hwang In Yeop) as they get embroiled in a mystery as she struggles to rise back up to her position.
Why Her? is scheduled to premiere June 3 on SBS.
4. Yumi’s Cells 2
Yumi’s Cells is about an ordinary office worker (Kim Go Eun) from the point of view of the brain cells in her mind who control everything about her as she starts dating again after a long period of time.
Yumi’s Cells 2 is scheduled to premiere June 10 on TVING.
Insider is an action suspense drama about a judicial trainee (Kang Ha Neul) who goes undercover and then finds himself in a dangerous situation in prison.
Insider is scheduled to premiere June 8 on JTBC.
6. Cleaning Up
Cleaning Up is about three cleaners (Yum Jung Ah, Jeon So Min, Kim Jae Hwa) at a security firm who find out about insider trading and try to change their futures.
Cleaning Up is scheduled to premiere June 4 on JTBC.
7. Cafe Minamdang
Cafe Minamdang is based on a web novel and focuses on a former profiler turned shaman (Seo In Guk) and a detective (Oh Yeon Seo) as they solve crimes in a mysterious cafe.
Cafe Minamdang is scheduled to premiere June 27 on KBS.
8. Jinxed at First
Jinxed at First is a fantasy romance about a brewmaster (Na In Woo) with an unlucky fate and a goddess (Seohyun) trying to break a curse over herself.
Jinxed at First is scheduled to premiere June 15 on KBS.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN JUNE:
Eve is a melodrama about a dangerously charming woman (Seo Ye Ji) at the center of a ridiculously expensive divorce lawsuit that has shocked the nation.
Eve airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
10. Doctor Lawyer
Doctor Lawyer tells the story of a genius surgeon (So Ji Sub) who loses everything due to a fabricated surgery and then becomes a medical malpractice lawyer. He teams up with a prosecutor (Im Soo Hyang) who lost her loved one during that surgery to punish those responsible.
Doctor Lawyer airs Friday and Saturday on MBC.
Other Premieres & Ongoing Dramas
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)
Extraordinary Attorney Woo
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JUNE:
Bloody Heart is about a man (Lee Joon) who becomes the king of Joseon and desires an absolute monarchy. He falls for a free-spirited woman (Kang Ha Na) and comes into conflict with a very powerful man (Jang Hyuk).
Bloody Heart airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
Welcome to Wedding Hell
Welcome to Wedding Hell is a romance that tells the story of a couple (Lee Jin Wook and Lee Yeon Hee) in their thirties and the struggles they encounter while preparing to get married.
Welcome to Wedding Hell airs Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday on Kakao TV.
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 airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
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 airs Friday and Saturday on tvN.
Woori the Virgin
Woori the Virgin is about a young woman (Im Soo Hyang) that is a virgin who is accidentally inseminated by her gynecologist and becomes pregnant with the baby of the CEO of a Cosmetics Company (Sung Hoon).
Woori the Virgin airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
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! airs Saturday and Sunday on MBC.
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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
Monstrous is a mystery thriller about archaeologists (Goo Kyo Hwan and Shin Hyun Bin) who solve mysterious supernatural cases.
Monstrous airs Friday on TVing.
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
August 2022 Drama Guide
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