July is a bit more tame with the new premieres, but we do have a few more dramas to add to the ongoing dramas on our lists. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this July 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 July 2022:
1. Big Mouth
We have Lee Jong Suk and Yoona teaming up for this drama that looks like it will be filled with suspense and thrills!
Big Mouth is about a third-rate lawyer (Lee Jong Suk) who talks big despite having a terrible win rate. He takes on a murder case involving a big conspiracy and is mistaken as a genius swindler. He and his wife (Yoona) then have to work to clear his name.
Big Mouth is scheduled to premiere July 29 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN JULY:
Adamas is about twin brothers (Ji Sung), a mystery novel writer and a prosecutor, trying to solve a mystery and clear the name of their biological father who was charged with murdering their stepfather.
Adamas is scheduled to premiere July 27 on tvN.
3. Today’s Webtoon
Today’s Webtoon is about a rookie (Kim Se Jeong) who joins a webtoon editorial department and struggles to succeed along with her coworkers.
Today’s Webtoon is scheduled to premiere July 29 on SBS.
4. Good Detective 2
Good Detective 2 is about two detectives (Son Hyun Joo and Jang Seung Jo) and a reporter (Lee Elijah) trying to expose the truth while others try to cover it up.
Good Detective 2 is scheduled to premiere July 30 on JTBC.
5. Remarriage & Desires
Remarriage & Desires is about a woman (Kim Hee Sun) who loses everything after the death of her husband. She gets involved with an elite matchmaking agency called Rex and ends up on a quest for revenge.
Remarriage & Desires is scheduled to premiere July 15 on Netflix.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN JULY:
6. 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 airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
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 airs Monday and Tuesday on KBS.
Anna is about a woman (Suzy) who tells a small lie and ends up constantly lying as she lives the glamorous life of someone else and eventually finds herself in danger.
Anna airs Friday on Coupang Play.
9. 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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.
10. 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 airs Friday and Saturday on TVING.
Other Premieres & Ongoing Dramas
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)
Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me
Extraordinary Attorney Woo
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN JULY:
Link: Eat, Love, Kill
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 airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
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? airs Friday and Saturday on SBS.
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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on JTBC.
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 airs Saturday and Sunday on JTBC.
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.
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.
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
December 2022 Drama Guide
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