More kdramas are arriving on our screens in August! We have a really nice variety to choose from this month too. Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this August 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 August 2022:
1. Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist
Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist is a historical drama that focuses on psychiatric practices of the Joseon era. An acupuncturist (Kim Min Jae) to the royal family gets involved in a conspiracy that forces him to leave the palace, and a woman (Kim Hyang Gi) escapes her difficult life to become a psychiatrist.
Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist is scheduled to premiere August 1 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN AUGUST:
2. If You Wish Upon Me
If You Wish Upon Me is set in a hospice ward and tells the stories of people dying well. One man (Ji Chang Wook) is running away from death but has no will to live despite the tough exterior he puts on, and he ends up volunteering in the hospice ward.
If You Wish Upon Me is scheduled to premiere August 10 on KBS.
3. Good Job
Good Job is a mystery romance about a chaebol detective (Jung Il Woo) and his assistant (Yuri) with super vision who team up to solve cases.
Good Job is scheduled to premiere August 24 on ENA.
4. Stock Struck
Stock Struck is a comedy about five people (Hong Jung Hyun, Han Ji Eun, Jung Moon Sung, Kim Sun Young, Jang Gwang) who meet at a mysterious stock investing club as they learn about investing, life, friendship, and love.
Stock Struck is scheduled to premiere August 12 on TVING.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN AUGUST:
5. Big Mouth
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 airs Friday and Saturday on tvN.
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 airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
7. 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 airs Friday and Saturday on SBS.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
Other Premieres & Ongoing Dramas
(These dramas will be highlighted in the coming months)
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AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
OTHER DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN AUGUST:
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.
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.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in August?
Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in September!
For the latest dramas, check out the
November 2022 Drama Guide
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