Upcoming 2016 Korean Dramas: August Edition

August is here and it has a great linup of dramas starring some big names like Gong Hyo-Jin, Kim Yoo-Jun and the magnificent Lee Joon-Gi. Here is the full list of what you won’t want to miss :

Moon Lovers: Scarlet heart Ryeo (달의 연인-보보경심 려)

This fantasy drama is about a 25 years old girl (IU) who travels back in time to the Goryeo era and gets trapped in the conflicts opposing the princes of the Wang’s family. She then ends up falling in love with Prince Wang su (Lee Joon-Gi) who is feared by everyone. Moon lovers was fully pre-produced and was directed by Kim Kyu-Tae (It’s okay, that’s love).


Cast: Lee Joon-Gi, IU, Kang Haneul (Misaeng), Hong Jong-Hyun (Mama), Nam JooHyuk (School 2015), Jisoo (page turner), Exo’s Baekyun, Snsd’s Seohyun.

Network: SBS.

Release date: August 29, 2016.

 Jealousy Incarnate (질투의 화신)

This drama revolves around fierce competition and love between two collegues .We don’t know much about the plot yet but the drama looks already promising!! It’s got the talented Gong Hyo-Jin an the charming Cho Jung-Seok starring as the lead couple .

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Cast: Gong Hyo-Jin (The master’s sun), Cho Jun-Seok (Oh my ghost), Go Gyun-Pyo (Reply 1988).

Network: SBS.

Release date: August 17, 2016.

Cinderella and the four knights (신데렐라와 네 명의 기사)

Based on a novel of the same name, this drama depicts the life of a high school student who ends up living in a mansion, Sky House, with three third-generation chaebol cousins and their bodyguard (F4 all over again ^.^). This pre-produced drama was directed by Kwon Hyuk-Chan who also worked on Gentelmen’s dignity and Secret Garden.

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Cast: Jung Il-Woo (Flower Boy Ramyun Shop), Park So-Dam (Beautiful Mind), Ahn Jae-Hyeon (Blood), CN blues’Lee Jung-Shin, Choi Min (Yong Pal).

Network: TVn.

Release date: August 12, 2016.

Moonlight drawn by clouds (구르미 그린 달빛)

This drama is about a girl (Kim Yoo Jung) who disguises herself as a man and counsels men on dating. She then meets Lee Yeong, future Crown Prince Hyomyeong (Park Bo Gum). Unaware of her identity, The Crown Prince becomes interested in her.

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Cast: Park Bo-Gum (Reply 1988), Kim Yoo-Jung (The moon that embraces the sun).

Network: KBS2.

Release date: August 22, 2o16.

Our Gab-Soon (우리 갑순이)

This drama depicts about various kind of marriage forms. The story is however centered around Heo Gap Dol , an unemployed college graduate and his longtime girlfriend Shin Gap Soon who supports him and hopes for a better life.


Cast: Song Jae-Rim (Surplus Princess), Kim So-Eun (Scholar who walks the night).

Network: SBS.

Release Date: August 27, 2016

Blow Breeze (불어라 미풍아)

A long lost grandchild, a dying rich grandfather, a North-South Korean love story and a 100 billion won inheritance, Blow Breeze is definitely Makjang material ! The drama is directed by Yoon Jae-Moon (Rosy Lovers) and will have 50 episodes.

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Cast: Lim Ji-Hyeon (High Society), Son Ho-Jun (Mrs.Cop).

Network: MBC.

Release date: August 20, 2016.

Laurel Tree Tailors (월계수 양복점 신사들)

Directed by Hwang In-Hyuk (Sunkyungkwan Scandal) and written by Koo Hyun Sook (The Legendary Witch). This drama depicts the life of four men who work at Laurel Tree Tailor Shop.

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Cast: Lee Dong-Gun (Super Daddy Yul), Jo Yoon-Hee (Pied Piper), Cha In-Pyo , Ra Miran.

Network: KBS2.

Release date: August 27, 2016.


Are you planning to watch any ? Which one are you the most excited for?

Categories: 2016

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