11 March K-Drama Premieres You Should Look Out For

2018-03-06 02:36:13 2018-03-06 21:34:27

We’re seeing a lot of new dramas premiering in March! And there’s a little something for everyone — a lil’ legal, a lil’ rom-com, a lil’ family, a lil’ medical, and a lil’ sageuk. So to make all our lives a little easier, here is a handy round-up of most of the shows that are airing soon, if not already!

My Husband, Mr. Oh!

Air date: March 3, on MBC
Duration: 24 episodes (2 eps a day), 70 mins each
Kim Kang Woo, UEE, Jung San Hoon, Han Sun Hwa

Plot: In order to to avoid the social stigma of being a single, working woman in her mid-30s, Han Seung Joo (UEE) decides to marry Oh Jak Doo (Kim Kang Woo), a man who grew up in the countryside. What will happen between an ambitious, career-driven woman and a down-to-earth naturalist?

What to look forward to: I can already imagine all the awkward hi-jinks that is going to happen. And it’s a nice twist to see a gender reversal on the usual rich-man-naive-woman trope.

Watch the trailer:

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Grand Prince

Air date: March 3, on TV Chosun
20 episodes
Cast: Yoon Shi Yoon, Jin Se Yeon, Joo Sang Wook, Kim Mi Kyung, Ryu Hyo Young, Son Ji Hyun

Plot: “Grand Prince” is a historical drama filled with ambition, passion, and betrayal. Loosely based on a true story, two princes, Lee Whi (Yoon Shi Yoon) and Lee Kang (Joo Sang Wook), vie for the love of Ja Hyun (Jin Se Yun), who comes from a prestigious family.

What to look forward to: The aesthetics! Everything looks gorgeous – the actors, the clothes, the scenery, even the promotional posters! And you can never go wrong with Kim Mi Kyung!

Catch the first episode:

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The Good Witch

Air date: March 3, on SBS
40 episodes of 35 mins each
Cast: Lee Da Hae, Ryu Soo Young, An Woo Yeon, Yoon Se Ah, Bae Soo Bin

Plot: Twin sisters Cha Sun Hee and Cha Do Hee (both played by Lee Da Hae) couldn’t be more different than night and day. An incident happens that leads to married-Sun Hee pretending to be single-Do Hee on her job as a flight attendant. There, she meets co-pilot Song Woo Jin (Ryu Soo Young).

What to look forward to: The star-studded cast and production team! The director for this drama also helmed the hit drama “Temptation of Wife.” This will also be Lee Da Hae’s long-awaited comeback to Korean screens (her last K-drama was “Hotel King” in 2014).

Catch the first episode:

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Air date: March 10, on tvN
Duration: TBD
Cast: Lee Kwang Soo, Jung Yoo Mi, Bae Jong Ok, Bae Sung Woo

Plot: “Live” is about the police officers of “the fastest precinct” in Korea and their lives as they work around the clock to maintain justice.

What to look forward to: We don’t too much about this drama yet, even though it’s coming up pretty soon, but from the music and emotion in the trailer (below) and the stellar cast, we’re sure this drama’s ready to bring all the feels!

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Air date: March 12, on MBC
32 episodes of 35 mins each
Cast: Woo Do Hwan, Red Velvet’s Joy, Kim Min Jae, Moon Ga Young

Plot: Loosely based on French novel “Dangerous Liaisons,” the drama follows Kwon Si Hyun (Woo Do Hwan), a ladies’ man who can seduce any girl, until he meets his match in Eun Tae Hee (Red Velvet’s Joy), who has no interest in love. Will these characters be able to navigate this messy and dangerous game of love and seduction, and come out unscathed?

What to look forward to: Have you seen the poster?! That sizzling chemistry! “Dangerous Liaisons” was very seductive and even scandalous, so it will be interesting to see how these relatively young actors tackle this storyline.

Watch the trailer:

Marry Me Now

Air date: March 17, on KBS
50 episodes of 80 mins each
Cast: Han Ji Hye, Lee Sang Woo, Yoo Dong Geun, Jang Mi Hee, Park Joon Geun, Choi Jung Woo, Kim Mi Kyung, DIA’s Jung Chae Yeon

Plot: This is the quality, fun, family, weekend drama that KBS is known for. It centers around a multi-generational family, with the parents going through a mid-life crisis and the children learning to come out from under their parents’ protective upbringing while facing the realities of life.

What to look forward to: Just look at that cast! Unless something of epic proportions goes wrong here, this drama is already destined to be good.

Watch the trailer:

Hold Me Tight

Air date: March 21, on MBC
32 episodes of 35 mins each
Cast: Han Hye Jin, Yoon Sang Hyun, Yoo In Young, Kim Tae Hoon

Plot: A married couple who have spent half their lives together are suddenly confronted with death. Together, they re-evaluate their relationship, look back on their journey together, and rediscover their love for each other.

What to look forward to: I’m a sucker for these “fall-back-in-love” type storylines, and I love the leads too! Need to get those tissues ready!

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My Ahjussi

Air date: March 21, on tvN
Duration: TBD
Cast: Lee Sun Gyun, IU

Plot: The drama tells the story of three middle-aged brothers (Lee Sun Gyun, Park Ho San, Song Sae Byuk) and a cold, tough woman (IU) as they come together and heal the scars of the past.

What to look forward to: IU’s returning to dramas with what looks to be a heavier role than her past dramas, and we’re excited to see how she’s grown as an actress!

The Rich Son

Air date: March 25, on MBC
Duration: 50 episodes (2 eps per day) of 70 mins each
Kim Ji Hoon, Kim Joo Hyun, Lee Kyun Han, Hong Soo Hyun

Plot: When Lee Gwang Jae’s (Kim Ji Hoon) father dies, he also leaves behind a lot of debt. Struggling to pay it off while also keeping his father’s honor intact, he finds a constant cheerleader in the bright and optimistic Kim Young Ha (Kim Joo Hyun).

What to look forward to: Kim Ji Hoon is well-known as a rom-com lead, so it’ll be interesting to see what chemistry will be cooked up between him and Kim Joo Hyun!

You Who Forgot Poetry

Air date: March 26, on tvN
Cast: Lee Joon Hyuk, Lee Yoo Bi, Jang Dong Yoon

Plot: “You Who Forgot Poetry” is a slice-of-life/medical-drama that follows the lives of a medical team, including physical therapists and radiology technicians. One of the character’s first love is poetry, so each episode will feature a poem that relates to the hardships they are facing and helps them through it.

What to look forward to: The concept itself sounds fascinating, and it’s written by the same team as “Drinking Solo,” so we know the drama is in good hands. Plus, Defconn continuously teased this drama! Can’t wait to see how he does!

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Air date: March 28, on SBS
Cast: Jang Geun Suk, Han Ye Ri, Jung Woong In, Choi Jae Won, Ahn Seung Hwan

Plot: Jang Geun Suk takes on two roles in this drama, one as Sa Do Chan, a swindler who failed to become a prosecutor; and Baek Joon Soo, a prosecutor who is a stickler for rules. Han Ye Ri plays Oh Ha Ra, a positive and sharp-witted character who has the skills to overcome issues that come with being born in a low-income family.

What to look forward to: The production staff has been quoted in saying that the cast has shown explosive chemistry. And when was the last time we saw Jang Guen Suk with such short hair?!

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Which drama are you planning on checking out? Vote in the following poll and leave your comments below!

Belinda_C is excited for a busy March! And she is hoping Eric and Dong Wan will have new dramas coming out soon.

All-time favorite:It’s Okay, That’s Love” (one of many!)
Currently watching:Hwayugi” and “Radio Romance
Looking forward to:The Great Tempter” and “Hold Me Tight