9 New K-Dramas To Look Forward To In April

With lots of time spent at home these days, watching dramas is a perfect way to pass time. Several television and web dramas of varying genres are set to premiere this month.

Here’s a glimpse of what’s ahead:

Best Mistake 2

Cast: Lee Eun Jae, Kang Yool, Lee Jung Joon, Park E Hyun, Yoon Jun Won, Choi Chan Yi, Joo Hyun Young, Yang Yoo Jin, Keum Dong Hyun, and more

Premiere Date: April 2

Broadcast Details: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. KST on KOK TV’s YouTube channel

A follow-up to the hit 2019 web drama “Best Mistake,” “Best Mistake 2” is a youth romance drama that tells the story of regular high students tangled up with one another over various concerns. The second season features main cast members from the first season as well as several new faces. Each episode is pre-released on KOK TV’s V LIVE channel.

Watch the first season below:

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How to Buy a Friend

Cast: Lee Shin Young, Shin Seung Ho, Kim So Hye, Oh Hee Joon, Min Dohee, Cho Yi Hyun, Kim Won Hae, Baek Ji Won, Jang Hye Jin, Kim Do Wan, and more

Premiere Date: April 6

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 p.m. KST on KBS2

Based on a webtoon of the same name, “How to Buy a Friend” tells the story of average high school student Park Chan Hong (Lee Shin Young) who starts a “contractual friendship” with the school’s legendary fighter Heo Don Hyuk (Shin Seung Ho) because of a poem he writes. “How to Buy a Friend” will be available on Viki. Check out a preview here!

“The King: Eternal Monarch”

Cast: Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun, Woo Do Hwan, Kim Kyung Nam, Jung Eun Chae, Lee Jung Jin, Kim Young Ok, Jeon Bae Soo, Seo Jeong Yeon, Park Won Sang, and more

Premiere Date: April 17

Broadcast Details: Fridays and Saturdays at 10 p.m. KST on SBS

Written by Kim Eun Sook, “The King: Eternal Monarch” is about two parallel universes of a monarchy and a democracy. Lee Min Ho stars as Emperor Lee Gon, who tries to close the door between the two worlds, and Kim Go Eun stars as Detective Jung Tae Eul, who works with the emperor to protect people’s lives. Watch the latest teaser here!

Born Again

Cast: Jang Ki Yong, Jin Se Yeon, Lee Soo Hyuk, Kim Jung Nan, Choi Kwang Il, Jung In Kyum, Jang Won Young, Lee Seo El, Cha Min Ji, Park Sang Hoon, and more

Premiere Date: April 20

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 p.m. KST on KBS2

“Born Again” is a reincarnation drama about a detective, the detective’s lover, and a serial killer who loved the detective’s lover. Their lives ended 32 years ago, but their fates become entangled again when they are reincarnated into new lives. Jang Ki Yong, Jin Se Yeon, and Lee Soo Hyuk will all be playing two different characters each across two separate lives. “Born Again” will be available on Viki. Check out the newest teaser!

The Mermaid Prince

Cast: ASTRO‘s Moonbin, Jung Shin Hye, Park Tae In, Kim Hong Bin, Baek Jae Min, and more

Premiere Date: April 24

Broadcast Details: Fridays at 9 p.m. KST on Lifetime’s YouTube channel

“The Mermaid Prince” is a web drama about Hye Ri (Jung Shin Hye) who embarks on a graduation trip to Gangwon Province and meets Woo Hyuk (Moonbin), a mysterious guy who runs a guest house. After being pre-released via the Seezn app and revealed on YouTube, the drama will later air on television through the Lifetime channel in Korea.

When My Love Blooms

Cast: Yoo Ji Tae, Lee Bo Young, GOT7‘s Jinyoung, Jeon So Nee, Lee Tae Sung, Byung Hun, Eun Hae Sung, Han Ji Won, Park Si Yeon, Kim Young Hoon, and more

Premiere Date: April 25

Broadcast Details: Saturdays and Sundays at 9 p.m. KST on tvN

“When My Love Blooms” will tell the love story of Han Jae Hyun and Yoon Ji Soo who become each other’s first loves in college then reunite many years later. Jinyoung and Jeon So Nee will play the characters during their younger years, while Yoo Ji Tae and Lee Bo Young will take over the roles once the characters reunite in their forties. “When My Love Blooms” will be available on Viki. Check out a teaser here!

Good Casting

Cast: Choi Kang Hee, Lee Sang Yeob, Yoo In Young, U-KISS’s Jun, Kim Ji Young, Lee Jong Hyuk, Hwang Bo Mi, Woo Hyun, Cha Soo Yeon, and more

Premiere Date: April 27

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:40 p.m. KST on SBS

“Good Casting” is an action comedy about three beautiful secret agents, played by Choi Kang Hee, Yoo In Young, and Kim Ji Young, who go undercover to investigate the truth behind a corrupt corporation. Lee Sang Yeob as CEO Yoon Seok Ho will keep a close eye on secret agent Baek Jang Mi, who looks identical to his first love from his teenage years. The drama will be available on Viki!

Check out a teaser below:

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“Model Detective”

Cast: Son Hyun Joo, Jang Seung Jo, Lee Elijah, Oh Jung Se, Ji Seung Hyun, Son Byung Ho, Jo Jae Yoon, Ahn Si Ha, Cha Rae Hyung, Son Jong Hak, and more

Premiere Date: April 27

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. KST on JTBC

“Model Detective” is a crime investigation drama about detectives who never give up to uncover the ugly truth, and it will portray the real world of detectives who want to catch the culprit to the end. It is based on close coverage of real-life detectives.


Cast: Kim Dong Hee, Jung Da Bin, Park Woo Hyun, Nam Yoon Soo, Choi Min Soo, Park Hyuk Kwon, Kim Yeo Jin, and more

Premiere Date: April 29

Broadcast Details: All episodes released simultaneously on Netflix

“Extracurricular” is centered around a group of high school students who start committing crimes to earn money and the unpredictable dangers they face as a result. Kim Dong Hee will portray Ji Soo, who goes from a model student to a criminal after committing an unthinkable act, and Jung Da Bin will play school bully Min Hee, who gets caught up in Ji Soo’s crime.

Which drama are you looking forward to the most? Let us know below! 

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