10 New K-Dramas Premiering In August

Another exciting month is here for K-drama fans! 10 television dramas are scheduled to premiere this month.

Here’s what to look out for in August:

Lonely Enough to Love

Cast: Ji Hyun Woo, Kim So Eun, Park Gun Il, Gongchan, Han Ji Wan, Kim San Ho, Son Ji Hyun, Cha Soo Yun, Ha Young, Noh Ji Hoon, etc.

Premiere Date: August 11

Broadcast Details: Tuesdays at 10:50 p.m. KST on MBC Every1

The romance drama is about housemates in their 20s and 30s who don’t want anything serious and want to enjoy their freedom, but they also don’t want to be alone. Ji Hyun Woo stars as Cha Kang Woo, a handsome psychiatrist with a peculiar personality. Kim So Eun plays Lee Na Eun, a freelance copy editor who has said no to dating for the past four years.

Watch a teaser below:

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(“The Prayer,” “Manxin,” and “Joan’s Galaxy”)

“The Prayer” Cast: Lee Yoo Young, Ye Soo Jung, Uhm Hye Ran, etc.
“Manxin” Cast: Lee Yeon Hee, Lee Dong Hwi, Nam Myung Ryul, Seo Hyun Woo, etc.
“Joan’s Galaxy” Cast: Kim Bo Ra, Choi Sung Eun, Yoon Jung Hoon, Kim Joo Ryung, etc.

Premiere Date: August 14

Broadcast Details: Fridays at 10:10 p.m. KST on MBC

Set in the near future, “SF8” is a sci-fi anthology series about people who dream of a perfect society through technological advancements, and the first 3 episodes will air in August. “The Prayer” will tell the story of a world run by robots in which one person must die for another to live. “Manxin” revolves around a future forecasting app with 96 percent accuracy. “Joan’s Galaxy” is a queer youth story which takes place during a fine dust disaster. The society is divided into those who are “C,” who are able to afford the vaccine, and those who are “N,” who only live until they’re 30 years old without the vaccine. Watch teasers here!

“Forest of Secrets 2”

Cast: Cho Seung Woo, Bae Doona, Jeon Hye Jin, Choi Moo Sung, Lee Joon Hyuk, Yoon Se Ah, Park Sung Keun, Jeon Bae Soo, Choi Jae Woong, Song Ji Ho, etc.

Premiere Date: August 15

Broadcast Details: Saturdays and Sundays at 9:00 p.m. KST on tvN

“Forest of Secrets” tells the story of emotionless prosecutor Hwang Si Mok (Cho Seung Woo) and warm-hearted police officer Han Yeo Jin (Bae Doona) who join forces to solve hidden mysteries and investigate corruption. The new season will follow their reunion as opposing sides of a tense situation involving the police and the prosecutor’s office. Watch a teaser here!

When I Was the Most Beautiful

Cast: Im Soo Hyang, Ji Soo, Ha Seok Jin, Hwang Seung Eon, Park Ji Young, Kim Mi Kyung, Choi Jong Hwan, Lee Jae Yong, Jung Eun Pyo, Shin Yi, Seo Eun Woo, etc.

Premiere Date: August 19

Broadcast Details: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. KST on MBC

“When I Was the Most Beautiful” will tell the heartbreaking love story about two brothers who love the same woman Oh Ye Ji (Im Soo Hyang), a ceramic artist who dreams of an ordinary life. Ji Soo plays Seo Hwan, an architectural designer who falls for Oh Ye Ji at first sight, while Ha Seok Jin is Seo Jin, a rally driver who will not stop at anything to get what he wants.

Watch a teaser below:

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“Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol”

Cast: Go Ara, Lee Jae Wook, Kim Joo Heon, Ye Ji Won, Lee Soon Jae, Shin Eun Soo, Seo Yi Sook, etc.

Premiere Date: August 26

Broadcast Details: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. KST on KBS2

“Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol” is a romantic comedy that tells the story of energetic pianist Goo La La (Go Ara) and expert part-timer Sun Woo Joon (Lee Jae Wook). They gather at a piano academy called “La La Land” in a small countryside village with secrets and scars that they are hiding. Watch a teaser here!


Cast: Kim Hee Sun, Joo Won, Kwak Si Yang, Lee Da In, Kim Sang Ho, Choi Won Young, Lee Jae Yoon, Hwang Seung Eon, Choi Jung Woo, Yeonwoo, Bae Hae Sun, etc.

Premiere Date: August 28

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

“Alice” is an emotional science-fiction drama starring Joo Won as Park Jin Gyeom, a strong and charismatic detective who was born apathetic. His one and only goal is to catch the culprit who killed his mother when he was in high school. One day, he unexpectedly meets Yoon Tae Yi (Kim Hee Sun), who bores an uncanny resemblance to his late mother.

Watch a teaser below:

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Missing: The Other Side

Cast: Go Soo, Heo Joon Ho, Ahn So Hee, Ha Joon, Seo Eun Soo, Song Geon Hee, Kang Tae Joo, Moon Yoo Kang, Ji Dae Han, Kang Mal Geum, etc.

Premiere Date: August 29

Broadcast Details: Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 p.m. KST on OCN

“Missing: The Other Side” is an upcoming mystery-fantasy drama set in a village inhabited by the souls of people who went missing while they were alive. There, a group of people search for missing bodies and try to find out what happened to each of them. Watch a teaser here!

Do You Like Brahms?”

Cast: Park Eun Bin, Kim Min Jae, Kim Sung Cheol, Park Ji Hyun, Lee Yoo Jin, Bae Da Bin, Ye Soo Jung, Kim Jong Tae, Seo Jeong Yeon, Choi Dae Hoon, etc.

Premiere Date: August 31

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays on SBS

“Do You Like Brahms?” will tell a story of love and dreams of classical music students. Park Eun Bin will play the role of Chae Song Ah, a fourth-year student majoring in violin who is seven years older than her fellow students. Kim Min Jae will take on the role of Park Joon Young, a genius pianist who has won at multiple international competitions. Watch a teaser here!

A Man in a Veil

Cast: Kang Eun Tak, Uhm Hyun Kyung, Lee Chae Young, Yang Mi Kyung, Choi Jae Sung, Lee Il Hwa, Kim Hee Jung, Lee Jin Woo, Eru, etc.

Premiere Date: August 31

Broadcast Details: Weekdays at 7:50 p.m. KST on KBS2

“A Man in a Veil” follows the story of Lee Tae Poong (Kang Eun Tak) who miraculously survives an accident and possesses the intelligence of a 7-year-old. The drama will explore his process of taking revenge and his relationships with twin sisters Han Yoo Jung (Uhm Hyun Kyung) and Han Yoo Ra (Lee Chae Young).

“Zombie Detective”

Cast: Choi Jin HyukPark Ju Hyun, Im Se Joo, Lee Jong Ok, Hwang Bo RaAhn Se HaPark Dong BinKwon Hwa WoonTae Hang HoBae Yoo Ram, etc.

Premiere Date: August 31

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. KST on KBS2

“Zombie Detective” is a comedy about zombie Kim Moo Young (Choi Jin Hyuk) in his second year of resurrection who becomes a detective and desperately searches for the truth about his past. Park Ju Hyun will be taking on the role of Gong Seon Ji, a writer for an investigative journalism program with unrivaled optimism, tenacity, and sense of justice. Watch teasers here!

Let us know which drama you’re looking forward to the most by voting below!

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