12 New K-Dramas To Anticipate In September

Several highly-anticipated dramas are scheduled to premiere this month!

Due to COVID-19 affecting filming schedules, some of these dramas were originally scheduled to air in August but were postponed to September. The premiere dates of many of these dramas below are still subject to change.

Here’s what to look forward to in September:

Love Revolution

Cast: Park Ji Hoon, Lee Ruby, Younghoon (The Boyz), Jung Da Eun, Dayoung (WJSN), Ahn Do Gyu, Ko Chan Bin, etc.

Premiere Date: September 1

Broadcast Details: Thursdays at 5 p.m. KST starting on September 3 (premiere episode on Tuesday, September 1) on Kakao TV

Based on a popular webtoon of the same name, “Love Revolution” tells the story of love and friendship between students. Gong Ju Young (Park Ji Hoon) falls for Wang Ja Rim (Lee Ruby) at first sight and tries to win her over, but she is unimpressed at first with his displays of affection. With his persistence, however, she slowly starts to open up.

Watch the first episode below:

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Cast: Ji Soo, Lee Seol, Oh Hyun Kyung, Yoo Seung Mok, Lee Jong Won, etc.

Premiere Date: September 1

Broadcast Details: Tuesdays at 5 p.m. KST on Kakao TV

Based on a webtoon by Kim Bo Tong, Ji Soo portrays a young man who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He goes back and forth between the reality of his painful battle with cancer and a dreamworld where he experiences exciting adventures. Despite the heartbreaking diagnosis, Ji Soo strives to live his best. Watch a teaser here!

Lie After Lie

Cast: Lee Yoo Ri, Yeon Jung Hoon, Lee Il Hwa, Im Joo Eun, Kwon Hwa Woon, Lee Won JongIm Ye Jin, Kim Seung Hwan, Jung Si Ah, Kwon Hyuk Hyun, etc.

Premiere Date: September 4

Broadcast Details: Fridays and Saturdays at 10:50 p.m. KST on Channel A

The suspense-romance drama starrs Lee Yoo Ri as Ji Eun Soo, a woman who puts her life on the line with a dangerous lie in order to be reunited with her biological daughter. After marrying into a chaebol family, she finds herself branded a husband-killer in the blink of an eye—and during her imprisonment for his murder, she loses custody of her daughter.

Watch a teaser below:

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(“Blink,” “Baby It’s Over Outside,” “White Crow,” and “Love Virtually”)

“Blink” Cast: Lee Si Young, Ha Jun, Lee Joon Hyuk, etc.
“Baby It’s Over Outside” Cast: David Lee, Shin Eun Soo, Hwang Jung Min, Bae Hae Sun, etc.
“White Crow” Cast: Hani, Lee Se Hee, Shin So Yul, etc.
“Love Virtually” Cast: Choi SiwonUee, Ahn Se Ha, Kim Han Na, etc.

Premiere Date: September 4

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 episodes 4 through 7 will air in September. “Blink” tells the story of a detective who works to solve a murder case with an AI detective. “Baby It’s Over Outside” is a romance about a young man and woman with one week left until the end of the world. “White Crow” is about a broadcasting jockey (BJ) who appears on a live VR game show and finds herself trapped inside a terrifying VR horror game. “Love Virtually” revolves around an app that allows two people to meet virtually with whatever appearance they want.

Watch a teaser below:

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A Man in a Veil

Cast: Kang Eun TakUhm Hyun KyungLee Chae YoungYang Mi KyungChoi Jae SungLee Il HwaKim Hee JungLee Jin Woo, Eru, etc.

Premiere Date: September 7

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).

“Record of Youth”

Cast: Park Bo Gum, Park So Dam, Byun Woo Seok, Ha Hee Ra, Shin Ae Ra, Shin Dong Mi, Lee Chang Hoon, Kwon Soo Hyun, Jo Yoo Jung, Park Soo Young, etc.

Premiere Date: September 7

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

“Record of Youth” stars follows the story of young people in the modeling industry who are trying to achieve their dreams. Park Bo Gum plays Sa Hye Joon, an aspiring actor and model, Park So Dam plays Ahn Jung Ha, an aspiring makeup artist, and Byun Woo Seok plays Won Hae Hyo, a model who wants to achieve success on his own terms. Watch a teaser here!

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: September 14

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 a teaser here!

“Oh! Samkwang Villa”

Cast: Lee Jang Woo, Jin Ki Joo, Jun In Hwa, Jung Bo Suk, Hwang Shin Hye, Jin Kyung, Kim Sun Young, In Gyo Jin, Han Bo Reum, Jeon Sung Woo, Bona (WJSN), Ryeo Woon, Kim Si Eun, etc.

Premiere Date: September 19

Broadcast Details: Saturdays and Sundays at 9:55 p.m. KST on KBS2

“Oh! Samkwang Villa” is about various people who gather at a house called Samkwang Villa run by a woman named Lee Soon Jung (Jun In Hwa). The drama shows how people who start off as strangers begin to open up their hearts and love one another. It conveys the message that no matter how tough the world gets, the priceless warmth of love still exists in human relationships.

More Than Friends

Cast: Ong Seong WuShin Ye EunKim Dong JunP.O (Block B), Ahn Eun JinBaek Soo MinChoi Chan HoOh Hee JoonKim Hee JungJo Ryun, etc.

Premiere Date: September 25

Broadcast Details: Fridays and Saturdays at 11 p.m. KST on JTBC

“More Than Friends” will tell the story of two close friends who both fall in unrequited love with one another over the course of 10 years. Shin Ye Eun will star as Kyung Woo Yeon, a girl who decides to give up on her one-sided love for her guy friend after a decade of pining. Meanwhile, Ong Seong Wu will play the friend Lee Soo who suddenly starts seeing her in a different light after years of friendship.

Watch a teaser below:

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“The School Nurse Files”

Cast: Jung Yu Mi, Nam Joo Hyuk, Moon So Ri, etc.

Premiere Date: September 25

Broadcast Details: Netflix

The project is a fantasy drama — based on an award-winning novel of the same name — about Ahn Eun Young (played by Jung Yu Mi), a nurse who pursues and exorcises ghosts in creative and funny ways. She teams up with Hong In Pyo (Nam Joo Hyuk), a teacher who has an incredible aura of energy that protects him, to exorcise evil spirits and solve mysteries. Watch a teaser here!

18 Again

Cast: Kim Ha Neul, Yoon Sang Hyun, Lee Do Hyun, Kim Yoo Ri, Wi Ha Joon, Lee Ki Woo, Kim Kang Hyun, Lee Mi Do, Noh Jung Ui, Ryeo Woon, Bomin (Golden Child), Hwang In Yeob, etc.

Premiere Date: September

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

“18 Again” is based on the American film “17 Again” and will tell the story of a husband on the verge of divorce who finds himself back in his body when he was at the prime of his life 18 years ago. Hong Dae Young is played by Yoon Sang Hyun, who changes his name to Go Woo Young (Lee Do Hyun) when he becomes 18 years old again, while Kim Ha Neul plays his wife Jung Da Jung. Watch a teaser here!

“Private Lives”

Cast: Seohyun, Go Kyung Pyo, Kim Hyo Jin, Kim Young Min, Lee Hak Joo, Tae Won Suk, Park Sung Keun, Song Sun Mi, Yoo Hee Je, Jang Jin Hee, etc.

Premiere Date: September

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

Taking place during the current age in which people share, steal, and fabricate their private lives, this drama is about con artists mobilizing all their techniques to disclose the nation’s major “private life.” Cha Joo Eun (Seohyun), Jung Bok Gi (Kim Hyo Jin), and Kim Jae Wook (Kim Young Min) are con artists, while Lee Jung Hwan (Go Kyung Pyo) is a mysterious team manager at a major company. Watch a teaser here!

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

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