7 More Must-Watch K-Dramas Of 2022

It’s already that time of year where we look back at the second half of 2022 and the impeccable K-dramas that we have been blessed with. In case you missed part one, you can check it out here. So without further ado, here is the list for more must-watch K-dramas.

Disclaimer: List is in no particular order and only K-dramas that are finished airing by the end of December 2022 are included.

“One Dollar Lawyer”

“One Dollar Lawyer” stars Namgoong Min as Cheon Ji Hoon and Kim Ji Eun as Baek Ma Ri. Ji Hoon is a lawyer who only charges one dollar for his services. He is a lawyer that seeks justice and fairness for his clients and is fearless.

This series garnered quite a bit of buzz, mainly because the story was very enticing. Seeing each case and how the underdogs overcome seemingly impossible obstacles with the help of Cheon Ji Hoon was inspiring. Viewers will love the hopeful tone of the series and positive messaging that people can overcome evil even if they are poor and seemingly have no one on their side.

Weak Hero Class 1

“Weak Hero Class 1” is a web drama based on the hit webtoon of the same name. The series stars Park Ji Hoon as Yeon Si Eun, Choi Hyun Wook as Ahn Su Ho, and Hong Kyung as Oh Bum Seok. The three students rally together to fight some serious bullies and criminals in their neighborhood.

This series has got the perfect mix of bromance, crime fighting, and action. It’s so enthralling to watch the three friends develop their bond with each other and also using their respective strengths to take down the bad guys. Despite some unfortunate twists and turns, the series manages to tug at the heartstrings until the very end. Hopefully, there will be a second season!

Check out the drama here:

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Reborn Rich

When Yoon Hyun Woo (Song Joong Ki) tragically gets killed, he is born again as the son of the very company he worked for. But he remembers everything from his past life and vows to devote this new life to taking down the company in order to get revenge.

This one’s an obvious pick that is a definite must-watch for 2022. “Reborn Rich” has dominated ratings, especially in South Korea. People cannot get enough of the justice-seeking Yoon Hyun Woo as well as the sizzling love line he has with Shin Hyun Been. The intricate and very twisty planning of Song Joong Ki’s character in hopes of getting revenge makes this the perfect series to indulge in.

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“Alchemy of Souls”

Starring Lee Jae Wook as Jang Wook and Jung So Min as Mu Deok, “Alchemy of Souls” is a fantasy romance drama about their fates becoming twisted. Mu Deok has the soul of an elite assassin named Naksu inside of her body. Despite becoming Jang Wook’s servant, she ends up teaching him in exchange for keeping her secret.

This series will take you on a whirlwind of an adventure. Your heart will not be able to rest, and with the addition of a second season, there is even more anticipation and cliffhangers that await. Seeing Jung So Min and Lee Jae Wook’s romantic fantasy tale unfold is so beautiful, but it’s also heartbreaking. And the mysticism and magical world that the series provides is the perfect escape for anyone who enjoys fantasy.

“Extraordinary Attorney Woo”

Woo Young Woo (Park Eun Bin) is a genius lawyer who is on the autism spectrum. She has been able to memorize law books from a young age, which leads to her to having a job at a law firm as an adult. She works with a team of very supportive lawyers who help those who deserve justice, and she also forms a love line with a co-worker at the law firm named Lee Jun Ho (Kang Tae Oh).

This drama is a given as it took the world by surprise. No one could have anticipated the joy and heartfelt emotions that Woo Young Woo and her team would bring. Seeing her overcome various obstacles as well as finding love with Lee Jun Ho made this the perfect K-drama storyline. It gives hope and inspiration for many.

“Little Women”

In “Little Women,” there are three sisters played by Kim Go Eun, Nam Ji Hyun, and Park Ji Hu. They are all poor and have been abandoned by their mom. But when the oldest sister Oh In Joo (Kim Go Eun) gets a lot of money from a close work friend, a mystery unravels as she gets involved in a case where she must fight against the richest family in South Korea.

This series had viewers on the edge of their seats as they were unable to exactly predict or figure out what would happen at the end. The twists and turns throughout the story, not to mention the impeccable acting skills by the female leads, made for an entertaining watch. You really can’t go wrong with Kim Go Eun!

“The Queen’s Umbrella”

Kim Hye Soo plays Im Hwa Ryeong, the queen of the palace, where trouble and conflict brew as a result of the princes causing havoc. As the queen, she must constantly try and keep them on the proper path.

This series may seem a bit humorous in the beginning as Im Hwa Ryeong is running around the palace all throughout the episodes, trying to find her sons who are causing trouble. But aside from all the politics and issues that the princes seem to go through, the story touches on the passion and heart of being a mother. Many will find that they can relate to queen Hwa Ryeong and how much she is willing to do for her children. The series was met with a wave of positive responses, showing once again that Kim Hye Soo is a K-drama queen!

Hey Soompiers, are there any other K-dramas of the second half of 2022 that you loved? Let us know in the comments below!

binahearts is a Soompi writer whose ultimate biases are Song Joong Ki and BIGBANG but has lately been seen obsessing over Hwang In Yeop. Make sure you follow binahearts on Instagram as she journeys through her latest Korean crazes!

Currently watching: “Reborn Rich” and “Love Catcher in Bali”
All-time favorite drama:Secret Garden” and “Star In My Heart.”
Looking forward to: Won Bin’s return to the small screen.

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