2021 Korean Dramas To Watch

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As many new Korean dramas are coming in 2021, you might be overwhelmed by the storm of entertainment. Here are ten exciting 2021 Korean dramas to put on your watch list.


Set in Seoul in 1987, Snowdrop tells the story of SuHo, a student at a prestigious university who one day suddenly appeared covered in blood in the woman’s dormitory. And Young Cho, a cheerful university student who hides him and takes care of him in a dangerous situation. Along with Blackpink Jisoo’s acting debut, Snowdrop is also becoming more attractive with Jung Hae In, Jang Seung Jo, Yoon Se Ah, Kim Hye Yoon, and Yoo In Na.

Joseon Exorcist

Set in the Joseon period, this 2021 K-drama follows the exorcist trio of King Taejong (Kam Woo-sung) and his two sons, Prince Chungnyung (Jang Dong-Yoon) and Prince Yangnyeong (Park Sung-hoon). In the past, the old kings took advantage of evil and dark forces to bring down the Goryeo dynasty, establishing the Joseon dynasty. Later, they return to zombies to reclaim old debts, creating a fierce conflict between humans and ghosts. This exciting historical fantasy-horror series will walk you through every minute of thrilling Korean history as you watch it.

River Where The Moon Rises

A famous and beloved romantic story of Princess Pyeonggang and On Dal’s. Princess Pyeonggang is an ambitious woman aiming to take Goguryeo strong again and dreams of becoming the first female to lead Goguryeo. To achieve her goals, she takes advantage of On Dal, a man who truly loves her. Kim So Hyun and Kim Ji Soo are taking the role of Princess Pyeonggang and On Dal.

Update: Due to a controversy with actor Kim Ji Soo, Na In Woo has been casted to portray the role of On Dal. Click here to read more about the controversy.

Sisyphus: The Myth

Sysyphus: The Myth is a sci-fi mystery thriller. The 2021 K-drama confirmed the participation of Park Shin Hye and Jo Seung Woo. Han Tae Sul (Jo Seung Woo), a fellow benefactor of Quantum and Time, is a genius architect with the most highly skilled engineering and coding skills. Kang Seo Hae (Park Shin Hye) is a warrior who can battle enormous constructed men with her bare hand, fire weapons, and introduce explosives. Kang Seo Hae fights against mysterious characters trying to end her life. She sets off a hazardous way of discovering Han Tae Sul.

She Would Never Know (Sunbae, Don’t Put on That Lipstick)

Starring Won Jin Ah and Rowoon, this 2021 K-drama tells a romantic story of a junior and senior employee of a cosmetic company that sparks a romance while working together. Yoon Song Ah (Won Jin Ah) works as a marketer for a cosmetic brand. She likes her job and does it with enthusiasm. Her dream is to have her cosmetic brand. Meanwhile, Chae Hyun Seung (Rowoon) works with Yoon Song Ah in a marketing role. He is attracted to Yoon Song A and tries to develop a romantic relationship with her.


The story follows former insurance inspector Lee Tae-Joon (Lee Dong Gun), who has gathered and led a group of professional thieves to target the rich and wealthy. The group of philanthropic master thieves will work together for a new common goal of revenge. Starring with Lee Dong-Gun, Jeon Hye-Bin, Kim Sae-Ron, Kim Kwon, and Yoo How-Hyun, “Leverage” will be coming to Netflix in 2021.

Space Sweepers

Space Sweepers” is being billed as the first Korean “Blockbuster.” It revolves around a space exploration crew onboard The Victory in 2092. Song Joong-Ki takes on the role of Tae Ho. This pilot controls the ship under Captain Jang’s leadership (Kim Tae-Ri), accompanying two teammates Jin Seon-kyu (Tiger Park) and a robot. This ambitious sci-fi drama boats amazing effects, action, adventure, and laughter.


Based on a popular Webtoon, this 2021 K-drama involves romance stories, dreams, conflicts, and scandals that often happens with idols. Ma Ha (Jung Ji-So) and Ri A (Minseo) are members of Teaparty. This girl group has not succeeded since its debut. Ma Ha becomes more popular for imitating famous singer Ri-Ma (Park Ji-Yeon). Therefore, Kwon Ryeok (Lee Jun-Young), a boy group Shax, doesn’t like Ma Ha. However, after all the misunderstandings, Ryoek starts changing his mind. The relationship between him and Ma Ha begins to develop.

Dear. M

The film begins with four students studying at Seoyeon University. Ma Joo-Ah (Park Hye-Su), Cha Min-Ho (Jung Jae-Hyun), Seo Ji-Min (Roh Jeong-Eui), and Park Ha-Neul (Bae Hyun-Sung) are looking for the “M”. The characters experience the college life of their youth and romances throughout this drama.

All Of Us Are Dead

All Of Us Are Dead is a 2021 Korean drama based on the popular webtoon Now At Our School. The drama focuses on a group of students who are stuck at their school after a crisis. The zombie virus is spreading quickly, and this group of students must find a way to survive. The film participates in Yoon Chang-Young, Park Ji-hoo, Cho Ji-Hyun, Park Solomon, and Yoo In-Soo.

These will fulfill your list of 2021 Korean dramas to watch. Also, check out our Korean dramas list you might have missed in 2020.

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