March has some high-quality offerings headed our way, drama fans! What will you be adding to your watch list in the month of luck?
(All synposes courtesy of MyDramaList.com.)
March 7, iQIYI, starring Kim Jae Wook (Her Private Life), Krystal Jung (Police University)
No Go Jin is the most popular mathematics instructor in the private education field and he is the CEO of GOTOP Education. Even though he has only a high school level education, he has achieved all of his success due to his extreme intelligence. He seems like a perfect man with a handsome appearance, high IQ, and wealth. He is also narcissistic. One day, he is suddenly warned that he will be murdered.
Lee Shin A works as No Go Jin’s secretary. She is a diligent and responsible employee. Due to her quiet and introverted personality, she has little presence with her boss No Go Jin and her colleagues at work. Her colleagues begin to recognize her, because she has worked for the notorious No Go Jin for more than 1 year. She then learns that she does not have much time left to live.
March 9, Viki, starring Kim Ha Neul (18 Again), Lee Hye Young (Lawless Lawyer), Kim Sung Ryung (Going to the Blue House Like This)
Set within the competitive power struggles of TV home shopping hosts, three hosts compete against each other with intense desires to achieve success and gain fame in the industry field.
Woo Hyun works as the host of home shopping show. Her record as a shopping show host is neither good or bad. She aspires to become the top shopping show host, but she experiences a fall into a bottomless pit. This leads her to change.
Ki Mo Lan is the vice-president of UNI Home Shopping. She started her career as a regular employee and worked her way up to her executive position. Her success story is legendary to other people. She doesn’t allow mistakes and she doesn’t show what she thinks, but she has charisma.
Bae Ok Sun is a top host at UNI Home Shopping. She was born into a high class family. She is generous to others and she is respected by employees at her company, but what she really thinks is veiled.
March 13, Viki, starring Jin Goo (Legal High), Ha Do Gwon (The Witch’s Diner)
Lee Ho Cheol is just an ordinary guy who works as a firefighter. One day, when news about a serial killer was making headlines, Lee Ho Cheol receives a piece of information from a stranger informing him that the serial killer is his neighbour, Kwon Shi Woo.
Unknown to Lee Ho Cheol, the stranger who gave him that information is a contract/hired killer, Bae Tae Jin, and Lee Ho Cheol suddenly finds himself trapped in a situation between the two.
March 18, Viki, starring Seo Hyun Jin (You Are My Spring) and Hwang In Yeop (True Beauty)
The youngest partner at one of the nation’s most prestigious law offices, Oh Soo Jae has already proven she has what it takes to be one of the country’s best lawyers. Driven by her self-righteous principles and a never-ending desire to win, Soo Jae is well on her way to becoming one of TK Law Firm’s top attorneys. But when one of her cases takes an unexpected turn, Soo Jae is forced to watch as all of her hard work comes crumbling down around her. Demoted at work, Soo Jae is forced to take on the role of adjunct professor at a local law school. Determined to win back her position within the firm, Soo Jae does her best to settle into her new role but the sting of demotion still lingers. Only after meeting Gong Chan, a university student whose path frequently crosses with Soo Jae, does that sting begin to lessen. Despite carrying the burdens of a painful past, Gong Chan’s warm heart remains strong, especially as his affection for Soo Jae grows.
Obviously smitten with Soo Jae, Gong Chan stays by her side, even as she struggles to find a way back into the firm’s good graces. Will her determination and Gong Chan’s support be enough to restore her position, or will the powers that be continue to push her down?
The King of Pigs
March 18, starring Kim Dong Wook (You Are My Spring) and Kim Sung Gyu (A Piece of Your Mind)
Two friends meet up and recall their experiences as victims of school bullying when they receive a message from a friend from 20 years ago and mysterious serial killings begin to occur.
Kyung Min lives with the trauma of the school violence he experienced 20 years ago and an unexpected case causes his suppressed emotions to reappear. Meanwhile, Detective Jong Suk receives a mysterious message sent from a friend from 20 years ago which leads him to remember the school violence that took place back then. Following the mysterious message, he tries to put a stop to the murders.
Through these characters with tragic fates, the drama touches on the origin of school violence and the bullying that pervades modern society.
March 25, Netflix, starring Kim Hee Sun (Alice), Rowoon (The King’s Affection), and Lee Soo Hyuk (Doom at Your Service)
Choi Joon Woong looks for a job, but it is hard for him to get hired. Except for that, he seems like a perfect guy. He graduated from a prestigious university and he has wealthy parents. One night, he accidentally meets angels of death Gu Ryeon and Im Ryoog Gu. The two death angels belong to a crisis management team. Gu Ryeon is the leader and Im Ryoog Gu is a member. Their objective is to save suicidal people. Soon, Choi Joon Woong becomes a new member of the crisis management team.
March 30, starring Kang Ha Neul (River Where the Moon Rises) and Lee Yoo Young (Dr. Brain)
Tells the story of a judicial trainee named Kim Yo Han. After going undercover for an investigation, Kim Yo Han experiences a crisis and ends up struggling to try to obtain a hand of cards that will change his fate as he gambles in prison. Kim Yo Han is prudent and always thinking a few moves ahead, and he keeps a poker face on. Although he gets into a dangerous situation when he becomes embroiled in an unexpected incident during the investigation, he’ll continue to fight to survive and manage to grow with his ability to turn a crisis into an opportunity.
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March, Disney+, starring Park Hyung Sik (Happiness) and Han So Hee (My Name)
Two people have been friends for two decades, but a mere two weeks of living together blurs that fine line between love and friendship.
Han Sun Woo is a handsome rookie photographer with a warm personality, while Seo Eun Soo is a lively, straightforward, and honest person who openly expresses her feelings. Three years ago, she seized a chance opportunity to become a lyricist. Nowadays details of their relatable romance are subtly interwoven into her musical compositions.
Which dramas are you excited for? We are HERE for Tomorrow, but so many of these dramas look good — it’ll be hard to choose.
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