Drama Teaser Roundup for April 2022

Welcome to April’s kdrama FEAST!! We have reapers and magicians and reanimated prosecutors and villages full of potential OTPs headed our way this month, and I could NOT be more excited. Come see what you’ll be watching as spring (or fall, because I see you, Southern Hemisphere) really gets started.


DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED: April 1, 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.

Green Mothers Club

April 6, Netflix, starring Lee Yo Won (Avengers Social Club), Choo Ja Hyun (My Unfamiliar Family), Kim Gyu Ri (Designated Survivor)

The ‘Green Mothers Club’ captures the friendship, motherhood, and growth of five mothers who met in the elementary community, each with a complex that they could not overcome. It is a story that recounts the definition of a friend who meet naturally, communicate, and share life, rather than organizational interests such as school or work. Each person lives differently, but is reminded of the ‘beast realm’ (instinct) called motherhood, and ponders the existence of a mother and a human being.

Again My Life

April 8, Viki, starring Lee Joon Gi (Flower of Evil), Lee Kyung Young (The Veil), Kim Ji Eun (The Veil)

Kim Hee Woo had the lowest ranking grades in high school. Through perseverance and hard work, he was able to attend university and pass his bar exam. Today, he is an enthusiastic prosecutor. While investigating a potentially corrupt politician, Kim Woo is killed by an unidentified man, only to wake up fully alive.

My Liberation Notes

April 9, Netflix, starring Lee Min Ki (Oh My Ladylord!), Kim Ji Won (Lovestruck in the City), and Lee El (Dr. Brain)

A story of three siblings and a mysterious stranger who long to be “liberated” from their frustrating lives.

Set in Sanpo Village, a place where more people leave than move in, the three Yeom siblings, Chang Hee, Mi Jung, and Ki Jung all want to escape from a life that is clogged up with ‘no answer’. 

One day, a mysterious man named Mr. Goo suddenly moves into their neighborhood. He is a drunkard and looks like he has many burdens and secrets. His cautious personality and preference to keep to himself, make him the talk of the town, leading even the timid Mi Jung, the youngest of the three siblings, to approach him.

Our Blues

April 9, Netflix, starring Lee Byung Hun (Mr. Sunshine), Shin Min Ah (Hometown Cha Cha Cha), Cha Seung Won (One Ordinary Day), Lee Jung Eun (Parasite) plus LOTS of other faces you’ll recognize. Seriously star-studded cast.

“Our Blues” takes on an omnibus-style drama, which tells the story of diverse characters that are somewhat interconnected, in one way or the other.

Lee Dong Suk, a guy born on the beautiful island of Jeju, sells trucks for a living. He meets Min Sun Ah, a girl with a mysterious past, who has come to Jeju to escape that life.

Park Jung Joon, a ship captain, falls in love with Lee Young Ok, a diver with a bright and bubbly personality.

Jung Eun Hee, a fish shop owner, reunites with her past lover Choi Han Soo. They cross paths in Jeju Island when he returns back, after realizing that city life is not for him.

Love All Play

April 20, starring Chae Jong Hyeop (The Witch’s Diner), Park Joo Hyun (Mouse)

A sports romance drama that depicts the passion and affection for badminton of a male and female protagonist who is a mixed doubles group with players from the badminton business team.

Park Tae Joon, who naturally wound up in the world of badminton because of his parents’ badminton equipment business. Although he had begun to see the sport as work, his passion for badminton is reignited due to a desire to impress a woman.

Park Tae Yang is a former aspiring Olympian who had to leave the badminton world for three years due to a bribing scandal.

Sh**ting Stars

April 22, Viki, starring Lee Sung Kyung (About Time), Kim Young Dae (Extraordinary You)

The story talks about the people who work behind-the-scenes of the entertainment industry, such as PR teams, managers, and reporters, and clean up the messes created by the stars. It tells of Oh Han Byul, the head of the PR team at an entertainment agency, and the flawless top star Gong Tae Sung, who is also her natural enemy. They bicker all the time, but soon also develop feelings for each other.

Showtime Begins!

April 23, Viki, starring Park Hae Jin (Kkondae Intern) and Jin Ki Joo (The Secret Life of My Secretary)

Cha Cha Woong is a popular if somewhat sardonic stage and TV magician with a taste for the spectacular. His tricks dazzle audiences, but little do most people know – he has a gang of secret helpers! However, these are no ordinary magician’s assistants: They are actually ghosts. But Cha Cha Woong is not afraid of beings from the spirit realm – in fact, he treats them as his employees…and they, in turn, believe him to be their “boss.”

One day, his path crosses with that of Go Seul Hae, a young, passionate police officer who can also see ghosts – but is afraid of her abilities. He attempts to brush her off when she investigates an incident connected to one of his magic shows. But she soon realizes that the magician’s unusual abilities could be the perfect crime-fighting tool. She manages to convince him to join the police force in its efforts to catch fiendish criminals – and use his ghostly retinue to help foil evil masterminds! But in the course of their unorthodox partnership, could romance also make an appearance on the scene?

Link: Eat, Love, Die

April 25, starring Yeo Jin Goo (Beyond Evil), Moon Ga Young (True Beauty)

Maknae’s Note: Given the lack of promotional materials, the premiere date may change.

A fantasy mystery drama about a man and woman who share the same emotional state.

Eun Gye Hoon is a chef who sets up a restaurant in the town where his twin sister went missing 20 years ago. He finds himself randomly experiencing emotions one day, spontaneously crying and laughing, and it turns out that they are the emotions of a woman named Noh Da Hyun.

(No promotional materials available yet)

The Killer’s Shopping List

April 27, iQIYI,  starring Lee Kwang Soo (The Pirates 2), Kim Seol Hyun (Awaken), Jin Hee Kyung (When the Weather is Fine)

Ahn Dae Sung has an excellent memory, despite failing his civil service exam three years in a row. Still studying, he works part-time at his mother’s MS Mart on the outskirts of Seoul. His girlfriend Ah Hee, is a police officer. Both his mother and girlfriend are highly supportive of him.

When a murder takes place in an apartment building near his work, Ah Hee begins her investigation with Dae Sung and his mother, Myung Sook, soon joining her.  But before long, she discovers that the sole clue is a store receipt issued from MS Mart. 


April 29 (6 episodes), starring Koo Kyo Hwan (Deserter Pursuit), Shin Hyun Bin (Hospital Playlist), Kwak Dong Yeon (Vincenzo), Nam Da Reum (The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim)

Jung Ki Hoon searches for strange supernatural phenomena as an archaeologist, but an unexpected case causes his life to change. He now publishes the occult magazine Monthly Strange Story and runs the YouTube channel Monthly Strange Story.  Because of his ex-wife, Lee Soo Jin, he goes to Jinyang County to research “Gwibul” (a Buddhist statue possessed by an evil spirit). There, he faces an incredibly bizarre & fearful phenomenon. 

Lee Soo Jin used to decipher letters and symbols as an archaeologist. She was excellent at her work. But, her only child dies, and she then goes to Jinyang County. There, Lee Soo Jin experiences mysterious phenomena, which leads her to search for answers. 

Meanwhile, the people of Jinyang County, including police substation chief Han Seok Hee, her son Han Do Kyung, governor Kwon Jong Soo, and trouble maker Kwak Yong Joo face incredibly bizarre phenomena.

Youth, Climb the Barrier

April 30, starring Park Hyung Sik (Happiness), Jean So Nee (Scripting Your Destiny)

Maknae’s Note: Given the lack of promotional materials, the premiere date may change.

About a prince suffering from a mysterious curse and a woman who is falsely accused of murdering her family members. Their romance develops through the process of the man saving the woman from her false accusation and the woman saving the man from his curse. Min Jae Yi, a quiet and gentle character. She is engaged to the Second State Councillor’s son and studies hard to become a good wife and mother, but her parents and brother are killed four days before she gets married.

(No promotional materials available yet)

I know what I’ll be watching, drama fans! (Magician’s ghosts, resurrected prosecutors, and put-upon personal assistants for the win!) What will make it onto your watch list? Let me know in the comments below!

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