July is an interesting mix of web dramas and big name dramas – you’ll have plenty to choose from, drama fans! Also, does Kim Hee Sun ever sleep?? Come see what will be hitting a watch list near you this month.
(Plot synopses courtesy of MyDramasList.com. All information presented is to the best of our knowledge and subject to change, depending on the whims of the drama gods. You know how it goes.)
July 5, Viki, starring Byeon Seo Yoon (Police University), Park Young Woon (The King in Love), Yang Hyuk (Omega X)
Ji Soo, an advertising planner who is faithful to her desire to date someone she likes, is proud of her working abilities at her company. She is dating Tae Oh who is her superior at work and Ji Ho, a cheerful young man, who is out there trying to make ends meet. But when Ji Ho went to work at Ji Soo’s company, Ji Soo’s daily life, which seemed perfect, began to collapse… Will Ji Soo be able to handle all this and continue her two-legged relationship?
Remarriage and Desires
July 15, Netflix, starring Kim Hee Sun (Tomorrow), Lee Hyun Wook (She Would Never Know)
Through an exclusive matchmaking agency, women strive to marry a desirable bachelor and into the highest echelon of society.
July 22, Viki, starring Yoo Young Jae (Mr. Queen), Jo Yu Ri (IZ*ONE)
Students at an arts high school strive to prove that they are the “real deal” amidst a culture where mimicking one another is the norm.
Han Yoo Sung is a cold-hearted and upright son of a wealthy family who seems to have grown up in a bubble. But little do others know that underneath his prickly exterior is a student who is itching to show off his talents. He despises mimicking others or being mimicked himself, but he gets wrapped up in a strange rumor that claims he has been copying Ji Soo Bin, a famous trainee at a major entertainment company.
Ji Soo Bin is the son of an entertainment company executive who is in the spotlight for being a famous trainee. Despite receiving so much attention, he is a mysterious character who actually has a secret he strives to keep under cover.
Oh Ro Si is the center and the youngest member of the girl group ICE. Although she is loved for her amicable and easy-going personality, she receives poor treatment from her fellow members. When returning to school after her idol activities, she aims to find her own sense of identity.
Shin Da Ra is a student who runs her own YouTube channel with videos documenting her daily life at the arts high school. She hates being alone and wants everyone to adore her. Shin Da Ra used to believe that friendship is defined by mimicking the person she likes, but she is challenged to rethink her approach after befriending Oh Ro Si and Han Yoo Sung.
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July 27, starring Ji Sung (The Devil Judge), Seo Ji Hye (Kiss Sixth Sense), Lee Soo Kyung (Law School)
Depicts the story of twin brothers uncovering the truth from an incident 22 years ago. They will fight against great evil in order to clear the murder charges of their biological father who was accused of killing their stepfather. They face the shocking fact that the culprit who killed their stepfather is their biological father. However, after hearing that their father, who is about to face the death penalty, was falsely accused, they chase after the truth and dig into many secrets that is concealed by huge power.
Woo Shin is a best-selling mystery novel author, and Soo Hyun is a prosecutor. Although they look alike, their personalities and approaches to problems are completely different, and they will try to solve their father’s case with contrasting perspectives.
Eun Hye Soo, is Woo Shin’s helper and the wife of Haesong Group’s oldest son. As the only daughter of a hospital director, she grew up like a flower in a greenhouse. However, one day she rebels against Haesong Group due to a series of incidents and secretly helps Ha Woo Shin.
Kim Seo Hee is a TNN social media reporter who is hiding secrets from the twins. She is a righteous and passionate reporter that is all about social justice, and she has a smile that could captivate anyone. She can’t help but write reports about injustice, which makes it common for her to be blackmailed with legal action, but there is a particular reason why she’s so eager when it comes to justice.
July 29, starring Lee Jong Suk (Romance is a Bonus Book), Im Yoon Ah (Hush)
Park Chang Ho works as a lawyer with a measly 10% winning rate. He is a talkative person and, because of this people call him Big Mouth. He happens to get involved in a murder case and he is somehow fingered as genius swindler Big Mouse. Due to this, Park Chang Ho finds himself in a life-threatening situation.
Meanwhile, Go Mi Ho is Park Chang Ho’s wife and she works as a nurse. She has a beautiful appearance and a personality that is both wise and brave. She helped her husband become a lawyer by supporting him financially and psychologically. Go Mi Ho learns that Park Chang Ho is suspected to be the genius swindler Big Mouse and attempts to clear her husband’s name.
July 29, Viki, starring Kim Se Jong (A Business Proposal), Choi Daniel (The Ghost Detective), Nam Yoon Su (The King’s Affection)
The story is about a woman who struggles together with her coworkers to mature into a true webtoon editor after joining the webtoon editorial department. On Ma Eum, who enters the webtoon editorial department after beating all odds. She has a large appetite, a great sense of smell, and cauliflower ears typical of a fighter as a former standing member for the judo national team. On Ma Eum had to quit her athletic career when an unfortunate accident during a match tore her ankle ligament, but she begins to dream anew when she coincidentally delivers food to the webtoon editorial department.
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The Good Detective 2
July 30, starring Son Hyun Joo, Jang Seung Jo, Lee Elijah
The Good Detective 2 will continue the journey of the exemplary detectives in chasing the truth and justice from evil people.
Which dramas are catching your eyes, drama fans? Drop down in the comments below and let us know!
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