From romance to bullying to banter among first responders to an old mobster resurrecting his casino days, November has a lot to offer! Which dramas will end up on your screens this month, drama fans?
(All synopses and information courtesy of MyDramaList.com. Information subject to change due to the winds of Fate, etc.)
November 4, Netflix, starring Chae Soo Bin (Rookie Cops), Choi Min Ho (Yumi’s Cells), Lee Sang Woon (Lovers of the Red Sky), Park Hee Jung
A story of people who have devoted their lives to the fashion industry and struggle to survive there.
Ji Woo Min is a freelance retoucher, who is responsible for improving photographs. He is good looking and competent at his job, but he’s not passionate about his work or with love.
Since Pyo Ji Eun was little, she dreamed of working in the fashion field. She now works as the section chief of a luxury brand promotion agency. While she struggles to survive in the fashion field, she maintains herself with a bright personality and positive energy.
Revenge of Others
November 9, Disney+, starring Shin Ye Eun (More Than Friends), Lomon (All of Us are Dead), Seo Ji Hoon (To All the Guys Who Loved Me)
Follows the story of Ok Chan Mi as she seeks revenge for the death of her twin brother.
The First Responders
November 11, Netflix (rumored), starring Kim Rae Won (L.U.C.A: The Beginning), Son Ho Jun (Was It Love?), Gong Seung Yeon (Bulgasal)
Follow the joint operations of a police force and a fire department, who together will tell a thrilling story.
Fierce detective Jin Ho Gae is all about catching low-lives. He solves cases with his excellent ability to grasp crime scenes, read a criminal’s mind, and have a strong will to win. While the fearless firefighter Bong Do Jin, who seems cold on the outside, is nice to those around him and he takes good care of victims. He rushes to fire sites without a moment of hesitation. Joining the duo is Song Seol, an empathetic paramedic who heals broken hearts while treating wounds.
Behind Every Star
November 16, Netflix, starring Lee Seo Jin (Dr. Park’s Clinic), Kwak Sun Young (Inspector Koo), Seo Hyun Woo (Flower of Evil), Joo Hyun Young (Extraordinary Attorney Woo)
Story is set around Method Entertainment, which is a major management company, and depicts their work lives, personal lives, and desires.
Ma Tae Oh works as a professional manager and holds the position of general director at Method Entertainment. He is smart and gentle, but he was born to be a strategist and he doesn’t mind using all sorts of tricks to achieve what he wants.
Cheon Je In has worked as a manager for 14 years. She started as an on-site manager and she now works as a leader of a manager team. She is competitive and a workaholic. She is hot-tempered and when she sets a goal, she will try to achieve it without careful thinking. She and Ma Tae Oh have many disagreements along the way.
Kim Joong Don is Cheon Je In’s best friend at work and he holds the same position as a leader of a manager team. He is a gentle person.
So Hyun Joo is a rookie manager and often makes trouble at work. She grows as a professional manager through her experience.
November 18, Netflix, starring Kim Young Kwang (Hello, Me!), Kang Hae Lim (Govengers), Kim Yong Ji (Tale of the Nine-Tailed), Kim Soo Yeon (Kim Soo Yeon)
Sum is a developer for social connecting app “Somebody.” Even though she has difficulty communicating with other people, she is friends with Mok Won and Ki Eun. Her friend Ki Eun works as a detective.
A murder takes place and the app “Somebody” is involved in the murder case. Architectural designer Yoon O appears in front of Sum and her friends. Yoon O is an attractive man, but he seems to be hiding something. Meanwhile, Ki Eun investigates the murder case with help of Mok Won. (Based on American Psycho.)
November 18, Viki, starring Song Joong Ki (Vincenzo), Lee Sung Min (Shadow Detective), Shin Hyun Bin (Reflection of You)
After ten years, a loyal employee is framed for embezzlement, then murdered by his employers, only to be reborn as their youngest son, with a yearning for revenge guiding his hostile takeover.
Weak Hero Class 1
November 18, starring Park Ji Hoon (At a Distance, Spring is Green), Choi Hyun Wook (Twenty five Twenty one), Hong Kyung (Lovers of the Red Sky), Kim Su Gyeom (At a Distance, Spring is Green)
Yeon Shi Eun is a model student, who ranks at the top at his high school. Physically, Yeon Shi Eun appears like a weak boy, but, by using his smarts, tools, and psychology, he fights against violence that takes place inside and outside of his school.
November 23, Disney+, starring Choi Min Shik (Oldboy), Son Seok Koo (My Liberation Notes), Lee Dong Hwi (Glitch), Ryu Hyun Kyung (Cheer Up), Heo Sung Tae (Insider)
A crime-action drama about a casino king who is taking risks and trying to get back into the game.
Please Send a Fan Letter
November 26, starring Choi Soo Young (If You Wish Upon Me), Yoon Park (Forecasting Love and Weather), Jeong In Ji (Pachinko)
A romantic comedy drama depicting what happens when a father writes a reply to his daughter in order to grant her daughter’s wish to receive a reply from a Hallyu goddess actress.
Unlock the Boss
November 30, starring Chae Jong Hyeop (Love All Play), Park Sung Woong (Snowdrop), Seo Eun Soo (Missing: The Other Side)
The 39-year-old Seon Ju, a genius CEO of a large corporation who accidentally died and became a smartphone, and In Seong, a 29-year-old job seeker who accidentally picked up the smartphone, work together to find the killer.
(No trailers available at this time.)
Happy Ending Outside the Fence
November (rumored), Viki, starring Leo (VIXX), Ha Jong Woo (Part-time Mello)
Bright and ambitious, Han Tae Young is a young CEO with a promising future ahead of him. Despite the challenges that come with working in publishing, Tae Young always manages to find a way to see the bright side of things. With an unwaveringly positive attitude, Tae Young isn’t afraid of what the future holds. At least he wasn’t until he met Kim Jung Hyun .
One of the publishing world’s brightest stars, Kim Jung Hyun is a talented writer. But beneath his well-put-together exterior there hides a young man who harbors a deep secret. Unwilling to let anyone get close enough to detect the truth, Jung Hyun keeps the world at bay as best he can, but there’s something about Tae Young that he just can’t seem to ignore.
Brought together by what can only be described as fate, Tae Young and Jung Hyun can’t deny the inexplicable feelings that seem to arise every time the other is near. Will this pair of opposites give in to their desires or will the fate that brought them together ultimately tear them apart?
(No trailers available at this time.)
I Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything
November (rumored), Viki, starring Kim Seol Hyun (The Killer’s Shopping List), Im Si Wan (Tracer)Lee Yeo Reum gets dumped by her boyfriend and, soon after, her mother dies in an accident. She goes through one of her worst moments in her life. Lee Yeo Reum then makes the decision to live a completely different life from before and not do anything. She quits her job and moves to a small village, where everything is strange to her. There, she meets the residents, including An Dae Beom, and gets to know them. An Dae Beom works as a librarian. He hardly talks to people, but, when he does, he talks with a stutter. Somehow he gets comfortable and happy being with Lee Yeo Reum. Throughout this time, Lee Yeo Reum also discovers who she really is.
That last drama is all me all the time, have to admit. LOL. Which one will have you pushing play? Drop down in the comments and let us know!
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