BINGE-WATCH LIST: Korean Dramas Set To Premiere This August 2021

Dramas with different genres — romance, comedy, makjang and heavy drama, action, and historical — will be premiering this August 2021!

1.) “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha”
Premiere Date: August 28
Cast: Shin Min Ah, Kim Seon Ho, Lee Sang Yi, Lee Suk Hyeong
Plot Summary: Dentist Yoon Hye Jin’s – who is smart, beautiful, and practical – life suddenly changes after facing an obstacle due to her righteous personality. She then moves to the countryside where she meets an unemployed yet well-rounded man named Hong Doo Shik.
Where To Watch: Netflix

2.) “Police University”
Premiere Date: August 9
Cast: Cha Tae Hyun, Jung Jin Young, Krsytal Jung
Summary: The series tells the contradicting story of a detective turned university professor, a former criminal hacker who is now a student at the police university, and an upright student with no secrets.
Where To Watch: Viu

3.) “Lovers Of The Red Sky”
Premiere Date: August 23
Cast: Kim Yoo Jung, Ahn Hyo Seop, Gong Myung, Kwak Shi Yang
Plot Summary: Set during the Joseon era, “Lovers Of The Red Sky” is about a love triangle between a female painter, a prince, and a blind astronomer. The series is the Korean drama adaptation of a novel.
Where To Watch: Viu

4.) “D.P.”
Premiere Date: August 27
Cast: Jung Hae In, Ko Gyo Hwan, Kim Sung Kyun
Plot Summary: A straight-laced yet inflexible soldier, Ah Joon Ho, is added to the Deserter Pursuit (D.P.) team, where their goal is to catch deserters or those who abandoned their military post and duties.
Where To Watch: Netflix

5.) “The Road: Tradegy Of One”
Premiere Date: August 4
Cast: Ji Jin Hee, Yoon Se Ah, Kim Hye Eun
Plot Summary: The story revolves around the lives of Korea’s top 1 percent who all reside in the prestigious “Royal The Hill.”
Where To Watch: iQIYI

6.) “Check Out The Event”
Premiere Date: August 14
Cast: Bang Min Ah, Kwon Hwa Woon, Ahn Woo Yeon
Plot Summary: Ex-lovers Park Do Kyum and Ha Song Yi go on a trip they won while they were still together. Problems arise when their travel guide, Seo Ji Gang, starts to develop feelings for Ha Song Yi.

7.) “Second Husband”
Premiere Date: August 9
Cast: Uhm Hyun Kyung, Cha Seo Won, Oh Seung Ah, Han Ki Woong
Plot Summary: The complicated relationship between four people with different desires. Sun Hwa loses her baby and was accused of murder due to ex-lover, Jae Min, who also dumped her to marry a wealthy woman named Jae Kyung. Sun Hwa, however, meets Sang Hyeok, Jae Kyung’s stepbrother, and starts to plan for revenge.

8.) “Fly High Butterfly”
Premiere Date:
August 23 (unconfirmed, rumored to be moved to December 2021)
Cast: Kim Hyang Gi, Choi Daniel, Oh Yoon ah, Shim Eun Woo, Park Jung Woo
Plot Summary: The series is about the lives of hair stylists who work at a salon called “Fly High, Butterfly.”

Which drama are you most excited to watch?

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