LIST: 10 Korean Dramas To Premiere This October 2021 + Trailers And Where To Watch

From mystery, crime, thriller to historical, romcom, and BL—here are the Korean dramas that are set to premiere this October 2021.

1.) My Name
Premiere Date: October 15
Stream On: Netflix
Cast: Han So Hee, Ahn Bo Hyun, Park Hee Soon

To find her father’s murderer, Yoon Ji Woo (Han So Hee) gives up her name and future to join the drug investigation unit of Korea’s police department as a double agent for a drug group. She is then partnered with Jeon Pil Do (Ahn Bo-Hyun), who doesn’t know that Yoon Ji Woo’s only purpose in life is to kill her father’s killer.

2.) Jirisan
Premiere date: October 23
Stream on: iQIYI
Cast: Jun Ji Hyun (Gianna Jun) and Ju Ji Hoon

Veteran mountain ranger Seo Yi Gang (Gianna Jun) and rookie Kang Hyun Jo (Ju Ji Hoon) work together as the thread and needle of Jiri Mountain National Park. When people start disappearing, the two team up to find and save them.

3.) The King’s Affection
Premiere date: October 11
Stream on: Netflix
Cast: Park Eun Bin and SF9’s Rowoon

The Crown Prince’s twin sister becomes the palace’s Crown Prince Lee Hwi after her brother died. Although she tries best to conceal her identity, what happens if she develops feelings for her Royal Tutor, Ji Woon?

4.) Crime Puzzle
Premiere date: October 29
Cast: Yoon Kye Sang, Go Ah Sung

Forensic psychologist and respected professor Han Seung Min is in a relationship with criminal profiler Yoo Hee. One day, Han Seung Min suddenly confessed to killing Yoo Hee’s father and other violent crimes. Unable to believe him, Yoo Hee conducts a series of interviews with Seung Min to uncover the truth.

5.) The All-Round Wife
Premiere date: October 4
Cast: Han Da Gam, Kang Nam Gu, Kim Tae Yeon

Seo Cho Hee is a mom and career woman who lives her life trying to purchase an apartment in Gangnam—and does her best even by through superstitious methods.

6.) Inspector Koo
Premiere date: October 30
Stream on: Netflix
Cast: Lee Young Ae

Inspector Koo is an exemptional investigator who can solve cold cases, but does it for her own amusement rather than for justice.

7.) Reflection of You
Premiere date: October 13
Stream on: Netflix
Cast: Ko Hyun Jung, Shin Hyun Bin

The series is about a woman who had a rough start in life. Still, although she achieved success, she felt that she lived a meaningless life… until she meets a young woman who reminds her of who she was during her younger years.

8.) Work Later, Drink Now
Premiere date: October 22
Cast: Lee Sun Bin, Han Sun Hwa, Jung Eun Ji, Choi Si Won

Three single women in their 30’s—a broadcasting writer, yoga instructor, and YouTuber—and a male TV variety show producer often get together for drinks.

9.) My Sweet Dear
Premiere date: October 21
Stream on: WeTV
Cast: Jang Eui Soo, Lee Chan Hyung

Two chefs with different ideals go from enemies to lovers.

10.) Chimera
Premiere date: October 30
Stream on: Viu
Cast: Park Hae Soo, Lee Hee Jun, Soo Hyun

A detective, a criminal profiler, and a surgeon try to uncover the truth behind the murder case called the Chimera case from 35 years ago.

Which drama are you most excited about?

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