July promises romance, thrillers, comedy, and action
The first half of the year is gone and the month of July marks the beginning of the second half of the year. As expected, this beginning comes with a mania of potentially amazing Korean dramas to watch, recap and review!
Dive into July with these six Korean dramas to keep your soul company:
- 1. Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me
Starring: Han Ji Hyo, Doyoung, Son Hyun Woo, Kim Ji Hoon, Bang Jae Min
Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me writes the story of a romance with an ‘expiry date.’
Han Ji Hyo plays Seo Hee-Soo, a university student who has the dream of becoming a song lyricist. She has been single since birth and has dangerously low self-esteem. Seo Hee-Soo comes across a mysterious lyrics notebook that makes her romantic desires come true but, with a catch. Her romance can only last a month.
Her best friend Jung Shi-Ho-played by Do-Young is the only one who knows about Seo Hee-Soo’s lyrics notebook.
Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me premieres on July 14.
- 2. Remarriage and Desires
Starring: Kim Hee Sun, Lee Hyun Wook, Jung Eugene, Park Hoon
Matchmaking company Rex exists to serve only the wealthiest of high classed individuals. And their clients crave to enter this high-class world or maintain their status through marriage or remarriage; for their purposes. Other times, this purpose is a desire for cold-served revenge.
Remarriage and Desires premieres on July 15
- 3 . Adamas
Starring: Ji Sung, Seo Ji Hye, Lee Soo Kyung, Jo Dong In
Our favourite Korean actor Ji Sung returns to our screen as a double!
Ji Sung in Adamas plays twin brothers, Ha Woo Shin and Song Soo Hyun. Ha Woo Shin is a famous, mystery novelist and Song Soo Hyun is a prosecutor. 22 years ago, their stepfather was murdered. Now, they learn that their birth father is the person that killed their stepfather. For this crime, he received a death sentence.
Ha Woo Shin And Song Soo Hyun discover that their birth father was framed and they chase the truth.
With Ji Sung’s stellar performance in his previous work, The Devil Judge. Adamas is a production we are sure will keep us glued to our seats.
Adamas premeiers on July 27
- 4. Big Mouth
Starring: Lee Jong Suk, Lim YoonA, Yang Kyung Won, Kim Joo Heon
Big mouth stars Lee Jong Suk who plays Park Chang Ho, a lawyer with a measly 10% winning rate. Park Chang Ho is a known talkative which earns him the name, Big Mouth. He gets involved in a murder and is suspected to be the genius swindler Big Mouse. This throws him into life-threatening situations. Meanwhile, Lim Yoon-A plays Go Mi Ho, Park Chang Ho’s wife. She is beautiful, wise, and brave. She helped her husband become a lawyer by supporting him financially and psychologically. When she discovers that Park Chang Ho is suspected to be the swindler Big Mouse, she picks up the challenging task of clearing the husband’s name.
Big Mouth premieres on July 29.
- 5. Today’s Webtoon
Starring: Kim Sejeong, Choi Daniel, Nam Yoon Su
On Ma-Eum (Kim Se-Jeong) used to be a judo athlete. Her life revolved around the sport till an injury tore apart her career in judo. She got her first job in a webtoon editorial department where she struggled with her job as a webtoon editor and the people surrounding her.
Today’s webtoon shows as On Ma-Eum grows as a person and a webtoon editor, through the difficulties she faces.
Today’s Webtoon premieres on July 29
- 6. The Good Detective 2
Starring: Son Hyun Joo, Jang Seung Jo, Lee Elijah, Oh Jung Se
The JTBC series greets July with a second season starring the return of the powerful team of detectives, as they are not afraid to go up against villains.
The Good Detective premieres on July 30