Are you like us? K-drama fans eagerly awaiting the latest releases? Well, get ready to mark your calendars because July 2023 is packed with exciting new Korean dramas that are set to captivate audiences worldwide. In this must-read article, we present an extensive guide to the most highly anticipated Korean dramas premiering this July.
From romantic tales to thrilling mysteries, these dramas promise to deliver unforgettable moments and keep you hooked from the first episode to the last. Get ready to update your watchlist with these must-watch dramas!
Premiere Date: July 5
Broadcast Date: Wednesdays
Broadcast: Disney+, Hulu
‘Shadow Detective’ is a Korean drama thriller that premiered in October 2022. The drama tells the story of Kim Tae Rok, played by Lee Sung Min, a veteran detective with plans to retire. However, his plans are halted when he gets a call from someone claiming to be an old friend and the mastermind behind the murder of his colleague.
‘Shadow Detective Season 2’ follows the ultimate counterattack as Kim Tae Rok chases down the unidentified blackmailer ‘friend’.
Premiere Date: July 17
Broadcast: Monday & Tuesday
A comedy-drama based on a popular webtoon of the same name. It revolves around a mother and daughter pair of different personalities; one is level-headed and the other is clumsy. Jeon Hye Jin stars as Eun Mi, a cheerful physical therapist with her 29-year-old daughter, Jin Hee.
Sooyoing plays Eun MI’s daughter who finds her hands full trying to keep her mother in check.
Longing for You
Premiere Date: July 26
Broadcast Date: Wednesday & Thursday
‘Longing for You’ is a mystery and crime kdrama starring detective Oh Jin Sung, played by Na In Woo, who plots to avenge the murder of his younger brother, Oh Jin Woo.
In pursuit of revenge, he is transferred to the Special Investigation team where he meets prosecutors Ko Young Joo (Kim Ji Eun) and Cha Young Woon (Kwon Tool). Together, they tackle a horrific serial murder case.
D.P. (Deserter Pursuit) 2
Premiere Date: July 28
Broadcast Date: *all episodes released
The new and second season of the Korean drama ‘D.P.‘ (Deserter Pursuit) sees the return of Jung Jae In and Goo Kyo Hwan, our favourite D.P. unit duo. Other cast includes An Jun Ho, Han Ho Yeol, Kim Sung Kyun, Park Beom Gu and more.
Based on a webtoon, ‘D.P.’ is a series about a special military squad trained to chase down deserters.
The Uncanny Counter 2
Premiere Date: July 29
Broadcast Date: Saturday & Sunday
‘The Uncanny Counter’ tells the story of a group of special people, demon hunters, with supernatural powers.
‘The Uncanny Counter’ season 2 will bring the addition of new cast Kang Ji Young, Kim Hieora and Kim Hyun Wook.
The drama will take over the time slot previously occupied by ‘See You in My 19th Life’
My Lovely Liar
Premiere Date: July 31
Broadcast Date: Monday & Tuesday
‘My Lovely Liar’ is a romance drama starring a woman with the supernatural ability to hear lies and a genius music producer who is a murder suspect. Kim So Hyun plays Mok Sol Hee, whose gift of hearing lies has made her cynical over time. It doesn’t help when a suspicious Kim Do Ha, starring Hwang Min Hyun, moves in next door.
From heartwarming romances to gripping mysteries, these dramas offer a diverse range of storytelling that will leave you craving more. Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the magical worlds, captivating performances, and unforgettable moments that await you in these must-watch Korean dramas premiering in July 2023. So, grab your popcorn, get cosy, and let the binge-watching begin!