Upcoming Korean Dramas on Netflix 2020


Here are the most anticipated upcoming 2020 Korean Dramas coming to Netflix. Netflix recently stepped up it’s K-drama game after signing multi-year partnerships with Studio Dragon and JTBC.

Studio Dragon and JTBC partnership with Netflix has brought us must-watch dramas including Crash Landing On You, Mr. Sunshine, Chocolate, Chief of Staff and much more. The three-year partnership between Studio Dragon and Netflix will be focused on producing Netflix Original series and also grants Netflix the rights to showcase other select Studio Dragon dramas.

Itaewon Class

Credit: JTBC

Genre: Webtoon / Inspiring
Network: JTBC
Release Date: January 31, 2020
Cast: Park Seo-joon, Kim Da-mi, Yoo Jae-myung, Kwon Nara
Trailer: Netflix

Synopsis: A story of revenge and overcoming struggles as Park Sae-roy (starring Park Seo-joon) opens his own restaurant in Itaewon whilst taking down his foes.

My Holo Love

Credit: Netflix

Genre: Romance
Network: Netflix
Release Date: February 7, 2020
Cast: Yoon Hyun-Min, Ko Sung-hee, Choi Yeo-Jin
Trailer: Netflix

Synopsis: So-Yeon (starring Ko Sung-hee) is a lonely woman who forms a connection with a humanlike hologram ‘AI Holo’. The developer of AI Holo, Ko Nan-Do (starring Yoon Hyun-Min) looks exactly like his hologram. Ko Nan-Do soon is intrigued by So-Yeon.

Kingdom: Season 2

Credit: Netflix

Genre: Historical Thriller
Network: Netflix Original
Release Date: March 2020
Cast: Ju Ji-hoon, Ryu Seung-ryong, Bae Doo-na

Synopsis: A mysterious plague is overtaking the Kingdom and turning people into zombies. Prince Chang (starring Ju Ji-Hoon) must find the cure and overcome the people who want to see him fail in order to save his people.

Did We Love?

Credit: JTBC

Genre: Romantic Comedy
Network: JTBC
Release Date: Estimated Jun 30, 2020
Cast: Song Ji Hyo, Son Ho Jun, Song Jong Ho, Kim Min Joon, Koo Ja Sung

Synopsis: No Ae Jung (starring Song Ji-Hyo) is a single mother of 14 years. She encounters four types of men who turn her life upside-down: a cold but tempting man, a famous but pathetic man, a dangerous but sexy man and a young but cute man.

Stranger: Season 2

Credit: tvN

Genre: Law, Thriller, Crime
Network: tvN
Release Date: Estimated Jul 31, 2020
Cast: Cho Seung-woo, Bae Doona

Synopsis: Continuing on from Season 1, Hwang Shi-mok (starring Cho Seung-woo) and Han Yeo-jin (starring Bae Donna) work together to uncover the truth behind the rampant corruption and the mastermind behind it all.

The King: Eternal Monarch

Credit: mydramalist.com / tvN

Genre: Law, Thriller, Crime
Network: tvN
Release Date: Estimated Jul 31, 2020
Cast: Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun, Woo Do-hwan

Synopsis: Starring Lee Min Ho, Kim Go-Eun and Woo Do-hwan 🙂 Story takes place between the parallel worlds, one based in the past and one in the present. The Korean emperor Lee Gon (starring Lee Min-ho) works together with South Korean detective Jung Tae-Eul (starring Kim Go-Eun) to protect both worlds from imminent evil.

This page will be updated as more release dates are finalized. 🙂