4 K-Dramas Featuring Legendary Actor Lee JoonGi That You Should Add To Your Watchlist

4 K-Dramas Featuring Legendary Actor Lee JoonGi That You Should Add To Your Watchlist

4 K-Dramas Featuring Legendary Actor Lee JoonGi That You Should Add To Your Watchlist

We’re already in September, and the K-Drama industry is getting ready to bless our screens with some amazing K-Dramas. With highly anticipated titles, this month is packed with entertainment. So, we compiled some of the most exciting September K-Dramas in a watchlist for you!

Here are 5 K-Dramas you absolutely do not want to miss in September 2023!

Note: This watchlist includes select K-Dramas airing on Korean national television as well as Netflix, Disney+, and Apple+ original series. For web dramas, check out our watchlist here.



Where & When: Netflix, September 8

Cast: Ahn HyoSeop, Jeon YeoBeen, Kang Hoon

Summary: Han JoonHee (played by Jeon YeoBeen) is a young woman who is engulfed by grief after losing her boyfriend in an accident. One day, she somehow gets transported back in time, wakes up in the body of high school student Kwon MinJoo who looks exactly like her, and meets Nam SiHeon (played by Ahn HyoSeop), a boy who is the spitting image of her late boyfriend.

Reasons To Watch: “A Time Called You” is the K-Drama remake of the popular Taiwanese drama “Someday Or One Day”. It is highly anticipated worldwide, and expectations are sky-high, especially considering the popularity of the original. Fans are incredibly happy about the cast of the remake and cannot wait to see how the K-Drama gives the story its own unique flavor. Moreover, the story in and of itself is extremely intriguing and presents a novel premise that science fiction fans will adore. You do not want to miss this one.


2. “The Worst Of Evil”

Where & When: Disney+, September 27

Cast: Ji ChangWook, Wi HaJun, Lim SeMi

Summary: “The Worst Evil” tells the story of an undercover police investigation that seeks to unravel a tight-knit criminal organization facilitating illegal drug trade between Korea, China, and Japan.

Reasons To Watch: “The Worst Of Evil” has to be one of the most highly awaited K-Dramas of 2023 and for more reasons than one. Firstly, it stars Ji ChangWook and Wi HaJun in the leading roles, and if the trailers and posters are anything to go by, their dynamic is going to be one for the history books. Secondly, being a crime thriller, it is going to be action-packed, and with the reputation of both Ji ChangWook and Wi HaJun as iconic action stars, we are in for a joyride. Thirdly, the beloved actress Lim SeMi, who won hearts with her role in “Duty After School“, will be making her screen comeback, much to the joy of fans. There’s simply no reason not to tune in!


3. “Twinkling Watermelon”

Where & When: tvN, September 25

Cast: RyeoUn, Seor InA, Choi HyunWook, Shin EunSoo

Summary: “Twinkling Watermelon” tells the story of EunGyeol (RyeoUn), a child of deaf adult (CODA), who has a gift for music. One day, he travels back in time through a strange musical instruments store and crash lands into a timeline when his parents were high school students. As a matter of fact, at this time, his father has feelings for another student, SeKyung (Seor InA)! Together, they create a band called Watermelon Sugar.

Reasons To Watch: A bright and youthful cast of rising stars, a time-slip fantasy romance for the ages, a love triangle that could erase our protagonist’s entire existence, and even a fictional band at the centre of the story that will bring us an earworm of an OST – “Twinkling Watermelon” has it all! If you’re looking for a light-hearted yet touching and meaningful K-Drama, add “Twinkling Watermelon” to your September K-Dramas watchlist.


4. “Song Of The Bandits”

Where & When: Netflix, September 22

Cast: Kim NamGil, Girls’ Generation’s SeoHyun, Yoo JaeMyung, Lee HyunWook

Summary: Set in the 1920s, “Song Of The Bandits” tells the story of a diverse ensemble in the lawless land of Gando that finds themselves united by a common goal: safeguarding Joseon and its people. With Japanese troops, the Korean Independence Army, hitmen, bandits, and migrants entangled, the 1920s Gando landscape becomes a stage for a high-stakes struggle.

Reasons To Watch: This fast-paced historical action-adventure Netflix original has K-Drama fans holding their breath in anticipation. High quality is certainly guaranteed, but we’re also expecting the waterworks because this is going to be an emotionally charged tale to remember. The excellent cast of actors is reason enough to look forward to this work, especially because they are known for delivering top-tier performances and essaying complex characters, so it will be a delight just to see them do what they do best. We highly recommend this one.


Where & When: Disney+, September 9

Cast: Lee JoonGi, Shin SaeKyeong, Jang DongGun, Kim OkBin

Summary: Set eight years after the events of the previous season, “Arthdal Chronicles: The Sword Of Aramoon” will tell the story of the inevitable great war between TaGon’s Arthdal and EunSeom’s Ago Union.

Reasons To Watch: Coming four years after the first season, “Arthdal Chronicles: The Sword Of Aramoon” has a lot of unanswered questions to address. Fans cannot wait for September 9 to come around so that they can finally meet their favorite characters again. Lee JoonGi and Shin SaeKyeong are new additions to the cast, and fans are positively curious about how they will portray the beloved main characters. If you haven’t watched the first season yet, now is a great time to catch up!

Which of these September K-Dramas are you looking forward to the most? Tell us in the comments section down below!