There’s a bit of every genre to add to your watchlist.
As the days of summer end and the colder weather starts rolling in, here are nine of the most highly anticipated Korean dramas set to be released in September 2023 to keep you company.
1. A Time Called You — September 8
The drama centered around mystery and romance is a remake of the Taiwanese drama Someday or One Day. The death of a woman’s past love brings a new start as she travels back in time to meet someone special.
A grieving woman magically travels through time to 1998, where she meets a man with an uncanny resemblance to her late love.
2. Arthdal Chronicles: The Sword of Aramun — September 9
The second season of Arthdal Chronicles is finally coming to viewers with a few new faces to continue the series.
3. The Day — September 13
The Day follows a father who’s willing to do anything to pay for an operation for his sick daughter—including kidnapping a rich child for ransom. But the plan goes terribly wrong when the child loses her memory, and her parents end up dead.
4. 7 Escape — September 15
The thriller follows seven people who are connected to the disappearance of a girl. However, finding the truth behind the missing girl will cause brutal revenge and harsh punishment.
5. Hyo Shim’s Independent Life — September 16
Starring Uee, the drama focuses on loyal daughter Hyo Shim, who’s had a tough time pleasing her family. Now, she’s parted from them to live her own life independently.
6. Bumpy Family — September 18
In Bumpy Family (also known as Tumbling Family), a couple who divorced thirty years ago—because of their hate for one another—is forced to reunite as in-laws thanks to their children.
7. Song of the Bandits — September 22
Starring Kim Nam Gil and Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun, Song of the Bandits shows the lives of bandits who put everything on the line to protect the people they hold dear.
In the lawless land of Gando, fierce bandits will stop at nothing to fight for their precious homeland and loved ones—even if it means life or death.
8. Twinkling Watermelon — September 25
A deaf student with a talent for music travels back in time after a trip to a mysterious music shop. He then befriends other students and forms the band Watermelon Sugar.
9. The Worst of Evil — September 27
Taking place in the 1990s, the crime drama follows undercover detectives as they take down an illegal drug organization that’s spread across Korea, Japan, and China.