20 Korean Dramas We Are Looking Forward To Watch In The Second Half Of 2020

We are in the second half of 2020. This year is pretty harsh for all of us but thankfully Korean dramas are here to make it bearable. We have so many new and upcoming dramas ahead 2020 that it would be hard to write for all.

So here I have collected 20 Korean dramas from 2020 that most of us are excited to watch. With Lee Joon Gi, Gong Yoo, Krystal, Bae Suzy, Lee Dong Wook, Yoo In Na and many more stars will be appearing in these dramas that have promising plot lines. Before that you might want to check 15 Best Korean Dramas In The First Half Of 2020.

1. Flower Of Evil

moon chae won and lee joon gi for kdrama flower of evil

Flower of Evil is a thriller investigation drama starring Moon Chae Won and Lee Joon Gi.

“Flower Of Evil” will tell the story of Baek Hee Sung and Cha Ji Won. Both are husband and wife. Baek Hee Sung who was once a criminal, changes his identity and now works as a metal craftsman. Right now he is satisfied with the life he has and don’t want to bring back his cruel past as a criminal. Cha Ji Won his wife is a homicide detective who wants to find the truth. She loves her job. Know more!

“Flower Of Evil” is expected to release on 22 July, 2020.


2. Graceful Friends

korean drama graceful family complete cast

Graceful Friends is a crime drama that is being compared to the hit Korean drama “Sky Castle”. It stars Yoo Joon Sang, Song Yoon Ah, Kim Sung Oh, Han Da Gam, Bae Soo Bin, Lee In Hye, Kim Hye Eun, Jung Suk Yong, Kim Won Hae and many more in the main cast.

It will tell the story of married life of Ahn Goong Cheol (Yoo Joon Sang) and Nam Jeong Hye (Song Yoon Ah). Ahn Goong Cheol is a general manger of High-Five Chicken franchise and Nam Jeong Hye is a psychiatrist. Their peaceful life takes turn after a murder case that happened at the backdrop of their town, where mostly married couple live.

“Graceful Friends” is expected to release on 10 July, 2020.


3. Stranger (Season 2)

bae doo na and cho seung woo for stranger 2

Investigation drama “Stranger” is coming back with a second season. Yoon Se Ah, Lee Joon Hyuk, Choi Moo Sung, Bae Doo Na and Jo Seung Woo all have confirmed to reprise their roles.

“Stranger 1” told the story of a prosecutor who don’t show much emotions. He gets involved in a murder case which revealed the ugly truth of his attorney’s office. He then join hands with a police officer to solve the case. Season 2 is likely to continue the story around the team work of the prosecutor and police officer.

“Stranger 2” is expected to release sometimes in August, 2020.


4. Sweet Home

sweet home kdrama cast

Based on webtoon “Sweet Home” is a fantasy thriller drama that confirms Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Lee Si Young, Lee Do Hyun and more in the main cast.

“Sweet Home” will tell the story of high school student who isolates himself from others due to painful experience from school violence. After losing his family he shifts to a new apartment where he discovers some strange and mysterious things.

“Sweet Home” is expected to release sometimes in the second half of 2020.


5. Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

lee jae wook and go ara for do do sol sol la la sol

“Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol” is a musical romance drama that confirmed to star Lee Jae Wook and Go Ara as main leads.

“Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol” will tell a romance story of a pianist named Goo La La (Go Ara) who falls down due to her family’s downfall. She then meets a man named Sun Woo Joon (Lee Jae Wook) who has some secrets. Goo La La end up falling in love with him.

“Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol” is expected to release sometimes in August, 2020.


6. Day And Night

namgoong min and seolhyun for night and day

“Day And Night” is a mystery romance drama starring Nam Goong Min, Lee Chung Ah and Seolhyun in the main cast.

It will tell a mystery romance drama which is centered around a strange incident that took place in a village 26 years ago. Namgoong Min will play the role of police detective Do Jung Woo and Seolhyun that of a police inspector of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, Gong Hye Won.

“Day And Night” is likely to release sometimes in November, 2020.


7. Kairos

Kim Seo Jin (Shin Sung Rok) is the youngest and successful director of a construction company. His perfect life gets changed after his young daughter gets kidnapped. Han Ye Ri (Lee Se Young), a woman who lives one month in the past than Kim Seo Jin has a difficult life. One day her mother goes missing. Both Kim Seo Jin and Han Ye Ri somehow contact each other between different time zones in order to save their loved ones.

“Kairos” is a romance fantasy thriller drama that confirmed Shin Sung Rok, Lee Se Young, Ahn Bo Hyun and Nam Gyu Ri in the main cast.

The story of “Kairos” goes like this. Kim Seo Jin (Shin Sung Rok) is the youngest and successful director of a construction company. His perfect life gets changed after his young daughter gets kidnapped. Han Ye Ri (Lee Se Young), a woman who lives one month in the past than Kim Seo Jin has a difficult life. One day her mother goes missing. Both Kim Seo Jin and Han Ye Ri somehow contact each other between different time zones in order to save their loved ones.

“Kairos” is expected to release sometimes in September, 2020.


8. Queen Cheorin

kim jung hyun and shin hye sun for queen cheorin kdrama

“Queen Cheorin” is time travel historical drama starring Kim Jung Hyun and Shin Hye Sun.

“Queen Cheorin” will tell a story about a man named Bong Hwan. He lives in the today’s world but his soul gets trapped inside a Queen from Joseon dynasty. The drama will also highlight the stereotypes regarding gender.

“Queen Cheorin” is expected to release sometimes in the second half of 2020.


9. True Beauty

cha eun woo in true beauty as suho lee

“True Beauty” adapted from a popular webtoon of the same name has an offer out to Cha Eun Woo for the main lead.

“True Beauty” will tell the story of a girl who is popular in college due to her beauty. But she doesn’t want anybody to see her without makeup. There is one man who knows her bare face. She starts to like him.

“True Beauty” is expected to release in the second half of 2020.


10. Tale Of Gumiho

kim bum lee dong wook and jo bo ah for the tale of nine tailed fox

“Tale Of Gumiho” is a fantasy drama that confirmed to star Lee Dong Wook, Kim Bum and Jo Bo Ah in the main cast.

“Tale Of Gumiho” will tell the story of a male Gumiho (Lee Dong Wook) who was once a living god of Baekdudaegan Mountain Range and now he does a job that deals with something between this world and the underworld. A strong and competitive TV broadcast producer Nam Ji-ah (Jo Bo Ah) tries to hunt it down.

“Tale Of Gumiho” is expected to release sometimes in September, 2020.


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11. The Moment

kdrama record of youth park bo gum park so dam byun woo seok

“The Moment” or “Record Of Youth” is a youth romance drama starring Park Bo Gum, Park So Dam and Byun Woo Seok.

“The Moment” will focus on the lives of young models and the modeling world. Sa Hye Joon (Park Bo Gum) is a model-turned-actor who is smart and young but he keeps failing in the acting world. Ahn Jung Ha (Park So Dam) is a make-up artist. She is also a dedicated fan girl. Won Hae Hyo (Byun Woo Seok) is a model-actor who belongs to a rich family.

“The Moment” is expected to release sometimes in September, 2020.


12. Chances of Going from Friends to Lovers

kim-dong-jun shin ye eun and ong seung woo for chances of going from friends to lovers

“Chances of Going from Friends to Lovers” is a romance drama starring Shin Ye Eun, Ong Seong Woo and Kim Dong Jun.

“Chances of Going from Friends to Lovers” will tell a youth romance story that will revolve around a man and a woman who keep getting on and off about their one-sided feelings for each other over 10 years. Lee Soo (Ong Seong Woo) is a self-centered, talented photographer who falls for his friend Kyung Woo Yeon (Shin Ye Eun), but he never confesses to her. She is a calligrapher and doesn’t know much about dating. She has hidden her feelings for Lee Soo and tries to go on different dates to forget him. One day she cross paths with Lee Soo again.

“Chances of Going from Friends to Lovers” is expected to release sometimes in September, 2020.


13. LUCA

lee da hee and kim rae won for luca kdrama

“LUCA” is a genetic theme sci-fi drama starring Lee Da Hee and Kim Rae Won.

“LUCA” will be a genetic theme Korean drama which will be based on Charles Darwin’s proposition that all living beings had a common ancestor. It will tell the story of an elite scientist who creates a new living organism to speed up human evolution.

“LUCA” is expected to release sometimes in the second half of 2020.


14. The Sea Of Silence

gong yoo and bae doona for the sea of silence kdrama

“The Sea Silence” is a sci-fi drama which currently has offers out to Gong Yoo, Bae Doona and Lee Joon.

“The Sea Of Silence” will tell a sci-fi thriller story about the future where there is scarcity of food and water. A special aeronautical team is assigned to collect the samples from an abandoned research base on the moon. Gong Yoo has been offered to play the role of Yoon Jae who is the team leader at the Space and Aeronautics Administration.

“The Sea Of Silence” is expected to release sometimes in the second half of 2020.


15. Search

jang dong yoon and krystal jung kdrama search

“Search” is a mystery drama starring Jang Dong Yoon, f(x)’s Krystal, Moon Jung Hee, Yoon Park and Lee Hyun Wook.

“The Search” will tell a story which is filled with mystery surrounding a secret operation of military at a DMZ (Demilitarized Zone). That secret operation involves fighting the monsters in the DMZ. Sergeant Koo Dong Jin (Jang Dong Yoon) and an elite officer Son Ye Rim (Krystal) are part of the military search group. Koo Dong Jin has little time left in the military and Son Ye Rim has a secret about her birth. Including the two, former head of special forces team Kim Da Jung (Moon Jung Hee), an elite officer Song Min Kyu (Yoon Park) and a deputy team leader Lee Joon Sung (Lee Hyun Wook) all are in the search party.

“Search” is expected to release sometimes in October, 2020.


16. Start-Up / Sandbox

bae suzy and nam joo hyuk offered for start updrama

“Start-up” is an inspirational drama that confirms Kang Han Na and Kim Seon Ho to star. However Bae Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk are still considering the offers.

“Sandbox” will tell the struggling story of two people who dares to start their own company in Korea’s Silicon Valley. Bae Suzy has been offered the role of a college drop-out and inspired from Steve Jobs, Seo Dal Mi who wants to start her own company. Nam Joo Hyuk has been offered the role of the founder of Samsan Tech, Nam Do San whose start up company is at loss for 2 years.

“Start-up” is expected to release sometimes in October, 2020.


17. School Nurse Ahn Eun Young

Jung Yu Mi and Nam Joo Hyuk for drama School Nurse Ahn Eun Young

“School Nurse Ahn Eun Young” is a high-school horror drama starring Jung Yu Mi and Nam Joo Hyuk.

“School Nurse Ahn Eun Young” will tell the story of a school nurse teacher who discovers some strange supernatural incidents in her new school. Having the power to see and run away ghosts, she solves these incidents, but in a comical way, like using a toy knife and a BB gun. Jung Yu Mi will play the role of a school nurse teacher called Ahn Eun Young, who knows about exorcism. Nam Joo Hyuk will play a school teacher called Hong In Pyo with special energy. He would help Ahn Eun Young exorcise evil spirits.

“School Nurse Ahn Eun Young” is expected to release sometimes in the second half of 2020.


18. Love Alarm (Season 2)

love alarm drama

“Love Alarm 2” will continue the story left in the first season. Kim So Hyun, Jung Ga Ram and Song Kang all will reprise their role.

It will tell the story of a young girl named Kim Jojo (Kim So Hyun) who lives with her aunt because her parents are gone. She signs up for an app called “Love Alarm” that can tell if the person standing at some distance has some romantic feelings for you. Through this app she finds that the school’s most popular guy Hwang Sun Oh (Song Kang) and his best friend Lee Hye Yeong (Jung Ga Ram) both likes her.

“Love Alarm 2” is expected to release in August, 2020.


19. Alice

joo won and kim hee sun alice drama 2020

“Alice” is a time travel drama starring Kim Hee Sun and Joo Won.

“Alice” is a time-travel drama that will revolve around physicist Yoon Tae Yi (Kim Hee Sun) and detective Park Jin Kyum (Joo Won). Both are not able to meet due to death of one of them. However they can meet with the help of time travel. Yoo Tae Yi knows the secrets of time travel while Park Jin Kyum tries to uncover the secrets of time travel. Alice is the name of the time traveling device.

“Alice” is expected to release sometimes in September 2020.


20. The Spy Who Loved Me

eric mun and yoo in na for the spy who loved me

“The Spy Who Loved Me” is a romance drama which currently has offers out to Shinwa’s Eric Mun and Yoo In Na.

“The Spy Who Loved Me” will be a story related to romance between three people who have some shocking secrets of themselves. Yoo In Na has been offered to play the female lead role of Kang Ah Reum who wishes to become top wedding dress designer. Eric Mun has been offered for the male lead role.

“The Spy Who Loved Me” is expected to release sometimes in the second half of 2020.


So this was it. Do tell in comments about the Korean dramas you are waiting anxiously to watch in 2020.

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