9 Upcoming Kdramas highly likely to release in September 2021

A new month is about to come and so are the new Korean dramas. This September is going to be full of suspense, thriller, and mystery Kdramas. Yes! You heard right. Almost half of this September 2021 drama watch list include crime and mystery genre.

Apart from this, we have one melodrama and two comedies along the month of September. One of them even stars Kim Go Eun as the main lead. The following list is likely to be updated as soon as any new drama is added.

You can scroll down at the end of the list to check out which Korean drama will be ending in September and which will be continuing.

Before you get any more curious, just jump right in to the 9 Upcoming Kdramas Highly Likely to Release in September 2021.

1. Lost

Lost Korean drama September 2021

“Lost” also called “No Longer Human” will tell a healing romance story of a 40 year old ghostwriter and a 27-year-old man.

Kang Jae is a 27-year-old man who has a deep fear in life that he will not be able to become successful. Bu Jung has been a ghostwriter for a long time. She hasn’t achieved anything in her life and don’t know what she can do now.

Lost” is likely to release on 4 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Saturday & Sunday at 10:30 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: jTBC

Genre: Melodrama, Romance

Main Cast: Jeon Do Yeon, Ryu Joon Yeol

You Can Watch On: iQIYI


2. Hometown

Hometown Korean drama September 2021

“Hometown” will tell the story of detective Choi Hyung who encounters a murder case that is suspected to be related with a terrorist case 10 years ago. At that time, Jo Kyung Ho released a toxic gas at the train station of his hometown. Soon after, he turned himself in and is currently sentenced to life in prison. Detective Choi Hyung’s wife was also killed in this case.

After his imprisonment, Jo Kyung Ho’s daughter is sent to live with her aunt, Jo Jung Hyun. But later she goes missing. Her aunt and detective Choi Hyung now team up together to find her and also unravel the mystery of a tape recorder associated with the terrorist case 10 years ago.

Hometown” is likely to release on 22 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Wednesday & Thursday

Broadcast Network: tvN

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Main Cast: Yoo Jae Myung, Han Ye Ri, Uhm Tae Goo

You Can Watch On: —


3. The Veil

The Veil Korean drama September 2021

“The Veil” Korean drama tells the story of a top NIS (National Investigation Service) agent Han Ji Hyuk. Someone frames Han Ji Hyuk as he was trying to solve a well-planned crime case. He then goes missing for a year. After one year, he decides to come back and find that person who ruined his life and career.

The Veil” is likely to release on 17 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Friday & Saturday at 10:00 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: MBC

Genre: Action, Mystery, Crime

Main Cast: Namgoong Min, Park Ha Sun, Kim Ji Eun

You Can Watch On: Viki


4. High Class

High class Korean drama September 2021

“High Class” will tell the stories of secret and lies surrounding the women living in the top 0.1 percent of the society. Its characters involve Song Yeo Wool, Nam Ji Sun, Danny Oh, Hwang Na Yoon and Cha Do Young.

Song Yeo Wool has a son. She is framed for her husband’s murder. Nam Ji Sun is the most popular woman among all. Danny Oh is a handsome teacher in school. Earlier, he was an ice hockey player. Hwang Na Yoon is a good friend to Song Yeo Wool. Cha Do Young is a former top actress. She wishes to go back in the industry.

High Class” is likely to release on 6 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Monday & Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: tvN

Genre: Suspense, Mystery

Main Cast: Cho Yeo Jung, Kim Jee Soo, Park Si Jin,  Ha Joon, Gong Hyun Joo

You Can Watch On: —


5. Yumi’s Cells

Yumi's Cells Korean drama September 2021

“Yumi’s Cells” tells the story of a 32-year-old office employee, Yumi Kim. Her brain is quite an imaginative space where her emotions are represented by cells. Her cells try to make her happy at all cost, even if it means not taking the risk of confessing to your crush. For this reason, Yumi remained single.

Until one day, her blind date with Goo Woong results into a relationship. Goo Woong is a bit nerdy guy who likes video games so much that he has a game studio of his own. However, her love life didn’t go simple as she gets stuck in a love triangle and her brain cells constantly trying to make her happy.

Yumi’s Cells” is likely to release on 17 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Friday & Saturday at 10:50 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: tvN

Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance

Main Cast: Kim Go Eun, Ahn Bo Hyun, Lee Yoo Bi, Park Ji Hyun, Park Jin Young

You Can Watch On: Viki


6. One of the Woman

One of the woman Korean drama September 2021

“One of the Woman” will tell the story of a corrupt prosecutor Jo Yeon Joo whose life changes as she gets into an accident. Upon waking up she loses her memory. Jo Yeon Joo starts living as the daughter-in-law of a chaebol family, Kang Mi Na. She looks exactly like her.

Han Seung Wook is also a son of a chaebol family who just came from abroad to find the reason for his father’s death. He then gets involved with Jo Yeon Joo.

One of the Woman” is likely to release on 17 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Friday & Saturday at 10:00 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: SBS

Genre: Rom-Com, Crime

Main Cast: Lee Ha Nee, Lee Sang Yoon, Lee Won Keun, Jin Seo Yun

You Can Watch On: Viki & Kocowa


7. Gentleman and Young Lady

“Gentleman and Young Lady” drama will tell the story of a widower Lee Yong Gook (Ji Hyun Woo). He has three children. Lee Yong Gook is going through a hard time as he still cannot stop thinking about his wife. Until one day, he hires a live-in tutor, Park Dan Dan (Lee Se Hee) for his children and gets attracted to her. Park Dan-dan is a kind of person who always stays positive even in the worst situations.

Gentleman and Young Lady” is likely to release on 25 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Saturday & Sunday at 7:55 KST.

Broadcast Network: KBS2

Genre: Melodrama, Romance

Main Cast: Ji Hyun Woo, Lee Se Hee, Cha Hwa Yun

You Can Watch On: —


8. Squid Game

Squid Game Korean drama September 2021

“Squid Game” will tell the story related to a game which has a price of 40 billion won for the winner. The game is called ‘Squid Game’ and it invites 456 people to play it. These people are somewhat a failure in their lives. The people controlling and managing the game are all covered in masks. Now, the game is risky as only one person will survive in the end and all will or can die. The last one standing becomes the winner.

Squid Game” is likely to release on 17 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Friday at 8:30 PM.

Broadcast Network: Netflix

Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery

Main Cast: Lee Jung Jae, Park Hae Soo, Heo Sung Tae, Wi Ha Joon

You Can Watch On: Netflix


9. Dali and the Cocky Prince

“Dali and the Cocky Prince” will tell the romance story of Jin Moo Hak and Kim Dal Ri. Kim Dal Ri is the director of Chungsong Art Museum. She has interest in various fields like art, philosophy, and religion. The classy Dalri is also proficient in 7 languages.

Jin Moo Hak is also a director of a restaurant company. DonDon F&B global food corporation used to be Moo Hak’s small family restaurant, which grew so big. However, Jin Moo Hak is not that smart as a director should be. He tries to steal the art museum from Kim Dalri but they end up falling for each other.

Dali and the Cocky Prince” is likely to release on 22 September 2021.

Air Time And Days: Wednesday & Thursday

Broadcast Network: KBS2

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Main Cast: Park Gyu Young, Kim Min Jae

You Can Watch On: Viki and Kocowa


List of Ongoing K-Dramas in 2021-09

List of Ending K-Dramas in 2021-09


September 2021 K-drama Calendar

S.noKdramaReleasing Date
1.Lost4 September 2021
2.High Class6 September 2021
3.Squid Game17 September 2021
4.The Veil17 September 2021
5.One of the Woman17 September 2021
6.Yumi’s Cells17 September 2021
7.Dali and Cocky Prince22 September 2021
8.Hometown22 September 2021
9.Gentleman and Young Lady25 September 2021

So which kdrama are you excited to watch? Do Comment!


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