10 New Korean Dramas To Watch Next, Releasing In October 2021

October month has already stepped in 2021, and it is time to see what new Korean dramas you can watch next in October. Well! October brings many mystery thrillers, enough to cure your ‘Squid Game‘ hangover.

A girl who grows up with a crime boss so that she can take revenge of her father’s murder; a shocking crime case that occurred in 1984 resurfaces; and Yoon Kye Sang dropping hints of his crime case to his detective girlfriend in the form of puzzle. Well! This explains all.

October is going to be chilling and thrilling.

Besides, we also have a historical starring Rowoon and Park Eun Bin, two family dramas and many more. So, what are you waiting for jump in to the list of “10 New Korean Dramas To Watch Next, Releasing In October 2021”

1. My Name

“My Name” Korean drama story goes like this. When young, Yoon Ji Woo hears her father being murdered. Desperate for revenge, Yoon Ji Woo is offered to join the biggest crime ring in Korea. The boss of drug ring Choi Moo Jin is an enigmatic personality whom she puts her trust with. Choi Moo Jin helps her to go undercover as a police officer.

In the police, Yoon Ji Woo becomes partner with Jeon Pil Do. He is a police detective in the drug investigation unit. Cha Gi Ho, the head of the unit, wants to bring down Choi Moo Jin. Former member of the drug ring, Do Kang Jae is also looking for revenge against them.

My Name” is likely to release on 15 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: All episodes on Friday at 8:30 PM

Broadcast Network: Netflix

Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller

Main Cast: Han So Hee, Ahn Bo Hyun, Park Hee Soon

You Can Watch On: Netflix


2. The King’s Affection

“The King’s Affection” story goes like this. The king is blessed with twins, one male and one female. One of them is Lee Hwi. She is soon abandoned as she is a girl. But fate takes turn and her brother dies. Now, she disguises herself as a male so that she can become crown prince in her brother’s place. While hiding her identity from the rest of the world, she gets attracted to her handsome teacher Jung Ji Woon.

The King’s Affection” is likely to release on 11 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Monday & Tuesday at 9:30 PM K.S.T

Broadcast Network: KBS2

Genre: Historical, Romance

Main Cast: Park Eun Bin, Rowoon, Nam Yoon Su, Bae Yoon Kyung, Choi Byung Chan

You Can Watch On: Netflix


3. Inspector Koo

A college student causes an accidental murder so that she can swindle her insurance money. She is also a serial killer.

An intelligent insurance investigator Koo Kyung Yi becomes in charge of investigating the murder case. She gets thrilled whenever she solves a case. Koo Kyung Yi wants to know the truth by all possible means.

Inspector Koo” is likely to release on 30 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 PM K.S.T

Broadcast Network: jTBC

Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Comedy

Main Cast: Lee Young Ae, Kim Hye Joon

You Can Watch On: —


4. A Person Similar to You

“A Person Similar to You” will tell the story of two women, Jung Hee Joo and Goo Hae Won. Today Hee Joo is a successful personality and have everything in life. Her family has a husband who is successor of a hospital and two children. Hee Joo is a successful painter and an essayist. However, during her younger days she was poor and lived a struggling life. Even today, sheet wants to know the meaning of life.

Meanwhile, Hee Joo meets Goo Hae Won who lives a similar life like hers when she was young. However, she still looks happier than her.

A Person Similar to You” is likely to release on 13 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Wednesday & Thursday at 10:30 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: jTBC, Netflix

Genre: Thriller, drama

Main Cast: Go Hyun Jung, Shin Hyun Bin, Kim Jae Young, Choi Won Young

You Can Watch On: Netflix


5. The All-Round Wife

“The All-round Wife” Korean drama will tell the story of Seo Cho Hee and her husband Kang Naam Goo. They wish to have a house in Gangnam and live a lavish life there. However later they realise that real happiness of life is not by the house one lives in but by the people who live in that house.

The All-Round Wife” is likely to release on 4 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: Monday to Friday at 8:30 p.m. KST

Broadcast Network: KBS1

Genre: Family, Melodrama

Main Cast: Han Da Gam, Shim Ji Ho, Han Sang Jin

You Can Watch On: Viki


6. Hee Soo (Drama Special)

A married couple, Joo Eun and Tae Hoon have a 6-year-old daughter named Hee Soo. Both of them work outside and are living a perfect life. But one day, Hee Soo dies in a car accident. Devastated over their daughter’s loss, Joo Eun and Tae Hoon gets to meet Hee Soo through a virtual reality program developed by Joon-Beom.

Hee Soo” is likely to release on 22 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: soon!

Broadcast Network: KBS2, Wavve

Genre: Thriller, Horror

Main Cast: Jeon So Min, Park Sung Hoon

You Can Watch On: KBS (YouTube), Wavve


7. Mount Jiri

“Mount Jiri” also called “Jirisan” will tell the story of the rangers and other employees of the Jirisan National Park who rescues the lost individuals from the mysterious mountains of Jiri.

Seo Yi Kang is one of the park’s ranger with excellent skills. She can easily track down lost individuals in the mountains. One day, she becomes partner with Kang Hyun Jo. He is a rookie ranger who is also a military academy graduate and an ex-lieutenant. Kang Hyun Jo has a secret related to Mount Jiri, because of which he became a ranger. The two also tries to find out the secret of a mysterious accident that took place in the mountain.

Mount Jiri” is likely to release on 23 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: soon!

Broadcast Network: tvN, IQIYI

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Action

Main Cast: Jun Ji Hyun, Ju Ji Hoon, Sung Dong Il, Oh Jung Se

You Can Watch On: IQIYI


8. Work Later Drink Now

“Work Later Drink Now” we will revolve around three women An So Hee, Han Ji Yeon and Kang Ji Gu. They all hang out after work along with Kang Buk Gu and enjoy drinking together. An So Hee is a broadcasting writer, Han Ji Yeon is a yoga instructor. While Kang Ji Gu is a YouTuber and Kang Ji Gu is the PD of a TV variety show.

Work Later Drink Now” is likely to release on 22 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: soon!

Broadcast Network: tvN, TVING

Genre: Slice of Life

Main Cast: Lee Sun Bin, Han Sun Hwa, Jung Eun Ji, Choi Si Won

You Can Watch On: —


9. Chimera

“Chimera” story goes like this. In 1984, an explosion and series of murders took place. The incident was given the name ‘Chimera’. Today, a similar case is encountered. A violent crimes detective Jae Hwan, a criminal profiler Yoo Jin, and a surgeon Joong Yeob works together to solve the case and reveal the truth behind it.

Chimera” is likely to release on 30 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: Every Saturday & Sunday at 10:30 PM KST

Broadcast Network: OCN

Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Crime

Main Cast: Park Hae Soo, Lee Hee Joon, Kim Soo Hyun

You Can Watch On: Viki


10. Crime Puzzle

Crime puzzle will tell the story of a criminal psychologist Han Seung Min who suddenly becomes a murderer and detective Yu-hee (Go Ah Seong) who is also his lover, needs to solve his case. Han Seung Min is a genius crime psychologist. He is also a professor at a police academy.

Things get suspicious as one day he confesses that he killed Yoo Hong-min. Yoo Hong Min is an influential politician and also the father of Han Seung Min’s girlfriend, Yu Hee. Yu Hee is also an elite detective who is in charge of her father’s murder case.

Crime Puzzle” is likely to release on 29 October 2021.

Air Time And Days: soon!

Broadcast Network: Olleh TV, Seezn

Genre: Crime, Legal, Mystery

Main Cast: Yoon Kye Sang, Go Ah Seung

You Can Watch On: —


October 2021 K-drama Calendar

S.noKdramaReleasing Date
1.All Round Wife4 October 2021
2.The King’s Affection11 October 2021
3.Reflection of You13 October 2021
4.My Name15 October 2021
5.Work Later Drink Now22 October 2021
6.Hee Soo (special)22 October 2021
7.Mount Jiri23 October 2021
8.Crime Puzzle29 October 2021
9.Chimera 30 October 2021
10.Inspector Koo30 October 2021

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