Did you love Memories of Alhambra? Hooked to Romance is a Bonus Book? Then these 10 K-Dramas are for you
Netflix shows Memories of Alhambra and the ongoing drama Romance is a Bonus Book have introduced many new fans to the K Drama, so here are a few more you should watch
'Memories of Alhambra', 'Romance is a Bonus Book' and 'Kingdom' -- three Korean Dramas of different genres -- have garnered a lot of attention and amassed huge fan following since their release on Netflix. These series have also introduced many new fans to the world of K-Drama, which has a lot to offer across a variety of genres. For instance, you can even find The Korean Odyssey, which is a fantasy drama, or Something in the Rain a romance, on Netflix to watch next. But if you have exhausted everything you can get your hands on, here is a list of new shows in 2019 sure to keep you entertained.
The period drama starring Jung II-Woo ('Diary of a Night Watchman'), Go Ara ('Black'), Kwon Yool and Park Hoon ('Memories of the Alhambra') in lead roles premiered on February 11 and the show is being aired on SBC. The show has a runtime of 35 minutes and the network will air episodes until April 30. The series revolves around Lee Geum (Jung II-Woo) trying to claim the throne with the help of three others and the struggle they go through to transform Saheonbu (the office of Inspector General during the Goryeo and Joseon era) and bring about a positive change.
'Item' is a supernatural thriller that revolves around a criminal profiler (Shin So Yeong) and a prosecutor (Kang Gon) who come into contact with an alien object that has supernatural powers and together they have to uncover the conspiracy that surrounds their findings. Starring Joo hi Joon ('Kingdom') as prosecutor and Jin Se Yeon ('Grand Prince') as criminal profilers the series premiered on MBC on February 11. The show, based on a webtoon of the same name by Min Hyung, will have a total of 32 episodes.
3. Touch Your Heart
The 16-episode series starring Lee Dong Wook ('Goblin'), Yoo In Na ('Goblin') and others aired on February 6 on tvN. The show is about a bad actress trying to better her art and a lawyer who is tough and to the point. How their paths cross and the resulting romance forms the crux of the series.
4. The Light in Your Eyes
Han Ji-Min and Nam Joo-Hyuk-starrer ('Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo') is about two individuals who dream of becoming announcers for a TV channel. One of them finds herself become a 70-year-old woman who can manipulate time and her path crosses with the man who also wanted to be an announcer. The fantasy romance drama began airing on February 11 on JTBC and is a mini-series.
5. Spring Night
The upcoming series 'Spring Night' is expected to premiere in May 2019 on MBS and the show stars Jung Hae-in ('Something in the Rain') and Han Ji-Min ('The Light in Your Eyes') in lead role. The series is about a couple in their 30s who have dated for a while. The two rediscover their love for each other as they consider marriage in the future.
'Vagabond' brings together Lee Seung Gi ('A Korean Odyssey') and Bae Suzy ('While You Were Sleeping') after their last project in 2013 'Gu Family Book'. The show will see Suzy play the role of a black NIS agent, while Seung Gi uncovers the conspiracy behind a plane crash that he survived. The show will air on SBS in May 2019.
7. Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
The show starring Shin Se Kyung ('Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me') and Cha Eun Woo ('My ID is Gangnam Beauty') is a period drama set in the 19th century. Shin Se Kyung will play the role of a female record keeper, who is judged for the work that she does as a woman. Cha Eun Woo plays the role of the prince who falls in love with her.
Actor Park Hae Jin ('Doctor Stranger ') will be seen in his first romantic comedy in his 13-year career. In the upcoming show, the actor will play a 119 (Emergency helpline) officer in a rescue team and actor Jo Bo-ah ('Sungkyunkwan University') will be seen opposite him in the show.
9. Love Alarm
'Love Alarm' is a Netflix original starring Kim So Hyun ('The Moon Embracing the Sun'), Jung Ga Ram ('4th Place') and Song Kang Ho in lead roles. The show is about an app that lets its users know if they have any admirers within 10 metres. The three lead characters get tangled in a love triangle courtesy the app and the series will be about how they navigate through their relationships.
10. He is Psychometric
'He is Psychometric' will introduce got7 member Jin Young and Shin Ye-Eun in their debut lead roles. The show is about a man who has the ability to read memories of individuals with just a touch, and who meets a girl with a secret buried deep in heart. The two work together to find the bad guys and take them out. The show will premiere on tvN on March 11.