Netflix Korea announces original K-content slated to release in 2022
The streaming platform announced the release of many Korean movies, dramas and variety shows that will air in the upcoming months
With the buzz Korean content has been creating since the start of the pandemic, a large audience has been consuming Korean dramas as well as variety shows over the past couple of years. Netflix has been one of the many streaming platforms that have been banking on the popularity of K-content. Now, Netflix is kicking-off 2022 by announcing the release of a plethora of original Korean shows for fans to enjoy all year long. '
On January 18, Netflix Korea announced the release of a number of Korean shows and movies that are bound to keep fans hooked. In 2021 alone, Netflix released ‘Squid Game’, a K-drama that took over the world, as well as other shows like ‘My Name’, ‘Hellbound’, ‘Sweet Home’ ‘Love Alarm’, ‘Nevertheless’ as well as the reality shows ‘Single’s Inferno’, ‘Busted’ among others.
For 2022, Netflix has dropped a whopping 24 Korean shows, both originally produced by Netflix as well as other official production houses.
Here is a list of Korean shows and movies that will release in the months to come.
1.K-drama 'All of Us Are Dead' - January 28
Cast: Park Ji-hoo, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Yoo In-soo, Lee You-mi, Im Jae-hyuk.
2. Movie 'Love and Leashes' - February 11
Cast: Seo-hyun and Lee Junyoung
3. K-drama 'Juvenile Justice' - TBA
Cast: Kim Hye-soo, Kim Mu-yeol, Lee Sung-min, Lee Jung-eun
4. Variety show 'Celeb Five Behind the Curtain' - TBA
Cast: Celeb Five members Eunyi, Bongsun, Youngmi and Shinyoung.
5. Movie 'Yaksha: Ruthless Operations' - TBA
Cast: Sol Kyung-gu, Park Hae-soo, Yang Dong-geun, Lee El, Song Jae-rim and GOT7's Jinyoung
6. K-drama 'The Sound of Magic' - TBA
Cast: Ji Chang-wook, Choi Sung-eun, Hwang In-youp
7. Movie 'Carter' - TBA
8. K-drama 'Money Heist Korea' - TBA
Cast: Yoo Ji-tae, Kim Yun-jin, Jun Jong-seo, Park Hae-soo, Kim Ji-hoon, Lee Hyun-woo, Jang Yoon-ju and Lee Joo-bin
9. K-drama 'Remarriage and Desires' - TBA
Cast: Kim Hee-sun, Lee Hyun-wook, Jung Eugene, Park Hoon and Cha Ji-yeon
10. Movie 'Seoul Vibe' - TBA
Cast: Yoo Ah-in, Koo Kyung-pyo, Lee Kyu-hyung, Park Ju-hyun and Ong Seong-wu
11. K-drama 'Glitch' - TBA
Cast: Jeon Yeo-been and Nana
12. K-drama 'The Accidental Narco' - TBA
Cast: Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Hae-soo, Jo Woo-jin, Yoo Yeon-seok and Chang Chen
13. Movie '20th Century Girl' - TBA
Cast: Kim You-jung, Byeon Woo-seok, Park Jung-woo and Roh Yoon-seo
14. K-drama 'Somebody' - TBA
Cast: Kim Young-kwang, Kang Hae-rim, Kim Yong-ji and Kim Soo-yeon
15. K-drama 'The Fabulous' - TBA
Cast: Chae Soo-bin and SHINee Minho
16. K-drama 'A Model Family' - TBA
Cast: Jung Woo, Park Hee-soon, Yoon Jin-seo and Park Ji-yeon
17. K-drama 'Jung_E' - TBA
Cast: Kang Soo-yeon, Kim Hyun-joo and Ryu Kyung-soo
18. K-drama 'Love To Hate You' - TBA
Cast: Kim Ok-vin and Yoo Teo
19. K-drama 'Black Knight' - TBA
Cast: Kim Woo-bin, E Som and Kang Yoo-seok
While Netflix's original Korean content has been catching a lot of buzz, the platform is well known for streaming shows that are live telecast on television in South Korea. With shows like ‘Hometown Cha Cha Cha’ as well as ‘Beloved Summer’ among many others, fans have been watching a lot of Korean shows on Netflix. With their 2022 K-content lineup, Netflix has announced the simul-broadcast of South Korean television shows.
JTBC Forecasting Love And Weather - February 12 - K-drama
tvN Twenty Five Twenty One - February 12 - K-drama
JTBC Thirty Nine- February 16 - K-drama
SBS Business Proposal - TBA - K-drama
MBC Tomorrow - TBA - K-drama