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10 Upcoming Dramas In July 2017

10 Upcoming dramas

We have 10 upcoming dramas in July.I have barely had time to fit all the dramas airing in June on my schedule and now, we have 10 new dramas to look forward to in July. This month has been fast, I am still trying to figure out where the days went. I am loving Third Rate My Way and would be sad to see it end ( not that it is ending anytime soon). Since we are still in the last few weeks of

June, not all the information for some of the dramas and has been released, especially those airing on the not-so-major networks.  Let’s make space in our schedules (Like we need to, we know we will be watching anyway)for these wonderful dramas that are about to hit us in July.

  1. Bride of the Water God/The Bride of Habaek  starring Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy

Episodes: 16

Broadcast network: tvN

Runtime: Mondays and Tuesdays

Broadcast period: July 3, 2017, to August 22, 2017

Synopsis: Based on the webcomic “Bride of the water God” by Yoon Mi Kyung. This was published from the year 2006 to 2014 via cartoon.media.naver.net. A female doctor gets offered as a

sacrifice to the water god after a period of drought and becomes his slave.

Director: Kim Byung Soo (Nine: Nine Time Travels, Queen In-Hyeon’s Man)

Writer: Yoon Mi-Kyung (Original comic), Jang Yoon-Jung (Misaeng, Arang and the Magistrate)

2. Strongest Delivery Man starring Go Kyung-Pyo, Chae Soo-Bin

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Episodes: 16

Broadcast Network: KBS 2

Run times: Fridays and Saturdays

Broadcast period: July 28, 2017, to

(CORRECTION: The premiere date moved to August 4th, 2017)

Synopsis: Strongest Deliveryman” tells the story of jjajangmyeon delivery people trying to survive as part-time workers in ‘Hell Joseon’, aka modern-day Korea where good jobs are hard to find even if you have the right specs.

Director: Jeon Woo-Sung (The Promise, The Fugitive of Joseon)

Writer: Lee Jung Woo (Joseon Gunman)

3. School 2017 starring  Kim Se-Jeong, Kim Jung-Hyun, Jang Dong-Yoon, Ro Woon

Genre: Romance, Coming of age, High School, Youth

Episodes: 16 (To be confirmed)

Broadcast Network: KBS 2

Run Time: Monday &Tuesday

Broadcast period: July 17, 2017

Synopsis: The focus of School 2017 will return to “real stories about school,” like in its early days. A coming of age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued
according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of school and home.

Director: Park Jin-Suk (Naked Fireman)

Writer: Lim Soo-Mi (Let’s eat)

4. The King Loves starring Im Si Wan,  Hong Jong-Hyun, Yoona

Genre: Historical, Romance

Episodes: 20

Broadcast network: MBC

Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)

Broadcast period: July 17, 2017, to September 19, 2017

Synopsis: Set in the Goryeo dynasty, it tells the story of young and ambitious crown prince who has a desire to conquer and the two people who helped shape his destiny: his childhood friend and bodyguard Wang Rin and a beautiful woman named Eun San who captures the hearts of both men.

Director: Kim Sang-Hyub (Dong Yi, Glamourous Temptation)

Writer: Kim Yi-Ryung

5. Man who dies to Live starring Choi Min Soo, Gang Ye-Won, Shin Sung Rok

Genre: Drama

Episodes: 24

Broadcast network: MBC

Broadcast period: July 19, 2017, to ??

Runtime: Wednesdays and Thursdays (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)

Synopsis: Set in the 1970s, a man travels to a faraway kingdom in Arabia, and comes back a count. Through his perseverance, he becomes successful in the kingdom of Bodantia and eventually earns a nobleman’s title. The drama’s story is centered on the events that happen when he reappears in front of his daughter and son-in-law and is said to be a warm and cheerful drama that explores the real meaning of family.

Director: Ko Dong-Sun (Beautiful you, Cunning Single Lady)

Writer: Kim Sun Hee

6. Falsify starring Nam Goong Min, Uhm Ji-Won, Yu Jun-Sang

Genre: Legal, Thriller, Political, Drama

Episodes: 16

Broadcast network: SBS

Broadcast period: July 24, 2017, to ??

Runtime: Mondays and Tuesdays

Synopsis: Story about reporters who struggle to get to the bottom of the truth of social corruption

Director: Lee Jung-Heum (Six Flying Dragons)

Writer: Kim Hyung-Jung

7. Reunited Worlds starring Lee Yun Hee, Yeo Jin Goo

Genre: Romance, Fantasy


Broadcast network: SBS

Broadcast period: July 19, 2017, to ??

Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)

Synopsis: A love story between an 18-year-old man and 31-year-old woman, born in the same year and were childhood friends.

Director: Baek Soo-Chan (Beautiful Gong Shim, Girl Who Sees Smells)

Writer: Lee Hee-Myung (Beautiful Gong Shim, Girl Who Sees Smells)

8. Criminal Minds starring Lee Joon Ki, Moon Chae Won

Genre: Drama, Crime, Police, Investigations

Episodes: 20

Broadcast network: tvN

Broadcast period: July 2017 to ??

Run times: Wednesdays and Thursdays

Synopsis: Profilers investigate cases from the perspective of the criminals to solve the cases.

Director: Yang Yun-Ho(Speed, IRIS), Lee Jung-Hyo( The Good Wife, Witch’s Romance)

Writer: TBA

9. People You May Know/A Person You Could Know starring Choi Soo Young, Lee Won Geun

Genre: Drama

Episodes: 10

Broadcast network: JTBC

Broadcast period: July 31, 2017

Synopsis: This short drama centers around how modern society looks up people on social media. It will tackle the issue of how you can know the people around you but not actually know yourself. This is a part of a series of short dramas.

Director: TBA

Writer: TBA


10. Humanitarian Supermarket starring Lee Yi Kyung, Park So Jin (Girl’s Day), Park Hae Mi

Genre: Mystery,

Episodes: TBA

Broadcast network: NAVER TVcast

Broadcast period: TBA (Mid July)

Synopsis: This drama takes place inside a mysterious supermarket, questioning issues pertaining to society and humanity as a whole

Director: TBA

Writer: TBA




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Gloria Aidoo-Frimpong, also known as Park Hye-Young is a Ghanaian based in the US who loves everything Korean. She is currently studying for a Masters in Public Health, loves romantic comedies, Big Bang, Kimchi and spends most of her time watching Korean drama, listening to Korean news and music.

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