18 New Korean Dramas You Should Watch (Spring 2021)

Bring on the new kdramas! We have a full list of upcoming korean dramas to keep us entertained this spring.  There are a plethora of choices available in all different genres. We’ve got romantic comedies,  historicals,  mystery thrillers, melodramas, slice of life, legal,…just about everything you could want! Here’s a look at eight K-dramas of spring 2021 that you shouldn’t miss!

1. Sisyphus: The Myth (watch it )

Episodes: 16
Aired: Feb 17, 2021 – Apr 8, 2021
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday

A sci-fi mystery drama revolves around a genius engineer (Jo Seung Woo) who sets off on a dangerous journey in order to find the truth and an elite warrior (Park Shin Hye) who has the skills she’s learned from living amongst gangsters and warlords.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

2. Vincenzo

Episodes: 20
Aired: Feb 20, 2021 – Apr 25, 2021
Aired On: Saturday, Sunday

About a Mafia advisor (Song Joong Ki) that moves to South Korea and falls in love with an elite lawyer (Jeon Yeo Bin) who will do anything to win a case .

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

3. The Penthouse 2: War in Life

Episodes: 12
Aired: Feb 19, 2021 – Mar 27, 2021
Aired On: Friday, Saturday

The Penthouse season 2 is about a ambitious woman who would do anything to rise into high society through real estate business, becomes a monster along the way.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

4.L.U.C.A.: The Beginning

Episodes: 12
Aired: Feb 1, 2021 – Mar 9, 2021
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday

L.U.C.A.: The Beginning revolves around a man (Kim Rae Won) who is born into the world of genetics and has special powers but doesn’t know who he is. He is chased by mysterious people while he tries to find answers to questions that surround him.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

5. River Where the Moon Rises

Episodes: 20
Aired: Feb 15, 2021 – Apr 20, 2021
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday

The drama is set during the Goguryeo era and about an ambitious princess (Kim So Hyun) who aims to become the first Empress of Goguryeoa, however things take an unexpected turn the day she meets a peace-loving man (Ji Soo) whose goal in life is to live in harmony with those around him.

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6. She Would Never Know (2021)

Episodes: 16
Aired: Jan 18, 2021 – Mar 9, 2021
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday

Yoon Song Ah (Won Jin Ah) is a senior marketer for a cosmetics brand. Her dream is to create her own cosmetics brand. Meanwhile, Chae Hyun Seung (Rowoon) is a handsome young man working with Yoon Sung Ah as a marketer. He has romantic feelings for her. However, Yoon Song Ah rejects him because she doesn’t want to date young guys.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

7.  Mouse

Episodes: 20
Aired: Mar 3, 2021 – May 6, 2021
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday

A thriller drama set in a world in which people can identify psychopaths using a DNA test of a fetus in the womb. A rookie detective (Lee Seung Gi) has a life changing encounter with a psychopath that has the entire nation terrified.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

8. Love Alarm 2

Episodes: 6
Airs: Mar 12, 2021
Airs On: Friday

The romantic comedy “Love Alarm” revolves around a mobile phone application that notifies its owner when someone has feelings for them within 10 meters. It’s a love triangle between high school student Kim Jo Jo and two guys from the same school.

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9. Oh My Ladylord (2021)

Episodes: 16
Airs: Mar 24, 2021 – May 13, 2021
Airs On: Wednesday, Thursday

Han Bi Soo (Lee Min Ki) is South Korea’s top thriller writer who chooses not to date. Oh Joo Ying (Nana) is an actress, queen of rom-coms. But she herself absolutely does not have a romantic relationship. Yoo Jin (Kang Min Hyuk) is the heir to a famous family that owns Korea’s leading cosmetics company. After studying in France, he becomes the director of a cosmetics brand, making him the most prominent young bachelor.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

10. Dear.M

Episodes: 12

The drama follows a group of Soyeon University students who are trying to figure out who is hiding under the pseudonym “M”, mentioned in an anonymous post on the university online community. The romance drama will follow their changing relationships and budding romances.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

11. Joseon Exorcist

Episodes: 16
Airs: Mar 22, 2021 – May 11, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday

Genres: Action, Historical, Drama, Fantasy

Joseon Exorcist is a fantasy historical that tells the story of a king and his two sons attempting to exorcise evil spirit wreaking havoc on the kingdom.

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12. Navillera

Episodes: 12
Airs: Mar 22, 2021 – Apr 27, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday

Navillera is about a young man (Song Kang) and a 70 year old man (Song Kang) who become friends through ballet and pursue their dreams.

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13. Taxi Driver

Episodes: 16
Airs: Apr 9, 2021 – May 29, 2021
Airs On: Friday, Saturday

Genres: Action, Horror, Crime, Drama

The story of a mysterious taxi service that takes revenge on behalf of victims who are unable to get justice from the law.

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14. Hospital Playlist 2

Airs: April 07, 2021 ~ tvN

Episodes: 12

The second season of “Hospital Playlist”. Five doctors who are long time friends of 20 years and graduated from the same medical school, become colleagues in the same hospital. The drama depicts stories going through their days and the difficulties faced by doctors, nurses, patients and others.

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15. Doom at Your Service

Episodes: 16
Airs: May 3, 2021 – Jun 22, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday

Genres: Romance, Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural

Kim Sa Ram (Seo In Guk) is a middle manager between God and humans known as Mool Man (Destruction). When Tak Dong Kyung is trapped in a tragic fate, he decides to do whatever it takes to save her.

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16. Youth of May

Episodes: 24
Airs: May 3, 2021 – Jun 8, 2021
Airs On: Monday, Tuesday

Genres: Romance, Youth, Drama, Melodrama

The story of two young people who became swept up in the Gwangju uprising in May 1980.

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17. My Roommate Is a Gumiho

Episodes: 16
Airs: May 5, 2021 – Jun 24, 2021
Airs On: Wednesday, Thursday

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

Shin Woo Yeo (Jang Ki Young) is a 999-year-old gumiho with good looks, good manners, and a sweet charm. He is very close to achieving his goal of becoming a human, while currently working as a professor at the university.However, things take an expected turn when his marble is accidentally swallowed by a college student Lee Dam.

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18. Imitation

Episodes: 12
Airs: May 21, 2021 – Aug 6, 2021
Airs On: Friday

Genres: Music, Comedy, Romance, Drama

A drama based on the webtoon of the same name about the lives of idols in the entertainment industry.

Watch all episodes at Dramacool

Wow! So many upcoming dramas, I cannot wait to watch each and every one of them! Which drama are you guys most excited about? Lets fangirl together in the comment section below.

 

12 Comments to “18 New Korean Dramas You Should Watch (Spring 2021)

  1. Is You are my Glory still on your site? It does not show up on the search engine.
    I really enjoy this site!

    Thanks,
    Rhonda

    1. Off of the top of my head, and I’m quite late but, similar law/crime or squad ones are:

      Has squads:
      Police University
      You’re all surrounded
      Avengers Social Club
      Healer
      Pinocchio
      Voice
      Chief Kim
      Racket Boys
      Prisoner Playbook
      Hospital Playlist

      Other Crime/Mystery/Law:
      I can hear your voice
      Witch’s court
      Signal
      Partners for Justice

  2. My dear guardian should be on here. People that watch Descendants of the sun think it’s the same… The 2 series are worlds apart.
    Definitely my dear guardian.

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