11 New Korean Dramas To Premiere In April 2022

Here’s a rundown of new Korean dramas that will premiere this April:


1. APRIL 1 | Tomorrow

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Synopsis: The series depicts the grim reapers who guided the dead to save the people who want to die.
Based on: a webtoon, Tomorrow by Llama
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Kim Hee-sun, Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, Yoon Ji-on
Written by: Park Ran-i, Park Ja-kyung, Kim Yu-jin
Directed by: Kim Tae-yoon, Sung Chi-wook
Original network: MBC, Netflix
Date: April 1, 2022, Fridays and Saturdays, 22:00 KST


2. APRIL 2 | It’s Beautiful Now

Genre: Romance, Family, Drama
Synopsis: It depicts the reality of the current generation that are reluctant to get married and have family.
No. of episodes: 50
Starring: Yoon Shi-yoon, Bae Da-bin, Oh Min-suk
Written by: Ha Myeong-hee
Directed by: Kim Seong-geun
Original network: KBS2
Date: April 2 – September 18, 2022


3. APRIL 6 | Green Mothers’ Club

Genre: Drama, Friendship
Synopsis: A story depicting the friendships, motherly love, and growth of 5 mothers who met in the elementary community, each with a complex that they could not overcome.
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Yo-won, Choo Ja-Hyun, Kim Gyu-Ri, Jang Hye-Jin, and Joo Min-Kyung
Written by: Shin Yi-won
Directed by: Ra Ha-na
Original network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: April 6, 2022, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:30 KST


4. APRIL 8 | Again My Life

Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Synopsis: It is about a young prosecutor who gets killed while trying to take down a powerful crime boss, but is given a chance to start a new life for justice.
Based on: a web novel, Again My Life, by Lee Hae-nal
No. of episodes: TBA
Starring: Lee Joon-gi, Lee Geung-young and Kim Ji-eun
Written by: J, Kim Yul
Directed by: Han Chul-soo, Kim Yong-min
Original network: SBS, Viu
Date: April 8, 2022, Fridays and Saturdays, 22:00 KST


5. APRIL 9 | Our Blues

Genre: Drama, Slice of life
Synopsis: The series revolves around the sweet and bitter life of people standing at the end, climax, or beginning of life, and depicts their stories in an omnibus format against the backdrop of Jeju Island.
No. of episodes: 20
Starring: Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-a, Cha Seung-won, Han Ji-min, Kim Woo-bin
Written by: Noh Hee-kyung
Directed by: Kim Kyu-tae
Original network: tvN, Netflix
Date: April 9, 2022, Saturdays and Sundays, 21:10 KST


6. APRIL 9 | My Liberation Notes

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Synopsis: It tells the story of three siblings and a secretive stranger who want to escape from their dead-end life.
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Seok-koo, and Lee El
Written by: Park Hae-young
Directed by: Kim Seok-yoon
Original network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: April 9, 2022, Saturdays and Sundays, 22:30 KST


7. APRIL 20 | 493 KM For You (Love All Play)

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sports
Synopsis: The series depicts a hot sports romance in a badminton business team. 
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Chae Jong-hyeop and Park Ju-hyun
Written by: Heo Sung-hye
Directed by: Jo Woong
Original network: KBS2
Date: April 20, 2022, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:30 KST


8. APRIL 22 | Shooting Stars

Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: A story about celebrities who are like stars in the sky, and the people who shed blood, sweat, and tears for them to shine. It depicts the ‘various kinds of people who clean up after the celebrities’ mess’, implying that no star shines alone.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-dae, Yoon Jeong-hoon, Lee Jung-shin, Park Sojin
Written by: Choi Young Woo
Directed by: Lee Soo Hyun
Original network: tvN, iQIYI, Viu
Date: April 22, 2022


9. APRIL 23 | Showtime Begins (From Now On Showtime)

Genre: Romantic, Comedy, Fantasy
Synopsis: About a mysterious magician and a hot-blooded policeman working with ghosts to solve cases based on hidden clues.
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Park Hae-jin, Jin Ki-joo, Jung Joon-ho
Written by: Ha Yoon-ah
Directed by: Lee Hyeong-min, Jeong Sang-hee
Original network: MBC, Viu
Date: April 23, 2022, Saturdays and Sundays, 21:00 KST


10. APRIL 27 | The Killer’s Shopping List

Genre: Drama, Comedy
Synopsis: The series depicts a comedic investigation story about finding the real killer.
Based on: a novel by Kang Ji Young, The Murderer’s Shopping List
No. of episodes: 8
Starring: Lee Kwang-soo, Kim Seol-hyun
Written by: Han Ji-wan
Directed by: Lee Eon-hee
Original network: tvN, Viu
Date: April 2022


11. APRIL 29 | Monstrous

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Drama, Supernatural
Synopsis: A supernatural thriller story about archaeologists unveiling a strange mystery.
No. of episodes: 6
Starring:  Shin Hyun-been, Koo Kyo-hwan, Kwak Do-yeon, Park Hosan, Kim Ji-young
Written by: Yeon Sang-ho, Ryoo Yong-jae
Directed by: Jang Kun-jae
Original network: TVING
Date: April 2022