11 New Korean Dramas To Premiere In May 2022

Here’s a complete guide to 11 new Korean dramas that will premiere in May 2022:


MAY 2 | Bloody Heart (Red Single Heart)

Genre: Historical, Romance
Synopsis: It is a fictional historical drama about the story of King Seonjong who ascends to the throne due to a rebellion, and Lee Tae who becomes the King after him.
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Lee Joon, Kang Han-na and Jang Hyuk
Written by: Park Pil-joo
Directed by: Yoo Young-eun
Network: KBS2
Date: May 2, 2022, Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:30 KST


MAY 2 | What Are You Doing At The Office? Share?

Genre: Office, Romance
Synopsis: A romance between men and women in their 20s and 30s that takes place in a shared office.
No of episodes: 2
Starring: Lee Hak-joo, Ha Yoon-kyung, Jung Jae-gwang, Moon You-kang
Written by: Choi Bo-yoon
Directed by: Kim Kang-kyu
Network: tvN, TVING
Date: May 2, Monday-Tuesday at 22:30 KST


MAY 4 | There Is No Goo Pil-Soo

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Slice of life
Synopsis: A story that depicts the bromance of Goo Pil-soo in his 40s, who dreams of the second act of his life, and Jeong-seok, a natural genius and prospective start-up in his 20s.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Kwak Do-won, Yoon Doo-joon, Han Go-eun, Park Won-sook, Jeong Dong-won
Written by: Jo Ji-young, Lee Hae-ri, Son Geun-joo
Directed by: Choi Do-hoon, Yook Jung-yong
Network: MBC
Date: May 4, 2022


MAY 6 | The Sound Of Magic

Genre: Musical, Drama
Synopsis: It is an emotional musical series that tells the story of Yoon Ah-yi, a girl who wants to grow up too fast, and Lee Eul, a mysterious magician who is a grown-up but wants to remain as a child.
Based on: a webtoon Annarasumanara by Ha Ilkwon
No of episodes: 6
Starring: Ji Chang-wook, Choi Sung-eun, and Hwang In-youp
Written by: Kim Min Jeong
Directed by: Kim Seong-yoon
Network: Netflix
Date: May 6, 2022


MAY 9 | O’PENing – XX + XY

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: The story of a high school student who was born as XXXY with both sexes and has the right to decide on his own future.
No of episodes: 4
Starring: Choi Woo-sung, Ahn Hyun-ho, Kim Ji-in
Written by: Hong Sung-yeon
Directed by: Lee So-yoon
Network: tvN, TVING
Date: May 9, Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:30 KST


MAY 9 | Woori The Virgin (From Today We Are)

Genre: Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: A Korean version of an American drama about a woman who keeps her virginal purity according to her grandmother’s wishes and getting pregnant due to the doctor’s mistake during a regular check-up.
No of episodes: 14
Starring: Im Soo-hyang, Sung Hoon, Shin Dong-wook, Hong Eun-hee, Hong Ji-yoon
Written and directed by: Jeong Jeong-hwa
Network: SBS, Viu
Date: May 9, Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:00 KST


MAY 13 | Rose Mansion

Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Synopsis: A mystery thriller that pursues the truth of a missing sister in an apartment that is scheduled to be reconstructed. Suspicious neighbors who hide their greed behind ordinary appearances and the secrets that are revealed the more they dig are expected to provide intense suspense in conjunction with the extreme fear of reality.
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Lim Ji-yeon, Yoon Kyun-sang, Son Byung-ho, Song Ji-in, Lee Mi-do
Written by: Yoo Kab-yeol
Directed by: Director Chang
Network: TVING
Date: May 13, 2022


MAY 22 | The Blue House Family

Genre: Family, Political, Sitcom, Comedy
Synopsis: A ‘family-type political sitcom’ based on political satire. The president will be described as a ‘Blue House tenant’ and will release the anxiety Korea is experiencing in the daily lives of their family in a bitter and pleasant manner.
No of episodes: 10
Starring: Cha In-pyo, Ye Ji-won, Kwon So-hyun, Yoon Byung-hee, Keum Sae-rok
Written by: Ahn Sang-hui, Kim Min-suk V
Directed by: Lee Cheol-ha
Network: TBA
Date: May 22, 2022


MAY 2022 | The Police Station Next To The Fire Station

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A joint response field log between the police who catch criminals and firefighters who catch fires. The police station and the fire station jointly respond to fierce scenes between crime, disasters and emergencies.
No of episodes: 12
Starring: Gong Seung-yeon, Kim Rae-won, Son Ho-jun, Ji Woo, Kang Ki-doong
Written by: Min Ji-eun
Directed by: Sin Kyeong-soo
Network: SBS
Date: May 2022


MAY 2022 | The Witch Is Alive

Genre: Black-comedy, Mystery
Synopsis: It tells the story of three women who are tempted to murder during a peculiar time in their lives.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Yu-ri, Jung Sang-hoon, Lee Min-young, Kim Young-jae, Yoon So-yi
Written by: Park Pa-ran
Directed by: Kim Yoon-cheol
Network: TV Chosun
Date: May 2022


MAY 2022 | Kiss Sixth Sense

Genre: Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: Adapted from a webtoon that tells the story of Ye-sool who has the ability to see the future when she kisses, and after she accidentally kissed the neck of her boss, Cha Min-hoo, she sees their future together.
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Yoon Kye-sang, Seo Ji-hye, Kim Ji-suk, Lee Joo-yeon
Written by: Jeon Yoo-ri
Directed by: Nam Gi-hoon
Network: Disney+
Date: May 2022