June 2022 | Korean Drama List

Here’s a complete guide to 22 new Korean dramas that will premiere in June 2022:

JUNE 1 | Eve

Genre: Romance, Drama, Revenge
Synopsis: A story that deals with a divorce suit worth 2 trillion won by a chaebol that overturns Korea.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Seo Yea-ji, Lee Sang-yeob, Park Byung-eun, and Yoo Sun
Written by: Yoon Young-mi
Directed by: Park Bong-seop
Date: June 1, 2022
Network: TVN, Viu

JUNE 2 | Shadenfreude

Genre: Psychological, Drama
Synopsis: A psychological drama depicting the cracks in the relationship between Cha Seon-joo, a good person, a kind wife, and a great novelist who is filled with life and favored by everyone, and her close sister Jeong Soo-yeon, who has lived a life filled with unfortunate things like poison as he enters under her roof.
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Wang Bit-na, Baek Eun-hye
Written by: Kim Ye-ji
Directed by: Lee Hyo-won
Network: JTBC
Date: June 2, 2022

JUNE 3 | Doctor Lawyer

Genre: Medical, Crime, Legal
Synopsis: It tells a story about a genius surgeon who became a lawyer specializing in medical litigation and a prosecutor in charge of medical crimes who lost her only family and lover due to that operation.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: So Ji-sub, Im Soo-hyang, Shin Sung-rok, and Lee Joo-bin
Written by: Jang Hong-cheol
Directed by: Lee Yong-seok
Network: MBC, Disney+
Date: June 3, 2022

JUNE 3 | Why Her?

Genre: Mystery, Legal, Romance
Synopsis: It is about a cold-hearted lawyer and a law school student falling in love. 
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Seo Hyun-jin, Hwang In-youp, Huh Joon-ho, and Bae In-hyuk
Written by: Kim Ji-eun
Directed by: Park Soo-jin
Network: SBS, Viu
Date: June 3, 2022, Fridays and Saturdays at 22:00 KST

JUNE 4 | Cleaning Up

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: The story of three cleaners at an financial company who resorts to insider trading, in order to feed their family and fulfil their dreams, after accidentally overhearing a piece of financial information.
Based on: 2019 British series “Cleaning Up” by Mark Mallow
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Yum Jung-ah, Jeon So-min, and Kim Jae-hwa
Written by: Choi Kyung-mi
Directed by: Yoon Seong-sik
Network: JTBC
Date: June 4, 2022, Saturdays and Sundays at 22:30 KST

JUNE 5 | To My Star Season 2

Genre: Boys, Romance
Synopsis: The drama is about an actor who goes off track and a chef who doesn’t want to go off track.
No of episodes: 9
Starring: Son Woo-hyun, Kim Kang-min-II, Jinkwon, Chun Jae-young
Written by: –
Directed by: Hwang Da-seul 
Network: TVING
Date: June 5, 2022

JUNE 6 | Link: Eat, Love, Kill

Genre: Fantasy, Melodrama
Synopsis: It tells a story about a man who suddenly shares a woman’s feelings and feels all her joys, sorrows, and pains.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Yeo Jin-goo and Moon Ga-young
Written by: Kwon Yi-young, Kwon Do-hwan
Directed by: Hong Jong-chan
Network: tvN, Disney+
Date: June 6, 2022, Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:30 KST

JUNE 8 | Insider

Genre: Action, Suspense, Thriller
Synopsis: The series revolves around a judicial trainee whose life turns upside down when he goes on an undercover investigation, and ends up struggling to try to recover his normal life.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Kang Ha-neul and Lee Yoo-young
Written by: Moon Man-se
Directed by: Min Yeon-hong
Network: JTBC, Viki
Date: June 8, 2022, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:30 KST

JUNE 10 | Yumi’s Cells 2

Genre: Psychological, Romance
Synopsis: It is a cell-based psychological romance that unravels the daily life of an ordinary office worker Yumi through the eyes of the cells in her head.
Based on: a webtoon “Yumi’s Cells” by Lee Dong-gun
No of episodes: 14
Starring: Kim Go-eun, Jinyoung
Written by: Kim Kyung-ran, Kim Yoon-joo
Directed by: Lee Sang-yeob
Network: tvN, TVING, iQIYI
Date: June 10, 2022

JUNE 10 | New Normal Zine

Genre: Office Drama
Synopsis: The struggles of an editor who pursues the slow life but gets a job in a digital magazine company which is at the frontline of trend.
No of episodes: 12
Starring: Jung Hye-sung, Hwang Seung-eon
Written by: Choi Sun-mi
Directed by: Choi Sun-mi
Network: TVING
Date: June 10, 2022

JUNE 15 | Jinxed At First (Jinx’s Lover)

Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Synopsis: It tells the story of a poor and unlucky man who meets a woman who is from a chaebol family.
Based on: “The Jinx’s Lover” by Han Ji-hye and Gu Seul
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Na In-woo, Seohyun
Written by: Jang Yoon-mi
Directed by: Yoon Sang-ho
Network: KBS, iQIYI
Date: June 15, 2022, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:50 KST

JUNE 17 | OPENing – Pick Up The Prize Money

Genre: Comedy
Synopsis: A man self-quarantined for COVID-19 escapes to grab the biggest fortune of his life as he learns he has won the lottery with less than a day left before deadline of the payout.
No of episodes: 1
Starring: Kim Do-yoon, Ryu Hyun-kung, Shin Dong-won, Lee Seo-hwan
Written by: Choi Si-eun
Directed by: Park Hong-soo
Network: TVING, tvN
Date: June 17, 2022

JUNE 18 | Alchemy Of Souls

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Historical
Synopsis: It depicts the stories of young magicians dealing with heaven and earth.
No of episodes: 20
Starring: Lee Jae-wook, Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seung-ho, Yoo Jun-sang, Oh Na-ra, and Jo Jae-yoon
Written by: Hong Jung-eun and Hong Mi-ran
Directed by: Kim Seong-yoon
Network: tvN, Netflix
Date: June 18, 2022, Saturdays and Sundays at 21:10 KST

JUNE 24 | Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area

Genre: Heist, Crime, Drama
Synopsis: Thieves overtake the mint of a unified Korea, trapping hostages inside; the police must stop the thieves as well as the shadowy mastermind behind the heist.
Based on: the Spanish heist crime drama series “Money Heist” by Alex Pina
No of episodes: 12
Starring: Yoo Ji-tae, Park Hae-soo, Jeon Jong-seo, Lee Won-jong, and Park Myung-hoon
Written by: Ryu Yong-jae, Kim Hwan-chae, Choe Sung-jun
Directed by: Kim Hong-sun
Network: Netflix
Date: June 24, 2022

JUNE 24 | Anna

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A  story revolving around a woman who starts her life with a small lie and ends up living a completely different life.
No of episodes: 8
Starring: Bae Suzy, Jung Eun-chae, Kim Jun-han, Park Ye-young, Kim Jung-young
Written and Directed by: Lee Zoo-young
Network: Coupang Play
Date: June 24, 2022

JUNE 24 | Miracle

Genre: Youth, Romance
Synopsis: It tells the story of growth through hardships and love among young people and idols.
No of episodes: 14
Starring: Kang Chan-hee, Kang Min-ah, Kim Hwi-young, Oh So-hyun, Kim Kwang-kyu
Written by: Lee Hyo-jin, Son Geun-joo
Directed by: Myeong Hyeon-woo
Network: WAVVE, Viu
Date: June 24, 2022

JUNE 24 | Ultimate Weapon Alice

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A high-teen action romance depicting a bloody school life, when a mysterious transfer student meets killer Gyeo-wool and trauma-stricken high school student Yeo-reum and is chased by a criminal organization
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Park Sewan, Song Geon-hee, Kim Sung-oh, Kim Tae-hoon, Jung Seung-gil
Written and Directed by: Lee Byeong-heon, Seo Sung-won
Network: Watcha
Date: June 24, 2022

JUNE 24 | OPENing – Don’t Announce Your Husband’s Death

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: Unprecedented safety pregnancy project that takes place when a man with a 1% chance of pregnancy lies for the safe delivery of a moody pregnant woman who doesn’t know where to go.
No of episodes: 1
Starring: Kim Nam-hee, Park Sojin
Written by: Lim Soo-rim
Directed by: Choi Dong-sook
Network: TVING, tvN
Date: June 24, 2022

JUNE 25 | Becoming Witch

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/Release Date: TV Chosun (June 25), Netflix (July 2)

JUNE 27 | Cafe Minamdang

Genre: Mystery, Comedy, Romance
Synopsis: The series follows the mysterious events experienced by a former profiler who became a shaman, and his colleagues. It also tells the story of a suspicious café named Minamdang and its customers.
Based on: a web novel titled Minamdang: Case Note by writer Jung Jae-ha
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Seo In-guk and Oh Yeon-seo
Written by: Park Hye-jin
Directed by: Go Jae-hyun
Network: KBS, Netflix
Date: June 27, 2022

JUNE 29 | Extraordinary Attorney Woo

Genre: Legal
Synopsis: The story of Woo Young-woo, a lawyer with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), working at a large law firm. She has a high IQ of 164, outstanding memory, and a creative way of thinking, however she has low EQ and poor social skills. Despite that she is the smartest lawyer in South Korea with ASD.
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Park Eun-bin and Kang Tae-oh
Written by: Moon Ji-won
Directed by: Yoo In-shik
Network: ENA, Netflix
Date: June 29, 2022

JUNE 2022 | To X Who Doesn’t Love Me

Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A story about an aspiring college student lyricist who intertwined with several men after discovering a note with lyrics that makes her fall in love for a month.
No of episodes: TBA
Starring: Han Ji-hyo, Doyoung,
Written by: Hwang Hye-ji, Ko Jae-hong
Directed by: Ko Jae-hong
Network: TVING
Date: June 2022