September 2022 | Korean Drama List

Here’s a complete guide to 15 new Korean dramas that will premiere in September 2022:


Genre: Comedy
Synopsis: A hyperrealistic comedy-drama depicting the crisis of each generation living in the present era. It tells the story of a simpleton, Mr. a, who suddenly has to struggle to survive after being faced with a three-tier combo, being urged to resign, going from rags to riches, and facing the realities of aging.
Based on: an essay “I’m An Old Man, It Hurts”
No of episodes: 6
Cast: Kwon Sang-woo, Lim Se-mi, Sung Dong-il, Lee Yi-kyung, Shin Hyun-soo
Writer: Kwak Kyeong-yoon
Director: Kim Jeong-hoon
Network: WAVVE
Date: September 2, 2022

SEPTEMBER 3 | Little Women (tvN)

Genre: Family, Mystery
Synopsis: Three poor sisters bravely face Korea’s richest family.
Based on: the 1868 novel, Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Kim Go-eun, Nam Ji-hyun, Park Ji-hoo, Wi Ha-joon
Writer: Chung Seo-kyung
Director: Kim Hee-won
Network: tvN, Netflix
Date: September 3, 2022

SEPTEMBER 5 | The Law Cafe (KBS2)

Genre: Legal, Romance
Synopsis: The love story of a former prosecutor who is known as “monster genius” and a beautiful lawyer with a four-dimensional personality.
Based on: Love According to the Law by Noh Seung-ah
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Lee Seung-gi and Lee Se-young
Writer: Im Ji-eun
Director: Lee Eun-jin
Network: KBS2, Viu
Date: September 5, 2022

SEPTEMBER 5 | Once Upon A Small Town (Kakao TV)

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Synopsis: The story of a Seoul native veterinarian who is thrown into a rural village and meets a police officer.
Based on: a web novel, Unexpected Country Diary by Park Ha Min
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Choo Young-woo, Joy, Baek Sung-chul
Writer: Baek Eun-kyeong
Director: Kwon Seok-jang
Network: KBS2, Netflix
Date: September 5, 2022

SEPTEMBER 9 | Narco_Saints (Netflix)

Genre: Thriller, Crime
Synopsis: An ordinary entrepreneur joins a secret government mission to capture a Korean drug lord operating in South America.
Based on: true events
No of episodes: 6
Cast: Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Hae-soo, Jo Woo-jin, Yoo Yeon-seok
Writers: Yoon Jong-bin, Kwon Sung-hui
Director: Yoon Jong-bin
Network: Netflix
Date: September 9, 2022

SEPTEMBER 12 | Mental Coach Jegal (tvN)

Genre: Sports
Synopsis: A Taekwondo athlete is permanently banned from the national team and becomes a mental coach to help players in slump, heal retired athletes.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Jung Woo, Lee Yoo-mi, Kwon Yul, Park Se-young
Writer: Kim Ban-di
Director: Son Jeong-hyun
Network: tvN, Viu
Date: September 12, 2022

SEPTEMBER 16 | Blind (tvN)

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Synopsis: The series follows the story of ordinary people who have unfairly become victims to different crimes, their perpetrators, and those who try to catch the perpetrators
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Ok Taec-yeon, Ha Seok-jin, Jeong Eun-ji
Writer: Kwon Ki-kyung
Director: Shin Yong-hwi
Network: tvN, Viu
Date: September 16, 2022

SEPTEMBER 21 | Love In Contract (tvN)

Genre: Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: The unusual job of a “single life helper” who becomes wife of single people needing partner to attend events such as couples’ gatherings and reunions.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Park Min-young, Go Kyung-pyo, Kim Jae-young
Writer: Ha Gu-dam
Director: Nam Sung-woo
Network: tvN
Date: September 21, 2022

SEPTEMBER 21 | Seasons Of Blossom (WAVVE)

Genre: Youth, Romance, Mystery
Synopsis: The story of friendship and love of 18-year-old youths at Seo-yeon High School. With the concept of four seasons, spring, summer, autumn, and winter, it is an omnibus with different protagonists for each season.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Seo Ji-hoon, So Ju-yeon, Kim Min-kyu, Kang Hye-won, Yoon Hyun-soo
Writer: Kim Na-neui, Park Yoon-sung
Director: Wang Hye-ryung
Network: WAVVE
Date: September 21, 2022

SEPTEMBER 23 | The Golden Spoon (MBC)

Genre: Fantasy, Psychological
Synopsis: A child born in a poor family, who changes fate with a friend who was born in a wealthy family through a golden spoon and becomes an acquired gold spoon.
Based on: a webtoon, The Golden Spoon by HD3
No of episodes: TBA
Cast: Yook Sung-jae, Lee Jong-won, Jung Chae-yeon, Yeonwoo
Writers: Kim Eun-hee, Yoon Eun-kyung
Director: Song Hyun-wook
Network: MBC, Disney+
Date: September 23, 2022

SEPTEMBER 23 | One Dollar Lawyer (SBS)

Genre: Legal
Synopsis: The story of a lawyer who has the best skills but only charges 1,000 won as his attorney’s fee.
No of episodes: TBA
Cast: Namkoong Min, Kim Ji-eun
Writers: Choi Su-jin, Choi Chang-hwan
Director: Kim Jae-hyun, Shin Jung-hoon
Network: SBS
Date: September 23, 2022

SEPTEMBER 24 | The Empire Of Law (JTBC)

Genre: Crime
Synopsis: A series that depicts scandalous scandals of the nation’s top law-abiding aristocrats dreaming of hereditary succession.
No of episodes: TBA
Cast: Kim Sun-a, Ahn Jae-wook, Kim Myung-ji
Writer: Oh Ga-gyu
Director: Yoo Hyeon-gi
Network: JTBC
Date: September 24, 2022

SEPTEMBER 24 | Three Bold Siblings / Three Siblings Bravely (KBS2)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Synopsis: The story of a family of three siblings.
No of episodes: 50
Cast: Lee Hana, Lim Ju-hwan, Wang Bit-na, Kim So-eun, Lee Tae-sung
Writer: Kim In-yeong
Director: Park Man-yeong
Network: KBS2
Date: September 24, 2022

SEPTEMBER 30 | Gaus Electronics (Olleh TV, Seezn)

Genre: Comedy, Daily life
Synopsis: It depicts the funny and sad reality of office workers at Gaus Electronics, a multinational corporation; adapted from a webtoon.
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Kwak Dong-yeon, Ko Sung-hee, Bae Hyun-sung, Kang Min-ah, Bek Hyunjin
Writer: Kang Go-eun, Seo Han-na, Seo Soi-min
Director: Park Joon-soo
Network: Seezn, Olleh TV
Date: September 30, 2022

SEPTEMBER 2022 | May It Please The Court (Disney+)

Genre: Legal, Mystery
Synopsis: The story of No Chak-hee, a third-month public defender who has to defend a murderer who murdered his loved one, falling into the biggest dilemma of her life.
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Jung Ryeo-won, Lee Kyu-hung, Jung Jin-young, Kim Hye-eun, Lee Sang-hee
Writers: Kim Dan
Director: Kang Min-goo
Network: Disney+
Date: September 2022