October 2022 | Korean Drama List

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

OCTOBER 3 | Cheer Up (SBS)

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Youth, Mystery
Synopsis: A mystery campus romance set in the backdrop of a cheering squad where eating and living is useless in the moment, but splendid and precious romance is.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Han Ji-hyun, Bae In-hyuk, Kim Hyun-jin, Jang Gyu-ri, Lee Eun-saem, Yang Dong-geu
Writer: Cha Hae-won
Director: Han Tae-seob
Network: SBS, Viu
Date: October 3, 2022

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OCTOBER 5 | Bad Prosecutor (KBS2)

Genre: Law, Crime
Synopsis: A story about a prosecutor named Jin Jung who is armed with bad manners and delinquency.
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Doh Kyung-soo, Lee Se-hee, Ha Joon, Joo Bo-young, Lee Si-eon, Kim Sang-ho
Writer: Im Young-bin
Director: Kim Seong-ho
Network: KBS2, Wavve, Viu
Date: October 5, 2022

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OCTOBER 5 | Love Is For Suckers (ENA)

Genre: Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: A sweet and salty real-life love story of men and women in their 30s.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Choi Si-won, Lee Da-hee
Writer: Kim Sol-ji
Director:  Choi Kyu Shik
Network: ENA, Viki, Seezn
Date: October 5, 2022

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OCTOBER 7 | Glitch (Netflix)

Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
Synopsis: The story of a young woman who tries to track down her missing boyfriend with the help of a UFO-watching club
No of episodes: 10
Cast: Jeon Yeo-been, Nana, Lee Dong-hwi, and Ryu Kyung-soo
Writer: Gin Han-sai
Director: Roh Deok
Network: Netflix
Date: October 7, 2022

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OCTOBER 10 | Vengeance Of The Bride (KBS2)

Genre: Melodrama, Revenge, Family
Synopsis: The story of a woman who became the daughter-in-law of an enemy for desperate revenge.
No of episodes: 100
Cast: Park Ha-na, Kang Ji-seub, Park Yoon-jae, Oh Seung-ah
Writer: Song Jeong-rim
Director: Park Ki-hyun
Network: KBS2
Date: October 10, 2022

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OCTOBER 11 | Game Of Witches (MBC)

Genre: Romance, Motherhood, Revenge
Synopsis: Two mothers and daughters are sacrificed by a great evil.
No of episodes: 120
Cast: Jang Seo-hee, Oh Chang-seok, Kim Kyu-seon, Han Ji-wan, Lee Jung-gil, Yoon Mi-ra
Writer: Lee Do-hyeon
Director: Lee Hyeong-seon
Network: MBC
Date: October 11, 2022

OCTOBER 14 | Yonder (TVING)

Genre: Science fiction
Synopsis: A man receives a message from his dead wife and invited to ‘yonder,’ an unknown space where he can meet her for the last time.
No of episodes: 6
Cast: Shin Ha-kyun, Han Ji-min, Lee Jung-eun, Jung Jin-young, Choi Dae-sung
Writer: Kim Jeong-hoon, Oh Seung-hyeon
Director: Lee Joon-ik
Network: TVING, Paramount+
Date: October 14, 2022

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OCTOBER 15 | The Queen’s Umbrella (tvN)

Genre: Historical, Black comedy
Synopsis: The series deals with the top 1% education method in Joseon to make the troublemaker princes, who cause nuisance for the royal family, into proper princes.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Kim Hye-soo, Kim Hae-sook, Choi Won-young
Writer: Park Ba-ra
Director: Kim Hyung-sik
Network: tvN, Netflix
Date: October 15, 2022

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OCTOBER 19 | May I Help You (MBC)

Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Synopsis: The story of a male butler Kim, who runs errands that start with 100 won per day, and a funeral instructor Baek Dong-joo, who fulfills the wishes of the dead, running a daily errand company called One Hundred Won Butler.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Hye-ri, Yoon Doo-joon
Written by: Lee Seon-hye
Directed by: Shim Soo-yeon
Network: MBC, Wavve, Amazon Prime Video
Date: October 19, 2022

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OCTOBER 26 | Shadow Detective (Disney+)

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Also known as: Old Detective, Veteran Detective
Synopsis: A police detective who is about to retire gets framed for a murder and blackmailed by a mysterious man into re-investigating certain cases.
No of episodes: 8
Cast: Lee Sung-min, Jin Goo, Kyung Soo-jin, Lee Hak-joo
Writer: Lim Chang-se
Director: Han Dong-hwa
Streaming platform: Disney+
Date: October 26, 2022

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OCTOBER 28 | Bargain (TVING)

Genre: Disaster, Thriller
Synopsis: It depicts humanity’s struggles for survival after a major earthquake hits a building where bargaining for various reasons takes place. It is based on the 2015 South Korean film, “Bargain” by Lee Chung-yeon.
No. of episodes: 6
Main cast: Jin Seon-kyu, Jeon Jong-seo, Jang Ryul as Guk Ryeol
Writers: Jeon Woo-sung, Choi Byung-yoon, Kwak Jae-min
Director: Jeon Woo-sung
Network: TVING
Date: October 28, 2022

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OCTOBER 31 | Curtain Call (KBS2)

Genre: Family, Drama
Synopsis: It revolves around a man who plays the role of a grandson who defected to fulfill the grandmother’s last wish from the North, a woman who falls in love with that man, and the people involved in the play. 
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Kang Ha-neul and Ha Ji-won
Writer: Jo Seong-geol
Director: Yun Sang-Ho
Network: KBS2, Amazon Prime Video
Date: October 31, 2022

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