May 2023 | Korean Drama Full List

Here’s a complete guide to 5 new Korean drama series that will premiere in May 2023:


MAY 1 | A Chance Encounter (KBS2)

Genre: Time travel, Fantasy, Melodrama
Also known as: Run Into You; You, Whom I Met By Chance; Met You By Chance
Synopsis: Two people meet by chance through time travel and get stuck in 1987.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Kim Dong-wook and Jin Ki-joo
Writer: Baek So Yeon
Director: Kang Soo Yeon
Network: KBS2
Streaming platform: TBA
Date: May 1, 2023

Trailer and more updates here.


MAY 6 | Tale Of The Nine-Tailed 1938 (tvN)

Genre: Fantasy, Action
Synopsis: A gumiho struggles to return to the present time after getting dragged back to a chaotic era in 1938.
No of episodes: TBA
Cast: Lee Dong-wook, Kim Bum, Kim So-yeon, Ryu Kyung-soo
Writer: Han Woo-ri
Director: Kang Shin-hyo
Network: tvN
Streaming platform: TBA
Date: May 6, 2023

Trailer and more updates here.


MAY 10 | Race (Disney+)

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Genre: Workplace, Drama
Synopsis: The struggles of an ordinary female worker who gets hired as a public relations officer at a large company, and her relationship with co-workers.
No of episodes: TBA
Cast: Lee Yeon-hee, Hong Jong-hyun, Moon So-ri, U-Know Yunho
Writer: Kim Ru-ri
Director: Lee Dong-yoon
Network: Disney+
Date: May 10, 2023

Trailer and more updates here.


MAY 12 | Black Knight (Netflix)

Genre: Sci-fi, Dystopian, Action
Also known as: Delivery Driver
Synopsis: Set in 2071, the Korean peninsula is seriously devastated by air pollution, a dystopian future where living without a respirator is impossible and the role of delivery men becomes crucial in the survival of inhabitants.
Based on: the webtoon, “Delivery Driver” by Lee Yoon-gyun
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Kim Woo-bin, Esom, Kang Yoo-seok
Writer: Cho Ui-seok
Director: Cho Ui-seok
Network: Netflix
Date: May 12, 2023

Trailer and more updates here.


MAY 29 | Beneficial Fraud (tvN)

Genre: Drama, Revenge
Synopsis: A con artist who lacks empathy and a lawyer who has hyper empathy, join forces to take revenge against evil.
No of episodes: TBA
Cast: Chun Woo-hee, Kim Dong-wook
Writer: Han Woo-joo
Director: Lee Soo-hyun
Network: tvN
Streaming platform: TBA
Date: May 29, 2023

Trailer and more updates here.


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