Nine must-watch K-Dramas to look forward to in April 2022 – NME | Bowluk

K-Dramas continue to take the world by storm, and the surge doesn’t seem to be slowing as we enter the second quarter of 2022. While the first three months of the year see a bevy of future classics such as Twenty-five twenty-one and pachinkoApril seems to shake things up with nine very varied and intriguing omnibus-style shows Our blue to the comedy mystery thriller The killer’s shopping list.

Don’t worry if you’re into melodramatists because the K-drama world has you covered all along. Looking for something with glitz and glamor? Keep your eyes peeled shooting stars, set in the world of celebrities and those who work hard to keep their careers going. And maybe for something closer to home, there is Association of Green Motherswhich focuses on the lives of five mothers in a small part of Seoul.

April will also be host to a brand new original work called Outrageous by none other than Yeon Sang-ho, the director of hits like Train to Busan and infernal. Not to mention the long-awaited premiere of morningoriginally scheduled for release in March.

Without further ado, here are the nine new K-Dramas to watch in April 2022.

my life again

While investigating a corrupt politician, up-and-coming prosecutor Kim Hee-woo (Lee Joon-gi) is mysteriously killed by an unknown assailant. However, Kim unexpectedly gets a second chance to make things right when he comes back to life.

my life again is based on the web novel of the same name by Lee Hae-Nal. The series also stars Kim Ji-eun as Kim Hee-ah, the brilliant daughter of a conglomerate family, and Jung Sang-hoon as Lee Min-soo, Kim’s close friend and trusted ally.

my life again will air every Friday and Saturday night on SBS starting in April and will also be available to stream on Viu in select regions.

Association of Green Mothers

With Lee Yo-won (The Running Mates: Human Rights), Chu Ja-hyun (My unknown family), Kim Kyu-ri (Designated Survivor: 60 days), Jang Hye-jin (The red sleeve) and Joo Min-kyung (Jirisan), the upcoming series will focus on the friendship between five moms who live in the same neighborhood.

The mothers with very different personalities and views of life come together in the neighborhood association of their children’s primary school. Through their shared motherhood experience, they learn the meaning of friendship.

Association of Green Mothers will air every Wednesday and Thursday evening on JTBC starting April 6 and is also available to stream on Netflix.

love all play

Set in the world of competitive badminton, love all play follows and chronicles the (romantic) life of a mixed doubles pairing and their team of teammates.

It is run by Nevertheless Star Chae Jong-Hyeop, who plays Park Tae-joon, a young man who reignites his love of sports to spark a romantic interest. Opposite him is Park Ju-hyun as Park Tae-yang, an aspiring Olympian who had to retire from badminton after a bribery controversy.

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love all play will air every Wednesday and Thursday evening on KBS2 from April 20th.

Outrageous

Outrageouswritten by Train to Busan and infernal Director Yeon Sang-ho tells the story of the village of Jinyang County, where the residents are lured by a curse from a mysterious being and are then struck by disaster after discovering the possessed statue.

It stars Koo Kyo-hwan (DP) as the eccentric archaeologist Jung Ki-hoon who specializes in the study of supernatural phenomena and runs an occult YouTube channel. Meanwhile, Shin Hyun-bin of Hospital Playlist fame portrays cryptanalyst Lee Soo-jin, who returns to Jinyang County after losing her only daughter.

A new episode of Outrageous will be available on TVING every Friday from April 29th.

My Liberation Notes

DP Star Son Seok-koo, Chronicle of Arthdal Actress Kim Ji-won, Lee El from the 2017 fantasy thriller Black and Lee Min-ki from The Beauty Inside Star in this new K-drama from award-winning screenwriter Park Hae-young of Sir Fame.

The series follows three siblings – played by Ji-won, El and Min-ki – as they try to escape their impasse and how their world changes with the arrival of a mysterious stranger named Mr. Gu (son) from town to village.

My Liberation Notes will air every Saturday and Sunday night on JTBC starting April 9 and is also available to stream on Netflix.

Our blue

This unique omnibus-style K-Drama series tells the life stories of its characters, all from Jeju Island, South Korea. Our blue slowly unfolds with independent episodes, each focusing on one of the main characters on the island, with occasional appearances from the other characters.

The K-drama features a star-studded cast of actors including Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-a, Han Ji-min, Kim Woo-bin, Cha Seung-won and Uhm Jung-hwa. Our blue was also written by Noh Hee-kyung, who is behind several critically acclaimed drama series such as The wind is blowing this winter and My dear friends and more.

Our blue will be broadcast on tvN every Saturday and Sunday evening from April 9th ​​and is also available to stream on Netflix.

shooting stars

shooting stars shines a spotlight on those who toil behind the scenes of the entertainment industry — particularly those who work in public relations and back and support the celebrities. The K-Drama Stars dr romantic 2‘s Lee Sung-kyung as Oh Han-byul, the leader of a PR team who has a love-hate relationship with A-lister Gong Tae-sung (Kim Young-dae), whom she leads.

The series will also feature an expansive cast of supporting characters, including Yoon Jong-hoon (The penthouse), Kim Yoon-hye (Vincenzo), Lee Jung-shin from CNBLUE, Park So-jin (The King: Eternal Monarch) and more. Notably, the show is produced by Studio Dragon, the company behind hits like Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha and Twenty-five twenty-one.

shooting stars will air every Friday and Saturday night on tvN starting April 22nd and will also be available to stream on iQiyi in select regions.

The killer’s shopping list

Based on a novel by writer Kang Ji-young, The killer’s shopping list is a comedy-mystery thriller set in a seemingly ordinary neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. The story begins when a body is discovered near a certain apartment building and a supermarket receipt becomes a key piece of evidence in the police pursuit of the killer.

Lee Kwang-soo plays the cashier Ahn Dae-sung, the supermarket owner’s son. Once revered as a genius for his exceptional memory skills, his life went downhill after an incident at the supermarket when he was 10 years old. AOA member Seolhyun stars alongside Lee Do Ah-hee, a passionate police officer and Dae-sung’s longtime friend.

The killer’s shopping list will be broadcast on tvN every Wednesday and Thursday evenings starting April 27 and will also be available to stream on iQiyi in select regions.

morning

Based on a popular webtoon series of the same name, morning follows the story of Choi Joon-woong (played by Rowoon from SF9) who meets two angels of death – Goo Ryun (Kim Hee-Sun from Alice) and Kim Ryoong-goo (Yoon Ji-on from Jirisan) – on a fateful night.

The pair then recruit Joon-woong to join their crisis management team as they work to save Suicidal Thoughts. morning Directed by filmmaker Kim Tae-yoon (Mr. Zoo: The missing VIP) and Sung Chi-wook, who also previously co-directed the 2020 fantasy series Kairos.

morning will air every Friday and Saturday night on MBC starting April 1st and is also available on Netflix.

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