(CTN News) – As we approach the final days of 2023, the Korean drama scene is set to bid farewell to the year with a spectacular lineup. From heart-stopping thrillers to heartwarming small-town k-dramas, here are five series that you absolutely cannot miss.
Top 5 Must-Watch K-Dramas In December
1. Swee1t Home 2: Unleashing Chaos Beyond Walls
The eagerly awaited return of the Netflix action-horror series, Sweet Home 2, promises to be a wild ride. In the first season, we witnessed the battle against infested creatures within the confines of an apartment complex.
The upcoming chapter, set to release on December 1, takes the chaos to a whole new level as it spills beyond the building into the broader world.
With Song Kang leading the charge and new faces like Jung Jin-young and Oh Jung-se joining the ensemble cast, expect a thrilling and intense experience.
Where to watch: Netflix
Release date: December 1
2. Welcome to Samdal-ri: A Journey Home
Kim Hye-sun, known for her witty roles, takes center stage in this drama as Jo Sam-dal. A small-town girl turned big-city fashion photographer, she faces a setback in her professional life and seeks solace back in her hometown on Jeju Island.
Reuniting with ex-boyfriend Jo Yong-pil, played by Ji Chang-wook, who works as a weather forecaster, the series promises a mix of emotions and is already drawing comparisons to the beloved Hometown Cha Cha Cha.
Where to watch: JTBC, Netflix
Release date: December 2
3. Death’s Game: A Tale of Reincarnation
Seo In-guk takes on a unique role in this thought-provoking drama. Following his character’s suicide, he encounters Death, portrayed by Park So-dam, at the entrance to hell. The twist? He must experience life 12 more times, each time in a different body.
Adapted from a webtoon, Death’s Game features notable cameos from Lee Do-hyun, Kim Jae-wook, Go Yoon-jung, Choi Si-woo, Kim Ji-hoon, and Oh Jung-se.
Where to watch: TVING, Prime Video
Release date: December 15
4. Gyeongseong Creature: Unraveling Secrets in 1945
Ending the year with a historical action-horror series, Netflix presents Gyeongseong Creature. Starring Park Seo-joon and Han So-hee, the drama is set in 1945 during the concluding era of Korea’s Japanese colonialism.
Park, a wealthy informant, teams up with Han, a clever investigator, to confront a mysterious creature harboring a dark secret within the confines of a hospital.
Where to watch: Netflix
Release date: December 22
5. My Man Is Cupid: A Whimsical Love Journey
Jang Dong-yoon takes on the role of a cupid in this charming drama. His mission? To regain his wings. He appears before Oh Baek-ryun, a veterinary surgeon played by Nana, who has been praying on the mountains to find the perfect lover after a series of unfortunate dates.
Where to watch: Amazon Prime
Release Date: December 1
As we bid adieu to 2023, these K-dramas offer a diverse range of genres, ensuring there’s something for everyone. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be on the edge of your seat as these series conclude the year with a bang. Happy binge-watching!