Year 2020 is here! Meaning, there are new and fresh dramas which you guys shouldn't miss. there are various series that have already confirmed its airing and were already completed. Are you excited to see this great line up of dramas and ready to face your eyebags again?


Here is the list of upcoming dramas ..

Sandbox


Drama: Sandbox (working title)
Hangul: 샌드박스
Director: Oh Choong-Hwan
Writer: Park Hye-Ryun
Release Date: Second Half, 2020 --
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Needing to make $90k to open her own business, Seo Dal-Mi drops out of a university and takes up part-time work. She dreams of becoming someone like Steve Jobs.

Nam Do-San is the founder of Samsan Tech. He is excellent at mathematics. He started Samsan Tech two years ago, but the company is not doing well. Somehow, Nam Do-San becomes Seo Dal-Mi’s first love. They cheer each other's start and growth.

Do You Like Brahms



Drama: Do You Like Brahms? (literal title)
Hangul: 브람스를 좋아하세요
Director: Jo Young-Min
Writer: Ryu Bo-Ri
Release Date: Second Half, 2020 --
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

"Do You Like Brahms?" follows students, majoring in music, at a prestigious university, and those around them. Park Joon-Young is an elite pianist. Chae Song-A is a 4th-year university student and studies to become a violinist.

School 2020



Drama: School 2020 (literal title)
Hangul: 학교 2020
Director: Han Sang-Woo
Writer: Lee Hyun (novel)
Release Date: 2020 --
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

"School 2020" follows the life and growth of students at a vocational high school, including Kim Tae-Jin (Kim Yo-Han) and Na Geum-Young.

Kim Tae-Jin was once a taekwondo player and he won the bronze medal at the National Athletics Competition, but he had a serious ankle injury. Around this time, his father's business went bankrupt. Kim Tae-Jin quit taekwondo and he entered the vocational high school. He has a mature personality for his age, but he doesn't know what do in front girls he likes.

Na Geum-Young is a 2nd-grade student at the vocational high school. She wants to become a Youtuber and she is studying cooking at the vocational school. Her father runs a karaoke room on the outskirts of the town.

Awaken (Korean Drama)


Drama: Awaken (English title) / Day and Night (literal title)
Hangul: 낮과 밤
Writer: Shin Yoo-Dam
Release Date: October 2020
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Mysterious cases take place in a town. These mysterious cases are connected to cases that took place 26 years ago. Do Jung-Woo and Kong Hye-Won try to uncover the secret behind the cases from 26 years ago and the present day cases.

Alice



Drama: Alice (working title)
Hangul: 앨리스
Director: Baek Soo-Chan
Writer: Kim Kyu-Won
Release Date: First Half, 2020 --
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Due to death, a man and a woman become separated forever, but they meet again like magic.

Park Jin-Gyeom (Joo Won) is a detective, who doesn't show emotions. While investigating a mysterious case, he realizes the existence of time travelers. The time travelers come to the present day from the future through a space called Alice. Park Jin-Gyeom struggles to prevent negative things from happening through Alice. During this time, he meets Yoon Tae-Yi (Kim Hee-Seon) again. She died in the past. Park Jin-Gyeom insists that their meeting is a fateful reunion. Yoon Tae-Yi is a genius physicist and she holds a key to time travel. While they unravel the secret of time travel together, she realizes a secret behind her.


Dinner Mate



Drama: Dinner Mate (English title) / Would You Like To Have Dinner Together (literal title)
Hangul: 저녁 같이 드실래요
Director: Ko Jae-Hyun
Writer: Park Shi-In (webcomic), Kim Joo
Release Date: May 25, 2020 --
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 21:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

A man and woman wait in line at a restaurant to eat. They are mistaken for a couple and end up having dinner together. After their first unexpected meeting, they meet and have dinner together weekly. They get to know each other through their dinners.


Nurse Teacher An Eun-Young



Drama: Nurse Teacher An Eun-Young (literal title)
Hangul: 보건교사 안은영
Director: Lee Kyoung-Mi
Writer: Jung Se-Rang (novel & screenplay)
Release Date: First Half, 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

An Eun-Young (Jung Yu-Mi) is a nurse teacher and an exorcist. She has a special ability which allows her to see ghosts and she can also eradicate these ghosts. She uses a toy knife and a BB gun to take out the ghosts. A mysterious thing takes place at the school. An Eun-Young tries to be a good teacher and eradicate the bad ghosts with the help of Teacher Hong In-Pyo.


Kkondae Intern



Drama: Kkondae Intern / Old School Intern (literal title)
Hangul: 꼰대인턴
Director: Nam Sung-Woo
Writer: Shin So-Ra
Release Date: May 20, 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

After graduation, Ka Yeol-Chan (Park Hae-Jin) landed his first job at a company. His boss there, Lee Man-Shik, was a "kkondae" which refers to a rigid, old school type of person. He would force his old school ways of thinking on Ka Yeol-Chan. Due to Lee Man-Sik and his old school ways of thinking, Ka Yeol-Chan quit his job there. Ka Yeol-Chan then found a job at a ramen company. He worked very hard and was promoted unusually quickly, due to his radical planning and aggressive marketing. Ka Yeol-Chan now works as the chief of the sales and marketing department at the ramen company. His position actually wields the most power in the company. One day, Ka Yeol-Chan gets a senior age intern. That intern is Lee Man-Shik, who gave him such a hard time at his first job.


18 Again



Drama: 18 Again
Hangul: 18 어게인
Director: Ha Byung-Hoon
Writer: Kim Do-Yeon, An Eun-Bin, Choi Yi-Ryun
Release Date: Second Half, 2020 --
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Jung Da-Jung (Kim Ha-Neul) is married to 37-year-old Hong Dae-Young (Yoon Sang-Hyun). They have have 18-year-old son and daughter. Jung Da-Jung works hard as a rookie announcer and she has a warm heart. She becomes completely fed up with her husband and is unable to deal with him anymore. Hong Dae-Young got fired from his job and he is looked down upon by his family. Jung Da-Jung hands him divorce papers.

Meanwhile, Hong Dae-Young looks at himself as an ordinary jobless middle-aged man. He regrets his life. At that moment, his body changes into that of an 18-year-old year old person, while his mind is still that of his 37-year-old self. Back in his teenage days, Hong Dae-Young (Lee Do-Hyun) was an excellent basketball player and also popular. Now, with his regained 18-year-old body, he changes his name to Ko Woo-Young and begins to live a new life.


Model Detective



Drama: Model Detective (literal title)
Hangul: 모범형사
Director: Jo Nam-Kook
Writer: Choi Jin-Won
Release Date: July, 2020 --
Country: South Korea


Synopsis

Set in Incheon, South Korea, detectives try to catch criminals, who hide ugly truths.

Kang Do-Chang (Son Hyun-Joo) has worked as a detective for the past 18 years. He was born and raised in Incheon. He investigates cases using his experience and personal connections, forgoing scientific technique or reasoning power.

Oh Ji-Hyeok (Jang Seung-Jo) is an elite detective. He has 9 years of experience. Unlike Kang Do-Chang, he investigates cases using evidence and insight into the criminal's psyche. Due to trauma from his childhood, he does not share his feelings. He is wealthy thanks to his late uncle, who left him with a large inheritance.

Jin Seo-Kyung (Lee Elijah) works as a newspaper reporter. She is a 5-year veteran and passionate about her work.


Love Alarm Season 2


Drama: Love Alarm Season 2
Hangul: 좋아하면 울리는 시즌 2
Writer: Cheon Kye-Young (webcomic)
Release Date: August, 2020
Country: South Korea

Notes

Based on webcomic "Joahamyun Woolrineun” by Cheon Kye-Young (first published September 14, 2014 via Daum Webtoon Company).

Related titles (drama series):

Love Alarm | Joahamyun Woolrineun (Netflix / 2019)
Love Alarm Season 2 | Joahamyun Woolrineun Seuszen 2 (Netflix / 2020)


Flower Of Evil


Drama: Flower of Evil
Hangul: 악의 꽃
Director: Kim Cheol-Kyu
Writer: Yoo Jung-Hee
Release Date: Second Half, 2020 --
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Cha Ji-Won (Moon Chae-Won) is a detective. She is married to Baek Hee-Sung (Lee Joon-Gi) and they have a daughter. Baek Hee-Sung seems like a committed husband and father, but he hides his cruel past and lives under another person's identity. He deceives his wife completely. Cha Ji-Won learns of his deception and chases his past.

Here



Drama: Here (working title)
Writer: No Hee-Kyung
Release Date: 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

The story for "Here" follows people who work for an international non-profit organization.

Cast



Tale of The Nine-Tailed Fox



Drama: Tale of The Nine-Tailed Fox (working & literal title)
Hangul: 구미호뎐
Director: Kang Shin-Hyo
Writer: Han Woo-Ri
Release Date: Second Half, 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea


Synopsis

A nine-tailed fox settles down in the city. A female television PD chases after the nine-tailed fox.

Cast

Lee Dong-Wook - Lee Yeon
Jo Bo-Ah - Nam Ji-A


We, Were in Love



Drama: We, Were in Love (literal title)
Hangul: 우리, 사랑했을까
Director: Kim Do-Hyung
Writer: Lee Seung-Jin
Release Date: First Half, 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

No Ae-Jung (Song Ji-Hyo) is a single mother and works as a producer for a movie company. She has not had a boyfriend in the past 14 years, but 4 men appear in front of her. Oh Dae-O (Son Ho-Jun) is a mysterious best-selling novel writer. Ryu Jin (Song Jong-Ho) is a popular actor. Koo Pa-Do (Kim Min-Jun) was once a gangster, but he is now the CEO of Nine Capital financial company. Oh Yeon-Woo (Koo Ja-Sung) is a PE teacher at a school.


Sweet Munchies



Drama: Sweet Munchies (English title) / Late Night Snack Man and Woman (literal title)
Hangul: 야식남녀
Director: Song Ji-Won
Writer: Park Seung-Hye
Release Date: May 25, 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Park Jin-Sung (Jung Il-Woo) is a chef and runs his own late-night snack restaurant. He is physically attractive and loves to cook, but he also has a secret. Park Jin-Sung gets involved with TV show producer Kim A-Jin.



Sweet Home



Drama: Sweet Home
Hangul: 스위트홈
Director: Lee Eung-Bok
Writer: Kim Kan-Bi (webcomic), Hwang Young-Chan (webcomic), Heung So-Ri, Kim Hyung-Min, Park So-Ri
Release Date: 2020
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Cha Hyun-Soo (Song Kang) is a high school student. He is also a recluse and rarely leaves his room. He refuses to talk to his father, mother, and younger sister. One day, his whole family, except for him, dies in a car accident. Cha Hyun-Soo is left all alone. He moves into a small apartment. At this time, a mysterious phenomenon of humans turning into monster occur all around the world. The residents of Cha Hyun-Soo's apartment building, including Pyeon Sang-Wook (Lee Jin-Wook), fight against these monsters and try to survive.


Search



Drama: Search
Hangul: 써치
Director: Lim Dae-Woong
Writer: Goo Mo, Go Myung-Joo
Release Date: Second Half, 2020 --
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea

Synopsis

Military search troop members, including Koo Dong-Jin (Jang Dong-Yoon) and Son Ye-Rim (Krystal) try to fight against a mysterious creature and struggle to get away from the DMZ. They build camaraderie through their struggle.

Koo Dong-Jin is a sergeant with only a little time left in the army. Son Ye-Rim is an elite officer and she has a secret about her birth.


Enjoy watching..

--Jessy💖

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