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22 K-Dramas We Are Anticipating In 2022

22 K-Dramas We Are Anticipating In 2022

Another year means new K-Dramas are coming our way! How excited are you to curl up in your favorite blanket, your snacks, and drinks at the ready, and just dive into a new exciting K-Drama? Exactly, we are right there with you!

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There are so many good K-Dramas coming our way this year so we decided to help all of us and give you a list of 22 K-Dramas we are highly anticipating this year!

Money Heist

Air Date: TBA. Episodes: 12

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We are sure we aren’t the only ones who were convinced we’d be getting this show in 2021 but it turns out 2022 will be the year we will be getting the highly anticipated Korean remake of the Spanish hit show La casa de papel. Money Heist is set to air this year and unlike last year we already got amazing casting news!

Cast: Yoo Ji Tae, Jeon Jong Seo, Park Hae Soo, Lee Won Jong, Kim Ji Hoon, Jang Yoon Ju, Lee Hyun Woo, Kim Ji Hoon, Lee Gyu Ho, Kim Yoon Jin, Kim Sung Oh, Park Myung Hoon, Lee Joo Bin, Im Ji Yeon.

All Of Us Are Dead

Air Date: January 28th Episodes: 8

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Do you love Zombies as much as we do? Then you are sure to love All Of Us Are Dead as much as we will! This action-horror drama has been highly anticipated by many, us included. The drama is hitting Netflix pretty soon and if there is one thing we know it’s that Korea knows how to do zombies!

Cast: Park Ji Hoo, Yoon Chan Young, Jo Yi Hyun, Park Solomon, Yoo In Soo.


Air Date: TBA. Episodes: 8

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Another Netflix drama that’s coming our way this year is Suriname! The drama focuses on a drug king called Suriname in South America and the premise has us sold! As big Narcos fans, we know that this is going to be a good one!

Cast: Ha Jung Woo, Hwang Jung Min, Park Hae Soo, Jo Woo Jin, Yoo Yeon Seok.

Our Blues

Air Date: April 9th Episodes: 20

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This omnibus-style drama will focus on multiple main characters at different points of their lives who are all interconnected. This is about to be our new comfort show! And do you know who is on the cast list? Yup Kim Woo Bin is finally coming back! But also the rest of this cast has us more than excited.

Cast: Lee Byung Hun, Shin Min Ah, Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, Uhm Jung Hwa, Kim Woo Bin, Han Ji Min.


Air Date: TBA. Episodes: TBA.

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Do you enjoy your fair share of mysteries and thrillers? Then Glitch is going to be your new favorite drama! In this one, a rich girl’s boyfriend goes missing and she has to team up with UFO watchers to uncover the mystery behind her boyfriend’s disappearance! We are already hooked.

Cast: Jeon Yeo Been, Nana, Lee Dong Hwi, Ryu Kyung Soo

The Youngest Son Of A Conglomerate

Air Date: TBA Episodes: 20

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Now, were you as obsessed with Vincenzo as we were? Yes? Thought so! Then this new revenge drama with Song Joongki is going to be the drama for us all who miss our favorite mafia boss! The Youngest Son Of A Conglomerate will focus on an employee who was wronged by his employer and so he gets reborn as their son in order to take revenge!

Cast: Song Joong Ki, Lee Sung Min, Shin Hyun Bin.

Ghost Doctor

Air Date: January 3rd Episodes: 16

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This is our current obsession and there is still time for you to jump on the Ghost Doctor train! Starring Kim Bum and the legendary Rain this medical fantasy drama was an instant watch for us! In this one, one doctor’s spirit possesses another doctor’s body after an accident, and chaos and bromance ensue.

Cast: Rain, Kim Bum, Uee, Son Na Eun.


Air Date: January 7th Episodes: 16

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Another drama that already dropped at the beginning of 2022 for us to start the year right! Tracer is a bold mystery drama all about Hwang Dong Joo who traces money that could be hidden from the government and his team. Im Siwan is the man and also an instant watch for us!

Cast: Im Si Wan, Son Hyun Joo, Go Ah Sung, Park Yong Woo

Crazy Love

Air Date: February 21st Episodes: 16

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This crazy rom-com is about to save the first half of this year for us! We also see ASTRO‘s Sanha in the casting sheet and are even more excited to see what Crazy Love has in store for us. C’mon, a man pretending to have amnesia in order not to get murdered? Color us intrigued!

Cast: Kim Jae Wook, Krystal Jung, Yoo In Young, Ha Joon

Again My Life

Air Date: April Episodes: 16

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This law mystery drama has us more than curious as we don’t have too much info about the plot yet. All we know is that we will see a hardworking lawyer who will get killed, but don’t worry, he wakes up alive again. How? We are sure we will find out!

Cast: Lee Joon Gi, Lee Kyung Young, Kim Ji Eun.

Minamdong Case Note

Air Date: May Episodes: 16

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Seo Inguk? We are in, no questions asked. Kidding. But still, Minamdong Case Note is, as a mystery comedy-drama, right up our alley as well. The drama will focus on a former profiler and a café called Minamdong and its clients who all have a problem to solve and secrets to hide.

Cast: Seo In Guk, Oh Yeon Seo.

Murderer’s Shopping List

Air Date: TBA. Episodes: TBA.

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There isn’t a lot we know about this one but looking at the cast we are already excited! We will be seeing Ahn Dae Seong, a supermarket cashier with great observation skills and a drive to not let any type of injustice go unpunished. We are sure this one is going to be a good one!

Cast: Lee Kwang Soo, Kim Seol Hyun.

Eat and Love To Kill

Air Date: TBA Episodes: 16

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The leads of this drama alone have us pumped! But the plot has us even more excited! Eat and Love To Kill will suddenly connect two unrelated people in their emotional states. They will share their emotions, feeling exactly what the other one is feeling, we are sure this will make for a very good rom-com.

Cast: Yeo Jin Goo, Moon Ga Young.

Twenty-Five Twenty-One

Air Date: February 22nd Episodes: 16

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This romance drama is about to fill the hole Our Beloved Summer is bound to leave in our hearts! The story is set in 1998 when the leads of this drama first meet and grow and chase after their dreams but they don’t fall in love until much later. You guessed it when they are 25 and 21! We are hyped.

Cast: Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Tae Ri.

Red Single Heart

Air Date: April 18th Episodes: 16

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It is time for us to fill our needs for a Korean historical drama. Thankfully Red Single Heart is right here for us coming out this April. This historical drama is full of political conflicts and intrigues and, of course, we are expecting a tragic romance. The cast for this drama is also chef’s kiss!

Cast: Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, Kang Han Na

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Eve’s Scandal

Air Date: TBA. Episodes: 16

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Anyone in need of a messy divorce and some melodrama? Then Eve’s Scandal is going to be the drama for you! Following the inside story of a 2 trillion dollar won divorce that shocked the nation, this drama is sure to entertain each of us and the cast is a stunner addition as well!

Cast: Seo Yea Ji, Lee Sang Yeob, Park Byung Eun.

Office Romance Cruelty

Air Date: February 12th Episodes: 16

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Now, this one is going to be a classic! Park Minyoung and Song Kang? That’s what we call a team-up of forces! This melo-romance drama will for sure have us crying, screaming, and throwing up over its twists and turns and heartbreaks which will take place at the Meteorological Administration, which is Korea’s national weather forecast service.

Cast: Park Min Young, Song Kang, Yoon Park, Yura.

Why Oh Soo Jae?

Air Date: March 11th Episodes: 16

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2022 is going to be a treat when it comes to romance dramas! This university student-teacher romance is highly anticipated and is sure to serve us our well-needed dose of drama! Oh Soo Jae is a kick-a** lawyer and we can’t wait for her strong female character to unfold all of its charms! Also the cast? We are screaming!

Cast: Seo Hyun Jin, Hwang In Yeop, Bae In Hyuk.

The Sound of Magic

Air Date: TBA. Episodes: 6

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Netflix has another treat for us in store! The Sound of Magic is going to be an emotional rollercoaster about struggling top student Yoon Ah Yi who takes care of her younger sister by working part-time jobs and her opponent who competes with her for the top grades, but it all changes after Yoon Ah Yi meets a magician! We cannot wait for this one.

Cast: Ji Chang Wook, Choi Sung Eun, Hwang In Yeop.

Queen of the Scene

Air Date: TBA. Episodes: TBA.

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A Netflix comedy and fantasy drama is coming our way! And the main leads are already strong female characters? We need no more convincing! In this one, a drama screenwriter gets trapped in her own story and it makes for more than one comedy-filled situation.

Cast: Gong Hyo Jin, Park Ha Sun.

Hunting Dogs

Air Date: TBA. Episodes: 8

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We just got Woo Dohwan back from the war and he is already booked and busy! Hunting Dogs is a noir action drama about three men trying to escape their debts and it is for sure going to be intense but so good! We can’t wait to find out more about this one.

Cast: Woo Do Hwan, Lee Sang Yi, Kim Sae Ron, Park Sung Woong, Heo Joon Ho.

Rookie Cops

Air Date: January 26th Episodes: 16

Image Source: Disney+

As part of Danity, we have had our eyes on this one for quite some time! This police academy drama is coming to Disney+ very soon and promises us a lot of romance, drama, and coming of age all in front of this very cool setting of a police university. We have the popcorn popped and ready!

Cast: Kang Daniel, Chae Soo Bin, Park Yoo Na, Min Do Hee, Lee Shin Young, Kim Woo Suk, Park Sung Joon, Chun In Seo.

So many dramas! Which K-Drama are you most excited to watch in 2022? Which one is a must-watch? Let us know by commenting below, tweeting us at @TheHoneyPOP, or visiting us on Facebook and Instagram.

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