New K-Dramas Coming to Netflix in 2024 & Beyond


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We’ve already had a strong year so far for new K-dramas on Netflix in 2023, and 2024 is already shaping up to be another strong year for the streaming service. We’ll be keeping track of all of the K-dramas coming to Netflix in 2024 and beyond.

N = Netflix Original

Please Note: This is not the full list of K-dramas coming to Netflix in 2024. Throughout the remainder of 2024 more titles will be announced.


Q1 2024 – January/March 2024

A Killer Paradox (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 8
Genre: Thriller | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Choi Woo Shik, Son Suk Ku, Lee Hee Joon, Hyun Bong Sik, Kim Yo Han
Netflix Release Date: February 9th, 2024

A Killer Paradox K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

One of the most exciting K-dramas coming to Netflix in 2024, the adaptation of Kkomabi’s “megahit” webtoon A Killer Paradox, could be a massive hit for the streaming service—certainly not one to sleep one.

The synopsis for A Killer Paradox has been sourced from MyDramaList:

“Lee Tang, an ordinary college student who gets into an argument with a customer during a part-time job at a convenience store at night, unconsciously swings a hammer and kills him. Suffering from guilt and fear of murder, Lee Tang learns one day that the person he killed was a serial killer and slowly realizes that he has a supernatural ability to identify “bad seeds”. He soon becomes a dark hero who punishes people who committed unethical evils in the past.”


My Name is Loh Kiwan (2024) N

Director: Kim Hee Jin
Genre: Drama, Romance | Runtime: 131 Minutes
Cast: Song Joong Ki, Choi Sung Eun, Jo Han Chul, Kim Sung Ryung
Netflix Release Date: March 1st, 2024

My Name Is Loh Ki Wan K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Romantic melodramas are the bread and butter of K-dramas, and we expect to see some excellent performances from Song Joong Ki and Choi Sung Eun.

Kiwan recently defected from North Korea and claimed refugee status in Belgium, where he meets Marie, a woman with no desire to live.


Queen of Tears (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 16 (Weekly)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Runtime: 70 Minutes
Cast: Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won, Park Sung Hoon, Kwak Dong Yeon, Lee Joo Bin
Netflix Release Date: March 9th, 2024

Queen Of Tears K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

With the prime Saturday/Sunday time slot, Queen of Tears could be the top weekly K-drama on Netflix this Spring.

The synopsis for Quen of Tears has been sourced from AsianWiki;

“Baek Hyun-Woo works as the legal director for the conglomerate Queens Group. He is the most successful person to have come from his hometown village of Yongdu-ri and he is the pride of that village. Baek Hyun-Woo is married to Hong Hae-In, who is the daughter of the family that owns and operates Queens Group. She is known as the “Arrogant Queen” at Queens Department Store.”


Chicken Nugget (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 12
Genre: Comedy, Thriller | Runtime: 60 Minutes
Cast: Ryu Seung Ryong, Ahn Jae Hong, Kim Nam Hee, Yang Hyun Min, Le Ha Neui
Netflix Release Date: Q1 2024

Chicken Nugget K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Arguably, Chicken Nugget is one of the weirdest comedies due to arrive on Netflix. It remains unclear if subscribers will be arriving in their droves to watch, but we expect clips of this series to go viral on platforms like tiktok.

The beautiful Choi Min Ah is accidentally turned into a piece of fried chicken, so it’s up to her father, Choi Sun Man, and new intern, Go Baej Jung, to turn her back into a human.


Q2 2024 – April/June 2024

The 8 Show (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 8
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: 60 Minutes
Cast: Ryu Joon Yeol, Chun Woo Hee, Park Jung Min, Park Hae Joon, Bae Sung Woo
Netflix Release Date: Q2 2024

The 8 Show K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

 

The 8 Show should be enough for Squid Game fans to whet their appetite. The parallels between the shows are highly similar, but notably, The 8 Show lacks the same color palette and brightness as Squid Game. This may have been intentional and comes across as extremely nihilistic. Either way, we’re hyped to watch this!

The synopsis of The 8 Show has been sourced from Asianwiki:

“8 people in need of money are invited to appear on reality variety show Money Game. The 8 people are to stay at the studio that consists of nothing but concrete walls. If they are able to hang in there for 100 days, they can divide the winning prize of 44.8 billion won equally. But, everything they spend for, including necessities like food, water, and electricity, costs 1,000 times more than normal prices and is deducted from the winning prize.”


Parasyte: The Grey (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 6
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Runtimes: TBA
Cast: Koo Kyo Hwan, Jeon So Nee, Lee Jung Hyun
Netflix Release Date: Q2 2024

Parasyte The Grey K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

The Korean live-action adaptation of the beloved Hitoshi Iwaaki’s Japanese manga Parasyte could not be in the hands of anyone better than Train to Busan creator Yeon Sang Ho.

The synopsis was written Korean news source Newsen Media:

“The story revolves around Jung Soo In, who is infected with a parasite on her hand and start a strange cohabitation as it failed to steal her brain. Seol Kang Woo chases a parasitic water to find his missing sister, and Choi Jun Kyung is the team leader of the parasitic life team ‘The Grey’, and lives only to exterminate the parasitic water after losing her husband to the parasitic water.”


Sweet Home (Season 3) N

Seasons: 3 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Go Min Si, Lee Si Young, Yoo Oh Sung
Netflix Release Date: Q2 2024

Sweet Home Season 3 K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Filmed back to back, thankfully, there isn’t a three-year wait for the release of the third and final season of Sweet Home.


Resident Playbook (Season 1) N – (Working Title)

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Medical | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Go Youn Jung, Shin Shi Ah, Kang Yoo Seok, Jung Joon Won, Han Ye Ji
Netflix Release Date: Q2 2024

Resident Playlist K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Hospital Playlist was a huge hit for Netflix, and now it’s getting a spin-off! Details are still limited, but we expect to learn a lot more soon.


Hierarchy (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 7
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Youth | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Roh Jeong Eui, Lee Chae Min, Kim Jae Won, Ji Hye Won, Lee Won Jung
Netflix Release Date: Q2 2024

Hierarchy K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Q2 is going to be exceptionally busy for Netflix, and Hierarchy is up there with one of our most anticipated.

The story depicts the love, friendship, revenge, and compassion that takes place when Kang Ha, a transfer student, enters Jusin High School, a prestigious private school where the children of the top 0.01% of conglomerates gather.


Q3 2024 – July/September 2024

Gyeongseong Creature (Season 2) N

Seasons: 2 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Park Seo Joon, Han So Hee, Bae Hyun Sung, Lee Moo Saeng, Wi Ha Joon
Netflix Release Date: Q3 2024

Gyeongseong Creature Season 2 K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Gyeongseong Creature will return with Park Seo Joon and Han So Hee returning. Rather than reprise their roles, the story will take place in the modern-day, where they will each play a new character, and how they link to the past remains to be seen.


The Whirlwind (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Drama, Political | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Sol Kyung Gu, Kim Hee Ae, Lee Jae Woong
Netflix Release Date: Q3 2024

The Whirlwind K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

We love a good political drama on Netflix, and with a star-studded cast involved in The Whirlwind, we can’t wait for the Summer.

“Park Dong Ho is the prime minister of South Korea. He wants to punish the corrupt president, who colludes with powerful family-owned corporations called chaebols, and change the world of politics. Jung Soo Jin is the deputy prime minister for economic affairs. She confronts Park Dong Ho and fierce political strife ensues.”


Officer Black Belt (2024) N

Director: Jason Kim
Genre: Action, Comedy | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Kim Woo Bin, Kim Sung Kyun
Netflix Release Date: Q3 2024

Officer Black Belt K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Filming is currently ongoing for Officer Black Belt and is expected to end by December 2023.

The synopsis for Officer Black Belt has been sourced from Netflix;

“The story kicks off with Kim Woo-bin’s character saving a ‘martial arts officer’ from a criminal’s assault. That’s an officer who partners with a probation officer solely for physically dangerous situations. As a result of this brave rescue, Kim Woo-bin’s character is made a temporary ‘martial arts officer’ for five weeks.”


The Frog (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 8
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: TBC
Cast: Kim Yoon Seok, Yoon Kye Sang, Go Min Si, Lee Jung Eun, Ryu Hyun Kyung
Netflix Release Date: Q3 2024

The Frog K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Picture: Go Min Si as Yoo Seong Ha in The Frog – Netflix

The title for the series has changed from Alone in the Woods to The Frog. The incredibly exciting K-drama is being directed by Mo Wan Il, the director of the critically acclaimed series The World of the Married.

The synopsis has been sourced from Netflix:

One man’s life begins to crumble when a mysterious woman shows up at his motel one summer, leaving him to cling dearly to his former ways of life.


Q4 2024 – October/December 2024

Mr. Plankton (Season 1) N

Season: 1 | Episodes: 10
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Woo Do Hwan, Lee You Mi, Oh Jung Se, Kim Hae Sook, Kim Min Seok
Netflix Release Date: Q4 2024

Mr Plankton K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond 1

Filming for Mr. Plankton took place between June 2023, and  December 2023. Notably, the series will star actress Lee You Mi who has made a name for herself in some of Netflix’s biggest K-dramas such as Squid Game, All of Us Are Dead, and Strong Girl Nam-soon.

The synopsis for Mr. Plankton has been sourced from Soompi;

“Hae Jo is a man whose heart is empty because he owns nothing. Hae Jo dreams of a colorful future away from his gloomy plankton-like life where he feels like he doesn’t belong anywhere and doesn’t have anyone he cares about. Jo Jae Mi is someone who will give Hae Jo an infinite amount of love and want to become his family.”


The Great Flood (2024) N

Director: Kim Byung-woo
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Kim Da Mi, Park Hae Soo, Lee Jae Woong
Netflix Release Date: Q4 2024

The Great Flood K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Considering The Great Flood is South Korea’s 2024 blockbuster on Netflix, we’re expecting to see some stunning visuals from the film.

The synopsis for The Great Flood has been sourced from AsianWiki:

“A great flood has hit planet Earth. People, including An Na and Hee Jo struggle to survive in their apartment building, which is sinking into the water. An Na is an AI development researcher and Hee Jo belongs to a human resource security team, who is trying to save An Na from the disaster. But why is Hee Jo trying to save An Na and who is behind it?”


Uprising (2024) N

Director: Kim Sang Man
Genre: Drama, Historical, War | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Park Jung Min, Kang Dong Won, Cha Seung Won, Kim Shin Rok, Jin Seon Kyu
Netflix Release Date: Q4 2024

Uprising K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

The Joseon period, aesthetically, is a beautiful and prosperous period of Korean history. Any story set in the Joseon period immediately grabs the attention of subscribers.

The synopsis has been sourced from Netflix:

Set in the Joseon era, during a tumultuous time in the aftermath of war, Uprising takes viewers on a gripping journey through the lives of two childhood friends turned adversaries: Cheon-yeong, a slave with remarkable martial prowess who struggles to break free from an unjust servitude, and Jong-ryeo, Cheon-yeong’s master and scion of Joseon’s most influential military family.


Hellbound (Season 2) N

Seasons: 2 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Horror, Drama | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Kim Hyun Joo, Kim Sung Cheol, Kim Shin Rok, Hong Eui Joon, Yang Ik Hoon
Netflix Release Date: Q4 2024

Hellbound K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

One of the biggest changes for the second season of Hellbound is Kim Sung Cheol replacing Yoo Ah In as Jung Jin Soo, after the latter was the center of a drug scandal.


The Trunk (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 8
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Seo Hyun Jin, Gong Yoo, Jung Yun HA
Netflix Release Date: Q4 2024

The Trunk K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

Beloved Korean actor Gong Yoo will star in this exciting new romance drama.

The synopsis has been sourced from Netflix;

“A clandestine marriage service is uncovered when a trunk washes up on the shore of a lake, bringing to light the strange marriage between a couple in the thick of it all”


Coming to Netflix 2024 – Dates TBC

Squid Game (Season 2) N

Seasons: 2 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Lee Jung Jae, Lee Byung Hun, Wi Ha Joon, Park Gyu Young, Gong Yoo
Netflix Release Date: 2024

Squid Game K Dramas Coming To Netflix In 2024 And Beyond

The most surprising and exciting news for 2024 will be the emphatic return of Squid Game!


Aema (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 6
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Lee Ha Nee, Bang Hyo Rin, Jin Seon Kyu, Jo Hyun Chul
Netflix Release Date: 2024

aema k dramas coming to netflix in 2024 and beyond

Filming is still currently ongoing for Aema and expect to see the K-drama on Netflix sometime in the Summer of 2024.

The synopsis has been sourced from MyDramaList:

“Aema is a fictional comedy K-drama that will showcase the people in Chungmuro who created the movie “Madam Aema” in the early 1980s. The K-drama will showcase the stories of the actresses, producers, and directors of that time before they finalize the movie. ”


Eun Jung and Sang Yeon (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Drama | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Kim Go Eun, Park Ji Hyun, Kim Gun Woo
Netflix Release Date: 2024 (TBA)

Eun Jung and Sang Yeon true k dramas coming to netflix in 2024 and beyond

The cast of Eun Jung and Sang Yeon will get many K-drama fans excited. While Netflix subscribers are already familiar with Kim Go Eun and Kim Gun Woo, it will be a Netflix debut for actress Park Ji Hyun.

““Eun Jung And Sang Yeon” tells the story of a drama writer named Ryu Eun Jung and a filmmaker named Cheon Sang Yeon. Eun Jung and Sang Yeon had been best friends since elementary school but ended their friendship due to an incident. After years passed, the two meet again, now as adults.”


Everything Will Come True (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 12*
Genre: Comedy, Romance | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Kim Woo Bin, Bae Suzy
Netflix Release date: 2024 (TBA)

everything will come true k dramas coming to netflix in 2024 and beyond

Everything Will Come True will see the reunion of Uncontrollably Fond pair Kim Woo Bin and Bae Suzy, who once again find themselves paired as the romantic leads.

“Genie is a spirit that comes out of lamp. He is full of emotional excess and goes back and forth between different emotions. Ga Young is someone who lacks emotion. She happens to call Genie out of his lamp and is granted 3 wishes to make.”


Hong Rang (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 12
Genre: Historical, Thriller | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Lee Jae Wook, Jo Bo Ah, Jung Ga Ram, Uhm Ji Won, Park Bying Eun
Netflix Release Date: 2024

hong rang k dramas coming to netflix in 2024 and beyond

Historical K-dramas are often some of the most enjoyable on Netflix. Throw in an extremely talented cast and you have a recipe for success.

The synopsis has been sourced from MyDramaList:

“It follows the story of a family that became wealthy merchants through the art trade in the late Joseon Dynasty. Revolves around the secret of a son who abruptly returns after disappearing and his half-sister who pursues the truth.


Queen of the Scene (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 6
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Gong Hyo Jin, Park Ha Sun
Netflix Release Date: TBA

queen of the scene k dramas coming to netflix in 2023

A Korean drama writer has made a name for herself within the industry for extreme twisted stories full of unexpected surprises, suddenly entering and getting trapped in her own story. The writer faces a series of comedic situations as she tries to escape back to reality.


Coming to Netflix Beyond 2024

All of Us Are Dead (Season 2) N

Seasons: 2 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Drama, Horror | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Park Ji Hoo, Yoon Chan Young, Jo Yi Hyun, Lomon
Netflix Release Date: Late 2024/Early 2025

all of us are dead netflix k dramas coming to netflix in 2023

If it wasn’t for Squid Game then All of Us Are Dead would be the most successful K-drama series ever on Netflix. Fans are ravenous for more from the zombie drama, and we can’t wait to see where the virus and story takes us next.

Filming for the series is due to take place at the start of 2024, which means we’ll be incredibly lucky to see the series return before the end of 2024.


Mercy for None (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Drama | Runtime: TBA
Cast: So Ji Sub
Netflix Release Date: 2025

plaza wars netflix k dramas coming to netflix in 2023

As the toughest fighter in the world of crime, Gijun claims victory in a battle that ends the long power struggle between Seoul’s gangs. But when his brother Giseok rises in rank within the enemy group, Gijun decides to slash his own heel and leave the business to avoid fighting him. Just when all seems at peace 15 years later, Giseok is mysteriously ambushed and killed in cold blood right before his own retirement. Filled with a chilly rage, Gijun sets off on a one-man hunt to track down everyone involved in his brother’s death. And he has a feeling he doesn’t need to look far to find the main culprit… With revenge and old gang rivalries factoring into the equation, Seoul’s underbelly is in for yet another grisly bloodbath!


Karma (Season 1)

Director: Lee Il Hyung
Genre: Crime, Thriller | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Park Hae Soo, Shin Min Ah, Lee Hee Jun, Kim Sung Kyun, Lee Kwang Soo
Netflix Release Date: 2025

karma k dramas coming to netflix in 2024 and beyond

It’s almost impossible to escape from Squid Game actor Park Hae Soo, who continues to be one of the busiest Korean actors on Netflix.

Netflix released a synopsis for Karma;

“In Karma (WT), disparate lives intertwine under the ominous shadow of an unbreakable fate. The story revolves around a witness to an accident, a physician traumatized by nightmares, a man whose world was upended by an unexpected event, and another man drowning in private loans. Each one is bound by the inescapable ties of a terrible destiny, weaving a gripping crime thriller following those trapped by ill-fated entanglements.”


Trigger (2025)

Director: Kwon Oh Seung
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller | Runtime: TBA
Cast: Kim Nam Gil, Kim Young Kwang
Netflix Release Date: 2025

trigger netflix k dramas coming to netflix in 2023

An action-thriller drama about two men who are trying to solve the mess after firearms is suddenly widely available in South Korea, which used to be a gun-free country, through an unknown source.


You Have Done Well (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: TBA
Genre: Drama, Romance | Runtime: TBA
Cast: IU, Park Bo Gum, Moon So Ri, Park Hae Joon, Na Moon Hee
Netflix Release Date: 2025

Ae Soon is rebellious but gets nervous every time she rebels. She isn’t well off but is always shining and full of positivity. She dreams of becoming a poet, although she is unable to attend school, and she is a bold character who doesn’t hide any emotions.

Gwan Shik is an extremely diligent and quiet character. Romance isn’t a strength for him, however, and he doesn’t know how to act if Ae Soon cries or laughs, but he is a silent warrior who only loves Ae Soon from the very beginning and pours his all into loving her.


Which K-dramas are you looking forward to watching on Netflix in 2024? Let us know in the comments below!

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