The month of May, the start of summer has a lot of surprises awaiting Kdrama lovers. May 2021 is an entertaining month for many, with exciting Kdramas hitting the screens. There are so many Kdramas with different plots and stories that are binge-watch-worthy. With excellent casts and one of a kind storyline, each of these Kdramas is a must-watch, like Bossam: Steal the Fate, Imitation, My Roommate is Gumiho, and many more.
Read on to know more about these must-watch Kdramas that you should binge-watch in May.
1. My Roommate is Gumiho
My Roommate Is Gumiho is a must-watch Kdrama based on a webtoon about college student Lee Dam (Hyeri). Accidentally, Lee Dam swallows the marble of a mythological nine-tailed fox (999-year-old male gumiho) Shin Woo Yeo (Jang Ki Yong). Apparently, if a human swallows a gumiho‘s marble, they can live only for one year. The marble then will break—preventing the gumiho from becoming human. Shin Woo Yeo then suggests the two move in together as they try to figure out how to remove the marble from Lee Dam’s body before the year is up.
My Roommate is Gumiho features the following: Hyeri, Kim Do Wan, Kang Han Na, Jang Ki Yong, Park Kyung Hye, Bae In Hyuk, Kim Doyeon (Weki Meki), Choi Woo Sung.
This must-watch Kdrama will be premiering on May 26 on tvN. You can enjoy My Roommate is Gumiho every Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 p.m. KST from then on.
2. Here’s My Plan
Another Kdrama to binge-watch in May is Here’s My Plan, about 19-year-old planning revenge to destroy the happiness of those who made her life miserable, played by So Hyun (Kim Hwan Hee). She then gets a part-time job at Happy Chicken to fulfill her goal and meets part-time worker Jo Yun Ho (Kim Do Hoon) and owner Jae Young (Ryu Soo Young).
The cast of this Kdrama is Kim Hwan Hee, Kim Do Hoon, Ryu Soo Young, Lee Jin Hee, Park Seung Tae, Lee Young Jin, Kim Yi Kyung, Bae Hyung Bin, Lee Si Woo, etc.
Started on May 19, Here’s My Plan can be enjoyed every Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:20 p.m. KST on MBC.
3. Doom at Your Service
Doom at Your Service is a must-watch KDrama directed by Kwon Young Il of My Unfamiliar Family and written by Im Me Ah Ri of Beauty Inside is an upcoming romance drama fantasy about Myul Mang played by Seo In Guk. Everything that Myul Mang touches vanishes in the movie, and Tak Dong Kyung, played by Park Bo Young, tries to avoid her fate by putting her life on the line.
This Kdrama also stars Shin Do Hyun as Na Ji Na, Lee Soo Hyuk as Cha Joo Ik, and Kang Tae Oh as Lee Hyun Kyu; these three characters get caught up a love triangle. This Kdrama releasing in May features Seo In Guk, Park Bo Young, Kang Tae Oh, Lee Soo Hyuk, Woo Hee Jin, Shin Do Hyun, Dawon (SF9), Jung Ji So, Song Joo Hee, Lee Seung Joon, Choi So Yoon, etc.
Doom at Your Service is playing on TvN every Mondays and Tuesdays at 9 p.m. KST started from May 10.
Another must-watch Kdrama, Mine, is a story about ambitious, strong women who discover what’s truly theirs by overcoming society’s prejudices. Seo Hee-Soo, played by Lee Bo Young is the wife of the second son of the chaebol family behind Hyowon Group and a former A-list actress. Jung Seo Hyun, played by Kim Seo Hyung, will star as the blue-blooded, elegant wife of the Hyowon Group family’s eldest son.
This binge-worthy Kdrama have Kim Seo Hyung, Lee Bo Young, Ok Ja Yeon, N, Jung Yi Seo, Jung Hyun Joon, Lee Hyun Wook, Park Sung Yeon, Jeong Young Ah, Jo Yun Seo, Yoon Geum Seon A, Jo Eun Sol, Jung Ha Eun, Song Sun Mi, etc. as the cast.
Kdrama lovers can watch Mine from May 8, and will be broadcast every Saturdays and Sundays at 9 p.m. KST on tvN.
Imitation is based on the hit webtoon of the same name, Imitation. This must-watch Kdrama will follow the lives of idols SHAX, Tea Party, La Lima, and Sparkling.
The Tea Party includes members Shim Hyun Ji (Lim Nayoung), Lee Ma Ha (Jung Ji So), and Yoo Ri Ah (Minseo). With members Hyuk (Jongho), Kwon Ryoc (Lee Jun Young), Do-Jin (Yuri), Lee Hyun (Hwiyoung), and Jae Woo (Ahn Jung Hoon), SHAX is a top boy group. Chani will play former member Lee Eun Jo. Jiyeon plays solo artist La Lima in Imitation. Sparkling, lastly, is a rival boy group consisting of Se Young (Seonghwa), Min Soo (San), Lee Yoo Jin (Yunho), and Hyun Oh (Suwoong).
This idols Kdrama, Imitation, is a must-watch you can enjoy from May 7 on KBS2 every Fridays at 11:20 p.m. KST.
6. Youth of May
Another binge-watch worthy Kdrama, “Youth of May,” will highlight the passion that underlies a group of young adults living through May 1980. It is a historically significant period in Korea. This Kdrama retro romance drama stars Go Min Si as Kim Myung Hee, a nurse and has gone through all sorts of hardships. Lee Do Hyun, as Hwang Hee Tae, on the other hand, is a medical student who has a mischievous and sly side but is driven and determined underneath.
The casts of this Kdrama includes Lee Do Hyun, Kim Won Hae, Geum Sae Rok, Lee Sang Yi, Oh Man Seok, Uhm Hyo Sup, Go Min Si, Hwang Young Hee, Shim Yi Young, Park Chul Min, etc.
Enjoy to watch Youth of May from May 3, on KBS 2 every Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. KST,
7. Bossam: Steal the Fate
A must-watch Kdrama, Bossam: Steal the Fate, is set in the Joseon dynasty, a historical drama starring Jung Il Woo as Ba Woo, a mysterious identity who accidentally kidnaps a princess. It also stars Yuri from Girls’ Generation as Soo Kyung, the princess. She is the widowed daughter of King Gwanghae. They initially get off on the wrong foot, but they soon find comfort and strength in each other, and they work together to overcome their hardships.
This Kdrama casts include Jung Il Woo, Yuri, Shin Hyun Soo, Song Sun Mi, Kim Tae Woo, Yang Hyun Min, Lee Joon Hyuk, Shin Dong Mi, Myung Se Bin, Lee Jae Yong, So Hee Jung, Ko Dong Ha, Kim Ju Young, etc. This classic yet historically based drama will give anyone a dose of entertainment.
Kdrama lovers can start enjoying Bossam: Steal the Fate from May 1, every Saturdays and Sundays at 9:40 p.m. KST on MBN.
Some from the lists are already on screen, and some are on their way. So, grab popcorn and start binge-watching all these Kdramas in May.
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