We can agree that 2020 is the worse year that made us have to stay in our home for almost all year. Nevertheless, we have to be grateful for what we have. Primarily, there are many Kdrama on Netflix or TV that always company us during this challenging time. It’s year-end of 2020; there are 8 new Korean dramas to watch in December 2020. Check it out!
8 New Korean Dramas to Watch in December 2020
1. Cheat On Me If You Can/If You Cheat, You Die/바람피면 죽는다
Release Date: December 2, 2020
Runtime: Wednesday & Thursday, 21:30
Cast: Cho Yeo-Jeong, Go Joon
One of the new Korean dramas to watch in December 2020 is a mix of drama, mystery thriller, and romance. Cheat If You Can, tells about Kang Yeo-Joo (Cho Yeo-Jeong), a best-selling author who writes suspense stories strongly related to sadistic murder cases. She has suspicion that her husband, Woo Sung (Go Joon), is having an affair behind her back. So, Yeo-Joo, who would rather be a widow than a divorcée, tells it straight to her husband through a memo: “If you cheat, you die!”
2. True Beauty/여신강림
Release Date: December 9, 2020
Runtime: Wednesday & Thursday, 22:50
Cast: Moon Ga-Young, Cha Eun-Woo, Hwang In-Yeop
True Beauty is a romantic Kdrama adapted from a webtoon. It tells about a high school girl, Im Joo Kyung, who is not confident with her look. Then, as she is mastering the power of make-up from YouTube, she turns into a different girl. Im Joo Kyung always thinks that she would never reveal her bare face to anyone. Then, it changes when she met a boy Lee Su Ho, a handsome boy who appears to be cold outside but has a warm heart inside.
3. Hush (2020)/허쉬
Release Date: December 11, 2020
Runtime: Friday & Saturday, 22:50
Cast: Hwang Jung-Min, Yoona
Hush is a JTBC Kdrama that tells about the daily life of journalists. Han Joon-Hyeok (Hwang Jung-Min) used to be a newspaper reporter to pursue justice, but now he struggles with his personal stand. He also has to deal with his issues as a family man. Joon-Hyeok is a mentor for a bold intern reporter, Lee Ji Su (Yoona). She is known as an honest, straightforward person. When she met him, she begins to dream of becoming a true journalist.
4. Mr. Queen/Queen Cheorin/철인왕후
Release Date: December 12, 2020
Runtime: Saturday & Sunday, 21:00
Cast: Shin Hye-Sun, Kim Jung-Hyun, Bae Jong-Ok, Kim Tae-Woo
Jang Bong Hwan is a famous chef. He works for the country’s top politicians in the South Korean presidential residences, the Blue House. One day, he finds himself in the body of a young and beautiful queen from the Joseon era, Kim So Yong. Kim So Yong’s husband, King Cheol Jong (Kim Jung Hyun), is the ruling monarch. Moreover, Kim So Yong later discovers that King Cheol Jong also has secrets, and he is not as kind and humble as he seems.
5. Run On/런온
Release Date: December 16, 2020
Runtime: Wednesday & Thursday, 21:30
Cast: Im Si-Wan, Shin Se-Kyung, Choi Soo Young, Kang Tae Oh.
This romantic Kdrama has four main roles with their love stories. Ki Sun Gyeom (Im Shi Wan) was once a famous sprinter on the national team and was forced to quit due to legal issues. Oh Mi Joo (Shin Se Kyung) is a translator for movies’ subtitles. When she met him, she felt that destiny brought them together.
Seo Dan Ah (Choi Soo Young) is the only child of a sports agency CEO. But then she is held back due to her gender. Dan Ah really wants to take her rights back and lives her life as it is. She then met Lee Young Hwa (Kang Tae-Oh), a university student majoring in art who loves movies and drawing.
6. Sweet Home (Netflix)/스위트홈
Release Date: December 18, 2020
Cast: Song Kang, Lee Jin-Wook, Lee Shi Young, Park Kyu Young
Another Kdrama based on webtoon, Sweet Home is a scary, dark, suspenseful Kdrama. You can watch this Kdrama on Netflix. Cha Hyun-Soo (Song Kang) is a high school student who was traumatized after being bullied in school. One day, he and his family had a tragic car accident where he became the sole survivor of a car accident. Being left all alone, he moves to a small apartment. Together with the other residents in the building, he must fight monsters to survive.
7. Secret Royal Inspector/신암행어사
Release Date: December 21, 2020
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday, 21:30
Cast: Kim Myung-Soo, Kwon Na-Ra, Lee Yi-Kyung
Set towards the end of the Joseon era, “Secret Royal Inspector” is a comedy-mystery drama. Sung Yi Gyeum (Kim Myung Soo) got caught gambling. As punishment, he is assigned to be a secret royal inspector. His mission is to eliminate any illegal acts and corruption done by public officers.
He went undercover to the provinces to seek the details straight from the people to expose corruption. With the help of Hong Da-In (Kwon Na-Ra), a female inspector, he carries out his new work. He also brought Park Chun-Sam (Lee Yi-Kyung), his talkative, affectionate, and melancholy servant.
8. Lovestruck in the City/City Couple’s Way of Love/도시남녀의 사랑법
Release Date: December 22, 2020
Runtime: Tuesday & Friday 17:00 (Kakao TV) / Tuesday & Friday 19:00 (Netflix)
Network: Kakao TV, Netflix
Cast: Ji Chang-Wook, Kim Ji-Won
The last one from the new Korean dramas in December 2020 is Love Story in The City. It tells about Park Jae-Won (Ji Chang-Wook) is a man with a passionate and honest personality. He works as an architect. He loves city alleys and collecting different things. Moreover, he always remembers the girl who stole his heart.
Lee Eun-O (Kim Ji-Won) is an ordinary woman who works as a freelance marketer. She met Park Jae-Won while she was wandering and introduce herself as Yun Seon Ah, a free-spirited young girl who is quite the opposite of her personality. She then finds herself falling for him under her fake identity, Yun Seon Ah.
So, which new Korean dramas in December 2020 would you like to watch?
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