Korean Dramas To Watch in August 2021

Here are some of the Korean Dramas you might want to add to your August Plan-To-Watch List:


The Road: The Tragedy of One

Korean Dramas To Watch in August 2021

  • Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Drama
  • Starring: Ji Jin-hee, Yoon Se-ah, Kim Hye-eun and Kim Sung-soo
  • Release Date: August 4, 2021
  • Network: tvN
  • No. of Episodes: 12

“Royal the Hill” is a posh place where top one percent of Koreans live. The series tells the secrets, desires, guilts and salvation of the residents of this place.

Baek Soo-hyeon (Ji Jin-hee) the protagonist is a trusted anchor with strong beliefs. His words are taken as the truth, but he is a cold-hearted man. He will use any means to get what he desires. He is married to Seo Eun-soo (Yoon Se-ah), who is a daughter of chairman of the Jegang Group, a heavy weight having influence in the political and economic worlds.
On a torrential rainy night, a tragic incident takes place and the secrets connected with it result in silence, avoidance, and confusion, which eventually leads to another tragedy.


Police University

Korean Dramas To Watch in August 2021

  • Genre: Youth / Drama / Romance
  • Starring: Cha Tae-hyun, Jung Jin-young and Krystal Jung
  • Release Date: August 9, 2021
  • Network: KBS2
  • No. of Episodes: 16

The series depicts the story of a National Police University campus. A professor Yoo Dong-man having 20 years of experience in criminal homicide and cyber investigation meets freshmen Kang Seon-ho, a former hacker and Oh Kang-hee, an intelligent first-year righteous student, they form a team for a joint investigation. The series also shows conflict and harmony between professors and students.


Second Husband

Korean Dramas To Watch in August 2021

  • Genre: Melodrama / Revenge / Romance
  • Starring: Cha Seo-won, Uhm Hyun-kyung and Oh Seung-ah
  • Release Date: August 9, 2021
  • Network: MBC
  • No. of Episodes: 120

Second Husband is a passionate romance story. It revolves around Bong Seon-hwa (Uhm Hyun-kyung) and her family surrounding a confectionery company. She underwent an unfortunate childhood, but due to her strong and positive personality, she rises up. Growing up in same neighborhood she had a long relationship with Moon Sang-hyeok (Han Ki-woong). But, when she unjustly loses her family due to a tragedy born out of an unstoppable desire, she pledges revenge in the mixed fate and love.


Check Out the Event

  • Genre: Romantic Comedy / Drama
  • Starring: Jung So Min, Kim Ji Suk, Jung Gun Joo
  • Release Date: August 14, 2021
  • Network: MBC, iQiyi
  • No. of Episodes: 4

Cheerful and lovable Song Yi, who is frank about her feelings, believed in her mother’s words that the plants never betray you, unlike people, and became a botanical garden curator. However, as her boyfriend Do Kyum who was her everything dumps her, she couldn’t live proudly anymore and becomes lethargic. Do Kyum who is feisty and self-respecting is a vocalist of an indie music band. As his crew was getting reputation, he suddenly announces its disband and asks song Yi for a breakup. When Song Yi continuously tries to win Do Kyum’s heart back but keeps failing, she wins a ticket to Jeju Island through a competitive rate 500:1 and decides to take Do Kyum with her. Will this trip make any difference between the two?



  • Genre: Drama
  • Starring: Jung Hae-in, Koo Kyo-hwan, Kim Sung-kyun and Son Seok-koo
  • Release Date: August 27, 2021
  • Network: Netflix
  • No. of Episodes: 6

Private soldier Jun Ho is a confused youth who served in the military normally like other Koreans. One day, he suddenly becomes a member of the military defector arrest team. As such, he is tasked with capturing deserters and must grapple with the more troubling cases of why some soldiers feel they have no other choice but go absent without official leave.


Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Starring: Shin Min-a, Kim Seon-ho and Lee Sang-yi
  • Release Date: August 28, 2021
  • Network: tvN, Netflix
  • No. of Episodes: 16

A love story set in the seaside village of Gongjin.

Yoon Hye Jin, who works as a dentist, is a woman who has both beauty and brains. However, her life plan falls apart because of the tiny bit of righteousness in her heart, and after various obstacles, she moves to the seashore village Gongjin and meets Hong Doo Shik. She becomes curious about him. Hong Doo Shik is called Chief Hong by the local residents. He is officially unemployed, but he is a master of odd jobs who appears to help everyone in Gongjin with any situation they run into.


Lovers of the Red Sky

  • Genre: Historical / Romance / Fantasy
  • Starring: Kim Yoo-jung, Ahn Hyo-seop, Gong Myung and Kwak Si-yang
  • Release Date: August 30, 2021
  • Network: SBS, Viu, Viki
  • No. of Episodes: 16

Set during the Joseon era, Hong Cheon Ki is a female painter with a genius like painting talent. She is picked as the first female painter of the Dohwaseo (Korean Royal Academy of Painting). Hong Cheon Ki also has a beautiful appearance and a bright personality. For her, painting is everything. One day, she meets Ha Ram.

Ha Ram is an officer at the Seowoongwan, an office in charge of astronomy, geography, art of divination, and meteorology. When he was young, an accident caused him to become blind. Hong Cheon Ki falls in love with him and she doesn’t care that he is blind. Hong Cheon Ki keeps appearing in front of Ha Ram and he finds himself waiting for her.


Synopsis Credits: Wikipedia/MyDramaList

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What Korean dramas are you enjoying or looking forward to watch in August?



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