Korean Dramas To Watch in September 2021

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



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

  • Genre: Drama; Melodrama
  • Starring: Jeon Do Yeon, Ryu Joon Yeol, Park Byung Eun, Kim Hyo Jin
  • Release Date: September 4, 2021
  • Network: jTBC
  • No. of Episodes: 16

It tells the story of ordinary people who have worked hard all their lives to see the spotlight, but suddenly realize that “nothing has happened” in the middle of the downhill road of life. Boo Jung, a 40-year-old woman works as a ghost writer. She hasn’t achieved anything in her life and she doesn’t know where to go with her life. Kang Jae a 27-year-old man running a role service business who becomes afraid of himself out of fear that he won’t be able to become anything.


High Class

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

  • Genre: Mystery; ‎Suspense‎; ‎Drama‎
  • Starring: Cho Yeo-jeong, Kim Ji-soo and Kim Young-jae
  • Release Date: September 6, 2021
  • Network: tvN
  • No. of Episodes: 16

It is about the fibs and hypocrisies hidden behind the perfect lives of the women who live in the top 0.1 percent bracket of the society. It builds the suspense and mystery around those who live it.

Song Yeo-ul (Cho Yeo-jeong) is framed for her husband’s murder and she loses everything. Nam Ji-seon (Kim Ji-soo) is the star among the mothers at the international school where the children of elite go. Danny (Ha Jun), a former ice hockey player is a teacher at the school. Hwang Na-yoon (Park Se-jin), a single mother who is the only one friendly to Song Yeo-ul. Cha Do-yeong (Gong Hyun-joo), a washed out actress follows Nam Ji-seon around because she wants to be in the limelight.


Squid Game

squid game

  • Genre: Action-adventure; Suspense; Drama
  • Starring: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon and Lee Ji-ha
  • Release Date: September 17, 2021
  • Network: Netflix
  • No. of Episodes: 8

456 people, who have all struggled in life, are invited to play a mysterious survival competition named “Squid Game”. Competing in a series of traditional children’s games but with deadly twists, they put their lives at risk to compete for a ₩45.6 billion (US$40 million) prize, for which there will only be one winner.


Yumi’s Cells

yumi's cells

  • Genre: Psychological drama; Romantic drama
  • Starring: Kim Go-eun, Ahn Bo-hyun, Lee Yu-bi and Park Jin-young
  • Release Date: September 17, 2021
  • Network: tvN
  • No. of Episodes: 14

Yumi (Kim Go-eun) is an ordinary office worker. The story frequently switches setting between Yumi’s real life and inside her mind where ‘cells’ represent each of her emotions and drives. Her love cells are in state of coma after a failed relationship. The series will trace her growth and change as her brain cells wake up the love cells. Game developer Ku Woong (Ahn Bo-hyun), and her co-workers Ruby (Lee Yu-bi) and Seo Sae-i (Park Ji-hyun), help in their own ways to revive her love cells.


The Veil

the veil

  • Genre: Spy; Action
  • Starring: Namkoong Min, Park Ha-sun and Kim Ji-eun
  • Release Date: September 17, 2021
  • Network: MBC
  • No. of Episodes: 12

A Korean-style spy investigation show with a story about a top National Intelligence Service (NIS) agent. In his endeavor to uncover the internal traitor that brought him to his downfall, he confronts a much bigger enemy behind the organization.

Han Ji Hyuk (Namkoong Min) is the top field agent in the NIS. He is held in awe by his colleagues for his perfect record and skill at completing missions. He had been driving an organized crime syndicate into a corner when he vanished off the face of the earth, but he returns a year later to shake up the syndicate once more.

Seo Soo Yeon (Park ha-sun) is the head of team 4 of the Crime Information Center who is excellent at performing her duties and solving cases. She has great affection for people, and she especially cares for her teammates.


One the Woman

one the woman

  • Genre: Romantic comedy; Drama; Fantasy; Body swap
  • Starring: Lee Hanee, Lee Sang-yoon, Jin Seo-yeon and Lee Won-geun
  • Release Date: September 17, 2021
  • Network: SBS TV
  • No. of Episodes: 16

Cho Yeon-joo (Lee Hanee), a rogue prosecutor gets into a car accident. When she wakes up from a coma, her life changes as she is swapped with that of the youngest daughter of a chaebol, Kang Mi-na, also the daughter-in-law of BK Group, who just looks like her. Han Seung-wook (Lee Sang-yoon) is a chaebol, who still cherishes his first love. He left Korea because he felt the savagery of a fight for inheritance. He comes back to find the truth behind his father’s sordid death. Whe he meets his first love by chance, he does not want to lose her again.


Dali and the Cocky Prince

dali and the cocky prince

  • Genre: Romantic comedy
  • Starring: Kim Min-jae and Park Gyu-young
  • Release Date: September 22, 2021
  • Network: KBS2
  • No. of Episodes: 16

About the unexpected romance that occurs as Jin Moo Hak tries to steal an art museum from Kim Dal Ri.
Kim Dal Ri (Park Gyu-young), who was a visiting researcher at Kröller-Müller Museum and then becomes the director of Chungsong Art Museum. She is a character whose speech and actions are always classy and considerate. Dal Ri enjoys studying diverse fields such as art, philosophy, and religion, and she is proficient in seven languages.
Jin Moo Hak (Kim Min-jae), whose family grew a tiny gamja-tang (spicy pork back bone stew) restaurant into the global food corporation DonDon F&B. Although he is a director of the company, he is far from intelligent and was always ranked last in his class when he was in school.




  • Genre: Mystery; Thriller
  • Starring: Yoo Jae-myung, Han Ye-ri and Uhm Tae-goo
  • Release Date: September 22, 2021
  • Network: tvN
  • No. of Episodes: 12

Set in a small rural town in 1999 where a recording tape containing a mysterious serial murder and an unidentified bizarre sound is discovered.

In 1989, terrorist Jo Kyung Ho came back to South Korea after studying in Japan and released sarin gas at a train station in his hometown, killing passengers and subsequently being sentenced to life in prison after turning himself in. His daughter, Jo Jae Young, is sent to live with her aunt, Kyung Ho’s younger sister, Jo Jung Hyun.

Ten years later, a murder case takes place in the small town with Detective Choi Hyung being put in charge. Suspecting that the case is somehow related to the terrorists, Choi Hyung, who is consumed with the guilt of failing to prevent his wife’s death 10 years ago in the terrorist attack, begins investigating when Jung Hyun’s niece suddenly goes missing. Jung Hyun now must come face to face with tragedy once again and she teams up with Choi Hyung to discover the truth and find her niece.


A Gentleman and a Young Lady

a gentleman and a young lady

  • Genre: Family drama; Romance; Comedy-drama
  • Starring: Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Se-hee and Cha Hwa-yeon
  • Release Date: September 25, 2021
  • Network: KBS2
  • No. of Episodes: 50

Lee Young Kook (Ji Hyun-woo) is a widower with three children. He still hasn’t gotten over the death of his wife. He decides to hire Park Dan Dan (Lee Se-hee) as a live-in tutor for his kids and he becomes attracted to her. Meanwhile, Park Dan Dan has bright and positive personality despite her harsh situation.


Synopsis Credits: Wikipedia/MyDramaList

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



  • Yumi’s Cells
  • One the Woman
  • Dali and the Cocky Prince


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