Over the years, K-drama is gaining popularity among audiences across the world. Owing to the increased demand for Korean series, streaming platforms like Netflix are bringing fresh and unique content from creators to cater to the entertainment needs of global viewers. For ardent fans of K-drama, 2022 is a much-awaited year. Some of the most anticipated titles are making their way to screens alongside some outstanding cast. So, in case you would not like to miss out on the fun, here is a list of top 5 K-drama that is slated to release in 2022:
All of Us are Dead
Since the news of an adaptation of the webtoon, Now at Our School made rounds on social media, fans are excited. But now it seems that the wait is over with the confirmation of All of Us are Dead. The horror series centers around a bunch of high schoolers who are attacked by a zombie virus. While the school-going kids find ways to survive inside the school campus, they also get immense support from the world outside. With the release of Train to Busan, Korean drama has raised the bar for horror genres. All of Us are Dead features Yoon Chan-young, Park Ji-hoo, Cho Yi-Hyun, Lomon, and Yoo In-soo in lead roles. It is due to air in January 2022 on the streaming giant, Netflix. Also, it includes a total of eight episodes, which implies that there is a compelling storyline awaiting the audience.
After Kim-Hyde So’s impeccable acting in Hyena, the actress is all set to return to Netflix’s original, Juvenile Justice. Kim-Hye So will take on the role of a judge whose childhood incidences have made her disinclined to juvenile delinquents. However, she experiences a change in perception after she joins Yeohwa district juvenile court as a judge. She also learns about what it takes to grow an adult. Kim Hye So will essay the character of calm and composed judge, Sim Eun-Sook. Other than her, Juvenile Justice’s cast includes Kim Moo-Yul, Lee Seung-min, and Lee Jung-Eun as Cha Tae-Ju, Kang Won-Jung, and Na Geun-hi respectively. The series is all set to hit the streaming platforms by early 2022.
If you have a fondness for romantic K-drama series, Moral Sense is a must-watch. This series explores the intimate bond of Jung Ji-hoo and Jung Ji-woo. Jung Ji-hoo and Jung Ji-woo work at the same organization. The former is a handsome man with secrets and unusual tastes while Jung Ji-woo is a good-hearted person, who is often presumed to be mean and arrogant.
Seohyun will appear as Jung Ji-woo, whereas Le-Jun would portray the character of Jung Ji-hoo. The series is likely to drop on Netflix in February 2022.
Queen of the Scene
Gong Hyo Jin’s performance in When the camellia Blooms has grabbed positive reviews from fans and critics. Sources suggest that the brilliant actor shall be making an appearance in one of the Netflix originals, Queen of the Scene. She would take on the role of Kim Ma Ri, a celebrated writer from South Korea, who is known for her fascinating stories. But while telling stories, Kim becomes trapped in one of her fictitional stories and loses sense of the the real world.
Besides Gong Hyo Jin, Queen of the Scene stars Park Ha Sun. Currently, the filming of the series is underway. With that, the fantasy comedy series will be out: by the first quarter of 2021.
Us at One Point
To the delight of the fans, GTist is coming up with another masterpiece next year. GTist is a name recognized for its great drama hits- Hometown Cha Cha Cha and Hotel Del Luna. Us at One Point centers around a couple who are separated by a curse, which if broken, would take away their lives. It is a story of love, sacrifice, pain, and true human emotions. It follows the concept of reincarnation. The series will be aired on iQiyi by 2022.