After June’s intriguing shows like Bloodhounds, King The Land, and Revenant, the upcoming July K-dramas will offer a mix of suspense, romance, and comedy for viewers to enjoy.
July 2023 brings an exciting lineup of new Korean dramas, including Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung in Not Others and the crime novel My Lovely Liar. In addition, viewers can look forward to the return of popular shows such as Shadow Detective Season 2, starring Lee Sung-min and Kyung Soo-jin. Director Han Chul-soo and actor Kim Ji-eun reunite in the mystery thriller Longing For You, while the Netflix military drama DP will captivate audiences once again with its highly anticipated second season. With a mix of suspense, romance and comedy, these K-dramas provide a thrilling binge-watching experience for July.
This month, director Han Chul-soo and actor Kim Ji-eun, known for their collaboration in the 2022 SBS drama Again My Life, reunite in the gripping mystery thriller Longing For You. In addition, fans can look forward to the return of beloved Korean shows from previous years, including the Disney+ series Shadow Detective and the Netflix original military drama DP.
DP, which gained huge popularity in South Korea and spent eight weeks in the top 10 after the premiere of the first season in 2021, will once again captivate audiences with its much-anticipated second season starting July 28, 2023.
Top K-Dramas to Watch on Netflix in July 2023
Shadow detective season 2
Get ready for the highly anticipated Season 2 of Shadow Detective directed by Han Dong-hwa. The series has an impressive cast, including Lee Sung-min, Kyung Soo-jin and Lee Hak-joo. The storyline, which will premiere on July 5 with a total of 8 episodes, revolves around Detective Kim Taek-rok (played by Lee), who is transferred to the Women and Juveniles Unit after the unexpected disappearance of the notorious blackmailer known as ‘friend’. . As an explosion rocks Geumo City, Detective Kim becomes involved in a joint investigation, which raises the question: Has “Friend” returned?
Lee Min-woo is taking over as director of the upcoming K-drama, Strangers, due out July 17. The show has an impressive cast that includes Jeon Hye-jin, Sooyoung and Ahn Jae-wook. As the number of episodes is yet to be announced, the storyline follows Eun-mi (played by Jeon), a single mother in her 40s, who lives with her 29-year-old daughter Jin-hee (played by Sooyoung), who happens to be a police officer . Their lives take an unexpected turn when a mysterious doctor named Jin-hong (Ahn) enters Eun-mi’s life, bringing about big changes for this unique mother-daughter duo. Strangers, based on Jung Young-rong’s webcomic Namnam, promises to be an intriguing addition to the 2023 K-drama lineup.
I long for you
Han Chul-soo and Kim Yong-min are co-directing the upcoming crime drama I’ve Been Waiting For You For a Long Time, due out July 26. The series features a talented cast including Na In-woo, Kim Ji-eun and Kwon Yool. The storyline revolves around Detective Oh (played by Na) who joins a special investigation team tasked with unraveling a rural murder case. As Oh delves into the mystery, he also seeks revenge for his younger brother’s death, which occurred under mysterious circumstances. This new Genie TV drama promises an intriguing mix of crime solving and personal justice. The number of episodes is not yet known.
DP season 2
Led by Han Jun-hee, the highly anticipated season 2 of the series, inspired by Kim Bo-tong’s webtoon DP Dog Day (2015), will premiere on July 28. The show features an exceptional cast, including Jung Hae-in, Koo Kyo-hwan and Ji Jin-hee. In this new episode, soldiers An Jun-ho (played by Jung) and Han Ho-hyeol (played by Koo) experience exciting adventures outside their military camp. Jun-ho, under threat of arrest for leaving his unit with 500 days of mandatory duty left, relies on his deserter patrol experience to help him escape. Netflix has kept the specific plot details of Season 2 under wraps, keeping viewers anticipating.
The Uncanny Counter 2: Counter Punch
Yoo Sun-dong takes the director’s chair for the suspenseful supernatural K-drama, releasing on July 29. The series follows a group of Counters, who lead a double life as noodle shop employees as they undertake a special mission on Earth. These Counters are tasked with capturing evil forces hunting humans and using their extraordinary abilities. Featuring a talented cast including Cho Byeong-kyu, Yoo Joon-sang and Kim Se-jeong, this 2023 show based on Jang Yi’s webcomic Amazing Rumor promises a captivating storyline across its 12 episodes.
My dear liar
Led by Nam Sung-woo, the upcoming drama starring Kim So-hyun, Minhyun and Yun Ji-on will premiere on July 31. The storyline follows Mok Sol-hee (played by Kim), who’s unique ability to see through lies has made it difficult for her to trust others. However, her life takes an unexpected turn when she meets Minhyun’s character, a murder suspect who claims to be innocent. As their paths cross, Sol-hee must decide whether to use her gift to discover the truth about him. The number of episodes of this intriguing series is not yet known.
Frequently Asked Questions:
When does ‘My Lovely Liar’ premiere on Netflix?
Directed by Nam Sung-woo, the upcoming drama starring Kim So-hyun, Minhyun and Yun Ji-on will premiere on July 31. The storyline follows Mok Sol-hee (played by Kim), who’s unique ability to see through lies has made it difficult for her to trust others.
When is DP Season 2 coming to Netflix?
Led by Han Jun-hee, the highly anticipated season 2 of the series, inspired by Kim Bo-tong’s webtoon DP Dog Day (2015), will premiere on July 28. The show features an exceptional cast, including Jung Hae-in, Koo Kyo-hwan and Ji Jin-hee.
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