From romantic fantasy to action-packed thrillers, here are eight Korean dramas confirmed to be released in August 2023.
1. Behind Your Touch — August 12
The supernatural K-Drama follows a veterinarian (Han Ji Min) who’s gifted with the superpower of psychometry (sensing thoughts through touch). She teams up with a detective (Lee Min Ki) to solve murder cases, also encountering a mysterious part-time convenience store worker (EXO‘s Suho).
2. Elegant Empire — August 7
Starring Han Ji Wan, Kim Jin Woo, Kang Yul, and Son Sung Yoon, the 100-episode series is centered on a man and woman who fall in love as they pursue revenge.
3. The First Responders 2 — August 4
The show’s main cast of a detective (Kim Rae Won), a firefighter (Son Ho Jun), and a paramedic (Gong Seung Yeon) team up once again for a second season to solve even more cases.
4. Destined With You — August 23
SF9‘s Rowoon and Jo Bo Ah star in the romantic fantasy Destined With You, where a female civil servant has the key to breaking the curse of a hotshot lawyer.
5. National Death Penalty Vote — August 10
A lead investigator (Park Hae Jin), a legal scholar-turned-murderer (Park Sung Woong), and a police officer (Lim Ji Yeon) become connected as an unknown figure begins to execute criminals based on the votes of the public. The K-Drama is an adaptation of a webtoon.
6. My Lovely Boxer — August 21
In My Lovely Boxer, a straightforward sports agent (Lee Sang Yeob) takes on the task of making an undefeated female boxer (Kim So Hye) return to the spotlight after her sudden disappearance.
7. My Dearest — August 4
The historical romance centers on a mysterious man (Nam Goong Min) who suddenly appears in high society and falls in love with a woman (Ahn Eun Jin) from a noble family.
8. Moving — August 9
Adapted from Kang Pool‘s webtoon, Moving follows the struggle of three high school students with supernatural abilities—and their parents who protect them from being used for evil.