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5 Anticipated 2022 Summer K-Dramas to Look Forward To

5  Anticipated 2022 Summer K-Dramas to Look Forward To


Hello, dear MDL readers! 

This time, I’ll prepare a short list for my lovely readers about Korean series to be excited about, coming soon this Summer in 2022! Come along to discover more. ^^

(This picture is from upcoming June series, Jinxed At First (2022)


  Fair Warning: This article contains minor spoilers about the stories, 

 casts, or any other information known to the public. 

Notice: Can be easily read in both light and dark mode!


MonWedFriTuesThursSat (2022)

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)

To be broadcasted soon in the second half, tentatively in September 2022!

Streaming: Maybe on Netflix

Cast: Park Min Young and Go Kyung Pyo


“The story portrays Choi Sang Eun as she gets entangled with Jung Ji Ho, who is on a long-term exclusive contract for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and Kang Hae Jin, who signs a new contract for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.  Choi Sang Eun,  is a woman possessing many great qualities and virtues.

 As the perfect partner, she chooses a career of helping single men who don’t want to get married instead of getting married herself. Jung Ji Ho who has been in a long-term contract with Choi Sang Eun for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for his fifth year. In addition for the reason behind his contract being a secret, Jung Ji Ho is a mysterious character whose occupation, hobbies, and personality are also shrouded in a veil of secrecy. ”  (Source: Soompi)

Note: A complicated love story that will be told in only 16 episodes, with a very confusing yet funny official title, that not many of us would be able to pronounce it! (Hahaha)

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)


One Hundred Won Butler (2022)

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)

To be broadcasted sometime this July!

Cast: Lee Hye Ri and Lee Jun Young  | Airing on MBC


“Butler Kim,  is someone that runs errands that begin at a cost of 100 won per job, and funeral director Baek Dong Joo, who grants the wishes of the dead, as they operate an errand-running business called Ildangbaek (meaning one person doing the work of 100, and in this specific case, also referring to the fact that one errand costs 100 won).”

(Source: Soompi)

Note:  I already sniff an enormous amount of comedy geared to the max level!

Just kidding, this might be melodrama instead…


I Met You by Chance  (2022)

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)

To be broadcasted sometime this August!

Cast: Jin Ki Joo and Kim Dong Wook | Airing on KBS


“Yoon Hae-Joon started his career at a broadcasting station as a local news reporter. He now works an anchor for the weekend news program and is the youngest anchor to ever work at the broadcasting station. He is calm and straightforward as a journalist and kind to people in his personal life.

Baek Yoon-Young dreamed of becoming a writer, but, to support herself, she works at a publishing company. She is under a lot of stress because of her job and she sometimes takes it out on her mother. One day, Baek Yoon-Young faces a shocking case that changes her life. Their goals seem completely unrelated, but they soon realize that their objectives are connected. ” (Source:  AsianWiki)

Note: One mysterious and thrilling time travel adventure will begin!


The Law Cafe (2022)

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)

To be broadcasted in 5th September!

Cast: Lee Se Young and Lee Seung Gi  | Airing on KBS


“A series that depicts the story of Kim Jeong Ho, a former prosecutor who is now a building owner, and Kim Yu Ri, a lawyer with a 4-D personality. The story will focus on the events surrounding a law firm that also runs as a cafe. Kim Jeong Ho is a former prosecutor and current building owner who used to be known as a “monster genius”. Kim Yu Ri is a lawyer who has a beautiful appearance but is not hesitant to show her fiery personality when witnessing injustice.”  (Source: Naver) 

Note: An ingenious way to re-establish yourself, when time calls it for!

 Mocha latte power whoorrmm….


The Witch

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)

To Be Broadcasted Sometime Soon!

Streaming: Unknown yet

Cast: Roh Jeong Eui and Park Jin Young


“The story of a man who fell in love with a woman called a ‘witch’. Park Mi Jeong is a woman who wears pretty clothes and enjoys complete freedom. Park Mi Jeong is a person who became a translator by taking advantage of her English skills, which she has been good at since childhood. Born with her mother’s death, Mi Jeong was a girl who stood out even when she stayed still. Perhaps because of her unique and mysterious atmosphere, from some point in her life, male students fell in love with her, and all the people she met called her a ‘witch’.” (Source: MyDramaList; Soompi) 


So which of these dramas arouse your curiosity or are you looking forward to see, this Summer? Feel free to comment ’cause I’d love to hear your thoughts on this.

(GIF images were found here: moonsool at Tistory.com)


I, for one, am also excited for this upcoming historical tale

 in combination with exquisite fantasy: Alchemy of Souls (2022)!

Why? Because the amazing writing duo team,

 the Hong Sisters (Jung Eun and Mi Ran), will come back this 18th June!

Streaming worldwide, on Netflix!

(Photo and video source: tvN drama on YouTube)

 Goodbye! See you again next time!


Sources: MyDramalist, AsianWiki, Jinxed At First (2022), Naver, main poster and photos for the cover of this article were found at here, here and Soompi (and many other articles with news info from the same site). Meanwhile, all the GIF images were found here: Tistory. The cover picture was edited by Cryssy Anne with an online tool called Pixlr X.

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