The year 2024 began with some excellent Korean dramas such as Death’s Game Part 2, Marry My Husband, and Flower That Blooms at Night, providing us with romance, thrills, and retribution. The rest of 2024 should be very promising, with many more new Korean dramas slated to be released and the much-anticipated sequels to Squid Game and All of Us Are Dead in the works.
While it may take some time to see these successful K-dramas return for more, you can expect more exciting releases in the next month. We have everything, from a supernatural thriller with an exceptional narrative to a business drama emphasizing ambition and self-growth. So, without further ado, here is every Korean drama releasing in February 2024.
Branding in Seongsu
Streaming on Viki on Feb. 5
Branding in Seongsu is your typical business Korean drama in which a successful CEO who disregards all emotions in life finds true love after meeting a compassionate intern. However, the drama deviates from the norm by adding the body-swapping element. Kang Na Eon is a successful marketing executive known for her competitive nature in the industry.
Despite starting as a normal employer, she sacrificed friendships and relationships to climb the corporate ladder and get to where she is today. However, everything changes when she meets So Eun Ho, an intern at her agency who initially comes off as hateful, but an accidental kiss swaps their bodies.
Will Na Eon perceive Eun Ho differently after the incident? Or will she continue to shun everyone around her for the sake of ambition? The drama, directed by Jung Hun Soo, stars Kim Ji Eun, Lomon, Yang Hye Ji, and Kim Ho Young and will premiere on Viki on Feb. 5.
A Killer Paradox
Streaming on Netflix on Feb. 9
Korean webtoons offer highly innovative stories for dramas to adapt, like Death’s Game, which gave an entirely new perspective on life. A Killer Paradox is an upcoming supernatural thriller that follows Lee Tang, an ordinary college student who inadvertently kills a customer while working part-time at a convenience store.
However, he soon realizes that the victim is a serial killer who murdered innocent people, and he discovers that he possesses a special ability to detect evil souls who commit unspeakable atrocities. With newfound power and a sense of justice, he begins punishing those who lack basic morals while a persistent and cold-blooded detective pursues him. A Killer Paradox, starring Choi Woo Sik as Lee Tang, will premiere on Netflix on Feb. 9.
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Streaming on tvN on Feb. 26
Wedding Impossible is an upcoming romance K-drama that stars Jeon Jong Seo and Moon Sang Min. Na Ah Jeong is a professional actress who works as an extra, although she has never been recognized for her acting talents. Furthermore, her dating life is miserable since she can’t seem to get along with any man other than her long-time best friend, Lee Do Han, the son of a chaebol family that runs the LJ Group.
When Do Han is forced into marriage by his family, he calls out Ah Jeong to pose as his wife, but Do Han’s brother, Lee Ji Han, who is determined to make his brother the LJ Group’s heir, has other plans. Aside from being an engaging drama that unfolds the story from two distinct standpoints, the representation of BL makes the drama highly anticipated by many K-drama fans. Wedding Impossible will be available for streaming on tvN on Feb. 26.
The Impossible Heir
Streaming on Disney+ and Hulu in February
If you’re seeking something different and political after watching a lot of romantic Korean dramas, The Impossible Heir is a great choice for this February. In the drama, Kang In Ha, played by Lee Jun Young, is born into a single-parent household and grew up poor, relying on good looks and charm to keep himself out of trouble. He eventually discovers that he is the illegitimate son of Kang Oh Group’s chairman.
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Despite being shunned by his father, In Ha teams up with his intellectually brilliant friend, Han Tae Oh, to devise a plan to take over the company and permanently erase poverty from his life. However, when an equally ambitious woman with a troubled past associated with the Kang Oh Group enters the picture, his plan to seize a spot at the top of society takes an unexpected turn. How will In Ha deal with the new enemy and reclaim what is rightfully his?
The Impossible Heir does not have an official release date yet, but it will be available on Disney+ and Hulu in February 2024, most likely at the end of the month. Fans of Lee Jae Wook and Lee Jun Young may find this particularly captivating, considering their versatility and commitment to their roles in every drama.