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10 New Korean Dramas Coming Your Way In January 2020

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It is time to see what new dramas are coming our way in the first month (January) of  2020. Well! this time not much of the dramas will be airing but each one of them is worth to watch as they have been highly anticipated. Park Seo Joon and Taecyeon are making a comeback with “Itaewon Class” and “The Game: Towards Zero”. A romantic comedy “Touch” starring Joo Sang Wook and Kim Bo Ra and a season 2 of “Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim 2”.

So many surprises are here in this “New Korean Dramas Coming Your Way In January 2020” list!


1. My Husband Has Kim Hee Seon (special)

My Husband has Kim Hee Seon january 2020 korean dramas

“My Husband Has Kim Hee Seon” will tell the story about Kim Jin-Mook (Oh Jung-Se) and Choi So-Hae (Ryoo Hyoun-Kyoung), a married couple with a 7 year old daughter. One day Kim Jin-Mook who is a huge fan of actress Kim Hee-Seon (Kim Hee-Seon) gets calls from someone who pretends to be Kim Hee-Seon. This leads Choi So-Hee in doubt that her husband is having an affair. On seeing her parents fight everyday over Kim Hee-Seon, their daughter leaves the house to find Kim Hee-Seon.

Genre:

Drama Special, Stage

Releasing date:

1 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

tvN


2. Touch

touch korean drama January 2020

“Touch” will tell a romance story between an unemployed make-up artist Cha Jung Hyuk (Joo Sang Wook) and an idol trainee (Kim Bo Ra) who failed after ten years of training. They end up falling in love with each other and they once again try to achieve their dreams.

Genre:

Romance, Comedy

Releasing date:

3 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

Channel A


3. Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim 2

Romantic doctor teacher kim 2 january 2020 kdramas

“Romantic Doctor Kim 2” will tell the story of a doctor of Doldam Hospital named Boo Yong Joo (Han Suk Kyu) popularly known as teacher Kim. He is a genius, but eccentric doctor. Ahn Hyo Seop will play the role of a first year surgical fellow Kim Woo Jin who has excellent skills. He doesn’t get along with his peers but is appreciated by his professors. Lee Sung Kyung will play the role of doctor Cha Eun Chae who is a 2 year fellow in cardio surgery. Her drawback is that she gets nervous while in a surgery room.

Genre:

Melodrama, Medical, Romance

Releasing date:

6 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

SBS


4. Blackout (special)

“Blackout” will tell the story of Yang Ik-Seung (Jung Sang-Hoon) who is a taxi-driver. One day he wakes up and finds one billion won in cash in his house. He tries to remember what happened last night but completely fails.

Genre:

Drama Special, Stage

Releasing date:

8 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

tvN


5. Everyone Is There (special)

Soo-Yeon (Roh Jeong-Eui) and Jung-Yeon (Roh Jeong-Eui) are twins. Still they are completely opposite in personality. Soo-Yeon thinks of giving up on her life due to bullying at her school, but she gets saved by someone who later helps her to fight against bullies.

Genre:

Drama Special, Stage

Releasing date:

15 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

tvN


6. Money Game

MOney Game kdramas january 2020

Korean drama “Money Game” will show the feud between the head of the Financial Policy Bureau and the Chairman of Finance. After IMF’s outbreak, the Jungin Bank is about to go bankrupt and it’s head decides to get rid of it. While the Chairman of Finance plans to hand over the bank to the Bahamas which is a private equity fund on Wall Street.

Genre:

Crime

Releasing date:

15 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

tvN


7. Itaewon Class

Itaewon Class Korean drama park seo joon January 2020

“Itaewon Class” will tell a tragic story of Park Sae Ro Yi (Park Seo Joon) who is the son of the CEO of a food service industry. Unfortunately his father dies. The story then continues with the hardships his son faces to get back up after he opens a restaurant in Itaewon. Jo Yi Seo (Kim Da Mi) is a smart and beautiful blogger who ends up with Park Sae Ro Yi at bad terms. Oh Soo Ah (Kwon Nara) is Park Sae Ro Yi’s first love.

Genre:

Romance, Revenge

Releasing date:

31 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

JTBC


8. The Game: Towards Zero

the game towars zero midnight january 2020 dramas

“The Game” will tell the story of two people who join hands to solve the mysterious murder cases. One of them is detective Joon Young (Lee Yeon Hee) while the other is Kim Tae Pyung (Taecyeon) who can see the deaths of other people. However he cannot see the death of Joon Young. Im Joo Hwan will play the role of Goo Do Kyung who is a forensic medical examiner.

Genre:

Fantasy, Crime, Mystery

Releasing date:

22 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

MBC


Oh, My Men

“Oh, My Men” is a slice of life drama about a high school student Na Geum-Young with cooking as her major and her father works at a karaoke room.

Genre:

Slice Of Life

Releasing date:

Postponed

Broadcast network:

KBS2


~Update~

9. Forest

Forest drama january 2020

“Forest” will tell the story of a male air rescue worker who find his happiness in money and a female doctor who after joining a community where people share their painful pasts stories, found the happiness and love in her life. Jo Bo Ah, who will be playing the role of Jung Young Jae is a surgical resident with confident and passionate personality. Park Hae Jin, who will be playing the role of Kang San Hyuk is a rescue team member who unfortunately has no memories of his childhood.

Genre:

Romance, Melodrama, Crime, Mystery

Releasing date:

29 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

KBS2


10. I Object (special)

tvn drama stage 2020 I object

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Genre:

Drama Stage

Releasing date:

22 January, 2020

Broadcast network:

tvN


1. My Husband Has Kim Hee Seon (special) 1 January 2020
2. Touch 3 January 2020
3. Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim 2 6 January 2020
4. Blackout (special) 8 January 2020
5. Money Game 15 January 2020
6. Everyone Is There (special) 15 January 2020
7. The Game: Towards Zero 22 January 2020
8. I Object (special) 22 January 2020
9. Forest 29 January 2020
10 Itaewon Class 31 January 2020

So this is it. Not many Korean dramas but still worth it. So which one will you watch from this January 2020 list. Do tell in comments.

Also See Latest Dramas airing in February 2020 →→

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