11 K-drama premiering in February 2021

Entering the second month of the year, the world is still recovering. The shortest month in a year but definitely a good month packed with dramas. From youthful college drama, Dear M, to action thrillers like L.U.C.A.: The Beginning and Sisyphus: The Myth.

Love Scene Number

Love Scene Number
Love Scene Number

No. of episodes: 8
Genre: Romance
Native title: 러브씬넘버
Original network: MBC

Premiere: 1 Feb 2021, every Monday

The drama is about four females who are at a turning point in their lives. 23 years old Doo Ah (Kim Bo Ra) is a psychology university student with a secret relationship with three men. 28 years old Ha Ram (Shim Eun Woo) is an elementary school teacher that left her ex-fiancé at the alter. 35 years old Ban Ya (Ryu Hwa Young) and 42 years old Bok Kyung (Park Jin Hee) each have their relationship turning point.

A Week Delay of Farewell

A Week Delay of Farewell
A Week Delay of Farewell

No. of episodes: 10
Genre: Romance, Fantasy
Native title: 이별유예, 일주일
Original network: SBS

Premiere: 5 Feb 2021, every Friday.

The drama about a couple who got into accident and one left the world. Park Ga Ram (Kwon Yu Ri) and Kim Seon Jae (Hyun Woo) are about to get married but the accident changed everything. Ga Ram receives a strange offer from a man X (Yoon Ji On) in the afterlife which give her an opportunity to go back to a week ago.

L.U.C.A.: The Beginning

L.U.C.A. The Beginning
L.U.C.A. The Beginning

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-fi, Supernatural, Mystery
Native title: 루카
Original network: tvN

Premiere: 1 Feb 2021, every Mon and Tues

The drama is based on Charles Darwin‘s proposition, all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors. L.U.C.A. stands for Last Universal Common Ancestor. Ji Oh (Kim Rae Won) has a special ability but doesn’t know who he really is. Gu Reum (Lee Da Hee) is a detective who chases after the truth of her parents’ disappearance when she was just a young child.

River Where The Moon Rises

river where the moon rises
river where the moon rises

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Historical, Romance, Action
Native title: 달이 뜨는 강
Original network: KBS

The drama sets in the Goryeo dynasty, a warrior princess Pyeong Gang (Kim So Hyun) fell in love with someone totally opposite of her, On Dal (Kim Ji Soo) is a peace-loving man with only one goal in life to bring peace. The pair of lovers fell in love but has different goals in life.

Hello? It’s Me!

Hello, It's Me
Hello, It’s Me

No. of episodes: 32
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
Native title: 안녕? 나야!
Original network: KBS

Premiere: 17 Feb 2021, every Wed and Thurs

The drama is about a 37-year-old single woman, Ban Ha Ni (Choi Kang Hee) holds a temporary job and constant fear of losing a job. She is timid and quiet, wants to get a relationship. One day, the 17-year-old Ban Ha Ni (Lee Re) from the past visits her, and she is a totally different person, bright and positive.

Sisyphus: The Myth

Sisyphus The Myth
Sisyphus The Myth

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Thriller, Action, Fantasy
Native title: 시지프스: The Myth
Original network: JTBC, Netflix

Premiere: 17 Feb 2021, every Wed and Thurs

The drama revolves around a world-class company, Quantum and Time founded by Han Tae Sul (Jo Seung Woo). He is a genius engineer with high level coding skills, dubbed as ‘The Miracle of South Korea’s Engineering Industry’. Kang Seo Hae (Park Shin Hye) is a soldier with good survival skills, she sets off a dangerous path to find Han Tae Sul.

Beyond Evil

Beyond Evil
Beyond Evil

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Psychological, Investigation
Native title: 괴물
Original network: JTBC

Premiere: 19 Feb 2021, every Fri and Sat

Previously known as Monster, Freak. Two fearless men who are willing to go that extra mile to catch a serial killer. Lee Dong Sik (Shin Ha Kyun) was a demoted police working at Manyang Police Substation doing tedious work. Han Joo Won (Yeo Jin Goo) was transferred to the same substation and became Dong Sik’s superior.

Vincenzo

Vincenzo
Vincenzo

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Mafia, Action
Native Title: 빈센조
Original network: tvN, Netflix

Premiere: 20 Feb 2021, every Sat and Sun

The drama revolves around Vincenzo Casano (Song Joong Ki), a lawyer who works for the mafia. Vincenzo original name was Park Joo Hyeong but changed after he was adopted to Italy at 8. War sparks between the mafia groups and he fled to South Korea.

Times

OCN - Times
OCN – Times

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Thriller, Police, Mystery, Political
Native title: 타임즈
Original network: OCN

Premiere: 20 Feb 2021, every Sat and Sun

It is a political mystery drama that begins when Seo Jung In (Lee Joo Young) receives a call from a reporter Lee Jin Woo (Lee Seo Jin) from a different timeline, 5 years ago. Through the connection, Jung In tries to prevent the death of her father who is the president.

Not Yet Thirty

Not Yet 30 아직 낫서른
Not Yet 30 아직 낫서른

No. of episodes: 15
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Native title: 아직 낫서른
Original network: Kakao M

Premiere: 23 Feb 2021, every Tues and Sat

The webtoon adapted drama is about the various relationships, career lives of a woman when they entered their 30s. Seo Ji Won (Jung In Sun) reunited with her first love from middle school through working as a webtoon author, Lee Seung Yoo (CNBlue’s Kang Min Hyuk) is a publisher.

Dear. M

KBS's Dear M.
KBS’s Dear M.

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Romance, School
Native title: 디어엠
Original network: KBS

Premiere: 26 Feb 2021, every Mon and Tues

The drama start off with a group of students in Seoyeon University. Mysterious M sparks interest among the community and people start the campus-wide search for him/her. Cha Min Ho (NCT’s Jung Jae Hyun) is a smart second-year computer engineering student who wants to develop his app. Ma Joo Ah (Park Hye Soo) is a second-year business admin major who has zero dating experience yet always caught between others’ affairs. Min Ho and Joo Ah are childhood friends for the past 12 years.