9 Korean Dramas premiering in November 2021

Now We Are Breaking Up

The line up for Korean dramas in November is really exciting, star studded line up including Song Hye Kyo, Yoo Ah In, Kim Soo Hyun.

2PM members Lee Jun Ho and Ok Taecyeon both have different dramas premiering this coming month as well. This is their first drama after discharged from military. Even though both of them are leading a historical drama, but both story lines are very different. Speaking about military discharged, we welcome Park Hyung Shik back to the small screen with Happiness.

Apart from that, we have popular actors and actresses releasing dramas this month as well, including Kim Hye Yoon from Extraordinary You, Lee Do Hyun from Youth of May, School 2021 finally premiering with concrete dates starring WEi’s Kim Yo Han.

Exciting? Scroll down for the full list.


No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Melodrama, Romance
Native Title: 멜랑꼴리아
Original network: tvN

Premiere: 3 Nov 2021,

Starring Lee Do Hyun, Im Soo Jung, and more. A corrupted high school, a romance story between a math teacher and a math genius.

The Red Sleeve

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Historical, Romance
Native Title: 옷소매 붉은 끝동
Original network: MBC

Premiere: 5 Nov 2021,

Starring Lee Jun Ho, Lee Se Young, Kang Hoon, and more. The story is adapted from a novel named The Sleeve’s Red Cuff. Drama set in the Joseon Dynasty, the first half of the 1700s. The young prince Yi San is a loving and perfect prince but was scarred by his father’s death. Grew up as the crown prince, and met a young woman Sung Deok Im and fell for her. Trying to convince her to be his official concubine, but smart Sung Deok Im know that the title comes with the loss of freedom and many more things.


No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Thriller
Native Title: 해피니스
Original network: tvN

Premiere: 5 Nov 2021,

Starring Park Hyung Shik, Han Hyo Joo, Jo Woo Jin, and more. The story is set in an apocalyptic world where infectious diseases are a new norm. The city hit its bottom line when the infectious disease hits them, people are suffering from unabated thirst.

Secret Royal Inspector Joy

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Historical, Romance, Comedy
Native title: 어사와 조이
Original network: tvN

Premiere: 8 Nov 2021, every Monday and Tuesday

Starring Kim Hye Yoon, Ok Taecyeon, Bae Jong Ok, Lee Jae Kyoon, and more. The drama is set in the Joseon era, an undercover official Ra Yi Eon who wanted to lead a simple life as a dumpling store owner, but passing the state exam led him to be an inspector to go around states to investigate the truth and expose corruption.

Idol: The Coup

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Idol, Youth, Music
Native title: 아이돌: 더 쿠데타
Original network: JTBC, iQiyi

Premiere: 8 Nov 2021, every Monday and Tuesday

Starring Ahn Hee Yeon (EXID’s Hani), Kwak Shi Yang, Kim Min Kyu, Han So Eun and more. The story is about idols who are struggling and trying their best in order to not disband. Cotton Candy is a Kpop group and for the past 6 years, they did not produce any hit songs to gain attention from the public.

Now, We Are Breaking Up

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Melodrama
Native title: 지금 헤어지는 중입니다
Original network: SBS

Premiere: 12 Nov 2021, every Friday and Saturday

Starring Song Hye Kyo, Jang Ki Yong, Choi Hee Seo, Kim Joo Heon, and more. The drama is based on the fashion industry and stories of people working including a designer, photographer, director and more.

School 2021

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: School, Youth, Romance
Native Title: 학교 2021
Original network: KBS

Premiere: 17 Nov 2021, every Wednesday and Thursday

Starring Kim Yo Han, Jo Yi Hyun, Choo Young Woo, Hwang Bo Reum Beyol, and even veteran actor Park In Hwan. School 2021 is set in a specialized high school with students working hard to pursue their dreams and ideal job instead of heading to university.



No. of episodes: 6
Genre: Horror, Supernatural, Thriller
Native title: 지옥
Original network: Netflix

Premiere: 19 Nov 2021, Friday

Starring Yoo Ah In, Park Jung Min, Kim Hyun Joo, Won Jin Ah, and more. Literal translates to The Hell, Jung Jin Soo is the head of a new religion known as Saejinruhwe who speaks about the phenomenon when death angels from hell come and state it’s a revelation from God.

One Ordinary Day

No. of episodes: 8
Genre: Legal, Mystery, Crime
Native Title: 어느 날
Original network: VIU TV, Coupang Play

Premiere: 26 Nov 2021,

Starring Kim Soo Hyun, Cha Seung Won, Lee Seol, and more. This is an remake of an American TV show Criminal Justice by BBC. The story of 2 men that crossed path due to one murder case. Kim Hyun Soo is an oridinary student but was stirred into a murder case as a prime suspect, Shin Joong Han is the only lawyer that is willing to help him fight it.