K-drama coming to you this August

The Killing Vote Kdrama Aug 2023

If you are a Webtoon fan, this month’s releases might be a dream come true for you. Most Korean dramas that are scheduled to debut on the small screen in August are remakes from a webtoon across all genres.

Here is the list of dramas you can look forward to!

The First Responders Season 2

The First Responders 2 Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Action, Police, Firefighter, Medical, Investigation
Native title: 소방서 옆 경찰서 시즌2
Original network: SBS, Disney+

Premiere: 4 August 2023

The sequel from the first season with the original cast, Kim Rae Won, Son Ho Jun, Gong Seung Yeon with new blood, Oh Eui Shik, and more. The mission of saving lives and the hardship of working in the frontline will continue.

My Dearest

My Dearest Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 10
Genre: Historical, Romance
Native Title: 연인
Original network: MBC

Premiere: 4 August 2023

Starring Namkoong Min, Ahn Eun Jin, and more. The drama is set in Joseon Dynasty during the Qing Dynasty’s invasion known as Byeongja Horan [병자호란]. A romance story between a noblewoman and a mysterious man.


Moving Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Action, Supernatural, School, Fantasy
Native title: 무빙
Original network: Disney+

Premiere: 9 August 2023

Adapted from a webtoon by Kang Full (강풀) and starring Ryu Seung Ryong, Han Hyo Joo, Jo In Sung, Cha Tae Hyun, and many other veteran actors.

The story begins with 3 high school students attending an ordinary school with supernatural power. All three individuals inherited special abilities from their parents who struggles to protect them from being used by others.

The Killing Vote

The Killing Vote Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Legal, Police, Crime, Investigation, Horror
Native title: 국민사형투표
Original network: SBS

Premiere: 10 August 2023

Adapted from a webtoon Guk Min Sa Hyeong Tu Pyo by Um Se Yoon. Starring Park Hae Jin, Park Sung Woong, Im Ji Yeon, Kim Kwon, and more.

The drama is set in a grey area where criminals that avoid sentences from the law will be punished differently. All citizens over 18 years old will receive a text to cast their vote on whether that person should receive the death penalty.

Behind Your Touch

Behind Your Touch Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Investigation
Native title: 힙하게
Original network: JTBC, Netflix

Premiere: 12 August 2023

Starring Lee Min Ki, Han Ji Min, EXO’s Suho, and more. Previously known as ‘HIP’. The drama showcases the stories of different villagers starting. Bong Ye Bun is a vet who possesses psychometric powers. Moon Jang Yeol is a passionate detective.

My Lovely Boxer

My Lovely Boxer Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Action, Martial Arts, Romance
Native title: 순정복서
Original network: SBS

Premiere: 21 August 2023

Adapted from the novel Sun Jeong Bok Seo Ikwon Suk by Choo Jong Nam. Starring Lee Sang Yeob, Kim So Hye, Park Ji Hwan, and many more. The story of Kim Tae Young, a cold-blooded sports agent that signed many talented players and milk them for money until they got burned out.

Mask Girl

Mask Girl Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 7
Genre: Business, Showbiz
Native title: 마스크걸
Original network: Netflix

Premiere: 18 August 2023

Adapted from a webtoon series by Maemi, starring Go Hyun Jung, Nana, Ahn Jae Hong, and more. The story of an ordinary office lady with a severe sense of inferiority in her appearance. A series of incidents made Mo Mi an internet broadcast jockey (aka BJ) but she cover her face with a mask.

Destined With You

Destined With You Kdrama 2023

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Fantasy
Native title: 이 연애는 불가항력
Original network: JTBC, Netflix

Premiere: 23 August 2023

Starring SF9’s Rowoon, Jo Bo Ah, Ha Joon, Yura, and more. The story started with a forbidden book that was sealed thoroughly 3 centuries ago. That book landed on Lee Hong Jo’s hand and the Jang Shin Yu became a victim of it.

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