K-dramas premiering in May 2021

Unlike the previous month, we are welcoming more romance K-dramas in the month of May. So viewers who love to inhale romantic happiness can continue and scroll down to find out what to expect after Cherry Blossom ended.

Bossam: Steal the Fate

Bossam Steal the Fate

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Historical, Romance
Native title: 보쌈-운명을 훔치다
Original network: MBN

Premiere: 1 May 2021, every Saturday and Sunday

Starring Jung Il Woo, Kwon Yu Ri, Shin Hyun Soo, Kim Tae Woo, Shin Dong Mi and more.

The drama set in the Joseon era during the reign of the 15th Joseon King, King Gwang Hae (Kim Tae Woo). Ba Woo (Jung Il Woo) accidentally kidnaps Princess Soo Kyung (Kwon Yu Ri). Ba Woo has to live in poverty to hide his identity and ever since, he is involved in connecting the widows who have no hopes to remarry one day.

Youth of May

Youth of May - KBS 2021 Drama
Youth of May – KBS 2021 Drama

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Historical, Romance, Riot
Native title: 오월의 청춘
Original network: KBS

Premiere: 3 May 2021, every Monday and Tuesday

Starring Lee Do Hyun, Go Min Si, Lee Sang Yi, Geum Sae Rok and more.

The drama is set in 1980, two youngsters who were swept up by the Gwangju Uprising*. Hwang Hee Tae (Lee Do Hyun) is a troublemaker who hates anything predictable in life. Raise up by his single mother, he proves people wrong by being the top student and entered Seoul National University College of Medicine.

Imitation

Imitation - Drama poster
Imitation – Drama poster

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Idol, Romance, Comedy, Music, Showbiz
Native title: 이미테이션
Original network: KBS

Premiere: 7 May 2021, every Friday

Starring Jeong Ji So, U-KISS’s Lee Jun Young, T-ara’s Park Ji Yeon, ATEEZ’s Jeong Yun Ho, SF9’s Chani PRISTIN’s Im Na Young and more

Imitation is a drama based on the ever-popular K-pop industry and the main characters are living and breathing in daily. Lee Ma Ha (Jeong Ji So) was an idol in a not-so-well-known Kpop group, she was a little famous due to her resemblance to another soloist. Ma Ha accidentally injures another male idol Hyuk. Emotions got snowballed and everyone was against Ma Ha but stirred into a variety show together.

Mine

Mine - tvN 2021 Drama
Mine – tvN 2021 Drama

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Showbiz, Family, Drama
Native title: 마인 : MINE
Original network: tvN, Netflix

Premiere: 8 May 2021, every Saturday and Sunday

Starring Lee Bo Young, Kim Seo Hyung, VIXX’s N, Lee Hyun Wook and more.

The drama is about two strong individuals who overcome the stereotypes and find their true selves. Seo Hee Soo (Lee Bo Young) gave up her acting career and marry into a wealthy family, try her best to be the best daughter-in-law. Jeong Seo Hyun (Kim Seo Hyung) is born with silver spoon and marry to another wealthy family.

Doom At Your Service

tvN Doom at Your Service
tvN Doom at Your Service

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Fantasy
Native Title: 어느 날 우리집 현관으로 멸망이 들어왔다
Original network: tvN

Premiere: 10 May 2021, every Monday and Tuesday

The drama is about the romance between two individuals, Myul Mung aka Ruin (Seo In Guk) and Tak Dong Kyung (Park Bo Young). Anything that Myul Mung contact will vanish. In the poster, Myul Mung was introduced as “the being that is the reason for everything that vanishes.”

Move to Heaven

Move to Heaven - Netflix kdrama 2021
Move to Heaven – Netflix kdrama 2021

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Mental Health, Business, Family
Native Title: 무브 투 헤븐: 나는 유품정리사입니다
Original network: Netflix

Premiere: 14 May 2021

The drama is about a young man with asperger syndrome, Han Geu Roo (Tang Jun Sang) works for his father’s Jung Woo (Ji Jin Hye) business Move to Heaven where they arrange items left by deceased people. After his father passed, he was left alone until an uncle came. Jo Sang Goo (Lee Je Hoon) became Geu Roo’s guardian.

My Roommate Is a Gumiho

My Roommate is a Gumiho (2021)

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Native Title: 간 떨어지는 동거
Original network: tvN

Premiere: 26 May 2021, every Wednesday and Thursday

Lee Dam (Lee Hye Ri) accidentally swallows the marble of a male gumiho (nine-tailed fox) named Shin Woo Yeo (Jang Ki Yong) who’s goal is approaching to be a human. Once a human swallows the marble, the gumiho left one year to live and it also hinders his goal to be a human. Woo Yeo suggests living under one roof with Lee Dam and that begins their romance.


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