With fresh content releasing every other week, K-drama keeps growing in popularity amongst the international audience. This month, the highly-anticipated Korean remake of Money Heist, Money Heist Korea: Joint Economic Area is set to premiere on Netflix. Given the popularity of both the original show and Korean content on the streaming platform, we may be in for yet another global hit.
On that note, Silverscreen India brings you a list of Korean dramas that are arriving this June.
1. Why Her? (June 3) – SBS
This drama revolves around the love story between a cold-hearted lawyer, who does not mind reaching success through wrong choices, and a law school student. SBS describes the drama as a “painful but thrilling story.”
2. Link: Eat, Love, Kill (June 6) – TVN
Starring Yeo Jin-goo and Moon Ga-young, Link: Eat, Love, Kill is a fantasy mystery drama that tells the story of a man who begins to suddenly share the emotions of a woman and begins to feel her joy, sorrows and pain.
3. Insider (June 8) – JTBC
Insider tells the story of a judicial trainee named Kim Yo-han. After going undercover for an investigation, Kim Yo-han experiences a crisis and ends up struggling to obtain a hand of cards that will change his fate as he gambles in prison.
4. Money Heist Korea: Joint Economic Area (June 24) – Netflix
A remake of the Spanish series La Casa De Papel, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area retells the popular story in the backdrop of the Joint Security Area, which contains a mint that becomes the focus of the action. Amid reunification, the mint is printing a new unified currency as the groundwork to build a stable joint economy.
5. Yumi’s Cells 2 (June 10) – TVING
In Season 1 of Yumi’s Cells, Kim Yu-mi’s love cells become comatose after a grave injury. A chance meeting with the emotionally-stunted game designer Goo Woong, however, changed all of that. Season 2 will revolve around Yu-mi, who has now matured through her relationship and breakup with Goo Woong. The new season will depict the story of Yu-mi’s love and dreams.
6. Jinxed At First (June 15) – KBS
This K-drama narrates the story of a man who has come to terms with his unlucky fate and a goddess who has jumped into the real world to break her curse.
7. Cleaning Up (June 4) – JTBC
Cleaning Up is about the struggle cleaners at a security firm face as they try to create a new destiny for themselves after overhearing about insider trading.