Korean Dramas of Various Genres – Fans of Korean dramas or Drakor must be looking forward to entering the month of May. Some Korean television stations and film streaming platforms have released Korean drama series that will air in May 2021.
For Drakor fans, watching a drama that has just aired is something not to be missed. Moreover, every month there is always Korean drama that airs with new drama titles and stars and can watch streaming.
There is SNSD’s Yuri who comes back and plays with Jung Il Woo in the drama Saeguk. The rising young actor Lee Do Hyun reunites with Go Min Si. Then, there are Park Bo Young and Seo in Guk who play in fantasy and romantic genre dramas. The sports genre drama is back, this time about badminton. Until there is a Korean drama taken from the most famous Webtoon story in Korea, Living Together.
Here are 7 Korean dramas of various genres that are ready to air in May 2021.
1. Bossam: Steal the Fate – May 1, 2021
Korean Dramas of Various Genres – Bossam: Steal the Fate tells the story of a man, Ba Woo (Jung Il Woo) who commits a bossam action (a traditional remarriage procedure where a widow is kidnapped). In his action, Ba woos accidentally kidnaps Princess Soo Kyung (Kwon Yoo Ri) who is none other than the daughter of Prince Gwanghae and the son-in-law of his enemy, Lee Yi Cheom (Lee Dae Yeop).
The drama will be set during the reign of King Gwang Hae and revolve around Ba Woo and Princess Soo Kyung. It will be a touching story of life and love, of oppression experienced by women and the poor.
This drama was directed by Kwon Suk Jang, and also featured Shin Hyun Soo, Lee Jae Yong to Kim Tae Woo.
2. Youth of May – 3 May 2021
Korean Dramas of Various Genres – Youth of May is a drama about two young people who are dragged into the Gwangju Uprising that took place in May 1980. Hwang Hee Tae (played by Lee Do Hyun) is a troublemaker who hates anything that can be predicted. Due to his intelligence, he made it into the Seoul National University Medical College. Due to unexpected events, Hee Tar experienced the biggest Mei of his life.
Meanwhile, Kim Myung Hee (played by Go Min Si) is a hardworking nurse who leaves home and lives alone in Gwangju. She was more like a warrior than an angel, and unlike her pretty appearance, she had a cold outward appearance.
This drama was directed by Song Min Yup and also featured Lee Sang Yi, Geum Sae Rok, and Oh Man Suk.
3. Mine – May 8, 2021
Korean Dramas of Various Genres – Mine tells the story of a woman who tries to find her true self and break free from the prejudices in the world. Seo Hee-Soo (played by Lee Bo Young) is a former top artist, she gave up her career to marry the second son of Hyo Won Group. He did his best to fit in as the son-in-law of that family. She acts confidently all the time not to lose her true self.
On the other hand, Jeong Seo Hyun (played by Kim Seo Hyung) is married to the first son of the same chaebol family. She is also the daughter of a chaebol family and is graceful, intelligent, and also very rational.
This drama was directed by Lee Na Jeong and also featured Ok Ja Yeon, Lee Hyun Wook to Kim Hye Hwa.
4. Doom at Your Service – May 10, 2021
Doom at Your Service is about a woman named Tak Dong Kyung (played by Park Bo Young). He works as a novel editor at a publishing company. A heartbreaking tragedy befalls Dong Kyung when he is diagnosed with cancer. He makes a wish and unexpectedly gets overheard by a figure from another world, Myeol Mang (played by Seo In Guk). From there, the relationship between the two began by making a contract that risked life and love.
This drama was directed by Kwon Young and also featured Lee Soo Hyuk, Kang Tae Oh, and Shin Do Hyun.
5. Move To Heaven – May 14, 2021
Han Geu Roo (played by Tang Joon Sang) is a young man with Asperger’s syndrome. He works in his father’s business “Move To Heaven” to organize items left by people who have died. One day, his father passed away and his uncle named Jo Sang Goo (played by Lee Je Hoon) appeared to be Geu Roo’s guardian.
Sang Koo is a cold figure and also a martial artist who has been in prison. The two of them then run the “Move To Heaven” business together.
This drama, directed by Kim Sung Hodan, also presents Shin-Soo Oh, Jung Ae Yun, to Ji Jin Hee.
6. Racket Boys – May 17, 2021
Racket Boys tells the story of a high school badminton club that makes a bid for a youth championship. This drama also depicts the lives of young people who are innocent, warm, and fun.
Ra Young Ja (played by Oh Na Ra) is a legendary badminton player who becomes the coach of the high school badminton team. Ra Young Ja’s charisma makes her presence feared not only among her students but students of other schools as well. Unfortunately, the badminton team consists of 16-year-old boys and girls whom he trains not very well. This is where he challenges him to create a strong and resilient team.
This drama was directed by Jo Young Kwang and also featured Son Sang Yeon, Choi Hyun Wook, and Kim Kang Hoon.
7. My Roommate Is Gumiho – 19 May 2021
My Roommate is a Gumiho is taken from the most famous Webtoon story in Korea, Living Together. This romantic horror comedy-drama genre story was written by Baek Sun-woo and Choi Bo-rim (What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim) and directed by Nam Sung-woo (Kondae Intern).
In My Roommate is a Gumiho, Jang Ki Yong plays the creature Gumiho, a spirit who for 999 years has tried to acquire a human body. A gumiho is a creature from Korean folklore and legend with a figure resembling a nine-tailed fox that has lived for thousands of years. Just about to make it, the Gumiho crashes into a student, played by Lee Hyeri, who accidentally swallows her Gumiho pearl. Without the pearl, Gumiho cannot become human.
To find out how to get the pearl out of the student’s body, he has no choice but to live in fear with Gumiho as a roommate which brings unexpected consequences.
This drama, directed by Park Joon Hwa and Nam Sung Woodan, also features Kang Han Na, Kim Do Wan, and Bae In Hyuk.
That’s the Korean drama that is ready to air in May, which one are you waiting for the most?