8 New K-Dramas To Release In February 2023

8 New K-Dramas To Release In February 2023

Do you like romantic movies and thrillers? Are you a Korean Drama fan? Well, if you have answered a ‘Yes’ to both questions, then here is what you might have been searching for. This February is completely packed with a lot of K-Dramas from new seasons to new shows and whatnot! However, here are some new shows that you might want to know about.

Top 8 K-Dramas To Binge-Watch This February

Want some new flavourful stories to watch in Korean Drama? Here are 8 new recommendations curated just for you!

1. Call It Love

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With the plot revolving around Sim Woo-Joo (Lee Sung-Kyung), her father and his mistress, this is one of the most dramatic K-Dramas you might have ever watched. Her father and his mistress made her life miserable. The woman her father dated kicked Sim Woo-Joo out of her home after her father’s death. It is her intention to avenge that woman. Her father’s ex- mistress’s son, Han Dong-Jin (Kim Young-Kwang), approaches her. After getting to know him, Sim Woo-Joo realizes that she loves him. Dong-Jin Han is a workaholic who has been lonely most of his life. Sim Woo-Joo changes his life forever.

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Revised romanization: Sarangyira Malhaeyo
  • Director: Lee Gwang-Young, Kim Ji-Yeon
  • Writer: Kim Ga-Eun
  • Network: Disney+
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: February 22, 2023

2. Island

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An evil force tries to destroy the world on Jeju Island, where three people are fighting against it. This is one of the most anticipated K-Dramas of 2023. Van (Kim Nam-Gil) was raised to protect the world from evil. During his training, he became a weapon. In his new role, he fights against evil and kills possessed victims. Though he doesn’t express emotion for his actions, he feels guilt within.

Won Mi-Ho (Lee Da-Hee) comes from a large business family. As a result of her mischief, she is sent to Jeju Island, where she works as a teacher. After that, she becomes involved in a ghost case. Catholic priest Johan (Cha Eun-Woo) performs exorcisms. Protecting life and purifying evil are his noble goals. In order to defeat evil, Goong-Tan (Sung Joon) and Ban were raised. Nevertheless, Goong-Tan confronts Ban after an incident in the later parts of this Korean drama.

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Revised romanization: Island
  • Director: Park Kwang-Hyun
  • Writer: Yoon In-Wan (webcomic), Yang Kyung-Il (webcomic), Jang Yoon-Mi
  • Network: TVING
  • Episodes: 6
  • Release Date: February 24, 2023 (Season 2)

3. Love To Hate You

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Kim Ok-Vin plays Yeo Mi-Ran, a rookie attorney at Gilmu Law Firm specializing in entertainment law in this Korean drama. Despite her dislike for losing to men in anything, she has no interest in having a romantic relationship.

A top actor in the entertainment industry, Nam Gang-Ho (Yoo Teo) is one of Korea’s most popular actors. His handsome appearance, intelligence, and kindness make him the most popular actor in South Korea. In spite of being sought after for romantic films, he is untrusting of women. Two people who don’t believe in love, Yeo Mi-Ran and Nam Gang-Ho, fall in love.

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  • Genre: Drama; Love to Hate You (English title) / Love Battle (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Yeonaedaejeon
  • Director: Kim Jeong-Kwon
  • Writer: Choi Soo-Young
  • Network: Netflix
  • Release Date: February 10, 2023.

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4. Our Blooming Youth

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Being one of the new K-Dramas, Prince Lee Hwan (Park Hyung-Sik) and Min Jae-Yi (Jeon So-Nee) tell the story of their fateful love.

Crown Prince Lee Hwan is arrogant, mean, and unreasonable towards others. There is also a secret about a mysterious curse that he carries. Due to this, he is a lonely person with a deep scar on his mind. As for Min Jae-Yi, she comes from an extremely respectable noble family and is extremely smart. It appears she is framed for the murder of her entire family. People are chasing her and trying to arrest her.

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  • Genre: Drama; Our Blooming Youth (English title) / Youth, Climb the Barrier (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Chungchoonwoldam
  • Director: Lee Jong-Jae
  • Writer: Jung Hyun-Jung
  • Network: tvN
  • Release Date: February 6, 2023.
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 20:50

5. Taxi Driver 2

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With the fame earned in Taxi Driver Season 1, the Korean drama is back with another season. 

Fans of the Lee Je-hoon-starrer, one of the best K-Dramas will be left scratching their heads as the show solves secrets. Do-Gi and Rainbow Company will also collaborate with Korea’s legal department to investigate more heinous crimes (7 Legal Protection Laws A Woman Should Know About Leaking Intimate Photos And Videos). (Do-Gi owns a taxi company that operates a revenge-call service on behalf of a secret organization that takes revenge on behalf of victims who were not provided with legal protection).

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Revised romanization: Mobeomtaxi 2
  • Director: Lee Dan
  • Writer: Carlos (webcomic), Oh Sang-Ho
  • Network: SBS
  • Release Date: February 17, 2023.
  • Runtime: Friday & Saturday 22:00-23:10

6. The Heavenly Idol

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Kim Min-Kyu, the Pontifex Lembrary, is widely regarded as the most powerful divine being in history. He is transferred to a different world while fighting a devil. Upon entering a small dormitory, Pontifex Lembrary takes possession of the body of Woo Yeon-Woo, a member of the unpopular idol group Wild Animal. Due to their lack of success, the group is on the verge of disbanding after being together for 3 years. A broadcast station places Pontifex Lembrary on stage with Wild Animal nine hours later. 

The live broadcast performance is a disaster, but it attracts the attention of people and the media. Pontifex Lembrary in Woo Yeon-Woo’s body shouts out “I don’t know how to dance.” Due to his charms, including a confident attitude, Woo Yeon-Woo and Wild Animal become popular. In addition to adjusting to life as a member of an idol group, Pontifex Lembrary has to deal with weird religious groups and the devil.

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  • Genre: Drama; The Heavenly Idol (English title) / Holy Idol (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Sungseuryeowoon Idol
  • Director: Park So-Yeon, Lee So-Yoon
  • Writer: Shin Hwa-Jin (web novel), Lee Cheon-Geum
  • Network: tvN
  • Release Date: February 15, 2023.
  • Runtime: Wed. & Thur. 22:30

7. The Interest Of Love

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It is one of the best realistic romantic K-Dramas with a story of four people who all met at the Youngpo branch of KCU Bank.

Ha Sang-Su (Yoo Yeon-Seok) leads an ordinary life. An unshakable life is what he believes makes him happy. His calm daily life changes when love arrives. According to Ahn Su-Yeong (Mun Ka-Young), love doesn’t last forever. Under difficult circumstances, she is busy supporting herself. An unexpected approach by a man makes her feel excited.

Keum Sae-Rok (Park Mi-Gyeong) is from a wealthy family. Self-assured and open about her feelings, she is quite assertive. No matter what, she makes sure that someone she likes joins her side. She enters into a relationship that doesn’t go according to plan. Jung Ga-Ram (Jeong Jong-Hyeon) studies to become a police officer. He is driven to do his best in everything he does. There is a lot of hardship in his life.

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  • Genre: Drama; The Interest of Love (English title) / Understanding of Love (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Sarangui Yihae
  • Director: Jo Young-Min
  • Writer: Lee Hyeok-Jin (novel), Lee Seo-Hyun, Lee Hyun-Jung
  • Network: JTBC
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 21, 2022 – February 9, 2023.
  • Runtime: Wed. & Thur. 22:30

8. Unlocked

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Chin Woo-Hee (Na-Mi) is a marketer at a start-up. Her job is to work hard every day as an office worker. Luckily, Na-Mi recovers her smartphone after losing it one fateful day. Since then, her peaceful day has been threatened. It just so happens that Joon-Young (Im Si-Wan) picks up Na-Mi’s phone. A smartphone is used by Joon-Young to approach Na-Mi and commit crimes in this Korean drama.

In the meantime, Detective Ji-Man (Kim Hee-Won) investigates a murder case involving a dead body found on a remote mountain. His son Joon-Young appears to be the likely suspect based on the clues he finds there.

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  • Genre: Thriller; Unlocked (English title)
  • Revised romanization: Smartphoneeul Ddeoleoddeuryeoteul Bbuninde
  • Director: Kim Tae-Joon
  • Writer: Akira Shiga (novel), Kim Tae-Joon
  • Release Date: February 17, 2023.
  • Distributor: Netflix

This concludes today’s discussion. Hope this list of new K-Dramas will be helpful. Share this list with your colleagues and friends if you enjoyed it! For more upcoming movies and web series, make sure to visit the Upcoming section under the Entertainment category. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or the News Magnify Official Website. Additionally, stay connected with India news online via our Telegram Channel.

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