Hi guys, long time no see! How are you? Sick and tired of quarantine and looking for new drama recommendations? You've come to the right place. Let's take a look at what kind of dramas we can expect this fall in November 2020. Please bear in mind that many dramas are complex genre-wise and it is difficult to label them into only one category, but I'll try my best to choose the best representative genre of each drama.
Note: drama specials and sequels have been excluded on purpose. The drama synopsis' have been taken from MDL respectively. The article does not guarantee accuracy since the info regarding these dramas can change in the future.
A young couple got married almost immediately after meeting each other through a dating app and did not realize that they were working for the same company.
They decided to keep their marriage a secret from their company and friends. At first, both parties thought it's okay to get married without love but they gradually got attracted to each other.
Watch it if you're into: marriage of convenience, slow burn
Chonlathee, a boy with a kind heart, secretly has a crush on the guy next door, Thonhon, since he was a kid because P‘Thon always took care of him as if they were real brothers. But Chonlathee can only watch P‘Thon and his girlfriend from afar.
Watch it if you're into: BL, love triangles
Seo Ji Seong is a programmer on the A.I. Development Team. Seo Ji Seong herself wants to fall in love, but with the right man. Despair sets in when her program determines that her oh-so-perfect fiancé, Jeong Han, is not her Prince Charming after all! Jung Kook Hee is a firefighter who spends little time on social media, leaving Seo Ji Seong with little data to analyze.
Watch it if you're into: opposites attract, IT, firefighters
Fahmai moved into Arthit's house after her parents died. She knew she was going to get kicked out of the house so one day, she set up a plan to get Arthit into bed. Instead, Arthit stormed out of the house and got into an accident. He survived but his hate for her grew.
Watch it if you're into: hate-to-love
Xia Xiaoning is your average girl. She's not exceptionally pretty nor is she highly educated. By chance, Xiaoning who's an aspiring voice actress lands a job as Gu Chenyu's assistant. Gu Chenyu has a secret nobody knows. He's actually one of the best in the dubbing industry. Soon after, domineering CEO Xie Fei also begins to pursue Xia Xiaoning.
Starring: Eden Zhao, Amy Sun
Watch it if you're into: love triangle, hate-to-love
Mango TV, CCTV
A story revolving around a fresh graduate who holds an idealistic view of what's right and wrong, yet realizes that the very institution he chose to serve falls heavily onto a gray area caught in the struggles during chaotic times.
Starring: Li Yi Feng, Gina Jin
Watch it if you're into: political-communist
Late in the 10th century, the Liao dynasty is at the zenith of its power. Prime Minister Xiao Si Wen and Princess Yan have three daughters, with the youngest, Xiao Chao, their favorite. Her heart belongs to the aspiring military commander, Han De Rang, whose family has served the Liao loyally for decades. However, her parents have other plans, successfully arranging her marriage to Liao Emperor, Jin Zhong, whom she eventually concedes to marry.
Watch it if you're into: forbidden love
FAMILY / MELODRAMA
Daum Kakao TV
The drama centers around Park Ha Sun’s character, Min Sa Rin. She is an expert at her job, having been an employee at a major corporation for 7 years, but still a rookie at marriage, having only been married for one month. She tries hard to be liked by her in-laws, but encounters unexpected incidents and finds it hard to get along with her new family.
Watch it if you're into: married couples, in-laws
Oh Hyun Jin has had a glittering career in her work life. But when she delivers her first child, she is in for a shock, she hasn’t got the first clue about how to bring up a baby. After being discharged from hospital, she heads to a birth care center – an exclusive establishment where even A-list stars come to get postpartum care. She is dismayed to realize that she is the oldest mother in the center, and embarrassed to notice that everyone else seems to know what they are doing when it comes to looking after babies.
Starring: Uhm Ji Won, Park Ha Sun, Choi Ri
Watch it if you're into: babies, black comedy
Mark wanted to challenge Dr. Kit from the Faculty of Medicine when he was told that Kit is hard to approach. But the first day he meets the doctor, he ends up getting on Kit's bad side. He keeps pursuing the doctor and when he has the confidence to ask Kit to be his boyfriend, something happens at the same time and as the result Kit did not accept Mark's love. The feeling of disappointment arose with all the characters. After solving their problems, Kit and Mark decided to tune their understanding once again.
Starring: Kim Varodom Khemmonta, Copter Panuwat Kerdthongtavee
Watch it if you're into: BL, love triangles
Popular actress Ren Keying is a well-known entertainer. Her charming appearance and cute smile have won her the hearts of thousands of boys and she has many fans. However, the heroine is often complained about by netizens for "no culture", so the brokerage company angrily asks Ren Keying to return to school for supplement cultural courses. The principal of the school asked her to join the Student Union as the Minister of Culture and Entertainment.
Starring: Wu David
Watch it if you're into: campus life
Baek Ho Rang is the most popular girl in high school. Everybody wants to be her friend, and all of the boys dream of winning her heart. Although she is famously aloof, she is also a star on social media – with the whole school seemingly following her every post. But when a mysterious individual arrives online, she is caught off-guard. This person seems to know all of Baek Ho Rang’s deepest secrets, and is seemingly armed with all sorts of information about her that she’d rather was kept a secret forever!Starring: Jung Da Bin, Hwang Min Hyun
Watch it if you're into: social media, influences
MYSTERY / DRAMA
The police are investigating a case that involves a death directly caused by a rare bug known as the bullet ant. In order to clear his name, Tan Jingtian, an Insect Toxicology graduate becomes involved in the bizarre investigation and collaborates with forensic doctor Jin Ling. As they dig deeper, they uncover the mystery behind his own identity.
Starring: Gala Zhang, Chu Yue, Ma Ke
Watch it if you're into: detectives, insects
Tells the story of demon hunters called Counters who come to earth under the guise of being employees at a noodle restaurant in order to capture evil spirits that have returned to earth in pursuit of eternal life. So Moon is the youngest of the Counters. After suffering from a mysterious car accident as a child, he eventually becomes a central figure among the Counters.
Starring: Jo Byung Kyoo, Kim Se Jeong
Watch it if you're into: supernatural, spirits
It is about a series of mysterious incidents that are connected to an incident that took place in a village 28 years ago. Do Jung Woo is a capable and legendary team leader of a special task force at the National Police Agency. He has messy hair, a constant slouch, and sucks on a lollipop all day like a kid, but he has a mysterious secret behind his sly exterior.
Watch it if you're into: crime, detectives
In the world of the rich and powerful, one wrong move can destroy everything; a sad lesson Kang Hae Ra soon learns. Once a reporter working hard to support the family she had been forced to care for at a very young age, Hae Ra found her way into the limelight after marrying one of the country’s most famous celebrities. But when she finds herself wrapped up in an unfounded scandal, Hae Ra’s reputation plummets. Hitting rock bottom, Hae Ra wants revenge, but she’s not the only one desperately searching for a way to bring down those who have hurt her.
Starring: Kim Sa Rang, Yoon Hyun Min
Watch it if you're into: revenge, heiress