2019 has been a great year for Korean drama fans since there have been some great releases so far.
TOUCH YOUR HEART:
Actors: Yoo In-na, Lee Dong-Wook, Lee Sang-woo
The 2019 Korean drama Touch Your Heart is a romantic comedy based on the web novel Reach of Sincerity by Jäger. After getting involved in a scandal, a once-top actress (Yoo In-na) prepares for a comeback role by becoming a secretary for a workaholic lawyer (Lee Dong-Wook). At first, the two had a hard time getting along but once they learned about each other in time they became inseparable.
ROMANCE IS A BONUS BOOK:
Actors: Lee Na-young, Lee Jong-suk, Jung Yoo-jin
Romance Is a Bonus Book is a 2019 Korean drama that tells the story of a once-popular copywriter (Lee Na-young) lies about her background to get a job at a successful publishing company run by a brilliant chief editor (Lee Jong-suk).
THE LAST EMPRESS:
Actors: Jang Na-ra, Choi Jin-hyuk, Shin Sung-rok, Lee Elijah, and Shin Eun-kyung
The Last Empress is set in a constitutional realm in 2018 and follows the life of a musical actress who marries the emperor of the Korean Empire. After getting married she later finds out some of the darkest secrets that are buried in the palace.
Determined to bring justice to the emperor’s grandmother, her close friend, she went up against absolute power of the palace and fights against the power meanwhile, falling in love with the bodyguard of the imperial family Na Wang-Sik.
Actors: Yum Jung-ah, Lee Tae-ran, Yoon Se-ah
The 2018- 2019 Korean drama revolves around the lives of housewives living in a luxurious residential area called Sky Castle in suburban Seoul. They try to make their husbands more successful and to raise their children like princes and princesses.
Actors: Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung-ryong
Kingdom is a 2019 Netflix Korean drama that is derived from the webcomic series “Land of the Gods”. In Korea’s medieval Joseon period, a crown prince (Ju Ji-hoon) is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious plague spreading across his country, only to discover that it is an atrocious epidemic in the form of zombies.
Actors: Jung Il-woo, Go Ara, Kwon Yul
Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, the series follows four people from different walks of life who came together to help Prince Lee Geum (Jung Il-woo) claim the throne and reform the Saheonbu.
Actors: Jin Goo, Seo Eun-soo, Yoon Park
A passionate rookie lawyer (Seo Eun-soo) reluctantly starts working with a successful yet arrogant lawyer (Jin Goo).
THE CROWNED CLOWN:
Actors: Yeo Jin-goo, Lee Se-young, Kim Sang-kyung
A remake of the 2012 film Masquerade, the series centers on the tale of a king and his doppelganger a clown whom he desperately puts on the throne to escape the intense power struggles afflicting the royal court and the royal family.