11 K-dramas we can't wait to watch in 2016
Premiere: January 4 on DramaFever
Synopsis: A college love story of the perfect boy and a smart, inquisitive girl. It’s based on the eponymous hit webtoon (web cartoon) on Naver. PD Lee Yoon Jung of Coffee Prince and Heart to Heart will direct the drama. Check out teasers and behind the scenes here, and sign up here for new episode alerts!
Premiere: January 22 on DramaFever following the conclusion of Answer Me 1988.
Synopsis: Detectives in the present and from the past communicate are brought together by a time-traveling wireless set to expose unsolved crime cases. It’s directed by Kim Won Suk of Misaeng and Sungkyunkwan Scandal. Check out the first look of Signal here, and sign up for new episode alerts here.
Premiere: January 25 on DramaFever
Premiere: January 22 on DramaFever
Synopsis: A romantic comedy drama explores stories of love and wounds from the perspective of a psychologist. It’s a collaboration of Beethoven Virus writer Hong Jin Ah and My Name Is Kim Sam Soon director Kim Yoon Chul. Check out the teaser, and sign up here for new episode alerts.
5. Moon Lovers
Tentative premiere: September on SBS
Synopsis: Moon Lovers is a remake of the popular Chinese series Bu Bu Jing Xin (Scarlet Heart) and revolves around many sons of Goryeo’s fourth king Kwangjong. Kim Kyo Tae of That Winter, the Wind Blows, IRIS, and It's Okay, That's Love is set to produce the film. IU is currently in talks to play the female lead with whom the princes fall in love. Read more about the drama here!
Tentative premiere: February on KBS 2TV
7. Saimdang, the Herstory
Premiere: 2016 on SBS
Synopsis: Lee Young Ae is going to play the renowned historical figure Shin Saimdang after a 12-year break since her last drama, Jewel in the Palace.
8. Dear My Friends
Premiere: May on tvN
Synopsis: It’s a family drama of middle-aged people in the city getting to know the young crowd. It’s written by the popular scriptwriter No Hee Kyung of That Winter The Wind Blows and It's Okay, That's Love.
Tentative premiere: spring on MBC
Synopsis: Based on The Count of Monte Cristo, Goodbye, Mr. Black is a melodrama of a man seeking vengeance.
10. Please Come Back, Mister
Premiere: February on SBS
Synopsis: Based on Jiro Asada’s novel Mr. Tsubakiyama’s Seven Days, the dead come back to life to do what they left undone. Read more about the drama here!
11. Uncontrollably Fond
Scheduled for: February on KBS 2TV
Synopsis: A boy and a girl who were separated at a young age meet again as a top star (Kim Woo Bin) and a documentary producer (Suzy). Lee Kyung Hee, who wrote the classic melodrama I’m Sorry, I Love You, wrote the script.
Which dramas have you hooked already? From dramas 5 to 11, what would you like to watch on DramaFever? Tell us in the comments below!