8 k dramas that will air in april 2022

8 K-Dramas That Will Air in April 2022

Korean dramas continue to take our screens by storm and it’s not letting up any time soon! As we step into the second quarter, there’s no way to look but up after all the potential classics we’ve enjoyed in the first three months. Dramas like Twenty-Five Twenty-One and Pachinko have been widely entertaining, but April is giving us another set of plotlines worth investing in! 



Release date: April 1, 2022

Airs on: Friday and Saturday

Episodes: 16

Genre: Action, Drama & Fantasy 

Cast:  Kim Hee Sun, Rowoon, Lee Soo Hyuk, Yun Ji On, Kim Hae Sook, Kim Nu Ri

Watch it on: MBC & Netflix

Tomorrow is a webtoon adaptation that was originally slated to air in March but was moved to April 1st. Rowoon stars as Choi Joon Woong, a young man who struggled with a series of failed job interviews. Until one night, he met two angels who are tasked to stop people from committing suicide; much like an otherworldly crisis management team. They hired Joon Woong and this paved the way for changes in his life. 

Catch this supernatural adventure every Friday and Saturday which starts on April 1st of this month. 

Green Mother’s Club 

green mothers club

Release date: April 6, 2022

Airs on: Wednesday & Thursday

Episodes: 16

Genre: Friendship, Drama

Cast:  Lee Yo Won, Choo Ja Hyun, Kim Gyu Ri, Jang Hye Jin, Joo Min Kyung, Yoon Gyung Ho

Watch it on: JTBC & Netflix

The ‘Green Mothers Club’ is a story of friendship, motherhood, and the growth of five mothers who met in the elementary community. Each “umma” in this story has its own complex that they’re struggling to overcome. It recounts the definition of friends who meet naturally, communicate, and share life, rather than organizational interests such as school or work. 

Through their shared experience of motherhood, they learn the real meaning of friendship. They also ponder on the existence of a mother and a human being. Catch it soon as it airs on April 6 on Netflix and JTBC. 

Our Blues 

our blues

Release date: April 9, 2022

Airs on: Saturday & Sunday

Episodes: 20

Genre: Romance, Life, Drama, Family

Cast: Lee Byung Hun, Shin Min Ah, Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, Uhm Jung Hwa, Han Ji Min

Watch it on: Netflix & tvN

This drama anthology is about different individuals who found themselves coming together at Jeju Island. These diverse characters may be strangers, but their stories are somewhat interconnected. Bringing life to these characters is a star-studded lineup that includes Hometown Cha Cha Cha star, Shin Min Ah. However, this time around the story unfolds on the picturesque Jeju Island. 

This is one of the most awaited dramas for this year. Everyone’s giddy to watch another beachside romance. What’s more is that Min Ah gets to act alongside her real-life boyfriend, Kim Woo Bin. You can catch it on Netflix on April 9 as a weekend series.

My Liberation Notes

my liberation notes

Release date: April 9, 2022

Airs on: Saturday & Sunday

Episodes: 16

Genre: Romance, Life, Drama, Family

Cast:  Lee Min Ki, Kim Ji Won, Lee El, Son Seok Koo, Lee Ki Woo, Chun Ho Jin

Watch it on: JTBC & Netflix

This drama revolves around the lives of three siblings and a mysterious stranger who longed to be “liberated” from their frustrating lives. It is set in Sanpo Village, which is a place where people leave for greener pastures than move in. 

The Yeom siblings, Chang Hee, Mi Jung and Ki Jung have always wanted to escape from a life that is clogged up that is riddled with setbacks. Until one day, a mysterious man named Mr Goo suddenly moved into their neighbourhood. He is often drunk, looks downtrodden, and keeps to himself, which is why he is often the talk of the town. However, this did not stop the youngest Yeom sibling to approach him. 

Love All Play

love all play

Release date: April 20, 2022

Airs on: Wednesday & Thursday 

Episodes: 16

Genre: Romance, Drama, Sports

Cast: Chae Jong Hyeop, Park Joo Hyun, Kwon So Hyun, Seo Ji Hye, Kim Moo Joon, Jo Soo Hyang

Watch it on: KBS2

This is a sports-themed drama Chae Jong Hyeop shines as a badminton player named Park Tae Joon. However, Tae Joon only sees it as just work. He never makes it a reason to come home late and he keeps his weekends free. He only wound up in the sport because of his family’s badminton equipment business.

However, his attitude towards badminton gradually changed when he met Park Tae Yang (Park Joo Hyun), a former aspiring Olympian who only lived for sports. She had to leave her dreams behind after she got embroiled in a scandal.

Tae Joon developed a newfound interest in the sport that was reignited when he wanted to impress a woman. You can catch him in his element going through the journey to win over the apple of his eye. Love All Play will air its first episode on April 20th as a new midweek treat!

Shooting Stars

shooting stars

Release date: April 22, 2022

Airs on: Friday & Saturday

Episodes: 16

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Cast:  Lee Sung Kyung, Kim Young Dae, Yoon Jong Hoon, Kim Yoon Hye, Park So Jin, Lee Jung Shin

Watch it on: Viki

Lee Sung Kyung teams up Kim Young Dae for this rom-com series. The story revolves around people who worked behind the scenes in the entertainment industry, such as PR teams, managers, and reporters. These are the people tasked to clean up the messes created by stars. Oh Han Byul heads the team at an entertainment agency where the top star Gong Tae Sung, who is also her natural enemy. They bicker like cats and dogs, but it didn’t take long for a budding romance.

This drama also brought back Yoon Jong Hoon and Kim Young Dae, who worked together on The Penthouse. Jong Hoon, plays the manager of Team 1 and Han Byul’s mentor, while Kim Yoon Hye plays a former bodyguard who became a celebrity manager. 

If you’re looking for an easygoing drama to end the week, stay in tune for Shooting Stars as it airs on April 22nd.  

The Killer’s Shopping List

killers shopping list

Release date: April 27, 2022

Airs on: Wednesday & Thursday

Episodes: 8

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Cast: Lee Kwang Soo, Kim Seol Hyun, and Jin Hee Kyung

Watch it on: tvN

This story is about a cashier who discovers a clue that pointed to a crime by way of a customer’s shopping list. It is headlined by South Korea’s funny man, Lee Kwan Soo who played Ahn Dae Seong. He has an amazing memory, but it was not enough for him to pass the ninth-grade civil service exam. This made it difficult for him to land a well-paying job, so he settled on being a cashier in the mart owned by his mother, Jeong Myeong Sook (Jin Hee Kyeong).

His girlfriend, Do Ah Hee (Kim Seol Hyeon), is a police officer who begins to investigate a murder case along with Dae Seong and his mom. But what’s strange about this situation is that their only clue is a receipt issued at their mart. 

This supermarket mystery thriller is a collaboration between director Lee Eon Hee and writer, Han Ji Wan. The Killer’s Shopping List will air on tvN and TVING on April 27th



Release date: April 29, 2022

Airs on: Fridays 

Episodes: 6

Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Supernatural 

Cast:  Goo Kyo Hwan, Shin Hyun Bin, Kwak Dong Yeon, Nam Da Reum, Park Ho San, Kim Ji Young

Watch it on: TVING

Here’s another series from ‘Hellbound’ creator and ‘Train to Busan’ writer, Yeon Sang Ho. Monstrous takes place in a village called Jinyang County, whose people are lured in by a curse made by a mysterious entity. The town was swept up by a disaster that inevitably uncovered the possessed statue. 

Goo Kyo Hwan plays the eccentric archaeologist, Jung Ki Hoon who was doing research on bizarre supernatural phenomena while running an occult YouTube channel named “Monthly Ghost Stories.” In his search, he came across some strange and unbelievable phenomenon while investigating the Buddha statue in Jinyang County. 

Meanwhile, Shin Hyun Been plays the brilliant pattern cryptanalyst, Lee Soo Jin who lost her daughter. This pushed her to set all things aside and return to Jinyang County where she also begins to experience unexplainable occurrences.

With just six episodes on its lineup, this is a good series to follow if you’re short on time. The team behind Monstrous claims that it “will show the essence of a supernatural thriller that was created in the most Korean [way] with an original view of the world.” So, catch this series as it premieres on April 20 via TVING.  

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Vinnie is the founder of Dramakicks. He enjoys watching Korean dramas and movies. His favorite genres are medical, crime, action, romance and comedy. He likes to jog during his free time.
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