8 k dramas that will soon air on march 2022

8 K-Dramas That Will Soon Air on March 2022

A new set of dramas will be airing next month and there are interesting plots to look forward to! Of course, we want you to be in the know of all the coming debuts. So, gear up all you K-drama lovers! Here are 8 shows to keep on your watchlist.

Doctor Lawyer/ Dr. Lawyer

doctor lawyer
  • Release date: March 4, 2022
  • Airs on: Friday & Saturday
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Law, Medical
  • Cast:  So Ji-sub, Im Soo-hyang, Shin Sung-rok, Lee Joo-bin
  • Watch it on: MBC

Han Yi-han (So Ji-Sub) is an elite surgeon who graduated at the top of the best medical school in South Korea. He also specialises in two areas—general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He seemed to be at the top of his game until one surgery changed his life. He thought he did well on it, but the patient died. This incident got his medical license revoked.

Four years later, Han Yi-han works as a lawyer, specializing in medical litigation. He now defends victims and tries to punish those that commit medical malpractice and negligence. This led him to work with a public prosecutor who lost a family member and a lover due to the surgery Han Yi-han performed. He set out on a mission to uncover the truth behind the death of his former patient.

“Doctor Lawyer” is written by Jang Hong Chul of “Mr. Temporary” and directed by Lee Yong Suk of “Haechi,” “The Village Achiara’s Secret,” and “Iljimae.”

Crazy Love

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  • Release date: March 7, 2022
  • Airs on: Monday & Tuesday 
  • Episodes: N/A
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy 
  • Cast:  Kim Jae-wook, Krystal Jung
  • Watch it on: KBS, iQiYi

Crazy Love is described as a sweet yet chaotic romance drama between a man who pretends to have amnesia and a woman who pretends to be his fiancee because she has less time to live.

The series stars Kim Jae-wook as Noh Go-jin, the narcissistic CEO of GOTOP, an education company. He’s also the top math instructor in South Korea having an IQ of 190. Lee Shin-ah (Krystal Jung), is Noh Go Jin’s secretary and her life has gone sideways since she found out that she doesn’t have much time left to live after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness. One day, Shin-ah received a death threat directed at Go-jin and everything unraveled after that. 

Crazy In Love is directed by Kim Jung-hyun (Jugglers, My Fellow Citizens and Awaken fame) and is written by Kim Bo-gyeom, who is known for his work on the 2018 MBC series Tempted. The drama will be premiere on KBS on March 7.

A Superior Day

a superior day
  • Release date: March 13, 2022
  • Airs on: Sunday
  • Episodes: 8
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller 
  • Cast: Jin Goo, Han Do-kwon, Lee won-keun
  • Watch it on: OCN

Based on the webtoon of the same name, the drama is about an ordinary family man named Lee Ho-cheol (Jin Goo), who works as a firefighter. One day, he found out that his next-door neighbor is a serial killer. His life turned upside down when his daughter went missing and he’s pressured into hunting down his neighbor by a contract killer.

Kwon Shi-woo (Lee Won-keun) is a charming young man who is also hiding a secret. He also happens to be Ho-cheol’s neighbor. After putting pieces together, Ho-cheol figured out that his neighbor was in fact, a psychopath. Bae Tae-jin (Ha Do-kwon) is a contract killer who intends to use Ho-cheol to kill Shi-woo. He forced him to agree under duress by threatening his daughter’s life. Tae-jin believes that the ends justify the means. 

This drama is a 24-hour runaway thriller where only the superior survives. It is scheduled to premiere on OCN on March 13, 2022, and will air every Sunday at 10:30 (KST).

The King of Pigs

the king of pigs
  • Release date: March 17, 2022
  • Airs on: Friday & Saturday 
  • Episodes: 12
  • Genre: School, Thriller, Youth
  • Cast:  Kim Dong-Wook, Kim Sung-Kyu, Chae Jung-An, Han Soo-Yeon 
  • Watch it on: tvN

The story about two men who were victims of school violence 20 years ago. One of them becomes a serial killer with a personal vendetta to punish evil. Ironically, one of them becomes a police officer who dedicates his life to catch the killer.

This drama touches on the origin of school violence and the kind that pervades modern society. Through the sad fates of the protagonists, the source of violence is unfolded in this mystery thriller series.

The King of Pigs is actually based on a feature-length animated film of the same name directed by Yeon Sang-ho. That movie became a hot topic in the Korean film industry when it got included in the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival. Catch this drama as it airs on March 17th at 11 PM on tvN.

Why Her?

why her
  • Release date: March 18, 2022
  • Airs on: Friday & Saturday
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Romance, Melodrama
  • Cast:  Hwang In Yeop, Seo Hyun Jin, Heo Joon Ho, Bae In Hyuk
  • Watch it on: SBS, Viki, Viu TV

Oh Soo-jae (Seo Hyun-jin) is the youngest partner at a prominent TK law firm. She has always worked hard to find success, but when she gets involved in an unexpected case, she gets demoted and ended up as an adjunct professor at a law school. Her life changes when she crossed paths with Gong Chan (Hwang In-yeop). He is a law student who reached out to Soo Jae after her downfall. He has always been warmhearted and understanding. He gets smitten by her even though he also suffer from his own past. 

Meanwhile, TK law firm’s chairman Choi Tae Guk (Heo Jun-ho), is a man who’s a slave to his desires. He has no qualms about doing evil to get what he wants. Does this selfishness have something to do with Soon-jae’s downfall? Find out how the story unfolds as it airs on March 18. 


  • Release date: March 25, 2022
  • Airs on: Monday & Tuesday 
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy 
  • Cast:  Kim Hee-sun, Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, Yoon Ji-on, Kim Chae-eun Moon Seo-youn
  • Watch it on: Netflix, MBC

The drama tells the story of Choi Joon-woong (Rowoon), who had been looking hard to find a job but to no avail. Except for that, he always seemed like a perfect guy who would seem to be attractive for employers. One night, he crossed paths with grim reapers, who are on a special mission to prevent suicides. He then becomes half-human and half spirit, and now has to work with the crisis management team of death angels as their youngest contract worker.

This supernatural team is led by Gu Ryeon (Kim Hee-sun) a powerful grim reaper, and her role is to save the lives of people contemplating suicide. Meanwhile, Park Joong-gil (Lee Soo-hyuk) heads the Guiding Management Team at Joomadeung. He is cold, with a powerful dark aura, but he is the best at his job of guiding the deceased.

This series is an adaptation of the South Korean webtoon of the same name. It’s a story that conveys warm sympathy and comfort to those who are living in a difficult reality.

Soundtrack #1

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  • Release date: March 2022
  • Airs on: TBA
  • Episodes: 4
  • Genre: Romance, Music
  • Cast: Park Hyung Sik, Han So Hee, Lee Jung Eun
  • Watch it on: Disney+

The short drama will have only has four episodes and it follows the life of two people who have been friends for two decades. However, after they live together for two weeks to get into the process of making music, the line between love and friendship starts to get blurred.

Park Hyung Sik will star as Han Sun Woo, a handsome rookie photographer, while Han So Hee plays Seo Eun Soo, a lively girl who’s expressive with her emotions. As the two work together, the feelings they have for each other blossomed through music composition and words.

This is a much-awaited drama directed by Kim Hee Woon, who’s also the man behind “Vincenzo” and “The Crowned Clown.” Meanwhile, the screenplay is written by Chae Yoon, who penned “She Would Never Know.”

Showtime Begins!

showtime begins
  • Release date: March 4, 2022
  • Airs on: Fridays & Saturdays
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Romantic comedy
  • Cast:  Park Hae-jin, Jin ki-joo, Go Gyu-pil, Jung Joon-ho, Kim Hee-jae, Jung Suk-yong
  • Watch it on: MBC, Viu TV

This drama is about a mysterious magician and a hot-blooded female police officer, Go Seul-hae (Kin Ki-joo), working with ghosts to solve cases based on hidden clues. Cha Cha Woong (Park Hae-jin) is one of the most popular magicians with amazing tricks up his sleeves. With looks to kill, his presence bodes well on stage and on television. Another secret ability is that he can see ghosts and communicate with them. 

Cha Cha Woong is not afraid of the ghosts and he even tells them what to do. He then gets involved with Go Seul-hae who is enthusiastic with her work. Together, they try to solve cases along with supernatural help, and as all these unfolded, Cha Cha Woong and the police officer’s relationship also develops romantically.

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OppaJon is a founder and writer of Dramakicks. His favorite genres are medical, law, crime, fantasy, historical, thrillers and romantic comedies – wait that’s basically everything, except outright horror.
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