8 k dramas you need to add to your watchlist for february 2022

8 K-Dramas You Need to Add To Your Watchlist for February 2022

The line-up for February is exciting! There are several comebacks from your favorite Hallyu stars that are finally airing and there are interesting storylines to look out for! For hardcore fans, your week will surely be filled with good line-ups that are sure to get you hooked!

January has been such a treat for K-drama fans, but there’s more to look out for in the coming month. Here’s a quick peek at what you can expect!

A Business Proposal 

a business proposal
  • Release date: February 21, 2022
  • Airs on: Monday & Tuesday 
  • Episodes: 12
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy 
  • Cast:  Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Se-jeong, Kim Min-kyu, and Seol In-ah
  • Watch it on: Netflix, SBS TV

Despite having been single for a long time, Shin Ha-ri (Kim Se-jeong) has always had a crush on her long-time friend. Unfortunately for her, he already has a girlfriend, which left her terribly sad. So, she turns to her friend Jin Yong-seo (Seol In-ah) for support. One day, Youn-seo asked Ha-ri if she could go on a blind date on her behalf. She goes with the intention to turn down the date, only to find out that it was none other than Kang Tae-mu (Ahn Yeo-seop), the CEO of the company that she’s working for. Tae-mu is a workaholic who vowed to marry the next woman he meets on a date just so he could stop his family from bugging him to get married. 

A Business Proposal is based on a globally famous web novel and webtoon of the same name. Directing the series is Park Seon Ho and co-written by screenwriters Han Sul Hee and Hong-Bo Hee. The weekday rom-com will premiere on February 21 at 10 p.m. KST.

Forecasting Love and Weather 

forecasting love and weather
  • Release date: February 12, 2022
  • Airs on: Saturday & Sunday
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Romantic comedy 
  • Cast: Park Min-young, Song Kang, Yoon Park and Yura
  • Watch it on: JTBC, Netflix

Nevertheless’ Song Kang and What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim actress Park Min-young star in this upcoming K-drama about a secret office relationship, set in the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), South Korea’s national weather forecast service. The story follows Jin Ha-kyung (Park Min-young), who decides that she will never commit to an office romance after a brutal break-up. But it didn’t take long for her to start another relationship with Lee Si-woo (Song Kang), a newcomer in the team. He seemed different but attractive in his own way. 

“Forecasting Love and Weather” premieres on February 12 at 10:30 p.m. KST.  It will take over JTBC’s Saturday & Sunday 22:30 time slot previously occupied by “Snowdrop.”


  • Release date: February 16, 2022
  • Airs on: Tuesday
  • Episodes: TBA
  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-fi
  • Cast: Lee Si-young, Kim Sung-kyun, Seo Kang-joon, Kim A-joong, Kim Moo-yul
  • Watch it on: Disney+

Grid revolves around the police investigation of a mysterious ghost (Lee Si-young) that surfaced in 1997 to save humankind and disappeared. More than two decades later the ghost appears again and helps a serial killer (Kim Sung-kyun) escape. Kim Sae-ha (Seo Kang-joon), Jung Sae-byeok (Kim A-joong), and Song Eo-jin (Kim Moo-yul) are on a hot pursuit for the supernatural entity for different reasons. 

The upcoming series is led by director Khan Lee and critically-acclaimed screenwriter Lee Seo-yeon, who is known for her work on the successful crime thriller series, Stranger and its sequel Stranger 2.

Juvenile Justice 

juvenile justice
  • Release date:February 25, 2022
  • Airs on: Friday
  • Episodes: 10
  • Genre: Legal drama
  • Cast: Kim Hye-soo, Kim Mu-yeol and Lee Sung-min.
  • Watch it on: Netflix

Juvenile Justice is about a judge who dislikes juvenile delinquents, only to realize later on that the troubles these children face are mainly because of society. It’s even more unfortunate that society is limiting them to not become better. Sim Eun-seo (Kim Hye-soo) is the charismatic, astute, and cool-headed judge who is newly appointed to a district with the highest juvenile delinquency. She is also known for her unorthodox decisions to existing judgments. She wants to send a message that society is also responsible for how the impressionable minds of these young delinquents are also a product of immoral and illicit acts within their environment. 

Aside from Kim Hye-soo, the series also stars Kim Mu-yeol in his first TV role since 2017’s Bad Guys 2, as well as critically acclaimed veteran actor Lee Sun-min, who most recently appeared in Netflix’s 2021 film The 8th Night. Catch Juvenile Justice on February 25, at 11 PM. 

Military Prosecutor Doberman 

military prosecutor doberman
  • Release date: February 28, 2022
  • Airs on: Monday & Tuesday
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Military, Law, Drama
  • Cast:  Ahn Bo-hyun and Jo Bo-ah
  • Watch it on: tvN

Military Prosecutor Doberman is a story that revolves around Do Bae-man (Ahn Bo-hyun), a handsome military inspector who lives for the day when he can finally retire from the force. Cha Woo-in (Jo Bo-ah) is the fast-talking rookie military inspector who hails from a chaebol family. As such, she is feisty enough to stand against powerful figures as she investigates them in her pursuit to seek revenge. 

Ahn Bo-hyun is making a rapid comeback after Yumi’s Cells. The story is written by Yoon Hyun-ho who was also behind Lawless Lawyer and directed by Jin Chang-kyu.

Kill Heel 

kill heel
  • Release date: February 23, 2022
  • Airs on: Wednesday & Thursday 
  • Episodes: 16
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Cast: Kim Sung-ryung, Kim Ha-neul and Lee Hye-young
  • Watch it on: tvN

This drama revolves around the competitive world of TV home shopping hosts. It’s a women-powered series where the hosts of home shopping shows compete against each other. They are all driven by their intense desire to achieve success and gain fame in the industry with their unique strengths and abilities. Woo Hyun (Kim Ha-neul) is your average host who aspires to become successful only to find setbacks in every corner. Ki Mo-ran (Lee Hye-young) is the vice president of UNI Home Shopping who started her career as a regular employee but worked her way up to the executive position. Her’s was a success story that was legendary to other people. She makes no room for mistakes and she has the charisma to go with it. Meanwhile, Bae Ok-sun (Kim Sung-ryung) is a top host at UNI Home Shopping who was born into a high-class family. She is respected by the employees in her company also because she is generous. However, she keeps to her own, and her plans are calculated. See how these women try to dominate their field and what challenges are there for them to conquer. 

Catch the competition between these women as the show airs on February 23 at 9:30 PM on tvN.


thirty nine
  • Release date: February 16, 2022
  • Airs on: Wednesday & Thursday
  • Episodes: 12
  • Genre: Romantic Drama 
  • Cast: Son Ye-jin, Jeon Mi-do and Kim Ji-hyun
  • Watch it on: JTBC

This midweek drama revolves around the life, friendship, romance, and love of three friends, who are about to turn 40 years old. These three friends first met when they were in their second year in high school. Since then, they remained friends for years and are now about to turn 40. With such a landmark birthday on the horizon, there are still a good amount of wishes to achieve in love, careers, and family matters.

This drama marks Son Ye-jin’s return to TV since her widely successful series, Crash Landing On You. Hospital Playlist fans would also be thrilled to catch the charming Jeon Mi-do in another role. You may also find Kim Ji-hyun familiar as she has starred in popular dramas like Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, Romance is a Bonus Book and Prison Playbook.

Twenty Five Twenty One

twenty five twenty one
  • Release date: February 12, 2022
  • Airs on: Saturday & Sunday 
  • Episodes: 16 
  • Genre: Romantic Drama, Coming-of-Age
  • Cast: Kim Tae-ri, Nam Joo-hyuk, Bona and Lee Joo-myung
  • Watch it on: tvN, Netflix

This drama is about a young romance set in 1998—a turbulent time that is marked by the East Asian Financial Crisis. Na Hee-do (Kim Tae-ri) is a fencing prodigy who was part of the high school fencing team that had to be disbanded due to the financial turmoil of that time. She joins the sabre national fencing team to get by. Meanwhile, Baek Yi-jin (Nam Joo-hyuk) is the eldest son of a family who went bankrupt due to the financial crisis. Since then, he has lived a difficult life taking odd jobs which then led him to become a UBS sports reporter for a broadcasting network. Hee-do and Yi-jin met at different points in life, only to find love when they met a second time. But, how will their love fare in the face of their current situations?

The series gives us a wistful throwback to nostalgic memories from the perspective of the characters. This series is a collaboration between writer Kwon Do-eun and director Jung Ji-hyun who gained recognition in realistic and emotional screenplays like Search WWW, The King Eternal Monarch and You Are My Spring.  

Is there anything here that piqued your interest? Mark your calendars as the shortest month of the year has a lot to offer! Which among these would you be interested to watch? 

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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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