Tale of Nokdu is set in the Joseon era and it revolves around a young man named Nok Du (Jang Dong Yoon) who lived a sheltered life on a remote island. He ends up chasing down a female assassin right into a Widow’s Village. Nok Du is left with no other choice but to dress up as a widow in order to enter this women’s only village in order to get to the truth about his birth. Along the way, he befriends a young kisaeng trainee named Dong Dong Joo (Kim So Hyun). Eventually, Nok Du ends up finding out the truth behind the attack on his family, and discovers secrets that changed his life forever.
Hello, My Twenties is a coming-of-age story that revolved around five college students, Yu Eun-Jae, Jung Ye-Eun, Kang Yi-Na, Yoon Jin-Myung and Song Ji-Won, who live in a shared house called Belle Epoque.
Yu Eun-Jae, is the newcomer who is struggling to adapt to the whole new environment. Compared to other girls she is very shy. Jung Ye-Eun has a boyfriend who doesn’t really love her like the way she loves him. Kang Yi-Na is the “It girl”, oozing with confidence which keeps her dating life busy. Everyone at Belle Epoque assumed that she was born in a rich family as she is swathed in luxuries. On the other hand, Jin-Myung has to work every day taking different part-time jobs so she can make ends meet. This left her with no time for herself. Ji-Won is a young woman who is always on-the-go and is keen to look for a boyfriend.
When the most popular female student, Jeong Soo-ah gets stabbed in her home, her classmate Kim Han-su got framed for her murder. Gi Moo-hyeok, a shrewd lawyer from prestigious Songha law firm, is assigned to defend Kim Han-soo. To avoid a scandal the school administrators went out of their way to keep the murder under wraps. Gi Moo-hyeok tries to persuade Kim Han-soo to take a plea deal and admit to the murder in exchange for a lighter sentence. But Han-soo refuses.
Without Kim Han Soo’s cooperation, Moo-hyeok tries to create reasonable doubt during the trial by suggesting that Jeong Soo-ah is an escort and any of her male clients could have attacked her. This enraged Han-soo who had no choice but to put the blame on himself to protect Soo-ah’s reputation.
The case crashed which also saw the end of a Moo-hyeok’s career. To regain his reputation as a lawyer, he goes undercover as a substitute teacher named Gi Kang-jae. There he discovered the online and physical bullying the students in the school are perpetrating. Together with the PE teacher, they team up to uncover a secret society of privileged students who control fellow students and even teachers.
Using a watch she found at a beach as a child, Kim Hye-ja tries to manipulate time to prevent her father from dying in a car accident. Unfortunately, trying to manipulate time came with some consequences. Hye-ja ages for every occasion she turns back time. Meanwhile her friend Lee Joon Ha is struggling with family problems which pushed him to give up on his dreams. He now works as a scammer at an elderly care centre fully unaware that Hye-ja, who has now turned into an old lady, goes there to pass time. Once they meet, they realised that both of them have changed.
Inspired by the essay “Things Left Behind” by Kim Sae-byul, Move to Heaven is about a young man with Asperger syndrome and his uncle work as “trauma cleaners”. Unlike regular cleaners, professional trauma cleaners exclusively work on scenes of violent accidents or crimes.
Geu-ru (Tang Joon-sang), lived with Asperger syndrome. His father has always been his only guardian. When the old man died, Geu-ru took over his father’s job as a trauma cleaner. But given his condition, he has to have a new guardian. He is left in the care of his uncle, Sang-gu (Lee Je-hoon), an ex-convict and whom he has met for the first time.
The pair now become partners as they take over the cleaning business. As they go about the job, they uncover untold stories about the deceased. Meanwhile, Sang-gu is also struggling to overcome his painful past with Gae-ru’s father and the traumatic incident that landed him behind bars.
Two decades ago, Lee Dong Sik (Shin Ha-kyun) was one of the celebrated detectives in the police force. He was on the up and up to become a law enforcement ace. However, a mysterious serial murder turned everything upside down – both in the police force and on the home front.
He has since gone from hero to zero, having to manage the menial tasks at the Manyang Police Substation. Unfortunately, the past keeps haunting him. A young rising-star detective from a high-profile background named Han Joo Won (Yeo Jin-goo) is transferred to the same station he was in to oversee Lee Dong Sik.
Han Joo Won’s father is in the running to win a bid to become the next national police chief. However, it appears this young rookie also has secrets he’d rather not share. When a series of copycat murders occured reminiscent of the same murders some 20 years ago, the two men are forced into an alliance that forced them to face a conspiracy that may involve high-status public officials.