05 New Kdramas To Watch In January 2023

So far many good and refreshing Korean dramas have been released in 2022, here is the list of the top 05 ongoing/Upcoming Korean Dramas you should check out in January 2023.

Kdrama To Watch in January 2023

05. Island

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  • Genres: Action, Thriller, Horror, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 6
  • Release Date: Dec 30, 2022 – Jan 13, 2023
  • Original Network: Amazon Prime

Island is an action-thriller series starring Kim Nam-Gil, Lee Da-hee, Cha Eun-woo, and Sung Joon. Based on the webtoon of the same name written by Yoon In Wan and illustrated by Yang Kyung Il, the series is set on Jeju Island and is about three men who fight against the evil that is trying to destroy the world.

04. Connect

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  • Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Fantasy
  • Network: Disney+
  • Episodes: 6
  • Release Date: December 7, 2022

Connect is a South Korean psychological thriller television series featuring Jung Hae-in, Go Kyung-Pyo, and Kim Hye-jun. The series is based on the webtoon and webcomic of the same name by Shin Dae-Sung. The series depicts the story of Connect, a man with an immortal body, who lost one of his eyes after getting kidnapped by an organ trafficking ring, and a serial killer who received his eye through an organ transplant.

03. The Forbidden Marriage

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  • Genres: Historical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
  • Original Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 12
  • Release Date: December 9, 2022

The Forbidden Marriage is a Korean historical comedy-drama series starring Park Ju-Hyun, Kim Young-Dae, and Kim Woo-Seok. It is based on the web novel and webtoon of the same title by Chun Ji-Hye. The story of the drama centers on King Lee Heon, who forbade marriage when his crown princess died seven years ago —, and con artist So-rang, who claims that the spirit of the deceased princess possesses her.

02. Alchemy of Souls Season 2

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  • Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Period Drama
  • Network: tvN, Netflix
  • Episodes: 10
  • Release Date: 10 December 2022

The title for Alchemy of Souls Part 2 is “Alchemy of Souls: Light & Shadow.” The story revolves around Go Yoon Jung (Naksu), whose real name is Cho Yeong, who is a shadow, and Jang Uk, who is light. They will meet again in Part 2 as “Light and Shadow.”

01. The Glory

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  • Genres: Thriller, Drama, Melodrama
  • Network: Netflix, tvn
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Release Date: 30 Dec 2022

The Glory drama tells the sad revenge story of a high school student who dropped out of school after being exposed to brutal school violence. A few years later, the former victim becomes an elementary school teacher for her bully’s child, and she embarks on a quest for a thorough revenge on her painful high school abuser and her bystanders.

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