5 K-Dramas for Your January Watch List

5 K-Dramas for Your January Watch List

1. Start-Up

Seo Dal Mi has dreams of becoming Korea's own Steve Jobs, and with her genius first love, an investor, and a business insider by her side, her dream may be closer than she thinks.
  • First episode date: October 17, 2020
  • Final episode date: December 6, 2020
  • Network: TVN
  • Program creator: Studio Dragon

2. My ID is Gangnam Beauty 

A decision to undergo cosmetic surgery to avoid ridicule backfires on a self-conscious college student when bullies find new ways to make fun of her appearance, but a new friendship with a classmate may help her gain the confidence she needs.

  • First episode date: July 27, 2018
  • Final episode date: September 15, 2018
  • Genres: Romantic comedy, Coming of age


3. Fight for My Way

Despite an increasingly hostile world, Ko Dongman and Choi Aera decide not to give up. No matter what others say, together they make their own way to live a happy life.

  • First episode date: May 22, 2017
  • Final episode date: July 11, 2017
  • Nominations: Baeksang Arts Award for Best Leading Actor in TV, MORE
  • Genres: Romance, Comedy


4. Hello, My Twenties! 1 & 2

Five female housemates and college students meet and live at the Belle Epoque. While strangers at first, they are able to bond and connect over the traumas they experienced while growing up. Together they juggle the perils of adult life.

  • First episode date: July 22, 2016
  • Final episode date: October 7, 2017
  • Written by: Park Yeon-seon
  • Spin-off: Hello, My Twenties! 2


5. Dream High

Students at Kirin High School of Art work hard to achieve their dreams of becoming stars.

  • First episode date: January 3, 2011
  • Final episode date: February 28, 2011
  • Program creators: JYP Entertainment, Keyeast Entertainment
  • Genres: Korean television drama, Drama, Romance, Comedy, Teen, Coming of age, Musical

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