September Drama List

Fantastic

  • fantastic_korean_drama-p1Drama: Fantastic
  • Revised romanization: Pantaseutik
  • Hangul: 판타스틱
  • Director: Jo Nam-Kook
  • Writer: Lee Sung-Eun
  • Network: JTBC
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: September 2, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Fridays & Saturdays 20:30
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Story depicts the romance between So-Hye (Kim Hyun-Joo) and Hae-Sung (Joo Sang-Wook). So-Hye is a popular TV drama series writer, but she has only 6 months left to live. Hae-Sung is a poplar actor, but he is not good at acting.

Shopping King Louie

  • shopping_king_louie-p1Drama: Shopping King Louie (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Shopingwang Looi
  • Hangul: 쇼핑왕 루이
  • Director: Lee Sang-Yeob
  • Writer: Oh Ji-Young
  • Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: September 21, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

A romance takes place between Kang Ji-Sung aka Louie and Ko Bok-Sil. Louie is from a rich family, but he has lost his memory. Ko Bok-Sil is a woman with a heart like an angel. Louie learns about true love after meeting Ko Bok-Sil.

The K2

  • the_k2-p1Drama: The K2
  • Revised romanization: Deo Keitu
  • Hangul: 더 케이투
  • Director: Kwak Jung-Hwan
  • Writer: Jang Hyeok-Rin
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: September 23, 2016 —
  • Runtime: Fri & Sat 20:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Kim Je-Ha (Ji Chang-Wook) is former solider for hire. He is also called K2. He is hired as a bodyguard by Choi Yoo-Jin (Song Yoon-A). Choi Yoo-Jin is the wife of a presidential candidate (Cho Seong-Ha) and the daughter from a chaebol family. Meanwhile, Ko An-Na (Yoona) is the secret daughter of the presidential hopeful. She is also a recluse.

Soseki Natsume's Wife

  • soseki_natsumes_wife-p2Drama: Soseki Natsume’s Wife (literal title)
  • Romaji: Natsume Soseki no Tsuma
  • Japanese: 夏目漱石の妻
  • Director: Takeshi Shibata, Takayasu Enokido
  • Writer: Kyoko Natsume(autobiography), Yuzuru Matsuoka(autobiography), Shunsaku Ikehata
  • Network: NHK
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: September 24 – October 15, 2016
  • Runtime: Saturdays 21:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Kyoko (Machiko Ono) was born and raised in a wealthy family. Her father Shigekazu (Hiroshi Tachi) told her that studying is unnecessarily. When she was 19-years-old, she met Soseki Natsume (Hiroki Hasegawa) through matchmaking. Kyoko falls in love with Soseki at first sight and Soseki is attracted to her carefree manner. The couple marries and their married life begins in Kumamoto with Soseki starting his new post as a teacher at a high school. Soseki is intelligent, but he is also emotionally unstable. He was adopted at a young age and did not have a loving home. Kyoko tries to understand him, but she cannot. Kyoko goes through more hardships.