July 2017 Drama List

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Bride of the Water God

A romance takes place between Ha Baek (Nam Joo-Hyuk) and Psychiatrist So-A (Shin Se-Kyung).

  • Director: Kim Byung-Soo
  • Writer: Yoon Mi-Kyung (original comic), Jung Yoon-Jung
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 3, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 22:50
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea
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Kensho Sousa

Goro Kamiya (Toru Nakamura) used to work as a detective at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. Due to a case, he was demoted to the police station on Izu Oshima. He has now worked on the island for the past 2 and a half years.

One day, Goro Kamiya receives an order to join a special team. Rin Yasui (Chiaki Kuriyama) and others join the team. Their mission is re-examine serial assault and murder cases against women that took place 2 years ago in Kanagawa Prefecture. The suspect in the case will likely receive a not guilty verdict .

  • Director: Akira Uchikata
  • Writer: Shunichi Doba (novel), Takeharu Sakurai
  • Network: TV Tokyo
  • Episodes: 1
  • Release Date: July 5, 2017
  • Runtime: Wednesday 21:00-23:08
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan
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Akira and Akira

Akira Kaido (Osamu Mukai) comes from a wealthy background. His father ran a large company. Akira Yamazaki (Takumi Saito) comes from a difficult background. His father went bankrupt and their family runaway during the middle of the night. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki are hired at the same bank.

April, 1986, training for new bank employees takes place. Two teams are made to carry out a mission. Akira Kaido and Akira Yamazaki lead the opposing teams.

  • Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani, Kosuke Suzuki
  • Writer: Jun Ikeido (novel), Youichi Maekawa
  • Network: WOWOW
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 9, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Sundays 22:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan
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Code Blue Season 3

Kousaku Aizawa (Tomohisa Yamashita), Megumi Shiraishi (Yui Aragaki), Mihoko Hiyama (Erika Toda), Kazuo Fuikawa (Yosuke Asari) and Haruka Saejima (Manami Higa) have worked and pursued careers down different paths.

Kousaku Aizawa left the hospital emergency room. He now works as a brain surgeon. Megumi Shiraishi works hard as a staff leader for flight doctors at a hospital emergency room. Mihoko Hiyama wanted to become a flight doctor in th past, but she left the hospital emergency room and now works as an ob-gyn. Kazuo Fuikawa works as a emergency physician specializing in orthopedics and works with Megumi Shiraishi. Haruka Saejima still works as a nurse for flight doctors.

They each live fiercely and face new situations.

  • Director: Masaki Nishiura, Hiroki Hayama, Ryo Tanaka
  • Writer:
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 17, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Mondays 21:00
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

King Loves

Won (Siwan) is a crown prince of Goryeo. He has a pretty appearance, but he also has a lust for conquest. He is best friends with Wang Rin (Hong Jong-Hyun) who comes from a royal family and is his bodyguard. Beautiful Eun San (Yoona) appears in front of the two young men. She is the daughter of the richest man. The three become good friends, but things change after Wang Won and Wang Rin both fall in love with Eun San

  • Director: Kim Sang-Hyub
  • Writer: Kim Yi-Ryung (novel), Song Ji-Na
  • Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 40
  • Release Date: July 17 – September 19, 2017
  • Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

School 2017

  • Director: Park Jin-Suk
  • Writer: Lim Soo-Mi
  • Network: KBS2
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 17, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Mon & Tue 22:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


  • Kim Se-Jeong – Ra Eun-Ho
  • Kim Jung-Hyun – Hyun Tae-Woon
  • Jang Dong-Yoon – Song Dae-Whee
  • Ro Woon -Issue
  • Seol In-A – Hong Nam-Joo
  • Han Joo-Wan – Sim Kang-Myung
  • Han Sun-Hwa – Han Soo-Ji
  • Park Se-Wan – Oh Sa-Rang
  • Seo Ji-Hoon – Yoon Kyung-Woo
  • Ha Seung-Ri – Hwang Young-Gun
  • Kim Hee-Chan – Kang Hee-Chan
  • Kim Eung-Soo – Yang Do-Jin
  • Lee Jae-Yong – Koo Young-Koo
  • Park Chul-Min – Park Myung-Deok
  • Jo Mi-Ryung – Jang So-Ran
  • Min Sung-Wook – Jung Joon-Soo
  • Sung Ji-Ru – Eun-Ho’s father
  • Kim Hee-Jung – Eun-Ho’s mother
  • Lee Jong-Won – Hyun Kang-Woo
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Man Who Dies to Live

In the late 1970’s, Jang Dal-Goo (Choi Min-Soo) went to the Middle East and settled down in the small kingdom. He became Count Souad Fahd Ali and found success there, but he returns to South Korea to find his daughter. He appears in front his daughter Lee Ji-Young (Gang Ye-Won) and his son-in-law Kang Ho-Rim (Shin Sung-Rok).

Lee Ji-Young has a positive personality and her dream is to have a happy family and become a writer. Kang Ho-Rim has a great looking appearance and works as an ordinary salaryman.

  • Director: Ko Dong-Sun
  • Writer: Kim Sun-Hee
  • Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 24
  • Release Date: July 19, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Reunited Worlds

A love story between an 18-year-old man and 31-year-old woman, born in the same year and were childhood friends.

  • Director: Baek Soo-Chan
  • Writer: Lee Hee-Myung
  • Network: SBS
  • Episodes: 40
  • Release Date: July 19, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


  • Yeo Jin-Goo – Sung Hae-Sung
  • Lee Yeon-Hee – Jung Jung-Won
  • Ahn Jae-Hyeon – Cha Min-Joon
  • Lee Si-Un – Shin Ho-Bang
  • Kim Jin-Woo – Cha Tae-Hoon
  • Kwak Dong-Yeon – Sung Hae-Cheol
  • Kim Ga-Eun – Sung Young-In
  • Park Jin-Joo
  • Ahn Kil-Kang
  • Jung Chae-Yeon – Jung Jung-Won (young)
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Black Leather Notebook

Motoko Haraguchi (Emi Takei) works as a temp at a bank. To pay off debt that she inherited from her parents, she also works as a hostess at a club in Ginza. Motoko Haraguchi is finally able to repay the debt.

At this time, there’s chatter that the temp employees will be laid off at the bank. Motoko Haraguchi decides to carry out a scheme she has prepared secretly. She transfers money from accounts opened illegally to her bank account. Altogether, Motoko Haraguchi embezzles 180 million yen. Using her “Kurokawa no Techo” (Black Leather Notebook) which has a list of the illegally opened accounts, she fights against bank branch managers and opens a club in Ginza.

  • Director: Keita Motohashi, Osamu Katayama
  • Writer: Seicho Matsumoto (novel), Daisuke Habara
  • Network: TV Asahi
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 20, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Thursdays 21:00-21:54
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan
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Criminal Minds

Profilers investigate cases from the perspective of the criminals to solve the cases.

  • Director: Yang Yun-Ho, Lee Jung-Hyo
  • Writer:
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: July 26 – September 28, 2017
  • Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:50
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


  • Lee Joon-Gi – Kim Hyun-Joon
  • Moon Chae-Won – Ha Sun-Woo
  • Son Hyun-Joo – Kang Ki-Hyung
  • Lee Sun-Bin – Yoo Min-Young
  • Go Yoon – Lee Han
  • Yoo-Sun – Na Na-Hwang
  • Kim Young-Chul – Baek San
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Strongest Deliveryman

Story depicts love and success of a deliveryman who eventually becomes the CEO of a delivery app company.

  • Director: Jeon Woo-Sung
  • Writer: Lee Jung-Woo
  • Network: KBS2
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July 28, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Fridays & Saturdays
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


  • Ko Gyung-Pyo – Choi Gang-Soo
  • Chae Soo-Bin – Lee Dan-A
  • Kim Sun-Ho – Oh Jin-Gyu
  • Go Won-Hee – Lee Ji-Yoon
  • Nam Ji-Hyun – Choi Yeon-Ji
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Keishicho Ikimono Gakari

Tomozo Sudo (Atsuro Watabe) is a detective. Due to an incident, he is excluded from investigative work. He is then assigned to work in a division responsible for taking care of animals whose owners are suspects or missing. Keiko Usuki (Kanna Hashimoto) is a police constable and works in the same division. She loves animals more than humans. Keiko develops inferences from clues from animals left behind at crime scenes. Tomozo and Keiko work together to solve cases.

  • Director: Takao Kinoshita, Tsukuru Matsuki, Junichi Ishikawa
  • Writer: Takahiro Okura (novel), Shinichi Tanaka
  • Network: Fuji TV
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: July, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Sundays 21:00-21:54
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan