November/December Drama List

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Meloholic

  • Revised romanization: Melroholrik
  • Hangul: 멜로홀릭
  • Director: Song Hyun-Wook
  • Writer: Team Getname (original comic)
  • Network: OCN
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: November 6 , 2017 —
  • Runtime: Monday & Tuesday 21:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Yoo Eun-Ho (U-Know Yunho) has a special ability which allows him to read the minds of other people when he places his hand on them. Due to his special ability, he can’t open his mind to anyone. One day, he meets Han Ye-Ri (Kyung Soo-Jin). He is able to discern that what she says is actually what she thinks, but he also learns that she has two different personalities.

Just Between Lovers (literal title)

  • Revised romanization: Geunyang Saranghaneun Sai
  • Hangul: 그냥 사랑하는 사이
  • Director: Kim Jin-Won
  • Writer: Yoo Bo-Ra
  • Network: JTBC
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  • Release Date: December 11, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Mon & Tue 23:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Lee Gang-Doo (Lee Joon-Ho) dreamed of becoming a soccer player, but an accident ended those dreams. His father died in the accident and he broke his leg. Lee Gang-Doo spent 3 years in rehab. Now, he doesn’t have anything and just wastes his days. Lee Gang-Doo then meets Ha Moon-Soo (Won Jin-A).

Ha Moon-Soo makes architecture models. Ha Moon-Soo also endured through the same accident that killed her younger sibling. She has suffered from guilt that she survived. She has lived her life earnestly, while suppressing her feelings. After meeting Lee Gang-Doo, Ha Moon-Soo begins to express her hidden feelings.

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Prison Playbook

  • Revised romanization: Seulgirowoon Gambbangsaenghwal
  • Hangul: 슬기로운 감빵생활
  • Director: Shin Won-Ho
  • Writer: Jung Bo-Hoon
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: November 22, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 21:10
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Drama series depicts the story of prisoners and staff at a prison.

Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me (English title) / The Black Knight (literal title)

  • Revised romanization: Heukgisa
  • Hangul: 흑기사
  • Director: Han Sang-Woo
  • Writer: Kim In-Young
  • Network: KBS2
  • Episodes:
  • Release Date: December 6, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Weds. & Thurs. 22:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

A man risks fate for a woman he loves.

I’m Not a Robot (literal title)

  • Revised romanization: Roboti Aniya
  • Hangul: 로봇이 아니야
  • Director: Jung Dae-Yoon
  • Writer: Kim Seon-Mi
  • Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 32
  • Release Date: December 6, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

A man has never had a girlfriend due to his allergy of other people. He falls in love with a woman who pretends to be a robot

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The Town Where Only I Am Missing (literal title)

  • Romaji: Boku Dake ga Inai Machi
  • Japanese: 僕だけがいない街
  • Director: Ten Shimoyama
  • Writer: Kei Sanbe (manga), Tomomi Okubo
  • Network: Netflix
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  • Release Date: December 15, 2017
  • Runtime:
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Satoru Fujinuma (Yuki Furukawa) has the special ability of “revival.” His special power allows him to travel back in time before terrible incidents occur and right whichever wrong occurred. He travels back in time continually until the incidents are stopped.

Satoru Fujinuma goes back 18 years ago to find out the person who killed his mother. Satoru Fujinuma is sure that his mother’s death is related with a serial murder case that involved victims being children and occurring 18 years ago.

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Untouchable

  • Revised romanization: Eonteocheobool
  • Hangul: 언터처블
  • Director: Jo Nam-Kook
  • Writer: Choi Jin-Won
  • Network: JTBC
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  • Release Date: November 24, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Fridays & Saturdays 23:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

The city of Bukcheon has been dominated by the Jang family for 3 generations. Jang Joon-Seo (Jin Goo) is the second son of family leader Jang Beom-Ho. A woman who Jang Joon-Seo loves dies. After that, he tries to reveal the truth about her death and a secret from his family.

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Money Flower

  • Revised romanization: Donkkot
  • Hangul: 돈꽃
  • Director: Lee Hyeong-Sun
  • Writer: Lee Myung-Hee
  • Network: MBC
  • Episodes: 24
  • Release Date: November 11, 2017 – January 27, 2018
  • Runtime: Saturdays 20:45
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

“Money Flower” tells the story of people who are driven by greed.

Kang Pil-Joo (Jang Hyuk) grew up at an orphanage, but he now works as a managing director of a legal team at a corporation. He is acknowledged for his intelligence and his exemplary job performance. Some of those that work around him are jealous of him.

Na Mo-Hyun (Park Se-Young) is an environmental activist and a science teacher at a middle school. She is a good listener and laughs a lot. She dreams of a love driven by fate.

Orphan Black: Seven Genes (literal title)

  • Romaji: Ofan Burakku: Nanatsu no Idenshi
  • Japanese: オーファン・ブラック~七つの遺伝子~
  • Director: Makito Murakami, Mirai Shibuya, Yoshikazu Kaneko
  • Writer: Yumiko Aoyagi
  • Network: Fuji TV, Tokai TV
  • Episodes: 8
  • Release Date: December 2, 2017 – January 27, 2018
  • Runtime: Saturdays 23:40-24:35
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Sara Aoyama (Kang Ji-Young) was an orphan and is now a single mother. She has suffered through poverty, lack of understanding from society and other problems that led to her being separated from her daughter. She believes that if she has money, her life will change. One day, Sara Aoyama sees a woman killing herself by jumping in front of a train. The woman who jumped looks just like her doppleganger. Sara Aoyama is stunned, but takes the woman’s bag. Since then, her life takes an unpredictable turn.

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Bad Guys: Evil City (literal title)

  • Revised romanization: Nappeun Nyeoseokdeul: Akui Doshi
  • Hangul: 나쁜 녀석들: 악의 도시
  • Director: Han Dong-Hwa
  • Writer: Han Jung-Hoon
  • Network: OCN
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  • Release Date: December 16, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Sat. & Sun. 22:20
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

 A Korean Odyssey

  • Hangul: 화유기
  • Director: Park Hong-Kyun
  • Writer: Hong Jung-Eun, Hong Mi-Ran
  • Network: tvN
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  • Release Date: December 23, 2017 —
  • Runtime: Sat. & Sun. 21:00
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

In 2017, Son O-Gong and King Wooma (Cha Seung-Won) are in conflict with each other and they look for a true light in a dark world where evils exists everywhere.

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