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Upcoming Late July – Sep. K-dramas, 2010

July 28, 2010

I haven’t really taken a glimpse at how Korean dramas are aired, but I did today. I’d figure it would be similar to how Japanese dramas are aired, but I discovered Korean dramas schedule are totally different. I’m use to seeing all the new seasons or series air around the same month (such as American or Japanese shows), but Korean dramas are spread out more and seem to have new dramas every month. At least at what the schedule from DramaWiki is showing me. I was just making an observation. Back to the subject at hand, I was only able to pick out a few new Korean dramas airing between now to the end of August. I want to wait on the majority of September – October dramas since promotion pictures, trailers and previews aren’t out yet.

Title: Gloria
Network: MBC
Episodes: 50
Airs: July 31, 2010 – …
Stars: Bae Doo Na, Suh Ji Suk, Lee Chun Hee, So Yi Hyun
Description: Gloria is an intense tale of people who are fiercely devoted to surviving their rough lives, focusing in particular on the life of a nightclub singer, Na Jin Jin, who braves the difficulties of her work to provide for her mentally handicapped older sister, Jin Joo. She finds an unwavering source of strength and support from her loyal childhood friend, Ha Dong Ah, a talented fighter and gangster. Jin Jin also meets a potential love interest in Lee Kang Suk, the illegitimate son of an entrepreneur.

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Title: 나는 전설이다 / Naneun Junseolida / I Am Legend
Network: SBS
Episodes: 16 (Not confirmed)
Airs: August 2, 2010 – Sep. 21, 2010
Stars: Kim Jung Eun, Lee Joon Hyuk, Kin Seung Soo, Jang Young Nam
Description: Jun Seol Yi starts a band to get her life back on track. She recently divorced her husband after realizing that she deserved to be treated better by her high-flying husband, Cha Ji Wook, and his family. Her band mates are also ‘ahjummas’ who also have personal problems of their own.

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Title: You Don’t Know Women
Network: SBS
Episodes: TBA
Airs: August 2, 2010 – …
Stars: Kim Ji Ho, Im Ho, Go Se Won, Chae Min Seo
Description: A woman becomes pregnant after discovering her husband’s affair. A drama about her life as a single mom.

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Title: My Girlfriend is a Gumiho / My Girlfriend is a Nine-tail Fox /Nae Yeojachinguneun Gumiho
Network: SBS
Episodes: 16
Airs: Aug. 11, 2010 – Sep. 30, 2010
Stars: Lee Seung Ki, Shin Min Ah, Sung Dong Il, Hyo Min
Description:
Cha Dae Woong (Lee Seung Gi) is a cowardly and extremely immature man who accidentally set free a nine-tail fox (Shin Min Ah) who was imprisoned for 500 years. The fox began to take the form of a beautiful woman who follows the man who set her free around, causing misunderstandings that she is his girlfriend. Although the man enjoys the attention and envy that people around him is giving, he is also always in extreme fear that the Gumiho may want to feed on his liver to become human. But when both of them falls for each other as time goes by, the Gumiho’s enemies appears causing an unexpected twist in their lives.

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Title: Sungkyunkwan Scandal
Network: KBS2
Episodes: TBA
Airs: Late Aug. or Sep. 2010 – …
Stars: Micky Yoochun, Song Joong Ki, Yoo Ah In, Park Min Young
Description: This drama is set in Sungkyunkwan University during the Joseon era, revolving around the exploits and love stories of four youths. When her younger brother falls ill, Kim Yoon Hee enters the school in his place disguised as a boy in her desperation to find a way to support him, and becomes friends with Lee Sun Joon, extremely rich and the brains of the gang, playboy Goo Yong Ha and the rebellious Moon Jae Shin.

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