Spring is the season of love and positivity so I'm glad that we'll be getting lots of interesting dramas this April and May. As you can see, there are many manga and novel adaptations, most of them with romance and school elements. What kind of dramas do you like to watch in spring? Share with us in the comment section below!
Let's check out the most anticipated dramas that will start airing this season!
NOTE: This article does not guarantee accuracy since information regarding these dramas can change in the future. The synopsis have been taken from MDL respectively.
Starring: Lian Simon, Xu Jovi, Gai Cass, Li Mo Zhi
A story about young love that follows a group of students into adulthood and their dreams about the future. When Xu Yong Xin runs into her old high school classmate, Zheng Da Wei, it stirs up bittersweet memories from their school days. Yong Xin remembers a time when she was just a bookish student who kept herself to herself, until a chance encounter introduced her to Gao Yu Xuan, Zheng Da Wenand Zheng Da Wei. The four once-inseparable friends changed and grew apart as time went on...
Check it out if you're into: school, romance, youth
Starring: He Mike, Chung Gillian, Chang Ray, Sui Sonia
A 20-episode romance drama revolving around two childhood friends who meet again as adults. The guy harbours a longtime crush on a girl back when he was still a chubby kid. Chubby kid matures into the handsome Mike He and he becomes roommates with his dream girl played by Gillian Chung (Zhao Ge).
Check it out if you're into: romance, childhood friends to lovers
Starring: Son Ye Jin, Jung Hae In
Yoon Jin Ah is a single woman in her 30's. She works as a supervisor at a coffee company. Yoon Jin Ah is an easygoing person, but she feels empty inside. Seo Joon Hee is the younger brother of her best friend Seo Kyung Sun. He comes back to South Korea after finishing work abroad. Yoon Jin Ah thought he was just a childish guy, but he appears different to her now.
Check it out if you're into: romance, older woman / younger guy, noona romance
Starring: Zhang Han, Chang Janine
Based on the novel "Warm Chord" by An Ning
A romance full of twist and turns and undoubtedly heartaches if this entire journey is supposed to last ten years until it gets to a presumably happy ending. The caption says, "Your heart is the place that I want to return to even as I travel to the ends of the earth."
Check it out if you're into: romance, business
Based on the classic French novel "Les Liaisons dangereuses"
The television series depicts rich young men and women in their twenties who discover their true feelings while playing the dangerous game of love. In an act of revenge, Kwon Shi Hyun makes a bet with his friends to seduce Eun Tae Hee, who believes people that are swayed by love are pathetic. After Tae Hee meets Shi Hyun, her view on love starts to change. As Shi Hyun’s secret deepens, hestarts to fall in love with Tae Hee.Check it out if you're into: romance, melodrama
Gun and San are students of Akanee about Kom Faek learning. They are best friends but then Gun becomes a policeman. He catches a suspect about a drug case, that is San's father. Their friendship is broken, and Gun's love relationship with Anchan who is San's sister is also broken because of a misunderstanding.
Check it out if you're into: romance, action, drama, mafia
Starring: Alex, Pream
Prim is an orphan. She and her two best friends, Boot and Rita, work at one of P. Paul's shoe stores and Prim dreams of becoming a shoe designer. After an incident, they get fired from their jobs and decide to go on vacation to Phuket. There, the girls attend a party while pretending to be rich. At the party they meet Phuree, Wat and Touch. They're all rich and Phuree isthe heir of P. Paul's shoe brand. But after spending so much time together, Phuree and Prim fell in love.
Though they confessed that they loved each other, things didn't ended up. As Prim found out Phuree's real identity and that he already had a fiancee.
Check it out if you're into: romance, comedy
The drama pays homage to the classic by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, set in modern day Tokyo and both lead characters are Japanese women
Check it out if you're into: crime, detectives
|Nagano Mei, Sato Takeru|
In 1971, the year after the Osaka Exposition, a girl called Nireno Suzume is born to the owners of a small-town eatery in Gifu Prefecture. After graduating from high school and getting married, she ends up divorcing her husband who is a dreamer. The bubble economy suddenly bursts and an economic recession begins. After repeated failure, Suzume returns to her hometown as a single mother. What awaits her will become an unexpected turning point in her life...Check it out if you're into: Asadoras
Two detectives communicate through a walkie-talkie to solve a cold case. One detective exists in the present day and the other detective exists 15 years in the past.
Check it out if you're into: crime, time-travelling, investigation, kidnapping
Starring: Lee Yoo Bi, Lee Joon Hyuk, Jang Dong Yoon
The story follows a group of physical therapists, nurses, radiological technologists, and trainees.
Check it out if you're into: romance, drama, medical, love triangles
|Suho, Ha Yeon Soo|
Lee Yoo Chan is the CEO of IT company Next One. He is arrogant and does not trust people in general. He also suffers from an inability to recognize faces.
Kim Bo Ra was born in the countryside on Jeju Island. She goes to Seoul to attend college and carries her family's high expectations for her. Her dream is to work at Next One. Kim Bo Ra meets Lee Yoo Chan and their lives change.
Check it out if you're into: romance, rich guy poor girl
Starring: Fujioka DeanBased on the classic French novel of the same title
In a small fishing town, Saimon Dan is to marry Meguro Sumire whom he loves and is overjoyed. Meanwhile, Dan gets sent to jail in a foreign land to save the necks of Nanjo Yukio, his love rival who tries to steal his fiancee. He escapes prison life through unexpected luck. With his intellect and great fortune, Dan takes bold, elaborate revenge against the three men who set him up and ruined his life.
Check it out if you're into: melodrama, revenge
Starring: Jang Dong Gun, Park Hyung ShikBased on the U.S. drama series of the same title
Choi Kyung Seo is a legendary lawyer at the top law firm in South Korea. He has charisma and an attractive appearance. He hires Go Yeon Woo as a rookie lawyer for the law firm. Go Yeon Woo has an excellent memory.
Check it out if you're into: business, law
Starring: Sugisaki Hana, Hirano Sho
Based on: the manga "Hana Nochi Hare: Hanadan Next Season" by Yoko Kamio
The official sequel to the famous manga adaptation Hana Yori Dango.
Legendary F4 members have all graduated from high school. Correct5 (C5) is formed at the high school with Kaguragi Haruto as the group's leader. Edogawa Oto works part-time at the convenience store. She also attends the same school as Haruto. Oto is actually from a poor family, but she pretends to be from a rich family to fit in at school.
Check it out if you're into: romance, school, shoujo
Starring: Nakamura Anne, Furukawa Yuki, Otani RyoheiBased on the manga "Love Rerun" by Amasawa Aki
Sayaka Minami is 30-years-old, single and has not had any love experience due to her 15-year unrequited love for Ryosuke Sagisawa. They have been friends since they were kids. One day, Sayaka wakes up and a strange man is in front of her. She panics and the man introduces herself as Shohei Machida. He tells her that they are in a relationship and live together. Sayaka lost her memory for 3 months.
Check it out if you're into: romance, amnesia, josei, love triangles
Starring: Jang Geun Suk, Han Ye Ri
Oh Ha Ra, a young prosecutor, meets a man who looks exactly like her senior prosecutor, Baek Joon Soo. While looking for a double to replace Joon Soo, she meets an unordinary man named Sa Do Chan. Do Chan, a genius conman, puts his skills to use in order to catch the bad guys who know their ways around the law.
Check it out if you're into: crime, law con artists
|IU, Lee Sun Gyun|
The drama follows a man in his forties who has had to endure the weight of life’s burdens and a woman in her twenties who lives a very different life but is also enduring that same weight. They will look to each other and find healing in the process.
Check it out if you're into: drama, slice of life
Starring: Hayashi Kento, Yoshida Kotaro, Tanaka Kei
Soichi Haruta is 33-years-old, single and works at a real estate office. Meanwhile, Soichi Haruta’s senior at work, Musashi Kurosawa is gay and confesses his feelings for Soichi Haruta. Ryota Maki also tells Soichi Haruta that he has feelings for him. Soichi Haruta is totally straight and his peaceful days are now completely ruined.
Check it out if you're into: comedy, office romance, LGBT themes
Starring: Qi Stephy
Journey of an ordinary girl in becoming a North Drifter, Chen Ke, moving from Sichuan to Beijing to start her life only to be dumped by her school sweetheart. She learnt quickly that to succeed in her career and lifestyle choices, she not only have to work hard and smart, but also require the assistance of successful men whom she would love and leave.
Check it out if you're into: romance, drama