by Ceki, February 4, 2019
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Hi dear MDL'ers! Wondering which upcoming dramas will catch your eye?  You've come to the right place. Let's take a look at what kind of dramas we can expect in February 2019. Please bear in mind that many dramas are complex genre-wise and it is difficult to label them into only one category, but I'll try my best to choose the best representative genre of each drama.

Note: drama specials and sequels have been excluded on purpose. Drama synopsis have been taken from MDL respectively. The article does not guarantee accuracy since the info regarding these dramas can change in the future.  

ROMANCE


Khon Tee Mai Yorm Rub 

A gay guy is curious if he'll be able to date a woman. He posts online asking if there are any girls who want to have a gay boyfriend. There's someone who's interested so he picks that girl, but in the end he still wants men.

Touch Your Heart

A romance between a lawyer and a top actress, whose life goes downhill after becoming caught up in a scandal with a third generation chaebol. 

Big Issue

Set within the frenzy world of the paparazzi media. Due to a photograph, a man loses everything, including his job and family. Ji Soo-Hyun is the notorious chief editor of a paparazzi group.

Sore o Ai to Machigaerukara

A husband and wife have been cheating on each other for some time and they get entwined in a love quadruple.

I Love When I’m Sad

The drama is about a woman who’s being chased, a man who’s chasing her, and a man who hides her. It’ll tell the story of a dangerous chase, secret desire, and charming characters.

Unbeatable You

When a sales agent and her husband find that all their dreams may vanish into thin air due to problems at work, they scrimp and strive to make a better living for themselves.

Great Men Academy

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DRAMA / LIFE

Zettai Seigi

Takanori Noriko is a full-time housewife who does not let wrongdoings or crimes go unpunished. One day, she meets four friends from high school again. However, their routines begin to fall apart as a result of this reunion with Noriko.

Banjou no Alpha

Newspaper journalist Akiba Shunsuke is transferred to the cultural desk and put in charge of shogi. He meets Sanada Nobushige, a 33-year-old aiming to be a professional shogi player by achieving the rank of 4-dan or more. Sanada is over the age limit as he could not achieve 4-dan by the age of 26, and is now trying to take an exam for admission to 3-dan. Akiba supports Sanada's attempt to become a professional shogi player and becomes interested in the game...


THRILLER / INVESTIGATION

The Fiery Priest

A drama about a Catholic priest with anger management issues and a detective from the Gudam Police Station who meet during their joint investigation into the murder of an elderly priest.

Trap

Kang Woo Hyun is a respected anchor at a broadcasting station. He has a lovely family and he is asked to enter the political field. One day, he goes on a trip with his family and a tragic situation occurs. Go Dong Kook is a veteran detective. He takes Kang Woo Hyun's case and investigates.

Giwaku

The court case of a woman accused of having killed her husband. 



SUPERNATURAL

He's Coming To Me

After his death, Met is a ghost that is consumed by loneliness. That is until he meets a strange boy that can see him. The two bond in a state of happiness and joy as they develop into friends. But what happens when Met falls for the boy who is alive? 

(BL, ghosts)

Green Door

The drama is about a ghost therapist. His clients include all manner of strange beings, including one case where it is unclear whether the client is a split personality or a beautiful woman possessed by a gangster spirit.

(ghosts, possession)

Possessed

An absolute crime that interferes with the natural order of things by calling the soul of a serial killer executed 20 years ago, and by invoking the soul of a detective who initially catches a serial killer, to end the history of this crime. 

(detective, ghosts)

Ghostderella 

A supernatural romance about Min Ah, a girl who confined herself to her room after gaining the ability to see ghosts when she was 18 years old, and the chaotic events that occur as a strange male ghost begins to follow her.

Majurat Holiday

God of Death, guarding the 9th circle of hell, once decides to take a day off and goes to earth, where he collides with weather oddities, colds, and also meets a girl and falls in love with her. 



LAW

Legal High

A story of two completely different lawyers. Go Tae Rim is a lawyer with a 100 percent success rate who knows how to play with the law, and Seo Jae In is a rookie lawyer who believes in the law and justice.




HISTORICAL

Haechi

Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, four people from different walks of life come together to make Prince Lee Geum the King and reform the Saheonbu.

National Treasure’s Extraordinary Journey


This drama tells of real happenings after the “Mukden Incident” on September 18, 1931 during the Japanese invasion in the North.

Queen Dugu

Palace drama about the first emperor of the Sui Dynasty – Emperor Wen of Sui, who’s famous for having the fewest concubines due to his love and respect for his one Empress, Empress Dugu.

Yan Shi Fan

The story takes place at the end of the Qing Dynasty and beginning of the Republic of China, following a bunch of youths in a time of turbulence, power struggles, and nation’s pride.

Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre

Legend said that whoever obtains the Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Saber can rule the world. Zhang Wuji was orphaned at a young age by schemes to discover secrets of these two weapons.



FANTASY

Legend of White Snake

The story is set in Hangzhou, then the capital of the Southern Song court, and is about a 1,000-year-old snake spirit that's transformed into a beautiful woman and falls in love with a young man.

The Light in Your Eyes

Kim Hye Ja hopes to become an announcer. She is honest and has a positive personality, but she suddenly becomes a 70-year-old woman with the special ability to manipulate time.

Item

A mystery fantasy drama about a profiler and a prosecutor who uncover a conspiracy and secrets surrounding objects with special powers. 


The Night of the Comet

A sweet love story begins when a high and mighty celebrity arrives in a parallel universe after getting into a car accident. He meets a female reporter and his bubbly alter ego who works in this world as an author.





LAKORN

Bpom Rak Salab Huajai 

Techit and Techin are twins. One is is the quiet and stern one, the other is more outspoken and outgoing. They both fall in love with the same woman. She misunderstood that her first love and the person that saved her life was Techit but actually it was Techin. 

Talay Rissaya

Fahsai ends up working for the hotel and spa nearby, and the owner Ekarin starts liking her as a daughter. His new wife Pawinee who is also Pat's mother wants to take all money and everything else he owns. So she forced Fahsai out of her job.

Hua Jai Sila

Tor is a love child of a mistress and a wealthy hi-so man. After his mother dies from neglect, Tor is forced to live with his father’s family . Abused by his stepmother and stepbrother, he turns to the girl-next-door, Mingta, who also suffers neglect.


Which of these February dramas would you like to watch?