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November 2019 Korean Drama Releases: “Chief Of Staff 2”, “Psychopath Diary”, “Chocolate” & More

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Prepare for the strong finishing kicks of 2019 Korean dramas!

Loaded with top caliber actors, November 2019 Korean Dramas add an interesting race to the currently airing roster of series. What’s more notable is how the selection features creatively woven plot.

Powered by esteemed actors such as Lee Jung Jae and Yoon Kye Sang, the holiday season will be really special. Adding to that, top-tier actress Ha Ji Won is set for their small screen comebacks.

Note: Hellokpop drama team does not cover daily dramas, weekly family dramas and some dramas due to unavailability of video resources.

2019 Korean Drama Lineup

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Here is the roster of currently airing 2019 Korean dramas.

MONDAY-TUESDAY

Tale of Nokdu (KBS2)
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency (jTBC)
Catch the Ghost (tvN)
VIP (SBS)

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY

When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
Extraordinary You (MBC)
Secret Boutique (SBS)
The Running Mates: Human Rights (OCN)
Miss Lee (tvN)

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

Vagabond (SBS)
My Country (jTBC)

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

Melting Me Softly (tvN)
The Lies Within (OCN)

Now, here are the latest stories to anticipate in November 2019 Korean Dramas.

Chief of Staff 2

Chief of Staff 2

(jTBC)

Returning for its second season, Lee Jung Jae and Shin Min Ah set forth to showcase how scary the  world of politics is. It raises the sad reality that it is impossible for a single person to cleanse the system as there is big network of powerful people controlling things. Tae Joon’s motivation is to change the system, but the bigger question is what if the power corrupts him.

Ending in many open-ended questions, will Tae Joon redeem himself and change the system or ends up getting intoxicated with his newly assigned powers?

Chief of Staff 2 premieres on November 11 via jTBC.

READ: K-Drama Review: “Chief Of Staff” Weaves Realistic Plot On Politics, Lawmakers & Their Aides

Psychopath Diary

Psychopath Diary

(tvN)

Top-billed by Yoon Shi Yoon, Jung In Sun and Park Sung Hoon, the upcoming drama tells the story of a man who witness the crime of a serial-killer. While running away from the murder scene, he met an accident, and wakes up without a memory and recollection of the killing that he saw.

Rounding up the main cast are actors Jung In Sun and Park Sung Hoon. Adding to the anticipation is its creative team spearheaded by Director Lee Jong Jae (100 Days My Prince) and writer Ryu Yong Jae (Liar Game).

It is scheduled for airing on November 20 via tvN.

READ: Character Sketches Of Yoon Shi Yoon, Jung In Sun & Park Sung Hoon In tvN’s “Psychopath Diary”

Woman of 9.9 Billion

 

 

Suiting up to the role of a woman who got hold of a big amount of money, Cho Yeo Jeong’s versatility will be put to test on 9.9 Billion Woman (LT). Together with Kim Kang Woo, who will portray a dismissed hot-blooded police officer on a mission to avenge his brother, the combination of two powerhouse skilled actors would serve a well-established drama to anticipate for.

Cho Yeo Jeong and Kim Kang Woo have starred in dramas Beautiful World and Item this year respectively. In addition, Cho appeared in Cannes award-winning film Parasite. This project is also a reunion drama for the actors who worked together before in another KBS romantic-comedy Lovers in Haeundae.

Joining the lead couple is Oh Na Ra (Sky Castle). Portraying the role of the heroine’s friend whose affluent life is the exact opposite of what her hardship-stricken friend has to encounter. Meanwhile, Yoo Young Jae (B.A.P) challenges his first dramatic role. He will be connected to Kim’s character as a part-timer to a computer shop he manages. Although he looks ordinary, he is equipped with hacking powers since middle school.

9.9 Billion Woman is slated for November 27 broadcast via KBS2.

Love with Flaws

A prickly woman who detests handsome guys and a man obsess with his beautiful appearance spin the story of People With Flaws. Ahn Jae Hyun and Oh Yeon Seo will mark their small screen comebacks since dramas A Korean Odyssey and The Beauty Inside respectively.

Suiting up as a vibrant Physical Education teacher Joo Seo Yeon, Oh Yeon Soo goals another display of character that is full of vigor. Growing up to a household with good-looking brothers, she developed annoyance to flower boys. Meanwhile, Ahn Jae Hyun takes the role of Lee Kang Woo, an epitome of sky-high arrogance. Even with his flawless visual appearance, his narcissism knows no bounds. Deep inside though, he struggles on a traumatic past.

Rounding up the cast are Kim Seul Gi, Gu Won and Heo Jung Min who will add bright tones to the story. The actors are known for their smart comic timing. Sitting on the director’s chair is Oh Jin Suk with Ahn Sin Yu penning the script under AStory production company. AStory is behind famed Korean dramas Kingdom 1 & 2, My First First Love and 100 Days My Prince to name a few.

Love With Flaws is set to premiere on November 27 via MBC.

Chocolate

Chocolate

Cable network jTBC sealed the deal with well-loved actors Yoon Kye Sang and Ha Ji Won for its new romance series Chocolate.

Set in contemporary world, Yoon will suit up for the role of a recluse neurosurgeon. Meanwhile, Ha takes her first chef role who is full of warmth. In a hospice ward, the two cross paths, inevitably drawing a love melody.

Yoon’s character sketch is a smart and perfectionist doctor. He grew up in a seaside village, and once dreamt of becoming a chef. Also returning from a quick small screen hiatus, Ha Ji Won nicks her first chef role as Moon Cha Young. Brimming with positive outlook, her new role radiates sunny disposition, but she does not tolerate injustice.

Chocolate reunites director Lee Hyung Min and writer Lee Kyung Hee, who teamed up for lauded melodrama I’m Sorry, I Love You in 2004. In addition, Director Lee scored recent drama favorites, The Miracle We Met and Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. Likewise, Writer Lee created acclaimed tearjerkers — Uncontrollably Fond, Thank You and A Love To Kill.

Chocolate begins its sweet ride on November 29.

READ: Ha Ji Won & Yoon Kye Sang Hints Warm Romance In jTBC’s “Chocolate”


Updates: Nov 4 *Crash Landing on You moved to December airing date

Nov 13 *Stove League moved to December airing date