K-dramas on Netflix: a look at the series you won’t want to miss in 2024

Find out about the upcoming South Korean titles that will enter the streaming platform throughout the year. (Netflix)

The Latin American audience is one of the great bastions for Korean content. According to Netflix, in each week of 2023 there was a Korean title in the platform’s Top 10 in at least one country in the region. The favorite genres are drama, romance and action, with productions such as The monster of old Seoul, Black Knight, hounds, The glory, The masked girl and King the Land establishing themselves as favorites in Argentina.

For 2024, the list of upcoming releases includes expected returns, such as the second season of The squid game, the most popular Korean series on Netflix. The third installment of Sweet Home, full stop to the monsterization story with Song Kang, Lee Do-hyun and Go Min-si. In the same style of horror, The monster of old Seoul will present a second batch of episodes with the protagonists inhabiting modern times; while the second season of Heading to hell delves into the aftermath of the initial chaos.

First look at season 2 of “Heading to Hell.” (Credits: Netflix)

The dating program Heaven for two launches its fourth season in 2024 with a new group of single contestants looking for love. And if you enjoyed the athletic competition, 100 new participants will test your limits in Physical Skill 100 – Season 2: Underground Mine. On the other hand, the interview program spicy affairs He heads to Europe to learn about the adult entertainment industry.

The program takes 100 athletic people to the limit. (Credits: Netflix)

2024 opened with the suspense series The legacy, but the fictions do not stop. In the first quarter the premiere of The killer paradox, a dark humor and crime miniseries starring Choi Woo-shik and Son Suk-ku. On February 25, the k-drama is also added Existential emergencieswhich marks the return of Park Shin-hye and Park Hyun-sik (The heirs).

Launched in March My name is Loh Kiwan is a film with Song Joong-ki that follows the journey of a North Korean defector as he seeks refuge in Belgium. And in this quarter the romance series will also debut The queen of tearswith celebrities Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won playing a couple facing a marital crisis.

The “Vincenzo” actor returns with a film set in Europe. (Credits: Netflix)

The bizarre side comes with chicken nugget, a comedy and mystery proposal where a woman becomes a nugget. Her father and her secret admirer try everything to return her to her human form.

For the second quarter of the year, the thriller is scheduled The 8 Show, which follows eight people trapped in the dangerous games of a mysterious eight-story building. If they manage to pass the tests, they will get a juicy prize. Likewise, Netflix will launch a live-action adaptation inspired by the manga Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki. This title tells how parasitic life forms begin to take humans as hosts to gain power in society. In the launches block it is added Resident Playbook (spin off of hospital hallways) with Go Youn-jung, and the teen revenge drama, Hierarchy.

“The Queen of Tears” reunites an estranged couple. (Credits: Netflix)

In the third quarter, it premieres The maelstrom, political fiction between two high-powered officials, starring Sul Kyun-gu and Kim Hee-ae. The action is present with Kim Woo-bin in Black belta project about a martial arts expert who watches criminals with electronic monitoring. no one in the forest brings intrigue to the screen when a man’s life falls apart with the appearance of a mysterious woman at his remote hotel.

For the latter part of 2024, the platform announces the arrival of Mr. Planktonwith Woo Do-hwan and Lee You-mi, the fiction and disaster film The great flood, and the historical feature film uprising, two friends turned adversaries during the turbulent times in the Joseon era. Lastly, Gong Yoo and Seo Hyun-jin become a couple brought together by a dating service in the series A suitcase.

First look at Gong Yoo in the series “A Suitcase”. (Credits: Netflix)

These are some of the titles to keep in mind if you are a fan of stories from South Korea. You can see right now Captivate a king, a historical drama where a woman plans revenge against King Lee In; However, a cruel twist of fate leads them to bond more closely.

The game is not over for Gi Hun. The second season of “Squid Game” will arrive in 2024. (Netflix)

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