Best Korean dramas For You To Watch in October 2021!

In this article we will share to you the upcoming korean dramas for you to watch in october 2021. While many of you are still watching squid game or the veil, here are the list you want to put on your watchlist after you finish all of those drama you currently watching. Let’s dive right to it.

The National Wife/The All-Round Wife

Seo Cho Hee (Han Da Gam) is an account executive for an advertising company. She is attempting to improve her standard of living by purchasing a house in Gangnam. However, through all the struggles she is facing, she discovers that happiness isn’t about the place but about the loving family who lives there.

Main Cast:

  • Han Da Gam as Seo Cho Hee
  • Shim Ji Ho as Seo Gang Rim
  • Han Sang Jin as Kang Nam Gu
  • Kim Jae In as Gu Roo Mi

Korean title: 국가대표 와이프
Genre: Melodrama, Family
Airs on: 4th October


Jinx korean drama revolves in a life of Chani (Gyu Han), a seemingly ordinary student, which is cursed with an unlucky jinx. Every time he sneezes, things go exactly the opposite of what he hopes, forcing him into all sorts of unfortunate situations in his daily life. However, despite his supernatural bad luck, he continues to pursue his one-sided crush, believing that if he only tries hard, he will be able to achieve anything he wanted.

Main Cast:

  • Gyu Han as Chani
  • Se Kyung as Eun Seo

Korean title: 징크스
Genre: Romance, Fantasy
Airs on: 6th October

The King’s Affection

The Crown Prince’s wife gave birth to twins, but twins were considered an ominous sign. The twin daughter was supposed to be killed, but her mother begged to save her life. Secretly, the twin daughter is sent out of the palace. A few years later, the twin son Lee Hwi dies due to a disease. The Crown Prince’s wife hides her twin son’s death and brings her twin daughter back to the palace and raises her as Prince Lee Hwi (Park Eun-Bin). Lee Hwi eventually becomes a crown prince, but she is afraid her real identity will be revealed. Because of her secret, Lee Hwi is unable to have anyone close to her. She hides her emotions from others and she makes biting remarks.

Jung Ji-Woon (Ro Woon) is Lee Hwi’s teacher. Jung Ji-Woon comes from a noble family. He is handsome, smart and an optimist who enjoys life. Crown Prince Lee Hwi develops feeling for Jung Ji-Woon.

Main Cast:

  • Park Eun-bin as Lee Hwi
  • Ro Woon as Jung Ji-woon
  • Nam Yoon-su as Lee Hyun
  • Bae Yoon-kyung as Shin So-eun
  • Choi Byung-chan as Kim Ga-on

Korean title: 연모
Genre: Historical, romance
Airs on: 11th October

Reflection of You

Hee-Joo (Ko Hyun-Jung) had a poor and fierce time during her youthful days. However, through all the struggle and hard work she did, she eventually become a successful painter and essayist. 

Her husband is the successor of a hospital and they have two children. Her family life seems enviable, but Hee-Joo feels like she spends her time meaninglessly and without purpose. At that time, Hee-Joo meets a woman who reminds her of her younger self. The woman is poor, just like Hee-Joo in her younger days, but she still shines.

Main Cast:

  • Go Hyun-jung as Jung Hee-joo
  • Shin Hyun-bin as Goo Hae-won
  • Kim Jae-young as Seo Woo-jae
  • Choi Won-young as Ahn Hyung-sung

Korean title: 너를 닮은 사람
Genre: Thriller
Airs on: 13th October

My Name


My Name follows Yoon Ji woo (Han So hee), who seeks revenge for her father’s murder. She becomes part of a gang as she believes that it will help her find more clues about her father’s murder.

After Ji woo joins a gang, she ended up goes undercover as a police officer with the help of Moo Jin, the largest drugs dealer in south korea. As police officers, she is assigned to work with Pil-do (Ahn Bo Hyun), who is a detective in the Drug Investigation Unit.

Main Cast:

  • Han So-hee as Yoon Ji-woo
  • Ahn Bo-hyun as Jeon Pil-do
  • Park Hee-soon as Choi Moo-jin

Korean title: 마이네임
Genre: Action, crime, noir
Airs on: 15th October



Jirisan follows the story of Seo Yi-kang, Kang Hyun-jo, and the mountain climbers who visit Jirisan Mountain. Seo Yi kang (Jun Ji hyun), is a skilled and experienced park ranger. Kang Hyun jo, (Ju Ji hoon), is a newbie park ranger that has a strong personal background that propels him to become a successful park ranger.

Jirisan is not an ordinary mountain to climb up and down, as the movie goes, we will see some of the mountain climbers don’t make it down alive. Some take their own lives on this mountain, while others are murdered.

Main Cast:

  • Jun Ji-hyun as Seo Yi-kang
  • Ju Ji-hoon as Kang Hyun-jo
  • Sung Dong-il as Jo Dae-jin
  • Oh Jung-se as Jung Goo-young

Korean title: 지리산
Genre: Action, mystery, thriller
Airs on: 23rd October

Work Later, Drink Now

This korean drama revolves aroudn An So Hee (Lee Sun Bin), Han Ji Yeon (Han Sun Hwa), and Kang Ji Gu (Jung Eun Ji) that enjoy meeting after work and drinking together. The three women are single and in their 30’s. An So Hee work as a broadcasting writer, Han Ji-Yeon as a yoga instructor, and Kang Ji-Gu as a YouTuber.

Meanwhile, Kang Buk Gu (Choi Si-Won) works as a PD of TV variety show. He hangs out with the 3 women. This korean drama is an easy and happy drama to rest your fatigued mind after watching thriller or complicated movies.

Main Cast:

  • Lee Sun-bin as Ahn So-hee
  • Han Sun-hwa as Han Ji-yeon
  • Jung Eun-ji as Kang Ji-gu
  • Choi Si-won as Kang Book-goo

Korean title: 술꾼도시여자들
Genre: Slice of life
Airs on: 22nd October

Crime Puzzle

Han Seung-Min (Yoon Kye-Sang) is a popular professor at the Police University. He is also well-known as a forensic psychologist. His girlfriend Yoo Hee (Ko Ah-Sung) works as a criminal profiler. 

Suddenly, Han Seung-Min confesses that he killed Yoo Hee’s father and other people. He eventually receives life in prison for his crimes. Yoo Hee does not believe his confession. She looks into his case for answers. This leads Yoo Hee to visit Han Seung-Min in prison and conduct interviews with him.

Main Cast:

  • Yoon Kye-sang as Han Seung-min
  • Go Ah-sung as Yoo Hee

Korean title: 크라임 퍼즐
Genre: Psychological, mystery, thriller
Airs on: 29th October


An explosion took place in the past. That explosion led to a serial murder case known as the Chimera case. Life goes by until 35 years later, a similar explosion takes place.

Cha Jae-Hwan (Park Hae-Soo), is an enthusiastic detective. When Eugene (Soo-Hyun) was little, she was adopted by parents in the United States. She once worked for the FBI and she now works as a criminal profiler. When Lee Joong-Yeob (Lee Hee-Jun) was little, he was adopted by parents in England. He became a surgeon and returned to South Korea, but he gets involved in a mysterious case.

Cha Jae-Hwan, Eugene and Lee Joong-Yeob have different reasons to chase the truth of the Chimera case.

Main Cast:

  • Park Hae-soo as Cha Jae-hwan
  • Kim Soo-hyun as Yoo Jin
  • Lee Hee-joon as Lee Joong-yeob

Korean title: 키마이라
Genre: Mystery, thriller
Airs on: 30th October

Inspector Koo

Koo Kyung-Yi is in her 40’s. She is a former police officer, but now works as an insurance investigator and a private detective. With her smarts and excellent intuition, she is able to solve cases. Koo Kyung-Yi tries to catch a serial killer, who is a female university student.

Main Cast:

  • Lee Young-Ae – Koo Kyung-Yi
  • Kim Hae-Sook – Director Yong
  • Kwak Sun-Young – Na Je-Hee
  • Baek Sung-Chul – Santa
  • Cho Hyun-Chul – Kyung-Soo
  • Lee Hong-Nae – Gun-Wook

Korean title: 구경이
Genre: Mystery, Thriller,Comedy , Action
Airs on: 30th October

Here is the list of korean drama you can watch in october 2021, how do you think about these korean drama? Which one are you excited the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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