Top 8 Best Korean dramas In January 2023!


In this article I will share to you the top and the best korean dramas in January 2023. Kickstart your new year and new journey of 2023 with these korean dramas that will fill your days, your heart and your life. Let’s dive right to it.

Brain Works


Brain works kdrama tells a story of a well respected and wealthy neuroscientist work together with a righteous detective in order to solve a mysterious criminal case involving a rare brain disease.

Main Cast:

  • Jung Yong-Hwa as Shin Ha-Ru
  • Cha Tae-Hyun as Geum Myung-Se
  • Kwak Sun-Young asSeol So-Jung

Release Date: January 2, 2023



Payback tells a revenge story of a money trader who run a global private equity fund refuse to stay silent about the deeds of the powerful underground financial cartel. 

Main Cast:

  • Lee Sun-Kyun as Eun Yong
  • Moon Chae-Won as Park Joon-Kyung
  • Kang You-Seok as Jang Tae-Chun

Title: Payback (English title) / Law Money (literal title)
Release Date:
January 6, 2023



Agency kdrama tells a story of an ambitious women who don’t graduated from any major university, work hard to climb her way up to the top in the major advertising agency. She end up becoming the first women executive in her company. The dramas show the struggles of women who work hard towards her dream being judged by society.

Main Cast:

  • Lee Bo-Young as Go A-In
  • Son Na-Eun as Kang Han-Na
  • Cho Seong-Ha as Choi Chang-Soo

Release Date: January 7, 2023

Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist season 2


This kdrama tells a story of a royal physician who got expelled from the royal court after a conspiracy. Decades later, he find himself reborn as a doctor and try to solve a mysterious question from his past.

Main Cast:

  • Kim Min-Jae as Yoo Se-Poong
  • Kim Hyang-Gi as Seo Eun-Woo
  • Kim Sang-Kyung as Gye Ji-Han

Release Date: January 11, 2023

Crash Course in Romance


Crash Course in Romance tells the relationship journey between a hardworking female boss of a side-dish store who have unlimited energy and a famous hard working instructor in the private education industry. While at first their relationship looks like oil and water, they end up develop romantic feeling towards each other.

Main Cast:

  • Jeon Do-Yeon as Nam Haeng-Sun
  • Jung Kyoung-Ho as Choi Chi-Yeol
  • Shin Jae-Ha as Ji Dong-Hee

Release Date: January 14, 2023

Can We Be Strangers


Can we be strangers tells a complicated love and work story between a lawyer who got divorced with a lawyer. Now both of them have to work together as a colleague in order to solve some cases related to relationship and divorce.

Main Cast:

  • Kang So-Ra as Oh Ha-Ra
  • Jang Seung-Jo as Ku Eun-Beom
  • Jo Eun-Ji as Kang Bi-Chwi

Release Date: January 18, 2023

Kokdu: Season of Deity


Kokdu dramas tells a love story between a man-turned-grim reaper with a doctor with special ability. The story begin with this man turn into a grim reaper after crossed path with god. Now as a grim reaper, he need to visit the earth every 99 years in order to punish human for their sins.

While visit the earth, the grim reaper will take a form of human to visit the one he want to punish. In this present time, he choose to disguise himself as a doctor. While everything should work as normal, he ended up become entangled with a courageous doctor and start building a special feeling towards one another.

Main Cast:

  • Kim Jung-Hyun as Kok-Du
  • Lim Soo-Hyang as Han Gye-Jeol
  • Kim Da-Som as Tae Jung-Won

Release Date: January 27, 2023

Run Into You


Run Into You kdrama tells a story of a news reporter and a worker at publishing company magically transported back to history through time travel and stuck together in the past to solve a murder happened in 1987.

Main Cast:

  • Kim Dong-Wook as Yoon Hae-Joon
  • Jin Ki-Joo as Baek Yoon-Young
  • Seo Ji-Hye as Soon-Ae

Title: Run Into You / Met You By Chance (literal title)

Kdramas In January 2023

Here’s all the top and the best Korean dramas In January 2023 you can add to your watchlist to accompany your new year and new month. Which one of these kdrama you would love to add to your watchlist? Let us know in the comment sections below!

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