Best Upcoming Korean Dramas To Watch In May 2023!

korean dramas may 2023

It felt like we just celebrate the changing of the year from 2022 to 2023 and now here we are about to enter a new month of May 2023! How time really flies, seasons change, and new upcoming kdramas are waiting to be released! If you are looking for the latest new upcoming korean dramas in may 2023, make sure to read on! 

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Korean dramas May 2023

Here are some korean dramas that will be release in May 2023. However, in case you haven’t check out our articles about korean dramas in April 2023, click here. 

You can watch these korean dramas online at some free streaming sites in case you’re not having access to these network. Let’s dig in!

1. Run Into You (A Chance Encounter)

Run into you korean dramas tells a story about two people who get entangled in time travel and end up travel back to the year 1987. 

As they realize they got back into the past, the guy try to find a truth of certain murder case that happened during that time and the girl try to prevent her parents from marry. 

While everything seems clear and simple, it’s not easy to be done and as they journey together, they soon realize that their main goals are somehow cross each other.

Main Cast:

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

Release Date: May 1, 2023
Network: KBS2

2. All That We Loved

All that we loved follows the close friendship of two teenager who have a really deep connections and love towards one another. They got so close that the one actually donated a kidney to the other, even though their personality are quite opposite to one another.

Everythings seems good until the two falls for the same girl and they realize that some memories got transfered through organ translplant which makes it even more complicated!

Main Cast:

  • Oh Se Hun as Go Yoo
  • Jang Yeo Bin as Han So Yeon
  • Jo Joon Young as Go Joon Hee

Release Date: May 5, 2023
Network: TVING

3. Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938

Legendary Gumiho is back! In this korean dramas, Lee Yeon dragged back to 1938 where he meet Hong Joo, Lee Rang and Moo Young once again. As he try to get back to the present, Moo Young, who used to be a friend, now  turned against them.

Main Cast:

  • Lee Dong Wook as Lee Yeon / Gumiho
  • Kim So Yeon as Ryu Hong Joo
  • Kim Bum as Lee Rang

Release Date: May 6, 2023
Network: tvN

4. Race

Race is a korean dramas that mainly focus on the political side of the office work. This drama tells a story of someone who doesn’t have any degree yet dedicated, got hired in the PR department of a company. She tried hard to prove herself among her co-worker, PR expert and the CEO.

Main Cast:

  • Lee Yun Hee as Park Yoon Jo
  • Hong Jong Hyun as Ryu Jae Min
  • Moon So Ri as Goo Yi Jung

Release Date: May 10, 2023
Network: Disney+

5. Black Knight

Black Knight kdramas was set in the yet 2071 where the air is already so polluted that human can’t live without a gas mask. There’s only 1% of the population last survivor in Korea. Thus, the delivery drivers is very essentials for their survival.

In this kdrama, Kim Woo Bin act as a legendary knights, the best delivery drivers who help sustain the left-over community. One day he meet Sa-wol, a refugee who wish to become a knight just like him and he trained Sa-wol to be a great knight just like him.

Main Cast:

  • Kim Woo Bin as “5-8”
  • Song Seung Heon as Ryu Seok
  • Kang Yoo Seok as Sa Wol

Release Date: May 12, 2023
Network: Netflix

6. Oh! Youngshim

korean dramas may 2023

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Oh Young Shim tells a story of reunion of a producing director of entertainment company and CEO of a popular startup company.

During their childhood, he used to tell Young shim how he love her and felt about her. However, she never felt the same and suddenly he moved to USA with his family and disappeared. Now he became a founder of a famous start up company and known as CEO Mark wang.

Currently, the career of Young Shim is in a crisis due to low popularity ratings. Her last chance is to produce a love entertainment show where she need to get Mark Wang as one of the main cast of the show. Here is where their love journey begin.

Main Cast:

  • Song Ha Yoon as Oh Young Shim
  • Lee Dong Hae as Wang Kyung Tae
  • Lee Min Jae as Lee Chae Dong

Release Date: May 15, 2023

7. Delightfully Deceitful / Beneficial Fraud

korean dramas may 2023

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Delightfully deceitful tells a story of revenge of one teammates who have a polar opposite personality. The one is a con artist who lacks empathy and the other is a lawyer who overly sensitive and empathetic towards other people. Together, they established a wild combination to combat evil.

Main Cast:

  • Chun Woo Hee as Lee Ro Um
  • Kim Dong Wook as Han Moo Young
  • Yoon Park as Go Yo Han

Release Date: May 29, 2023
Network: tvN

8. Happiness Battle

korean dramas may 2023

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Happiness Battle is a korean dramas that was adapted from the novel of the same name. This drama tells a story of up class mothers who fight relentlessly on the world of social media to be the most happy person in the world and hide their secrets.

Main Cast:

  • Lee El as Jang Mi Ho
  • Jin Seo Yun as NA
  • Cha Ye Ryun as NA

Release Date: May 31, 2023

Sum Up

From cute romantic reunion story to a hypocritical social media fights, korean dramas will definitely fill all of your emotional needs. Here are all the upcoming korean dramas that will be released next month in May 2023. Which one you anticipated the most? Let me know in the comment sections below!

korean dramas may 2023
korean dramas may 2023

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