Upcoming K-dramas to Watch in November 2023 | TheReviewGeek Recommends

Get ready for a diverse November in the world of Korean dramas. This month comes with an interesting blend of genres — time travel with a contract marriage or body swapping mixed with a revenge drama. Whether you’re looking for a thrilling taxi ride with a serial killer or want to spend nights as a vigilante, these dramas have it all. Take a look at all the K-dramas releasing in November 2023!

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Moon in the Day

Release Date: 1st November

Lead Cast: Pyo Ye-jin, Kim Young-dae, On Joo-wan, Jung Woong-in

Network: ENA, Viki, Netflix

Plot: Actor Han Joon-o crosses paths with firefighter Kang Young-hwa during an ad shoot. After Young-hwa saves him on set, she becomes his bodyguard. However, things get complicated when Joon-o’s body is possessed by a Silla Dynasty nobleman, seeking retribution against his wife. His wife, whose spirit was reincarnated in Young-hwa. Episodes of this K-drama will release every Wednesday and Thursday.

Daily Dose of Sunshine

Release Date: 3rd November

Lead Cast: Park Bo-young, Yeon Woo-jin, Jang Dong-yoon, Lee Jung-eun

Network: Netflix

Plot: Set within a psychiatric ward, this drama portrays the life of its inmates and staff. Park Bo-young plays the leading role of a nurse named Jung Da-eun. She gets transferred to the Psychiatric Department and does her best to provide some cheer and light for those dealing with mental health issues.


Release Date: 8th November

Lead Cast: Nam Joo-hyuk, Yoo Ji-tae, Lee Joon-hyuk, Kim So-jin

Network: Disney+

Plot: This thriller series follows a young man named Kim Ji-yong, who is on a path of vengeance. He’s a police academy student by day and a vigilante meting out justice by night. At the same time, he searches for the people responsible for his parents’ death.

Goryeo–Khitan War

Release Date: 11th November

Lead Cast: Choi Soo-jong, Kim Dong-jun, Ji Seung-hyun

Network: KBS2

Plot: This military drama follows the journey of a king and commander-in-chief as they work to unite the Goryeo dynasty of Korea against the Khitan-led Liao dynasty of China. This historical drama is inspired by a real war and you can expect plenty of action. Episodes will air every Saturday and Sunday.

A Bloody Lucky Day

Release Date: 20th November

Lead Cast: Lee Sung-min, Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Jung-eun, Ki Eun-soo

Network: TVING, tvN

Plot: Thanks to a dream, a taxi driver wakes up expecting to have a lucky day that bestows him with good fortune. He believes it when he gets a passenger who agrees to pay a high fare for a long drive. But as they drive, the driver realises that this is no ordinary passenger. He might just be a serial killer. The episodes of this thriller will arrive every Monday and Tuesday from the date of release.

My Demon

Release Date: 24th November

Lead Cast: Kim Yoo-jung, Song Kang, Lee Sang-yi

Network: SBS, Netflix

Plot: Jung Gu-won, an extremely powerful demon, loses his powers. In order to get them back, he ends up making a deal with a chaebol heiress named Do Do-hee, who is known to be arrogant. As they spend more and more time together, sparks begin to fly. New episodes of this fantasy drama will release every Friday and Saturday.

Once Upon A Boyhood

Release Date: 24th November

Lead Cast: Im Si-wan, Lee Sun-bin, Lee Si-woo, Kang Hye-won

Network: Coupong Play

Plot: Im Si-wan’s new show is set in the 1980s. He plays a student named Jang Byung-tae who gets transferred to a new school where he is mistaken for a fighter. Overnight, the weak boy who was at the bottom of the social ladder finds his life completely transformed.

The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract

Release Date: TBA

Lead Cast: Lee Se-young, Bae In-hyuk, Joo Hyun-young, Yoo Seon-ho, Jo Bok-rae

Network: MBC          

Plot: A contract marriage meets time travel in this fantasy drama. It kicks off with a young girl from the 19th century Joseon who ends up traveling 200 years in the future. In 2023, she meets Kang Tae-ha, a cold and aloof man who happens to resemble her late husband. You can find episodes of this drama every Friday and Saturday from the date of release.

Which Korean drama are you most looking forward to in the month of November? Which do you think could become the best of 2023? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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