Six New Dramas This Week

Just in case you were getting bored with summer, there are six new dramas out this week. Have you watched any of them yet?

Life
16 episodes
jTBC
Monday/Tuesday
Availability unknown

Doctor Ye Jin-woo works in an emergency room, and he is dedicated to saving every life he can with his ordinary skills. It doesn’t take long for him to butt heads with the university hospital’s chief director, Goo Seung-hyo, who is far more concerned about the numbers than the patients. As people’s ambitions and philosophies collide in the hospital, Jin-woo must figure out his own path.

Risky Romance
32 (mini) episodes
MBC
Monday/Tuesday
Available on Viki.com/KoCoWa.com

Endocrinologist Joo In-ah is fascinated by the hormones that influence sexual attraction, and she ends up choosing neurosurgeon Han Seung-joo as her research subject on the matter. Things get more complicated when Cha Jae-hwan, the son of the hospital director, finds himself interested in In-ah as well. These three strong, competitive personalities throw their hospital into chaos while they try to sort out their thoughts from their feelings and from their research.

 

Thirty But Seventeen
40 (mini) episodes
SBS
Monday/Tuesday
Available on DramaFever.com and Viki.com/KoCoWa.com

Woo Seo-ri wanted to be a professional violinist, but a tragic accident at the age of seventeen left her in a coma for thirteen years. Now at the age of thirty, she has suddenly woken up, but she is still emotionally a teenager. She reconnects with Gong Woo-jin, now a semi-reclusive set designer, who decides to atone for his involvement in that accident by helping Seo-ri adjust to a world that moved on without her.

Time
32 (mini) episodes
MBC
Wednesday/Thursday
Available on Viki.com/KoCoWa.com

Cheon Soo-ho is the son of a wealthy family, and as he nears the end of his life, his guilt for ruining Seol Ji-hyun’s life catches up to him. Ji-hyun is struggling to move on after the suspicious death of her younger sister, which was ruled a suicide. Soo-ho decides to devote what remains of his life to uncovering what truly happened to Ji-hyun’s sister but finds himself conflicted when he starts to fall for Ji-hyun.

 

Your Honor
32 (mini) episodes
SBS
Wednesday/Thursday
Available on Viki.com/KoCoWa.com

Identical twins Han Soo-ho and Han Kang-ho are only alike in looks. Where Soo-ho became a judge and earned a reputation as a fair and principled man, Kang-ho tangled with the other side of the law. After his sixth arrest (and jail time), Kang-ho is released, only to find that Soo-ho has disappeared. Kang-ho decides to take his brother’s place as a judge and live out this other life.

 

 

My ID Is Gangnam Beauty
16 episodes
jTBC
Friday/Saturday
Available on DramaFever.com

Based on a webtoon by Gi Maeng-gi, this drama focuses on Kang Mi-rae, who was bullied as a child for being ugly and ends up getting plastic surgery to try to fit in. But the bullying doesn’t stop in college, where she is now teased for being a “Gangnam Beauty.” However, a classmate named Do Kyung-suk and a grad student named Yeon Woo-young both become interested in Mi-rae. Kyung-suk helps Mi-rae gain confidence in herself while Mi-rae tries to figure out what “true beauty” means to her.

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