Korean Dramas Aired in January 2023 To Watch

Here is the list of dramas that will start airing in January 2023. Look forward to watch them.

The year 2022 has already ended, and we have already gotten some good dramas such as Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Big Mouth, Alchemy Of Souls etc. There are many more like this.

More people are watching Korean dramas these days because there are more ways to watch them. A lot of dramas are also coming out. The year 2023 has a lot of dramas coming up.

Here are the Korean dramas that have started airing in January 2023. These dramas can be streamed on some free streaming sites if you don’t live in South Korea.

1. Brain Works

The drama follows the story of two men, Shin Ha Ru and Geum Myung Se, who cannot stand each other, as they partner up to solve a criminal case involving a rare brain disease with the help of hypnotic investigator Seol So Jung.

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Cast –

  • Jung Yong Hwa as Shin Ha Ru
  • Cha Tae Hyun as Geum Myung Se
  • Kwak Sun Young as Seol So Jeong
  • Ye Ji Won as Kim Mo Ran

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Viki

2. Payback

The drama is about the people who risk everything to fight a money cartel that works with the government. They won’t stay quiet in the face of incompetent and unfair power, and they fight in their own way with all their hearts.

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Cast –

  • Lee Sun Kyun as Eun Yong
  • Moon Chae Won as Park Jun Kyung
  • Kang Yoo Seok as Jang Tae Chun
  • Park Hoon as Hwang Gi Seok

No. Of Episodes – 12

Watch On – Prime Video

3. Agency

A drama set in an office about a woman who is the first woman in her group to move up from her first job to the highest one. The drama also shows the lives of people who have to fight hard to get to the top in a harsh world.

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Cast –

  • Lee Bo Young as Go Ah In
  • Jo Sung Ha as Choi Chang Soo
  • Son Na Eun as Kang Han Na
  • Han Joon Woo as Park Young Woo

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Free Streaming Sites

4. Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist Season 2

Yoo Se Poong, a genius physician for the royal family who faces expulsion after getting himself involved in a conspiracy, meets an eccentric teacher and a widow of the mysterious Gyesu Village, and now aims to heal people’s hearts.

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Cast –

  • Kim Min Jae as Yoo Se Poong
  • Kim Hyang Gi as Seo Eun Woo
  • Kim Sang Kyung as Kye Ji Han
  • Kang Young Seok as Jeon Kang Il

No. Of Episodes – 10

Watch On – Viki

5. Crash Course In Romance

Hangul: 일타 스캔들

Year: 2023

The drama is about a scandal that happens between the owner of a side dish shop who reluctantly enters the world of entrance tests and a star teacher in the highly competitive private education sector in Korea.

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4 star rating

Main Cast (Characters):

  • Jeon Do Yeon as Nam Haeng Seon
  • Jung Kyung Ho as Choi Chi Yeol
  • Roh Yoon Seo as Nam Hae Yi
  • Shin Jae Ha as Ji Dong Hee

No. Of Episodes: 16 (75 min. each)

Streaming Options (region-specific):

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6. Strangers Again

The drama revolves around a formerly married couple who are both divorce attorneys. They find themselves working on issues relating to relationships and divorce together as coworkers, which brings them closer together.

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Cast –

  • Kang So Ra as Oh Ha Ra
  • Jang Seung Jo as Goo Eun Beom
  • Jo Eun Ji as Kang Bi Chwi
  • Lee Jae Won as Kwon Si Wook

No. Of Episodes – 12

Watch On – Viki

7. Kokdu: Season Of Deity

The drama follows a grim reaper by the name of Kkokdu who travels to the world of mortals once every 99 years to torment them. After he encounters Gye Jeol, a physician with mysterious talents, he begins working as a visiting physician.

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Cast –

  • Kim Jung Hyun as Kkok Du / Do Jin Woo
  • Im Soo Hyang as Han Gye Jeol
  • Kim Da Som as Tae Jung Won
  • Ahn Woo Yeon as Han Chul

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Viki

Wrapping Up

So, these were the Kdramas that started airing in January 2023. Out of these dramas, Crash Course in Romance was the most popular.

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Hi! I'm Lily Park from USA. I started watching dramas as a hobby & now I'm addicted to them. Just can't stop watching them. My favorite drama is Business Proposal.

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