Upcoming & Ongoing Korean Dramas in May 2023

Here is the list of all the dramas that are going to start airing in May 2023. Look forward to watch them.

The year 2023 has already begun, and we have already gotten some good dramas such as Oasis, Crash Course in Romance, Our Blooming Youth, etc. There are many more like this.

Korean dramas are the best when it comes to entertainment. They can be watched with friends and family. The year 2023 has a lot of dramas coming up.

So, if you are curious to find out about the upcoming dramas so you can watch them, read on.

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Upcoming Kdramas in May 2023

Some of the ongoing dramas will end in May, and new dramas will begin to air in the same month. Many dramas started airing in April. Now, get ready to watch new dramas.

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

1. My Perfect Stranger

Hae Joon and Yoon Young travel back to the year 1987. There, Hae Joon tries to find the truth about the murder case, and Yoon Young tries to prevent her parents from marrying. They soon realize that their objectives are connected.

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Cast –

  • Kim Dong Wook as Yoon Hae Joon
  • Jin Ki Joo as Baek Yoon Young
  • Seo Ji Hye as Soon Ae (1987)
  • Lee Won Jung as Hee Seop (1987)

No. Of Episodes – 16

Date – May 1, 2023

Network – KBS2

2. All That We Loved

The drama tells the story of two 18-year-olds who have a strong bond and true love for each other. It looks at the subject of cellular memory, which is based on the idea that memory can be passed on to people who get organ transplants.

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Cast –

  • Oh Se Hun as Go Yoo
  • Jang Yeo Bin as Han So Yeon
  • Jo Joon Young as Go Joon Hee
  • Jeon Yeong In as Ahn Soon Tak

No. Of Episodes – 8

Date – May 5, 2023

Network – TVING

3. Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938

Lee Yeon goes back in time to 1938 & meets Hong Joo again. He also meets Lee Rang. In the meantime, Moo Young, who used to be a guardian spirit and a friend, has turned against them. Lee Yeon tries to get back to the present.

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Cast –

  • Lee Dong Wook as Lee Yeon / Gumiho
  • Kim So Yeon as Ryu Hong Joo
  • Kim Bum as Lee Rang
  • Ryu Kyung Soo as Cheon Moo Young

No. Of Episodes – 12

Date – May 6, 2023

Network – tvN

4. Race

Office politics are the main focus for marketer Park Yoon Jo, who doesn’t have a college degree but is very dedicated to his job, and for smart and fair Ryu Jae Min, who doesn’t expect anything from their company.

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Cast –

  • Lee Yun Hee as Park Yoon Jo
  • Hong Jong Hyun as Ryu Jae Min
  • Moon So Ri as Goo Yi Jung
  • U-Know as Seo Dong Hoon

No. Of Episodes – 12

Date – May 10, 2023

Network – Disney+

5. Black Knight

In the year 2071, the air is so polluted that you can’t survive without a mask. Since most of the Korean peninsula is now a wasteland and only 1% of its original population is left, delivery drivers are very important to the survival of the people.

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Cast –

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

No. Of Episodes – 6

Date – May 12, 2023

Network – Netflix

6. Oh! Youngshim

The story of a reunion between Young Shim, a producing director in the entertainment department and Kyung Tae, the CEO of a popular startup company, who taste the sweetness and bitterness of life as they enter their 30s.

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Cast –

  • Song Ha Yoon as Oh Young Shim
  • Lee Dong Hae as Wang Kyung Tae
  • Lee Min Jae as Lee Chae Dong
  • Jung Woo Yeon as Goo Wol Suk

No. Of Episodes – 10

Date – May 15, 2023

Network – ENA

7. Delightfully Deceitful

A story of revenge about a con artist who is lacking in empathy and an attorney who is naturally very compassionate towards others. These two extreme opposites come together to establish an unexpected alliance to combat evil.

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Cast –

  • Chun Woo Hee as Lee Ro Um
  • Kim Dong Wook as Han Moo Young
  • Yoon Park as Go Yo Han
  • Park So Jin as Mo Jae In

No. Of Episodes – 16

Date – May 29, 2023

Network – tvN

8. Happiness Battle

Based on the novel of the same name, the drama is about mothers who fight fiercely on social media to ruin each other’s lives for their own, to get away from oppression, hurt, and secrets, and to find their true selves again.

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Cast –

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

No. Of Episodes – 16

Date – May 31, 2023

Network – ENA

Wrapping Up

So, these are the upcoming Kdramas that will start airing in May 2023. You can either watch them while they air one by one or binge-watch them after they are completely released.

Drama NameAiring Date
My Perfect StrangerMay 1, 2023
All That We LovedMay 5, 2023
Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938May 6, 2023
RaceMay 10, 2023
Black KnightMay 12, 2023
Oh! YoungshimMay 15, 2023
Delightfully DeceitfulMay 29, 2023
Happiness BattleMay 31. 2023

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