Upcoming/Ongoing Kdramas in October 2021 (With Trailers)

The year 2021 is near to its ending & many good Kdramas have already aired until now such as – Vincenzo, Youth Of May, Beyond Evil, Mr. Queen, etc. There are many more like this.

Korean dramas are entertaining & enjoyable to watch all the time. There are different genres of them & all of them are excellent. If you start watching them, you will find it difficult to stop watching.

Upcoming/Ongoing Kdramas in October 2021

Some of the ongoing dramas will end in October – The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim, Police University to name a few of them. Many dramas have started airing in September. Now, get ready to watch new dramas.

Korean dramas october 2021

Here are the Korean dramas that will start airing in October 2021. These dramas can be streamed on some free streaming sites if you don’t live in South Korea.

1. The All-Round Wife

Seo Cho Hee works as an account executive for an advertising company. She struggles to raise the standard of living through a house in Gangnam. Later, she realizes that happiness is not about the house but about the caring family that lives in it.

The all round wife drama

Cast –

  • Han Da Gam as Seo Cho Hee
  • Shim Ji Ho as Seo Kang Rim
  • Han Sang Jin as Kang Nam Goo
  • Kim Jae In as Gu Roo Mi

No. Of Episodes – 120

Airing Period – Oct 4, 2021, to Mar 18, 2022

Network – KBS1

2. The King’s Affection

The story of a pair of royal twins, one male, and one female. Although the sister is initially abandoned for being female, she later disguises herself as a man to become the crown prince when her brother dies & develops feelings for her teacher.

Also Read – The King’s Affection (2021) Drama: Plot, Cast, Trailer, Updates

The kings affection poster rectangle

Cast –

  • Park Eun Bin as Lee Hwi
  • Rowoon as Jung Ji Woon
  • Nam Yoon Su as Lee Hyun
  • Bae Yoon Kyung as Shin So Eun

No. Of Episodes – 20

Airing Period – Oct 11, 2021, to Dec 14, 2021

Network – KBS2

3. Reflection Of You

The drama is about a woman who leaves the rich lifestyle of ‘wife and mother’ for a brief period and becomes faithful to her desires. Another woman comes in contact with her in that short span and loses the light of her life.

Also Read – Reflection Of You (2021) Drama: Cast, Plot, Trailer, Updates

Reflection of you drama

Cast –

  • Go Hyun Jung as Jung Hee Joo
  • Shin Hyun Bin as Goo Hae Won
  • Kim Jae Young as Seo Woo Jae
  • Choi Won Young as Ahn Hyun Sung

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Oct 13, 2021, to Dec 2, 2021

Network – jTBC

4. My Name

To find the truth about her father’s death, Yoon Ji Woo, a member of an organized crime ring, joins the police department and becomes a mole for the drug group. She is assigned to work in the drug investigation unit in the police department.

Also Read – My Name (2021) Drama: Plot, Cast, Trailer, Updates

My name drama

Cast –

  • Han So Hee as Yoon Ji Woo
  • Ahn Bo Hyun as Jeon Pil Do
  • Park Hee Soon as Choi Moo Jin
  • Kim Sang Ho as Cha Gi Ho

No. Of Episodes – 8

Release Date – Oct 15, 2021

Network – Netflix

5. My Sweet Dear

The drama is about a genius chef at a top restaurant and another chef who suddenly gets hired to work in the same kitchen. After getting to know one another, the beginnings of an unlikely love story start to form.

My sweet dear

Cast –

  • Jang Eui Soo as Choi Jung Woo
  • Lee Chan Hyung as Yoon Do Gun
  • Jang Do Yoon as Ye Jun

No. Of Episodes – 8

Airing Date – Oct 21, 2021

Network – Viki

6. Work Later, Drink Now

Ahn So Hee works as a broadcasting writer, Han Ji Yeon as a yoga instructor, and Kang Ji Gu as a YouTuber. They enjoy meeting after work and drinking together. The three women are single and in their 30s. A man also hangs out with them.

Also Read – Work Later, Drink Now (2021) Drama: Plot, Trailer, Updates

City girl drinkers

Cast –

  • Lee Sun Bin as Ahn So Hee
  • Han Sun Hwa as Han Ji Yeon
  • Jung Eun Ji as Kang Ji Gu
  • Choi Si Won as Kang Book Goo

No. Of Episodes – 10

Airing Date – Oct 22, 2021

Network – TVING

7. Jirisan

Set against the backdrop of towering views of Mount Jiri, the rangers and other employees of the Jirisan National Park climb through the mysterious and unexplored regions of the mountain, trying to rescue the lost trekkers.

Also Read – Jirisan (2021) Drama: Plot, Cast, Trailer, Updates

Jirisan korean drama

Cast –

  • Jun Ji Hyun as Seo Yi Kang
  • Joo Ji Hoon as Kang Hyun Jo
  • Sung Dong Il as Jo Dae Jin
  • Oh Jung Se as Jung Goo Young

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Oct 23, 2021 to Dec 12, 2021

Network – tvN

8. Crime Puzzle

A criminal psychologist is sent to prison for murder, and the criminal profiler who loses her father to the murder conducts interviews with him. These two used to be lovers and now face the unexpected truth to a series of murders.

Also Read – Crime Puzzle (2021) Drama: Plot, Cast, Trailer, Updates

Crime puzzle drama

Cast –

  • Yoon Kye Sang as Han Seung Min
  • Go Ah Sung as Yoo Hee
  • Yoon Gyung Ho as Kim Pan Ho
  • Song Sun Mi as Park Jeong Ha

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Oct 29, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021

Network – Olleh TV

9. Chimera

The story of a serial explosion murder case, called Chimera, that happened again after 35 years. Jae Hwan, a detective, Eugene, a criminal profiler and Joong Yeob, a surgeon work together to find the culprit behind the case.

Chimera drama

Cast –

  • Park Hae Soo as Cha Jae Hyun
  • Lee Hee Joon as Lee Joong Yub
  • Kim Soo Hyun as Yoo Jin
  • Cha Joo Young as Kim Hyo Kyung

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Oct 30, 2021 to Dec 19, 2021

Network – OCN

10. Inspector Koo

Kyung Yi, an insurance investigator who used to be a police officer, enjoys solving cold cases for the thrill of it, and she comes against a female college student who is a serial killer when she begins investigating a mysterious murder case.

Also Read – Inspector Koo (2021) Drama: Plot, Cast, Trailer, Updates

Inspector Koo drama

Cast –

  • Lee Young Ae as Koo Kyung Yi
  • Kim Hye Joon as Song Yi Kyung
  • Lee Hong Nae as Keon Wook
  • Baek Sung Chul as Santa

No. Of Episodes – 12

Airing Period – Oct 30, 2021, to Dec 5, 2021

Network – jTBC


Wrapping Up

So, these were the upcoming Kdramas that will start airing in October 2021. You can either watch them while they air one-by-one or binge-watch after they are completely released.

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