New & Upcoming Korean Dramas Releasing in October 2023

Here is the list of all dramas that are going to air in October 2023. Read all details like plot, cast, release date, etc.

The year 2023 is going to end soon, and we have already gotten some good dramas such as See You in My 19th Life, Mask Girl, Celebrity, and many more. Besides these, there are other dramas too.

When it comes to entertainment, Kdramas never let us down. They are full of romance, comedy, and suspense. 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.

Upcoming Kdramas in October 2023

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

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

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1. Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon

The story of Nam Soon with superhuman strength who went missing in Mongolia. After growing up, she travels to Korea & meets her mother & grandmother. Nam Soon alongside her mother and grandmother gets involved in a drug case.

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Cast –

  • Lee Yoo Mi as Kang Nam Soon
  • Kim Jung Eun as Hwang Geum Joo
  • Kim Hae Sook as Gil Joong Gan
  • Ong Seong Wu as Kang Hee Shik

No. Of Episodes – 16

Date – Oct 7, 2023

Network – JTBC

2. A Good Day To Be A Dog

Hae Na has done everything she can to avoid the family curse of turning into a dog after her first kiss. The curse can only be broken if she gets a second kiss. How will that work when Hana’s first kiss is with a guy who is afraid of dogs?

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Cast –

  • Park Gyu Young as Han Hae Na
  • Cha Eun Woo as Jin Seo Won
  • Lee Hyun Woo as Lee Bo Gyeom
  • Yoon Hyun Soo as Choi Yul

No. Of Episodes – 14

Date – Oct 11, 2023

Network – MBC

3. My Dearest Part 2

The drama takes place in Joseon Dynasty and tells the story of a man named Jang Hyun, who has declared that he will not marry. He falls in love with a woman named Gil Chae who dreams of love again even after two failed marriages.

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Cast –

  • Namkoong Min as Lee Jang Hyun
  • Ahn Eun Jin as Yoo Gil Chae
  • Lee Hak Joo as Nam Yeon Jun
  • Lee Da In as Kyung Eun Hae

No. Of Episodes – 10

Date – Oct 13, 2023

Network – MBC


Dong Soo, a lawyer who chooses prisoners at random for visits and to represent them in court is driven to cross the line and enter the realm of evil. His younger half-brother, a case broker who has noticed the change in him, helps him.

Evillive kdrama preview

Cast –

  • Shin Ha Kyun as Han Dong Soo
  • Kim Young Kwang as Seo Do Young
  • Shin Jae Ha as Han Beom Jae

No. Of Episodes – 10

Date – Oct 14, 2023

Network – ENA

5. Doona!

On his first day of college, Joon moves into his new flat. He didn’t expect that beautiful ex-star Doo Na would be staying downstairs. He tries to stay away from her, but as he learns more about her strange life, he can’t help but be interested.

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Cast –

  • Bae Suzy as Lee Doo Na
  • Yang Se Jong as Lee Won Joon
  • Park Se Wan as NA
  • Lee Yoo Bi as NA

No. Of Episodes – 9

Date – Oct 20, 2023

Network – Netflix

6. Moon in the Day

A man whose time has stopped after losing a loved one meets a woman who has lost her memories of her previous life and whose time is slipping away. They fall in love while trying to solve the mystery of their past lives.

moon in the day kdrama preview

Cast –

  • Pyo Ye Jin as Kang Young Hwa / Han Ri Ta
  • Kim Young Dae as Do Ha / Han Jun Oh
  • Ohn Joo Wan as Han Min Oh
  • Jung Woong In as Seok Chul Hwan

No. Of Episodes – 14

Date – Oct 25, 2023

Network – ENA

7. Castaway Diva

Mok Ha is a girl who dreams of becoming a diva. During middle school, she goes missing and ends up on a deserted island, where she manages to survive alone for 15 years. She then returns to the world and adjusts to modern society.

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Cast –

  • Park Eun Bin as Seo Mok Ha
  • Kim Hyo Jin as Yoon Ran Joo
  • Chae Jong Hyeop as Kang Bo Geol
  • Cha Hak Yeon as Kang Woo Hak

No. Of Episodes – 12

Date – Oct 28, 2023

Network – tvN

8. The Matchmakers

The story of the meeting between the young widow Jung Soon Deok and young widower Shim Jung Woo as well as the struggle the two go through together to marry the representative of virgins of the Joseon Dynasty.

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Cast –

  • Rowoon as Shim Jung Woo
  • Cho Yi Hyun as Jung Soon Deok
  • Jo Han Chul as NA
  • Lee Ye Joo as NA

No. Of Episodes – 16

Date – Oct 30, 2023

Network – KBS2

Wrapping Up

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

Drama NameRelease Date
Strong Woman Kang Nam SoonOct 7, 2023
The MatchmakersOct 30, 2023
A Good Day To Be A DogOct 11, 2023
EVILLIVEOct 14, 2023
Doona!Oct 20, 2023
Castaway DivaOct 28, 2023
Moon in the DayOct 25, 2023
My Dearest Part 2Oct 13, 2023

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Hi! I'm Alma Santos from Philippines. I have watched over hundreds of dramas and can speak Korean a little bit. My favorite drama is Crash Landing On You.

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