Upcoming/Ongoing Kdramas Airing in September 2021

The year 2021 is almost ending & many good Kdramas have already aired until now such as – Vincenzo, Youth Of May, Mover To Heaven, Law School, 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.

Kdramas in September 2021

Some of the ongoing dramas will end in September – The Devil Judge, You are my spring to name a few of them. Many dramas have started airing in August. Now, get ready to watch new dramas.

kdramas september 2021

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

1. Lost

Boo Jung, a 40-year-old woman works as a ghostwriter. She hasn’t achieved anything in her life and she doesn’t know where to go with her life. Kang Jae is a 27-year-old man running a role service business who becomes afraid of himself out of fear that he won’t be able to become anything.

lost kdrama

Cast –

  • Jeon Do Yeon as Lee Boo Jung
  • Ryu Joon Yeol as Lee Kang Jae
  • Park Byung Eun as Jeong Soo
  • Kim Hyo Jin as Kyung Eun

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Sep 4, 2021 – Oct 24, 2021

Network – jTBC

2. High Class

It is about the dangerous lies and hypocrisies hidden behind the perfect lives of the women who live in the top 0.1 percent bracket of society. It builds the suspense and mystery around those who live it. It talks about the lives of the women as well as the dark secrets they hide.

high class kdrama

Cast –

  • Cho Yeo Jung as Song Yeo Wool
  • Kim Jee Soo as Nam Ji Sun
  • Park Se Jin as Hwang Na Yoon
  • Ha Joon as Danny Oh

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Sep 6, 2021 – Oct 26, 2021

Network – tvN

3. Squid Game

The story of people, who are otherwise failures in their life plays a mysterious survival game named ‘Squid Game’. The stake is high, ₩45.6 billion (US$40 million), so is the risk, life is at stake. The men in pink overalls and masks are watching every move. There will only be one winner.

squid game

Cast –

  • Lee Jung Jae as Ki Hun
  • Park Hae Soo as Sang Woo
  • Heo Sung Tae as Duk Su
  • Wi Ha Joon as Joon Ho

No. Of Episodes – 8

Release Date – Sep 17, 2021

Network – Netflix

4. Yumi’s Cells

Yumi is an ordinary office worker. The story frequently switches the setting between Yumi’s real life and inside her mind where ‘cells’ represent each of her emotions and drives. The drama will trace her growth and change as her brain cells wake up the love cells.

yumis cells

Cast –

  • Kim Go Eun as Kim Yu Mi
  • Ahn Bo Hyun as Ku Woong
  • Lee Yoo Bi as Ruby
  • Park Ji Hyun as Seo Sae Yi

No. Of Episodes – 14

Airing Period – Sep 17, 2021 – Oct 30, 2021

Network – tvN

5. The Veil

Han Ji Hyuk, who’s the best agent at the Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) gets caught in a situation that put NIS in a huge dilemma. In his endeavor to uncover the internal traitor that brought him to his downfall, he confronts a much bigger enemy behind the organization.

the veil

Cast –

  • Namgoong Min as Han Ji Hyuk
  • Park Ha Sun as Seo Soo Yeon
  • Kim Ji Eun as Yoo Je Yi
  • Jang Young Nam as Do Jin Suk

No. Of Episodes – 12

Airing Period – Sep 17, 2021 – Oct 23, 2021

Network – MBC

6. One The Woman

Cho Yeon Joo, a corrupt prosecutor gets into a car accident. When she wakes up from a coma, her life changes as she is swapped with Kang Mi Na, the youngest daughter of a chaebol, also the daughter-in-law of BK Group, who just looks like her.

one the woman

Cast –

  • Lee Ha Nee as Kang Mi Na / Cho Yeon Joo
  • Lee Sang Yoon as Han Seung Wook
  • Lee Won Keun as Ahn Yoo Jun
  • Jin Seo Yun as Han Seong Hye

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Sep 17, 2021 – Nov 6, 2021

Network – SBS

7. Dali and the Cocky Prince

Jin Moo Hak is the second son of the family that owns a global restaurant chain. Meanwhile, Kim Dal Ri is the only child of a rich and prestigious family. They happen to meet without knowing about each other’s backgrounds and they develop good feelings for each other.

dali and cocky Prince

Cast –

  • Park Gyu Young as Kim Dal Ri
  • Kim Min Jae as Jin Moo Hak
  • Kwon Yool as Jang Tae Jin
  • Hwang Hee as Joo Won Tak

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Sep 22, 2021 – Nov 11, 2021

Network – KBS2

8. Hometown

Set in a small town in the 90s, Choi Hyung In, a detective who lost his wife 10 years ago during a terrorist attack gets assigned to a particular case. He then realizes that it may have a connection to the terrorist group responsible for his wife’s death. He then begins to find the truth and get revenge.

hometown kdrama

Cast –

  • Yoo Jae Myung as Choi Hyung In
  • Han Ye Ri as Jo Jung Hyun
  • Uhm Tae Goo as Jo Kyung Ho
  • Lee Re as Jo Jae Young

No. Of Episodes – 6

Airing Period – Sep 22, 2021 – Oct 7, 2021

Network – tvN

9. A Gentleman and a Young Lady

Lee Young Kook is a widower with three children. He still hasn’t gotten over the death of his wife. He decides to hire Park Dan Dan as a live-in tutor for his kids but finds himself attracted to her. The drama features an unconventional, yet quite relatable romance.

a gentleman and young lady

Cast –

  • Ji Hyun Woo as Lee Young Guk
  • Lee Se Hee as Park Dan Dan
  • Cha Hwa Yun as Wang Dae Ran
  • Yoon Jin Yi as Lee Se Ryeon

No. Of Episodes – 50

Airing Period – Sep 25, 2021 – Mar 13, 2022

Network – KBS2

Wrapping Up

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

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