Ongoing/Completed Korean Dramas That Premier in November 2021

The year 2021 is near to its ending & many good Kdramas have already aired until now such as – The Devil Judge, Vincenzo, Police University, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, etc. There are many more like this. Some of the ongoing dramas will end in November – One The Woman, Dali & Cocky Prince to name a few of them. Many dramas have started airing in October. Now, get ready to watch new dramas. Here are the Korean dramas that will start airing in November 2021. These dramas can be streamed on some free streaming sites if you don’t live in South Korea.

#1 Idol: The Coup

The drama depicts an unpopular idol group’s last story. To disband the group Cotton Candy, the group needs only a one time hit. The story of young people who confidently let go of their dreams & take courageous steps towards their new goals.


  • Ahn Hee Yeon as Kim Je Na
  • Kwak Shi Yang as Cha Jae Hyuk
  • Kim Min Kyu as Seo Ji Han
  • Jung Woong In as Ma Jin Woo

No. Of Episodes – 12 Airing Period – Nov 1, 2021 to Dec 21, 2021 Network – jTBC, iQiyi


#2 Melancholia

Melancholia is a drama that depicts scandals involving disciples, and corruption at prestigious private high school in Gangnam. A beautiful story emerges between a mathematics teacher and a genius mathematics student.

Cast –

  • Im Soo Jung as Ji Yoon Soo
  • Lee Do Hyun as Baek Seung Yoo
  • Choi Dae Hoon as Ryu Sung Jae
  • Jin Kyung as Noh Jung Ah

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Nov 10, 2021 to Dec 23, 2021

Network – tvN, Viki



#3 Dr. Brain

The thriller series is based on a Korean webtoon with the same name. It will showcase the journey of neuroscientists over new technologies. The drama will tell the story about accessing the brains of the people who are involved in a mysterious incident. Cast –

  • Lee Sun Kyun  as Lee Se-Won
  • Lee Yoo Young
  • Park Hee Soon
  • Seo Ji Hye
  • Lee Jae Won

No. Of Episodes – 6 Airing Period – Nov 4, 2021 Network – AppleTV+


#4 Happiness

Set in the near future, an apartment building has been newly constructed. The residents are from diverse backgrounds, but a new infectious disease breaks out. The drama depicts the subtle psychological battle and the class discrimination that occurs.

Cast –

  • Han Hyo Joo as Yoon Sae Bom
  • Park Hyung Sik as Jung Yi Hyun
  • Jo Woo Jin as Han Tae Seok
  • Park Joo Hee as Ji Soo

No. Of Episodes – 12

Airing Period – Nov 5, 2021 to Dec 11, 2021

Network – tvN, TVING

#5 Red Sleeve Cuff

A historical drama that tells the romance of a royal court between Sung Deok Im, a court lady who wants to protect the life she chose and Yi San, an emperor who believes his duty is to his country first above love.

Cast –

  • Lee Jun Ho as Yi San / King Jung Jo
  • Lee Se Young as Sung Deok Im
  • Kang Hoon as Hong Deok Ro
  • Lee Deok Hwa as King Young Jo

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Nov 5, 2021 to Dec 25, 2021

Network – MBC, Viki

#6 Secret Royal Inspector Joy

Ra Yo Eon, a young gourmand is appointed as a royal secret inspector against his will. Kim Jo Yi, a divorced woman searching for happiness winds up joining forces with him to discover the truth, investigate and battle corruption.

Cast –

  • Ok Taec Yeon as Ra Yi Eon
  • Kim Hye Yoon as Kim Jo Yi
  • Lee Jae Kyoon as Park Tae Seo
  • Jung Soon Won as Cha Mal Jong

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Nov 1, 2021 to Dec 21, 2021

Network – tvN, Viki

#7 Let Me Be Your Knight

The drama will be a story of romance between Yoon Tae In, the lead singer of a popular idol band, loved all around the world who suffers from sleepwalking & In Yoon Joo, a live-in doctor who helps him to cure his condition secretly.

Cast –

  • Lee Jun Young as Yoon Tae In
  • Jung In Sun as In Yoon Joo
  • Kim Jong Hyun as Lee Shin
  • Yoon Ji Sung as Kim Yoo Chan

No. Of Episodes – 12

Airing Period – Nov 7, 2021 to Jan 23, 2022

Network – SBS

#8 Now, We Are Breaking Up

The drama is story of emotional love and breakups in the romantic world. It shows the present scenario in the context of fashion industry. Young Eun is the leader of design department of a fashion company. Jae Gook is a rich freelancer photographer.

Cast –

  • Song Hye Kyo as Ha Young Eun
  • Jang Ki Yong as Yoon Jae Guk
  • Choi Hee Seo as Hwang Chi Sook
  • Kim Joo Heon as Seok Do Hoon

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Nov 12, 2021 to Jan 1, 2022

Network – SBS

#9 School 2021

The story of students attending high school and seeking their ambitions, rather than going off to college. It depicts their growing period of dreams, friendship, and excitement as they struggle through the undefined boundaries.

Cast –

  • Kim Yo Han as Gong Ki Joon
  • Choo Young Woo as Jung Young Joo
  • Jo Yi Hyun as Jin Ji Won
  • Kim Kang Min as Ji Ho Sung

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Nov 17, 2021 to Jan 6, 2022

Network – KBS2, Viki

#10 Hellbound

People hear predictions on when they will die. When that time comes, a death angel appears in front of them and kills them. The drama is about supernatural angels emerging out of nowhere to sentence individuals to hell.

Cast –

  • Yoo Ah In as Jung Jin Soo
  • Park Jung Min as Bae Young Jae
  • Kim Hyun Joo as Min Hye Jin
  • Won Jin Ah as Song So Hyun

No. Of Episodes – 6

Release Date – Nov 19, 2021

Network – Netflix

#11 One Ordinary Day

The drama explores the criminal justice system through the story of an ordinary college student who suddenly becomes a prime suspect in a murder case of a woman & a lawyer who barely passed the bar exam trying to help him.

Cast –

  • Kim Soo Hyun as Kim Hyun Soo
  • Cha Seung Won as Shin Joong Han
  • Lee Seol as Seo Soo Jin
  • Yang Kyung Won as Park Doo Shik

No. Of Episodes – 8

Airing Period – Nov 27, 2021 to Jan 15, 2022

Network – Viu, Coupang Play

#12 Show Window: The Queen’s House

A mystery melodrama about a woman named Han Sun Joo who has everything from beauty, to intelligence and wealth. She supports another woman’s affair without knowing that the affair is with her own husband, Shin Myung Seob.

Cast –

  • Song Yoon Ah as Han Sun Joo
  • Lee Sung Jae as Shin Myung Seop
  • Jeon So Min as Yoon Mi Ra
  • Hwang Chan Sung as Han Jung Won

No. Of Episodes – 16

Airing Period – Nov 29, 2021 to Jan 18, 2022

Network – Channel A

#13 Sponsor

A romance thriller between four men and women running like a runaway locomotive toward different desires, including success, revenge, children and love.


  • Lee Ji-Hoon - Lee Sun-Woo
  • Han Chae-Young - Han Chae-Rin
  • Ji E-Suu - Park Da-Som
  • Koo Ja-Sung - Hyun Seung-Hoon
  • Kim Yoon-Seo - Hyun Seung-Ji
  • Park Geun-Hyung - Chairman Kim
  • Kim Jung-Tae - David Kim
  • Lee Youn-Mi - Joo-A

Director: Kwak Ki-Won

Writer: Park Kye-Hyung

Network: iHQ

Episodes: 12

Release Date: November 29, 2021 --

Runtime: Mon & Tue 22:30

Language: Korean

Country: South Korea

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