August seems to be quite promising for a K-drama fan. From action to romance to comedy to thriller, a wide variety of dramas is on the bucket list. However, it also seems to be the month of time travel. A slew of series based on the concept of time travel is line up for the month. So, make sure to get glued to your televisions or streaming devices to get a glimpse of all the actions in the K-world.
Apart from the below listed one, there is an array of interesting dramas that is going on air currently. From the mesmerising Bride of the Water God, The King Loves to the thrilling Criminal Minds, Falsify to the romantic Reunited Worlds, School 2017.
Let's take a look at the some of the upcoming and most-awaited dramas for the month.
Date: August 4
Genre: Drama, Romance
Cast: Go Kyung-pyo, Chae Soo-bin.
The drama narrates the story of a deliveryman who becomes the CEO of a delivery app company; and his road to achieving love and success. It is scheduled to be aired on KBS2 every Friday and Saturday.
Save Me 2017
Date: August 5
Genre: Thriller, Action
Cast: Seo Ye Ji, Ok Taec Yeon
Four unemployed men meet a woman who is involved with a cult religious group. She says, "save me" every night and whispers things. The drama will be aired every Sat. & Sun. 22:20 in OCN.
Date: August 9
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Cast: Kim Jae-Joong, Ueee
Bong-Pil (Kim Jae-Joong) has seen only failures in life. Unable to crack the civil exams for three consecutive years, he gets distrusted further on hearing the wedding news of his childhood friend Soo-Jin (Uee)—with whom he has been in love for 28 years. A series of events make Bong-Pil stuck into a manhole and travel back through time to correct his life. The drama will be aired every Wednesday and Thursday on KBS2.
Deserving of the Name
Date: August 12
Genre: Drama, Time Travel
Cast: Kim Nam Gil, Kim Ah Joong
Heo Im (Kim Nam Gil) is an oriental doctor specialised in acupuncture and moxibustion in the Joseon Kingdom. However, he fails to reach heights due to his low status. One day, he travels through time to future to present day Seoul and meets the modern doctor Choi Yeon Kyung (Kim Ah Joong). The drama will be aired every Saturday and Sunday on tvN.
Age of Youth 2
Date: August 25
Genre: Romance, Drama
Cast: Han Ye-ri, Han Seung-yeon, Park Eun-bin, Ji Woo and Choi Ah-ra
A slice-of-life story about five college students who develop a strong bonding with each other over their growing pains in their youth. The series will be aired every Friday and Saturday at 20:30 (KST) on JTBC.
Date: August 28
Genre: Romance, Drama
Cast: Minho, Lee Yoo-Bi
Orthopedics Kyung-Whee (Minho) travels back in time to save his first love Na-Bi (Lee Yoo-Bi).
Date: August 30
Genre: Medical, Thriller
Cast: Ha Ji-won, Kang Min-hyuk
The story is about a group of young doctors who travels on a hospital ship to provide medical care to the locals in a few rural villages. The series will be aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:00 (KST) on MBC.