As we’re entering the final stretch with our favourite gang of misfits and suave consigliere in Vincenzo, it’s time to start planning your K-drama viewing schedule for May. Whether you’re looking for something melodramatic, romantic, or heartwarming, we’ve got you covered. From stories about the seemingly perfect lives of the uber wealthy to touching lessons learned through trauma cleaners, you’ll be enamored. Take a look at what’s coming up!
Mine focuses on two strong women who are daughter-in-laws married into a conglomerate family. Breaking free from society’s expectations and restrictions, the women seek to reclaim what is theirs. Screenwriter Baek Mi-kyoung of Strong Girl Bong-soon and The Lady in Dignity, and Director Lee Na-jeong of Love Alarm S1 and Fight for My Way are the creative forces behind Mine. Furthermore, the series is led by powerhouse actresses Lee Bo-young and Kim Seo-hyung. Look forward to a dazzling, intriguing look at the dramatic and glamorous lives of the super rich on May 8.
Mad for Each Other
Do you have a weak spot for romance? Then Mad for Each Other will be right up your alley. Noh Hwi-oh (Jung Woo) and Lee Min-kyung (Oh Yeon-seo) each have their own painful stories when they first meet. The two of them are dealing with difficult matters like anger management issues and intense anxiety. As they get to know and understand each other, they begin to heal and fall in love. Directed by Lee Tae-kon of the Hello, My Twenties! series, you’ll also be able to see Lee Soo-hyun from Part-Time Idol and Kim Nam-hee from Sweet Home. Mad For Each Other will begin on May 10.
Move to Heaven
Move to Heaven tells the story of Cho Sang-gu (Lee Je-hoon) and Han Geu-ru (Tang Jun-sang) who work together as trauma cleaners. Geu-ru, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, shows his new guardian Sang-gu how to respectfully clean and organize the possessions of those who have passed away. This way they assist the deceased with their final move and convey messages left behind by the deceased. The heartwarming series about life and death will also feature special cameos from actors including Ji Jin-hee and Lee Jae-wook. You’ll be able to watch the entire series on May 14.
If you love heartfelt stories about youth, Racket Boys is a series you won’t want to miss out on. 16 boys and girls team up and pursue their dreams of becoming badminton superstars. It’s a diverse bunch with a baseball player, an attention seeker, a fashion king, an excessive talker, and more. Led by their trustworthy coaches, the students strive to achieve their goals. There’s a lot of rising young talent to look out for with actors like Tang Jun-sang, Son Sang-yeon, Choi Hyun-wook, Kim Kang-hoon, Lee Jae-in, and Lee Ji-won. The inspiring tale of the badminton players’ sweat and tears will be coming soon in May.
Which May K-drama are you most excited for? Don’t forget to watch them all, only on Netflix!