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The cable channel OCN has its own K-Dramas viewers fandom with its unique suspense, thriller, action, and mystery dramas.

OCN dramas distinguished themselves from the main channels dramas with more action, violence, and darkness. Common themes in their dramas are mutants, cults, drugs, superheroes, crimes, and others.

The channel gained a lot of fans with dramas such as "Train", "Save Me", "Voice", "Strangers From Hell", "Kill It", "Tunnel", "Player", "Rugal", and much more.

Here are 7 dramas from the channel in 2021 that we think you need to have on your watchlist.

Note: as it is early in the year, some dramas lack information and might not air in 2021 but in 2022. This is not a ranking.

 

1. "The Uncanny Counter": 2020-2021

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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Kim SeJeong, Jo ByungGyu, Yoo JungSang, Yeom HyeRan, and Ahn SukKwan are the lead actors of "The Uncanny Counter" based on webtoon. The drama aired from 2020 to 2021. Since it was not included in our recommendation last year, we are including the drama here.

The drama tells the story of the evil spirits of the afterlives who come down to earth to have eternal life and Counters capturing them. The drama has gained a lot of popularity in and out of Korea for its plot.

 

2. "Dark Hole": From April 30

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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Kim OkVin and Lee JoonHyuk are cast for this thriller and suspense mutants drama. "Dark Hole" follows the story of a city called Muji that is enveloped by black smoke, turning the city’s inhabitants into dangerous monsters. Detective Lee HwaSun investigates this phenomenon and joins forces with ex-detective Yoo TaeHan to fight the monsters (Viu). The first pictures of the monsters are already terrific.

 

3. "Island"

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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"Island" is one of the most looked-forward dramas of OCN this year because of its cast and plot based on a manga (and webtoon). Kim NamGil is confirmed and ASTRO 's Cha EunWoo is in talks. One more actress is to be cast.

It tells the story of monsters of Jeju Island who have been looking for opportunities to get rid of the human world for a long time and who started to target a chaebol heiress who arrived in Jeju Island. Fans can't wait to see Van the sexy chaser of monsters, MiHo the only daughter of the chairman of Daehan Group, and John Skelp a hip exorcist from the States.

 

4. "Voice 4": From June

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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The fans of "Voice" are excited for the upcoming season 4. It tells the story of the 112 call center employees that received the reports of crimes and solved cases thanks to KwonJoo's (Lee HaNa) special ability to catch voices that normal people cannot hear. In this new season, the character of Detective Derk Jo (Song SeungHeon) from the States will be introduced as they try to catch a serial killer.

 

5. "Bad and Crazy": Second half of 2021

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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Lee DongWook is in talks for the mystery "Bad and Crazy", a drama with the director Yoo SunDong and writer Kim SaeBom (14-16 episodes) of "The Uncanny Counter". It tells the story of a detective with different personalities in him tries to solve different cases. More information is to be released. It is scheduled to air in the second half of 2021.

 

6. "Hometown": Second half of 2021

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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Yoo JaeMyung, Han YeRi, and Uhm TaeGoo are the lead actors of the thriller and mystery "Hometown". It tells the story of Choi HyungIn a detective chasing a bizarre murderer and Jo JungHyun looking for her missing niece in 1999 in a small city. These two will get to oppose and dig the secrets of a case related to the world's worst terrorist Cho KyungHo.

 

7. "Times": From February 20

 7 Thriller Dramas From OCN That You Will Have To Watch In 2021

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Lee SeoJin, Lee JooYoung, and Kim YeongCheol act in "Times". It is the time warp political mystery drama of two reporters who are facing the false facts made by the powerful.

 

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Amna
Amna
Apr 27, 2021 10:25 am

Cha Eunwoo 🥰🥰🥰