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8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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Time is fast and the first half of 2019 has already ended. The first half of this year offered numerous dramas some more or less underrated with top or less known actors. One thing is sure, K-Dramas lovers have had a packed watchlist with dramas with diverse genres.

To make sure you have not missed a must-watch drama, check out the list below.

Here are 8 dramas that aired in the first half of 2019 (and ended) that you should watch -no particular order.

 

1- “He is Psychometric”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From Mar. 11

Cast: GOT7‘s JinYoung, Shin YeEun, Kim DaSom, Kim Kwon

Summary: Yoon JaeIn has a secret and tries to hide it. However, Lee Ahn has ‘psychometry’ skills, permitting him to read hers and others’ secrets.

For: Viewers who want a sweet love story on a thriller fantasy background.

Why watch?: One of the main reason to watch the drama is the cast who bring a fresh and young atmosphere to the drama with great acting. The story is well-written and never gets boring with enough romance and action.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

 

2- “Romance is a Bonus Book”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From Jan. 26

Cast: Lee JongSuk, Lee NaYoung

Summary: The drama tells the stories of people who work at a publishing company.

For: Viewers who are looking for a mature love story and life lessons.

Why watch?: There are many reasons that make this drama a must-watch. The first one is the undeniable chemistry of the two main characters. There are plenty of heart fluttering scenes and the couple is one of the sweetest. The drama easily draws us in the lives of the characters and in their poetic romance.

Except for the drama’s romance, the story is deep and open viewers eyes on societal issues. The main female character acted by Lee NaYoung is divorced (with a child) and is struggling to build up her “new” life. Moreover, the story is set in a publishing company with dork characters making the story even more entertaining.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

3- “Abyss”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From May 6

Cast: Park BoYoung, Ahn HyoSeop

Summary: A fantasy drama where a man and a woman are chasing after a murderer after being resurrected through a magical marble named “Abyss”. The marble reincarnated people with a visual 180 degree at the opposite of their original.

For: Viewers looking for a funny and thrilling love story with resurrection.

Why watch?: One of the main reasons to watch this drama is the main couple. Not only they have perfect acting and looks, but their characters are awesome. Park BoYoung’s character has a unique assertive personality and Ahn HyoSeop is ready to do everything for her. Their duo is entertaining by itself. There are also many climaxes with the mysterious Abyss and murderers.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

 

4- “Her Private Life”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From Apr. 10

Cast: Park MinYoung, Kim JaeWook, Ahn BoHyun

Summary: DukMi is the perfect curator at work but it turns out that she is an idol fangirl. The story starts when she meets her prickly boss Ryan.

For: Viewers searching for a light and sweet love story.

Why watch?: This drama’s main characters are total couple goals. Their mature love story is interesting and the main actors’ chemistry was perfect. The main female character’s passion for idols is relatable for many.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

5- “Arthdal Chronicles 1&2”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From June 1

Cast: Song JoongKi, Kim JiWon, Jang DongGun, Kim OkVin

Summary: It tells the stories of various heroes writing different legends of the mystical and ancient country of Arthdal.

For: Viewers who are looking for a new type of K-Drama and a fantasy action drama.

Why watch?: It is the first ancient times fantasy drama of Korea and that makes it interesting. The drama has top Hallyu actors along with a new type of story and location (in the K-Drama world). The struggles of power are epic and addicting. The romance line is also central to the plot. On the overall, it makes it a must-watch drama.

Warning: season 1 starts slowly but season 2 is far from being boring.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

 

6- “Angel’s Last Mission: Love”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From May 22

Cast: INFINITE‘s L, Shin HyeSun, Lee DongGun

Summary: It tells the unpredictable fantasy romance of a strong ballerina that has no interest in love and a trouble maker angel who claims to be Cupid.

For: Viewers who are looking for an intense love story.

Why watch?: This drama will bring you on an emotional rollercoaster. The main actors acting is superb. Their forbidden yet intense romance will make you tear and will give you feels with its intensity. One of the reasons also is the beautiful background of the drama on ballet. There are numerous breathtaking dancing scenes.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

7- “Welcome to Waikiki 2”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From Mar. 25

Cast: Kim SunHo, Lee YiKyung, Shin HyunSoo, Moon GaYoung, Ahn SoHee, Kim YeWon

Summary: New young people appeared at Waikiki Guest House. The first love of these three friends popped up in front of them.

For: Viewers who are looking for an over-the-top and hilarious drama.

Why watch?: If you watch season 1 of the drama, then you will know what to expect for season 2. However, for those of you who have yet to start the “Welcome to Waikiki” series, you will either love or hate it. The drama is hilarious and always has unexpected and unbelievable situations. You will fall in love with the drama’s crazy and unique characters.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

 

8- “Kill It”

 8 Dramas Not To Miss In The First Half Of 2019

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When: From Mar. 16

Cast: Jang KiYong, NaNa

Summary: An action drama with a killer who’s a veterinarian and who is saving animals and a detective who is saving humans.

For: Viewers who want thrill and adrenaline.

Why watch?: This drama is an action thriller mystery drama. There is a romance line, however, this should not be your motive to watch. The drama is dark and touches the subject of organ trafficking and more dark and illegal traffics. The actors make the drama even more captivating.

For more information, poster, teaser you can check our cast and summary here.

 

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In other words. Disappointing

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where tf is put your head on my shoulder/ your highness / the brightest star in the sky . these are the best dramas

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Hello. Thank you for your insight. This list is only for Korean dramas.

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Love them all, special mention for Angel last mission love!!