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May is right around the corner! Is your watchlist ready for the new month? If not, don't worry, as every month we selected a few starting dramas that should not be missed.

The new month is filled with must-watch dramas if you are looking for romance.

Here are 5 dramas starting in May to not forget to watch.

 

1. "My Roommate is a Gumiho"

Top 5 K-Dramas To Have On Your Watchlist This May 2021

tvN

When: From May 26 on tvN and iQIYI

Cast: Jang KiYong, HyeRi, Kang HanNa, Kim DoWan, Bae InHyuk

Genre: Fantasy, romance

Summary: It is about a hundred years gumiho (Korean nine-tailed fox) and a female university student who got linked to each other by accident. She swallows the gumiho's fox orb (an orb at the origin of his power) by accident. They have to live together to solve the issue before the orb breaks inside of her body in one year's time.

Why look forward to it?: There are a lot of reasons to tune in to "My Roommate is a Gumiho". First, since it is based on a hit webtoon we can look forward to an exciting story (hopefully). For those of us who like fantasy romance, it is for sure a must-watch. Moreover, the theme of gumiho is also always interesting.

The lead couple and rising supporting cast are also to look forward to. The drama promises to be cute and romantic.

For more information, teaser, and characters’ descriptions, you can check our cast and summary here.

 

2. "Imitation"

Top 5 K-Dramas To Have On Your Watchlist This May 2021

KBS

When: From May 7 on KBS and Viki

Cast: Jung JiSo, U-KISS's Jun (Lee JunYoung), T-ARA's JiYeon, ATEEZ's YunHo, g.o.d's Danny Ahn, SF9's Chani, MinSeo, Lim NaYoung, JongHo, San, SeongHwa, HwiYoung, Park YuRi, Ahn JungHoon, Boys Republic's SuWoong, and Shim EunJin

Genre: Idol, Romance

Summary: It tells the stories of idols in the entertainment industry.

Why look forward to it?: "Imitation" is anticipated by the readers of the original webtoon. Also, the cast is filled with idols and their fandoms are eagerly waiting the premiere of the drama.

The story of "Imitation" will touch on idols' public and private lives and there will be exciting love lines. KBS also seems to have prepared a lot for this drama with all the promotions, the teasers, and the special stage on "Music Bank". Expectations are high for this drama.

For more information, teaser, and characters’ descriptions, you can check our cast and summary here.

 

3. "Doom At Your Service"

Top 5 K-Dramas To Have On Your Watchlist This May 2021

tvN

When: From May 10 on tvN and Viu

Cast: Park BoYoungSeo InGuk, Lee SooHyuk, Kang TaeOh, Shin DoHyun

Genre: Fantasy, Romance

Summary: It is the fantasy romance of Myul Mang who is the reason for everything that disappears and of DongKyung who has to sign a life-threatening contract to not disappear.

Why look forward to it?: This drama is awaited and there is no wonder why. The lead cast is none other than Park BoYoung and Seo InGuk. We can look forward to their great chemistry on screen.

That is not all, as Lee SooHyuk and Kang TaeOh are also part of the cast. If the drama was not already on your watchlist, these two actors can only make you want to add it. Moreover, the story looks addictive with its doses of mystery and emotions.

For more information, teaser, and characters’ descriptions, you can check our cast and summary here.

 

4. "Youth of May"

Top 5 K-Dramas To Have On Your Watchlist This May 2021

KBS

When: From May 3 on KBS and Viki

Cast: Lee DoHyun, Go MinSi, Lee SangYi, Keum SaeRok

Genre: Romance, Youth, Melodrama

Summary: It tells the love story of HeeTae and MyungHee who fall in love like destiny in the middle of a key historical event: GwangJu Uprising in May 1980.

Why look forward to it?: Lee DoHyun and Go MinSi are two rising actors and their love story in "Youth of May" is interesting many. Lee DoHyun proved that he had all the talents needed to be the lead and the teasers are already filled with romance and chemistry.

Moreover, the drama is set during the GwangJu Uprising in May 1980 which is quite a new setting.

For more information, teaser, and characters’ descriptions, you can check our cast and summary here.

 

5. "Bossam: Steal the Fate"

Top 5 K-Dramas To Have On Your Watchlist This May 2021

MBN

When: From May 1 on MBN

Cast: Jung IlWoo, Girls' Generation's (Kwon) YuRi, Shin HyunSoo

Genre: Historical, Romance

Summary: The man who lives of kidnapping widow for remarriage life is turned upside down when he kidnapped a princess by mistake.

Why look forward to it?: Jung IlWoo acting in a historical drama is a must-watch as he proved in his previous historical dramas "The Moon Embracing The Sun", "Diary of a Night Watchman", and "Haechi". Also, YuRi and Jung IlWoo were together for a photoshoot for "Cosmopolitan" and they were praised for their good chemistry. "Bossam: Steal the Fate" has much potential.

For more information, teaser, and characters’ descriptions, you can check our cast and summary here.

 

Which drama are you looking for in May 2021?

Apr 27, 2021 ~ May 12, 2021

My Roommate is a Gumiho

4.5%

Imitation

58%

Doom At Your Service

31.7%

Youth Of May

2.5%

Bossam: Steal the Fate

1.1%

Other

2.2%
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May 15, 2021 07:00 am

The Korean dramas that I'm looking forward to My Roommate is a Gumiho and Imitation.

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Iiiii
May 9, 2021 07:11 am

Imitation

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Kat
May 8, 2021 05:20 am

Imitation 🙂