This article was originally published on December 14, 2021, and was updated on June 14, 2022.
Last year has been a big year for Korean dramas. We saw the metric rise of the survival show, Squid Game, the thriller Hellbound and many more. And Korean dramas just show no sign of stopping—and it shouldn’t, given that more and more people are riding on the K-drama mania, thanks to its fresh storylines, great acting performances and thought-provoking themes.
Lucky for us, the 2022 lineup for K-dramas is already looking promising. From heart-fluttering romantic comedies to exciting thrillers, there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy. Want to know which K-dramas are worth tuning into in 2022? Read on to find our picks.
Editor’s note: The information is based on those reported by networks, agencies and streaming sites or news reported by local media. Therefore, some casting news might not be confirmed yet and cast members might only been offered the role so far.
1. Rookie Cops
Kang Daniel will be making his acting debut in this Disney+ original, Rookie. The drama will tell the story of love and challenges between young people in a police university.
Cast: Kang Daniel, Lee Shin-young, Chae Soo-bin Park Yoo-na, Kim Sang-ho
Release: January 26