Looking for new Kdramas releasing in July? Get your K-drama-fix with the upcoming releases. Each month, viewers are served with swoon-worthy romances, cheesy rom-coms, nail-biting thrillers, and action-packed crime mysteries. July 2023 is no exception, this month’s lineup has something for everyone.
The most highly anticipated Kdramas releasing in July 2023 have captivating storylines, stunning visuals, talented actors, and fascinating genres. Whether you are a longtime Kdrama fan or new to the glistening world of Kdramas, these best July Kdrama releases 2023 are worthy of binge-watch. So, do not miss the diverse lineup of Kdramas set to premiere in July.
Shadow Detective 2 (July 5)
After impressing us with his acting chops in Reborn Rich, Lee Sung-Min is back again portraying the role of a decorated police detective. This crime thriller ended on a cliffhanger when the detective Taek Rok was framed for murder while he was preparing to retire.
Further, he was blackmailed by an enigmatic man who calls himself an ‘old friend’ to reopen certain cases. The second season of Shadow Detective 2 is a follow-up story of a veteran detective unraveling a murder mystery.
Episodes – 8
Cast – Lee Sung-Min, Jung Jin Young, Kyung Soo Jin, and Lee Hak Joo
Streaming Network – Disney+
Strangers (July 17)
Also known as Not Others, this funny and heartwarming Kdram is based on a popular webtoon Namnam by Jeon Young Ryong. This new comedy follows the story of a single, bubbly mother Eun Mi (Jeon Hye Jin), a physical therapist living with her cool 29-year-old daughter Jin Hee (Choi Soo Young).
Despite sharing a strong bond, the mother-daughter duo bickers over everything. One fine day, an enigmatic doctor appears in front of Eun-Mi. Meanwhile, things are not working out well for Jin-Hee who gets demoted to the Namchon Police Substation.
Episodes – To be announced
Cast – Choi Soo Young, Jeon Hye-jin, Ahn Jae-Wook, and Park Sung-hoon
Streaming Network – Genie TV
Longing For You (July 26)
Longing For You is a crime mystery drama taking over ENA’s Battle of Happiness. This nail-biting detective drama starring Na In Woo will keep you on the edge of your seat. Otherwise known as I’ve Been Waiting For You A Long Time, this crime thriller follows the story of a busybody detective hunting down an evil group of people to avenge his younger brother.
The life of the detective Oh Jin Seong suddenly turns for the worse when his brother was falsely accused of murder and killed by someone. As he goes on a journey to seek revenge, he stumbles upon some of his family’s secrets and desires.
Episodes – TBA
Cast – Na In-Woo, Kim Ji-Eun, Kwon Yool, Bae Jong-Ok, Lee Gyu-Han, Jung Sang-Hoon
Streaming Network – ENA
D.P. 2 (July 28)
Based on the webtoon, D.P.: Gaeui: Nal, this series follows the story of a special military squad sent to chase down enlistees who deserted the army camp. Season 2 marks the return of the leading cast as well as some new faces joining forces. This season addresses the unfinished stories and parts of season 1.
Cast – Jung Hae-In, Koo Gyo-Hwan, Kim Sung-Kyung, Son Suk-Ku, and Ji Jin-Hee
Streaming Network – Netflix
The Uncanny Counter 2 (July 29)
Nearly three years after the release of season 1, finally, the second season is just around the corner. The ‘Counters’ are back, mightier than ever, to fight powerful demons. Season 2 is packed with action as the leading group of Counters fights to save victims possessed by evil spirits.
Plus, the trailer teases new Counters emerging from all over Korea to join the leading group for a fiery battle. Additionally, viewers can expect some unforeseen occurrences and exciting plot twists. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most-awaited Kdramas of 2023, it is exhausting for the fans to wait till the end of July to get a glimpse of the Counters.
Episodes – TBA
Cast – Joe Byeong-Gyu, Yu, Jun-Sang, Kim Se-Jeong, Yum Hye-Ran, and Ahn Suk-Hwan
Streaming Network – tVN, Netflix
My Lovely Liar (July 31)
tvN’s My Lovely Liar tells the story of a woman, Mok Sol Hee, who has the superpower to hear lies. This supernatural ability has made her lose faith in the people around her. An unusual next-door neighbor, Kim Do Ha, piques her curiosity. Kim Do Ha, a successful music producer, has an unspeakable secret that has forced him to live a life of isolation.
Exciting plot twists are expected as their lives become entangled. The writer has promised to keep the viewers’ hearts racing with captivating scenes. It will take you on the journey of a woman with supernatural abilities who gets involved with a murder suspect that is unable to prove his innocence.
Episodes – To be Announced
Cast – Kim So-Hyun, Hwang Min-Hyun, Yun Ji-On, Seo Ji-Hoon, Lee Si-Woo, and Ha Jong-Woo
Streaming Network – tvN
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