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5 upcoming Netflix K-drama shows to binge-watch ASAP

Done with "Crash Landing On You" and "Kingdom" and ready for more? Well, Netflix is ready to give viewers another set of binge-worthy Korean shows!

From an action-packed story to a slow-burn romance, the video streaming site is set to release big titled K-drama shows such as "Rugal", "Extracurricular", "The King: Eternal Monarch", "Time to Hunt" and "It's Okay to Not be Okay".

Several familiar faces from the Korean showbiz industry such as Lee Min-ho, Kim Go-eun from "Goblin" and Kim Soo-hyun from "Dream High" will bless our screens yet again.

If you're among the lucky ones getting bored while on quarantine and looking for new Netflix content, well, this is for you. 

1. The King: Eternal Monarch



"The King: Eternal Monarch" is a romantic fantasy drama that revolves around two people from two different parallel universes.

Written by Kim Eun-suk — the same writer of "Goblin" and "Descendants of the Sun" — the new K-drama series is about King Lee Gon who seeks to seal the gate between the dimensions and Jung Tae-eul, a police inspector, who simply wants to protect the lives of other people.


"The King: Eternal Monarh" is headlined by Lee Min-ho, Kim Go-eun, Woo Do-hwan, Kim Kyung-nam, and Jung Eun-chae. It directed by Baek Sang-hoon and Jeong Jee-hyun.

It is set to premiere on Netflix in April.

2. Rugal 


"Rugal" is about a promising police detective in the violent crimes unit who was found to be a suspect to his own wife's murder.

His own eyes were slashed with a razor after he witnessed her murder at the hands of ARGOS, a terrorist group.

But before all hope was lost, the chief executive director of Rugal, a special organization dedicated to eradicating ARGOS, approaches the detective to join his team.


After being offered to receive an artificial eye transplant, the detective has turned into a unique human weapon and begins to plot his vengeance against ARGOS.

Starring Choi Jin-hyuk and Park Sung-woong, "Rugal" is set to premiere in the country this coming March 28.

3. Extracurricular


Set to premiere on April 29, "Extracurricular" is about high school students who chose a life of crime to earn money. One certain boy named Oh Jisoo ends up committing a serious crime after he wanted to earn his college tuition fund on his own.

Numerous other members get caught up in the crime and they soon will have to face the consequences of their actions.

"Extracurricular" features actors Kim Dong-hee, Jung Da-bin, and Park Joo-hyun.

4. It's Okay to Not Be Okay


"It's Okay to Not Be Okay" is about two people, carrying their own emotional wounds, who find solace with each other.

Moon Gang-tae, played by Kim Soo-hyun, is a caretaker at a psychiatric ward who doesn't believe in love while Moon-young, played by Seo Ye-ji, is a children’s book writer who is clueless about love.


The two find themselves in each other's lives and slowly find an unusual connection.

"It's Okay to Not Be Okay" is set to premiere in June.

5. Time to Hunt


Set in a dystopian city, "Time to Hunt" is about a man who is released from prison and plans to start a new life with his friends. However, this becomes short-lived after an unknown man starts to chase after the group.

Starring Lee Je-hoon, Ahn Jae-hong, Choi Woo-shik, Park Jeong-min, and Park Hae-soo "Time to Hunt" is set to premiere on April 10.

Aside from the four series, three other Korean shows such as "Twogether", "The School Nurse Files", and "Sweet Home" are already in production and is set to premiere in Netflix soon. — LA, GMA News