Korean Dramas To Binge-Watch This May 2020

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The first quarter of 2020 brought a lot of Korean series that we truly enjoyed, with many of them lasting until April. As the mid-second quarter approaches, a new wave of K-dramas is about to be added to your list of shows to binge on.

We lined up what's in store for the upcoming K-dramas set for release in May 2020.

May 4, Dinner Mate

Network: MBC

Episodes: 32

Airs: Monday, Tuesday 

Duration: 35 minutes

A painful breakup is never easy, especially when the relationship went on for years. Woo Do Hee (played by actress Seo Ji Hye) tries to enjoy life and channel her heartbreak through satisfying her stomach. As she enters a restaurant, Kim Hae Kyung (played by actor Song Seung Heon) sits at the same table with her. The hostess thought they were a couple and offered them a menu good for two. Dining is never lonely since then as they enjoy a weekly treat for their boring lives. 

May 6, "Soul Mechanic"

Network: KBS2

Episodes: 32

Airs: Wednesday, Thursday

Duration: 35 minutes

This drama tackles the story about a psychiatrist and how he deals with his patients. Lee Shi Joon (played by actor Shin Ha Kyun) is a medical doctor who treats, diagnoses patients, and prescribed medications when needed. His work may require a lot of time, patience, and consideration towards his clients. Complex life and stress are all possible living in the limelight. Han Woo Joo (played by actress Jung So Min) is a musical star, and living a balanced life might be a challenge. It would be fun to discover how the story unfolds for our lead stars. 

May 6, Oh My Baby

Network: TVN

Episodes: 16

Airs: Wednesday, Thursday

Duration: 60 minutes

Jang Ha Ri (played by actress Jang Na Ra) at her prime age wishes to have a child but dislikes any hassle towards marriage. She works hard as the deputy manager of a parenting magazine. It's also possible, considering her pretty young face. Working in a big company, she has three men that are on her list to be one of the perfect mates, which makes it exciting and might also be confusing who can keep up with her standards. Three men will come along and make her life busy - the smart pediatrician Yoon Jae Young (played by Park Byung Eun), photographer Han Yi Sang (played by Go Joon), and handsome and young newbie officemate Choi Kang Eu (played by Jung Gun Joo). 

May 17, Wind and Cloud and Rain

Network: TV Chosun

Episodes: 24

Airs: Sundays

Duration: 60 minutes

The Joseon kingdom surpassed its violent times with Choi Cheon Joong (played by Park Shi Hoo) with the help and skills he initiated. He builds a new kingdom and gets acquainted with a princess Hwang Bong Ryun (played by Go Sung Hee), who perceives man through good deeds. The story is based on the book "Baramgwa Gooreumgwa Bi," published in 1977 to 1987 by Lee Byung-Joo.  

May 20, Old-School Intern

Network: MBC

Episodes: 32

Airs: Wednesday, Thursday

Duration: 35 minutes

Working in big companies may sometimes be intimidating. This is what Ga Yeol Chan (played by Park Hae Jin) experienced after graduation and started working in an office company. It was not a pleasant experience for a newbie to be trained aggressively. Ga Yeol Chan then quits his job and becomes successful through hard work and patience.

May 20, Mystic Pop-Up Bar

Network: JTBC, Netflix

Episodes: 12

Airs: Wednesday, Thursday

Duration: 1 hr 10 minutes

The drama revolves around a "pojangmacha" bar, an outdoor drinking establishment. The owner Wol Joo (played by actress Hwang Jung Eum) is cranky and ill-tempered. Her loyal part-time staff Han Kang Bae (played by Yook Sung Jae), works hard and maintains his patience to help. They mysteriously appeared to their customer's dreams to resolve their problems and survive. "Mystic Pop-Up Bar" is a webtoon remake of "Ssanggabpocha," created by Bae Hye-Soo.

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