IN THE LOOP: ‘Melancholia,’ ‘Now, We Are Breaking Up,’ ‘Happiness’ and Other Exciting Releases You Shouldn’t Miss This Week

Im Soo Jung
Lee Do Hyun
Now We Are Breaking Up
Song Hye Kyo
Jang Ki Yong
Han Hyo Joo
Park Hyung Sik
Secret Royal Inspector & Joy
kim hye yoon
Secret Royal Inspector & Joy, Happiness (Photo : tvN Instagram)

November has a lot in store for all K-Drama lovers! Ready your binge-watch list because surely, it will be jam-packed with these star-studded, amazingly helmed dramas.

Here are the K-Dramas with a variety of genres-from romance, melodrama, mystery thriller and historical romance-you shouldn't miss!


tvN's "Happiness," which stars award-winning stars Han Hyo Joo, Park Hyung Sik and Jo Woo Jin, is an apocalyptic thriller drama that follows the story of an infectious disease-stricken city where people fight for their lives day-by-day just to regain their normal lives and their own happiness.

(Photo : tvN)

In the drama, Han Hyo Joo, Park Hyung Sik and Jo Woo Jin transform into honorable police officers and detectives who try to save other people first before them.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Park Hyung Sik and Han Hyo Joo Lists Down 3 Observation Points in Order to Survive the Fierce Apocalypse in 'Happiness'

"Happiness" consists of a total of 12 episodes, and it recently aired on November 5. The drama airs every Friday and Saturday on tvN.

It is also available for worldwide streaming on iQIYI.

'Secret Royal Inspector and Joy'

Another tvN masterpiece marks the return of highly loved stars Taecyeon and Kim Hye Yoon to the small screen as the intelligent secret royal inspector Ra Ian and realist woman Joy.

Secret Royal Inspector & Joy
(Photo : tvN's Official Instagram)

"Secret Royal Inspector and Joy" depicts the story of a young man who unexpectedly becomes a royal inspector and a divorcee who rushes life to find happiness. Together, they investigate and remove corrupt politicians from their positions.

The new Monday and Tuesday historical romance comedy-drama recently aired on November 8 on tvN.

Taecyeon and Kim Hye Yoon's "Secret Royal Inspector and Joy" is available online on iQIYI and Viu.


Third tvN drama on the list is Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun's first ever romance drama together, "Melancholia."

(Photo : tvN)

It is the broadcast giant's 15th Anniversary Special Drama, and it follows the story of a Mathematics teacher who inspires her students to pursue their dreams in life, especially the former Mathematics genius who gave up on his dreams due to a tragic incident.

Through this drama, the production unit aims to make the viewers fall in love with the beauty of Mathematics, life and love.

READ MORE: Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun Share What to Expect in 'Melancholia' + Reveals Reasons for Choosing the New Drama

Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun's "Melancholia" is slated to air for the first time on November 10 at 10:30 p.m. KST on tvN.

You can also catch the drama on iQIYI and Viu.

'Now, We Are Breaking Up'

SBS TV's romantic melodrama "Now, We Are Breaking Up" stars the biggest stars in the industry, Song Hye Kyo and Jang Ki Yong.

Song Hye Kyo and Jang Ki Yong for Now We Are Breaking Up
(Photo : SBS Entertainment | OSEN)

With the title itself, Lee Gil Bok, the director of the drama, expects his work to make the viewers realize that love does not end after parting ways.

"Now, We Are Breaking Up" follows the story of two career-driven people who fall in and out of love while navigating their lives through the modern romantic world.

The first episode of the upcoming SBS drama is set to premiere on Friday, November 12 on SBS TV at 10:00 p.m. KST.

ALSO READ: 'Now, We Are Breaking Up' Teaser: Song Hye Kyo and Jang Ki Yong Display Enigmatic Relationship-Are They Enemies Before Becoming Lovers?

Apart from the duo, EXO Sehun and Girl's Day Yura, two of the most shining stars in the entertainment scene, also participated in decorating the melodrama.

Which of the dramas are you most excited to see? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

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Written by Elijah Mully.

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