May sees another wide variety of K-dramas to excite fans of all genres!

These are some new K-dramas premiering in May to check out:

“Frankly Speaking”

Korean Title: “비밀은 없어”

Cast: Go Kyung Pyo, Kang Han Na, Joo Jong Hyuk

Premiere Date: May 1

Broadcast Details: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8:50 p.m. KST on JTBC

“Frankly Speaking” is a romantic comedy about rising news anchor Song Ki Baek (Go Kyung Pyo), who develops a strange condition that prevents him from lying, and the passionate variety show writer On Woo Ju (Kang Han Na), who is willing to do anything to make a program entertaining.

“The Atypical Family”

Korean Title: “히어로는 아닙니다만”

Cast: Jang Ki Yong, Chun Woo Hee, Go Doo Shim, Claudia Kim, Park So Yi, Oh Man Seok

Premiere Date: May 4

Broadcast Details: Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 p.m. KST on JTBC

“The Atypical Family” tells the story of Bok Gwi Joo (Jang Ki Yong) and his supernatural family who lost their powers after suffering from very realistic issues along with Do Da Hae (Chun Woo Hee), a mysterious woman who appears in front of Bok Gwi Joo’s family.

“The Brave Yong Su Jeong”

Korean Title: “용감무쌍 용수정”

Cast: Uhm Hyun Kyung, Seo Jun Young, Im Joo Eun, Kwon Hwa Woon

Premiere Date: May 6

Broadcast Details: weekdays at 7:05 p.m. KST on MBC, available on Viki

“The Brave Yong Su Jeong” tells the lively and exhilarating romantic revenge story of Yong Su Jeong (Uhm Hyun Kyung), an unyielding strong woman, and Yeo Eui Joo (Seo Jun Young), a hard-working and stingy person who entrusts his fate to her.

The Midnight Romance in Hagwon

Korean Title: “졸업”

Cast: Jung Ryeo Won, Wi Ha Joon, So Ju Yeon, Shin Joo Hyup

Premiere Date: May 11

Broadcast Details: Saturdays and Sundays at 9:20 p.m. KST on tvN, available on Viki

“The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” tells the story of academy teacher Seo Hye Jin (Jung Ryeo Won) and her former student Lee Joon Ho (Wi Ha Joon), who later returns to the academy as a rookie instructor after resigning from a large company because of his lingering feelings for his first love.

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Korean Title: “크래시”

Cast: Lee Min Ki, Kwak Sun Young, Heo Sung Tae, Lee Ho Chul, Choi Moon Hee

Premiere Date: May 13

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 p.m. KST on ENA

“Crash” is a crime investigation drama about a Traffic Crime Investigation (TCI) team that tracks crimes that occur on the road, featuring the teamwork between TCI team members Cha Yeon Ho (Lee Min Ki), a rational individualist, and Min So Hee (Kwak Sun Young), the ace of the team.

Dare to Love Me

Korean Title: “함부로 대해줘”

Cast: Kim Myung Soo, Lee Yoo Young

Premiere Date: May 13

Broadcast Details: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:10 p.m. KST on KBS2, available on Viki

Based on a webtoon, “Dare to Love Me” is a romantic comedy about the love story between Shin Yoon Bok (Kim Myung Soo), a a 21st-century scholar from Seongsan village who believes deeply in Confucian values, and his art teacher Kim Hong Do (Lee Yoo Young), who has a reckless and straightforward personality.

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“Uncle Samsik”

Korean Title: “삼식이 삼촌”

Cast: Song Kang Ho, Byun Yo Han, Lee Kyu Hyung, Jin Ki Joo, Seo Hyun Woo, Tiffany Young

Premiere Date: May 15

Broadcast Details: Wednesdays on Disney+

“Uncle Samsik” is a drama that tells the story of the ambitions and bromance of two men, Uncle Samsik (Song Kang Ho) and Kim San (Byun Yo Han), who survived the turbulent period of the early 1960s in Korea.

“The 8 Show”

Korean Title: “더 에이트 쇼”

Cast: Ryu Jun Yeol, Chun Woo Hee, Park Jung Min, Lee Yul Eum, Park Hae Joon, Lee Joo Young, Moon Jung Hee, Bae Sung Woo

Premiere Date: May 17

Broadcast Details: all episodes released simultaneously at 4 p.m. KST on Netflix

Based on the popular webtoon “Money Game” and its sequel “Pie Game,” “The 8 Show” tells the story of eight individuals trapped in a mysterious 8-story building as they participate in a tempting but dangerous game show where they earn money as time passes.

“Bitter Sweet Hell”

Korean Title: “우리,집”

Cast: Kim Hee Sun, Lee Hye Young, Kim Nam Hee, Yeonwoo, Chansung, Shin So Yul, Jung Gun Joo, Jaechan

Premiere Date: May 24

Broadcast Details: Fridays and Saturdays at 9:50 p.m. KST on MBC

“Bitter Sweet Hell” is a black comedy about Noh Young Won (Kim Hee Sun), the top family psychiatrist in the nation. When an anonymous blackmailer puts her career and family at risk, Noh Young Won teams up with her mother-in-law Hong Sa Gang (Lee Hye Young), a mystery novelist, to protect their family.


Korean Title: “커넥션”

Cast: Ji Sung, Jeon Mi Do, Kwon Yool, Kim Kyung Nam

Premiere Date: May 24

Broadcast Details: Fridays and Saturdays at 10 p.m. KST on SBS

“Connection” is a crime thriller about Jang Jae Kyung (Ji Sung), a well-respected detective who is the ace of the narcotics unit, and Oh Yoon Jin (Jeon Mi Do), an opinionated and outspoken reporter who works in the social affairs department of Anhyun Economic Daily.

“Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella”

Korean Title: “나는 대놓고 신데렐라를 꿈꾼다”

Cast: Pyo Ye Jin, Lee Jun Young, Kim Hyun Jin, Song Ji Woo

Premiere Date: May

Broadcast Details: TBA

“Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella” is a romantic comedy that follows Shin Jae Rim (Pyo Ye Jin), who, in the face of harsh reality, decides to pursue her desire of becoming a Cinderella, and Moon Cha Min (Lee Jun Young), a chaebol heir who doesn’t believe in love.

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