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Last month of the year! And it’s bringing a deluge of dramas! Lots of genres, lots of comebacks, lots of second seasons and lots of dramas with less than 16 episodes! Without further ado, here is the list:

It May Be A Little Spicy Today / Recipe for Farewell

Premiere Date: December 1

Network: Watcha

Stars: Han Seok Kyu (Dr. Romantic), Kim Seo Hyung (Mine)

Slot: Thursday

Number Of Episodes: 12

Genre: Drama, Slice Of Life

About: A husband who doesn’t know how to cook but who starts cooking for his wife as she suffers from terminal illness that causes difficulty in digestive system.

My Excitement Level: Medium

Connect

Premiere Date: December 7

Network: Disney+

Stars: Jung Hae In (Snowdrop), Go Kyung Pyo (Love In Contract), Kim Hye Joon (Inspector Koo)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 6

Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy

About: A man whose one eye is cut out when he is kidnapped and how he starts seeing things that his stolen eye sees, which is transplanted into a serial killer.

My Excitement Level: High

The Forbidden Marriage

Premiere Date: December 9

Network: MBC

Stars: Park Joo Hyun (Mouse), Kim Young Dae (Shooting Stars), Kim Woo Suk (Military Prosecutor Doberman)

Slot: Friday & Saturday

Number Of Episodes: 12

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Historical

About: A king who prohibits marriage in his kingdom as a result of his despair after his wife’s death and a con artist woman who lies that she can be possessed by king’s late wife’s spirit.

My Excitement Level: High

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Part 2

Premiere Date: December 9

Network: Netflix

Stars: Yoo Ji Tae (Healer), Kim Yoon Jin (Lost, Ms. Ma, Nemesis), Park Hae Soo (Prison Playbook), Jun Jong Seo (Burning), Jang Yoon Joo (Veteran), Lee Hyun Woo (Moorim School), Kim Sung Oh (A Korean Odyssey), Kim Ji Hoon (Flower of Evil)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 6

Genre: Thriller, Crime

About: A professor who assembles a group of people who undertake a massive heist. It’s a remake of globally popular Spanish series Money Heist. It’s the second season of the drama.

My Excitement Level: Low

Work Later, Drink Now 2

Premiere Date: December 9

Network: TVING

Stars: Lee Sun Bin (Sketch), Jung Eun Ji (Reply 1997), Choi Si Won (Love Is For Suckers), Han Sun Hwa (Why Her?)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 10

Genre: Comedy, Slice Of Life

About: Four friends in their 30s who hang out together after work and drink together. It’s the second season of the drama.

My Excitement Level: Low

Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow/ Alchemy of Souls (Part 2)

Premiere Date: December 10

Network: tvN, Netflix

Stars: Lee Jae Wook (Extraordinary You), Go Yoon Jung (Law School), Minhyun (Live On)

Slot: Saturday & Sunday

Number Of Episodes: 10

Genre: Historical, Fantasy, Romance

About: A fictional nation where magic exists and a spell that can swap people’s souls. This is part 2 of the hit drama that would see the story unfold 3 years later.

My Excitement Level: High

The King Of Desert

Premiere Date: December 16

Network: Watcha

Stars: Jin Goo (Descendants Of The Sun), Yang Dong Geun (Cheer Up), Jang Dong Yoon (The Tale of Nokdu)

Slot: Friday

Number Of Episodes: 10

Genre: Drama

About: The people who believe that money is everything and people who believe that money is not everything.

My Excitement Level: Low

Trolley

Premiere Date: December 19

Network: SBS

Stars: Kim Hyun Joo (Hellbound), Park Hee Soon (Dr. Brain), Kim Mu Yeol (Juvenile Justice)

Slot: Monday & Tuesday

Number Of Episodes: 16

Genre: Thriller, Melodrama

About: A politician’s wife who is hiding a secret and as a result, faces a huge dilemma.

My Excitement Level: Low

Big Bet / Casino

Premiere Date: December 21

Network: Disney+

Stars: Choi Min Shik (Old Boy), Son Seok Gu (My Liberation Notes), Lee Dong Hwi (Reply 1988)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 8

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

About: A man who is a legend in the casino world but gets involved in a murder case and how he tries to get back into the game.

My Excitement Level: Medium

Missing: The Other Side 2

Premiere Date: December 19

Network: tvN

Stars: Go Soo (Empire of Gold), Heo Joon Ho (Kingdom), Lee Jung Eun (Parasite)

Slot: Monday & Tuesday

Number Of Episodes: 12

Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

About: A village where souls of missing people reside and a group of people who try to find out their bodies and the mystery behind what happened to them. It’s the second season of the drama.

My Excitement Level: Low

Unlock My Boss

Premiere Date: December 7

Network: ENA

Stars: Chae Jong Hyup (Nevertheless), Seo Eun Soo (Legal High), Park Sung Woong (Life on Mars)

Slot: Wednesday & Thursday

Number Of Episodes: 12

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy

About: A CEO whose soul gets trapped in a smartphone after he dies and a man who accidentally picks up that phone and consequently helps him find out the truth.

My Excitement Level: Low

Interests of Love / Understanding Of Love

Premiere Date: December 21

Network: JTBC, Netflix

Stars: Yoo Yeon Seok (Hospital Playlist), Moon Ga Young (True Beauty), Geum Sae Rok (Youth of May), Jung Ga Ram (Love Alarm)

Slot: Wednesday & Thursday

Number Of Episodes: 16

Genre: Romance, Drama

About: Romantic shenanigans between four people who meet at the Youngpo branch of KCU Bank.

My Excitement Level: High

Red Balloon

Premiere Date: December 17

Network: TV Chosun

Stars: Seo Ji Hye (Dr. Brain), Lee Sung Jae (Diary Of A Prosecutor), Hong Soo Hyun (Police University), Lee Sang Woo (Golden Garden)

Slot: Saturday & Sunday

Number Of Episodes: 20

Genre: Drama

About: Four people who are working towards fulfilling their desires and pacifying their heartbreaks.

My Excitement Level: Low

The Fabulous

Premiere Date: December 23

Network: Netflix

Stars: Chae Soo Bin (A Piece of Your Mind), Minho (Kpop group SHINee; Hwarang)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 8

Genre: Romance, Comedy

About: Love, work and life of the youth working in the fashion industry.

My Excitement Level: High

Island

Premiere Date: December 30

Network: TVING

Stars: Kim Nam Gil (Through The Darkness), Lee Da Hee (Love Is For Suckers), Cha Eun Woo (True Beauty), Sung Joon (High Society)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 12

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Fantasy

About: Three people who are fighting against the evil that is trying to destroy the world, on Jeju Island.

My Excitement Level: High

The Glory

Premiere Date: December 30

Network: Netflix

Stars: Song Hye Kyo (Descendants Of The Sun), Lee Do Hyun (18 Again), Im Ji Yeon (High Society), Park Sung Hoon (Into The Ring)

Slot: All episodes released together.

Number Of Episodes: 8

Genre: Drama

About: A woman who was brutally bullied in high school and who plans revenge against the bullies when she becomes homeroom teacher to her bully’s kid.

My Excitement Level: Medium