Netflix announced 25 original films and movies made in South Korea, its biggest line-up ever. In 2021, Netflix was awarded the Korea Image Stepping Stone Bridge Award for bridging the gap between Korea and the world, after having invested 550 billion won in 2021.
Here is a list of Korean dramas that Netflix is offering in 2022
1. All of Us Are Dead
Netflix, starting with the eagerly awaited All of Us Are Dead. Based on the webtoon named Now at our School by Joo Dong-geun, this gory drama promises to be the next big winner.
All Of Us Are Dead builds around a young crop of students confined to a school during a zombie infection spread. The situation will test their friendship and integrity as each one tries their best to come out alive.
2. Twenty Five, Twenty One
This coming of age drama revolves around the love story of Na Hee-do (Kim Tae-ri) and Baek Yi-jin (Nam Joo-hyuk). Na Hee-do is an aspiring fencer on the national fencing team. She struggles in high school due to her team disbanding while also being affected by the IMF crisis.
3. Forecasting Love and Weather
Netflix regular and Nevertheless star Song Kang. Forecasting Love and Weather revolves around the lives and loves of the office workers at Korea Meteorological Administration.
Park Min-young plays Jin Ha-kyung, an intelligent and highly efficient, albeit icy, individual, who is a stickler for the rules. While her personality might make her the ultimate outsider, Jun Ha-yung’s life takes a 180 degree turn when she meets newcomer Lee Si-woo, played by Song Kang’s character.
4. Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
An adaptation of the incredibly successful Spanish Netflix drama, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area aka House of Paper, is one of the most eagerly awaited Netflix dramas of 2022. The show, much like the original, narrates the story of a genius strategist called the Professor and his talented crew.
The adaptation boasts a star studded cast, which includes Yoo Ji-tae playing the Professor and Park Hae-soo taking on the mantle of the deliciously evil Berlin.
The Sound of Magic
The Sound of Magic is based on the popular webtoon Annarasumanara. Directed by Itaewon Class maker Kim Sung-Yoon, the show is about Yoon Ah-Yi, a girl who had to grow up too quickly, and Rieul, a mysterious magician who, despite his age, wishes to remain a child.
Thirty-Nine is a slice of life drama that follows the love and life of three friends who are about to turn forty. Brought together by coincidence in their high school years, Cha Mi-jo (played by Son Ye-jin), Jeong Chan-young (played by Jeon Mi-do), and Jang Joo-hee (played by Kim Ji-Hyun) are close friends who have been through both the good and the worst times together