Netflix Building Its Library Of Korean Content

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Netflix continues to build on the best-in-class Korean stories across all genres from reality shows, crime, sci-fi, horror to the classic romantic dramas we all know and love. In addition to shows like Crash Landing On You and Kingdom, the streaming channel is teeing up some exciting content to satisfy fans.

In the coming weeks, Netflix will premiere these shows on its platform.

Rugal
Available from 28 March 2020.

Kang Gi-beom, a promising police detective in the violent crimes unit, is suspected of murdering his own wife. His eyes were slashed with a razor after witnessing the murder of his wife at the hands of the terrorist group ARGOS. Just when he thinks he has lost everything, he is approached by Choi Geun-cheol, Chief Executive Director of Rugal – a specialised organisation dedicated to the sole purpose of eradicating ARGOS.

Time to Hunt
Available from April 10 2020.

In a hopeless dystopian city, Jun-seok is released from prison and plans his next step in life in order to start anew with his friends Jang-ho,Ki-hoon and Sang-soo. But their excitement for the plan is short-lived as an unknown man chases after them. Can these best friends get away from the hunt?

Extracurricular
Available from 29 April 2020.

Extracurricular is a story of a group of high school students who have chosen a life of crime to earn money, and those who are threatened by extreme risk as a result. Oh Jisoo ends up committing a serious crime because of his determination to make college tuition money on his own, by any means.

The King: Eternal Monarch
Available from April 2020.

The King: Eternal Monarch is a romantic fantasy drama that takes the genre to a whole new level. The series revolves around relationships of the people from two parallel universes. King Lee Gon seeks to seal the gateway between dimensions, while Jung Tae-eul, a police inspector, simply wants to protect other’s lives and their loves.

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
Available from June 2020.

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is about an unusual romance between two people who end up healing each other’s emotional and psychological wounds. Moon Gang-tae, played by Kim Soo-hyun (My Love from the Star, The Moon Embracing the Sun), is a caretaker working at a psychiatric ward who does not even bother to believe in love. Go Moon-young, played by Seo Ye-ji (Save Me, Lawless Lawyer), is a children’s book writer who is clueless about love.

Itaewon Class
Now streaming.

Park Seo-jun plays Park Saeroyi in Itaewon Class, a personality who bends to no one. He is determined to live his life, getting everything he set his eyes on. Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi) is a sociopath with an IQ of 162. Her goal in life is already crystal clear until she met her complete opposite Saeroyi.

Hyena
Now streaming, new episodes every Saturday and Sunday.

Jung Geum-ja is like a weed. A twisted thing in this garden of lawyers. She will use every last sexy trick in the book to make money, no matter how evil the means can be. Yoon Hee-jae was born into the elites. He’s a world-class lawyer with an ego to match. He is an orchid in full bloom. These two could not be more different, but they transform into hyenas at the service of their upper-class clients.

Hi Bye, Mama!
Now streaming, new episodes every  Saturday and Sunday.

Cha Yu-ri has been a ghost since she died 5 years ago. She left behind her husband Cho Gang-hwa and their child. To become a human again, Cha Yu-ri carries out a reincarnation project for 49 days. Cho Gang-hwa works as a chest surgeon. He got remarried after his wife passed away. Now his ex-wife Cha Yu-ri reappears in front of him, and he’s shocked and clueless.

Hospital Playlist
Now streaming, new episodes every Friday.

Hospital Playlist stars Cho Jung-seok, Yoo Yeon-seok, Jung Kyung-ho, Kim Dae-Myeung, and Jeon Mi-do, five friends who have stayed close with each other since they attended medical school together 20 years ago. They can practically read each other’s mind just by looking into their eyes. The day-to-day lives of the people living, dying and just passing through the hospital where they all work is a microcosm of the world beyond.

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