K-DRAMAS YOU NEED TO BE WATCHING IN MAY 2021

May 8, 2021

By Rae Love

After a ton of new K-Dramas premiered in the first part of 2021, it seems like things have slowed down as we approach the latter half of Spring. While many fans are seemingly in a K-Drama drought, catching up on one of the many shows that premiered from January through now that they may have missed, we are gearing up for what’s next.
 

Here are a few K-dramas you need to be watching this month.
 

"Bossam: Steal The Fate"

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Follow the story of Ba Woo, a man who helps widows find new husbands when he accidentally kidnaps a princess during the reign of King Gwang Hae.


Premiere Date: May 1st
Who’s In It: Jung II Woo and Kwon Yu Ri
Where to Watch: Viki

 

"Youth Of May"

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In May 1980, medical student Hee-Tae and nurse Myung-Hee get swept up in the drama of the Gwangju Uprising and eventually fall in love.


Premiere Date: May 3rd
Who’s In It: Lee Do Hyun, Go Mi Su, and Lee Sang Yi
Where to Watch: Viki

 

"Imitation"

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Adapted from the Webtoon of the same name, Imitation follows the lives of idol groups Tea Party, Shax, and Sparkling, as they cross paths on television programs, dramas and more.
 
Premiere Date: May 7th
Who’s In It: Jeong Ji Soo, Chani, Jeong Yun Ho, and Lee Jun Young
Where to Watch:  Viki

 

"Doom At Your Service"

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Web novel editor, Tak Dong Kyung lives a fairly ordinary life until she ends up signing a hundred-day contract with Myul Mang a messenger between gods and humans, risking everything for love.
 
Premiere Date: May 10th
Who’s In It: Park Bo Young, Seo In Guk, Kang Tae Oh, and Lee Soo Hyuk
Where to Watch: Viki

 

"Move To Heaven"

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The story is about a man who has Asperger's syndrome. He works at a job where they arrange items that were left behind by those who passed away.

 

Premiere Date: May 14th
Who’s In It: Lee Je Hoon, Tang Joon Sang, Sooyoung
Where to Watch: Netflix

"Mine"

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Two women are married into a rich families. They are trying to discover their true selves, but uncover a lot of dark secrets along the way. They must try to break free from the prejudices in their lavish world.

 

Premiere Date: May 8th
Who’s In It: 
Lee Bo Young, Kim Seo Hyung
Where to Watch: Netflix

"Racket Boys"

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A drama about a team of boys' badminton players. They compete in various athletic competitions and it follows the lives of several 16 year old boys and girls.

Premiere Date: May 31st
Who’s In It: Kim Sang Kyung, Oh Na Ra, Tang Joon Sang, Lee Jae In

Where to Watch: Netflix

"My Roomate Is Gumiho"

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Adapted from the Webtoon “A Falling Cohabitation,” the story is about a hundred years gumiho and a female university student who get linked to each other when she accidentally swallows the gumiho's fox orb.
 
Premiere Date: May 19th
Who’s In It: Jang Ki Yong, Lee Hye Ri, and Kim Do Wan
Where to Watch: Netflix

Which May drama are you looking forward to most?

Written by Rae Love

Rae Love is a freelance writer covering all things Hallyu. Her current bias is Jang Ki Yong and ults are Yoo Kihyun and Seo Kang Joon. She is also a fashion photographer. When she's not writing or binge-watching K-dramas, chances are you'll probably find her sweating her way through a K-Pop dance workout, or playing with her cats, Phoenix and Dallas. Make sure you follow @kindofvoguish on Instagram!