7 New Kdramas to Watch in August (2020)

7 kdramas to watch in August 2020

We are in the thick of summer, and so far, we have some really good shows keeping us busy. I have to admit that some unexpected gems have caught my attention. However, next month also looks very promising. Here are 7 new kdramas you need to watch in August:

Lonely Enough To Love

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: MBC
  • Cast: Kim So Eun, Ji Hyun Woo
  • Premiere date: August 12, 2020

A group of young people resides in a co-living house. They don’t want to date or seriously get involved with anyone but they also hate the idea of being lonely. Cha Kang Woo is a psychiatrist who is passionate about learning more about people. But, he does not want to have a serious relationship because of what happened in his past. Lee Na Eun is a freelance copy editor who dreams of becoming a novelist but she also has not been able to date anyone in the past 4 years. Will they find love in this co-living house?

Stranger 2

  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Crime
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: tvN, Netflix
  • Cast: Jo Seung Woo, Bae Doo Na, Lee Joon Hyuk, Yoon Se Ah, Jeon Hye Jin, Choi Moo Sung
  • Premiere date: August 15, 2020

Prosecutor Hwang Shi Mok and Detective Han Yeo Jin are determined to find the truth behind a hidden case but they get caught in between a power war going on between the prosecutor’s office and the police department. The prosecutor’s office wants discretionary power over the investigations while the police department wants complete control over all investigations.

When I Was the Most Beautiful

  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 32
  • Network: MBC
  • Cast: Im Soo Hyang, Ji Soo, Ha Seok Jin
  • Premiere date: August 19, 2020

Oh Ye Ji is a talented ceramic artist who dreams of living an ordinary and peaceful life. However, she gets caught in the love triangle between two brothers, Seo Hwan and Seo Jin. Seo Hwan fell in love with Ye Ji the minute he saw her and he cannot get rid of his feelings even though it is putting him at odds with his brother. Seo Jin is a race car driver with a determined personality. He is also in love with Ye Ji and will do anything to go after what he wants.

Missing: The Other Side

  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 32
  • Network: OCN
  • Cast: Go Soo, Heo Joon Ho, An So Hee, Ha Joon, Seo Eun Soo
  • Premiere date: August 22, 2020

Duon Village is a very mysterious place. It seems that the souls of missing dead people are attached to the place. The only problem is that people are still looking for the bodies of all these dead people.

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: KBS2, Netflix
  • Cast: Lee Jae Wook, Go Ah Ra, Kim Joo Heon
  • Premiere date: August 26, 2020

Goo Ra Ra is a talented pianist who hit rock bottom after her family loses everything. She decides to go to La La Land, a piano academy in a small village. There, she meets a man named Sun Woo Joon. He is a free spirit and does not care about what people think about him. He works multiple part-time jobs to make ends meet but does not seem to have any real purpose in life. It also seems like he is hiding a secret. Goo Ra Ra will start having feelings for the mysterious Sun Woo Joon but will she figure out his secret?


  • Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: SBS
  • Cast: Kim Hee Sun, Joo Won
  • Premiere date: August 28, 2020

Park Jin Gyeom is an emotionless detective. While investigating a strange case, he discovers that some people have been traveling through time using a device called Alice. During his investigation, he meets a woman named Yoon Tae Yi who passed away a long time ago. Yoon Tae Yi is a genius physicist and she is the only person who can solve the mystery behind the time-traveling device. Park Jin Gyeom needs her help to prevent people from using the device to commit crimes.

Do You Like Brahms?

  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: SBS
  • Cast: Kim Min Jae, Park Eun Bin
  • Premiere date: August 31, 2020

Park Joon Young is an exceptional pianist. He started playing when he was six years old. and he has won many competitions in the country and across the world. Chae Song Ah is a senior majoring in violin performance. However, she is 7 years older than her classmates because she came back to school. Her first major was business. The drama will follow the students’ life and how attending a prestigious music school affect their lives.

Which drama are you looking forward to? Let me know in the comments!

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