9 New Kdramas to Watch in July 2020

Summer is finally here! Almost everywhere around the world, people are starting to go out more as countries try to move past this pandemic. After being cooped up in the house for months, we are all tempted to turn off our televisions and enjoy the outdoors. But not so fast kdrama lovers! We have some amazing dramas currently airing like Backstreet Rookie and It’s Okay Not to Be Okay that deserve our attention. Also, here are 9 New Kdramas to watch this July:

Into the Rings

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Political
  • Episodes: 32
  • Network: KBS2
  • Cast: Nana, Park Sung Hoon, Ahn Nae Sang, Yoo Da In, Han Joo Woo
  • Premiere date: July 1, 2020

Seo Gong Myung is an efficient and hard-working civil servant. He is very handsome but many people find him unapproachable because he is so rigid and cold. He is inflexible, tries to always do everything by the book, and only cares about his moral values. Because of his attitude, people call him “The Great Lucifer”. Goo Se Ra is a lower-class woman. In the past, she had many jobs but none of them have turned into stable positions. She finds out that there is an opening that will pay 50 million Won and she decides to go for it. Sparks start to fly when Seo Gong Myung and Goo Se Ra start working together to bring down corrupt politicians.

The Good Detective

  • Genre: Mystery, Detective
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: jTBC, Netflix
  • Cast: Son Hyun Joo, Jang Seung Jo, Lee Elijah
  • Premiere date: July 6, 2020

Two different detectives, two different styles of investigation. Kang Do-Chang has 18 years of experience in the field. He was born and raised in Incheon. So when he is trying to solve a case, he uses his personal connections. Oh Ji Hyeok has been on the force for 9 years. He believes in using scientific techniques and insight into the criminals’ psyche to solve cases.

Men are Men

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Episodes: 32
  • Network: KBS2
  • Cast: Hwang Jung Eum, Yoon Hyun Min, Seo Ji Hoon, Jo Woo Ri
  • Premiere date: July 6, 2020

Seo Hyun-Joo is the team leader at a webcomic company. After being hurt in past relationships, she decides that she wants to remain single. She never wants to get married. However, two men confess their love to her, Hwang Ji-Woo and Park Do-Gyeom. Hwang Ji-Woo is the CEO of a pharmaceutical company and Park Do-Gyeom is a popular webcomic writer. Will she change her mind about marriage?

She Knows Everything

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Political
  • Episodes: 4
  • Network: MBC
  • Cast: Kang Sung Yun, Jo Han Sun
  • Premiere date: July 8, 2020

Lee Goong Bok is the real estate agent for an apartment complex that is set to go under reconstruction. However, mysterious cases start to happen there. Lee Goong Bok starts to look into it because she likes to meddle. In Cheol Ho is a veteran detective looking into the cases also.

Was It Love

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: jTBC, Netflix
  • Cast: Song Ji Hyo, Son Ho Jun, Song Jong Ho, Goo Ja Sung, Kim Min Joon, Kim Da Som
  • Premiere date: July 8, 2020

Noh Ae Jung is a movie producer and a single mom. She has been living by herself for 14 years and has decided to give up on love. However, her decision will be put to the test when 4 men walk into her life. She will have to decide between Oh Dae Oh (the bad boy novelist), Ryu Jin (the A-list actor), Oh Yeon Woo (the physical education teacher), and, finally, Goo Pa Do (the former gangster turned CEO.

Graceful Friends

  • Genre: Mystery, Crime
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: jTBC, Netflix
  • Cast: Yoo Jun Sang, Song Yoon Ah, Bae Soo Bin, Han Eun Jung, Kim Sung Oh, Kim Hye Eun, Jung Suk Yong, Lee In Hye, Kim Won Hae, Lee Ji Young
  • Premiere date: July 10, 2020

A group of couples in their 40’s live in a new town. Most of them enjoy a peaceful life and seem to get along until a murder takes disrupting the order in place.


  • Genre: Romance, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
  • Episodes: 12
  • Network: OCN
  • Cast: Yoon Shi Yoon, Kyung Soo Jin, Shin So Yool
  • Premiere date: July 11, 2020

Seo Do Won is one of the best detectives in his department. He never backs down and always gets the criminal. He is known as the guy who gets the job done. One day, the woman he loves is murdered by a serial killer. Suddenly, everything in his life changes. He finds himself traveling between two parallel worlds trying to solve the case surrounding his love’s death.

United Effort to Accomplish One Thing

  • Genre: Mystery
  • Episodes: 8
  • Network: MBC
  • Cast: Kim Hye Joon, Oh Na Ra
  • Premiere date: July 15, 2020

Bit-Na’s dad was a famous and very rich painter. He acquired his wealth through his paintings but also by owning properties who are worth billions of won. A fierce battle takes place over the property, with Bit-Na becoming involved. She tries to figure out the truth.

Flower of Evil

  • Genre: Suspense, Thriller, Mystery
  • Episodes: 16
  • Network: tvN
  • Cast: Lee Joon Gi, Moon Chae Won, Jang Hee Jin, Seo Hyun Woo
  • Premiere date: July 22, 2020

Baek Hee Sung appears to be the perfect husband. He is a talented craftsman who works hard to provide for his wife and his daughter. But this is all facade. Baek Hee Sung is hiding a lot of dark secrets and he is hoping that his wife, detective Cha Ji Won, will never discover the truth. Unfortunately, nothing stays in the dark for too long. When Cha Ji Won starts working on a case, she starts to realize that all the clues could be pointing to the man she shares a home with.

This line up looks so intriguing. I have a feeling that some of the best shows of 2020 will come out this month. But I could be wrong. Also, ave you guys noticed a pattern? It seems like we will be getting a lot of murder and mystery dramas this month. Which drama are you looking for too? Let me know in the comments.