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6 *New* K-Dramas And Korean Movies We're Watching This August

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LIST: August 2022 Korean Dramas On Netflix And Viu

Some of our current favorite K-dramas will end this month (huhu) but don't you worry—there are new shows that will replace them! Take your pick from series with new episodes every week or films that you can binge-watch in one sitting. If you're in the mood for healing, action, and nostalgia, you're going to love all the releases this August 2022.

Here are the K-dramas and Korean movies airing this month:

1. Poong The Joseon Psychiatrist (Now showing)

The cast: Kim Min Jae, Kim Hyang Gi
Where you can watch it: Viu

The plot, according to Viu: "Yoo Se Poong is a physician for the royal family. He becomes involved in a conspiracy of the royal family. This leads to his ouster from the royal palace and he begins to work in the strange, but, beautiful, Gyesu Village. There, Yoo Se Poong meets Seo Eun Woo and Gye Ji Han. Yoo Se Poong develops into a doctor who treats a patient's physical ailments and also their mental pains."


Teaser | Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist | Viu

2. Carter (Now showing)

The cast: Joo Won, Lee Sung Jae, Jung Jae Young
Where you can watch it: Netflix

The plot, according to Netflix: "A man wakes up missing his memories. Directed by a mysterious voice from a device in his ear, he sets off on a hostage rescue mission rife with danger."

Carter | Official Trailer | Netflix

3. If You Wish Upon Me (August 10)

The cast: Ji Chang Wook, Choi Soo Young, Sung Dong Il
Where you can watch it: Viu

The plot, according to Viu: "A coming-of-age and healing drama about a troubled young man, Kyure, who is running from his tumultuous past until he gets sentenced to community service. He gets sent to a hospice and joins Team Genie, a group that works with the aim of fulfilling the last wishes of dying patients. There he meets a passionate volunteer leader, Tae Sik, and an enthusiastic nurse, Yeon Ju. Together, they assist terminally ill patients with their last wishes."

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Teaser #3 | If You Wish Upon Me | Viu

4. A Model Family (August 12)

The cast: Yoon Jin Seo, Jung Woo, Park Hee Soon, Park Doo Shik
Where you can watch it: Netflix

The plot, according to Netflix: "After unwittingly stealing money from a cartel, a cash-strapped professor finds the only way to save his broken family is by working as a drug courier."

A Model Family | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

5. Seoul Vibe (August 26)

The cast: Yoo Ah In, Lee Kyu Hyung, Go Kyung Pyo, Park Ju Hyun, Ong Seong Wu
Where you can watch it: Netflix

The plot, according to Netflix"In the days leading up to the 1988 Seoul Olympics, a ragtag team of drivers and mechanics go undercover to dismantle a massive money-laundering ring."

Seoul Vibe | Official Teaser | Netflix [ENG SUB]

6. The Law Cafe (August 29)

The cast: Lee Seung Gi, Lee Se Young, Kim Seul Gi, Jo Han Chul
Where you can watch it: Viu

The plot, according to Viu: "A law romance drama that depicts the story of Kim Jeong Ho, a former prosecutor who is now a building owner, and Kim Yu Ri, a lawyer with a 4-D personality. The story will focus on the events surrounding a law firm that also runs a cafe."

The Law Cafe


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