After the deluge in June, we've got a more manageable number of titles premiering this month. But don't let the relatively short list fool you: Highly anticipated titles such as Lee Jong-suk's Big Mouth, Kim Se-jeong's Today's Webtoon, and the second season of the hit series The Good Detective are coming to our screens soon.
July 14: Dear X Who Doesn’t Love Me
What happens when a meek and insecure college girl finds a mysterious notebook of lyrics that makes love come true for her for one month? She suddenly finds herself with one new guy after another. But real love might be closer than she thinks.
TVING bets on two newcomers — Han Ji-hyo (small roles in Business Proposal and Work Later, Drink Now) and Doyoung (from k-pop group NCT) — to bring this 10-episode fantasy romance to life.
Where to watch: Viu
July 15: Remarriage and Desires
Welcome to another peek into the lives of the top 1%. This time, we’ll be introduced to clients of an elite matchmaking company that serves those who are determined to marry into South Korea’s upper class.
This eight-episode drama stars Kim Hee-seon (Tomorrow), Lee Hyun-wook (Mine), and Jung Yoo-jin (Snowdrop).
Where to watch: Netflix
July 27: Adamas
Ji Sung (The Devil Judge, Doctor John) takes on a challenging job playing twin brothers in this 16-episode tvN series.
The brothers — mystery novelist Ha Woo-shin and prosecutor Song Soo-hyun — will work together to clear the name of their biological father, who they believe was unjustly framed and sentenced to death for the murder of their stepfather.
July 29: Today’s Webtoon
Fresh from the success of Business Proposal, Kim Se-jeong is back in a new adaptation, this time of a manga series called "Jūhan Shuttai!" that was also turned into a Japanese drama called Sleepeeer Hit! in 2016.
The 12-episode series will see her transform into On Ma-eum, a former judo athlete struggling in her first ever job in a webtoon editorial department.
July 29: Big Mouth
Lee Jong-suk’s highly anticipated comeback is finally here! In a departure from his usual romance roles, he stars in this 16-episode series as Park Chang-ho — a third-rate lawyer who finds himself in charge of a murder case that turns him overnight into a notorious conman known as “Big Mouse.”
To survive, he and his wife, played by YoonA (“The K2”), will have to find a way to expose a huge conspiracy and clear his name.
Where to watch: Disney+
July 30: The Good Detective 2
Son Hyun-joo and Jang Seung-jo are back as the unlikely but effective pair of detectives out to uncover hidden truths.
This time, veteran detective Kang Do-chang, who relies on experience and connections, and elite detective Oh Ji-hyeok, who goes by evidence and insights into the criminal’s psyche, will “go all over the world of evil to catch bad guys until the bottoms of their feet sweat,” according to the producers.