Top New K-Dramas of July 2024 and Where to Watch Them

Nam Ji-Hyun in Good Partner and Shin Ha-kyun in The Auditors
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Nam Ji-Hyun in Good Partner and Shin Ha-kyun in The Auditors
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July might not have a ton of new K-dramas, but it will still be an exciting month for fans! With a few highly anticipated releases, there’s something for everyone. Whether you love sweet romance, thrilling mysteries, or intense corporate drama, these shows are sure to keep you entertained and hooked all month long.

Here’s what you can add to your K-drama watch list for July and where you can watch them.

Red Swan: The Action Thriller You Need to Watch on Disney+

Red Swan's Seo Do-Yoon (Rain)
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Starring K-pop sensation Rain and the talented Kim Ha-neul, Red Swan is Disney+'s newest action-packed thriller. The story revolves around Oh Wan-Soo (Kim Ha-neul), a former top-tier golfer who marries the powerful Hwain Group, achieving her dreams of an upper-class life.

She becomes the chairperson of a renowned foundation, making her life seem perfect. However, her world turns upside down when her bodyguard, Seo Do-Yoon (Rain), enters the scene. Unbeknownst to Wan-Soo, Do-Yoon has his agenda within the Hwain Group. As they grow closer, Wan-Soo uncovers dark secrets threatening to shatter her perfect world.

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Full of suspense, intrigue, and high-stakes drama, Red Swan promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. It is set to premiere on Disney+ with new episodes every Wednesday.

Sweet Home Season 3: The Thrilling Conclusion

Neo-humans in Sweet Home Season 3
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Netflix's hit series Sweet Home returns with its much-anticipated third season. This dystopian monster saga continues as our characters remain confined in a stadium under strict leadership, preparing for a new age of Neo-humans. The series finale promises horror, action, and intensely emotional moments as the characters face their darkest challenges.

Fans can look forward to the return of Lee Do-hyun when all ten episodes of Sweet Home season 3 drop on Netflix on July 19th.

Serendipity’s Embrace: A Heartwarming Rom-Com

Kim So-hyun and Chae Jong-hyeop
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For a touch of romance, turn to Serendipity’s Embrace on tvN. Premiering on July 15th, this rom-com stars Kim So-hyun and Chae Jong-hyeop in a delightful love story. Based on the webtoon Is It Fate?, the story is about Lee Hong-ju (Kim So-hyun), an animation producer who has given up on love after a tough breakup with her first love a decade earlier.

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Chae plays Kang Hu-young, a financial planner who witnessed Hong-ju’s troubles all those years ago. After a stint overseas, he returns to Korea and reunites with Hong-ju, rekindling their old romance.

This heart-fluttering series is set to air every Monday and Tuesday on Rakuten Viki.

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 Nam Ji-Hyun’s character, rookie lawyer Han Yoo-Ri
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Jang Na-Ra and Nam Ji-Hyun team up in the courtroom drama Good Partner. Jang Na-Ra plays Cha Eun-Kyeong, a seasoned divorce lawyer facing her marital crisis. Nam Ji-Hyun’s character, rookie lawyer Han Yoo-Ri, often clashes with Eun-Kyeong over their differing priorities and values.

Their constant disagreements highlight their contrasting values and experience levels. Amidst these tensions, they both undergo significant personal transformations. Alongside colleagues Jung Woo-Jin (Kim Joon-Han) and Jeon Eun-Ho (Pyo Ji-Hoon), they navigate the complexities of their professional and personal lives, revealing unexpected twists and growth.

Premiering on SBS on July 12th at 10 p.m. KST and will be available to watch on Rakuten Viki. This drama promises humour, drama, and significant personal growth.

The Auditors: Corporate Drama at Its Best

Shin Ha-kyun in The Auditors
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Shin Ha-kyun returns to the screen in The Auditors, a gripping drama set in the corporate world of JU Construction. He plays Shin Cha-il, the fearsome leader of the audit team, navigating a company rife with corruption. Cool and calculating, Cha-il runs a tight ship, keeping everyone on their toes.

His team includes rookie employee Goo Han-soo (Lee Jung-ha, Moving), who joins in the hopes of scoring an overseas transfer but finds it hard to work under Cha-il. Jin Goo (Descendants of the Sun) plays Hwang Dae-woong, the ambitious third son of the founder of JU Construction, who works as vice-president but has his eyes set on a loftier post.

You can watch The Auditors on Rakuten Viki every Saturday and Sunday.

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