December K-dramas: Song Hye Kyo’s return, “Alchemy of Souls” is back for season 2 

Here are 8 year-end K-dramas to look forward to this December. 

Recipe For Farewell (Han Suk Kyu, Kim Seo Hyung)

Today Maybe A Little Spicy

“Recipe For Farewell” led by Han Suk Kyu and Kim Seo Hyung is the first drama to come out this December, airing on the 1st. This family drama follows a husband in his 40s who cooks delicious food every day for his wife who is battling cancer and his difficulties eating.  

Money Heist 2 (Yoo Ji Tae, Park Hae Soo, Jeon Jong Seo)

Money Heist Korea

Part 2 of “Money Heist Korea” will air exclusively on Netflix from December 9. Following Part 1, “Money Heist Korea” is the story of a genius strategist who leads a group of people on a big heist mission. Part 1 was released in the middle of this year, but the reviews were divided with plenty of criticism from fans of the original Spanish version. However, the appearance of new characters in Part 2 still raises expectations. 

Work Later, Drink Now 2 (Jung Eun Ji, Lee Sun Bin, Han Sun Hwa)

work later drink now thumbnail

On December 9, TVING will release season 2 of the comedy drama “Work Later, Drink Now” with the same cast including Jung Eun Ji, Lee Sun Bin, Han Sun Hwa and Choi Si Won. It tells the story of three women in their 30s who consider drinking after work an important part of their lives. Raw humor is what makes this drama interesting and unique. It also includes touching scenes about the characters’ past and friendship, adding to its appeal.

The Forbidden Marriage (Kim Young Dae, Park Ju Hyun)

the forbidden marriage thumbnail

The Forbidden Marriage” marks Kim Young Dae’s TV 1st comeback after about 8 months since “Shooting Stars”. It will be broadcast from December 9. Adapted from a popular web novel, “The Forbidden Marriage” follows King Lee Heon of the Joseon Dynasty who falls into grief after the death of his beloved wife, so he issues a rule to ban love and marriage. The King then meets So Rang, who changes his life.

Alchemy of Souls 2 (Lee Jae Wook, Go Yoon Jung)


Season 2 of the famous fantasy historical drama “Alchemy of Souls” will also return on tvN and Netflix from December 10. In season 2, the female lead role will be taken on by Go Yoon Jung. The story is set 3 years after Jang Wook’s death. Heis reborn, reunites with Nak Su. The mythical love story of the two will be written once again. The charm of “Alchemy of Souls” is the fascinating fantasy storyline along the plot line of reincarnation. This will continue in Season 2.

The Interest Of Love (Yoo Yeon Seok, Moon Ga Young)

The Interest Of Love

“The Interest Of Love”, which will air on December 21, stars Yoo Yeon Seok and Moon Ga Young, and tells a love story between characters who have different points of view but are attracted to each other. Yoo Yeon Seok plays a funny and warm guy with handsome looks. Moon Ga Young is his co-worker at the same bank. She doesn’t believe in love, but ends up falling for her colleague.

Island (Kim Nam Gil, Lee Da Hee, Cha Eun Woo)

kim nam gil cha eun woo island thumbnail

Cha Eun Woo, alongside seasoned actor Kim Nam Gil and actress Lee Da Hee, will be returning to the small screen with the fantasy drama “Island”. In this series, evil creatures attempt to destroy the world, and only certain individuals can fight against them, including the main trio.

With such an outstanding cast and an intriguing plot, “Island” is already drawing attention, and will be released on December 30th on TVING.

The Glory (Song Hye Kyo, Lee Do Hyun)

The Glory

Finally, December will also welcome “The Glory”, which features famous actress Song Hye Kyo and rising young actor Lee Do Hyun. Compared to her normal image of nice protagonists, Song Hye Kyo’s character in “The Glory” will be an anti-hero, who holds deep grudges and seeks revenge against people who caused her painful past. In particular, she started by becoming the homeroom teacher of her enemy’s son, and attempted a grand scheme.

“The Glory” will be available on Netflix starting from December 30th, and is expected to bring an outstanding conclusion to 2022.

Source: yan

Back to top button