APRIL 2024 KOREAN DRAMAS: “Blood Free”, “Lovely Runner”, “Chief Detective 1958” & More

Viewers will get the best of imaginative worlds in April 2024 Korean Dramas!

Trusted actors are set to carry inventive stories that would serve a wide range of audiences.

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What’s Currently Airing?


Wedding Impossible (tvN)
Nothing Uncovered (KBS2)
The Midnight Studio (ENA)


Queen of Divorce (JTBC)
The Impossible Heir (Disney+) *Wednesday only


Knight Flower (MBC)
The Escape of the Seven: Resurrection (SBS)


Queen of Tears (tvN)
Hide (JTBC)

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Coming Up: April 2024 Korean Dramas

Parasyte: The Grey | April 08 | Netflix

Expanding the universe of the original best-selling manga, “Parasyte,” by Hitoshi Iwaaki, the series tells a new story packed with action, philosophy and a dash of existential dread. Parasyte: The Grey is based on the original comic “Parasyte” by Hitoshi Iwaaki, which sold an accumulated record of over 25 million copies in over 30 regions and countries with its ingenious imaginative storyline of a parasite permeating through a human brain and controlling its body, and philosophical message.

In the series, Su-in, a young woman caught between her humanity and parasitic influence, embodies this recurring theme of coexistence. As Heidi, the parasite that latched onto Su-in in the aftermath of a near-fatal accident, says, “We would both be dead if we weren’t together. You and I have no choice but to coexist.”

“Parasyte: The Grey” Foresees Chaotic Forced Co-Existence

Lovely Runner | April 08 | tvN

Lovely Runner is based on web novel “Tomorrow’s Best”. It is a time-slip romance series about a passionate fan who despaired over the death of a famous artist.

Scheduled to be broadcast for the first time on April 8, this new tvN series asks the question, “What if you get a chance to save your favorite artist?” Lovely Runner is a time-slip redemption romance that threads on how a passionate fan who was devastated by her favorite artist’ death goes back in time to 2008 to save him.

“Lovely Runner” Lays Out More Teasers Featuring Characters



Blood Free | April 10 | Disney+

Starring Ju Ji Hoon and Han Hyo Joo, Blood Free follows a former bodyguard haunted by his past failures.

After diving down a rabbit hole of tangled leads, he finds himself recruited to protect the CEO of a controversial lab-grown meat company who is also a survivor of the fateful attack that changed his life.

“Blood Free” Introduces The Characters of Han Hyo Joo and Ju Ji Hoon

Missing Crown Prince | April 13 | MBN

Missing Crown Prince is a creative collaboration between director Kim Jin-man, who worked on classic Korean romantic comedies The Greatest Love and Kill Me, Heal Me, and writers Kim Ji-soo and Park Cheol, who wrote Bossam – Steal The Fate.

The series is a Joseon-set romantic comedy full of twists and turns about a young man kidnapped by his destined wife.

“Missing Crown Prince” Presents Lead Cast In Main Poster

Chief Detective 1958 | April 19 | MBC

Chief Detective 1958 is a prequel to Chief Inspector Park, an iconic Korean investigative drama. It is set 10 years earlier and will cover the younger days of detective Park Young-han, Korea’s representative fictional detective who received full support and love from viewers.

Moreover, it threads on how detective Park Young-han and three unique colleagues stand up to ugly crimes and become detectives for the people in the era of atrocity.

Lee Je Hoon Aims To Present A Romantic Detective Who Breaks An Era of Savagery In “Chief Detective 1958”

Goodbye Earth | April 26 | Netflix

Goodbye Earth is a work that depicts the story of a world in chaos due to the imminent apocalypse, and the people who live together until the end despite the collision between the Earth and the asteroid.

Starring in the series are Ahn Eun Jin, Yoo Ah In, Jeon Seong Woo, and Kim Yun Hye.

“Goodbye Earth” Seals Premiere Date This Month

Goodbye Earth

Update your watchlist with new additions from April 2024 Korean Dramas!

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