Chogiwa – May is coming and there are more Korean dramas to add to your watching list. Korean drama lovers around the world must be super exciting to welcome more new dramas. Below is the top 5 must-watching K-drama premiere in May 2021.
Top 5 Must-watching K-Drama Premiere in May 2021
#1 Bossam: Steal the Fate
After having Seohyun in “Private Lives” and Sooyoung in “So I Married An Anti-Fan”, now we have Yuri in “Bossam: Steal the Fate”.
Just so you know, Bossam is also well known as the customary remarried procedure in the Joseon period. At that time, a widow could not remarry unless she was kidnapped. This drama is about this old tradition when Princess Soo Kyung (Kwon Yuri) becomes a widow on her wedding day. Ba Woo (Jung Il Woo) is the kind of man who will do everything for money, including performing bossam. One day, he mistakenly kidnaps Princess Soo Kyung whose father-in-law is Ba Woo’s enemy. Though at the beginning everything was a mistake, together they finally rely one each other and join forces.
#2 Youth of May
Finally, “Youth of May” will premiere in May as scheduled. It is among Top 5 must-watching K-drama premiere in May 2021. It is the next project of Lee Do Hyun after he succeeded with the remake of “18 Again” and Netflix’s “Sweet Home”.
“Youth of May” is a romance drama between two main characters, a medical student Hwang Hee Tae (Lee Do Hyun) and a nurse named Kim Myung Hee (Go Min Si). This is also the reunion drama of Lee Do Hyun and Go Min Si after “Sweet Home”.
The drama set during chaos of Gwangju Uprising in May 1980. Hwang Hee Tae is a straight A medical student who always make sure himself to be the top of the class. His aim to success is the reason to break the prejudice about his background who was born from an unmarried mother.
Go Min Si as Kim Myung Hee as a strong character. Her goal is her life is simple, so just she could live today because she has been living on her own life since she left home at a young age. However, she is a woman with principal and can’t stand it when there are inequity and injustice.
After a decade of “Dream High”, this May, K-drama lovers will get a similar vibe from “Imitation”. It is a drama packed with idols from UKISS, SF9, ATEEZ, and T-ARA. Some seniors idols also join the cast such as G.O.D’s Danny Ahn, Baby V.O.X’s Shim Eun Ji, and Suwoong from Boys Republic.
This drama is adapted from a popular webtoon with the same title. The story depicts the story of two main characters Lee Ma Ha and Kwon Ryoc. Jung Ji So from “Parasite” will take the role of Ma Ha while Jun U-KISS as Kwon Ryoc. Ma Ha is a member of the new idol group Tea Party and Kwon Ryoc is the leader of a popular boy group SHAX. A misunderstanding at the beginning of the story makes Kwon Ryoc hates Ma Ha. However, as he gets to know her better, a new feeling starts to bloom toward Ma Ha.
“Imitation” will portray the life of idols from their own perspectives. K-drama lovers will be able to see their dreams, their goals, conflict and intrigues of being idols.
#4 Doom at Your Service
“Doom at Your Service” is Park Bo Young and Seo In Guk’s new drama. One of the top must-watching drama premiere in May 2021. It is a fantasy romance drama about a messenger of God named Myul Mang (Seo In Guk) and an ordinary web novel editor, Tak Dong Kyeong (Park Bo Young). Due to some circumstances, Dong Kyeong put her fate to Myul Mang who makes everything he touches will vanish.
This is the new drama of Seo In Guk after “Hundred Million Stars from Sky” in 2019. It is not going to be their first project together. In 2019, Seo In Guk appeared as a cameo in Park Bo Young’s drama Abyss and took the role of an alien.
#5 My Roommate Is Gumiho
There are several successful romance dramas adapted from webtoon. Some examples are such as “Love Alarm”, “Backstreet Rookie”, “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim”, “Extraordinary You” and recently is “True Beauty“. This May there is new drama adapted from a famous webtoon “My Roommate is Gumiho”.
This drama will pair two famous actor and actress, Jang Ki Young and Hyeri. A college student named Lee Dam (Hyeri) accidently swallows a marble. The marble belongs to a 999-years old Gumiho named Shin Woo Yeo (Jang Ki Yong). Those who have swallowed the marble will only live for one year. In order to find the way to remove it, they live together and become a roommate.
For you who love easy going rom-com drama, “My Roommate Is Gumiho” is one that is highly recommended to watch. The combination of Hyeri and Jang Ki Young will please your eyes. Moreover, the story about Gumiho in Korean drama always brings a unique love story.
Which one is your favorite? Each drama has its own uniqueness. For those who love historical drama, “Bossam: Steal the Fate” could be the best choice. “Imitation” is a drama packed with idols like ATEEZ, SF9, UKISS, and many more for those who love drama like “Dream High”. “Youth of May” is a melodrama that may capture your heart. For those who love romance, “Doom at Your Service” is the best choice. While “My Roommate Is Gumiho” with Hyeri is an excellent choice for rom-com drama.