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Full list of 2023 TV series, Films, and Unscripted shows coming on Netflix!

“This year, we’re pushing the envelope even further with the stories we tell and how we tell them. With this lineup of Korean titles, Netflix will continue to be the ultimate destination for compelling, diverse, and must-watch Korean storytelling.”

-Don Kang, VP of Content (Korea)

To all K-content lovers out there, brace yourselves for Netflix’s jam-packed lineup this 2023.

Here is the full list of TV series, Films, and Unscripted shows for your guide!

Series

1. Love to Hate You

Starring: Kim Ok Vin, Yoo Teo, Kim Ji Hun, Go Won Hee

Release Date: February 10, 2023

Synopsis: A rom-com series that tells a story of a woman named Yeo Mi Ran, a rookie lawyer at the entertainment law firm Gilmu who hates losing to men, and Nam Kang Ho, a man who doesn’t trust women. From the hostile first encounter, they come to understand each other and gradually fall in love.

2. The Glory Part 2

The Glory Song Hye-kyo as Moon Dong-eun in The Glory Cr. Graphyoda/Netflix © 2022

Starring: Song Hy Kyo, Lee Do Hyun, Lim Ji Yeon, Yeom Hye Ran, Park Sung Hoon, Jung Sung Il 

Release Date: March 2023 

Synopsis: It is the continued story of a woman named Moon Dong Eun, a former victim of school violence who seeks revenge on her bullies when she was in her high school days. Part 1 was released on December 30, 2022.

3. Bloodhounds

Starring: Woo Do Hwan, Lee Sang Yi, Park Sung Woong, Heo Jun Ho

Release Date: Q2

Synopsis: This a webtoon-based drama that tells the story of two young people whose lives intertwine because of debt.

4. Celebrity

Starring: Park Gyu Young, Kang Min Hyuk, Lee Dong Gun, Jun Hyo Seong

Release Date: Q2

Synopsis: Depicts a story of a woman named Seo Ah Ri who becomes a celebrity overnight. It revolves around the glamorous and competitive life of celebrities encountered by Seo Ah Ri.

5. Queenmaker

Starring: Kim Hee Ae, Moon So Ri, Ryu Soo Young, Seo Yi Sook

Release Date: Q2

Synopsis: The story revolves around a PR Genius named Hwang Do Hee, she used to supervise the corporate strategy team in Eunsung Group. She will help Oh Kyung Sook, a human rights lawyer to become the mayor of Seoul.

6. Black Knight

Starring: Kim Woo Bin, Song Seung Heon, Kang You Seok, Esom 

Release Date: Q2

Synopsis: A webtoon-based drama that talks about the extreme air pollution in 2071 wherein people depend on respirator masks to breathe. It revolves around the legendary deliveryman “5-8” with extraordinary battle skills.

7. A Time Called You

Starring: Ahn Hyo Seop, Jeon Yeo Been, Kang Hoon 

Release Date: Q3

Synopsis:  A Korean remake of the hit Taiwanese drama, Someday or One Day depicts a story of a woman who longs for her deceased boyfriend who died due to an accident. She goes back to 1998 through a portable cassette and meets a man who looks exactly like her late boyfriend.

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8. Song of the Bandits

Starring: Kim Nam Gil, Seo Hyun, Yoo Jae Myung, Lee Hyun Wook, Lee Ho Jung

Release Date: Q3

Synopsis: Set in the 1920s during the Japanese colonial period, there is a group of people who end up in the lawless land of Gando, they become united in protecting Joseon for the Korean people.

9. DP Season 2

Starring: Jung Hae In, Koo Kyo Hwan, Kim Sung Kyun, Son Suk Ku, Ji Jin Hee , Kim Ji Hyun 

Release Date: Q3

Synopsis: An Jun Ho transfers to the Deserter’s Pursuit team, their mission is to catch the deserters who have different backstories. The drama focuses on the life and struggle of every Korean joining the military.

10. Mask Girl

Starring: Go Hyun Jung, Ahn Jae Hong, Yeom Hye Ran, Nana

Release Date: Q3

Synopsis: Mask Girl is a webtoon-based series with the same name, it is about Kim Mo Mi, an ordinary office worker by day who lacks self-esteem and a live-streamer by night who covers up her face with a mask.

11. Gyeongseong Creature

Starring: Park Seo Jun, Han So Hee, Claudia Kim, Kim Hae Sook, Cho Han Cheul, Wi Ha Jun 

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: Set in the spring of 1945 during the Japanese colonial period. It tells the story of two young people struggling to survive as they face a monster born out of human greed.

12. Sweet Home Season 2

Starring: Song Kang, Lee Jin Uk, Lee Si Young, Ko Min Si, Park Gyu Young, Yoo Oh Seong, Oh Jung Se, Kim Mu Yeol, Jin Young

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: An apocalyptic horror series that depicts a mysterious phenomenon of humans turning into monsters and the breathtaking battle between the residents of the apartment to these monsters.

13. Doona

Starring: Suzy, Yang Se Jong

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: A romantic series that depicts the heart-pounding love story of Doona, a former K-pop Idol, and Won Joon, an ordinary university student.

14. Daily Dose of Sunshine

Starring: Park Bo Young, Yeon Woo Jin, Jang Dong Yoon, Lee Jung Eun

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: A webtoon-based healing drama that depicts a real-life experience of a psychiatric nurse. it revolves around nurse Da Eun and the people she encounters in a psychiatric ward.

15. Goodbye Earth

Starring: Ahn Eun Jin, Yoo Ah In, Jeon Seong Woo, Kim Yoon Hye

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: Goodbye Earth tells a story of the situation 200 days before the end of the world.

16. Behind your Touch (WT)

Starring: Han Ji Min, Lee Min Ki, Ju Min Kyung, Suho

Synopsis: It tells the story of a woman named Ye Boon, who has psychometric powers, and Jang Yeol, a passionate detective. Using her powers, Ye Boon helps Jang Yeol in solving Jang Yeol’s case.

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17. Crash Course in Romance

Starring: Jeon Do Yeon, Jung Kyung Ho

Synopsis: A series that tells a comical and romantic story between Nam Haeng Seon, a former national athlete, and Choi Chi Yeol who works in the Daechi District known as the education hotspot in Korea.  Nam Haeng Seon suddenly gets involved with Choi Chi Yeol.

18. The Good Bad Mother

Starring: Ahn Eun Jin, Yoo Ah In, Jeon Seong Woo, Kim Yoon Hye

Synopsis: A comforting and touching comedy series that tells a story of a single mom named Young Soon who has been widowed at a young age. She becomes a “bad mother” – hard on her son because she doesn’t want him to grow up penniless or powerless. Her son, Kang Ho grows up to be a prominent prosecutor, but loses his memory due to an unfortunate accident and becomes a 7-year-old again. Young Soon decides to become a “bad mother” again for Kang Ho.

19. King The Land

Starring: Lee Jun Ho, Lim Yoon A

Synopsis: The drama depicts a comical love story between a chaebol heir and a hotelier who will set out to find happy days in which they can sincerely smile brightly together.

20. Destined with You

Starring: Rowoon, Cho Bo Ah, Ha Jun, Yura

Synopsis: The series depicts a love story of a woman who acquires a forbidden book that was sealed 350 years ago and a man who becomes a victim of it.

21. See you in my 19th Life

Starring: Shin Hye Sun, Ahn Bo Hyun, Ha Yoon Kyung, Ahn Dong Goo

Synopsis: See you in my 19th life depicts a story of a woman who lives her 19th life and remembers her previous life. It is based on a popular webtoon with the same title.

Films

1. Jung_E

Starring: Kang Soo Youn, Kim Hyun Joo, Ryu Kyung Soo 

Released Date: January 20, 2023

Synopsis: A sci-fi film that tells the story of desolated earth in the 22nd century that is no longer inhabitable due to climate change. An internal war breaks out in the shelter built for human survival. They developed a combat command AI called JUNG_E.

2. Unlocked

Starring: Yim Si Wan, Chun Woo Hee, Kim Hie Won

Release Date: February 17, 2023 

Synopsis: A real-crime thriller that tells a story of a woman who loses her phone containing everything, including her social security number, banking information, and the details of her personal life. When she finds her phone, she becomes entangled in unimaginable schemes.

3. Kill Boksoon

Starring: Jeon Do Yeon, Sul Kyung Gu, Kim Si Ah, Esom, Koo Kyo Hwan

Release Date: Q1

Synopsis: A film that revolves around a woman named Boksoon who leads a double life: A mother of a teenage daughter and a professional murderer at a top-tier killing agency MK. Caught between the mission of killing someone and the mission of raising someone, she declines to complete an assigned mission and is thrown into an inevitable fight.

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4. The Match

Starring: Lee Byun Hun, Yoo Ah In

Release Date: Q2

Synopsis: Teacher and student, but legendary rivals Cho Hoon Hyun and Lee Changho play the match of their lifetime in the game of Go.

5. Believer 2

Starring: Cho Jin Woong, Cha Seung Won, Han Hyo Joo, Oh Seung Hoon, Kim Dong Young, Lee Joo Young

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: A crime action film that tells the story of Won Ho’s investigation of Rak’s disappearance after Brian’s imprisonment while getting to the core of the elusive drug cartel.

6. Ballerina

Starring: Jun Jong Seo, Kim Ji Hun, Park Yurim

Released Date: Q4

Synopsis: Okju, is a former bodyguard who has no physical limits when it comes to her self-defense skills, swordsmanship, and agility with guns, and motorbikes. Okju is Minhee’s best friend, he takes revenge for Minhee.

Reality & Variety Show

1. Physical: 100

Release Date: January 24, 2023

Synopsis: An extreme survival entertainment program wherein 100 men and women are competing to find the best physique with the strongest physical capabilities.

2. Siren: Survive the Island

Release Date: Q2

Synopsis: A combat survival entertainment show where 24 women of top combat power and strategic thinking form 6 teams divided by career groups and fight one another. This involves women with extraordinary physical capabilities and skills for strategies including police officers, firefighters, bodyguards, stuntwomen, military women, and athletes who form teams according to their jobs.

3. 19/20 (Nineteen to Twenty)

Release Date: Q3

Synopsis: A reality entertainment show that tracks the fresh and youthful lives of Generation Z in their last week of being 19 just before they turn 20.

4. Zombieverse

Release Date: Q3

Synopsis: In Zombieverse, participants must complete quests to survive in Seoul, which has been turned into a zombie world.

5. The Devil’s Plan

Synopsis: Devil’s Plan is a mind game survival entertainment show wherein the participants of this game begin with the devil’s suggestion to take off their social masks and reveal their true identity. The winner will get up to 500 million won as an award.

Documentaries

1. In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal

Release Date: March 3, 2023

Synopsis: In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal is an eight-episode true-crime documentary that explores the self-proclaimed ‘messiahs’ in modern Korean history and the shocking events behind them. 

2. Yellow Door: Looking for Director Bong’s Unreleased Short Film (WT)

Release Date: Q4

Synopsis: A documentary tracing the quest for the Oscar-winning director Bong Joon Ho’s unreleased short film, Looking for Paradise.

Source: PR from Netflix

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