5 new K-dramas to watch in October 2021: Jun Ji-hyun in Jirisan, Han So-hee in Netflix series My Name, Lee Young-ae’s TV return, and more

The Chuseok (harvest festival) holiday in South Korea heralded a wealth of new Korean drama shows in September, many of which are still on the air. While the October launch schedule is a little lighter, it comes with plenty of heavy hitters, including the most hotly anticipated programme of the year.Notably, the vast majority of the stars of October’s prime time drama line-up are women, who lead a range of stories, from a revenge drama and crime-comedy to a period gender-swap romance and an…

5 new K-dramas to watch in October 2021: Jun Ji-hyun in Jirisan, Han So-hee in Netflix series My Name, Lee Young-ae’s TV return, and more
The Chuseok (harvest festival) holiday in South Korea heralded a wealth of new Korean drama shows in September, many of which are still on the air. While the October launch schedule is a little lighter, it comes with plenty of heavy hitters, including the most hotly anticipated programme of the year.Notably, the vast majority of the stars of October’s prime time drama line-up are women, who lead a range of stories, from a revenge drama and crime-comedy to a period gender-swap romance and an…