Netflix K-drama 2023 Glory Trolley
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Netflix’s list of Korean dramas is growing wildly and it will bring more treasures in 2023. With all that being said, these are the worthwhile K-dramas you ought not to miss this new year.

Top Ongoing Netflix K-dramas of 2023

The year 2023 started with promising K-dramas starring famous actors in new images and intricate plots. Here we present a list of the Top 3 Kdramas gaining successful responses from subscribers in 2023.

3. The Interest of Love

The Interest of Love, also known as Understanding of Love, is a romantic comedy on Netflix. The story revolves around office ties as people try to discover love in a hectic life. It deals with the hardships of work-life balance during time-consuming jobs and stars Yoo Yeon Seok and Moon Ga Young.

  • The K-drama is based on the webtoon Understanding of Love by Lee Hyuk-jin and will complete airing in February 2023.

2. Trolley

The Netflix K-drama Trolley added intrigue to 2023 since its airing in December 2022. It stars Park Hee-soon who established himself as a sexy ajusshi from My Name (2021) along with Kim Hyun-Joo, who is on a roll by adding strong characters as the second innings of her successful career.

  • The drama deals with Trolley Dilemma, putting the characters through serious situations where their decisions are debatable.

1. The Glory

The Glory was the most anticipated K-drama of 2023 starring Song Hye-Kyo in an entirely new image. The star is famous for her moral and sweet roles as romantic first leads while here she shows a fierce and morally grey character that seeks revenge due to being bullied in school to the point of deciding to drop out.

  • After this wonderful beginning, Netflix has a lot more in store for K-drama mongers. Let’s check the list of series that we can’t wait to catch this year.
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Most Anticipated Releases this 2023

The year 2023 which started with strong plots has a lot more in store ahead with heartfelt and imaginative stories starring beloved actors coming to Netflix.

  • It shall also be a year of new installments with the release of the second season of K-dramas that previously ruled the box office. Let’s check out the top anticipated South Korean dramas of 2023.
Upcoming Kdrama Netflix 2023
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3. The Girl Downstairs

Bae Suzy is making a comeback on your screens in 2023 with the Netflix K-drama adaption of the webtoon The Girl Downstairs following an ex-celebrity living a mysterious life while getting involved with the new tenant.

  • The series also adds to the extensive filmography of director Lee Jeong Hyo with successful K-dramas like Crash Landing on You, Romance is a Bonus Book, and Life on Mars.
Upcoming Netflix K-drama 2023 Ranked
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2. A Time Called You

A Time Called You is a 2023 South Korean K-drama starring fan favorites Ahn Hyo-seop, Jeon Yeo-been, and Kang Hoon. It is based on the Taiwanese television series Someday Or One Day.

  • In the remake, Jeon Yeo-Been is depressed after her boyfriend dies in a plane incident. One day, she mysteriously receives a parcel with tape leading her back to the past where she meets her boyfriend once again.
Netflix K-drama 2023 Ranked The Glory, Trolley,
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1. Chicken Nugget

Chicken Nugget is an upcoming 2023 K-drama directed by Lee Byeong-Heon, who has a mastery of storytelling with immaculate comic timing as proven by his projects The Extreme Job and Melo is My Nature.

  • The Netflix series is based on the webtoon Fried Chicken by author Park Ji Dok. It follows the Mishappenings of Choi Min Ah as she accidentally turns into fried chicken after mistaking a machine to help with her fatigue. Therefore, her father, Choi Sun Man and the intern Go Baek Jung work together to try and turn her back into a human however ends up discovering some incredibly dark secrets along the way.
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New Upcoming Seasons of Netflix K-dramas in 2023

  1. D.P. Season Season 2
  2. The Glory Season 2
  3. The First Responders Season 2
  4. Squid Game Season 2
  5. All of Us Are Dead  Season 2
  6. Sweet Home Season 2

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