Five new K-dramas to check out in April 2023

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The K-drama world is set to serve up an assortment of treats this April, with everything from cheesy rom-com to political thrillers set to hit the small screen. Here is everything you need to know about the five new K-Dramas to check out in April 2023.

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Paper MoonPaper Moon

Based on the 2012 Japanese novel of the same name, Paper Moon tells the riveting tale of Yoo Yi-Hwa, an ordinary housewife who begins embezzling money from clients after landing a job at a bank. SKY Castle actress Kim Seo-Hyung leads the upcoming suspense thriller.

Also starring in the new series is Gong Jung-hwan as Gi-Hyeon, Yi-hwa’s neglectful husband, Eve actress Yoo Sun, who plays a friend of Yi-hwa’s, and Lee Si-woo (Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol) as a young film student whose fate becomes entangled with Yi-hwa’s.

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Paper Moon premieres April 10 on Genie TV and ENA, and will also be available to stream on TVING.

Bo-ra! Deborah!Bo-Ra! Deborah

In the upcoming romantic-comedy Bo-ra! Deborah!, Yoo In-na plays Yeon Bo-ra, a successful dating coach and best-selling romance author. She works alongside unpredictable, prickly publisher Lee Soo-Hyuk, who detests Bo-ra’s approach to romance but begins to develop feelings for her.

iKON’s Junhoe will also take on his first K-drama role in the series as Yang Jin-ho, a young man who excels at everything he does and dreams of a fairytale romance but suffers from a lack of ambition. Girl’s Day member Sojin is also set to star in Bo-ra! Deborah! as Lee Yoo-Jeong, Bo-ra’s best friend and a features editor at a lifestyle magazine.

Bo-ra! Deborah! premieres April 12 on ENA and will also be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in select regions.

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QueenmakerQueenmaker

The latest Netflix original K-drama, Queenmaker follows a political struggle between a human rights lawyer and the powerful elites of Seoul. The World of the Married star Kim Hee-ae plays the discerning Hwang Do-hee, a former strategist for a major conglomerate, who seeks to convince human rights lawyer Oh Seung-sook (Moon So-ri) to run for mayor of Seoul.

While Do-hee and Seung-sook butt heads, the latter decides to continue her candidacy with the goal of standing up for the underprivileged people of the country. With the shrewd Do-hee by her side, the pair strive to land Seung-sook the role of mayor.

Queenmaker premiers on April 14 exclusively on Netflix.

Dr. Romantic (Season 3)Dr. Romantic Season 3

Familiar faces are returning for the third season of Dr. Romantic, with leading cast members Han Suk-kyu, Ahn Hyo-Seop, Lee Sung-Kyung, and Kim Joo-hun reprising their roles. In season three, genius surgeon Teacher Kim (Han) continues to guide shunned surgeons Woo-jin and Eun-Jae (Ahn and Lee) as they grow in their profession, as well as the romance between them.

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Dr. Romantic (Season 3) premieres April 28 on SBS, and will also be available to stream on Disney+ in select regions.

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Family: The Unbreakable BondFamily: The Unbreakable Bond

Jang Hyuk leads tvN’s Family: The Unbreakable Bond as Kwon Do-hoon, a skilled secret agent and sniper. Who disguises himself as an ordinary office worker even to his loving wife, Kang Yoo-ra. Living with a busy, unpredictable schedule, Do-hoon finds himself often neglecting his family.

Though Yoo-ra –who also harbours secrets of her own–continues to be the perfect housewife to him. However, their peaceful relationship gets thrown into disorder when the suspicious Tae-goo enters the mix.

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Family: The Unbreakable Bond premieres on April 17 on tvN, and will also be available to stream on Disney+ in select regions.

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