6 New Netflix Original Korean Dramas & Movies We’re Excited To Watch

Including the highly-anticipated return of 'My First First Love'!

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As if our Netflix watch list isn't already filled with titles we really need to get started on, the streaming giant releases a slew of intriguing Korean originals! Since dipping its toes into the bustling world of Korean entertainment, Netflix has proven itself a strong contender, not just bringing in popular shows but recently also producing new original ones, too. Some of our favourite originals include Kingdom and My First First Love, so we are elated to hear that both are renewed and the second season of the latter is coming very soon! The following are more Netflix original Korean dramas and movies newly released or upcoming. From action-packed thrillers and sci-fi to romantic comedies, there is something for every Hallyu fan.

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3. Designated Survivor: 60 Days

Now streaming

The hit American political thriller Designated Survivor gets a Korean remake! It follows the main storyline of the original premise, but adapted to the Korean political reality: Park Mu-jin (Ji Jin-hee) is a struggling Minister of Environment who suddenly becomes the acting president for 60 days following an explosion at the National Assembly that kills everyone of a higher rank than him in the Cabinet. Lee Joon-hyuk (from Stranger) and Heo Joon-ho (from Kingdom) also star in the drama, the latter playing a new character at odds with Park.

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