Korean Dramas Starting Today 2021/07/23

Korean dramas starting today 2021/07/23: "Kingdom: Ashin of the North" and "Blue Birthday"


"Kingdom: Ashin of the North" (2021)

Directed by Kim Seong-hun

Written by Kim Eun-hee-I

Network: Netflix

With Jun Ji-hyun, Park Byung-eun, Kim Si-a, Han Kyu-won-I, Kim Roe-ha, Koo Kyo-hwan,...

"Kingdom: Ashin of the North" is a sidequel from Kingdom season two and a backstory about the mysterious character Lee Chang's group encountered on their journey north to discover the origins of the infected. The surprising appearance of Jun Ji-hyun in the role of Ashin at the end of Kingdom season two intrigued audiences. In this eagerly anticipated bonus story, Jun as Ashin will unveil the mystery behind her identity. Park Byung-eun, who made a lasting impression in Kingdom season two as the head of the Royal Commandery Min Chi-rok, is also confirmed to star. The new story will detail what had happened to Ashin in the past in the northern region and how the two characters' fates intertwined.

"Blue Birthday" (2021)

Directed by Park Dan-hee

Written by Goo So-yeon, Moon Won-young

Network: YouTube

With Yeri, Hongseok, Lee Sang-joon, Kim Gyeol-yu, Ju Hyeon,...

16 episodes - Fri, Sat 19:00 on Naver TV
From 2021/08/06 on YouTube
"Blue Birthday" is a fantasy romance drama that goes back and forth between the past and the present through her first love that she lost to suicide on her birthday 10 years ago, and the mysterious photos that he left behind.