Korean Dramas Starting Today 2021/09/17

Korean dramas starting today 2021/09/17: "The Veil", "Yumi's Cells", "One the Woman", "Squid Game" and "NINE+"

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"The Veil" (2021)

Directed by Kim Sung-yong

Written by Park Seok-ho

Network: MBC

With Namgoong Min, Park Ha-sun, Kim Ji-eun-IV, Jang Young-nam, Kim Jong-tae, Kim Do-hyun,...

12 episodes - Fri, Sat 22:00
Also known as "Black Sun"
Synopsis
The story takes place when the top NIS field agent, who goes missing a year ago, returns to the organization to find an internal traitor who drops him into the abyss.

"Yumi's Cells" (2021)

Directed by Lee Sang-yeob-I

Written by Kim Kyung-ran-I, Kim Yoon-joo, Song Jae-jeong

Network: TVING, tvN

With Kim Go-eun, Ahn Bo-hyun, Lee Yoo-bi, Park Ji-hyun, Jinyoung, Jung Soon-won,...

14 episodes - Fri, Sat 22:50
Synopsis
Naver Webtoon's most popular work, "Yumi's Cells" will be produced into a live-action and animation drama.
"Yumi's Cells" is a cell-based psychological romance that pleasantly unravels the love and daily life of ordinary office worker Yumi (Kim Go-eun) through the perspective of cells in her head. It captures the process of Yumi's growth along the flow created by colorful cells, from reason to desire.

"One the Woman" (2021)

Directed by Choi Yeong-hoon

Written by Kim Yoon

Network: SBS

With Lee Sang-yoon, Lee Hanee, Lee Won-geun, Jin Seo-yeon, Song Won-seok, Jeon Gook-hwan,...

16 episodes - Fri, Sat 22:00
Synopsis
The drama depicts the story a chaebol daughter-in-law who and a corrupt female prosecutor who look the same, switching lives due to memory loss.

"Squid Game" (2021)

Directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk

Written by Hwang Dong-hyuk

Network: Netflix

With Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Oh Young-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, Heo Sung-tae,...

8 episodes - Fri
Also known as "Round Six"
Synopsis
"Squid Game" is a story of people who fail at life for various reasons, but suddenly receive a mysterious invitation to participate in a survival game to win ten million US dollars. The game takes place at an unknown location, and the participants are locked up until there is a final winner. The story will incorporate popular children's games from the 1970s and 1980s of Korea, such as squid game, literal translation of its Korean name, which is a type of tag where offense and defense use a squid-shaped board drawn in the dirt.

"NINE+" (2021)

Directed by Kim Byung-geun

Written by Glory Kim

Network: Kakao TV, NAVER tvcast, YouTube

With Kim Hyung-jun, Il Min, Kiseop, Ham Yeon-ji, Bang Eun-hee, Jeon Min-jung,...

9 episodes
Synopsis
Seung-hoon got into a car accident on the way after attending the music awards ceremony. Seung-hoon, who gave up his career as a singer and became a teacher at Yeongsol Alternative School helps 9 children to forget the wrong lives they've been leading and pursue their dreams...