Ran Out of Things to Watch? Check Out These New Asian Dramas in 2021!

With 2020 coming to an end, you may be looking for new Asian dramas to keep you entertained at home. Don’t sweat, we’ve got you covered. Here are 5 new Asian dramas you need to check out in 2021!

1. The Uncanny Encounter

If you’re looking for a thriller/mystery drama to binge watch in 2021, then the Uncanny Encounter deserves to be on your watch list. The Uncanny Encounter is a South Korean drama that’s perfect for anyone looking for some unusual and mysterious fun. The drama revolves around a group of evil spirit hunters with special abilities who have disguised themselves as noodle restaurant employees on Earth. It is currently still airing, and will finish in 2021. Interested? Watch the trailer here and check it out on Netflix!

2. Lovestruck in the City

Lovestruck in the City is a short form romance K-drama starring Ji Chang Wook and Kim Ji Won. This K-drama is another series still airing on Netflix. Lovestruck in the City is love story about a free-spirited woman and a passionate architect who pursue a romantic encounter amongst the busy-ness in the streets of Seoul. If you’re looking for a light, romance drama with midsummer night vibes, check out the trailer for this K-drama here.

3. Alice in Borderland

Alice in Borderland is another thriller/fantasy/survival drama you need to check out if you enjoy action and suspense! It is a live action adaptation of a popular manga and anime series. This Japanese drama, starring Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya, will definitely keep your heart pounding. Season 1 can be found on Netflix, and there are talks about the makings of Season 2 in 2021. Don’t miss out on the action, and check out the trailer here!

4. True Beauty

If you’ve heard of the popular South Korean Webtoon “True Beauty,” you definitely don’t want to miss out on the K-drama. True Beauty is K-drama series and adaptation of the original Webtoon. If you’re looking for a cute, heart fluttering rom-com with a serious love triangle, you need to check out this drama! See what all your friends are talking about, and check out the trailer here.

5. Penthouse

Judging from the cover photo, you can already tell this drama is going to be intense. If you’ve seen and enjoyed K-dramas like Extracurricular or Sky Castle, then you need to add Penthouse to your list of dramas to watch in 2021. Penthouse is a South Korean drama series set around the lives of wealthy upper class families that live in a luxurious Penthouse apartment. Jump into this drama full of secrets, and check out the trailer here.


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