New Korean dramas in 2023 on OTT: The Glory part 2, Sweet Home Season 2, Crash Course in Romance, and more

Check out the full list of popular Korean dramas released/ releasing on OTT in 2023

This year, Hallyu fans are in for a treat as the OTT platforms aren’t holding back in terms of K-content. There are a number of Korean dramas that are all set to release on Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar. The list includes the second instalment of Song Hye-Kyo’s The Glory, the creature drama Sweet Home, and D.P, which evolves around the pursuit of army deserters and will mark the return of Jung Hae-in. For the lovers of mush, there are several romances including Crash Course in Romance, The Interest of Love, Soundtrack Season 2, and more. On that note, here’s a quick look at some of the new and upcoming Korean dramas on OTT:

List of Korean dramas on OTT in 2023: streaming platform, release date

TitleStreaming PlatformRelease Date
Crash Course in RomanceNetflixJanuary 14th
The Interest of Love season finaleNetflixFebruary 9th
Love to Hate YouNetflixFebruary 10th
The Glory Part 2NetflixMarch 10th
Doctor RomanticNetflixTBD
D.P. Season 2NetflixTBD
Sweet Home Season 2NetflixTBD
Soundtrack Season 2Disney Plus HotstarTBD

New Korean dramas in 2023 on OTT

The Glory Part 2 

Song Hye-Kyo’s Moon Dong-eun isn’t done with her assaulters. The Glory Part 2 returns to see Moon Dong-eun carry out the revenge that she has been planning for several years and avenge all the brutality that was meted out to her in high school by a group of rich bullies.

  • The Glory Part 2 release date: March 10th
  • The Glory Part 2 cast: Song Hye-yo, Lee Do-hyun, Lim Ji-yeon, Yeom Hye-ran, Park Sung-hoon, Jung Sung-il, Choi Soo-in, and Oh Ji-yul
  • Where to watch: Netflix

Doctor Romantic 3

Han Suk-kyu wears scrubs for the third time in Dr Romantic, the hugely popular medical show. The series first aired in 2016, following the story of a top surgeon who disappears after an incident and returns under a new name in a countryside hospital. 

  • Doctor Romantic 3 release date: TBD
  • Doctor Romantic 3 cast: Han Suk-kyu, Ahn Hyo-seop, and Lee Sung-kyung
  • Where to watch: Netflix in April

Crash Course in Romance

Everyone loves a quintessential K-drama romance. Starring Jung Kyung-ho and Jeon Do-yeon, Crash Course in Romance follow a good-hearted woman navigating the world of private education when her daughter tries to join a celebrity math instructor’s class.

  • Crash Course in Romance release date: January 14th
  • Crash Course in Romance cast: Jeon Do-yeon, Lee Yeon, Jung Kyung-ho, Kim Min-chul
  • Where to watch: Netflix

The Interest of Love

Starring Moon Ga-Young and Yoon Seok-seok in the lead roles, The Interest of Love focuses on the complicated relationships between the employees at a bank and how they intertwine. Owing to deeply layered insecurities and miscommunication, Soo-young and Sang-soo decide not to date and find other people, only to realise that they’re still drawn to each other.

  • The Interest of Love release date: Final episode February 9th
  • The Interest of Love cast: Yoo Yeon-Seok, Moon Ga-young, Ga-ram Jung, Yoon Yoo-sun, Seo Jung-Yeon, Jae-Sung Jung, Tae-yu Moon, Lee Si-hoon, Sae-Rok Keum, Park Sung-Geun
  • Where to watch: Netflix

D.P Season 2

The critically-acclaimed military drama D.P, starring Jung Hae-in returns this year. Directed by Han Jun-hee, the new installment will focus on the struggles of the military team tasked with retrieving deserters. The show gained much popularity owing to various themes such as highlighting the bullying in the country’s 21-month military service that South Korean men must undergo.

  • D.P Season 2 release date: TBD
  • The Glory Part 2 cast: Jung Hae-in, Koo Kyo-hwan, Kim Sung-kyun, and Son Suk-ku
  • Where to watch: Netflix in Q3 2023

Sweet Home Season 2

Netflix’s popular monster series Sweet Home will return with a new set of episodes this year. In the first season, we saw the characters of a residential complex witnessing their neighbours turn into monsters. However, Song Kang’s character was abducted by the military. Season 2 sees new obstacles and problems for the survivors.

  • Sweet Home Season 2 release date: TBD
  • Sweet Home Season 2 cast: Song Kang, Lee Si-young, Lee Jin-wook, Go Min-si and Park Gyu-young
  • Where to watch: Netflix in Q4 2023

Love to Hate You

Starring Kim Ok-vin, and Yoo Teo, Love to Hate You sees Kim as a junior lawyer at the Gilmu Law Firm focusing on entertainment law. A fiercely competitive woman, she has no interest in any romantic relationships. On the other hand,  Nam Gang-ho (Yoo) is one of South Korea’s top actors, who is loved for his romantic roles, but off-screen, he does not trust women.

  • Love to Hate You release date: February 10th
  • Sweet Home Season 2 cast: Kim Ok-bin, Teo Yoo, Kim Ji-hoon, Won-Hee Go
  • Where to watch: Netflix

Soundtrack Season 2

In the first season with only four episodes, we saw Park Hyung-sik and Han So-hee realise their love for each other after two decades of being close friends. The second season will have an entirely new cast that is yet to be announced.

  • Soundtrack Season 2 release date: TBD
  • Sweet Home Season 2 cast: Paul James, Callie Hernandez, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jenna Dewan
  • Where to watch: Disney Plus Hotstar later this year