New K-Dramas on Netflix in December 2021

new k dramas on netflix december 2021

The winter line-up of K-Dramas on Netflix is mostly made up of the returning weekly K-Dramas from the fall line-up, however, we are extremely excited about the debut of the highly anticipated sci-fi Original series The Silent Sea. Hopefully, more titles will be announced soon as we keep track of all of the new K-Dramas coming to Netflix in December 2021.

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New Original K-Dramas on Netflix in December 2021

The Silent Sea (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 8
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Runtime: 50 Minutes
Netflix Release Date: December 24th, 2021
Cast: Gong Yoo, Bae Doo Na, Lee Joon, Heo Sung Tae, Lee Moo Saeng

new k dramas on netflix december 2021 the silent sea

We know for certain that The Silent Sea is coming to Netflix in December 2021, however, we’re still waiting for Netflix to confirm the full release date. The exciting new sci-fi series from South Korea will feature some familiar faces, such as Kingdom’s Bae Doona, Squid Games‘ Heo Sung Tae, and Train to Busan actor Gong Yoo.

Set in the not-so-distant future, the Earth is dying and undergoing desertification. Earth’s only chance of survival rests in the hands of a specialist team sent to the Moon, whose task is to retrieve a mysterious sample from the Balhae Base research station.


New Weekly K-Dramas Coming to Netflix in December 2021

Our Beloved Summer (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 16
Genre: Comedy, Romance | Runtime:
Netflix Release Date: Monday, December 6th, 2021

Netflix finally has a new weekly K-Drama announced for December, and we expect it’ll be a smash hit with plenty of subscribers.

Choi Woong and Gook Yeon Soo experience a terrible breakup and wish to never see each other ever again. However, a documentary the pair filmed in high-school ten years ago resurfaces and begins to gain popularity, which forces the former couple in front of the camera once more.


New K-Dramas Coming to Netflix in December 2021

Just Between Lovers (Season 1)

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 16
Genre: Drama, Romance | Runtime: 73 Minutes
Cast: Lee Jun Ho, Won Jin Ah, Lee Ki Woo, Kang Han Na, Kim Hye Joon
Netflix Release Date: Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

A tragic tale of love and loss, Just Between Lovers is a real slice of life that resonated with audiences in 2017 and has since been one of the most popular melodramas for K-Drama fans to binge on.

Lee Gang Doo once had dreams of becoming a professional soccer player but after a tragic accident that killed his father and left him with a broken leg, three years of rehab ended his dreams. Gang Doo’s passion for life is fading but when he meets Ha Moon Soo, who also suffered a similar accident in her youth, has been suffering from survivor’s guilt after the death of her younger sibling. Upon meeting, the pair begin to unearth all their suppressed feelings, and their healing process begins.


Returning Weekly K-Dramas on Netflix in December 2021

Reflection of You (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 16
Genre: Drama | Runtime: 70 Minutes
Cast: Go Hyun Jung, Shin Hyun Bin, Kim Jae Young, Choi Won Young, Kim Jo Hung
Netflix Finale Date: Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

In her youth, Hee Joo grew up in a poor family, but despite her background, she grew up to become a successful painter and essayist. Despite her successful home and work-life, Hee Joo feels her time is spent meaninglessly, that is until she meets Hae Won, a young woman that reminds her of her youthful self who in spite of her poor background is still able to shine.


Inspector Koo (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 12
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller | Runtime: 70 Minutes
Cast: Lee Young Ae, Kim Hye Joon, Lee Hong Nae, Baek Sung Chul, Jo Hyun Chul
Netlfix Finale Date: Sunday, December 5th, 2021

Koo Kyung Yi, an insurance investigator, is frighteningly intelligent who loves to solve cold cases simply for the thrill of cracking the case, rather than helping to bring justice to the world. Her biggest challenge lays ahead of her when an equally intelligent college student begins their serial killer plot in an accidental murder case in order to defraud her insurance money.


The King’s Affection (Season 1) N

Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 20
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Runtime: 70 Minutes
Cast: Park Eun Bin, Rowwon, Nam Yoon Su, Bae Yoon Kyung, Choi Byung Chan
Netflix Finale Date: Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Hidden from birth to protect her from being murdered by the king, the twin princess of Crown Prince Lee Hwi is brought out of hiding to replace her brother after his unexpected death. Raised by her mother as the new Prince Lee Hwi, her real identity is hidden. Her position becomes complicated when she begins to fall in love with her tutor Jung Ji Woon.


What new K-Dramas are you excited to watch on Netflix in December 2021? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.