Several Korean dramas starring K-pop idols such as The Red Sleeve (Junho 2PM), Now We are Breaking Up (Sehun EXO), and Show Window: The Queen’s House (Chansung 2PM) are popular in December 2021. The latest sageuk drama Hyeri and Yoo Seung -ho, Moonshine, was also warmly welcomed by the audience when it aired in December 2021.
1. The Red Sleeve
The Red Sleeve has remained one of the most popular Korean dramas in December 2021 since one month earlier. The high popularity made the drama even add a final episode for the sake of fans.
The Red Sleeve tells the story of a crown prince named San (Junho 2PM) who becomes the main successor of the kingdom. Therefore, Yi San tried hard to become the perfect king.
However, his caution begins to fade after meeting an ambitious woman named Sung Deok-im (Lee Se-young) in court. Yi San falls in love with Deok-im.
This meeting makes Yi San begin to show the romantic side that has been buried deep in him when he is near Deok-im. The Red Sleeve is Junho’s first 2PM drama after completing his mandatory military service on March 20.
Moonshine is Hyeri’s latest drama with Yoo Seung-ho. The drama immediately received a warm welcome from the audience since its premiere by getting a rating of 7.5 percent on December 20, 2021. Moonshine is a drama set in the Joseon Dynasty era that tells the risky romance between an inspector and an illegal alcoholic.
Nam Young was born and lived in an area far from the center of government and kingdom. Thus, he came to Hanyang (Seoul’s old name) to seek success.
Meanwhile, Kang Ro-seo (Hyeri), a woman from an underprivileged background, becomes the breadwinner of the family. He is ready to do anything to earn money and pay off his debts. Therefore, Kang Ro-seo ventured to make alcohol illegally in the midst of tightening regulations regarding this matter.
3. Now, We are Breaking Up
This month, the drama starring Song Hye-kyo, Jang Ki-yong, and Sehun EXO tends to be stable with a rating of around 6.5 percent, including on December 17, 2021. The drama Now, We Are Breaking Up tells the story of Ha Young-eun (Song Hye-kyo), the manager of the design team of a fashion company. She is smart, beautiful, disciplined, and sensitive to trends.
Ha Young-eun has a special relationship with Yoon Jae-guk (Jang Ki-yong), a wealthy and very popular freelance photographer. He is famous for his work, appearance, and brain that fascinates many people.
Now, We Are Breaking Up became a special drama for Jang Ki-yong because it was his last project before his military enlistment. Jang Ki-yong feels he can explore his more mature acting in Now, We Are Breaking Up.
4. Show Window: The Queen’s House
Show Window: The Queen’s House is Jeon So-min’s comeback drama. Through the drama, the Running Man member showed a new side that was almost never seen.
In one of the episodes of Running Man, Song Ji-hyo even admitted that he had contacted Jeon So-min directly and cursed him because he was carried away by the emotions of seeing his partner’s character in the drama. On December 21, the drama that aired on Channel A set a personal record by getting a rating of 6.4 percent.
Synopsis Show Window: The Queen’s House tells the story of Han Sun-joo (Song Yoon-A) who has a perfect life, including his marriage to Shin Myung-seob (Lee Sung-jae).
Shin Myung-seob was in a state of deprivation before marrying Han Sun-joo. However, his life changed after marriage. He is also known as a good husband and father. Until, Myung-seob met Yoon Mi-ra (Jeon So-min) and was attracted to him.
Bulgasal: Immortal Soul or Bulgasal is one of the new dramas that will air in December 2021. However, this drama immediately got the attention of many viewers and proved to get a rating of 6.3 percent for the first episode on December 18.
Bulgasal: Immortal Soul tells the story of a man who becomes an immortal being. He cannot die or be killed. The figure is Dan Hwal (Lee Jin-wook) who then transforms into Bulgasal, a Korean mythical creature and wanders for 600 years. During that time, he chases Min Sang-woon (Kwon Nara) a woman who is reincarnated but still remembers her previous life to break the curse.