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‘Melancholia,’ and ‘Happiness’: K-Dramas That You Should Watch This November

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Nov 04, 2021 05:35 AM EDT
Lee Do Hyun for "Melancholia"

A new month means new K-Dramas to add to your watchlist. In this article, we listed two dramas you need to watch this November.


Airing Date: November 3, 2021

Cast: Im Soo Jung, Lee Do Hyun

The drama "Melancholia" starring Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun has premiered on November 3 but it is not too late to catch up with this school romance drama. The K-drama follows a former math teacher and her student from a prestigious high school who was embroiled in a scandal 4 years ago.

Im Soo Jung gives life to the character of Ji Yoon Soo who is a high school teacher who teaches her students to love math. She is stubborn but always has a bright smile, leaving a positive impression on others.

On the other hand, Lee Do Hyun takes on the role of Baek Seung Yoo who used to be a math genius who awed everyone with his skills in solving college-level math problems at the age of five. At the age of 10, Baek Seung Yoo entered the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) but dropped after two years.

"Melancholia" will have 16 episodes of 70 minutes each and is scheduled to air every Wednesday and Thursday. You may stream "Melancholia" in Viki.

READ: Rumors On Upcoming Webtoon-Based K-Drama Starring Lee Do-Hyun And Kwak Dong-Yeon Circulate


Airing Date: November 5, 2021

Cast: Park Hyung Sik, Han Hyo Joo, Jo Woo Jin

"Happiness" is Park Hyung Sik's comeback K-drama. The action-thriller masterpiece also casts Han Hyo Joo and Jo Woo Jin and will follow the story of the people living in an apartment during a time where a deadly virus has spread throughout the city. Conflict arises within the apartment as the residents from different social classes struggle to survive.

Park Hyung Sik takes on the role of a police detective named Jung Yi Hyun who used to be a baseball player. Meanwhile, Han Hyo Joo gives life to Yoon Sae Bom who prides herself for her quick judgment and righteous beliefs. Playing the character of former military agent Han Tae Seok is actor Jo Woo Jin.

"Happiness" is scheduled to air every Friday and Saturday via streaming platforms like Tencent Video. The K-drama is composed of 12 episodes of 60 minutes each.

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