Disney+ Hotstar Showers K-Fans With A Wealth Of Korean Originals This Upcoming Month!

Schedule Your K-Content because it's a LOT!
By: Iffah Salleh
May 10, 2023

Prepare to be amazed as Disney+ Hotstar raises the bar for Korean entertainment! Following a phenomenal start to the year with the breakout hit series, Big Bet, the streaming service will unleash an extraordinary wave of Korean originals in the coming month.

Buckle in and prepare to be immersed in a world of unforgettable adventures. Catch an early glimpse of what’s in store: riveting documentaries, compelling crime dramas, exciting variety shows, and humorous workplace dramedies– where each moment is more exhilarating than the last.

Don’t miss out on the excitement as Disney+ Hotstar launches an exciting Korean entertainment extravaganza that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

11 Upcoming Korean Originals for You to Watch

1. Dr. Romantic 3

Get ready for the next chapter of Boo Yongjoo’s extraordinary journey as the highly skilled surgeon continues his story in Dr. Romantic 3. Leaving behind his prestigious position at a top medical center in Seoul, he now finds himself at Doldam Hospital, a remote facility in a rural province. Streaming exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar, this captivating series introduces new doctors, an intriguing antagonist, and a romance that cannot be missed. Join Boo Yongjoo as he faces new challenges and continues to inspire with his unwavering dedication to medicine.

2. The First Responders 2

The adrenaline-pumping action returns in the highly anticipated second season of The First Responders, exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar later this year. Following the success of its first season, this captivating show brings back the thrilling collaboration of fictional emergency service workers as they come together to solve complex cases. Get ready to join the brave heroes of The First Responders for yet another intense and thrilling ride.

3. Vigilante

Prepare for a gripping tale of justice and retribution in Vigilante. When Kim Jiyong witnesses his mother’s brutal murder and the subsequent failure of the legal system, he becomes a determined vigilante, seeking revenge against unrepentant offenders. Nam Joohyuk shines in the role of the star student turned vengeful avenger, Kim Jiyong, in this dark and thrilling Korean drama. Brace yourself for a captivating journey as Vigilante makes its exclusive debut on Disney+ Hotstar later this year.

4. Shadow Detective Season 2

The suspense continues in Shadow Detective as it returns with an eagerly awaited second season. Following a heart-stopping finale that shattered Detective Taekrok’s hopes in an instant, the series is set to deliver another dose of thrilling intrigue in 2023. Exclusively available on Disney+ Hotstar, prepare for more suspense, twists, and turns as Shadow Detective captivates audiences once again. Get ready to be immersed in a world of mystery and suspense as the gripping story unfolds, leaving you on the edge of your seat.

5. The Zone: Survival Mission 2

Brace yourself for an unforgettable ride as the second series of this beloved Korean variety show hits your screens exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar later this year. Hosted by the charismatic Yu Jaeseok, Lee Kwangsoo, and Kwon Yuri, prepare for an abundance of puzzles, laughter, and hilarious situations that will keep you entertained like never before. Get ready to be swept away by the infectious energy and comedic genius of these top Korean TV personalities.

6. Race

What Park Yoonjo lacks in qualifications and experience, she more than makes up for in tenacity and drive, but when everyone in the company discovers that several recent hires were made as part of a newly-created diversity program, Yoonjo will have to overcome the insurmountable to win their approval. Starring Lee Yeonhee, Moon Sori, Hong Jonghyun, and Chung Yunho, clock out and unwind with this upcoming workplace dramedy from May 10, exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.

7. Full Count

Witness the exciting journey into the world of Korean professional baseball, exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar in 2023. Follow the thrilling ups and downs of ten teams as they swing, bunt, and steal their way towards the coveted title of the 2022 Korean Series Champions. Experience the intense competition, gripping moments, and the unwavering determination of these athletes as they strive for glory in the sport they love.

8.  Han River Police

Get ready for a wild and hilarious ride with Seoul’s Han River Police Force in this fictional comedy action series. Starring Kwone Sangwoo and Kim Hiewon, the show follows the zany escapades of the force as they navigate the waterways, responding to everything from terrorist incidents to accidents and more. Brace yourself for non-stop laughter and excitement as this upcoming series takes you on a thrilling journey exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.

9. Family: The Unbreakable Bond

Prepare for a gripping tale of deception and secrets in Family: The Unbreakable Bond, coming to Disney+ Hotstar on May 5. Kwon Dohoon, a South Korean government agent, has managed to keep his true occupation hidden from everyone, including his beloved wife. With meticulous care, he maintains the façade of an ordinary employee at a local trading company to create the perfect family life for his wife. Little does he know that his wife harbours a shocking secret of her own. Brace yourself for a story filled with twists and revelations that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss the explosive secrets unravelling in this compelling series.

10.  Moving

Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey as three teenagers stumble upon a remarkable revelation. In an unexpected turn of events, they inherit incredible superpowers from their secret agent parents. However, their newfound abilities draw the attention of government agencies around the world, who will stop at nothing to thwart their every move. Based on the popular webtoon by Kang Full, the exhilarating series, Moving, is set to premiere exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.

11. The Worst of Evil 

Transport yourself back to the dynamic 1990s in Korea with The Worst of Evil, featuring an incredible cast that includesJi Changwook, Wi Hajoon, and Lim Semi. Join a gripping tale that revolves around a fictional investigative task force, led by the skilled undercover officer Kang Joonmo. As they delve deep into the underbelly of crime, their mission takes them into the heart of a notorious criminal organisation, fueling the drug trafficking triangle between Korea, China, and Japan. Brace yourself for a thrilling ride as The Worst of Evil unfolds exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar in the near future.

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