Every New K-Drama Series Released on Netflix in 2023

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Thanks to All Of Us Are Dead, Hellbound, and, of course, Squid Game, Korean series have entered the mainstream worldwide. Below is every Korean series released on Netflix so far in 2023. 

Netflix rivals like Disney are investing heavily in the region in the hopes of catching some of that lightning, but Netflix continues to release some huge titles from the region. In fact, in 2023 so far they’ve released over 268 episodes of Netflix Original titles with even more on the way in the remaining months of the year.

Want to look at the most-watched Korean dramas released in 2023? We’ve got our August post here, which will be updated once the year has come to a close.

Netflix Original Korean Dramas Released in 2023

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  • Crash Course in Romance
    • Released on Netflix: 01/14/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 16
    • A mother with a heart of gold navigates the cutthroat world of private education when her daughter tries to join a celebrity math instructor’s class.
  • Physical: 100
    • Released on Netflix: 01/24/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 9
    • One hundred contestants in top physical shape compete in a series of grueling challenges to claim the honor — and cash reward — as the last one standing.
  • Love to Hate You
    • Released on Netflix: 02/10/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 10
    • For an attorney who despises losing to men and an A-list actor who distrusts women, love means nothing — until they’re forced to date each other.
  • In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal
    • Released on Netflix: 03/03/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 8
    • This docuseries examining the chilling true stories of four Korean leaders claiming to be prophets exposes the dark side of unquestioning belief.
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  • Divorce Attorney Shin
    • Released on Netflix: 03/04/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 12
    • Driven by a personal tragedy, a pianist-turned-lawyer navigates the complex world of divorce — fighting for his clients to win by any means necessary.
  • Queenmaker
    • Released on Netflix: 04/14/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 11
    • After a tragic accident, a powerful fixer uses her skills to transform a civil rights lawyer into the next mayor — and take down her former employer.
  • Doctor Cha 
    • Released on Netflix: 04/16/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 16
    • Twenty years after leaving her medical career, a housewife returns as a first-year resident — struggling to find her footing in a job full of surprises.
  • Risque Business: Japan
    • Released on Netflix: 04/25/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 6
    • Shin Dong-youp and Sung Si-kyung dive into adult entertainment in Japan, meeting people from all walks of life to demystify the “taboo” experience.
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  • Black Knight
    • Released on Netflix: 05/12/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 6
    • In a dystopian future devastated by air pollution, the survival of humanity depends on the Black Knights — and they’re far from your average deliverymen.
  • Siren: Survive the Island 
    • Released on Netflix: 05/30/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 10
    • 24 female police officers, firefighters, bodyguards, soldiers, athletes and stuntwomen team up by profession to compete for survival on a remote island.
  • Bloodhounds
    • Released on Netflix: 06/09/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 8
    • Two young boxers band together with a benevolent moneylender to take down a ruthless loan shark who preys on the financially desperate.
  • King the Land
    • Released on Netflix: 06/17/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 16
    • Amid a tense inheritance fight, a charming heir clashes with his hardworking employee who’s known for her irresistible smile — which he cannot stand.
  • See You in My 19th Life
    • Released on Netflix: 06/17/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 12
    • Ban Ji-eum can endlessly reincarnate. But when her 18th life gets cut short, she dedicates the next one to finding her now grown-up childhood love.
  • Celebrity
    • Released on Netflix: 06/30/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 12
    • Fame. Money. Power. Seo A-ri achieves social media stardom overnight — but deadly consequences await in this glitzy, gilded world of influencers.
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  • Nineteen to Twenty
    • Released on Netflix: 07/11/23
    • Rating: TV-PG
    • Episodes: 13
    • A group of young adults share their last week of teens and first week of twenties together — experiencing freedom and all the “firsts” of adulthood.
  • D.P. (Season 2)
    • Released on Netflix: 07/28/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 6
    • A young private’s assignment to capture army deserters reveals the painful reality endured by each enlistee during his compulsory call of duty.
  • The Uncanny Counter (Season 2 – Counter Punch)
    • Released on Netflix: 07/31/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 12
    • Noodle shop employees by day and demon hunters by night, the Counters use special abilities to chase down malevolent spirits that prey on humans.
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  • Zombieverse
    • Released on Netflix: 08/08/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 8
    • In Seoul, where a zombie virus outbreak has run amok, who will outwit the undead in the face of challenging quests and come out alive?
  • Behind Your Touch
    • Released on Netflix: 08/12/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 16
    • A psychic vet and a detective join forces to crack small-town cases, but their skills are tested when they unravel a chilling serial killer mystery.
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  • Mask Girl
    • Released on Netflix: 08/18/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 7
    • An office worker who is insecure about her looks becomes a masked internet personality by night — until a chain of ill-fated events overtakes her life.
  • Risque Business: Taiwan
    • Released on Netflix: 08/29/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 5
    • Shin Dong-youp and Sung Si-kyung embark on a laughter-filled journey to Taiwan, aiming to gain a deeper understanding of its sex culture and business.
  • A Time Called You
    • Released on Netflix: 09/8/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 12
    • A grieving woman magically travels through time to 1998, where she meets a man with an uncanny resemblance to her late love.
  • Destined with You
      • Released on Netflix: 08/23/23
      • Rating: TV-MA
      • Episodes: 16
      • A lawyer bound by a centuries-old curse becomes entangled with a civil servant who holds the key to his freedom — igniting an unexpected romance.
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  • Song of the Bandits
    • Released on Netflix: 09/22/23
    • Rating: TV-MA
    • Episodes: 9
    • In the lawless land of Gando, fierce bandits will stop at nothing to fight for their precious homeland and loved ones — even if it means life or death.
  • The Devil’s Plan
    • Released on Netflix: 09/26/23
    • Rating: TV-14
    • Episodes: 12
    • 12 contestants face off in games of wit, strategy and wisdom over 6 nights and 7 days. Who will be crowned the ultimate victor?

Want to see what Netflix has coming up? You can find our preview of all the remaining K-dramas coming in 2023 and those coming in 2024 in our separate previews.

Licensed K-Drama Series Released in 2023

Note: These titles were specifically added to Netflix in the United States – other regions may vary. 

  • Awaken
  • Be Melodramatic
  • Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency 
  • The Light in Your Eyes
  • Moment of Eighteen
  • Welcome to Waikiki 2
  • The Wind Blows
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  • Prison Playbook
    • Released: 02/3/23
    • Note: Previously on Netflix as a Netflix Original title but was removed and re-added without branding.
  • Mr. Queen
  • Diary of a Prosecutor
  • Unlock My Boss
  • That Winter, the Wind Blows
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  • When the Weather Is Fine
  • Catch! Teenieping
  • Agency
  • Doom at Your Service
  • Hello, My Twenties! 
  • Man to Man
  • The Third Charm
  • Love After Divorce
  • The Devil Judge

What’s been your favorite new K-drama series added in 2023 so far? Let us know in the comments down below.

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