3 Mystery K-Dramas Released in 2023 to Stream on Netflix in November
Looking for some new mystery K-dramas to watch this November? We got you covered.
Everyone loves a mystery. Following the story with the characters, trying to decipher the clues as they go along, and figuring out what is really happening. Who is the killer? Who is behind the conspiracy? Who will survive? All these questions are fun to ask as we sit back and enjoy watching the events and surprises unfold.
If you need your mystery fix this November, here are three great new K-dramas to check out on Netflix.
IMDB rating 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating 80%
Delve into the world of social media influencers with Seo Ah-ri. Formerly a door-to-door makeup saleswoman, she struggles to make ends meet. Born into wealth, her father's death left her family bankrupt and her mother has an unhealthy obsession with wanting to return to her former lavish lifestyle. Feeling pressured, Ah-ri cannot resist the temptation when her friend tells her all about making money as a social media influencer. But what starts out as a seemingly innocent way to make money online soon becomes terrifying. As Ah-ri experiences her rise and fall, she uncovers horrible truths about other influencers. They buy followers, run scams, use drugs, and even commit murder. She wants to expose this side of the industry, but can she? And what will happen to her if she tries?
IMDB rating 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating 86%
Kim Geon-woo and Hong Woo-jin are two young former marines who now work as boxers to make ends meet. But when they learn about the seedy world of loan sharking, the opportunity to make more money is too good to pass up. Unfortunately, their limited experience in this shady practice leads them to bite off more than they can chew, and they soon come to the attention of a crooked CEO, Kim Myeong-gil. Myeong-gil's real business is illegal loan sharking, and it soon becomes apparent that he is an evil man who must be stopped. But he is rich, powerful and has a whole army at his disposal. How can Geon-woo and Woo-jin hope to take such a man down? Can our heroes do this? And what other shocks and secrets will they uncover along the way? And what will be the price they have to pay in their pursuit of justice?
3. The Glory
IMDB rating 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating 88%
This one is some heavy going, but it is so brilliantly written and acted, that it is definitely worth watching if you can handle it. Moon Dong-eun is a survivor of horrific school abuse. Some of the abuse scenes are based on a real event that occurred in 2006 at a middle school in Cheongju, South Korea. Students extorted money from their classmate by beating and burning her, and continued the abuse for about a month. After enduring this torture, the fictionalized version of the real-life victim plots a long and complicated revenge. The first part of her plan? Become a teacher and get a job at the right school. Which school? The one attended by the child of the main bully who put her through her own personal hell. What will Dong-eun do? Logic tells us that she will do something really horrible to the child in her class. But will she go that far? And what will be the ultimate price of her plan for revenge?