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8 Must-Watch Korean Dramas If You’re a Fan of Song Kang

2021 has definitely been this young actor's year!
8 Must-Watch Korean Dramas If You’re a Fan of Song Kang
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2021 has definitely been this young actor's year!

If you’ve been following the latest K-dramas this season, then you definitely know who Song Kang is. Despite being relatively new to the industry, he has inevitably managed to shine through, proving himself to be quite the dedicated and skillful actor. With three dramas under his belt this year—all of which he’s cast as the lead!—he is undeniably the current talk of the town. The actor, best known for his roles in Love Alarm and Sweet Home, has stolen the hearts of many, and we'd be lying if we said we weren’t falling for him too!

Can’t get enough of him as well? We’ve got you covered! Here are some dramas featuring Song Kang that are definitely worth watching:

1. The Liar and His Lover (2017)

Watch on: Netflix, Viki

Kang Hang-gyul is a talented composer and musician who changes his identity after struggling with depression. He eventually meets, and is easily drawn to, Yoon So-rim, a young gifted singer with a captivating voice. As the two get closer, Hang-gyul eventually develops feelings for her, but it’s only a matter of time until his lies start to catch up with him. In the drama, Song Kang plays a guitarist and So-rim’s childhood friend, Baek Jin-woo. 

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Also starring: Lee Hyun Woo, Joy, Lee Seo Woon, Lee Jung Jin

2. Man Who Sets the Table (2017-2018)

Watch on: Viki

After deciding to leave all her worries behind, Lee Roo-ri packs up her belongings and books an escape to Guam. In the midst of her trip, she crosses paths with carefree nomad, Jung Tae-yang, who turns her whole world upside down. Meanwhile, Kang portrays Tae-yang’s step-brother, Kim Woo-joo, in the series.

Also starring: On Joo Wan, Sooyoung, Seo Hyo Rim, Park Jin Woo

3. Touch Your Heart (2019)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

Following a scandal that destroyed her reputation, former top actress Oh Jin-shim is determined to get her once thriving career back into shape. Set on getting the part in a huge television series, she works as a secretary to an unemotional lawyer to get a first-hand feel of the role she’s auditioning for. If you decide to give this rom-com a chance, make sure to keep your eyes peeled because Kang makes a cameo in Episode 13 of the drama as a delivery man. 

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Also starring: Yoo In Na, Lee Dong Wook, Lee Sang Woo, Son Sung Yoon

4. When the Devil Calls Your Name (2019)

Watch on: Viu, Viki

Renowned songwriter Ha Rib has a dark secret unbeknown to many: He sold his soul to the devil in exchange for fame and prestige. Now with his contract on the brink of expiring, he begins to learn the true expense of his selfish actions. Kang takes on the role of Lucca Alexsevićh, Ha Rib’s amateur assistant. 

Also starring: Jung Kyoung Ho, Park Sung Woong, Lee Seoul, Lee El

5. Love Alarm (2019-2021)

Watch on: Netflix

Set in a parallel universe where an app can indicate whether a person loves you or not, the plot centers around high schooler Kim Jojo, who lives with the wounds of her childhood. She soon meets transferee student Hwang Sun-oh, and soon enough finds herself caught in a love triangle between the dashing model and his best friend, Lee Hye-yeong, who’s long harbored a crush on Jojo.

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Also starring: Kim So Hyun, Jung Ga Ram, Go Min Si

6. Sweet Home (2021)

Watch on: Netflix

Based on a popular webtoon, the series begins just as a terrifying apocalypse threatens mankind. When humans start turning into monsters, a distraught loner and his new neighbors must team up and fight off the hoard of violent creatures in order to survive.

Also starring: Lee Jin Wook, Lee Si Young, Lee Do Hyun, Kim Nam Hee, Go Min Si

7. Navillera (2021) 

Watch on: Netflix

70-year-old Sim Deok-chool has always dreamt of becoming an exceptional ballet dancer. Unfortunately, he’s had to put his aspirations on hold for years in order to provide for his family. Now in retirement, Deok-chool decides to finally pursue his dreams and take ballet classes. He meets Lee Chae-rok, a 23-year-old talented ballerino on the brink of giving up his profession in the face of adversity. From there, a blossoming friendship sparks between the two men who share the same passion for dance. 

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Also starring: Hong Seung Hee, Park In Hwan, Jo Sung Ha

8. I Know, But (2021)

Coming soon this June 2021 

Set to air later this year, I Know, But is centered around two people: a flirtatious man who has sworn off dating, and a woman who no longer believes in love after a past heartbreak. Everything changes when the two cross paths and start to influence each other’s perspective on love and dating for the better.

Also starring: Han So Hee 

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