New year, new drama! 2020 has countless new shows lined up and viewers all over the world cannot wait for the emotional roller coaster rides that are K-Dramas. With a brand new series premiering as early as January 22, 2020, viewers are ready to fall in love. With that said, here are 10 of the hottest new K-Drama couples to hit the screens this year! Which pair will you stan? Take your pick — though all of them is highly recommended.
1. 2PM’s Taecyeon & Lee Yeon Hee
2PM‘s Taecyeon and actress Lee Yeon Hee will lead MBC‘s The Game: To Zero Hour as a man who sees the future and a woman who is a detective, trying to figure out a murder case together. This show is set to premiere January 22, 2020.
2. Seo Kang Joon & Park Min Young
Actor Seo Kang Joon and actress Park Min Young will stun us with their visuals in JTBC‘s I’ll Visit You When The Weather Is Nice as two lovebirds who reunite in rural countryside. This romance based on a novel will premiere February 2020.
3. Jung Hae In & Chae Soo Bin
Actor Jung Hae In and actress Chae Soo Bin will have sparks flying in the air in tvN‘s Half of Half. This romantic drama, to tell the love story between a programmer and an engineer, is set to premiere March 2020.
4. INFINITE’s L & Shin Ye Eun
INFINITE‘s L will be playing the role of Hongjo, a cat that can turn in to a male human form. As his partner, actress Shin Ye Eun will costar in KBS‘s Welcome. This fantasy-based romantic comedy will be premiering March 2020 as well.
5. SHINHWA’s Eric & Go Won Hee
SHINHWA‘s Eric and actress Go Won Hee will show us how to do rom com right in Channel A‘s Quirky Chef Moon set to premiere March 2020. As the genius Chef Moon, Eric will find true love in the quirky-fashion-designer-with-memory-loss Go Won Hee.
6. Lee Min Ho & Kim Go Eun
Actor Lee Min Ho and actress Kim Go Eun will be costarring in the highly anticipated SBS‘s The King: The Eternal Monarch, set to air mid-2020. This K-Drama, by screenwriter Kim Eun Sook whose hit series include The Heirs and The Guardian, will tell the love story between characters with completely opposite personalities.
7. Lee Dong Wook & Jo Bo Ah
Actor Lee Dong Wook will be putting his most breathtaking vampire-like visuals to good use in tvN’s The Tale of Nine-Tail — as the male version of the usually-female nine-tailed fox. Actress Jo Bo Ah will costar as a producer who chases after the mystical creature. This fantasy series is set to air mid-to-late 2020.
8. Park Bo Gum & Park So Dam
Actor Park Bo Gum and actress Park So Dam have been cast to star in tvN’s Records of Youth — a drama about two young professionals trying to make it big in the entertainment business. While no exact date has been set for the premiere, viewers look forward to the chemistry between the Park x Park couple!
9. Kim Soo Hyun & Seo Ye Ji
Actor Kim Soo Hyun and actress Seo Ye Ji will melt our hearts with tvN’s Psycho But Okay. Kim Soo Hyun will play the role of a legal guardian trying to look after his brother in a psychiatric ward. Seo Ye Ji will play the role of a storyteller who suffers a sociopathic mental disorder. Their “healing” love story will air mid-to-late in 2020.
10. Nam Joo Hyuk & Suzy
Actor Nam Joo Hyuk and Suzy are said to be considering costarring in tvN’s Sand Box set to air August 2020. If cast, Suzy will play the role of an enthusiastic entrepreneur aiming to be the next Steve Jobs while Nam Joo Hyuk will play the role of a programmer struggling with his small start-up business.