Many of the 2017 K-dramas were announced in late 2016, and a few even starting filming last year already. C-netizens are also taking stock of the offerings soon to come and there was a recent poll showing which K-dramas are most anticipated there. Topping the list is While You Were Sleeping with Lee Jong Seok and Suzy, two popular K-stars who are also well known in China. Second is Saimdang: Light’s Diary as Lee Young Ae‘s comeback vehicle with Song Seung Heon. Third is another sageuk, A King Loves with Im Shi Wan, Yoona, and Hong Jong Hyun.
Finishing up the top five is Shin Mina and Lee Je Hoon‘s Tomorrow With You in fourth and fifth place is Man to Man with Park Hae Jin and Park Sung Woong as the titular men. The full top ten is below for those curious which 2017 K-dramas are getting early interest. My personal anticipating works are While You Were Sleeping since I’m a huge Lee Jong Seok fan followed by the rom-com Strong Woman Do Bong Soon pairing up Park Bo Young with Park Hyung Sik. Continue reading