Upcoming Period Dramas Aug to Oct 2016

A young woman who gives relationship advice finds herself in direct contact with the crown prince. Starring Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung. 

Just One Smile Is Very Alluring (Aug 22)
Not a period drama but I think there will be period costumes due to the premise. Two students very much into gaming take their romance offline in a youthful c-drama starring Zheng Shuang and Yang Yang.

Jade Lovers (Aug 25)
Diamond Lovers gets a makeover in a Republican era romance drama. Starring Lee Jong Suk and Zheng Shuang.

Scarlet Heart Ryeo (Aug 29)
The Korean version of Bu Bu Jing Xin is about a modern day gal who time-travels to ancient Korea and gets entangled in a gripping romance with the princes of Goryeo. Starring Lee Joon Ki and IU.

IU in Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Sparrow (Sep 5)
A spy thriller revolving around the Japanese occupation of China where an agent under the codename Sparrow goes undercover to bring down the Japanese. Starring Li Yi Feng.

Crazy Queen (Sep 19)
A modern-age woman wakes up in the body of an empress during an atypical time in history where women rule. Starring Li Jia Wen and Huang Shi Qi. 

Jin Yi Wei (Sep 17)
Lu Yi is an upstanding man who heads Jin Yi Wei, a fearsome military organization under the emperor's command. Starring Ying Hao Ming.

Hua Jiang Hu Zhi Bu Liang Ren (Sep 21)

The Long Quan Sword bears an earth-shattering secret and through a series of events, it falls into the hands of Li Xing Yun and his friends. Starring Zheng Ye Cheng.

Rookie Agent Rouge (Sep 27) 
About a passionate student who becomes a rookie agent. Starring Zhao Li Ying and Lu Yi.

Princess of Lanling King (Sep 29)
The Kingdom of Qi and the Kingdom of Zhou are embroiled in a long-standing war and a maiden gets caught in between the search for two mythical objects to rule the world. Starring Kristy Zhang Han Yun, Peng Guan Ying and Andy Chen Yi.

Princess of Lanling King

Saimdang, the Herstory (Oct) (Jan 2017)
Another time-travel drama about stepping into the past to discover the story behind renowned artists Saimdang. Starring Lee Young Ae and Song Seung Hoon.

The Mystic Nine Spinoff (Oct 20)
The Mystic Nine is a tomb raiding saga based on a novel of the same name and the spinoff proceeds to feature the side characters as the the titular leads. Starring Zhang Yixing Lay.

The Battle at the Dawn (Oct)
Police enforcers in Harbin must do everything in their power to maintain the peace. Starring Wang Qian Yuan and Liu Shi Shi.

Braveness of the Ming (Oct)
Another TV series about the Jin Yi Wei. Starring Zhang Han and Park Min Young.

Above dates are estimates only as actual air dates may change. Dates crossed out indicate that the premiere is delayed. Previous month's schedule.


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