I feel like each year there is a set theme for what dramas will be popular and it's usually what every drama tries to do. In 2017 it was definitely crime dramas. OCN had some great ones!
Here are 3 2018 dramas (one is technically 2017 but is still airing in 2018) that are Artificial Intelligence/Robot themed!
1. Are You Human Too?
This drama is being widely looked forward to because it is Pre-produced. They started filming in June of 2017 and finished in November. Supposedly the entire production took around 2 years and cost around 10 billion won (around 9 million US dollars.)
Main Cast: Seo Kang Joon, Gong Seung Yeon
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Political
Airing: Sometime in the Spring of 2018
Nam Shin is a son from a family who runs a large company. After an unexpected accident, he falls into a coma. His mother Oh Ro Ra is an authority on brain science and artificial intelligence. She creates an android named Nam Shin III which looks like just like her son Nam Shin. The android pretends to be Nam Shin and he has a bodyguard called Kang So Bong.
2. Love Like A Person
This drama is still in the process of choosing it's cast.
Main Cast: Yoon Eun Hye (was offered the female lead role and is considering it), Yoon Hyun Min (was offered the male lead role and is also considering it)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Airing: Not Announced
Tells the “miraculous love story” between an artificially intelligent male android and a woman who is 100 percent sensibility. Gong Joon-hee is a high school physical education teacher who is all EQ. She happens to meet the man she believed to be her fated match two years later, and is shocked when he says he has no memory of having loved her.
3. I'm Not A Robot
This drama started in December of 2017 and is currently airing. It will finish airing next week.
Main Cast: Yoo Seung Ho, Chae Soo Bin
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Airing: December 6th, 2017 - January 25th, 2018
Kim Min Gyu has wealth and success, but lives an isolated life due to his allergy of people. He then meets and falls in love with a girl who is pretending to be a robot for her ex-boyfriend, a genius robots professor.
2017 had already had a few Robot dramas but it seems 2018 is the year for the popular ones. Here are a few of the ones from 2017:
~109 Strange Things - February 2017 - 6 episodes (webdrama)
~I Am... - July 2017 - 6 episodes (webdrama)
~Borg Mom - September 2017 - 22 episodes
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