10 Award-winning K-dramas on Netflix you must watch

10 Award-winning K-dramas on Netflix you must watch
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Confused about what to watch? You can never go wrong with a K-drama. OTT platforms have been flooded with K-drama shows serving you various flavors of stories, performances, and unique cultures. No matter if you are trying to dip your feet or have been enjoying a glass of juice in your hand for a while in the vast pool of K-drama content, you can enjoy it either way.

If you, too, are a content freak who loves to dwell on the shows that have proved themselves in the world of cinema and entertainment by winning awards and the hearts of the viewers altogether, then you, my friend, are in the right place as we bring you the names of the ten award-winning K-dramas on Netflix you must watch.

The World of the Married

Number of seasons – 1

The world of the married
Credits: Netflix

This melodramatic series will bring out all your angry, sad, empathetic emotions and is adapted from a British drama named Doctor Foster. It features Han So-hee, Kim Hee-ae, and Park Hae-joon as its cast. The show follows the story of a couple living a perfect life until the lady finds out that her husband is deceiving her. 

Itaewon Class

Number of seasons – 1

Itaewon Class | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

It is a very captivating story about an ex-con who opens up a bar in Itaewon and also seeks revenge for his father’s demise. The show features Park Seo-joon, Kim Da-mi, and Kwon Nara as its cast. 


Number of seasons – 1

Hellbound | Official Trailer | Netflix

A dark fantasy thriller K-drama show released in the year 2021 features Yoo Ah-in, Won Jin-A, Kim Hyun-joo, and Kim Shin-rok as its cast. The show revolves around supernatural beings who emerge out of nowhere and start sending people to hell as decrees.

The Light in Your Eyes

Number of seasons – 1

The light in your eyes
Credits – Netflix

Starring Kim Hye-ja, Nam Joo-hyuk, and Han Ji-min, this show was released in the year of 2019. The show depicts the story of a woman trying to amend things by manipulating time using a special watch in order to prevent her father from dying in a car accident. Each time she uses the watch, she ages.

Little Women

Number of seasons – 1

Little Women | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Released in the year 2022, this mystery show follows the story of three poor sisters trying to deal with life, money issues, independence and love.

Crash Course in Romance

Number of seasons – 1

Crash Course in Romance | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

A romance comedy K-drama released in 2023 features Jung Kyung-ho and Jeon Do-yeon. The show follows the heart warming love story of a celeb-math tutor and a single mother who owns a store and wishes all good for her daughter.

Juvenile Justice

Number of seasons – 1

Juvenile Justice | Official Trailer | Netflix

A legal drama featuring Kim Hye-soo, Lee Yeon and Kim Mu-yeol as its cast. The show revolves around the story of a judge appointed in juvenile court who has been a victim of juvenile crime in her childhood and dislikes juveniles. 

The Moon Embracing the Sun

Number of seasons – 1

The moon embracing the sun
Credits: Netflix

A K-drama from 2012 featuring Kim Soo-hyun, Han Ga-in, and Kim Yoo-jung as cast members. It is a classic love story between a fictional king and a female shaman.

Move to Heaven

Number of seasons – 1

Move to Heaven | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

A roller coaster ride of emotions, this drama show will leave you experiencing all those raw emotions of heart. It is the story of a trauma cleaner boy with Asperger syndrome who works along with his uncle. They go through the belongings of the deceased people and decide what is to be kept or thrown.

Coffee Prince

Number of seasons – 1

Coffee prince
Credits: Netflix

A romance comedy drama show from 2007, featuring Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun-hye as cast members, is actually an adaptation of a novel of the same name written by Lee Sun-mi. It tells the story of a person who hires only a good-looking male for his coffee shop and ends up hiring a girl whose appearance is often mistaken to be a boy.