Are you tired of your monotonous routine? Are you sick of watching boring web series? It’s just like getting bland food when you’re hungry. Don’t worry. You are at the right place. Korean Dramas are something that have gained a lot of popularity with their growing genuine content of shows and movies that entertains their audiences and provide innumerable amounts of all types of genres starting right from rom-coms to thriller, horror, and drama.
It has got quite an engaging plot that has made it to become so famous not only in its own country but in all parts of the world. So here’s a list of the top 10 best Korean dramas that you can binge-watch anytime, anywhere.
The Good Bad Mother
Release date: 26 April 2023
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Cast: Ra Mi-ran, Lee Do-hyun, Eun-Jin Ahn
The narrator here tells us about a determined prosecutor who had a dreadful accident that has made his mind childlike. This terrible accident obliged the mother and the son to start their healing journey for their mother-son relationship. The series itself will take you on a journey on how they are at the end of the 17th episode, and if you are in for some dark comedy and drama, you will definitely like it.
Crash Course in Romance
Release date: 5 March 2023
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cast: Jung Kyung-ho, Jeon Do-yeon, Roh Yoon-seo
The series is about a retired female handball player who now owns a grocery store to meet the ends of her family. While she is juggling with her life, she is also struggling with her daughter’s tuition teacher’s eating habits. In between all the 16 episodes of drama, you will find wholesome romance that will fill up your heart. It’s a must-watch for the hopeless romantics out there, but make sure you ask your parents first.
Song of the Bandits
Release date: 22 September 2023
Rating: Not yet given
Genre: Historical drama, Action
Cast: Lee Ho-Jung, Lee Hyun-wook, Kim Nam-gil, Seohyun and others
“Song of the Bandits” is one of the hyped South Korean historical dramas for which people have been waiting for a long time. This mini-television series is directed by the world-famous filmmaker Joon-Hyeok Hwang and is going to premiere its first episode this month. The story is based on the colonial rule of Japan, where the Korean people, due to certain reasons, occupied the land of Gando and started staying within the same boundary with an aim to protect Joseon for the Korean people. This show has the perfect historical blend, which will definitely make you nostalgic.
Love and Leashes
Release date: 11 February 2022
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Cast: Joon-Young Lee, Lee El, Nicole Fong and others
This Korean TV series is based on the Twenty Five Twenty One webtoon Moral Sense by Gyeoul. The storyline is all about how Ji-woo, a well-established PR team member, finds out about the dirty secrets of his co-worker, Ji-hoo. Ji-hoo has both fame and wealth, but he has some secret BDSM fantasies. This show is perfect for young adults. It has the perfect blend of both romantic and comedy scenes.
My Perfect Stranger
Release Date: 1 May 2023
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Cast: Yoon Jae-hyuk, Ahn Chang-hyun, Lee Seung-bum
My Perfect Stranger is a perfect story of a fantasy world where the protagonists, a reporter (Yoon Hae-jun) and a writer (Baek Young-yoon) find out that their lives are intertwined in a parallel universe. While Hae-Jun is on the hunt for a serial killer and Young-yoon is behind, stopping her parents from getting married, they travel to 1987, and their time travel romance starts.
Crash Landing on You
Release date: 14 December 2019
Genre: Romantic Comedy, Adventure
Cast: Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Seo Ji-hye, and Kim Jung-hyun.
This is one of the best Korean love stories directed by Lee Jeong-hyo. The story revolves around the love story of Yoon Se-ri and Ri Jeong-hyeok, who was a renowned military captain and met Yoon Se-ri after a sudden paragliding accident in North Korea. The cutest blend of romance and adventure made this series popular all around the world.
Release date: 5 April 2022
Genre: Romantic Comedy Drama
Cast: Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Se-jeong, Kim Min-kyu, Seol In-ah and others
“Business Proposal” is a popular South Korean Romantic Comedy drama based on The Office Blind Date by HaeHwa. This is a beautiful romantic series where the plot revolves around the life of an employee known as Shin Ha-ri, who went on a blind date in place of her friend. But later, she realized that she had gone on a date with none but her own boss. This most loved series was directed by Park Seon-ho and written by none other than Han Seol-hee and Hong Bo-hee.
Tale Of The Nine Tailed 1938
Release Date: 6 May 2023
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Cast: Lee Dong Wook, Kim So-Yeon
With an outstanding season 1 of the supernatural thriller, the show hit the screens again with a season 2. The events in this season are the consequences of what happened in season 1. Due to a shocking turn of events, Lee Yeon is transported to the year 1938, where he meets his lost half-brother, Lee Rang, and Ryu Hong-joo. It’s interesting to see how he brings himself back to the real world after facing tough challenges.
Release date: 22 August 2019
Genre: Romantic Comedy Drama
Cast: Song Kang, Kim So-hyun, Jung Ga-ram, Go Min-si and others
“Love Alarm” has been ranked as one of the most-watched and most-loved television series all around the globe. Directed by Lee Na-jung and based on a webtoon, the series has an extraordinary storyline where a mobile application notifies every time if anybody has romantic feelings for anyone in the surrounding area. Hook on to the show to find out how Kim Jojo experiences the feeling of romance while coping with personal adversities.
Release date: 01 April 2022
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
Cast: Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, Kim Hee-sun, Yoon Ji-on and others
Directed by none other than Tae-yoon and Sung Chi-woo, “Tomorrow” is a popular Korean drama based on a supernatural story. The plot of the story is all about a man who transformed into a half-spirit after colliding with an accident. Now, his body is half human and half spirit. He has been employed by a machine company to carry out special missions. The action scenes, the supernatural plot, and the fantastic drama that portrays realistic characters make this series a must-watch.