10 Small town K-dramas you must watch

10 cozy kdramas based in small town
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Small towns are inviting and appealing to audiences because of their rustic living, simple people, and homes close to nature. When K-dramas are set in a small town, one gets to explore the scenic beauties of South Korea through the eyes of their characters.

From comedic but mysterious When the Camellia Blooms to the heartwarming The Good Bad Mother, this list has it all. Don’t wait to explore the worlds of these chosen small-town K-dramas to fall in love with nature and simple living again.

So, check out this list of 10 Cozy K-dramas based in small towns

Hometown Cha Cha Cha

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hometown cha cha cha

Yoo Hye-jin, a dentist in the city of Seoul, quits her job due to some dissatisfaction and decides to move to Gongjin, a small town beside the sea where she once vacationed with her parents. But she gets off the wrong foot with the local residents, so she tries to befriend a local boy who always helps out the residents, to help her get into the good graces of people. Hometown Cha Cha Cha is a comedy and romance K-drama starring Kim Seon-ho and Shin Min-a.

When the Camellia Blooms

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When the Camellia Blooms | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Dong-baek comes to a small town to open a bar called Camellia and earns the ire of the locals because she is a single mother, but Ding-baek quietly does her business successfully. When a resident’s son, who is a police officer in Seoul, moves back to town, he finds himself falling for Dong-baek. When the Camellia Blooms is a mystery and romance K-drama starring Gong Hyo-jin and Kang Ha-neul.

When the Weather is Fine

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when the weather is fine

Mok Hae-won moves to the small town where she used to live during high school after quitting her job at a cellist tutoring center in Seoul because of some problems. Wanting to escape for a while, when she arrives, she ends up meeting her old schoolmate Eun-Seob, who now runs a bookstore in the small town. As they start to look out for each other and get close, both find a way to heal from their bitter wounds. When the Weather is Fine is a heartwarming and romantic K-drama starring Park Min-young and Seo Kang-joon.

Our Blues

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Our Blues | Official Trailer | Netflix

The K-drama follows different residents living on Jeju Island and their day-to-day lives. Some of the characters are a truck driver who was born and brought up in Jeju, a single mother who works for him, a cheerful fish store owner, and her first love who has returned to town. With multiple storylines, Our Blues is a dramatic but heartwarming K-drama starring Shin Min-ah and Kim Woo-bin.

Behind Your Touch

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behind your touch

In the small town of Mujin, Chungcheong-do, Bong Ye-bun works as a veterinarian who has the ability to see memories through touch. Moon Jang-yeol, a short-tempered police detective, is transferred from Seoul to Mujin. When a series of unexplained murders start happening around them, Jang-yeol takes Ye-bun’s power to help look for the culprit. Behind Your Touch is a comedy and suspense K-drama starring Ha Ji-min, Lee Min-ki, and Suho.

Racket Boys

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Racket Boys | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Hae-kang follows his father to the countryside, who is taking up the position of a failing badminton team. The premise centers around these middle school boys’ who try hard to become good sportsmen and better people as they grow through their game. Racket Boys is a sports drama starring Tang Jun-sang, Kim Sang-kyung, and Oh Na-ra.

Once Upon A Small Town

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once upon a small town

Han Ji-yul is tricked into coming to Huidong village by his grandfather, who pushes the responsibility of looking after their local veterinary clinic to him, and the grandfather himself escapes to U. S. Ji-yul has a hard time adjusting to village life and his path crosses Ja-young, a police woman who develops a crush on him and Sang-hyeon, a cafe owner. Once Upon A Small Town is a romantic comedy starring Park Soo-young and Choo Young-woo.

Summer Strike

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Lee Yoo-reum’s life takes a double hit when her boyfriend dumps her, and her mother passes away after a car accident. Deciding to go away from this life, she moves to a small seaside town, Angok, after quitting her job. There she meets Dae-beom, a librarian at the local library who is a known math genius. Summer Strike is a melodramatic, slice-of-life K-drama starring Kim Seol-hyun and Im Si-wan.

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

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Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol | Official Trailer | Netflix

Goo Ra-ra, a wealthy princess, has her life turned upside down after she loses all her wealth and lifestyle. Still optimistic, she ends up meeting Sunwoo Joon, who helps out Goo Ra-ra’s various problems, including opening up a small piano tutoring class for her. Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol is a romantic comedy starring Go Ara and Lee Jae-wook.

The Good Bad Mother

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good bad mother

Kang-ho is a cold prosecutor who hates his mother for the strict standards with which she raised him. But after an accident that makes him sent back to his hometown to live with his mother, his mother realizes that it’s her second chance to prove to her son that she cares for him. The Good Bad Mother is a revenge but heartwarming K-drama starring Lee Do-hyun, Ra Mi-ran and Ahn Eun-ji.