Here’s your list of mystery thriller and fantasy blends for your next run-in with K-dramas and binge-watch!
K-dramas have been streaming on different OTT platforms, and there’s just a variety of genres to choose from. Starting from action to legends, the actors have outperformed themselves by playing their respective characters. It has probably one of the largest percentages of audience watching, and this just accumulates into encouraging the industry to make such dramas even more.
The Uncanny Counter, for instance, has received love and great reviews since its premiere on Netflix and shines as a true masterpiece. Noodle shop employees by day and demon hunters by night, the Counters use special abilities to chase down malevolent spirits that prey on humans. Watch it already! And for those who have already watched it and are looking for something similar to keep them hooked, here we are, listing down 7 shows to watch if you liked The Uncanny Counter.
A “gangster lawyer” who doesn’t trust the law and feels free to use his fists. He takes advantage of loopholes in the law and boasts an excellent win rate. Other lawyers may consider the legal code sacred, but he considers it more of a tool “like an appliance user manual.” He fights against those in absolute power, standing all alone in the world, driven solely by the thought of avenging his mother.
The vampire Angelus, now known as Angel, has a human soul but committed terrible crimes in the past. Seeking forgiveness and trying to redeem himself, he moves from Sunnydale to Los Angeles, where he helps the downtrodden by thwarting the supernatural creatures that prey on them.
Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, and Venessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.
A family is attacked by demons, and only two members survive – Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is turning into a demon slowly. Meanwhile, Tanjiro sets out to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.
Eun Dan Oh is a 17-year-old high school student from a wealthy family who suffers from a lifelong heart condition that inevitably means she will not live past her teenage years. However, when Dan Oh realizes she is experiencing long gaps in her memory as well, she comes into the unhappy inheritance of another fact in her life: She is a character in a Korean Webtoon, and all her actions are predetermined by the artist who draws her. With her newfound understanding of the world she inhabits, she is determined to find the true love in her own story by utilizing flashes of storyboard she alone is able to see.
Guardian: The Lonely and Great God
Kim Shin, a decorated military general from the Goryeo Dynasty, is framed as a traitor and killed by his master, the young king. Years after his death, he is cursed by the almighty to stay immortal forever and endure the pain of seeing his loved ones die as a punishment for the beastly killings he committed in the wars to protect his country. He becomes an immortal goblin, helping people with his powers. As he crosses paths with his long-awaited human bride and Grim Reaper, Ji Eun Tak, the deeper story unfolds as they test their lives with fate and destiny.
Hotel del Luna
Nestled deep in the heart of Seoul’s thriving downtown sits a mysterious hotel, the like of which no one has ever seen before. Old beyond measure, the building has stood for millennia, an ever-present testament to the fact that things are not always what they seem. Run by Jang Man Wol, a greedy, suspicious soul who has spent the past thousand years acting as the establishment’s CEO, can no longer remember committing when cursed by sin. However, things take an interesting turn when Goo Chan Seong shows up. A stickler for rules and regulations, perfectionist Chan Seong, does exactly what this odd establishment and its cursed CEO need.