The 25 Best Korean Dramas

Updated on May 10, 2019

K-Drama List Challenge

Do you like watching Korean dramas? If yes, how many among the Top 25 Korean Dramas have you watched? Find it out!

25. The Greatest Love

This drama is simply funny, sweet, and sometimes... sad. The story focuses on Ku Ae-Jung, the lead vocalist of the ex-popular girl group called "National Treasure Girls". After the group announced their breakup, Ku Ae-Jung experienced many difficulties in life. On the other hand, top actor Dok Ko-Jin, who is in fact arrogant and rude, is being chased by the public. The two are in separate worlds until they met each other in an unexpected time, unexpected place, and unexpected way.


  • Kong Hyo-Jin as Ku Ae-Jung
  • Cha Seung-Won as Dok Ko-Jin
  • Yoon Kye-Sang as Yoon Pil-Joo
  • Yoo In-Na as Kang Se-Ri

24. Jumong

Being the son of a royal family, Jumong was the founder of Goguryeo in 37 BC. He was raised by King Geum Wa who took him and his mother in when his father, General Hae Mo Su was believed to have been killed in an ambush by the Han Dynasty. Then, there's a beautiful merchant's daughter named So Seo No who helped Jumong in realizing his dream to build a new country, and later became his second wife.


  • Song Il Gook as Jumong
  • Han Hye Jin as So Seo No
  • Kim Seung Soo as Prince Dae So
  • Hu Joon Ho as Hae Mo Su
  • Oh Yun Soo as Lady Yoo Hwa

23. Endless Love: Winter Sonata

Winter Sonata is the second part of the popular Endless Love series. When it first aired in Korea, it was a modest hit, until it became very popular in Japan, Philippines, and other countries in Southeast Asia. The story starts with Joon-sang as he moves to a new high school in search for his biological father. On a trip together with other high school mates, Oh Chelin, Jin-suk and Yong-kuk, Yu-jin is saved after an accident by Joon-sang. They become close and until they became more than friends. However, circumstances and fate dictate that their love is not something that will last forever. He then moved away. Ten years later, the old High School buddies gather to celebrate Yu-jin and Sang-hyuk's soon-to-be wedding. Yu-jin, who was deeply in love with Joon-sang, still has a fire in her heart for him. But at the party, Oh Chelin's new boyfriend arrives, who appears the same as Joon-sang.


  • Bae Yong Jun as Kang Joon-sang/Lee Min-hyung
  • Choi Ji Woo as Jung Yu-jin
  • Park Yong Ha as Kim Sang-hyuk
  • Park Sol Mi as Oh Che-lin
  • Lee Hye Eun as Kong Jin-suk (Yu-jin's best friend)

22. Prosecutor Princess

It's cute, funny, and stylish. Ma Hye Ri is a woman blessed with an excellent memory and ability to focus, which allowed her to pass the bar exam with ease. However, she is more interested in being fashionable and dislikes hard work so she is far from being an ideal prosecutor and has doubts about her suitability for her job. Because of her childish actions and overly-fashioned mind, she had frequent conflicts with her senior colleages and struggles with difficult cases. But as time goes by, our prosecutor princess gradually matures into a brilliant prosecutor with a sense of duty and justice.


  • Kim So Yun as Ma Hye Ri
  • Park Shi Hoo as Seo In Woo
  • Han Jung Soo as Yoon Se Joon
  • Choi Song Hyun as Jin Jung Sun
  • Yoo Gun as Lee Min Suk
  • Park Jung Ah as Jeni Ahn
  • Choi Sung Ho as Chae Ji Woon

21. Fated to Love You

A troublesome but eventually touching drama, Fated to Love You is about the unexpected relationship of two people when a chaebol heir, Lee Gun (Jang Hyuk), and a "post-it" girl, Kim Min Young (Jang Na Ra), are forced to marry after their drunken one night stand resulting to an unexpected pregnancy.


  • Jang Hyuk as Lee Gun
  • Jang Na Ra as Kim Mi Young / Ellie Kim
  • Choi Jin Hyuk as Daniel Pitt
  • Wang Ji Won as Kang Se Ra

20. Boys Over Flowers

Boys Over Flowers is another popular K-Drama featuring Geum Jan Di as an ordinary girl whose family who owns a dry cleaning store, and the F4 group in Shin Hwa High School. However, she finds herself being terrorised by the F4 leader, Gu Jun Pyo. Although Jun Pyo persists on bullying her, he begins to find himself attracted to Jan Di. However, Jan Di has a crush on Yoon Ji Hoo, Jun Pyo's best friend. When she realises that Ji Hoo is merely a close friend and that she really loves Jun Pyo the couple are thrown into a dilemma as Jun Pyo's mother sets out to break them up and find a more suitable match for her son.


  • Koo Hye Sun as Geum Jan Di
  • Lee Min Ho as Goo Joon Pyo
  • Kim Hyun Joong as Yoon Ji Hoo
  • Kim Bum as So Yi Jung
  • Kim Joon as Song Woo Bin
  • Kim So Eun as Chu Ga Eul (Jan Di's best friend)

19. Jewel in the Palace

A historical drama based on a true story about a girl named Jang-Geum who became the first woman to be the supreme royal physicial during Chosun Dynasty. Despite her poor condition as a low class girl in the male dominated society, she overcame a series of social discrimination and landed herself as a royal cook, later becoming the royal physician, then ultimately the physician in charge of the king. She was even given by the king the title "The Great Jang-Geum".


  • Lee Young-Ae as Seo Jang-Geum
  • Ji Jin-Hee as Min Jeong-Ho
  • Hong Ri-Na as Choi Keum-Young
  • Lim Ho as King Jungjong
  • Yang Mi-Kyeong as Lady Han
  • Kyeon Mi-Ri as Lady Choi

18. Heartstrings

The story took place in an art university where the youth romance drama "Festival" depicts the sweat and tears of students who run towards their dreams of love and friendship. The heroine, Kyu-Won (Park Shin-Hye) is a bright girl and a highly skilled gayageum player. She is in the Korean traditional music department. Kyu-Won also comes from a family who has one of the three best pansori singers in the world. While Lee Shin (Jung Yong-Hwa) is a cold and refined young man, while being a highly skilled guitarist. He is in the applied music department. They come from different family backgrounds which brings in frequent misunderstandings, but as time passes by, they start to like other.


  • Park Shin-Hye as Lee Kyu-Won
  • Jung Yong-Hwa as Lee Shin
  • Song Chang-Eui as Kim Suk-Hyun
  • So E-Hyun as Jung Yun-Soo

17. Big

This fantasy drama features the story of an 18-year-old Kang Gyung-Joon's (Shin Won-Ho) spirit who suddenly finds itself in the body of 30-year-old Seo Yoon Jae (Gong Yoo). Seo-Yon-Jae is a successful doctor and engaged to high school teacher Gil Da-Ran (Lee Min-Jung). Gil Da-Ran just so happens to be the teacher of 18-year old Kang Gyung-Joon. More problems ensue when 30-year-old Seo Yoon Jae falls in love with another woman (Bae Suzy).


  • Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon-Jae's body and Gyung-Joon's spirit
  • Lee Min-Jung as Gil Da-Ran
  • Bae Suzy as Jang Ma-Ri
  • Jang Hee-Jin as Lee Se-Young
  • Shin Won-Ho as Kang Gyung-Joon

16. Marry Him If You Dare

Marry Him If You Dare is set in the lives of people who work in a broadcasting station. The female lead, Na Mi-Rae, chased her dream of working inside the broadcast world. However, a woman who works as a writer at the broadcasting station goes back in time and meets herself in the past. The woman gives advice to herself in the past in order not to make the same mistake she did.


  • Yoon Eun-Hye as Na Mi-Rae
  • Lee Dong-Gun as Kim Shin
  • Jung Yong-Hwa as Park Se-Joo
  • Han Chae-Ah as Seo Yoo-Kyung
  • Choi Myoung-Gil as future Na Mi-Rae

15. Good Doctor

This is a medical drama about Park Shi Ohn, a man with autistic disorder, who has mentality of 10-year-old. Although he has the disorder, he has amazing ability of 3D visualisation of the human anatomy and memory of everything he reads. His ability gives him the exceptional skills as a paediatrician specialist. However, due to discrimination by society, he has to overcome all these to succeed. He was also abused by his father and abandoned by his mother. He also blames himself for the death of his brother. How can he overcome his difficult situation? An emotional drama that will give you the tears, this is definitely a must watch.


  • Joo Won as Park Shi Ohn
  • Moon Chae Won as Cha Yoon Seo
  • Joo Sang Wook as Kim Do Han
  • Kim Min Seo as Yoo Chae Kyung

14. City Hunter

An action-packed drama with romance and thrill, City Hunter is one of Lee Min Ho's most popular TV drama where he starred as Lee Yoon-Sung who works at the Blue House for the National Communication Network Team. He graduated from M.I.T. in the U.S. and possesses elite skills as an I.T. engineer. At the Blue House, he meets Kim Na-Na, who works as a bodyguard there. The two people fall for each other even though Yoon-Sung was warned not to fall in love. His ultimate mission is to plot his revenge in the most skeptical way.


  • Lee Min-ho as Lee Yoon-sung/Poochai
  • Park Min-young as Kim Na-na
  • Lee Joon-hyuk as Kim Young-joo
  • Kim Sang-joong as Lee Jin-pyo
  • Kim Sang-ho as Bae Man-duk/Bae Shik-joong
  • Hwang Sun-hee as Jin Sae-hee

13. Playful Kiss

Playful Kiss is a drama based on the Japanese manga Itazura Na Kiss written by Tada Kaoru. The Korean series is the third television adaptation of the manga following the Taiwanese It Started With a Kiss in 2005, and its sequel They Kiss Again in 2007. It s a romantic-comedy covering the romance between Baek Seung-Jo, an arrogant young man with a genius IQ, and Oh Ha-Ni, a ditzy young woman who gets poor grades, but whose heart is as powerful as Seung-Jo's mind.


  • Kim Hyun-joong as Baek Seung-jo
  • Jung So-min as Oh Ha-ni
  • Lee Tae-sung as Bong Joon-gu
  • Lee Si-young as Yoon Hae-ra

12. Full House

Full House is one of the most popular K-Dramas in the early 2000s. This drama attempts to answer the question of whether two people - a famous actor and an ordinary woman, can learn to love each other in a marriage agreed upon only on paper. It also explores the true meaning of family by looking at the brighter side of life. This drama features essential characteristics, such as being considerate, caring, frank, patient, and sticking to the life’s basic values. But no matter how different the personalities, everyone finds happiness in the end.


  • Song Hye-kyo as Han Ji-eun
  • Rain as Lee Young-jae
  • Han Eun-jung as Kang Hye-won
  • Kim Sung-soo as Yoo Min-hyuk

11. Secret Garden

This drama tells the story of Kim Joo Won, an arrogant CEO who maintains the image of seeming perfection, and Gil Ra Im, a poor and humble stunt woman whose beauty and body are the object of envy among all top actresses. Their accidental meeting, when Joo Won mistakes Ra Im for actress Park Chae Rin, marks the beginning of a tense, bickering relationship, through which Joo Won tries to hide a growing attraction to Ra Im that both confuses and disturbs him. To complicate matters further, a strange sequence of events results in them swapping bodies.


  • Hyun Bin as Kim Joo Won
  • Ha Ji Won as Gil Ra Im
  • Yoon Sang Hyun as Choi Woo Young / Oska (Joo Won's cousin)
  • Kim Sa Rang as Yoon Seul

10. Dream High

Dream High brings you back in your most beloved timeline - high school life. It tells the story of six students at Kirin Art High School who work to achieve their dreams of becoming music stars in the Korean music industry. Go Hye Mi is a student who had majored in classical music but has to give up her dream by entering Kirin Art High School to pay off her father's debt. However, she needs to get two other students to also come to the school in order for her to enroll in the school conditionally. These two students are Song Sam Dong, who lives in the countryside, and Jin Guk, whom she accidentally meets while trying to escape from a loan shark. Yoon Baek Hee, formerly Hyemi's sidekick, becomes her rival in school because Hye Mi betrays her during an audition to enter the school.


  • Kim Soo Hyun as Song Sam Dong
  • Bae Suzy as Go Hye Mi
  • Taecyeon as Jin Gook / Hyun Shi Hyuk
  • Ham Eun Jung as Yoon Baek Hee
  • Wooyoung as Jason
  • IU as Kim Pil Sook

9. Queen Seon Deok

A historical drama about Queen Seon Deaok, the first female ruler of Silla Kingdom. This is about a beautiful and excellent queen who had to face struggles in order to obtain brilliant achievements. Deokman was born a twin but was sent to a place far away by her father, King Jinpyung in order to protect her from the royal court lady, Mishil who tries to snatch away the throne from the royal successor. Deokman was later brought back to the Silla palace, where she joined forces with her twin sister Princess Chunmyung to oppose Mishil. However, Mishil devised sinister plans to have the two Silla princesses exiled from the kingdom, and in a secretive battle, Princess Chunmyung was accidentally killed. But Princess Deokman shrewdly enlisted the help of General Kim Yusin and eliminated her archenemy Mishil.


  • Lee Yo Won as Princess Duk Man, later Queen Seon Deok
  • Ko Hyun Jung as Lady Mi Shil
  • Uhm Tae Woong as Kim Yoo Shin
  • Park Ye Jin as Princess Chun Myung
  • Yoo Seung Ho as Kim Chun Chu
  • Kim Nam Gil as Bi Dam

8. Coffee Prince

The delicious taste of story and aromatic blend of characters in this drama is what makes Coffee Prince popular. Featuring the hardships in the life of Go Eun Chan as she works many jobs to pay off debts and even gave up her feminine image. Meanwhile, Choi Han Kyul is the heir of a big food company, but his grandmother wants him to settle down, so she arranged many dates for him. After Eun Chan bumped into Han Kyul and was mistaken for a boy, Han Kyul decided to hire Eun Chan to be his gay lover in order to avoid the arranged dates. Desperately in need of money, Eun Chan had no choice but to accept. Han Kyul's grandmother also made Han Kyul in charge of a filthy coffee shop in danger of being bankrupt. Eun Chan begged to work at the coffee shop, and not long after, feelings start to spark, except, how would Han Kyul accept his "homosexuality"?


  • Yoon Eun Hye as Go Eun Chan
  • Gong Yoo as Choi Han Kyul
  • Lee Sun Gyun as Choi Han Sung
  • Chae Jung Ahn as Han Yoo Joo

7. The Princess' Man

We all love Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. But you're definitely going to love the Korean version even more. One of the most romantic period K-Drama, The Princess' Man is a tragic love story between the daughter of Prince Suyang and son of Kim Jong Seo. The son of Kim Jongseo, Seungyoo, is a handsome and wise man who carries a noble quality. Princess Seryeong, a daughter of King Sejo, aka prince Sooyang, is a cheerful, lively lady with a strong curiosity and bold personality. They fall in love instantly but later they find out that their parents are sworn enemies. Pretty similar to Montague and Capulet's family rivalries, yes?


  • Moon Chae Won as Lee Se Ryung
  • Park Shi Hoo as Kim Seung Yoo
  • Song Jong Ho as Shin Myun
  • Hong Soo Hyun as Princess Kyung Hye
  • Lee Soon Jae as Kim Jong Seo
  • Kim Young Chul as Prince Suyang (later King Sejo)
  • Lee Min Woo as Jung Jong

6. The Moon that Embraces the Sun

The Moon That Embraces the Sun tells the story of a secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the then crown prince, Hwon. Her enemies, jealous of her family's position in court, schemed against her and wrestled away her rightful place as crown princess and nearly takes her life. Years later, an embittered Hwon meets Wol, now a female shaman who has no recollection of her past.


  • Kim Soo Hyun as Lee Hwon
  • Han Ga In as Heo Yeon Woo / Wol
  • Jung Il Woo as Prince Yang Myung
  • Kim Min Seo as Yoon Bo Kyung

5. Rooftop Prince

This is a time-travel, historical, romantic-comedy drama featuring the unique story of Crown Prince Lee Gak, who is transported 300 years into the future to present day Seoul along with his three retainers. Their duty to solve the murder case of the Crown Princess in order to return to Joseon. They land in the rooftop apartment of Park Ha, a cheerful woman in her mid-20s, who eventually believes the odd quartet's predicament and becomes their guardian. As Park Ha educates the four on life in the 21st century, Lee Gak comes across Hong Se Na, who seems to be the reincarnation of his wife. Taking on the identity of Yong Tae Yong, Lee Gak slowly begins to unravel the murder of Yong Tae Yong and in turn moves closer to solving the murder case of the Crown Princess. As he finds himself in love with Park Ha, he figures that maybe the mystery of Crown Princess is not as what he had expected.


  • Micky Yoochun (Park Yoochun) as Lee Gak / Yong Tae Yong
  • Choi Won Hong as young Lee Gak
  • Han Ji Min as Park Ha / Bu Yong
  • Jun Min Seo as young Park Ha / young Bu Yong
  • Lee Tae Sung as Yong Tae Moo
  • Jung Yoo Mi as Hong Se Na / Hwa Yong
  • Kim So Hyun as young Se Na / young Hwa Yong

4. My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (Gumiho)

It is a cute love story of a legendary creature called Gumiho (a nine-tailed fox). One day after Cha Dae Woong runs away from his grandfather, he accidentally frees a gumiho who was trapped in a painting for about 500 years. He didn't realize what he has done until it took the form of a beautiful woman. Dae Woong was so frightened that he ran away from her and became severely injured. The Gumiho saved him by giving him her most precious bead to share with him the mystic fox strength, as she owed him her freedom. The Gumiho then asked him to help her become human and teach her how to act like one. As time goes by, their mutual relationship grew deeper as they start to fall for each other.


  • Lee Seung-gi as Cha Dae-woong
  • Shin Min-ah as Gu Mi-ho/Park Seon-ju/Gil-dal
  • No Min-woo as Park Dong-joo
  • Park Soo-jin as Eun Hye-in

3. Descendants of the Sun

Descendants of the Sun is a Korean military romance featuring Shi-Jin as the captain of the special forces. He was injured and meets Dr. Mo-Yeon for the first time. He falls in love with her immediately. Mo-Yeon mistakenly assumes Shi-Jin is part of thief's criminal gang. He proves to her that he is a soldier with the help of army doctor Myeong-Joo. They began dating each other but due to their jobs, their dates don't go well. Will they have a stable relationship despite their huge differences?


  • Song Joong-ki as Captain Yoo Shi Jin
  • Song Hye-kyo as Doctor Kang Mo Yeon
  • Jin Goo as Sergeant Major Seo Dae Young
  • Kim Ji Won as First Lieutenant Yoon Myung Ju

2. The Heirs

A romantic story which involved hardships, friendships, and rivalries of young, rich heirs led by Kim Tan and a girl named Cha Eun-Sang.18-year-old Eun-Sang lives with her mother who is mute. Her mother works as a housekeeper and she also works part-time jobs to help out. Meanwhile, Kim Tan is not your typical high school student, but a handsome and wealthy Korean heir to a large conglomeration. The two met each other in Eun-Sang's difficult situation, and later on found themselves to be more attached to each other than they could even imagine.


  • Lee Min-ho as Kim Tan
  • Park Shin-hye as Cha Eun-sang
  • Kim Woo-bin as Choi Young-do
  • Kim Ji-won as Rachel Yoo

1. My Love From The Star

The most beloved Korean Alien is brought to life by Kim Soo Hyun as he played Do Min-Joon in the drama, My Love From the Star. Min Joon is an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty period. He possesses a near perfect appearance and enhanced physical abilities involving his vision, hearing and speed. But even he's nearly perfect, he can't help falling in love to a clumsy actress, Cheon Song-Yi. Their relationship went from being strangers, to someone special that even the impossible things can never be a hindrance between them.


  • Jun Ji-hyun as Cheon Song-yi
  • Kim Soo-hyun as Do Min-joon
  • Park Hae-jin as Lee Hwi-kyung
  • Yoo In-na as Yoo Se-mi

That's it!

Have you seen all of these K-Dramas? If not, which of them are familiar to you? How many have you watched so far? Let us know by commenting your insights below! You can also vote for your favorite drama on the poll.

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Questions & Answers

  • What’s the best Korean drama you can recommend to me?

    If you're into romantic dramas right now, I recommend you to check out Tomorrow, With You. It's light, warm, and sweet!

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  • What is your favorite Korean drama that you would recommend?

    My favorite Korean drama that I would want to recommend right now is "Come and Hug Me." I know it's not as high-rated as the other K-dramas, but it's so worth watching, and I hope you'll check it too. It's an ongoing series, and so far we have 20 episodes, which are so great. But make sure you have your tissues ready because this will make you cry a river of tears!

  • What is a good drama for people who wants horror, but with elements of fantasy and/or romance?

    Some of the creepy, spooky drama with fantasy and romance are Soul (also known as Hon), The Master's Sun, Oh My Ghostess, Suspicious Housekeeper, Let's Fight Ghost, Arang and the Magistrate, and Gu Family Book.

    For romantic dramas with supernatural elements, you can check out My Love From the Star, Chicago Typewriter, A Korean Odyssey, Goblin, and My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox.

    For dramas with strong suspense and thriller but has a romantic love line, you can watch I Hear Your Voice, Healer, Yong Pal, The K2, Doctor Stranger, and Come and Hug Me.

  • Why are Korean dramas so lovable?

    There are three reasons why K-dramas are so lovable and addicting:

    1. We always look forward to romance, romance, and romance, which is the usual hooking element in a K-drama.

    2. It doesn't matter if it's about rich and poor, love triangles, gender-bender female leads, a male lead who is handsome but has a nasty character, and amnesia plots: each series has a unique love line even though the theme is cliched.

    3. We simply love Korean actors. We even have the "second male lead syndrome" because we can't afford for our "oppa" to get hurt. We just love them so much.

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      6 weeks ago

      The Liar and His Lover

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      3 months ago

      sorry but where is boys over flowers , it was main reason why i started watch k dramas , also it become one of the most important reason , why k dramas become popular , it is really bed that bof is not here :(

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      4 months ago

      Most of these are all pretty much fluff. Fun watch...but definitely NOT among the best 25.

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      Jacqueline G Rozell 

      5 months ago

      I'm losing much of the pleasure I used to have in Korean dramas, or rather in the presentation of them. What I liked was being able to watch from beginning to end... now they are soap operas or more like national TV with "seasons" and cliff hangers. I actually pull one up now, go to the very last scene in the series and watch the last ten minutes just to see if it is "continued." If it is I won't watch it. Vagabond made me this way. To think there won't be a sequel is just too insulting.

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      Palak Bansal 

      5 months ago

      "Legend of the blue sea" is my favorite K-Drama. Its amazing, beautiful, heartbreaking and a complete package. I think everyone should watch it.

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      5 months ago

      My favorite kdramas are goblin, strong woman do bong soon, what's wrong with secretary kim?, who are you: school 2015, come and hug me, suspicious partner, the heirs, healer, weightlifting fairy kim bok joo, a korean odyssey, W: two world apart, city hunter, DOTS, fight for my way, melting me softly, marriage contract

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      Jacqueline G Rozell 

      6 months ago

      I am still watching Vagabond... over and over... waiting for Season Two..

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      Monnette Bugawan 

      6 months ago


      of course this Descendants of the Sun.. Song-Song couple..

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      Jacqueline G Rozell 

      7 months ago

      With drama such as Vagabond and Arthdal Chronicals, the Asian productions are really stepping up their game. Let's just hope they don't become so ambitious they get one season done and don't have the energy or resources for a Season Two that will tie up loose ends and answer questions that leave viewers hanging. I no longer watch new series offerings on network TV for that reason. Get involved in something, they cancel it without tying it up. And the staple of Asian drama is the love story. We can't live without love.! Just.... please, please, give us Season Two of Vagabond and Arthdal Chronicals!!!!

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      7 months ago

      Princess Hours, The Heirs, Boys over Flowers, and Rookie Historian!!!

      I started watching Korean Soap Operas not long ago; so far I being watching all the above Dramas and let me tell you...They are the BEST!!!

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      7 months ago

      I recommend "Uncontrollably fond" it is the most beautiful drama that I've ever seen. I love Suzy and Kim Woo Bin they show so much emotions in this drama.

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      Jacqueline G Rozell 

      7 months ago

      Everyone has a favorite, or many favorites. There are so many good and great ones. This past weekend I wasn't feeling well and binged on The K-2... again. I keep checking Netflix and Hulu to see if either has brought back Playful Kiss which is one I could watch over and over. The theme song, "One More Time," is so haunting and beautiful.

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      8 months ago

      Moon lovers : Scarlet heart ryeo should be on everyone’s list, it’s such and an iconic breathtaking drama that rips your heart out and one of the best

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      8 months ago

      Mr. sunshine?????

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      9 months ago

      A must to watch! For rom-com lovers

      The heirs

      Touch your heart

      Suspicious partner

      Whats wrong with secretary kim

      The good doctor

      Devilish joy

      Love is deep

      My ID is gangnam beauty

      I hear you

      I hear your voice

      Well intended love

      Full house

      My princess

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      9 months ago

      I love you guyz and everything about ur moviez is more than perfect wish to meet u#lee min ho# in heaven obviously

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      Ayesha satti 

      9 months ago

      I recommend

      Legend of the blue sea

      Decendent of the sun

      Kill me heal me

      Korean oddessy❤❤


      Doctor stranger



      Fight for my way

      Strong women


      These all r best dramas

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      s khan" india" 

      9 months ago

      My love from tha star & sekret gardn. Best drama

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      9 months ago

      I also love Legend of the Blue Sea

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      Chioma adahrah 

      10 months ago

      You list the best korean drama without mentioning JUMONG? get outtta here..pfffft

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      Agaba Uganda 

      10 months ago

      Queen Seondeok My Best

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      10 months ago

      Cinderella and Four Knights

      Moorim school

      the heirs

      EXO Next door

      The best hit

      vampire flower

      4th period mystery

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      Supriya Ranganathan 

      11 months ago

      For People who like loveand then love that gets hit with fate and practicality.. Watch the Third Charm..

      Very well directed Korean series showing lives of people of different ages and up bringing..

      And how love and life make them grow

      One of my Fav Korean series "The Third Charm"

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      12 months ago

      Highly recommend "my love from the star" there is no dull moments and you'll fall in love again and again. Also, recommend Hwarang, The poet warrior :)

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      12 months ago

      If anyone looking for a drama to begin this journey,first of all watch..."Boy's over flowers"you will never able to get out of this kdrama world.♡

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      12 months ago

      1 Playful kiss

      2 My Secret Romance

      3 Kill me Heal me

      4 Oh my venus

      5 Boys Over Flowers

      6 The heirs

      7 She was pretty

      8 Goblin

      9 Fight my way

      10 Pinocchio

      11 The coffee prince

      12 Strong woman do bong soon

      13 Protect the boss

      14 To the beautiful you

      15 Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bokjoo

      16 Strong Woman, Do Bongsoon

      17 Another Oh Hae-young (Another Miss Oh)

      18 Cinderella and Four Knights

      19 Secret Garden

      20 W - Two Worlds



      23 WITCH’S LOVE

      24 Suspicious Partner

      25 The legend of the blue sea

      26 Dream high

      27 Hyde, Jekyll and me

      28 Master’s sun

      29 Jealousy Incarnate

      30 Lie to Me

      31 Personal Taste

      32 Healer

      33 Who Came from the Stars

      34 Oh My Ghost!

      35 Doctors

      36 Clean with Passion for Now

      37 Father Is Strange

      38 School 2017


      40 You Are Beautiful

      41 Big (2012)

      42 Descendants of the Sun (2016)

      43 EXO Next Door (2015)

      44 Fated to Love You (2014)

      45 Flower Boy Next Door (2013)

      46 Flower Boy Ramyun Shop (2011)

      47 Noble, My Love

      48 Secret Love (2013)

      49 You Are Beautiful (2009)

      50 Gogh, The Starry Night

      51 shopping king louie


      53 Hwarang: The Poet Warrio

      54 Defendant

      55 He Is Psychometric

      56 Her Private Life

      57 Marrying a Millionaire

      58 Something in the Rain

      59 Welcome to Waikiki

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      13 months ago

      I like a Korean Odyssey the most lol

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      13 months ago

      I like the rebel ( a thief who stole people's heart's

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      14 months ago

      I like legend of the blue sea the most

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      14 months ago

      My love from another star is my favorite k drama.

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      14 months ago

      Some of my favorites are:

      Spring Waltz, My Girl, Princess Hours, My Princess, Rooftop Prince, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Only You, I Miss You, One Liter of Tears, Angel Eyes, Full House, He's Beautiful, Heartstrings, BOF, City Hunter, Personal Taste, Reply 1997 and 1988, The Heirs, My Love From Another Star, W, The Big Hit, Dream High 1, Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, DOTS, The Smile Has Left Your Eyes, He is Psychometric, My ID is a Gangnam Beauty, Shoppaholic King Louie, I am Not a Robot, A Gentleman's Dignity and so much moreeeeeee! ❤️

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      Tiaquanius Seay 

      15 months ago

      Okay love xoxoxo

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      15 months ago

      The third Charm and Are you Human too

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      Corazon Lambonao II 

      15 months ago

      My Love From The Star forever ❤

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      rutendo bellarmine 

      15 months ago

      legend of the blue sea

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      16 months ago

      Please.... Empress ki is the most iconic drama ever. This drama should number 1. Very recommend to those who love historical drama

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      16 months ago

      I just love w two worlds and pinnochio

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      Hake Yajit 

      16 months ago

      Why strong woman do bong soon isn't on the list? And moon lovers too

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      16 months ago

      Spring Waltz (Romantic), Personal Taste (Comedy/Romantic)

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      Chin chin 

      16 months ago

      for ppl who want pretty recent new Kdramas

      (New dramas 2017-2018-2019)

      My ID is Gangnam beauty

      Touch your heart

      Romance is a bonus book

      The beauty inside

      What’s wrong with secretary Kim

      Black knight

      I’m not a robot

      Descendants of the sun

      The Good witch (this is old one but my all time fav; funny n emotional)

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      16 months ago

      My all time favourites r boys over flower

      Secret garden

      Lie to me

      Oh my ghost

      Coffee princes

      My girl

      Personal taste

      Kill me heal me

      Two cops

      Roof top princes

      Beautiful goong

      Lie to me

      Little bride - film

      Fated to love you

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      Debbie Ladaga 

      16 months ago

      Why nobody mentioned this drama "Only You?" It's a good drama written by Hwang Sung Yeon. Try watching it and you'll not regret. It really is a good drama.

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      16 months ago

      Full house (Rain and Song Hye Kyo)

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      Sojisub fan 

      16 months ago

      Oh my Venus. Watched it many times. My top favorite!

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      17 months ago

      Who are you, my favorite kdrama

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      Candice Maphoma 

      17 months ago

      the heirs, playfull kiss and boys overflowers...

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      17 months ago

      My love from the star ❤❤❤❤

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      17 months ago

      The legend of the blue sea should be in this list too

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      Jennie Chao 

      18 months ago

      I haven't watched many Korean dramas but here's my list of good ones:

      1. A Gentleman's Dignity (currently my favorite)

      2. Cunning Single Lady

      3. Beating Again

      4. Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (on Netflix, it was Strong Girl Bong-soon)

      5. Stairway to Heaven (an old one...the first Korean drama that I watched and cried so much)

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      18 months ago

      Why is My Girl not in the list??? It should at least be #2! One of the best Kdramas ever!

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      18 months ago

      I haven't watched many yet, but here r THE MUST WATCH:

      1. W

      2. While you were sleeping

      3. What's wrong with secretary Kim

      4. Weightlifting fairy Kim bok jo

      4. Moonlight draw by clouds

      5. Thirty but seventeen

      6. Hwarang

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      18 months ago

      'W' is my favourite

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      18 months ago

      I can hear your voice and pinocchio ARE ONE OF THE BEST KDRAMAS EVER both deserve a spot in top5

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      18 months ago

      My favorite kdramas: (Not in order)

      1. My Love From the Star

      2. The Legend of the Blue Sea

      3. Dream High

      4. Hwarang

      5.To the Beautiful You

      6.My ID Is Gangnam Beauty

      7. Pinnochio

      8. The Moonlight Embracing the Sun

      9. Your Beautiful

      10. The Mirror of The Witch

      11. Hi School Love On

      12. I Hear Your Voice

      13. Secert Garden

      14. Flower Boy Next Door

      15. Heartstrings

      16. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

      17. Revenge Note

      18. Rich Man, Poor Woman

      19. Witch's Love

      20. Morrim School

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      18 months ago

      i think empress ki and moon lovers should be on the list too

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      Preyanka sree 

      18 months ago

      Why goblin is not in the list. It is one of the best fantasy drama. Please add it to the top list

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      18 months ago

      @Aisha The drama you're talking about is called My Girl, with Lee Dong-Wook and Lee Da-hae

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      18 months ago

      Boys over flowers is best

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      Also don forget hes beautiful 

      19 months ago

      Also don forget hes beautiful

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      19 months ago

      i want to know the name of a drama where a girl steals oranges and makes orange jam. I watched long time ago now i cannot find it.

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      19 months ago

      Moon lovers : Scarlet Heart Ryeo

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      19 months ago

      don't forget "to the beautiful you" ;)

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      My name is Ally 

      19 months ago

      Some ones I recommend that are ore Netflix

      A Korean odyssey

      Strong girl bong soon

      Hi, love on

      Oh my ghost


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      19 months ago

      Since everyone’s listing their recommendations, I figured I might as well:

      Dream High (only suggest season 1 because the second one was absolutely dreadful)

      Scarlet Heart Ryeo (forever iconic. even though the drama itself isn’t the most original or outstanding, all the actors bring the story to life)

      Hwarang (all in all a masterpiece)

      Kill Me Heal Me (I can rave about this one all day: beautifully written, beautifully casted, beautifully portrayed, etc...)

      I’m Not A Robot (for all of the Beauty and the Beast fans everywhere)

      Black (anyone who loves a mix of comedy, thriller and romance with phenomenal actors buckle up!)

      W (can’t say this one didn’t mess me up but only the good dramas do :)

      Boys With Flowers (okay I get it. you’re sick of hearing about F4. but you’ve got to trust me on this one! this is definitely the best adaptation of the story in my opinion!)

      Reply 1988 (of course i’m biased, but this show provided me with a lot of feels. seriously this show is the best kind of rollercoaster and is a perfect detox for stress)

      Suspicious Partner (what? it’s a classic romcom centered around the court. who wouldn’t want to watch it?)

      Lawless Lawyers (okay but like fair warning you will never recover from this show. it’s just that good! * also lee joon gi*)

      Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (one of the dramas that is forever in my heart! you’ll find yourself never wanting to stop watching this drama! it’s a guaranteed laugh and you’ll love the romance. and to top it all off, it also has thriller elements)

      Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (has to be in my top 10 kdrama list of all time simply because it has a ship even the largest iceberg couldn’t sink)

      While You Were Sleeping (you absolutely can’t miss out on this one. it’s one of the rare well rounded kdrama out there and for that reason alone, it should definitely be under your radar)

      These are all of the ones I could think of off the top of my head. I’ll add more later :)

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      20 months ago

      Strong woman do bong soon should be in the list too..

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      20 months ago

      Not sure if it's just me, but I think Empress Ki deserves a spot on this list as well.

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      Sehun sarangae 

      20 months ago

      My recommendations are

      Let's fight ghost


      You are beautiful


      Boys over flowers

      Discovery of love


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      20 months ago

      1. Goblin

      2. My love from another star

      3. Legend of the blue sea

      3. Healer

      4. K2

      5. W 2 World

      6. Scarlet heart Ryeo

      7. Whats wrong with secretary Kim

      8. Doctors

      9. Pinocchio

      10. I'm not a robot

      11. Hwarang

      12. A korean odyssey

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      20 months ago

      Here I recommend some

      1.boys over flowers

      2.playful kiss girlfriend is a gumiho


      5.scarlet heart

      6.the heirs

      7. Strong woman do bong soon

      8. Weightlifting fairy kim bok joo

      9. Descendents of the sun

      10. My love from the star

      11. Full house

      12. I am not a robot

      13. School 2017

      14. Legend of the blue sea

      15. W

      16. Pinocchio

      17. While you were sleeping

      18. Doctors

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      21 months ago

      After I've watched go back couple, i started watching k-drama again. So far, my top on the list are:

      Love in the moonlight (park bo gum is sooooo cuteeee ^_^)

      Hwayugi ( mawang is soooo funny)

      Scarlet Ryeo

      My love from the star

      Master sun

      Oh my venus

      Whats wrong with secretary kim

      She was pretty

      Something in the rain (very realistic)

      Seeing the list of recommendations here, gosh i can't decide yet what i'm gonna watch first heheh

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      21 months ago

      IMO a newbie who has never watched a Kdrama needs to watch the old cliche classic dramas that were so sappy you just couldn’t look away. Love the new contemporary ones with more creative plots, but those weren’t the ones that put Kdrama on the map

      1. Boys Over Flowers has to be #1 or they won’t appreciate it later cuz this one has EVERY cliche in the book (except gender bender)

      2. Coffee Prince

      3. Secret Garden

      4. Goong

      5. My GF is a Gumiho

      6. You Are Beautiful

      7. Reply 1997

      8. My Girl

      9. Delightful Girl

      10. Dream High

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      21 months ago

      I don't understand why The Heirs is one of the top. The main actress is hopeless. She looks so tortured kissing Kim Tan, who has sacrificed everything for her. I think the casting crew made a mistake in making her the lead actress.

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      21 months ago

      Take a look at goblin

      Your welcome:)

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      21 months ago

      1. Gu family book

      2. Moon embracing the sun

      3. Empress Ki

      4. My girlfriend is a gumiho

      5. Kill me, Heal me

      6. Bridal mask

      7. W

      8. Rooftop prince

      9. Goblin

      10. Are you human too?

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      21 months ago

      Best i have watched so far are:

      1. My Id is gangnam beauty

      2. Hwayugi/korean odyssey

      3. Goblin

      4. Weightlifting fairy

      5. Shining inheritance

      6. Gu book family

      7. Witch's Love

      8. Fight for my way

      9. Legend of the blue sea

      10. My introverted boss/ my shy boss..

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      21 months ago

      I can never moved on from Oh My Venus

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      21 months ago

      Healer is the best drama ever

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      22 months ago

      1- The Heirs

      2- Uncontrollably Fond ❤️

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      chase jason 

      22 months ago

      why "the innocent man" is not included in the list.

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      Rockey Raghu 

      22 months ago

      1.Pinnochio from another star

      3.Decendent of the sun

      4.City hunter

      5.legend of the blue sea

      6.strong women do bong soo


      8.masters sun


      10.oh my ghost.

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      Kalsoom Bilal 

      22 months ago

      My favourite dramas are..

      The Heirs


      Boys over flowers

      Playful kiss

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      22 months ago

      You missed "the legend of the blue sea"

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      22 months ago

      1. Descendants of the sun

      2. Full house

      3. My love from another star

      4. Another ms oh

      5. Moon embracing the sun

      6. Boys over flowers

      7. The heirs

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      22 months ago

      "W" is such a goood drama omg its beautiful plesae watch it

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      23 months ago

      1. The legend of the blue sea

      2. The Heirs

      3. Boys over flowers

      4. My love from another star

      5. Strong woman bong soon

      6. To the beautiful you

      7. Playful kiss

      8. You are beautiful

      9. Goong

      10. Bride of the century

      I love the legend of the blue sea

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      Polish girl 

      23 months ago

      The best one is "What's wrong with secretary Kim"

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      Mea Herera 

      23 months ago

      Great list of dramas. My favourite is the heirs.

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      So hyun 

      23 months ago

      My best Korean dramas

      1.Kill me heal me

      2. Weightlifting fairy Kim Bok Joo

      3. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

      4. School 2015

      5. Secret

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      Queen's Melody 

      23 months ago

      the best korean dramas:

      1. Signal, Reply 1988, Doctor Stranger, Full House, Master's Sun, Kill me Heal Me, Secret garden,

      2. School 2015, Princess Hours, She was Pretty, My Love from the Star, Personal Taste, Coffee Prince, Queen Seondeok, Dream High 1 n 2, Come Back Mister.

      3. Faith, King of Baking Kim tak gu, My Girlfriend Gumiho, Cunning Single Lady, It's Okay that's Love.

      Those are my personal opinion. but You will not regret watching the dramas on my number list. hahahha

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      23 months ago

      My favourite koriyan dramas are,

      1.strong woman do bong soon♡ are beautiful


      My favourite koriyan actors are

      1. Park hyung sik♡

      2.Lee min ho

      3.ji chang wook

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      23 months ago

      Well I recently watched she was pretty. The romantic comedy is so awesome..... One of the best drama ever

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      24 months ago

      I am currently watching “W” a Kdrama based on a manhwa, and I definitely would recommend it! The drama had me crying, laughing, and hiding under a blanket in some scenes. Every episode it interesting and your not gonna ant to stop watching until the very end. Anyways, I don’t know why’d you listen to me, but I think you should just this’s once...

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      2 years ago

      is decendanta of the sun that good

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      2 years ago

      Thank you for the recommendations! I got nosey and peeped the comments section. I noticed that you had shared other dramas.I am currently watching ‘Its okay,thats love’ i have to say i’m loving it the characters are very unique and the acting is outstanding. So thank you and i would absolutely share this with my fellow drama fans

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      2 years ago

      My favourite dramas are:

      1. legend of the blue sea

      2. My love from the star

      3. Descendant of the sun

      4. W two worlds

      5. Goblin

      6. Strong woman do bong soon

      7. Weightlifting fairy kim bok joo

      8. Bring it on ghost

      9. While you were sleeping

      10. Kill me heal me

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      2 years ago

      1 boys over flowers

      2 the heirs

      3 legend of the blue sea

      4 descendants of the sun

      5 weight lifting

      6 goblin

      7 city hunter

      8 faith

      9 my love from the star

      10 big

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      2 years ago

      My favourite list these are the most amazing.

      1: gu family book(sci-fi)

      2:healer(so much thrilling loves it)

      3:kill me heal me(so funny yet loving )

      4:fated to love you(the actor is amazing and the plot too)

      5:my love from the star (amazing acting and plot)

      6:master's sun(aww i can't talk about it u have to watch)scary

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      2 years ago

      1. Money Flower

      2. Hotel king

      3. Strong girl bong soon

      4.Chief Kim

      5. Uncontrollably found

      6. Fated to love you

      7. City hunter

      8. Que sera sera

      9. Moon lovers - scarlet heart ryeo

      10. Glamorous temptation

      11. Fight for my way

      12. Whisper

      13. That winter the wind blows

      14. Emergency couple

      15. Suits

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      2 years ago

      I just don't understand why Scarlet Heart Ryeo and Uncontrollably Fond aren't on anyone's list. I've seen lots of K-dramas and they are definitely among the best.

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      2 years ago

      I was reading the comments and I believe Hwarang and who are you: school 2015 should make more list


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