Korean dramas have become worldwide famous and many of them are available on Netflix too. We have made a list of the best Korean dramas on Netflix that you cannot miss.
After the popular platform of Entertainment Netflix came into being, viewers across the world started watching their favourite shows. There is no doubt Korean dramas is covering most of the space on Netflix. We tried our best to choose some of them for your entertainment.
18: Age of Youth (2016-2017):
Age of Youth is a light-hearted Korean drama. It revolves around the lives of some young girls who live together as roommates in a house. The story focuses on their struggle at the workplace, relationships, studies. The drama beautifully narrates the story of every individual. The drama has two seasons and 26 episodes. It is also known as Hello, My Twenties. Both seasons cover different struggles of young women.
17: I Hear Your Voice (2013):
A father and a son get into an accident and the father gets killed. A young girl witness that there was someone present who planned all this. She decides to reveal it in court. The culprit gets caught and punished for his crime. The murderer threatens the girl that he will come back and kill her.
The boy survives and admires the young girl. After some years, he tries to find the same girl who is also elder than him. He finds her and fell in love with her. The drama is unique in concept as after the accident the boy can hear the voices in his head. By using this unique ability, he solves many crimes. The drama has 18 episodes.
16: Sweet Home (2020):
Sweet Home is one of the Korean horror series on Netflix. The story revolves around humans who are turning into monsters. These monsters can sense even a whisper and kill every human. A teenager and his neighbour think of not giving up and do everything to survive. The cast of Sweet Home includes Song Kang, Lee Do-hyun and Lee Si-young. It has 10 episodes.
15: Vagabond (2019):
Vagabond is one of the action-thriller Korean dramas on Netflix. A man’s nephew lost his life in a plane crash along with other children. He finds out that this is not an accident but a planned crash. He tries to seek help from authorities but all in vain then he decides to take matters into his own hands. However, it is not just a mere plane crash the conspiracies are at the international level. The cast of Vagabond includes Lee Seung-gi and Bae Suzy in lead roles. The drama has 16 episodes. Fans are waiting for the second season of Vagabond as many things are unsolved.
14: The Uncanny Counter (2020):
This is one of the most famous Korean dramas on Netflix. The drama also got the highest ratings. The genre is mystery, thriller and fantasy. the story revolves around four demon hunters who are named counters. The demons possess those who already have evil inside of them.
When one of their partners get killed, they need a fourth one. A high school student who gets bullied and is weak become their fourth partner. He gets excited about this journey and his life changes after that. This Korean series on Netflix has 16 episodes.
13: Prison Playbook (2017):
The story of Prison Playbook revolves around a Korean basketball player who is about to play internationally. His sister is harassed by a man. He chases him and is sentenced to jail for assault. The story is about the lives of prisoners and police officers. The cast of Prison Playbook includes Park Hae-soon and Jung Kyun-ho . The drama has 16 episodes.
12: Fiery Priest (2019):
Fiery Priest is one of the most popular Korean dramas and it was a huge success. Kim Nam-gil who played the role of priest won numerous awards for his amazing performance in the drama. The story revolves around a NIS agent who transforms himself into a priest to find a mystery of the murder of a senior priest. He is fierce by nature and short-tempered. This is one of the Korean dramas on Netflix that has 20 episodes.
11: Mr. Sunshine (2018):
Mr. Sunshine is set in the era of the 1900s. The drama got so much popularity and critics highly praised it. The story revolves around a man who escapes from slavery and moved to the US. He becomes an agent there and moves back to Joseon to complete a mission. He meets the daughter of a rich man and fell in love with her. He faces so much wrath and anger from aristocrats because of class differences and also the girl is engaged in childhood. The cast of Mr. Sunshine includes Lee Byung-hun and Kim Tae-ri. The drama has 24 episodes.
10: Extra-Curricular (2020):
This is one of the Kdramas on Netflix that raises serious issues of human trafficking, bullying, sexual exploitation and drugs. The drama was one of the popular Kdrama of 2020 and talk of the town because of highlighting serious problems of youth. The drama cast includes Dong-Hee Kim, Park Ju-hyun, Nam Yoon-su, Jang da-bin. The Kdrama has 10 episodes.
9: A Korean Odyssey (2017- 2018):
A Korean Odyssey is one of the Supernatural Kdramas on Netflix. The drama has humans who are living for hundreds of years. It reveals that they are not humans but have magical powers. They can transform into everything. The drama has lots of comedy elements too. The main cast of A Korean Odyssey includes Lee Seung-gi, Oh Yeon-seon and Cha Seung-won. This Korean series on Netflix has 20 episodes.
8: Hospital Playlist (2020-2021):
Hospital Playlist is one of the medical Korean series on Netflix. This is a musical medical Kdrama. The story focuses on the lives of doctors and nurses. The notable thing about the drama is the friendship between the four doctors. The drama has two seasons and the second season is currently airing. The cast of Hospital Playlist includes Jo Jung-suk, Jung Kyung-ho, Jeon Mi-do and Yoo Yeon-seok.
7: When the Camellia Blooms (2019):
The story revolves around a young and beautiful single mother. She moves to a new town and everyone is impressed with her beauty. She starts a bar there to earn for her son. The people of town especially women has a serious problem with her. They blame her for spoiling and stealing their husbands. The woman survives amidst all flirt and approaches towards her. Later it reveals that she was pregnant with her boyfriend who is a famous actor now. He left her but later come back but she did not accept him.
A policeman who is good at heart fell in love with her and she also develops a soft corner for him. The drama is about the survival of a woman in this cruel society who not only judge her character but also cannot see her success. The drama has 40 episodes.
6: Crash Landing On You (2019-2020):
This is one of the famous Korean dramas on Netflix. The story is about a South Korean girl who lands in North Korea by mistake. She is saved by a North Korean army man. They start developing feelings for each other. Things get complicated when people from both sides of the border are informed by her presence. After so many complications, the ending suggests that they end up together. The major cast of Crash Landing On You Includes Hyun Bin Ri, son Ye-jin. The drama has 16 episodes.
5: The King Eternal Monarch (2020):
The King Eternal Monarch story is a little bit complex to understand. This is one of the time travel Kdramas. The drama circulates around two worlds that is existing in two different dimensions. Things get complicated when people from one world travel towards the other. The interesting thing is two people with the same faces exist in both worlds. The King Eternal Monarch cast includes Lee Min Ho and Kim Go-eun and Woo Do-hyun in lead roles. The drama has 16 episodes.
4: Flower of Evil (2020):
Flower of Evil is one of the crime thrillers of Korean dramas on Netflix. The story revolves around a man who hides his past from his family. However, his wife is a detective and get suspicious about his activities. The wife digs his past but on revelation supports him. In the end, he proves himself innocent. The cast of Flower of Evil includes Lee Joon-gi and Moon Chae-won in leads roles. This Korean drama has 16 episodes.
3: Vincenzo (2021):
Vincenzo is one of the most famous Korean dramas on Netflix. The story circulates around a mafia leader Vincenzo who travel back to Korea to get his gold. The gold is hidden under a building. In the beginning, he tries his best to evacuate it. However, he becomes friendly with the inmates. He fights against the biggest corrupt company in Korea and helps people. The drama has every element including comedy, action, crime and thriller. The cast of Vincenzo includes Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-been, Ok Taecyeon and Kwak Don-yeon. The drama has 20 episodes.
2: Itaewon Class (2020):
This can be termed as underrated Korean drama but it helps to encourage the youth. The drama circulates around the life of a man who is expelled from school for standing against bullies and corruption. He makes a plan and works in silence on it. After few years, he opens a small business of food. He expands his business and fights against the same man who caused the death of his father. The drama also has a strong female lead. Itaewon Class cast includes Park Seo-joon, Kim Da-mi and Kwon Nara. The drama has 16 episodes.
1: It’s Okay Not to Be Okay (2020):
The drama revolves around an antisocial woman writer and a man who works at a psychiatric hospital. The woman starts feeling and fell in love with him. The man emotionally handles her as well as his brother. The drams is one of the best Korean dramas on Netflix that throws light on human emotions and psychological aspects. It shows the strong bond between humans. It’s Okay Not to Be Okay cast includes Seo Ya-ji, Kim Soo-hyun and Oh Jung-se. The drama has 16 episodes.
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