Top 10 Netflix K-Drama Series to Watch

Top 10 Netflix K-Drama Series to Watch: If something can be defined as an unending loop of addiction, it is undoubtedly and most assuredly K-drama. It’s been almost half of a century now that the South Korean TV and film industry has been mesmerizing us in every possible way.

Though it’s been from a long time the case for devoted K-drama fans, ‘Parasite’ winning the 2020 Academy Awards and Netflix’s latest global hit ‘Squid Game’ have shoved people all over the world into the vast region of K-drama like a storm.

There are many viewers who have grown interested in the South Korean television industry after being intrigued by ‘Squid Game’. So this list is especially for those who are at a loss as to what to watch after ‘Squid Games and how to select from this huge range of options.

Let’s have a look at the Top 10 K-dramas from Netflix to Watch:

10. Romance is a Bonus Book-

Romance is a Bonus Book

A great rom-com based in the hit U.S TV series ‘Younger’ tells the story of a gifted young editor who grows to feel for a former copywriter in dire need of a job. Their warm and sweet story unfolds as viewers get hooked on the series.

9. Squid Game–

Squid Game
Los Angeles Times

‘Squid Game’ presents to us a reality game based on child’s play but with mortal threat as synonymous with elimination. The first sound of the gun, the first splash of blood, and the first dead body- viewers are left speechless as they take time to digest the shock.

The show’s efficient handling of class issues beneath the layer of violence is the real win. This K-drama has been so popular that people who haven’t been into K-drama at all, also binged it.

8. Memories of the Alhambra-

Memories of the Alhambra
Netflix

Another show of the game. But this time a reality video game where players can reach an alternate universe and find weapons there to battle in the real world. But the sci-fi series reaches its climax when developer Jung Se-Joo finds a deadly bug in the game. And there’s the special K-romance to allure you.

7. Cheese in the Trap-

Cheese in the Trap
Lisyne Reviews

A poor hard-working college-junior Hong Seol and a manipulative college senior Yoo Jung fall in love with each other. And the viewers get to watch a hard-to-avoid romance cum psychological drama to be further entangled in the world of K-drama.

6. The K2-

The K2
Netflix

Here you get complicated dirty politics. Here you get serious action. A fugitive is hired as a bodyguard for the wife of a presidential candidate and hence is built a road of betrayal, vengeance, stunts, and loose morals. Talking of stunts, it is heard that Ji Chang-wook did not have a stuntman to film the fight scenes.

5. Boys Over Flowers-

Boys Over Flowers
The Jakarta Post

This fan-favorite Korean drama was aired almost a decade ago and still retains its popularity and also its guilty pleasure. FT, a clique of the popular and wealthiest high school students turns interested in a new girl who has come from a totally different world.

4. Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung-

Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
Soompi

The will-they-won’t-they drama between Goo Haeryung, a single and noble lady endeavoring to become a recognized historian, and the handsome prince Yi Rim, a romance novel writer in secret. Set in the Joseon Dynasty this series will give you some ‘Little Women’ vibe for sure.

3. Crash Landing on You-

Crash Landing on You
Netflix

After a paragliding trip does not go as planned, a South Korean businesswoman Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) lands on North Korea and in the life of army officer Captain Lee Jeonghyeok (Hyun Bin) and eventually on his heart. This 2019 series will give you the perfect warm feeling of romance that K-drama usually gives.

2. Sweet Home–

Sweet Home
Decider

A horror K-drama packed with zombies and monsters of different forms turned people whom Cha Hyun-soo and his fellow survivors have to fight to save humanity. This apocalyptic show made the top 3 of Netflix’s top 10 series right after its release. If you want undaunted entertainment, this will be a treat for you.

1. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay–

It's Okay to Not Be Okay
Netflix

Two misfits with their individual issues in their lives encounter each other. These two are a health care worker hiding a tragic past and a children’s book writer with a personality disorder.

Their low-key romance set the mood for a warm passionate and mature love story on the way. You will not only fall in love with this fan-favorite K-drama but also acquire a sense of positivity and peace in yourself.

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