Korean Drama to Binge Watch Available on Netflix
Korean Drama popularly known as K-drama is television serials in the Korean language made in South Korea. Korean dramas are popular worldwide, partially due to the spread of Korean popular culture their widespread availability via streaming services which often offer subtitles in multiple languages. Many K-dramas have been adapted throughout the world, and some have had a great impact on other countries.
Some of the popular Korean series that is available on Netflix for binge-watch are:-
1) Crash landing on you
Led by mega-stars Hyun Bin and Son Ye-Jin, Crash Landing tells the story of South Korean heiress Yoon Se-ri, who finds herself stranded in North Korea after a freak paragliding accident. Enter: Captain Ri Jeong Hyeok, the handsome but stoic North Korean soldier who finds Se-ri and (surprise!) falls in love with her. With plenty of twists, turns, and rom-com tropes, writer Park Ji-Eun weaves a compelling story of star-crossed lovers, backed by Bin and Ye-Jin’s powerful chemistry and a charming supporting cast. The drama became a global hit and is currently the second-highest rated show in Korean cable TV history.
2) It’s okay to be okay
Famous children’s book author Ko Moon Young meets Moon Gang Tae, a caretaker at a psychiatric ward when she comes to his hospital to read to sick children. Gang Tae’s brother, Sang Tae, is autistic and a big fan of Moon Young, who is known to be moody and difficult due to her antisocial personality disorder. After a prickly first encounter, the two discover they are deeply connected by their tragic backstories and intertwining pasts.
3) Itaewon Class
Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-Joon) is someone who always stands up for what he thinks is right. But when his father dies in a tragic car accident, he makes a bad turn and winds up in jail. After vowing to avenge his dad and fulfill his dreams, he is able to open up a bar in Seoul hotspot Itaewon. Now he just has to work on making it a hit, with the help of cool-girl Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-mi). Though his childhood crush Oh Soo-ah (Kwon Nara), who works for his competitor, may get in the way.
4) The World of Married
Based on BBC One’s Doctor Foster, this drama follows the story of family doctor Ji Sun-Woo (Kim Hee-Ae) and her husband Lee Tae-Oh (Park Hae-Joon). She seems to have a perfect life, with a successful career and a happy family… until she finds out her husband (and other people she trusted) betrayed her. The couple finds themselves entangled in dangerous affairs that could cost them their lives.
5) Hospital Playlist
Hospital Playlist tells the story of five doctors who all went to medical school together in 1999, and share a love for music. The show follows the friends as they go through the physical and emotional challenges of working in a hospital, dealing with patients, and living their own lives outside of work.
6) Mr. Sunshine
In this period drama, Eugene Choi escapes to the U.S. after being born into slavery during the Joseon Period (the final dynasty before Korea’s annex from Japan) and goes on to become a Marine. Choi returns to Joseon on a mission and meets Go Ae-shin, an aristocratic woman secretly fighting for Korea’s independence. Choi and Ae-shin fall in love and must overcome their differences in status, Ae-shin’s arranged marriage to nobleman Kim Hee-Sung, and the Empire of Japan’s plot to colonize Korea.
7) Boys over Flowers
This K-Drama classic follows Geum Jan-di, a regular teen girl who’s offered a scholarship to an elite high school. Deterred by her rich classmates, she falls prey to the most popular boys in school, known as the F4, but stands up to their leader Gu Jun-pyo. Struck by her fighting spirit, Jun-pyo falls in love with Jan-di, and a love triangle, scandalous high school parties, and plenty of family drama ensue. Boys Over Flowers is the complete teen soap opera.
8) Reply 1988
Reply 1988 centers around the culture of Korea in the year 1988—the Seoul Olympics are a major plot point—and follows five high school friends living in a small town. Their coming-of-age story includes crushes and romance, getting into college, and a whole lot of ’80s nostalgia
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