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The Best Korean Dramas Of 2018

Updated February 15, 2019 307.4k votes 54.4k voters 1.7m views73 items

List RulesOnly Korean dramas that premiered in 2018.

UPDATED: Check out the best Korean dramas of 2019!

Trying to catch up with the latest Korean series? Here are the best Korean dramas of 2018. Including romantic comedies, legal thrillers, medical dramas, and more, this list of new South Korean TV shows features top stars and famous K-pop idols who act. What are the most popular 2018 Kdramas? 

Some good 2018 Korean dramas are What's Wrong with Secretary Kim, Wok of Love, Something in the Rain, and Mr. Sunshine.

Vote up the best Kdramas of 2018, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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  • 1
    What's Wrong with Secretary Kim
    25,615
    6,175

    What's Wrong with Secretary Kim

    Park Seo-joon, Park Min-young

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean romantic comedy television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    My ID Is Gangnam Beauty
    19,258
    5,798

    My ID Is Gangnam Beauty

    Im Soo-hyang, Cha Eun-woo

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    My ID Is Gangnam Beauty (JTBC, 2018), also known as Gangnam Beauty, is a South Korean romantic... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 3
    My Secret Terrius (Terius Behind Me)
    4,382
    1,313

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy, Mystery, Crime

    My Secret Terrius (MBC, 2018), also known as Terius Behind Me, is a South Korean romantic... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    The Beauty Inside
    5,650
    1,724

    The Beauty Inside

    Seo Hyun-jin, Lee Min-ki

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Melodrama, Romance

    The Beauty Inside (JTBC, 2018) is a South Korean television series based on the 2015 film.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    Love in the Moonlight
    5,908
    1,928

    Love in the Moonlight

    Park Bo-gum, Kim Yoo-jung

    Genres (Tv)Historical, Romantic comedy, Drama

    Love in the Moonlight (KBS2, 2016) is a South Korean historical romantic comedy television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    100 Days My Prince
    9,013
    2,991

    100 Days My Prince

    Do Kyung-soo, Nam Ji-hyun

    Genres (Tv)Historical, Romantic comedy

    100 Days My Prince (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean historical romantic-comedy television series.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Still 17
    8,727
    2,895

    Still 17

    Shin Hye-sun, Yang Se-jong

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy, Drama

    Still 17 (SBS, 2018), also known as Thirty But Seventeen, is a South Korean romantic comedy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Are You Human?
    11,917
    3,990

    Are You Human?

    Seo Kang-joon, Gong Seung-yeon

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Romance, Politics, Mystery

    Are You Human? (KBS2, 2018) is a South Korean television series. Former MMA fighter Kang... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Welcome to Waikiki
    6,969
    2,437

    Welcome to Waikiki

    Kim Jung-hyun, Lee Yi-kyung

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Welcome to Waikiki (JTBC, 2018) is a youth South Korean television series. Three men who are... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    The Last Empress
    1,951
    645

    The Last Empress

    The Last Empress (SBS, 2018) is a South Korean television series created by Park Young-soo.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    Sky Castle
    3,622
    1,375

    Sky Castle

    Yum Jung-ah, Lee Tae-ran

    Genres (Tv)Satire, Drama, Black comedy

    Sky Castle (JTBC, 2018) is a South Korean drama television series. In an apartment building in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
    2,952
    1,343

    The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

    Seo In-guk, Jung So-min

    Genres (Tv)Mystery, Thriller, Romance, Drama

    The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean mystery thriller television series,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Lawless Lawyer
    4,682
    2,179

    Lawless Lawyer

    Lee Joon-gi, Seo Ye-ji

    Genres (Tv)Legal, Thriller

    Lawless Lawyer (tvN, 2018) is a legal thriller television series. Driven by his desire to... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Ms. Hammurabi
    3,928
    1,837

    Ms. Hammurabi

    Go Ara, Kim Myung-soo

    Genres (Tv)Legal drama

    Ms. Hammurabi (JTBC, 2018) is a South Korean television series based on the novel by Moon... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 15
    Life on Mars
    1,860
    900

    Life on Mars

    Jung Kyung-ho, Park Sung-woong

    Genres (Tv)Police procedural, Crime, Sci-fi, Mystery

    Life on Mars (OCN, 2018) is a South Korean sci-fi crime television series, based on the 2006... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #111 of 197 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time#42 of 67 The Best Fantasy & Supernatural K-Dramas Ever

  • 16
    Something in the Rain
    4,969
    2,544

    Something in the Rain

    Son Ye-jin, Jung Hae-in

    Genres (Tv)Romance, Drama

    Something in the Rain (JTBC, 2018), also known as Pretty Sister Who Buys Me Food, is a South... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    Come and Hug Me
    3,679
    1,890

    Come and Hug Me

    Jang Ki-yong, Jin Ki-joo

    Genres (Tv)Romance, Melodrama, Mystery

    Come and Hug Me (MBC, 2018) is a South Korean romance drama television series. A police... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Mr. Sunshine
    4,259
    2,244

    Mr. Sunshine

    Lee Byung-hun, Kim Tae-ri

    Genres (Tv)Historical, Romance, Drama, Action

    Mr. Sunshine (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean historical action drama television series. After... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    The Great Seducer (Tempted)
    5,363
    2,863

    The Great Seducer (Tempted)

    Woo Do-hwan, Park Soo-yeong

    Genres (Tv)Thriller, Romance, Melodrama

    Tempted (MBC, 2018), also known as The Great Seducer, is a South Korean television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #54 of 137 The Best K-Dramas to Watch on Viki#22 of 80 The Most Romantic Korean Dramas Ever

  • 20
    Encounter (Boyfriend)
    3,706
    2,019

    Encounter (Boyfriend)

    Song Hye-kyo, Park Bo-gum

    Genres (Tv)Melodrama, Romance

    Encounter (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean romance drama television series. Brought together by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 21
    Life
    1,486
    782

    Life

    Lee Dong-wook, Cho Seung-woo

    Genres (Tv)Medical, Drama

    Life (JTBC, 2018) is a South Korean medical drama television series. At South Korea's premier... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Familiar Wife
    2,228
    1,269

    Familiar Wife

    Ji Sung, Han Ji-min

    Genres (Tv)Romance, Fantasy

    Familiar Wife (tvN, 2018) is a romantic fantasy South Korean television series. A married... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    Radio Romance
    4,678
    2,782

    Radio Romance

    Yoon Doo-joon, Kim So-hyun

    Genres (Tv)Romance

    Radio Romance (KBS2, 2018) is a South Korean television series. An ambitious radio writer... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    Wok of Love
    3,035
    1,817

    Wok of Love

    Lee Jun-ho, Jang Hyuk

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Romance, Comedy

    Wok of Love (SBS, 2018) is a South Korean television series. A former top chef and a bankrupt... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 25
    My Mister
    2,948
    1,782

    My Mister

    Lee Sun-kyun, Lee Ji-eun (IU)

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    My Mister (tvN, 2018), also known as My Ahjussi, is a South Korean drama television series.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button