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The Best Korean Dramas Of 2019

Updated November 25, 2020 476.0k votes 91.4k voters 2.8m views89 items

List RulesOnly Korean shows that premiered in 2019.

UPDATE: Check out the top K-dramas of 2020!

Here are the best Korean dramas of 2019. Including romantic dramas, thrillers, medical shows, and more, this list of South Korean TV shows features top stars and famous K-pop idols who act. What are the most popular 2019 Kdramas? Check out the best 2018 Korean dramas for more recent shows. 

Some good 2019 Korean dramas are Kingdom, The Crowned Clown, Vagabond, and Touch Your Heart.

Vote up the best Kdramas of 2019, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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  • 1
    Crash Landing on You
    10,780
    1,272

    Crash Landing on You

    Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    Crash Landing on You (tvN, 2019), also known as Love's Emergency Landing, is a South Korean... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    Hotel del Luna
    28,272
    4,686

    Hotel del Luna

    Lee Ji-eun, Yeo Jin-goo

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Romantic comedy

    Hotel del Luna (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean fantasy romantic comedy television series. Forced... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 3
    Angel's Last Mission: Love
    23,753
    4,449

    Angel's Last Mission: Love

    Shin Hye-sun, Kim Myung-soo

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy, Fantasy

    Angel's Last Mission: Love (KBS2, 2019), also known as Dan, Only Love, is a South Korean... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    Extraordinary You
    14,315
    2,690

    Extraordinary You

    Kim Hye-yoon, Kim Ro-woon

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Romantic comedy

    Extraordinary You (MBC, 2019), also known as Suddenly One Day or A Day Found by Chance, is a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    Vagabond
    9,177
    1,734

    Vagabond

    Lee Seung-gi, Bae Suzy

    Genres (Tv)Spy, Action, Thriller, Romance

    Vagabond (SBS, 2019) is a South Korean spy thriller television series. Determined to find out... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    He is Psychometric
    24,217
    5,012

    He is Psychometric

    Park Jin-young Shin Ye-eun Kim Da-som Kim Kwon

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy, Mystery, Fantasy

    He Is Psychometric (tvN, 2019), also known as That Psychometric Guy, is a South Korean fantasy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Touch Your Heart
    27,971
    5,905

    Touch Your Heart

    Yoo In-na, Lee Dong-wook

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    Touch Your Heart (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series, based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    Her Private Life
    20,741
    4,763

    Her Private Life

    Park Min-young, Kim Jae-wook

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    Her Private Life (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. A talented... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Doctor John
    8,312
    1,999

    Doctor John

    Ji Sung, Lee Se-young

    Genres (Tv)Medical, Drama

    Doctor John (SBS, 2019) is a South Korean medical drama television series. Arrogant but... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    Love Alarm
    14,556
    3,663

    Love Alarm

    Kim So-hyun, Song Kang

    Genres (Tv)Romantic Comedy

    Love Alarm (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series, based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 11
    At Eighteen
    6,723
    1,737

    At Eighteen

    Ong Seong-wu, Kim Hyang-gi

    Genres (Tv)Coming of age

    At Eighteen (JTBC, 2019) is a South Korean coming-of-age television series. A lonely student... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    When the Camellia Blooms
    3,608
    927

    When the Camellia Blooms

    Gong Hyo-jin, Kang Ha-neul

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy, Thriller

    When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy-thriller television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Graceful Family
    3,878
    1,060

    Graceful Family

    Im Soo-hyang, Lee Jang-woo

    Genres (Tv)Mystery, Suspense, Melodrama

    Graceful Family (MBN, 2019) is a South Korean mystery melodrama television series. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Abyss
    14,458
    4,279

    Abyss

    Park Bo-young, Ahn Hyo-seop

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Fantasy, Romantic comedy

    Abyss (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy fantasy television series. After meeting... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #49 of 71 The Best Korean Crime Dramas Ever#27 of 67 The Best Fantasy & Supernatural K-Dramas Ever

  • 15
    The Secret Life of My Secretary
    9,615
    2,833

    The Secret Life of My Secretary

    Kim Young-kwang, Jin Ki-joo

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    The Secret Life of My Secretary (SBS, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Search: WWW
    5,990
    1,752

    Search: WWW

    Im Soo Jung , Lee Da-hee

    Genres (Tv)Romance, Melodrama

    Search: WWW (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romance melodrama television series. The story of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    Class of Lies
    3,065
    870

    Class of Lies

    Yoon Kyun-sang, Geum Sae-rok

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Class of Lies (OCN, 2019), also known as Undercover Teacher and Mr. Temporary, is a 2019 South... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung
    6,345
    1,877

    Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung

    Shin Se-kyung, Cha Eun-woo

    Genres (Tv)Historical, Romance, Drama

    Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung (MBC, 2019) is a South Korean historical drama television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 19
    Melting Me Softly
    8,670
    2,599

    Melting Me Softly

    Ji Chang-wook, Won Jin-ah

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy

    Melting Me Softly (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean fantasy television series. A man (Ji... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    My First First Love
    10,085
    3,153

    My First First Love

    Ji Soo, Jung Chae-yeon

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    My First First Love (Netflix, 2019), also known as Because It's My First Love, is a South... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 21
    Arthdal Chronicles
    8,578
    2,807

    Arthdal Chronicles

    Song Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun

    Genres (Tv)Historical, Romance, Fantasy

    Arthdal Chronicles (tvN, Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean historical romantic fantasy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Romance Is a Bonus Book
    15,855
    5,290

    Romance Is a Bonus Book

    Lee Na-young, Lee Jong-suk

    Genres (Tv)Romantic comedy

    Romance Is a Bonus Book (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. A... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    Kingdom
    6,001
    2,010

    Kingdom

    Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doona

    Genres (Tv)Historical, Fantasy, Thriller, Horror

    Kingdom (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean historical horror television series based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 24
    One Spring Night
    5,023
    1,685

    One Spring Night

    Jung Hae-in, Han Ji-min

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Romance

    One Spring Night (MBC, 2019) is a South Korean romantic drama television series. When... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 25
    Psychopathic Diary
    1,291
    397

    Psychopathic Diary

    Yoon Shi-yoon, Jung In-sun

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Thriller

    Psychopath Diary (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean comedy-thriller television series. After... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button