2019 The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019  

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List Rules Only Korean shows that premiered their first season in 2019.

Stay on top of the latest and current Korean series with the best Korean dramas of 2019. Including romantic dramas, thrillers, medical shows, 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 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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Touch Your Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Yoo In-na, Lee Dong-wook, Lee Sang-woo
Touch Your Heart (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series based on the web novel Reach of Sincerity by Jäger. After getting embroiled in a scandal, a once-top actress ...more

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750 180
Romance Is a Bonus Book is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Lee Na-young, Lee Jong-suk, Jung Yoo-jin
Romance Is a Bonus Book (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean television series. A once-popular copywriter (Lee Na-young) lies about her background to get a job at a successful publishing company run by ...more

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474 133
The Last Empress is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
GloriaPadilla added The Last Empress Jang Na Ra

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He is Pysychometric is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Thorwegen added He is Pysychometric Park Jin-young Shin Ye-eun Kim Da-som Kim Kwon

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203 71
Haechi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Jung Il-woo, Go Ara, Kwon Yul
Haechi (SBS, 2019) is a South Korean historical-adventure television series. Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, the series follows four people from different walks of life who came together ...more

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232 98
Sky Castle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
yerilovewaffles added Yum Jung-ah, Lee Tae-ran, Yoon Se-ah
Sky Castle (JTBC, 2018) is a South Korean television series. In an apartment building in the suburbs of Seoul, ambitious mothers try to make princes and princesses out of their sons and

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226 135
Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Ju Ji-hoon, Bae Doona, Ryu Seung-ryong
Kingdom (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean television series based on the webcomic series "Land of the Gods" by Kim Eun-hee. In Korea’s medieval Joseon period, a crown prince (Ju ...more

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208 152
The Crowned Clown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Yeo Jin-goo, Lee Se-young, Kim Sang-kyung
The Crowned Clown, also known as The Man Who Became King (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean television series based on the 2012 film Masquerade. At a time in Joseon history when upheaval and power ...more

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111 125
The Light in Your Eyes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Han Ji-min, Kim Hye-ja, Nam Joo-hyuk
The Light in Your Eyes (JTBC, 2019), also known as Dazzling, is a South Korean fantasy television series. With dreams of becoming an announcer, an honest and positive woman (Han Ji-min) suddenly ...more

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80 105
The Fiery Priest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Kim Nam-gil, Kim Sung-kyun, Lee Hanee
The Fiery Priest (SBS, 2019) is a South Korean television series. Following the mysterious death of an elderly priest, a priest (Kim Nam-gil), a detective (Kim Sung-kyun), and a prosecutor (Lee ...more

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73 112
Item is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Joo Ji-hoon, Kim Kang-woo, Jin Se-yeon
Item (MBC, 2019) is a South Korean mystery-fantasy television series based on the webtoon series by Kim Jung-seok and Min Hyung. A criminal profiler (Jin Se-yeon) and a prosecutor (Ju Ji-hoon) ...more

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64 102
Legal High is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Jin Goo, Seo Eun-soo, Yoon Park
Legal High (JTBC, 2019) is a South Korean legal drama-comedy television series based on the 2012 Japanese TV series. A passionate rookie lawyer (Seo Eun-soo) reluctantly starts working with a ...more

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8 22
Big Issue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Thorwegen added Big Issue

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Best Chicken is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Park Sun-ho, Kim So-hye, Joo Woo-jae
Best Chicken (MBN, 2019) is a 2019 South Korean television series. An employee (Park Sun-ho) of a large corporation quits his job to open his own chicken restaurant with the help of a young ...more

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35 108
Trap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Trap Lee Seo-jin, Sung Dong-il, Lim Hwa-young
Trap (OCN, 2019) is a South Korean thriller-drama television series. After experiencing a tragedy during a family vacation, a successful anchorman (Lee Seo-jin) receives help from a veteran ...more

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36 115
Spring Turns to Spring is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Lee Yoo-ri, Uhm Ji-won, Lee Jong-hyuk
Spring Turns to Spring, also known as Spring Must Be Coming, (MBC, 2019) is a South Korean television series. A beautiful and intelligent, but self-centered news anchor (Lee Yoo-ri) magically ...more

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34 124
Live or Die is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Yoo Jun-sang, Oh Ji-ho, Jeon Hye-bin
Live or Die, also known as What's Wrong, Poong-sang (KBS2, 2019) is a South Korean television series. The story of Lee Poong-sang (Yoo Jun-sang), a lonely middle-aged man, who has never lived ...more

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Left-Handed Wife is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Lee Soo-kyung, Kim Jin-woo, Jin Tae-hyun
Left-Handed Wife (KBS2, 2019) is a South Korean television series. After getting into an accident during their honeymoon, a husband (Kim Jin-woo) loses his memory, while his wife (Lee Soo-kyung) ...more

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My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2019
Park Shin-yang, Go Hyun-jung, Lee Min-ji
My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2 (KBS2, 2019) is a South Korean television series, and the sequel to the 2016 TV series, which was based on the webcomic series Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho by Hatzling (Kim ...more