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The Best New Korean Dramas Of 2020

List Rules
Only shows that premiered in 2020.

UPDATE: Check out the top K-dramas of 2021!

Stay on top of the latest and current Korean series with the best Korean dramas of 2020. Including romantic dramas, mystery thrillers, comedy series, and medical dramas, this list of new South Korean TV shows features top stars and famous K-pop idols who act. What are the most popular 2020 Kdramas? Check out the best 2019 Korean dramas for more recent shows. 

Some good 2020 Korean dramas include Itaewon Class, The Game: Towards Midnight, and Tell Me What You Saw.

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  • Flower of Evil (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean mystery romance television series. A homicide detective discovers her husband's dark secrets while working on a strange case.
  • It's Okay to Not Be Okay (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean romance drama television series. An extraordinary road to emotional healing opens up for an antisocial children's book writer and a selfless ...more
  • Mr. Queen (tvN, 2020), also known as Queen Cheorin, is a South Korean historical romantic-comedy television series. When a modern day chef gets trapped in the body of a queen in the Joseon era, chaos ...more
  • 18 Again (JTBC, 2020) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series based on the 2009 American film 17 Again by Jason Filardi. Shortly after filing for a divorce from his wife of 20 years, ...more
  • The Uncanny Counter (OCN, 2020), also known as Amazing Rumor, is a South Korean fantasy mystery television series based on the Daum webtoon Amazing Rumor by Jang Yi. Demon hunters pose as workers in ...more
  • Tale of the Nine Tailed (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean fantasy romance television series. Determined to prove that supernatural beings exist in the world, a television producer tracks down the ...more
  • Sweet Home (Netflix, 2020) is a South Korean horror, thriller drama based on the webtoon of the same name by Kim Kan-bi and Hwang Young-chan. Following the death of his family in an accident, Cha ...more
  • True Beauty (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series based on the webtoon by Yaongyi. A high school girl rises to pretty girl fame in her school after she masters the art of ...more
  • The Penthouse (SBS, 2020), also known as The Penthouse: War in Life, is a South Korean mystery drama television series. A woman strives to achieve her goal of entering high society by becoming the ...more
  • Start-Up (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean romance television series. Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality compete for success and love in the cutthroat world of Korea's ...more
  • Run On (JTBC, 2020) is a South Korean romance television series. Veering off course from his preset path, a track star follows his own pace and heart for the first time after a film translator steps ...more
  • Itaewon Class (JTBC, 2020) is a South Korean television series based on the webtoon by Gwang Jin. Park Sae-roy (Park Seo-joon) decides to follow in his father's footsteps by opening up a restaurant ...more
  • Memorist (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean crime mystery television series, based on the 2016 Daum webtoon by Jae Hoo. After acquiring the power to read people's memories when he was in high school, Dong ...more
  • Mystic Pop-up Bar (JTBC, 2020), also known as Twin Tops Bar, is a South Korean fantasy television series, based on the 2016 webtoon Twin Tops Bar by Bae Hye-soo. Only open late at night, a mysterious ...more
  • Kairos (MBC, 2020) is a South Korean fantasy mystery television series. In order to go back in time to save his kidnapped daughter and bring his wife back to life, a grieving man receives help from a ...more
  • Royal Secret Agent (KBS2, 2020), also known as Secret Royal Inspector, is a South Korean historical comedy television series. Set in the Joseon Dynasty, a state examination top scorer must serve as a ...more
  • Search (OCN, 2020) is a South Korean mystery thriller television series. In response to the ruthless attack of an unknown creature in the Korean Demilitarized Zone, a search operation of elite ...more
  • Hospital Playlist (tvN, 2020) is a South Korean medical drama television series. The story of five doctors who have been friends since they entered medical school in 1999.
  • Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (KBS2, 2020) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. A riches-to-rags pianist who loses everything but her smile finds love at a small piano institute in the ...more
  • The Good Detective (JTBC, 2020), also known as A Model Detective, is a South Korean crime television series. Veteran detective Gang Do-chang is caught in an ethical dilemma when he discovers he ...more
  • The King: Eternal Monarch (SBS, 2020) is a South Korean fantasy romance television series. Korean emperor Lee Gon tries to close the doors to a parallel world which was opened by demons; a detective ...more
  • Live On (JTBC, 2020) is a South Korean high school romance television series. Baek Ho-rang, the most popular girl at school, joins the broadcasting club, led by Go Eun-taek, in order to find out who ...more
  • Missing: The Other Side (OCN, 2020), also known as Missing, is a South Korean fantasy thriller television series. A man who commits frauds for a living comes across a mysterious village that holds ...more
  • Do You Like Brahms? (SBS, 2020) is a South Korean romance drama television series. Two classical music students fall in love while learning music at a prestigious, competitive school.
  • Train (OCN, 2020) is a South Korean fantasy crime television series. Detective Seo Do-won crosses universes to catch the criminal who murdered his beloved.