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The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix  

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The best thing about Netflix? Other than its wide selection of streaming Korean dramas to watch, there are no commercials and it is smart enough to skip those boring introductions and title sequences. Once you've gone through The X-Files, Friends, Orange Is the New Black, and all the great classics, you need more. If you are looking for something more - something with some flair, some drama, some long lost rich siblings and rich parents, Korean dramas are the right thing for you! 

You'll find a long list of great dramas on this list, including hits like Boys Over Flowers, Noble, My Love, and K-POP Extreme Survival, among many others? Is your favorite Korean drama on Netflix right now? 

Korean dramas will fill in that void you feel! This list is updated regularly with all the best Korean dramas and Korean drama series on Netflix, streaming for your viewing pleasure!

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Strong Woman Do Bong-soon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Park Bo-young, Park Hyung-sik, Ji Soo
Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (JTBC, 2017) is a South Korean television series directed by Lee Hyung-min. Born with superhuman strength, Do Bong-soon (Park Bo-young) becomes the bodyguard of a rich, ...more
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Stranger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Cho Seung-woo, Bae Doona, Lee Joon-hyuk
Stranger (tvN, 2017) is a South Korean television series. An emotionless prosecutor (Cho Seung-woo) ends up teaming with a passionate and warm-hearted female detective (Bae Doona) to uncover ...more
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Black is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Song Seung-heon, Go Ara, Lee El
Black (OCN, 2017) is a 2017 fantasy-thriller South Korean television series. While chasing his runaway partner, a grim reaper uncovers truth about a set of unsolved murders and also falls in ...more
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Love Alarm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Kim So-hyun, Song Kang, Jung Ga-ram
Love Alarm (Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series, based on the webtoon of the same name by Chon Kye-young. The story revolves around the societal disruption that ...more
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My First First Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Chae-Yeon Jung, Jinyoung Jung, Ji Soo
My First First Love (Netflix, 2019), also called "Because It's My First Love," is a Korean television series. The show follows the story of college students and their realization of ...more
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Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Lee Dong-wook, Cho Seung-woo, Won Jin-ah
Life (JTBC, 2018) is a South Korean television series. A medical drama that depicts the power struggles and human stories that take place within a university hospital.
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Romance Is a Bonus Book is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
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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Cain and Abel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Han Ji-min, So Ji-sub, Choi Yeo-jin
Cain and Abel is a 2009 South Korean television series starring So Ji-sub, Shin Hyun-joon, Han Ji-min, and Chae Jung-an. It aired on SBS from February 18 to April 23, 2009 on Wednesdays and ...more
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Abyss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Hyo-Seop Ahn, Se-ha Ahn, Sa-rang Kim
Abyss (tvN, Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy fantasy television series. Prosecution layer Go Se-yeon (Park Bo-young, Kim Sa-rang) and cosmetics company successor Cha Min (Ahn ...more
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Boys Over Flowers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Kim So-eun, Ku Hye-sun, Kim Hyun-joong
Boys Over Flowers is a 2009 South Korean television series starring Ku Hye-sun, Lee Min-ho, Kim Hyun-joong, Kim Bum, Kim Joon and Kim So-eun. It aired on KBS2 from January 5 to March 31, 2009 on ...more
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A Korean Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Lee Seung-gi, Cha Seung-won, Oh Yeon-seo
A Korean Odyssey (tvN, 2017) is a South Korean television series and a modern spinoff of the Chinese novel Journey to the West. Looking for a true light in a dark world where evil thrives, ...more
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Memories of the Alhambra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Hyun Bin, Park Shin-hye, Park Chan-yeol
Memories of the Alhambra (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean fantasy television series. A company CEO (Hyun Bin) and a hostel owner (Park Shin-hye ) get entangled in a series of mysterious incidents ...more
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Hello, My Twenties! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Ye-ri Han, Seung-Yeon Han, Eun-bin Park
Hello, My Twenties! (JTBC, 2016) is a South Korean television series. A slice-of-life story about five college students who connect over the growing pains in their youth.
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Something in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Son Ye-jin, Jung Hae-in, Jang So-yeon
Something in the Rain (JTBC, 2018), also known as Pretty Sister Who Buys Me Food, is a South Korean television series. The series explores the relationship of two people as they go from being ...more
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Man to Man Park Hae-Jin, Park Sung-woong, Kim Min-jung
Man to Man (JTBC, 2017) is a South Korean action comedy television series. A longtime celebrity Yeo Woon-gwang (Park Sung-woong) suddenly has a need for a bodyguard and hires Kim Seol-woo (Park ...more
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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-jo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
tilipefiago added Lee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk, Lee Jae-yoon
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (MBC, 2016) is a South Korean coming-of-age sports drama television series. A group of college athletes who are fighting for their dreams experience and find love ...more
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Mr. Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Lee Byung-hun, Kim Tae-ri
Mr. Sunshine (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean television series. After returning to Korea as a United States Marine Corps officer, Choi Yoo-jin (Lee Byung-hun) falls in love with an aristocrat's ...more
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Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
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Bad Guys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Bad Guys
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Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
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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Arthdal Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Song Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ji-won
Arthdal Chronicles (tvN, Netflix, 2019) is a South Korean historical romantic fantasy television series. In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal contend ...more
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Part-Time Idol is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Kwon Hyun-bin, Kim Hee-jung, Kim Min-kyo
Part-Time Idol (SBS, 2017) is a South Korean television series. After taking a break from stardom, a music producer gathers some trainees to launch a coed idol group.
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K-POP Extreme Survival is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
Go Eun Ah, Kwak Yong Hwan, Song Se Hyun
K-POP Extreme Survival (Channel A, 2012), also known as K-POP - The Ultimate Audition, is a South Korean television series. A romantic drama about tomboy Ji Seung Yeon who decides to dress up as ...more
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One More Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Korean Dramas to Watch on Netflix
One More Time L, So-hui Yoon, Kim Gi-du
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Hae-soo Park, Chung Kyung-ho, Sung Dong-il
Prison Playbook (tvN, 2017) is a South Korean black comedy television series. A superstar baseball pitcher, Kim Je-hyuk (Park Hae-soo), is convicted of assault after he saves his sister from a ...more