The Best Korean Dramas of All Time

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As seen in the new and latest Korean dramas, there are always things to expect from K-dramas: The boy that you love and think is your soulmate? Long lost brother. Oh, you grew up so poor and had to take any and all dirt jobs? Turns out you are the kidnaped daughter of the richest family in Korea. The "plain" girl always gets the hot rich guy and his hot rich fiance always ends of crying. This list can go on and on, but one thing is for sure, Korean drama TV series are full of these tropes and this list ranks the best of these Korean television shows.

From shows like My Love from the Star and I Hear Your Voice, there are tons of great dramas coming from Korean television and the entertainment industry in Korea. However ridiculous the plot twists may be, Korean drama lovers know to expect this kind of juice from these best Korean dramas. Featuring your favorite Korean stars like Gong Yoo, Kim Soo-hyun, Park Shin-hye, Song hye-ko, Song Joong-ki, Jun Ji-hyun, and more, these must watch K-dramas include Korean comedies, romance fantasy shows, and crime thrillers.

The good Korean dramas on this list feature actors from Korea and some of the best Korean actors and actresses on television. Do you have a favorite from this list of top Korean dramas? Find it below and vote it up.

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  • Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
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    Park Bo-young, Park Hyung-sik, Ji Soo
    42,131 votes
    Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (JTBC, 2017), also known as Strong Girl Bong-soon, is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. Born with superhuman strength, Do Bong-soon becomes the bodyguard of ...more
  • Crash Landing on You
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    Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Kim Jung-hyun
    23,132 votes
    Crash Landing on You (tvN, 2019), also known as Love's Emergency Landing, is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. While paragliding, a wealthy South Korean heiress accidentally lands in ...more
  • Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist
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    Kim Min-jae, Kim Hyang-gi, Kim Sang-kyung
    39 votes
    After getting himself involved in a conspiracy, a genius physician for the royal family (Kim Min-jae) facing expulsion from the royal court meets an eccentric teacher (Kim Sang-kyung) and a widow ...more
  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo
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    Lee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk, Lee Jae-yoon
    30,390 votes
    Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (MBC, 2016) is a South Korean romantic comedy sports television series. A group of college athletes who are fighting for their dreams experience and find love in the ...more
  • Fight My Way
    4
    Park Seo-joon, Kim Ji-won, Ahn Jae-hong
    17,682 votes
    Fight My Way (KBS2, 2017), also known as Fight For My Way, is a South Korean romantic-comedy television series. Two childhood best friends confront the change in their feelings towards each other as ...more
  • The Legend of the Blue Sea
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    Lee Min-ho, Jun Ji-hyun
    29,488 votes
    The Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS, 2016) is a South Korean fantasy romantic-comedy television series. A magistrate's plan to release mermaids into the ocean backfires when they're caught by fishermen.
  • What's Wrong with Secretary Kim?
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    Park Seo-joon, Park Min-young, Lee Tae-hwan
    31,702 votes
    What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series, based on the 2013 novel by Jung Kyung-yoon. Misunderstandings arise when a highly capable secretary ...more