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The Most Romantic Korean Dramas Ever

Updated October 11, 2021 171.5k votes 16.7k voters 350.9k views123 items

Almost all Korean dramas feature love stories, but what are the best romantic K-dramas of all time? Featuring historical dramas, medical shows, and some of the saddest Kdramas ever, this list of romantic Korean dramas includes love triangles, unrequited love, and of course, tragedy. Some good Korean romance dramas include Descendants of the Sun, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Moon Lovers, and While You Were Sleeping

Vote up the top Korean romantic drama series, and keep checking back as we update the list with new romantic Kdramas as they premiere. 

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    britannialelouch333 addedHyun Bin, Son Ye-jin
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    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
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    #131 of 431 The Best Netflix Originals#2 of 57 The Best Romance Series On Netflix To Watch Now

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    nurdahlia.j addedPark Seo-joon, Park Min-young
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    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
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    Hayley addedPark Bo-young, Park Hyung-sik
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    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
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    Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (tvN, 2016), also known as Goblin, is a South Korean romance fantasy television series. Goblin and protector of souls, Kim Shin, seeks a human bride to end his...  more
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    nurdahlia.j addedLee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk
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    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
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    Lee Jong-suk, Bae Suzy
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    While You Were Sleeping (SBS, 2017) is a South Korean romance fantasy television series. A young woman who has visions through her dreams of terrible things that will happen to people in the future...  more
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    Kim Soo-hyun, Seo Ye-ji
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    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
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    Lee Joon-gi, Lee Ji-eun
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    Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (SBS, 2016) is a South Korean historical romance television series, based on the Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin by Tong Hua. During a total solar eclipse, a 25-year-old...  more
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    dayvie.0311 addedLee Jong-suk, Han Hyo-joo
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    W: Two Worlds (MBC, 2016), also known as W, is a South Korean fantasy mystery romance television series. When her comic artist father goes missing, a surgeon gets pulled into the fictional world...  more
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    Shin Min-a, Kim Seon-ho
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    Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (tvN, 2021) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series and a remake of the 2004 South Korean film Mr. Handy, Mr. Hong. A big-city dentist opens up a practice in a...  more
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    Ji Chang-wook, Park Min-young
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    Healer (KBS2, 2014) is a South Korean action thriller romance television series. A fighter posing as a night courier agrees to protect a tabloid journalist whose investigation into a long-buried...  more
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    Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo
    5,435
    1,385
    Descendants of the Sun (KBS2, 2016) is a South Korean romance drama television series. Finding themselves in the middle of great events and dangers in a war-torn country, Korean Special Forces...  more
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    nurdahlia.j addedJi Chang-wook, Nam Ji-hyun
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    Suspicious Partner (SBS, 2017) is a South Korean romantic-comedy television series. Noh Ji-wook, a prosecutor, and Eun Bong-hee, a prosecutor trainee, work together on a mysterious case involving a...  more
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    Park Min-young, Kim Jae-wook
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    Her Private Life (tvN, 2019) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. A talented curator who is also a K-pop idol superfan begins to grow feelings for the new art director at her gallery....  more
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    Hayley addedLee Jong-suk, Park Shin-hye
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    Pinocchio (SBS, 2014) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. A reporter with a secret past and an ambitious journalist with an unusual syndrome put their differences aside after...  more
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    Park Bo-young, Seo In-guk
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    Doom at Your Service (tvN, 2021) is a South Korean fantasy romance television series. Tak Dong-kyung lives a fairly ordinary life until she stumbles into an unexpected fate and ends up signing a...  more
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    Son Ye-jin, Jung Hae-in
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    Something in the Rain (JTBC, 2018), also known as Pretty Sister Who Buys Me Food, is a South Korean romance drama television series. When a single career woman reunites with her best friend's younger...  more
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    britannialelouch333 addedLee Min-ho, Park Shin-hye
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    The Heirs (SBS, 2013), also known as The Inheritors, is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. After a chance encounter in LA, two teens from different social backgrounds reunite at an...  more
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  • 19
    Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo
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    1,097
    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
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    nurdahlia.j addedDo Kyung-soo, Nam Ji-hyun
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    100 Days My Prince (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean historical romantic-comedy television series. After losing his memory from a failed assassination attempt, Lee Yool wanders for 100 days under a new...  more
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    Han Suk-kyu, Yoo Yeon-seok
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    Dr. Romantic (SBS, 2016), also known as Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim, is a South Korean medical drama television series. A famous surgeon with the nickname of "Hand of God" suddenly disappears and...  more
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    britannialelouch333 addedShin Hye-sun, Kim Myung-soo
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    Angel's Last Mission: Love (KBS2, 2019), also known as Dan, Only Love, is a South Korean romantic comedy fantasy television series. An angel named Dan is given a mission to find love for Lee...  more
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    Yoo Ah-in, Im Soo-jung
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    Chicago Typewriter (tvN, 2017) is a South Korean romance television series. Three resistance fighters who lived during the 1930s Japanese occupation of Korea are reincarnated into the present as a...  more
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    Lee Dong-wook, Jo Bo-ah
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    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
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    Han Suk-kyu, Ahn Hyo-seop
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    Dr. Romantic 2 (SBS, 2020), also known as Romantic Doctor Kim 2, is a South Korean medical melodrama television series, and a sequel to the 2016-17 series. Once the top surgeon at a big hospital, Dr....  more
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