[Writer's Choice] Korean Dramas Available on Netflix

Yumi Kim , March 7, 2019, 5:53 p.m.


Due to the high demand of Korean dramas and variety shows, Netflix has become a good source to binge watch Korean dramas, films, and all that good stuff. As some come and go, many new Korean content is added to keep users happy. 

I will list a few Korean series for you to enjoy! 

Something in the Rain 

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 16

Sub-Genre: Romance 

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10 

This is a story about a woman named Yoon Jin Ah who is completely focused on her career and has zero time for romantic relationships, however, everything changes when she reunites with her dongsaeng's best friend (young brother's). The pair spend a significant amount of time together that a love blossoms. 

The Drug King 


Film

Runtime: 138 minutes 

Sub-Genre: Action/ Crime 

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10 

This film is set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970's. It centralizes on the life of Lee Doo Sam and his drug empire. As he becomes the king of narcotics supplying drugs to Japan, a public prosecutor in on the hunt to take him down. 

Romance is a Bonus Book 

Season: 1

Number of Episodes: 16 

Sub-Genre: Romantic-Comedy 

MyDramaList Rating: 8.5/10 

This light-hearted series will have you laughing and feeling inspired at the same time. It tells the story of divorced woman Kang Dan-i and her dondsaeng Cha Eun-Ho, who's loved her ever since he met her. Although it takes on the love of an older woman and younger guy, the love story is presented in a mature and light tone. Kang Dan-i's character is very likeable. She's someone who finds happiness and joy in the simplest things. The surrounding cast does a stellar job in captivating its audience as well. 

Men on a Mission 

Seasons: 3 

Episodes: NUMEROUS

Sub-Genre: TV Comedy 

TV Time Rating: 8.1/ 10 

The variety show is a game-show-talk- series full of comedians and stars. They engage in missions and battles against invited KPOP guests. Dressed in high school uniforms, these comedians will say funny and witty comments that'll have you drawn to the TV. 


Kingdom



Seasons: 1 (Season 2 is on the works)  

Episodes: 6 

Sub-Genre: Thriller 

IMdb Rating: 8.3/10 

Popular medieval zombie apocalypse drama is based on 'Lands of the Gods' by writer Kim Eun Hee. The Korean series soared with popularity due to the rise of the Hallyu wave and Zombie genre. The series sets on Korea's Joseon era of the Crown Prince. It centrallizes on the Prince's life after being caught in a political conspiracy and is forced to leave the capital. He then investigates his father's doctor who created a plague that raises the dead. The Crown Prince must then save his subjects and Korea. 


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