Are you new to the world of Korean Dramas and don’t know where to start watching. Don’t worry here we have compiled the list of dramas from classical to most watched and from rich boy poor girl combo to some fantasy romance.
You may find the story line of Korean dramas is a bit predictable but there is something about a good drama which always makes you come back; They may offer less enthusiastic experience than popular shows like Game of Thrones but they have a separate fanbase.
Here Are the Best Korean Dramas of All Time
From Descendants of the Sun to Moon Lovers here you find everything you want to know about top Korean Drama.
Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Descendants of the Sun is a Song Jong Ki and Song Hye Kyo starrer Korean Dramas. This drama consists of 16 episodes and it was aired on TV in 2016. The drama was a huge hit not only in South Korea but also all-around the world. It received many awards including The Most Popular Drama by Korean Broadcasting Advertising Cooperation. Descendants of the Sun tells about the love story of surgeon and special task force officer.
Hotel del Luna (2019)
Hotel del Luna is a drama starring Lee Ji-eun and Yeo Jin-goo in main lead. This drama consists of 16 episodes aired in 2019. The original sound tracks (OST) of this drama received many awards including Melon Award. The story of the drama revolves round the hotel whose most guests are ghost and this it is invisible to human beings. This hotel becomes visible to humans only on special days like lunar eclipse.
Crash Landing on You (2020)
Crash landing on You aired on TvN in South Korea and on Netflix at same time. This drama features Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Kim Jung-hyun, and Seo Ji-hye in main lead. The story of the drama is about a South Korean woman falling in love with North Korean man. It consists of 16 episodes and it was aired bwteen December 2019 and the end at February 2020. It is the second highest rated drama in cable television history.
Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016)
Goblin is a South Korean drama starring Gong Yoo in a main lead and Kim Go-eun, Lee Dong Wook, Yoo In na, and Yook Sung Jae. It consists of 16 episodes. Its air time duration was from December 2016 to January 2017. The story of drama is about unbeatable general of Goryeo’s military and his tragic death.
The Heirs (2013)
The Heirs is a South Korea and America co-produced drama aired in 2013. This drama which is also known as The Inheritor starred Lee Min ho, Park Shin hye and Kim Woo bin in lead. It was immensely popular in South Korea as well as all in Asia. The Heirs that told the love story of rich young boy and poor maid’s daughter consisted of 20 episodes.
My Love from the Star (2014)
My Love from the Star is a one of those South Korean dramas which are famous for portraying romance fantacy. This drama stars Jun Ji-hyun, Kim Soo-hyun, Park Hae jin, and Yoo In na. My Love from the Star gathered positive reviews and achieved many awards including Daesang award which is the highest award of Korean television. Drama consists of 21 episodes and aired in December 2013 to February 2014. The story of My Love from the Star is about an alien fallingin love with top actress.
Boys Over Flowers (2009)
This drama is a South Korean version of Japanese drama Boys Over Flower. It starred Lee Min ho, Ku Hye sun in main lead. The story of drama is based on a working class girl tangled with young wealthy men in her school. It consists of 25 episodes. Boys Over Flowers which was aired in 2009 was one the biggest hit of that time and gathered many awards.
Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017)
Strong Girl Bong-soon is another hit South Korean drama; it is about the story of superhuman strong girl which stars Park Bo young, Park Hyun Sik and Ji Soo in main lead. This drama consists of 16 episodes and was aired on 2017. It was also another commercial hit and one of the highest rated Korean dramas in cable television history.
Healer is a South Korean action drama aired from December 2014 to February 2015. This drama was the love story of illegal night courier man and Journalist woman. It starred Ji Chang wook and Park Min Young and. The 16 episodes drama did not get enough attention but brought fame and recognition to the actor’s life oversea.
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016)
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo is a South Korean historical drama based on Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin. It aired in 2016 and starred Lee Joon gi and Lee Ji eun in main lead. The 20 episodes of the drama told the story about the girl who travelled back in time to the King of Goryeo era. This drama received some criticism on screen play and performance but it is also the most expensive K-drama sold ever. This drama performed very well overseas and gathered many compliments.