What are the highest-rating Korean dramas that you must watch?
HIGHEST-RATING KOREAN DRAMAS – Are you watching South Korean dramas? If you are, you probably should not skip watching these iconic series!
Kdrama or Koreanovelas are very addicting. The stories come in episodes format and mostly, these are set in contemporary times or in historical settings also known as period dramas. The genres are romantic, romantic-comedy, medical drama, historical, supernatural, school, melodrama, action, and psychological.
Park Bo Gum, Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, and Park Bo Young are surely familiar to you!
These Korean dramas have already made a significant influence on things like fashion and beauty trends. Through the years, they’re just been steadily increasing in popularity. And through the years, a lot has made a mark, and many are highly rated.
With this, here are some of the most popular and iconic that you should watch if you have not yet!
- The World of the Married
The story is mind-bugging, painful, amusing, and very relatable! This came out in 2020 and it stars Kim Hee-ae as a doctor and her character was cheated on by her struggling film director husband.
- Sky Castle
This story is about the lives of upper-class elites that would do anything to get their kids to enter elite universities: Yonsei, Seoul, and Korea. However, their effective methods of doing this end up with consequences.
This series showed how multitalented Jisoo of Blackpink is. To recall, last March, Blackpink held their Manila concert in the Philippines. This has a gripping storyline that will certainly give you unexpected twists and turns.
- Extraordinary Attorney Woo
Park Eun-bin in the leading role was really extraordinary as she portrayed an autistic rookie attorney. The story is both inspiring and empowering as it showed how her disability did not become a hindrance as she reaches her dream.
- Crash Landing on You
This is the story of a wealthy South Korean CEO and a North Korean captain. This came out in 2019 and many went crazy over their story. Some episodes will leave you an aching stomach out of laughing and some will leave you in tears. What’s even great that came out of this is not just the story but the fact that the lead stars also Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin ended up together in real life.
This is another series where the story is nothing short of stunning and extraordinary. The plot is about Oh Jisoo, a quiet school kid that has some extracurricular while out of school.
- My Love from the Star
This romantic-comedy story talks about a South Korean actress who fell in love with a dashing and handsome alien who fell on Earth 400 years ago.
- The Moon Embracing the Sun
This is one of the most popular period dramas of all time. It stars Kim Soo-hyun, Han Ga-in, Kim Min-seo, and Jung Il-woo. It is about the King who fell in love with this girl but political conflicts have parted them. He thought she was killed but seeing her after many years, she has no memory of them.
- Boys Over Flowers
One of the most successful dramas from the 2000s is Boys Over Flowers. This is the same drama that gave Lee Min-ho great success. He portrayed the role of a high schooler from a very wealthy family and he also happens to be the leader of a famous group. He fell in love with a poor girl and this is where the story started to be really exciting.
- Hotel del Luna
The story revolves around Jang Man-wol, the one who is running the famous hotel called Hotel del Luna. However, this hotel is not your ordinary hotel as the welcomed guests here are the dead.
- Reply 1988
This is another heartwarming story that will definitely send you different emotions and nostalgic feelings. The story is focused on the lives of five friends. It tells the realities of everyone which made soar in terms of rating and popularity.
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