MUST WATCH K-Dramas On Netflix To Enjoy This Korean New Year (Seollal)

MUST WATCH K-Dramas On Netflix To Enjoy This Korean New Year (Seollal)
MUST WATCH K-Dramas on Netflix to Enjoy This Korean New Year (Seollal) (Photo Credit – Poster)

In love with most things Korean and can’t get enough of K-dramas? Same pinch. We’ve just added Netflix’s coming-of-age zombie apocalypse series “All Of Us Are Dead” to our watchlist. But as we celebrate Korean New Year’s Day (Seollal), we settle for a steaming hot bowl of Ramen (noodle soup) and banana milk, a warm, comfy blanket, and pick our favorites from this irresistible list of the best Korean dramas on Netflix. From swooning over Han So Hee in My Name to Hyun Bin in Crash Landing on You, this Korean series will keep you on the edge of your seat, melting your heart, and everything in between.

1. Crash that lands on you

Take a paragliding trip into North Korean territory with Yoon Se-Ri (Son Ye-Jin) as she is swept up by a windstorm and crashes into the hands of a North Korean military officer, Ri Jeong-Hyeok (Hyun Bin), the beginning of a strangely matched love story between the two. Watch as they untangle their web of lies as they try to get the beautiful heiress back to her rightful place.

2.My name

After her father’s untimely murder, Jiwoo (Han So Hee) is clouded with a thirst for vengeance, placing all her faith and trust in the hand of a powerful crime boss and stepping into power under his leadership. Hold on tight as she joins a crime gang and becomes an undercover police officer to uncover the truth behind her father’s death.


Neverthless, an unlikely romance between two people, takes you through the lives of Park-Jae-Eon (Song Kang) and Yu-Na-Bis (Han So Hee) who are attracted to each other but skeptical of love because of past relationships. Step back and enjoy the flirty Park-Jae-Eon making his way into the heart of a heartbroken Yu-Na-Bi and struggling between breaking up their differences or entering into a relationship.


Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be part of the mafia? ‘Vincenzo Cassano’ (Song Joong – Ki), a Korean-Italian mafia lawyer and consigliere, takes you on a journey to his motherland to give a conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with a side of justice,

5.It’s okay not to be okay

A path to emotional healing opens up for a children’s author, Ko Moon-Young (Seo Yea-Ji), who is said to have antisocial personality disorder, and a selfless mental hospital worker, Gang-Tae (Kim Soo-Hyun) . Watch as a romantic obsession for him forces her to follow him to Seongjin, where they slowly begin to heal each other’s emotional wounds, unravel secrets, seek comfort from each other, and move on in their lives.

6. The King: Eternal Monarch

Have you ever thought of the possibility of a parallel universe? The Korean Emperor Lee Gon (Lee Min-Ho) tries to seal the gate between dimensions, while Jung Tae-Eul (Kim Go-Eun), a detective, races against time and parallel universes in hopes of destroying the people and those whose she likes to protect .

7. Place of residence Cha Cha Cha

The life of big city dentist Yoon Hye-Jin (Shin Min-A) is intertwined with the opposite charming centipede, handyman Hong Du-Sik (Kim Seon-Ho) when she decides to move to a close-knit seaside village. Watch as their paths cross several times and they develop a fondness for each other, with Du-sik constantly playing the knight to put Hye-jin out of her misery.

8.Our beloved summer

This coming-of-age rom-com takes you on a tour of two former high school buffs, Choi Woong (Choi Woo-Shik) and Kook Yeon-Soo (Kim Da-Mi), who are forced to reunite when a documentary they made ten years ago in high school is going viral. This draws them right back in front of the camera and into each other’s lives.


Dive into the world of business startups with the bright and ambitious Seo Dal Mi (Bae Suzy), who dreams of becoming Korea’s own Steve Jobs, and Nam Do-San (Nam Joo-Hyuk), a math genius/genius savant. Get ready to melt your heart as an unlikely love triangle unravels between a man who is secretly her first love and another man who pretends to be her first love as they conquer the entrepreneurial world.

10.Sweet Home

Have you been obsessed with zombie apocalypse movies and series lately? After an unexpected family tragedy, high school student Cha Hyun-Soo (Song Kang) moves to a new apartment where he is faced with bizarre and shocking circumstances. As humans turn into ferocious monsters, a troubled teenager and his neighbors fight to survive and retain their humanity.

Why would we end our list at just ten shows? Here are two bonus recommendations of classics and masterpieces that you simply shouldn’t miss:

11.Squid Game

One of the greatest Netflix shows of all time, Squid Game has recently taken over the world. A series that revolves around a deadly game show, where each episode will leave you with a lump in your throat, and an amazing cast that will give you goosebumps. If you haven’t seen this show, you’re definitely missing out on some brilliant Korean stories.

12. Guardian: The Lonely And Great God:

Kim Shin (Gong Yoo), an immortal guardian of souls and a decorated military general of the Goryeo dynasty, seeks a human bride to end his immortality and free him from an invisible sword clutched in his chest and ends his life. One day, high school student Ji Eun-Tak (Kim-Go-Eun) confesses to him that she is the chosen one. Let’s take an ancient quest with him, a Grim Reaper and a vibrant college student with a tragic past as they uncover a wealth of secrets in their path.

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