Top 10 Korean Dramas That You Should Watch ASAP

Are you an avid fan of Korean culture and are already addicted to their songs and movies? If yes, then I am sure you might also want to have a look at their dramas.

Well, guess what? Here, in this article, we have listed down the top 10 Korean dramas that you can’t restrict yourself from watching. So get ready to experience a smooth ride to note how worthy these K-dramas are.

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Top 10 Korean Dramas

The plots of these K-dramas are backed up with an exceptional storyline and that their actors’ high level of acting performance has even attracted audiences globally.

Here’s what the list of Top 10 Korean dramas looks like:

10. Doctor Stranger 

IMDb: 7.7/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

Doctor Stranger revolves around Park Hoon who is trained by his famous doctor father to become a thoracic surgeon. Upon his father’s death, he decides to fly to South Korea while looking for Jae-hee. The events in his life changes when he finds the woman working alongside him exactly like Jae-hee.

9. What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim

IMDb: 8.1/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

A romantic comedy-drama, What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim includes a narcissistic vice president Lee Young Joon who never misses a chance to earn praise for himself. His life was going absolutely perfect until the moment he realizes that his secretary of nine years,  Kim Mi So decides to quit her job. 

8. City Hunter

IMDb: 8.2/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

This one is for all the action drama followers, City Hunter takes you on an adventurous journey of a young man named Lee Yoon Sung who is on a secret mission with the secret identity of “City Hunter”. He is on a mission to take revenge on people who he blames for his father’s death. His plan of not developing feelings while on work changes when he meets a woman named Kim Na Na.

7. My Love From The Star

IMDb: 8.3/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

The story starts when Do Min-Joon, an alien who resembles human lands on earth. He is young, handsome, and hasn’t aged a bit upon his arrival on earth. His true identity is known only to one of his friends, the shadows in his life change when he meets a popular actress. Later, an incidental romance begins to brew between both of them.

6. Descendants of the Sun

IMDb: 8.3/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

Descendants of the Sun tells us the story of Song Joong Ki, a special forces captain, and Song Hye Kyo, a doctor. Both of them eventually fall in love while providing help to the country facing civil strife and natural disaster. It is considered to be the most engaging drama ever and is a must-watch melodrama.

5. Strong Girl Bong-Soon

IMDb: 8.2/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

The story of this drama revolves around a strong girl named Bong-Soon who inherits her superhuman strength from a hereditary power that is only passed on to women in the family. The twist here is that if she uses her power for false causes, she’ll lose them forever. The events of her life changes when she meets the CEO of a huge gaming company.   

4. Boys Over Flowers

IMDb: 7.9/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

This drama makes you adore what the Korean industry has to offer to the cinema. Eleven years to this masterpiece and it still remains the classic K-drama. The story follows a regular teen girl Geum Jan-di who when offered a scholarship enters an elite high school. Much to her surprise, she’s forced to comply with the order of the most popular group, known as the F4 (Flower Four?). Observing her courage to not respond to their torture, Jun-Pyo (one of the boys) falls in love with Jan-di.

3. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God 

IMDb: 8.6/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, popularly known as Goblin comes with a solid story and takes you to a kind of spiritual journey with Goblin depending on his whims helps those going through their tough times. The lead in the drama is played by train to Busan star Gong Yoo where he portrays the role of a 900-year-old immortal god with an ability to live with an invisible sword to his chest.

2. Crash Landing On You

IMDb: 8.7/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

An unlikely love story widely praised for depicting a subtle portrayal of North Korea tells us the story of a South Korean heiress who accidentally paraglides into North Korea. She begins to develop a love for the soldier she crash lands and starts protecting her from danger. Crash Landing On You is absolutely a smash hit of 2020 that has helped introduce a whole new audience to k-dramas.  

1. It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

IMDb: 8.8/10

Top 10 Korean Dramas

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay depicts the love story between Moon Gang Tae, a de-sensitized caretaker at OK Psychiatric Hospital, and Ko Moon Young, a famous children’s book author. They however struggle to connect due to the emotional trauma from their childhood. The story becomes even more interesting when Sang Tae, Gang Tae’s brother diagnosed with autism meets Moon Young.


What are some good K-dramas to watch?

All the K-dramas listed above in this article come with great stories and are worth your time. 

What is the most popular K-drama 2020?

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay is among the most popular K-drama 2020.


So this all about the list of top 10 Korean dramas, Hope you found the list fascinating. We have tried to include dramas of most genres to let our readers easily decide on one. As for streaming, you can avail them off from all the major streaming platforms available out there.  

If you’re aware of any other such popular k-drama that you think might have added to the list, share them right away in the comment section below.