5 Best Korean Series of All Time

Eliza | 04 - 10 - 2021
Famous K- Series

Korean television series, fondly known as K-drama, has become a subculture among people all over the world. In the past decade, Korean dramas have seen increased popularity worldwide and it is called the Korean wave. Charming characters, different storylines, cinematography, and plot twists are some of the reasons why Korean TV shows are becoming more and more popular. We’ve clubbed the best Korean series for all the K-drama lovers over there.

Best Korean Dramas of All Time

Crash Landing on You

Crash Landing on You was released in December 2019 and is one of the most popular and best Korean tv shows. It is the highest-rated tvN drama and officially the second-highest-rated drama in cable television history.  The cast in the series- Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin are popularly known as #BinJin by fans. This Kdrama is a love story between a  South Korean heiress and a North Korean army officer. Crash Landing on You broke records by peaking at a 24.31 percent rating and broke the record of the Goblin, the highest-rated drama.

Start-Up

 Start-Up focuses on young entrepreneurs and their journey in achieving their dreams. The series has a blend of genres and the plot revolves around Seo Dal-mi, a hardworking girl who aspires to become like Steve Jobs. The other important character in the series is Nam Joo-hyuk, an intelligent entrepreneur who believes in luck. The realistic struggle of young people, genius plot, and the casting are worth spending your time on. If you are searching for a series that motivates you to pursue your dreams. Then look no further, the Start-Up is the best!

What Is the Best Kdrama of All Time?
  • A. Boys Over Flowers
  • B. Innocent Man
  • C. Dr. Romantic
  • D. Fashion King

Boys Over Flowers

Boys over Flowers is one of the best Korean dramas to watch. The cast in the series is one of the main reasons for this series’ success. BOF has good-looking and talented actors and this series focuses on privileged and popular characters at the Shinhwa High School. This drama created a big wave and was popular among the audience all over the world. People still use the phrase “as handsome as F4.” Not exaggerating, Boys Over Flower played a major role in bringing Kdrama to the limelight.

Descendants of the Sun

Descendants of the Sun was first aired in 2016 and it was a mega-hit. This series has bagged several KBS drama awards. The story is about a woman who leads a medical team that saves the lives of special forces. This series has a mix of genres that balance romance, action, and comedy. It broke records for the viewership in Korea and reached nearly 1.1 million views on Chinese cable service. Descendants of the sun is a must-watch and popular Kdrama on Netflix.

The Heirs

The Heirs is one of the most cherished K-dramas in the world. This series has an equal mix of modern, youthful, funny, romance, and emotions. Heirs have a big share for the reach of the K-wave. The Heirs is the first drama to be co-produced by Drama Fever, an American digital distribution platform, and Hwa & Dam Pictures, a Korean production company. This series revolves around the lives of uber-rich and privileged high school students. The cast is one of the main reasons for the success of this series.

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