For new K-Dramas fans and none addict to K-Dramas, it is often hard to make a great watchlist. You most probably ask your friend’s opinions or read the reviews online to make your selection, but sometimes it is not enough. To help you find the perfect next romantic comedy, here are 10 you should add to your list and why.
If you are a K-Drama addict, you might have watched most of them (if not all), if not you should watch them right now.
Let us know in the comment which one for you are the one you would advise your friend to watch.
1- “My Love from the Star”
Cast: Kim SooHyun, Jun JiHyun, Park HaeJin, Yoo InNa
Summary: It tells the romance of an alien that arrived on earth 400 years ago and a blunt top Hallyu actress star.
Why watch?: The reason is quite simple: perfect acting and perfect plot. While being hilarious (e.g. at the origin of legendary gifs), it is also a heart fluttering romance on an action and mysterious background.
2- “Legend of the Blue Sea”
Cast: Jun JiHyun, Lee MinHo
Summary: It tells the romance of a mermaid and a son of a rich businessman turned into a con-man.
Why watch?: First of all, the drama is a fantasy drama on the original subject of mermaids. Also, the two top Hallyu actors were cast in this high budget drama. The drama caught attention with hilarious scenes, love line, and magical elements.
3- “I’m Not a Robot“
Cast: Yoo SeungHo, Chae SooBin
Summary: A man who has never loved someone due to his allergy to other people, starts to meet a woman pretending to be an android robot and falls for her.
Why watch?: Both actor’s chemistry is great and viewers are quickly hooked to the plot. Both characters are struggling with their own issues and have a cute and innocent love. Yoo SeungHo’s smile and tears earned him a lot of new fan after the drama.
4- “Weightlifting Fairy Kim BokJoo”
Cast: Nam JooHyuk, Lee SungKyung
Summary: It tells the dreams and love story of students in the college of Sports.
Why watch?: The sweetest and hilarious campus romance among K-Dramas. The main female character is amazing with her bubbly personality and the main male lead is also one of a kind. The combination of both of them with perfect chemistry gave birth to this must-watch romantic comedy romance.
5- “Strong Girl BongSoon”
Cast: Park BoYoung, Park HyungSik, JiSoo
Summary: Do BongSoon was born with superhuman strength. Her ideal type is her friend In GukDoo. Thanks to her skills, she got to be the bodyguard of the rich CEO Ahn MinHyuk. In her neighborhood, a series of kidnapping cases and their relationship started to change.
Why watch?: A light romantic comedy on a thriller background. The main female character is as strong as Super Man and the male character is deep in love with her. Both relationships are many’s goals and made viewers fall for their perfect chemistry.
6- “My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho”
Cast: Lee SeungGi, Shin MinAh, No MinWoo
Summary: It tells the story of a man that falls in love with a Gumiho (a nine-tailed fox).
Why watch?: It is a funny yet touching love story. The male character is scared that the Gumiho eats his liver at first but both of them started to have real feelings for each other. The theme of gumiho is interesting and catchy and the characters’ story is captivating.
Cast: ASTRO‘s Cha EunWoo, Im SooHyang, Kwak DongYeon, Jo WooRi
Summary: The story of a woman living a new life through plastic surgery. She meets Do KyungSuk at the college, while everyone thinks that appearance is important, he thinks differently. She will learn what is real “beauty”.
Why watch?: This campus romance has an interesting theme on “what is real beauty”. Actors are also great. The plot is mainly focusing on romance but also other issues of university students making the whole story very interesting.
8- “You’re Beautiful”
Cast: Park ShinHye, Jang KeungSuk, CNBLUE‘s Jung YoungHwa, FTISLAND‘s Lee HongGi
Summary: Ko MiNyeo (dreaming to become a nun) has to pretend to be her twin brother the time he recovers from his botched plastic surgery. She poses for him and enters the popular band A.N.Jell. There, she meets the three members.
Why watch?: This drama might be getting old but the story still hilarious and cute. The love triangle and the story is very addictive to the point to be an unforgettable drama.
Cast: Park SeoJoon, Park MinYoung
Summary: A love story between a chaebol and his long-term secretary. She suddenly resigned saying that she will date and get married. The chaebol is shocked by the sudden decision, he starts to realize the nature of their relation.
Why watch?: This office romance is refreshing and these two top Hallyu actors’ chemistry is perfect. Their acting is great and the plot is entertaining from the beginning to the end. Moreover, the supporting actors bring on more fun and laughter to the show.
10- “Suspicious Partner”
Cast: Ji ChangWook, Nam JiHyun, Choi TaeJoon, Kwon Nara
Summary: A prosecutor and a prosecutor trainee are working together on a mysterious case involving a psychopath murderer.
Why watch?: Despite being a thriller with a legal background, the drama is still light and funny. The main couple’s chemistry is one of the best. Ji ChangWook’s acting also needs a special mention and is a reason for watching by itself.