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8 binge-watch worthy K-dramas

28/08/2019

Remember our insta-story talk? We made a summary here so the recommendations won’t be gone when the highlight is removed.

 

Basically, we combined our team’s favorites with the ones many of you really love. There are still a lot of good ones that we don’t include in this summary. That’s a reason to explore beyond the list after we finish the list. 

 

Without further ado, here we go. Here's a list of K-dramas to binge-watch: 

 

 

#1 The Good Doctor

 

A quick synopsis: A genius yet autistic surgeon making his way in the hospital despite his boss who believes that he’s incapable. 

 

This one’s so good that ABC created the English version.

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 20 episodes

 

 

 

#2 What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim

 

A quick synopsis: A secretary, who has been working for an ambitious chairman for 9 years, resigns from her position. From there, misunderstandings arise and they slowly realize that they love each other. 

 

Based on a novel, which was adapted into a comic series, then this series. 

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 16 episodes

 

 

 

#3 The Heirs/ The Inheritors

 

A quick synopsis: Set in high school, privileged high school kids overcoming difficulties when taking over their parents’ businesses.

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 20 episodes

 

 

 

 

#4 W

 

A quick synopsis: A multimillionaire starts a TV project called “W” to solve his family’s murder mystery, which he was wrongly accused of.

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 16 episodes

 

 

 

 

#5 Sky Castle

 

A quick synopsis: Set in a luxurious residential area, elite mothers try to send their children to a prestigious university. 

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 20 episodes

 

 

 

 

#6 Descendants of the Sun

 

A quick synopsis: A doctor, who saves lives, dates a soldier, who kills to protect lives.

 

It’s so popular in Korea that it won awards.

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 16 episodes

 

 

 

 

#7 Hotel del Luna

 

A quick synopsis: Sets in Hotel del Luna, which guests are ghosts, the girl CEO (cursed to serve in the hotel for the past millennium) met a new boy manager (from this century).

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 16 episodes, still ongoing. The finale will air on September 1st.

 

 

 

 

#8 Reply 1988

 

A quick synopsis: Set in 1988, 5 friends and their families living in the same neighborhood. 

 

No. of seasons: 1 season

No. of episodes: 20 episodes