The Full List and Best of Korean Dramas on Netflix

Over the past few years, Korean media has become more and more popular in the west. From K-Pop to K-Dramas many fans across the world are now enjoying what the fascinating country has to offer. Netflix has certainly picked up on that and there are numerous titles now available to stream. We’ve picked some of the best of the bunch and put them in a list for you to enjoy!


Something in the Rain Netflix Original

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Yoon Jin-Ah is a driven woman completely focused on her career and has no time for romance. But when her younger brother’s best friend returns from working abroad they reunite and soon a relationship begins to blossom.


Live Netflix Original

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 18
Sub-Genre: Crime
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Following the officers of the Hongil patrol division, from the lowest cadets to their superiors. Each officer has their unique story in what is one of the busiest, most stressful jobs in the world.


Reply 1997

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

A group of college students from all over Korea go from being complete strangers to a big happy family at a Seoul boarding house.


Prison Playbook Netflix Original

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Crime
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

With only days before his major league baseball debut, pitcher Kim Je-hyeok unexpectedly lands himself behind bars. He must learn to navigate his new world with its own rules if he wants to survive.


It’s Okay That Love

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Novelist Jang Jae-yeol clashes with psychiatrist Ji Hae-soo on a talk show, but soon they become roommates. It’s not long before their bickering turns into love and they begin to learn how compatible they are. Jae-yeol and Hae-soo attempt to heal each other’s deep-seated wounds, but their fledgling relationship takes a blow when they learn that Jae-yeol’s mental health issues are more serious than they initially suspected.


Hello My Twenties Netflix Original

Seasons: 2
Episodes: 26
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Five female housemates and college students meet and live at the Belle Epoque. While strangers at first, they are able to bond and connect over the traumas they experienced while growing up. Together they juggle the perils of adult life.


Strong Girl Bong-Soon

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Do Bong Soon was born with supernatural strength and uses her powers for good. But after witnessing Bong Soon using her super strength, the eccentric gaming company CEO Ahn Min-hyuk hires Bong Soon as his bodyguard.


A Korean Odyssey Netflix Original

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 20
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

While at odds with each other, Son O-Gong and King Wooma search for a true light in a world where evils exist everywhere.


Healer

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

A fighter posing as a night courier agrees to protect a tabloid journalist whose investigation into a long-buried tragedy makes her a target for assassination.


Stranger Netflix Original

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 16
Sub-Genre: Crime
IMDb Rating: 8.7/10

Prosecutor Hwang Si-mok who, as a child, lost the ability to feel empathy joins a police lieutenant to try to uncover the true identity of a serial killer. While looking into the case, he must fight rampant corruption within the police department that continuously undermines the investigation. Si-mok vows to find the perpetrator within two months, but rumors about his violent nature pop up and lead to questions about his ability to lead the case. He eventually sets out to meet the person who he believes is the real murderer.


Misaeng

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 20
Sub-Genre: Slice of Life
IMDb Rating: 8.7/10

Equipped with nothing more than a GED and strategies for the game of Go, an office intern is thrown into the cold reality of the corporate world.


Mr. Sunshine Netflix Original

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 24
Sub-Genre: Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.8/10

A Korean boy from a poor family who ends up in the United States after the 1871 Shinmiyangyo incident returns to his homeland during a historical turning point. Now an officer with the American military, Eugene falls in love with Ae-sin, an aristocrat’s daughter, and discovers a dark scheme to colonize the country from which he once fled. Ae-sin tries to figure out if Eugene is a friend as they wonder what the English word “love” means.


Full List of Korean TV Dramas A-M

TitlesSub-GenreSeasonsEpisodesIMDb Score
12 Years PromiseRomance1267.6
49 DaysRomance1208.1
A Korean Odessey Netflix OriginalRomance1208.4
Bad GuysCrime1118
Beating AgainRomance1167.8
Beautiful Gong ShimRomance1207.3
Birth of a BeautyRomance1217.2
Black Netflix OriginalFantasy1188.2
BloodMedical1207.1
Boys Over FlowersRomance1258.1
Busted Netflix OriginalMystery1107
Can we Get MarriedRomance1496.7
DoctorsRomance1207.7
Don’t Dare to DreamRomance1247.9
Dr. RomanticMedical1218.1
FantasticRomance1167.6
Full HouseRomance1168
Gab-DongCrime1207.6
Good DoctorRomance1208.1
HealerRomance1168.5
Heaven’s GardenFamily1307.6
Hello my Twenties Netflix OriginalRomance2268.3
Hi! School – Love OnRomance1207.2
HwarangRomance1208.2
I Hear Your VoiceRomance1188.2
I Need Romance 2012Romance1166.4
In Need of RomanceRomance1167
In Need of Romance 3Romance1167.7
It’s Okay That’s LoveRomance1168.3
K-POP Extreme SurvivalRomance1146.9
Let’s EatRomance1207.8
Let’s Eat 2Romance1187.8
Lie to MeRomance1167.3
Life Netflix OriginalMedical1167.6
Live Netflix OriginalCrime1188.3
Love and MarriageRomance1167.4
Love in the MoonlightPeriod Drama1187.9
Love RainRomance1207.8
Man to Man Netflix OriginalThriller1167.6
MisaengSlice of Life1208.7
Miss Panda and Mr. HedgehogRomance1166
MistyRomance1168
Moorim SchoolRomance1167.1
Mr. Sunshine Netflix OriginalRomance1248.8
Ms. HammurabiLegal1167.5
My Girlfriend Is a GumihoRomance1167.9
My Horrible BossRomance1167.3
My Love from the StarRomance1218.4
My Only Love SongRomance1207.3
My RunawayRomance166.4

Full List of Korean TV Dramas N-Z

TitlesSub-GenreSeasonsEpisodesIMDb Score
Nice GuyRomance1208
Oh My GhostRomance1168.2
Oh My VenusRomance1167.9
One More Time Netflix OriginalRomance186.8
Orange MarmaladeRomance1126.6
Part-Time IdolMusical157.2
PinocchioRomance1208.3
Prison Playbook Netflix OriginalCrime1168.3
RememberMystery1207.9
Reply 1994Romance1217.9
Reply 1997Romance1168.3
Rooftop PrinceRomance1207.9
Sassy, Go GoRomance1127.6
SecretRomance1168.2
Secret AffairRomance1167.8
Secret GardenRomance1208.3
Secret HealerSageuk1207.2
Shining InheritanceRomance1287.8
Something in the Rain Netflix OriginalRomance1168.2
Stranger Netflix OriginalCrime1168.7
Strong Girl Bong-SoonRomance1168.3
Strongest Delivery ManSlice of Life1167.4
Suspicious PartnerRomance1208.1
Temperature of LoveRomance1207.2
The Girl Who Sees ScentsRomance1167.3
The Master’s SunRomance1178.3
The MiracleRomance1126.6
The Royal GamblerPeriod Drama1247.6
This is My LoveRomance1167.6
Uncontrollably FondRomance1207.7
Welcome to WaikikiComedy1208.2
White Nights Netflix Original1206.9
Who Are YouRomance1167.8
YG Future Strategy OfficeComedy187.4
You Are BeautifulRomance1167.9
Young PalRomance1187.6
You’re All SurroundedRomance1207.5

Which Korean Drama is your favorite? Is there any you love that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!

Jacob Robinson

Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and specialises in anime on Netflix. He's producing most of the previews of the upcoming shows and movies coming to Netflix. Resides in Norwich in the UK.


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