The Best Korean Dramas on Netflix Right Now (2023)

The world of Korean dramas is a strange and beautiful place. The South Korean entertainment industry is slowly growing to worldwide dominance, as Kpop, Korean movies like Parasite and Minari, and Korean television series take the world by storm.

The term Korean drama, or Kdrama, refers to almost any South Korean fictional television series, no matter the subject or genre. That includes comedy, romance, sci-fi, horror, you name it. Most of these television series are based on webcomics, a form of storytelling similar to comics that originated in South Korea. You should generally expect a love story no matter the genre (save maybe horror), and the same actors are in pretty much everything. Fair warning: Almost all Korean dramas have quite outlandish premises, but that’s honestly what makes them so good. You just have to learn how to accept the strange and unexpected and go along for the ride.

Recently, Netflix has become the go-to place to find the best Kdrama offerings for US audiences, with many shows being labeled as Netflix Originals. This partnership, as well as the overall shift to streaming, has also changed the business and structure of Kdramas, as previously, pretty much all Kdramas were around 16 episodes long and one season only. Although Korea and its media are still generally conservative, the international audience is definitely shifting perspectives to be more inclusive and representative of all types of people.

In order to help you jump headfirst into this new and expanding area of television, here are the best Korean dramas available to watch on Netflix, both original and not.

Can't find what you're looking for here? Check out our list of the best shows on Netflix and the saddest or most underappreciated Korean dramas.

Editor's note: This list was updated January 2023 to include My ID is Gangnam Beauty.

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The Silent Sea (2021-present)

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Director: Choi Hang-yong

Cast: Bae Doona, Gong Yoo, Lee Joon, Kim Sun-young, Kim Si-a, Lee Moo-Saeng

A sci-fi horror series set in space, The Silent Sea follows a crew as they go investigate an abandoned research facility where a tragedy took place. With the mission to retrieve valuable samples that might lead to the creation of more water, a vitally important and expensive resource now in the future, the crew heads into unknown terror when they enter Balhae station. With Bae Doona and Gong Yoo leading this cast, you already know it's going to be good. Full of mysteries and twists, The Silent Sea is totally bingeable with its revelations and betrayals scattered generously throughout a dystopian story. — Therese Lacson

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My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018)

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Creator: Gi Maeng-gi

Cast: Im Soo-hyang, Cha Eun-woo, Jo Woo-ri, Kwak Dong-yeon

My ID is Gangnam Beauty is a touching South Korean drama that deals with universal themes of societal pressure, unattainable beauty standards, and bullying. My ID is Gangnam Beauty explores the life of a shy and bullied college student named Kang Mi-rae (Im Soo-hyang), who undergoes surgery to change her appearance. Also starring Cha Eun-woo, Jo Woo-ri, and Kwak Dong-yeon, My ID is Gangnam Beauty has been critically praised for the honest portrayal of discrimination based on appearance, as well as the superficial standards facing South Korean society. Although the series welcomes discussions, My ID is Gangnam Beauty is still a fictional television series and does not skimp on the drama. – Yael Tygiel

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Our Blues (2022-present)

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Directed by: Kim Kyu-tae

Cast: Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-a, Cha Seung-won, Lee Jung-eun, Uhm Jung-hwa

A drama series with a clever premise reminiscent of a docu-series or reality show, Our Blues explores the individual lives of people who live and work on Jeju Island. Following these individuals’ highs and lows, Our Blues utilizes an innovative omnibus format, allowing the often sweet and bitter moments of the residents’ lives to be highlighted and exposed through multiple varying lenses. Starring Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-a, and Cha Seung-won, Our Blues creatively depicts the beginnings and ends, as well as moments that can be considered the climax of one’s journey, revealing universally relatable tales about life. – Yael Tygiel

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Under the Queen’s Umbrella (2022)

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Directed by: Kim Hyung-sik

Cast: Kim Hye-soo, Kim Hae-sook, Choi Won-young

Fans of Game of Thrones, The Great, and even The Crown are sure to love Under the Queen’s Umbrella – a juicy historical drama about a group of people fighting for the throne. The main character in our story is Hwa Ryeong (Kim Hye-soo), a hot-tempered queen attempting to turn her sons into young men fit to wear the crown someday. She’s constantly playing a game of chess with both her family and the people in her court, holding onto power as hard as she can. It’s both beautifully shot and soapy, making it a feast for the eyes and the perfect binge-watch. – Taylor Gates

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Narcos-Saints (2022-present)

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Director: Yoon Jong-bin

Cast: Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Hae-soo, Jo Woo-jin

Also known as Suriname, Narcos-Saints fits right in with the ultra-popular American-Colombian Narcos and Narcos: Mexico and also has similar vibes to Ozark and Breaking Bad. The series centers around Kang In-gu (Ha Jung-woo), a businessman who must cooperate with the National Intelligence Service to capture a Korean drug lord who has taken control of the country. It’s a serious drama, but it’s also a lot of fun, leaning into the bizarre nature of the shockingly true events it’s based on. – Taylor Gates

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Business Proposal (2022)

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Director: Park Seon-ho

Cast: Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Se-jeong, Kim Min-kyu, Seol In-ah

Meet Kang Tae-mu (Ahn Hyo-seop), a detail-oriented workaholic and the new president of GO Food. Meet Shin Ha-ri (Kim Se-jeong), a new researcher at the company who’s crushing hard on her college friend Lee Min-woo (Song Won-seok). Despite having her interests elsewhere, Shin Ha-ri’s best friend Jin Young-seo (Seol In-ah) convinces her to go on a blind date with Kang Tae-mu in her place. When Shin Ha-ri realizes she’s on a date with her boss, though, things get complicated, and she does her best to turn him off. However, when Kang Tae-mu is undeterred no matter what she does while still thinking she’s her friend Jin Young-seo, things get even more complicated. Business Proposal is a sweet and silly K-drama that’s sure to satisfy your rom-com craving. – Taylor Gates

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Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021-present)

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Developed by: Kim Je-hyeon (tvN), Studio Dragon

Cast: Shin Min-A, Kim Sun-Ho, Lee Sang-Yi

If you’re looking for a feel-good watch, look no further than Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha. Based on the 2004 South Korean film Mr. Handy, Mr. Hong, the series follows Yoon Hye-jin, an intelligent dentist living in the big city. However, when she unexpectedly loses her job, she moves to a small seaside town where she meets Hong Du-sik – a kind man who often works odd jobs. The two have irresistible chemistry, making them a couple that's impossible not to root for. - Taylor Gates

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The Heirs (2013)

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Directors: Kang Shin-hyo, Boo Sung-chul

Cast: Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-hye, Kim Woo-bin, Kim Ji-won, Kang Min-hyuk, Kang Ha-neul

While it may not be the freshest take on K-Drama, this star-studded cast created one of the most-watched Korean dramas on the planet. Essentially a Cinderella story (or even a Gossip Girl story), Park Shin-hye plays Cha Eun-sang, a regular girl who gets mixed up in the business of a bunch of heirs to rich and affluent families. Chief among them is the Kims. As the daughter of the live-in housekeeper, she lives at their home and is enrolled into their high school. There she meets Kim Tan (Lee Min-ho), the scion of the family, and the two fall in love despite the odds. Both Lee and Park were coming off of big projects at the time The Heirs came out and this quickly became a massively popular show. A perfect time capsule of what Korean dramas were trying to achieve back during the 2010s. — Therese Lacson

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All of Us Are Dead (2022-present)

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Directors: Lee JQ and Kim Nam-su

Cast: Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Lee Yoo-mi, Kim Byung-chul, Lee Kyu-hyung, and Jeon Bae-soo

Based on the webtoon Now at Our School by Joo Dong-geun, All of Us Are Deadis a zombie horror series about high school students who find themselves caught in the middle of a virus outbreak. After an accident leads to a zombie virus being unleashed at a South Korean high school, the students are left to fend for themselves cut off from the outside world by the government. With no supplies and no way to get help, the students must rely on each other and whatever resources they can find to survive this deadly situation. While it is primarily a horror story, the show also addresses a number of social issues. Gory, intense, and well-crafted, All of Us Are Dead has already become one of Netflix’s most popular shows since its release in January 2022. - Remus Noronha

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Hellbound (2021-present)

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Director: Yeon Sang-ho

Cast: Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, Park Jeong-min, Won Jin-ah, Yang Ik-june

How would people react if giant demons started beating people to death in the streets and publicly “condemning people to hell” for all to see? Badly! Really badly! Have you seen the history of the human race?? That’s the core premise of Hellbound, a bleak, very brutal exploration of faith and contagious social hysteria that would pair like fine sacramental wine with Midnight Mass; Netflix’s other ponderous and petrifying 2021 tale of religion gone wrong. Directed by Train to Busan helmer Yeon Sang-ho, Hellbound is a slower, more solemn affair than his breakout Korean zombie movie, but it shares his knack for using genre storytelling to ask unanswerable (and unthinkable) questions about the nature of humanity without flinching. - Haleigh Foutch

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Squid Game (2021-present)

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Creator: Hwang Dong-hyuk

Cast: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon

You’ve definitely heard about this one, in fact, there’s a good chance it’s the show that brought you here! Netflix’s 2021 original Squid Game charted an immediate and unprecedented climb to the top of Netflix’s most-watched lists, becoming a social media sensation and water cooler talking point. And for good reason, it’s a clever spin on familiar genre archetypes with an exceptional cast that makes for an irresistible binge-watch. Set across nine episodes, the series follows 456 debt-ridden contenders through a series of deadly children’s games for the promise of a life-changing jackpot for whoever survives. Action-packed, horror-tinged, and threaded through with rich character drama, Squid Game can be a bit of a bleak bummer, but in a series exploring the pitfalls of capitalist excess and the people it leaves behind, that’s kind of the point. And like all great genre allegories, it never forgets to lace those themes into its endlessly engaging thrills. - Haleigh Foutch

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Crash Landing on You (2019-2020)

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Director: Lee Jung-hyo

Cast: Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Seo Ji-hye, Kim Jung-hyun

Probably the most popular Korean drama on Netflix to date is a love story between a North Korean soldier and an heiress from South Korea called Crash Landing on You. Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) is a young, beautiful, and supremely wealthy woman who decides to go paragliding one weekend. She gets caught in a tornado that brings her over North Korea, where she lands. Trying to escape getting caught by North Korea, Se-ri is protected and hidden by Captain Ri Jeong-hyeok (Hyun Bin).

While Jeong-hyeok attempts to help Se-ri and smuggle her back to South Korea, the two can’t deny their growing feelings for one another. As the ultimate Romeo and Juliet, Jeong-hyeok and Se-ri’s chemistry is amazing, and considering the actors started officially dating after shooting the drama, this isn’t a surprise. Crash Landing on You is the quintessential Korean rom-com series, so it’s definitely a great series to introduce you to the genre.

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Vincenzo (2021-present)

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Director: Kim Hee-won

Cast: Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-bin, TaecYeon

In Vincenzo, Song Joong-ki plays a Korean man who was adopted by an Italian family as a child and raised in Italy as part of a mafia family. After his adoptive father dies, the man’s biological son attempts to kill Vincenzo, leading him to flee back to Seoul, South Korea, where he has a stash of gold hidden under an old apartment building. Unfortunately, Vincenzo has no easy access to the gold unless he tears down the building, and there’s a community of people who live there.

At the same time, a corrupt business called Babel Group illegally takes over the building, leading Vincenzo to team up with the talented, strong-willed lawyer, Hong Cha-young, played by Jeon Yeo-bin, who wants to take down the company for personal reasons. Vincenzo is part action, part drama, and part romance, and altogether a can’t-miss show.

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Record of Youth (2020)

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Director: Ahn Gil-ho

Cast: Park So-dam, Park Bo-gum, Byeon Woo-seok, Kwon Soo-hyun

One type of series that South Korean television excels at is the coming-of-age drama, or any story centering around a group of young adults finding their place in the world. Record of Youth is a great choice for new fans of K-Dramas, especially given the fact that the cast is led by none other than Park So-dam, who many will recognize for her role as Kim Ki-jung in Parasite, the daughter of the scammer family who pretends to be an art teacher.

Record of Youth centers around three young people, two models and a make-up artist, involved in the modern fashion industry in Korea. The show follows the general storyline you’ll find in most romance Korean dramas, but the actors in the cast help elevate the series and create characters that you want to stick around with.

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Itaewon Class (2020)

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Director: Kim Sung-yoon

Cast: Park Seo-joon, Kim Da-mi, Yoo Jae-myung, Kwon Na-ra, Ahn Bo-hyun

The first drama on this list based on a webcomic (although don’t worry, there will be more), Itaewon Class is a drama based in the hipster, super-popular area of Seoul called Itaewon (think Soho or the East Village in Manhattan). Park Seo-joon plays Park Sae-Ro-Yi, the owner of an up-and-coming restaurant in Itaewon called DanBam. When he was in high school, Sae-Ro-Yi got expelled for punching a privileged kid named Jang Geun-won (Ahn Bo-hyun), whose father owns a powerful company called Jangga Group. This kickstarts a series of events that lead to Sae-Ro-Yi’s father’s death, followed by a seven-year plan for revenge.

Itaewon Class is an extremely popular drama both in South Korea and internationally, and it accurately depicts the diverse experiences of young adults right now. It is also the first mainstream K-Drama to feature a transgender character, played by Lee Joo-young, signifying a major shift in attitudes for the historically conservative country.

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Law School (2021-present)

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Director: Kim Suk-yoon

Cast: Kim Myung-min, Kim Beom, Ryu Hye-young, Lee Jung-eun

A newer Netflix series, Law School focuses on a group of students and professors at Hankuk University Law School. When a law professor is found dead and former prosecutor and professor Yang Jong-Hoon (Kim Myung-min) is arrested for the crime, the other characters work together to uncover the truth of what really happened and prove Professor Yang’s innocence.

You can certainly draw similarities between Law School and How to Get Away with Murder, as the Korean drama focuses on law students putting their schooling to the test to help out their professor. At the same time, there are plenty of smaller storylines happening as well, like a mysterious connection between a top-tier student named Han Joon-hwi (Kim Bum) and the professor who is killed. If you want a serious drama with a central mystery, Law School is a great option.

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)

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Director: Park Shin-woo, Jung Dong-yoon

Cast: Kim Soo-hyun, Seo Ye-ji, Oh Jung-se

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is a modern romantic drama that stands out from the crowd due to its portrayal of an adult on the autism spectrum. The series stars Kim Soo-hyun as Moon Gang-tae, an orphaned young man who works as a caregiver at a psychiatric hospital. He spends most of his life taking care of his older brother, Moon Sang-tae (Oh Jung-se), who has autism. The two brothers have lived a lonely life, constantly moving around, ever since Sang-tae witnessed their mother’s murder years earlier.

One day, Gang-tae meets a woman named Ko Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji), a children's author who has antisocial personality disorder. After realizing that the two have crossed paths before in the past, Moon-young develops a small obsession with Gang-tae and follows him around. As Moon-young, Gang-tae, and Sang-tae spend more time together, they begin to open up about their trauma and heal. The series features a general romance story, but it shines through its portrayal of Sang-tae and his relationship with his brother. Sang-tae exhibits typical “spectric” traits, as they are called, and the show presents a relatively accurate and compassionate portrayal of an individual with autism.

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The Uncanny Counter (2020-2021)

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Director: Yoo Sun-dong

Cast: Jo Byeong-gyu, Yoo Jun-sang, Kim Se-jeong, Yeom Hye-ran

If you want a superhero-style story, look no further. The Uncanny Counter is the story of So Mun (Jo Byeong-gyu), a kind, intelligent boy who has a walking disability as a result of a tragic car accident he was in as a child, which killed both of his parents. One day, So Mun is possessed by a spirit that grants him the power to banish demons that escape the afterlife. He joins a team called the Counters, which includes Mo-tak (Yoo Jun-sang), Ha-na (Kim Se-jeoung), and Mae-ok (Yeom Hye-ran), who fight together against a rising threat of evil in the area. It gets even more complicated for So Mun when he finds out that his parents’ deaths weren’t accidents after all, and an evil spirit was involved.

Another series based on a webcomic, The Uncanny Counter is a stylish, action-packed thrill ride that doesn’t pull any punches. With a dark, threatening villain that keeps the team on edge, the show maintains a quick pace, while the fantastic acting by the cast adds a deeply emotional side to the story. Despite being advertised as an action fantasy show, you should still be ready to shed some tears when you watch.

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Start-Up (2016-2018)

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Director: Oh Choong-hwan

Cast: Bae Suzy, Nam Joo-hyuk, Kim Seon-ho, Kang Han-na

Start-Up is set in a fictional Korean version of Silicon Valley, where Bae Suzy’s character Seo Dal-mi dreams of being the Korean Steve Jobs. Following her passion, Dal-mi gets involved with a start-up business and quickly becomes entangled with a complicated love triangle. One young man named Han Ji-pyeong (Kim Seon-ho) is her first love, now a successful venture capitalist, while Nam Do-san (Nam Joo-hyuk) is a young man down on his luck, who Dal-mi thinks is her first love. This gives Do-san the motivation to give his start-up another try, while also attempting to make Dal-mi’s mistake a reality. Like Itaewon Class, Start-Up presents a new style of life for young people. While taking on the modern industry of start-ups, the show also gives everyone the classic romance they know they want.

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Memories of the Alhambra (2018-2019)

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Director: Ahn Gil-ho

Cast: Hyun Bin, Park Shin-hye, Park Hoon, Chanyeol

A true amalgam of genres, Memories of the Alhambra takes place mainly in Granada, Spain with a Korean cast. A science-fiction drama of sorts, the series follows the CEO of an investment company, Yoo Jin-woo (Hyun Bin), who travels to Spain in search of the creator of an AR game in development that feels way too real. When game and reality start to blur and someone is killed, Jin-woo, with the help of the developer’s sister, Jung Hee-joo (Park Shin-hye), must find the bug in the game and fix it before more people die.

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Memories of the Alhambra is a breath of fresh air for Kdramas due to its setting and innovative premise. While at times the story lacks sense, the concept and execution are spot-on, and honestly, you can’t help but fall in love with Hyun Bin.

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Which Korean drama has the highest rating on Netflix? ›

1. Twenty Five Twenty One. In an era when teen dreams seem too far out of reach, a young fencer follows her heart and meets a man who is determined to rebuild his life.

Which is the No 1 Korean drama? ›

1. The World of the Married (2020)

What is Korea's top 10 Netflix today? ›

Top 10 By Country
#TV in South KoreaWeeks in Top 10
1Crash Course in Romance: Season 17
2Mr. Queen3
3Red Balloon: Season 19
4In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal: Season 11
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Which Korean drama has the highest rating? ›

Year Ender 2022: Highest IMDb-Rated Korean Dramas Of 2022 You Must Watch
  • Ratings- 9/ 10. May I Help You. ...
  • Ratings- 8.8/10. Extraordinary Attorney Woo. ...
  • Ratings- 8.7/ 10. Alchemy of Souls. ...
  • Ratings- 8.7/ 10. Twenty Five Twenty One. ...
  • Ratings- 8.6/10. Little Women. ...
  • Ratings- 8.5/ 10. My Liberation Diary. ...
  • Ratings- 8.3/ 10. ...
  • Ratings- 8/ 10.
Dec 7, 2022

Which Korean series is trending now? ›

Popular on NetflixExplore more
  • Mr. Queen.
  • Love to Hate You.
  • Squid Game.
  • Extraordinary Attorney Woo.
  • Chocolate.
  • Business Proposal.
  • Crash Course in Romance.
  • Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.

What K-drama should I watch on Netflix? ›

Popular on NetflixExplore more
  • Mr. Queen.
  • Love to Hate You.
  • Extraordinary Attorney Woo.
  • Chocolate.
  • Crash Course in Romance.
  • Squid Game.
  • The K2.
  • Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.

Which drama is famous in South Korea? ›

The biggest stars may earn more than ₩200 million per episode, with Kim Soo-hyun, the lead of hit dramas Moon Embracing the Sun (2012), My Love from the Star (2013) and It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020) reportedly receiving ₩500 million per episode for One Ordinary Day in 2021.

Who is most famous K-drama star? ›

Lee Min-ho

The South Korean actor is one of the most notable contributors to the cementing of the Hallyu wave, or Korean cultural wave, around the world. With over 31 million followers (as of 6 December 2022), Lee is the most followed Korean actor on Instagram.

Who is the No 1 actor in K-drama? ›

Question: Who are the most popular K-drama actors? Answer: Among the most popular K-drama actors are Song Hye-kyo, Song Joong-ki and Lee Min-ho. Each of them are better known for their television appearances than big screen performances.

What is the No 1 Netflix Korean series? ›

1. Squid Game – 1 season (2021 – present) The show that launched Korean shows on Netflix into new living rooms worldwide, Squid Game is a brutal yet thrilling drama series with heart. It set records when it came out in 2021, reaching number one in Netflix's top 10 in 94 different countries, including the US and UK.

What is No 1 on Netflix? ›

Global Top 10
#Films (English)Hours viewed
1We Have a Ghost42,620,000
2The Strays14,570,000
3The Condemned10,230,000
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Who is the highest paid K-drama actress? ›

  • Feb 10, 2023. BY: ET Online. ...
  • Kim Soo Hyun. Rank 1 on the list with a net worth of 117 million USD is Kim Soo Hyun. ...
  • So Ji Sub. Former swimmer, rapper and model turned actor, So Ji Sub has over two decades of experience with a whopping net worth of 41 million USD. ...
  • Lee Jong Suk. ...
  • Lee Min Ho. ...
  • Song Joong Ki. ...
  • Hyun Bin. ...
  • Park Seo Joon.
Feb 10, 2023

In which country K-drama is most popular? ›

With its legion of passionate and active fans, Indonesia tops the list for most number of K-pop Tweets for the second consecutive year. Meanwhile, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, Mexico, Malaysia, Brazil, India, and Japan made it into the top 10.

What is the best first K-drama to watch? ›

K-Dramas for Beginners
  • Sisyphus.
  • Squid Game.
  • Chocolate.
  • The King's Affection.
  • Vincenzo.
  • Boys Over Flowers.
  • Record of Youth.
  • Narco-Saints.

Are there any new K dramas on Netflix? ›

Other new series this year run the gamut of romance (A Time Called You, Behind Your Touch (working title), Crash Course in Romance, Destined with You, Doona!, King the Land, Love to Hate You, See You In My 19th Life), social commentary and intrigue (Bloodhounds, Celebrity, Mask Girl), drama (Daily Dose of Sunshine, ...

Which dramas are most popular? ›

Top 50 Drama TV Series
  1. The Last of Us (2023– ) TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama. ...
  2. Outer Banks (2020– ) TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama. ...
  3. 1923 (2022–2023) TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Western. ...
  4. Poker Face (2023– ) ...
  5. Attack on Titan (2013–2023) ...
  6. The White Lotus (2021–2023) ...
  7. Yellowstone (2018–2023) ...
  8. You (2018– )

What are the best love K-dramas on Netflix? ›

Popular on NetflixExplore more
  • Business Proposal.
  • Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.
  • Crash Landing on You.
  • It's Okay to Not Be Okay.
  • Crash Course in Romance.
  • Forecasting Love and Weather.
  • Our Beloved Summer.
  • Alchemy of Souls.

What is the most popular drama in Netflix? ›

Popular on Netflix
  • Wednesday.
  • Breaking Bad.
  • The Walking Dead.
  • Sex/Life.
  • You.
  • Stranger Things.
  • Wrong Side of the Tracks.
  • Manifest.

What is very popular in South Korea? ›

Korean popular music, also known as K-pop, is among the most significant things that make Korea world-famous. In recent years, K-pop has made its position prominent in the global music industry. The two most popular groups BTS and BlackPink, have surpassed all cultural barriers with millions of fans worldwide.

What is so popular in South Korea? ›

South Korea is famous for being the land of kimchi, K-pop, K-dramas, tech giant Samsung, automotive manufacturer Hyundai, soju, Korean fried chicken, Korean barbecue, the 12-step skincare routine, and of course, Gangnam Style. But there's so much more to this East Asian tiger than the trends it has given birth to.

Which actor has most fans in Korea? ›

actorleeminho. Lee Min-ho is conceivably the most popular South Korean actor today. He is also a model and a singer. He is also considered one of the most handsome Asian celebrities, which has gathered him a massive local and international following.

How popular are K-Dramas in Korea? ›

Nearly 50% of the respondents had answered with K-Dramas as being “very popular,” and only 7% had claimed as the entertainment being “not many people consume it.”

What is the highest rating Netflix series? ›

15 Highest-Rated Netflix Series
  • BoJack Horseman (2014-2020) Netflix. ...
  • Queer eye (2018-present) Netflix. ...
  • The Queen's Gambit (2020) Netflix. ...
  • Maid (2021) Netflix. ...
  • Cobra Kai (2018-Present) Netflix. ...
  • Sex Education (2019-present) Rotten Tomatoes TV. ...
  • Dark (2017-2020) Created by: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese. ...
  • Squid Game. Netflix.

Which Netflix series has the best ratings? ›

The most popular shows ranking on our guide to the best-reviewed on Netflix include Stranger Things (which aired its fourth season in 2022), phenom Squid Game (which will air its second season in 2023 or 2024), video game curse-breaking adaptations (Arcane: League of Legends, The Witcher, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners), crime ...

What are the top 3 Netflix movies? ›

The 10 most popular movies on Netflix right now
  • The Hangover Part II (2011) 44 % 6.5/10. ...
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) 76 % ...
  • The Strays (2023) 4.7/10. ...
  • Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) 56 % ...
  • Magic Mike XXL (2015) 60 % ...
  • The Hunger Games (2012) 68 % ...
  • The Hangover Part III (2013) 30 % ...
  • This Is Where I Leave You (2014) 44 %
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How do I find the Top 10 list on Netflix? ›

The Top 10 TV Shows and Top 10 Movies lists appear automatically if available in your country and if you're using a current version of the Netflix app. The lists update daily with the top TV shows and movies in your country.

What is the 100 rated on Netflix? ›

According to IMDb, the sci-fi show is rated TV-14. It airs on The CW at a normal time slot, so that means there's no nudity or R-rated profanity.

What is one of the best series on Netflix right now? ›

  • You (2018) new. 75 % 7.7/10. ...
  • Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021) tv-ma 1 Season. ...
  • Formula 1: Drive to Survive (2019) new. 8.6/10. ...
  • In From the Cold (2022) 6.2/10. ...
  • The Witcher: Blood Origin (2022) tv-ma 1 Season. ...
  • Cunk on Earth (2022) new. 1 Season. ...
  • The Good Place (2016) 82 % ...
  • Lockwood & Co. ( 2023) new.

What is the 1 Netflix series of all time? ›

The 10 Best Netflix Original Series of All Time, Ranked According...
  1. 1 'Arcane' (2021 - ) Image via Netflix.
  2. 2 'Black Mirror' (2011 - ) ...
  3. 3 'Narcos' (2015 - 2017) ...
  4. 4 'Bojack Horseman' (2014 - 2020) ...
  5. 5 'Stranger Things' (2016 - 2024) ...
  6. 6 'Dark' (2017 - 2020) ...
  7. 7 'House of Cards' (2013 - 2018) ...
  8. 8 'Heartstopper' (2022 - ) ...
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Who is rich Korean actors? ›

20 of the richest K-drama actors in 2023
  • Kim Soo-hyun. Above Kim Soo-hyun is the richest K-drama actor (Photo: Getty Images) ...
  • So Ji-sub. Above So Ji-sub promoting the 2018 K-drama 'My Secret Terrius' in Taipei (Photo: Getty Images) ...
  • Lee Young-ae. ...
  • Choi Ji-woo. ...
  • Hyun Bin. ...
  • Lee Min-ho. ...
  • Ji Chang-wook. ...
  • Jo In-sung.
Feb 23, 2023

Who is the most popular actor and actress in Korea? ›

Who Are The Most Popular Korean Actors?
  • Lee Min Ho. Lee Min Ho is also a highly well-known South Korean actor who has starred in T.V. ...
  • Lee Jong Suk. Lee Jong Suk was born on September 14, 1989, in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. ...
  • Kim Woo Bin. ...
  • Kim Soo Hyun. ...
  • Ji Chang Wook. ...
  • Park Seo Joon. ...
  • Lee Joon Gi. ...
  • Song Joong Ki.

How much do Korean actors get paid for drama? ›

Other highly paid actors in the top 10 made between that and 40,000 USD per scene/episode. The highest paid actress in 2019 was Jun Ji-hyun who also reportedly charged 84,000 USD per scene/episode.

Is K-drama popular in the US? ›

From niche interest to overwhelming popularity, Korean pop culture has exploded onto the scene in the United States. While K-pop may have been the first breakthrough success in the US, Korean dramas are rapidly becoming mainstream in the country as well.

What show on Netflix has the highest rating? ›

15 Highest-Rated Netflix Series
  • The ultimate list of highest-rated Netflix series of all time.
  • BoJack Horseman (2014-2020)
  • Queer eye (2018-present)
  • The Queen's Gambit (2020)
  • Maid (2021)
  • Cobra Kai (2018-Present)
  • Sex Education (2019-present)
  • Dark (2017-2020)

What is the highest rated thing on Netflix? ›

Netflix's most watched movies, ranked
  • Purple Hearts, a romantic drama about a musician marrying a Marine -- 228.7 million hours.
  • The Unforgivable, a drama about a woman rebuilding her life after prison -- 214.7 million hours.
  • The Irishman, a period Mafia epic directed by Martin Scorsese -- 214.6 million hours.
Feb 28, 2023

Who is No 1 actor in Korean drama? ›

Question: Who are the most popular K-drama actors? Answer: Among the most popular K-drama actors are Song Hye-kyo, Song Joong-ki and Lee Min-ho. Each of them are better known for their television appearances than big screen performances.

What is the #1 Netflix series of all time? ›

Best Netflix series of all time
  • Stranger Things. ...
  • The Crown. ...
  • BoJack Horseman. ...
  • Squid Game. ...
  • Orange is the New Black. ...
  • Master of None. ...
  • Lupin. ...
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Jan 24, 2023

What is the No 1 Netflix series? ›

The 10 most popular TV shows on Netflix right now
  • Married at First Sight season 12 (2021) 6.2/10. ...
  • Triptych season 1 (2023) 6.0/10. ...
  • Wrong Side of the Tracks season 2 (2022) ...
  • Chris Rock: Selective Outrage (2023) ...
  • Sex/Life season 2 (2023) ...
  • Outer Banks season 2 (2021) ...
  • Outer Banks season 1 (2020) ...
  • Perfect Match season 1 (2023)
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What is hot on Netflix right now? ›

Popular on Netflix
  • Wednesday.
  • Breaking Bad.
  • Sex/Life.
  • You.
  • The Walking Dead.
  • Stranger Things.
  • Wrong Side of the Tracks.
  • Manifest.

Who is the highest paid Korean actor? ›

Rank 1 on the list with a net worth of 117 million USD is Kim Soo Hyun. He is known for his work on "My Love From the Star" and "Dream High."

Who is the best handsome Korean actor? ›

Top 15 Handsome Korean Actors: From Lee Min Ho, Gong Yoo to Cha Eun Woo and more
  • 1 | Lee Min Ho. Full Name: Lee Min Ho. ...
  • 2 | Song Joong Ki. Full Name: Song Joong Ki. ...
  • 3 | Gong Yoo. Full Name: Gong Ji Cheol. ...
  • 4 | Ji Chang Wook. Full Name: Ji Chang Wook. ...
  • 5 | Kim Soo Hyun. ...
  • 6 | Park Seo Joon. ...
  • 7 | Kim Seon Ho. ...
  • 8 | Jung Hae In.
Feb 10, 2023

Who is the handsome Korean actor? ›

Who is most handsome actor in Korea? There are many handsome actors in Korea but Hyun Bin is considered as being one of the most handsome.


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