9 Korean Dramas That Will Keep You Engaged Until The Very End

Are you looking for some interesting Korean drama recommendations? If so then you have come to the right place.

Here are 9 Korean dramas that will be interesting and entertaining to watch from the first episode till last episode. Happy Kdrama watching!

1. Surplus Princess

Surplus Princess Kdrama

Released on 7 August 2014, “Surplus Princess” stars Jo Bo Ah, On Joo Wan in the main cast.

“Surplus Princess” tells the story of a fantasy creature mermaid called Kim Ha Ni. The trouble is that she is in love with a human. To impress her crush she becomes a human too. Then she starts living in the Ingyeo House. Here those people live who are looking first time for the jobs. Ha Ni now wishes to become a human too. And to achieve that she must make a man on earth fall in love with her within 100 days.

Here is the “Surplus Princess” cast along with their characters:-

Jo Bo Ah as Kim Ha Ni
On Joo Wan as Lee Hyun Kyung
Song Jae Rim as Kwon Shi Kyung
Park Ji Soo as Yoon Jin A
Kim Seul Gi as An Hye Young
Kim Min Kyo as Do Ji Yong
Nam Joo Hyuk as Big
Lee Sun Kyu as Lee Sun Kyu
Ahn Kil Kang as An Ma Nyeo and more


2. The Legend Of The Blue Sea

Legend of the Blue sea kdrama

Another mermaid Korean drama starring Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho in the main cast is “The Legend of The Blue Sea”. It released on November 16, 2016.

“The Legend Of The Blue Sea” tells the love story between a mermaid and a human. In the Joseon era Dam Ryung and mermaid Sim Chang are unable to be together due to their poor fate. In the modern times a conman Joon Jae who looks like Dam Ryung travels to Spain. There Sim Chang is thrown away from the ocean near a resort where Joon Jae is staying. She develops feelings for him and follows him back to Seoul.

Here is the drama cast along with their characters:-

Jun Ji Hyun as Sim Chang
Lee Min Ho as Joon Jae/ Dam Ryung
Lee Hee Joon as Jo Nam Doo
Shin Hye Sun as Cha Shi Ah
Shin Won Ho as Tae Oh
Song Dong Il as Ma Dae Young/ Yang Seung Gil.
Lee Ji Hoon as Heo Chi Hyun and more


3. Playful Kiss

Playful kiss kdrama

High School based drama “Playful Kiss” released on September 1, 2010, and has Kim Hyun Joong and Jung So Min in the main cast. It is based on a Japanese manga series.

“Playful Kiss” tells the story of a silly unpopular high school girl Oh Ha Ni who develops feelings for the school’s smartest and popular boy Baek Seung Jo. She gives him a love letter, but he responds coldly. Now Ha Ni and her family are somehow forced to live in Baek Seung Jo’s house.

Here is the “Playful Kiss” cast along with their characters:-

Kim Hyun Joong as Baek Seung Jo
Jung So Min as Oh Ha Ni
Lee Tae Sung as Bong Joon Gu
Hong Yun Hwa as Jung Ju Ri
Yoon Seung Ah as Dok Ko Min Ah
Lee Hee Won as Hong Jang Mi
Lee Si Young as Yoon Hye ara


4. It’s Okay That’s Love

It's okay that's love kdrama

Released on July 23, 2014, romance drama “It’s Okay That’s Love” stars Jo In Sung, Gong Hyo Jin, Sung Dong Il, Lee Kwang Soo and Do Kyung Soo in the main cast.

“It’s Okay That’s Love” tells the love story between a mystery novel writer Jang Jae Yeol and a psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo. Jang Jae Yeol has an obsessive-compulsive disorder which happen to occur due to his past. He is a bit rude in nature. Ji Hae Soo has a negative attitude towards love. One day both happens to have an ugly first meeting, but later they turn to roommates.

Here is the drama cast along with their characters:-

Jo In Sung as Jang Jae Yeol
Gong Hyo Jin as Ji Hae Soo
Sung Dong Il as Jo Dong Min
Lee Kwang Soo as Park Soo Kwang
Jin Kyung as Lee Young Jin
Lee Sung Kyung as Oh So Nyeo
Do Kyung Soo as Han Gang Woo and more


5. Sassy Go Go

Sassy Go Go kdrama

Another high school Korean drama “Sassy Go Go” released on October 5, 2015. It has Jung Eun Ji, Lee Won Keun, Cha Hak Yeon, Ji Soo and Chae Soo Bin in the main cast.

“Sassy Go Go” tells a story of love and friendship between high school students. Also a street dance club called ‘Real King’ made up of students with poor academic scores, and an elite club called ‘Baek Ho’ made up of some top 5% students have to make a cheerleading squad together.

Here is the “Sassy Go Go” cast along with their characters:-

Jung Eun Ji as Kang Yeon Doo
Lee Won Geun as Kim Yeol
Chae Soo Bin as Kwon Soo A
Cha Hak Yeon as Ha Dong Jae
Ji Soo as Seo Ha Joon
Kim Min Ho as Min Hyo Sik
Kang Min Ah as Park Da Mi and more


6. Bring It On, Ghost

Bring it on ghost kdrama

Released on July 11, 2016 “Bring It On, Ghost” is a fantasy drama that stars Ok Taec Yeon, Kim So Hyun and Kwon Yul in the main cast.

“Bring it On, Ghost” tells the story of ghost Hyun Ji who became one after dying at the age of 19. After that she roams around the world and happen to meet an exorcist called Park Bong Pal. Both together help ghosts with their problems and sending them to a different world.

Here is the drama cast along with their characters:-

Taecyeon as Park Bong Pal
Kim So Hyun as Kim Hyun Ji
Kwon Yul as Joo Hye Sung
Kim Sang Ho as Myung Chul
Lee Do Yeon as Oh Kyung Ja
Kang Ki Young as Choi Chun Sang
David Lee as Kim In Rang and more.


7. Cinderella And The Four Nights

Cinderella And The Four Nights kdrama

Based on a novel the drama released on 12 August 2016 with Park So Dam, Jung Il Woo, Ahn Jae Hyun, Lee Jung Shin, Choi Min and Son Na Eun in the main cast.

“Cinderella And The Four Nights” tells the story of a girl named Eun Ha Won. Her aim is to become a teacher, but her life takes a tragic turn after her mother died. Her father now remarried with a cruel woman who steals Ha Won’s tuition fees. She now works part-time and is invited by a rich man to his house for work. There lives three handsome heirs with whom she gets involved romantically.

Here is the “Cinderella And The Four Nights” cast along with their characters:-

Jung Il Woo as Kang Ji Woon
Park So Dam as Eun Ha Won
Ahn Jae Hyun as Kang Hyun Min
Lee Jung Shin as Kang Seo Woo
Son Na Eun as Park Hye Ji
Choi Min as Lee Yoon Sung and more.


8. The Innocent Man

The innocent man kdrama

A dark melodrama “The Innocent Man” released on 12 September 2012. It stars Song Joong Ki, Moon Chae Won and Park Si Yeon in the main cast.

“The Innocent Man” tells the story of Kang Ma Ru, a medical student. He loves his neighbour Han Jae Hee, a reporter. But she betrays him and meets a rich CEO. After a few years Ma Ru is now a bartender and gigolo and a completely changed person than before. He meets a heiress Seo Eun Gi. Along with her Ma Ru decides to revenge on her ex-girlfriend Jae Hee.

Here is the drama cast along with their characters:-

Song Joong Ki as Kang Ma Ru
Moon Chae Won as Seo Eun Gi
Park Si Yeon as Han Jae Hee
Kang Chan Hee as young Kang Ma Ru
Park Si Woo as young Han Jae Hee
Yang Ik Joon as Han Jae Sik
Lee Kwang Soo as Park Jae Gil
Lee Yoo Ni as Kang Cho Ko and more.


9. Kill Me, Heal Me

Kill me Heal me kdrama

Released on January 7, 2015 “Kill Me, Heal Me” stars Ji Sung, Hwang Jung Eum, Park Seo Joon, Oh Min Suk and Kim Yoo Ri in the main cast.

“Kill Me, Heal Me” tells the story of a man named Cha Do Hyun with dissociative identity disorder. He is also a rich heir with a traumatic past. Do Hyun meets Oh Ri Jin, a first year psychiatric resident. She secretly starts helping Cha Do Hyun with his disease. Oh Ri Jin has a twin brother Oh Ri On who follows Cha Do Hyun for his research about rich people.

Here is the drama “Kill Me, Heal Me” cast along with their characters:-

Ji Sung as Cha Do Hyun
Hwang Jung Eum as Oh Ri Jin
Park Seo Joon as Oh Ri On
Kim Yoo Ri as Han Chae Yeon
Oh Min Suk as Cha Ki Joon
Park Jun Gyu as Oh Dae O
Kim Na Woon as Yoon Ja Kyoung and more


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