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​13 Korean Dramas Like SKY Castle

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Sky Castle is the second highest rated drama in Korean television history and has 20 episodes. Sky Castle mainly focuses on education, real estate, power, and being at the top. It depicts the hard work the kids need to do and must do, as there's no other choice given to them by their parents. Everyone wishes to be on top, no matter the cost. Lives are taken on the way to becoming a doctor, then saved. The k-drama has one of the largest casts ever, starting with Han Seo-Jin (Yum Jung-Ah) married to Kang Joon-Sang (Jung Joon-Ho). They have two daughters, and they both have secrets feeding on them. Lee Soo-Im (Lee Tae-Ran) is married to neurosurgeon Hwang Chi-Young (Choi Won-Young) and they are the new residents of Sky Castle as they move in with their son. Lee Soo Im has a lot of affection towards kids and starts noticing the wild among the families of Sky Castle and can't stop herself from fighting and trying to help. But things slowly start worsening as a few more lives are lo

13 Korean Dramas Like The Penthouse: War in Life

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The Penthouse (Penteuhauseu) is a K-drama that revolves around wealth, fame, family, and, of course, lots of "drama". The story is about Shim Su-Ryeon (Lee Ji-Ah), whose second husband is Joo Dan-Tae (Uhm KiJoon). He is very successful in his business and real estate, and he is the owner of the 100-floor Penthouse Hera Palace, where they live with their twins, Joo Seok Hoon (Kim Young Dae) and Joo Seok Kyung (Han Ji Hyun). Shim Su Ryeon has always lived an elegant, wealthy, and peaceful life until she finds out that her daughter from her first husband is still alive, Min Seol A (Jo Soo Min). She makes her identity and somehow manages to enter the Hera Palace as a tutor for the Hera Palace kids. Everything starts to turn head over heels when the death of a young woman, Min Seol-ah, is announced. She awfully dies at a party at Hera's palace. People in Hera Palace try to cover up the death, but they can't help but have doubts about one another. Here comes the first susp

14 Korean Dramas Like The Legend of the Blue Sea

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The Legend of the Blue Sea is a South Korean series released in November 2016 with a peak audience rating of 21%, having 20 episodes and directed by Jin Hyuk. This series is based on the story of a fisherman, Kim Dam Ryung (Lee Min-Ho), and a mermaid named Se Hwa (Jun Hi Hyun). This fisherman captures and kidnaps the mermaid. The story begins in the period of August 1598, when the newly appointed governor, Lee Min-Ho, releases a captured mermaid, Sim Chung (Gianna Jun), into the sea, and before she swims away, she reaches out her hand to Dam Ryung, which he holds tightly. In present-day, a conman named Heo Joon Jae, a smooth-talking man with magician-like abilities stays near the ocean resort in Spain to escape as he swindles a large amount of money from a wealthy suspect's mother. Meanwhile, the mermaid Sim Chung gets caught in the tidal wave and is thrown ashore near the resort, where she meets Joon Jae. The series is based on how these two meet and things get in their favors a

​13 Korean Dramas Like Nevertheless

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Nevertheless, it is a story about an unconventional romance featuring Han So-hee as Yu Na-bi, Song Kang as Park Jae-eon as the main lead, and Chae Jong-hyssop as Yang Do-hyrok, the second male lead. Na-bi is a dedicated student majoring in sculpture design. After her humiliating breakup with her ex, she is broken and can’t try to focus on her work. But fate had something else written in her life. She meets a guy in a bar with a butterfly tattoo on his neck (Na-Bi means butterfly), which diverts her mind from everything and she is mesmerised by his presence. Before things go out of her hands, she decides to leave. Going back to college, she meets the same guy who turns out to be her junior. Park Jae-eon is very famous among girls because of his tall height, perfect smile, and handsome face. He is known for his flings among girls, ignoring all the red flags that Na-Bi gets closer to him. Her relationship with Park Joe-eon provides her with happiness and motivation. This k-drama is short

13 Korean Dramas Like Squid Game

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"Squid Game," the biggest hit series from Netflix , is also one of the most trending topics and searched on the internet. This K-Drama has set milestones throughout the world. A highly confident international group of wealthy people create a game of various levels featuring old local kids' games played in Korean. Hold on a second. The players are chosen by the hosts of the games in a very mysterious and cunning way, offering the big prize money of 40 million dollars . All the players who got the invitation card for the game are ordinary people at different stages of life. You see young girls at their teen age and old uncles in their 80's. All these people struggling in their life with financial challenges also have internal fights within them. The twist here is that the player who loses is killed at the same time, making it a thrilling survival game . Throughout the series, the audience goes through an emotional rollercoaster because no character can be trusted, and

14 Korean Dramas Like Itaewon Class

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Park Sae-ro-yi (Park Seo-joon), a kind-hearted but hot-blooded boy who can’t stand wrong. His life went upside down after he beat up Jang Geun-won (Ahn Bo-hyun), the son of influential restaurant (Jangga Group) owner Jang Dae-hee (Yoo Jae-myung). Sae-ro-yi again brutally beats Geun-won furiously, who was responsible for killing his father in an accident. After seven years in prison, he vows to seek revenge against the Jangga Group by thriving in the restaurant business. He opened a pub called Danbam located in Itaewon. While he is unable to handle his business, Jo Yi-seo takes the place of the manager of Danbam. She is a social media personality with a high IQ and is highly capable of doing multiple tasks. Sae-ro-yi was her classmate and so-called first love. She may appear to be a sociopath due to her outgoing and ready-to-fight personality but has a soft corner for Sae-ro-yi and her work place. Building an IC company took a lot of effort, fights, and emotions. Itaewon Class (Itaewon

13 Korean Dramas Like True Beauty

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True beauty is a rather simple plot device in a standard romance series. The drama centers on Lim Ju-Kyung (Moon Ga-Young), who is born with average looks and refers to herself as unattractive from the start of the series. Lim Ju-Kyung is bullied by her classmates and pals. Later she is transferred to a new school in her hometown. Lim Ju-first Kyung's day at Saebom High School marks a new beginning for her, as she enters a world where people respect her attractiveness and desire to befriend her , something she did not experience at her previous school. Cha Eun Woo, the most gorgeous boy in Saebom High School, caught her eye. He was born both attractive and intellectual. Lee Su Ho had a frigid personality and few friends, with the exception of Kang Soo-Jin, a childhood pal, and they did not have a healthy relationship, which changes at the end of the drama. Han Seo-Joon (Hwang In-youp), another gorgeous boy involved in punk, is introduced in the plot. He was the stereotypical bad g

12 Korean Dramas Like Vincenzo

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Vincenzo is one of the most trending K-dramas of 2021 on Netflix, along with other K-dramas. Starting with Park Joo-Hyung (Song Joong-ki), aka Vincenzo, the henchman lawyer and adopted son of the Italian Mafia Don Fabio, After the death of Don, Fabio Vincenzo flew back to Korea in order to retrieve the gold he had buried for a late Chinese client. He buried gold in the basement of Geumga Plaza, a commercial residence with several business blocks and people. But Geumga Plaza was taken over by Babel Group illegally. Babel is a business house with several business subsidiaries owned by Jang Han-Seok. He is the antagonist of the K-drama, who is omnipotent and gets what he wants by using power and money. Vincenzo joins hands with attorney Yoo-chan (Yoo Jae-Myung) of the Jipuragi Law Firm run by Hong Yoo-chan (Yoo Jae-Myung) at Geumga Plaza to take ownership of the plaza and eventually fight against the Babel Group, who is using dark tricks on common people to run the business, including

11 Korean Dramas Like Crash Landing On You

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The storyline of Crash Landing On You follows Song Yeri, a woman born into a wealthy family who runs her own company, Seri's Choice. Seri, on the other hand, chooses to go paragliding in Seoul one day to try out a new product. However, a sudden tornado throws her off course, and she ends up in North Korea's demilitarised zone (which is a forbidden area for South Koreans). By coincidence, North Korean officer Ri Jeong Hyeok sees her stuck in the treetops. He hides Yoon Seri in North Korea and gives her refuge until he can get her out of the country and back to South Korea. The four soldiers who work alongside Jeong Hyeok not only help to hide Seri, but they also become a huge part of her life. They were entertaining and gave a lot of laughs. Also, there is another boss lady of North Korea in this K-drama, Seo Dan (Seo Ji-hye) as the ex-fiancée of Ri Jeong Hyeok, a pair with Gu Seung-jun (Kim Jung-Hyun). Crash Landing On You may have been a traditional rom-com, but the way it wa

14 Korean Dramas Like Goblin (Guardian: The Lonely and Great God)

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The story starts with Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) as the brave, victorious general of the Goryeo Dynasty who fights to protect the borders of the country for which he has shed the blood of many people. He was loyal and majesty to his people and country, and was praised and loved by his country's people, which made the young King insecure about his position and divinity. So he gave an order to kill him (Kim Shin) and his people, announcing Kim Shin as a traitor by pricking his own sword in his heart. But upon the prayers of the people, the Almighty gave him a prize and the punishment of being immortal till the goblin bride comes to remove the sword from his chest in order to walk in the afterlife. After 1000 years, 19-year old Eun Tak, a high school girl with cheerful and jolly traits, she was saved by the goblin when she was in her mother's womb and is the goblin bride who can see ghosts. She was raised by her aunt after her mother passed away, who never treated her well. As fate is e