Descendants of the Sun
This 2016 love story between a Special forces agent and a doctor whose paths keep crossing each other but are forced apart because of their opposing philosophies, became one of the first K-dramas to get global coverage and is known to have directly increased tourism in South Korea. Watch this if you love yourself a good romantic show packed with some light action.
What is common between a star reporter, a wannabe journalist, and a hitman who goes by the codename ‘Healer’? A long-buried incident that holds the power to take down the President himself. Watch this action-packed suspense drama that will make you fall in love with the power of journalism.
Revenge is best served in a hot, steaming bowl of Soft Tofu Stew. This 2020 drama that revolves around the life of a middle-school dropout and ex-convict whose sole goal in life is to overthrow the Chairman of the largest restaurant company in Korea and become the #1 in the country. With its fresh OST and star studded cast, Itaewon Class is one of the highest rated K-dramas of 2020.
During a total solar eclipse, a 21st century woman is transported back in time to the year 941. She wakes up in the body of a girl who lives among the many royal princes of the Wang family. This period drama has the main protagonist, played by famous K-pop star IU, unwittingly caught between the dynasty politics and rivalry among the princes for the throne, and her love for two of the four princes.
(aka Guardian: The Lonely and the Great God)
Saving the best for the last, the show that countless people across the globe have termed one of the best shows they’ve seen in their lives, Goblin follows the story of a man cursed to live his life as an immortal goblin, tasked to protect certain people from the life of misery. But immortality is wearing on him, and he longs to find the prophesied human bride who can set his soul free.