K-Dramas have become a global phenomenon recently and if you’re here, you’ve probably been hit by the Hallyu wave as well and if not, now is the time. Here are 11 k-dramas you should binge-watch at home during quarantine.
The Penthouse: the war in life
The Penthouse tells the story of the residents of Hera Palace, a 100-story luxury penthouse apartment for the wealthiest people in South Korea and it has many secrets and hidden ambitions.
Sim Su Ryeon, who was born into wealth, is the queen of the penthouse apartment. Cheon Seo Jin, the prima donna of the residence, does everything in her power to give her daughter everything. Oh Yun Hui, comes from a poor family but strives to enter high society.
A battle for wealth, power and prestige begins in Seoul’s most coveted penthouse.
Personally, this drama is in my must see list and one of the best dramas I have ever watched. It has it all – murder, romance, betrayal, lost first loves, affairs and more!
I was hooked from the first episode and the plot never bored me. The drama is very fast and will never get out of your brain.
The Penthouse is a drama that keeps you thinking. Season 3 comes out in June!
A strong woman soon makes a bang
Do Bong Soon comes from a long line of women who possess herculean strength but can only be used for good; if her power is used for personal gain or to mistreat others, she may lose her strength.
Ahn Min Hyuk, the young CEO of AIn Software, one day witnesses Bong Soon’s incredible strength as he fights against gangsters and hires him to be his personal bodyguard and to help catch him. the person who recently sent him terrifying death threats.
But girls have disappeared or been murdered in Do Bong Soon neighborhood and no one knows what happened to them.
A romance mixed with humor and dark thriller. What more could we ask for?
From the casting to the production to the plot, everything about this drama is so perfect!
Hotel Del Luna
Nestled in the heart of Seoul’s thriving downtown is a curious hotel the likes of which no one has ever seen before. Old beyond measure, the building has stood for millennia, an ever-present testament to the fact that things are not always what they seem. This hotel is run by Jang Man Wol (IU), a greedy and suspicious soul who has spent the last thousand years acting as the establishment’s CEO.
Cursed for a sin she no longer remembers having committed, Man Wol is condemned to spend all eternity running this strange establishment, meeting the needs of a most particular clientele. Her only hope of escape is to find someone who has committed a sin worse than hers but after a thousand years she begins to lose hope.
However, things take an interesting turn when Goo Chan Sung (Yeo Jin Goo) appears. Once the youngest assistant manager to ever work at a multinational hotel, Chan Sung finds himself forced to manage Hotel del Luna because of a deal his father made with Man Wol years ago. A follower of rules and regulations, he’s a perfectionist in the extreme, but maybe that’s just what this strange establishment and its cursed CEO needs.
Hotel Del Luna not only has one of the best cast ever, but all of the supernatural special effects, cinematography and plot really complement each other the best and it gives you one of the best dramas of all. time.
Lim Ju Gyeong is an optimistic high school girl who is positive about everything except her looks! She hates being seen in public without makeup but luckily she has become a self-taught makeup artist. At school, she is one of the most popular girls because of her beauty, but she is constantly afraid of being seen without her mask.
But there is someone who saw his true beauty, Lee Su Ho, the top student with impressive basketball skills and famous at school for his dashing charisma and rivalry with his ex-best. friend, Han Seo Jun.
True Beauty was a fun ride for me. Its plot has perfect pacing, a fair amount of funny and serious moments, and lovable characters.
W – Two worlds
Is it possible to live in the same place at the same time but in a completely different dimension?
Oh Yeon Joo is a second-year cardiothoracic resident doctor. Her father, a famous comic book creator, suddenly disappears one day, and then Yeon Joo herself is kidnapped by a strange man covered in blood and taken to another dimension.
Kang Chul is a former Olympic shooting gold medalist and self-made millionaire. How will his world intertwine with Yeon Joo’s other-dimensional universe? Is Kang Chul the only person who can help Yeon Joo escape from a parallel universe?
W has one of the most interesting storylines to see come to life. It is bound to keep you on your toes and send your brain into overload.
He is psychometric
After losing his parents in a fire, Lee Ahn gains the power of psychometrics, the ability to read a person or object’s past through physical contact, and he decides to use it to take down the bad guys. While he does not yet know how to control his power, he meets Yoon Jae In who does his best to hide his painful secrets. Along with his adoptive guardian, prosecutor Kang Seong Mo, and the latter’s colleague, investigator Eun Ji Soo, they team up to solve an elusive case that haunts the lives of Ahn, Sung Mo, and Jae In. revolves around the lives of prosecutor Kang’s mother and father who were the primary cause of the fire. Jae In and Lee Ahn heal each other through their past, present, and future and find the culprit.
This drama has it all – romance, suspense, comedy, supernatural elements, and character chemistry! It will keep you on your toes thinking about what might happen and it delivers!
At 8 years old, Park Ju Hyeong was adopted and sent to Italy. Now an adult, he is known as Vincenzo Casano.
He is a mafia lawyer and consigliere (advisor and expert in dispute conciliation). Warring factions within the mafia force him to flee to South Korea. There, he falls in love with Hong Cha Young. a lawyer who will do anything to win a case. Vincenzo manages to bring a certain social justice there, and in his own way.
Jang Jun Woo is a smart and hardworking freshman law intern at the firm, who is polite and sincere. Despite his childish charm and good looks, Jun Woo can seem clumsy and naive. Prone to making mistakes, he often struggles at work.
Although this drama is still ongoing, it is one of the best dramas of 2021 with a unique plot and the right amount of comedy and romance.
Kim Shin was once an unbeatable general in the Goryeo army who died a tragic death. He now possesses immortality but is tired of living while everyone around him dies. For 900 years, Kim Shin has searched for his bride, a mortal capable of drawing the sword and ending her life.
One day, he meets Ji Eun Tak, a positive and optimistic high school girl who can see the dead and who has been through tragic events, but remains strong. She pretends to be the wife of the goblin who can end her immortal life, but what seems like an easy task only gets more complicated, as the two fall in love.
I have to say, this drama is one of the best dramas ever made – in terms of plot, production, character development, cinematography, music, everything!
If you’re hesitant to watch it, throw it all away and watch it!
Han Seo Jin, Noh Seung Hye, Jin Jin Hee, and Lee Myung Joo all live with their families in SKY Castle, a luxurious private neighborhood home to wealthy doctors and professors. All women want their children to enter prestigious universities and actively support their education.
One day, after Myung Joo’s son is accepted into Seoul National University as a medical student, an incident occurs and the family quickly moves out. To the surprise of the residents of Sky Castle, Lee Soo Im and his inferior family move in.
After interacting with the families there, Soo Im takes it upon herself to help the stressed children and challenge the other women of SKY Castle while questioning her ways of supporting her stepson and finding out the truth about this. what happened to Myung Joo’s family and their relationship. to the notes coordinator, Kim Joo Young.
Sky Castle is considered one of the most moving dramas. It has an impeccable and full of twists and turns with crazy cliffhangers. This drama has many meaningful underlying themes that make your viewing experience even better.
Crash landing on you
It tells the story of two crossed lovers, a South Korean heiress and an elite North Korean who also happens to be an army officer.
One day, while paragliding, Yoon Se Ri has an accident caused by high winds, leading her to crash land in North Korea, where she meets Ri Jung Hyuk, an officer in the North Korean army. , who agrees to help him return to South Korea. Over time, they fall in love, despite the division and dispute between their respective countries.
One of the most addictive dramas ever made! I would give it a 10/10 for story, acting, cast, music and it is definitely worth reviewing.
Park Saeroyi’s life was turned upside down after he was expelled from school for punching a bully and his father was killed in an accident. Following in his father’s footsteps, he opens a pub named “DanBam” in Itaewon and, together with his manager and staff, strives for success and greater heights.
Itaewon Class is an emotional ride and has some of the most promising characters. This drama comes with perfect acting, music, production, plot, and even life lessons.