Friday, December 28, 2018

Korean Dramas You Need To Be Watching in 2018

The last time I posted about Korean dramas was last December 2017. Guess how many I watched since then? 

Lo and behold, I have watched 19 K-dramas since then!!! But wait, I still have 5 K-dramas on-going so that's total of 24!!! Don't get me wrong, huh. I can still balance my work and my other lifestyle / hobbies. Watching K-dramas makes me feel happy and alive. 😀



Without further ado, here's my top 24 (in ascending order by date):

1. Evergreen

- Starring Lee Jong-hyun (Oh Soo) and Kim So-eun (Seo Yoo-ri).

Release Dates: March 5 - April 24, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Fantasy, Romance Comedy


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2. Tempted

- Starring Woo Do-hwan (Kwon Shi-hyun), Park Soo-yeong (Eun Tae-hee), Moon Ga-young (Choi Soo-ji) and Kim Min-jae (Lee Se-joo).

Release Dates: March 12 - May 1, 2018
No of Episodes: 32
Genre: Romance, Melodrama


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3. Switch: Change the World

- Starring Jang Geun-Suk (Sa Do Chan) and Han Ye-Ri (Oh Ha-Ra).

Release Dates: March 28 - May 17, 2018
No of Episodes: 32

Genre: Legal drama




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4. Suits

- Starring Jang Dong-gun (Choi Kang-Seok) and Park Hyung-sik (Go Yeon-woo).

Release Dates: April 25 - June 14, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Legal drama


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5. Lawless Lawyer

- Starring Lee Joon-Gi (Bong Sang-Pil) and Seo Ye-ji (Ha Jae-Yi).

Release Dates: May 12 - July 1, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Legal, Thriller


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6. Rich Man, Poor Woman

- Starring Suho (Lee Yoo-Chan) and Ha Yeon-Soo (Kim Bo-Ra).

Release Dates: May 9 - June 28, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance comedy


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7. About Time

- Starring Lee Sang-yoon (Lee Do-ha) and Lee Sung-kyung (Choi Michaela).

Release Dates: May 21 - July 10, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Melodrama

AsianWiki Rating: 87%

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8. Miss Hammurabi

- Starring Go Ara (Park Cha Oh-reum) and Kim Myung-soo (Im Ba-reun).

Release Dates: May 21 - July 16, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Legal drama


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9. Are You Human?

- Starring Seo Kang Joon (Nam Shin) and Gong Seung Yeon (Kang So Bong).

Release Dates: June  4 - August 7, 2018
No of Episodes: 36
Genre: Romance, Science Fiction, Mystery

AsianWiki Rating: 88%

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10. What's Wrong with Secretary Kim?

- Starring Park Seo Jeon (Lee Young-joon) and Park Min Young (Kim Mi-so).

Release Dates: June 6 - July 26, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance Comedy


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11. My ID is Gangnam Beauty

- Starring Lim Soo-Hyang (Kang Mi-Rae) and Cha Eun-Woo (Do Kyung-Seok).

Release Dates: July 27 - September 15, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance Comedy


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12. Let Me Introduce Her

- Starring Nam Sang-Mi (Ji Eun-Han), Kim Jae-Won (Han Kang-Woo) and Jo Hyun-Jae (Kang Chan-Ki).

Release Dates: July 14 - September 29, 2018
No of Episodes: 40

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Romance




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13. Still 17

- Starring Shin Hye-Sun (Woo Seo-Ri) and Yang Se-Jong (Gong Woo-Jin).

Release Dates: July 14 - September 18, 2018
No of Episodes: 32
Genre: Romance


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14. The Ghost Detective

- Starring Choi Daniel (Lee Da-il), Park Eun-Bin (Jung Yeo-woo) and Lee Ji-ah (Sunwoo Hye).

Release Dates: September 5 - October 31, 2018
No of Episodes: 32
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery


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15. Devilish Charm

- Starring Choi Jin-hyuk (Gong Ma-seong) and Song Ha-yoon (Ju Gi-ppeum).

Release Dates: September 5 - October 25, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance comedy


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Update: Below are the K-dramas I watched and currently watching this 4th quarter of the year:

16. The Third Charm

- Starring Seong Kang-joon (On Joon-young) and Esom (Lee Young-jae).

Release Dates: September 28 - November 17, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romantic comedy


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17. The Beauty Inside

- Starring Seo Hyun-jin (Han Se-gye)Lee Min-ki (Seo Do-jae), Lee Da-hee (Kang Sa-ra) and Ahn Jae-hyun (Ryu Eun-ho).

Release Dates: October 1 - November 20, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Fantasy, Melodrama, Romance


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18. Where Stars Land

- Starring Lee Je-hoon (Lee Soo-yeon)Chae Soo-bin (Han Yeo-reum), Lee Dong-gun (Seo In-woo) and Kim Ji-soo (Yang Seo-koon).

Release Dates: October 1 - November 26, 2018
No of Episodes: 32
Genre: Romance and Melodrama


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19. Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter

- Starring Moon Chae-won (Sun Ok-nam)Yoon Hyun-min (Jung Yi-hyun / Immortal Izy / Deer), Seo Ji-hoon (Kim Geum / Immortal Daube / Bausae), Jeon Soo-jin (Lee Ham-sook) and Kang Mi-na (Jeom Soon-yi).

Release Dates: November 5 - December 25, 2018
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Fantasy and Comedy


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20. The Last Empress

- Starring Jang Na-ra (Oh Sunny)Choi Jin-hyuk (Na Wang-sik / Chun Woo-bin), Shin Sung-rok (Emperor Lee Hyuk), Lee Elijah (Min Yoo-ra) and Shin Eun-kyung (Empress Dowager Kang).

Release Dates: November 21, 2018 - February 21, 2019
No of Episodes: 48
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Action, Romance and Comedy


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21. Clean With Passion For Now

- Starring Kim Yoo-jung (Gil Oh-sol), Yoon Kyun-sang (Jang Seon-kyul) and Song Jae-rim (Choi Ha-in / Daniel Choi)

Release Dates: November 26, 2018 - February 4, 2019
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romantic comedy


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22. Encounter / Boyfriend

- Starring Song Hye-kyo (Cha Soo-hyun) and Park Bo-gum (Kim Jin-hyuk)

Release Dates: November 28, 2018 - January 24, 2019
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Romance and Melodrama


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23. Memories of Alhambra

- Starring Hyun Bin (Yoo Jin-woo), Park Shin-hye (Jung Hee-joo / Emma) and Park Hoon (Cha Hyung-seok)

Release Dates: December 1, 2018 - January 20, 2019
No of Episodes: 16
Genre: Fantasy, Suspense, Sci-fi, Romance and Melodrama


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24. My Strange Hero

- Starring Yoo Seung-ho (Kang Bok-soo), Jo Bo-ah (Son Soo-jung) and Kwak Dong-yeon (Oh Se-ho)

Release Dates: December 10, 2018 - February 4, 2019
No of Episodes: 32
Genre: Romantic comedy

AsianWiki Rating: 87%

Poster from AsianWiki

How about you? What K-dramas have you watched this year? Share it here. :)

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