Based on over 100,000 votes from MyDramaList viewers, here are eleven of the highest-rated K-Dramas that were released in 2023.
11. Revenant — 8.7
The thriller follows a police lieutenant, a university professor, and an aspiring cop. One of them becomes possessed by a demon, leading them to discover the truth behind mysterious deaths related to supernatural objects.
10. D.P. Season 2 — 8.7
Season two of D.P. picked up where the first season left off, showing how the D.P. team handled the traumatic events that took place and attempted to strive for change.
A young private’s assignment to capture army deserters reveals the painful reality endured by each enlistee during his compulsory call of duty.
9. Daily Dose of Sunshine — 8.8
Daily Dose of Sunshine is a webtoon adaptation that follows a nurse’s transfer to the psychiatry department, stumbling through tough situations until she finds her way.
A kind-hearted nurse working in psychiatry goes above and beyond to be a ray of light for those under her care, despite the challenges coming her way.
8. Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 — 8.8
Between members of the returning cast and new faces, Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 kept viewers entertained as they traveled back in time to solve a new mystery.
7. My Dearest — 8.9
In both parts of My Dearest, the historical romance focuses on a mysterious man (Nam Goong Min) who suddenly appears in high society and falls in love with a woman (Ahn Eun Jin) from a noble family.
6. Taxi Driver 2 — 8.9
The Rainbow Deluxe Taxi team reunited in Taxi Driver 2 to take down a mysterious organization that’s made them its new target.
5. The Good Bad Mother — 8.9
In The Good Bad Mother, a prosecutor with a cold personality focuses on his career and turns away from his “bad” mother, who raised him strictly. An unfortunate accident leaves him like a child, causing him to return home to his mother and begin a new life.
4. Dr. Romantic 3 — 9
The third season of Dr. Romantic brought the Doldom Hospital team back for the opening of a new trauma center—where everything doesn’t happen as smoothly as expected.
3. The Glory Part 2 — 9
The Glory Part 1 immediately made waves as soon as it was released and kept viewers on their toes in the second half of the series about a bullying victim’s revenge.
Years after surviving horrific abuse in high school, a woman puts an elaborate revenge scheme in motion to make the perpetrators pay for their crimes.
2. Moving — 9.1
The webtoon adaptation of parents protecting their superpowered children won over viewers with its action and emotional scenes.
Children with superpowers and their parents with painful pasts face enormous dangers together.
1. Twinkling Watermelon — 9.2
A deaf student with a talent for music travels back in time after a trip to a mysterious music shop. He then befriends other students and forms the band Watermelon Sugar.
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