8 K-Drama Specials With Less Than 5 Episodes For When You Need Your Fix Without The Time Commitment
We all love watching K-Dramas, but we don’t always have 16 hours or more to spare! That’s where K-Drama Specials come in. Similar to Web Dramas, K-Drama Specials have a very small amount of episodes with the same elapsed time of one hour. Let’s get to know some!
1. You Drive Me Crazy
Han Eun Seong (Lee Yoo Young) is a translator who works with Korean to French and French to Korean translations. She became friends with Kim Rae Wan (Kim Seon Ho) in college and has been friends for 8 years. They end up sleeping together one night and struggle between love and friendship.
2. Splash Splash LOVE
Jang Dan Bi (Kim Seul Gi) is a high school senior who was about to take the KSAT for college. However, she finds herself transported back in time during a surprise rain shower. She ends up in the height of the Joseon Kingdom, which is now suffering from a severe drought. She meets King Yi Do (HIGHLIGHT‘s Doojoon), who yearns to learn advanced mathematics and falls in love with him.
3. The Happy Loner
Na Ji Young (Min Hyo Rin) has lived her entire life as a rugged individualist. One day, she meets Park Byeok Soo (Gong Myung), who is the total opposite, living for others. These two very different people fall in love with each other.
4. Adolescence Medley
Choi Jung Woo (Baek Sung Hyun/Kwak Dong Yeon) is a part-time high school teacher who is still waiting for the results of his licensure examination. With his fate undetermined, he works in his alma mater, Namil High School. Being at the school, Jung Woo is reminded of his life ten years ago. Upon opening in a gallery of his high school photos, he reminisces his colorful high school life when he was still a teenage boy who unexpectedly gained instant fame in Namil High School.
5. Page Turner
Yoon Yoo Seul (Kim So Hyun) is an art student and a talented pianist pushed by her mother. Yoo Seul’s mother wanted to become a pianist when she was younger. One day, she has an accident and may never play the piano again. With the help of her friend Jeong Cha Shik (Kim Ji Soo) and Yoo Seul’s rival Seo Jin Mok (Shin Jae Ha), Yoo Seul begins to live a new life.
6. Hello Dracula
This series shows the growth story of people who live in Block Z facing the matters in life that they want to avoid. The first story revolves around An Na (Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun), who lives with her mother, Mi Young (Lee Ji Hyun). An Na lives her life according to her mother’s wishes but has a secret that no one can know. The second story shows Yoo Ra (Go Na Hee) and her family leaving the neighborhood as a redevelopment project goes underway. The third story involves Seo Yeon (Lee Joo Bin), the vocalist of an indie band. She is obsessed with superstitions and can’t get over her ex-boyfriend.
Seven years after graduating high school, Park Jung Min (Kim Sung Chul) still works part-time at a convenience store. He dreams of becoming a famous musician, despite his crippling stage fright. Kwon Na Ra (DIA‘s Chaeyeon), Jung Min’s former classmate, shot to nationwide fame for a brief period due to her beauty and charisma during high school. However, she debuted in a girl group that failed to gain traction. Now, her agency contract is about to expire, and her chairman tells her that she has to change strategy if she wants to remain with the agency.
Due to his ex-wife’s debt, Jo Jun Man (Lee Kwang Soo) had no choice but to work for a gang boss. To get what he is owed from an ice hockey coach, Jun Man joins the team.