The 15 Best Romantic Comedy K-Dramas Ever, Chosen By Fans
Everyone has their own taste in K-Dramas, and with so many to choose from these days, there’s something out there to suit pretty much anyone! Recently on website Ranker, a poll was created for fans of Korean dramas to vote for their favorite romantic comedy. While the resulting list is entirely subjective, these were the top 15 choices by fans on the poll!
15. Touch Your Heart
Starring Yoo In Na and Lee Dong Wook, Touch Your Heart is a 2019 K-Drama about a top actress that has a scandal that damages her career, which leaves her without a job for two years. In order to get a role in a major upcoming TV series, she agrees to get experience at a law firm, and ends up working as a secretary to a lawyer. The story follows the love developing between these two characters.
14. W: Two Worlds
Starring Lee Jong Suk and Han Hyo Joo, W: Two Worlds is a 2016 K-Drama series is about a fictional webtoon called W, which written and illustrated by its legendary author and illustrator Oh Seong-moo. The webtoon ends up which beginning to function on its own, like a distinct reality, and follows the story of the main character wrongly framed for his family’s murders.
13. Hotel del Luna
Starring IU and Yeo Jin Goo, Hotel del Luna is a 2019 K-Drama that follows these two, the owner and manager respectively of a hotel that only caters to ghosts.
12. Suspicious Partner
Starring Ji Chang Wook and Nam Ji Hyun, Suspicious Partners is a 2017 K-Drama about Noh Ji-wook, a prosecutor, and Eun Bong-hee, a prosecutor trainee, and follows how they work together on a mysterious case that involves a psychopath murderer.
11. I Am Not a Robot
Starring Yoo Seung Ho, Chae Soo Bin, and Um Ki Joon, I’m Not a Robot is a 2017-2018 K-Drama about Kim Min Kyu, a director of a successful financial group but who lives in isolation because of a rare medical condition that causes her to have a severe allergy to other people, and has no known cure.
10. True Beauty
Starring Moon Ga Young, Cha Eun Woo, Hwang In Youp, and Park Yoo Na, True Beauty is a 2020-2021 K-Drama about a high school girl who gets bullied and discriminated against for being seen as ugly, and ends up becoming a pro at makeup in order to transform herself into a beautiful “goddess”.
9. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
Starring Kim Soo Hyun, Seo Yea Ji, Oh Jung Se, and Park Gyu Young, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay is a 2020 K-Drama that follows the story of a caretaker at a psychiatric ward, his older brother, and a famous children’s book author, and how their overlapping histories lead each other to help heal them from various tragedies in their past.
8. Legend of the Blue Sea
Starring Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho, Legend of the Blue Sea is a 2016-2017 K-Drama that tells the love story between a con artist and a mermaid, and is inspired by a classic Joseon legend in Korea’s historical tales.
7. My Love from the Star
Starring Jun Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun, My Love from the Star is a 2013-2014 K-Drama that follows the romance of an alien that has been stranded on Earth for four centuries, since the Joseon Dynasty, and an actress from the present time.
6. Fight For My Way
Starring Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won, Fight for My Way is a 2017 K-Drama that follows the story of a group of underdogs trying to be successful in jobs that they’re underqualified for, as well as the blossoming romance between two of the friends in the group who share a childish dynamic.
5. What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim
Starring Park Seo Joon and Park Min Young, What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim is a 2018 K-Drama that follows the story of an egocentric vice chairman whose secretary of nine years suddenly decides to quit without warning, and his attempts to try to convince her to stay.
4. Crash Landing on You
Starring Hyun Bin, Son Ye Jin, Kim Jung Hyun, and Seo Ji Hye, Crash Landing on You is a 2019-2020 K-Drama about a South Korean chaebol heiress who, while paragliding in Seoul, gets swept up in an unexpected storm and crash-lands in the North Korean portion of the DMZ. There, she meets a captain in the Korean People’s Army, and they begin to fall in love despite the divide between their countries.
3. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo
Starring Lee Sung Kyung, Lee Jae Yoon, and Nam Joo Hyuk, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo is a 2016-2017 K-Drama follows a young woman following her dream to become a weightlifting champion as well as the love triangle that develops between her, her friend, and her friend’s older brother in a coming-of-age story.
2. Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon
Starring Park Bo Young, Park Hyung Sik, and Ji Soo, Strong Woman Do Bong Soon is a 2017 K-Drama about a girl with superhuman strength that gets hired as a bodyguard by a rich heir of a gaming company, who helps her train to control her strength to use for good causes while they fall in love during the process.
1. Mr. Queen
Starring Shin Hye Sun and Kim Jung Hyun, Mr. Queen is a 2020-2021 K-Drama is about a male chef from the modern era that is trapped in the body of Queen Cheorin from the Joseon era, and the drama that follows the royal family in that time.