8 Underrated K-Dramas That Didn’t Get The Attention They Deserved

Viewers happily shared their favorite “hidden gems.”

With so many K-Dramas being released yearly, it’s easy for some to fall under the radar. Here are eight underrated ones that viewers wanted to receive more recognition.

1. Call It Love (2023)

After her family suddenly becomes homeless, a woman (Lee Sung Kyung) intends to seek revenge for all she’s suffered—until a romance with her enemy (Kim Young Kwang) turns everything upside down.

2. Once Again (2020)

Lee Min Jung and Lee Sang Yeob steer the family drama about four siblings who stumble through their marriages, divorces, and careers.

3. Why Her? (2022)

In the legal drama that blends mystery and romance, an attorney (Seo Hyun Jin) is forced to teach at a law school after a major misstep in a case. She meets a student (Hwang In Yeop) who has fallen for her.

4. Something About 1% (2016)

The romantic comedy follows a wealthy heir (Ha Seok Jin) who must marry someone to inherit his grandfather’s fortune. Thus begins his six-month-long fake relationship with an elementary school teacher (Jeon So Min).

5. Scent of a Woman (2011)

With six months to live, a woman (Kim Sun A) quits the job that’s abused and mistreated her. She decides to complete all the things on her bucket list and meets a wealthy man (Lee Dong Wook) along the way.

6. Rain or Shine (2017)

Won Jin Ah and 2PM‘s Lee Junho play survivors of a building collapse in Rain or Shine, overcoming the loss of their loved ones to heal the pain they’ve experienced and find hope in a blossoming romance.

7. This is My Love (2015)

The drama, also known as My Love Eun Dong, tells the story of a famous actor (Joo Jin Mo) who’s been heartbroken after losing contact with his first love. He hires a ghostwriter (Kim Sa Rang) to help him write his autobiography to find her.

8. Curtain Call (2022)

When a grandmother is separated from her son and grandson when fleeing North Korea, her dying wish is to see them one last time. But after learning her grandson is now a criminal, a trusted family employee hires an actor (Kang Ha Neul) to impersonate him instead.

Source: YouTube and Reddit