The 10 Best K-Dramas To Stream On Netflix Now
squid game turned into a worldwide success, and netflix continued to feed the machine with more Korean contentincluding the deployment of reality show like Physical: 100. But its K-drama slate continues to have audiences turning to the streaming service for trippy sci-fi choices, zombie tales, love stories and more. Did you follow?
The streamer plans to release new shows, documentaries, and six movies in 2023. In the meantime, we’ve curated a list of 10 of the best K-dramas on Netflix (besides Squid Game), and in some cases, when to watch release. for the new seasons. If you want even more, try searching with this special hidden code: 68699.
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Extraordinary Prosecutor Woo (2022)
This charming show follows Woo Young-woo, a sharp young lawyer who is on the autism spectrum. The series mixes legal drama with romance, family intrigue, comedy, and life lessons that will keep you glued to the screen. You can stream Season 1 of Extraordinary Attorney Woo now, and Netflix has renewed the fan-favorite for a second season.
A story of revenge, The Glory centers on Professor Moon Dong-eu. She endured terrible bullying during her childhood and seeks revenge on her tormentors. Then things get complicated. Season 2 dropped on March 10, so you can stream both installments now.
With action, soul-swapping magic, intrigue, and a love story embedded into the plot, Alchemy of Souls offers viewers a roller coaster ride of emotions. Jang Uk is a noble who doesn’t have the most stellar reputation or combat skills. Then Nak-su – who is trapped in another woman’s body – arrives and reveals to her what is missing in her life, including love. Stream two seasons on Netflix.
Dong Hoon (played by Parasite star Lee Sun-kyun) is unhappy with his career, his wife Kang Yoon Hee cheats, and he gets caught up in illegal activity. His colleague Lee Ji-an has the power to ruin everything for him, but will she? Their dynamic shifts as they both learn of each other’s struggles. Although the series has not released a second season, you can binge on all 16 episodes of Season 1.
We’re All Dead (2022)
If zombie thrillers are your thing, then you need to watch the Netflix original series, All of Us Are Dead. High school students find themselves trapped at school during a zombie outbreak, and it becomes an all-out race for survival. Not everyone is ready to help each other out, so keep an eye out for who is ready to mess with their classmates. And stay tuned for Season 2.
Crash Landing on You (2019)
A paragliding accident drags South Korean heiress Yoon Se-Ri inside North Korean borders. She meets Ri Jeong-Hyeok, a soldier who wants to help keep her safe. The two end up in love, but this story is steeped in complicated family relationships, political drama, and crime too. Check out the first season on Netflix.
A supernatural thriller, Sweet Home travels to a building named Green Home. We first meet Hyun Soo, a lonely high school student who tragically lost his family in an accident. But moving into Green Home finds him surrounded by neighbors who turn into monsters when their darkest desires surface. To survive, he and other residents must work together to fight off monsters and their own inner turmoil. Season 1 is available now and Season 2 will arrive later this year.
Crash Course in Romance (2023)
Rom-com fans should stream this series about a famous private school teacher who gets involved with a former athlete. Scandals, nosy parents, and fat jinks make for an interesting story for Season 1 of this Netflix Original.
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Set in the late 80s, the show follows a group of five teenage friends and their families in northern Seoul. Sung Deok Sun and his middle child struggles are relatable and fun, while Sung Sun Woo has his own issues as his family’s overachievers. Everyone in the clique — and their parents — have their own challenges, but they rely on each other for support. Stream all 20 episodes on Netflix.
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When it comes to critical acclaim, Mr. Sunshine is one of the highest-rated K-dramas in the genre. A period drama, the story is set in the early 1900s during the Joseon period. It centers on Eugene (once known as Choi Yoo Jin) who fled Korea to America as a young servant and later returned to his homeland as a Marine. His budding romance with Ae-shin, a noblewoman fighting for Korean independence, is marred by friction over the ruling class system, jealousy, and politics. If you like historical dramas, stream all 24 episodes of Season 1 of the popular series.
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