Now that year 2020 is over we, Korean drama fans as usual would have enjoyed all genres of Spectacular dramas! But there might be something you missed! Over the hundreds of Korean dramas in 2020, we have listed out 25 most loved Korean dramas! See that if you have seen all these 25!

If you think any other dramas are meant to be in the list, feel free to express it in the comment section!

1.Itaewon Class

Itaewon Class

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads : Park Seo-joon, Kim Da-mi, Yoo Jae-myung and Kwon Nara
Genre: Drama

Itaewon Class, a webtoon adapted series, portrays the realistic struggles of an ex-con whose life changed upside down after standing against bullying that leads to his father’s death. 

Park Sae-Ro-Yi (Park Seo-Joon) who got expelled from school on his first day after punching his classmate Jang Geun-won who bullied a fellow student. The bully boy is the son of CEO Jang Dae-Hee under whom Park Sae-Ro-Yi’s father works. After refusing to plead on behalf of his son’s action, Sae-Ro-Yi’s father was forced to resign his job. Later Sae-Ro-yi’s father was killed in the accident caused by Jang Geun-won. Furious Sae-Ro-Yi, violently beats him and ended up in prison. Once he released from prison, he vows to take revenge on the Jangga group, he plans to open a restaurant and he opened it after 7 Years! He meets Jo Yi-seo (Kim Da-Mi), a schoolgirl who is popular in social media and known as a sociopath. Yi-seo, at all cost wanted and helped Sae-ro-yi to chase up his dreams of ruining the Jangga Group owned by CEO Jang Dae-Hee. Meanwhile, Yi-Seo falls in love with Park Sae-Ro-Yi. Jang Dae-Hee, CEO of the Jangga group and father of Jang Geun-Won tries to stop Sae-ro-yi from growing his DanBam(bar-restaurant) into a franchise.

2.Crash landing on you

Crash landing On You

Main Leads: Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Kim Jung-hyun, and Seo Ji-hye
Genre: Romance
No of Episodes:16

The series portrays the secret and sweet romance between Yoon Se-Ri, heiress of a conglomerate in South Korea and Ri Jung-hyuk, a high-ranking Officer Of North Korea. When she was about to take over the chairman position of her father’s company, a sudden and unexpected accident leads Yoon Se-ri to make an emergency landing in North Korea. There, she was spotted by Ri Jung-hyuk (Hyun Bin), a North Korean army officer. Initially, He hides her and Later he wants to protect her by all means. Soon, Ri Jung-hyuk and Yoon Se-Ri fall in love with each other.

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3.Hospital Playlist

Hospital Playlist

Main Leads: Jo Jung-suk, Yoo Yeon-seok,Jung Kyung-ho,Kim Dae-myung,Jeon Mi-do
Genre: Medical Drama, Romantic Comedy
No of Episodes:12

Hospital Playlist tells a fantastic friendship between five doctors who works at Yulje Medical Center. The story focuses on their individual story, love, and Friendship between these friends of the same medical school who later becomes colleagues!

4.The world of the Married

The World of the Married

No of Episodes:16

Main Leads: Kim Hee-ae, Park Hae-joon, and Han So-hee
Genre: Family, Melodrama, Thriller, Romance

Ji Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae) , a family medicine doctor leads a contented life along with her husband Lee Tae-oh (Park Hae-joon) and a teenage son, Lee Joon-young (Jeon Jin-seo). Her world shatters when she comes to know about her husband’s illegal affair. Sun-woo vows to retaliate in her own way!

5.The King: Eternal Monarch

The King: Eternal Monarch

No of Episodes: 16
Main Lead: Lee min-ho, Kim Go-eun
Genre: Romance,Fantasy

King Lee Gon(Lee min-ho), the Emperor of Kingdom of Corea,( and a country on the parallel world) travels  back and forth between the Kingdom of Corea and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) to manage the tensions that about to arise in his Kingdom and to see is love Jung Tae-eul(Kim Go-eun).

6.It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

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No of Episodes: 16
Main Lead: Kim Soo-hyun, Seo Yea-ji , Oh Jung-se ,Park Gyu-young
Genre: Romance, Drama

The Drama depicts the story of Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) who lives with his autistic older brother Moon Sang-tae (Oh Jung-se). They Often move from town to town and changes their residency ever since Sang-tae witnessed their mother’s murder. Gang-Tae takes up jobs as a caretaker at every place they settle in. While working in a hospital, he meets a famous children’s book writer Mun-yeong (Seo Yea-ji), who is rumoured to have a kind of personality disorder.

Circumstances lead the trio slowly begins to heal each other’s emotional wounds and move forward in their lives.

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7.Flower of Evil

Flower Of Evil

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads:  Lee Joon-gi, Moon Chae-won, Jang Hee-jin, and Seo Hyun-woo
Genre: Melodrama, Suspense

The Drama depicts The story of Baek hee Sung, a metal craftsman, his family and his dark past which his family unaware about! 

To the world, Baek Hee Sung looks like the ideal husband. A hard-working craftsman, his metal-working studio has met with its good share of success. But this so-called perfect gentleman hides some very dark secrets. Secrets rather his detective wife, Cha Ji Won, never known. Unfortunately, secrets have a way of coming out, when Ji Won takes on a cruel case that led to her happy world crumbles as the case involves the one, she cherishes more! 

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Start up

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Bae-Suzy ,Nam Joo-hyuk, Kim Seon-ho, Kang Han-na
Genre: Romance, Drama

Set in the South Korea’s fictional Silicon Valley called Sandbox, Start-Up portrays the story of people in the society of startup companies. Seo Dal-mi (Bae Suzy) is a bright, vibrant and determined young woman who always dreams of becoming a pioneer of Korea in innovations like Steve Jobs. Dal-mi doesn’t have a affluent background but she’s ambitious when it comes her work. She has an excellent experience in a wide range of part-time jobs.

Nam Do-san (Nam Joo-hyuk), is the founder of a start-up company called Samsan Tech. nicknamed as ‘math genius’, Do-san is a young boy and despite being once celebrated as the pride of his family, now he has become a disgrace to their family as his business has been showing a poor development for the past two years.  Dal-mi mistakenly remembers him as her first love and Do-san now tries hard to make that misunderstanding into reality! Things becomes quite hard when her first love han ji-pyung (Kim Seon-ho) also in love with Dal-mi!

9.True Beauty

True Beauty

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo, Hwang In-yeop, Park Yoo-na
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Coming-of Age

An 18-year-old high school student named Lim Ju-kyung (Moon Ga-young) has an inferiority complex regarding her physical appearance as she has been repeatedly discriminated by her family and the constant bullying from her surroundings made her to be trapped into the inferiority complex. to cope-up with things in her life, She starts learning on  makeup by binge-watching tutorial videos on the Internet before her transfer to new school. Her makeup sense and her transformation made her a “goddess” of her school! but still the complex persists! she started to fear whenever she sees the mirror make-up and she trembles in fear when she found that her classmate, Lee Su-ho (Cha Eun-woo),a handsome guy recognizes her beyond her make-up as they met each other couple of times before her transformation! life becomes painful when Su-ho ,ju-hyung, and Han Seo-jun (Hwang In-yeop),an estranged friend of su-ho involves in a love triangle! but slowly things gets in to its place!

10.Tale of the Nine-Tailed

Tale of the Nine Tailed

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Lee Dong-Wook, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Bum
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Romance, Drama, Suspense, Horror

The Story is about a The nine-tailed fox named Lee Yeon who was the former mountain spirit and guardian of Baekdudaegan! He falls for a Girl named Ah-Eum, but lost her due to Fate! He waits for Centuries for the reincarnation of Ah-eum! After centuries of searching, he found Ah-eum’s reincarnation in the present who is Nam Ji-ah, a Documentary Producer. Finally, He swore to protect Ji-ah at all costs so she could live longer. He must combat with his half-brother Lee Rang, Who waits for the right time to kill his brother.

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11.Mr. Queen


No of Episodes: 20
Main Leads: Shin Hye-Sun, Kim jung-hyun, Na In-woo
Genre: Historical, Fantasy, Body Swap, Romantic Comedy

Notorious chef jang bong-hwan, who works for blue House, falls into a water and his soul gets into the body of a destined highness, Kim So-yong, the to-be queen of king cheoljong, the 25th King of Joseon! The story explains the funny doings of bong-hwan in So-yong body! Moreover, His life being Kim So-yong is always in threats, so he must manage to live with all those extremely powerful, ambitious and cunning people to save his soul in order to retain his body.

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12.The Penthouse: War in Life

Penthouse: War in Life

Released Year: 2020
No of Episodes: 20
Main Leads: Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, Eugene,Um Ki-joon, Yoon Jong-hoon, and Park Eun-seok
Genre: Suspense,Drama

Like Skycastle, the story depicts the 1 percent of High Society People who lives at the renowned, Famous Hera Palace! The one who lives at penthouse of Hera Palace is the Queen of the Palace! Further, the story depicts the revenge and Solidarity of Women of Hera Palace who dare to engage in all sorts of evil Activities for their own and children’s lavish life!

The Penthouse: War in Life has 3 Seasons!

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No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Yoo Seung-ho, Lee se-young, Jo Sung-ha
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Fantasy

This Yoo Seung-ho, Lee se-young starrer Fantasy drama tells about a  detective named Dong Baek who has super national powers! With the ability to read people’s memories, Dong Baek solves Number of crimes .But When a string of serial murders happen, Dong Baek teams up with talented Superintendent of Special Investigation Han Sun-mi, a lawyer-turned-police officer, in order to stop the killer and to prevent further deaths. However, while chasing the killer, the truth about their individual troubled pasts begins to untangle, and the murders quickly become far more intricated than anything they had foreseen earlier.

14.Run On

Run On

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Im si wan, Shin Se-kyung, Choi Soo-young, Kang Tae-oh
Genre: Romance, Life, Drama, Sports

Run On, a romantic tells the beautiful love story of Ki Seon-gyeom (Im Si-wan), a former sprinter who was forced to quit the national team due to legal accusation! Now he works hard to become a sports agent, and Oh Mi-joo (Shin Se-kyung), a subtitle translator for Movies.

15.18 Again

18 Again

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Kim Ha-neul, Yoon Sang-hyun, Lee Do-hyun
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Coming-of-Age

Jung Da-jung (Kim Ha-neul) and Hong Dae-young (Yoon Sang-hyun) are married and blessed with twins. At first, their life is totally perfect Though they had financial problems. But, Years later, their happy marriage starts to crumble when the now 37-year-old Da-jung files for divorce and their 18-year-old twins start ignoring Dae-young as all they want from him is only pocket money. Furthermore, Dae-young’s life turns more miserable when he loses his job due to internal politics in his company!

Once he wishes that he could go back in time and fix his life! And now his wish miraculously becomes true and Dae-young’s 37-year-old body rehabbed into the body he had when he was 18 years old (Lee Do-hyun) but anyhow his mentality remains the same. He starts living a new life under his alias “Go Woo-young” and attends Serim High School, in which both his children are studying. During this time as the 18-year-old Go Woo-young, he learns that his daughter Shi-ah is working part-time in a convenience store and his son Shi-woo is being bullied at school. Now he understood that this is his reason for the family’s crumbling as he could not even know how hard his children are suffering! He tries to resolves befriending them and guiding them at right path!

16.Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads : Go Ara, Lee Jae-wook ,Kim Joo-hun
Genre: Romance, Comedy

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol is a romantic-comedy about a spirited pianist named Goo Ra-ra and Sunwoo Joon, a mysterious, warm-hearted part-time worker! Sunwoo always maintains his distant demeanor from others, rather, drawn to Ra-ra slowly! The Drama also portrays the lives of those who gather in La La Land, a small piano institute in a South Korea!

17. Dr.Romantic 2


No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Han Suk-kyu ,Ahn Hyo-seop, Lee Sung-kyung and Kim Joo-hun
Genre: Medical, Romance, Melodrama

Dr. Romantic 2 is the sequel to the Medical drama Dr. Romantic aired in 2016!

Three years after the events of Dr. Romantic, Kim Sa-bu (Han Suk-kyu)/Master Kim visits Geosan University Hospital to recruit a general surgeon. He finds Seo Woo-jin (Ahn Hyo-seop), a doctor with a troubled past who is shown cold-shoulder by his fellow doctors. Master Kim predicts his skill and offers him the job in his hospital, Doldam. Meanwhile, Dr.Cha Eun-jae (Lee Sung-kyung),second year cardiothoracic surgery was a top student in her batch but she has a health issue which makes her unfit to perform operations as  is suspended after making another mistake in the operation room! and has no other choice and has to work for Master Kim to enter main Hospital! The story follows the how they learn and become skilled surgeons through intricate cases.

18.The Uncanny Encounter

The Uncanny Encounter

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Jo Byung-gyu, Yoo Jun-sang, Kim Se-jeong and Yeom Hye-ran
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery

In the fictional city of Jungjin, a group of four demon-hunters named “Counters” takes over the task of searching and banishing evil spirits that escape from the afterlife in order to gain immortality. These evil spirits possess certain human hosts and consumes the spirit of the victim. The Counters were once comatose and gained healthy bodies and consciousness along with superhuman strength and supernatural abilities because of a spirit. Three of the Counters namely Ga Mo-tak (Yoo Jun-sang), Do Ha-na (Kim Se-jeong) and Choo Mae-ok (Yeom Hye-ran) disguises as workers in Eonni’s Noodles, a noodle restaurant which serves as their hideout. The fourth Counter Jang Cheol-joong (Sung Ji-ru) is killed in a battle with an evil spirit and now that his partner Wi-gen (Moon Sook) must find a replacement for fourth counter. He Chooses the school boy So Mun (Jo Byung-gyu). Now the Counters battle against those bloodthirsty demons.

19.kkondae intern

kkondae Intern

No of Episodes: 24
Main Leads: Park Hae-jin,Kim Eung-soo
Genre: Comedy-drama

Kkondae Intern is an office comedy drama that describes a man’s amusing revenge on his previous worst boss, Lee Man-sik (Kim Eung-soo). Ka Yeol-chan (Park Hae-jin) had a very bad internship experience because of an awful and domineering boss. He quits his job as he could not tolerate his boss and thereafter starts working in a ramen company. With his continues hard work, he develops a chicken noodle which becomes a top product and gets promoted as general manager. Lee Man-sik who is a manager at Ongol Ramen Department, even after working 30 years in the company, he is not given promotion for execute position! He went on to pass the Senior Internship at Junsu Food. A reversal of fate occurs when Man-sik starts working as an intern at the same company and is assigned under Ka Yeol-chan.

20.Record Of Youth

Record Of Youth

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byeon Woo-seok and Kwon Soo-hyun
Genre: Romance, Youth

Record of Youth portrays the lives of three young people in the contemporary fashion industry , Sa Hye-jun (Park Bo-gum) is a model from a middle-class family who dreams of becoming an actor. In spite of failing several auditions ,finally his dream started to become true. Ahn Jeong-ha(Park So-dam)is a makeup artist, a fan-girl of Hye-jun and an optimistic girl! . After leaving her office job, she went on to become a make-up artist in Beauty salon and She later on set her own beauty salon. Won Hae-hyo( Byeon Woo-seok ), a model-turned actor and one of Hye-jun’s best friends. Though came from an affluent family, his whole professional work is controlled by his mother. The trio strive to achieve their dreams and love without despair.

21.Kingdom II

Kingdom Season 2

No of Episodes: 12 (Season 1(2019) + Season 2)+ 1 Special Episode
Main Leads: Ju Ji-hoon, Ryu Seung-ryong, Bae Doo-na, Kim Sang-ho, Kim Sung-kyu, Kim Hye-jun
Genre: Political, Historical, Horror, Thriller

Adapted from the webcomic series The Kingdom of the Gods, The Kingdom depicts how Crown Prince Lee Chang faces political conspiracies while investigating a serious spread of a mysterious disease and he must fight with dreadful zombies! Season I Has been already released by 2019 whereas the season’s final special episode or season 3 “Kingdom: Ashin of the North” expected to be released in mid-2021!



No of Episodes: 10
Main Leads:  Kim Dong-hee, Park Ju-hyun, Jung Da-bin
Genre: Teen Drama, Crime Drama

Oh Ji-soo (Kim Dong-hee) is a first-rank student in his class. But He involves in an illegal business to earn money! As he lives separately from his father, he needs money desperately. On the other end, Bae Gyu-ri (Park Ju-hyun) comes from a wealthy family and She is always pressured by her parents as they want her to take over the family business. When Gyu-ri learns about Ji-soo’s secret, upon gyu-ri’s insistence, he has no choice but to let her join with him. Everything is steady until Seo Min-hee (Jung Da-bin), one of their classmates who is also involved in the illegal business, gets caught by the police.


No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Kim Hye-soo, Ju ji-hoon
Genre: Legal

Hyena tells about the lives of two lawyers Jung Geum-ja and Yoon Hee-jae who represent only the so-called 1% rich society. Jung Geum-ja is a notorious lawyer who crosses all sorts of boundaries of law in order to win her case! The Only job ethics of her is to winning the Case. No matter what, she is considered as true Hyena who values money and Success than law, justice and Ethics! Yoon Hee-jae is her opposite rival. His family is of Generation of Lawyers and he is very confident and prominent lawyer who works for elite people! Though he is brilliant ,powerful, a confident guy, he, on most of the occasions could not cope up with geum-ja and often outsmarted by her!

24.Nobody Knows

Nobody Knows

No of Episodes: 16
Main Leads: Kim Seo-hyung, Ryu Deok-hwan
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Comedy, Super Natural

At young Age, Cha Young-jin (Kim Seo-hyung)’s friend is murdered by the notorious Stigmata Serial Killer! Now After 16 Years, young-jin becomes an advocate and while being still haunted by the death of her dear friend, she wants to catch the culprit at all cost! She soon joins  hands with Master Lee Sun-woo (Ryu Deok-hwan), and they determined to protect the youth at risk, whose lives could have been better if they had been surrounded by good adults. This “Skycastle” teacher will terrifies you with her outstanding performance!

25.Mystic Pop-up Bar

Mystic Pop-up Bar

No of Episodes: 12
Main Leads: Shin Hye-Sun, Kim jung-hyun, Na In-woo
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Comedy, Super Natural

Mystic Pop-up Bar says the story of a strange pojangmacha, an outdoor drinking establishment bar run by an short-tempered woman named Weol-ju (Hwang Jung-eum), an innocent, naïve part-time employee Han Kang-bae (Yook Sung-jae), and a former afterlife detective Chief Gwi (Choi Won-young) who visit customers in their dreams to help in resolving their problems! Kang-bae has an ability which can be useful to Weol-ju! Hence, the lives of these mysterious people  is to solve and settle the grudges of Human Souls!

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