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K-Dramas that are based in shocking real stories

Are you looking for a show to increase your curiosity for history? The Korean dramas were inspired by real stories.

Most of the time we look for some perfect love stories to meltdown our hearts. The Korean film industry has proven they have super talented writers who can create fictional worlds in order to put amazing tales on screen. However, reality it's the first place to take inspiration if you want to create a story.

Today's recommendation is for those who love to explore reality through the eyes of a film director. This K-Dramas has been inspired by real historical moments or characters. Don't forget something, the producer takes real aspects as a reference but the writers can give us some fictional scenes or characters. Anyways, these shows are extraordinary.

K-Dramas based on extraordinary real stories

1. Hymn Of Death (Death Song) - 2018

"Death song" poster / By @myasianmadness

With Lee Jongsuk and Shin Hyesun in the main roles it recreates the love story between the Opera singer Joseon and the writer Kim Woojin. They lived in Korea during the Japanese occupation period.

"Hymn Of Death '' is one of the first songs in Korean culture, and it was recorded by Yoon Shim Deok, the soprano who inspired the main character of this K-Drama. The show is short but shocking. Watch it on Netflix.

2. Mr. Sunshine - 2018

"Mr. Sunshine" promotional / By @taeri_yeosin

We'll meet Eugene Choi (Lee Byunghun) , a Korean boy who grew up in the United States and he serves as an American soldier. When he is back in Korea he meets Ae Shin (Kim Taeri) and falls in love with her.

The casting of the drama portrait powerful personalities. Even though the character didn't exist, the realistic part is the recreation of Korea at the beginning of 1900. Also, we have a look at the movements for Korean independence. 

Just as a plus, the photography and costumes of the show are beautiful. The best option for you!

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3. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo - 2016

'Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo' poster / By @imhyozeop

This lovely story was inspired in the life of the sportist Jang Miran who won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in 2008. Her version on this K-Drama was interpreted by Lee Seungkyung.

Honestly, this is more a romantic comedy than a biography. But you're not going to wate your time, it's pretty funny and motivational.

4. Mr. Sunshine - 2018

"Mr. Sunshine" promotional / By @taeri_yeosin

We'll meet Eugene Choi (Lee Byunghun) , a Korean boy who grew up in the United States and he serves as an American soldier. When he is back in Korea he meets Ae Shin (Kim Taeri) and falls in love with her.

The casting of the drama portrait powerful personalities. Even though the character didn't exist, the realistic part is the recreation of Korea at the beginning of 1900. Also, we have a look at the movements for Korean independence. 

Just as a plus, the photography and costumes of the show are beautiful. The best option for you!

Have you watched some of these K-Dramas?

If you're looking for mystery K-Dramas we have the best options.

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