5 addictive K-Dramas to binge-watch on Netflix right now!

We bet that you’ve already watched all “Friends” episodes from start to finish, all the seasons of “The Crown” and “Games of Thrones.” It looks you’ve reached the end and have emptied the Internet! Well, there’s still hope: Korean dramas are coming to the rescue as the best entertainment while you’re social distancing. Read on as we reveal the best shows for a good binge-watch!

  • Korean dramas, aka K-Dramas, are Korean language TV shows. They are made in South Korea but have huge international audiences. Full of K-Pop culture, cool fashion and style, they’re super glamorous!
  • Most shows have 16 to 20 hour long episodes so there’s enough time to immerse yourself in an enjoyable story without it never ending or moving too slowly. Once the plot line is finished, the show is over and you can get on to the next one!
  • K-Dramas are amongst the highest-ratted shows on Netflix streaming service.
Exciting period drama "The Empress Ki"

Here are the most gripping 5 K-Dramas you must watch on Netflix:

1) Romance is a Bonus Book

This drama has everything: romance, comedy, secrets and glamorous stars. Two old friends get reunited in the right moment when trouble is on the horizon. Click here to watch on Netflix.

2) Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo

"Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo" romantic Korean drama

This is a great K-Drama character: a female weightlifter that loves to eat chicken. She is dreaming to go to a top college, but worries about her father’s expectations and also has a crush on a handsome doctor. Will her childhood friend help her? Click here to watch on Netflix.

3) She was Pretty

"She Was Pretty" uplifting comedy based on a true story.

A Korean version of “Ugly Betty”. A messy, desperate woman, who used to be pretty and popular, gets a job in a fashion magazine. Her boss who was poor and horrible is now gorgeous and successful. Do you think their fortunes will reverse? Click here to watch on Netflix.

4) W – Two Worlds Apart

"W - The Worlds Apart" two worlds: the real world and an alternate

If you love manga comics this drama is ideal, it narrates an imaginative story of a woman who gets drawn into her father’s graphic novel universe. She needs to help the hero to solve a murder case. Click here to watch on Netflix.

5) The Empress Ki

This exciting period drama tells the story of a girl born in Korea who has a difficult journey to discover love, survive war and face social pressures to become a powerful empress in another country. Click here to watch on Netflix.

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