These 4 dramas are the “aces” of broadcasting networks.
Every year, there are plenty of new Korean dramas of a variety of genres such as historical, thriller, comedy and melodrama, released for global viewers to enjoy. Many of which feature a star-studded cast and get huge investments from the producers.
However, not all dramas with big budgets and top famous actors are rated 5 stars. Let’s join us to take a look at 4 iconic Korean dramas with hardly any negative reviews thanks to their compelling storylines, high-quality footage and perfectly cast actors!
Goblin quickly became a hit after it was released at the end of 2016. Penned by “golden” K-drama screenwriter Kim Eun Sook, Goblin depicts a fantasy love story between an immortal goblin and his human bride in the modern-day.
A-list actor Gong Yoo takes on the male lead role Kim Shin, a handsome goblin with a curse of immortality. He seeks every way to finally get to leave this world after many centuries but fails. Kim Shin has endured countless pains and torments for many years. The only way he can put an end to his prolonged life is finding a bride with the ability to remove an invisible sword out of his chest.
He then meets his destiny, highschool student Ji Eun Tak (Kim Go Eun). They then fall deeply for each other, but when Eun Tak has to do her mission, it’s the end of Kim Shin’s time in this world.
Goblin is like a roller coaster ride of emotions, giving viewers both joy and a good cry. The cinematography of Goblin is absolutely gorgeous and is even on par with a theatrical release. Moreover, the supporting couple played by Lee Dong Wook – Yoo In Na is also well-loved.
2. The Master’s Sun
The Master’s Sun is an entertaining yet touching story about the romance between modern young adults.
The drama portrays all kinds of relationships, romance, family, and between human beings. Interspersed with funny situations, each episode is a story about ghosts, souls still wandering in the world because they have not fulfilled their wishes or have lingering feelings about life.
The Master’s Sun has received numerous good reviews. Each scene makes the viewers reflect on things happening around us every day that we might have ignored.
3. It’s Okay, That’s Love
It’s Okay, That’s Love is a Korean romance drama with psychological themes that premiered in 2014. The drama captivates viewers through every episode with its realism.
The drama tells the journey of young people who try to escape from the pain of the past and find true happiness in the present. Prominent in the drama is the sweet but difficult love story of writer Jang Jae Yeol (Jo In Sung) and psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo (Gong Hyo Jin).
It’s Okay, That’s Love is a perfect drama in every way from the attractive and meaningful script to the perfect acting of the talented cast. In addition, this work also invests in small details to make the drama more vivid, attractive and meaningful. This is also the reason why the drama can be so successful on Korean charts.
4. Oh My Ghost
Oh My Ghost is a drama that has high ratings thanks to its unique plot and quality cast. This drama has proved its heat through each episode and became tvN’s “trump card” at the time of its broadcast in 2015.
The drama marks the return of the lovely Park Bo Young to the small screen after her long absence from acting in dramas. Park Bo Young received good pay when accepting the female lead role in Oh My Ghost, and of course, her performance did not disappoint viewers.
The content of the drama is simply a love story of a timid girl working in an Italian restaurant who is secretly in love with her chef. With the help of a lustful virgin ghost (Kim Seul Gi), her wish came true.
Watching the drama, viewers can’t help feeling fascinated by the mysterious and thrilling details about the ghost’s identity and the background of the brother-in-law character (Im Joo Hwan). The good acting of the trio Park Bo Young, Kim Seul Gi and Jo Jung Suk created countless hilarious situations.
These are all romance dramas of the Korean small screen that you cannot ignore. Believe us, you will surely watch them over and over and still don’t get bored at all.