5 zombie series for K-drama fans to binge-watch at home when staying up all night
Here are five zombie series that K-drama fans who like thrillers and stories about zombie apocalypses should not miss.
“Kingdom” is a mystery thriller set in the Joseon era. It tells about a crown prince, who is falsely accused of being a traitor after the dead king comes back to life, going to the end of Joseon to uncover the secret of those who have turned into monsters due to starvation.
Joo Ji Hoon, Bae Doo Na, Ryu Seong Ryong, Heo Jun Ho, Jeon Ji Hyun, and Park Byung Eun appeared in this work. Season 1 (2019), Season 2 (2020), and the special spin-off titled “Ashin of the North” were all released on Netflix
The 2021 drama “Happiness” highlights the class discrimination and zombie apocalypse that happen in a new apartment divided into high-rise private houses and low-rise rental houses in the era when infectious diseases are everywhere.
Han Hyo Joo, Park Hyung Sik, and Jo Woo Jin led the story with their amazing acting skills.
3. All of Us Are Dead
“All of Us Are Dead” was based on a webtoon of the same name serialized on Naver Webtoon from 2009 to 2011. Its story revolves around high students who are trapped in their school where a zombie virus begins to spread, and they fight zombies to survive together while waiting for rescue. Season 1 with 12 episodes was introduced through Netflix last year, and the second season is currently in production.
4. On the Way to the Gynecologist
“On the Way to the Gynecologist” is a tvN’s drama stage one-act drama that was broadcasted in 2021. It is a black comedy that depicts the intense struggles of a pregnant woman, who is slower than zombies that are slower than humans, as she tries to give birth to her child by fighting against zombies.
Park Ha Sun and Bae Yoon Kyung played the lead roles in this series.
5. Zombie Detective
“Zombie Detective is a Wavve original series aired in 2020. It centers around zombie Kim Moo Young (Choi Jin Hyuk), who gets revived without having any memory, working together with detective Gong Sun Ji (Park Joo Hyun), a former producer of investigative TV shows, to find his past.