The K-drama industry has released some high-quality historical dramas in 2021, but which is the best one?
Recently, netizens have joined in to pick out the best historical K-dramas of 2021, and the top 4 most voted names are below.
Bossam: Steal The Fate
The historical drama “Bossam: Steal The Fate”, whose main role is played by Girls’ Generation Yu-ri, got praised for both its visual and plot content, which led to it being one of MBN’s highest-rating dramas in 2021. The show is said to have built the background, as well as outfits, very historically correct. Yu-ri’s acting has improved enough to be seen as a true actress and not just an acting idol.
Hong Chun Gi
As Kim Yoo-jung’s comeback work to her best genre which is historical drama, it’s easy to understand why “Hong Chun Gi” still became a hot topic even though the drama is not one of SBS’s big projects. The drama brought to the audience a much more grown up Kim Yoo-jung in terms of her acting and the character’s story.
The Red Sleeve
“The Red Sleeve” of the young couple Lee Jun-ho and Lee Se-young has only reached its 6th episode but is already receiving high praises. Airing at the same timeslot with “Now We’re Breaking Up”, the drama has received a significantly lower rating comparing to its rival but has sped up to surpass the Song Hye-kyo’s drama after 3 weeks.
The King’s Affection
Well-known for its high-quality cross-dressing character, even though “The King’s Affection” is not as much of a hit compared to the aforementioned dramas, but it’s still highly praised for its content. In the drama, Park Eun-bin plays the role of a princess who has to live with the fake identity of a Crown Prince. She has to balance between ruling her country and protecting her true identity.