10 Addictive Korean TV Series That Will Keep You Hooked

Are you a fan of enthralling narratives, fascinating characters, and addictive plots? Look no further than the world of Korean dramas! Korean dramas, also known as K-dramas, have taken the global entertainment scene by storm.

With their unique blend of romance, drama, and cultural richness, K-dramas have garnered a massive international following. In this article, we will take you on a journey through the best Korean dramas across various genres, ensuring that you find the perfect drama to immerse yourself in. So get ready to indulge in the world of Korean dramas!

Korean dramas, also known as K-dramas, are television series produced in South Korea. They have gained immense popularity due to their compelling narratives, talented actors, and high production values.

K-dramas often explore a wide range of themes, including love, friendship, family, and societal issues. Whether you’re a seasoned K-drama enthusiast or a newcomer, there’s a Korean drama out there for everyone.

Korean Drama TV Series List 2023

TitleCastRelease DateOTT Platform/ App
One Day OffLee Na-Young
Park Se-Wan
Cho Hyun-Chul
Oh Woo-Ri
Bae Jae-Young
May 24 – 31, 2023Wavve
Dr. Romantic 3Han Suk-Kyu
Ahn Hyo-Seop
Lee Sung-Kyung
So Ju-Yeon
April 28 – June 17SBS / Mx Player
My Perfect Stranger
Duty After SchoolShin Hyun-Soo
Lee Soon-Won
Lee Jung-Min
Kwon Eun-Bin
March 31, 2023TVING
The Good Bad MotherRa Mi-Ran
Lee Do-Hyun
Ahn Eun-Jin
Yoo In-Soo
April 26 – June 8, 2023JTBC
The Bait: Part 1Jang Keun-Suk
Heo Sung-Tae
Lee Elijah
January 27 – February 10, 2023Coupang Play
Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938Lee Dong-Wook
Kim So-Yeon
Kim Beom
Ryoo Kyung-Soo
May 6 – June 11, 2023tvN, TVING
Taxi Driver 2Lee Je-Hoon
Kim Eui-Sung
Pyo Ye-Jin
Jang Hyuk-Jin
Bae Yoo-Ram
February 17 – April 15, 2023SBS
Love to Hate You
Crash Course in RomanceJeon Do-Yeon
Jung Kyoung-Ho
Roh Yoon-Seo
Oh Eui-Sik
January 14 – March 5, 2023tvN
Bloodhounds (Netflix)Woo Do-Hwan
Lee Sang-Yi
Heo Jun-Ho
Kim Sae-Ron
June 9, 2023Netflix
Doctor ChaUhm Jung-Hwa
Kim Byung-Chul
Myung Se-Bin
Min Wook-Hyuk
April 15 – June 4, 2023JTBC
True to LoveYoo In-Na
Jeong Soo-Hyun
Park Yoo-Hyun
Nam Kyu-Hee
April 12 – May 25, 2023ENA, Genie TV
Call It LoveKim Young-Kwang
Lee Sung-Kyung
Sung Joon
Lee Seung-Yeol
February 22 – April 12, 2023Disney+
Payback: Money and PowerLee Sun-Kyun
Moon Chae-Won
Kang You-Seok
Park Hoon
January 6 – February 11, 2023SBS

Latest Korean Drama TV Series List 2023

One Day Off

Set in the 1990’s, Park Ha-Kyung (Lee Na-Young) teaches Korean literature at a high school. To escape her ordinary days, Park Ha-Kyung decides to take one day trips on Saturdays. During her one day trip, she walks around, eats different foods, and meets various people. She realizes she receives comfort and empathy through her travels.

Cast: Lee Na-Young, Park Se-Wan, Cho Hyun-Chul, Oh Woo-Ri, Bae Jae-Young, Seo Hyun-Woo, Joo In-Young, Woo Jung-Won

Director: Lee Jong-Pil

Dr. Romantic 3

Kim Sabu (Han Suk-Kyu) and his team at Doldham Hospital continue their work to save the lives of patients. The old Doldham Hospital building is set to welcome a new connecting trauma center building that features the latest in medical equipment.

Prior to the trauma center’s official opening, a crisis occurs on a North Korean ship that has drifted into South Korean waters. Doctors from Doldham Hospital fly out to help the patients on the ship who are in critical condition, but the patients must be brought to the hospital.

Meanwhile, the South Korean government wants the North Korean patients returned to their country in order to have a smooth summit with its neighboring country. A surprise visitor also awaits at Doldham Hospital.

Cha Jin-Man (Lee Kyoung-Young) is brought to Doldham Hospital by Park Min-Guck (Kim Joo-Hun) to run their new trauma center. Cha Jin-Man is the father of Cha Eun-Jae (Lee Sung-Kyung) and an old rival Kim Sabu.

Cast: Han Suk-Kyu, Ahn Hyo-Seop, Lee Sung-Kyung, Byeon Woo-Min, So Ju-Yeon, Kim Joo-Hun, Yoon Na-Moo, and Shin Dong-Wook

Director: Yu In-Sik

Duty After School

Students in 3rd grade 2nd class at a high school are supposed to study hard for their entrance exams. Instead, they must fight a war against bizarre alien creatures that appear in the sky.

Suddenly, strange alien creatures appear over the skies of Earth and cause heavy casualties. To increase the military power in Korea, the government announces that all universities and high schools will organize into reserve forces. Meanwhile, students in 3rd grade 2nd class at the high school become confused by the situation they face.

They studied hard for their university entrance exams, but those exams won’t be held this year. Instead, they are assigned to the reserve forces. Platoon Leader Lee Choon-Ho (Shin Hyun-Soo) and Sergeant Kim Won-Bin (Lee Soon-Won) come to the high school to train the students.

Lee Choon-Ho is strict on the students, but he cares about them a lot. Park Eun-Young (Lim Se-Mi) is the homeroom teacher of 3rd grade 2nd class and places the students’ safety first.

Cast: Shin Hyun-Soo,Lee Soon-Won,Lee Jung-Min,Kwon Eun-Bin,Kim So-Hee,Kim Jung-Lan

Director: Sung Yong-Il


What is the most popular K-drama as of 2023?

Dr. Romantic 3
Crash Course in Romance

What are the upcoming K-dramas in 2023?

See You in My 19th Life
King the Land
Mrs. Durian

What new K-dramas are coming to Netflix 2023?

D.P. (Season 2)
A Time Called You
Sweet Home (Season 2)
Gyeongseong Creature

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