Top 12 Best Korean Drama on Netflix RANKED 2021

Since Korean dramas are becoming more in demand in the Television, Movies and in the internet, Netflix, which is one of the most popular platforms to watch movies, TV series, documentaries, etc. has been creating its own original Korean dramas that people around the world to enjoy so that here are the best korean drama on netflix worthy to binge on..

A lot of Korean Fans haven’t gotten over their hang-over over “Crash Landing on You” as it has hit the hearts of many Korean drama lovers all over the world.

Here are the Best Korean Drama on Netflix worthy to binge on

Start Up (Korean Drama)

Start Up
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Start- Up‘ is a drama series that focuses on how young entrepreneurs strive to achieve their goals their own company in the IT industry.

Although the story is about young entrepreneurs establishing their own IT companies, the drama’s main plot revolves on the heroin’s,

Start Up Seo Dal Mi
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Seo Dal Mi, love triangle story between a man who actually is her first love, Han Ji Pyeong, and a man who pretends to be her first love, Nam Do San.

Start Up Nam Do San
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Since it’s first air in 2020, ‘Start-Up’ has been pegged as one of the Best Korean Drama on Netflix

The World of the Married

The World of the Married
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‘The World of the Married’ is a drama series that revolves its story in betrayals, lies, and adultery.

This drama series depicts a picture-perfect family that is not so perfect after all. This drama series is starred by Kim Hee Ae, who plays the role of a doctor named Ji Sun Woo and Lee Tae Oh, played by Park Hae Joon, who is a film maker.

Their family may seem so perfect as both of them are successful in their careers and they also both have a son. But, unfortunately Lee Tae Oh falls for a younger woman that’s started the destruction of their family.

Not only is Ji Sun Woo betrayed by his husband, but also all their closest friends.

This drama series is said to be one of the Best Korean Dramas on Netflix.

Itaewon Class

Itaewon Class
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‘Itaewon Class’ is a story of revenge and love. The man character, Park Sae Ro Yi played by Park Seo Joon, is a high school student who gets in trouble because of punching the son of a CEO by of a restaurant business where Park Sae Ro Yi’s father is working. The son is named Jang Geun Won played Ahn Bo Hyun.

Park Sae Ro Yi’s father, then, died because of a motorcycle accident due to being fired of the company where he works which, unfortunately, is owned by the father of Jang Geun Woon.

Due to this incident, Park Sae Ro Yi beats Jang Geun Won. Because of this Park Sae Ro Yi is arrested. When he is released, he decided to open his own restaurant to destroy the Jagga Company.

Jo Yi Seo played by Kim Da Mi, who is a famous social media influencer, decides to join Park Sae Ro Yi wherein she falls in love with him.


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‘Vagabond’ is a drama series that revolves on finding the truth of a plane crash. Cha Dal Geon, played by Lee Seung Gi, is a stunt man who dreams to be a famous action star.

While he works as a stunt man, he also serves as the guardian of his nephew who is bound to Morocco for a taekwondo exhibition. But while his nephew is on the air, a mishap happens that caused the plane crash tat leads to his nephew’s death.

While he is in Morocco, Cha Dal Geon sees a survivor of the terrible crash. This incident made him think that the crash was not a simple plane malfunction but it is done with intention.

Go Hae Ri, played by Bae Suzy, is an undercover for the Korean embassy in Morocco working on the plane crash. Then, Cha Dal Geon turns into Go Hae Ri for help. And so, both of them work together to uncover the truth of the crash. As they uncover the truth, they both find a far scarier and darker truths about the plane crash.

The Uncanny Counter

The Uncanny Counter
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‘The Uncanny Counter’ is a drama series that shows how Noodle Employees by day hunt evil spirits at night. The members of the group have their own special abilities in hunting evil spirits that feed on humans.

The Uncanny Counter So Mun
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So Mun, played by Jo Byeong Gyu, is a high school student who holds the special ability of having the physical strength despite being a limp in his left leg. Do Ha Na, played by Kim Se Jeong, has the ability to sense evil spirits even from a far distance.

The Uncanny Counter Do Ha Na
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She also the ability to see the memories of a person just by touching them. Chu Mae Ok, played by Yum Hye Ran, is the chef in the restaurant where the Counters work and disguise themselves as employees. Ga Mo Tak, played by Yu Jun Sang, is a former police that lost his memory from a car accident.

Choi Jang Mool, played by Ahn Suk Hwan, is the first Counter and also is the one responsible in managing the expenses of the Counters.

It’s Okay Not to be Okay

It is Okay Not to be Okay
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“It’s Okay Not to be Okay’ is drama series that shows a story of a man who works as a nurse in a psychiatric ward named Moon Kang Tae, played by Kim Soo Hyun who happens to have an older brother that has a mental disability named Moon Sang Tae played by Oh Jung Se.

While working as a nurse in a psych ward, he, then, meets a woman with an anti-social personality disorder who is also a popular children’s book writer named Ko Moon Young played by Seo Yea Ji.

Not only does Ko Moon Young has an anti-social personality disorder but she also shows arrogance and rudeness. The story revolves on how both characters heal themselves when they cross each other’s paths.

This drama series has been viewed by many people around the world and is considered as one of the Best Korean Drama on Netflix up to this date.

Lovestruck in the city

Lovestruck in the city
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‘Lovestruck in the city’ is a drama series that revolves its story between two souls who met in an unexpected time and place. The main characters are Park Jae Wook, played by Ji Chang Wook and Lee Eun- O, played by Kim Ji Won.

Park Jae Wook is an architect who enjoys spending time roaming around the small and unpopular streets of Seoul and collecting different things that he finds interesting.

While Lee Eun O is a freelance marketer who takes a trip without any plans. While on a trip, she meets Park Jae Wook and introduces herself as a totally different person.

Park Jae Wook falls in love with her and could never forget the woman who stole her heart.

18 Again (Korean Drama)

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’18 Again’ is a fictional drama series that tells a story of a man who had a do-over of his life after a tragic event of his life.

Hong Dae Young, played by Yoon Sang Hyun, is a 37-year-old man who is married to Jung Da Jung, played by Kim Ha Neul, who gets tired of her husband and files a divorce.

As Hong Dae Young pities himself of being a jobless and ordinary man, he wants to change himself and go back to his 18-year- old self again because he was a popular basketball player at that age.

As he regains his youth, he changed his name into Ko Woo Young and he starts his new life.

Record of Youth (Korean Drama)

Record of Youth
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‘Record of Youth is a drama series that revolves around young people’s lives in the world of modeling. This drama series is starred by Park Bo Gum, who is playing the lead role named Sa Hye Jun. He started his career as a model and works his way up to the world of acting.

He is co-starred with Park So Dam, who is playing An Jeong Ha, a professional make-up artist and Byeon Woo Seok, who is playing Woo Hae Hyo, one of Sa Hye Jun’s best friends and also a competitor in An Jeong Ha’s heart.

This drama series has been viewed as one of Best Korean Drama on Netflix.

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo
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‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo’ is a romantic drama series that tells a story of a childhood memory turns into lovers.

This drama series are starred by Lee Sung Kyung, playing the role of Kim Bok Joo who is a collegiate female weightlifter and Nam Joo Hyuk, who is playing the role of Jung Joon Hyung.

Their story begins with a handkerchief that Jung Joon Hyung drops after he and Kim Book Joo bumps to each other. Kim Book Joo recognizes a familiar face in Jung Joon Hyung But can’t remember where he sees that face.

Kim Bok Joo, then, cleans the handkerchief and finds Jung Joon Hyung to return the handkerchief to him.

When Jung Joo Hyung sees that the handkerchief is cleaned, he got upset to Kim Bok Joo and she falls into the swimming pool where Jung Joo Hyung tries to save her.

When both of them are in the pool, they both realize that they have seen each other when they were still children.

Then at that moment, the relationship between the two begins.

Sweet Home (Korean Drama)

Sweet Home Korean drama
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‘Sweet Home’ is a fictional drama series that revolves its story in fighting humans turning into monsters for survival.

‘Sweet Home’ is starred by Song Kang, who is playing the role of Cha Hyun Su, a reclusive high school student who doesn’t want to socialize, even to his family.

His family then dies leaving him alone. SO, he decided to transfer to a smaller apartment where a strange phenomenon happens.

Along with Cha Hyun Su is Pyeon Sang Wook, played by Lee Jin Wook, together with their neighbors fight against the human monsters.

Run On (Korean Drama)

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‘Run On’ is a romantic series that tells the story of two people who seems to be destined for each other.

This romantic series is starred by Im Si Wan, who plays the character of Ki Seon Gyeom and Shin Se Kyung, played by Oh min Joo.

Ki Seon Gyeon was a popular sprinter but due to a certain case he faced, he quits being a sprinter and moves to becoming a sport agent. While Oh Min Joo is a translator for movie subtitles.

Then the two wandering souls meet and she feels that destiny has led them to meet each other. Then, their love story begins.

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