This year, Korean dramas are back with a fresh story. Some of them are dramas with the romantic genre, starring actors and actresses with unquestionable acting skills.
No wonder the characters in the drama finally make the audience fall in love. For those who haven’t watched it, here are the recommendations for romantic Korean dramas during 2021 that are not only exciting, but the love story also makes you baper. Listen to the end, OK!
1. Hospital Playlist 2
Hospital Playlist 2 again presents a story that is no less funny, sad, warm, and romantic. In this season, the drama, which tells the story of five medical specialists who have been friends since their college days, doesn’t just tell the story of a hospital, but also explores the relationships and lives of the characters.
Following the previous success, the drama directed by Shin Won Ho again scored a high rating, an average of 12 percent, higher than the previous season. Not only that, this drama also won various awards, one of which was Best New Actress at the 2021 APAN Star Awards.
2. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha
Directed by Yoo Je Won, the same director as the drama The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, tells the story of Yoon Hye Jin (Shin Min Ah), a dentist whose life suddenly falls apart.
Hye Jin then moves to Gongjin Village and meets Hong Du Shik (Kim Seon Ho), a kind man who has a lot of odd jobs. This drama is not only romantic, but also full of meaning.
In addition to successfully capturing the hearts of viewers, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha also achieved a high rating at the end of the episode according to AGB Nielsen Korea , around 12.7 percent. For those who want to watch a love story set on the beach, you can watch this tvN drama on Netflix.
3. Lovers of the Red Sky
Lovers of the Red Sky presents an interesting love triangle story of Hong Chong Gi (Kim Yoo Jung), a genius painter. He then meets Ha Ram (Ahn Hyo Seop), a blind person who is also an expert in reading constellations. There is also a lonely prince named Yamyeong (Gong Myung).
Produced by Jang Tae Yoo, director of My Love from the Star (2013), this fantasy-wrapped drama won the highest rating in the last episode, which was 10.4 percent. In addition, this SBS drama can also be watched on ViuTV and Viki, you know.
4. River Where the Moon Rises
Romantic story drama ensued in sageuk in the era of Goguryeo, titled River Where The Moon Rises. Pyeonggang (Kim So Hyun) is a daughter of the King of Goguryeo.
She grows up to be a formidable warrior in battle and has ambitions to become the first female leader of the era. In this drama, you will see Pyeonggang fall in love with On Dal (Na In Woo), the son of a general who likes peace.
The drama, directed by Yoon Sang Ho, is an adaptation of the novel titled Princess Pyeonggang by Choi Sa Gyu. With an interesting storyline, River Where The Moon Rises managed to achieve its highest rating in episode 4 according to AGB Nielsen Korea , which is 10 percent.
5. My Roommate Is a Gumiho
A different world romantic story wrapped in comedy is in the drama My Roommate Is A Gumiho. This drama is about a college student who accidentally swallows a bead belonging to Shin Woo Yeo (Jang Ki Yong), a 999-year-old gumiho who works as a professor.
After that incident, the two must stay together until they find a solution to their problem. At the time of its broadcast, the drama which was based on this webtoon closed with a high rating of 3.98 percent. For those who want to see the main characters build their chemistry , this tvN drama can also be watched on iQiyi.
6. Bossam: Steal the Fate
The romantic and unique drama, Bossam: Steal the Fate, is directed by Kwon Seok Jang. This drama is about Ba Woo (Jung Il Woo), a man who runs b ossam , the practice of kidnapping widows and connecting them with their new husbands in the Joseon era.
One day, he accidentally kidnaps Soo Kyeong (Kwon Yu Ri), the king’s daughter and a widow. Ba Woo also falls in love with him.
The MBN drama that can be watched on Viki is also no less exciting than the love story in other dramas. Even during its broadcast, Bossam: Steal the Fate’s rating of 2 percent continued to shoot up to 9.75 percent, you know.
With a different love story, the Korean drama above deserves appreciation from the audience. In addition to ending with a good rating, the storyline is also of high quality. Which Korean dramas have you watched?