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10 Kdramas To Watch If You Liked True Beauty

Kdramas Like True Beauty
True Beauty cr: Netflix

Do you want to know the names of Kdramas like True Beauty? True Beauty had been the talk of the year 2020. There may be a few people who might not have watched the drama, but even they have kept it in their Kdrama bucket list. It truly had been one of the most viewed and popular Kdramas in the year 2020. Furthermore, True Beauty is a webtoon-based drama which was written by Yaongi.  Moreover, True Beauty was about the insecurities of a girl who had been bullied because she was ugly.

The drama also has one of the most famous love triangles in Kdrama history. The love triangle between Lee Su Ho, Lim Ju Gyeong, and Han Seo Jun has been quite legendary. Lee Su Ho was the only one who had seen Lim Ju Gyeong without makeup, and Han Seo Jun was the best friend of Lee Su Ho. There had been many heart-stopping moments in between them. But as many had expected, the female lead chose the main lead rather than the second main lead. At least we got a good bromance between Lee Su Ho and Han Seo Jun. Now, in this article, we will be giving you ten Kdramas like True Beauty. The countdown starts now!

10. Who Are You: School 2015

There are many uncanny similarities between True Beauty and Who Are You: School 2015. The drama has a love triangle, a female lead who changed her looks because of being bullied, and great chemistry between the female lead and both male leads.

Kdramas Like True Beauty

Who Are You: School 2015

Moreover, the cast of Who Are You: School 2015 consists of Kim So Hyun, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Yook Sung Jae. The drama revolves around Eun Bi. Eun Bi’s twin sister had been very popular at her school but had suddenly disappeared. Since then, Eun Bi had started living her life as her twin sister Eun Byul. The drama is available on Netflix. You are sure to be excited by the mystery in the drama.

9. School 2017

The similarities between True Beauty and School 2017 is that it is a high school drama and both male leads are tough from the outside but soft from the inside. Also, it has many cringy but funny moments like True Beauty does. And of course, it has as much as romance True Beauty has.

Kdramas Like True Beauty

School 2017 cr: Netflix

Furthermore, the drama stars amazing actors and actresses like Kim Se Jeong, Kim Jung Hyun, Jang Dong Yoon, Han Sun Hwa, and Han Joon Wan. The kdrama revolves around Kim Se Jeong’s character Ra Eun Ho. She tries to survive in a school that discriminated between the rich and poor. She had been framed for causing trouble in the school, although it had been caused by another student. Ra Eun Ho and her fellow students will be standing up to the school’s corrupt system. The drama is available on Netflix.

8. The Heirs

True Beauty and The Heirs have a lot in common when it comes to the love triangle in the story. The love triangle from True Beauty is similar to the love triangle of Cha Eun Sang, Kim Tan, and Choi Young Do. Also, both of the kdramas are high school rom-coms.

Kdramas Like True Beauty

The Heirs cr: Netflix

The Heirs stars many famous and skilled actors and actresses like Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye, and Kim Woo Bin. The story revolves around Kim Tan, who is the heir to Empire Group. When he is sent o study in the US, he falls in love with Cha Eun Sang, who is in the US in search of her older sister. But he is not aware that she is actually the daughter of his housemaid. The drama is available on Netflix.

7. Oh My Venus

How is Oh My Venus one of the kdramas like True Beauty? Both are about famous high school girls who want to change their looks. Oh My Venus stars So Ji Sub as John Kim, Shin Min Ah as Kang Joo Eun, Jung Gyu Won as Im Woo Shik, and Yoo In Young as Oh Soo Jin.

Kdramas Like True Beauty

Oh My Venus cr: Netflix

John Kim or Kim Young Ho is a personal trainer for Hollywood stars. When he was coming back home due to a scandal, he met 33- year-old Kang Joo Eun. Kang Joo Eun used to be called as Daegu’s Venus because of her unreal beauty. But now, due to overeating, she has turned ‘ugly.’ As Kang Joo Eun and Kim Young Ho get to know each other, they fall in love. The drama is available on Netflix.

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6. Cheese In The Trap

Cheese in the Trap and True Beauty both are high school kdramas. Also, both have cool and cold male leads. Cheese In The Trap has a star-studded cast. The cast contains Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Go Eun, Park Hae Jin, Lee Sung Kyung, and Seo Kang Joon.

Cheese In The Trap

Cheese In The Trap cr: Netflix

Furthermore, Cheese In The Trap is about the romance between Kim Go Eun’s Hong Seol character and Park Hae Jin’s character Yoo Jung. When Hong Seol had returned to school after a year because of her poor background, she notices a change. Yoo Jung, who used to be rude to her now, is strangely very nice to her. The drama is available on Netflix.

5. She Was Pretty

The female leads in both of the dramas have insecurities in their looks. She Was Pretty has a lot of amazing actors and actresses. Its cast consists of Hwang Jung Eum as Kim Hye Jin, Park Seo Joon as Ji Sung Jun, Go Joon Hee as Min Ha Ri, and Choi Si Won as Kim Shin Hyuk.

Kdramas Like True Beauty

She Was Pretty cr: Netflix

Kim Hye Jin used to be very pretty when she was a teen and is not as pretty as she used to be now. Coincidentally, she had spotted her childhood friend Ji Sung Jun, and then, later on, he had called her to meet. But instead, she has sent her pretty best friend instead of going herself as she was not confident enough. But she isn’t able to escape Ji Sung-Jun when she finds out that he is the boss of the company she works in. The drama is available on Netflix.

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4. Love Alarm 1 And 2

There are many reasons why both of the seasons of Love Alarm be one of the kdramas like True Beauty. The drama is a webtoon-based rom-com drama. Plus, this isn’t the first time Kim So Hyun appears on this list. Along with Kim So Hyun Jung Ga Ram and Song Kang are part of the cast.

Love Alarm

Love Alarm cr: Netflix

Love Alarm is about the love triangle of Kim Jo Jo, Lee Hye Young, and Hwang Sun Oh. It had all started when Hwang Sun Oh notices that Lee Hye Young likes Kim Jo Jo. And then, to test his best friend’s love, he kisses Kim Jo Jo. The drama is available on Netflix.

3. Extraordinary You

One of the most popular kdramas of 2019 is Extraordinary You. But what makes it one of the kdramas like True Beauty? It gives out the same vibe as True Beauty does, maybe because it takes place in a high school. It stars Kim Hye Yoon, Ro Woon, Lee Jae Wook,  Lee Na Eun, Lee Gun Joo, Kim Young Dae, and Lee Tae Ri.

Extraordinary You

Extraordinary You cr: Netflix

How will you react if you are one of the supporting cast of a Korean Webtoon? Like many of us, Eun Dan would like to change things to make us the main character. In this new world, she will try to find true love. It is available on Netflix.

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2. Boys Over Flowers

You must be thinking, how is one of the most legendary kdarma Boys Over Flower similar to True Beauty? Both of these dramas have a soft-hearted second male lead, difficult love triangles. Both have hardworking female leads and beautiful messages for the audience. Those who have watched both of the dreams say that True Beauty is like the modern and more realistic version of Boys Over Flowers.

Boys Over Flowers

Boys Over Flowers cr: Netflix

Boys Over Flowers cast members are Gu Hye Seon, Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum, and Song Woo Bin. It is about how the life of Geum Jan Di when she gets a scholarship at the prestigious Shinhwa School. The drama is available on Netflix.

1. My ID Is Gangnam Beauty

Cha Eun Woo is the male lead in both of the kdramas, and it makes all the difference. There are many points that are similar in both of the kdramas. The female leads are insecure about their looks, so they use makeup to make themselves more confident. The second lead and female lead are close friends, which makes the male lead very jealous, and the male leads and the second male leads are maybe close-ish. And both of them carry the message of true beauty with them.

Kdramas Like True Beauty

My ID Is Gangnam Beauty cr: Netflix

My ID Is Gangnam Beauty cast has Cha Eun Woo, Im Soo Hyang, Jo Woo Ri and Kwak Dong Yeon. Kang Mi Rae gets plastic surgery as she was badly bullied for her loos in her middle school years. Throughout the plot, she finds out that True Beauty is not on the outside but on the inside. The drama is available on Netflix.

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