50 Best Fantasy and Supernatural K-Dramas to Brighten Your Day

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Various genres of k-dramas are finding their way into the viewer’s hearts, and one of those is Fantasy. It is a genre that allows the watcher to dream beyond reality. Recently many people started watching k-dramas and got themselves bewitched by cool supernatural characters. They hold the magic that mends us and amuses us with great stories.

Dramas such as Goblin, Hotel Del Luna, The Legend of Blue Sea, and many more classics are works of great imagination that became popular in an instant. There are many unique plots, from the tales of mythical creatures like vampires and mermaids to unknown beings like aliens.

The Fantasy genre is popular among k-drama watchers as they bring our illustration to life with many good-looking actors and great effects. They cover heart-fluttering romance to great action scenes filled with magic starring actors like Gong Yoo, Lee Minho, Lee Jong Suk, Shin Min-Ah, and Kim Go Eun.

There are numerous stories with characters enticing the viewers, like stories about a lead that can see ghosts, a mermaid who cries out pearls instead of tears, a 900-year-old goblin, a nine-tailed fox getting transmigrated into a comic book, stories about a water god, and plenty more to entertain us.

Here are some fantasy recommendations for drama lovers to help you escape your boring reality with unpredictable tales. They are perfect for watching when you feel down or when you are urged to watch something that fascinates you.

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1. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God is a work of fiction written by Kim Eun-Sook about an immortal man called Kim Shin and his bride Ji Eun-Tak. Atoning for his sins, Kim Shin becomes immortal with a sword struck in him, which can only be seen by his bride. Removing that sword is the only way to get rid of his immortality. Every day he thrives on ending his suffering.

While Ji Eun-Tak is someone who is supposed to be dead but hanging around the living world with a grim reaper chasing her, Eun-Tak is mistreated by her adoptive family, and she works part-time for a chicken store run by Sunny. The lives of these four are deeply entangled with each other due to their past.

Guardian The Lonely and Great God
Guardian: The Lonely and Great God drama poster

The cast includes Gong Yoo as Goblin, Kim Go-Eun as Ji Eun-Tak, Lee Dong-Wook as the grim reaper, Yoo In-Na as Sunny, and Yook Sung-Jae as the goofy and cheerful niece of Kim Shin called Yoo Deok-Hwa. This drama has great soundtracks which are widely popular.

  • Release Date: December 2, 2016
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m-90m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6

2. My Love From The Star

My Love From The Star is a hilarious yet touching Rom-Com directed by Jang Tae-Yoo. It’s a love story that develops between a mysterious alien living among humans and a big movie star.

Cheon Song-Yi is an immature celebrity who lives in the same building as Do Min-Joon, an alien who has been living on earth for 400 years disguised as a human. Things start to take a new turn as he gets himself involved with the charmingly childish actress.

My Love From The Star drama
My Love From The Star drama starring Jun Ji-Hyun and Kim Soo-Hyun

Cheon Song-Yi is played by Jun Ji Hyun with Kim Soo-Hyun as Do Min-Joon, along with other actors Yoo In-Na, Ahn Jae-Hyun, Park Hae-Jin, Bae Suzy, and more.

  • Release Date: December 18, 2013
  • Episodes: 21
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2

3. Legend of the Blue Sea

Legend of the Blue Sea is another Romantic Comedy starring Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min-Ho. This is an enchanting tale about a mermaid who enters the human world in hopes of finding her love. Heo Joon-Jae is a conman who is stuck with Shim Cheong when he is in Spain. They are connected through their past lives, which ended in misery.

Legend of the Blue Sea
The Legend of the Blue Sea drama starring Lee Minho and Jun Ji-Hyun

Heo Joon Jae makes Shim Cheong help his team as she stays with him to make him fall for her. The fun twist is that mermaids can cry pearls and that those who love them can hear their thoughts. Heo Joon Jae makes Shim Cheong help his team. 

  • Release Date: November 16, 2016
  • Episodes: 20
  • Duration: 59m-63m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1

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4. Bride of  the Water God

Bride of the Water God is a fantasy involving gods based on the comic by Yoon Mi-Kyung. Shin Se-Kyung is a neuropsychologist who strangely encounters a water god. She needs to serve him as he enters the human world, as her ancestors have been devoted to the water god. Various complications get in the way of these two, leading to a beautiful love story.

Bride of the Water God
Bride of the Water God drama poster

The cast of this drama includes Nam Joo Hyuk as Ha-Baek, Shin Se-Kyung as Yoon So-Ah, Krystal Jung as Moo-Ra, Lim Ju-Hwan as Shin Hoo-Ye, and so forth.

  • Release Date: July 3, 2017
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 63m-83m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 6.9

5. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon is a great comedy-drama directed by Lee Hyung-Min. Do Bong Soon, who is not so ordinary, is hired as a bodyguard by the CEO of a video game developing company. Women in Bong Soon’s family inherit a strange super-human strength that can be lost when it is used in the wrong way.

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon drama poster starring Park Hyung-Sik and Park Bo-Young.

Min-Hyuk is a CEO, followed by death threats; he discovers Bong Soon’s power and makes her his bodyguard. Do Bong Soon is played by Park Bo Young, Park Hyung-Sik stars as Min Hyuk, and Ji Soo as Guk-Doo, a detective who is another love interest for Bong-Soon? 

  • Release Date: February 24, 2017
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m-70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2

6. Hotel Del Luna

Hotel Del Luna is a story about the afterlife starring Lee Ji-Eun, also known as IU, and Yeo Jin-Goo. After the end of their life, humans visit a mysterious hotel run by a temperamental woman called Jang Man-Wol, where their requests are granted. She appoints Goo Chan Seong as her manager after the retirement of the previous one. He encounters many strange things as he works for her.

Hotel Del Luna
Hotel Del Luna drama starring IU
  • Release Date: July 13, 2019
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 74m-94m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2

7. Ghost Doctor

Ghost Doctor is a medical drama about a possessed doctor. Cha Young Min is a surgeon who made it to the top with excellent skills. He was forced to accept a new resident, Go Seung-Tak, who is the grandson of the hospital’s founder. Go Seung-Tak is a carefree and arrogant doctor who is skilled yet scared of operating on someone.

Ghost Doctor drama
Ghost Doctor drama starring Rain and Kim Bum

Things take a strange turn as the ghost of Cha Young Min, who is in a coma, starts to possess Seung-Tak. Cha Young Min’s role is played by Rain, while Go Seung-Tak is played by Kim Bum.

  • Release Date: January 3, 2022
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 62m-68m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9

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8. Angel’s Last Mission: Love

Angel’s Last Mission: Love is a touching love story between a human and an angel. Lee Yeon-Seo loses everything she cherished due to an accident that happened during her Ballet performance, where she loses her sight. This accident changes her into an arrogant person who doesn’t believe in love. 

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Angel's Last Mission: Love
Angel’s Last Mission: Love drama poster

Angel Dan’s life goes smoothly until he is assigned to his final task to accomplish on earth. He is ordered to find true love for Yeon-Seo. He helps her get back on her feet and slowly starts to fall for her during the process. This drama’s cast includes Kim Myung Soo as Dan, Shin Hye-Sun as Yeon-Seo, and Lee Dong-Gun as the second male lead Ji Kang-Woo.

  • Release Date: May 22, 2019
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 63m-64m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7

9. W-Two Worlds

W-Two Worlds is a story about the transmigration of a surgeon. W is a comic written by Oh Yeon Joo’s father, who went missing. One day she finds herself in the world of that comic where Kan Chul is the lead character. She finds a way to get out of that world, that is, to surprise the male lead. Their worlds intervene with her encountering Kang Chul.

W-Two Worlds
W-Two Worlds drama starring Lee Jong-Suk

They discover various things along the way as she tries to figure out why she is inside the comic. Han Hyo Joo plays Oh Yeon Joo, and Lee Jong-Suk plays Kang Chul’s role along with other supporting cast. 

  • Release Date: July 20, 2016
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 59m-62m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8

10. Alchemy of Souls

Alchemy of  Souls is set in a fictional world where dead one’s souls come to life known as Hwanhonsool. The Alchemy of Soul is a spell that allows one to switch their soul. Naksu is a warrior who saves her soul by entering the body of Mu-deok, a blind girl. She joins the household of noble Jang as a servant. She serves young master Jang Uk and teaches him how to fight.

Alchemy of Souls
Alchemy of Souls drama poster

This drama has two seasons available, starring Lee Jae-Wook, Jung So-Min, Min-Hyun Hwang, and others in season one and with Go Yoon Jung as the lead in season two.

  • Release Date: June 18, 2022
  • Episodes: 30 (20 episodes in season 1 and 10 in season 2)
  • Duration: 69m-87m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.8

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11. Tomorrow

Tomorrow is a story about the underworld based on a popular webtoon. This drama revolves around Goo Ryeon, a grim reaper working for the underworld and assisted by Lim Ryung-Gu. She stumbles into Choi Jun-Woong, an unemployed man, while doing her work. Jun-Woong’s soul escapes his body by accident as he tries to save a man from suicide. 

Tomorrow’s drama starring Rowoon, Kim Hee-Sun, and Lee Soo Hyuk

He temporarily joins Goo Ryeons Department, which deals with people who take their lives by suicide. Park Jong-Gil is a grim reaper from another department that opposes the existence of Goo Ryeons’s department. They work together so that their department won’t be dissolved.

This drama’s main cast includes Kim Hee-Sun, Lee Soo-Hyuk, Rowoon, and Yoon Ji-On.

  • Release Date: April 1, 2022
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 58m-64m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9

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12. Jinxed at First

Jinxed at First is a fantasy based on a webtoon by Han Ji-Hye. This story revolves around Lee Seul-Bi, who can see the future and bring luck to those around her. She and her mother are imprisoned by a chaebol family due to their special ability. As Seul-Bi escapes through Gong Soo-Kwang, his life becomes miserable with no luck. 

Jinxed at First
Jinxed at First drama starring Seo-Hyun and Nam In-Woo

Years later, she escapes once more with her mother’s help and finds her way to Soo-Kwang. He lets her stay with him, and they fall in love while facing those who are after her powers. This drama cast includes Seo-Hyun, a member of Girl’s Generation K-pop group Na In Woo, and Ki Do-Hoon as the second lead Seon Min-Joon.

  • Release Date: June 15, 2022
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m-70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 6.4

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13. May I Help You

May I Help You is another story that deals with the afterlife? Baek Dong-Ju is a funeral director who is chosen to serve the dead. She needs to help the souls of the dead with their last wishes before moving on. Kim Tae-Hee is a former doctor who is now working as an errand boy for a company run by his uncle.

May I Help You
May I Help You drama starring Hye Ri and Jun?

They occasionally run into each other, which means more than just a mere coincidence. These encounters gradually bring them together, and their relationship gradually changes from hate to love. Lead roles are played by Lee Hye Ri and Lee Jun Young.

  • Release Date: October 19, 2022
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 66m-71m
  • Streaming Platform: Prime Video
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7

14. Tale of the Nine-Tailed

Tale of the Nine-Tailed is another fantasy starring Lee Dong Wook, Jo Bo-Ah, and Kim Bum. Lee Yeon is a thousand-year-old Gumiho who eradicates the existence of creatures that possess a threat to humans. Nam Ji-Ah is a producer at TVC station who discovers Yeon’s secret.

Tale of the Nine Tailed
Tale of the Nine-Tailed drama poster

Nam Ji-Ah is the reincarnation of Lee Yeon’s past lover, whom he had been searching for so long. This drama is confirmed to have a second season with a new cast except for Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum.

  • Release Date: October 7, 2020
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 65m-80m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9

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15. Doom at Your Service

Doom at Your Service fantasy Rom-Com from tvN. Time is ticking for Tak Dong Gyung due to her brain tumor. Myeol Mang, who is known to bring destruction, appears in front of her as she wishes for everyone to be doomed out of anger. He is there to grant her wish in exchange for the doom of the world, and she reluctantly agrees to this contract which holds a higher price if its conditions are not met.

Doom at your service
Doom at your service drama starring Seo In Guk and Park Bo Young

The main cast of this series includes Park Bo Young, Seo In Guk, Lee Soo Hyuk, Kang Tae Oh, and Shin Do Hyun.

  • Release Date: May 10, 2021
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 8

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16. Link: Eat, Love, Kill

Link: Eat, Love, Kill is a romance fiction starring Moon Ga Young and Yeo Jin-Goo. It is strange occurrences that follow Eun Gye-Hoon, like a sudden change of emotions and actions as if his body is under someone’s control. Later he finds the cause of this who is Noh Da-Hyun, who lives in the same town where he newly started his restaurant. This link between them brings them together.

Link: Eat, Love, Kill
Link: Eat, Love, Kill Drama poster
  • Release Date: June 6, 2022
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Disney+
  • IMDB Rating: 7.3

17. Connect

Connect is a horrifying tale about a new species of humans known as connect that have a regenerating body. This drama is directed by Takashi Miike and stars Jung Hae In, Go Kyung Pyo, and Kim Hye Jun. Ha, Dong Soo is an ordinary guy who turns into something not so-ordinary after some people abduct him for his organs. Instead of being dead from the loss of organs, he comes back to life by connecting with his organ.

Connect drama starring Jung Hae In.

He loses one of his eyes in the process, and ever since, he tends to have visions of his eyes which are now possessed by a serial killer. While escaping from the organ donors who are after his immortal body, he meets Lee I Rang, who discovers his secret.

  • Release Date: December 7, 2022
  • Episodes: 6
  • Duration: 40m
  • Streaming Platform: Disney+, Hulu
  • IMDB Rating: 6.5

18. My Roommate is a Gumiho

My Roommate is a Gumiho is a hilarious romance between a human and a Gumiho created by Studio Dragon. Shin Woo-Yeo is a 999-year-old Gumiho who collects human energy in a bead. He needs to collect human energy by the time he is 1000 years to become a human.

My Roommate is a Gumiho
My Roommate is a Gumiho drama poster.

Lee Dam is an ordinary college student who swallows a Gumiho’s bead by mistake. This weird Cohabitation takes place between a human and a Gumiho. This drama’s main cast includes Lee Hye Ri, Jang Ki Yong, and Bae In-Hyuk.

  • Release Date: May 26, 2021
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8

19. Mr. Queen

Mr. Queen is a humorous romance story involving transmigration starring Kim Hye-Sun and Kim Jung Hyun. Choi Jin Hyuk is a professional chef who is famous for his excellent skills. One day his soul gets dragged into the body of Kim So young, the wife of King Cheol-Jong, who is a queen from the Joseon era. 

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Mr. Queen
Mr. Queen drama poster starring Shin Hye Sun

He charms his way into his new life while trying to go back to his world. Love starts to bloom between So Young and King Cheol-Jong.

  • Release Date: December 12, 2020
  • Episodes: 20
  • Duration: 67m-82m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.7 

20. The School Nurse Files

The School Nurse Files is a supernatural story about a school nurse. Ahn Eun Young is a peculiar school nurse who always seems to be chasing after something in thin air. Only she can see the jelly-like monsters that cause big troubles for humans. Hong I-Pyo is a teacher from the same school who seems to have a great aura that makes him immune to Jellies. 

The School Nurse Files
The School Nurse Files drama poster

Together they fight the jellies that possess threats to students and get to the bottom of their origin in the school. This drama stars Jung Yu-Mi and Nam Joo Hyuk.

  • Release Date: September 25, 2020
  • Episodes: 6
  • Duration: 46m-58m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 6.4

21. Pop Out Boy

Pop Out Boy is a high school romance fiction based on a webtoon starring Kim Do-Yeon and Kim Min Kyu. Han Sun Nyeo is an ordinary high schooler whose mother is a comic artist. One day one of her mother’s comic book lead comes to life. Chun Nam Wook is the hero of a popular romance novel in which the heroine has the same name and resembles Sun Nyeo.

Pop Out Boy
Pop Out Boy drama poster.

He considers her as the one he loves and lives with her as he comes out of the comic book. Nam Wook says the cheesiest things that Sun Nyeo hates the most.

  • Release Date: June 25, 2020
  • Episodes: 10
  • Duration: 13m-20m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4

22. Mystic Pop-Up Bar

Mystic Pop-Up Bar, as the name implies it’s a story about a mysterious bar that opens at night and heals its customers. Weol Ju runs a bar where she heals her customers through dreams. She needs to heal 100,000 people to atone for the sin of committing suicide on the sacred tree, which leads to the death of 100,000 lives.

Mystic Pop-Up Bar
Mystic Pop-Up Bar drama poster

She tries to complete her mission with the help of Han Kang Bae, a part-timer with special abilities and Cheif Gwi. The main cast includes Hwak Jung Eum, Yook Sung Jae, and Choi Won-Young.

  • Release Date: May 20, 2020
  • Episodes: 12
  • Duration: 65m-68m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8

23. Hi Bye, Mama!

Hi Bye, Mama is an emotional and touching story directed by Yoon Je-Won. Cha Yuri, a deceased woman, is given a chance to live if she can regain her family within 49 days. Things during her temporary life go astray as her husband is remarried and is happy.

Hi Bye Mama
Hi Bye Mama drama poster

Her life is put to the test as she needs to choose to be selfless or selfish, and she decides to make the most of her remaining time. The main cast includes Kim Tae-Hee, Lee Kyu-Hyung, and Go Bo-Gyeol.

  • Release Date: February 22, 2020
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 65m-86m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9

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24. Extraordinary You

Extraordinary You is a story set in a comic book world. Eun Dan-Oh suddenly realizes that the world she is in is inside a comic as everyone acts strangely, and time changes all of a sudden. She tries hard to break free from her forced fate and discovers Haru, who is different from others. 

Extraordinary You
Extraordinary You drama poster

As days go by, she uncovers many secrets along with her friends, who also realize the comic effect that makes them do things forcefully. The cast of this film includes Kim Hye-Yoon, Rowoon, Lee Jae-Wook, Jung Gun-Joo, Kim Young Dae, Lee Tae Ri, and Lee Na Eun.

  • Release Date: October 2, 2019
  • Episodes: 32
  • Duration: 65m-86m
  • Streaming Platform: Voot
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8

25. He is Psychometric

He is Psychometric is a supernatural drama starring Park Jin-Young of Got7 and Shin Ye-Eun. Lee Ahn is someone with a peculiar power that enables him to have visions related to things he touches. He meets Yoon Jae-In, who is traumatized and falls in love with her. They meet again after high school and try to uncover secrets of the past to move on from their traumas. 

He is Psychometric
He is a Psychometric drama starring Jin Young and Shin Ye-Eun
  • Release Date: March 11, 2019
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 59m-67m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7

26. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Moon Lovers is an epic love story starring Lee Ji-Eun, Lee Joon Gi, Kang Ha-Neul, Hong Jong-Hyn, Nam Joo-Hyuk, Ji Soo, and Baekhyun. Trying to save a child from drowning, Go Ha Jin travels 1000 years back to Goryeo Dynasty. She enters a new body and gets entangled between a bunch of princes who are in the middle of a succession fight for the throne.

Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo
Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo drama poster
  • Release Date: August 29, 2016
  • Episodes: 21
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6

Also Watch: ‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’ Ending Explained!

27. All of Us Are Dead

All of Us is Dead is set during a zombie apocalypse based on a webtoon starring Park Solomon, Choi Yi-Hyun, Yoon Chang Young, Park Ji-Hu, and more. A horrifying zombie virus starts spreading across a high school, leading to a battle for survival. A group of students tries to survive together by gathering food and supplies by escaping a sea of zombies. It is confirmed to have a second season. 

All of Us Are Dead
All of Us Are Dead drama poster
  • Release Date: January 28, 2022
  • Episodes: 12
  • Duration: 53-72m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.5

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28. Abyss

Abyss is another fantasy directed by Yoo Je-Won, starring Park Bo Young and Ahn Hyo-Seop. Go Se-Yeon is a prosecution lawyer popular for her Beauty and skills. Cha Min is her rich friend who loves her. Both of them enter into different bodies after their death with the help of Abyss. An abyss is an object which is capable of reviving the dead. They try to investigate their deaths and find the root of this body-switching mishap.

Abyss drama poster
  • Release Date: May 6, 2019
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1

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29. Sell Your Haunted House

Sell Your Haunted House is a supernatural story with hints of humor starring Jang Na-Ra and Jung Yong-Hwa. Hong Ji-a is an exorcist who eradicates ghosts and sells those places as a real estate broker. Oh In-Beom is a con artist who extorts money in the name of ghosts. He helps Ji-a as she tries to investigate her mother’s death.

Sell You Haunted House
Sell Your Haunted House drama poster
  • Release Date: April 14, 2021
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6

30. Rooftop Prince

Rooftop Prince is a humorous romance starring Han Ji-Min, Park Yoo-Chun, Choi Woo-Shik, and Lee Tae-Sung. A prince from the Joseon era travels to the future to find his deceased wife along with his subordinates. He meets Hong Bu Young, who looks just like his wife. 

Rooftop Prince
Rooftop Prince drama poster
  • Release Date: March 21, 2012
  • Episodes: 20
  • Duration: 60m-65m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7

31. The Witch’s Diner

The Witch’s Diner is a dark fantasy starring Song Ji-Hyo, Nam Ji Hyun, and Chae Jong Hyeop. Joo Hee-Ra is a witch who grants human wishes in exchange for something precious in the name of a diner. Jeong-In is a normal human who lives in misery with all sorts of misfortunes. She exchanges her restaurant with the witch to get her revenge granted. She works as an employee for Hee-Ra along with part-timer Lee Gil-Yong.

The Witch's Diner
The Witch’s Diner drama poster
  • Release Date: July 16, 2021
  • Episodes: 8
  • Duration: 37m-46m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 7.3

32. The Ghost Detective

The Ghost Detective is another dark fantasy starring Park Eun-Bin, Lee Ji-Ah, and Choi Daniel. Lee Da-Il can see ghosts and catch them to prevent further dangers. He is a private detective assisted by Jung Yeo-Wool. They try to catch the culprit of the death of Yeo-Wool’s sibling and run into the ghost of a woman in red at every crime scene. 

The Ghost Detective
The Ghost Detective drama poster
  • Release Date: September 5, 2018
  • Episodes: 32
  • Duration: 35m
  • Streaming Platform: Apple TV
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8

33. About Time

About Time is a story about a girl who can predict death, directed by Kim Hyeong-Sik. Choi Michaela is a musical actress with a special ability to see the life span of people. She tries her best to avoid people due to her ability which is more like a curse rather than a blessing. She discovers that she doesn’t have much time to live, but everything changes with the appearance of Lee Do-Ha.

About Time
About Time drama poster

Being with him increases her life span. The cast of this drama includes Lee Sung-Kyung, Lee Sang-Yoon, Im Se-Mi, and Rowoon.

  • Release Date: May 21, 2018
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 62m-70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 6.9
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34. The Beauty Inside

The Beauty Inside is a humorous love of an actress with strange ability directed by Hyun Wook Song. Actress Han Se-Gye turns into someone else every week. Seo Do-Jae cannot recognize people’s faces and uses their dress details to know who they are. This unusual pair with one who never looks the same and the one who cannot identify faces fall in love as Se-Gye works for Do-Jae.

The Beauty Inside
The Beauty Inside drama poster

The main cast of this drama includes Seo Hyun-Jin, Lee Min-Ki, Lee Da-Hee, Ryu Hwa-Young, and Ahn Jae-Hyun.

  • Release Date: October 1, 2018
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 61m-75m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6 

35. Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter

Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter is a heart-warming fantasy based on a webtoon. Ok, Nam is a fairy who couldn’t return home as her clothes that allows her into heaven get stolen by a woodcutter. She then marries this woodcutter, but he dies without telling her where her clothes are. 

Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter
Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter drama poster

One hundred years later, she returns to find her husband’s reincarnation while working as a barista. This drama stars Moon Chae Won, Yoon Hyun Min, Seo Ji-Hyun, and Kang Mina.

  • Release Date: November 5, 2018
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 63m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 5.3

36. While You Were Sleeping

While You Were Sleeping is another popular love story directed by Oh Choong Hwan starring Lee Jong-Suk, Bae Suzy, and Jung Hae-In. Nam Hong-Joo dreams about future events. She visualizes terrible things that might happen. Jung Jae-Cha, a prosecutor who is her neighbor and also gains the same ability, helps her avoid these premonitions. 

While You Were Sleeping
While You Were Sleeping drama poster starring Lee Jung-Suk and Bae Suzy
  • Release Date: September 27, 2017
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3

37. A Korean Odyssey

A Korean Odyssey is a Rom-Com with horror elements. It is based on Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en, starring Lee Seung-Gi, Oh Yeon-Soo, and Cha Seung Won. Jin Sun-Mi has had the ability to see ghosts since her childhood. This ruined her life, leading to her carrying an enchanted umbrella to ward off evil and protect herself.

A Korean Odyssey
A Korean Odyssey drama poster

Son Oh-Gong protected her since she was a kid and gave her the umbrella, and later when she becomes an adult, Woo Ma-Wang protects her life in exchange for her releasing him. 

  • Release Date: December 23, 2017
  • Episodes: 20
  • Duration: 70m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8

38. The Master’s Sun

The Master’s Sun is a comedy romance drama starring Gong Hyo-Jin, So Ji-Sub, and Seo In-Guk. Tae Gong-Shil is a sleep-deprived woman who got the ability to see spirits. One day, she meets Jo Joong-Won, whose contact gets rid of all the spirits around her.

The Master's Sun
The Master’s Sun drama poster

They exchange their resources as Joong-Won helps her get rid of spirits in exchange for her helping him contact his dead girlfriend’s spirit. To have good sleep and life, she clings on to her only hope, leading to them falling in love.

  • Release Date: August 7, 2013
  • Episodes: 17
  • Duration: 63m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1

39. Bring it On, Ghost

Bring it On; Ghost is another spirit story starring Ok Taec-Yeon and Kim So-Hyun. Park Bong Pal is an exorcist who can see spirits. One day, he witnesses an unusual spirit, Kim Hyeon-Ji. She follows him around, leading to them becoming partners in ghost fighting. 

Bring it On, Ghost
Bring it On, Ghost drama poster.

Hyeon-Ji uncovers the truth about her life, which she doesn’t remember, with the help of Bong Pal. They end up falling for each other.

  • Release Date: July 11, 2016
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 58m-66m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6

40. Secret Garden

Secret Garden is a supernatural love story starring Hyun-Bin, Ha Ji-Won, Yoon Sang-Hyun, Son Ye-Jin, Yoo In-Na, and Lee Jong-Suk. Gil Ra-Im, a stunt woman, switches her soul with Kim Joo-Won, an arrogant CEO with claustrophobia. Joo-Won strangely finds himself attracted to Ra-Im’s cool personality.

Secret Garden
Secret Garden drama poster
  • Release Date: November 13, 2010
  • Episodes: 20
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1

41. Zombie Detective

Zombie Detective is a drama about a zombie detective, as the title implies, starring Choi Jin-Hyuk and Park Ju-Hyun. Kim Mo Young rises from being dead as a zombie. He doesn’t remember anything about his life and how he died. He becomes a detective and investigates his past, which he has no clue about. He hires Gong Sun-Ji, who used to be a journalist, as his assistant to help him with his investigations.

Zombie Detective
Zombie Detective drama poster
  • Release Date: September 21, 2020
  • Episodes: 12
  • Duration: 70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4

42. Oh, My Ghost

Oh My Ghost
Oh My Ghost drama poster

Oh My Ghost is a story of a faint-hearted woman possessed by a mischief-making ghost. Na Bong-Sun is a timid chef who gets constantly called out by her boss Kang Sun-Woo. Shin Soo-Ae, a ghost who dies without dating, enters her body and tries to seduce Sun-Woo. Sun Woo slowly starts to fall for Bong-Sun’s confident self. 

The main cast of this drama includes Park Bo Young, Jo Jung-Suk, Kim Seul-Ki, Kwak Si-Yang, Lim Ju-Hwan, and Shin Hye-Sun.

  • Release Date: July 3, 2015
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 8

43. Black

Black is another drama about a lead with special ability starring Go Ara, Song Seung-Heon, and Kim Jae-Young. Kang Ha-Ram can see shadows of death. She always wears sunglasses to avoid her ability. Ha Mo-Gang is a detective who dies and is possessed by a grim reaper.

Black drama poster starring Go Ara

Ha-Ram thinks of him as her childhood friend, but he is a grim reaper who ends up falling for her. Problems arise as a grim reaper falls in love with a mortal woman.

  • Release Date: October 14, 2017
  • Episodes: 18
  • Duration: 80m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8

44. Chicago Typewriter

Chicago Typewriter is a supernatural drama starring You Ah-In, Go Kyung-Pyo and Im Soo Jung. This film revolves around a trio who are connected through their past lives. A writer, ghostwriter, and fan get reincarnated into the modern world, slowly recovering their memories from the past.

Chicago Typewriter
Chicago Typewriter drama poster

Han Se Joo is a writer, Yu Jin Oh is a mysterious ghostwriter, and Jeon Seol is a fan. This story explores the connections between these three characters.

  • Release Date: April 7, 2017
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 70m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3

45. Perfume

Perfume, as the name implies, is based on a magic perfume. Min Jae Hee is insecure about her looks, as she is constantly insulted by those around her. As her husband cheats on her, she decides to take her life but ends up receiving a perfume that transforms her into someone thin and beautiful. She decides to become a model and start a new glorious life.

Perfume drama poster

She starts working under a skillful fashion designer called Seo Yi-Do, who is allergic and has phobias for multiple things. This drama’s cast includes Ko Won-Hee, Shin Sung-Rok, Kim Min-Kyu, and Ha Jae-Sook.

  • Release Date: June 3, 2019
  • Episodes: 32
  • Duration: 35m
  • Streaming Platform: MX Player, Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1

46. When Time Stopped

When Time Stopped is a fantasy starring Kim Hyun Joong, Ahn Ji-Hyun, and In Gyo-Jin. Moon Joon Woo is capable of stopping time. He rents a basement owned by Kim Sun Ah. The mysterious thing that confuses Joon is how Sun-Ah is un-effected by his power. They eventually fall in love.

When Time Stopped
When Time Stopped drama poster starring Kim Hyun Joong
  • Release Date: October 24, 2018
  • Episodes: 10
  • Duration: 49m-63m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki
  • IMDB Rating: 6.3

47. The King: Eternal Monarch

The King: Eternal Monarch is a love story between two people from parallel worlds. This drama is written by Kim Eun-Sook and stars Lee Min-Ho, Kim Go-Eun, Wo Do-Hwan, Kim Kyung-Nam, Lee Jun-Jin, and Kim Yong-Ji.

The King: Eternal Monarch
The King: Eternal Monarch drama poster starring Lee Min-ho

Lee Gon is the emperor of Korea who travels into a parallel world. This parallel world has Jong Tae-Eul, a detective who frequently appears in his dreams. He stays behind in that world as he loves Tae-Eul. To prove his identity, he takes her with him to his world.

  • Release Date: April 17, 2020
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 70m-79m
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1

Also Watch: Best Dramas and Movies Of Kim Go Eun To Watch Right Now

48. The Girl Who Sees Smells

The Girl Who Sees Smells is a fantasy thriller about a girl who has the ability to see smells. Oh Cho-Rim has a special ability to see smells which is gained after surviving an accident. She forgets her past and is secretly adopted by the detective that dealt with her parent’s murder case. She works as a comedy skit performer who runs into detective Choi Mu-Gak and helps him with her ability.

The Girl Who Sees Smells
The Girl Who Sees Smells drama poster

Various encounters lead to both of them getting entangled with each other. The main cast of this drama involves Shin Se-Kyung, Nam-Koong Min, Park Yoo-Chun, and Kim Soo-Hyun.

  • Release Date: August 5, 2013
  • Episodes: 18
  • Duration: 60m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2

49. I Can Hear Your Voice

I Can Hear Your Voice is a story with another supernatural lead starring Lee Jong-Suk, Yoon Sang Hyun, and Lee Bo Young. Park Soo-Ha is a high-schooler who can hear the inner voices of people after witnessing his father’s murder. He partners up with Jang Hye-Sun and Gwan-Woo to prove that his father is murdered and find the culprit.

I Can Hear Your Voice
I Can Hear Your Voice drama poster
  • Release Date: June 5, 2013
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 65m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1

50. Happiness

Happiness is a story set during a situation similar to the zombie apocalypse starring Han Hyo-Joo and Park Hyung-Sik. Officer Yoon Sae Bom moves into a new apartment where she meets her friend Jun Yi-Hyun. A new virus breaks out, spreading vigorously, which causes the apartment members to go on lockdown. The residents of the apartment try hard to survive the virus as they run out of supplies. 

Happiness drama poster starring Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo
  • Release Date: November 5, 2021
  • Episodes: 12
  • Duration: 62m-73m
  • Streaming Platform: Viki, Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9

Also Watch: K-dramas Like Happiness That You Should Check Out

By Sri Lahari

Sri Lahari is a content writer pursuing B-Tech in computer science. She is from Hyderabad in Telangana, India. She writes content in her free time to make it worthwhile and finds interest in writing about anime and entertainment. You can interact with her at srilaharimudumba@gmail.com

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