31 Best Bromance Korean Drama Series That Will Steal Your Heart
Here is the list of beautiful pairs from various Korean dramas featuring heart-fluttering brotherly love, which we all call bromance. From Goblin's bickering goblin-grim reaper to hot & cold School 2013's Go Nam Soon and Park Heung Soo, we have welcomed every pair from all corners of kdramaland who are ready to steal your heart!
Here we have come with the 31 best bromance Korean drama series that will steal your heart even before your blink! Kdramas are not only famous for the sweet romantic stories of males and females but also the bickering yet brotherly love of two male leads! The first drama that made fans swoon over bromance is ‘School 2013,’ which features the hot-cold story of two high school students, which Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin flawlessly portrayed. They are the beginning of this crazy bromance journey which is still capturing millions of hearts!
When it comes to bromance, certain pairs immediately pop up in our head, such as Vincenzo’s brothers, Pyeha and his bodyguard from The King: Eternal Monarch, two frenemies from Good Managers, Yo Na and Ri On from Kill Me Heal Me, and so on. Their adorable banters yet understanding nature makes the pairs stand out even among regular romantic couples. The list is pretty long. However, here, we have prepared some of the best bromance Korean drama series that will turn your gloomy day into a dazzling summer with a fresh breeze of spring! So check out the list to see your favorite bromance pairings and watch the one you crave because the following pairs are the essence of brotherly love!
Here we have brought a team of comedy members with a ghosty tale of a lustful virgin. Even though the drama mainly spotlights the couple, the background bromance of the kitchen crews can not hide from our eyes. The virgin ghost lives with them; unbeknown to this, the kitchen squad continues their shenanigans. The kitchen group goes out late at night for dinner, sharing and becoming a little part of each other’s life.
The supernatural romance comedy ‘Oh My Ghost’ revolves around the restaurant star chef Kang Seon Woo and his assistance Na Bong Sun. After being possessed by a lustful virgin ghost Shin Sun Ae, Na Bong Sun begins to act differently, catching the eyes of Kang Seon Woo. He could not help but ends up thinking about her every time. Oh My Ghost is a full blast of comedy with the virgin ghost tailing after the star chef! Besides, rom-com element, the drama is worth your time because of the warming bromance of the kitchen crew!
Watch On- tvN, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, WeTV, Viki, TVING
30. The Bride Of Habaek (2017)
Adding to our list of Bromance kdrama, a pair of god and his servant! The story revolves around the water god Ha Baek, who comes on the earth to find gemstones to secure his throne. However, how can a god survive on the earth a life of a mere human? And thus, here comes an adorable but loyal servant, Nam Soo Ri, who has been serving Ha Baek since long ago and even decides to join his journey to the planet earth! Their sweet but bickering bonding makes it worth your little time. Nam Soo Ri goes to any length to serve his god, such as even taking a part-time job to pay off their daily expenses, while Ha Baek literally does nothing.
The Korean drama ‘The Bride of Habaek’ is a supernatural romantic comedy that follows the tale of the water god Ha Baek and his destined wife Yoon So Ah. It is adapted from the manhwa ‘Bride of the Water God’ by Yoon Mi Kyung. Yoon So Ah is a pragmatic neuropsychiatric yet is forced to serve Ha Baek since her family has been a sincere devotee of water god for many generations. It is a beautiful love story of a mortal female and a god falling in love over time. Another charm of the kdrama is the sweet bonding between Ha Baek and Soo Ri, which makes it more enjoyable. Thus, The Bride of Habaek is on the list of best bromance Korean dramas!
Starring- Shin Se Kyung, Nam Joo Hyuk, Im Joo Hwan, Krystal Jung & Gong Myung
Duration- 1hr 10 min
Watch On- tvN, Netflix, WeTV, Viki, Apple TV, TVING
29. Crash Landing On You (2019)
Not just a pair, we have brought you a whole squad of bromance from Crash Landing on You! Not one, two, or three, a total of five squad members with our captains Ri has made it on the best bromance Korean drama list. The kdrama is full of bromance vibes. All six members showcase heartwarming friendship throughout the series, be it their bickering scene with Yoon Se Ri or emotional comradeship with Captain Ri. They all will make a sweet spot in your heart no matter how much you resist!
‘Crash Landing on You’ is the story of the South Korean heiress Yoon Se Ri and the North Korean army officer Captain Ri Jung Hyuk. After an unexpected paragliding accident, Yoon Se Ri crashes on land, literally! A fateful encounter with Captain Ri narrates their wonderful journey, which begins in North Korea. With lovely chemistry between Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin, the bromance between the North Korean military officers adds undeniable charms to Crash Landing on You!
Making a list of bromance Korean drama series and forget about the bickering duo of tax officer and professional swindler? Not possible! The comical pair of ex-convict Yang Jeong Do and civil servant Baek Seong Il will make your day with their on-screen and off-screen chemistry! Their undeniable bond is like a long-lasting couple who fight at one moment and get back together the next moment, which will make you tingle in warmth! There are numerous behind the scene videos available, proving their sweet, hilarious chemistry, which goes beyond the camera lens!
The mystery crime comedy ’38 Task Force’ follows Baek Seong Il, a civil servant who collects taxes from regular tax evaders and negligent taxpayers. He teams up with the professional fraudulent Yang Jeong Do. With an excellent crime-action plotline, Ma Dong Seok and Seo In Guk’s bickering bond make 38 Task Force one of the most enjoyable bromance kdramas!
Starring- Ma Dong Seok, Seo In Guk & Choi Soo Young
Watch On- OCN
27. Wok Of Love (2018)
Have you seen two male love rivals yet stay loyal to their friendship? Well, Wok of Love is the answer! And thus, it is on the best bromance Korean drama list! The two strangers, Seo Poong and Doo Chil Sung, become acquaintances and later build a strong friendship. Eventually, it turns into a love rivalry after falling in love with the same woman. Still, the duo never let that come in their bonding, making their bromance touch viewers’ hearts. They grow on each other after Chil Sung gives Seo Poong the chance to live his dream!
The romance comedy ‘Wok of Love’ revolves around three leads, former star chef Seo Poong, owner of shabby Chinese restaurant Doo Chil Sung and bankrupt chaebol princess Dan Sae Woo. Three entangles in a web of love as they begin working at Chil Sung’s restaurant to get back on their feet to start a new chapter of their lives. Even with the strong love triangle between the three leads, Lee Jun Ho and Jang Hyun’s bonding can not be denied. It will wave your heart wherever the two get together on the screen!
Starring- Lee Jun Ho, Jang Hyuk & Jung Ryeo Won
Watch On- SBS, Netflix, Viki, SBS World, Apple TV, Kocowa & Wavve
26. Sassy Go Go (2015)
A youth drama Sassy Go Go which shows a different, emotional side of the brotherly attachment, has made it on the bromance kdrama list. From an entertainment perspective as well as a soulful side, Sassy Go Go reveals a beautiful bonding between Kim Yeol and Seo Ha Joon. The two have their own fair share of good and bad times. Like any other teenagers, they also fight, bicker. However, the bonding thickens as the duo have a heart-to-heart talk about their worries, concerns, dreams, and all. Despite all fighting, the two show how apologies can lessen the burden and help you grow into a beautiful soul that we can’t help but admire!
‘Sassy Go Go’ is a youth high school drama that explains the harsh reality of schools hidden under the mask of high scores, greater achievements, and all. It shows the absurdity of the education system as the students grow while struggling to move forward yet never give up, taking one step at a time! The modern-day teenage friendship we all see in our life has been beautifully presented by Lee Won Keun and Kim Ji Soo.
Starring- Jung Eun Ji, Lee Won Keum, Chae Soo Bin, Kim Ji Soo & N
Here we have an excellent bromance Korean drama ‘Hello Moster’ that will make your heart pierce in pain after understanding the raw emotions between the two brothers. Hello Monster is a thriller psychological drama that leaves you in goosebumps. However, the tearjerking tale of two brothers, Lee Hyun and Lee Min will break your heart. At the same time, their beautiful innocent bond will warm your soul.
The psychological thriller ‘Hello Monster’ follows a genius profiler Lee Hyun, who returns to Korea to find lost pieces of his childhood memories and his long-lost brother. In his journey, detective Cha Ji An joins as the duo together begins to uncover the dark mystery of Lee Hyun’s past and his brother’s disappearance. It is a dangerous game of cat and mouse where truth is more twisted than a lie and closer than you think! The heartwarming brotherly love between Seo In Guk and Park Bo Gum brings a distinct charm to this thriller mystery!
Starring- Seo In Guk, Jang Na Ra, Park Bo Gum & Choi Won Young
Duration- 1hr 10min
Watch On- KBS2, Viki, Wavve
24. She Was Pretty (2015)
Another drama with love rivals creating goofy bromance, She Was Pretty, is on the list! If you think falling in love with the same woman can break the friendship between the two men, you are mistaken! Because She Was Pretty will prove you wrong. Despite loving the same woman, Ji Sung Jun and Kim Shin Hyuk grow on each other. Another reason why their bromance makes our hearts tingle in warmth is because of Kim Shin Hyuk’s goofy character. His mischievousness perfectly mingles with little hot & cold Ji Sung-Jun!
‘She Was Pretty’ is a friendship romance comedy with two beauties and two handsome leads whose lives tangle after an eventful encounter. Two childhood friends become lovers over time, writing a sweet love tale that brings laughter and tears together. Besides the main couple’s chemistry, the bromance between Park Seo Joon and Super Junior’s Choi Si Won will flutter your heart!
Starring- Hwang Jung Eum, Park Seo Joon, Go Joon Hee & Choi Si Won
Watch On- MBC, Netflix, Viki, Kocowa, Apple TV, WeTV, Wavve
23. Move To Heaven (2021)
A heart-touching warm bromance between an uncle and nephew from ‘Move to Heaven’ is on the list of top bromance kdrama series! Uncle Sang Koo and lonely nephew Geu Roo unexpectedly become a significant part of each other’s life as their lives get entangled. With each day passing, the duo tries to overcome their shortcomings while healing and staying by each other’s side in this beautiful journey of growth.
The family drama ‘Move to Heaven’ follows uncle-nephew duo Sang Koo and Geu Roo. After losing his father, Geun Roo is left alone. Suddenly his uncle Sang Koo appears, who turns out to be an ex-convict. The two decide to continue their family business ‘Move to Heaven,’ where they arrange items left by deceased people. And thus, while narrating tales, healing each other, the pair get closer as their bromance becomes a sweet spot for viewers! Move to Heave kdrama is adapted from the non-fiction essay titled ‘Things Left Behind’ by professional trauma cleaner Kim Sae Byul. To view a warming tale of bromance between uncle-nephew, you should give it a try to Move to Heaven!
Starring- Lee Je Hoon, Tang Jun Sang & Hong Seung Hee
Bromane between flower boys from the historical period, Hwarang, has made it on the top list of bromance kdrama! How can we forget about Hwarang, an epic of bromance that will melt your heart? Hwarang gives you sweet, adorable pairings from a whole group of elite members from historical times! From being mere strangers, the flower boys turn into loyal friends as they receive training together. Over time, they begin to understand the true meaning of friendship, loyalty, and love while sticking together through all thicks and thins. Their on-screen bonding also shines off-screen since the members even have attended BTS’s concert to support their adorable Taehyung.
‘Hwarang’ is a tale of six flower boys who become the center of uniting old Korea’s Three Kingdoms. Through countless barriers and inner conflicts, the group of elite members becomes closer to one another. The drama has wonderfully executed the story of Hwarang warriors as the bonding between six elites grows stronger, giving you the warmth of the first summer.
Starring- Park Seo Joon, Go Ah Ra, Park Hyung Sik, Choi Min Ho, Do Ji Han, V & Jo Yoon Woo
Watch On- KBS2, WeTV, Netflix, Viki, Wavve, Apple TV, Kocowa
21. W (2016)
Who says bromance can happen only in the real world? Here, we have brought your sweet action bromance between two manhwa (webtoon) characters Kang Chul and his bodyguard Seo Do Yoon! Not only as a bodyguard, but Seo Do Yoon also stays by Kang Chul’s side like a loyal friend. Despite all finger-pointing, the understanding between Kang Chul and Se Do Yeon never ceases in the manhwa world. The two even show offed their beautiful friendship behind the camera, leaving no chance that they deserve to be on the best bromance Korean drama list!
The fantasy thriller romance drama ‘W’ revolves around manhwa character Kang Chul, who gets framed for the murder of his own family. He losses his family, and his Olympic future drop hard on the ground, crushing all of his hopes for the future. The story begins as manhwa artist daughter Oh Yeon Joo suddenly gets into her father’s manhwa, only to be get engaged with the main lead Kang Chul. And thus, colliding their two worlds!
Watch On- MBC, Viki, Netflix, Apple TV, Wavve, WeTV
20. Tale Of The Nine-Tailed (2020)
The nine-tailed fox and half-blood gumiho pair of Tale of the Nine-Tailed have come on the list of bromance Korean drama series! When one thinks his brother has abandoned him, does he take revenge? Yes, he does. Does he hate him? No. How can he, when under years of hatred, pure love for his brother still breathes? Lee Yeon and his brother Lee Rang will wrench your heart with their heartbreaking tale. However, the banter between them will make you love their bonding which has been put under test for centuries.
The Korean drama ‘Tale of the Nine-Tailed’ is a fantasy thriller romance drama. It follows the story of the guardian mountain spirit of Baekdudegan to search for the reincarnation of his true love. Besides the beautiful chemistry between the main couple, the bantering, adorable bromance of Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum makes Tale of the Nine-Tailed ten times more enjoyable!
Starring- Lee Dong Wook, Jo Bo Ah & Kim Bum
Duration- 1hr 10min
Watch On– tvN, TVING, Netflix, Viki, WeTV, Amazon Prime Video
The classic bromance between Kim Tan and Choi Young Do is one of the best bromances you will find in Korean drama. The former friends drift apart due to misunderstandings. They stand before each other in every race, in every competition. However, deep inside their hearts, the two still care for each other. Their initial hatred once again turns into a sweet friendship as the cloud of misunderstanding begins to clear. The adorable chemistry between Lee Min Ho and Kim Woo Bin in The Heirs is definite no matter what others say!
‘The Heirs’ is your cliche romance drama where a rich male lead falls in love with a poor female lead. It follows the chaebol heir Kim Tan, who unexpectedly meets her housekeeper’s daughter Cha Eun Sang in the US and falls for her. After finding each other’s real identity, the two lovers will have to test their love before destine changes its plan. Even though Kim Tan and Choi Young Do show strong hatred and competitive nature throughout the series, their adorable bickering and fierce challenges are worth your 16 hours!
Watch On- SBS, Netflix, Viki, Wavve, WeTV, Kocowa, Apple TV, SBS World, Amazone Prime Video
18. Start-Up (2020)
If talking about bromance, the amazing friendship of three ‘san’ from Start-Up should be included in our talk! Do San, Yong San, and Chul San, who have been friends since they could members, open a new company called Samsan Tech which is originated actually from their names that has San in it. The friendship between the three sans is truly admirable. They step up their own company. Despite facing countless obstacles, they overcome each one of them while being there for each other. The really bonding easily detects when we see they all grow while crying, worrying, and laughing together!
The youth business romance drama ‘Start-Up’ shows the deep-cut boundary between ultimate success and abject failure. It narrates the journey of four unique people Seol Dal, Nam Do San, Han Ji Pyeong, and Won In Jae, showing you different colors of life from different perspectives. The drama will make you fall in love with its beautiful plotline and heartwarming friendship between the leads.
Starring- Bae Suzy, Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Seon Ho & Kang Han Na
Duration- 1hr 25min
Watch On- tvN, Netflix, TVING
17. Man To Man (2017)
Another bodyguard theme Korean drama ‘Man to Man’ has made it on the list of top bromance! Man to man follows the story of a celebrity and his bodyguard’s journey as the two with strong persona turn into cuties buddies over time. Park Hae Jin and Park Sung Woong’s bromance stands out because of the comical scene cut! Those scenes will leave you giggling, seeing their hilarious interaction in each episode.
The thriller action-comedy ‘Man to Man’ tells a special agent K disguised as the celebrity Kim Seol Woo’s bodyguard to complete his highly secretive mission. However, the ride does not seem to go smooth as he has to be there at every whim of his moody Hallyu star Yeo Woon Gwang! Even with a spy action plotline, Man to Man fills your day with laughter and cute banter of the celebrity and his bodyguard!
Starring- Park Hae Jin, Kim Min Jung, Park Sung Woong, Yeon Jung Hoon & Chae Jung An
With each excellent comical entry, the trio Kim Young Ho, Jang Joon Sung, and Kim Ji Woong move Oh My Venus to the top list of bromance Korean drama! A personal trainer, a UFC fighter, and his manager make a witty trio that brings laughter to the audience whenever they get together in any scene. So Ji Sub’s charisma perfectly combines with gentle Sung Hoon and humorous Henry Lau. Thus, making each episode of Oh My Venus full of laughter with sweet, comical scenes.
‘Oh My Venus’ is a romantic story of personal trainer Kim Yeong Ho who decides to train Kang Joo Eun to get back her in shape and become healthier. As the two spend their days together, unexpected feelings begin to take in their hearts. Slowly but surely, Kim Yeong Ho and Kang Joo Eun fall for each other. Romance asides, the humorous chemistry between So Ji Sob, Henry Lau, and Sung Hoon brings another charming point to Oh My Venus!
Starring- So Ji Sub, Shin Min Ah, Jung Gyu Woon & Yoo In Young
Watch On- KBS2, Hulu, Netflix, WeTV, Viki, Apple TV, Wavve, Kocowa
15. A Korean Odyssey (2017)
Two immortals with a long history of rivalry have come on the list of best bromance drama series! Throughout the drama, you will find Son Oh Gong and Woo Ma Wang getting on each other’s nerves for very trivial things such as where to put their monkey and dull status. To annoy him further, Son Oh Gong invades his space, living in Woo Ma Wang’s house even without his permission. Their hilarious squabbling will make your stomach hurt in pain due to the load of laughter they bring in each episode. Besides A Korean Odyssey, the pair have also worked together in the Korean drama ‘You’re All Surrounded.’ No one can deny the comical bromance bond of Lee Seung Gi and Cha Seung Won after watching their bickering classical rivalry in A Korean Odyssey!
The South Korean drama ‘A Korean Odyssey’ is based on the classic Chinese novel ‘Journey to the West.’ However, the writer has brought a little twist. The story is presented in modern times with a touch of romance fantasy! It revolves around Son Oh Gong and Woo Ma Wang, who are always at each other’s throats. Little Jin Seon Mi set free Oh Gong, and since then, he has been protecting her. The drama narrates how Ma Wang goes after Seon Mi and Oh Gong at every chance. Despite their long dispute, both leads deliver blasts of drama whenever they come together, making a perfect comedy duo!
Starring- Lee Seung Gi, Oh Yeon Seo, Cha Seung Won, Lee Hong Gi & Jang Gwang
Duration- 1hr 20min
Watch On- tvN, Netflix, TVING, Apple TV
14. Suspicious Partner (2017)
How can we not add this super hilarious bickering pair of ‘Suspicious Partner’ on the list of best bromance Korean drama? Noh Ji Wook and Ji Eun Hyuk used to be friends. After Eun Hyuk’s betrayal by sleeping Ji Hyuk’s girlfriend, their relationship changes in the worst possible. However, over time, they begin to resolve their knots of hatred and once again become friends from frenemies. It takes time to be where they are. Finally, they start to lean on each other but, the journey to get there is full of comedy, adorable bickering, and sweet-bitter tastes of life. Not to mention, these two flower boys bantering whenever they cross paths can make anyone giggle in their stupidity!
The law romance comedy ‘Suspicious Partner’ follows prosecutor Noh Ji Wook and prosecutor trainee Eun Bong Hee. The two unexpectedly get tangled in each other’s life as they work on a mysterious case involving a psychopath murderer. The cheerful and romantic vibe of Ji Chang Wook and Nam Ji Hyun and the bromance of him and Choi Tae Joon make Suspicious Partner 10 times more enjoyable, presenting each episode full of laughter and heart-thumping moments!
A beautiful friendship between convict Kim Je Hyuk and prison guard Lee Joon Ho has made it on the best bromance Korean drama list! Before Kim Je Hyuk was sentenced to prison, he and Lee Joon Ho used to be friends. After coming into prison, Kim Je Hyuk’s life turns in a new direction, being no one besides him. The only one who stays by him is his childhood friend Lee Joon Ho, who turns out to be one of the prison guards. Their overflowing heart-touching tenderness will melt your heart. Despite all pain, regrets, even touching the bottom of the darkness, their friendship becomes a breath of fresh air in the hellish prison life!
The life comedy-drama ‘Prison Playbook’ revolves around Kim Je Hyuk, who finds guilty of beating the man who tried to sexually assault his sister. Despite its vicious crime, the man gets free, but Kim Je Hyuk is sentenced to a year in prison, where he encounters his childhood friend Lee Joon Ho. After meeting a car accident, Lee Joon Ho stopped playing baseball, and now he has become a prison guard. The drama narrates Kim Je Hyuk’s time in prison, other inmates he meets, and events that occur during that period. It is a beautiful story which will make you fall in love with both leads, showing different shades of life you have never seen before!
Starring- Park Hae Soo & Jung Kyung Ho
Duration- 1hr 32min
Watch On- tvN, Netflix, TVING
12. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)
How can we forget this legendary duo of Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, who brought bromance to a whole new level? Even though Ahn Min Hyuk and In Gook Doo are not close to each other, due to Do Bong Soon’s ridiculous thoughts, we get to see them trapped in the beautiful mess of bromance. Although those are purely fancies, you will not help but root for this pair whenever they come on the screen together! Park Hyung Sik has wonderfully showcased his chemistry with Kim Ji Soo in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. And thus, moving the drama on the best bromance Korean series!
‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ is a sweet tale of Do Bong Soon, a petite adorable female, inherits her family’s superhuman strength. While trying to control her strength, Do Bong Soon searches for a job that matches her liking and ends up crossing paths with gaming company CEO Ahn Min Hyuk. Min Hyuk begins to fall for her. Meanwhile, Bong Soon misunderstands his love preference for males and decides to save her childhood friend and crush, detective In Gook Doo, from Ahn Min Hyuk’s seduction. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon is a hilarious story of these three in which a misunderstanding leads them in a mess of complicated love triangles!
Starring- Park Bo Young, Park Hyung Sik & Kim Ji Soo
Duration- 1hr 10min
Watch On- JTBC, Netflix, WeTV, Viki, Apple TV
11. Good Manager (2017)
Here comes the best bromance pair who even won the best couple awards at KBS Drama Award 2017, Kim Sung Ryong and Seo Yool from Good Manager, aka Chief Kim! The love-hate relationship as two rivals from the same company makes the drama more humorous. The weird antics whenever they face each other leave you with nothing but laughter! The initial hate gradually develops into an unbreakable bond that lasts longer than anyone could think through all thicks and thins. Not to forget, the highlight of Good Manager ‘escape kiss’ scene, which was once again reenacted during the 2017 KBS Drama Award in front of all audience and camera!
‘Good Manager’ tells the story of Kim Sung Ryong, a talented accountant who works for gangsters, who makes his way into the well-known corporation TQ Group. After getting closer with other teammates and building a stronger bond as they all go through various problems together, Kim Sung Ryong abandons his initial embezzling idea. Little moments here and there make the bromance of Seo Yool and Kim Sung Ryong worth each episode while bringing packages of laughter and comedy!
Starring- Namkoong Min, Nam Sang Mi, Lee Jun Ho & Jung Hye Sung
To reminiscent some 90’s time and the true meaning of friendship, we have brought Reply 1998 on the list of best bromance Korean drama! Reply 1988 is the epitome of real friendship that sticks through various ups and downs, showing the true nature of friends made for each other! Not only Kim Jung Hwan and Choi Tak, here we have a whole squad of bromance. These boys show us, despite being directionless teens, they navigate their lives, their dreams while growing together and building strong friendship bonding!
‘Reply 1988’ narrates the story of five childhood friends who live in the same neighborhood of Seoul. Through their teen years, they learn to lean on each other to survive the competitive challenges of society and education. Although there are some sweet-bitter moments, it is what makes Reply 1988 more special. Through the drama, we savor the taste of innocent periods of teen life and strong friendship! The lovely bromance between Park Bo Gum and Ryu Joon Yeol lets each episode dip in honey, leaving nothing but sweetness behind!
Starring- Lee Hye Ri, Go Kyung Pyo, Ryu Joon Yeol, Park Bo Gum & Lee Dong Hwi
Duration- 1hr 40min
Watch On- tvN, TVING, Netflix, Viki, Apple TV, WeTV
9. Jealousy Incarnate (2016)
With leads reassuring their friendship in the middle of a mud fight makes Jealousy Incarnate comes on the best bromance Korean drama series list! Lee Hwa Shin and Go Jeong Won are two best friends who are willing to do anything for each other despite falling in love with the same girl each time. However, they never let that come into their long-lasting friendship, which has been tested numerous times. And the best example is their legendary mud fight where they reassure each other about their friendship, presenting the drama sweeter than honey!
The family romance comedy ‘Jealousy Incarnate’ follows three people, meteorologist Pyo Na Ri, anchor Lee Hwa Shin and his good friend Go Jeong Won. The drama unveils how Pyo Na Ri and Lee Hwa Shin see each other as rivals and compete to become the station’s most valued employees. However, with the entry of Go Jeong Won, little by little, things start to change, and the two men begin to fall in love with Pyo Na Ri. Love triangle asides, the brotherly bond of Jo Jung Suk and Go Kyung Pyo is one of the reasons the kdrama deserves a shot, showing bubbling romance and sweet bickering rivalry!
Starring- Jo Jung Suk, Gong Hyo Jin & Go Kyung Pyo
Watch On- SBS, Viki, Netflix, SBS VOD, Wavve, SBS World
8. Love In The Moonlight (2016)
Finally, on the list of the best bromance, Korean drama has come, crown prince Hyo Myung and his royal guard Kim Byung Yeon from Love in the Moonlight! Since the crown prince is destined to be alone in the vast palace, Hyo Myung also has no one by his side except his childhood friend and guard Kim Byung Yeon. Even with the different class systems, the two become closer, sharing every wound while healing each other. However, while watching this pair, one must prepare a box of tissues! Because the drama has given a heart-wrenching farewell, piercing a hole deep inside viewers’ hearts!
The historical romance drama ‘Love in the Moonlight’ follows the love story of the crown prince Hyo Myung and the cross-dressed Hong Ra On as a eunuch. Destiney turns its wheel as the two fall in love despite society’s displeasure! A simple sweet love tale and the heartwarming bromance of Park Bo Gum and Kwak Dong Yeon makes you fall head over heels with Love in the Moonlight kdrama!
Starring- Park Bo Gum, Kim Yoo Jung, Jung Jin Young, Kwak Dong Yeon & Chae Soo Bin
Watch On- KBS2, Netflix, Wavve, WeTV, Kocowa, Viki & Apple TV
Here we have brought you classic bromance pair, Go Nam Soon and Park Heung Soo from School 2013, on the best bromance Korean drama series list! The two high school students, Go Nam Soon and Park Heung Soo, who starts on the wrong foot, revolve into best buddies who stick to each other all barriers be it, achieving good grades, school bullying, or worry of falling into the bad crowd. Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin are the starts of this kdrama bromance journey. They are the pair we all adore and enjoy their hot & cold bickerings on the screen! Due to their unbeatable chemistry, School 2013 is one of the must-watch bromance dramas no one should miss out on!
‘School 2013’ is set in Seungri High School, which ranks as one of the worst schools in Seoul based on academic scores. However, things start to change as the school hires a new teacher, Kang Se Chan, who will look after Class 2-2 with the homeroom teacher Jung In Jae. Despite their different teaching methods and principles, Kang Se Chan and Jung In Jae work to help their class successfully graduate to their senior year. A highlight of School 2013 is the lovable hot & cold chemistry of Kim Woo Bin and Lee Jung Suk. If you have not watched it, you are missing out on the classic bromance piece!
Starring- Lee Jong Suk, Kim Woo Bin, Choi Daniel, Jang Na Ra, Park Se Young, Kwang Jung Wook, Choi Chang Yeob & Jung Woo Yeon
Duration- 1hr 5min
Watch On- KBS2, Wavve, Kocowa, Apple TV, Viki
6. Vincenzo (2021)
Vincenzo has given us not only one pair but two pairs of bromance! Thus, it deserves to be on the top bromance kdrama series list. The first pair is Vincenzo and CEO of Shinkwang Bank Hwang Min Sung, with whom we get to watch a sweet couple date! To get his information, Vincenzo pretends to be interested in men and goes on a romantic date with Hwang Min Sung. Even though their romance lasts for only a few scenes, the pair leaves a strong imprint of bromance on viewers’ minds. The second pair for whom our hearts break is Vincenzo and Jang Han Seo. In the later part of the series, the two grow on each other, and at one point, Vincenzi even takes him as his younger brother. However, their beautiful brotherly bond does not last long, so viewers may have to prepare tissues to watch their heartbreaking farewell!
The drama follows Vincenzo Cassano, who works as a consigliere for the mafia, returns to South Korea to get his hands on the pile of gold buried under a rundown shopping mall. However, as the secrets uncover, more hands join to take a little piece of that gold. ‘Vincenzo’ is a comedy crime law drama full of antics of residents of the rundown shopping mall. The bromance of Song Joong Ki and Kwak Dong Yeon is one of the charming points that will make you fall head over heel for Vincenzo!
How can we forget the legendary ‘Oppa’ scene from Kill Me Heal Me? That is what makes Kill Me Heal Me on the top bromance Korean drama list! When Cha Do Hyun turns Ahn Yo Na, a mischievous carefree teen girl, he goes after Oh Ri On and even tries to kiss him in front of everyone, creating havoc in a cafe! That scene truly makes you laugh until your stomach hurts! We should give brownie points to Ji Sung for portraying Yo Na’s character so flawlessly that you can’t even dislike her for creating such a mess. Even though Yo Na gets little appearance throughout the series, the interaction between Yo Na and Ri On brings laughter with those little scenes!
‘Kill Me Heal Me’ is the story of Cha Do Hyun, who suffers from memory loss and dissociation after going through a traumatic childhood. Later, he diagnoses with multiple personality disorder DID. After learning only Oh Ri Jin can cure him to get better, the two begins their private session to overcome his past trauma. Ultimately, Cha Do Hyun and Oh Ri Jin fall in love, unbeknown to the truth that their past has already caught in a web of mess! The bromance of Ji Sung and Park Seo Joon reaches a new height as they have even won the Best Couple Award at the 2015 MBC Drama Award!
Starring- Ji Sung, Hwang Jung Eum, Park Seo Joon, Kim Yoo Ri & Oh Min Suk
Watch On- MBC, Wavve, Viki, WeTV, Apple TV, Kocowa
True Beauty is one of the dramas that has brought two drifted friends closer after the love triangle takes place in the story! Usually, after a love triangle, friends become enemies but, True Beauty is different! After falling in love with the same girl, the two frenemies Lee Su Ho and Han Seo Jun, start to understand each other. Despite losing his love of life to his friend, Han Seo Jun never let that come in their strong bonding of friendship. Their initial banter turns into sweet reconciliation. And thus, True Beauty has made it on the best bromance Korean drama series list! It is all thanks to Cha Eun Woo and Hwang In Yeop’s on and off-camera chemistry.
The youth romance comedy ‘True Beauty’ is a lovely tale of Lim Ju Gyeong, who rises to fame as a pretty girl after becoming a master of make-up from YouTube. Meanwhile, Lee Su Ho is a cold-hearted handsome boy who is soft and gentle inside. The two find each other at an unexpected route of life and begin their romantic journey while sharing secrets and finding love with each other. The drama is adapted from the webtoon of the same title by Yaongyi. Romance asides, the friendship between Lee Joo Gyeong, Lee Su Ho, and Han Seo Jun make True Beauty stands out even with its simple sweet high school storyline.
Starring- Moon Ga Young, Cha Eun Woo, Hwang In Yeop & Park Yoo Na
Duration- 1hr 15min
Watch On- tvN, TVING, Viki, Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video
3. The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)
Here arrives the emperor! Finally, king Lee Gon and royal bodyguard Jo Young, from The King: Eternal Monarch, have appeared on the list of top bromance Korean drama! A beautiful, heartwarming loyalty between Lee Gon and Jo Young will soften your heart in delight. The stern and stoic form of Jo Young from time to time melts while bickering with his pyeha. Bromance blossoms not only with his bodyguard but also with his doppelganger, who Lee Gon encounters in another universe! In short, the bubbling on-screen and off-screen chemistry of Lee Min Ho and Woo Do Hwan makes flutters your heart in happiness whenever they appear on the screen together! Even their off-the-camera moments are captured by many fans who can’t help but swoon over this beautiful pair of king and his bodyguard!
‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ is a sci-fi romantic comedy that narrates the time travel love story of the third Korean emperor of his generation, Lee Gon, and a police inspector, Jeong Tae Eul. The pair cross the bridge of two universes and travel the years-long journey before meeting and falling in love with each other. With the romantic couple and the sweet brotherly love, The King: Eternal Monarch is a perfect show to enjoy to fulfill the craving for bromance!
Starring- Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun, Woo Do Hwan, Lee Jung Min, Kim Kyung Nam & Jung Eun Chae
Duration- 1hr 10min
Watch On- SBS, Netflix, Wavve
2. Descendants Of The Sun (2016)
Making a list of best bromance Korean drama and forget about the Captain-Sergent pair from Descendants of the Sun? No, not possible! The hilarious bickerings and banters between Captain Yoo and Sergent Seo is another highlight of the series that stole thousands of hearts! Due to the silly, weird antics, they even earn the title of ‘Dumb and Dumber Duo.’ Even though Captain Yoo and Sergent Seo are ready to throw each other under the bus to save their necks, deep inside, they know they have each other’s backs! Their pairing is a perfect example of partner-in-crime despite their amusing bickering!
The action-romance melodrama ‘Descendants of the Sun’ revolves around surgeon Kang Mo Yeon and special force officer Yoo Shi Jin. The opposite natures attract one another after going through countless difficult situations together. The kdrama narrates how the bonding between the two gets stronger as they overcome the odds against them. A love story and bromance of Captain Yoo and Sergent Seo make Descendents of the Sun worth your time that is filled with heart-thumping romance and witty comedy!
Starring- Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, Jin Goo & Kim Ji Won
Watch On- KBS2, Netflix, WeTV, Viki, Apple TV, Hulu
1. Goblin (2016)
Finally, on the top of the best bromance list has come the lonely god Goblin and his bickering partner Grim Reaper from Goblin kdrama! This undeniable chemistry deserves to be at the top! Throughout the series, you find them squabbling and going after each other’s throats quite literally. Sometimes they try to overrule each other with their supernatural powers. But, the next moment, they lean on one another for emotional support. Despite their century-long rivalry, Goblin and Grim Reaper have delivered one of the best bromances on camera and even off-camera with their childish bantering characters that you should not miss out on! After all, when it comes to kdrama with bromance, the first that comes to mind is none other than Goblin!
The Korean drama ‘Goblin’ is a romance fantasy tale of a Goblin, aka Kim Shin, who has searched for his bride who can pull out the sword and end his misery. Finally, after 939 years, he finds his bride, Ji Eun Tak, a bright, upbeat high school student. However, becoming Goblin’s wife and ending his misery does not seem an easy task when the two begin to fall for each other. The highlight of the shows is the lovable chemistry of Gong Yoo and Lee Dong Wook. The actors have flawlessly delivered their roles, making viewers fall in love with their love-hate bromance!
Starring-Gong Yoo, Kim Go Eun, Lee Dong Wook, Yoo In Na & Yook Sung Jae
Duration- 1hr 22min
Watch On- tvN, TVING, Viki, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV