K-dramas are popular all over the world for their fluffy romance. In terms of romantic comedies, the Korean media has focused on little things that matter in life and relationships. From shy confessions to the high school lover to holding hands during the evening walk. Binge-watching k-dramas have given us way too many couple goals. While the k-dramas are supposed to be pg-rated as they are telecasted on television, there exists some erotic k-dramas that are worth a watch.
But the most popular rom-com k-dramas are known for the soft side of the relationships and barely have kissing scenes. With changing times, the stories are getting more advance. Not being fully erotic like the western media, the k-dramas are finally working on their awkward kissing scenes. And are even covering topics in the relationship spectrum. While there are a lot of Korean movies rated R, the erotic and steamy k-dramas are a bit hard to find. While moving to OTT services, the k-dramas are changing and taking steps forward. It’s still going to take a lot of time for the k-dramas to take the ‘western way’.
Here Are Some Erotic & Steamy K-dramas For The Times You Are Netflix & Chilling
Despite everything, some k-dramas have managed to make some k-dramas steamy along with an interesting storyline.
JTBC’s 2021 k-drama ‘Nevertheless’ is the first k-drama that’ll come to everyone’s mind when talking about erotic and steamy k-dramas. The k-drama stars Netflix’s ‘It girl’ and ‘My Name’ fame Han So Hee, ‘Love Alarm’ fame Song Kang, ‘Sisyphus: The Myth’ fame Chae Jeong Hyeop, and ‘My First Love’ fame Lee Yeol Eum. ‘Nevertheless’ focuses on the complicated aspects of the relationships, i.e., the situation-ships and the casual relationships. The story follows Yoo Na Bi, a sculpting major, and Park Jae Eon, an art major. Na Bi has been through some bad relationships, let it be her family or ex-boyfriend, while Park Jae Eon finds dating a waste of time but likes to flirt.
As the two meet, the two end up in a situation-ship. Based on the webtoon of the same name, Nevertheless received mixed reactions from the fans. ‘Nevertheless’ has a lot of steamy scenes between Na Bi and Jae Eon. Although the times they spent together led them through confrontation and they eventually changed their ways and made final decisions. ‘Nevertheless’ is a must-watch if you are stuck in a situation-ship and need tips on what not to do! While it also focuses on the side characters with some amazing development. ‘Nevertheless’ has ten episodes in total, with each episode having a runtime of 1 hour 10 minutes.
Where To Watch: Netflix
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The OCN k-drama ‘Mistress’ is another one of the erotic and steamy k-dramas on the list. ‘Mistress’ stars ‘Moon Embracing The Sun’ fame Han Ga In, ‘Hospital Playlist’ fame Shin Hyun Bin, ‘Big Forest’ fame Choi Hee Seo, and ‘I Order You’ fame Gy Jae Yi as the leading women of the show. The story follows the scandalous lives of a group of four girlfriends as they live their lives discovering things they never knew existed. Things start with Jan Se Yeon when she lost her husband in an accident and starts living on her own along with her daughter. Soon she starts receiving mysterious phone calls, and mysterious things start taking place around her.
Being an OCN K-drama, ‘Mistress’ is one of the fun, dark, and full of mystery k-dramas out there. The fans love the cinematography and the colors of the show, along with how the story turns out. The k-drama also has a lot of steamy scenes throughout the show as the mystery unfolds. However, some scenes do require a trigger warning in the context of the story. Despite everything, ‘Mistress’ is one of the underrated k-dramas in the thriller genre as well. ‘Mistress’ has 12 episodes in total, with each episode having a runtime of around 60 minutes.
Where To Watch: Rakuten Viki, K-drama
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The 2014 SBS k-drama ‘Temptation’ is another one on the list known for its strange storyline and steamy scenes. The k-drama stars ‘The Liar and His Lover’ fame Lee Jung Jin, ‘Woman with a Suitcase’ fame Choi Ji Woo, ‘Queen of Mystery’ fame Kwon Sang Woo, and ‘Love Affairs in the Afternoon’ fame Park Ha Sun. ‘Temptation’ follows Cheo Seok Hoon, a married man who receives a huge sum of money from a woman to repay the huge debt he owes. But things weren’t as simple as he thought they would be. As the woman in charge asks for total submission from him, things begin to go down in his relationship.
While the k-drama is one of the erotic and steamiest k-dramas out there, in terms of storyline, ‘Temptation’ has received extremely mixed reviews. As the viewers have said, either you are going to love the k-drama, or you are going to hate it. The whole idea can be based on ‘money vs morals’. While the storyline is complicated, the actors have done a great job portraying their roles. So if you are in the mood to try a different genre out, ‘Temptation’ can be your go-to option for a while. ‘Temptation’ has 20 episodes in total, with each having a runtime of 60 minutes.
Where To Watch: Rakuten Viki, SBS World
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4. The World of the Married
Another makjhang k-drama on the list, ‘The World of the Married’ is another k-drama that took the world of k-dramas by storm with some steamy scenes. The k-drama stars’ Precious Family’ fame Kim Hee Ah, ‘Nevertheless’ fame Han So Hee, and ‘Arthdal Chronicles Trilogy’ fame Park Hae Joon. The story follows Ji Sun Woo, a successful family doctor and associate director. She has everything, from a handsome husband and a kid whom she loves and an established career. But it turns out her life wasn’t as perfect as she thought it would be.
As Ji Sun Woo finds out that her husband was cheating on her, she decides to take revenge for the undeserving betrayal. The World of Married is the remake of the BBC One television series “Doctor Foster”. Let it be the story, the cinematography, or the steamy scenes, ‘The World of Married’ doesn’t disappoint. If in the mood for an emotional rollercoaster, ‘The World of Married’ is the perfect watch. The k-drama has 16 episodes in total, with each episode having a runtime of 1 hour 10 minutes.
Where To Watch: Netflix, iflix, WeTV
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5. Love (ft Marriage & Divorce) Trilogy
TV Chosun’s makjhang ‘Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce)’ is another k-drama on the list for the erotic and steamy k-drama. The makjhang k-drama stars Pan Sa Hun, Boo Hye Ryung, Shin Yoo Shin, Sa Pi Young, Lee Si Eun, Park Hae Ryung, and Song Won in the leading roles. Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) follows three women: a bubbly host Boo Hye Ryung who is in her thirties, a hard-working show producer Sa Pi Young who is in her forties, and a dedicated writer Lee Si Eun who is in her fifties. Happily married, the three women were leading a happy family life until one day, they weren’t.
As the chaos hits their peaceful and happy lives, the affairs, cheating, divorce, murders, and marriage starts raining. Having a total of three seasons, ‘Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce)’ tells fans one of the craziest stories with a lot of steamy scenes in between. The makjhang k-drama became a guilty pleasure binge-watch for a lot of k-drama viewers all over the world. If in the mood to rip your hair out with silly things, the makjhang k-drama is a must-watch. With three seasons, ‘Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce)’ has a total of 48 episodes, with each episode having a runtime of 1 hour 10 minutes.
Where To Watch: Netflix
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