Must Watch Korean Series Available On Netflix!

Korean television shows, commonly called K-dramas, have garnered immense popularity worldwide thanks to their captivating storylines, talented casts, and unique cultural insights. With a diverse range of genres, from drama and romance to thriller and fantasy, Korean TV shows offer something for every viewer’s taste.

These shows showcase Korean entertainment’s rich storytelling and cinematography and provide a glimpse into Korean culture, traditions, and societal norms. Whether you’re a fan of heartwarming romances, thrilling mysteries, or thought-provoking dramas, Netflix’s selection of Korean TV shows will surely keep you entertained and immersed in the captivating world of K-dramas.

1. ‘Daily Dose of Sunshine’ (2023–Present)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%; IMDb: 8.3/10

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No. of seasons: 1

Daily Dose of Sunshine is a very popular South Korean series that is available on Netflix. The story revolves around a nurse named Jung Da-eun (Park Bo-young) in the Psychiatry Department at a hospital. She takes great care to ensure that her interactions with her patients are—you guessed it—doses of sunshine. Because Da-eun is suddenly transferred to this new (and much more difficult) part of the hospital, she faces many bumps in the road as she attempts to help her patients.

‘Daily Dose of Sunshine’ draws inspiration from the real-life experiences of Lee Ra-ha, a former nurse whose touching stories form the show’s heart. This series is directed by Jae-gyu Lee, known for ‘The Trio Stars,‘ and promises a blend of heart, humor, and human connection.

2. ‘The Good Bad Mother’ (2023–Present)

Rotten Tomatoes: 92% | IMDb: 8.2/10

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No. of seasons: 1

The Good Bad Mother is a 2023 South Korean television series starring Ra Mi-ran, Lee Do-hyun, Ahn Eun-jin, and Yoo In-soo. This uplifting drama highlights second chances with a dark start, but soon, their journey turns into an endearing tale of reconciliation. Choi Kang-ho, a hard-hearted lawyer portrayed by Lee Do-hyun, undergoes a transformative experience when an accident erases his memory and takes him back to the innocence of childhood. Struggling to care for himself, he returns to his hometown and reunites with his estranged mother, Jin Young-soon, played by Ra Mi-ran. 

3. ‘Under the Queen’s Umbrella’ (2022)

IMDb: 8.5/10

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No. of seasons: 1

If you are a GOT, Crown, or period drama fan, you will surely fall in love with ‘Under the Queen’s Umbrella‘. Set in a fictional era of the Joseon dynasty, this series delves into the unique educational approach aimed at refining mischievous princes who often stir up trouble within the royal family.

Queen Hwa-ryeong, played by Kim Hye-soo, is expected to embody grace and dignity as a royal figure. However, her sons prove to be spirited troublemakers. Faced with this challenge, the queen veers away from rigid protocols and takes on a personal mission to help her sons grow into deserving princes through education and personal experiences. With determination and unwavering support, she endeavors to impart the values and skills essential for their royal duties, all while balancing the complexities of motherhood and royal responsibilities.

4. All of Us Are Dead’ (2022–Present)

Rotten Tomatoes: 88% | IMDb: 7.5/10

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No. of seasons: 1

All of Us Are Dead is a Korean zombie horror series which is based on the webtoon Now at Our School by Joo Dong-geun. The narrative follows a group of high school students who are unexpectedly thrust into a chaotic situation during a virus outbreak. When a mishap results in a zombie virus spreading throughout their South Korean high school, the students find themselves isolated from the outside world by government authorities. Cut off and left to navigate the challenges on their own, the students are left to fend for themselves and be cut off from the outside world by the government.

5. The Uncanny Counter’ (2020–2023)

Rotten Tomatoes: 96% | IMDb: 8.0/10

No. of seasons: 2

Seeking a superhero-style adventure? Dive into The Uncanny Counter, a gripping tale following So Mun (Jo Byeong-gyu), a resilient young man facing a walking disability from a tragic childhood car accident that claimed his parents’ lives. Possessed by a spirit, So Mun gains the ability to vanquish escaped demons from the afterlife. Joining forces with the Counters—Mo-tak (Yoo Jun-sang), Ha-na (Kim Se-jeoung), and Mae-ok (Yeom Hye-ran)—they confront the escalating evil in their community. As So Mun delves deeper into his newfound powers, he unravels the unsettling truth behind his parents’ demise, involving a malevolent spirit.

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