Valentine’s Day is upon us; while some may celebrate it, or some may not, however, you may just want to binge watch some of the timeless romance Korean dramas.
Here are our top 4 picks for romance themed Korea dramas –
- GOBLIN (2016)
Gong Yoo as Goblin (Kim Shin)
Kim Go Eun as Ji Eun-tak (Goblin’s Bride)
Lee Dong Wook as Grim Reaper (Wang Yeo)
Yoo In Na as Sunny (Kim Sun)
Yook Sung Jae as Yoo Deok Hwa
‘Goblin‘ is a fantasy romance drama spanned around several centuries, showing an epic story of love, friendship, and forgiveness. The drama tells the tale of a goblin who seeks to end his cursed immortal life and needs a human bride to do so. The Goblin’s life then becomes intertwined with a grim reaper, who is unable to remember his past. But when the goblin finally finds his bride, he suddenly realizes he wants to live and be with her.
- MOON LOVERS: SCARLET HEART RYEO (2016)
Lee Joon Gi as Wang So
Lee Ji Eun (IU) as Go Ha Iin/Hae Soo
Kang Ha Neul as Wang Wook
Scarlet Heart Ryeo is inspired by the Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin by Tong Hua.
During the time of the total solar eclipse, Go Ha Jin a 21st-century woman, who was then 25 years old, is made traveled back to the Goryeo Dynasty period. She wakes up in the body of Hae Soo, a cousin of Prince Wang Wook’s Wife. The drama progresses to show how she initially falls in love with 8th Prince Wang Wook, who was her ill cousin’s husband. However, around the end, she realizes that she actually loves the 4rth Prince Wang So, who mostly hides his face behind a mask due to a scar which was considered inauspicious at the time.
- SOMETHING IN THE RAIN (2018)
Son Ye Jin as Yoon Jin Ah
Jung Hae In as Seo Joon Hee
‘Something In the Rain‘ shows the blooming relationship between Yoon Jin Ah and her best friend’s younger brother, Seo Joon Hee, who have known each other since childhood. Joon Hee returns to South Korea after completing his overseas assignment and reunites with Jin Ah. Both of them end up working in the same office building, and the love story picks up from there. Their feelings for each other grow through different daily encounters and their friendship slowly transforms into something more.
- ROMANCE IS A BONUS BOOK (2019)
Lee Na Young as Kang Dan I
Lee Jong Suk as Cha Eun Ho
‘Romance is a Bonus Book‘ runs around a freelance book designer Cha Eun Ho, whose publishing company is looking to hire. Eun Ho happens to cross paths with Kang Dan I, who was an advertising copywriter until she quit to be a stay-at-home-mother. Eun Ho later develops feelings for her. After Dan I’s much hardship, she tries her second chance at love with Eun Ho.
IMAGE COURTESY – tVN Drama, jtbc, SBS
Leave us a comment on which drama you may binge watch this weekend!