There’s no doubt that Netflix continuously drops hit series – and particularly Korean dramas. Some have received global recognition such as Squid Game, All of Us Are Dead and The Silent Sea. We’ve decided to expand your horizons and offer you a list of 17 Korean drama series you can binge right now on Netflix. There is something for everyone on this list.

All of Us Are Dead (2022 – )

Cast: Park Solomon, In-soo Yoo, Lee Yoo-mi, Chan-Young Yoon

Synopsis: “A high school becomes ground zero for a zombie virus outbreak. Trapped students must fight their way out or turn into one of the rabid infected.”

Beyond Evil (2021 – )

Cast: Shin Ha-kyun, Yeo Jin-gu, Shin-rock Kim, Choi Dae-hoon

Synopsis: “The story of two fearless men who are willing to go through extreme lengths in their pursuit of a returning serial killer. To uncover the murderer’s identity, the two are forced to look deeper than what the evidence seems to suggest.”

Black (2017)

Cast: Song Seung-heon, Go Ara, Lee El, Jo Jae-yoon, Dong-jun Kim

Synopsis: “A man possessed by death. A woman who can see death. The earthly and the afterworld collide dangerously.”

Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (2021 – )

Cast: Lee Jin-Wook, Nara, Joon Lee, Gong Seung-Yeon, Jin-young Jung

Synopsis: “The story of a man-turned-immortal, Bulgasal, who wants revenge from a woman with a mysterious past and present, who he deems responsible for his immortality and miseries from the past 600 years, hoping to free himself from his curse.”

D.P. (2021 – )

Cast: Harrison Xu, Jung Hae-In, Sukku Son, James Tang, Kim Seong-gyoon

Synopsis: “A young private’s assignment to capture army deserters reveals the painful reality endured by each enlistee during his compulsory call of duty.”

Extracurricular (2020)

Cast: Kim Dong-Hee, Park Joo-Hyun, Da-bin Jung, Nam Yoon-Su, Min-su Choi

Synopsis: “A model high school student who’s steeped in a world of serious crime finds his double life upended when a classmate takes an interest in his secret.”

Hellbound (2021 – )

Cast: Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, Jeong Min Park, Jin-ah Won, Ik-joon Yang

Synopsis: “People hear predictions on when they will die. When that time comes, a death angel appears in front of them and kills them.”

Itaewon Class (2020)

Cast: Seo Jun Park, Kim Da-Mi, Yoo Jae-myung, Nara, Ahn Bo-Hyun

Synopsis: “An ex-con opens a street bar in Itaewon, while also seeking revenge on the family who was responsible for his father’s death.”

Kingdom (2019 – )

Cast: Ju Ji-Hoon, Bae Doona, Kim Sungkyu, Hye-jun Kim, Jun Suk-ho

Synopsis: “While strange rumors about their ill King grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land.”

Move to Heaven (2021 – )

Cast: Adam McArthur, Lee Jehoon, Olivia Castanho, Tang Joon-sang

Synopsis: “Working as trauma cleaners, both Gu-ru and Sang-gu uncover various stories of the deceased while experiencing different emotions and sentiments toward life, death and family.”

My Name (2021)

Cast: Hee-soon Park, Ahn Bo-Hyun, Han So-hee, Kim Sang-Ho, Hak-joo Lee

Synopsis: “The story about a woman who joins an organized crime ring and infiltrates the police as an undercover agent in order to find out the truth about her father’s death.”

Prison Playbook (2017-2018)

Cast: Park Hae-soo, Jung Kyung-ho, Krystal Jung, Kyoo-hyung Lee, Jeong Woong-in

Synopsis: “Baseball pitcher Kim Je-hyeok becomes a convict overnight after being sent to prison for defending his sister from a sexual assault, days before he was due to fly to the US to join the Boston Red Sox.”

Squid Game (2021 – )

Cast: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon, Hoyeon, Oh Yeong-su

Synopsis: “Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children’s games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits with deadly high stakes. A survival game that has a whopping 45.6 billion-won prize at stake.”

Stranger (2017 – )

Cast: Cho Seung-woo, Bae Doona, Lee Joon-hyuk, Jeon Bae-soo, Jae-woong Choi

Synopsis: “With the help of a gutsy female detective, a prosecutor who has almost lost the ability to feel emotions tackles a strange murder case amid political corruption.”

Sweet Home (2020 – )

Cast: Song Kang, Lee Jin-Wook, Lee Si-young, Lee Do-Hyun, Go Min-Si

Synopsis: “Hyun, a loner high school student who lost his entire family in a terrible accident, is forced to leave his home and has to face a new reality where monsters are trying to wipe out all of humanity. Now he must fight against all odds to try and race against the clock to save what is left of the human race before it’s too late.”

The Silent Sea (2021 – )

Cast: Bae Doona, Gong Yoo, Joon Lee, Kim Sun-young, Sung-Wook Lee

Synopsis: “During a perilous 24-hour mission on the moon, space explorers try to retrieve samples from an abandoned research facility steeped in classified secrets.”

Vincenzo (2021 – )

Cast: Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-bin, Taecyeon, Kwak Dong-yeon, Kim Yoon-hye

Synopsis: “During a visit to his motherland, a Korean-Italian mafia lawyer gives an unrivaled conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with a side of justice.”


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