If you’ve run through this list of Korean dramas and are in need of reinforcements, here’s a round-up of shows that were released in recent months on Netflix.
‘Record of Youth’
This South Korean series focuses on three young fashionistas and their desire to chase their dreams. Sa Hye-jun is a model who dreams of becoming a famous actor. Jeong-ha is a makeup artist who wants to open a salon and Won Hae-hyo is a model turned actor. Together, they must fight to make a place for themselves in a biased world.
Creator: Studio Dragon
Starring: Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byron Woo-seok
This is one for lovers of rom-coms. It’s about Gi Sun-gyeom, a former sprinter focused on his career. However, he veers off this path in order to work towards becoming a sports agent. His life changes when he meets Oh Mi-joo, a film translator.
Creator: Lee Jae-hoon
Starring: Yim Si-wan, Shin Sae-kyeong, Choi Soo-young
Shining the spotlight on South Korea’s startup scene, the show focuses on Seo Dal Mi, a girl dreams of becoming Korea’s version of Steve Jobs. Along with a group of people, she tries hard to make this dream come true.
Creator: Oh Choong-Hwan
Starring: Bae Suzy, Nam Joo-hyuk, Kim Seon-ho
‘Dodo Sol Sol LaLa Sol’
This heartwarming show is about a pianist whose world comes crashing down one day, leading her to move to a village. She arrives at a piano academy in this village where she soon begins to find hope, happiness and above all, love.
Creator: KBS Production Plan
Starring: Go A-ra, Lee Jae-wook, Kim Ju-hun
This suspenseful drama (pictured above) revolves around a bunch of swindlers who discover a piece of top-secret information that could threaten national security. Being the expert con artists they are, they decide to use their skills to expose a greedy corporation.
Creator: JTBC Studios Production Plan
Starring: Seohyun, Ko Kyung-pyo, Kim Hyo-jin