Top 17 Best OCN Korean Dramas To Watch (Till 2021)

Everyone is aware of the addicting nature of Kdramas. Once you start watching them, you can’t leave them. You can watch most of them on Netflix & Viki or all of them on free streaming sites.

In South Korea, these dramas are aired on TV channels. Some of the well-known channels that air Korean dramas are tvN, OCN, jTBC, KBS, MBC, SBS, etc. These channels show various dramas in a specific period.

In this article, you will get to know some of the popular kdramas aired on OCN till 2021 beginning. OCN is known for its thriller dramas & dramatic cinema which combines film and drama formats.

Best OCN Korean Dramas

OCN (originally an initialism of the Orion Cinema Network) is a South Korean nationwide pay television network owned by the E&M Division of CJ ENM.

best ocn dramas

OCN has known for its popular thriller Korean dramas that have received one of the highest viewership ratings ever. If you are looking for some of the best dramas aired on OCN, read this article.

1. Life On Mars

One day, while investigating a case, Tae Joo has an accident. When he wakes up, he finds himself in the winter of 1988. He is now a detective appointed to work at a police station in a small city. To get back to the present day, he tries to solve the case.

life on mars

Cast –

  • Jung Kyung Ho as Han Tae Joo
  • Park Sung Woong as Kang Dong Cheol
  • Go Ah Sung as Yoon Na Yeong
  • Oh Dae Hwan as Lee Yong Gi
  • Noh Jong Hyun as Jo Nam Shik

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Free Streaming Sites

2. Class Of Lies

A lawyer with a high winning rate falls from grace due to a murder case. He becomes a temporary teacher at the high school that is tied to that case to regain his honor. He begins to witness the crimes that take place & tries to protect victims from their peers.

class of lies

Cast –

  • Yoon Kyun Sang as Gi Moo Hyuk
  • Geum Sae Rok as Ha So Hyun
  • Lee Jun Young as Yoo Beom Jin
  • Choi Yoo Hwa as Cha Hyun Jung

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Viki

3. Tunnel

In 1986, Park Kwang Ho works as a detective. While working he passes through a tunnel that acts as a time portal, which transports him to present-day Seoul. He meets a new partner Kim Sun Jae. They try to find out the serial killer to return.

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tunnel

Cast –

  • Choi Jin Hyuk as Park Kwang Ho
  • Yoon Hyun Min as Kim Seon Jae
  • Lee Yoo Young as Shin Jae Yi

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

4. Squad 38

Baek Sung Il, who works in the tax division finds that Jin Seok, a businessman owes the country an estimated $50 million in back taxes. He is unable to get back the tax from him and accepts the help of professional scammer Yang Jung Do to beat Jin Seok at his own game.

squad 38

Cast –

  • Ma Dong Seok as Baek Sung Il
  • Seo In Guk as Yang Jung Do
  • Choi Soo Young as Cheon Seong Hee
  • Song Ok Sook as No Bang Shil

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Free Streaming Sites

5. Save Me

Sang Mi and her family move to Muji-gun. There she meets four young men. Later, Sang Mi and her family are approached by the Spiritual Father of Goosunwon who offers to help them. However, they get caught into the pseudo-religious cult and the four young men try to save her.

Save Me

Cast –

  • Seo Ye Ji as Im Sang Mi
  • Ok Taec Yeon as Han Sang Hwan
  • Woo Do Hwan as Seok Dong Chul
  • Jo Sung Ha as Baek Jung Ki

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

6. Duel

Jang Deuk Cheon is a detective cop whose daughter gets kidnapped. He begins his investigation to find his daughter before it is too late. He starts to hunt down the suspect using the one clue he has: Two men with the same face were at the crime scene.

duel kdrama

Cast –

  • Jung Jae Young as Jang Deuk Cheon
  • Kim Jung Eun as Choi Jo Hye
  • Yang Se Jong as Lee Sung Joon
  • Seo Eun Soo as Ryoo Mi Rae

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Free Streaming Sites

7. Voice

Detective Moo Jin Hyuk after his wife’s death, works with professional voice profiler Kwon Joo, whose father is killed, to solve a different crime, chasing for the serial killer who is responsible for the deaths of their family members.

voice

Cast –

  • Jang Hyuk as Moo Jin Hyeok
  • Lee Ha Na as Kang Kwon Joo
  • Baek Sung Hyun as Shim Dae Shik
  • Son Eun Seo as Park Eun Soo

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

8. Strangers From Hell

Jong Woo moves from the countryside to Seoul after his friend, Jae Ho, offers him a job. While looking for a place to live, he comes across a cheap hostel. He decides to live there for 6 months. But strange things start to happen with him.

Read Strangers From Hell Review

strangers from hell

Cast –

  • Im Shi Wan as Yoon Jong Woo
  • Lee Dong Wook as Seo Moon Jo
  • Lee Jung Eun as Eom Bok Soon
  • Ahn Eun Jin as Seo Jung Hwa

No. Of Episodes – 10

Watch On – Netflix

9. The Player

A swindler, a fighter, an elite hacker, and a talented driver create an elite team to solve crimes in partnership with a righteous prosecutor. Together, they confiscate black money and make sure that those who earn money through crimes will be arrested.

player kdrama

Cast –

  • Song Seung Heon as Kang Ha Ri
  • Krystal as Cha Ah Ryung
  • Lee Si Eon as Im Byung Min
  • Tae Won Seok as Do Jin Woong

No. Of Episodes – 14

Watch On – Viki

10. The Guest

Yoon Hwa Pyung is a psychic born to a shaman family. Choi Yoon is a catholic priest known for exorcisms & Kang Kil Young is a detective. They meet each other and try to fight against crimes caused by mysterious powers.

the guest

Cast –

  • Kim Dong Wook as Yoon Hwa Pyung
  • Kim Jae Wook as Choi Yoon/Matthew
  • Jung Eun Chae as Kang Gil Young

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Free Streaming Sites

11. Train

Seo Do Won is a detective who tries to save Seo Kyung. There are two different worlds in this drama. Do Won travels to the other world through a mysterious train that shows up in the abandoned station to track the serial killer with the help of the other Seo Kyung.

train

Cast –

  • Yoon Shi Yoon as Seo Do Won
  • Kyung Soo Jin as Han Seo Kyung
  • Shin So Yool as Lee Jung Min

No. Of Episodes – 12

Watch On – Viki

13. Bad Guys

To stop violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. He gathers his team members: Park Woong Cheol who is a gangster, Jung Tae Soo who is a contract killer, and Lee Jung Moon who is the youngest serial killer.

bad guys kdrama

Cast –

  • Kim Sang Joong as Oh Goo Tak
  • Park Hae Jin as Lee Jung Moon
  • Jo Dong Hyuk as Jung Tae Soo
  • Ma Dong Seok as Park Woong Cheol

No. Of Episodes – 11

Watch On – Netflix

14. The Uncanny Counter

The drama tells the story of demon hunters called Counters who come to earth under the guise of being employees at a noodle restaurant to capture evil spirits that have returned to earth in pursuit of eternal life.

The Uncanny Counter

Cast –

  • Cho Byeong Kyu as So Moon
  • Yoo Joon Sang as Go Mo Tak
  • Kim Se Jeong as Do Ha Na
  • Yeom Hye Ran as Chu Mae Ok
  • Ahn Suk Hwan as Choi Jang Mool

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

15. Watcher

15 years ago a horrific murder is committed changing the lives of Do Chi Kwang, a senior detective, Han Tae Joo, a former prosecutor, and Kim Young Goon, a policeman. They become members of an internal affairs investigation team to uncover the truth.

watcher kdrama

Cast –

  • Seo Kang Joon as Kim Young Goon
  • Han Seok Kyu as Do Chi Kwang
  • Kim Hyun Joo as Han Tae Joo
  • Park Joo Hee as Jo Soo Yeon

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Viki

16. Missing Noir M

Su Hyeon returns to Korea after working in the FBI for 10 years. He now works as the leader of the Special Missing Persons Unit. Detective Dae Young who has worked for 20 years joins the unit. They get together to catch criminals.

missing noir m

Cast –

  • Kim Kang Woo as Gil Soo Hyeon
  • Park Hee Soon as Oh Dae Young
  • Jo Bo Ah as Jin Seo Jun
  • Kim Gyu Chul as Park Jeong Do

No. Of Episodes – 10

Watch On – Free Streaming Sites

17. Tell Me What You Saw

Hyun Jae used to be a top criminal profiler. He gets vanished after his fiance’s death. Meanwhile, Soo Young is a police officer in the countryside. She is selected as a rookie detective who will partner with Hyun Jae informally. Together they work to solve cases.

tell me what you saw

Cast –

  • Jang Hyuk as Oh Hyun Jae
  • Choi Soo Young as Cha Soo Young
  • Jin Seo Yun as Hwang Hwa Young

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Viki


Wrapping Up

These were the 17 dramas aired on the channel OCN till the beginning of 2021. Looking at the list, it is true that OCN has given some of the best dramas that are thrillers to watch.

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