16 Best Korean Dramas Of 2019 You Should Be Watching

The year 2019 has given some of the best kdramas to us. The drama Crash landing on you which is responsible for making Korean dramas all over the world started in 2019.

If you are new to Kdramas, here is a warning: you will get addicted. Yes! Kdramas are addicting & once you start to watch them, it gets hard to stop watching them.

The reasons for Kdrama addiction are – interesting storyline, heart-touching romance, different culture & a lot of comedic moments. They successfully create an emotional connection with the viewers.

Korean Dramas Of 2019

If you are looking to binge-watch some kdramas, 2019 has given us a lot of good dramas. Here are 16 of them you can watch to take a break from your daily life.

Korean Dramas Of 2019

This list includes Korean dramas that have been watched by maximum viewers and have high ratings on IMDB & other sites. Most of them are available to watch on Netflix & Viki.

1. Crash Landing On You

Se Ri goes for a paragliding ride but tornado blows her off course, leading her to crash land in North Korea, where she meets an army officer, who agrees to help her return to South Korea. Over time, they fall in love, despite the divide and dispute between their respective countries.

crash landing on you

Cast –

  • Hyun Bin as Ri Jung Hyuk
  • Son Ye Jin as Yoon Se Ri/Sam Suk
  • Seo Ji Hye as Seo Dan
  • Kim Jung Hyun as Goo Seung Jun

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

2. Beautiful World

Moo Jin and In Ha are a married couple. Their son gets into an accident, causing him to become brain dead. Filled with great guilt and rage because of the accident, they investigate to find out what happened to cause the accident.

beautiful world

Cast –

  • Park Hee Soon as Park Moo Jin
  • Choo Ja Hyun as Kang In Ha
  • Oh Man Suk as Oh Jin Pyo
  • Cho Yeo Jung as Seo Eun Joo

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

3. Hotel Del Luna

hotel del luna

Hotel del Luna is the eponymous hotel located in the middle of Seoul, which caters only to ghosts; the beautiful but ill-tempered CEO, Jang Man Wol is cursed to manage the hotel due to a terrible crime she committed, but cannot remember.

Cast –

  • IU as Jang Man Wol
  • Yeo Jin Goo as Goo Chan Sung
  • Bae Hae Seon as Choi Seo Hee
  • Shin Jung Keun as Kim Sun Bi

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

4. When The Camellia Blooms

Dong Baek is a single mother who opens a bar named Camellia. Six years later, she meets Yong Sik, who declares his love for her. Meanwhile, a serial killer sets out to claim Dong Baek as his next victim, and Yong Sik protects her fiercely.

When The Camellia Blooms

Cast –

  • Gong Hyo Jin as Oh Dong Baek
  • Kang Ha Neul as Hwang Yong Shik
  • Kim Ji Suk as Kang Jong Ryul

No. Of Episodes – 20

Watch On – Netflix

5. Vagabond

Dal Gun is a stuntman whose nephew dies in a plane crash. He comes to know that there is a huge scandal involving the government behind the plane crash & sets off to reveal the truth along with a NIS agent Hae Ri.

Read Vagabond Review

Vagabond

Cast –

  • Lee Seung Gi as Cha Dal Gun
  • Bae Suzy as Go Hae Ri
  • Shin Sung Rok as Gi Tae Ung

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

6. The Fiery Priest

A catholic priest Kim Hae Il, a detective Koo Dae Young & a prosecutor Park Kyung Sun team up and work together to solve a murder case involving a senior Catholic priest. They also go against the officials to wipe out the corruption.

Read The Fiery Priest Review

the fiery priest

Cast –

  • Kim Nam Gil as Kim Hae Il
  • Kim Sung Kyun as Koo Dae Young
  • Lee Ha Nee as Park Kyung Sun
  • Ko Jun as Hwang Cheol Bum
  • Geum Sae Rok as Seo Seung Ah

No. Of Episodes – 20

Watch On – Netflix, Viki, YouTube

7. 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

8. Hot Stove League

The drama focuses on a baseball team that is at the bottom & preparing for an extraordinary season upon the arrival of their new general manager, and each episode will focus on a problem they have as they prepare to become a stronger team.

hot stove league

Cast –

  • Namgoong Min as Baek Seung Soo
  • Park Eun Bin as Lee Se Young
  • Cho Byeong Kyu as Han Jae Hee
  • Oh Jung Se as Kwon Gyung Min

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki, YouTube

9. Kingdom

Set in the Joseon period, the deceased king rises and a mysterious plague begins to spread; the prince must face a new breed of enemies to unveil the evil scheme and save his people. It has season 2 as well.

Read Kingdom Review

kingdom

Cast –

  • Joo Ji Hoon as Lee Chang
  • Ryu Seung Ryong as Jo Hak Joo
  • Bae Doo Na as Seo Bi
  • Kim Sung Gyu as Young Shin

No. Of Episodes – 6

Watch On – Netflix

10. Doctor John

This is medical drama that talks about two talented doctors Cha Yo Han & Kanh Shi Young who are anesthesiologists, who work to diagnoses patients with mysterious pain others cannot help, while moving on from their pasts.

doctor john

Cast –

  • Ji Sung as Cha Yo Han
  • Lee Se Young as Kang Shi Young
  • Lee Kyu Hyung as Son Suk Gi
  • Hwang Hee as Lee Yoo Joon

No. Of Episodes – 32

Watch On – Netflix, Viki, YouTube

11. Extraordinary You

The drama tells the story of a high-school girl named Eun Dan Oh who realizes that she is just a supporting character inside a romance manga named “Secret”. She tries to change the fixed story for her love and life.

extraordinary you

Cast –

  • Kim Hye Yoon as Eun Dan Oh
  • Ro Woon as Ha Ru
  • Lee Jae Wook as Baek Gyung
  • Lee Na Eun as Yeo Joo Da
  • Jung Gun Joo as Lee Do Hwa

No. Of Episodes – 32

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

12. He Is Psychometric

Lee An has a special psychometry ability. Whenever he touches someone, he can read that person’s memory. Using his ability, he wants to take out evil people in the world. Jae In is a girl with a scar in her mind. They happen to meet and struggle to solve cases.

he is psychometric

Cast –

  • Park Jin Young as Lee Ahn
  • Shin Ye Eun as Yoon Jae In
  • Kim Kwon as Kang Sung Mo
  • Kim Da Som as Eun Ji Soo

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

13. Designated Survivor: 60 Days

Moo Jin is the Minister of Environment. One day, the cabinet is gathered in the Assembly. A terror attack kills many government officials but he is left alive & must sit as the acting president for 60 days. He chases after the person or group responsible for the attack.

designated survivor 60 days

Cast –

  • Ji Jin Hee as Park Moo Jin
  • Son Seok Koo as Cha Young Jin
  • Kang Han Na as Han Na Kyung
  • Heo Joon Ho as Han Joo Seung
  • Lee Joon Hyuk as Oh Young Seok

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix

14. Angel’s Last Mission: Love

A talented ballerina suffers a devastating accident that leaves her blind. Dan is an optimistic, carefree angel who is always getting into trouble. To return to heaven he is given the seemingly impossible mission of finding true love for her but ends up falling for her himself.

Angel's Last Mission: Love

Cast –

  • Kim Myung Soo as Kim Dan / Yoo Sung Woo
  • Shin Hye Sun as Lee Yeon Seo / Choi Sul Hee
  • Lee Dong Gun as Ji Kang Woo
  • Kim Bo Mi as Geum Ni Na

No. Of Episodes – 32

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

15. Be Melodramatic

Three 30-year-old best friends, Jin Joo, Eun Jung and Han Joo each pursue different paths in both career and love. Despite life’s difficulties, the three friends can always return home at the end of the day and support each other.

be Melodramatic

Cast –

  • Chun Woo Hee as Im Jin Joo
  • Jeon Yeo Bin as Lee Eun Jung
  • Han Ji Eun as Hwang Han Joo
  • Ahn Jae Hong as Son Beom Soo
  • Gong Myung as Choo Jae Hoon

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix, Viki

16. Romance is a Bonus Book

Dan Yi is a copywriter trying to find a job. Finally, she gets a job at a publishing company by lying about her background. Eun Ho is the chief editor at that publishing company. As they become involved in each other’s life more than often, a love story begins to unfold.

romance is a bonus book

Cast –

  • Lee Na Young as Kang Dan Yi
  • Lee Jong Suk as Cha Eun Ho
  • Jung Yoo Jin as Song Hae Rin
  • Wi Ha Joon as Ji Seo Joon

No. Of Episodes – 16

Watch On – Netflix


Wrapping Up

These were the best Kdramas of 2019 you can watch to relieve yourself from stress. You can pick any of them, whatever genre – thriller, romance, suspense, fantasy, all are included in this list.

All of them are available on Netflix & Viki. But some dramas are not available on Viki & if you don’t have a Netflix subscription, you can watch all the dramas on free streaming sites.

Keep watching dramas!!


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