Hey Kdrama lovers, if you are curious to find out most watched Kdramas ever, then here you are.
Korean dramas have become quite popular now & many have started watching dramas as most of them are now available on Netflix & Viki.
But why Korean dramas are popular & addicting? The reasons are – interesting plot, best romance, comedy & different culture. They successfully create an emotional connection with the viewers.
The maximum number of the dramas are of 16 episodes with a runtime of about an hour per episode. So, you can binge-watch & enjoy the dramas.
Most Watched Korean Dramas
If you are addicted to Kdramas & want to watch more & more but are confused about which drama to watch now, don’t worry. Watch these Kdramas that are popular & seen by most of the people.
Let’s see which are the most watched Kdramas until now. This list is based on the Most Popular Shows list that is available on the MyDramaList website.
Goblin (a.k.a. Guardian: The Lonely and Great God) is one of the most popular & recommend Kdrama. It is a perfect mixture of romance, suspense & comedy. The bromance between the Goblin & the Grim Reaper is what you will love to watch.
Kim Shin (Goblin) is framed as a traitor and killed by the young king. Years after his death, he is cursed to stay immortal forever. He meets Ji Eun-Tak who claims to be his bride. The story revolves around four main characters.
2. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
SWDBS is a romantic comedy drama that includes some bromance. Starring cute Park Bo Young & Park Hyung Shik, this drama is a perfect watch.
Do Bong Soon is an unemployed but strong woman. She is offered a job as a bodyguard by Ahn Min Hyuk, the handsome and somewhat childish CEO of Ainsoft. There is a serial killer too.
- Park Bo Young as Do Bong Soon
- Park Hyung Shik as Ahn Min Hyuk
- Ji Soo as In Gook Doo
No. Of Episodes – 16
3. Descendants of the Sun
This drama is a love story between a surgeon and a special forces officer. Military based drama with a lot of action & romance is a perfect blend.
Kang Mo Yeon is a pretty woman who works as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Her life is changed forever when she meets Yoo Shi Jin who is the captain and team leader of Alpha Team who is ready to help anybody & protect them in need & ready to protect his country as well.
- Song Joong Ki as Yoo Shi Jin
- Song Hye Kyo as Kang Mo Yeon
- Jin Goo as Seo Dae Yeong
- Kim Ji Won as Yoon Myung Ju
No. Of Episodes – 16
4. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo
A coming-of-age romantic comedy drama about a group of college athletes who are fighting for their dreams, experiencing, and finding love in the process.
Kim Bok Joo is a 20-year-old weightlifter, who has known nothing but lifting barbells for her entire life, has her heart overwhelmed when she meets her first love. This drama follows the story of Kim Bok Joo.
5. W – Two Worlds
As the name says, there are two worlds – the real & a webtoon. W is a fantasy thriller drama filled with a murder mystery, action, suspense & romance.
Yeon Joo, who starts to read a webtoon ‘W’ written by her father is pulled into the webtoon world of W, saves Kang Cheol, and becomes entangled in a murder mystery.
- Han Hyo Joo as Oh Yeon Joo
- Lee Jong Suk as Kang Cheol
- Kim Eui Sung as Oh Sung Moo
No. Of Episodes – 16
6. Boys Over Flowers
Boys Over Flowers is a classic & popular drama starring Lee Min Ho & is adapted in many other languages. In this drama, you will get to see friendship, romance & comedy.
Jan Di, a poor girl attends Shin Hwa High. There she is bullied by the leader of F4 (the four richest and most gorgeous boys), Joon Pyo. Joon Pyo becomes interested in Jan Di. But, Jan Di has a crush on Joon Pyo’s best friend, Yoon Ji Hoo.
- Lee Min Ho as Goo Joon Pyo
- Gu Hye Seon as Geum Jan Di
- Kim Hyun Joong as Yoon Ji Hoo
- Kim Bum as So Yi Jung
- Kim Joon as Song Woo Bin
No. Of Episodes – 25
7. The Heirs
The Heirs is a popular Kdrama starring Lee Min Ho again with an awesome plot that keeps you excited after each episode. It will make you love, laugh & cry.
Kim Tan is the heir to Empire Group who is in the U.S. He meets Cha Eun Sang who is searching for her older sister. He feels himself falling for her. They reunite at an exclusive high school attended by Korea’s über rich.
- Lee Min Ho as Kim Tan
- Park Shin Hye as Cha Eun Sang
- Kim Woo Bin as Choi Yeong Do
No. Of Episodes – 20
8. My Love From The Star
A romantic drama starring Kim Soo Hyun, who is an alien. While staying on earth, he gradually changes his views on humans.
Do Min Joon is an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago. He has different abilities & a cute appearance. When he discovers that he has three months left on earth, he meets Cheon Song Yi, the biggest Hallyu star in South Korea.
- Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon
- Jun Ji Hyun as Cheon Song Yi
- Park Hae Jin as Lee Hee Kyung
- Yoo In Na as Yoo Se Mi
No. Of Episodes – 21
9. What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim
A rom-com drama that follows the romantic relationship between a vice-president & his secretary. You will love to the characters’ lovely relationship.
Young Joon is the vice-president of a large company. He is intelligent, rich, and handsome, but he is arrogant. His secretary Kim Mi So has worked for him for years and she is perfect for him but decides to quit her job.
No. Of Episodes – 16
A romantic drama with comedy & suspense to watch. It is about three people who dream about others & try to save each other.
Jae Chan, a prosecutor, decides to interfere in the course of events and ends up saving the lives of Hong Joo and Woo Tak. When Jae Chan, Hong Joo, and Woo Tak start having dreams about one another, they realize that their lives are now somehow connected.
- Bae Suzy as Nam Hong Ju
- Lee Jong Suk as Jung Jae Chan
- Jung Hae In as Han Woo Tak
- Lee Sang Yeob as Lee Yu Beom
No. Of Episodes – 32
So, these were the 10 most watched Kdramas of all time that is recommended to watch if you are a Kdrama lover. These dramas are packed with all the elements including action, romance, thriller, suspense & comedy.
You can watch most of them on Netflix, Viki & YouTube. Otherwise, you can also watch them on free streaming sites. If haven’t started watching dramas, watch one of these & you will get addicted to Kdramas.
Keep watching dramas !!