10 Best Fantasy Romance Kdramas To Escape Reality

Sometimes all we want is to escape reality for a while and there’s no better way to do it than finding a binge-worthy show with a fantasy world, characters, etc.

If you want to immerse yourself in a beautiful imaginary world of Korean drama, here are the 10 best fantasy romance Korean dramas to binge-watch.

1. The King Eternal Monarch

Set in two parallel worlds, the story follows an emperor of the kingdom of Korea who often leaves the palace grounds to wander around either to tend to his curious mind or to escape the palace life.

The King Eternal Monarch drama

During one of his escapades, he sees himself propelled into a parallel world where he meets a police officer with whom he teams up not just to defeat the criminals but also to close the door between their two worlds.

2. Extraordinary You

The drama revolves around a high school student at a prestigious academy. One day, she discovers that the world she lives in is a fantasy world of comics. Not satisfied with her fate she decides to forge her destiny by changing the story’s plot and finding her true love.

Extraordinary You drama

Her hopes of freeing herself from the writer’s control become stronger than before when she unexpectedly meets nameless student number 13. But as the events around her and number 13 gradually start to have parallels with the writer’s previous work, changing her destiny could have a price to pay.

3. Hotel Del Luna

The story centers on the beautiful but ill-tempered CEO of Hotel del luna who is cursed to manage the peculiar establishment due to a terrible sin she can’t remember. The only way to free herself is to find someone who’s committed a crime far worse than hers.

Hotel del luna drama

However, things take an interesting turn when a new general manager shows up, a follower of rules and regulations. He’s a perfectionist to the extreme but that may be exactly what this odd establishment and its cursed CEO needs.

4. The Uncanny Counter

This supernatural drama centers on a disabled high school boy who is enlisted to be part of the counters – a group of paranormal hunters who search for and fight against evil spirits that escape from the afterlife.

The Uncanny Counter drama

He joins the counters after being possessed by the spirit due to his strong sense of justice, responsibility, and desire to protect those dear to him. Along the way, his parents’ death and the stories of other characters are interwoven.

5. My Love From The Star

The drama tells the story of an alien who landed on earth in the Joseon period but misses his trip back to his home planet after saving a young girl. Four centuries later he meets a prominent actress with an outgoing and strong personality.

My Love from the star drama

He gets entangled in her messy unpredictable life, but eventually, falls in love. The drama stars two of the most famous actors in Korea. It’s also hilariously entertaining and addicting to watch

6. Legend Of The Blue Sea

This drama tells the love story of a con artist and a mermaid, who travels across the ocean to find him. When a mermaid comes to the city she comes across a man who looks exactly like the nobleman who was her first and only love from the Joseon era.

Legend of the blue sea drama

With having nowhere to live in the city, she stays with him. Though initially, he is only interested in her jade bracelet that is worth six million dollars, he eventually reciprocates her love for him.

7. Angel’s Last Mission

This drama revolves around a talented and successful ballerina who suffers a devastating accident that leaves her blind. She is bitter and abusive towards her staff including her loyal secretary and butler.

Angels last mission love drama

On the other hand, to return to heaven, an optimistic and carefree angel has been given the seemingly impossible mission of finding true love for her but ends up falling for her himself.

8. Goblin

The fantasy drama tells the story of a decorated military general from the Goryeo dynasty who becomes an immortal Goblin after being cursed by the almighty to stay immortal forever as punishment.

Goblin Korean drama

The only way to put an end to his immortality is the Goblin’s bride whose aid in pulling out the sword will end his painful eternal life. Later, he meets a girl who tends to be his bride.

9. W: Two Worlds

This fantasy drama tells the story of an alternate universe inside a webtoon. Its main character is an owner of a broadcasting channel and an Olympic gold medalist in the shooting. In his youth, his family was murdered by an elusive murderer yet he was immediately suspected to be the killer.

W two worlds drama

After being proven innocent, he seeks vengeance on the murderer through his broadcasting channel. His life takes another turn when he is stabbed on the rooftop of his penthouse and meets a surgical resident who is pulled into the webtoon world and saves his life.

10. Strong Girl Bong Soon

The story centers on a young woman born with superhuman strength who tries to use her powers for good. Her strength is hereditary and passed along only to the women in her family.

Strong woman do bong soon drama

With the help and training from the young CEO of a gaming company who hired her to be his bodyguard, she manages to control her strength. As they go through comical and dangerous situations together, they find their relationship growing into something more.

Fantasy dramas are the best when it comes to escaping reality. These dramas can be watched on Netflix & Viki. So, get ready with your popcorn & start binge-watching!

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Hi, I am Andrea from Phillipines. I love watching Kdramas on weekends. My favorite drama is Goblin which I recommend everyone to watch.