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- 5/10 – Good but didn’t really like it/no interest in finishing
- 6/10 – Liked it but had a lot to criticise/interested in finishing but haven’t
- 7/10 – Liked it
- 8/10 – Really good. Would watch again. Recommended
- 9/10 – Loved it. Highly recommended
- 10/10 – Amazing!! Must watch
- My ratings take into account how good it is, how much I love the characters, my feels, if I want to watch it again
- nR – Not romance
- hist – Historical, usually Joseon period (1392-1897)
- vibe: VL/L/N/H/VH – ‘Comedy’-‘Melodrama’ scale. eg. average drama=H, rom/com=L
- unfin – Unfinished, stopped watching and will never finish it
20 Years Old (2014) VL 7/10 Idol Lee Gi-kwang (Beast). 4 eps
38 Task Force (2016) H 6/10 Tax collection asks a swindler for help. nR
Angel Eyes (2014) H 5/10 Childhood love. Was blind, now she can see
Angry Mom (2015) VH 9/10 Daughter is bullied. Mum goes undercover as student
Another Oh Hae Young (2016) L 5?/10 Ex is about to marry. He stops it. Oops, not the ex.
Bachelor’s Vegetable Store (2012) N 5/10 Childhood love. Ji Chang-wook
Bad Guys (2014) VH 5/10 Convict team to catch criminals. Park Hae-jin. nR
Because It’s My First Life (2017) L 8/10 House-poor man needs housemate
Because It’s The First Time (2015) VL 8/10 Friends post-high school. Minho (SHINee) 8eps
Big (2012) L 3/10 Boy swaps bodies with teacher’s fiancée. Shin Won-ho
Blade Man (2014) H 5/10 Literally, when emotional. Shin Se-kyung
Blood (2015) H 7/10 Ahn Jae-hyun as a vampire doctor. ep.18
Boys Over Flowers (2009) H 3/10 Chaebol school boy Lee Min-ho with poor girl. unfin.
Bridal Mask (2012) VH 9/10 1930’s Japanese oppression era. Vigilante Joo Won
Bride of the Century (2014) H 7/10 Poor female has a doppelganger. Chaebol Lee Hong-ki
Brilliant Legacy (2009) L 8/10 Rich grandma takes in female lead as heir instead of Seung-gi
Cantabile Tomorrow (2014) VL 5/10 Piano university students ep.5
Cheese in the Trap (2016) H 8/10 University. Myterious sunbae
Chicago Typewriter (2017) H 8/10 1930’s rebels reunite in 2017
City Hunter (2011) H 8/10 Lee Min-ho. Vengeful vigilante
Coffee Prince (2007) H 5/10 Yoon Eun-hye cross-dress to work in coffee shop. unfin.
Criminal Minds (2017) VH 6/10 Based off the American detective show.
Cross (2018) VH 7/10 Doctor who wants revenge on those who killed his father
Cruel Love (2007) VH 4/10 Love triangle. Current man vs. married first love. unfin.
Cunning Single Lady (2014) L 8/10 Ex-husband is now rich. Joo Sang-wook, L (Infinite)
Descendants of the Sun (2016) L-VH 8/10 Soldier Song Joong-ki & a doctor, post-war
Divorce Lawyer in Love (2015) L 6/10 Ambitious lawyer. Job switch. Petty revenge. ep.11
Doctors (2016) H 8/10 Delinquent meets her mentor again after 13 years as doctors
Doctor Stranger (2014) H 9/10 Lee Jong-suk as genius heart surgeon returns from N. Korea
Dream High (2011) L 4/10 Idol music school. Kim Soo-hyun, Suzy, Taecyeon. unfin. ep.11?
Emergency Couple (2014) L 8/10 Ex’s Song Ji-hyo & Choi Jin-hyuk meet as doctor interns
Empress Ki (2013) VH 6/10 hist. Empress of Yuan(China). Real lady. Ji Chang-wook. 51eps. ep.19
Entertainer (2016) L 5/10 Ji Sung makes a new boy band starring Minhyuk (CNBLUE). ep.4
Ex-Girlfriend Club (2015) L 8/10 Comic about his ex’s to be made into movie by Song Ji-hyo
Faith (2012) H 4/10 hist. Female doctor time travels into the past. Lee Min-ho ep.15
Falling for Innocence (2015) H 5?/10 Vengeful chaebol with heart condition. ep.3
Fight for My Way (2017) L 6/10 Childhood friends following their dreams
Flower Boys Next Door (2013) L 4/10 Recluse Park Shin-hye
Goblin (2016) H 7/10 Immortal goblins can only die by finding a bride
Good Doctor (2013) H 8/10 Joo Won as an autistic doctor
Goodbye, Mr. Black (2016) H 5?/10 Betrayed man returns with fake wife for revenge. ep.3
Goong (2006) H 8/10 Arranged marriage with crown prince in high school
Gu Family Book (2013) H 5/10 hist. Lee Seung-gi trying to become human. Suzy. ep.12
Healer (2014) H 10/10 Ji Chang-wook as a mercenary
Heartstrings (2011) N 5/10 Arts university. Music. Jung Yong-hwa, Park Shin-hye
Hi! School – Love On (2014) L 5/10 Angel living as female student. Infinite. ep.6?
High School: King of Savvy (2014) L 5/10 Seo In-guk juggles school/bro’s work life
High Society (2015) N 6/10 Female chaebol wants a normal love. He wants to marry rich
Hit the Top/The Best Hit (2017) L 7/10 90’s idol time travels into the present
Hospital Ship (2017) H 7/10 Doctors for small villages on islands
Hwayugi (2018) H 8/10 Lady who sees ghosts. Demon God Lee Seung-gi
Hyde, Jekyll and I (2014) H 4/10 Hyun Bin as chaebol with split personality. unfin. ep.6
I Am Not A Robot (2017) L 8/10 Chaebol allergic to humans. Befriends a new AI ‘robot’
I Do, I Do (2012) L 5/10 Shoe designers. Pregnant from one-night stand
I Hear Your Voice (2013) VH 8/10 H Student Lee Jong-suk can read minds. Lawyers
I Love Lee Tae-ri (2012) L 1/10 Kim Ki-bum loves an older woman, turns her age. ep.2
I Remember You (2015) VH 8/10 Criminal psychology. Seo In-guk
Imaginary Cat (2015) L 6?/10 Yoo Seung-ho takes home a cat. 8 eps. ep. 2?
It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014) H 10/10 Mental health. Gong Hyo-jin, Jo In-sung
Jealousy Incarnate (2016) H 8/10 Weather girl Gong Hyo-jin & Reporter & CEO
Jugglers (2017) 6/10 A passive secretary & disinterested boss. ep.5
K-POP – The Ultimate Audition (2012) L 4/10 Cross-dress for male idol group. Park Yu-hwan
King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo (2010) H 5/10 1970s-90s. Baking. Family issues. unfin. ep.14
Level 7 Civil Servant (2013) L 4/10 Spies. Joo Won
Lie to Me (2011) L 1/10 Rumor spreads that the leads are married. unfin. ep.2
Lingerie Girls’ Generation (2017) N Students in 1970’s Daegu
Lucky Romance (2016) L 8/10 Superstitious lady & logical CEO Ryu Jun-yeol
Ma Boy (2012) L 6/10 Boy cross-dressed as idol girl in school. Kim So-hyun. 3 eps.
Madame Antoine (2016) N 5/10 Cynical psychologist & fortune teller. ep.3?
Marry Him If You Dare (2013) H 7/10 Woman time travels to not marry husband. Yong-hwa
Mask (2015) H 6/10 Poor doppelganger. Chaebol
Masked Prosecutor (2015) N 3/10 Vigilante prosecutor. Joo Sang-wook. unfin.
Master’s Sun (2013) VH 8/10 Gong Hyo-jin can see ghosts. CEO
Me Too, Flower! (2011) L 7/10 Policewoman & secret rich handbag designer
Medical Top Team (2013) H 4/10 Best doctors. Minho (SHINee) minor role. unfin.
Misaeng (2014) H 6/10 Interning at a company. Yim Si-wan. nR. unfin.
Missing Noir M (2015) VH 6/10 Genius. Missing persons detective. nR. ep.3
Missing You (2013) VH ?/10 Childhood love separated in kidnapping. ep.3
Monstar (2013) H 8/10 School. Music. Yong Jun-hyung (Beast)
Moonlight Drawn by Clouds (2016) L 8/10 hist. Prince Park Bo-gum. Boy Kim Yoo-jung. ep.10
Moorim School (2016) H 6?/10 Idol with hearing problem is told to go to Moorim School ep.4
Mrs. Cop (2015) VH 6/10 An amazing detective struggling to be a mum too. nR ep.4
My Girl (2005) L 4/10 Pretends to be chaebol’s cousin. unfin.
My Girlfriend is a Nine-tailed Fox (2010) L 4/10 Action star student Lee Seung-gi. unfin. ep.6
My Lovely Girl (2014) H 6/10 Music. Rain, Krystal, L. ep.12?
My Princess (2011) L 2/10 Finds out she’s a princess. unfin.
My Secret Romance (2017) L 7/10 A one night stand. Meet again 3 years later. Chaebol.
My Shy Boss (2017) L-H 8/10 The CEO of a PR company has a bad case of social anxiety
My Unfortunate Boyfriend (2015) L 2/10 She will do anything for her new job. unfin. ep.3
Oh My Ghost (2015) H 7/10 Park Bo-young possessed by virgin ghost. Chef. ep.10?
Oh My Venus (2015) L 4/10 A famous personal trainer & a fat lawyer. unfin. ep 8?
Operation Proposal (2012) H 2/10 Goes back in time to get with childhood friend. ep.4
Orange Marmalade (2015) H 5/10 Hides that she’s a vampire. Kisses guy’s neck. unfin. ep.4
Personal Taste (2010) L 7/10 Lee Min-ho pretends to be gay to live with lady for house designs
Pinocchio (2014) H 9.5/10 Reporters. Adopted Lee Jong-suk in Park Shin-hye’s family
Plus Nine Boys (2014) L 6/10 Belief that ages ending in 9 have bad luck. Family. Yook Sung-jae
Pride and Prejudice (2014) H 6/10 Ex’s meet again as prosecutors. Choi Jin-hyuk. ep.12?
Producer (2015) L 7.5/10 Variety department. Mockumentary. Kim Soo-hyun. Gong Hyo-jin. IU
Prosecutor Princess (2010) L 4/10 Smart but disinterested prosecutor
Protect the Boss (2011) L 6/10 Secretary. Chaebol cousins. ep.9
Remember (2015) VH 7?/10 Lawyer Yoo Seung-ho tries to free jailed father with dementia. ep.2?
Reply 1988 (2015) H 8/10 5 families in the same neighbourhood
Reply 1994 (2013) L 6/10 Boarding house for university students. Go Ara. ep.7?
Reply 1997 (2012) L 10/10 Busan 1997. School. Teenagers. K-pop fangirling. Seo In-guk
Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim (2016) H 9/10 Transferred to rundown hospital with amazing dr
Salamander Guru and the Shadows (2012) L 4/10 Minho (SHINee) genius hacker. nR?ep.4?
Sassy, Go Go (2015) L 8/10 School. Cheerleading. Dumb vs. smart student clubs
Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015) VH 5/10 hist. Vampire. Revenge. Prince. ep.4??
School 2013 (2012) H 9/10 Lee Jong-suk & Kim Woo-bin. nR
School 2017 (2017) H 7.5/10 Youth & School
Secret Garden (2010) H 7/10 CEO & stuntwoman swap bodies when it rains
She Was Pretty (2015) L 7/10 …he was ugly, now she’s not & he’s hot. Park Seo-joon
Signal (2016) VH 9/10 A profiler can talk to a detective in 1989 via walkie-talkie. nR
Special Affairs Team TEN (2011) VH 6/10 Detectives. Joo Sang-wook. nR. ep.3
Stranger/Secret Forest (2017) H 6/10 Prosecutor without emotions. nR.
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017) VL-VH 9.5/10 Super strong Park Bo-young. Hyung-sik. Ji Soo
Suits (2018) H 7/10 Based off US show. Fake rookie lawyer. Park Hyung-sik
Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) H 5/10 hist. University. Cross-dress. Song Joong-ki. unfin. ep.8
Suspicious Partner (2017) H/L 8/10 Lawyers. Ji Chang-wook.
The Fugitive: Plan B (2010) H 6/10 Rain as private investigator. Conspiracies. ep.8?
The Girl Who Sees Smells (2015) H 6/10 …after her parents were murdered. Shin Se-kyung
The Great Seducer (2018) H 8/10 French novel. Chaebols. Seduction games. ep.7
The Heirs (2013) H 7/10 Chaebol school. Lee Min-ho meets poor girl. Kang Min-hyuk
The Innocent Man (2012) VH 8/10 Song Joong-ki. Revenge on childhood love
The K2 (2016) H 7/10 Ji Chang-wook guards presidential candidate’s secret daughter Yoona
The King 2 Hearts (2012) VH 9/10 Prince Lee Seung-gi in special army group with North Korea
The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016) L 7?/10 Mermaid Jun Ji-hyun & con-artist Lee Min-ho
The Liar and His Lover (2017) VL 6?/10 Manga. Secret famous producer & new singer. ep.4
The Night Watchman’s Journal (2014) VH 7/10 hist. Dethroned prince sees ghosts. ep.16
The Prime Minister and I (2013) L 7/10 Yoona marries Prime Minister under contract
The Time We Were Not in Love (2015) L 5/10 Besties since high school now in their 30’s. ep.3
The Village: Achiara’s Secret (2015) VH 5/10 Body discovered in a quiet village. Sung-jae. nR
To The Beautiful You (2012) VL 4/10 Hana Kimi. Sulli as a boy in a boys school. Minho (SHINee)
Twenty Again (2015) L 7/10 38yo. Husband wants divorce. Uni student with son. ep.8
Vampire Prosecutor (2011) VH 7/10 Investigations using powers. nR
W – Two Worlds (2016) VH 8/10 Dr Oh falls into comic book character Lee Jong-suk’s world
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016) VL 9.5/10 Sports uni. Weightlifter girl & swimmer
While You Were Sleeping (2017) H 9/10 Suzy has foretelling dreams. Prosecutor Lee Jong-suk.
Who Are You? (2013) H 3/10 Police woman can see ghosts. Taecyeon (2pm). unfin. ep.5?
Who Are You: School 2015 VH 5/10 Bullied Kim So-hyun becomes popular twin. Yook Sung-jae
Witch’s Romance (2014) L 7/10 14 year age gap. Park Seo-joon
Yong Pal (2015) VH 8/10 Medical. Gangsters. Heiress. Joo Won
You Who Came From the Stars (2014) H 9.5/10 Alien stuck on earth falls in love before he leaves
You’re All Surrounded (2014) H 9/10 Lee Seung-gi as policeman. Murdered mother