These days, the genre known as K-dramas is recognized internationally for their very own, unique appeal!
As with all emerging genres, there are those series that receive all the spotlight, and those series that are cast in the shadows, unable to shine as brightly. So in the opinion of Korean drama lovers, what are some of the most beloved "hidden gem" K-drama masterpieces!
Netizens have listed out 6 must-see titles. Check them out below!
1. tvN's 'Bubble Gum'
2. JTBC's 'Melo Is My Nature'
Starring Chun Woo Hee, Jeon Yeo Bin, & Han Ji Eun. Highest viewership rating at time of airing: 1.8%. Synopsis: A romantic comedy centered around three best friends who are 30-years old, and their struggles with love and daily life.
3. JTBC's 'Rain or Shine'
Starring 2PM's Junho & Won Jin Ah. Highest viewership rating at time of airing: 2.4%. Synopsis: A man and a woman get to know each other after surviving a disastrous accident.
4. JTBC's 'Steal Heart'
Starring Kim Ok Bin, Lee Hee Joon, Kang Shin Hyo. Highest viewership rating at time of airing: 2.8%. Synopsis: The story of an eclectic mix of residents at a residential complex, including a woman who was a former pickpocket.
5. MBC's 'Cairos'
Starring Shin Sung Rok, Lee Se Young, WINNER's Kang Seung Yoon. Highest viewership rating at time of airing: 3.8%. Synopsis: A time-crossing fantasy thriller centered around a man from the future, looking for his missing daughter, and a woman from the past, looking for her missing mother.
6. MBC's '365: Repeat The Year'
Starring Lee Joon Hyuk & Nam Ji Hyun. Highest viewership rating at time of airing: 5.1%. Synopsis: A mystery survival game between those who are given a chance to go back in time by 1 year.
What other titles would you recommend for rare K-drama seekers?