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Posted by A-Nish Thursday, December 9, 2021

Top Horror K-Dramas To Add To Your Binge List

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You hear about K-dramas, and the first thing that might come to your mind are shows like ‘Crash Landing on You,’ ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ and other romance series. But if you are a fan of Kdramas and the horror genre, then we’ve got just the list for you.

There has been a shift in people’s preference towards Kdramas. Now binge-watchers are not just looking for typical romance series with handsome actors and cheeky OSTs in it but have come to a realization that there is way more to this world of Kdramas.

If you are looking for something in the horror/thriller genre, then look no further. Here is the list of Korean dramas that are enough to keep you awake at night.

#1 - Sweet Home



Starring Song Kang in the lead, this is an apocalyptic horror/thriller drama. The story follows Cha Hyun-soo (Kang), who leaves the house after a tragic event but soon after, the world gets engulfed in the wrath of monsters trying to wipe out humanity.

Cast: Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Lee Do Hyun

No. Of Episodes 10

#2 - Priest


Soo Min is a member of the 634 Regia and is a young Catholic priest. The team performs exorcisms in secrecy. It is a scary Korean drama that tells a haunting story about faith.

Cast: Yeon Woo Jin, Jung Yoo Mi, Park Yong Woo

No. Of Episodes – 16

#3 - The Cursed


The plot revolves around So Jin, a young girl who has been possessed by a spirit and has the ability to bring death with the use of names or photos. Jin Hee is a reporter who meets So Jin while trying to solve the mystery behind a consulting company.

Cast: Uhm Ji Won, Jeong Ji So, Sung Dong Il

No. Of Episodes – 12

#4 - Strangers From Hell


This is a short series with only 10 episodes compared to the usual 16 eps in Kdramas. The plot showcases Jong-Woo, a boy who moves from the countryside to Seoul after getting a job offer from his friend but here he ends up living in a strange abandoned hostel where creepy things start happening. Every character gives this eerie vibe that makes the show even spookier.
Cast: Im Shi Wan, Lee Dong Wook, Lee Jung Eun

No. Of Episodes – 10

#5 - Kingdom


This Netflix original became extremely popular for its realistic yet gory scenes. Set in the Joseon era, it is a zombie thriller where the deceased king rises from the dead, and suddenly the entire kingdom falls prey to a strange plague. The prince must protect his people from whatever it is that is destroying their kingdom. The scenes are a piece of art that makes this series even more deserving of your time. 
Cast: Joo Ji Hoon, Ryu Seung Ryong, Bae Doo Na

No. Of Episodes – 2 seasons (12 episodes total); ongoing

Go ahead, add these horror Kdramas to your binge list and hide under a blanket before you dive into them.

  1. Joo Ji Hoon
  2. Lee Dong Wook
  3. Song Kang
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MunchieMinx
MunchieMinx1,430 pts Friday, December 10, 2021 0
Friday, December 10, 2021

I LOVE THESE KINDS OF DRAMAS! I really hope they produce more horror dramas they are really awesome!

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Shawol6Ever
Shawol6Ever656 pts Thursday, December 9, 2021 0
Thursday, December 9, 2021

The Guest should be on this list. I made the mistake of watching this in the middle of the night just because I wanted to watch something with Kim Jae Wook in it. I didn't get to sleep until the sun came out.

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