What is your favorite genre of Korean Dramas? Is it a thriller? Is it a Joseon dynasty drama? Perhaps, it's a sappy love story? The wonderful thing about Korean dramas is that there are so many different types of genres you can choose from, and with the expansion of streaming platforms, the selection has become even greater.
2023 has already introduced a GREAT line-up of Korean dramas, and today, we'll be checking out a few rom-coms (romantic comedies) that are set to premiere this year. Rom-coms are a timeless classic in K-dramas, and they can be a great pick-me-up if you're feeling down. It also activates your romantic impulses, prompting you to seek out an ideal relationship.
So - let's go ahead and check this list out, and make sure to let us know which drama you are most looking forward to!
A Time Called You
Starring: Ahn Hyo Seob, Jeon Yeo Bin, Kang Hoon
A drama about a woman who is mourning her boyfriend's death, and she goes back in time as a high school student to meet her deceased boyfriend from the past.
Fooled by You
Starring: IU, Park Bo Gum
A story surrounding two people born in Jeju in the 1950s and their lives around that timeframe.
Starring: Suzy, Yang Se Jong
Based on a popular webtoon, a story about a student who moves into the same shared house as an early retired idol star.
King the Land
Starring: Lee Jun Ho, Yoona
A chaebol with a disdain for insincerity encounters a woman who must maintain a cheerful facade regardless of her true feelings due to her job duties.
Queen of Tears
Starring: Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won
This is the story of a duo who faces a seemingly impossible situation and embarks on an adventure to save their love.
Starring: Kim Yoo Jung, Song Gang
A demon who suddenly loses his magical abilities and a wealthy heiress embark on a thrilling journey.
Starring: Park Ji Hoo, Jo Joon Young
A story about a typical high school girl and adventures that happen in a random drawing club that she joins.
See You in My 19th Life
Starring: Shin Hye Sun, Ahn Bo Hyun
This a story about a girl in her nineteenth life and her meeting her romantic rival from her eighteenth life!
Starring: Park Shin Hye, Park Hyung Sik
A story about a doctor who quits his high-paying job and moves out to a rooftop room for his love.
Diva of a Deserted Island
Starring: Park Eun Bin, Chae Jong Hyub
A woman is stranded on a deserted island for fifteen years before being discovered and having to readjust to life in the outside world.
A Good Day to be a Dog
Starring: Cha Eun Woo, Park Gyu Young, Lee Hyun Woo
A romantic tale of a young woman who transforms into a canine each evening and a man who is terrified of dogs.
Ask the Stars
Starring: Lee Min Ho, Gong Hyo Jin
An exciting romantic comedy that surrounds a story where two people go between the earth and a space station.
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse
Starring: Shin Ye Eun, Ryuwoon, Gang Hoon, Jung Gun Joo
A story surrounding an incident where the owners of a guest house help discover a lost person from thirteen years ago.
Starring: Kim So Hyun, Hwang Min Hyun
A story about a woman who has the ability to hear lies and has serious trust issues who happens to get involved with a murder suspect where no one believes him.
Starring: Jang Dong Yoon, Seol In Ah, Choo Young Woo
A story about three youths trying their damn hardest to protect their first love.
Starring: Jeon Jong Seo, Moon Sang Min
Based on a webtoon, Wedding Impossible is a narrative about overcoming serious opposition to achieve marriage.
Starring: Park Jin Young, No Jung Eui
A story about a woman who is a so-called "WITCH" and a guy who falls in love with her.
Starring: Go Gyung Pyo, Kang Hanna
A comedic melodrama surrounding a very aggressive television announcer and a very passionate entertainment show writer.
Destined with You
Starring: Rowoon, Cho BoA
A tale of love and mystery follows the discovery of a book that had been missing for 300 years and the unfortunate individual who was chosen as the victim of its curse.
Whew - what a list! That's quite a handful of romantic comedies that are set to premiere. Are you excited about any of these dramas? 2023 will surely be an incredible year for Korean dramas, and no matter what your favorite genre is, there are surely going to be a lot of dramas we'll be binge-watching!
What romcom are you most excited about in 2023? Is there any romantic comedy that you know of that was not mentioned on this list? Make sure to let us know in the comments below!
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