We can't deny that 2020 and 2021 brought us memorable K-dramas with unique plots—some gave the chills while others are our source of butterflies. There are shows adapted from webtoons and series set in the '80s. Whatever the genre is, they're all worth adding to your watch list! And in case you've missed it, you can now (binge) watch them on the most popular streaming service.
Curious what they are? Check out the recent K-dramas that are now available for streaming on Netflix:
1. Youth Of May
The plot according to Netflix: "A budding love story between a medical student and a nurse takes place in May 1980, during a time of civil unrest and military oppression in Gwangju."
2. Backstreet Rookie
The plot according to Netflix: "An audacious part-timer who is great at her job and a well-meaning manager who is suspicious of the new hire, team up to keep a convenience store afloat."
3. Ghost Doctor
The plot according to Netflix: "The ghost of an arrogant surgeon with a golden touch possesses the body of a first-year resident, making him the most sought-after physician overnight."
4. She Would Never Know
Who's in it: SF9's Rowoon, Won Jin Ah
The plot according to Netflix: "At a cosmetics company, a dashing rookie employee boldly pursues a senior co-worker to turn an unrequited crush into a heart-racing office romance."
5. The Devil Judge
Who's in it: Ji Sung, GOT7's Jinyoung
The plot according to Netflix: "In a near-future dystopia, an enigmatic judge punishes the haves by carrying out his vision of justice in trials live-broadcast and voted on by citizens."
Who's in it: Lee Jun Young, Jung Ji So, T-Ara's Jiyeon, Yun Ho
The plot according to Netflix: "A K-pop trainee, determined to make it in the industry, does whatever it takes to rise to the top—even if it means having to mimic another artist."
7. Police University
Who's in it: Cha Tae Hyun, Jung Jin Young, Krystal Jung
The plot according to Netflix: "A young hacker who has never wanted anything out of life goes to a police academy to figure himself out—and help a cop take down a gambling ring."
8. Sell Your Haunted House
Who's in it: Jang Nara, CNBlue's Yong Hwa
The plot according to Netflix: "A real estate agent who rids haunted buildings of vengeful ghosts, partners with a con man to solve a 20-year-old case that is close to her heart."
9. Dali & Cocky Prince
Who's in it: Kim Min Jae, Park Gyu Young, Kwon Yul, Yeon Woo
The plot according to Netflix: "A book-smart art expert teams up with a street-smart businessman to save a struggling art museum, and uncovers a conspiracy that lies beneath."
10. My Unfamiliar Family
Who's in it: Choo Ja Hyun, Han Ye Ri, Shin Dong Wook, Kim Ji Seok
The plot according to Netflix: "A family that has drifted apart over the years tries to patch up their relationship while coping with obstacles in their lives."
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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