Korean series have become the favorites of many people around the world and Netflix has a wide selection of these productions to enjoy in your spare time, do a marathon or watch them in the company of friends, family, or partner. On Netflix, Korean series have become fashionable and on this platform, it is possible to find more than 40 original titles that have been produced in South Korea.
The themes of the Korean series are a bit similar to those of Latin America with the only difference that they are shorter and include between 12 and 30 chapters each. In general, Korean series are stories that are based on intrigue and mystery, in addition, romance is something that is always involved in most of these productions. The reality show is also a Korean series format that occupies a very important space but is currently very small. Here are our recommendations for you.
After the premiere of Sweet Home on Netflix, Navillera was another Korean series that joined this platform. The first production is about people who become monsters while the second is a series based on webtoons or digital comics where an encounter occurs that will change the lives of two different people. The first person we are talking about in this Korean series is Shim Deok Chul who constantly attends the funerals of close people.
Shim had been retired for years without doing any specific activity, but all this changed when he turned 70. After this, he began to want to make good use of his free time trying to fulfill his dream of studying ballet since he was a child. The second person who stars in this series is Lee Chae Rok who plays a 23-year-old young man who was involved in the world of dance for a long time but lost his passion for this discipline and now focuses on getting out of jail his father’s.
Within the Korean series, Vincenzo Cassano is considered an unusual name. However, this name belongs to a production that was recently added to the Netflix catalog last February. This series shows the adventures of Cassano, a boy who long ago was adopted by a family of Italian origin.
So far, it would seem that it was a normal Korean series, but the interesting thing is that the family that adopts it is that of Fabio Cassano, a renowned mafia boss who gives him an excellent education and a good life as his son. After a while, Vicenzo graduated as a lawyer and began to be the advisor of his family’s businesses, not all of these were legal.
The Uncanny Counter
At the end of last year, this Korean series where spirits are loose in the city of Jungjin was added to the Netflix collection. The protagonists call themselves Los Contadores who are a group of people who are dedicated to two tasks at the same time, to tend to a noodle restaurant and to hunt evil ghosts, dressed in red outfits and with superpowers.
One day, a member of this team dies and Yung chooses Soo Moon, a student who was physically disabled after an accident, as the fourth accountant.
Sweet Home is a Korean series that for 10 chapters perfectly combines horror, drama, and action through the adventures of Cha Hyun-soo. This young man comes to live at Verde Hogar, a place where some commercial premises and apartments are located. One day, this young man begins to think about committing suicide and when he looks out the window, he realizes that everything around him was destroyed.
The whole picture of this series begins to deteriorate when a neighbor knocks on the door quite desperately and immediately turns into a strange creature. However, she wasn’t the only one, most of Cha Hyun-soo’s neighbors had turned into monsters as well.
If we talk about one of the Netflix hits of 2020, Start-Up is a clear example. A Korean series that involves romance, technology, and business are part of this k-drama where the protagonists have excellent ideas to create successful companies. An interesting fact about this series is that we can see how the protagonist Seo Dal-mi ensures that she will become the next Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs.
Record of youth
Another recommendation we have for you is Record of Youth where actor Park Bo-gum appears, who has participated in other Korean hits such as Love in the moonlight and Hello Monster. This series shows us the lives of three young people who want to enter the competitive world of acting but run into some obstacles to access it. On the one hand, we have Sa Hye-jun who keeps some jobs but dreams of being an actor despite her family’s opposition.
There is also Won Hae-hyo who is also a model, but unlike Sa Hye-jun, she is of a wealthy class and things are going much better for her. Finally, during a parade this pair of friends come across Ahn Jeong-ha, a makeup artist who happened to be a fan of Hye-jun, after meeting, they maintain an excellent friendship and support each other.
The School Nurse Files
The protagonist of this Korean series is Ahn Eun-young, a nurse who works for a secondary school in Seoul. The surprising thing about this is that this is not his real job, he only uses it to hide his true occupation which is to chase and exorcise ghosts. When she was born, she acquired the ability to see ghosts and fight them with her rainbow sword and a toy gun.
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
Some of the fans will surely remember this Korean series that became a total hit in 2020. You have to be honest, It’s okay to not be okay is not just a dramatic production, it includes suspense, humor and romance mixed with darkness. It could easily be one of the stories that Go Moon Young, a successful author who suffers from antisocial personality disorder.
Boys Over flowers
Boys over flowers is a production that debuted on South Korean television many years ago and is now available on Netflix with all 25 chapters of the only season. This story takes place in Shinhwa High School where the children of the richest families in that country attend. One day a young woman named Geum Han Di from a humble family, received a scholarship for saving the life of a student who was thinking of committing suicide.
Upon arriving at this place, she meets a group called the F4 who were the most powerful in the school but at the same time the most harassing. Despite the bad times, Geum falls in love with one of the F4 members.
My first love
If you are a fan of K-pop, this Korean series is sure to be one of your favorites because it features two leads who are Korean music stars. We are talking about Chae-Yeon from the band DIA and Jung Jin-young from B1A4. The story is about a group of young people who are going through their school years and experience the first loves of their entire lives.