Even if you're not a sports fan, K-dramas can keep you interested. Even sports-themed K-dramas can captivate you with their blend of romance, poignant OSTs, and eye candy. Here are nine Korean sports dramas you should watch!
1. Stove League
Baek Seung Soo is a new general manager who must do everything in his power to break the baseball team Dream's long losing streak. They're last in the standings, and Seung Soo is hired to help them out, but he does so much more.
He implores upper management to make decisions in order to assemble the ideal team capable of winning a championship. Lee Se Young, the operations manager has dedicated her life to the squad.
2. Racket Boys
"Racket Boys," is a drama series about teenage students in a small town who aspire to be successful badminton players. The lads work hard to compete on a national level while dealing with the pressures of growing up to achieve their goals.
3. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo
As the title suggests, "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo" focuses on Bok Joo and her journey as an athlete. She works hard to keep her dream alive by training, eating a variety of delicious foods, and socialising with her friends.
Her and Joon Hyung's love story is also quite touching, as they are both athletes. They try to find a happy medium between their relationship and the demands of being athletes. You'll admire their devotion and sweet romance.
4. Twenty Five, Twenty One
The new tvN sitcom "Twenty Five, Twenty One". Baek Yi Jin is a university student who had to drop out due to a national financial crisis that affected his family. He reaches rock bottom and struggles to make ends meet. He meets Na Hee Do, who is positive and determined to achieve her goal of becoming a national fencer.
5. Fight For My Way
"Fight My Way" depicts Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won as childhood friends who have experienced all of life's ups and downs together. They are practically siblings until Go Dong Man discovers his genuine feelings for Choi Ae Ra, his female best friend.
While mixed martial arts may appear to be a violent sport to watch, "Fight My Way" does an excellent job of blending action with nostalgia and longing for a first love.
6. To the Beautiful You
In the drama "To the Beautiful You," they all attend the same school as Gu Jae Hee. Tae Joon is a high jumper who has a crush on Jae Hee. Their story is charming, and Gu Jae Hee is envious because she is trapped in a love triangle with the flower lads.
This show features a slew of well-known and appealing idols. When all of these elements come together in one drama, it's bound to be a fun and interesting watch.
7. King of High School
Lee Min Seok is a high school student who is an all-star on his ice hockey team. He resembles his older brother, who works as a company director.
Min Seok is forced to pretend to be his older brother after his older brother disappears, and he meets Jung Soo Young, who also works at the company.
Despite the lack of hockey in this series, it is still entertaining. H
8. Run On
Ki Sun Kyum, a former track runner decides to retire because he no longer finds fulfilment in the sport. Oh Min Joo, a free-spirited international film subtitle translator, meets him. Despite their differences, Sun Kyum develops feelings for Mi Joo and the two begin to fall in love.
The best aspect of this couple is that their love is grounded in reality. They fall in love after getting to know each other and understanding their struggles and dreams.
9. Prison Playbook
In the drama "Prison Playbook," a well-known baseball player, Je Hyuk, assaults a man who is assaulting his younger sister.
Regardless of what the other man did, he is sentenced to prison, and the series follows him and the people he meets while there. Jung Kyung Ho's character is significant because he is Je Hyuk's friend and works at the same prison where Je Hyuk is imprisoned.
The series does an excellent job of integrating baseball into the overall story as Je Hyuk continues to practice in the hopes of continuing his baseball goals after being released from prison.
10. Going To You At A Speed Of 493km
The sport of badminton is the focus of this new Korean drama, also known as Love All Play.
Park Tae-Yang was once a promising badminton player. She quit badminton after an incident. She joins the Eunice badminton team three years later. Park Tae-Joon is a badminton player who regards the sport as merely a job.
11. Thumping Spike
A volleyball coach and her team strive for success while building friendships and teamwork. This young adult novel blends sportsmanship with a touching romance.
12. Oh My Venus
Oh My Venus follows Kang Joo Eun, a 30-year-old lawyer who was once everyone's high school crush due to her good looks. Joo Eun's obsession with her job causes her to neglect her personal well-being, and she is eventually dumped by her 15-year partner. Her life turns when she meets Yeong Ho, a hotshot personal trainer who helps her get back in shape.
This show also emphasises the social challenges that women face and reminds us that true beauty is not defined by one's appearance.
13. Cheer Up
Cheer Up is a story about five high school students whose lives are intertwined by a series of events that occur all at once.
While these students from various backgrounds attempt to survive the crushing rigours of their educational system, they are forced to set aside their differences and collaborate. The trials and tribulations they face eventually inspire them to form lifelong bonds with one another.
Short is a story about the relationship and rivalry of two players. Son Seung Tae's talent quickly propelled him to the top of his sport, and he went on to become a coach at Kangbaek University, where he met Kang Ho Young, a prodigy known as the "King of Short Track Speed Skating" and the son of a well-known sporting family.
They form an unusual bond as a result of their competitive nature, but things become complicated when they realise they are both in love with the same woman.
15. Heading to the Ground / No Limit
Heading to the Ground follows Cha Bong Gun, a gifted soccer player who aspires to make the national team.
On his way to achieving his goal, he meets Kang Hae Bin, an independent sports agent who helps him along the way. Despite numerous setbacks, Bong-gun fights his way to the top.
16. Just Dance
Just Dance is a South Korean coming-of-age drama about a group of teenage girls at Geoje Girls' Vocational High School.
Despite their academic struggles, the girls devote their hearts and souls to a cause they care about: dancing and sports. In the process, they revitalise their hometown, which had begun to lose its lustre.
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