Korean dramas with Horror and supernatural storylines with a tint of comedy or romance are the best. These K-dramas are the major reason we feel like our life is complete. Here, is the list of the Top 10 Supernatural K-dramas that'll really mess with your mind with their cliffhangers:
10. My Roommate Is A Gumiho (2021)
After wandering the earth for the past 999 years, Shin Woo Yeo now stands on the brink of seeing his greatest dream come true.
Having spent the last thousand years collecting human energy in his precious bead, this thousand years old Gumiho is finally ready to shed his fox form and become fully human.
Or at least he was until one suspecting student by the name of Lee Dam, ruined all his plans. One day, he has a late-night encounter with Lee Dam and one of her drunken friends causes him to drop his precious bead.
While trying to help her inebriated friend home, Lee Dam accidentally swallows Woo Yeo's fox bead. Knowing full well that swallowing a fox bead would ultimately kill a human, Woo Yeo has no choice but to confront Lee Dam of the truth.
Unable to find a way out of this predicament, Woo Yeo suggests that they should live together until he finds a way out.
But will living together really help them in finding the answer to their problem or will it just bring an entire set of new problems for them?
Based on a webtoon of the same name is a 2021 romantic-comedy drama.
9. Abyss (2019)
Ko Se-Yeon is a beautiful prosecutor and she is good at her job. She gets into an accident and dies. Due to the mysterious bead Abyss, Ko Seon-Yeon is revived but now has a different appearance.
Ko Se-Yeon now possesses a common appearance. The mysterious bead Abyss revives a dead person, but they gain a different appearance. Their appearance depends on how good their spirit was.
Meanwhile, Cha Min is a successor at a cosmetics company. He is smart, humble, and has a good heart. He is also unattractive.
Cha Min gets into an accident and dies. Due to the mysterious bead Abyss. He comes back to life but with a different appearance. Cha-Min has a handsome appearance now.
This is where this story begins.
8. The Legend Of The Blue Sea (2016)
Inspired by South Korean Folklore, Legend Of The Blue Sea, is a visually appealing, emotional drama dealing with the love story of a mermaid and a con man. The mermaid belongs to the Joseon period of South Korean history.
Like other fantasy K-dramas, the show occasionally shifts to an archaic past while connecting it to contemporary times. Jun Ji-Hyun, in particular, drew great praise for playing the mermaid Se-Hwa with childlike innocence and charm.
7. My Love From The Star (2013)
"My Love From The Star" stars an extraterrestrial being stranded on Earth for four centuries. Much like the other leads of the show, the hero Do Min-Joo is initially lonely and cynical until he starts spending time with a leading actress of the current era.
She changes his overall mindset and his faith in humanity gets restored. The show was praised for its fast-paced plot and the performance of the first two leads.
It even went on to inspire a Filipino show of the same name in 2017. Not only its a storyline but the show was also very famous for the female leads fashion sense.
6. Doom At Your Service (2021)
Starring Park Bo-Young, and Seo In-Guk as the main leads, and Lee Soo-Hyuk, Kang Tae-Ho, and Shin Do-Hyun as the second leads, this drama has been eye candy since it is released.
The drama revolves around Tak Dong-Kyung, who has been working hard ever since her parents passed away. Her life seemed more stable after working as a web novel editor for the past six years, but then she gets diagnosed with brain cancer.
She blames her unlucky life and wishes to curse everything to disappear, which unintentionally calls Myul Mang a messenger between humans and gods, to appear.
He says that he can grant her one wish before dying. As her last hope, she makes a contract with Myul Mang for a hundred days to live how she wants, risking her everything.
5. W (2016)
With a binge-worthy season with 16 episodes, W is a classic fantasy K-Drama that revolves around a clash of two words, one being the real world and the other being an alternate universe from a digital webtoon called W.
In the middle of this, two hopeless souls in their early thirties, belonging to each of these two dimensions end up falling in love.
High on action and romance, the show drew immense praise for its unique concept. It marked a new wave of K-dramas that relied on Sci-Fi rather than just fantasy and supernatural elements.
4. Strong Girl Do Bong Soon (2017)
Do Bong Soon is born with supernatural abilities. She has superhuman strength. Bong-soon is so strong that she could literally crack Walnuts using only one hand.
This strength of hers is hereditary and is being passed on to the women of her family from generations.
This ability of hers makes her special from other people. Bong-soon especially pretends to be a delicate and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her crush, In Guk Doo.
Guk-Doo is a police officer and is often spotted helping Bong-Soon whenever she is in need.
Both of them were friends since high school and even lived in the same place. Bong-soon liked Guk-Doo since she was in high school but never confessed her feelings for him.
Even though Bong-soon was an adult, she had no stable job. Thanks to her strength, she got a job as a bodyguard for rich heir Ahn Min-Hyuk, the CEO of a gaming company named Ainsoft.
In comparison to Guk-Doo, Min-Huk is a very cheerful and carefree man. This is where the story of the puppy couple starts.
3. Tale Of The Nine-Tailed (2020)
History is littered with the Tale Of The Nine-Tailed Fox, a legendary creature who seduces the innocent in order to satisfy their craving for human flesh.
Though there are a few in this modern age who believe in the old ghost stories like Nam Ji-Ah.
Determined to prove to the world that the monsters that lurk in the urban myths and ancient legends are in fact real.
During one such pursuit, Ji-ah comes across Lee-Yeon, an irresistibly handsome and intelligent man who is so well put together that he seems too good to be true.
Convinced that there is more to this man she keeps a close watch on him. But the more she observes him the more she seems to believe that he is just like another man, but only if she knew the truth.
A nine-tailed fox who has recently settled in the city, Lee Yeon has wrecked more havoc since his arrival.
Fully aware that Ji-Ah is tracking him, he does little to arouse her suspicion, but when his blood-thirsty stepbrother, Lee Rang shows up, things get a little complicated.
Will he be able to save himself and Ji-ah from his vengeful brother?
2. Guardian: "The Great and Lonely God" (2016)
Kim Shin is a military general during the Goryeo Dynasty who is betrayed by the jealous king he served. When Kim Shin, is faced with death he is turned into a Goblin instead.
But immortality is wearing on Kim Shin, he longs to find prophesied human bride who can set his soul free.
Kim Shin accidentally becomes roommates with Wang Yeo, the grim reaper unaware of the fact that he is the real reason he is in this state of immortality.
After 900 years, Kim Shin meets Eun-Tak, his bride. Ji Eun-Tak is a high school student whose mother was saved from an accident by Kim Shin 19 years ago, and ever since that incident, she has been able to communicate with the dead.
Will Eun Tak be able to release Kim Shin from his eternal misery? The show generated an immense cult following, becoming a cultural phenomenon in South Korea and one of the country's highest-rated series. The show also became noted for its memorable comedic moments.
1. Hotel Del Luna (2019)
The titular hotel in this series is an establishment that only caters to ghosts. Written by the Hong Sisters, the horror-comedy gives a hotelier's perspective of the hotel's history and mysterious founder.
Apart from its light tones, the show also ventures toward emotional territories, especially toward the series finale.
Even in terms of world-building, Hotel Del-Luna is a pretty unconventional drama drifting away from the common depiction of spirits or allusions to historical periods like the Joseon era.
Well! this Is all for today's article. If you're someone who loves the supernatural genre, these K-dramas are made for you.
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