K-dramas have their own unique ways of hooking audiences with their interesting storylines. The storyline of "falling in love with your boss" always works.
There may be supernatural k-dramas or thriller k-dramas but admit it or not office romance K-dramas have their own fanbase. Today, we've rounded up 17 K-dramas that fans can binge-watch.
17. Business Proposal (2022)
Kang Tae Moo made the decision to go on the blind dates arranged for him in order to please his grandfather and keep up his pattern of hard work.
Realizing that the first date would be the only way to avoid wasting time.
Shin Ha-ri, who had been persuaded by her best friend, who had pretended to be her friend on the blind date, is now trying to dupe everyone while also duping Kang.
16. The Interest Of Love (2023)
Four people in a real love story who all met at the KCU Bank branch in Youngpo.
Ha Sang-Su leads a routine existence. He regards living a stable life as the key to happiness. His routinely peaceful life changes when love enters the picture.
According to Ahn Su-Yeong, a person's love can end at any time and does not last forever. She is busy working to support herself in a challenging situation. A man unexpectedly approaches her, exciting her.
Rich family roots can be found in Park Mi-Gyeong. She has a strong sense of self and is very honest with her emotions.
When she likes someone, she will do whatever it takes to get them on her team. She begins a relationship that doesn't turn out the way she expected.
Jeong Jong-Hyeon is preparing for a test to take at the police academy. His personality motivates him to give everything he does his all. He has a challenging life.
15. My Secret Romance (2017)
What happens when you meet your one-night fling after three years? To make matters even worse he happens to be your new boss.
Lee Yoo-Mi feels insecure about herself but has to attend her mother's weddings.
She meets Cha Jin-Wook. They're less than intense at first but soon start to feel an attraction towards each other and spend the nights together.
Yoo-Mi is unaware of who he really is and flees the next morning.
Jin-Wook changed his ways after that night and takes over his father's company and never forgot Yoo-Mi. He tries to romance her and get to admit his feelings for him.
14. Gogh, The Starry Night (2016)
Go Ho used to work at a company like any other ordinary people starts to write a rating column for a magazine.
This mere evaluation column big hit as she reviews her bad-tempered mentor, Tae Ho, to backbite him.
Then one day, her ex-boyfriend Ji-Hoon appears as her boss. Ji Hoon's appearance bothers Tae-Ho because she secretly had a crush on Go Ho.
So Ji Hoon and Tae Ho keep each other in check. Find out who Go Ho chooses between Tae Ho and Ji Hoon.
13. Witch's Romance (2014)
It is understandable to lose your faith in love, once you've been stood up in your own wedding. Ban Ji-Yeon was devastated by this incident in her life and believed that marriage isn't for her.
The 39-year-old is a focused career woman as a reporter, so serious that her colleagues refer to her as a witch, and put her romantic life on the back burner.
But when Ji Yeon meets Yeong Dong Ha, the 25-year-old owner of a small errand centre, she finds herself in an unexpected December-June relationship that could thaw her hardened heart.
But will her life become further complicated by the return of her former fiance, No Shi Hoon? It is a remake of the Taiwanese Drama, "My Queen".
12. Coffee Prince (2007)
Eun Chan is a licensed taekwondo instructor who parts time as a delivery woman. One day, she comes across a delivery order that leads her to Han Gyeol, an heir to a conglomerate.
Her boyish appearance deceives anyone into thinking that she's a strong man with a petite figure. Han Gyeol, on the other hand, is relatively close to men leads his grandmother to think he's gay.
Eun Chan and Han Gyeol's entanglement lead to them working in a cafe, which soon brews into a different kind of love story. They face multiple problems together that bring them closer and their love stronger.
Alongside them would be Han Gyeol's cousin Han Sung and his ex Yoo Joo who happen to be dating as well. "Coffee Prince" is a fun drama about twisted relationships and friendships.
11. Familiar Wife (2018)
It is well said that your life can change at a sudden moment. One unexpected choice can change everything about your life. Cha Joo Hyuk works at a bank and has been married to Seo Woo Jin for five years.
When a strange incident happens one day, Joo Hyuk makes a decision that impacts his life and those around him in unexpected ways.
Suddenly, the life he had with Woo Jin and his best friend, Yoon Joong Hoo, is gone and he is leading a very different life.
How will his first love, Lee Hee Won, factor into his life? And will be possible to get his old life back?
10. Oh My Ghost (2015)
Oh My Ghost is one of the most famous supernatural K-dramas. It focuses on three main characters and the main love story is between a young woman and her boss who's a famous chef. There's a catch.
Na Bong Sun is shy and timid and has a huge crush on her boss. She can also see spirits.
One day she is possessed by a young lustful female spirit who believes the only way to go to the afterlife is by losing her virginity.
Being the puppet woman of the spirit, Bong-sun becomes a confident woman who catches her boss's eye.
9. Jugglers (2017)
Jugglers followed the trend and revolved around a secretary and her cold-ice boss.
Jwa Yoon-Yi is a devoted and diligent secretary who is put on hold when her boss's wife accuses her of having an affair with her husband.
On the other hand, Nam Chi-won is assigned to be the managing director at Yoon Yi's company. Yoon Yii becomes her secretary. Chi Won suffers from childhood trauma and is indifferent to socializing.
After Yoon Yi gets drunk at a dinner party, Chi Won takes her home and realizes she lives in the place where her trauma was generated.
Seeing the 'tenant wanted' sign on her board, he becomes a neighbour to overcome his past.
8. Lucky Romance (2016)
More than office romance the drama is known for its peculiar antics. In Lucky Romance, a 26-year-old attractive woman is highly superstitious believing she was born unlucky.
She follows every precaution possible and consults a shaman about his sister. The only way to save her?
She has to sleep with a man born in the year of the tiger. She soon meets a CEO and genius game developer who happens to fit her criteria.
Their personalities clash, but Shim Bo Nui is determined to save her sister even if it means wooing her boss.
7. My Shy Boss (2017)
Eun Hwan Ki is the CEO of a public relations company, but he is extremely shy. Due to his personality, his employees do not know him well.
Chae Ro Woon starts working in the company of Eun Hwan Ki.
She is very energetic and receives recognition for her good work, however, she is interested in CEO Eun Hwan Ki and plans to reveal who he really is.
6. Rich Man (2018)
Rich Man might also be known for its original Japanese television drama version, Rich Man, Poor Woman. The K-drama was a 2018 remake that did well on television.
The show takes an interesting route with the main character. The CEO of a popular IT company has a facial recognition disability. This har caused his inability to recognize his first love.
At an employee recruitment meeting, he picks on a particular girl with photogenic memory. She stands up to the mean CEO and says something that catches his interest. She ends up working for the company and helping the CEO.
5. My Private Life (2019)
Sung Deok-Mi is a dedicated and talented chief curator of the Cheum Museum Of Art, who also happens to have a secret: she is a fanatic fangirl of White Ocean's Cha Shi An.
In addition, she is also the fansite manager of the famous "The Road To Sian", the abbreviation which she uses as her screen time. Ryan Gold is a reserved artist, who develops Stendhal Syndrome, eventually retiring as an artist.
After the current boss, Uhm So-Hye gets investigated for embezzlement, Ryan Gold becomes the new Art Director of Cheum Museum of Art.
After unfounded rumours break out claiming Deok-Mi and Shi-An are dating, Ryan suggests that he and Deok-Mi pretend to date to ward off Shi-An's fans to threaten to harm her.
However, Kim Hyo-Jin, Um So-Hye's spoiled daughter, another fansite manager of Cha Shi-An under the fake name Sindy, manages to land a job as an intern in the museum seeking to prove that Ryan and Deok-Mi are a fake couple, leaving both no choice but to continue the act even at work.
4. She Was Pretty (2017)
A romantic comedy, based on a true story, about two acquaintances who meet again after they've gone through a reversal of fortunes and appearances.
It is set in the backdrop of a fashion magazine's publishing office.
Park Seo Joon alongside Hwang Jung-Eum, shines extraordinarily throughout the drams.
They had perfect chemistry on-screen and both of them were perfect for the roles. The drama itself won many awards and even the main cast was awarded several times.
3. Touch Your Heart (2019)
Touch Your Heart is a 2019 released drama starring Yoo In-na along with Lee Dong-Wook.
Top Actress Oh Jin-Shim, who goes by the stage name Oh Yoon-Seo, has a scandal that damages her career, leaving her jobless for two years.
In order to get a role in a major upcoming television series, she agrees to get experience at a law firm, working as a secretary to a lawyer named Kwon Jung-Rok. Eventually, they fall in love.
2. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)
Do Bong Soon is born with supernatural abilities. She has superhuman strength. 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 of 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.
1. What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (2020)
Based on the novel of the same title by Jung Kyung- Yoon which was first published in 2013. The series aired on tvN from June 6 to July 26, 2018, on Wednesdays and Thursdays for 16 episodes.
Lee Young-Joon (Park Seo Joon) is the vice-chairman of a major corporation. His world is shaken when, one day, his highly capable secretary, Kim Mi-So, announces that she will resign from her position.
Yoong-Joon then decided to do everything to keep her from resigning.
Their time together makes them learn about their past traumas which turned out to be the same. Kim Mi-So falls in love with Lee Young-Joon as they heal each other.
You will find yourself enjoying these K-dramas. Believe it or not, office romance K-dramas are guilty pleasures.
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