Kings & Princes Kdramas

Fall in love with the best looking Kings and Princes in Korean dramas. Here are my picks…

alchemyof souls kdrama

Alchemy of Souls9 stars

with Lee Jae Wook & Jung So Min

Jang Wook is the successor of a powerful mage family, the Jang. However, his energy source was closed by his own father preventing him to do magic. Jang Wook meets a girl Moo Duk, who has the soul of a powerful assasin and thinks she will be her master.

moonshine kdramaMoonshine – rated 7.5 stars

with Yoo Seung Ho  & Hye Ri

Nam Young has just passed the national service exam and becomes an officer for the Saheonbu, which cracks down on people who breaks the alcohol prohibition. He comes across Kang Ro Seo, a poor girl who originally hailed from a noble family. And because of poverty, Kang Ro Seo starts brewing alcohol to make a living.

red sleeve kdramaRed Sleeve – rated 8.5 stars

with Lee Joon Ho & Lee Se Young

Sung Duk Im is a court lady serving the crown prince of Joseon. Without knowing the real appearance of the prince, she’s been actually talking to him a handful of times while disguised as his teacher. The prince falls in love with Sung Duk Im and she later becomes his royal concubine.

the kings affection kdramaThe King’s Affection – rated 8.5 stars

with Park Eun Bin & Ro Woon

King Lee Hwi has a big secret. She’s a girl who has to live as a king to replace her crown prince twin brother who got killed for pretending to be her. Things get complicated when the king’s new teacher happens to be the guy she once liked.

red sky kdrama

Red Sky – rated 8.5 stars

with Kim Yoo Jung & Ahn Hyo Sup

Hong Chun Gi is a female painter during the Joseon era, who is able to enter Gyungbokgung Palace. Her fate is entwined with Ha Ram, a man who lost his sight but knows how to read the skies and constellations.

mr queen kdramaMr. Queen – rated 9 stars

with Shin Hye Sun & Kim Jung Hyun

In the modern times, the soul of a male chef finds its way into the body of a Joseon royalty, Queen Cheorin. He has to live in the palace as the newly crowned queen who has to deal with her new husband, King Cheoljong. Luckily, the king becomes fond of the queen’s new personality and even gets fascinated of her use of the future vocabularies. They become close and support each other against the powerful families that tried to harm them both which are headed by the queen and grand queen dowager.

the king eternal monarch kdrama

The King: Eternal Monarch – rated 8 stars

with Lee Min Ho & Kim Go Eun

King Lee Gon of the Kingdom of Corea, a parallel world of the Republic of Korea, crosses dimension chasing after a person who he thinks was his savior when he was a little boy who was about to get killed. He finally meets Jung Tae Eul, a detective in the other world, who he thinks was his saviour but she doesn’t have a recollection of him. In his constant trip to the other side, King Lee Gon realizes the two worlds are messed up due to the doing of his traitor uncle Lee Rim. So he is finding a way to fix it.

rookie historian kdrama

Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung – rated 8 stars

with Shin Se Kyung & Cha Eun Woo

Strong and intelligent noble lady who doesn’t want to get married and becomes the lady of the house but to make a difference in a world and era dominated by men. Goo Hae Ryung makes a name as one of the first female historians in the palace.

haechi kdrama

Haechi – rated 8 stars

with Jung Il Woo, Kwon Yul & Go Ah Ra

The dream of becoming the King of the people is not impossible with the help of the few who have a sense of justice and who knows how to differentiate good and evil.

The Crowned Clown – rated 9 stars

with Yeo Jin Goo and Lee Se Young

The throne has put some weight on the King of Joseon so he badly needs some rest and orders a clown, who just looks like him, to take over the throne. However, the clown turns out to be a better king!

the king-loves kdrama

The King Love – rated 8.5 stars

with Im Shi Wan, Im Yoon Ah & Hong Jong Hyun

Is love keeping you by my side or setting you free? This is the royal dilemma of Crown Prince Wang Won. A beautiful period drama about love, friendship, loyalty and freedom set in an old world with endless blossoms. Leads are gorgeous and costumes are intricately flawless.

Hwarang: The Beginning – rated 8 stars

with Park Seo Joon and Park Hyung Shik

Pretty boys overload! Hwarang are just mesmerizing in their fantastic costumes, lovely ancient world with accessories overflowing on both men and women. Vanity seems to be normal during this era but no complains if it produces beautiful men like Hwarang!

Moonlight Drawn by Clouds – rated 7.5 stars

with Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung

Chances are high that the handsome crown prince would still fall for you even though you’re dressed as a eunuch! It doesn’t matter when the eunuch in question is as pretty as Kim Yoo Jung! A very cute story!

Moon Lover – Scarlet Heart: Ryeo – rated 9.5 stars

with IU and Lee Joon Ki

Transported to the Goryeo era from the present, Lady Hae Soo faces a challenging  life dealing with all the handsome princes including her love Prince Wang So. With all the problems one has to deal during that time, would their love survive?

jackpot kdrama

Jackpot – rated 8 stars

with Jang Geun Suk and Yeo Jin Goo

Gambling addicts in Joseon era are none other than the princes themselves. Gambling tricks actually help the princes in catching the elusive and powerful enemy of the royal family, Lee In Jwa. Our princes are to watch for but King Sukjong is the fiercest of them all.

hwajung kdrama

Hwajung – rated 8.5 stars

Cha Seung Won, Lee Yeon Hee and Kim Jae Won

It’s a 50-episode long drama and quite heavy on Joseon politics. The cast is impressive, the acting is brilliant, the costumes are award-worthy, it’s definitely a must-watch.

shine or go crazy kdrama

Shine or Go Crazy – rated 8 stars

with Jang Hyuk and Oh Yeon Seo

The leads definitely have the best chemistry in 2015. Enjoyed watching them falling in love, fulfulling their destiny but it’s up to you to judge whether you like how it ended.

the three musketeers kdrama

The Three Musketeers (Season 1) – rated 8.5 stars

with Jung Yong Hwa and Lee Jin Wook

This Korean version is equally entertaining like the original one. The two leading men are definitely to watch for. Impressive swordmanship, loyalty, love, friendship are all in here.

the night watchman kdrama

The Night Watchman – rated 7.5 stars

with Jung Il Woo and Go Sung Hee

It’s not fun to see ghosts but if you know how to deal with them and use them to protect your kingdom, you’re definitely in for the job. Well in this case, we’ll trust Jung Il Woo to do the job.

empress ki kdrama

Empress Ki – rated 9.5 stars

with Ha Ji Won and Ji Chang Wook

It’s a 50-episode drama but it’s worth it. See Ha Ji Won in her finest, from the tomboyish to the alluringly fierce lady of the palace. No wonder he attracted the most powerful.

The Moon that Embraces the Sun – rated 9 stars

with Kim Soo Hyun and Han Ga In

One of my top favorites! Great story with such a brilliant cast. Kim So Hyun though still very young here did a great performance as the smart king who tries to protect the woman he was destined to marry and love. This drama is definitely to fall in love with.

rooftop prince kdrama

Rooftop Prince – rated 9 stars

with Park Yoochun and Han Ji Min as Park Ha

A semi-period drama and involves time travelling of a Joseon prince to the present time that leads unraveling deep secrets in the past. Lots of hilarious scenes that will keep you laughing but will have to endure some heartbreaks too.

goong s kdrama

Goong S – rated 6.5 stars

with Se7en & Heo Yi Jae

A pizza delivery boy found himself the lost modern prince. When he had to live in the palace, he fell in love with a maid.