A very popular kdrama genre indeed. I love cinderella stories as you can see from the number of kdramas on this list. They’re fun to watch and you get your happy ending!
Lee Hong Jo is a civil servant working at a city hall. She meets Jang Shin Yu, a competent lawyer who just got assigned in the city hall. Jang Shin Yu suffers from a hereditary and an incurable disease. And to lift that curse, he needs help from Lee Hong Jo, who happens to be the owner of a mysterious chest that contains a book of spells.
Gu Won is an heir of the King Group. He helps the family manage King Hotel but in constant bickering with his half sister, who runs the hotel. Gu Won meets Cheon Sa Rang, who works as a concierge and she’s also awarded as best employee of King Hotel. Gu Won, who despises fake smile, doesn’t like Cheon Sa Rang at first, but later realizes that her smile is genuine and he’s slowly drawn to her charm.
Ban Ji Eum has a special ability to remember her past lives. She has been reincarnated a couple of times for the last 1000 years. On her 18th life, she meets Moon Seo Ha, who becomes special to her until she meets a tragic accident and died. On her 19th life, she desperately wants to reconnect with this person, so she finds a way to meet him.
Seo A Ri sells cosmetics for a small beauty company. Her life changes when she got the chance to join the social media world and becomes a popular social media influencer. She enjoys her success but that comes with an ugly side.
Eun Seon Woo is the owner of Eun Kang group. He also secretly runs a private detective office to mainly investigate the mystery behind his mother’s death. He meets Don Se Ra, who has an ability to see extremely far objects with her bare eyes. Don Se Ra starts working for Eun Soo Woo’s detective work and eventually falls in love with each other.
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.
Noh Go Jin is the top Math instructor and the CEO of GOTOP, a learning institute in Korea. He pretends he has amnesia due to a lot of death threats he had received. His secretary Lee Shin Ah, who has a grudge on Noh Go Jin for being a mean boss, pretends she is his fiancee thinking he doesn’t remember anything.
Shin Ha Ri works for a food company as a researcher. One day, her life changes when she tries to go on a blind date instead of her close friend, but the guy she dates happens to be Kang Tae Moo, the CEO of the company where she works for.
Im Joo Kyung is a high school student who has been bullied for her looks until she found a way of how to make herself pretty by wearing makeup. Suddenly, everyone adores her but one guy from her school knows her secret. That’s Lee Soo Ho, a cold-hearted but very smart and handsome student who happens to be in Im Joo Kyung’s class.
Yoon Ji Soo is in her 40s and has a son from a divorced marriage. She is having a hard time as a single mom trying to raise her son and make a living as a piano teacher. After several years, she meets her first love unexpectedly. His name is Han Jae Hyun, his senior in college who she deeply admired and loved.
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.
After an untimely death, Cha Min gets resurrected with a new face through the help of a magic ball called Abyss. He then revives a good friend, Go Se Yun who was murdered and together tries to resolve the murder case.
Goo Hae Ra, a small-time shoe maker in Busan approaches Tae In Joon for a purpose. She makes him fall in love with her to avenge her sister who is in coma for years. However, the way to vengeance is never easy. She meets powerful people who she doesn’t have a clue, could be of help to her or the reason for her downfall.
An art gallery curator is also a huge kpop fan and has been living passionately as both. She then meets the new director of the gallery who is at first very critical of everyone’s work but then also has his own soft side.
Nam Shin 3 is a very advanced robot created by the brilliant scientist Dr. Oh to replace her son the real Nam Shin whose been separated from her since he was young. When Nam Shin falls into coma, Nam Shin 3 has to replace him to act on his behalf as the director of the company the real Nam Shin will have to inherit. Nam Shin 3 is doing fantastic in his job and he even gets close to the lady bodyguard, Kang So Bong.
What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim – rated 8.5 stars
What to do if your best secretary for nine years is quitting? A problem, our perfect Vice Chairman is having! Secretary Kim is leaving to find what she likes doing. But can she really do it when she’s starting to fall for him?
Jung Eum is a matchmaker but had a difficult task of matchmaking some undateables. Lucky she meets a love guru who is willing to help her out in exchange for a toy he lost a long time ago. Are these a match themselves?
Kwon Shi Hyun would do everything to please Choi Soo Ji, the lady who he likes that when she asked him to seduce a girl, Eun Tae Hee, he did without hesitation. But while doing so, he falls in love with Tae Hee and puts his childhood friendship behind.
Cha Sun Hee, the nice identical twin of Cha Do Hee is replacing the latter in her flight attendant job while Cha Do Hee is laying in coma. Find out how Cha Sun Hee wins the heart of everyone including the aloof and very handsome pilot, Song Woo Jin.
Yoo Jin Woo, a CEO of an investing company travels to Spain for a business and gets hold of a mysterious game worth investing millions but little did he know that he’ll get suck into the game. He finds help from Jung Hee Joo, a hostel owner who happens to be the sister of the game developer.
That Man Oh Soo – rated 6.5 stars
Oh Soo is a successful IT specialist but also the descendant of a family who was fated to tend a mysterious tree that releases magic pollens. Oh Soo, while trying to give a drink to somebody with pollen to fall in love, his police officer neighbor accidentally drank it. They fall in love with each other but one is put in danger, as it is the curse of the tree.
What happens if you’ve pretended as a robot to the man that you fell in love? Ji Ah has to pretend to be Aji 3, a robot, to Kim Min Kyu. While spending time with each other, they developed a mutual affection towards each other.
My Secret Romance – rated 7.5 stars
Lee Yoo Mi, a nutritionist who just got a job at a company cafeteria finds out that the company’s director, Cha Jin Wook is the guy she once had a one-night stand with. On the other hand, Cha Jin Wook is happy to see her again as he didn’t really forget her after what happened to the 2 of them.
Super strong woman Do Bong Soon is long lost heroine of our CEO Min Min and she seems to be doing fine being his current heroine as well. Funny with some serious mystery solving.
Our Goblin seems to be in misery by not dying and just doing his petty task of granting people their wishes. However, the god pities him and gives him a bride so he can end his misery and die peacefully. But what if our dear Goblin falls in love with his bride and doesn’t want to leave her anymore?
Mermaid Shim Chung is looking for a guy who could love her so she can stay on land forever. The task seems to be hard if the guy is busy trying to survive himself. But if it’s destiny, it will happen.
Being surrounded by these gorgeous knights is exhilarating! Our cinderella barely has a competition because they’re all confined in this ludicrous mansion called the Sky House. There’s only one to pick though and that’s her true love ;).
Gong Shim is undoubtedly beautiful that both our gorgeous men leads are head over heels in love. Is it her humour, funny wig or personality that makes her a magnet of men. Find out…
It’s always funny whenever Hwang Jung Eum is around. Though her leading man here is not that strong, we’ve got Shi Won from Super Junior who saved the show with his looks and a role that is quite entertaining.
Jang Yoon Ha is a chaebol trying to find what she really likes so she took a job in a supermarket and blended well with the common people. She found a good friend in Ji Yi who worked with her. Soon these two ladies will find love with men having opposite backgrounds as theirs.
Geo Seo Jin, an heir and the CEO of a theme park Wonderland is suffering from a multiple personality disorder. The other personality he possesses is called Robin, a very talented artist who always helps him whenever he’s in a difficult situation.
Old guy got hit by a meteor and became a young man. He fell in love of course with a young lady but at the same time has to prove he owns all the riches that his old self owned.
My top drama for year 2014! Gorgeous leads especially my favorite leading man, Jang Hyuk taking the role of a rich heir who had a one-night affair with someone he doesn’t even know. Funny, addictive, full of eye-candies and has a pleasing ending.
A story of a woman who tries to keep a secret to save the man that she loves but ended up being unwanted by him in the end.
It’s hard if you dump your guy and he becomes a successful founder of an app. Not just that, he becomes sexy-looking as well. As you see, our lady here is trying to seduce that guy back. Funny and romantic, just our typical romcom.
Nam Da Jung, a reporter from a tabloid magazine meets path with the future prime minister of Korea. These odd pair has to get married for convenience, for Nam Da Jung to make her father happy and for the Kwon Yul, to avoid scandal.
The lady who can see ghosts is helping a very handsome chaebol talk to his dead girlfriend. Do you think these two have a chance together?
It’s an absolute eye candy overload! And these gorgeous students all attend one school. But wait, I guess you shouldn’t just be gorgeous to qualify but also has to have the money background. Let’s find out how ridiculously difficult the lives of these young masters and ladies really are?
Lies and more lies but this drama ended up surprisingly good. We have our girl who tries her luck working in the rich area Cheongdamdong hoping to grab herself a rich boyfriend.
A story of an ordinary lady worker, who after being diagnosed with a terminal disease decided to quit her job and traveled To Japan only to meet the guy she’ll fall in love with.
Our girl marries a chaebol and it’s all a lie. He agreed to it since he profits from that lie too. And guess what, this whole lie thing just brought these 2 closer to one another.
One of my favorites! The chemistry between the leads was just top. It’s a story about a former member of a girl group who is trying to have a comeback and bumped into a cocky but very popular actor.
One of the 2 kdramas that got a perfect 10 rating. Love everything about it! This is all about our very rich guy meets poor girl and with a strange fate, their bodies swapped. Funny, romantic with a good amount of drama.
Okay, this got to be my favorite and the reason why I’m here addicted to kdramas. Well, who shouldn’t be when all these rich and gorgeous boys are all over our poor girl Jandi. There was that “I have to switch to Jandi or I have to imagine being Jandi moments” for me and surely for all you girls out there too :).
A beautiful story of a boyish girl who aspires to be a barista. She started working at a coffee shop owned by of course our very handsome coffee prince.
Cute and funny story of a girl who works as a guide in Jeju, bumped into a rich guy who owns a mandarin farm and hotels. She got into a mess when she accepted a deal to lie as the lost granddaughter of his wealthy grandmother.
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.
A story of a girl who aspires to be a chef so she went to Italy with her close friend to study cooking. This was the time when Han Chae Young still had the title “Korea’s Living Barbie”.
A heartbroken Kim Sam Soon found a new love and he is just a nobody but a CEO of a big company. Everything was fine until his first love came back home.
A girl found her home being sold by her relatives without her consent and she insisted to not leave the house and live with the new owner who is a famous celebrity.
This drama was very popular in the early 2000. Set in Paris where our main leads meet for the first time and ended up meeting again in Seoul.