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The Best New K Dramas To Watch On Netflix

It’s more exciting than ever to set out on a journey through the fascinating world of Korean dramas, especially for those who use Netflix as their main form of entertainment. The streaming platform has turned into a treasure trove for fans of Kdrama in a world where the plot transcends cultural boundaries and genres span from sweet romances to spine-tingling thrillers. We’ll dig into Korean dramas and discover the most captivating and current material that can be streamed on Netflix.

This list will present you with the latest and greatest Kdramas that are sure to grab your heart and mind, regardless of your level of experience with the genre. So, let’s get started on this thrilling adventure to find the best new Kdramas available on Netflix for your viewing pleasure.

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1. A Time Called You (2023)

K Dramas  Time Called You

Enter the enchanting world of A Time Called You, a 2023 Korean drama that draws inspiration from the Taiwanese sensation, Someday or One Day.  Jeon Yeo-been stars as Jun-hee, mourning her boyfriend Ko Yeon-jun’s loss, portrayed by Ahn Hyo-seop.

The story takes a captivating turn when Jun-hee mysteriously time-travels to 1998, inhabiting high school student Kwon Min-joo’s body. There, she encounters Nam Si-heon, resembling her late boyfriend, crafting a heartwarming and suspenseful narrative.

Differing from conventional rom-com, A Time Called You seamlessly blends romance and mystery, with stellar performances by Jeon Yeo-been and Ahn Hyo-seop. Filmed in Jeonju-si and Incheon, it artfully weaves time travel into a touching story, enriched by Kang Hoon and Lee Min-goo from Little Women and All of Us Are Dead.

2. Strong Girl Nam-soon

K Dramas Strong Girl Namsoon

Get ready for an exciting journey into the sequel of the 2017 hit series, ‘Strong Woman Do Bong-soon.’ A new cast of characters is introduced in this new chapter, which centers on three generations of extraordinary women who all possess superhuman strength hidden under the surface.

The main character of the story is Kang Nam-soon, played by Lee Yoo-mi in Squid Game, who mysteriously disappeared when she was a young girl in Mongolia.

She finally reunites with her affluent mother, played by Kim Jung-eun, and her sage grandma, played by Kim Hae-sook from Tomorrow when she returns to Seoul. As the story grows, this extraordinary trio finds themselves entangled in a gripping drug case, led by Detective Kang Hee-sik, portrayed by Ong Seong-wu.

3. Doona

K Dramas Doona

The exciting drama “The Girl Downstairs” is based on the same-titled webcomic. The talented renowned K-pop singer Bae Suzy plays retiring idol Lee Doona in this exciting new series.

Doona, who was previously the center of attention for a rising girl group, surprises both her fans and the industry by announcing her early retirement. She embraces a life of seclusion and quits from the shared house. But when Yang Se-jong’s nature, Won Joon, a kind college student, moves in with her, her life takes an unexpected turn.

‘Doona’ explores the complex relationships between fame, love, and the unbreakable human spirit in a touching drama that is sure to win over viewers’ hearts.

4. Celebrity

K Dramas Celebrity

“Celebrity,” a mystery thriller from South Korea exposes the glitzy exterior of the influencer market.  The series follows social media influencer Seo Ah-ri, who has been inspired by her insatiable desire for celebrity and is portrayed by Park Gyu-young (well known for her performance in “The Devil Judge”) as she discovers the high price of her rise to fame. Ah-ri has only begun her journey through the world of influencers, a challenging industry packed with jealousy and hate. As the story grows, a dark plot sets her life and her desired superstar status in danger.

This Netflix and Studio Dragon collab uncovers the hidden insecurities and deep wants that define the unstable world of celebrity and influencer culture, creating a thrilling investigation of it.

5. Mask Girl

K Dramas Mask Girl

“Mask Girl,” a thrilling watch with a dark comedy, is based on the popular Naver webtoon that Mae-mi and Hee-se produced. In this fascinating limited series, we meet Kim Mo-mi, a regular office worker who is fed up with her boring life and finds comfort in donning a mask to become a viral online video star.

Kim Mo-mi, played by three different actresses—Lee Han-byeol, Nana, and Go Hyun-Jung—dives into a life full of murder, secrets, and many identities.

The leads of the story are Kim Mo-mi and Joo Oh-nam, a coworker, who struggle with thoughts of inferiority about how they look. While Oh-nam has a one-sided crush on Mo-mi and hides her face when live streaming, Mo-mi finds comfort in online broadcasts. As they become involved in an unexpected incident, their lives take an exciting and unexpected turn.



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