Korean Dramas are comparable in content and format to Japanese, UsefulNotes/HongKong, and other Asian dramas. They typically run for one season. Aimed at women with focus on romance, family and, well, drama, Korean dramas (along with music and movies) have been sweeping over Asia for the last decade in a phenomenon called the "Korean Wave" or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hallyu Hallyu]].


Some Korean dramas are popular enough to get remade in other countries--''Series/WinterSonata'' was so popular in Japan a Japanese version was produced. The street runs both ways, too, as the immensely popular ''Manga/HanaYoriDango'' was made into a [[Series/BoysBeforeFlowers Korean drama as well]] (not to mention a Taiwan drama and a Chinese drama).

Korean dramas are famous for the female lead inevitably having to deal with a [[EvilMatriarch vicious mother-in-law]], tragic setbacks and someone falling terminally ill. Actually, they're famous for pretty much [[{{Troperiffic}} everything]].

Here is a [[SoYouWantTo/WriteAKoreanDrama guide]] on how to write a Korean Drama (Under Construction)

It also has a [[http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Main_Page wiki]] (which is for Asian dramas in general).
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Examples:

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* The ''Answer Me'' Series
** ''[[Series/AnswerMeNineteenNinetySeven Answer Me 1997]]'' (2012)
** ''Answer Me 1994'' (2013)
** ''Answer Me 1988'' (2015)
* ''Series/ArangAndTheMagistrate'' (2012)
* ''Assembly'' (2015)
* ''Series/FortyNineDays'' (2011)
* ''Series/BadBoy'' (2010)
* ''Bad Family'' (2006)
* ''Bad Guys'' (2014)
* ''Ballad of Suh Dong'' (2005)
* ''Beethoven Virus'' (2008)
* ''Series/BestLove [=/=] The Greatest Love'' (2011)
* ''Series/BoysBeforeFlowers'' (2009)
* ''Bread Love And Dreams [=/=] King of Baking Kim Tak-gu'' (2010)
* ''Bride Of The Century'' (2014)
* ''[[Series/CanWeGetMarried Can We Get Married?]]'' (2012)
* ''Series/CanYouHearMyHeart'' (2011)
* ''Webcomic/CheeseInTheTrap'' (2016)
* ''[[Series/CheongdamdongAlice Cheongdam-dong Alice]]'' (2012)
* ''Chuno'' [=/=] ''Slave Hunter'' (2010)
* ''Series/TheCityHall'' (2009)
* ''Series/CinderellaUnni'' (2010)
* ''City Of Glass'' (2008)
* ''Series/TheCityHunter'' (2011)
* ''Color Of Woman'' (2011)
* ''Conspiracy in the Court'' (2007)
* ''Dae Jang Geum'' (2003)
* ''Series/DescendantsOfTheSun'' (2016)
* ''Series/DongYi'' (2010)
* ''Dream High'' series
** ''Series/DreamHigh'' (2011)
** ''Series/DreamHigh2'' (2012)
* ''East Of Eden'' (2008)
* ''Series/EmergencyCouple''
* Endless Love series
** ''Autumn In My Heart'' (2000)
** ''Series/WinterSonata'' (2002)
** ''Summer Aroma'' (2003)
** ''Spring Waltz'' (2004)
* ''Emperor Of The Sea'' (2004)
* ''Empress Chunchu'' (2007)
* ''The Equator Man'' (2012)
* ''Series/EvasiveInquiryAgency'' (2007)
* ''WebVideo/EXONextDoor'' (2015)
* ''Eyes Of Dawn'' (1991)
* ''Series/Faith'' (2012)
* ''Series/FatedToLoveYou'' (2014)[[note]]This page also covers the original TaiwaneseSeries from 2008, of which the Korean series is a remake of.[[/note]]
* ''Series/FiveFingers'' (2012)
* ''Series/TheFirstShopOfCoffeePrince'' (2007)
* ''[[Series/PulHauseu Full House]]'' (2004)
* ''Gaksi Tal'' [=/=] ''Bridal Mask'' (2012)
* ''Give Me Food'' (2009)
* ''God's Quiz'' series
** ''God's Quiz 1'' (2010)
** ''God's Quiz 2'' (2011)
** ''God's Quiz 3'' (2012)
** ''God's Quiz 4'' (2014)
* ''Good Dcotor'' (2013)
* ''Goong'' (2006)
* ''The Greatest Marriage'' (2014)
* ''Series/TheGuFamilyBook'' (2013)
* ''Series/{{Healer}}'' (2015)
* ''Series/HeartlessCity'' (2013)
* ''Series/{{Heartstrings}}'' (2011)
* ''Hero'' (2009)
* ''High Kick Through The Roof'' (2009)
* ''Series/{{High Society}}'' (2015)
* ''Series/HongGilDong'' (2008)
* ''Hotelier'' (2001)
* ''Hwang Jin Yi'' (2006)
* ''Series/IHearYourVoice'' (2013)
* ''I Love You Don't Cry'' (2008)
* ''Series/IlJiMae'' (2010)
* ''Series/IncompleteLife' aka ''Misaeng'' (2014)
* ''Series/TheInnocentMan'' (2012)
* The ''Iris'' Series
** ''Series/{{Iris}}'' (2009)
** ''Series/AthenaGoddessOfWar'' (2010/11)
** ''Iris 2'' (2013)
* It's Okay, That's Love (2014)
* ''Series/JeongDojeon'' (2014)
* ''Jumong'' (2006)
* ''Series/TheKing2Hearts'' (2012)
* ''Series/KingOfDramas'' (2012)
* ''Kingdom Of The Wind'' (2008)
* ''The Legend'' (2007)
* ''[[Series/LieToMeSK Lie To Me]]'' (2011)
* ''Live In Style'' (2011)
* ''Love Story In Harvard'' (2004)
* ''Lovers In Paris'' (2004)
* ''Mary Stayed Out All Night'' (2010)
* ''Series/TheMastersSun'' (2013)
* ''Midas'' (2011)
* ''Miss Mermaid'' (2002)
* ''Missing Noir M'' (2015)
* ''Series/MissRipley'' (2011)
* ''Modern Farmer'' (2014)
* The ''Mrs. COP'' series
** ''Mrs. Cop'' (2015)
** ''Mrs. Cop 2'' (2016)
* ''[[Series/MyGirlSK My Girl]]'' (2005)
* ''Series/MyGirlfriendIsANineTailedFox'' (2010)
* ''Series/MyLoveFromAnotherStar'' (2013)
* ''Series/MyLovelySamSoon [=/=] My Name is Kim Sam Soon'' (2005)
* ''My Man's Woman'' (2007)
* ''New Heart'' (2007)
* ''Series/NineNineTimeTravels'' (2013)
* ''Series/OhMyLady'' (2010)
* ''Oh!Boy'' Project
** ''Series/FlowerBoyRamyunShop'' (2011)
** ''Series/ShutUpFlowerBoyBand'' (2012)
** ''Series/FlowerBoyNextDoor'' (2013)
** ''Series/DatingAgencyCyrano'' (2013)
* "Series/OhMyGhostess" (2015)
* ''Series/OjakgyoBrothers'' (2011)
* ''Series/OnceUponATimeInSaengchori'' (2010)
* ''Series/OohLaLaCouple'' (2012)
* ''Series/PadamPadam'' (2012)
* ''Painter In The Wind'' (2008)
* ''Series/{{Pasta}}'' (2010)
* ''Series/PersonalTaste'' (2010)
* ''Pinocchio'' (2014)
* ''Series/PlayfulKiss'' (2011)
* The ''Power'' Trilogy
** ''The Chaser'' (2012)
** ''Empire of Gold'' (2013)
** ''Punch'' (2014)
* ''Series/ProtectTheBoss'' (2011)
* ''Prosecutor Princess'' (2010)
* The ''Revenge'' Trilogy
** ''Resurrection'' /''Rebirth'' (2005)
** ''Series/{{Mawang}}'' [=/=] ''The Devil'' (2007)
** ''Shark'' (2013)
* ''Series/QueenInhyunsMan'' (2012)
* ''Queen Of Housewives'' (2009)
* ''Series/QueenSeondeok'' (2009)
* ''Series/RooftopPrince'' (2012)
* ''Sandglass'' (1995)
* ''Series/ScentOfAWoman'' (2011)
* ''[[Series/ScholarWhoWalksTheNight Scholar Who Walks the Night]]'' (2015)
* ''Series/{{School 2013}}'' (2013)
* ''Series/SecretInvestigationRecord [=/=] Joseon X-Files'' (2010)
* ''Series/SecretGarden'' (2010)
* ''Special Crimes Force TEN'' Series
** ''Special Crimes Force TEN 1'' (2011)
** ''Special Crimes Force TEN 2'' (2013)
* ''Series/ShiningInheritance'' (2009)
* ''Series/{{Sign}}'' (2011)
* ''Signal'' (2016)
* ''Series/TheSlingshot'' [=/=] ''Story of a Man'' (2009)
* ''Smile You'' (2009)
* ''Something Happened In Bali [=/=] What Happened in Bali'' (2004)
* ''Star's Lover'' (2008)
* ''Stairway to Heaven'' (2003)
* ''Series/SungkyunkwanScandal'' (2010)
* ''Temptation Of Wife'' (2008)
* ''Series/TemptationOfAnAngel'' (2009)
* ''Thank You'' (2007)
* ''Time Between Dog And Wolf'' (2007)
* ''Series/TwinkleTwinkle'' (2011)
* '' TwoWeeks'' (2013)
* ''Series/UnstoppableHighKick'' (2006)
* ''Series/VampireIdol'' (2011)
* The ''Vampire'' Series
** ''Vampire Prosecutor'' (2011)
** ''Vampire Prosecutor 2'' (2012)
** ''Vampire Detective'' (2016)
* ''War Of Money [=/=] Money's Warfare'' (2007)
* ''Warrior Baek Dong Soo'' (2011)
* ''Series/WhatsUpFox'' (2006)
* ''When a Man Falls in Love'' (2013)
* ''Series/WhoAreYou'' (2013)
* ''White Tower'' (2007)
* ''Series/WhiteChristmas'' (2011)
* ''Series/WildRomance'' (2012)
* ''The World That We Live In'' (2008)
* ''Series/Yawang'' [=/=] Queen of Ambition (2013)
* ''Series/YouAreBeautiful'' (2009)
* ''Series/YouAreMyDestiny'' (2008)
* The ''Yongbieocheonga'' Series
** ''Tree With Deep Roots'' (2011)
** ''Six Flying Dragons'' [=/=] ''Roots of the Throne'' (2015)
* ''Yong wui Nunmul'' [=/=] ''Tear of the Dragon'' (1996)
* ''You're The Best Lee Soon Shin'' (2013)
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