Korean dramas are loved by people all around the world. Korean dramas have a very smooth storyline with a tinge of laughter. Korea has given some of the best theater in every genre possible. One of the genres in which Korea always produces masterpieces is Fantasy. Korea has always had rich ideas for fantasy dramas, and when these ideas come to the big screen, they are always loved by people.
These ten dramas are the ones that people loved because they had a fantastic storyline and these dramas were one of a kind.
Ten Korean Dramas That Set The Bar High Up For Fantasy Genre
These ten Korean fantasy dramas are retro, and a person won't get bored for a second while watching them. These dramas are as follows:
Starring: Kim Go Eun and Gong Yoo
Goblin is considered one of the best Korean fantasy dramas because it is portrayed well. The story revolves around a goblin, a grim reaper, and an innocent girl. Goblin has existed for 999 years, helping people. Once, he saved an innocent little girl who was supposed to die; this disturbed the work of the grim reaper as one of his souls got missing.
The girl who got saved became the Goblin’s wife. The Goblin's wife's purpose was to free him from his eternal life by pulling the sword out of his chest that only she could see. These two gradually fall in love, and Goblin saves the girl from danger while the grim reaper tries to get his missing soul.
2. W: Two Worlds
Starting: Lee Jong Suk and Han Hyo Joo
W is one of the dramas with a lot of suspense in it that will force the user to keep watching it. The male lead in this drama is a comic character that crosses paths with the real-life daughter of the comic artist. The daughter goes into the comic and saves the life of the comic character.
Things get more spiced up when the villain in the comic appears, which turns out to be the author himself. However, despite much chaos, the leads fall in love and fight their problems and finally get their happy ending in real life.
3. The King: Eternal Monarch
Starring: Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun
The story begins when a king from one realm enters a different domain and meets a police officer who has a connection with him. The police officer initially did not believe the king, but when she witnessed it herself, she was astonished. While finding his relationship with the police officer, the king falls in love with her.
4. The Tail Of The Nine-Tailed
Starring: Lee Dong Wook and Joh Bo Ah
A nine-tailed fox sacrificed himself as a mountain spirit for the love of his life. He lived as a nine-tailed fox in human form for years. Then, one day, he met the reincarnation of his lover, who works as a producer of documentaries.
They cross paths when they both meet in a wedding hall from where the bride, who was an evil spirit, got taken care of by the fox, and as a documentary producer, the incarnation of his lover suspects him responsible for it.
5. My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho
Starring: Lee Seung Gi and Shin Min Ah
The story begins when an ordinary boy releases a long-caged nine-tailed fox. The fox is a beautiful, strong girl new to the advanced world and tags along with the boy who released him everywhere. The boy saves her identity from the world and falls in love with her.
6. Hotel Del-Luna
Starring: Yeo Jin Goo and Lee Ji Eun
A girl is bound to serve in the hotel of death because of a sin she committed a millennium ago. One day a human enters the hotel of death and gets caught; the girl makes a deal that, in exchange for his life, his son will have to work in the hotel when he gets old.
The son starts working dealing with the girl and runs the hotel as a manager. While remaining in contact, both fall in love.
7. Mr. Queen
Starring: Shin Hae Sun and Kim Jung Hyun
A modern-day man's soul gets transferred into a female's body of an ancient monarchy period. He lives like that woman. He learns about her and the people around her and brings justice to her in the end.
8. Doom At Your Service
Starring: Seo In Guk and Park Bo Young
A girl, fed up with her life, wishes doom upon the world. Not believing the destruction showed up and promised her that he would cease to exist, taking all her problems if she loved her. While trying to love him, she fell hard for him and asked him not to make her love anyone because she didn't want to let him die.
He vanishes, taking all her problems but then comes back as a human with the help of a good deity, and they live happily ever after.
9. A Korean Odyssey
Starring: Lee Seung Gi and Oh Yeon Seo
A finder of the true light in the dark world is bound to protect a girl he met years ago. While saving her from the evils, they both fall in love, but the girl's fate is sealed with death. But this did not stop him from finding his love even in her afterlife.
10. The Legend Of The Blue Sea
Starring: Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun
A mermaid fell in love with a human who was her lover in her past life too. In her past life, he was a king, but in the second one, he is a conman: deceiving people to get money. He can also listen to her thoughts because of their past. They both build their way towards each other and fall in love unless the amount of time they have to fight for their pet.