Korean Dramas are very famous for their romantic Comedies. Korean Dramas are so renowned because the audience can connect to their touching stories. Many emotional stories make viewers cry their eyes out. Not only Romantic Dramas but many other genres of Korean Dramas also have an emotional side that makes viewers very passionate. These stories emotionally connect to the audience and leave a significant impact on the lives of their viewers. Here are the Top 10 Korean Dramas That Will Take You on the Rollercoaster of Emotions.
1. Hi Bye, Mama
Hi Bye, Mama is one of the most emotional dramas ever. The Drama is the story of a woman named Cha Yu Ri. She passed away in an accident five years ago but comes back to life. She comes back as a ghost for 49 days. Cha Yu Ri’s husband, Jo Kwang Hwa, is a chest surgeon. In Five years, his personality changed from loving, and caring to a very conservative person. Kwang Hwa marries another woman for their daughter. Cha Yu Ri carries out a reincarnation project for 49 days.
2. It’s Okay To Not Be Okay
This Drama is about Gang Tae, an orphan caregiver. He lives with his brother, who suffers from autistic disorder. Gang Tae starts working at a psychiatric hospital, where he meets a famous antisocial writer Ko Moon Young. Gang Tae’s brother Moon Sang Tae is a fan of Ko Moon Young’s stories. Ko Moon Young writes novels for children and is rude, selfish, and arrogant. Their lives change when they meet each other. The Drama shows how they overcome their problems together.
3. Youth Of May
Youth of May is a story of a medical school student Hwang Hee Tae. He falls in love with Kim Myung Hee. She is a strong-willed and independent nurse. The drama takes place in 1980 in Gwangju. In this period, students rebelled against the corrupt Korean government. Youth of May shows the story of two lovers who try to be together at any cost. The drama shows very realistic and emotional acting by the cast.
4. Uncontrollably Fond
Uncontrollably Fond is about Shin Joon Young, a very famous actor. He fatefully meets No Eul, a videographer for documentaries. She is given the task of making a documentary on Shin Joon Young. They graduated from the same high school and met after many years. Shin Joon Young has cancer and doesn’t have much time left. The drama tells the story of regret, death, and the importance of family and love.
5. Queen For Seven Days
Queen for 7 Days is the story of the Queen Dangyeong of the Joseon era. She was forced to give up the title of the queen and the man she loved. She is dethroned seven days after ascending the throne. Queen for 7 Days is a tragic story of Queen Dangyeong. The Drama shows the injustice bestowed on her and her loved ones. It is an unrequited love story between the two and their inability to be together. The drama has many emotional scenes that will make you weep for hours.
Radiant is a story of a woman Kim Hye Ja who dreams of becoming a news anchor one day. Shockingly, one morning she wakes up as a 70-year-old woman. She meets Lee Joon Ha, who has given up any hope of having a dream. They help each other because of their situation. The Two form a relationship that will heal you and break your heart at the same time. Radiant is one of the most emotional dramas. It is a very relatable drama to which viewers can easily relate. Radiant was released in 2019.
7. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo
Scarlet Heart: Goryeo is about Hae Soo, who time travels to the Goryeo era. In the Goryeo era, she meets four royal good-looking royal princes. Almost all of them fall in love with her. Hae Soo falls in love with the evil prince Wang So. Scarlet Heart is a heart-wrenching love story of Hae Soo and Wang So. He is forced to choose between love and his duty.
8. The Red Sleeve
The Red Sleeve is adapted from a historical novel. The drama is the story of an emperor Yi San who falls in love with a court lady Seong Deok Im. The drama shows the depth of King’s love for Seong Deok Im. They engage in romantic relationship despite the differences in class and status. The Red Sleeve is about the true story of King Jeongjo, a noble and great ruler, and the woman he fell in love with. The drama has very heart-fluttering and emotional moments, which make viewers hooked till the end.
9. The Hymn Of Death
Death Song is the story of a respectable and notable playwright Kim Woo Jin. He is married but still falls in love with Joseon’s first soprano singer. The drama has a very sorrowful and tragic story that tears up the viewers. The Drama shows the main leads trying to be together despite the odds. The story is about the time when the Japanese occupied Korea.
10. My Love From The Star
My Love from the Star is the story of an alien trapped on Earth for years. Min Joon is an intelligent and handsome alien working as a professor. He falls in love with the actress Cheon Song Yi. My Love from the Star has many emotional moments.