2017 witnessed a perfect blend of fantasy, action, thrill, slice-of-life, and comical genres of Korean Dramas. It is known for many masterpieces and is one of the underrated years for Korean Dramas. Actors like Park Hyung Sik, Park Bo Young, Lee Min Ki, Yoo Ah-In, Park Hae Soo, and Park Seo Joon ruled the said year. The year 2017 was filled with a diverse spectrum of emotions. The fans loved every drama that came out in the year 2017, and some of them became internationally famous. Here’s the list of the top 10 most-watched Korean Dramas of 2017.
1. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
The drama revolves around a strong woman who have been bestowed with supernatural powers that run across her family line. The drama is known for its funny lines and dialogue. Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young were also given adorable nicknames Min Min and Bong Bong. The drama featured Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo-Young.
2. While You Were Sleeping
While You Were Sleeping is known for its fantasy and well-executed story. It has an intriguing story. The drama deals with the Life of three people who get interconnected with each other. They dream of future events that show what the others will be doing the next. The three of them suffered misfortunes when they were teens, and now, because of those misfortunes, they are together. The drama featured Lee Jong Suk, Suzy, and Jung Hae-In.
3. Fight For My Way
The fight for my way loosely based on the real-life events of ordinary people. The drama tells the story of four people growing up together in the same neighborhood. The duo wants to become someone in Life whom they can sustain themselves. The drama Featured Kim Ji Won and Park Seo Joon.
4. Chicago Typewriter
Chicago Typewriter is one of the hit fantasy blend historical dramas. The OST of the drama is beautiful and can’t be resisted. The drama deals with the life of three different people who have been connected by the strings of fate. Their friendship transcends time and space. The drama featured Yoo Ah-In, Im Soo Jung, and Go Kyung Pyo.
5. Prison Playbook
Set in a Prison, Prison Playbook deals with the struggles of not-so-common people but the lives of prisoners. Unlike dark-themed dramas, Prison Playbook was somewhat cynical, funny, enjoyable, and a perfect healing drama. The drama featured Park Hae Soo, Jung Hae In, Jung Kyung-Ho, and Krystal Jung. The drama narrates Life in a significant yet beautiful way.
6. Because This Is My First Life
The drama ‘Because This Is My First Life’ is one of the most underrated slice-of-life Korean Dramas. The drama brings in the concept of contract marriage, where the leads decide to share the same roof under particular conditions. The female lead, who is an aspiring writer, wished for a place to stay, and the male lead wanted to escape the naggings of his Mother to get married. The drama featured Lee Min Ki and Jung So Min.
7. Just Between Lovers
Just Between Lovers is a slow-burn slice-of-life Korean Drama that deals with the different aspects of Life. The drama revolves around the tragic events that have occurred in the Life of the main characters. The main lead tries to overcome their past trauma with time, but nothing seems to heal their wounds. The drama featured Jun Ho Lee and Jin Ah-Won.
The drama stranger is a political blend of thrill drama. It revolves around the corruption happening at the administration office. The drama follows the interaction between a female cop and a prosecutor who works together to solve some problematic and unwanted cases. The drama featured Bae Doona and Cho Seung Woo.
Black is a crime-fantasy-based drama. The plot engages the audience from the very first episodes. The drama revolves around the man who can is controlled and possessed by death. The woman in the drama can see Death. The drama keeps the viewers on edge. The drama featured Song Seung Hoon and Go Ara.
10. A Korean Odyssey
A Korean Odyssey is one of the most underrated fantasy dramas. The drama revolves around the world where evil and good lives side by side. The leads Oh Gong and Maa Wang, try to discover the actual conflict between them. Oh Gong falls in love with the person he shouldn’t. The drama featured Lee Seung Gi, Seung Won-Cha, and Yeon Seo Oh.