Korean shows are always a delight to watch. They have many different genres, such as action, thriller, historical, horror, comedy, and romance. These are popular worldwide for their widespread availability and significant impact.
If you're looking for some supernatural Korean series and don't know which one to watch, you are at the right place. Here are the top 10 must-watch supernatural Korean series of different genres to choose from. You're not going to regret watching these.
1. Legend Of The Blue Sea
This is a 2016-2017 romantic-comedy fantasy drama that shows the journey of a mermaid, Shim Cheong (Jun Ji-Hyun), who fell in love with a con artist, Heo Joon-Jae (Lee Min-ho), in her childhood but couldn't live with him. They then meet again but go through a tragic incident together.
This series is inspired by a historical tale of a mermaid by Yu Mong In. It also won many awards like the best actor in a genre and fantasy dramas, best couple, top 10 stars, and others.
2. W: Two Worlds
W shows two worlds, the real world and a fictional webtoon world named W, which gets connected accidentally. The real-world girl Oh Yeon-Joo (Han Hyo-Joo) gets pulled to W's alternate universe and falls in love with its protagonist Kang Chul (Lee Jong-Suk). It has romance, comedy, and action, all in one. Its writer also won the writer of the year award for this show.
3. Guardian: The Lonely And Great God
It is a romantic drama where a goblin, Kim Shin (Gong Yoo), searches for a wife who can end his painful immortal life. Ji Eun-Tak (Kim Go-Eun) falls in love with him but struggles to fulfill her duty as she doesn't want to let him go.
In Korean television history, Guardian's final episode got an 18.68% nationwide share of the audience, making it the fifth highest-rated drama. It has 16 episodes + 3 specials, which revealed 'Guardian' behind the scenes.
Black is a 2017 fantasy-thriller starred by Song Seung-Heon as Han Moo-Gang, Go Ara as Kang Ha-Ram, Lee El as Yoon Soo-Wan, and Kim Dong-Jun as Oh Man-So as the main characters.
It is worth a watch, in which a grim reaper gets punished for breaking the rules of heaven and falling in love with a woman after possessing a human body. It has a fantastic plot with many twists, and the actors did a great job.
5. Hotel Del Luna
Hotel Del Luna, located in the middle of Seoul, is a hotel that caters only to ghosts. The hotel has a charming but sore-headed CEO, Jang Man-Wol (IU), cursed because of a terrible crime she committed but cannot remember. Now she must manage this hotel as the curse. A new manager, Gu Chan-sung (Yeo Jin-goo), learns her backstory and stops her from committing further crimes.
This dark fantasy romantic comedy was released in 2019 and was the most-watched drama.
6. Are You Human?
When a corporates heir Nam Shin (Seo Kang-Joon) is poisoned and falls into a coma, his scientist mother, Laura Oh (Kim Sung Ryung), creates an artificial intelligence robot to take his place.
This 2018 Korean drama has romance, action, and comedy genres. With a very grasping storyline, it is a good watch.
7. Angel's Last Mission: Love
Angel's Last Mission: Love, a romantic fantasy of 2019, portrays a carefree angel, Dan (L) has a mission to help a blind heiress (Shin Hye Sun) find love after she lost her dream of being a ballerina and became cold. By doing that, he can return to heaven, but eventually, he falls in love with her.
It has 32 episodes and won many awards in 2019, such as best actress, best couple, best new actor, etc.
8. Bring It On, Ghost
In 'Bring It On, Ghost' Park Bong-pal (Ok Taec-Yeon), the protagonist can see ghosts and works as an exorcist to make money. At a haunted high school, he encounters Kim Hyun-Ji (Kim So-Hyun), a high school student who became a wandering spirit and fell in love with her. The two become ghost-fighting partners.
It is a 2007-2010 horror romantic mystery comedy written by Lee Dae-il, having 16 episodes. It's a beautiful experience for people to find something entertaining and horror with great direction and acting.
Blood is a 2015s thriller romance with a fantastic plot. Park Ji-sang (Ahn Jae-Hyun) is a vampire, a surgeon, and a researcher. He is cold from the outside but soft-hearted inside. He suppresses his thirst for blood to help people. He gets into a conflict between good and evil when encounters Lee Jae-Wook (Ji Jin-hee), a two-faced evil doctor. He falls for a fellow surgeon Yoo Ri-ta (Ku Hye-sun), who is very arrogant but talented.
With a 4.5-star rating, it takes you to an emotional roller coaster at the end. Worth watching!
10. My Love From The Star
Last but not least, this 21 episode long romance fantasy aired from 2013 to 2014. Story of an alien named Do Min-Joon (Kim Soo-Hyun), who lands on earth in 1609. Four hundred years later, he falls in love with a top actress, Cheon Song-Yi (Jun Ji-Hyun).
It received nine nominations and three wins at the 50th Baeksang Arts Award. You will get obsessed with this one for sure.