Article: Top 10 Underrated Korean Dramas

We have all watched popular Korean dramas like Crash Landing on You, Vincenzo, etc. Some dramas are exceptional but did not get the attention they deserved. These dramas even have astonishing plots and dashing casts. Few might be surprised as to how these dramas can be underrated!! So next time you feel bored and willing to watch a drama, instead of the popular ones' start binge-watching these dramas.

10. A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind is a medical mystery drama. This drama was initially supposed to have 16 episodes. But the episodes were brought down to 14 due to low viewership. Lee Young Ho (Jang Hyuk) portrays the role of a neurosurgeon that cannot empathize with people due to his anti-social personality disorder. While Gye Jin Sung (Park Seo Dam) is a rookie police officer. After unexpected deaths occur in the hospital, Lee Young Ho and Gye Jin Sung start investigating those together. Watch the drama to know more.


9. Come Back Mister

Come Back Mister is a romantic comedy. This drama is based on a Japanese novel which was published in 2002 named Mr. Tsubakiyama's Seven Days' by Jiro Asada. It has 16 episodes. Kim Young Soo (Kim In Kwon) is the chief of the women's apparel section at Sunjin's Department store. He is a workaholic man who always works overtime for which he and his wife are not close.

One day as usual he works overtime and gets killed after falling off the roof by accident. His company lies and misleads about his death to be suicide as then no one can blame them for letting him work overtime. On the other hand, Han Gi Tak (Kim Soo Ro) was a former gangster but he has stopped living that life and now runs a restaurant. He has loved actress Song Yi Yeon (Lee Ha Nui) for a long time but she had always shooed him away for his past lifestyle.

While Yi Yeon's ex-husband has stirred a scandal to get his child back, Gi Tak seems to figure out the situation but he loses his life in an accident. After these two arrive (Gi Tak and Young Soo) in the afterlife they feel an urge to return as they have their unfinished business, Young Soo wants to attune with his wife and tell him that his death was not a suicide while Gi Tak wants to protect Yi Yeon. Their wishes are granted however they are sent back with new bodies and three rules. Watch the drama to know more.


8. The World Of The Married

The World of the Married is a melodrama, thriller drama. This is a 'makjang' drama (Korean Expression used to describe plots that are dramatic and atrocious. This drama is mainly based on betrayal, adultery, and revenge. Ji Sun Woo is a cheerful person and has a happy married life with her better half and her adolescent son. She is left speechless when she gets to know that she is being betrayed and her husband is having an affair. After getting to know these, she becomes thirsty for vengeance. Watch the drama to know more.


7. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

This drama has romance, thrill, and mystery. It is a remake of the 2002 Japanese television series 'Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi.'

Kim Moo Young (Seo In-Guk) is a very mysterious kind of man who has forgotten about his past, he now works at a Korean Beer microbrewery. He falls in love with a girl named Yoo Jin-Kang (Jung So-min) who at first did not have a good impression on Moo Young but later things were cleared, However, things get heated when Jin Kang's older brother Yoo Jin Guk (Park Sung Woong) suspects Moo Young to be behind the murder of a university student. Being her elder sister he tries to warn Jin Kang about Moo Young. Watch the drama to know more.


6. Secret Boutique

Secret Boutique is a thrill-based and female-centric drama. Jenny Jang (Kim Sun-a) is a poor lady and works at a bathhouse in Gangnam, Seoul. After this, she takes a new job as a housemaid in a conglomerate family. Gradually she becomes successful and is the owner of J Boutique that looks like an ordinary clothing and accessories store from the outside but is a secret network connecting the political and business circles to a small firm where she solves the problems of the upper class. She becomes a lobbyist. Watch the drama to know more.


5. Strongest Deliveryman

This drama is of the romantic genre. Choi Kang Soo (Go Kyung Po) is a deliveryman who wishes to become the CEO of his own delivery app company. He is humble, fearless, and gives his all in whatever he does. While on the other hand Lee Dan Ah (Chae Soo Bin) is another delivery worker who is disgusted by her current pecuniary status. Dan Ah is very much focused on making money therefore she has no time to date, but her demeanour starts changing when she meets Kang Soo. Watch the drama to know more.


4. Mother

Mother is suspense, crime drama. It is a remake of a 2010 Japanese drama with the same title. Kang Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) holds a temporary position as a teacher of an elementary school, where she witnesses a strange student named Hye-na (Heo Yool) with a dishevelled appearance and strange mannerisms. Later she comes to know that Hye-na is abused by her mother. With impulse getting the best of her one day she kidnaps her student and decides to be her mother. This drama will leave many viewers in tears. Watch the drama to know more.


3. Beating Again

Beating Again is a romantic comedy. Min-ho (Jung Kyung-ho) is a cutthroat corporate raider. He is a bank investment banker for Gold investment. He is a cold-hearted person who is hell-bent on taking revenge on his uncle who betrayed his family and forced them to hit rock bottom. One day he gets his heart transplanted, thanks to that he can live again, but this time his personality is rather sweet than sour. The heart was originally from Soo Jung's (Kim So Yeon) fiancé. Soo Jung is the daughter of Min-ho's father's former secretary who betrayed him too and currently works for his uncle. After getting the new heart and changed personality he falls in love with Soo Jung and wants to cherish and protect her and get his revenge. Watch the drama to know more.


2. Doctor John

The genre of this drama is medical romance and mystery. Based on the Japanese novel 'On Hand of God' by Yo Kusakabe. Cha Yo-han (Ji-sung) is an anesthesiologist specializing in pain management. He is called "10 seconds" because of his ability to detect the problem in 10 seconds. He is arrogant but is a genius when it comes to his profession. Kang Shi-young (Lee Shi-young) has always topped her classes throughout her medical school. She is a cool-headed and warm-composure doctor with great skills. Watch the drama to know more.


1. Nine: 9 Times Time Travel

This is a science fiction and romance series. One day Park Sun-woo (Lee JinWook) gets nine incense items with the help of which he can travel back to 20 years. He travels back in time to keep his family safe. However, the damage he caused while time traveling, and affects the lives of people in present including his crush Joo Min-young (Jo Yoon Hee). Watch the drama to know more.