In a world where new dramas pop up every month, we are bound to miss some extraordinary ones. This is what is happening in the k-drama-land too. With so many channels and online platforms producing big-budget dramas having a star-studded cast, some dramas go unnoticed. One of the Korean TV Channels that never fails with its scripts is OCN or Orion Cinema Network. With 10 or 12 episodes, each having a runtime of one hour, these dramas are perfect to binge. So, here is a list of OCN dramas that I feel deserve more recognition.
A Train that takes you to a parallel world where there is another you leading a different life. It’s fun up to here. But what if you have to track a serial killer traveling between worlds when you don't even know another world exists? Yoon Shi Yoon stars as detective Seo Do Won and Kyung Soo Jin as Han Seo Kyung and they have to discover what’s on the killer’s mind before it is too late or is it already too late?
Yong Dong Jin (Jang Dong Yoon) is about to finish his military service but strange deaths of soldiers create havoc before his discharge. With Son Min Gyu (Yoon Park) leading the team and Dong Jin, Son Ye Rim (Krystal), Lee Joon Sung (Lee Hyun Wook), and others as its members, the team must find out what is happening in this demilitarized zone that has always been an easy target to enemies.
Kim Yeong Koon (Seo Kang Joon) is a police officer sent to join the internal affairs investigation team, which all the other officers hate. After entering the team, he gets entangled with Do Chi Gwang (Han Sun Kyu), the team leader, and Han Tae Joo (Kim Hyun Joo), a lawyer. All three want to uncover the same truth but are not ready to let go of their secrets.
4. Tell Me What You Saw
A genius criminal profiler (Jang Hyuk) and the team leader (Jin Seo Yeon) of the regional investigation unit (RIU) are after a killer, who changed their everyday lives. A rookie detective with a photographic memory (Choi Soo Young) joins the RIU after proving her worth. She finds herself working with Oh Hyun Jae (Jang Hyuk) who has been hiding after his fiance's death. She is promised something she wants in return but is it safe for her to work with these two, who know the darkest secrets about the department?
5. Kill It
Kim Soo Hyun (Jang Ki Young) is a veterinarian running a clinic. He is good at another job - Killing. Do Hyun Jin (Nana) is a detective out to catch her boyfriend’s killer. But she has a past she wants no one to know. While searching for the killer Hyun Jin is saved by Soo Hyun more than once but little does she know that Soo Hyun was at the crime scene when her boyfriend died.
A 'golden' moment decides whether a person can be killed or saved. Voice tells us about a less explored field of criminal investigation known as voice profiling. Police officer Kang Kwon Joo (Lee Ha Na) and detective Moo Jin Hyuk (Jang Hyuk) lost their loved ones on the same day. Can Kwon Joo use her extraordinary hearing ability and Jin Hyuk his skills and learn more about that day or will they work against each other?
7. Missing: The Other Side
A village where the dead live until their bodies are discovered and two living humans who can see this village invisible to others. Missing The Other Side is a thrilling and emotional story about the world where the dead try to live. Kim Wook (Go Soo) accidentally discovers the village and meets Jang Pan Seok (Huh Joon Ho). Together they try to find their dead friends in the real world and search for their loved ones in the world of the dead.
8. Dark Hole
A mysterious gas infects Mujishi, and people start becoming something similar to zombies. Lee Hwa Sun (Kim Ok Bin), a detective who comes to Mujishi following a clue to her husband’s murderer, gets caught in the mess. With the help of Yoo Tae Han (Lee Joon Hyuk), she needs to stop tragedies and at the same time catch the killer.
9. Strangers From Hell
An eerie dormitory with weird strangers is not a welcome sign to the new tenant Yoon Jung Woo (Im Si Wan). Nevertheless, he does not have a choice. His determination to become a writer makes him stay here. Things start going downhill when he learns more about the dentist Seo Moon Jo (Lee Dong Wook), who also stays in Eden studio.
10. Save Me
Im Sang Mi (Seo Ye Ji) and her family move to Muji following a financial crisis. Sang Mi’s father makes the family join a religious cult in search of peace, but things are not how they look. With the help of Han Sang Hwan (Ok Taecyeon) and Suk Dong Chul (Woo Do Hwan), Sang Mi must save herself before she becomes a victim.