Article: Top Ten K-Dramas About Outcasts  

If you feel like an oddball or an outcast and think you cannot relate to regular K-dramas, then think again. In this list, we are talking about the best K-dramas that showcase some of the most endearing odd characters. These K-dramas are all about the outcasts in society.

1. Mad For Each-Other

In this series, we follow the lives of No Whi-Oh, a police detective. He has a decent life; however, one day, due to an incident, No’s personality changes. He becomes angry very easily and is unable to control his emotions, especially his anger. To stop his life from spiraling, No decides to become better. During this time, he meets a strange woman named, Lee Min-Kyung. She, too, had an ordinary life, but due to an incident, her life changed completely. She becomes compulsive and delusional.

2. Behind your Touch

In this series, we follow Bong Ye-Bun, a veterinarian who possesses a supernatural power. She lives in the sleepy village of Mujin. She has the extraordinary power of seeing a person’s past when she touches their behind. She is kind and warm-hearted, but she is also nosy. She teams up with a police detective named Moon Jang-Yeol.

3. Welcome To Waikiki

In this series, we follow the lives of Kang Dong-Goo, Cheon Joon-Ki, and Bong-Doo-Sik. They are roommates and friends who run a guest house called Waikiki in Itaewon. Kang wants to become a director, Cheon wants to become a known actor without the help of his father and family and Bong Doo wants to become a writer. One day the friends discover that someone had abandoned a baby in their guest house and chaos breaks out.

4. Hello, My Twenties 

In this series, we follow the lives of five college women, Yoon Jin-Myung, Jung Ye-Eun, Song Ji-Won, Kang Yi-Na, and Yoon Eun Jae. They are all roommates and share the same flat. They are at first strangers who seem annoyed with each other's presence. However, we soon see a bond and sisterhood develop between them. This series deals with grief and loss but more importantly, it shows us how to cope with that grief. It shows us how to live and move on with our lives. It shows us the need for a good support system.

5. Itaewon Class

In this series, we follow Park Sae-Ro-Yi, a strong-willed high schooler. One day when Park saw his classmate bullying another student, he punched him. His classmate is Jang Geun-Won the son of the CEO Jang Dae-Hee. Jang owns a corporation named Jagga, where Park’s father works. Jang Dae demands that Sae-Ro-Yi apologize to Guen. Sae-Ro-Yi refuses to apologize, and this causes his father to be fired. Soon after Park’s father dies due to an accident which was caused by Jang Geun-Won. Park Sae-Ro-Yi promises to take revenge on Geun-Won and Jang Dae Hee.

6. It's Okay To Not Be Okay 

In this series, we follow, Moon Kang-Tae, a nurse who works in a psychiatric ward. He is responsible for looking after the patients and to assist in unexpected cases. He works hard to earn money. He is also a protective and loving brother. He looks after his elder brother. We also follow, Ko Moon-Young, a famous author who has written several children’s books. Their path somehow crosses, and they slowly develop feelings for each other.

7. Hotel Del Luna

In this series, we follow Jang Man-Wol, CEO of Hotel Del Luna. This is a mysterious hotel in Seoul and can only be seen properly at night. Man-Wol is an old soul. She is forced to run the hotel to pay for her deeds. This hotel is very unique as it is open to ghosts and spirits passing to the other side. The Hotel and its staff of spirits are responsible for escorting these spirits so that they can rest peacefully. Somehow Koo Cha-Sung, a human being becomes the Hotel’s assistant manager.

8. Dali And Cocky Prince 

In this series, we follow the lives of Jin Moo-Hak and Kim Da-Li. Jin is not well educated; however, he is the second son of a rich family that owns a global restaurant franchise named Dondon F&B. Kim Da-Li is a daughter from a prestigious family. She has an impressive background. She is intelligent and multi-lingual. She is also a researcher at an art gallery. Jin and Kim happened to come across each other.

9. Clean With Passion For Now

In this series, we follow Jang Sun Gyeol, a man who has raging mysophobia. He has an extreme fear of germs. He owns and runs a cleaning company. In his company, he meets a bright girl named Gil O-Sol. Slowly both become close to each other.

10. Move To Heaven

In this series, we follow Geu-Ra, a man with Asperger's. He works for his father. Geu is responsible for arranging and moving the items of deceased people. However, one day Ra’s father passes away. His only guardian is his uncle, Sang-Gu. Sang is a cold man who used to be a martial artist. Together they continue to run the business. This series is extremely heartfelt and moving. It shows us the turbulence of life and shows us how grief can envelop life.