A lot of networks in Korea are aiming to provide great series not only for their countries, but with every single fan of Korean Drama, One of the well-known in the industry of entertainment is the MBC network and below are the Top 15 List of Best MBC Drama series, check them with yourself and prepare yourself for the amusement!
- 1 The Best MBC Dramas of All Time (2020) Updated
- 2 1. Missing 9
- 3 2. I’m Not a Robot
- 4 3. Dong Yi
- 5 4. Empress Ki
- 6 5. W (Two Worlds)
- 7 6. Flower of the Prison Flower
- 8 7. Hospital Ship
- 9 8. Jumong
- 10 9. Kill Me Heal
- 11 10. Gu Family Book
- 12 11. Lucky Romance
- 13 12. Moon Embracing the Sun
- 14 13. One Spring Night
- 15 14. Can You Hear My Heart
- 16 15. Marriage Contract
The Best MBC Dramas of All Time (2020) Updated
1. Missing 9
“Missing 9” is one of my favorite and Best MBC Dramas. After watching the first episode of Missing 9, I was seriously wondering if I should continue with the rest of the episodes. Episode 1 was not bad, but it was kind of scattered for me. The jumping-off its timeline from the present to the island was too frequent for my taste, thus it feels like when I was just starting to immerse myself in one sitting I was required by the story to be on the next. On the other hand, this constant jumping back and forth was also the reason why I kept watching.
These tiny glimpses of the lives of the characters made me want, as an audience, to know more. And speaking of characters, this story has a very well-thought-of set of characters. Shallow and simple on the outside, but complicated if one is to dig a little bit deeper. I was really fascinated to see the growth of the washed-up celebrity Joon Oh, and Jung Kyung Ho did this character justice.
But the one that I’m most impressed with is Choi Tae-Joon as Choi Tae-ho because I noticed that a murderous character tends to be overdone in most KDramas but is Missing 9 it was done with such finesse and moderation that it almost makes you hate him and fear him more. And although the ending might have veered off the believable path–with all the survivors enjoying a paint party with a murderer I would still consider this series a must-watch.
2. I’m Not a Robot
Before I started watching I’m Not a Robot I was really apprehensive about how it will pull off the science fiction/romance combination. Maybe simply because a romantic story involves a lot of emotions and robots are just the opposite of that.
But as I delve into the story, the line between unfeeling technology and human affection slowly disappeared. And I believe that is due to superb writing, effective directing and flawless acting.
These three reasons would make you forget that you have questions on the credibility of Kim Min-kyu’s allergic reactions and the need for at least a small medical proof that it did exist in the real world.
Chae Soo-bin is so good in this series that I sometimes forget that she is playing the robot Aji 3. She did it so well that it made me wish that robots are really that way. All in all, this show has all the elements of an effective KDrama; the cheesy lines, the all-too-predictable ending, the romantic banter, the great supporting cast, and a believable anti-hero. Combine these things into science fiction and we are ushering in the romantic drama of the future and one of the most Best MBC Dramas.
3. Dong Yi
One of those shows that I know would be great even before I started watching. Historical romance is one of the things that KDrama does best. Dong Yi has it all; suspense, romance, drama, adventure, very subtle comedy (which went almost unnoticed), and loads and loads of history. It’s like your own life wrapped up in the pageantry and grandeur.
I especially like this one because of how close it portrayed the reality of the love story between King Sukjong and Choi Suk-bin. It is well-acted which should be enough, but the whole production is a feast for the eyes itself. If you are looking for a historical drama that depicts an accurate representation of events, with actors playing their roles so well you sometimes believe that they are the characters themselves, Dong Yi should be number one on your Best MBC Dramas.
4. Empress Ki
What a visual feast! The costume, the landscape, the beautiful actors, even the way blood and wounds are captured, it was all so mesmerizing. One of the things that I like most about this show is how fast-paced it is. Having 51 episodes, one might think that there would be a number of “dragging” episodes, but no! Everything seems to move rapidly that the viewer will not have any time to be bored. On the downside, the character development (especially of the lead roles) was not able to keep up with the pace of the story. I am particularly disappointed with Empress Ki / Ki Seung Nyang character.
I was really rooting for her ambitious and vengeful self in the first few episodes. I was so excited about how she will put heart into these two very strong traits. However, at the end of the show, I can slowly feel the strength dissipating. Maybe it is because of the number of characters the show has. This is one of the shows that do not necessarily focus on the lead characters but takes the whole cast into every turn of the story.
Which is something that I like, but they could have taken it down a notch, and give a little bit more to the lead characters. But despite this, I was able to finish all the episodes and still enjoyed Empress Ki and one of the most Popular historical dramas and Best MBC Dramas in our checklist indeed.
5. W (Two Worlds)
Is one of those shows that stays with you long before you finish watching all of the episodes. It has a unique story line for a Best MBC Drama and it’s full of twists and turns throughout, and it is not short of comedic scenes. What made this show unique is the extent of separation the two main characters has.
Ordinarily, a couple is separated by social status, or by familial and political affiliation, or faith, or even principle. But in W (Two Worlds), Oh Yeon-Joo and Kang Chul are literally in two different worlds. This set-up enables the story to develop very strong characters.
Lee Jong-suk did an exceptional job portraying a man who just realized that his whole life is a figment of another man’s imagination. And Han Hyo-Joo made Oh Yeon-Joo a character to love both for her strength and tenderness. I really loved this show that I might rewatch it two or three years from now.
6. Flower of the Prison Flower
is a period drama with a perfect blend of all the elements I would expect from such genre. It has hateful villains, persistent heroes and heroines, political intrigue, historical depiction and a very little romance (if one can call it that).
What I love most about this show is the consistency of the bad guys and the good guys. The writers deferred from the all-too-familiar plot twist, but instead focused on the story of Ok-nyeo. Because of this, I, as a viewer, was able to be with her in every struggle and cheered with her in her triumphs. Although there are times that I almost shout just to edge her on to reveal her true identity and stop people from stepping over her.
I was also surprised by the things that I’ve learned about the Joseon era. For most of the period drama, it was always a conscious effort for me to learn and understand the way things are done in that depicted period. For this one, all historical learnings came in effortlessly. This is one of my favorites.
7. Hospital Ship
If there’s one thing almost unbelievable about Hospital Ship, it is the fact that a single ship could contain such good looking medical staff. From the nurses, dentists, doctors, etc. If I was looking for a realistic medical drama, this definitely needs to have some changes. But since I’m only after the authenticity of the medical scenes, I finished watching the show definitely satisfied.
Medical Best MBC Dramas in our list. The character development was done in a tasteful way, with each medical situation exposing one character’s background or difficult situation. I especially like how Ha Ji-won portrayed the cold and detached Song Eun-Jae. She was so effective in her acting that there are times that I feel like I cannot connect with Song Eun-Jae because of her distant personality.
Kang Min-hyuk made me love Kwak Hyun because of his organic portrayal of the warm and compassionate doctor. The rest of the cast completed the picture and made Hospital Ship a medical romance worth anticipating every week.
If there MBC Korean drama is that I will remember for the rest of my life, it would be Jumong. A historical period drama that has enough suspense to keep me glued, romance to warm my heart, injustice to make me mad and drama to make me cry, Jumong for me is the creme de la creme of Korean period drama.
It is a well-casted and best mbc dramas the story show with everyone fitting perfectly to the role that they are playing. Song Il-gook brilliantly portrayed the founding monarch’s journey from a weak and submissive prince to a strong and compassionate king. Han Hye-jin as Lady Soseono is just perfect! Historically, the show was able to effectively fill the gaps of Jumong’s life that were lost in history.
For me, it was remarkable how the show was able to create connectivity between those factual events and the made-up ones. Visually, Jumong with its superb cinematography and production design is a feast for the eyes.
9. Kill Me Heal
Me As someone who is personally fascinated with multiple personality disorder, I cannot wait to start on Kill Me Heal Me. After watching the show, I was not disappointed, in fact, I was more than satisfied. It has the perfect mix of comedy, drama, romance, and suspense. The center of the story was business heir Cha Do Hyun, who was perfectly portrayed by Ji Sung.
A character with a dissociative disorder (also known as multiple personality disorder) is a very hard one to play but Ji Sung did a superb job. You can easily distinguish the seven personalities just by his subtle movements and facial expression.
That, for me, is a mark of an exceptional actor. The concept of the show is not really unique, but the simplicity by which the complexity of the story was told made this show different from shows of the same plot. And although the ending is a bit of a stretch for me, the overall storytelling more than made up for it one of unforgettable Best MBC Dramas.
10. Gu Family Book
Another MBC Korean drama. Gu Family Book. A half-human / half gumiho in frantic search of a book that contains the secret for him to become completely human. From the onset (after the first two episodes) the viewer is presented with a naughty but lovable Choi Kang-chi. As the story develops Lee Seung-gi was able to take me with him on his journey as Choi Kang-chi. I love the fact that the story seems to flow consistently throughout the show and that each episode was paced equally.
I also like the romance aspect of the show where Dam Yeo-wool and Choi Kang-chi are constantly skipping around the subject of their feelings for each other. A half-man / half-monster trying to be human and falling in love along the way, what a perfect mix for a romantic story it is one of the Best MBC Dramas in the History.
11. Lucky Romance
A romantic comedy that started off from superstition and luck, Lucky Romance is one of those light-hearted shows that put a smile on your face. I particularly like one because of its likable characters that were brilliantly played by Hwang Jung-eum and Ryu Jun-yeol as Shim Bo-nui and Je Soo-ho respectively. Seeing how love can blossom between a very superstitious woman and a very straightforward technology advocate gives me this light-as-a-feather excitement.
The comedic encounters between the characters were so refreshing that even during their serious arguments and conversations, you can’t help but smile. The production team also made sure that the environment that both characters find themselves in be as simple as possible without comprising the complexity of their respective jobs and daily lives. Lucky romance is a feel-good movie that is worth watching on a slow-paced day.
12. Moon Embracing the Sun
Moon Embracing the sun have a very unique stories that’s why we also included in our Best MBC Dramas check list it has one of those few historical dramas that put so much weight on the romance aspect of the show. Sure, they’ve thrown a bit of political conflict here and there, social issues over here, but there is no denying that this is a romantic story. It is quite fascinating to see how in love the King is and it makes one wonder if a real king in the real-world really loves that much. But the best aspect of the show for me is the child actors.
Yeo Jin-goo, Kim Yoo-Jung, Lee Tae-Ri, and Kim So-Hyun did such an amazing job that it sort of backfired on their adult counterparts. After watching the children, you will have such high expectations on the portrayal of their adult characters that there are times you see them as a bit lacking. Except of course for the “King”. No one could have played King Taejong as well as Kim Soo-Hyun. The comedic and dramatic balance of the show I think is what endeared it to the viewers.
13. One Spring Night
Watching One Spring Night you cannot help but appreciate how well-constructed the story was. It started with two people in a long relationship but is not ready for marriage. was presented in a very casual way, but at the same time, this casualness made you feel the struggle within for both of the characters. Then came another guy.
He is not someone that would catch your attention, not some millionaire, not an heir, not even a celebrity. He is just another ordinary guy, not totally different from the first guy, but somehow our lead character feels something for him that she did not feel for the other. Han Ji-min brilliantly played the logical yet conflicted Lee Jeong In and seeing Yoo Ji Ho with his child will surely melt anyone’s heart.
14. Can You Hear My Heart
Can you hear my heart was included in our checklist of best mbc dramas the story of two people pretending either to protect themselves or the people they love. From the title, one would expect a very soapy drama slowly building into a happy ending. But that would be wrong. This is a show made up of plots that build up into another plot. In other words, there is so much going on that sometimes you will forget your soap opera expectation about this show.
The characters were well played that you cannot help but sympathize with them even if you question the reasons behind their actions. But that is not to say that you will immediately love and consume this show. To be honest, it takes a few episodes before the show started to grow on me. But as soon as it did, I’m hooked.
15. Marriage Contract
Because of the fact that “contract marriages” is a favorite narrative in Korean dramas, a show has to have a lot of edges in order to stand out. For Marriage Contract, the chemistry between Han Ji-hoon, Kang Hye-soo, and the adorable Cha Eun-Seong is that edge.
Despite the predictability of the story, the actors’ delivery was so authentic that you could almost feel their pain. The delivery was so believable that you end up being invested in their emotions and end up rooting for them in every turn. This sets this show apart from other “contract marriage” kind of shows and would make you want to know what happens next.
Thank you for reading the Top 15 List of Best MBC Dramas.
“If I Cheat I Die” Will Definitely Play with Your Emotions this Winter
This December, we have a new and interesting Korean drama series that you wouldn’t want to miss. KBS 2TV finally announced in October, if i cheat i die airing in December this 2020 and who wouldn’t be excited for a new and interesting series in this cold weather right?
This series is a mystery thriller with a mix of comedy which most people will see it an interesting series because of its genre. Thriller and comedy? This series looks like it’s gonna play with our emotions giving us that mystery and comedy vibes.
In if i cheat i die, Cho Yeo-Jeong and Go Joon will be portraying the role of a married couple. Cho Yeo-Jeong as Kang Yeo-Joo and Goo Joon as Han Woo-Sung.
Kang Yeo-Joo (Cho Yeo-Jeong) is an author, a best-selling writer who usually writes novels about crime stories of murder cases.
Her novels are quite popular because of her ways of writing. She usually ends her stories by killing her male characters for being unfaithful to their partner. Kang Yeo-Joo constantly thinks about how to murder people, or in other words, unfaithful people.
Han Woo-Sung (Goo Joon) on the other hand, is a lawyer, specializing in divorce. Han Woo-Sung is the kind of man who is overly passionate about his work.
He usually gets emotionally involved with his work and getting too close with his clients he should only be defending as their lawyer. Because of this, he often ends up being reported for his actions. Han Woo-Sung is the one who wrote if i cheat i die in an agreement with his wife that obviously made the title.
In this agreement, it says that from the date of Han Woo-Sung’s (Goo Joon) wedding pledge with Mrs. Kang Yeo-Joo (Cho Yeo-Jeong), if he ever had an affair with another woman, every right to his entire body will transfer to Mrs. Kang Yeo-Joo.
This means because Han Woo-Sung signed this agreement, if he ever cheats on Kang Yeo-Joo, she has every right to do whatever she wants with his body, even put an end to it. It’s kind of creepy, but interesting. On the top of this agreement, it shows the title which says if i cheat i die.
In if i cheat i die trailer, you can see Kang Yeo-Joo here gardening. Some of you will think she’s normally gardening like a normal woman, but if you watch more further, you will see a hand coming out from under the ground that looks like a man’s hand who is reaching out for help. But of course, I think you can already guess the man’s situation why he ended up under the ground with Kang Yeo-Joo gardening around it.
Here’s the trailer, watch it and it will give you the vibes I’m talking about.
So as you see, these two married couples are not your usual romantic and fun type of couple. Yes, there might be a comedy inside this series, but their relationship is quite odd, or should I say very unique but a little kind of cute and creepy series that you should look forward to.
Sharing is Caring! Top Korean Celebrity Who Donated A Large amount of money to fight Covid19 Pandemic 2020
More and more Korean celebrity are making donations to help fight the spread of the pandemic corona virus.
Everyone from Kpop singers, solo artists, bands, actors and actresses are pitching in to help people fight against the virus outbreak.
In South Korea alone, COVID-19 cases are extremely rising and the disease shows no sign of slowing down. Daegu City is one of the most affected cities.
South Korea has apparently become the most recorded COVID-19 cases outside China, with over 4,000 cases affected. 90% of which comes from the most affected city of Daegu. Daegu is now considered as the center of the virus outbreak .
To support the South Korean government in the fight against the deadly outbreak, numerous celebrities are now making their move to aid those who have been badly affected.
Top 30 Korean Celebrity and their donation to fight the Corona Virus 2020 Updated
|01.||Lee Min Ho||350 Million Won|
|02.||IU||315 Million Won|
|03.||So Ji Sub||300 Million Won|
|04.||Kim Hee Sun||200 Million Won|
|05.||Hyun Bin||200 Million Won|
|06.||Kim Woo Bin||199 Million Won|
|07.||Park Ji Eun [Writer of CLOY & Legend of the Blue Sea]||130 Million Won|
|08.||Suzy||100 Million Won|
|09.||Gong Yoo||100 Million Won|
|10.||Son Ye Jin||100 Million Won|
|11.||Kim Soo Hyun||100 Million Won|
|12.||Kim Go Eun||100 Million Won|
|13.||Park Seo Joon||100 Million Won|
|14.||Shin Min Ah||100 Million Won|
|15.||Lee Byung Hun||100 Million Won|
|16.||Kim Jong Ki||100 Million Won|
|17.||Song Joong Ki||100 Million Won|
|18.||Lee Seunggi||100 Million Won|
|19.||Suga BST||100 Million Won|
|20.||Irene Red Velbet||100 Million Won|
|21.||Song Hoon||100 Million Won|
|22.||Yoona||100 Million Won|
|23.||Lee Jong Suk||100 Million Won|
|24.||Jun Ji Hyun||100 Million Won|
|25.||Jung Hae in||100 Million Won|
|26.||Ji Chang Wook||100 Million Won|
|27.||Eunhyuk Super Junior||100 Million Won|
|28.||Han Hyo Joo||100 Million Won|
|29.||Tip Big Bang||100 Million Won|
|30||Bong Joon Ho||100 Million Won|
One of the Korean celebrities who made a quick response against the deadly virus is the globally acclaimed actor Lee Min Ho.
According to reports, the Legend of the Blue Sea and The Heirs actor donated 350 million won to eight organisations.
These include Community Chest of Korea, Save the Children, Good Neighbours, Fruit of Love, Green Umbrella, Hope Bridge and two other organisations.
Train to Busan and Goblin star Gong Yoo also reportedly donated 100 million won to the Community Chest foundation. The 40-year old global actor reportedly asked for his donation to be used for medical staff and low-salary families affected by the virus outbreak.
Several actors and actresses have also made their move and donated to different organisations.
These include Shin Min Ah from My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, Kim Woo Bin from Uncontrollably Fond and Jung Woo-sung from the hit movie A Moment to Remember have also given 100 million won each to different charity organisations.
Kim Go Eun from the upcoming series The King: Eternal Monarch also donated 100 million won to the organisation Good Neighbors. The donations will be used to help those who belong to the lowly communities who can’t obtain masks because of the virus outbreak.
Aside from Korean actors and actresses, even Kpop celebrities also donated to help fight the spread of corona virus.
Among the top list is the Kpop superstar IU and star of hit series hotel del luna who reportedly donated 100 (350) million won each to organisations Good Neighbours and Korean Medical Association.
The donations given to the Korean Medical Association is said to be used for the purchase of masks and protective suits for their medical staff.
In addition, the popstar again donated another 20 million won to Yangpyeong County which is in the province of Gyeonggi.
The said province currently has no COVID-19 confirmed cases, but many of the people living there are elderly who are more vulnerable to the said disease.
Popular Kpop boyband EXO members Suho and Kai also donated 50 million each to organisations Community Chest of Korea and Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association.
Kpop stars from JYP Entertainment 2PM, GOT7, TWICE and DAY6 also donated a total of 500 million won to the organisation Community Chest of Korea.
Numerous Korean celebrity covid19 donations are also on their way to help those in need including the popular TV personality Park Ayung Soo. He reportedly donated 20,000 masks to the Daegu Metropolitan Government.
These masks will soon be delivered to disabled and senior citizens of Daegu City, the most affected city in South Korea.
BTS member Suga, who’s hometown is in Daegu City, also donated to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association to aid his homegrown city.
BTS group reportedly cancelled their Map of the Soul Tour concert in Seoul because of the viral outbreak.
Instead, the fans have decided to donate their ticket refunds to different organisations to aid in the prevention of the corona virus outbreak.
Couple Kim Moo Yeol and Yon Seung Ah, also donated 10 million won to the Beautiful Foundation and another 10 million won to the Community Chest of Korea.
Celebrity Go Ara also reportedly donated 100 million won to Good Neighbors.
Also Korean celebrity Covid19 donations include Han Ji Min who donated worth 100 million won or equivalent to 3000 packages of protective clothing for workers in healthcare facilities in Daegu City.
Another source confirmed that the famous celebrity personally helped deliver the donations to the Daegu City Society.
Popular comedian Lee Young Ja also donated 50 million won to help aid in the prevention of the spread of the virus outbreak.
Married couple Jason and Hong Hyun Hee reportedly donated 10 million won and Kim Sook donated 30 million won to the Miral Welfare Foundation to help the assistance of more vulnerable persons such as disabled children and elderly.
Members of several popular groups such as Poona from Girls Generation, Cha Eun woo from Astro and Son Na Eum from Apink also gave back to foundations to assist in the viral outbreak.
According to reports, these artists and Kpop idols, along with other artists, lent their helping hands to assist non-government organisations and offered masks and monetary assistance to those who have been badly affected.
Parasite director Bong Joon Ho also made his way to help those who are in need. He reportedly donated 100 million won to the organisation Hope Bridge Disaster Relief under the name of his hit movie.
BI, IKON’s former leader also donated over 100,000 masks to those who don’t have enough masks in their area.
The said masks have been distributed not only in Korea but also in different countries such as Thailand, Japan, China, Vietnam and Indonesia.
They are among the numerous list of Korean celebrity covid19 donations who contributed monetary assistance to help those who have been affected and those who still continue to fight the outbreak such as medical staff, doctors and private organisations.
As the deadly corona virus spread, more and more Korean celebrity covid19 donations are also on their way to help fight the said pandemic. With donations coming from these Korean celebrities, many people have also come forward to offer their assistance.
Top 11 Best Korean Drama Website All Over the World Just for Fans 2020
Korean Drama wave has swept the entire Asia, even the world, with its variety of stories to choose from. The wave started in 1990s and continues to gain an even larger popularity until today. Below are some of the best Korean drama websites fully dedicated for K-drama fans out there.
- 1 The 11 List of Great Korean Drama Website around the World  Updated
- 2 1. Dramarun
- 3 2. Viki
- 4 3. Netflix
- 5 4. Hulu
- 6 5. On Demand Korea
- 7 6. AsianCrush
- 8 7. Kocowa
- 9 8. AsianWiki
- 10 9. TVing
- 11 10. KBS World TV Channel on Youtube
- 12 11. My Dramalist
The 11 List of Great Korean Drama Website around the World  Updated
Dramarun is a korean drama website fully dedicated not only for Kdrama fans but also for Kpop lovers. It is an alternative online portal that reaches numerous audiences with its fresh and juicy updates about your favorite Korean music and celebrity idols.
Dramarun is a blog site that delivers quality and reliable content. Anything concerning K-dramaland can be found on this website.
Some of the contents found in Dramarun website include news, music and reviews.
Dramarun news covers anything trending while Dramarun music not only gives Kpop fans the best updates about their Kpop idols but also music covers and collaborations. Recently held and upcoming Kpop concerts can also be found in Dramarun.
K-drama wouldn’t be complete without reviews about recent and upcoming Korean dramas. From rankings to featured articles, Dramarun makes sure you won’t have to miss anything about your favourite Korean drama series.
Dramarun was founded in 2019 by a self-proclaimed K-drama addict named Tays.
He started writing blogs in May 2019 and since then, he began to search for writers who would contribute and co-write most of his well-loved blogs. Check out some of Dramarun’s blogs here.
Viki offers unlimited resources of Korean drama series free to all its users. To avail of their unlimited K-drama series, you need to register for an account and you’ll receive regular updates when a new series is added on the Korean drama website.
Most of its drama came from Asian countries such as Taiwan, China, japan, Korea, Thailand and many others.
Vicki boasts its drama series and movies in more than 200 languages available for subtitle. However, the only downside of this website is that the amount of advertisements can be quite annoying and distracting for viewers.
Viki was founded in 2007 when the company was originally funded from a Singaporean startup company named Neoteny Labs. Aside from free viewing, Viki also offers paid views for its audiences. Paid viewing allows audiences to enjoy drama series and movies without advertisements.
With Viki, millions of viewers can watch global primetime shows in over 200 languages.
This makes Viki remove the language barriers as well as the culture barriers that stand between true entertainment and Kdrama fans everywhere. It offers an engaging and community oriented approach that becomes more popular among youth and young consumers.
Aside from focusing on mostly Asian contents, Viki also differentiates itself from any other Korean drama website by offering programs will heighten the viewing experience for all.
Aside from the language translation subtitling, visitors of Viki can also put up a times comments that will scroll across a part of the screen commenting on the action.
Most of Viki’s visitors do not speak native languages of most of the shows they watch. Thus, Viki engages their visitors through offers that will give them a chance to pick up the language.
They can do this through the LEARN mode where visitors can study several languages such as Korean, Chinese, Japanese and refers to a dual-English or a foreign language subtitle by pausing a particular scene they wish to repeat words.
Movies and drama series are among the most important ways any person can employ their learning about a particular culture or language. Thus, Viki makes the most of this opportunity, making it one of the best Korean drama websites to date.
Netflix is an online video streaming service that gives its subscribers tons of movies, series and shows to watch. Visitors can enjoy an unlimited advertisement-free viewing of Netflix’s content by registering as subscribers.
Netflix offers a good share of Korean drama movies and series with subtitles. They offer a paid subscription in almost every country.
All you need is to sign-up and pay a certain amount of money and you can now fully enjoy all your favourite korean drama series and movies anywhere and any time of the day you like.
Netflix also offers a much wider variety of other Asian dramas and movies. Critics praise Netflix’s easy to follow interface and smooth user flow. Drama fans can also enjoy offline viewing options and they can even download their favourite movies even when they are on the go .
To register a member, Netflix offers four types of membership plans that will suit the needs of their subscribers.
Their chosen plans allow its subscribers to use whatever devices they wish to use to watch their favorite movies. They can watch on high definition, standard definition, or the ultra high definition.
The mobile plan allows subscribers to watch 1 mobile or tablet device at once in a standard definition. The basic plan allows Netflix’s subscribers to watch on new devices on a standard definition.
The standard plan can be availed on a high definition using two devices and the premium plan is available for subscribers who like to watch on a high definition using two screens or devices.
To avail of Netflix membership plan, first they need to choose the plan that suits their preference.
Then they need to make an account by entering their email address as well as creating a strong password. Followed up with a payment and that’s it! Members can now stream their favorite dramas and movies.
Netflix membership are billed monthly upon the date of the registration. Once a subscriber decides to quit being a member, they have the option to cancel their membership online anytime.
Netflix is available in over 190 countries worldwide and is considered as one of the widely used streaming services in the world.
It offers not only Korean drama but also some of the widely acknowledged and award winning series, documentations, original series, TV shows, featured films and a whole lot more.
Subscribers can play, resume or pause any series or drama they wish to without having any advertisement issues or commitments. Netflix subscribers can also download all their favorite shows straight from their Android or iOS mobile device.
They can also watch their own favorite shows when they are on the go or even without a stable or strong internet connection.
Hulu is a korean drama website that offers free and paid streaming and downloading videos in the safest way possible.
It boasts its good quality content and exceptional audio clarity in all of its series.
Hulu also offers different subtitles easy enough to read and follow through by its viewers.
The word hulu came from the Mandarin term hulu which means interactive recording and to gourd, according to the company blog.
It has two interesting meanings. One of each is highly essential to the website’s mission.
The main meaning interested the creators of hulu because it is used in an ancient Chinese proverb that describes Hulu as the holder of precious things. The word literally translates to “gourd,”.
During the ancient times, the Hulu was hollowed out and used to hold precious things. The other meaning of hulu is “interactive recording”.
Hulu offers free trial for one month. After that, visitors can avail of their plans. One plan costs $5.99 per month which includes unlimited access to their streaming library with only limited or fully no advertisements.
Visitors can enjoy a full season of exclusive drama series, originals, kids show and many more.
Visitors can also watch their favorite series via their mobile phones and have the power to cancel plans or switch on any plan they want anytime they want.
Another plan for hulu audiences is their $54.99/month plan that allows audiences to not only stream unlimited series but also record live TV with over 50 hours of cloud storage.
This plan also allows visitors to cancel or switch their plan anytime they want.
5. On Demand Korea
One of the top destinations for the latest updates on all Korean dramas, variety shows and movies is OnDemandKorea.
It has a huge library of classic and new titles audiences will surely add on their binge-watch list.
The shows also offer high definition with no additional charge.
On Demand Korea has risen to fame since it was first incorporated in December 2011.
The Korean drama website has reached over 27 countries all around the globe.
Since then, On Demand Korea strives to make innovations to the ever-changing media and the entertainment world.
OnDemandKorea was just a generic and ordinary korean drama streaming website until audiences learned how underrated the website is.
The audiences are astonished by the benefits this website has to offer. OnDemandKorea partners with lots of korean television stations and even shows that some people will ever watch outside South Korea.
However, the only downside of the website is that there is no comment section where you can put your thoughts on a particular movie or drama.
Some of the leeser popular shows do not have a subtitle either, making it hard for some non-Korean speakers to understand the movie or drama they are watching.
AsianCrush has over 1000 movies and drama series from different Asian countries.
It is available and legalized to be used only in North America. Viewers can go premium if they want to enjoy watching without advertisements and better quality viewing.
AsianCrush subtitles are also easy to follow and of good quality.
AsianCrush is also praised for providing a lot of filters in finding the latest recommendation by movie genre.
Aside from free viewing, AsianCrush patrons can also download Korean dramas for free with high-quality content.
AsianCrush caters to every needs of their visitors. From comedy, Korean movies, Chinese videos or even Japanese, subscribers can enjoy free streaming straight from their mobile phones anytime of the day in any place they want.
AsianCrush subscribers can also download their favorite movies straight on iOS, Android, AppleTV, Roku and many more.
AsianCrush boasts themselves as the premier korean movies streaming website and the best in Asia when it comes to entertainment.
All of AsianCrush’s content are widely distributed all over North America on broadband, video on demand, cable and satellite.
Kocowa is launched by partnership of three giant networks in South Korea which includes SBS, KBS and MBS.
You can watch any of your favorite Korean drama shows and even Kpop shows in this Korean drama website.
Kocowa is a website that allows streaming and downloading of Korean drama series and movies.
The website boasts premium offers that offer a high definition and advertisement-free streaming. However, Kocowa can be availed in both North and South America.
To watch a drama or movie in Cocoa, a visitor can simply visit their website or download their favorite movie on their mobile phone applications.
Kocowa offers a program called Taste24Hr which means all their premium shows cna be available to download free within one year after its first release.
Other benefits of Kocowa is that they usually upload their videos within the day and with quality subtitles. The dramas are uploaded real time and are completely safe to use. Kocowa also offers a paid subscription category that offers advertisement-free.
The plan starts at $6.99 per month which includes full access to all Kocowa’s shows without advertisements within the next six hours after it was broadcast in South Korea.
Visitors can also avail of the advertising-based plan which allows visitors to access Kocowa’s new contents 42 hours after is first release.
In 2017, Kocowa and Viki partnered up and created a VIki Pass Plus that will allow their subscribers to have more access to Kocowa contents without a separate subscription fee on Kocowa.
AisanWiki is another Korean drama website fully dedicated to Aisan movies, dramas, television, music performances and others.
The website is powered by wiki software which is actually the same as Wikipedia.org.
This allows all of its visitors to edit or even add new pages to the website.
Can a visitor Make An Account on AsianWiki?
User registration is currently closed on AsianWiki. The website has only a small group of editors and they would rather spend their quality time creating great content rather than monitoring another new user.
However, ifa visitor thinks that they have a special skill that they think would be helpful to the website, they can contact them and consider making an account for them.
How to edit a page on AsianWiki?
A visitor can edit the entire page all at once by clicking the “edit this page” tab at the top of the website.
Meanwhile, to edit just only one section of the page, the visitor can click the “edit” link to the right of a particular section heading.
How to create a new page on AsianWiki?
There are numerous ways on how to create a new page. They, on the other hand, would produce the same result. To do this, the visitor should create a link to the page on an applicable pre-existing page.
They should then click the red link that appears. Next, the visitor clicks a pre-existing red link on the page and they can now make a new page for that red link.
TVing is a global video streaming service that allows people around the world to view one of the most popular South Korean entertainment media companies in real time, the CJ E&M.
TVing lets its audiences and viewers watch not only domestic but also foreign movies.
Aside from this, TVing also broadcasts original contents such as those of Mnet, tvN, Tooniverse and other popular channels in South Korea.
It provides different genres of contents like movies, commerce, kids, broadcasts and its patronizers can use TVing via their smart TV, personal computers or mobile gadgets.
Aside from this, you can also purchase products available through the TVing Malls.
10. KBS World TV Channel on Youtube
KBS World is a South Korean television that offers paid viewing even to international audiences outside South Korea.
The TV network was launched on July 1 2003 and broadcasted mainly in Korean but with subtitles in Chinese, English and Malay.
Aside from signals in Seoul, South Korea, there are also the other separate services being operated by KBS subsidiaries.
These are the Japanese version, the Indonesian version and the American version of the KBS World.
KBS World TV programs have two domestic television services, the KBS1 and KBS2. Viewers can watch almost any type of genres on KBS World TV such as news, dramas, children’s program and documentaries.
Aside from TV programs, KBS World TV also offers news bulletins, the KBS World News Today and some other original productions such as The Three COlors of Korea.
In 2015, KBS World TV Channel on Youtube was launched. The channel provides live streaming services on various Korean drama series, movies and shows. The KBS World TV Channel on Youtube became available online in North America as well as in other countries.
On March 12, 2018, KBC World TV Channel on Youtube temporarily stopped their online streaming due to internal problems.
Currently, the channel now continues its operations and remains available for live streaming.
11. My Dramalist
My Dramalist is a Korean drama website that provides not only Korean but also Asian dramas and movies.
The more good stuff about this Korean drama website is that its viewers can create their very own watchlist of their favorite films, movies, series and they can even write their own reviews, make recommendations and discuss dramas with other people.
Using My Dramalist is completely free. All you need is to sign up and register.
The site also offers a VIP orgram where its users can help support the website financially in return for extra features such as ad-free experience or custom of their watchlist themes.
Below are some of the benefits of using My dramalist as Korean drama website and simple instructions on how to do it:
Can someone watch and download dramas and movies on Mydramalist.com?
The answer for these questions has been and is no. MyDramaList.com was never intended to be a website to use to watch dramas and movies on.
Although, they do partner with several licensed streaming websites and link to their contents straight from their drama pages, movie pages and others.
How to add a Drama/Movie on MyDramalist.com watchlist?
There are some places where an audience can add a Drama/Movie to their list.
First, when a viewer on an actual Drama or Movie page like a particular movie or series, they simply click the “Add to List” button to the right of the “Buy on Amazon” button.
Next, on the Index Page, simply click the add button that is located to the right of the title. Then, on an Actor page, to the right of every drama or movie is the word “add”.
By clicking on that, then filling out the required information, the viewer can add the title to your list.
When an audience is adding a new drama to their list, or updating the one they are currently watching by pressing either the “Add” or “Edit” buttons, a pop-up window will immediately appear.
On the pop-up window, after filling out the required information, the audience must click on the ‘MDL’ button in the “Share on” section, so that it is highlighted in blue.
The moment the viewer clicks on “Update entry”, the update will be posted to the feeds and all the viewer’s friends will be able to see that they have watched it.
Gone are the days where people were desperate to find good and quality Korean drama website to watch.
Today, anyone can visit any of the abovementioned websites and enjoy their favorite Korean dramas. So, which one is your favorite?
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