10 Best Korean Dramas of 2022 So Far
We’re now approaching the end of the year. What better time than now to have a throwback of every exceptional script given to us by K-dramas? There must be some new magic spell in 2022 because K-dramas have been phenomenal. The acting, cast, scripts, and original soundtracks were perfectly set up for many dramas, making them so interesting. We’ve created a compilation of the best Korean dramas of 2022 so far, so you don’t miss out!
The ten best K-dramas in 2022
- Through the Darkness
- All of Us are Dead
- Twenty Five, Twenty One
- A Business Proposal
- Our Blues
- My Liberation Notes
- Semantic Error
- Bloody Heart
- Kiss Sixth Sense
1. Through the Darkness
In “Through the Darkness,” we have stars like Kim Nam Gil playing Song Ha Young. A police officer joins the criminal behavior analysis team due to his brilliant thinking.
This series takes its viewers into several cases of homicide that he has assisted in solving. “Through the Darkness” is based on the true story of the first profiler in South Korea.
2. All of Us are Dead
This zombie series is a surprising addition to our list of best Korean dramas. It starts with a failed school science project and releases a virus that spreads throughout the school. They soon discover that this disaster can eventually reach the entire country and even the world.
The series isn’t just about zombies but also true friendships, love, and human relationships. It’s so amazing how this series touches in many different ways, and from the spotlight, these rookie actors are receiving, we can be quite certain of a second season.
3. Twenty Five, Twenty One
Kim Tae Ri stars in Twenty Five, Twenty One as Na Hee Do. he is a student in high school, and he’s desperately working his way to be the greatest fencer in the world. She comes in contact with Baek Yi Jin (played by Nam Joo Hyuk) and begins an amazing relationship.
The fans and viewers root for their love and happiness; all they wanted was for them to end up together. However, the ending didn’t turn out to be what most K-drama lovers expected, and for many years, “Twenty Five, Twenty One” will continue to be discussed.
4. A Business Proposal
The series features Ahn Hyo Seop playing Chaebol Kang and Shin Ha Ri playing Kim Sejeong. Chaebol Kang meets Shin Ha Ri on a blind date, and they fall in love, not knowing it was Ha Ri who replaced her best friend.
When he found out that Ha Ri wasn’t the date he was supposed to meet, he offered her a deal to act as his girlfriend in the meantime. From the onset, we see Kang completely falling for Ha Ri, making this series so romantic. Kang’s pursuit of Ha Ri’s love and affection is the highlight of this series, and when an exciting, hot second couple is added, the series most definitely deserves its place on this list of best Korean dramas.
The cast of this drama is star-studded. It features actors like Lee Min Ho, Kim Min Ha, Jin Ha, and Youn Yuh Jung. This drama is based on a book by Min Jin Lee, and the series spans three generations.
Pachinko did not disappoint its fans, considering all the expectations and hype from the premiere. The series shows and evokes a sense of awareness of what most Koreans have been through.
Even though Lee Min Ho’s acting was impressive, Kim Min Ha stole the show in Pachinko. She beautifully portrayed a strong Sunja, and it was completely fascinating. We’re eager to see her in the second season!
6. Our Blues
Most of the cast in the series “Our Blues” are well-known. There are stars like Lee Byung Hun, Han Ji Min, Lee Jung Eun, Shin Min Ah, Han Ji Min, and many more. The series is set on Jeju Island. It shows the several real-life issues characters are facing.
This amazing series exposes different vital social problems. Problems that are common not just in South Korea but everywhere else. A sense of belonging and comfort is developed as connections between different families is displayed.
Stories of families dealing with mental health, disabilities, teenage pregnancy, and the death of loved ones bring a healing K-drama – showing us that we aren’t alone. This show is a series you want to watch.
7. My Liberation Notes
Park Hare Young’s news script stars Kim Ji Won, Son Suk Ki, Lee El, and Lee Min Ki. This series focuses on the basic lives of three siblings going through life. The outstanding performance of this series caught everyone off guard. Son Suk Ku rose to stardom playing an alcoholic gangster, Mr. Gu.
8. Semantic Error
DONGKIZ’s Jae Chan stars in this campus romance as Chu Sang Woo, and Park Seoham plays Jae Young. Two students have very different personalities during their first meeting. However, their relationship gradually changed into very strong feelings. Seeing the rookie actors deliver so much through their roles makes you want to see their next project.
9. Bloody Heart
This historical series, featuring Lee Joon as King Lee and Kang Han Na as Yoo Jung, is about their love even when they know they cannot be together. It’s difficult not to binge-watch this series because the distress and intensity surrounding the show are very high. Much is going on at once, providing an outstandingly beautiful story that will keep you glued to your screen.
10. Kiss Sixth Sense
This show is about a woman that can see the future with a kiss. Hong Ye Sool, played by Seo Ji Hye, accidentally kisses her boss and sees that they are in a romantic relationship in the future. The one issue is that she’s irritated by her boss!
Based on Gatnyeo’s hit novel, all the actors were amazing and did well to bring the novel to life. You don’t want to miss this gem.
K-dramas have made 2022 an exciting year so far. We guarantee that our list of best Korean dramas will captivate you and your family, so grab a bowl of popcorn and a drink and enjoy them. We can’t wait to see what else K-dramas have in store for us this year.