My Top 5 Korean Dramas 2016

In 2016 I watched alot of Korean Dramas on my free time. I loved each one that I watched but I had my top that I just couldnot take my eyes away from the time which are



Title: The Lonely, Shining Goblin / Goblin / 쓸쓸하고 찬란하神-도깨비

Episodes and Genre: 16 Fantasy, Romance

Broadcast Period: Dec 2016 tvN


Gong Yoo as  Kim Shin (goblin)

Kim Go Eun as Ji Eun Tak

Lee Dong Wook as Wang Yeo (grim reaper)

Yoo In Na as Kim Sun

Yook Sung Jae as Yoo Duk Hwa 


Kim Shin is a goblin longing to find a mortal bride in order to end his life. Wang Yeo is a grim reaper who ends up living under the goblin’s roof. Ji Eun Tak is a teenager who should never have been born and she has spent her life thinking that she is the goblin’s bride. 


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Title: Legend of the Blue Sea / 푸른 바다의 전설

Episodes and Genre: 20 Fantasy, Romantic Comedy

Broadcast Period: Nov 2016 SBS


Jun Ji Hyun as Shim Chung 

Lee Min Ho as Heo Joon Jae


A Joseon era mermaid finds herself in Seoul as she meets Heo Joon Jae, a modern day con-artist.



Title: K2 / 안투라지

Episodes and Genre: 16, Action Political

Broadcast Period: Sep 2016 tvN


Ji Chang Wook as Kim Je Ha 

Song Yoon Ah as Choi Yoo Jin 

Im Yoon Ah as Go Anna 

Jo Sung Ha as Jang Se Joon


Kim Je Ha is a bodyguard embroiled in a political war and he falls in love with Go Anna, the daughter of a presidential candidate.


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Title: Moon Lovers / Scarlet Heart Ryeo / 보보경심: 려

Episodes and Genre: 20, Fantasy, Time Travel Romance

Broadcast Period: Aug 2016 SBS


Lee Joon Ki as Wang So (4th Prince)

IU as Go Ha Jin / Hae Soo

Kang Ha Neul as Wang Wook (8th Prince)

Hong Jong Hyun as Wang Yo (3rd Prince)


Go Ha Jin is down in the dumps until she jumps into the water to save a drowning boy. When she wakes up, she discovers that she has been transported back into Goryeo inside the body of Hae Soo.

Stuck with no idea on how to go back to the future, she must make the most of her time in the past as she becomes embroiled in the political power plays for the throne.



Title: Uncontrollably Fond / 함부로 애틋하게

Episodes and Genre: 20, Romantic Comedy

Broadcast Period: Jun 2016 KBS2


Kim Woo Bin as Shin Joon Young

Bae Suzy as Noh Eul

Im Joo Hwan as Choi Ji Tae

Im Joo Eun as Yoon Jung Eun 


Kim Woo Bin (Heirs) and Suzy (Architecture 101, Gu Family Book) have sizzling chemistry in this romantic melodrama that has become one of the most eagerly anticipated K-dramas of 2016. Kim Woo Bin stars as the conceited Hallyu star Shin Joon Young. Suddenly separated at a young age from No Eul (Suzy), he’s grown into an arrogant superstar. No Eul in the meantime has grown up to become a scrappy television producer, jumping at any opportunity for money. The two are reunited as adults, and forced to work together in the hopes that No Eul can tame Joon Young’s flippant attitude and get enough money to support her younger brother in the process. However nothing is as it seems, with too many secrets to count surrounding the duo’s past and present, true love might just not be enough.

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