So the year 2018 is ending and I have made a very useful a list. This year we had many good rom-com dramas like “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim?”, “Are You Human Too?” and “My ID Is Gangnam Beauty” and also some romance dramas like “Just Between Lovers”, “Should We Kiss First” and many more.
So If you are looking for romantic comedy kdramas to watch from 2018, then here is your list to select from. Enjoy! 😉
1. Radio Romance
“Radio Romance” drama focuses on the romance between a radio writer Geu Rim (Kim So-hyun) and a top star Ji Soo-ho (Yoon Doo-joon) who is casted as the DJ in the show where Geu Rim works.
2. Longing Heart
“Longing Heart” is a story of a man who travels back in time to impress his first love, whom he wasn’t able to do before.
3. Just Between Lovers
“Just Between Lovers” follows the life of two individuals (Junho and Won Jin Ah) who help and learn with each other through various struggles of life.
4. Black Night
“Black Night” is about a pure man who accepts a dangerous destiny for the woman he loves. It is a love story that spans over two hundred years. Moon Soo-ho (Kim Rae-won) is a businessman with a pure heart who braves danger for his love Jung Hae-ra (Shin Se-kyung), who is a travel agent but never traveled abroad.
5. I’m Not A Robot
“I’m Not A Robot” is a story about a man (Yoo Seung Ho) who falls in love with a girl (Chae Soo Bin) who pretends to be robot.
6. Laughter in Waikiki
“Laughter in Waikiki” is the story of three men who come to run a failing guesthouse called Waikiki. Complications spark when their guest house is visited by a single mother and her baby.
7. Should We Kiss First
“Should We Kiss First” story revolves around four people (Kam Woo Sung, Kim Sun Ah, Oh Ji Ho, and Park Shi Yeon) who have lost all hope in love.
8. The Great Seducer
“Great Seducer” focuses on the love story of rich young people in their twenties. Kwon Shi-hyun makes a bet with his friends to seduce Eun Tae-hee, who does not believe in love anymore. However her thoughts changes after she meets Kwon Shi-hyun.
“Live” tells the story of lives of two police officers (Jung Yu-Mi and Lee Kwang-Soo) working at the Hongil Police Precinct Office. They both learn a lot about life by undergoing cases they never expected.
10. That Man Oh Soo
“That Man Oh Soo” is a story about a man who has magical powers that makes young people fall in love. One day those magical powers gets accidentally used on him and he falls in love with a police officer.
11. Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food
“Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food” or “Something In the Rain” drama explores the relationship of two people (Jung Hae In & Son Ye Jin). Their relationship gets stronger with time. They keep their relationship secret.
12. Wok of Love
“Wok of Love” tells story of a group of men and women that is hotter than the boiling oil in a sizzling hot wok. The story continues at a Chinese restaurant owned by Doo Chil-sung and a former gangster from the Big Dipper Gang.
13. About Time
“About time” is a story about a singer actor who can see the time of death of a person. Then she meets a man who stops her own time of death.
14. The Undateables
“The Undateables” or “Handsome guy and Jung Eum” tells the love story between a women (Hwang Jung Eum) working as a relationship helper and a man (Nam Goong Min) who is a relationship expert.
15. Rich Man
“Rich Man, Poor woman” tells the love story of a CEO (Suho) of a tech company who cannot recognize faces and a woman (Ha Yeon Soo) looking for a job at his company.
16. Come Here and Hug me
“Come Here and Hug Me” tells the story of a man (Jang Ki Yong) whose father is a serial killer. His father kills the parents of the woman(Jin Ki Joo) he loves.
17. Are You Human Too?
“Are you human too?” is a story about a robot who was a duplicate of a chaebol heir who was in coma.
18. What’s wrong with Secretary Kim?
“What’s wrong with secretary Kim” is a love story between the vice president (Park Seo Joon) of a big company and his secretary (Park Min Young). It is based on a popular webtoon.
19. Mr. Sunshine
“Mr. Sunshine” is based on Joseon Era and focus on the romance of a soldier (Lee Byung Hun) and an aristocrat’s daughter (Kim Tae Ri).
“Time” is a story about a man (Kim Jung Hyun) who is about to die in few days. In his last days of life he decides to help a woman (Seohyun) whose life he ruined before.
21. Grand Prince
“Grand Prince” tells the story of a love triangle between two princes (oo Sang Wook and Yoon Shi Yoon)and a woman (Jin Se Yeon).
22. 30 But 17
“30 But 17” also called “Still 17” story goes like this, Woo Seo-ri played by Shin Hye-sun was 17, she fell into a coma. Thirteen years later, she wakes up from her coma. Her mental age is still that of a 17-year-old, but she is now 30-years-old. Gong Woo-jin and Woo Seo-ri get involved with each other and fall in love.
23. Let’s Eat 3
“Let’s Eat 3” story revolves around Goo Dae-young (Yoon Doo Joon) and Lee Ji-woo(Baek Jin Hee) both in their 30’s who relive their memories of the past through food.
24. My ID is Gangnam Beauty
“My ID is Gangnam Beauty” story goes like this, Kang Mi-rae decides to get plastic surgery after being bullied because of her looks. However, at university, she is being teased as the “Gangnam plastic surgery monster.” The drama follows her story of recovering self-esteem as she gets to know Do Kyung-seok.
25. Risky Romance
“Risky Romance” or “Life and Death Romance” tells the story of a surgeon (Ji Hyun Woo) and an endocrinologist (Lee Shi Young).
26. Familiar Wife
“Familiar wife” is a story about a man who was unhappy with his wife. Then a stranger gives him a coin which magically turns his life upside down. Now he is married to his first love and not his wife.
27. Lovely Horribly
“Lovely Horribly” is a story about Philip and Eul-soon who are bound by an unusual fate: one’s happiness always results in the other’s misfortune. The two start writing a drama together, and the events in the screenplay mysteriously begin occurring in real life.
28. 100 Days My Prince
“100 Days My Prince” is a story about a prince (D.O.) in Joseon era who loses his memory and ends up living the life of a common man for 100 days. A woman detective (Nam Ji Hyun) helps him to find his identity.
29. Terius Behind Me
“Terius Behind Me” story goes like this, a woman named Go Ae-rin (Jung In-sun) loses her husband. Along with her neighbour Kim Bon (So Ji-sub), who was an NIS agent, they discover the truth behind her husband’s involvement in a huge conspiracy.
30. The Third Charm
The drama “The Third Charm” tells the story of Joon Young and Young Jae who are completely opposite to each other in personality. The both meet each other on a blind date. The drama will show the 12 year love story between the couple. And reveal the ups and downs one face in a relationship.
31. Devilish Joy
“Devilish Joy” is a strange but beautiful love story between a genius doctor who suffers from “Cinderella Memory Disorder”, he got this disease due to a car accident he got into while trying to help a woman and an actress who used to be popular, but somehow lost her popularity.
32. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” is a mystery romance drama in which there are two individuals who have the similar scars, but one is referred to as a monster by the public’s eye while the other hides her trauma, falls into love.
33. The Beauty Inside
The drama “The Beauty Inside” is a love story of an A-list actress Han Se-gye (Seo Hyun-jin) and Seo Do-jae (Lee Min-ki). Han Se-gye spends one week disguising herself every month while Seo Do-jae is man who suffers from a disease called prosopagnosia also called face blindness(Due to this disease a person is not able to recognize the face after a while).
34. Where Stars Land
“Where Stars Land” (Fox Bride Star) follows the lives of two employees (Lee Je Hoon and Chae Soo Bin) who works at Incheon International Airport in customer service department.
35. Matrimonial Chaos
“Matrimonial Chaos” focus on the different thoughts of men and women in their thirties about love, marriage and family in a modern age when divorce is more common.
36. Mama Fairy And The Woodcutter
“Mama Fairy And The Woodcutter” is story about a fairy whose fairy clothes (which would help her to go back from Earth to heaven) are stolen by a woodcutter. The woodcutter died after the fairy married him without telling her about her clothes. She then waits for the woodcutter reincarnation.
37. Feel Good to Die
“Feel Good to Die” or “Happy If You Died”Korean drama is a story of Baek Jin-Sang (Kang Ji-Hwan) who is the boss in a company where none of his team members likes him due to his cold and mean attitude towards them. One of her team member Lee Roo-Da (Baek Jin-Hee) dreams about Baek Jin-Sang’s death in an accident. Things turn around then, as the day Lee Roo-Da dreamt about her boss’s death keeps repeating.
38. Top Star Yoo Baek
Top Star Yoo Baek’s story revolves around a well-known singer and actor Yoo Baek (Kim Ji-Suk) who is a self-centered man and does not care about the feelings of others. He understands the importance of loved ones after he meets some warm people in an island where he gets marooned. There he also meets Oh Kang-Soon (Jeon So-Min) and falls in love.
39. Clean With Passion For Now
“Clean With Passion” story is about a man called Jang Sun-Gyeol (Yoon Gyun-Sang) who has a disease called mysophobia (fear of germs) and a woman Gil O-Sol (Kim You-Jung) who is completely opposite to the disease. The drama will focus on their interactions and falling in love with each other.
40. Hymn Of Death
“Hymn of Death” is based on the true love story of Yun SimDeok and Kim WooJin. Yun SimDeok (Shin HyeSun ) is Korea’s first soprano and Kim WooJin (Lee Jong Suk) is a genius playwright. The drama will also focus on their musical works in the 1920’s.
“Encounter” is a story of Cha Soo Hyun (Song Hye-Kyo) who is a daughter of a prominent politician and former daughter-in-law of a wealthy family. She was forced by her family to marry a wealthy man. Cha Soo Hyun was unhappy with her marriage which ultimately led to divorce. On the other hand Kim Jin Hyuk (Park Bo-Gum) is a freewheeling, ordinary young man who finds joy in the simplest things. Kim Jin Hyuk and Cha Soo Hyun who have nothing in common meets each other on a trip.
42. Fluttering Warning
“Fluttering Warning” is a love story between a dermatologist named Cha Woo Hyun (Chun Jung Myung) and a famous actress named Yoon Yo Jung (Yoon Eun Hye). Despite being famous among women Cha Woo Hyun has no interest in dating anyone. On the other side Yoon Yo Jung stopped dating due to some rumors spread about her 15 years ago. For some reasons they both sign a contract between each other in which they would act as couple in front of others, but they end up falling for each other for real.
43. Fates and Furies
“Fates and Furies” is a story about a smart and beautiful woman called Goo Hae-Ra (Lee Min-Jung) who lives a miserable life due to some financial problems in her family. In order to make her life better she tries to make the heir of a good company (Joo Sang-Wook) to fall in love with her.
44. Memories of Alhambra
“Memories of Alhambra” is a story of an investment company CEO Yoo Jin Woo and Jung Hee Joo who runs a hostel in Spain. Yoo Jin Woo (Hyun Bin In) is an adventurous and competitive person who is also talented in developing games.Jung Hee Joo (Park Shin Hye) was a classic guitarist once. She came to Spain after her parents death to further her studies, but took on several jobs there to sustain livelihood. When CEO Yoo Jin Woo visits Spain, he stays in the hostel run by Jung Hee Joo. There both of them get involved in a mysterious incident related to a video game.
45. Coffee Please’
“Coffee Please'” or “Coffee do me a favour” is a story about a handsome and popular webtoon writer Hyun-Woo (Yong Joon-Hyung) who is rude to others and doesn’t believe in love. His trainee Seul-Bi (Kim Min-Young) has a long time crush on him. She is a bit chubby but cute. One day after drinking coffee she turns into a beautiful woman and names her new self as Oh Go-Woon (Chae Seo-Jin).
46. My Strange Hero
The story of “My Strange Hero” goes like this, Kang Bok-Soo (Yoo Seung-Ho) was kicked out of high school due to a trap set up by his first love Son Soo-Jung (Jo Bo-ah) and a male student Oh Se-Ho (Kwak Dong-yeon). On becoming adult Kang Bok-Soo decided to take revenge on both by taking admission in the same high school, but now the everything has changed in his school and he get’s involved into various cases
47. Miracle that we met
“Miracle that we met” is a story about a man whose soul gets switched by the soul of another man and he ends up living with two families.
48. Witch’s Love
The story “Witch’s Love” revolves around 3 modern-day witches. The youngest witch loses her power upon breaking her heart and the only way she can get her powers back is by finding her true love.
“Hwayugi” is a story about a Monkey King who is sent to earth to live with humans without magical powers as a punishment. Then he looks for a monk who can give his powers back and they both then fight the evil spirits together
50. My Mister (My Ahjusshi)
“My Mister” tells the story of a middle aged man and a cold and strong woman who has gone through many hardships in life, come together and heals each other’s past scars.
51. Miss Hammurabi
“Miss Hammurabi” story revolves around the life of two judges one of them is young and passionate (Go Ara) while the other is a realist (Kim Myung-soo).
52. Investigation Couple
“Investigation Couple” or “Partners For Justice” is about a forensic doctor and prosecutor who works together to solve cases.
53. I Picked Up A Star On The Road
“I Picked Up A Star On The Road” is a story about a top star named Kang Joon Hyeok (Sung Hoon) who is also known as the ‘Man of Asia’ ends up at the house of an ordinary girl named Yeon Seo (Kim Ga Eun). Kang Joon Hyeok is a man who has lived a luxurious life, his life turns upside down when he is met by a girl who lives completely opposite life than his.
So, that’s all! I hope you can get a good korean drama to watch. If you want to know more about these dramas then you may click the source link. 🙂
And If you have watched some of the above kdramas then rate them from 1-10 in comments! I’ll be waiting.
Anneyeong! ❤ 🙂