Here is the list that would make you thirsty for blood. And romance that starts right at the neck of the people. Ok no more kidding. I’m mean ‘Korean Vampire drama list’. While making this list I realized that most of our favourite oppas have been vampire once in the drama world. That includes Ahn Jae Hyun, Lee Joon Ki, Yeo Jin Goo and even Kim Woo Bin. In the following list I have tried to cover almost every Korean vampire series from vampire romance stories to vampire investigation series.
So if you are looking for something spooky and romantic or if you are craving for some vampire fantasy then make sure to read ahead first.
Blood is a KBS2 drama that released on February 16, 2015. Genre: Vampire medical romance drama
“Blood” tells the story of Park Ji-sang (Ahn Jae-hyun) who is a doctor specializing in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery in the best cancer research hospital in the country. He is also a vampire but he has suppressed his blood thirst. He fall in love with one of his colleagues called Yoo Ri-ta (Ku Hye-sun).
2. Vampire Detective
“Vampire Detective” is an OCN drama that released on 27 March, 2016. Genre: Vampire investigation drama
Yoon San (Lee Joon) works as a private detective with his friend Yong Goo-Hyung (Oh Jung-se). One day, Yoon San is turned into a vampire. He remains a private detective who solves cases for his clients all the while uncovering the secrets from his past.[s]
3. Vampire Prosecutor 1 & 2
Vampire prosecutor is an OCN drama series that released on 2 October, 2011 and had 2 seasons. Genre: Vampire investigation mystery drama
It tells the story of a vampire Min Tae-yeon (Yeon Jung-hoon) who solves cases as a prosecutor with the help of his Vampire abilities. However, no one knows that he is a vampire.
4. Orange Marmalade
Orange Marmalade is KBS2 drama that released on 15 May, 2015. Genre: Vampire high school romance drama
“Orange Marmalade” story goes like this. Baek Ma-ri (Kim Seolhyun) is a socially withdrawn teenage girl hiding her vampire identity. Driven away from several neighborhoods, she is eager to settle down in her new city and live quietly. But things change when she accidentally kisses the neck of Jung Jae-min (Yeo Jin-goo) and falls in love with him. Despite that he is the most popular boy at her high school. (wikipedia)
5. The Scholar Who Walks The Night
It is an MBC drama that released on July 8, 2015. It is based on a webtoon of the same name. Genre: Vampire historical romance drama
A Joseon drama about a nobelman’s daughter who meets a vampire. Jo Yang-sun (Lee Yu-bi) is the daughter of a nobleman whose family loses everything when her father is framed for treason. To make ends meet, Yang-sun begins cross-dressing as a male bookseller and meets the handsome and mysterious scholar Kim Sung-yeol (Lee Joon-gi), who works at the Hongmungwan. Kim Sung-yeol has spent 120 years as a Guardian Vampire who is responsible for getting rid of any vampire who disobeys the rules.
6. Immortal Goddess
“Immortal Goddess” is a web drama that released on 8 June 2016. Genre: Vampire rom-com drama
It is a Web-drama depicts stories happening among four characters: Yoo-ri, a vampire with antibody for Acquired Immune Deficit Disorder, her younger sister ‘Jo-in’, a superstar Soo-jeong, who is also a vampire and looking for Yoo-ri, and a genius film director. (Hancinema)
7. Vampire Flower
It is a web drama that released on 2 July, 2014. Genre: Vampire romance comedy drama
Innocent romance between adolescent vampire Luis who want to find ‘vampire flower’ with help of human girl he fallen for, Soo Young. (My Dramalist)
8. Vampire Idol
It released in the year 2011. Genre: Vampire musical drama
A naïve vampire prince from Vampire planet visits Earth to see a live performance of his favorite idol contender. He remains stuck on Earth with his three trusted and loyal servants. He then decides to join the competition himself and struggles to become a global pop idol. (Wikipedia)
9. Hometown Legends 1& 2
It is an old drama which is the continuation of a classic series of ghost stories which first aired on KBS between 1977 and 1989 and later between 1996 and 1999. Genre: Vampire one-act drama
Hometown Legends is one-act drama with total of 18 episodes for season 1 (2008) and 2 (2009).
It is an old drama that released on 27 October, 2006. Genre: Vampire romance drama
Baek Joong-won once saved the vampire Ehwa from being burned at the stake by his fellow villagers. While attempting to escape together, Joong-won fell off a cliff, and Ehwa gave him her blood to save him from dying. Thus, Joong-won was also transformed into a vampire. (Wikipedia)
11. Hello, Francesca
It is an old drama that released on September 9, 2005 with a total of 3 seasons on MBC. Genre: Vampire family sitcom horror drama
Romania, 2005. The last of the vampire families on earth are sent by their leader to different places all over the world, and told to hide themselves and live among humans until “the glory of their empire” is restored. However, a group of vampires heading for Tokyo takes the wrong ship and arrives in Korea. They run into Doo-il, a timid and unlucky salaryman in his forties who’s just been rejected by the woman he loves. One of the vampires, Franceska, bites him by mistake and he becomes one of them. They promise Doo-il that they will turn him back into a human on the day their leader comes to find them; meanwhile, they have to live with him. Left with no other choice, Doo-il reluctantly agrees. (Wikipedia)
So these were the 11 Korean Dramas That Would Bring Out The Vampire Inside You. What do you think of the list? Have you watched any of these? Or if you are planning to watch a Vampire Korean drama then which one did you pick?
Do let me know all the answers in comments. I’ll be looking forward. Till then..
Anneyeong 🙂 <3
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