Top 5 K-Dramas
for Learning Korean Language & Culture
A series of K-dramas are getting released in 2023 but which one should you watch and how much can you learn about Korean culture from the plot? Here are our top 5 K-dramas to watch to learn more about Korean language and society.
Released: 14th Jan on Netflix
"Crash Course in Romance" is a Korean drama series directed by Yoo Je-Won. The drama tells the story of a compassionate mother who faces the cutthroat world of private schools as she helps her daughter secure a place in a renowned math teacher's class.
Unexpectedly, they find themselves caught up in a high-stakes competition, leading to a heartwarming and bittersweet romantic journey.
4. Black Knight
Released: 12th May on Netflix
In the year 2071, the toxic air forced human beings to rely on ventilators and gas masks. The remaining 1% of the world's population formed a strictly-levelled society.
The black knights are a group of delivery drivers who specialize in getting their supplies and protecting them from thieves. The story starts when a legendary delivery specialist (known as a black knight) met a special refugee during the mission.
3. Love to hate you
Released: 10th Feb on Netflix
"Love to hate you" is a romantic melodrama about the "Love Revolution," they will experience a battle-like love and heal each other's wounds in the process. Kim Yo-han plays rookie lawyer Lee Mae-ri who works at the Jigu law firm specializing in entertainment law.
Due to their respective prejudices, misunderstandings were caused on their first date, but slowly they came to understand each other. So please stay tuned for the wonderful sparks and laughter.
Released: 14th Apr on Netflix
"Queenmaker" is a Netflix series that focuses on the story of PR genius Hwang Do-Hee (Kim Hee-Ae) and human rights lawyer Kyung-Sook (Moon So-Ri). Huang is a member of the corporate strategy team at the Eunsung Group and assists Wu in her campaign for Seoul mayor.
This series will be the first collaboration between Kim and Moon, both of whom are highly acclaimed for their acting, making this series highly anticipated. The story of the series focuses on political, PR, and human rights issues, and is expected to have rich plot and character depth.
1. The Glory (Part 2)
"Dark Glory" is a Korean drama series with a rather sinister and melancholic storyline. Following season 1, Moon Dong-Eun's (Song Hye-Kyo) anger against those students that abused her during her high school years continues to grow inside of her.
In season 2, the story showcases the dark side and emotional turmoil of the protagonist during her thorough and tragic path of revenge.
Released: 10th Mar on Netflix
Now you have so many TV shows to get through in 2023, they might be helpful to brush up on your Korean.
Luckily for you we offer group and private courses for all levels. You can take these courses either online or in person at our London offices where you will meet lots of like-minded K-drama fans.