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Misaeng

#1 - Misaeng

Jang Geu Rae played the board game “baduk” (a strategy game somewhat like chess) since he was a child. Playing the game was everything to him, but he failed to become a professional baduk player. Now he is thrown out into the real world. By an acquaintance’s recommendation, He is able to begin to work at Wonin International as an intern and struggles to adapt working at a company. Meanwhile, Ahn Young Yi is a competent and intelligent new intern and Jang Baek Ki is another co-worker. Oh Sang Sik will play their boss.

star 9.35
193 votes
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Nine: Nine Time Travels

#2 - Nine: Nine Time Travels

Park Sun-Woo works as an anchorman at a TV broadcasting station. He is in love with newsreporter Joo Min-Young, who is bright and honest. Park Sun-Woo then obtains 9 incense items, which allows him to go back 20 years in time. Park Sun-Woo travels to the past.

star 9.19
116 votes
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Answer Me 1988

#3 - Answer Me 1988

Centered around the excitement of the 1988 Seoul Olympics, a group of teenagers witness South Korea come of age as it is catapulted into the international spotlight. Set to a soundtrack of pop hits that define the time this hopeful group of teenagers quickly discover a whole new world outside of their humble neighborhood alleyway.

star 9.08
363 votes
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My Mister

#4 - My Mister

Park Dong Hoon is an engineer at an architectural firm. He has it tough: a struggling marriage and his two brothers have hit walls in their lives. Quiet and stoic, Dong Hoon cares deeply for his family, but his cautious approach toward life means nothing ever changes for him. But that's all about to change when he meets her: Lee Ji Han. Ji Han also has it rough as a temp with a mountain of debt. She takes on any job she can get her hands on, but her next gig will be the most difficult one yet: learning about Park Dong Hoon. What starts off as a job turns into a real connection with an emotionally damaged man. As their relationship deepens, they both realize they can help one another with their emotional wounds.

star 9.03
125 votes
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Live

#5 - Live

Drama series contains the joy and sorrows of police officers at a precinct office. They try to uphold values in everyday life and maintain justice. Jung-O [Jung Yu-Mi] lives with her single mother and her father has ignored her existence. After graduating from college, Jung-O struggles to find a job. One day, she decides to take an exam to become a police officer. She studies for 2 years and finally passes the exam. Jung-O enters the police academy. There, she meets fellow cadet Sang-Soo [Lee Kwang-Soo]. Sang-Soo has a mother and an older brother. He worked as an intern at a water company. He wanted to become a full time employee there and worked incredibly hard, even buying stock in the company. Sang-Soo was devastated to learn that the company was a fraud. He saw a notice announcing an exam to become a police officer. He decided then to become a police officer. Jung-O and Sang-Soo go through hard times at the police academy, led by their instructor Yang-Chon [Bae Sung-Woo]. After training at the police academy, Jung-O and Sang-Soo begin work at the Hongil Police Precinct Office. They encounter situations they never expected. Their instructor Yang-Chon receives a demotion and also begins work at the Hongil Police Precinct Office.

star 9.02
138 votes
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Signal

#6 - Signal

Detectives from the present and a detective from the past communicate via walkie-talkie to solve a long-time unsolved case.

star 9.01
367 votes
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Goblin

#7 - Goblin

In his quest for a bride to break his immortal curse, a 939-year-old guardian of souls meets a grim reaper and a sprightly student with a tragic past.

star 9.01
1,500 votes
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Marriage, Not Dating

#8 - Marriage, Not Dating

A romantic comedy about a man who doesn't want to get married and a woman who earnestly wants to get married. Gong Ki-tae is a successful plastic surgeon who keeps getting pressured by his family to get married but all he wants is to live alone in peace. He then comes up with a plan to introduce Joo Jang-mi to his family, believing that they will never be able to accept her as their daughter-in-law.

star 8.98
286 votes
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Hospital Playlist

#9 - Hospital Playlist

Five doctors, long-time friends who started their undergrad in 1999 at the same medical school, now work the same hospital. Oh, and they want to start a band.

star 8.97
74 votes
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Mr. Sunshine (2018)

#10 - Mr. Sunshine (2018)

Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. marine officer. He ironically falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter and discovers the dark scheme to colonize the country that he once ran away from.

star 8.96
176 votes
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Stranger

#11 - Stranger

Hwang Shi-mok had brain surgery when he was a child, which caused him to lack emotion. Now, Hwang Shi-mok works as a prosecutor. He is rational, but cold and lonely. He is also one of the only prosecutors not involved in corruption. One day, a dead body is thrown in front of him. He meets Police Lieutenant Han Yeo-jin at a murder crime scene. They work together to eradicate corruption at the prosecutor's office and solve a serial murder case.

star 8.88
259 votes
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Crash Landing on You

#12 - Crash Landing on You

Yoon Se-ri is a beautiful heiress and a leading fashion businesswoman in South Korea, and she meets North Korean military officer Lee Jung-hyeok, when she is swept up by a wind storm and accidentally crashes in North Korean territory while paragliding.

star 8.87
311 votes
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Prison Playbook

#13 - Prison Playbook

With his major league baseball debut right around the corner, a star pitcher lands in prison and must learn to navigate his new world.

star 8.79
130 votes
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Tomorrow With You

#14 - Tomorrow With You

The story is about Yoo So Joon, a time-traveler who owns a real estate company worth 200 billion won. When he sees his future self living unhappily, he decides to avoid that fate by marrying Song Ma Rin without love. While their start is a fake marriage, he sees that his wife gets hurt because of him, and it starts to distress him. The story is about him slowly falling in love with her, despite marrying her for selfish and loveless reasons.

star 8.75
197 votes
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Because This Is My First Life

#15 - Because This Is My First Life

Nam Se-Hee is a single man in his early 30's. He has chosen to not marry. He owns his home, but he owes a lot on his mortgage. Yoon Ji-Ho is a single woman in her early 30's. She does not own a home and envies those that do. She has given up on dating due to her financial struggles. Yoon Ji-Ho begins to live at Nam Se-Hee’s house. They become housemates.

star 8.73
324 votes
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Chicago Typewriter

#16 - Chicago Typewriter

What does it take to maintain your status as a bestselling author? Han Se Ju was a writer in his past life during the 1930s Japanese occupation of Korea. He has been reincarnated and is a bestselling author in modern day. But Se Joo is depressed and has writer’s block that keeps him from completing his next bestseller. Yoo Jin Oh is a talented ghostwriter who can bail Se Joo out of his predicament, but the mysterious man has a condition for his services that Se Joo may not be able to meet. Jeon Seol is a veterinarian and book lover who runs her own delivery service. She becomes an anti-fan of the overrated Se Joo. Can Se Joo produce another bestseller under such difficult circumstances?

star 8.72
201 votes
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Hotel Del Luna

#17 - Hotel Del Luna

Nestled deep in the heart of Seoul’s thriving downtown sits a curious hotel, the like of which no one has ever seen before. Old beyond measure, the building has stood for millennia, an ever-present testament to the fact that things are not always what they seem. Running this hotel is Jang Man Wol, a greedy, suspicious soul who has spent the past thousand years acting as the establishment’s CEO. Cursed for a sin she can no longer remember committing, Man Wol is doomed to spend all of the eternity running this odd establishment, catering to the needs of a most peculiar clientele. Her only hope of escape is to find someone who has committed a worse sin than her own but after a thousand years, she’s beginning to lose hope. However, things take an interesting turn when Goo Chan Sung shows up. Once the youngest assistant manager ever to work at a multinational hotel corporation, Chan Sung finds himself forced to manage the Hotel del Luna because of a deal his father made with Man Wol years ago. A stickler for rules and regulations, he’s a perfectionist to the extreme but that may be exactly what this odd establishment and its cursed CEO needs.

star 8.66
198 votes
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Search: WWW

#18 - Search: WWW

Bae Ta-Mi (Lim Soo-Jung) works as a director for a big web portal company. She is in her late 30's and is quite competitive. With her competitiveness, Bae Ta-Mi enjoys success. The methods she uses to win has her wondering if she is doing the right thing with her life. Has she sacrificed too much of her personal life for success? Park Mo-Gun (Chang Ki-Yong) is a man in his 20's and is a gifted composer. He creates music for video games. Park Mo-Gun meets Bae Ta-Mi at an arcade. He falls in love with her due to her competitive spirit.

star 8.59
69 votes
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Idle Mermaid

#19 - Idle Mermaid

Ha Ni is a mermaid princess in the underwater empire but she loves for the human world when she sees and falls in love with a man. She transforms into a human and follows Hyun Myung to live in a temporary house for people who are preparing for employment. The pragmatic Hyun Myung is trying to find a good-paying job to provide him with a comfortable life. But will he be distracted by Ha Ni, who has just 100 days to make Hyun Myung fall in love with her so that she can permanently remain as a human being?

star 8.55
216 votes
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Answer Me 1997

#20 - Answer Me 1997

In 1997, nothing was more important to Shi-won than the Korean boy band 'H.O.T.' She and her five closest friends exemplified the teenage angst of K-pop idolatry that was escalating during the decade. They reconnect 15 years later and relive their youth of the late 1990s.

star 8.53
455 votes
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Introverted Boss

#21 - Introverted Boss

When a young, energetic employee joins a public relations firm with an introverted and severely misunderstood boss, she makes it her life’s mission to show the world who he really is.

star 8.52
161 votes
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Another Miss Oh

#22 - Another Miss Oh

Two women working in the same industry with the exact same name keep getting their lives entangled both professionally and personally.

star 8.50
230 votes
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The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

#23 - The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

Yoo Jin Kook is a veteran detective who is getting weary of his job. The only light in his life is his younger sister, Yoo Jin Kang. He dotes on her and is protective of her like a father figure ever since they lost their parents. When Jin Kook starts investigating a suicide of a university student, he can’t help but feel that the enigmatic Kim Moo Young, may have been responsible for her death. Moo Young seems like a nice guy who works at a Korean beer microbrewery, but there seems to be a dark side to him. When Moo Young meets Jin Kang and the two begin to develop a relationship, Jin Kook is determined to stop it. But can Jin Kook protect Jin Kang when she needs it the most?

star 8.39
76 votes
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Answer Me 1994

#24 - Answer Me 1994

Generation Y, meet Generation X: on the heels of the success of Answer Me 1997, ‘90s nostalgia continues with a series set in 1994. Journey with a group of high schoolers as they discover the now legendary—then new—K-pop group Seo Taiji and the Boys, as well as the Korean Basketball League, "new" technology, and grungy fashion trends. Sometimes you’ve just got to look to your past in order to appreciate the present. Every generation is sure to find something to love in this field trip back into time!

star 8.37
233 votes
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Twenty Again

#25 - Twenty Again

Due to an unplanned pregnancy, Ha No Ra married young and dropped out of school. But after two decades as a housewife, she finally gets the chance to experience college, alongside her 20-year-old son Kim Min Soo and his girlfriend Oh Hye Mi. Further complicating things, No Ra already has a strained student-teacher relationship, as her husband Kim Woo Chul and her first love Cha Hyun Suk wind up being her professors.

star 8.33
120 votes
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What's Wrong With Secretary Kim

#26 - What's Wrong With Secretary Kim

Lee Young-Joon's family runs a large company and he works as the vice-president of the company. He is smart, rich and handsome, but he is arrogant. His secretary is Kim Mi-So. She has worked for him for years and she is perfect for him, but Kim Mi-So decides to quit her job.

star 8.32
322 votes
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Bring It On, Ghost

#27 - Bring It On, Ghost

Park Bong Pal is a 17-year-old boy with the ability to see and hear ghosts. What he’s discovered over the years is that he can touch them and fight them off, so when he’s in need of a part-time job and can’t find one that pays well enough, he starts putting ads online as an exorcist for hire. His ad: “Will face off with your ghosts. Chances of winning: virgin ghosts 80%, bachelor ghosts 40%, child ghosts 97%, the rest 50%.” One night he goes out on the job and faces off with a schoolgirl ghost Kim Hyun Ji, and during the fight they accidentally kiss and sparks fly.

star 8.30
229 votes
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Circle

#28 - Circle

After Aliens arrive, the story takes place in two time streams: 2017 and 2037. In twenty years, and by 2037, the world has been divided into a “Smart Earth” where artificial intelligence has created a utopian environment in which no diseases or crimes exist, and an “Ordinary Earth” where people still suffer from rampant plague and lawlessness.

star 8.26
157 votes
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King of High School

#29 - King of High School

Lee Min Suk is just a normal high school hockey player - until he's forced to take his brother's place as the director for a major company. Now he's forced to balance school work, hockey practice, and making multi-million dollar decisions. No big deal?

star 8.25
183 votes
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Liar Game (KR)

#30 - Liar Game (KR)

This drama is about various contestants take part in a game show with a prize of 10 billion won wherein contestants are encouraged to cheat and lie. The contestants who able to cheat the others will wins the prize but debt if he/she loses the game. Contestants include genius swindler Cha Woo-jin and naive college student Nam Da-jung. Meanwhile, Kang Do-young will play the MC and planner of this game show.

star 8.24
105 votes
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Romance is a Bonus Book

#31 - Romance is a Bonus Book

A gifted writer who is the youngest editor-in-chief ever at his publishing company gets enmeshed in the life of a former copywriter desperate for a job.

star 8.20
177 votes
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Her Private Life

#32 - Her Private Life

"Her Private Life", which is based on webtoon "Noona Fan Dot Com", is a romantic comedy about a woman fangirling over idols, and the two men fanboying over her.

star 8.19
161 votes
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A Korean Odyssey

#33 - A Korean Odyssey

A self-serving mythical creature's bid for invincibility backfires when he finds himself at the mercy of a woman who can see otherworldly beings.

star 8.12
344 votes
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Emergency Couple

#34 - Emergency Couple

Jin-hee (Song Ji-hyo) had a good life as a dietitian when she met medical school student Chang-min (Choi Jin-hyuk). Chang-min comes from a wealthy family full of doctors who where against their marriage but the two decided to get married anyway. He gave up his medical internship to work as a pharmaceutical salesman. Their marriage isn’t a happy one and they decided to get a divorce since his family kept looking down on Jin-hee and even Chang-min started to change. After their divorce, Both of them graduated from medical school and works as an intern. One day, they meet in the emergency room for a hospital where they both have their medical internship.

star 8.09
203 votes
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Oh My Ghostess

#35 - Oh My Ghostess

Na Bong-sun may be a skilled souf chef, but she lacks the self-esteem to shine professionally and socially. Beyond her cooking talents, however, is an uncanny ability to communicate with ghosts. One day, her mystic senses go out of control when the seductive ghost of Shin Soon-ae possesses her. Imbued with a fiery new "personality," Bong-sun starts turning heads, including that of Kang Sun-woo, the hottest chef in town and Bong-sun's secret crush!

star 8.08
456 votes
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Lawless Lawyer

#36 - Lawless Lawyer

Driven by the desire to avenge his mother, a former gangster turned lawyer uses both his fists and the loopholes in law to fight against those with absolute power.

star 8.05
80 votes
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100 Days My Prince

#37 - 100 Days My Prince

Lee Yool falls off a cliff and nearly dies in an attempted assassination. He loses his memory, and wanders for 100 days under a new name and personality. During this period, he meets Hong Sim, head of the first detective agency in Joseon.

star 8.04
123 votes
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Shut Up Flower Boy Band

#38 - Shut Up Flower Boy Band

Eye Candy is a six member underground rock band led by Byung Hee. When the group transfers into the prestigious Jungsang High School, they find their rival, Strawberry Fields. This is a story about the two rock bands and how they deal with friendship, relationships, and their passion for music.

star 8.04
167 votes
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Arthdal Chronicles

#39 - Arthdal Chronicles

Arthdal Chronicles depicts the birth of civilization and nations in ancient times. It is a story of mythical heroes, their struggle, unity and love of people living in a virtual land called Arth. The storyline of Arthdal Chronicles is centered around the ancient city of Arthdal, established on Arth. Eunseom relentlessly fights to protect his own tribe and has strong protective instincts. Tagon is very charismatic and most talented, yet overwhelmingly dangerous. Tanya is the successor of Wahan Tribe clan mother, who realizes her destiny to protect her own people against other powerful tribes. Taealha is the most beautiful lady in Arthdal, and has the strongest desire for power.

star 8.02
90 votes
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He is Psychometric

#40 - He is Psychometric

Lee Ahn has the ability to read one's secrets when he touches someone and he decides to use it to take bad people down. While he doesn't know how to control his power yet, he meets a woman who tries her best to hide her secrets. They will team up to solve cases.

star 8.01
104 votes
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Flower Boy Ramen Shop

#41 - Flower Boy Ramen Shop

Yang Eun-bi is a University student preparing for her civil service exam with the dream of being a high school teacher. She accidentally encounters Cha Chi-soo, an arrogant son of the biggest food conglomerate in Korea. Both of them end up working at a ramen shop run by the lazy Choi Kang-hyuk.

star 7.96
229 votes
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Witch's Romance

#42 - Witch's Romance

Drama series depicts a love story between Ban Ji-Yeon (Uhm Jung-Hwa) and Yoon Dong-Ha (Park Seo-Joon). Ban Ji-Yeon is a single 39-year-old woman. She works as a reporter and is very enthusiastic about her work. So much so that she is often called a “witch” at work. She doesn't believe in true love, because of her past experience when her boyfriend disappeared prior to their wedding. Yoon Dong-Ha is 25-year-old young man who runs a small errand center with his friend. The errand center will do pretty much anything including sending out someone dressed as Santa Claus or provide security for an idol star. He looks like a happy guy, but he lost his girlfriend by an accident.

star 7.95
114 votes
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Memories of the Alhambra

#43 - Memories of the Alhambra

While looking for the cryptic creator of an innovative augmented-reality game, an investment firm executive meets a woman who runs a hostel in Spain.

star 7.94
214 votes
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Encounter

#44 - Encounter

A man and a woman are brought together by fate. The woman who seems to have it all and the man who doesn’t have anything meet, and they must decide which is harder to do: to give up wealth and authority, or to give up an ordinary life.

star 7.92
57 votes
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Touch Your Heart

#45 - Touch Your Heart

A legal romance drama about the love of a successful lawyer and his secretary, who is actually a fallen top Hallyu actress in disguise. It depicts the success and happiness of two formidable people.

star 7.85
142 votes
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Dating Agency: Cyrano

#46 - Dating Agency: Cyrano

This drama is about a dating agency that orchestrates romantic scenarios for paying clients, all in an effort to raise enough money to save an old theater. After Seo Byung Hoon (Lee Jong Hyuk) loses his best friend in an accident, the once-renowned theater director suffers from guilt and decides to save his late friend’s theater troupe. Using his masterful stage skills, he forms the Cyrano Dating Agency. Meanwhile, Gong Min Young (Choi Soo Young) is one of the members of the dating agency. She clashes with Byung Hoon due to their opposite personalities. Cha Seung Pyo (Lee Chun Hee) is a man with a mysterious past and the chef of the restaurant that’s next door to the theater where the dating agency is housed. Moo Jin (Hong Jong Hyun) recruited into the dating agency because of his genius engineering skills. He is the brains behind all hi-tech gadgets used by the agency in the field. A Rang (Jo Yoon Woo) is a 19 years old high school young boy who dreams of becoming a theater actor.

star 7.75
104 votes
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Flower Boy Next Door

#47 - Flower Boy Next Door

Go Dok-mi (Park Shin-hye) doesn’t spend all day dreaming about her knight in shining armor — she’s too busy spying on her neighbors who all happen to be hot, "flower-boy" types, including cartoon artist Oh Jin-rak (Kim Ji-hoon). But when Enrique Geum (Yoon Si-yoon), the new pretty boy next door, catches her, Dok-mi is finally forced to face the consequences - without the safety of binoculars and curtains. Will he be able to convince this “urban Rapunzel” to let her hair down? Whether you’re a lover or a fighter, this sensitive man will captivate your sensibilities.

star 7.72
298 votes
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Cinderella and Four Knights

#48 - Cinderella and Four Knights

Eun Ha-won is a college student. She is a bright girl who wants to be a veterinarian, but at home she is lonely. She is isolated from her family members. Eun Ha-won lives with father, step-mother and step-sister after her mother died in a car accident. One day, she helps a mysterious old man. The old man suggests to her to live in a mansion and pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian. Since than, she moves into the mansion and lives with three cousins Kang Ji-woon, Kang Hyun-min, Kang Seo-woo and their bodyguard Lee Yoon-sung.

star 7.60
351 votes
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Live Up To Your Name

#49 - Live Up To Your Name

Heo Im is an oriental doctor, acknowledged as the best in acupuncture and moxibustion in Joseon. His success is blocked due to his low status. One day, Heo Im travels though time and finds himself in present day Seoul. He meets Choi Yeon-Kyung. She is doctor firmly believing in only modern medicine.

star 7.57
122 votes
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Abyss

#50 - Abyss

A beautiful female prosecutor and a considerably less attractive man find their worlds turned upside down when they are mysteriously reincarnated as entirely different people. The tough but lovable female prosecutor will attempt to uncover the secret behind her reincarnation and will end up unexpectedly finding love in the process. Cha Min finds himself working as the administrator of a law firm after his sudden reincarnation.

star 7.54
91 votes
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