ADD TO WATCHLIST: LIGHTHEARTED KDRAMAS TO BINGE WATCH THIS VACATION SEASON
Binge watch muna mga ka-tambay! We listed all the light-hearted K-dramas that will relieve your stress away.
Congratulations, ka-tambay! You’ve made it through the most stressful week on the calendar. We are confident that you did well on your exams. So go get your favorite chips and binge-watch with us. In this article of The Feed, we listed all the light-hearted K-dramas that will relieve your stress away.
First on the list:
Rating: 143 over 10
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Medical Drama
Synopsis: It’s a medical drama about a group of five doctors working in Yulje Hospital, and who also happens to be friends since college. The main story runs about their personal lives and how their shared passion for music glues them together, hence the title of the series. It’s not your average medical drama that simply shows the hardship of being a doctor, Hospital Playlists show you that even professional doctors can be aloof and easy to get along with.
Where to watch: You can wall all 2 seasons of Hospital Playlist on Netflix.
Welcome to Waikiki
Rating: Gwenchana Gwenchana over 10
Genres: Comedy, TV drama
Synopsis: Three guys who are struggling financially opened a guest house in Itaewon with hopes that it’s the shot they’re waiting for. However, one day a mysterious baby and a single mother appeared in Waikiki that changed their life completely. The main strength of this series is the friendship between Lee Joon ki, Kang Dong Gu, and Bang Du Shik. But what to love in this series is each character’s unique personalities, habits, and dialogues that make you believe they were real.
Where to watch: You can watch all seasons of Welcome to Waikiki on Netflix and Both Tagalog and Korean versions on Viu.
Rating: 100 Gulat over 10
Genres: Historical, Comedy, Romance
Synopsis: Breaking expectations is the series’ main takeaway. It revolves around the story of a modern-day Korean guy who is magically transported back in the Joseon era as a woman, not only that, but he also becomes a royalty. Mr. Queen brings a twist to royal shenanigans.
Where to watch: Watch Mr. Queen on Viu
100 Days My Prince
Rating: 356 days over 10
Genres: Historical, Romantic
Synopsis: The 16-episode series is a heart-warming romantic drama about a prince (Do Kyung Soo) who falls off a cliff and subsequently wanders for 100 days under a new name and a husband to the oldest bachelorette of Joseon played by actress Nam Ji Hyun. 100 Days My Prince allows you to see the background of beautiful sceneries of different parts of Korea which made this drama more special. You’ll also want to keep on watching the next episode because of the chemistry between the two young leads and the mischievous side of Director Lee Jong Jae.
Where to watch: All 16 episodes are available on Viu and Netflix
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo
Rating: 45 lbs over 10
Genres: Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo is a heart-warming coming-of-age drama perfect for students to binge-watch. Kim Bok-Joo is a weightlifter at Seoul University, her father runs a small chicken shop, and she always hangs around with her two besties who are also weightlifters. One day, she saw a very handsome weight doctor, who turns out to be the brother of her nemesis (Joon Joon Hyun). It’s a cool story of self-discovery, friendship, and romance.
Where to watch: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo is available on Netflix.
Beauty Inside The Series
Rating: Seo Do Jae’s Wealth over 10
Genres: Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: The series is about Korea’s top actress, Han Se Gye, who is known for being a troublemaker and the object of many rumors. Se Gye’s life is a mystery, but in reality, she suffers from an unusual phenomenon. Then she meets the young wealthy bachelor, Seo Do Jae, who is diagnosed with an inability to remember faces but strangely remembers Se Gye’s face. It’s a rollercoaster ride of comedy and drama. But every character is charming and in general a very good K-drama you’ll recommend to your friends to watch.
Where to watch: Watch Beauty Inside on Netflix and on Viu now!
Rating: Ulam ng kapitbahay over 10
Genres: Family, Comedy, Romance
Synopsis: Reply 1988 is a nostalgic drama about childhood friends living on the same block and sharing their ulam every night. Aside from the ulam, the five childhood friends also shared their journey towards their studies and aspirations in life. Reply 1988 is the drama that made me realize Koreans and Filipinos are similar on many levels. The series is addicting and quirky and worth every second to watch.
Where to watch: The 20-episode series of Reply 1988 is available on Netflix and Viu