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6 Romantic Korean Dramas To Watch After 'Love Alarm' Season 2

Heart-fluttering series to add to your binge-watch list.

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From sci-fi to romance titles, Netflix is continuing to roll out new Korean TV shows regularly, one of which includes the recently released second season of Love Alarm. For those who are watching the latest installment of the K-drama and are already on the lookout for the next series to binge, we’ve put together a compilation of heart-fluttering, romantic shows for you to consider.

Our selection highlights Still 17, a 2018 rom-com story about a high schooler who wakes up from a coma after 13 years. True Beauty touches on self-confidence and love through a teenager who hides her true self with makeup. Other standout titles include Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol and Record of Youth.

Scroll down for some of the best Korean rom-com series to add to your list.

Still 17 (2018)

Cast: Shin Hye-sun, Yang Se-jong, Ahn Hyo-seop
Where To Watch: Netflix

30-year-old set designer Gong Woo-jin (Yang Se-jong) refuses to date because of a traumatic experience from 13 years ago. One day, he comes across Woo Seo-ri (Shin Hye-sun), who wakes up from a 13-year-long coma with the mental age of a 17-year-old. The two characters end up falling in love.

Extraordinary You (2019)

Cast: Kim Hye-yoon, Rowoon, Lee Jae-wook, Lee Na-eun
Where To Watch: Netflix

Based on the online cartoon July Found by ChanceExtraordinary You follows the story of 18-year-old Eun Dan-oh (Kim Hye-yoon), who one day learns that she is living in a world of fantasy comics. She realizes that everyone in her life is actually controlled by a writer. To find her true love, Dan-oh sets out on a journey to change the story’s plot.

Run On (2020)

Cast: Im Si-wan, Shin Se-kyung, Choi Soo-young, Kang Tae-oh
Where To Watch: Netflix

Run On tells a love story between the main characters Ki Seon-gyeom (Im Si-wan) and Oh Mi-joo (Shin Se-kyung). A track star-turned-sports agent, Seon-gyeom meets Mi-joo, a subtitle translator who believes that they are meant to be. As their relationship develops, the two grow and overcome their fears.

True Beauty (2020)

Cast: Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo, Hwang In-yeop, Park Yoo-na
Where To Watch: Rakuten Viki

Based on the hit webtoon of the same title, True Beauty follows Im Ju-kyung (Moon Ga-young), a high school student who is unsatisfied with her appearance. As she learns makeup skills to make herself appear more attractive, she becomes romantically involved with Lee Soo-ho (Cha Eun-woo) and Han Seo-joon (Hwang In-yeop).

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (2020)

Cast: Go Ara, Lee Jae-wook, Kim Joo-hun
Where To Watch: Netflix

This romantic comedy is led by Goo Rara (Go Ara), a rich pianist who ends up with nothing after her father dies. She receives help from Sunwoo Joon (Lee Jae-wook), a complete stranger who later helps her settle in the countryside of Korea.

Record of Youth (2020)

Cast: Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byeon Woo-seok
Where To Watch: Netflix

Ahn Jeong-ha (Park So-dam), a rising makeup artist, fulfills her fangirl dreams by meeting and working with her favorite models Won Hae-hyo (Byeon Woo-seok) and Sa Hye-jun (Park Bo-gum). The series tells a love-filled yet realistic story of the three young individuals as they strive to make it in the fashion industry.

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