Top 10 The Best K-Dramas 2021 So Far That You Shouldn’t Miss

  1. Youth Of May.

Youth of May is a 2021 South Korean television series starring Lee Do-hyun, Go Min-si, Lee Sang-yi, and Keum Sae-rok. It premiered on KBS2 on May 3, 2021, and aired on every Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 (KST) until June 8, 2021 for 12 episodes.

  1. True Beauty.

 True Beauty  is a South Korean television series starring Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo, Hwang In-youp, and Park Yoo-na. Based on the Line Webtoon of the same name by Yaongyi, it centers on a high school girl who, after being bullied and discriminated because of being perceived as ugly, masters the art of makeup to transform herself into a gorgeous “goddess”. It aired on tvN from December 9, 2020, to February 4, 2021, every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:30 (KST).


  1. Vincenzo.

Vincenzo is a 2021 South Korean television series starring Song Joong-ki as the title character alongside Jeon Yeo-been, Ok Taec-yeon, Kim Yeo-jin and Kwak Dong-yeon. It aired on tvN from February 20, 2021, to May 2, 2021, every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST); each episode was released on Netflix in South Korea and internationally after its television broadcast.

The first-broadcast ratings of this drama was 7.7% (AGB nationwide), ranking 4th in the first-broadcast ratings of tvN dramas. The series finale received 14.6% rating making it one of the highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history. It also made the series the 6th highest-rated drama in tvN history.

 4. Taxi Driver.

SBS’s drama “Taxi Driver” involves a taxi driver by the name of Kim Do Gi (Lee Je Hoon) who is secretly a vigilante crime fighter. His main goal, as well as the goal of the taxi driving company he works for, is getting revenge on behalf of the oppressed and those who have been wronged. He has a support team who helps him plan and strategize the best possible way to make sure that the revenge scheme is grand and that the bad guys pay in the most painful way possible. The cases of the victims in the series are all based on real-life cases in South Korea that were very public!

  1. Beyond Evil.

Beyond Evil  is a 2021 South Korean television series starring Shin Ha-kyun and Yeo Jin-goo. It aired on JTBC from February 19 to April 10, 2021. It received 7 nominations at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards, winning 3 – Best Drama, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor for Shin Ha-kyun. It was also selected as one of the final candidate for the Baeksang Arts Award Grand Prize – Televisio.

  1. Mr. Queen.

Mr. Queen  is a 2020–2021 South Korean television series. Directed by Yoon Sung-sik, it stars Shin Hye-sun and Kim Jung-hyun as the Queen and King of the Joseon Dynasty. Based on the original Chinese web drama Go Princess Go, the drama is about a man named Jang Bong-hwan from the modern age, being trapped in the body of Queen Cheorin in the Joseon era. It aired on tvN every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST) from December 12, 2020 to February 14, 2021.

  1. Move To Heaven.

Move to Heaven  is a 2021 South Korean television series, directed by Kim Sung-ho and written by Yoon Ji-ryeon. It is an original Netflix series, starring Lee Je-hoon, Tang Joon-sang, Ji Jin-hee, Lee Jae-wook, and Hong Seung-hee. The series follows Geu-ru (Tang Joon-sang), a young man with Asperger syndrome, and Sang-gu (Lee Je-hoon), his guardian. Working as trauma cleaners, they uncover untold stories. The series was released worldwide by Netflix on May 14, 2021.

  1. Law School.

Law School is a South Korean television series starring Kim Myung-min, Kim Bum, Ryu Hye-young, and Lee Jung-eun. It premiered on JTBC on April 14, 2021 and aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 21:00 KST. The episodes are available for streaming on Netflix.

  1. Mouse.

 Mouse is a thriller South Korean television series starring Lee Seung-gi, Lee Hee-joon, Park Ju-hyun and Kyung Soo-jin. The series, directed by Choi Joon-bae and Kang Cheol-woo and written by Choi Ran, follows the confrontation of police officer Jeong Ba-reum (Lee Seung-gi) with a serial killer. It premiered on tvN on March 3, 2021 and aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:30 KST.

  1. The Penthouse 2.

The Penthouse is a South Korean television series starring Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, Eugene, Um Ki-joon, Yoon Jong-hoon, and Park Eun-seok. The series, directed by Joo Dong-min and written by Kim Soon-ok,  spins the story of a real estate and education war, a desire to be number one. It depicts the solidarity and revenge of women who had no choice but to turn to evilness to protect themselves and their children.  It premiered on SBS TV on October 26, 2020.  The first look teaser was released on September 29, 2020.  The teaser for season two was released on January 12, 2021.  The teaser for season three was released on May 27, 2021.


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