Drama Index

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Drama Index

Classic+crowd-pleaser rolled up in one (i.e., dramas for everyone)

Hana Yori Dango (jdrama)

Mars (twdrama)

The First Shop of Coffee Prince(kdrama)

The Legend (kdrama)

Tatta Hitotsu no Koi (jdrama)

Hong Gil Dong (kdrama)

Pride (jdrama)

City Hunter (kdrama)

Devil Beside You (twdrama)

My Girl (twdrama)

Full House (kdrama – production values are so outdated, but it’s a vintage)

Solid mid-range drama

Best Love (kdrama)

Pinocchio (kdrama)

Thank You (kdrama)

Master’s Sun (kdrama)

Emergency Couple (kdrama)

Marriage, Not Dating (kdrama)

Girl Who Sees Smells (kdrama)

I Remember You (kdrama)

Surgeon Bong Dal-Hee (kdrama)

My Lucky Star (twdrama)

Smiling Pasta (twdrama)

Buzzer Beat (jdrama)

Dream High (kdrama)

Love Keeps Going (twdrama)

Flower Boy Next Door (kdrama)

Meteor Garden (twdrama)

Hana Kimi (twdrama)

Why Why Love (twdrama)

9 End 2 Outs (kdrama)

King of Baking Kim Tak-Gu (kdrama)

Prosecutor Princess (kdrama)

Shining Inheritance (kdrama)

You’re Beautiful (kdrama)

Fun but flawed or fluffy and charming with little real depth:

Wish to See You Again (twdrama)

Heirs (kdrama)

Heartstrings (kdrama)

My Princess (kdrama)

Prime Minister and I (kdrama)

Pasta (kdrama)

Playful Kiss (kdrama)

Just You (twdrama)

Corner with Love (twdrama)

Sweet Relationship (twdrama)

Romantic Princess (twdrama)

Proposal Daisakusen (jdrama)

Well-done tearjerker

I’m Sorry I Love You (kdrama)

1 Litre of Tears (jdrama)

Silence (twdrama)

Snow Queen (kdrama)

Offbeat & amazing:

Love Shuffle (jdrama)

Mysterious Incredible Terminator (twdrama)

ToGetHer (twdrama)

Soulmate (kdrama)

Me Too Flower (kdrama)

Tsuki no Koibito (jdrama)

Yamato Nadeshiko/Perfect Girl Evolution (jdrama)

Amazing central romance embedded in a mediocre or awful plot:

Lie to Me (kdrama)

Playful Kiss (kdrama)

The Time I’ve Loved You (kdrama)

Personal Taste (kdrama)

Scent of a Woman (kdrama)

Mary Stayed Out All Night (this really should go under “complete mess” but the romance is sweet and addicting)

Secret Garden (kdrama)

Winter Sonata (kdrama – first half is so great, second half so melodramatic)

City Hall – (kdrama)

A resounding ‘meh’:

Iron Man (kdrama, strong first 6 episodes, then it went downhill)

Pride and Prejudice (kdrama)

Birth of a Beauty (kdrama)

49 Days (kdrama)

A complete and utter mess

Sunao ni Narenakute (jdrama)

Boys Before Flowers (kdrama)

Myung-wol the Spy (kdrama)

My Fair Lady (kdrama)

Miss No Good (twdrama)

Love Storm (twdrama)

Fated to Love You (twdrama)

3 thoughts on “Drama Index

  1. Peter Rootham-Smith March 31, 2015 at 3:19 pm Reply

    Came across your website when looking for info on the new Hong Sisters drama. Great to find it as you’ve seen more dramas than I have! Reassuring to know that other people with similar traits to me are into these dramas too.


  2. Claire March 31, 2015 at 4:12 pm Reply

    Peter, of course! Dramas appeal to a whole range of people 🙂 And if you haven’t seen it yet, there’s some info on the new Hong sisters’ drama here https://coffeeandirony.com/2015/02/26/pop-culture-love-letter-books-kdramas-and-more-im-excited-for-in-2015/


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