Korean Drama, That Deal’s with Mental Health.
- It’s Okay To Be Not Okay
Korean Drama, A story about a man, Moon Kang Tae who works as a caregiver in a psychiatric hospital. He meets a woman named Ko Moon Young who suffers from an antisocial personality disorder and is a famous author of children’s books.
This entire story is compelling. It’s hard to stop watching it, making it to the top of my “binge-worthy k drama’ list. This drama is all about finding a family with heart-wrenching moments and a lot of laughter that will bring you closer to the characters.
- Kill Me, Heal Me
A business mogul’s grandson Cha Do Hyun, who is dealing with Dissociative Identity Disorder also known as Multiple Personality Disorder and a female physician Oh Ri Jin who becomes his secret doctor after one year of residency.
This is a story about overcoming Dissociative Identity Disorder through the power of love and acceptance. It’s a 20 episode romantic comedy-drama with splashes of mellow here and there.
Slice of Life.
- My Mister
My Mister tells the story of a man in his 40’s Park Doon Hoon, a structural engineer and a 20-year-old temp worker, Lee Ji An. Both despite age and economic difference have been dragging themselves through their weary, purgatorial existences until they end up crossing paths and changing each other’s lives.
This one strips away the romanticism that is so often portrayed in k-dramas. From Infidelity, poverty, toxic workplaces, to depression it presents its subject matter with refreshing clarity and empathy.
- The World Of The Married
The world of the married is a story of Ji Sun Woo a successful medical practitioner who has the perfect life, the perfect family and perfect friends but as they say nothing in this world is perfect.
The world of the married is a remake of award-winning BBC series Doctor Foster and even though the original series is incredible, the Korean remake of the series is even more incredible. It became the cable drama with the highest viewership ratings. If you are lookingfor a binge-worthy drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat, this is it.
- Itaewon Class
Park Sae Ro Yi a strong-willed man who doesn’t compromise with his principles no matter the cost. His life turns upside down because of the CEO of the biggest food corporation in the country. Sae Ro Yi decides to take revenge on the CEO by opening his own restaurant in Itaewon.
Itaewon Class is based on A webtoon or Manhwa of the same name. This drama has everything from breaking stereotypes, fantastic ensemble cast, a powerful female lead, and an inspiring storyline to a fantastic OST that goes along the feel of drama so well. If you are feeling the lack of motivation due to the current situation, this is the best k-drama for you.
The Perfect Script and Cinematography
- Guardian: The Lonely and Great God
Kim Shin a human ‘God’ who has been punished with immortality for over 900 years who must await his bride in order to no longer be immortal. To add to the mystical factor of the drama, we see a 300 years old Grim Reaper who has no memory of his past and Ji Eun Tak a human girl who sees ghosts.
The k-drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, also known as Goblin went on to become a cultural phenomenon upon its TV release.
A story beyond anyone’s wildest imaginations and a masterpiece from scriptwriter Kim Eun Sook. It makes you laugh your heart out, but at the same time, it makes you bawl your eyes out.
- Descendants of The Sun
Some relationships are fated, despite the challenges of time and place.
Yoo Shin Jin, the leader of a Special Forces unit, meets trauma surgeon Kang Mo Yeon in a hospital emergency room after Shi Jin and his second in command, Seo Dae Young chase down a thief on their day off.
Descendants of The Sun also one of the biggest kdrama phenomenon and another masterpiece of script writer Kim Eun Sook.
This drama has a little bit of everything in it, romance, action, awesome cast, beautiful soundtrack. The best thing about this drama is the characters. You love all of these characters almost from the get-go and the actors have such natural chemistry. This is a must-watch.
- Crash Landing on You
A self-made businesswoman Yoon Se Ri suffers from depression and has a hostile relationship with most of her family members. When a paragliding trip goes wrong, she stumbles into North Korea and meets a handsome North Korean soldier named Ri Jung Hyuk.
This drama is one of the biggest hits of 2020, this series was such a huge success is because of the chemistry between the two main leads. This drama gives you a glimpse of what North Korea looks like. You would get to experience a rollercoaster ride of emotions and it has one of the most beautiful cinematography.