Hallyu refers to the wave of South Korean pop culture that has literally taken over the world. What started as a niche trend has become a part of our everyday life – from our love of Korean fried chicken and 18-step skin care regimes, to the korean dramas that we turn to for our daily dose of gorgeous people, and heart-stopping love stories.
Here are 6 Korean dramas coming to Netflix in December to keep you entertained while you look for your ultimate oppa to fall in love with.
1. Moment of Eighteen
Starring Ong Seong-Wu, Kim Hyang-Gi and Shin Seung-Ho, Moment of Eighteen is a coming of age story of eighteen year olds having to experience conflicts and whirlwinds of emotions and face the prejudices of their world shaped by the adults around them.
2. The Light in Your Eyes
Check out Han Ji-Min, Nam Joo-Hyuk and Son Ho-Jun in this fantasy romance drama about a woman who loses all her time before she can use it up, because of a tragic accident that happened in her life. And a man who gives up all of his radiant moments and lives a lethargic life.
3. The Wind Blows
Kam Woo-Sung stars as Kim Ha-Neul’s husband who learns that he has Alzheimer’s disease in The Wind Blows. He decides to divorce his wife out of concern for her future. The couple divorces. 6 years later, they meet again.
4. Beautiful World
Choo Ja-Hyun and Park Hee-Soon star in Beautiful World, a series that follows the story of a boy who becomes critically injured due to an incident of school violence and his family who seeks the truth and fights for justice in his name.
5. Legal High
Starring the likes of Yoon Park, Seo Eun-Su and Jin Goo, Legal High tells the story of two completely different lawyers who end up working together to win court cases for their clients. Gawk at Yoon Park, Seo Eun-Su and Jin Goo in this light-hearted favourite.
6. Welcome to Waikiki 2
An unpopular actor runs the guest house Waikiki, but the guest house is facing bankruptcy. To revive the guest house, he drags his friends, who all graduated from the same high school, to invest in the guest house. Starring Ahn So-Hee, Kim Sun-Ho and Lee Yi-Kyung, join this electric and hilarious cast of Welcome to Waikiki 2 as they navigate the trials and tribulations of daily life.
Streaming on Netflix beginning 7 December 2019.