2013 was a strong year with many amazing and successful dramas. With great plot diversity, fresh new faces and bringing back to the screen some of your favourite actors, there are many amazing dramas you can choose from which will win you over.
Here is a list of the best dramas of the year 2013:
The Master’s Sun
‘The Master’s Sun’ is amazing drama with very unique theme – it mixes scary ghosts and comedy in one. So Ji Sub is the wealthy cold chaebol and Go Hyo Jin is a socially isolated woman because she sees ghosts, but after their fates cross the fun begins. The drama is a must watch!
‘School 2013’ stole the hearts with Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin’s bromance and the accurate portrayal of students’ life full of school violence, bullying, friendship and competition while studying for the exams. It’s a great drama to enjoy.
‘Two Weeks’ is a drama that will keep you on your toes until the end. Its touching story about a father running from the police after falsely accused of murder, because he needs to have a surgery to save his daughter. Lee Joon Ki, whom many know as the dark knight Iljimae, will take you on this journey and make you cross fingers, hold your breath and root for him.
Secret (Secret Love)
‘Secret’ or also known as ‘Secret Love’ tells the story of revenge that turns into love. The drama became very popular because of its great plot, perfect execution and amazing chemistry between leads Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum (bith currently stealing the viewers hearts again in the hit drama ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’).
‘Good Doctor’ tells the story of a young man that has savant syndrome and a developmental disability, who inspires to be a paediatric surgeon despite his mental age being that of a 10-year-old. The drama became a hit with its touching story and good chemistry between leads Joo Won and Moon Chae Won.
I Hear Your Voice
‘I Hear Your Voice’ had a very unique plot and many twists. Mixing the fun concept of a boy hearing other peoples thoughts with a darker theme of him trying to save a witness whom the killer is after. The drama became very popular with the noona/younger guy romance between Lee Jong Suk and Lee Bo Young, and also send Lee Jong Suk to the status of a new Hallyu king.
Answer Me 1994
‘Answer Me 1994’ is a follow up drama after the success of ‘Answer Me 1997’. It brings the sweet memories and nostalgia of the teenager years during 90’s in Korea, with its fashion, music and young people’s aspirations. A great aspect of ‘Answer Me 1994’ is the leads use of Korean dialects (satoori), which created the comedy mood of the drama.
‘The Heirs’ is considered the most popular drama in Korea for 2013. It’s young cast and theme that delves into the life of wealthy children groomed to take over their family businesses and their dreams, attracted the viewers. It’s the drama that rocketed to stardom Lee Min Ho and Kim Woo Bin as the new Hallyu kings.
‘IRIS 2’ is continuation of the hit drama IRIS. The drama is full of action, spy, conspiracy and even romance. You can enjoy watching Jang Hyuk, Lee Beom Soo, 2PM’s Yoon Doo Joon and MBLAQ’s Lee Joon as agents with killer charm.
Dating Agency: Cyrano
‘Dating Agency: Cyrano’ is a sweet prequel to 2010 film “Cyrano Agency”. The small group of Lee Jong Hyuk, Sooyoung and fresh faces Jong Hyeon and Jo Yoon Woo play Cupid to bring couples together. Its sweet and funny, a nice romantic comedy to enjoy.