Best korean dramas of 2013: Good Doctor, Bel Ami, Gu Family Book, Empress Ki, I Miss You, Two Weeks, That Winter The Wind Blows, Master’s Sun, The Heirs, You Who Came From the Stars, The Suspicious Housekeeper.
Best Korean Drama refers to tv series made in South Korea, which contains a high value and or entertaining. This drama follow the arranged plot structure, making audiences enjoy a drama, and each episode contains a whole small story into a whole drama.
11 Best Korean Dramas of 2013
This is a list of best South Korean television drama series of 2013, broadcast on nationwide networks such as Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), and regional affiliates. Here are best korean dramas listed by year of 2013 (Some of them end in 2014):
1. Bel Ami
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Starring: Jang Keun-suk, IU, Lee Jang-woo and Han Chae-young
Bel Ami also known as Pretty Boy, Pretty Man, Beautiful Man, Beautiful Guy, is a south korean drama romantic comedy tv series starring Jang Keun-suk, IU, Lee Jang-woo and Han Chae-young. Based on the same-titled 17-volume manhwa by Chon Kye-young, it aired on KBS2 from November 20, 2013 to January 9, 2014 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.
2. Empress Ki
Genre: Historical, Romance
Starring: Ha Ji-won, Ji Chang-wook, Joo Jin-mo
Empress Ki is a korean drama tv series starring Ha Ji-won as the titular Empress Ki. It aired on MBC from October 28, 2013 to April 29, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 51 episodes.
3. Good Doctor
Genre: Medical, Romance, Comedy, Family
Starring: Joo Won, Moon Chae-won, Joo Sang-wook
Good Doctor is a 2013 south korean medical drama tv series starring Joo Won, Moon Chae-won, Joo Sang-wook, Chun Ho-jin, Kwak Do-won and Ko Chang-seok. It aired on KBS2 from August 5 to October 8 in 2013, on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 20 episodes. Joo Won played an autistic savant who becomes a genius pediatric surgeon.
4. Gu Family Book
Genre: Historical, Romance, Action, Fantasy
Starring: Lee Seung-gi, Bae Suzy, Sung Joon, Lee Yu-bi, Yoo Yeon-seok
Gu Family Book also known as Kang Chi the Beginning, Gu Family’s Secret, The Writings of Nine Houses, Book of the House of Gu, The Fox Family Book, The Love Story of Kang Chi, is a 2013 south korean drama tv series starring Lee Seung-gi and Bae Suzy. The fusion martial arts action historical drama is about a half man-half monster who is searching for a centuries-old book that according to gumiho legend, contains the secret to becoming human.
5. Master’s Sun
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Starring: So Ji-sub, Gong Hyo-jin
Master’s Sun also known as The Master’s Sun, The Sun of My Master, The Sun of the Lord, Mr. Joo’s Miss Tae, is a 2013 south korean drama tv series starring So Ji-sub and Gong Hyo-jin. The horror-romantic comedy is written by the Hong Sisters, and aired on SBS from August 7 to October 3, 2013, on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 17 episodes.
6. Missing You
Genre: Romance, Melodrama, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Action
Starring: Yoon Eun-hye, Park Yoochun, Yoo Seung-ho
Missing You also known as I Miss You is a 2012 south korean drama tv series starring Yoon Eun-hye, Park Yoochun and Yoo Seung-ho. It aired on MBC from November 7, 2012 to January 17, 2013 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 21 episodes.
7. That Winter The Wind Blows
Genre: Romance, Melodrama
Starring: Jo In-sung, Song Hye-kyo, Kim Bum, Jung Eun-ji
That Winter, the Wind Blows is a 2013 south korean romantic melodrama tv series starring Jo In-sung, Song Hye-kyo, Kim Bum and Jung Eun-ji. A gambler and con man (Jo) pretends to be the long-lost brother of a blind heiress (Song), but these two damaged people come to find the true meaning of love after meeting each other.
8. The Suspicious Housekeeper
Genre: Family, Black comedy
Starring: Choi Ji-woo, Lee Sung-jae, Wang Ji-hye and Kim So-hyun
The Suspicious Housekeeper also known as The Mysterious Housekeeper, The Mystery Housemaid, The Strange Housekeeper, is a 2013 south korean drama tv series starring Choi Ji-woo, Lee Sung-jae, Wang Ji-hye and Kim So-hyun. It aired on SBS from September 23 to November 26, 2013 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 20 episodes.
9. The Heirs
Genre: Romance, Family, Teen
Starring: Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-hye, Kim Woo-bin
The Heirs also known as The Inheritors, is a south korean drama tv series starring Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-hye and Kim Woo-bin. Written by Kim Eun-sook, the trendy drama is set in a high school populated by the privileged and uber-rich. It aired on SBS from October 9 to December 12, 2013 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 for 20 episodes
10. Two Weeks
Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Family
Starring: Lee Joon-gi, Kim So-yeon, Ryu Soo-young, Park Ha-sun
Two Weeks is a 2013 south korean drama tv series starring Lee Joon-gi, Kim So-yeon, Ryu Soo-young, Park Ha-sun, Kim Hye-ok, Jo Min-ki and Lee Chae-mi. It aired on MBC from August 7 to September 26, 2013 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes
11. You Who Came From the Stars
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Science fiction
Starring: Kim Soo-hyun, Jun Ji-hyun, Park Hae-jin, Yoo In-na
You Who Came from the Stars also known as My Love from the Star, is a south korean drama tv series starring Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun. Written by Park Ji-eun, it is a romantic fantasy story about an alien who landed on Earth in the Joseon Dynasty and, 400 years later, falls in love with a top actress in the modern era.
There are some which are popular for being the highest rated receiving high viewership ratings because of being the best and the greatest. These dramas became the most memorable, most unforgettable, and most recognizable. Whatever the genre is, there’s always something for you in the wide world of Korean dramas or TV Series.