20 Most Watched Korean Shows on Netflix During Valentine’s Day 2022

Here’s a rundown of most popular Korean titles on Netflix in the world during Valentine’s Day 2022:


1. All Of Us Are Dead (2022) | 701 points | 90 countries

Genre: Coming-of-age; Zombie apocalypse
Synopsis: A high school becomes ground zero for a zombie virus outbreak. Trapped students must fight their way out — or turn into one of the rabid infected.
Based on: Now at Our School by Joo Dong-geun
No of episodes: 12
Starring: Yoon Chan-young, Park Ji-hoo, Cho Yi-hyun, Park Solomon and Yoo In-soo
Written by: Chun Sung-il
Directed by: Lee Jae-kyoo and Kim Nam-su
Original network: Netflix
Date: January 28, 2022


2. Love And Leashes (2022) | 173 points | 39 countries

Genre: Romantic, Comedy, 18+ Restricted
Synopsis: Love never hurt so good for two co-workers who enter a contractual relationship as partners in consensual play, pleasure and pain.
Based on: a webtoon Love And Leashes by Winter
Hours: 1 hour and 57 minutes
Starring: Seo Hyun, Lee Jun Young
Written by: –
Directed by: Park Hyun-jin
Original network: Netflix
Date: February 11


3. Our Beloved Summer (2021-2022) | 59 points | 10 countries

Synopsis: Years after filming a viral documentary in high school, two former lovers get pulled back in front of the camera and into each other’s lives.
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Choi Woo-shik, Kim Da-mi, Kim Sung-cheol, Roh Jeong-eui
Written by: Lee Na-eun
Directed by: Kim Yoon-jin
Date: December 6, 2021 – January 2022
Network: SBS, Netflix


4. Crash Landing On You (2019-2020) | 50 points | 9 countries

Synopsis: A paragliding mishap drops a South Korean heiress in North Korea – and into the life of an army officer, who decides he will help her hide.
Genre: Romantic comedy
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Kim Jung-hyun, Seo Ji-hye
Written by: Park Ji-eun
Directed by: Lee Jung-hyo
Date: December 14, 2019 – February 16, 2020
Network: TVN and Netflix


5. Forecasting Love And Weather (2022) | 45 points | 11 countries

Genre: Romantic, Drama
Synopsis: This series depicts the cheerful love story of people working in Korea Meteorological Administration who break, fall and rise up again, and their everyday life together in the office. 
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Park Min-young, Song Kang, Yoon Park and Yura
Written by: Seon Yeong
Directed by: Cha Young-hoon
Original network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: February 12 – present


6. Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (2021-2022) | 40 points | 11 countries

Synopsis: The story of a woman who repeats death and reincarnation as a person for 600 years and remembers her past lives, and a man who cannot die because he has been an immortal for 600 years.
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Supernatural
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Jin-wook, Kwon Nara, Lee Joon, Gong Seung-yeon, Jung Jin-young, Park Myung-shin, Kim Woo-seok
Written by: Kwon So-ra, Seo Jae-won
Directed by: Jang Young-woo
Date: December 18, 2021 – February 2022


7. Taxi Driver (2021) | 28 points | 4 countries

Synopsis: Rainbow Taxi Company and the taxi driver, Do-gi regain justice that Korean society has lost by seeking revenge on criminals who get away with their evil deeds.
Based on: “The Deluxe Taxi” by Carlos and Lee Jae-jin
Genre: Action, crime
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Je-hoon, Esom, Kim Eui-sung, Pyo Ye-jin
Written by: Oh Sang-ho, Lee Ji-hyun
Directed by: Park Joon-woo
Date: April 9 – May 29, 2021
Network: SBS, WAVVE


8. Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022) | 26 points | 7 countries

Genre: Romantic, Drama, Coming of age
Synopsis: The series depicts the romantic life of five characters from 1998 to 2021. 
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Kim Tae-ri, Nam Joo-hyuk, Bona and Lee Joo-myung
Written by: Kwon Do-eun
Directed by: Jung Ji-hyun
Original network: TVN, Netflix
Date: February 12 – present


9. Squid Game (2021) | 20 points | 6 countries

Synopsis: Hundreds of cash-strapped contestants accept an invitation to compete in children’s games for a tempting prize, but the stakes are deadly.
Genre: Survival Drama, Thriller, Fiction
No of episodes: 9
Starring: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung
Written and directed by: Hwang Dong-hyuk
Date: September 17, 2021
Network: Netflix


10. The Penthouse (2021) | 20 points | 4 countries

Synopsis: A woman attempts to enter high society by becoming the “queen” of a luxury 100th floor penthouse apartment in Gangnam.
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Revenge, Suspense, Mystery, Crime film
No of episodes: 14
Starring: Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, Eugene, Um Ki-joon, Yoon Jong-hoon, and Park Eun-seok
Written by: Kim Soon-ok
Directed by: Joo Dong-min
Date: June 4 – September 10, 2021
Network: SBS and iQIYI


11. The One And Only (2021-2022) | 15 points | 2 countries

SynopsisThe series tells the story of three women who have met in a hospice and decided to take down one bad person with the limited time they have left. Through unexpected events they become entangled in a murder case and are faced with meeting ‘one person’ who is truly precious.
Genre: Melodrama
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Ahn Eun-jin, Kim Kyung-nam, Kang Ye-won, Park Soo-young
Written by: Moon Jung-min
Directed by: Oh Hyun-jong
Date: December 20, 2021 – February 8, 2022
Network: JTBC, Netflix


12. Itaewon Class (2020) | 11 points | 2 countries

Synopsis: An ex-con and his friends fight to make their ambitious dreams for their street bar a reality.
Based on: Itaewon Class by Gwang Jin
Genre: Drama
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Park Seo-joon, Kim Da-mi, Yoo Jae-myung, Kwon Nara
Written by: Gwang Jin
Directed by: Kim Sung-yoon
Date: January 31 – March 21, 2020
Network: JTBC, Netflix


13. Single’s Inferno (2021-2022) | 8 points | 1 country

Synopsis: The show follows a group of Korean singles stranded on the deserted island “inferno” of Saseungbong, Ongjin. To leave this inferno, they must pair up with another single to escape for a date night in their paradise, a luxurious hotel away from the island.
Genre: Dating game show
No. of episodes: 8
Starring: An Yea-won, Kang So-yeon, Song Jia, Shin Ji-yeon, Kim Su-min, Seong Min-ji, Kim Jun-sik, Kim Hyeon-joong, Oh Jin-taek, Moon Se-hoon, Choi Sihun, Cha Hyun-seung
Written by: Ji Hyeon-suk, Lee Jeong-hwa
Presented by: Lee Da-hee, Cho Kyu-hyun, Hong Jin-kyung, and Jung Han-hae
Date: December 18, 2021 – January 8, 2022


14. Prison Playbook (2017) | 5 points | 2 countries

SynopsisA captivating series revolving around the lives of convicts behind bars, their families and duty officers working in the correctional facilities. It focuses on the story of a superstar baseball pitcher, Kim Je-hyuk who is convicted of assault after he saves his sister from a sexual attack.
Genre: Black Comedy
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Park Hae-soo and Jung Kyung-ho
Written by: Jung Bo-hoon
Directed by: Shin Won-ho
Date: November 22, 2017 to January 18, 2018
Network: TVN


15. Artificial City (2021-2022) | 4 points | 1 country

Synopsis: This psychological series is about a society whose characters have different desires and psychology, which pushes them to conceal their dark sides.
Genre: Psychological, Mystery
No of episodes: 20
Starring: Soo Ae, Kim Mi-sook, Kim Kang-woo, Lee Hak-joo
Written by: Son Se-dong
Directed by: Jeon Chang-geun
Date: December 8, 2021 – February 10, 2022
Network: JTBC


16. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021) | 4 points | 1 country

Synopsis: At a crossroads, a dentist moves to a seaside village where she meets a handyman intent on helping his neighbours.
Based on: 2014 Mr. Hong film by Kang Seok-beom and Shin Jung-goo
Genre: Romantic comedy, Slice of life
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Shin Min-a, Kim Seon-ho and Lee Sang-yi
Written by: Shin Ha-eun
Directed by: Yu Je-won
Date: August 28 – October 17, 2021
Network: TVN and Netflix


17. The King’s Affection (2021) | 3 points | 2 countries

Synopsis: During the Joseon Dynasty, the Crown Princess Consort gives birth to twins but sends the girl away to spare her life. Years later, the twin son dies in an accident and his sister must assume his identity and throne, all while hiding her true self.
Based on: Yeonmo by Lee So-young
Genre: Romantic-comedy, Fiction, Sageuk
No. of episodes: 20
Starring: Park Eun-bin, Rowoon, Nam Yoon-su, Choi Byung-chan, Bae Yoon-kyung, and Jung Chae-yeon
Written by: Han Hee-jung
Directed by: Song Hyun-wook
Date: October 11 – December 14, 2021
Network: KBS2 and Netflix


18. Encounter (2018) | 2 points | 1 country

Synopsis: Two young people who come from different backgrounds give up everything to be together. The story of how Suhyeon meets Jinhyeok in Cuba and falls in love.
Genre: Melodrama, Romance
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Song Hye-kyo, Park Bo-gum
Written by: Yoo Young-ah
Directed by: Park Shin-woo
Date: November 28, 2018 – January 24, 2019
Network: TVN, Viu, Viki


19. Vincenzo (2021) | 1 point | 1 country

Synopsis: During a visit to his motherland, a Korean-Italian mafia lawyer gives a conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with a side of justice.
Genre: Dark comedy, Crime, Drama
No of episodes: 20
Starring: Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-been, Ok Taec-yeon, Kim Yeo-jin and Kwak Dong-yeon
Written by: Park Jae-bum
Directed by: Kim Hee-won
Date: February 20 – May 2, 2021
Network: TVN and Netflix


20. My Mister (2018) | 1 point | 1 country

SynopsisA man in his 40’s withstands the weight of life. A woman in her 20’s goes through different experiences, but also withstands the weight of her life. The man and woman get together to help each other.
GenreDrama
No of episodes16
StarringLee Sun-kyun and Lee Ji-eun
Written by: Park Hae-young
Directed byKim Won-seok
DateMarch 21 – May 17, 2018
NetworkTVN, Netflix


Source: Flix Patrol