South Korea’s 15 Most Watched K-Dramas On Netflix In 2022

According to Flix Patrol, these are the 15 most watched Korean dramas on Netflix in South Korea in 2022 as of August 5th:


1. Our Blues (2022) | 848 points

Genre: Drama, Slice of life
Synopsis: The series revolves around the sweet and bitter life of people standing at the end, climax, or beginning of life, and depicts their stories in an omnibus format against the backdrop of Jeju Island.
No. of episodes: 20
Starring: Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-a, Cha Seung-won, Han Ji-min, Kim Woo-bin
Written by: Noh Hee-kyung
Directed by: Kim Kyu-tae
Network: tvN, Netflix
Date: April 9, 2022


2. My Liberation Notes (2022) | 782 points

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Synopsis: It tells the story of three siblings and a secretive stranger who want to escape from their dead-end life.
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Seok-koo, and Lee El
Written by: Park Hae-young
Directed by: Kim Seok-yoon
Network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: April 9, 2022


3. Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022) | 741 points

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
Network: tvN, Netflix
Date: February 12 – April 3, 2022


4. Our Beloved Summer (2021-2022) | 593 points

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
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.
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


5. A Business Proposal (2022) | 489 points

Genre: Romantic, Comedy
Synopsis: A woman goes on a blind date in her friend’s place only to find that her date is the CEO of the company where she works.
Based on: a webtoon The Office Blind Date by HaeHwa
No. of episodes: 12
Starring: Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Se-jeong, Kim Min-kyu and Seol In-ah
Written by: Han Sul-hee, Hong Bo-hee
Directed by: Park Sun-ho
Network: SBS, Netflix
Date: February 28 – April 5, 2022


6. Forecasting Love And Weather (2022) | 386 points

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
Network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: February 12 – April 3, 2022


7. Green Mothers’ Club (2022) | 377 points

Genre: Drama, Friendship
Synopsis: A story depicting the friendships, motherly love, and growth of 5 mothers who met in the elementary community, each with a complex that they could not overcome.
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Yo-won, Choo Ja-Hyun, Kim Gyu-Ri, Jang Hye-Jin, and Joo Min-Kyung
Written by: Shin Yi-won
Directed by: Ra Ha-na
Network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: April 6, 2022


8. Thirty-Nine (2022) | 363 points

Genre: Romantic, Drama
Synopsis: This series revolves around the life, friendship, romance and love of three friends, who are about to turn 40 years old.
No. of episodes: 12
Starring: Son Ye-jin, Jeon Mi-do, Kim Ji-hyun
Written by: Yoo Yeong-ah
Directed by: Kim Sang-ho
Network: JTBC, Netflix
Date: February 16 – March 31, 2022


9. Alchemy Of Souls (2022) | 356 points

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Historical
Synopsis: It depicts the stories of young magicians dealing with heaven and earth.
No of episodes: 20
Starring: Lee Jae-wook, Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seung-ho, Yoo Jun-sang, Oh Na-ra, and Jo Jae-yoon
Written by: Hong Jung-eun and Hong Mi-ran
Directed by: Kim Seong-yoon
Network: tvN, Netflix
Date: June 18, 2022


10. Tomorrow (2022) | 348 points

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Synopsis: The series depicts the grim reapers who guided the dead to save the people who want to die.
Based on: a webtoon, Tomorrow by Llama
No. of episodes: 16
Starring: Kim Hee-sun, Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, Yoon Ji-on
Written by: Park Ran-i, Park Ja-kyung, Kim Yu-jin
Directed by: Kim Tae-yoon, Sung Chi-wook
Network: MBC, Netflix
Date: April 1, 2022


11. Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022) | 346 points

Genre: Legal
Synopsis: The story of Woo Young-woo, a lawyer with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), working at a large law firm. She has a high IQ of 164, outstanding memory, and a creative way of thinking, however she has low EQ and poor social skills. Despite that she is the smartest lawyer in South Korea with ASD.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Park Eun-bin and Kang Tae-oh
Written by: Moon Ji-won
Directed by: Yoo In-shik
Network: ENA, Netflix
Date: June 29, 2022


12. Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (2021-2022) | 341 points

Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Supernatural
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.
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


13. All Of Us Are Dead (2022) | 334 points

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
Network: Netflix
Date: January 28, 2022


14. Goo Pil-Soo Is Not There (2022) | 334 points

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Slice of life
Synopsis: A story that depicts the bromance of Goo Pil-soo in his 40s, who dreams of the second act of his life, and Jeong-seok, a natural genius and prospective start-up in his 20s.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Kwak Do-won, Yoon Doo-joon, Han Go-eun, Park Won-sook, Jeong Dong-won
Written by: Jo Ji-young, Lee Hae-ri, Son Geun-joo
Directed by: Choi Do-hoon, Yook Jung-yong
Network: MBC
Date: May 4, 2022


15. Juvenile Justice (2022) | 307 points

Genre: Crime, Legal, Drama
Synopsis: A tough judge balances her aversion to minor offenders with firm beliefs on justice and punishment as she tackles complex cases inside a juvenile court.
No of episodes: 10
Starring: Kim Hye-soo, Kim Moo-yeol, Lee Sung-min, and Lee Jung-eun
Written by: Kim Min-seok
Directed by: Hong Jong-chan
Network: Netflix
Date: February 25, 2022