Hi, beanies! In the most recent drama chat, I was shocked at how many popular dramas everyone genuinely disliked or found overrated. I am curious about people’s current top 10 dramas. care to share?

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    1. Goblin
    2. Forest of SecRets
    3. Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
    4. Circle
    5. Coffee Prince
    6. My Ahjussi
    7. My Country
    8. Mr. Sunshine
    9. Bossam
    10. White Christmas

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      Red Sleeve would probably be 11.

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      omo omo omo!! How come I never knew you saw FOS too! ahh, it’s looking so good in your list ally!

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      I need to watch circle.

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    I’m a sucker for slice of life dramas.

    1. Reply 1997 / 1988
    2. Misaeng
    3. Secret Love Affair
    4. Age of Youth 1 and 2
    5. Six Flying Dragons
    6. Healer
    7. Missing Noir M
    8. Someday or One Day (Taiwan)
    9. The Longest Day in Chang-An (China)
    10. Twenty-Five Twenty-One

    Kingdom is quality good. So is D.P. It’s just that I’m not emotionally invested in them.

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      I didn’t put it in my list because it isn’t kdrama, but Someday or one day is one of my alltime favourites. Just listening to the tape song brings me back the feels. I don’t even know if I’m up to watch the kdrama remake, because the original is so perfect

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      I LOVE your list. I really wanna watch secret love affair and six flying but my heart might break. A sageuk and melo rip.

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    Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo
    Healer
    My GF is a Gumiho
    Reply 1988
    Our Beloved Summer
    Twenty Five Twenty One
    Hometown Cha Cha Cha
    Hospital Playlist (S1 > S2)
    It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
    School 2017

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    Misaeng
    Live
    Dear My Friends
    Just Between Lovers
    Extracurricular
    Reply 1997
    My Ahjussi
    Healer
    Into the Ring
    Twenty Five Twenty One

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    Scent of a Woman
    What’s Up
    Wild Romance
    Brilliant Legacy
    Jealousy Incarnate
    Chief Kim
    Go Back Couple
    Lookout
    Deserving of the Name
    Wok of Love

    I had to leave out a few to make the top 10.

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      To clarify, these are shows that I can easily rewatch (and have done so!) a hundred times and still love them more than anything.
      I guess I should make a separate list of shows that I consider perfect or exceptionally great but I can’t or don’t rewatch them much or at all..

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        Ok, here is that list:

        Nokdu Flower
        Class of Lies
        Nobody Knows
        365 Days
        Doctor John
        Bubblegum

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          Nobody knows has been in my watchlist for a while now. Class of lies was good too, but I wasn’t really in the right mood when I watched it, so I got distracted way too often and ended up missing loads of bits. Shame, what a waste of Yoon Kyunsang! Had I only known that he wasn’t going to make dramas in the last 3 years 😭

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        Interesting! I don’t know some of these. But I LOVE what’s up. All of my faves. I will I think it has kim ji won and Jo Jung seok. Amazing show. Thank you for helping me remember I love it

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    Your request made me go have a look at mydramalist, and realize that the dramas I rated higher aren’t all my current Best 10, and that I’ve kept in my memory some others I gave lower ratings to. Memory is a funny thing, but I’m sticking to the dramas that I remember enjoying the most instead of the ones I considered “best quality” 😅
    In no particular older:
    Chicago Typewriter
    Secret Love affair
    Just between lovers
    Into the ring
    Happiness
    D.P.
    Nokdu Flower
    Yumi’s Cells
    Watcher
    Healer

    Special mentions to: Signal, Mystic Popup bar, Just Between Lovers, A piece of your mind, Kingdom, Extracurricular, Sweet Home, School Nurse Files, Rebel: the thief who stole the people

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      Nokdu Flower, Class of Lies, and a very few other ones are in my opinion perfect. But I don’t ever count them in my top ten. As I have a habit of rewatching shows many many many! times, my top shows are the ones that I can watch a hundred times and still love them. I think I should make a separate list for Shows I Consider Fantastic But Don’t or Can’t Rewatch…

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        I have yet to finish Nokdu Flower. I don’t know why. At this point, I’d have to start is over and get al the emotional pull from it again.

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          It is too powerful at times. I needed lots of breaks to step away and breathe.

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      Someone has a thing for YAI and I’m not looking at anyone in particular…

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        YAI was my gateway crush into kdrama, does it show? 😋 💚
        (for a moment I misread “has” for “had” and was clutching my pearls – I never forget my crushes, he)

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          I totally understand you, after I watched SFD, my next dramas were Chicago Typewriter and Secret Love Affair…. An you know I am also devoted to my crushes.

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    In no particular order:
    – Forest of Secrets (Season 1 and 2)
    – Six Flying Dragons
    – When the weather is fine (I know this is not the best drama, but it’s my comfort drama, the one I go back again and again).
    – Another Miss Oh
    – Hot Stove League
    – The light in your eyes
    – Misaeng
    – Our beloved summer
    – Coffe Prince
    – Just between lovers

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      This is indeed a perfect list. I love every single one.

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    My Ajusshi
    Just Between Lovers
    Healer
    Marry Me Mary
    Chicago Typewriter
    The Best Hit
    Hotel Del Luna
    Prison Playbook
    Mad Dog (because Woo Do Hwan)
    Matrimonial Chaos

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      Haven’t seen mad dog! Should I watch it?? I love action, procedurals and slice of life.

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        It’s insurance fraud investigators with mystery and a found family ensemble vibe. Some of us really enjoyed it. If you love Woo Do Hwan you shouldn’t miss it.

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