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9 Best K-Dramas Of 2020... So Far

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We’re about to wrap up the first half of 2020—I know, right—so we thought we’d look back on some of the *best* K-dramas we’ve seen during the first six months of the year so far. We listed down, in no particular order, nine K-dramas that we genuinely loved and enjoyed during from January to June 2020. And if you haven’t seen some of these yet, it’s not too late to catch them on Netflix or Viu!

Itaewon Class (January - March 2020)

Where to watch: Netflix
Starring: Park Seo Joon, Kim Da Mi, Kwon Nara

Easily one of favorite dramas this year, Itaewon Class follows the story of Park Saeroyi and his journey to seek revenge against the family that caused the many troubles in his life. Also, it was this webtoon-turned-series that gave birth to PSJ’s iconic chestnut hair.

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A World of Married Couple (March - May 2020)

Where to watch: Viu
Starring: Kim Hee Ae, Park Hae Joon, Han So Hee

A World of Married Couple follows the story of picture-perfect couple Dr. Ji Sun Woo and her husband Lee Tae Oh. Sun Woo, however, suspects Tae Oh is being unfaithful and well, she wasn’t wrong. We were so emotionally invested in this drama just like everyone else who patiently waited for new episodes weekly—we even made a ranking of the worst characters and an honest review! Also, this drama set and broke several TV rating records, including their own! So go ahead and watch it, stat! P.S. Kim Hee Ae actually won Best Actress at the 56th Baeksang Awards for her role as Ji Sun Woo!

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Crash Landing On You (December 2019 - February 2020)

Where to watch: Netflix
Starring: Son Ye Jin, Hyun Bin

Literally everyone and their mom (and tita and tito) watched Crash Landing On You. In fact, the world gained a lot of new K-drama fans after watching this particular series. #Riri4ever #TomatoCultivator

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Hospital Playlist (March - May 2020)

Where to watch: Netflix
Starring: Jo Jung Seok, Jeun Mi Do, Jung Kyoung Ho, Yoo Yun Seok, Kim Dae Myung

From the creators of the Reply series, Hospital Playlist is about the friendship of a group of doctors who’ve been together since they entered med school in the '90s. When they're not saving lives in the hospital, they come together to play music in a band. We’re telling you, this drama is *fantastic*. No complicated storylines, just great storytelling and heartwarming moments.

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The King: Eternal Monarch (April - June 2020)

Where to watch: Netflix
Starring: Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun

The King: Eternal Monarch was the highly-anticipated comeback of one of our OG oppas, Lee Min Ho. It was his first drama after three years, and his first time starring alongside Goblin actress Kim Go Eun. The plot is anything but simple—it includes time travel and parallel worlds—so prepare to be blown away by this unforgettable drama.

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Extracurricular (April 2020)

Where to watch: Netflix
Starring: Kim Dong Hee, Park Joo Hyun

Itaewon Class and Sky Castle star Kim Dong Hee landed his first lead role in Extracurricular this year. This show is about a bunch of high school kids who “choose a life of crime” and had to face the consequences of their actions.

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Hi Bye, Mama! (February - April 2020)

Where to watch: Netflix
Starring: Kim Tae Hee, Lee Kyu Hyung

Hi Bye, Mama is Kim Tae Hee’s first project after five years of not starring in a drama. We instantly fell in love with this heartwarming drama about a first-time mom-to-be who unexpectedly passed away in an accident. Warning: Lots of crying will definitely happen if you start this series!

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Dr. Romantic 2 (January - February 2020)

Where to watch: Viu
Starring: Han Suk Kyu, Ahn Hyo Seop

This is the sequel to Dr. Romantic, which aired in 2016. If you enjoy watching medical dramas, this should totally be on your list! Fun fact: A Pinay actually appears on the show! Check out how she landed the role here.

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When The Weather Is Fine (February - April 2020)

Where to watch: Viu
Starring: Park Min Young, Seo Kang Joon

We don’t know about you, but we’ll watch anything Park Min Young stars in. Min Young plays the role of Mok Hae Won, who leaves Seoul to live in the countryside, where she lived during her childhood. There, she reconnects with an old friend played by Seo Kang Joon. This heartwarming drama is all about healing and forgiveness, so do check it out, too!

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We can't wait for more dramas to come out this year!

This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Candymag.com editors.

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