Here's a fun fact: Did you know that the global viewership of Netflix’s K-Romance titles practically tripled between 2018 to 2022? FYI, in 2022 alone, more than 90 percent of this viewing came from outside South Korea! There's just something about storytelling in K-dramas that's universally remarkable.
Preview flew to Seoul, South Korea to get to know more about Netflix's romantic K-drama titles for the rest of 2023. As the international K-drama fever continues to grow, the streaming platform remains dedicated to providing viewers with a steady stream of unforgettable love stories, from heart-stirring time-travel romances to the classic enemies-to-lovers trope that never fails to give us butterflies.
Brace yourself for a kilig-worthy binge and prepare to fall in love as Netflix reveals the upcoming romantic dramas that you can stream soon! See the list below.
Romantic K-Dramas Coming to Netflix This 2023
1. See You in My 19th Life (Premiering June 17)
Based on a hit webtoon, this enthralling saga follows a heroine with the ability to remember her past lives. In her 18th life, she falls for a kind-hearted boy next door. However, in her 19th life, she discovers that he has transformed into a cold and distant man who avoids emotional connections. Will love prevail across lifetimes?
2. King the Land (Premiering June 17)
Starring: Lee Jun Ho, Yoona
Prepare for a dreamy workplace romance as a wealthy heir with an aversion to fake smiles encounters a girl whose cheerful demeanor is part of her job. Former global K-pop idols Jun-ho and Yoona make their acting debut together in this much-anticipated series, showcasing their adorable chemistry as they turn from enemies to lovers.
3. Behind Your Touch
Starring: Han Ji-min, Lee Min-ki
Combining comedy, suspense, and romance, this drama revolves around a veterinarian in a small town who possesses a unique gift of psychometry. When she teams up with a detective who believes in her abilities, they form an unlikely partnership to solve crimes plaguing their neighborhood.
4. Destined with You
Starring: Jo Bo Ah, Ro Woon
Ro Woon plays a hotshot lawyer who has it all but is haunted by a family curse. And it turns out that the woman who is key to breaking this curse is none other than the seemingly ordinary civil servant played by Jo Bo Ah.
5. A Time Called You (Premiering in the third quarter of 2023)
In this time-slip romance, Ahn Hyo-seop and Jeon Yeo-bin star in a remake of a beloved Taiwanese drama. Jeon's character travels back in time to 1998 and encounters a man who bears an uncanny resemblance to her late boyfriend. As they navigate the complexities of love, they face the challenge of two characters who look alike but have different personalities.
6. Doona! (Premiering in the fourth quarter of 2023)
Starring: Yang Se Jong, Bae Suzy
Yang Se-jong plays a college student who finds himself living with a former K-pop sensation portrayed by real-life former K-pop star Bae Suzy. Their initial misunderstandings and conflicts gradually evolve into a heartwarming tale of love and trust. Can their relationship withstand the pressures of fame?
This story originally appeared on Preview.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Candymag.com editors.