15 Underrated K-drama Pairings That Deserve More Hype

From lead characters to supporting roles!
by Mylene Mendoza   |  Jul 7, 2020
Image: (LEFT TO RIGHT) Guardian: The Lonely and Great God/tvN, Crash Landing on You/tvN
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Plenty of K-dramas have given us the best ships onscreen and IRL. It's hard not to root for tandems that make your heart flutter every scene. But there are also K-drama pairings that need more attention and praise for their impressive and undeniable chemistry. And nope, it's not just the lead characters! Many supporting roles make the most out of their screen time to give you all the kilig you'll need. We asked #GenerationCandy for underrated K-drama couples and here's the verdict!

Below, 15 K-drama pairings that deserve hype for their amazing chemistry:

Ko Mun Yeong and Moon Gang Tae

K-drama: It's Okay Not to Be Okay

Played by: Seo Ye Ji and Kim Soo Hyun

Seo Dan and Seung Jun

K-drama: Crash Landing on You

Played by: Seo Ji Hye and Kim Jung Hyun

Hong Seol and Baek In Ho

K-drama: Cheese in the Trap

Played by: Kim Go Eun and Seo Kang Joon


Eon Bong Hee and Noh Ji Wook

K-drama: Suspicious Partner

Played by: Nam Ji Hyun and Ji Chang Wook

So Yi Jung and Chu Ga Eul

K-drama: Boys Over Flowers

Played by: Kim So Eun and Kim Bum

Hwang Sun Oh and Kim Jojo

K-drama: Love Alarm

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Played by: Song Kang and Kim So Hyun

Wang So and Hae Soo

K-drama: Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Played by: Lee Joon Gi and Lee Ji Eun/IU

Ji Hae Soo and Jang Jae Yeol

K-drama: It’s Okay, That’s Love

Played by: Gong Hyo Jin and Jo In Sung

Na Bong Sun and Kang Sun Woo

K-drama: Oh My Ghost

Played by: Park Bo Young and Jo Jung Suk

Sunny and Grim Reaper

K-drama: Goblin

Played by: Yoo In Na and Lee Dong Wook

Oh Jin Shim and Kwon Jung Rok

K-drama: Touch Your Heart

Played by: Yoo In Na and Lee Dong Wook


Goblin and Ji Eun Tak

K-drama: Goblin

Played by: Kim Go Eun and Gong Yoo

Yoon Myeong Joo and Seo Dea Young

K-drama: Descendants of the Sun

Played by: Kim Ji Won and Jin Goo

Wang Eun and Soon Deok

K-drama: Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Played by: Byun Baekhyun and Z.Hera

Soo Ah and Park Bo Gum’s unnamed character

K-drama: Itaewon Class

Played by: Kwon Nara and Park Bo Gum


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