The 7 Most Popular Korean/Chinese Dramas of the Year

Posted 2017/09/30 2513 0

Dramafever has listed down the most watched Asian dramas of the year.

 

1. Goblin: The Lonely and Great God

In this modern era, there exists a Goblin (Dokkaebi/Kim Shin) who has been living for 900 years. Due to the God's curse, Goblin's mortality which he despises the most, can only be removed by his human bride. But after the curse is removed the Goblin will turn into dust. Thus the story begins with the Goblin meeting his bride(Ji Eun-Tak). However, there is a Grim Reaper who is after her soul. As the time goes the Goblin and his bride fall in love, but the fate has other plans for Goblin.

 

2. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Do Bong Soon is a woman with superhuman strength. With her strength she gets hired as the bodyguard of the spoiled CEO of the gaming company Ainsoft, Ahn Min Hyuk. Min Hyuk is being threatened by an unknown enemy, and is determined to solve the problem himself out of his distaste and distrust of the police. In Guk Doo is a policeman and Bong Soon’s crush since childhood. When series of kidnappings occur in Bong Soon’s small, quiet neighborhood Dobong-dong, their little community is thrown into chaos. Combined with the job of protecting her boss’s life, Bong Soon’s already unusual life has gone wild. However, she must be careful; if she missuses her strength, she could lose it forever.

 

3. Suspicious Partner

The drama is about Noh Ji-wook (Ji Chang-wook), a prosecutor and Eun Bong-hee (Nam Ji-hyun), a prosecutor trainee and how they work together on a mysterious case involving a sly psychopath murderer.

 

4. Once Upon a Time

A story of epic battles, deep passion, and the powerful forces that drive mortals and gods alike toward revenge, loyalty, and eternal love. Bai Qian, a goddess and monarch from the Heavenly Realms, is sent to the mortal world to undergo a trial to become a High Goddess. There, she meets Ye Hua, with whom she falls in love and marries. When an old enemy reappears in her life, everything she holds dear is threatened.

 

5. The King's Woman

Gong Sun Li, is the grand-daughter and disciple of military commander Gong Sun Yu. Jing Ke (first disciple) and Sun Li are childhood lovers and were forced to escape when Qin troops attacked. However, Sun Li’s wall-shattering beauty seizes the interest of the Qin Emperor, Ying Zheng, and she’s captured and sent to his palace. It’s then that she discovers she’s pregnant with Jing Ke’s child. Ying Zheng treats him as ifhe’s his own child. The tragic day arrives when Jing Ke tries to assassinate Ying Zheng.

 

6. My Secret Romance

Cha Jin Wook is a son from a wealthy family who runs a large company. He usually only pursues short-term love, but when he meets Lee Yoo Mi, who has never had a boyfriend before, he changes. In a dating world full of busy people who tend to flirt and chase “some” relationships rather than having meaningful connections that allow them to show their true feelings, this couple has a one-night stand. They meet again three years later, whereupon they kick off a shaky push-pull romance that’ll keep them on their toes as they fall in love.

 

7. The Bride of the Water God

When the narcissistic water god Ha-baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) visits earth in order to find a stone powerful enough to help him claim his throne, he seeks out the help of his servant and destined bride, psychiatrist So-ah (Shin Se-kyung), whose family is fated to serve the water god for generations. The problem is that she has no belief in the gods and initially mistakes him for suffering from delusions. Things get even stranger when the wind god Bi-ryeom (Gong Myung), the water goddess Mu-ra (Krystal), and the semi-god Hu-ye (Lim Ju-hwan) show up to complicate things.

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