Whether you are relaxing after a hectic day or simply want to take a break from everyday stress, watching a feel-good romantic comedy is as easy as picking up your remote or phone these days. 

Here are just a few suggestions to bring a smile or a ray of sunshine to your life. 

These Asian rom-com dramas are standouts because they have a compelling story with strong characters, actors who can deliver serious and hilarious performances, and best of all, a happy ending to make you feel better. This list contains dramas from recent years. If you have a personal favorite, please feel free to add it in the comments.

1. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Bong Soon has two secrets: her freakishly strong power and her childhood crush. By accident, a young and handsome CEO discovers her incredible strength and hires her as a bodyguard. Soon, the CEO is the one who falls for the unusually strong woman. This highly addictive drama is the perfect feel-good binge.


Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Starring Park Bo Young and Kim Ji Soo

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2. Love O2O

Two college students fall for each other on campus, but unbeknownst to them, their avatars in an online game world already have married each other. Adapted from a popular novel, this very modern drama traces how the virtual gaming world brings romance into the real world to win our hearts.


Love O2O - 微微一笑很倾城

Starring Yang Yang and Zheng Shuang

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3. Oh My Venus

The best laughter sometimes comes after tears. Just when she thinks her long-time boyfriend will propose, a woman finds her boyfriend dumping her for someone else. Can a personal trainer and perfectionist whip a workaholic lawyer's body—and her crushed heart—back into shape?

4. Emergency Couple

A divorced couple find themselves reunited in the emergency room as doctors in the same hospital, in this playful and sexy drama. They married when they were young medical students but ended up going separate ways. Will they find a way to bridge their differences this time around?


Emergency Couple

Starring Choi Jin Hyuk and Song Ji Hyo

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5. Sly and Single Again

A vain and materialistic woman desperately tries to win her ex-husband back once he becomes extremely rich and successful. What she doesn't know is that the ex, a computer whiz, has a scheme of his own to take petty revenge on her for leaving him and only wanting him again for his money.


Sly and Single Again

Starring Lee Min Jung and Joo Sang Wook

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6. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

In this school romantic comedy that runs laps across the heart and lifts the spirits high, a spunky female weightlifter and a free-spirited male swimmer meet on campus, only to find out their pasts may be intertwined. The drama is also famous for the two leading stars falling in love on and off the screen.


Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

Starring Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk

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7. Fight My Way

Four young people and long-time friends grew up with high hopes, but now they are surviving by working at jobs that are considered "third-rate" without much future. But these third-raters don’t plan on going down without a fight and win it their way. Along the way, they'll find romance too. 


Fight My Way

Starring Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won

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BONUS: The new romantic drama Temperature of Love has a chef named "Good Soup" for his online name. That feels good already.

A talented young chef and an aspiring screenwriter meet and start dating. Just when they begin to fall in love, they are abruptly separated when life changes unexpectedly. Years later when the chef meets the writer again, can he find the right temperature to rekindle their romance?


Temperature of Love

Starring Seo Hyun Jin and Yang Se Jong

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Which drama do you reach out for feel-good comfort?

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