The arts inspire one another, and there's no exception when it comes to comics and K-dramas. Let’s take a look at 11 of the best K-dramas based on comics! 

1. The Bride of the Water God

Her husband is super narcissistic and wants to control everything. It’s not easy being the bride of a god. Premieres July 3 on DramaFever!

Starring Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung

Originally a comic book by Yoon Mi Kyung

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The Bride of the Water God (Habaek)

Starring Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung

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2. Cheese in the Trap

Cheese in the Trap is about the relationship between two college students, and the complications that develop from their opposing personalities.

Starring Kim Go Eun and Park Hae Jin

Based on the popular webtoon by Soon Ggi

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Cheese in the Trap

Starring Kim Go Eun and Park Hae Jin

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3. Sensory Couple

Can a girl with heightened senses and a man with almost none figure out the mystery behind the barcode murders?

Starring Park Yoo Chun and Shin Se Kyung

Based on webtoon Girl Who Sees Smells by Man Chui

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Sensory Couple

Starring Park Yoo Chun and Shin Se Kyung

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4 Orange Marmalade

If two star-crossed lovers can find the courage to make the leap, Jae Min and Ma Ri may just be the key to a final resolution between humans and vampires.

Starring Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Seol Hyun

Originally a webtoon by Seok Woo

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Orange Marmalade

Starring Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Seol Hyun

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5 Scholar Who Walks the Night

After her family falls from grace and into poverty, Jo Yang Sun disguises herself as a man who sells books and unexpectedly falls for a vampire.

Starring Lee Joon Ki and Lee Yoo Bi

Based on the eponymous comic book by Jo Joo Hee (writer) and Han Seung Hee (illustrator)

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The Scholar Who Walks the Night

Starring Lee Joon Ki and Lee Yoo Bi

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6 Full House

Song Hye Gyo and Rain star in this classic, popular Korean drama that set the benchmark for all romantic comedies in the Hallyu Wave.

Starring Rain (Bi) and Song Hye Gyo

Originally a comic book by Won Soo Yeon



7 Misaeng (Incomplete Life)

When aimlessly stumbling upon a new job after a failed career attempt, Jang Geu Rae meets some new coworkers that may change his life.

Starring Im Si Wan and Kang So Ra

Originally a webtoon by Yoon Tae Ho

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Incomplete Life (Misaeng)

Starring Im Si Wan and Lee Sung Min

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8 Tomorrow's Cantabile

Tomorrow's Cantabile is a fun-filled quirky romantic story of two musicians who discover that together they can create music that makes their hearts soar.

Starring Joo Won and Shim Eun Kyung

Based on the hit manga by Tomoko Ninomiya

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Tomorrow's Cantabile (a.k.a. Naeil's Cantabile)

Starring Joo Won and Shim Eun Kyung

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9 Goong

An instant classic upon its broadcast in 2006, this is perhaps Korea's most famous re-telling of the Cinderella story.

Starring Yoon Eun Hye and Joo Ji Hoon

Originally a comic book by Park So Hee



10 Boys Over Flowers

Meet the boys of the F4 in this runaway megahit Korean drama that keeps winning fans over worldwide.

Starring Gu Hye Sun and Lee Min Ho (Heirs)

Originally a comic book by Kamio Yoko

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Boys Over Flowers

Starring Gu Hye Sun and Lee Min Ho (Heirs)

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11 Damo

The fate of one extraordinary woman torn between two forbidden loves will change the fate of a dynasty.

Starring Ha Ji Won and Kim Min Joon

Originally a comic book by Bang Hak Ki


What’s your favorite comic-turned K-drama? Tell us below!

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