If you're tired of the same old actors and plot lines you see on American TV, your next favorite show may just be from the other side of the world. K-dramas are growing in popularity outside of Korea, and here's why you should join in on this trend. Trust us, you'll thank us later! 

1. They're clean and family-oriented.

Most Korean TV shows are for general audiences, which means you rarely see violence, substance abuse, nudity, or sexual content. Here are our top 7 clean feel-good TV show recommendations!

2. They're very aesthetically pleasing.

Korean directors know what’s up! Their cinematography is beautiful. Some of our favorite directors are Kim Kyu Tae of That Winter, the Wind Blows and Scarlet Heart: Ryeo and Lee Eung Bok of Descendants of the Sun and Goblin: The Lonely and Great God. One of the newest aesthetically pleasing Korean shows is Temperature of Love. You can read more about this show here.

3. There are so many genres to choose from!

We are not claiming that one size fits all, but there’s a very good chance you will find something you like in the genres of historical, crime-thriller,romantic comedy, melodrama, and more. Plus, they’re often ingenious in creating a new category, such as historicals with a time-travel twist.

4. They're quirky and funny.

In general, the Korean sense of humor lacks the Western sarcasm. Physical humor and slapstick are more the standard. Here are 7 hilarious K-drama couples who make us laugh out loud, and 12 fun-filled K-drama households we would love to join.

5. You'll learn about another culture.

Of course, most of the stuff you see on K-dramas are going to be exaggerated for theatrical purposes. For instance, only a small percentage of Koreans actually scream loudly in public or suffer from short-term memory loss. However, some of the cultural differences ring true. Which ones? Check out some K-dramas to see if for yourself!

Try Revolutionary Love, a highly-anticipated drama premiering exclusively on DramaFever on October 14th. Add it to your Watchlist:


Revolutionary Love

Starring Choi Si Won and Kang So Ra

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