It's been over two years since we outlined the best-reviewed Asian dramas by our wonderful viewers. Since then, there have been drastic changes to the list! Many new programs replaced your favorites at the top while a few classics remain. This year, we are giving you the top 50 best rated Asian dramas of all time! From hundreds of thousands of votes, you gave these dramas close to 5 stars each. So stay tuned for 5 articles counting down your favorites.

Let's take a look at part one now.

50. Cheese in the Trap (Korea, TvN, 2016)

Starring Kim Go Eun and Park Hae Jin

A strong bond forms between two drastically different college students working hard toward their degree. Hong Seol (Kim Go Eun) is hardworking and earnest, while Yoo Jung (Park Hae Jin) is highly goal-oriented and athletic. Surprisingly, Yoo Jung's disturbing dark side actually plays a huge part in bringing them together.

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Cheese in the Trap

Starring Kim Go Eun and Park Hae Jin

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49. Birth of a Beauty (Korea, SBS, 2014)

Starring Joo Sang Wook and Han Ye Seul

Heartbroken over his long lost love, rich heir Han Tae Hee (Joo Sang Wook) decides to medically transform an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan. He didn't expect to fall in love with his "creation" Sara (Han Ye Seul) and discover that money can't buy love or heal emotional scars.

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Birth of a Beauty

Starring Joo Sang Wook and Han Ye Seul

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48. Noble My Love (Korea, Naver TV Cast, 2015)

Starring Sung Hoon and Kim Jae Kyung

After being left for dead following a kidnapping, a rich businessman Lee Kang Hoon (Sung Hoon) is miraculously saved by a kind veterinarian named Yoon Seo (Kim Jae Kyung). She quickly teaches him the art of compassion and love by the life she lives.

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Noble, My Love

Starring Sung Hoon and Kim Jae Kyung

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47. http://deeplink.me/http://www.dramafever.com/drama/5177" target="_blank">Miss Hammurabi (Korea, JTBC, 2018)

Starring Go Ah Ra and L

Two judges with radically different views on justice butt heads while working together. Park Cha Oh Reum (Go Ah Ra) is idealistic and Im Ba Reun (L) seems very rigid with his law-abiding ways. Their personal methods of judging are put to the test when they join forces with a veteran judge and actually deal with the cases of everyday people.

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Miss Hammurabi

Starring Go Ah Ra and Kim Myung Soo (L)

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46. Playful Kiss (Korea, MBC, 2010)

Starring Kim Hyun Joong and Jung So Min

After crushing on Baek Seung Jo (Kim Hyun Joong) for years, Oh Han Ni (Jung So Min) finally confesses her feelings to him only to get coldly rejected. Fate has other plans for the teenage pair! They are forced to live under the same roof following the destruction of Han Ni's family home.

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Playful Kiss

Starring Kim Hyun Joong and Jung So Min

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45. Dream Knight (Korea, NaverTV Cast/Tudou/Youku, 2015)

Starring Song Ha Yoon and JB

JB and the rest of his GOT7 bandmates transform into mysterious yet magical knights for a bullied orphan named Joo In Hyeong (Song Ha Yoon). They do their best to protect her and encourage her to go after her dreams.

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Dream Knight

Starring Song Ha Yoon and Jackson Wang

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44. Flower Boy Next Door (Korea, tvN, 2013)

Starring Park Shin Hye and Yoon Si Yoon

Recluse Go Dok Mi (Park Shin Hye) does a great job hiding from the outside world, while she spies on her handsome (aka flower boy) neighbors. One day, outgoing Enrique Geum (Yoon Si Yoon) moves in and catches her peeping into his window. Enrique decides to use his charming personality to bring her out of her shell once and for all.

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Flower Boy Next Door

Starring Park Shin Hye and Yoon Si Yoon

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43. Cinderella and the Four Knights (Korea, tvN, 2016)

Starring Jung Il Woo and Park So Dam

The hottest love quadrangle in history was formed when poor college student Eun Ha Won (Park So Dam) moves in with rebel Kang Ji Woon (Jung Il Woo) and his billionaire cousins. Their elderly grandfather hired her to teach them some manners and help them bond, but she ended up falling madly in love with one.

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Cinderella and Four Knights

Starring Jung Il Woo and Park So Dam

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42. Sensory Couple (Korea, SBS, 2015)

Starring Park Yoo Chun and Shin Se Kyung

One cold case is bound to be solved by a duo with analgesia and synesthetic ability to see smells. The "Barcode" murder case scarred Choi Moo Gak (Park Yoo Chun) and Oh Cho Rim (Shin Se Kyung) for life, and they are determined to find the deviant culprit responsible.

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Sensory Couple

Starring Park Yoo Chun and Shin Se Kyung

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41. Personal Taste (Korea, MBC, 2010)

Starring Son Ye Jin and Lee Min Ho

In a special case of mistaken identity, Park Kae In (Son Ye Jin) assumes Jeon Jin Ho (Lee Min Ho) is gay based on an early encounter with him. The young architect uses the misunderstanding to his advantage and moves into her home to survey it for his next business deal. He didn't expect to fall in love with her along the way.

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Personal Taste

Starring Son Ye Jin and Lee Min Ho (Heirs)

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You can continue to enjoy the comedic legal series Miss Hammurabi every week and start binge watching your old favorites as you wait for part 2 of The 50 best rated Asian dramas of all time.


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