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Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See - kdramaplanet

Here are the top 32 supernatural Korean dramas for those of you who like the themes of time-traveling, teleportation, rebirth, ghosts, vampires, gods, devils, souls, mermaids, aliens, interspecies love, or other worlds.
Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas Y...
Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See

Here are the top 32 supernatural Korean dramas for those of you who like the themes of time-traveling, teleportation, rebirth, ghosts, vampires, gods, devils, souls, mermaids, aliens, interspecies love, or other worlds. As a rule, these dramas fuse many genres: rom-com, crime, fantasy, sci-fi, historical, mystery, horror, thriller, melodrama, action, psychological, medical, detective, and more.

The List of Top Supernatural Korean Dramas:

  1. Who Are You? (16 episodes)
  2. Master’s Sun (17 episodes)
  3. Vampire Flower (16 episodes)
  4. Blood (20 episodes)
  5. Orange Marmalade (12 episodes)
  6. Come Back Mister (16 episodes)
  7. Blade Man (18 episodes)
  8. Oh My Ghost (16 episodes)
  9. Vampire Detective (12 episodes)
  10. Bring It On, Ghost (16 episodes)
  11. The Item (32 episodes)
  12. He Is Psychometric (16 episodes)
  13. Kingdom (6 episodes)
  14. Manhole (16 episodes)
  15. Moorim School (16 episodes)
  16. When the Devil Calls Your Name (16 episodes)
  17. The Light in Your Eyes (12 episodes)
  18. The Chronicles of Aseudal / Arthdal Chronicles (18 episodes)
  19. Two Cops (32 episodes)
  20. Dan, Only Love / Angel’s Last Mission (32 episodes)
  21. Legend of the Blue Sea (20 episodes)
  22. Circle: Two Connected Worlds (12 episodes)
  23. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (16 episodes)
  24. W-Two Worlds (16 episodes)
  25. The Scholar Who Walks The Night (20 episodes)
  26. Arang and the Magistrate (20 episodes)
  27. Hotel Del Luna (16 episodes)
  28. Abyss (16 episodes)
  29. Love Alarm (8 episodes)
  30. My Love From the Star (21 episodes)
  31. Goblin (16 episodes)
  32. Bride of the Water God / The Bride of Habaek (16 episodes)

32. Who Are You?

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Here’s a supernatural Korean drama about ghosts. The story follows two detectives – a man and a woman, who try to help the spirits hidden in different items to find peace. After coming out of coma, the woman is given an opportunity to see ghosts. As they work together, they come closer. However, the spirit of the woman’s dead boyfriend appears, thus creating a love triangle between humans and ghosts. Before losing his life in an accident, he was a part of an elite team of the police force.

“Who Are You” doesn’t fall under the action or crime thriller category. So if you are looking for this kind of supernatural series, look somewhere else. It’s all about a love triangle, recalling old memories, and small cases. Although you will see some fights, it is not the core of the story.

Theme: ghosts
Genres: horror, mystery, thriller, romance
Starring: So Yi Hyun, Ok Taec Yeon, Kim Jae Wook

31. Master’s Sun

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This psychological romance K-drama revolves around the story of a downhearted woman who is constantly seeing ghosts and her boss, a cold and snobbish man. One day, they reveal that the woman stops seeing ghosts whenever they are touching each other. This discovery moves the story forward. To stay around her boss, the woman must help him get back a fortune taken away from him.

If you are looking not just for a fantasy Korean series, but for a perfect blend of genres, you’ve stumbled upon the right one! “Master’s Sun” is a mystery, comedy, romance, horror, and psychological drama at once!

Theme: ghosts
Genres: psychological, horror, drama, romance
Starring: Gong Hyo Jin, So Ji Sub, Seo In Guk, Kim Yoo Ri

30. Vampire Flower

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Here’s a great drama for those of you who are looking for a short drama (this one is only 6 episodes long) and like the stories about vampires. There’s no chance you will get bored watching it since the drama of such length and such genre won’t give a chance you to do it. Similar to “Twilight”, a vampire has a crush on a human. However, that’s probably the only likeness between these two series.

“Vampire Flower” tells the story of love between two teenagers – a centuries-old vampire and a girl with an exceptional type of blood. Together, they embark on a journey to find a long-lost flower hidden on the land of vampires.

Theme: vampires
Genres: romance
Starring: Kim Ga Eun, Seo Jae Hyung

29. Blood

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This supernatural medical K-drama revolves around the adventures of a surgeon in a prestigious cancer hospital. The interesting thing is that he is a vampire. He gives the impression of a heartless and unfriendly person while actually hiding his soft nature and inner desire to be closer to others. Since he respects humans and even saves their lives, he resists his constant urge to suck their blood. At the hospital, he falls for a physician, a smart and skilled but bossy girl. Also, he finds himself in a conflict with a cruel and imperious chief.
“Blood” is quite an unpredictable series that blends many genres at once: thriller, suspense, action, romance, science fiction, fantasy, drama, as well as a medical theme. Also, this story is filled with life philosophies and morals: shortness of life, the worthlessness of money and power, compassion for those who are sick, as well as many other issues.

Theme: vampires
Genres: action, drama, romance, medical
Starring: Ahn Jae Hyun, Gu Hye Seon, Ji Jin Hee

28. Orange Marmalade

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Here’s one of the supernatural Korean dramas about vampires again. “Orange Marmalade” tells us about a fictional world where vampires and humans coexist. Over time, the socially withdrawn creatures have evolved and now they don’t depend on human blood. Yet, they are highly unwelcomed by society. Hence, the majority of them hides their true identity and introduce themselves as “normal” people. Doing otherwise, they become marginalized.

This Korean series follows the story of one of such outcasted members of society. It revolves around a vampire teenage girl who used to keep quiet about her true nature. Thrown out from neighborhoods numerous times, she decides to move to a new city and live a quiet life. However, it becomes an impossible task for her once she falls in love with a popular guy at her college.

Don’t miss this drama if you want to see every possible cliché! Here you have love triangles and squares, school romance, vampires falling in love with humans, amnesia, and even Joseon era! And yet, this drama has an unusual take on all these things. You will like the series, including the compilation of all these cliches, thanks to its perfect storytelling.

Theme: vampires
Genres: romance, historical, drama, school
Starring: Kim Seol Hyun, Yeo Jin Goo, Lee Jong Hyun

27. Please Come Back Mister

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This fantasy drama is definitely one of a kind. Based on the novel “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan” written by Jiro Asada, “Please Come Back Mister” follows two men who accidentally die. When they reach the afterlife, they ask for an opportunity to go back to life to take care of the mysteries surrounding their deaths and help their families to go through tough times. They both are given the chance to return to life, but only for the time being. However, they are reborn not in their bodies and are not even allowed to reveal their identities! With not too much time on their hands and complicated matters, they have to do everything they need to. However, are they given the opportunity to live for a little longer only to help their loved ones? Or there are more reasons behind it?

This TV show is another amazing fusion of genres. It also gives us many lessons on how to look at our lives: life is not only about working and ignoring, hurting the feelings of people because of that. It is not about underrating ourselves and believing that others don’t deserve us. So, if you want to start watching a funny drama of different genres with an unusual story, deep meaning, and a bunch of wonderful life messages, then don’t miss this gem!

Theme: the rebirth
Genres: drama, rom-com, melodrama
Starring: Rain, Oh Yeon Seo, Kim In Kwon, Kim Soo Ro, Lee Min Jung, Lee Ha Nee

26. Blade Man

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This action drama focuses on the life of a conceited man who manages a game company. Suffering from an anger problem, he is furious all the time, so his employees are scared to death of him. Is it because of his character or there are more reasons to be afraid of him? He doesn’t know yet that it’s him who beats his employees. There are moments that he can’t remember. The moments when the blades appear behind his back and he becomes a destructive person. One day, he comes to the hospital to visit those unlucky employees. That’s when he comes across a woman with an intoxicating scent.

If you are craving to see an intelligent and refreshing Asian drama filled with golden nuggets of wisdom, then make sure you don’t skip this one! The leads here are examples of what decent people should look like. It’s a bit slow-paced but enjoyable.

Theme: anger problem, blackouts
Genres: rom-com, action, drama
Starring: Lee Dong Wook, Shin Se Kyung, Kim Gab Soo, Han Jung Soo

25. Oh My Ghostess

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This supernatural rom-com focuses on the life of a timid girl who has an exceptional ability to see ghosts. She happens to fall in love with a famous chief, the guy she is working with. However, they have totally different personalities. So, the self-confident chef hardly pays attention to her. However, he changes his attitude towards the girl when she starts acting differently.

If you are into a ghostly theme but also are seeking intrigues and comedy, give it a shot! Although “Oh My Ghostess” is about paranormal things, it’s not scary. Since it’s a rom-com, you will see a love triangle between a ghost, a shy girl, and a narcissistic boss. As the main characters are working at a restaurant, we will also see a comedy about the team of chefs. Like many dramas on this list, it switches between the genres.

Theme: ghost-seeing
Genres: rom-com, sitcom, supernatural
Starring: Park Bo Young, Kim Seul Gi, Jo Jung Suk, Im Joo Hwan

24. Vampire Detective

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This detective mystery revolves around a private detective who turns out into a vampire. The story tells us how he works on different cases and also tries to solve the problems surrounding him. Obviously, he doesn’t reveal his new nature to others. Yet, his new supernatural abilities help him in his work.

If you are looking for an enjoyable action or mystery drama, “Vampire Detective” is the one you want to choose. You will like it if you don’t expect to see something deep that will make you cry your eyes out.

Theme: vampires
Genres: detective, investigation, friendship, supernatural
Starring: Lee Joon, Oh Jung Se, Lee Se Young

23. Bring It On, Ghost

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Have you ever stumbled upon a series about exorcists, people who can see and hear ghosts? If your answer is no, then it’s time to correct that. Based on the webtoon “Let’s Fight, Ghost” by Iminsu, the comedy “Bring It On, Ghost” is about an exorcist student who can communicate with ghosts.

Moreover, over time, he realizes he is able to touch them and even successfully fight them. So, he has no problems when it comes to getting a well-paid part-time job. Yes, fighting with ghosts has become his job. In one of such working nights, he faces a ghost of a high school girl. While trying to fight her off, he kisses her, and that’s where an interesting story begins.

Unlike many other dramas of this genre, this one stands out from them by its never-ending lightness and cuteness. Check it out if you are looking for a supernatural Asian drama that will make you smile throughout all its episodes and don’t mind the typical K-drama cliches! However, get ready to see some really scary ghosts here and there!

Theme: ghosts
Genres: horror, action, supernatural, drama, rom-com
Starring: Ok Taec Yeon, Kim So Hyun, Kwon Yool

22. The Item

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The action mystery K-drama is about a righteous prosecutor who begins to solve mysteries behind a supernatural item. With the aim to save his niece, he teams up with a criminal profiler.

This is your drama if you want to watch something with an intense plot full of action, suspense, as well as some moments of romance and comedy. “The Item” is a great entertaining series that will keep you on the edge of your seat. However, don’t try to think logically too much, since it’s a fantasy.

Theme: items with supernatural powers
Genres: thriller, action, mystery, suspense, law, psychological
Starring: Joo Ji Hoon, Jin Se Yeon, Kim Kang Woo, Kim Yoo Ri

21. He Is Psychometric

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Here’s one of the supernatural Korean dramas that center on a character with extraordinary abilities. The show tells us about a guy who gains the ability of psychometry after losing his parents. After the accident, he discovers he can read people’s past by just touching them. Having decided to use his superpower for the good, he teams up with a prosecutor and an investigator to solve a mysterious case. Moreover, he crosses paths with a girl who wishes not to recall her painful past.

If you love tragic, heartbreaking stories that slowly unravel the sad background of the characters, this drama is your cup of tea. “He Is Psychometric” is similar to “While You Were Sleeping”, another popular supernatural drama. So, if you like that drama, you will like this one as well. Both dramas have a dark tone and main characters with the ability to dive into the past or the future.

Theme: the ability to read someone’s past
Genres: mystery, rom-com, thriller, fantasy, drama
Starring: Park Jin Young, Shin Ye Eun, Kim Kwon, Kim Da Som

20. Kingdom

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Here’s one of the historical supernatural Korean dramas! Set in the Joseon period, the series “Kingdom” is a story about a Crown Prince who is considered to be a traitor. Not willing to lose to his enemies, he wants to reveal the truth behind the death of his father. He sets out on a journey to find the doctor of his father but ends up getting stuck in a village famous for its awful disease.

This TV show will be a great choice for anyone who is in the mood to watch something political, with plot twists, action, and breathtaking scenes (with zombies!).

Theme: zombies
Genres: horror, historical, thriller, drama
Starring: Joo Ji Hoon, Ryu Seung Ryong, Bae Doo Na, Kim Sung Gyu

19. Manhole

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The time-travel K-drama revolves around the adventures of an unemployed man who comes across a strange manhole that transports him to the past. Thus, he decides to intervene in his past actions and to prevent his crush from marrying another man.

The series “Manhole” is for you if you are looking for a Korean series that will help you relax at the end of the day. For the most part, it revolves around love triangles. Also, it’s super entertaining, since the main character time travels each episode. It’s difficult to predict to what time in his life he will travel to.

Theme: time travel
Genres: rom-com, thriller, fantasy, drama
Starring: Uee, Kim Jae Joong, Jung Hye Sung, Baro

18. Moorim School

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This is one of those supernatural Korean dramas that center on school romance. Since it’s a fantasy rom-com, not an ordinary one, it revolves around a mysterious school where only special students can study. And since it’s an extraordinary institution, you won’t see usual subjects there. It focuses on teaching martial arts and such virtues as faith, honesty, communication, and sacrifice. The fact that students and teachers are all unique in their ways and come from different parts of the world makes the place even more interesting. One day, a new student who doesn’t seem to fit in there arrives at the school. That’s when many strange things start happening.

If you are into either action or romance, the K-drama “Moorim School” is for you, since it mixes them both. Get ready for an emotional roller-coaster!

Theme: magical powers, mysterious school
Genres: school, romance, action, fantasy, martial arts, drama
Starring: Lee Hyun Woo, Hong Bin, Seo Ye Ji, Jung Yoo Jin

17. When the Devil Calls Your Name

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Can you imagine what it’s like to deal with the Devil? This Korean series will tell you a refreshing drama story about an artist who sells his soul to the Devil. Inspired by “Faust”, the tragic play written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, it centers on a struggling artist who desperately wants to succeed. One day, he almost ready to give up on his dream. That’s when he meets the Devil himself. He offers the promising artist to make a deal with him. According to the agreement, the young talent will have tremendous success, but for a big price. In hopelessness, the artist agreed to make the deal.

When ten years of great success pass, the Devil comes again. This time, to receive the promised payment. What hefty price the artist has to pay?

Don’t miss the drama “When the Devil Calls Your Name” if you like unpredictable dramas that make you surprised almost every episode.

Theme: dealing with the devil
Genres: fantasy, rom-com, melodrama, music, supernatural
Starring: Jung Kyung Ho, Park Sung Woong, Lee Seol, Lee El

16. The Light in Your Eyes

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Here’s one of the time travel supernatural Korean dramas on the list! “The Light In Your Eyes” follows the story of a girl in her twenties who is full of dreams and passion. One day, she gains the extraordinary gift to time travel. Starting from this moment, she begins her journey as a seventy-year-old woman. Wait, there’s also a romantic storyline. She meets a man, who has also always been full of dreams and passion. Yet, there comes a moment when he becomes frustrated in life.

You will like this rom-com if you love deep touching stories that give you many life lessons. Watching the series, you will be reminded of the importance of time and living in the present moment. Before you even know it, the lighthearted rom-com will transform into a mysterious melodrama full of riddles.

Theme: time travel
Genres: drama, rom-com, melodrama, friendship, family, life
Starring: Han Ji Min, Kim Hye Ja, Nam Joo Hyuk, Son Ho Jun

15. The Chronicles of Aseudal / Arthdal Chronicles

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Set in a fictional world in the bronze period, the story follows a man born with a fate to bring a catastrophe to Arthdal lands. His mother wants to prevent it from happening, which leads to many misunderstandings between them. Eventually, they move to the new land. However, another problem arises. Since he differs from the natives of this land, he is not welcomed and lives as an outcast.

If you want to dive into an entirely fictional world with its imagined habitants, hierarchy, beliefs, and even language, you simply can’t put this Asian series aside. Besides, “The Chronicles of Aseudal” will leave you pleased with its top-notch settings, costumes, and cinematography.

Theme: curse, imagined land
Genres: fantasy, drama, political, romance
Starring: Song Joong Ki, Kim Ji Won, Jang Dong Gun, Kim Ok Bin

14. Two Cops

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Here’s one of the supernatural Korean dramas that blend crime, rom-com, and fantasy together. The TV series “Two Cops” focuses on the story of a righteous detective whose body is taken over by a sharp-witted criminal. In this absurd situation, the detective has to learn how to live with two souls at once.

There are enough dramas where the bodies of characters are switched, but this one is quite unique and refreshing. Many interesting stories are unraveling when a person with two personalities in one body tries to solve criminal cases. Unlike in the majority of series, the romance doesn’t dominate here.

Theme: body swap
Genres: supernatural, detective, rom-com
Starring: Jo Jung Suk, Lee Hye Ri, Kim Seon Ho

13. Dan, Only Love / Angel’s Last Mission

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Here’s one of the best supernatural Korean dramas on the list! The fantasy rom-com “Angel’s Last Mission: Love” revolves around the story of a prima ballerina who seems to forget how to trust anyone. One day, she becomes blind after an accident during her performance. Life without ballet becomes torture to her. What’s more, she can’t be nice to others and trust them, since she never knows who is after her inheritance and is plotting behind her back. That’s also the point in her life when she meets a guardian angel. He is here to complete the mission to make sure the ballerina finds love.

If you are tired of typical and predictable stories, this fantasy rom-com will satisfy you. The series about angels living next to humans and completing their missions is not an ordinary one, isn’t it? Before you even know it, you will already be watching final episodes since the plot will keep you glued to the screen.

Theme: angels
Genres: drama, fantasy, rom-com
Starring: Kim Myung Soo as Kim Dan / Yoo Sung Woo, Shin Hye Sun, Lee Dong Gun, Kim Bo Mi

12. Legend of the Blue Sea

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This fantasy drama follows two stories: one set in the present day and the other many decades back. Like many love stories on this list, it’s about the relationship between a human and someone with supernatural abilities. “Legend of the Blue Sea” is written by the same writer famous for his other popular work, the fantasy series “My Love From the Star”.

The love story repeats itself. From flashbacks to the past, we learn that a mermaid and a human loved each other and couldn’t live without each other. Unfortunately, their story didn’t have a happy end because of their enemies. The decades later, we witness their romantic story repeating itself.

Theme: mermaids
Genres: drama, fantasy, rom-com
Starring: Jun Ji-Hyun, Shin Eun-Soo, Lee Min-Ho, Park Jin-Young

11. Circle: Two Connected Worlds

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This sci-fi K-drama tells us two parallel stories at once: one happening in 2017, in the present, and another in 2037, in the future. However, the beginning of the series tells us about the past. Everything starts in 2007 when two brothers and their father meet a female alien. Out of curiosity and compassion, they take her to their home. The girl becomes a member of their family and the brothers grow very fond of her. One day, it turns out that the alien girl possesses the technology that makes it possible to record memories and save them as videos.

The psychological fantasy K-drama “Circle: Two Connected Worlds” immerses you into two worlds simultaneously without any misunderstandings and weirdness. Start watching it if you like mysteries, sci-fi thrillers, and romance. Even if you are not a big fan of sci-fi, you will enjoy its graphics and high-quality production.

Theme: aliens
Genres: sci-fi, psychological, drama, mystery
Starring: Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Kang Woo, Gong Seung Yeon, Lee Gi Kwang

10. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

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The supernatural rom-com is all about a pretty girl gifted with an unbelievable strength taken after her mother. She wishes to keep her power in secret because she is not sure if society will accept her or she will be safe. After an accident, the CEO of a rich company finds out about her powers. From this point, many interesting twists follow.

Check out the Korean TV drama “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” if you want to see the fusion of rom-com and crime elements.

Theme: superpowers
Genres: rom-com, thriller, supernatural, action
Starring: Park Bo Young, Park Hyung Shik, Ji Soo

9. W-Two Worlds

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The title speaks for itself – the drama is set in two parallel dimensions. The female lead travels from the real world to a fictional one, the world in a comic book. It happens so that her father writes the highly popular comic called “W”. Throughout her childhood, the girl has been a fan of its main male character.

One day, two worlds, the real and the fictional one, collide, and she finds herself thrown into the comic world of W. Once she is pulled into the story, she witnesses a terrible scene – her favorite main character is fatally injured. Has her father decided to put an end to the story he has been writing for decades? Does he want to finish the story by killing the beloved leading character? And will his daughter be able to change the story?

Theme: parallel dimension
Genres: thriller, romance, action, drama, melodrama, fantasy, suspense
Starring: Lee Jong-Suk, Han Hyo-Joo, Hyun Seung-Min, Park Min-Ha

8. The Scholar Who Walks The Night

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Here’s one of few supernatural Korean dramas about vampires! “The Scholar Who Walks the Night” is basically a mix of fiction and period drama. It’s all about the adventures of a scholar who tries to free the country from an evil vampire. He teams up with the Grand Prince and a girl who turns out to be a bookseller – they share his aims. Accidentally, the scholar turns into a vampire. Will he be able to fight the cruel creature when he has turned into one himself?

If you want to dive into a magnificent fairytale revolving around vampires, then give it a shot!

Theme: vampires
Genres: mystery, historical, melodrama, romance, drama
Starring: Lee Joon Gi, Lee Yoo Bi, Shim Chang Min, Lee Soo Hyuk, Kim So Eun

7. Arang and the Magistrate

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Based on Joseon’s folk tale “The Legend of Arang”, the historical supernatural drama centers on the ghost of a murdered girl. The magistrate’s daughter, she doesn’t get tired of scaring every new magistrate. Yet, there comes a time when a truly determined man is getting ready to take the magistrate position.
Start watching the Asian series “Arang and the Magistrate” if you like the idea of an imagined world full of its own rules, creatures, and traditions.

Theme: vampires
Genres: mystery, historical, drama, melodrama, romance
Starring: Lee Joon Gi, Lee Yoo Bi, Shim Chang Min, Lee Soo Hyuk, Kim So Eun

6. Hotel Del Luna

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The horror-fantasy K-drama is set in a mysterious centuries-old hotel placed in the downtown of Seoul. A cursed soul is destined to run this hotel forever. Punished for a terrible sin she doesn’t even remember, she can’t escape this task unless she finds a soul who made a worse mistake.

The series “Hotel Del Luna” is not your typical series full of cliches. What’s more, it adds horror, the least popular K-drama genre. On the other side, that’s why it may not appeal to everyone. If you are looking for some depth and life lessons, you won’t find it here. However, if you want to see something beautiful and enjoyable for your eyes, full of endless twists, and famous actors, then give it a shot.

Theme: ghost seeing
Genres: horror, mystery, drama, action, romance, fantasy
Starring: IU, Yeo Jin Goo

5. Abyss

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Here’s one of the supernatural Korean dramas about rebirth, coming back from the dead. The action fantasy drama “Abyss” tells the story of two people who come back to life after deathly accidents. Thanks to an extraordinary marble, their souls come back from the dead but in different bodies.

After their rebirth, their appearances changed depending on how good their characters were in their past life. Even though they knew each other before their deaths, it takes time for them to believe in what happened. Eventually, they team up to investigate the criminal cases surrounding their deaths, as well as the magical accident. Will their relationship develop further?

If the idea of coming from the dead, new bodies, and subjects with superpowers sounds exciting to you, then don’t waste your time and watch this drama!

Theme: rebirth, hidden identity, items with superpowers
Genres: mystery, fantasy, romance, comedy
Starring: Park Bo Young, Ahn Hyo Seop

4. Love Alarm

Love Alarm  - Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See - kdramaplanet
Love Alarm | Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See | kdramaplanet

The beautiful Netflix Korean drama “Love Alarm” differs from any other fantasy on this list. First and foremost, it’s a rom-com. A newly created cellphone app that shows how many people like you is the only supernatural thing in this series. The storyline focuses on three students who study at the same high school and end up in a love triangle: a girl who doesn’t download the already mentioned app, the most popular schoolboy from whose phone is blowing up from the number of likes, and his best friend.

If you want to feel all kinds of emotions and are ready to cry your eyes out because of frustrating romance, then don’t hesitate and start watching the series!

Theme: a love app with supernatural features
Genres: rom-com, drama, school, youth
Starring: Kim So Hyun, Jung Ga Ram, Song Kang

3. My Love From the Stars

My Love From the Star  - Top Korean Rom-Coms about Interspecies Romance
My Love From the Star | Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See | kdramaplanet

This fantasy melodrama is about the relationship between a human and a century-old alien. Again, the themes of interspecies romance and characters with supernatural abilities. Here, the male lead is an alien who is stuck on Earth where everyone knows him as a university professor, and the female lead is a popular actress. Will the alien still want to leave this planet when he meets this woman?

Choose this rom-com if you are excited to see such things as time stopping, tome-traveling, teleportation, and simply a good melodrama. “You Who Came From the Star” has gained popularity not only in its homeland but also far beyond it.

Theme: aliens
Genres: fantasy, melodrama, rom-com, drama
Starring: Kim Soo Hyun as Do Min Joon, Jun Ji Hyun, Park Hae Jin, Yoo In Na

2. Goblin

Goblin  - Best Korean Melodramas about Other Worlds
Goblin | Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See | kdramaplanet

One of the top supernatural Korean dramas, “Goblin” (also known as “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God”) will bewilder anyone who likes mystery and fantasy. The storyline focuses on a cursed protector of the souls. His curse is that he will live forever and can’t die if he doesn’t find a bride. However, is it possible for him to give up on his life if he manages to find his soulmate?

Theme: grim reaper, interspecies
Genres: rom-com, melodrama, supernatural, fantasy
Starring: Gong Yoo, Kim Go Eun, Lee Dong Wook, Yoo In Na, Yook Sung Jae

1. Bride of the Water God / The Bride of Habaek

The Bride of Habaek (Bride of the Water  God) - Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See - kdramaplanet
The Bride of Habaek | Top 32 Supernatural Korean Dramas You Need to See | kdramaplanet

Based on the manhwa of the same name written by Yoon Mi Kyung, the drama is similar to several others on the list. First, it has the theme of interspecies romance, second, it immerses you into the world of gods, and third is that there’s a love triangle.

“Bride of the Water God” (also called “The Bride of Habaek”) centers on the water god who arrives on Earth to find a mysterious stone, the only thing with which he can claim his throne. Similar to “Angel’s Love Mission: Love”, another supernatural drama on this list, the main lead has a mission on Earth, only after accomplishing which he can return to where he belongs. However, the god faces countless obstacles end even loses all his extraordinary powers. To survive in the harsh world of humans, he seeks the help of his destined bride. However, is it even possible for a woman from the Earth and a man from the Heavens to have a romantic relationship?

Great chemistry between the leads, brilliant music, extremely astonishing actors, and heartwarming touching scenes – what else do you need in a drama? So don’t think twice and start watching it!

Theme: gods, interspecies romance
Genres: rom-com, fantasy, drama, supernatural
Starring: Shin Se Kyung, Nam Joo Hyuk, Im Joo Hwan, Krystal, Gong Myung

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