Are you looking for a Korean drama featuring love triangles? Here’s the list of top 9 love triangle K-dramas worth watching! You simply can’t miss them if you love Korean romance series, if you like that feeling when you feel like your heart will tear apart. These dramas will make you root for all lead characters. So, it will be even harder to take someone’s side in a love triangle story!
Top 9 Love Triangle K-Dramas Worth Watching:
- Moon Lovers (20 episodes)
- Reply 1988 (20 episodes)
- Missing You (21 episodes)
- Fated to Love You (20 episodes)
- Who Are You: School 2015 (16 episodes)
- The Heirs (20 episodes)
- Hwarang (20 episodes)
- Jealousy Incarnate (24 episodes)
- She Was Pretty (16 episodes)
9. She Was Pretty
The love-triangle K-drama She Was Pretty tells the story of a woman whose fortune drastically changes over the years. In the past, she was an extremely cute girl living with wealthy parents. Now she is working at a store and is living together with her friend. Yes, life can be unexpected sometimes. One day, she gets a surprising proposal from her childhood first love to meet. Once realizing her love has become a handsome man, she changes her mind and sends her friend to meet him instead.
This series is entertaining to watch! So, this is a drama for you if you do not expect to see evil characters taking over the whole story. Check it out if you are looking for a fluffy rom-com.
- Hwang Jung Eum as Kim Hye Jin
- Park Seo Joon as Ji Sung Jun
- Go Joon Hee as Min Ha Ri
- Choi Shi Won as Kim Shin Hyuk
8. Jealousy Incarnate
The love triangle Korean series Jealousy Incarnate brings together an anchor, a true journalistic talent, and a meteorologist. They are rivals in their race to become the best employee at the station where they both are working. They compete with each other even though their backgrounds are different. One is a well-educated anchor, while the other one graduated from a third-rate college and worked hard to get to this position. As if the whole competition atmosphere wasn’t enough, they started to fall in love!
If you want to see a good Korean drama covering such topics as friendship, joys and sorrow, workforce rat-race, give it a shot! The drama covers them in an optimistic and somewhat lighthearted manner.
- Jo Jung Suk as Lee Hwa Shin
- Gong Hyo Jin as Pyo Na Ri
- Go Kyung Pyo as Go Jeong Won
Even though Hwarang is considered a historical K-drama, you will be somewhat disappointed if you expect to see complicated political intrigues. This drama is all about the group of the most elite and skilled men who protect the Sila Kingdom. They are called Hwarangs. You will like it if you are looking for a simple story with a happy ending and extremely good-looking characters!
- Park Seo Joon as Moo Myung
- Go Ah Ra as Ah Ro
- Park Hyung Shik as Sam Maek Jong
6. The Heirs
The Korean drama The Heirs is one of those stories everyone has heard of million times. It’s our favorite star-crossed lovers theme. However, it’s quite an interesting and somewhat new take on it. The story revolves around two leads: the rich heir to a Korean company and a girl who is currently at her lowest. An interesting thing is that they both move from Korea to America and it’s where they meet each other! The rich boy is attending a college there, and a girl is trying to change her life for the better. Having witnessed all the pain she is going through, the guy decides to take her to his home in Korea. That’s where the most interesting part of the story starts.
- Lee Min Ho as Kim Tan
- Park Shin Hye as Cha Eun Sang
- Kim Woo Bin as Choi Yeong Do
5. Who Are You: School 2015
You may think this K-drama focuses a lot on school issues, but it doesn’t. It has a bunch of important life messages, romance, and some drama on top of that. But it’s not one of those heart-wrenching dark tales you used to see on the screen.
Who Are You: School 2015 starts in the most prestigious private school in Gangnam District. The story introduces us to identical twin girls – one of them is studying at this school, while the other one is living in the orphanage. One of them is a popular girl, and the other one is being constantly bullied by others. The story takes an interesting twist when the popular girl disappears and the orphan girl loses her memory! She is now mistaken for another person – her rich and popular twin sister.
- Kim So Hyun as Lee Eun Bi
- Nam Joo Hyuk as Han Yi An
- Yook Sung Jae as Kong Tae Kwang
4. Fated to Love You
The series Fated to Love You follows the story of an ordinary girl who has neither outstanding looks nor a prestigious education. During a vacation, she spends the night with a stranger – a rich man. Moreover, she even gets pregnant! From that point, her life changes. Love turns her into a charming and attractive lady.
If you are a romance enthusiast, this is your cup of tea! Even in case if you are not a big fan of such romantic stories, but you are ok with entertaining but somewhat cliche stories, give it a try!
- Jang Hyuk as Lee Gun
- Jang Na Ra as Kim Mi Young
- Choi Jin Hyuk as Daniel Pitt
- Wang Ji Won as Kang Se Ra
3. Missing You
The drama Missing You is about two school friends who are in love with each other. Yet, due to an accident, they are pressed to separate their ways. As adults, destiny brings them together again. He is now a detective and has always had her in his mind. She is a fashion designer who is still emotionally hurt, who has a lover (who will also play his role in this love story).
If you like that kind of dramas when you feel like your heart can’t handle that much sadness, then you don’t want to miss this one. This Korean drama is a roller-coaster of emotions for every K-drama lover! However, there are a lot of cute and happy moments too!
- Yoon Eun Hye as Lee Soo Yeon
- Park Yoo Chun as Han Jung Woo
- Yoo Seung Ho as Kang Hyung Joon
2. Reply 1988
The Korean TV series Reply 1988 revolves around five childhood friends who live in one Seoul’s neighborhood. They get through their teen years and plan their future together. A middle child in a poor family, a caring son of the family, a geek, and a baduk player who dropped out of school – they create many memorable moments together.
If you want to see a Korean drama that will take you several decades back, if you want to dive into the teens’ journey at that time, check out this one! This series is all about family and youth. Even though it takes place primarily in a singular setting, it doesn’t get boring. Instead, it makes you interested in simple and yet hard characters’ lives.
- Lee Hye Ri as Sung Deok Sun
- Go Kyung Pyo as Sung Sun Woo
- Ryu Joon Yeol as Kim Jung Hwan
- Park Bo Gum as Choi Taek
- Lee Dong Hwi as Ryu Dong Ryong
1. Moon Lovers
One of the best Korean TV series ever, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Reyo is a true gem for those who love historical and time-travel K-dramas! High chances are that you’ve already watched it, but it’s always a good idea to rewatch a good series! It is set in an interesting era – the Goryeo period.
The story revolves around a girl who travels in time a thousand years back. She wakes up in the body of another woman who lives in the Royal Palace! Now, the girl realizes she must learn to survive in this place where no one can be trusted. Moreover, she falls in love with two Princes: the scary 4th and the rightful 8th.
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