Hi, Beauties! Korean dramas with royal or sageuk themes usually have quite heavy impressions and story themes, so not all Korean drama fans can watch them. But make no mistake, Beauties.
There are also many sageuk dramas that have light stories, packaged in romantic to comedy genres, which are a shame to miss. For example, the following five dramas, which you can watch on the Netflix platform!
1. 100 Days My Prince
100 Days My Prince/ Foto: tvN
100 Days My Prince aired in 2018, and successfully became one of the favorite romantic sageuk dramas for Korean drama lovers. Starring Do Kyung Soo (DO ‘EXO’), Nam Ji Hyun, Han So Hee, and Kim Seon Ho, this drama tells the story of Lee Yul (Do Kyung Soo), a crown prince who is cold-hearted and a perfectionist but actually harbors trauma.
He made a law requiring all Joseon people to marry before the age of 28. Meanwhile, Hong Shim (Nam Ji Hyun) is the first female detective agent in Joseon.
Hong SHim is known as a girl who is tough, brave, and willing to do any job to support her father and herself. Hong Shim has a problem, where she is the oldest girl in her village who will soon be 28 years old.
In order to avoid punishment from royal law officials, Hong Shim and her father rushed to find a prospective husband to marry Hong Shim. The future husband was found.
However, no one knows that this man is Lee Yul, the crown prince who lost his memory as a result of being the victim of an assassination attempt.
This drama received a rating of 7.8/10 according to IMDb, Beauties!
2. Love in The Moonlight
Love in The Moonlight/ Foto: KBS
Love in The Moonlight, is a Korean drama studded with young stars ranging from Park Bo Gum, Kim Yoo Jung, Jinyoung, Chae Soo Bin, to Kwak Dong Yeon. Set in the Joseon dynasty era, this drama tells the story of the youthful romance of teenagers growing up.
Tells the story of Hong Ra On (Kim Yoo Jung) who disguises herself as a man, for her job as a love counselor for men. In the middle of carrying out her duties, Hong Ra On meets Lee Young (Park Bo Gum), the crown prince.
At that time, Hong Ra On didn’t know that Lee Young was the crown prince, and Lee Young also didn’t realize that Hong Ra On was a woman. Attracted by Hong Ra On’s personality, Lee Young ordered Hong Ra On to join as a royal eunuch and work for him.
According to IMDb, this drama received a rating of 7.8/10.
3. Secret Royal Inspector Joy
Secret Royal Inspector Joy/ Foto: asianwiki.com
Secret Royal Inspector Joy will air in 2021. Starring Ok Taec Yeon and Kim Hye Yoon, this drama was a successful romantic comedy that warmed the hearts of the audience.
Set in the Joseon dynasty era, Secret Royal Inspector Joy tells the story of Ra Ian (Ok Taec Yeon), a smart but “lazy” man who takes advantage of his intelligence and chooses to open a small dumpling shop. One day, Ra Ian was chosen to be a secret royal inspector.
Ra Ian meets Kim Joy (Kim Hye Yoon), a realistic woman who has just divorced in order to find her own happiness. Finally, the two of them decided to work together to expose a major corruption case committed by high-ranking royal officials.
According to IMDb, this drama received a rating of 7.2/10.
4. Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency/ Foto: imdb.com
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency, starring Kim Min Jae, Gong Seung Yeon, Seo Ji Hoon, Park Ji Hoon, Byeon Woo Seok, and Go Won Hee. Tells the story of a group of men who run a marriage advisory business.
Having handsome faces, they are nicknamed the ‘Flower Crew’ by the people of Joseon. Who would have thought, Flower Crew’s popularity reached the palace area. Until finally the king of Joseon, Lee Soo, secretly asked the Flower Crew for help to make his first love, who came from lower class society, Gae-ttong, into a noble woman.
This drama scored a rating of 7.2/10 according to IMDb.
5. The King’s Affection
The King’s Affection/ Foto: KBS
The King’s Affection tells the story of a crown princess who gives birth to a pair of twins. At that time, twin births were considered a disaster and haram for the royal family.
In order to avoid bad luck, the King ordered the killing of baby girls. But secretly, the crown princess saved the baby without the royal family knowing.
Several years later, the baby boy who had grown up to be the crown prince died because he was murdered. To hide the death and maintain the royal throne, the Queen brought her daughter, Dam Yi, back into the palace, and raised her as the crown prince, Lee Hwi.
Growing up as a future king, Dam Yi (Park Eun Bin), has a cold heart and deliberately limits herself to the people around her in order to hide her identity as a woman. However, Dam Yi has feelings for her teacher, Jung Ji Woon (Rowoon).
This drama received a rating of 8.0/10 according to IMDb.
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