The main stereotypes associated with K-Dramas are dramatic plot twists, second lead syndrome, slow-motion kissing and passing by, etc. However, there are times when you just don’t feel like watching a love story. When you’re in the mood for a thriller, check out some of the top K-Dramas on this list that doesn’t have any romantic elements.
1 ) The Uncanny Counter
The Uncanny Counter is a South Korean television drama. The story revolves around Demon hunters’ attempt to capture evil spirits in search of eternal life by assuming the role of an employee at a noodle shop. The drama seems to be Mysterious and Thrilling. It stares at Jo Byung-Gyu, Yoo Jun-sang, Kim Se-Jeong and Yeom Hye-ran. It’s based on Amazing Rumor by Jang Yi. You can watch this show on Netflix.
2) Sky Castle
The drama centres on the lives of housewives in the affluent neighbourhood of SKY Castle in suburban Seoul, where wealthy professors and doctors also reside. The wives are determined to increase their husbands’ success, raise their kids like princes and princesses, and do everything in their power to ensure that they are top students who will enrol in prestigious universities. It stares Yum Jung-ah, Lee Tae-ran, Jeong Jun-ho, Choi Won-young, Yoon Se-a, Kim Byong-chul and many more. It’s available on Netflix.
3) Record Of The Youth
Record of Youth, which is set in the entertainment industry, tells the tale of a group of young people who struggle to find love and achieve their goals without giving in to the challenges of life. Sa Hye-Jun is a beautiful and intelligent woman. Although he is a good man and a well-known model, his true goal is to become an actor.
Park Joo Hyeong, who had been adopted, travelled to Italy when she was eight years old. He is now an adult and works for the Mafia as a consignee under the name Vincenzo Cassano. He runs away to South Korea because mafia factions are at war with one another, where he falls in love with attorney Hong Cha Young. She is the kind of lawyer who will do whatever it takes to win a case. He delivers a taste of its own medicine to an unrivalled conglomerate with a side of justice now that he is back in his motherland.
The series centres on a woman who aspires to be an entrepreneur like Steve Jobs and her love triangle with two men—one who is secretly her first love and the other who is pretending to be her first love—as she pursues her dreams of becoming an entrepreneur.
Lee Na-Jung is the director of the 2021 South Korean television series Mine, which stars Lee Bo-young, Kim Seo-Hyung, Lee Hyun-Wook, and Ok Ja-Yeon. It centres on strong women who break free from social prejudice and discover their true “mine.”