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Beginner’s Guide to K-Dramas: Netflix Edition

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Do you want to start watching K-dramas but don’t know where to start? Well, it’s your lucky day because I will show you the best K-dramas to begin with on Netflix. In case you haven’t noticed, K-dramas have recently become pretty popular in the entertainment industry. Ever since Squid Game came out, K-dramas continue to rise in popularity. I’m here to tell you that Squid Game isn’t the only amazing K-drama out there. From romance to thriller, this list of dramas will definitely get you hooked for the summer.


If you love a good enemies-to-lovers romance, then this is the drama for you. This series takes the theme of a modern Romeo and Juliet. Starring a South Korean businesswoman that gets into a paragliding accident, she finds herself in a different country: North Korea. When she wakes up, she crosses paths with the captain of the North Korean Special Forces. Crash Landing On You takes the cake on one of the best romances on Netflix right now.


If you are not into romance, then this is the drama for you. All Of Us Are Dead is full of action and tension that will keep you binging. As a high school becomes ground zero for a zombie virus outbreak, a group of students must find a way to make it out alive. If you are a zombie apocalypse lover, you will not want to miss this one. 


With a great cast, amazing characters, and an action-packed plot, Vincenzo is ticking all the boxes for a lot of viewers. Starring Vincenzo Cassano, a Korean-Italian lawyer, that’s not your average lawyer he is the consigliere of the Italian mafia. As he moves back to Korea to fight for what he wants, he crosses paths with many significant people that will help him fight for justice. 

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