K-dramas are incredibly addicting and have captivated audiences all over the world. Thrilling plots, well-developed characters, complex relationships, and stunning underlying themes entice fans to press the 'next episode' button every time they sit to binge. South Korean dramas occur in various locales, and high school students are a prominent demographic in the K-drama world.
Eun Dan Oh (Kim Hye Yoon) considers herself a typical high school student with many friends. Everything appears to be going well for her until she finds she lives in a comic book and is a minor character. What makes matters worse is that she falls in love with Ha Roo (Rowoon), a character from the comic book which is also an extra. He's scarcely visible in the comic book, making it challenging for Dan Oh to see him. Despite the odds stacked against them, the two struggle over-treating one other.
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Reply 1997 is the first installment in the Reply trilogy, and it includes beautiful throwback vibes and old-school K-pop for listeners to enjoy. Sung Shi Won, Yoon Yoon Jae's childhood closest friend, has captivated him for as long as he can remember, and his passion for her only grows as he enters high school.
If you enjoy tangled love triangles and a lot of emotional high school drama, "Love Alarm" will undoubtedly take you on an emotional rollercoaster. It's filled with angst, heartbreak, and huge emotions. Not to mention, Kim So Hyun is a natural at portraying adolescent characters, and she excels as the feisty and self-assured Kim Jo Jo.
Boys Over Flowers
Boys Over Flowers has a passionate fan base, and for all good reasons. The Korean show follows Geum Jan Di, a poor girl admitted to a posh private school. It is based on the Chinese and Japanese shows Meteor Garden and Hana Yori Dango.
She attracts the attention of a group of famous males known as F4, not in the best way conceivable, but there are romantic entanglements aplenty and plenty of squeal-worthy moments before long.
The popularity of shows like Gossip Girl demonstrates that living vicariously through privileged kids is an excellent recipe for teen shows. Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-Hye, Kim Woo-bin, and Kim Ji-won star in The Heirs, which has a similar premise and a star-studded ensemble.
The show depicts the lives of extraordinarily wealthy children who are being groomed to take over their family's multibillion-dollar businesses, as well as how they negotiate the rough waters of love, friendship, sibling rivalry, and shattered friendships while in school. There will be a lot of twists and turns, as well as some cheesily dramatic turns.
Cheer Up! is a good bet for viewers looking for a school drama with a strong, sassy female lead. There are sure to be sparked when two opposing groups, the street dancing group, and honor students, are forced to unite into a cheering club.
Jung Eun Ji portrays the optimistic leader of the dance group, who at first clashes with the opposing club. Love eventually wins out, and she finds herself stuck in a beautiful love triangle between two boys. This show is perfect for a light-hearted viewing experience.
Moments of 18
Choi Joon Woo (Ong Seong Wu) is expelled from his previous school, forcing him to enroll in a new one. He meets Yoo Soo Bin (Kim Hyang Gi) at this new school, attracted by the new pupil with a mysterious past. Against her better judgment, she finds methods to spend time with Joon Woo and discovers that he is more than meets the eye. The two begin to have significant affections for one another.