Top 12 Must-Watch Korean Dramas of 2024

Every year, Korean dramas captivate audiences worldwide with their compelling storylines and talented actors. As we reach the midpoint of 2024, it’s time to take a look at the best and highest-rated K-dramas that have graced our screens so far this year. From romance to thrillers, these shows have captured the hearts of viewers and garnered praise for their exceptional quality.

One standout drama of 2024 is “Queen of Tears,” a romantic comedy that has been hailed as Netflix’s ‘must-watch rom-com of the year.’ Starring Kim Soo-hyun, this series has achieved widespread popularity and critical acclaim, solidifying its place as one of the top-rated K-dramas of the year.

Another notable mention is “Doctor Slump,” directed by Oh Hyun-jong and featuring Park Shin-hye in a leading role. This medical romantic comedy has resonated with audiences, topping Netflix’s weekly chart for non-English TV series and garnering millions of views since its release in January.

For fans of intense drama, “Wonderful World” stands out as a gripping tale of a mother seeking justice for her son’s death. With veteran actor Kim Nam-joo and ASTRO’s Cha Eun-woo in the cast, this show has earned its place as one of the best K-dramas of 2024.

Other top-rated K-dramas of the year include “A Shop for Killers,” “My Fake Wife,” “The Honest Cop,” “Second Chance,” “The Heir’s Revenge,” “The King’s Game,” “Love in Illusion,” “The Evil Detector,” and “The Avenger.” Each of these shows offers a unique and engaging storyline, making them must-watch choices for K-drama enthusiasts.

As the year progresses, audiences can look forward to more exciting releases and captivating performances from the talented actors and creators in the Korean drama industry. With a diverse range of genres and themes to explore, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the world of K-dramas in 2024.