Supernatural dramas with a sweet and salty twist of humor and a perfect blend of romance are something that can make your not-so-good day better. If you are a person who’s constantly fantasizing about mythical beings and being part of the unimaginable dimension of the Universe then these dramas are something you need to add to your watch list. Here are 10 supernatural Korean dramas similar to Goblin or often known as Guardian: The Great and Lonely God
1. Guardian: The Great and Lonely God (8.6/10)
Kim Shin, a military general from the Goryeo Dynasty, is cursed with a solitary life of immortality. Upon turning into a goblin, left with no alternatives, he devotes his life to saving the life of people with his supernatural abilities. But there is still a ray of hope in his eternity of darkness. He is yearning for his prophesied human soulmate who can set him free.
Nine hundred years later, he finally gets to meet Eun-Tak, his soul saver. Eun-Tak is a 19-year-old high- schooler whose mother had been saved by Goblin when she was pregnant with Eun-Tak. Because of this Eun-Tak developed an ability to communicate with spirits.
Kim Shin fortuitously becomes roommate with Wang Yeo, the grim reaper, unaware of their twisted fate. He is the real culprit behind Kim Shin’s dreadful life. Will destiny bring an end to Kim shin’s jinxed life?
2. My Love From The Star (IMDb-8.6/10)
Do Min Joo, an alien stranded on Earth for the last 400 years. He meets Chun Song Yi, a leading actress. Do Min Joo is critically skeptical about humans. Upon knowing her, he has a complete change of heart. But he has got limited days left for his long-awaited departure. Will the two overcome the boundary between the two universes and accomplish their implausible tale of love.
3. Strong girl Do Bong Soon (IMDb-8.2/10)
Do Bong Soon, is a woman born with special powers. She has superhuman strengths. She can fight a group of hooligans no matter of time. However, there is more to the story. If she used her gifted abilities for selfish desires, she would lose her powers just like her mother.
But Do Bong Soo’s one true wish is to create a videogame where she is the main character. She constantly struggles to find an opportunity to prove herself as a game developer. Owing to her strengths, she manages to get herself a job as the bodyguard for Ahn Min Hyuk, the CEO of the gaming company, Ainsoft. Do Bong Soo helps him find the mastermind behind the dangerous plot against Ahn Min Hyuk.
Do Bong Soo’s childhood friend and police detective Guk Doo, who she has been crushing over for a long time. He is in his quest to find a kidnapper. Join this unlimited fun-filled adventure of Bong Soo and fall in love with the adorable characters of the drama.
4. Hotel Del Luna (IMDb-8.2/10)
The hotel in this series is a habitation that only entertains ghosts. This building has stood as a testament to the time, managed by a greedy soul who has spent the past thousand years acting as the hotel’s CEO, who herself is conceding a secret. This drama is an amalgam of both comedy and tragedy at its best. But more than anything, the actors have delivered an extraordinary performances that brought life to the mediocre plot.
5. W (IMDb-8.1/10)
W is a fantasy series starring Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo. If one believes in the concept of a parallel universe, then this series is a must-watch. W is a story enmeshed between the real world and a parallel universe. Oh Yeon Joo( Han Hyo Joo), a cardiothoracic resident doctor, is kidnapped by a kidnapper and is taken to a parallel world.
Kang Chul (Lee Jong Suk) is a former Olympian who won the honor for the country in the 2004 Athens Olympics. He is in search of the brutal murderer who killed his family. Things take a sudden turn when his world gets entangled with that of Oh Yeon Joo, and they eventually fall for each other. Will Kang Chul be able to save Yeon Joo from getting trapped in this alternate Universe?
6. Doom At Your Service (IMDb-8.1/10)
Doom at your service revolves around ill-twisted lovers Tak Dong Kyung and Myul Mang. Tak Dong Kyung is working for a webtoon company as a web novel editor. She’s diagnosed with a brain tumor and is left with 100 days live. On the same day, she finds out that her boyfriend is an adulterer and meets a pervert on her way home. In a drunken state, she prays to bring doom upon the world.
Her wish is heard by Myul Mang(Doom), a mysterious being, a linkman between the gods and humans. Doom himself knocks at her doorstep. Doom agrees to make her wish come true, but things aren’t as simple as it sounds. She gets into a 100 days contract with Myul Mang. Alternatively, to save the world from getting doomed, she will have to lose the person she loves the most.
Things become complicated when Myul Mang finds himself drawn toward Tak Dong Kyung. Will they be able to risk everything for their love? Watch ‘Doom At Your Service’ and witness Myul Mang and Tak Dong Kyung bickering their way to love and an unbelievable tale of friendship, family, and love.
7. The Legend Of The Blue Sea (IMBb-8.1/100)
The Legend Of The Blue Sea features the love story of a mermaid(Se-Hwa) from the Joseon Dynasty and a con man(Heo Joon Jae). This story connects time between the modern era and the contemporary era. Will Se-Hwa be able to meet her true love and adjust to the new environment and save herself and Joon Jae from the grave conspiracy formulated by his greedy step-mother?
8. Tale Of The Nine-Tailed (IMDb-8/10)
Tale Of Nine-Tailed Fox, a legendary creature who seduces the innocent to fulfill their desire for human flesh. Nam Ji Ah, a confident, fearless producer at TVC station. She is someone who is a believer in old characters of urban myth. She is a woman with a strong will who is determined to track down the hidden enigmas of the unknown world.
During one such chase, she meets Lee-Yeon, an undeniably handsome guy who is way too perfect, and it engenders a lot of suspicions. She keeps a close watch on Lee-Yeon. But she is soon entranced by him, not aware of his identity. Lee-Yeon, a mountain god in the past, recently arrived in the city and has already stirred up trouble.
Aware of Nam Ji Ah keeping a close watch, he tries his best to protect his secret, but things take an unexpected turn when Lee-Yeon’s brother Lee Rang shows up.
9. My Roommate is a Gumiho (IMDb-7.9/10)
Shin Woo Yeo, a thousand years old nine-tailed fox (Gumiho), is finally about to accomplish his dream of becoming fully human. But his plans go awry when he meets Lee Dam and one of her friends and accidentally drops the bead in which he had been collecting the human energies.
While helping her drunk friend, Lee Dam unknowingly swallows the bead. Aware that if a human swallows a fox bead, he is doomed to die after a year. Woo Yeo decides to ask Lee Dam about the fox bead. And later, he suggests living together until they find a way out of the trouble.
But what new twists await their journey is worth watching.
10. Abyss (IMDb-7.1/10)
Go Se-Yeon is a prosecution lawyer, and Cha Min is her friend. Both of them die in separate unfortunate accidents. They are revived by ‘Abyss’, a mystical object. But they look different from what they used to. Go Se-Yeon turns into someone who has an ordinary appearance while Cha Min changes into a handsome guy. They endeavor to find the reason for their revival and the mystery behind their deaths.