Idol drama is something we all love. It’s refreshing to see your favorite Korean pop music idols doing something different. From BTS to BLACKPINK, Kpop idols surely love to experiment with their talents. Recently, the rising Hallyu wave is taking over major entertainment industries globally. To make things a little more interesting, we have curated an Idol drama list of 35 South Korean dramas to watch right now. 

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This list consists of comedic, action, humor, school romance and other drama genres hailing right from South Korea. If you’re someone who likes Kpop, and want to see their favorite kpop idols in a new avatar then you should not miss this post. Listing from the famous Idol dramas of this decade to early 2000s, here is a list of 35 Korean Dramas featuring your favorite kpop idols. 

Snowdrop (2021)

Cast: Jung Hae In, Kim Ji Soo, Jang Seung Jo, Yoo In Na, Kim Hye Yoon, Yoon Se Ah, and Jung Yoo Jin
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Dec 18, 2021 – Feb 5, 2022
Aired On: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Original Network: jTBC
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Secret Royal Inspector and Joy (2021)

Cast: Ok Taec Yeon, Kim Hye Yoon, Lee Jae Kyoon, Bae Jong Ok, Jeong Bo Seok and Min Jin Woong
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Nov 8, 2021 – Dec 28, 2021
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

The Red Sleeve (2021)

Cast: Lee Jun Ho, Lee Se Young, and Kang Hoon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 17
Aired: Nov 12, 2021 – Jan 1, 2022
Aired On: Friday, Saturday
Original Network: MBC, Viki
Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Moment of Eighteen (2019)

Cast: Ong Seong Wu, Kim Hyang Gi, Shin Seung Ho, and Kang Ki Young
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Jul 22, 2019 – Sep 10, 2019
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: jTBC, Viki
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min

Bring It On, Ghost (2016)

Cast: Ok Taec Yeon, Kim So Hyun, and Kwon Yool
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Jul 11, 2016 – Aug 30, 2016
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

100 Days My Prince (2018)

Cast: Do Kyung Soo, Nam Ji Hyun, and Kim Seon Ho
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Sep 10, 2018 – Oct 30, 2018
Aired On: Tuesday, Monday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency (2019)

Cast: Kim Min Jae, Gong Seung Yeon, Seo Ji Hoon, Park Ji Hoon, Byeon Woo Seok, and Go Won Hee
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Sep 16, 2019 – Nov 5, 2019
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: jTBC, Viki
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

School 2021 (2021)

Cast: Kim Yo Han, Choo Young Woo, Jo Yi Hyun, Hwang Bo Reum Byeol, Kim Kang Min, and Seo Hee Seon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Nov 24, 2021 – Jan 13, 2022
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: KBS2, Viki
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or old

Hotel Del Luna (2019)

Cast: IU, Yeo Jin Goo, Shin Jung Keun, Bae Hae Seon, P.O, and Kang Mi Na
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Jul 13, 2019 – Sep 1, 2019
Aired On: Saturday, Sunday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

At a Distance, Spring is Green (2021)

Cast: Kwon Eun Bin, Choi Jung Woo, Woo Da Vi, Cha Chung Hwa, Lee Woo Je, Yoo In Soo, and Yoon Jung Hoon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 12
Aired: Jun 14, 2021 – Jul 20, 2021
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: iQiyi, KBS2, Viki
Duration: 1 hr. 3 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Dream High 1 (2011)

Cast: Bae Suzy, Kim Soo Hyun, Ok Taec Yeon, Ham Eun Jung, Jang Woo Young, and IU
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Jan 3, 2011 – Feb 28, 2011
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: KBS2
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

So I Married The Anti-Fan (2021)

Cast: Choi Tae Joon, Choi Soo Young, Hwang Chan Sung, Han Ji An, and Kim Min Kyu
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Apr 30, 2021 – Jun 19, 2021
Aired On: Friday, Saturday
Original Network: Amazon Prime, iQiyi, Naver TV Cast, Viki, vLive
Duration: 1 hr. 2 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Into the World Again (2017)

Cast: Yeo Jin Goo, Lee Yun Hee, and Ahn Jae Hyun
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 40
Aired: Jul 19, 2017 – Sep 21, 2017
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: SBS
Duration: 35 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Angel’s Last Mission: Love (2019)

Cast: Kim Myung Soo, Shin Hye Sun, Lee Dong Gun, and Kim Bo Mi
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 32
Aired: May 22, 2019 – Jul 11, 2019
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: KBS2
Duration: 35 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Hit the Top (2017)

Cast: Yoon Shi Yoon, Lee Se Young, Kim Min Jae, and Cha Tae Hyun
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 32
Aired: Jun 2, 2017 – Jul 22, 2017
Aired On: Friday, Saturday
Original Network: KBS2
Duration: 30 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Part-time Idol (2017)

Cast: Kim Min Kyo, Viini, Hwang Seung Eon, Kim Hee Jung, Lee Soo Hyun, and Kwon Young Deuk
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 5
Aired: Nov 27, 2017
Aired On: Monday
Original Network: SBS
Duration: 30 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

You’re Beautiful (2009)

Cast: Jang Geun Suk, Park Shin Hye, Jung Yong Hwa, and Lee Hong Ki
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Oct 7, 2009 – Nov 26, 2009
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: SBS
Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)

Cast: Park Seo Joon, Go Ah Ra, and Park Hyung Sik
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 20
Aired: Dec 19, 2016 – Feb 21, 2017
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: KBS2
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Wok of Love (2018)

Cast: Lee Jun Ho, Jang Hyuk, and Jung Ryeo Won
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 38
Aired: May 7, 2018 – Jul 17, 2018
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: SBS
Duration: 35 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

The King in Love (2017)

Cast: Park Hwan Hee, Oh Min Suk, Jeong Bo Seok, Jang Young Nam, Choo Soo Hyun, and Yoon Jong Hoon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 40
Aired: Jul 17, 2017 – Sep 19, 2017
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: MBC, Viki
Duration: 35 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018)

Cast: Im Soo Hyang, Cha Eun Woo, Jo Woo Ri, and Kwak Dong Yeon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Jul 27, 2018 – Sep 15, 2018
Aired On: Friday, Saturday
Original Network: jTBC
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Absolute Boyfriend (2019)

Cast: Gu Hye Seon, Jiro Wang, and Ken Hsieh
Country: Taiwan
Episodes: 13
Aired: Apr 14, 2012 – Jul 7, 2012
Aired On: Saturday
Original Network: GTV
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: G – All Ages

Negotiator (2018)

Cast: Cai Gang, Li Dong Heng, Dylan Kuo, Mao Lin Lin, Zhao Chu Lun, and Hu Cai Hong
Country: China
Episodes: 41
Aired: Feb 4, 2018 – Mar 1, 2018
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Original Network: Hunan TV
Duration: 45 min.
Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Entertainer (2016)

Cast: Ji Sung, Lee Hye Ri, Kang Min Hyuk, and Chae Jung An
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 18
Aired: Apr 20, 2016 – Jun 16, 2016
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: SBS
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

The Liar and His Lover (2017)

Cast: Lee Hyun Woo, Joy, Lee Jung Jin, Lee Seo Won, and Hong Seo Young
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Mar 20, 2017 – May 9, 2017
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 60 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Imitation (2021)

Cast: Jeong Ji So, Lee Jun Young, Park Ji Yeon, and Jeong Yun Ho
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 12
Aired: May 7, 2021 – Jul 23, 2021
Aired On: Friday
Original Network: KBS2, Viki
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Let Me Be Your Knight (2021)

Cast: Jung In Sun, Lee Jun Young, Jang Dong Joo, and JR
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 12
Aired: Nov 7, 2021 – Jan 23, 2022
Aired On: Sunday
Original Network: iQiyi, SBS
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Must You Go (2021)

Cast: Chani, Park Jung Yeon, Lee Seung Hyub, and Jian
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 8
Aired: Feb 26, 2021 – Mar 19, 2021
Aired On: Friday
Duration: 30 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Be My Boyfriend (2021)

Cast: Shin Hyun Seung, Lee Shi Woo, Choi Yu Ju, and Im Sung Kyun
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 15
Aired: Feb 25, 2021 – Apr 15, 2021
Aired On: Tuesday, Thursday
Original Network: Naver TV Cast
Duration: 13 min.
Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

One Fine Week 2 (2020)

Cast: Lee Ki Taek, Bae Woo Hee, Park Seo Ham, Park Geon Il, and Park Bo Yeon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 10
Aired: Dec 22, 2020 – Jan 20, 2021
Aired On: Tuesday, Wednesday
Original Network: Naver TV Cast, vLive
Duration: 16 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

IDOL: The Coup (2021)

Cast: Ahn Hee Yeon, Kwak Shi Yang, and Kim Min Kyu
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 12
Aired: Nov 8, 2021 – Dec 14, 2021
Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
Original Network: iQiyi, jTBC
Duration: 1 hr. 25 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Fly Again (2021)

Cast: Hyung Won, Kim Myung Ji, Park Eun Hye, and Tony Ahn
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 10
Aired: Nov 13, 2021 – Dec 15, 2021
Aired On: Wednesday, Saturday
Original Network: Daum Kakao TV, Viki
Duration: 30 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Run On (2021)

Cast: Im Si Wan, Shin Se Kyung, Choi Soo Young, and Kang Tae Oh
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Dec 16, 2020 – Feb 4, 2021
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: jTBC, Netflix
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Meow, the Secret Boy (2020)

Cast: Kim Myung Soo, Shin Ye Eun, Seo Ji Hoon, Yoon Ye Joo, and Kang Hoon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 24
Aired: Mar 25, 2020 – Apr 30, 2020
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: KBS2
Duration: 35 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

True Beauty (2020)

Cast: Moon Ga Young, Cha Eun Woo, Hwang In Yeop, and Park Yoo Na
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 16
Aired: Dec 9, 2020 – Feb 4, 2021
Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
Original Network: tvN
Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Love Revolution (2020)

Cast: Park Ji Hoon, Lee Ruby, and Kim Young Hoon
Country: South Korea
Episodes: 30
Aired: Sep 1, 2020 – Dec 27, 2020
Aired On: Thursday, Sunday
Original Network: Daum Kakao TV, Viki
Duration: 21 min.
Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

So this completes our list of 35 Korean dramas featuring your favorite K-pop idols. If you like this list, check out more Kpop/Kdrama articles below.

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