The Highest IMDb-Rated Korean Dramas Of 2022 You Must Watch


The Highest IMDb-Rated Korean Dramas Of 2022 You Must Watch

Korean dramas have dominated the entertainment industry and have risen in popularity on a worldwide scale. There are various factors behind why some o

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Korean dramas have dominated the entertainment industry and have risen in popularity on a worldwide scale. There are various factors behind why some of the top K-dramas of 2022 have attracted dedicated viewers and fans from around the world, including intriguing plots, fascinating stories, and unique genres. These dramas are best to relieve your stress and help you escape from your real life. From thriller- action to romance- comedy it has everything for everyone. Let’s see the top IMDb-rated Korean dramas of 2022.


1. The First Responders

The First Responders

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In the drama, police, firefighters, and medical personnel collaborate to identify and resolve the mysteries in each case they take on. The focus of detective Jin Ho Gae is on arresting the accused. He is very good at understanding crime scenes, can read a criminal’s mind, and has a tremendous desire to succeed, all of which help him solve crimes. In contrast, the daring firefighter Bong Do Jin is kind to all around him and cares for victims while appearing frigid on the outside. Without pausing, he runs to the firing positions. Song Seol, a sympathetic paramedic who mends wounds while also mending shattered hearts, joins the duo.

Ratings- 9/ 10

2. May I Help You

May I Help You

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The focus of the drama is funeral director Baek Dong-Joo (Hyeri). She possesses a special talent that enables her to see and communicate with the deceased. The deceased folks request that Baek Dong-Joo fulfil their dying wish. If Baek Dong-Joo refuses to fulfil their wishes, she will have a bad day. This inspires her to hear their wishes and fulfil them with the help of Kim Tae-Hee (Lee Jun-Young).

Ratings- 8.8/10

3. Extraordinary Attorney Woo

Attorney Woo

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The story revolves around Woo Young-Woo (Park Eun-Bin) who is extremely smart and has an autism spectrum disorder. She never forgets what she sees, but she lacks social skills and empathy. Woo Young-Woo gets hired by a reputed law firm in Seoul. While working there, she faces prejudice and irrationality against her, but she solves cases with her own unique perspective and grows as a lawyer.

Ratings- 8.7/ 10

4. Alchemy of Souls

Alchemy of Soul

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This fantasy drama is set in a fictional country called Daeho that does not exist in history or on maps, the series is about the love and growth of young mages as they overcome their twisted fates due to a forbidden magic spell known as the “alchemy of souls”, which allows souls to switch bodies.

Ratings- 8.7/ 10

5. Twenty Five Twenty One

Twenty Five Twenty One

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The most talked-about K-drama of 2022 was this one. The female lead, Na Hee Do, is portrayed in the drama as a fencer for her high school. The high school fencing team is disbanded as a result of the financial crisis in South Korea. She overcomes all of the challenges and joins the national fencing squad. The father’s business of Baek Yi Jin (the male lead) also fails as a result of the South Korean financial crisis. Baek Yi Jin’s life changes as a result, as he goes from leading a wealthy life to a poor life. He performs side jobs while studying, such as delivering newspapers. Later, he worked for a broadcasting network as a sports reporter.

Ratings- 8.6/10

6. Little Women

Little Women

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The drama is about three sisters with a close bond and friendship who grew up in poverty. The series tells the story of their involvement in the case of the 70 billion won which goes missing, and how they bravely face Korea’s richest family, who are their opponents. It has a well-written plot and each episode maintains the hook of the story which holds up the interest of the audience. This is an amazing female-led k-drama.

Ratings- 8.5/ 10

7. My Liberation Diary

My Liberation Diary

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Three siblings (Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, and Lee El) and a mysterious outsider (Son Seok-koo) seek freedom from their miserable lives in the thriller drama My Liberation Notes. Mr. Goo, a mystery man, moves into the area. He appears to be a regular drinker with many problems and secrets. The youngest one makes the decision to investigate his background and find the cause of how he’s related to them.

Ratings- 8.3/ 10

8. Business Proposal

Business Proposal

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In this romantic comedy-drama, Shin Ha-Ri (Se-Jeong Kim) agrees to her friend Jin Young’s (Seol In-ah) request to accompany her on a blind date that has been arranged by the friend’s father. Shin learns that the man is actually Kang Tae-Mu, her CEO, and this causes an immediate change in the scenario (Ahn Hyo-Seop). In a later chapter of the story, he makes her a proposal, which she accepts, but after that, her life changes completely.

Based on a webtoon of the same name, Business Proposal is one of the best K-dramas of 2022. This drama gained a positive response in terms of viewership in a short time in Korea but also worldwide.

Ratings- 8.1/ 10

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9. Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

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In this story, judge Sim Eun-seok (Kim) dislikes young offenders in particular. And a lot of legal drama and excitement arises when a senior and renowned judge like her is assigned to lead a juvenile court. She must put her dislike of the cases which are severe and delicate aside and render just decisions in accordance with the law.

Ratings- 8/ 10

10. Ghost Doctor

Ghost Doctor

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The drama centres on the union of two doctors with very different backgrounds and skill sets. Despite being a brilliant physician, Cha Young-Min (Rain) is arrogant and self-centred. He becomes embroiled in an unexpected situation one day. Because of the unexpected case, his spirit has taken over the body of another doctor. The personality and medical skills of these two doctors are polar opposites.

Ratings- 7.9/ 10