There are a lot of romcom Kdramas that receive the hype and attention they deserve but, there are also some that are hidden gems of the drama world. Often overlooked by TV viewers, here are the 15 underrated romcom Kdramas that you need to watch by 2021!
The Secret Life of My Secretary (2019)
32 Episodes (35 minutes each) | Kim Young-kwang, Jin Ki-joo, Kim Jae-kyung, and Koo Ja-sung
Do Min-ik, a manager in an IT company, loses his ability to recognize faces and relies on the help of his secretary Jung Gal-hee. Slowly, this working relationship turns into a romantic one.
The Beauty Inside (2018)
16 Episodes | Seo Hyun-jin, Lee Min-ki, Lee Da-hee, and Ahn Jae-hyun
A comedic love story about a troublemaking actress and an intelligent airline CEO who suffers from face blindness.
Clean with Passion For Now (2018)
16 Episodes | Kim Yoo-jung, Yoon Kyun-sang, and Song Jae-rim
If you are looking for two main leads with opposing personalities, here you go! A girl who works at a cleaning company but has no care for hygiene at all and her boss, a cleaning fairy.
My Strange Hero (2018)
32 Episodes | Yoo Seung Ho, Jo Bo Ah, and Kwak Dong Yeon
Kang Bok Soo, a high school dropout who was wrongly accused of bullying accusations, came back years later to finish his education. He met ex-classmate Son Soo Jung who also happens to be his current teacher. She and one other classmate accused Bok Soo of violence.
Shopaholic Loius (2016)
16 Episodes | Seo In-guk, Nam Ji-hyun, Im Se-mi, and Yoon Sang-hyun
A love story about a rich, careless hair and a countryside girl who taught him to be wise about his money.
Marriage not Dating (2014)
16 Episodes | Yeon Woo Jin, Han Groo, Jung Jin Woon, Han Sun Hwa, Heo Jung Min, and Yoon So Hee
This drama is about a plastic surgeon who refuses to get marry and a woman who works at a luxury brand shop. At first, the two had a contract-based relationship, however, as the story progresses, they found themselves falling for each other.
Beautiful Gongshim (2016)
20 Episodes | Namkoong Min, Bang Minah, On Joo-wan, and Seo Hyo-rim
Average-looking girl Gong Shim is always compared to her older sister. She is jobless and wants to earn money to achieve her dreams. She then decided to rent out the rooftop room to Ahn Dan-tae, a fun-loving guy.
Devilish Charm (2018)
16 Episodes | Choi Jin-Hyuk, Song Ha-Yoon, Lee Ho-Won, Lee Joo-Yeon
Successful heir Gong Ma-sung was trying to help a woman when he met an unfortunate car accident. The incident left him with short-term memory loss where his memory only lasts for one day. He meets Gi-Bbeum, a once-popular actress and they fall in love with each other.
Strongest Deliveryman (2017)
16 Episodes | Ko Gyung-Pyo, Chae Soo-Bin, Kim Sun-Ho, Go Won-Hee
This drama tells the story of the love and success of a normal deliveryman who eventually becomes the CEO of a delivery app company.
Familiar Wife (2018)
16 Episodes | Ji Sung, Han Ji-Min, Kang Han-Na
Married couple Joo-Hyuk and Woo-jin have been having a hard time financially. Joo-hyuk thinks Woo-jin is a bad wife and Woo-jin is tired from taking care of their two children and working at the same time. One day, Joo-hyuk was given two coins by a man he helped on the subway. He wakes up to find himself back in time, where he married his first love instead.
Wok of Love (2018)
38 Episodes | Lee Joon-Ho, Jang Hyuk, Jung Ryeo-Won
Talented chef Seo Poong works at a popular Chinese restaurant in a hotel. His fiance Seok Dal-hee cheated on him with the hotel’s CEO and was framed, as well. Seo Poong swore revenge and decided to open a Chinese restaurant in front of the hotel where Dan Sae-Woo, a once rich woman, works.