Asian Drama

by triggergirl | created - 25 Jul 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

List of all Asian dramas I've watched so far, according to the order I watched them (it's still updating!)

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1. Ichi rittoru no namida (2005– )

47 min | Drama, Romance

8.9
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This TV drama version of "Ichi rittoru no namida" tells the story of 15-year-old Ikeuchi Aya, an ordinary girl and a new highschool student. But soon she discovers she has spinocerebellar ... See full summary »

Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Votes: 1,439

2. Hana yori dango (2005– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Makino Tsukushi, coming from a humble family of reduced income, feels out place at Eitoku Gakuen, a school largely attended by the progeny of the most rich and powerful people of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 2,154

3. Hana yori dango 2 (2007– )

Drama

8.1
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After a year of separation, Makino and Domyoji see whether their love can triumph over the many obstacles placed in their path. F4 (Flower Four), 4 close friends, are crucial to their journey.

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 1,038

4. Hana yori dango: Fainaru (2008)

131 min | Drama

7.1
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Makino and Domyoji have decided to marry, but are they really ready to take that step? F4 (Flower Four), 4 close friends, are crucial to helping them determine if they are ready to make a lifetime commitment to each other.

Director: Yasuharu Ishii | Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 906

5. Koizora (2008– )

Drama

7.7
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Mika Tahara (Elena Mizusawa) is an ordinary high school girl. One day, out of the blue, one of her classmates kisses her. His name is Hiroki Sakurai or Hiro (Koji Seto). Hiro stands out ... See full summary »

Stars: Erena Mizusawa, Kôji Seto, Akiko Kikuchi, Nao Matsushita

Votes: 187

6. Hana zakari no kimi tachi e: Ikemen paradaisu (2007– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Mizuki disguises herself as a boy and transfers to the same all-boys high school her idol, Izumi Sano, a high-jump athlete that gave up on the sport, attends. In between the antics of their classmates, she'll try to get him to jump again.

Stars: Maki Horikita, Shun Oguri, Tôma Ikuta, Yûma Ishigaki

Votes: 1,150

7. Kimi wa petto (2003– )

Romance

7.9
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Stars: Koyuki, Jun Matsumoto, Eita, Satomi Ishihara

Votes: 510

8. Gokusen (2002– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Gokusen is the story of recently graduated Kumiko Yamaguchi, aka. Yankumi, and her life as a new high school teacher. Unlike the other new teachers at her school Kumiko gets placed with teh... See full summary »

Stars: Yukie Nakama, Katsuhisa Namase, Ken Utsui, Ken Kaneko

Votes: 867

9. Rakkî sebun (2012– )

54 min | Drama

7.1
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Stars: Jun Matsumoto, Riisa Naka, Kazue Fukiishi, Mari Iriki

Votes: 65

10. Natsu no koi wa nijiiro ni kagayaku (2010– )

Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jun Matsumoto, Yûko Takeuchi, Atsuko Anami, Mizuki Inoue

Votes: 50

11. Iljimae (2008– )

60 min | Action, History, Romance

8.3
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Set during the Joseon Dynasty, Ryung acted as a hooligan in the marketplace by day but at night he was a thief who robbed corrupted government officials to give to the poor.

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Sung-ryung Kim, Kil-kang Ahn, Won-jong Lee

Votes: 511

12. Mai geol (2005–2006)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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With a perpetually indebted father, Joo Yoo Rin learned to lie on the spot and get herself out of tricky situations, which gets Seol Gong Chan, a rich heir to a company, to hire her to impersonate his long lost cousin.

Stars: Da-hae Lee, Dong-Wook Lee, Joon-Gi Lee, Si-yeon Park

Votes: 1,101

13. Gaewa neukdaeui sigan (2007– )

60 min | Thriller

8.4
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The Time Between Dog and Wolf (L'heure entre chien et loup) is the twilight hour when it's difficult to distinguish good from evil, friend from foe. Lee is a model NIS officer, admired by ... See full summary »

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Sang-mi Nam, Kyung-ho Jung, Jae-Sung Choi

Votes: 250

14. Binbô danshi (2008– )

Drama

7.6
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Koyama Kazumi is an optimistic and generous college student that will go as far as indebting himself to help others. Yet this becomes a problem when he asks a money lender for a loan, which endangers his possibilities of getting a job.

Stars: Shun Oguri, Norito Yashima, Yû Yamada, Haruma Miura

Votes: 75

15. Siti hyunteo (2011– )

60 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

8.3
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Lee Yun-seong was trained by his father's best friend in order to get revenge on the government for killing everyone in his father's unit.

Stars: Min-ho Lee, Min-Young Park, Lucal C. Wesker, Sang-Jung Kim

Votes: 3,131

16. Arangsaddojeon (2012– )

Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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Lee Eun Oh, a noble's son, arrives at a small village in search of his missing mother. There, Arang, the ghost of a young woman that lost her memories of her past life, asks him to help her to figure out her identity and how she died.

Stars: Min-a Shin, Joon-Gi Lee, Woo-jin Yeon, Jeong-su Han

Votes: 424

17. Liar Game (2007– )

Drama

8.4
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Trusting, gullible Nao suddenly finds herself participating in the mysterious Liar Game, a game where the players are issued large sums of money which they then have to cheat each other out... See full summary »

Stars: Erika Toda, Shôta Matsuda, Michiko Kichise, Kazuma Suzuki

Votes: 1,119

18. Rich Man, Poor Woman (2012)

54 min | Comedy

7.8
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Sawaki Chihiro, a hardworking student from Tokyo University right out of college, is having a hard time finding a job due to her lack of experience. At a job interview she meets Hyuga Toru,... See full summary »

Stars: Shun Oguri, Satomi Ishihara, Saki Aibu, Arata Iura

Votes: 379

19. Ricchiman, puaûman in Nyûyôku (2013 TV Movie)

144 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Makoto who is working in Brazil is back in Japan for a short stay. However, not having a place for the week she stays over at Toru's house. Their lifestyles though are not exactly good matches and soon the tension begins to simmer.

Director: Masaki Nishiura | Stars: Saki Aibu, Yôsuke Asari, Brandon Francis, Shô Ikushima

Votes: 82

20. xxxHOLiC (2013– )

60 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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Kimihiro Watanuki high school pupil and loner has a secret, he can see ghosts, a gift or curse he could well do without. One day he is drawn to the house of Yuko ichihara, a self styled ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Watanabe, Shôta Sometani, Karen Miyazaki, Naoto Takenaka

Votes: 83

21. Shinui (2012– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

8.2
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When the queen-to-be of medieval Korea is badly wounded, Captain Choi Young uses a wormhole to "heaven," which is actually 21st-century South Korea, to bring back the spoiled Dr. Yoo Eun-Soo who becomes a pawn in a game of human chess.

Stars: Hee-seon Kim, Min-ho Lee, Se-young Park, Deok-Hwan Ryu

Votes: 1,291

22. Hieoro (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Korea's top reporters and ordinary citizens fighting against the inequalities between society's masses and its very elite.

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, So-yi Yoon, Yun-shik Baek, Ki-joon Uhm

Votes: 93

23. Ryûsei no kizuna (2008– )

Drama

7.7
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Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Ryô Nishikido, Erika Toda, Jun Kaname

Votes: 198

24. Minami Shineyo (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.9
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Go Mi-Nyu, a girl about to become a nun, is asked to cover for her indisposed twin brother, Mi-Nam, who's on the verge of becoming a k-idol. To do so, she disguises herself as a boy and joins A.N.Jell, a really popular boy band.

Stars: Shin-hye Park, Keun-Suk Jang, Yong-hwa Jung, Hong-ki Lee

Votes: 2,419

25. Hong gil dong (2008– )

Action, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Hong Gil Dong the korean Robin Hood. Unsatisfied with the current custom of the Joseon Kingdom. Decided to change the world by himself with his friends and his lover.

Stars: Ji-Hwan Kang, Yu-ri Sung, Keun-Suk Jang, Hyun Jung Cha

Votes: 139

26. Two Weeks (2013– )

Crime, Drama

8.3
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Jang Tae San is a man who has been living a meaningless life and never thinks toward his future. He is on the run after being falsely accused of murder. Furthermore, he discovers that he ... See full summary »

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Ha-seon Park, Soo Young Ryu, So-yeon Kim

Votes: 346

27. Gaksital (2012– )

60 min | Action, History, Romance

8.7
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Based on the hit manhwa series of the same name, Bridal Mask brings viewers to 1930s Korea during the height of Japanese imperialism. Lee Kang To (Joo Won of Baker King Kim Tak Goo) is an ... See full summary »

Stars: Won Joo, Gi-woong Park, Se-Yeon Jin, Gook-hwan Jeon

Votes: 340

28. Sarangbi (2012– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Love Rain is a story which takes place in two time periods, the first is in the 1970's which tells the love story of two university students Seo In-ha and Kim Yoon-Hee. After a series of ... See full summary »

Stars: Keun-Suk Jang, Yoona, Shi-hoo Kim, Jin-young Jung

Votes: 869

29. Good Doctor (2013– )

Drama, Romance

8.1
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A medical drama about a man with autistic disorder, who has mentality of 10-year-old.

Stars: Won Joo, Chae-won Moon, Sang-uk Joo, Li-seong Do

Votes: 584

30. Yep-peu-nnamja (2013– )

Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Dok Go Ma Te is good looking and he uses this to his advantage. He begins a journey where 10 women affect his life. Through his journey he grows up and realizes what is important and who is the right woman for him.

Stars: Keun-Suk Jang, Iu, Lee Jang-woo, Chae-young Han

Votes: 268

31. E mo zai shen bian (2005– )

90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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Devil Beside You, originally a Japanese manga turned Taiwanese drama, basically revolves around a typical love triangle. When Qi Yue's attempt to tell her crush, Yuan Yi, how she really ... See full summary »

Stars: Rainie Yang, Mike Ho, Kingone Wang, Hsiao-fan Fan

Votes: 252

32. Mary Stayed Out All Night (2010– )

Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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Wi Mae Ri is the cheerful, pragmatic daughter of a failed businessman who had grown used to being constantly on the move to escape from loan-sharks. She becomes fast friends with the ... See full summary »

Stars: Geun-young Moon, Keun-Suk Jang, Jae-wook Kim, Kim Hyo Jin

Votes: 464

33. Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011– )

Action

8.1
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Childhood friends Baek Dong Soo and Yeo Woon are both prodigies in combat. But while Baek Dong Soo became the top swordsman in the land, Yeo Woon would go on to serve a group of clandestine assassins whose aim is to overthrow the throne.

Stars: Chang-wook Ji, Seung-ho Yoo, Ho-Chang Kim, Min-su Choi

Votes: 188

34. The Last Cinderella (2013– )

54 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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39-year old Sakura Toyama is a hairdresser and salon assistant manager, who is concerned by her stagnant life. She has just been passed over for the manager position, which has instead been... See full summary »

Stars: Ryôko Shinohara, Haruma Miura, Naohito Fujiki, Shôzô Endô

Votes: 239

35. Kkotboda namja (2009)

70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Poor girl attends the elite Shin Hwa High and is bullied by the leader of F4 (the four richest boys). He becomes attracted to her; however, she has a crush on his best friend. Whom will she choose?

Stars: Hye-sun Koo, Min-ho Lee, Hyun-joong Kim, Bum Kim

Votes: 5,119

36. Betoben baireoseu (2008– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Kang Gun Woo is a world renowned orchestra maestro who is a perfectionist in his work. He is not an easy person to work with and is feared by all his players. By chance, he comes across Du ... See full summary »

Stars: Myung-min Kim, E.jiah, Keun-Suk Jang, Yeong-hee Hwang

Votes: 204

37. Jo-seon chong-jab-i (2014– )

Action, History, Romance

7.4
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Based in the time of enlightenment of 19th-century Joseon, This drama tells the story of Joseon's last swordsman named Park Yoon Kang who grabs a gun ditching his sword and grows to become ... See full summary »

Stars: Ji Hyun Ahn, Seok-Hwan An, Cheol-ho Choi, Jong-won Choi

Votes: 157

38. Bogoshipda (2012–2013)

Drama, Romance

7.8
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The drama revolves around a guy and a girl, who both experience a painful end to their first loves at the tender age of 15, and then meet again as adults by playing game of love hide and ... See full summary »

Stars: Vickie Eisenstein, Yoo-chun Park, Eun-hye Yun, Seung-ho Yoo

Votes: 396

39. Ok-tab-bang Wang-se-ja (2012– )

Comedy

8.0
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Crown Prince Yi gak finds that he has been transported from Chosun Dynasty to modern-day Seoul. He meets Hong Se Na, who bears a striking resemblance to his dead wife, and is determined to ... See full summary »

Stars: Ji-min Han, Yu-mi Jeong, Min-ho Lee, Yoo-chun Park

Votes: 1,280

40. Zettai kareshi (2008– )

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Unlucky in love office lady Riiko Izawa is ready to give up on relationships when a mysterious man who offers her the perfect boyfriend. However, just when she catches the attention of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Saki Aibu, Erena, Mokomichi Hayami, Jingi Irie

Votes: 426

41. Ashita, mama ga inai (2014– )

54 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Mana Ashida, Rio Suzuki, Fumino Kimura, Shôhei Miura

Votes: 45

42. Bameul geotneun seonbi (2015– )

Action, Fantasy, History

7.5
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Set in an alternate Joseon dynasty, Jo Yang-sun (Lee Yu Bi) is the daughter of a nobleman whose family loses everything when her father is framed for treason. To make ends meet, Yang-sun ... See full summary »

Stars: Joon-Gi Lee, Tae-Hwan Choi, Hie-jin Jang, So-eun Kim

Votes: 366

43. Daebak (2016– )

Drama, History

7.6
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Dae-Gil and King Yeongjo enter a match. Dae-Gil bets his life and King Yeongjo bets the entire Kingdom of Joseon on the outcome.

Stars: Keun-Suk Jang, Jin-gu Yeo, Kwang-ryul Jun, Soo Jin Jun

Votes: 105

44. Dalui Yeonin - Bobogyungsim Ryeo (2016– )

Drama, Romance

8.7
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Korean adaptation of Chinese drama Scarlet Heart (2011)

Stars: Iu, Joon-Gi Lee, Joo-Hyuk Nam, Ji Soo

Votes: 1,741

45. Pooreun Badaui Junsul (2016– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.2
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A county magistrate's plan to release mermaids into the ocean backfires when they're caught by fisherman.

Stars: Ji-hyun Jun, Min-ho Lee, Shin Won Ho, Jung-woo Choi

Votes: 1,515

46. Habaekui Shinboo (2017– )

Fantasy

6.7
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The Water God Habaek visits earth to fulfill his mission with the help of his servant in the human world, named psychiatrist Yoon So Ah, whose ancestor have promised to serve The Water God ... See full summary »

Stars: Joo-Hyuk Nam, Ju-hwan Lim, Kyu Sun Park, Se-Kyung Shin

Votes: 331

47. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

8.1
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 318,193 | Gross: $188.37M