Korean Drama Recommendations: Hot, Steamy and Sexy KDramas to Watch This Summer

Korean Drama Recommendations: Hot, Steamy and Sexy KDramas to Watch This Summer

 

It’s hot out, and with this pandemic locking us all home as well as turning us into a couch potato, the least we could do is at least to bless our eyes with some hot, steamy and sexy kdramas to watch. Am I not right?

For those of you who watches korean dramas, then you know that a lot of kissing or more intimate scenes in kdramas are still more on the chaste side––not that there is anything wrong with that of course, with cultural difference and whatnot. However, did you never feel like sometimes you just want them to up the ante a little bit and have the whole show boiling with steamier scenes?

 

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Well lo and behold, your prayers have been answered. Keep in mind, the shows that are listed below won’t be all filled with explicit scenes from start to beginning, there will be some scenes that might have you covering your screen if you’re watching outside, but it won’t be laden with it.

Now that we have that all cleared, let’s get crackin’.

 

 

 

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1. Another Oh Hae Young (또! 오해영)

 

Genre : Supernatural, Comedy, Romance 

Starring : Eric Mun, Seo Hyun-jin, Jeon Hye-bin

Aired : May 2, 2016 –– June 28, 2016

Episodes : 18

 

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Two women, both named Oh Hae Young, find themselves constantly mixed up in each other’s lives because of their shared name. From confusion over boys and grades in high school to ending up in the same occupation and company as adults, they can’t stop running into each other. And then there’s the man in their lives, a man with the ability to see into the future, a man who must decide which of these women he wants in it. Will these two women continue to find their lives entangled with each other? Or will they finally find a way to separate themselves from each other and become their own people?

 

 

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2. The Lover (더 러버)

 

Genre : Comedy, Romance 

Starring : Oh Jung-se, Ryu Hyun-kyung, Jung Joon-young

Aired : April 2, 2015 –– June 25, 2015

Episodes : 12

 

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The series talk about four different couples living together in one apartment complex.

Both in their thirties, Oh Do Shi is a voice actor and Ryu Du Ri is a blogger. They simply chose to live together instead of getting married, and have been sharing an apartment for two years.

Jeong Yeong Jun and Choi Ji Nyeo are a couple that’s twelve years apart in age. Ji Nyeo has the personality of a penny-pinching ajumma and basically supports her younger boyfriend in the hope that he will someday realize his dream, while Yeong Jun is an unemployed musician who carries around a guitar he doesn’t know how to play. They’ve been living together for a year, and are quick to fight and make up.

Park Hwan Jong and Ha Seol Eun are in their twenties and have just moved in together. Seol Eun wants her boyfriend to believe that she’s the perfect embodiment of femininity, and works tirelessly to keep up the illusion.

Lee Jun Jae is a loner who prefers to stay at home, but is forced to find a roommate for financial reasons. He doesn’t even want to exchange unnecessary small talk so he advertises for a foreigner who can’t speak Korean very well. Enter Takuya, a Japanese guy on his travels. Takuya thinks Jun Jae is wasting his youth, and begins to draw him out into the world.

 

 

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3. Heartless City (무정도시)

 

Genre : Action, Thriller, Romance 

Starring : Jung Kyung-ho, Nam Gyu-ri and Lee Jae-yoon

Aired : May 27, 2013 –– July 30, 2013

Episodes : 20

 

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Heartless City is the tale about the twisted fate of two men and a woman, and pains of love.

A newly appointed under-boss of the drug cartel, Shi Hyun is, in fact, an undercover detective who is tasked with conquering the criminal underworld. If he advances just one more step, he can bring in the legendary drug kingpin Chairman Cho and return to being a cop. Yet, the uppermost echelons of the cartel, sense the impending threat and strike back. At the same time, narcotics squad leader Hyung Min loses his girlfriend, Gyung Mi, in an operation meant to bring in Shi Hyun.

The desire to take revenge on Shi Hyun consumes him. He sends Soo Min, who was like a sister to Gyung Mi, as an undercover to Jin Sook, who is an associate of Shi Hyun. Undercover as Jin Sook, Soo Min has an intense encounter with Shi Hyun and falls in love with him without realizing who he is. She suffers a torturous dilemma, unable to hold on to him, yet unable to let go of him either. Will Shi Hyun be able to have his revenge in the Heartless City, a world wrecked by the infighting of drug cartels and the competing interests of corrupt prosecutors and cops? Will he be able to protect Soo Min?

 

 

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4. Something about 1% (1%의 어떤 것)

 

Genre : Drama, Comedy, Romance 

Starring : Ha Seok-jin, Jeon So-min, Lee Hae-in

Aired : October 5, 2016 –– November 24, 2016

Episodes : 16

 

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Lee Jae-in is the ruthless heir of a wealthy family who has to get married in order to inherit his grandfather’s fortune. Lee Jae-in engages in a six-month contract for a pretend relationship with Kim Da-hyun, an elementary school teacher chosen for him by his grandfather, the head of the family. The teacher doesn’t realize, and the heir doesn’t know, that the grandfather was the person the teacher had rescued when he collapsed outside her school. So the pair get off to a rough start when the heir insists on dating and the teacher thinks he is a marriage scammer. It takes a while but ‘One Percent of Anything’ is a romance drama about what happens when the pair discover their pretend relationship has gotten too real.

 

 

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5. Scent of a Woman (여인의 향기)

 

Genre : Melodrama, Comedy, Romance 

Starring : Kim Sun-a, Lee Dong-wook, Um Ki-joon

Aired : July 23, 2011 –– September 11, 2011

Episodes : 16

 

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A romantic comedy about a non-married, low ranking office worker who is given numbered days to live.

Lee Yeon Jae is given the grim prognosis that she only has a short time left to live, so she decides to quit her job at a travel agency and live her life to the fullest

 

 

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6. Tempted (위대한 유혹자)

 

Genre : Drama, Romance, Coming of Age

Starring : Woo Do-hwan, Park Soo-young, Moon Ga-young

Aired : February 24, 2017 –– April 15, 2017

Episodes : 32

 

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The television series depicts rich young men and women in their twenties who discover their true feelings while playing the dangerous game of love. In an act of revenge, Kwon Shi Hyun makes a bet with his friends to seduce Eun Tae Hee, who believes people swayed by love are pathetic. After Tae Hee meets Shi Hyun, her view on love starts to change. As Shi Hyun’s secret deepens, he starts to fall in love with Tae Hee.

 

 

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7. Devilish Joy (마성의 기쁨)

 

Genre : Drama, Comedy, Romance 

Starring : Choi Jin-hyuk, Song Ha-yoon, Lee Ho-won

Aired : September 5, 2018 –– October 25, 2018

Episodes : 16

 

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Would you choose to love someone you could never remember?

Gong Ma Sung grew up in a difficult life and experienced some hardships, yet still made joy from it. He is the successor to the Sunwoo company and excels in anything to do with the cranial nerve. From his difficulties, he is respected and looked up to as a brilliant man.

One day, his kindness destroys his life. Whilst trying to help a woman in trouble, he gets into an accident and life completely changes. He loses the ability to remember, his memory only limited to one day. Now, before he goes to sleep and forgets everything, he notes all events from that one day, for the next. He wakes up with no recollection of the past, and reads back on his notes to memorize. His life changes further when he meets Joo Gi Bbeum, a once popular star, who was a celebrity and entertainer loved by all. She is not as revered as she once was, having going through a horrible experience that shaped who she is in the present, ruined her confidence and destroyed her future. When they meet, Gong Ma Sung falls in love with her and a connection is formed but how do you develop a love when every day seems like the beginning?

 

 

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8. Secret Love Affair (밀회)

 

Genre : Melodrama, Slice of Life, Romance 

Starring : Kim Hee-ae, Yoo Ah-in, Park Hyuk-kwon

Aired : March 17, 2014 –– May 13, 2014

Episodes : 16

 

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Oh Hye-won is a 40-year-old woman who feels that she’s leading a fulfilling life. Elegant, sophisticated and excellent at dealing with people, she spares no effort in her quest for success as the director of planning for the Seohan Arts Foundation. But then she meets Lee Sun-jae, a 20-year-old genius pianist from an impoverished background, who is unaware of his ability and works as a quick delivery guy. Hye-won experiences for the first time what truly falling in love is like, and she and Sun-jae begin a passionate affair which they must keep secret because it threatens to unravel both their lives.

 

 

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9. Witch’s Romance (마녀의 연애)

 

Genre : Comedy, Romance 

Starring : Uhm Jung-hwa, Park Seo-joon, Han Jae-suk

Aired : April 14, 2014 –– June 10, 2014

Episodes : 16

 

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Ban Ji Yeon is a single 39 year-old woman. She works as a reporter and is very enthusiastic about her work. So much so that she is often called a “witch” at work. She doesn’t believe in true love, because of her past experience when her boyfriend disappeared prior to their wedding.

Yoon Dong Ha is 25 year-old young man who runs a small errand center with his friend. He looks like a happy guy, but he lost his girlfriend in an accident. Sparks fly when Ji Yeon and Dong Ha meet, and despite the age difference, they find a lot in common with each other, including their scarred hearts.

 

 

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10. Mistress (미스트리스)

 

Genre : Thriller, Mystery, Romance 

Starring : Han Ga-in, Shin Hyun-bin, Choi Hee-seo

Aired : April 28, 2018 –– Jun 3, 2018

Episodes : 12

 

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Revolves around the story of four women in their 30s and their complex relationships – each on her own path to self-discovery as they brave the turbulent journey together.

 

 

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11. Should We Kiss First? (키스 먼저 할까요?)

 

Genre : Drama, Melodrama, Romance 

Starring : Kam Woo-sung, Kim Sun-a, Oh Ji-ho

Aired : February 20, 2018 –– April 24, 2018

Episodes : 40

 

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The story of a middle-aged man and woman who have given up any dreams of a passionate romance, but are both afraid of living and dying alone.

 

 

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12. The World of the Married (부부의 세계)

 

Genre : Melodrama, Romance 

Starring : Kim Hee-ae, Park Hae-joon, and Han So-hee

Aired : March 27, 2020 –– May 16, 2020

Episodes : 16

 

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Ji Sun Woo is a family doctor and is married to Lee Tae Oh, with whom she shares a teenaged son. Lee Tae Oh, with the financial support of his wife, has established an entertainment company and dreams of becoming a famous director. They seem to have everything; successful careers and happy family life. But that perfect image will soon be shattered when one spouse betrays the other, and those that serve to protect them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 thought on “Korean Drama Recommendations: Hot, Steamy and Sexy KDramas to Watch This Summer”

  • Witch’s Romance is a remake of a Taiwanese drama called My Queen, which is much, MUCH better and steamier than any kdrama I’ve ever seen, including Her Private Life and What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim, which should both be on this list.

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