Helen Oyeyemi’s K-Drama List

Ever since Helen Oyeyemi gave her panoramic talk, “Shine or Go Crazy,” about Korean television dramas on April 25th, we’ve been wanting to binge-watch this distinctive genre with all its unlikely twists and turns, imaginative narratives, and soapy addictiveness. 

Some of you must feel the same, as we’ve gotten audience requests for a complete list of all the K-dramas Helen mentioned in her lecture. Helen kindly sent it along to share with all of you—here they are, sorted by their South Korean television networks to make them easier to find:


KBS2: 

A Beautiful Mind
Boys Over Flowers 
Hello, Monster
The King’s Face

JTBC:
Cruel City / Heartless City

MBC:
Coffee Prince
Greatest Love
Goong (The Princess Hours)
Kill Me, Heal Me

OCN:
Bad Guys
Voice

SBS:
49 Days
Defendant
God’s Gift: 14 Days
Jealousy Incarnate
Legend of the Blue Sea
The Master’s Sun
Modern Farmer
Rooftop Prince
Secret Garden
You’re Beautiful
You Who Came From the Stars

TVN:
Goblin
Misaeng (Incomplete Life)
Queen In Hyun’s Man
Signal

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