Here are the top 10 fantasy-themed K-dramas that you should definitely add to your watchlist.

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(1) Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016-2017)

“Goblin” is a fantasy romance about a 939-year-old goblin who seeks a human bride to end his immortal life, and a high school student who can see ghosts and becomes entangled in his quest for love and redemption. This supernatural romance also follows the story of the goblin and the grim reaper who form an unlikely friendship. The goblin is searching for a human bride to end his immortality, and the grim reaper is his roommate. Together, they navigate the afterlife and try to resolve their past traumas.

(2) A Korean Odyssey (2017-2018)

“A Korean Odyssey,” also known as “Hwayugi,” is a popular Korean drama that aired in 2017-2018. It is a modern retelling of the classic Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” following a mischievous monkey, a fallen god and a demon hunter as they try to protect the world from evil spirits. The drama features an all-star cast, including Lee Seung-gi, Cha Seung-won, and Oh Yeon-seo, and combines action, romance, and fantasy elements. With its stunning visual effects, enga


(3) Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020)

“Tale of the Nine Tailed” is a popular Korean drama that aired in 2020. It tells the story of a mythical nine-tailed fox who has been living among humans for centuries. The fox, named Lee Yeon, is played by Lee Dong-wook, and he falls in love with a TV producer named Nam Ji-ah, played by Jo Bo-ah. As their love story unfolds, they must also face challenges from Lee Yeon’s past and a mysterious figure who threatens their lives. With a mix of romance, fantasy, and action, “Tale of the Nine Tailed” captivated audiences and received high ratings throughout its run.

(4) Doom at Your Service (2021)

“Doom at Your Service” is a South Korean fantasy romance drama that premiered in 2021. The series revolves around a woman named Tak Dong Kyung who, after being diagnosed with a terminal illness, makes a contract with a supernatural being named Myul Mang, who is essentially the bringer of doom. In exchange for granting her every wish, Myul Mang seeks to end the world in 100 days. As the story progresses, the two characters become entangled in a complicated and emotional relationship, as they navigate their own personal struggles while also confronting the possibility of impending doom. With its unique premise, strong performances from the cast, and gorgeous visuals, “Doom at Your Service” quickly became a fan-favorite drama of the year.

(5) Legend of the Blue Sea (2016-2017)

Legend of the Blue Sea is a popular Korean drama that aired from 2016 to 2017. The drama follows the story of a mermaid, Shim Cheong, who falls in love with a con man, Heo Joon-jae, in modern-day Seoul. The plot is a mixture of romance, comedy, and fantasy, and the show features stunning visuals and an excellent soundtrack. The drama stars Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho in the lead roles and received critical acclaim for their performances. Legend of the Blue Sea is a must-watch for K-drama fans who enjoy a mix of romance and fantasy in a modern setting.

(6) My Love from the Star (2013-2014)

My Love from the Star is a popular Korean drama that tells the story of an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty and has been living among humans ever since. He meets a top Hallyu actress who lives next door and they fall in love. The drama is known for its unique blend of romantic comedy, science fiction, and fantasy elements. It received widespread critical acclaim for its engaging storyline, well-written characters, and exceptional performances by the cast, including Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun. My Love from the Star has become a cultural phenomenon not only in Korea but also across Asia and beyond, and it continues to be popular with viewers all over the world.

(7) Hotel Del Luna (2019)

“Hotel del Luna” is a captivating Korean drama that takes place in a supernatural hotel. The hotel only becomes visible to humans under special circumstances, and its staff and clients are all ghosts. The hotel’s owner, Jang Man-wol, is bound to the hotel due to a sin she committed over a thousand years ago. The story follows Koo Chan-sung, a sincere and soft-hearted assistant manager who ends up working for Jang Man-wol at the hotel as part of a deal his father made years before. Through Koo Chan-sung, the secrets behind the hotel and its owner are gradually revealed, making for an intriguing and unique storyline.


(8) The Bride of Habaek (2017)

“The Bride of Habaek” is a Korean fantasy-romance drama that follows the journey of Lord Ha-baek, the god of the Land of Water, as he visits earth to retrieve sacred stones needed to claim the throne of the Divine Realm. In order to complete his mission, he enlists the help of neuropsychiatrist So-ah, who is the only remaining descendant from a family fated to serve him for generations. Initially resistant to Ha-baek’s claims of being a god, So-ah eventually decides to help him after meeting other powerful deities and demigods. The series explores their growing relationship and the obstacles they face on their journey.

(9) The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)

The King: The Eternal Monarch is a Korean drama that follows the story of Lee Gon, a modern-day emperor of the Kingdom of Corea, as he tries to navigate through parallel worlds and prevent his half-uncle, Lee Lim, from causing chaos and taking over the throne. Along the way, he meets detective Jeong Tae-eul, who becomes his ally and love interest. Lee Gon’s journey is complicated by his personal vendetta against Lee Lim, who assassinated his father and former king, Lee Ho. The show is a mix of romance, drama, and action, with stunning visuals and an engaging storyline that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.

(10) My Roommate is a Gumiho (2021)

My Roommate is a Gumiho is a popular Korean drama series that aired in 2021. The show is based on a popular webtoon and features a unique storyline about a male Gumiho who has been living for hundreds of years. When his fox beads are accidentally taken away by a female college student, they end up becoming roommates in order to solve this problem. The show explores themes of love, friendship, and the struggles of adapting to human life after living as a mythical creature for so long. The show is a delightful mix of romance, comedy, and fantasy, with impressive performances from the cast and stunning visuals.

Fantasy-themed K-dramas offer a unique blend of romance, supernatural elements, and intriguing storylines that make them a must-watch for any K-drama fan. The above-mentioned dramas are some of the best in the genre and are sure to keep you hooked till the end. So, grab some popcorn and binge-watch your way through these captivating fantasy K-dramas.