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8 Light-Hearted K-Dramas That Will Make You Smile Today

These are extraordinary times we are facing, and anxiety has taken over the best of us. So if you’re looking for a little distraction just to get yourself through one day after another, you might want to add some fun and light K-Dramas to your watchlist (especially if you’re done watching Crash landing On You). 

From a fluff-packed show about an amnesia-stricken shopaholic heir to a heart-warming drama that follows a former violin prodigy who has lost her musical touch, these well-loved South Korean dramas will surely bring you laughs and good vibes that you totally deserve right now:

 

 

Shopping King Louie (2016)

via MBC

Rich, spoiled and bratty Louie (Seo In-guk) wakes up alone in an unfamiliar place with his memories completely wiped out, when hardworking country bumpkin Bok-sil (Nam Ji-hyun) enters his life. Together, they figure out how to make ends meet while realizing their developing feelings for each other. 

 

 

Oh My Venus (2015-2016)

via KBS2

Once the heartthrob of her high school with the perfect looks, Joo-eun (Shin Min-ah) is now battling weight and body image issues on top of her stressful job as a lawyer. To get back in shape and regain her confidence, she gets help from hunky celebrity trainer Young-ho (So Ji-sub). 

 

 

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)

via JTBC

Gifted with superhuman strength, petite aspiring video game designer Bong Soon (Park Bo-young) is hired by Min Hyuk (Park Hyung-sik), an arrogant video gaming company CEO, whose life is threatened by an unknown stalker. Chaos ensues as they work together and romance blooms between them. 

 

 

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (2016-2017)

via MBC

Bright and determined Bok Joo (Lee Sung-kyung) is a promising collegiate weightlifter who’s rather inexperienced when it comes to dating. She then crosses paths with free-spirited swimmer Joon-hyung (Nam Joo-hyuk), with whom she shares a childhood memory with.

 

 

Welcome To Waikiki (2018)

via JTBC

A laugh-out-loud comedy that follows the misfortunes and misadventures of three broke men (Kim Jung-hyun, Lee Yi-kyung, Son Seung-won) who are trying to keep themselves and their Seoul guesthouse afloat, so they can produce a blockbuster movie.

 

 

Because This Is My First Life (2017)

via tvN

House-poor app designer Se Hee (Lee Min-ki) and homeless scriptwriter Ji Ho (Jung So-min) enter a contract marriage, thinking it is the quick and easy answer to their sorry circumstances. However, they get more than what they bargained for and realize that a fake married life isn’t as simple as they thought it would be. 

 

 

Splash Splash Love (2015)

via MBC

Dan-bi (Kim Seul-gi) is a high school student about to take her university entrance exams when she unknowingly enters a time slip and is transported back to the drought-stricken Joseon period. There she plays heroine and comes to the assistance of the young King Lee Do (Yoon Doo-joon), who must find a solution to the pressing problems of his land. 

 

 

Still 17 (2018)

via SBS

Seo Ri (Shin Hae-sun) is a violin prodigy poised to attend a prestigious music school in Germany who wakes up from a 13-year coma after a tragic accident. Now 30, she is thrust into a new hard-to-swallow reality. Meanwhile, troubled set designer Woo-jin (Yang Se-jong) and his happy-go-lucky nephew Chan (Ahn Hyo-seop) help Seo Ri come to terms with adulthood. 

 

 

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If you’re binge-watching K-Dramas at home, munch on some yummy snacks and goodies from South Korea—all of which you can have delivered right at your doorstep! 

 

 

*Featured image via JTBC

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