Old but Gold: Must Watch Dramas Aired in 2013 and Before

Poll Start Date: 29 March 2022

Did you notice that:

  1. The MDL Top 20 Dramas are all relatively new dramas in the past few years?
    • Only 1 drama is aired before 2015: "1 Litre no Namida (2005)" ranked #16 at 9.0
  2. Recent and new dramas are generally getting higher average ratings? (Due to word limit, MDL numbers are included in comments)
  3. MDL Top Ranked Dramas that aired in 2013 and before are rated not more than 8.6 (with the exception of "1 Litre no Namida (2005)" rated 9.0) and a drop of 0.3 points from the MDL Top 1 Drama in 2014?

Also, having watched a few recently aired dramas, have you found that the tropes are quite similar or the plots and plot twists are quite predictable, and you kinda missed older dramas that you have watched a long time ago? Those dramas may not have as much CGI and plot twists, but those dramas are no less meaningful, powerful and emotionally pure than the recent dramas.

What are some older dramas that aired in 2013 and before that you highly recommend and are must watch dramas that new viewers have been missing out on?

Recommend your "Old but Gold" dramas to fellow MDL users, so they don't miss a gem!

Note:

  1. Each user may list up to 5 dramas.
  2. Please only include dramas that are aired only in 2013 and before.
  3. Dramas that aired in 2014 and after will be deleted.
  4. You may also include in the comments why an older drama is a must watch.
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  • Coffee Prince

    1. Coffee Prince

    Korean Drama - 2007, 17 episodes
    8.3
    5,465 points by 55 voters
    Choi Han Gyul is the grandson of chairwoman Bang of Dong-in Foods, a company that has a thriving coffee business. He has never had a job and does not care for responsibility. ...more
  • Dream High

    2. Dream High

    Korean Drama - 2011, 16 episodes
    8.0
    5,342 points by 54 voters
    Dream High tells the story of six students at Kirin Art High School who work to achieve their dreams of becoming music stars in the Korean music industry. Go Hye Mi is ...more
  • I Hear Your Voice

    3. I Hear Your Voice

    Korean Drama - 2013, 18 episodes
    8.5
    5,055 points by 51 voters
    Jang Hye Sung, a bold, sassy, thick-faced, comical, and materialistic public defender who becomes a lawyer after overcoming poverty and painful memories from her childhood, comes to a realization about society and ...more
  • Reply 1997

    4. Reply 1997

    Korean Drama - 2012, 16 episodes
    8.5
    4,638 points by 47 voters
    Set in the 1990s, the drama centers around a female high school student Shi Won, who idolizes boyband H.O.T, and her 5 high school friends in Busan. As the timeline moves back ...more
  • The Master's Sun

    5. The Master's Sun

    Korean Drama - 2013, 17 episodes
    8.5
    4,545 points by 46 voters
    Joo Joong Won is the stingy and greedy CEO of Kingdom, a conglomerate that includes a major department store and hotel. He meets the gloomy Tae Gong Shil, who started seeing ghosts ...more
  • My Love from the Star

    6. My Love from the Star

    Korean Drama - 2013, 21 episodes
    8.5
    3,562 points by 36 voters
    Do Min Joon is an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty period. He possesses a near perfect appearance and enhanced physical abilities involving his vision, hearing ...more
  • School 2013

    7. School 2013

    Korean Drama - 2012, 16 episodes
    8.2
    3,451 points by 35 voters
    Seungri High School ranks as one of the worst of the 178 high schools in Seoul based on academic scores. Kang Se Chan is the top Korean language teacher who owns a ...more
  • Secret Garden

    8. Secret Garden

    Korean Drama - 2010, 20 episodes
    8.2
    3,430 points by 35 voters
    The drama tells the story of Kim Joo Won, an arrogant and eccentric CEO who maintains the image of seeming perfection, and Gil Ra Im, a poor and humble stuntwoman whose beauty ...more
  • Master of Study

    9. Master of Study

    Korean Drama - 2010, 16 episodes
    7.5
    2,972 points by 30 voters
    When scrappy and abrasive lawyer Kang Suk Ho is put in charge of the liquidating Byung Moon High School, he sees his own troubled past in the problematic students who live their ...more
  • Secret

    10. Secret

    Korean Drama - 2013, 16 episodes
    8.3
    2,373 points by 24 voters
    A man who does not believe in love, falls for a woman who has been hurt by it. Min Hyuk is wealthy, with everything but a good personality, He’s been enraged and ...more
  • Queen In Hyun's Man

    11. Queen In Hyun's Man

    Korean Drama - 2012, 16 episodes
    8.4
    2,355 points by 24 voters
    Kim Boong Do is a scholar who had supported the reinstatement of Queen In Hyun when Jang Hee Bin's schemes resulted in her being deposed and replaced as King Suk Jong's queen ...more
  • Moon Embracing the Sun

    12. Moon Embracing the Sun

    Korean Drama - 2012, 20 episodes
    8.4
    1,966 points by 20 voters
    Thirteen-year-old Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a high-ranking official, accompanies her mother to the royal palace to attend her brother, Heo Yeom's civil service examination congratulatory ceremony. By chance, she comes ...more
  • The Heirs

    13. The Heirs

    Korean Drama - 2013, 20 episodes
    7.6
    1,965 points by 20 voters
    Kim Tan is the heir to Empire Group who has been sent to study abroad in the U.S. In reality it's a form of exile, as his elder half-brother back home schemes ...more
  • Jewel in the Palace

    14. Jewel in the Palace

    Korean Drama - 2003, 54 episodes
    8.7
    1,875 points by 19 voters
    About 500 years ago during the time of Chosun Dynasty, Korea boasted a rigidly hierarchical and male dominated social structure. Based on a true story about a legendary girl, Jang Geum, who ...more
  • Empress Ki

    15. Empress Ki

    Korean Drama - 2013, 51 episodes
    8.6
    1,780 points by 18 voters
    Genghis Khan built an empire that spanned vast regions in East Asia and East Europe. And there was one woman who held immense power in the Yuan Dynasty, which Genghis Khan founded, ...more
  • Cruel City

    16. Cruel City

    Korean Drama - 2013, 20 episodes
    8.5
    1,676 points by 17 voters
    It portrays the cruel life of the drug cartels and the story of revenge for a loved one. Jung Shi Hyun is a newly appointed under-boss of the drug cartel. He lives ...more
  • Goong

    17. Goong

    Korean Drama - 2006, 24 episodes
    7.8
    1,661 points by 17 voters
    Feisty, bubbly, and no-nonsense, Chae Gyeong is an ordinary high school student. Until one day when she receives some unexpected news. Because of her grandfather's will, she must marry the unendurable Crown ...more
  • City Hunter

    18. City Hunter

    Korean Drama - 2011, 20 episodes
    8.3
    1,571 points by 16 voters
    Lee Yoon Sung is a talented MIT-graduate who works on the international communications team in the Blue House. He plans revenge on five politicians who caused his father's death with his surrogate ...more
  • Autumn's Concerto

    19. Autumn's Concerto

    Taiwanese Drama - 2009, 21 episodes
    8.4
    1,372 points by 14 voters
    Ren Guang Xi, a cocky law student, seems to lead the perfect life. He's the sole successor to a huge and famous business and is a talented ice hockey player. But in ...more
  • You're Beautiful

    20. You're Beautiful

    Korean Drama - 2009, 16 episodes
    8.0
    1,274 points by 13 voters
    The management company of the idol group A.N.JELL insisted on adding a new singer to the group as the lead vocal, Tae Kyung's voice was hurting. However,the new member, Mi Nam, had ...more
  • Rooftop Prince

    21. Rooftop Prince

    Korean Drama - 2012, 20 episodes
    8.1
    1,259 points by 13 voters
    Crown Prince Yi Gak finds that he has been transported from the Joseon Dynasty to modern-day Seoul. He meets Hong Se Na, who bears a striking resemblance to his dead wife, and ...more
  • The Innocent Man

    22. The Innocent Man

    Korean Drama - 2012, 20 episodes
    8.0
    1,179 points by 12 voters
    The drama is a melodrama which depicts the story of a man, Kang Ma Roo who has been betrayed by the love of his life, Han Jae Hee. Years after the incident, ...more
  • My Lovely Sam Soon

    23. My Lovely Sam Soon

    Korean Drama - 2005, 16 episodes
    7.9
    1,076 points by 11 voters
    Kim Sam Soon is a baker who has a talent for making pastries and cakes. On Christmas Eve, she catches her boyfriend, Min Hyun Woo, cheating on her and breaks up. On ...more
  • 49 Days

    24. 49 Days

    Korean Drama - 2011, 20 episodes
    8.2
    1,062 points by 11 voters
    Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that ...more
  • Queen Seon Deok

    25. Queen Seon Deok

    Korean Drama - 2009, 62 episodes
    8.5
    981 points by 10 voters
    The story of a beautiful queen, who has to give up her love to save the people. A biopic of Queen Seon Deok, who was born a princess and later became the ...more
  • Mars

    26. Mars

    Taiwanese Drama - 2004, 13 episodes
    8.2
    980 points by 10 voters
    Han Qi Luo, an extremely shy art student went to the same college as Chen Ling, a popular play boy. By chance one day they met at a park when Chen Ling ...more
  • Gokusen

    27. Gokusen

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 12 episodes
    8.2
    977 points by 10 voters
    The story of a young, idealistic teacher who enters Shirokin Gakuen in hopes of making a difference in the lives of students. However, Yamaguchi Kumiko is in for a rude awakening when ...more
  • Hanazakari no Kimitachi e

    28. Hanazakari no Kimitachi e

    Japanese Drama - 2007, 12 episodes
    8.2
    888 points by 9 voters
    This hilarious comedy follows the chaos, troubles, and friendship at a boys' boarding school after a girl disguised as a boy joins. Ashiya Mizuki has just come back to Japan from California ...more
  • The Princess's Man

    29. The Princess's Man

    Korean Drama - 2011, 24 episodes
    8.4
    884 points by 9 voters
    Princess Se Ryung is the headstrong and forward-thinking daughter of Grand Prince Su Yang, who is determined to be King. She falls in love with the son of his mortal enemy, and ...more
  • The Greatest Love

    30. The Greatest Love

    Korean Drama - 2011, 16 episodes
    8.1
    881 points by 9 voters
    Gu Ae Jung was once the most popular member of the girl band, ‘The National Treasure Girls’. When the band broke up ten years ago, she received the bulk of the blame. ...more
  • King2Hearts

    31. King2Hearts

    Korean Drama - 2012, 20 episodes
    8.2
    689 points by 7 voters
    Kim Hang Ah is a legendary top female instructor working for North Korea’s elite special forces unit. With stamina, training tactics, and strength in all areas, she is the perfect female soldier; ...more
  • The Bridal Mask

    32. The Bridal Mask

    Korean Drama - 2012, 28 episodes
    8.5
    682 points by 7 voters
    Lee Kang To is an ambitious and callous Korean officer employed by the Japanese colonists. Despite his mother's disapproval of his work and his own brother's antagonistic history with the Japanese, Kang ...more
  • Two Weeks

    33. Two Weeks

    Korean Drama - 2013, 16 episodes
    8.4
    593 points by 6 voters
    Jang Tae San works at a pawn shop by day and prostitutes himself to older women at night. One day, he's contacted by his ex-girlfriend that he is the father of her ...more
  • Liar Game

    34. Liar Game

    Japanese Drama - 2007, 11 episodes
    8.3
    592 points by 6 voters
    Kanzaki Nao is an honest college student who receives a hundred million yen one day, along with a card saying she has been chosen to take part in the "Liar Game". The ...more
  • Faith

    35. Faith

    Korean Drama - 2012, 24 episodes
    8.0
    591 points by 6 voters
    A 21st-century plastic surgeon Eun Soo gets kidnapped and brought 700 years into the past for her healing powers. Goryeo era bodyguard to the king, General Choi Yeong is smart but a ...more
  • Long Vacation

    36. Long Vacation

    Japanese Drama - 1996, 11 episodes
    8.2
    591 points by 6 voters
    Sena is a college music graduate who dreams of becoming a professional musician and a world-class pianist. Unfortunately, he has not been able to find any breakthrough opportunities and has to settle ...more
  • IRIS

    37. IRIS

    Korean Drama - 2009, 20 episodes
    7.9
    588 points by 6 voters
    Kim Hyun Joon and Jin Sa Woo are best friends who were brought into a top secret organization known as NSS by analyst Choi Seung Hee and Park Sang Hyun. Hyun Joon ...more
  • Sungkyunkwan Scandal

    38. Sungkyunkwan Scandal

    Korean Drama - 2010, 20 episodes
    8.2
    586 points by 6 voters
    Kim Yun Hee is a smart, responsible young woman with an independent drive. Since her father passed away, she has worked to support her family but has also managed to do well ...more
  • Drama Special Series Season 1: White Christmas

    39. Drama Special Series Season 1: White Christmas

    Korean Special - 2011, 8 episodes
    8.4
    493 points by 5 voters
    After receiving an anonymous letter stating that someone would die, eight students at the elite boarding school, Susin High School, nicknamed "Prison High", decided to remain at school for the 8 days ...more
  • Itazura na Kiss: Love in Tokyo

    40. Itazura na Kiss: Love in Tokyo

    Japanese Drama - 2013, 16 episodes
    7.9
    491 points by 5 voters
    At a high school entrance ceremony, high school student Aihara Kotoko, who isn't that smart, notices the pretty boy Irie Naoki. She falls in love with him immediately. Kotoko initially doesn't express ...more
  • Flower Boy Next Door

    41. Flower Boy Next Door

    Korean Drama - 2013, 16 episodes
    7.6
    491 points by 5 voters
    This is a drama about a girl, Go Dok Mi who is a shut-in Miss Lonelyhearts type, who spends her days spying on the man living in next building. She is caught ...more
  • Kimi wa Petto

    42. Kimi wa Petto

    Japanese Drama - 2003, 10 episodes
    7.7
    490 points by 5 voters
    In education, career, and appearance... Sumire is perfect, too perfect for even her boyfriend, who summarily dumps her. Also sexually harassed at work, Sumire takes matters into her own hands. Returning home ...more
  • A Gentleman's Dignity

    43. A Gentleman's Dignity

    Korean Drama - 2012, 20 episodes
    8.2
    490 points by 5 voters
    Four men in their forties go through love, breakup, success and failure. The story includes the romantic relationship between Kim Do Jin, an architect with a scathing tongue, and strict high school ...more
  • Heartstrings

    44. Heartstrings

    Korean Drama - 2011, 15 episodes
    7.6
    490 points by 5 voters
    Lee Shin is a university student majoring in modern music. He is the vocalist of the band "The Stupid" and also plays the guitar. He is known for his good looks and ...more
  • Bloody Monday

    45. Bloody Monday

    Japanese Drama - 2008, 11 episodes
    8.3
    490 points by 5 voters
    A high school student and genius hacker, Takagi Fujimaru, a.k.a. “Falcon”, uses his sophisticated hacking techniques to indict the fraudulent acts of evil villains. In order to save his family, friends, and ...more
  • I'm Sorry, I Love You

    46. I'm Sorry, I Love You

    Korean Drama - 2004, 16 episodes
    8.0
    489 points by 5 voters
    Cha Moo Hyuk was adopted by an Australian family but was abused and left homeless at an early age. One day, he comes across Song Eun Chae, the coordinator for Choi Yune, ...more
  • Nobuta wo Produce

    47. Nobuta wo Produce

    Japanese Drama - 2005, 10 episodes
    7.8
    486 points by 5 voters
    Shuji Kiritani is one of the most popular guys in his school. He pretends to care for all of his classmates, but deep down, is quiet and doesn't open up to others. ...more
  • Scent of a Woman

    48. Scent of a Woman

    Korean Drama - 2011, 16 episodes
    8.0
    395 points by 4 voters
    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 ...more
  • Sweet 18

    49. Sweet 18

    Korean Drama - 2004, 16 episodes
    7.4
    394 points by 4 voters
    Grandfather Kwon, the head of the traditional Kwon family agrees to an arranged marriage between his grandson Kwon Hyuk Joon and Yoon Jung Sook when Jung Sook is born. Jung Sook’s family ...more
  • Thank You

    50. Thank You

    Korean Drama - 2007, 16 episodes
    8.1
    393 points by 4 voters
    Dr. Min Ki Seo went to Blue Island to fulfill his deceased girlfriend's last wish to find the single mother and her little girl who was infected by HIV and to apologize ...more
  • Arang and the Magistrate

    51. Arang and the Magistrate

    Korean Drama - 2012, 20 episodes
    7.9
    390 points by 4 voters
    It tells the story of a cynical and not-so-friendly government official named Eun Oh, who wanders the whole nation to look for his mother, who disappeared because of his mistake. Eun Oh ...more
  • The King's Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang

    52. The King's Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang

    Korean Drama - 2013, 108 episodes
    8.1
    389 points by 4 voters
    King Mu Ryeong was a Baekje king who oversaw a renaissance during his reign while also building his kingdom into a sea power. He had a hidden daughter called Soo Baek Hyang, ...more
  • My Girl

    53. My Girl

    Korean Drama - 2005, 16 episodes
    7.8
    387 points by 4 voters
    When Gong Chan meets the lively and beautiful Yoo Rin, he finds out that she has connections to his missing cousin, whom his grandfather has been searching for. He asks Yoo Rin ...more
  • Time Between Dog and Wolf

    54. Time Between Dog and Wolf

    Korean Drama - 2007, 16 episodes
    8.1
    296 points by 3 voters
    After his mother is brutally murdered in front of him by the Thai criminal syndicate Cheongbang, Lee Soo Hyun is adopted into NIS agent Kang Jung Ho's family. Together with Kang Min ...more
  • Love Shuffle

    55. Love Shuffle

    Japanese Drama - 2009, 10 episodes
    8.0
    296 points by 3 voters
    Usami Kei is a salaryman who has risen in status due to his engagement with Mei, the wealthy daughter of his company's president. Shortly after she breaks off the engagement, a power ...more
  • Jumong

    56. Jumong

    Korean Drama - 2006, 81 episodes
    8.3
    295 points by 3 voters
    Jumong was the founder of Goguryeo in 37 BC. He was the son of General Hae Mo Su and Lady Yoo Hwa and was raised by King Geum Wa, who took him ...more
  • Soredemo, Ikite Yuku

    57. Soredemo, Ikite Yuku

    Japanese Drama - 2011, 11 episodes
    8.5
    295 points by 3 voters
    Fukami Hiroki's younger sister was killed by a friend. Hiroki then meets the killer's sister, Toyama Futaba, 15 years after the incident. Both of their families have been burdened with grief, but ...more
  • Lucifer

    58. Lucifer

    Korean Drama - 2007, 20 episodes
    7.8
    295 points by 3 voters
    When Homicide Detective Kang Oh Soo hit a dead end in his investigation of two seemly unrelated murders, except for the Tarot cards left behind at both crime scenes, he sought help ...more
  • Hi My Sweetheart

    59. Hi My Sweetheart

    Taiwanese Drama - 2009, 14 episodes
    7.5
    294 points by 3 voters
    Xue Hai was a certifiable dork when he first arrived in Hangzhou. After his schoolmate Bao Zhu saved him from bullying, she became his first love. Then, a misunderstanding caused them to ...more
  • Beach Boys

    60. Beach Boys

    Japanese Drama - 1997, 12 episodes
    7.9
    294 points by 3 voters
    Upon getting thrown out of his girlfriend Fujiko's apartment, Hiromi decides to head for the ocean. En route, he crosses paths with Kaito, an elite employee of a large multinational trading company ...more
  • Missing You

    61. Missing You

    Korean Drama - 2012, 21 episodes
    7.9
    292 points by 3 voters
    15-year-old Soo Yeon is a victim of bullying at school. They target her because her father is a murderer. Soo Yeon has an ally named Jung Woo, who always protects her from ...more
  • Lie to Me

    62. Lie to Me

    Korean Drama - 2011, 16 episodes
    7.5
    291 points by 3 voters
    Gong Ah Jung, a level 5 Ministry of Culture official, gets entangled in a web of lies when she mistakenly lies that she's married to Hyun Ki Joon, a noble hotel manager ...more
  • Memories of Murder

    63. Memories of Murder

    Korean Movie - 2003
    8.4
    289 points by 3 voters
    In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo Man and ...more
  • Fated to Love You

    64. Fated to Love You

    Taiwanese Drama - 2008, 24 episodes
    7.9
    199 points by 2 voters
    Chen Xin Yi is an ordinary office lady who is termed a 'sticky note' girl because, just as sticky notes are useful for a while and then discarded, she finds herself frequently ...more
  • Three Kingdoms

    65. Three Kingdoms

    Chinese Drama - 2010, 95 episodes
    8.3
    198 points by 2 voters
    Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series adapted from Luo Guanzhong's classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Directed by Gao Xixi, the 95 episodes long series has a budget of over ...more
  • Evasive Inquiry Agency

    66. Evasive Inquiry Agency

    Korean Drama - 2007, 16 episodes
    7.6
    198 points by 2 voters
    Moo Yeol, a taekwondo instructor, falls for Eun Jae at first sight when she comes to his agency and asks for help finding gold treasures. Hee Kyung is a tarot card master, ...more
  • Good Doctor

    67. Good Doctor

    Korean Drama - 2013, 20 episodes
    8.3
    196 points by 2 voters
    Although Park Shi On is an autistic savant who lacked mental maturity and empathy, he graduated from medical school with distinction. His medical skills are exceptional, but he struggles to deal with ...more
  • Ugly Alert

    68. Ugly Alert

    Korean Drama - 2013, 133 episodes
    8.3
    196 points by 2 voters
    The story of a man named Gong Joon Soo who sacrificed himself by pretending to be a murderer to protect his younger stepbrother from being accused instead. While serving time in prison, ...more
  • The Last Breakthrough

    69. The Last Breakthrough

    Hong Kong Drama - 2004, 30 episodes
    7.5
    196 points by 2 voters
    Dr. Albert Wong Fu Fun joins "Life Force", an international medical humanitarian organization, to carry out the unfulfilled wish of his deceased girlfriend, Ha Hiu Tung. He also set up "Lung Sing ...more
  • JIN

    70. JIN

    Japanese Drama - 2009, 11 episodes
    8.3
    196 points by 2 voters
    The story follows a brain surgeon named Minakata Jin, who has spent the last two years in anguish as his fiancee lies in a vegetative state after an operation he performed. One ...more
  • GTO

    71. GTO

    Japanese Drama - 1998, 12 episodes
    8.2
    195 points by 2 voters
    Onizuka Eikichi is a graduate of a third-rate University and the leader of a motorcycle gang, whose lifelong dream is to become a teacher. After being hired by a seemingly eccentric director, ...more
  • Ruler of Your Own World

    72. Ruler of Your Own World

    Korean Drama - 2002, 20 episodes
    7.5
    195 points by 2 voters
    Go Bok Su has had a difficult childhood and served time in prison for stealing. Jeon Kyung, a moody tomboy and a daughter of a rich family, plays the keyboard as a ...more
  • Osozaki no Himawari

    73. Osozaki no Himawari

    Japanese Drama - 2012, 10 episodes
    7.9
    194 points by 2 voters
    The drama is set at the beautiful Shimanto River in the Kochi prefecture and revolves around a group of seven men and women and the unfolding of their lives. Ikuta plays a ...more
  • Chinese Paladin

    74. Chinese Paladin

    Chinese Drama - 2005, 34 episodes
    7.9
    100 points by 1 voters
    The story takes place in a fantasy medieval China. Li Xiao Yao, a "Stinky Punk", journeys to Dream Island to find a cure for his sick aunt. There he meets and marries ...more
  • My Fair Lady

    75. My Fair Lady

    Korean Drama - 2009, 16 episodes
    7.2
    100 points by 1 voters
    Of the high-rolling top 'hot celebrities' of the wealthy upper class in Korea's high society, Kang Hye Na is the one desired by the men, feared and hated by the women. Being ...more
  • Hormones

    76. Hormones

    Thai Drama - 2013, 13 episodes
    7.6
    100 points by 1 voters
    This series is about Thai secondary school students and their friends trying to find their way through the ups and downs of adolescence. It features issues and experiences of Thai teenagers in ...more
  • The Slave Hunters

    77. The Slave Hunters

    Korean Drama - 2010, 24 episodes
    8.0
    100 points by 1 voters
    Chuno follows the story of Lee Dae Gil, a man of high birth, whose family was ruined when Won Ki Yoon, a slave, burnt down his house and escaped with his sister, ...more
  • Orange Days

    78. Orange Days

    Japanese Drama - 2004, 11 episodes
    8.2
    100 points by 1 voters
    Yuuki Kai is in his senior year at university studying social welfare psychology. At present, he is in the middle of job-hunting season. He is finding it difficult with no job offers ...more
  • Kodai Shojo Dogu-chan

    79. Kodai Shojo Dogu-chan

    Japanese Drama - 2009, 12 episodes
    6.7
    100 points by 1 voters
    By chance, a hikikomori named Makoto Sugihara finds a strange breastplate buried in the woods. When he places his palm on the breast plate, its design gets burned into his palm while ...more
  • Shinzanmono

    80. Shinzanmono

    Japanese Drama - 2010, 10 episodes
    7.7
    100 points by 1 voters
    In the Ningyo-cho area of Nihonbashi, Tokyo - a woman was murdered. Detective Kaga Kyoichiro, who just transferred to the Nihonbashi police precinct, is placed in charge of the murder case. With ...more
  • Tree With Deep Roots

    81. Tree With Deep Roots

    Korean Drama - 2011, 24 episodes
    8.3
    99 points by 1 voters
    Early in his reign, King Se Jong accidentally causes the death of his in-laws and their slaves in an attempt to save them from his brutal father, King Tae Jong. Two young ...more
  • All In

    82. All In

    Korean Drama - 2003, 24 episodes
    7.6
    99 points by 1 voters
    As a kid, all Kim In Ha ever did was follow his uncle around and help him cheat in gambling. As a high school student, he hung out with his friends at ...more
  • Ku Kaen San Ruk

    83. Ku Kaen San Ruk

    Thai Drama - 2011, 19 episodes
    7.5
    99 points by 1 voters
    Songkran is a real estate mogul a total womanizer with a son named Pe. But he didn’t start out like this, though. Pe’s mother left him when he was young to be ...more
  • Saikou no Rikon

    84. Saikou no Rikon

    Japanese Drama - 2013, 11 episodes
    7.9
    99 points by 1 voters
    A romantic home comedy about 30-year-olds with an immature view on marriage that focuses on themes related to married couples and families in general. The protagonists of ‘Saikou no Rikon’ are two ...more
  • Maou

    85. Maou

    Japanese Drama - 2008, 11 episodes
    8.3
    99 points by 1 voters
    Naruse Ryo, who is an able attorney that can turn any case in his clients’ favour, takes cases for the disadvantaged and defends them free of charge; therefore, he is called an ...more
  • Legend of Chu and Han

    86. Legend of Chu and Han

    Chinese Drama - 2012, 80 episodes
    7.7
    99 points by 1 voters
    Liu Bang is one of the most controversial emperors in the history of China. A lowly commoner by birth, he conquered the entire country and laid the foundation for the great Han ...more
  • Suugaku Joshi Gakuen

    87. Suugaku Joshi Gakuen

    Japanese Drama - 2012, 12 episodes
    6.8
    99 points by 1 voters
    The story, developed with the cooperation of the International Mathematical Olympiad in Japan, is set at a specialized math school full of “suugaku joshi” (“math girls”). Naturally, the show will incorporate various ...more
  • Galileo

    88. Galileo

    Japanese Drama - 2007, 10 episodes
    8.0
    99 points by 1 voters
    A genius physicist and university associate professor, Yukawa Manabu, solves difficult mysteries. Affectionately known as Detective Galileo, Yukawa is brilliant, an all-round sportsman, tall and handsome but eccentric. Yukawa's partner is a ...more
  • Sword Stained With Royal Blood

    89. Sword Stained With Royal Blood

    Chinese Drama - 2007, 30 episodes
    7.4
    98 points by 1 voters
    Yuan Cheng Zhi is the son of a general who has been killed by the emperor. He comes across a beautiful girl named Qing Qing, and they embark on exciting adventures together, ...more
  • Lovers in Paris

    90. Lovers in Paris

    Korean Drama - 2004, 20 episodes
    7.3
    98 points by 1 voters
    Tae Young lives in Paris and is working on a screenplay, she meets Gi Ju while working at a friend's stall and Soo Hyuk, when her bicycle breaks down. Soo Hyuk and ...more
  • The Painter of the Wind

    91. The Painter of the Wind

    Korean Drama - 2008, 20 episodes
    7.9
    98 points by 1 voters
    Shin Yoon Bok is a talented painter who disguises herself as a boy to search for her father's murderer and meets a master painter who guides her into being a great painter. ...more
  • City Hall

    92. City Hall

    Korean Drama - 2009, 20 episodes
    7.9
    98 points by 1 voters
    City Hall is a drama that deals with politics in a romantic comedy genre. It's about the happenings between a young woman mayor and an elite bureaucrat. Jo Gook is an exceedingly ...more
  • Oum Ruk

    93. Oum Ruk

    Thai Drama - 2006, 14 episodes
    7.1
    98 points by 1 voters
    Napat is a beautiful but head-strong young lady. Against her father's wishes to come and live with him in the States, Napat decides to stay back in Thailand and earn her way ...more
  • The Legend of the Condor Heroes

    94. The Legend of the Condor Heroes

    Hong Kong Drama - 1983, 59 episodes
    8.2
    98 points by 1 voters
    It is set in the late Song Dynasty (12th century), when the failing Song government was slowly falling prey to the northern tribes. (Source: MyDramaList) ~~ Adapted from book 1 "The Legend ...more
  • Shinya Shokudo

    95. Shinya Shokudo

    Japanese Drama - 2009, 10 episodes
    8.3
    98 points by 1 voters
    Set in a small restaurant in the corner of a shopping district. The unusual eatery is only open after midnight, and its standard menu consists of just a single choice. However, the ...more
  • Prince of Lan Ling

    96. Prince of Lan Ling

    Chinese Drama - 2013, 46 episodes
    8.1
    98 points by 1 voters
    A prophecy foretold that victory goes to the one who has the priestess' blessing. Yang Xue Wu, the last priestess of her clan, unwittingly embroiled in a war between Northern Qi and ...more
  • The Qin Empire

    97. The Qin Empire

    Chinese Drama - 2009, 51 episodes
    7.9
    98 points by 1 voters
    In the mid-fourth century BC, during the Warring States period, groundbreaking political changes occur in the Qin state in western China. Qin, weakened by poverty and internal conflict, is in peril of ...more
  • Long Love Letter

    98. Long Love Letter

    Japanese Drama - 2002, 11 episodes
    7.5
    98 points by 1 voters
    Yuka Misaki, whose parents run a flower shop, casually begins dating college student Akio Asami, and later falls for him. But due to some type of accident, the two lose contact with ...more
  • Scarlet Heart

    99. Scarlet Heart

    Chinese Drama - 2011, 35 episodes
    8.4
    97 points by 1 voters
    A car accident sends Zhang Xiao back in time into the body of one of her previous reincarnations, a 16-year-old aristocratic Manchu girl, Maertai Ruoxi, who lived during the Qing Dynasty. Despite ...more
  • What Happened in Bali

    100. What Happened in Bali

    Korean Drama - 2004, 20 episodes
    7.4
    97 points by 1 voters
    Lee Soo Jung is a travel agent who is seeking her good luck in Bali after a harsh and unforgiving childhood. She meets Jae Min, Kang In Wook, and Young Joo in ...more

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