Most Well-Written Characters in a Drama

Lead character(s) in this drama may not undergo multiple time-span in their lives to show real growth, but specific events are thrown into the antagonists' lives and the way they deal with the events and the proper flesh out to their backstories is what makes the characters so satisfyingly written, relatable and incredibly memorable.

This is a twin list to Best Developed Lead Characters in a Drama here. Please click/point your cursor to the word 'here'. 

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  • The Untamed
    1. The Untamed
    Chinese Drama - 2019, 50 episodes
    9.4
    10,158 points by 102 voters
  • Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo
    2. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo
    Korean Drama - 2016, 20 episodes
    8.7
    7,693 points by 78 voters
  • Healer
    3. Healer
    Korean Drama - 2014, 20 episodes
    9.1
    7,122 points by 72 voters
  • My Mister
    4. My Mister
    Korean Drama - 2018, 16 episodes
    9.2
    5,145 points by 52 voters
  • Reply 1988
    5. Reply 1988
    Korean Drama - 2015, 20 episodes
    9.0
    4,937 points by 50 voters
  • It's Okay, That's Love
    6. It's Okay, That's Love
    Korean Drama - 2014, 16 episodes
    8.8
    4,327 points by 44 voters
  • Prison Playbook
    7. Prison Playbook
    Korean Drama - 2017, 16 episodes
    9.1
    4,320 points by 44 voters
  • Hotel del Luna
    8. Hotel del Luna
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.8
    4,121 points by 42 voters
  • Just Between Lovers
    9. Just Between Lovers
    Korean Drama - 2017, 16 episodes
    8.7
    4,002 points by 41 voters
  • SKY Castle
    10. SKY Castle
    Korean Drama - 2018, 20 episodes
    9.1
    3,331 points by 34 voters
  • Kill Me, Heal Me
    11. Kill Me, Heal Me
    Korean Drama - 2015, 20 episodes
    8.8
    3,317 points by 34 voters
  • Age of Youth
    12. Age of Youth
    Korean Drama - 2016, 12 episodes
    8.8
    2,912 points by 30 voters
  • The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
    13. The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
    Korean Drama - 2018, 16 episodes
    8.4
    2,516 points by 26 voters
  • Reply 1997
    14. Reply 1997
    Korean Drama - 2012, 16 episodes
    8.7
    2,506 points by 26 voters
  • A Korean Odyssey
    15. A Korean Odyssey
    Korean Drama - 2017, 20 episodes
    8.3
    2,413 points by 25 voters
  • Hello Monster
    16. Hello Monster
    Korean Drama - 2015, 16 episodes
    8.5
    2,201 points by 23 voters
  • Nirvana in Fire
    17. Nirvana in Fire
    Chinese Drama - 2015, 54 episodes
    9.1
    2,074 points by 21 voters
  • Mr. Sunshine
    18. Mr. Sunshine
    Korean Drama - 2018, 24 episodes
    8.9
    2,009 points by 21 voters
  • Eternal Love
    19. Eternal Love
    Chinese Drama - 2017, 58 episodes
    9.0
    1,939 points by 20 voters
  • Stranger
    20. Stranger
    Korean Drama - 2017, 16 episodes
    9.0
    1,928 points by 20 voters
  • Ashes of Love
    21. Ashes of Love
    Chinese Drama - 2018, 63 episodes
    8.8
    1,818 points by 19 voters
  • Crash Landing on You
    22. Crash Landing on You
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    9.0
    1,807 points by 19 voters
  • The Tale of Nokdu
    23. The Tale of Nokdu
    Korean Drama - 2019, 32 episodes
    8.6
    1,804 points by 19 voters
  • Strangers from Hell
    24. Strangers from Hell
    Korean Drama - 2019, 10 episodes
    8.8
    1,661 points by 17 voters
  • The Story of Ming Lan
    25. The Story of Ming Lan
    Chinese Drama - 2018, 73 episodes
    8.9
    1,472 points by 15 voters
  • Six Flying Dragons
    26. Six Flying Dragons
    Korean Drama - 2015, 50 episodes
    8.8
    1,440 points by 15 voters
  • Bad Guys
    27. Bad Guys
    Korean Drama - 2014, 11 episodes
    8.7
    1,423 points by 15 voters
  • Angel's Last Mission: Love
    28. Angel's Last Mission: Love
    Korean Drama - 2019, 32 episodes
    8.6
    1,330 points by 14 voters
  • Chocolate
    29. Chocolate
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.5
    1,327 points by 14 voters
  • Be Melodramatic
    30. Be Melodramatic
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.6
    1,237 points by 13 voters
  • Save Me
    31. Save Me
    Korean Drama - 2017, 16 episodes
    8.6
    1,237 points by 13 voters
  • Incomplete Life
    32. Incomplete Life
    Korean Drama - 2014, 20 episodes
    8.8
    1,152 points by 12 voters
  • Goblin
    33. Goblin
    Korean Drama - 2016, 16 episodes
    9.0
    1,138 points by 12 voters
  • Sassy Go Go
    34. Sassy Go Go
    Korean Drama - 2015, 12 episodes
    8.3
    1,131 points by 12 voters
  • Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People
    35. Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People
    Korean Drama - 2017, 30 episodes
    8.6
    1,058 points by 11 voters
  • Story of Yanxi Palace
    36. Story of Yanxi Palace
    Chinese Drama - 2018, 70 episodes
    8.8
    1,055 points by 11 voters
  • Joy of Life
    37. Joy of Life
    Chinese Drama - 2019, 46 episodes
    9.2
    1,053 points by 11 voters
  • W
    38. W
    Korean Drama - 2016, 16 episodes
    8.7
    1,013 points by 11 voters
  • Something in the Rain
    39. Something in the Rain
    Korean Drama - 2018, 16 episodes
    8.0
    945 points by 10 voters
  • WATCHER
    40. WATCHER
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.4
    903 points by 10 voters
  • Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
    41. Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
    Korean Drama - 2019, 40 episodes
    8.3
    869 points by 9 voters
  • The Fiery Priest
    42. The Fiery Priest
    Korean Drama - 2019, 40 episodes
    8.7
    855 points by 9 voters
  • Mad Dog
    43. Mad Dog
    Korean Drama - 2017, 16 episodes
    8.5
    851 points by 9 voters
  • One Spring Night
    44. One Spring Night
    Korean Drama - 2019, 32 episodes
    8.3
    848 points by 9 voters
  • Live
    45. Live
    Korean Drama - 2018, 18 episodes
    8.8
    759 points by 8 voters
  • The Legends
    46. The Legends
    Chinese Drama - 2019, 56 episodes
    8.5
    757 points by 8 voters
  • Memories of the Alhambra
    47. Memories of the Alhambra
    Korean Drama - 2018, 16 episodes
    8.2
    753 points by 8 voters
  • Designated Survivor: 60 Days
    48. Designated Survivor: 60 Days
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.7
    738 points by 8 voters
  • Life
    49. Life
    Korean Drama - 2018, 16 episodes
    8.2
    671 points by 7 voters
  • Tree With Deep Roots
    50. Tree With Deep Roots
    Korean Drama - 2011, 24 episodes
    8.4
    663 points by 7 voters
  • Ever Night
    51. Ever Night
    Chinese Drama - 2018, 60 episodes
    8.6
    563 points by 6 voters
  • Love and Destiny
    52. Love and Destiny
    Chinese Drama - 2019, 60 episodes
    8.7
    555 points by 6 voters
  • Good Doctor
    53. Good Doctor
    Korean Drama - 2013, 20 episodes
    8.4
    482 points by 5 voters
  • The Nokdu Flower
    54. The Nokdu Flower
    Korean Drama - 2019, 48 episodes
    8.3
    472 points by 5 voters
  • Nirvana in Fire 2: The Wind Blows in Chang Lin
    55. Nirvana in Fire 2: The Wind Blows in Chang Lin
    Chinese Drama - 2017, 50 episodes
    8.8
    469 points by 5 voters
  • He is Psychometric
    56. He is Psychometric
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.5
    464 points by 5 voters
  • My Country: The New Age
    57. My Country: The New Age
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.6
    458 points by 5 voters
  • Secret Garden
    58. Secret Garden
    Korean Drama - 2010, 20 episodes
    8.4
    456 points by 5 voters
  • Lawless Attorney
    59. Lawless Attorney
    Korean Drama - 2018, 16 episodes
    8.3
    445 points by 5 voters
  • Children of Nobody
    60. Children of Nobody
    Korean Drama - 2018, 32 episodes
    8.8
    385 points by 4 voters
  • The Bridal Mask
    61. The Bridal Mask
    Korean Drama - 2012, 28 episodes
    8.7
    379 points by 4 voters
  • Come and Hug Me
    62. Come and Hug Me
    Korean Drama - 2018, 32 episodes
    8.6
    365 points by 4 voters
  • Chicago Typewriter
    63. Chicago Typewriter
    Korean Drama - 2017, 16 episodes
    8.8
    364 points by 4 voters
  • My Father is Strange
    64. My Father is Strange
    Korean Drama - 2017, 52 episodes
    8.7
    361 points by 4 voters
  • Miracle That We Met
    65. Miracle That We Met
    Korean Drama - 2018, 18 episodes
    8.2
    287 points by 3 voters
  • Another Miss Oh
    66. Another Miss Oh
    Korean Drama - 2016, 18 episodes
    8.4
    285 points by 3 voters
  • Ugly Alert
    67. Ugly Alert
    Korean Drama - 2013, 133 episodes
    8.4
    285 points by 3 voters
  • Behind Your Smile
    68. Behind Your Smile
    Taiwanese Drama - 2016, 19 episodes
    7.9
    260 points by 3 voters
  • Punch
    69. Punch
    Korean Drama - 2014, 19 episodes
    8.3
    200 points by 2 voters
  • Quartet
    70. Quartet
    Japanese Drama - 2017, 10 episodes
    8.4
    197 points by 2 voters
  • Scarlet Heart
    71. Scarlet Heart
    Chinese Drama - 2011, 35 episodes
    8.6
    196 points by 2 voters
  • The Princess Wei Young
    72. The Princess Wei Young
    Chinese Drama - 2016, 54 episodes
    8.5
    193 points by 2 voters
  • Time Between Dog and Wolf
    73. Time Between Dog and Wolf
    Korean Drama - 2007, 16 episodes
    8.3
    192 points by 2 voters
  • Arthdal Chronicles Part 1: The Children of Prophecy
    74. Arthdal Chronicles Part 1: The Children of Prophecy
    Korean Drama - 2019, 6 episodes
    8.5
    187 points by 2 voters
  • City Hunter
    75. City Hunter
    Korean Drama - 2011, 20 episodes
    8.5
    183 points by 2 voters
  • The Crowned Clown
    76. The Crowned Clown
    Korean Drama - 2019, 16 episodes
    8.4
    172 points by 2 voters
  • Todome no Kiss
    77. Todome no Kiss
    Japanese Drama - 2018, 10 episodes
    8.5
    100 points by 1 voters
  • Soredemo, Ikite Yuku
    78. Soredemo, Ikite Yuku
    Japanese Drama - 2011, 11 episodes
    8.7
    100 points by 1 voters
  • Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim
    79. Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim
    Korean Drama - 2016, 20 episodes
    8.6
    99 points by 1 voters
  • Drama Special Series Season 1: White Christmas
    80. Drama Special Series Season 1: White Christmas
    Korean Special - 2011, 8 episodes
    8.6
    99 points by 1 voters
  • Aku no Hadou
    81. Aku no Hadou
    Japanese Drama - 2019, 5 episodes
    7.9
    99 points by 1 voters
  • Tokyo Joshi Zukan
    82. Tokyo Joshi Zukan
    Japanese Drama - 2016, 11 episodes
    8.1
    99 points by 1 voters
  • Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim 2
    83. Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim 2
    Korean Drama - 2020, 16 episodes
    8.9
    98 points by 1 voters
  • Wu Xin: The Monster Killer
    84. Wu Xin: The Monster Killer
    Chinese Drama - 2015, 20 episodes
    8.1
    98 points by 1 voters
  • Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
    85. Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi
    Japanese Drama - 2012, 11 episodes
    8.1
    97 points by 1 voters
  • Cheer☆Dan
    86. Cheer☆Dan
    Japanese Drama - 2018, 10 episodes
    7.8
    96 points by 1 voters
  • A Wife’s Credentials
    87. A Wife’s Credentials
    Korean Drama - 2012, 16 episodes
    8.3
    96 points by 1 voters