Best Doh Kyung-soo K-Dramas to watch right now

By Lori Meek
Published: October 6, 2022 (Last updated: 5 weeks ago)
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This article discusses Best Doh Kyung-soo (also known as D.O.) K-Dramas to watch and does not contain any spoilers. Check out these brilliant recommendations. 

Doh Kyung-soo is a South-Korean singer and actor, commonly known by his stage name D.O. He is a member of the K-Pop band EXO. His first small screen role in the K-Drama It’s Okay, That’s Love received wide critical acclaim, and since then, he’s appeared in many movies and, more recently, musical theatre shows. In 2019 Doh Kyung-soo enlisted for his mandatory military service, which ended in 2021. Since then, he’s resumed both his acting and singing career. We have used audience scores using the MyDramaList ratings to define Doh Kyung-soo’s best work!

Best Doh Kyung-soo K-Dramas to watch right now


100 Days My Prince (2018)

100 Days My Prince is a period Korean drama starring Doh Kyung-soo that’s been highly rated with an 8.3/10. The series ran for 16 episodes.

Official Synopsis: “Lee Yul, Crown Prince of Joseon, is a perfectionist who disregards most royal palace nobles. His cold and demanding demeanor masks deeply-rooted loneliness. He comes to pass a law stating that Korean citizens of marriageable age must wed before the age of 28.

Hong Shim is a strong, intelligent woman who supports herself and her father. After an attempt on his life, Crown Prince Lee Yul is severely injured and finds himself under the care of the Hong household. He’s experiencing temporary amnesia, and now unaware of his identity, he is free to wander at will as a commoner.

Due to the law he passed, Hong Shim, now the oldest unmarried woman in her village, must marry or face punishment from officials. Lee Yul proposes to Hong Shim that they ought to marry.

Can their budding romance withstand Lee Yul’s eventual recovery with his memory fully intact?”


Hello Monster (2015)

Doh Kyung-soo was cast in a supportive role in this highly-acclaimed K-Drama Hello Monster. The show is 16 episodes long, and it holds a  rating of 8.4/10.

Official Synopsis: Genius profiler Lee Hyun, returns home to Korea after something from a case he’s been sent triggers a memory he thought he’d lost forever. Unbeknownst to him, one of his team members, Detective Cha Ji-an, has been investigating him for some time. She is aware that his father was murdered and his brother disappeared under mysterious circumstances involving a criminal named Lee Joon Young — whom they both want to be found and incarcerated. Each seeks to unravel the other, unaware that they’ve been drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse by a master player and that both truth and evil are closer and far more twisted than they think.


It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014)

Doh Kyung Soo plays the role of Han Kang Woo in It’s Okay, That’s Love from 2014, which ran for 16 episodes. The show’s rating is 8.6/10.

Official Synopsis: Despite being a bit of a prickly pear, Jang Jae Yeol has become famous for authoring mystery novels and for hosting a popular radio show. While sitting on a talk show panel with psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo, it became clear to all that the two just rubbed each other the wrong way.

The unthinkable happens when Jae Yeol’s girlfriend plagiarized his work, forcing him to lie low until the media storm blows over. Only then can he prove his innocence. Jae Yeol moves into a house he owns but rents out. One of the current tenants is none other than Hae Soo, unwittingly making them roommates. Add to the mix Jo Dong Min, Hae Soo’s senior colleague and fellow psychiatrist, and Park Soo Kwang, a young man with Tourette’s Syndrome. As personalities clash, Jae Yeol and Hae Soo help each other heal from their deeply-rooted emotional scars.


Dear My Room (2022)

Doh Kyung-soo’s first role in a K-Drama after completing his mandatory military service was in the ninth episode of Dear My Room. The show currently holds a rating of 7.7/10 and has a 12 episodes run.

Official Synopsis: “The tale of Shim Eun Joo, a self-employed woman who is trying to redefine her life after winning a big project as an editorial designer and subsequently struggling on her own.”


EXO Next Door (2015)

Doh Kyung-soo stars in this 2015 drama EXO Next Door. The show is 16 episodes long, and its rating is 7.7/10.

Official Synopsis: “Ji Yeon Hee is a 23-year-old girl, who hasn’t yet dated because she blushes terribly and is completely paralyzed when she’s near a good-looking boy. One day, four members of EXO are trying to keep a low profile and move into the house of one of the member’s grandfathers. However, it turns out that the EXO members’ house is right in front of Yeon Hee’s house. “


Positive Physique (2016)

Positive Physique holds a rating of 7.3/10 and Doh Kyung-soo stars in the main role in this 6-episode series.

Official Synopsis: “A story about Hwan Dong, majoring in film and preparing for his graduation project as a movie director. His script wins a grand prize, but he faces difficulty after difficulty while trying to finalize the film. He asks his ex-girlfriend Hye Jung to play the main role in his production, who is understandably surprised at his bold request.”


It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014)

Doh Kyung Soo plays the role of Han Kang Woo in the drama It’s Okay, That’s Love from 2014, which ran for 16 episodes. The show’s rating is 8.6/10.

Official Synopsis: Despite being a bit of a prickly pear, Jang Jae Yeol has become famous for authoring mystery novels and for hosting a popular radio show. While sitting on a talk show panel with psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo, it became clear to all that the two just rubbed each other the wrong way.

The unthinkable happens when Jae Yeol’s girlfriend plagiarized his work, forcing him to lie low until the media storm blows over. Only then can he prove his innocence. Jae Yeol moves into a house he owns but rents out. One of the current tenants is none other than Hae Soo, unwittingly making them roommates. Add to the mix Jo Dong Min, Hae Soo’s senior colleague and fellow psychiatrist, and Park Soo Kwang, a young man with Tourette’s Syndrome. As personalities clash, Jae Yeol and Hae Soo help each other heal from their deeply-rooted emotional scars.


To the Beautiful You (2012)

Doh Kyung Soo’s first role in a K-Drama was in 2012’s To the Beautiful You. He appears in the second episode as a singer. The series earned a score of 7.6/10.

Official Synopsis: Tae Joon became Jae Hee’s strength during her toughest time, and she leaves the US for Korea to enroll in a men’s physical education high school to help Tae Joon restart his high jump career.

Tae Joon announces his retirement from the high jump national team and closes his heart, but his closed heart begins to open after meeting Jae Hee.

Eun Gyul is confused about his sexual orientation as he falls in love with Jae Hee, who is masquerading as a man. The student-athletes have a fun time training with each other and are not tied down to setting a record or competition.

And that’s our list of the Best Doh Kyung-soo K-Dramas to watch right now. Do you have any other recommendations for Korean Drama series starring Doh Kyung Soo? Let us know!

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