Best Korean Dramas on Netflix in 2023 (May Update)

May 8, 2023
Nathan Sartain 4
Lists, Netflix, News, RSC Originals, Streaming Service

We discuss the Best and Highest Rated Korean Dramas on Netflix in 2023. Keep this article and add these Netflix K-Dramas to your watch list.

As Netflix continues to expand further and further into the Korean Drama market, there’s now a myriad of the region’s titles available on the streaming service for viewers to choose from. Reality, variety, and drama, it’s all covered, with the latter being an intriguing mix of licensed programming and original releases. However, such an investment could leave some viewers a little overwhelmed and certainly spoiled for choice.

Fortunately, we here at Ready Steady Cut are on hand to help. In this article, you’ll find a list of the best K-Dramas available on Netflix that have been released in 2023. It’ll be updated every two months, so you’ll never fall behind on what to watch. Additionally, we’ve based the rankings on MyDramaList ratings, meaning whatever comes highly recommended is from regular Korean drama watchers.

If you want something a bit more wide-reaching, we’ve got lists covering the Top 40 Best Korean Dramas Of All Time and the Top 25 Best Korean Dramas on Netflix Of All Time.

Last Update: May 8th, 2023

Best Korean Dramas on Netflix in 2023

9. The Interest of Love

Network: JTBC

MyDramaList Rating: 7/10

Final Episode Release Date: February 9, 2023

Premise: Four men and women working at the same bank get entangled in a complicated romance as they discover how far they’re willing to go for love. (Source: Netflix)

Starring: Yoo Yeon-seok, Mun Ka-young, Keum Sae-rok

8. Trolley

Network: SBS

MyDramaList Rating: 7.7/10

Final Episode Release Date: February 14, 2023

Premise: A sudden tragedy brings the wife of an assemblyman out of her private life and forces her to confront family secrets and her own troubling past.

Starring: Kim Hyun-joo, Park Hee-soon, Kim Moo-yeol, Chung Su-bin

7. Unlock My Boss

Network: ENA

MyDramaList Rating: 8/10

Final Episode Release Date: January 12, 2023

Premise: When his spirit gets locked inside a smartphone, the CEO of a tech firm teams up with a young stranger to run his company and investigate his own murder. (Source: Netflix)

Starring: Chae Jong-hyeop, Seo Eun-su, Park Sung-woong

6. Queenmaker

Network: Netflix

MyDramaList Rating: 8.2/10

Final Episode Release Date: April 14, 2023

Premise: After a tragic accident, a powerful fixer uses her skills to transform a civil rights lawyer into the next mayor — and take down her former employer. (Source: Netflix)

Starring: Kim Hee-ae, Moon So-ri, Ryu Soo-young

5. Divorce Attorney Shin

Network: JTBC

MyDramaList Rating: 8.3/10

Final Episode Release Date: April 9, 2023

Premise: Driven by a personal tragedy, a pianist-turned-lawyer navigates the complex world of divorce — fighting for his clients to win by any means necessary. (Source: Netflix)Starring: Cho Seung-woo, Han Hye-jin, Kim Sung-kyun

4. Crash Course in Romance

Network: tvN

MyDramaList Rating: 8.5/10

Final Episode Release Date: March 5, 2023

Premise: A mother with a heart of gold navigates the cutthroat world of private education when her daughter tries to join a celebrity math instructor’s class. (Source: Netflix)

Starring: Jeon Do-yeon, Jung Kyung-ho, Lee Bong-ryeon, Shin Jae-ha, Lee Chae-min, Roh Yoon-seo, Oh Eui-sik

3. Love to Hate You

Network: Netflix

MyDramaList Rating: 8.6/10

Final Episode Release Date: February 10, 2023

Premise: For an attorney who despises losing to men and an A-list actor who distrusts women, love means nothing — until they’re forced to date each other. 

Starring: Kim Ok-vin, Yoo Teo, Kim Ji-hun, Go Won-hee

2. Alchemy of Souls Season 2

Network: tvN

MyDramaList Rating: 9/10

Final Episode Release Date: January 8, 2023

Premise: Jang Uk, now a fierce but troubled hunter of the soul shifters, meets an imprisoned young woman who seeks his help to reclaim her freedom.

Starring: Lee Jae-wook, Go Youn-jung, Hwang Min-hyun, Yoo In-soo, Arin, Jo Jae-yun

1. The Glory

Network: Netflix

MyDramaList Rating: 9/10

Final Episode Release Date: March 10, 2023

Premise: Years after surviving horrific abuse in high school, a woman puts an elaborate revenge scheme in motion to make the perpetrators pay for their crimes. (Source: Netflix)

Starring: Song Hye-kyo, Lee Do-hyun, Lim Ji-yeon

And that completes our list of the Best and Highest Rated Korean Dramas on Netflix in 2023. What’s your favorite in this list? Comment below.

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4 thoughts on “Best Korean Dramas on Netflix in 2023 (May Update)

  • March 18, 2023 at 4:27 am

    Where is The Glory?

    • March 18, 2023 at 8:01 am

      It’s likely that it will be included in the next update of this list.

  • March 18, 2023 at 4:28 am

    The Glory?

  • April 17, 2023 at 4:04 pm

    Alchemy of soul

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