10 K-Dramas like Bloodhounds you must watch

By Kieran Burt
Published: July 10, 2023 (Last updated: March 16, 2024)
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10 K-Dramas like Bloodhounds you must watch

We discuss 10 K-Dramas like Bloodhounds you must watch. Add these well-recommended shows to your watchlist.

Bloodhounds is a Korean Drama that tells the story of two boxers, Kim Geon-woo (Woo Do-hwan) and Hong Woo-jin (Lee Sang-yi) as they set foot into the world of private loans, joining forces with a benevolent lender to take down a vicious loan shark and stop them preying on the financially desperate.

Korean dramas like Bloodhounds have been very popular on Netflix and other streaming services, with a lot of investment into titles over the years. If you liked Bloodhounds, here are ten more Korean dramas like it you must watch.

10 K-Dramas like Bloodhounds you must watch

Taxi Driver (2021)

Kim Do-gi (Lee Je-hoon) has graduated from the Korea Military Academy, and since his mother was murdered he works as a taxi driver. But this isn’t an ordinary taxi service, the company Do-gi works for offers a revenge service to clients who have been wronged, and he helps them to take their vengeance.

Voice (2017)

After his wife was murdered, Moo Jin-hyuk (Jang Hyuk) the mad-dog detective becomes guilt-ridden as he couldn’t stop it. Kang Kwon-joo (Lee Ha-na) is a tough-as-nails policewoman gifted with psycho-acoustics and a skill for voice profiling.

She was working in a call center when her dad was brutally killed during an investigation. Now, the pair join forces as the Golden Team, solving cases together and chasing down the psychopathic serial killer that wronged them years ago.

The Fiery Priest (2019)

Kim Hae-il (Kim Nam-gil), a former NIS agent turned priest, investigates the mysterious death of an elderly priest, and attempts to bring the culprits to justice. But the corrupt city prosecutor Park Kyung-sun (Lee Hanee) refuses to cooperate, making the job of holding the killers accountable difficult.

Memorist (2020)

Dong Baek (Yoo Seung-ho) is a police detective with the power to read people’s memories, and when a serial killer commits several murders, Baek teams up with criminal profiler Han Sun-mi (Lee Se-young) to expose them and stop any more deaths. But as they chase the killer, the truth about their complicated past unravels, and the murders become far more complex than first thought.

Mouse (2021)

After seeing a horrific incident as a child, Go Moo-chi is a policeman who is trying to catch a ruthless and psychopathic serial killer, with his partner Jeong Ba-reum (Lee Seung-gi). The pair attempt to answer deep questions about how genetics can affect a person’s predisposition towards psychopathy, and how that knowledge could be acted on if it’s detected.

Squid Game (2021)

A survival drama series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk it focuses on a secret contest where contestants compete in a series of deadly games to win cash prizes. All of the contestants are experiencing financial hardship, which forces them to try and win at any cost.

Kill It (2019)

Kim Soo-hyan (Jang Ki-yong) is a passionate animal lover and talented veterinarian, but beneath this loveable facade is one of the most lethal men in the world. Thanks to this disguise, Soo-hyan has a hardened reputation of precision, skill, but above all anonymity, being a complete ghost.

On the opposite end of the spectrum is Detective Do Hyun-jin (Nana), who uses a cold exterior to hide an empathetic soul. The two cross paths and have to work together to solve a mystery that links the two together.

Lawless Lawyer (2018)

Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) has left his lucrative law job to find those responsible for his mother’s death. To do this, he takes over a loan shark business and converts it into the Lawless Law firm. He is joined by Ha Jae-yi (Seo Yea-ji) when she’s suspended after assaulting a judge, falling in love as they pursue justice.

Healer (2014)

Following a group of three friends — a night courier with the codename Healer (Ji Chang-wook) a reporter from a second-rate tabloid news website (Park Min-young), and a famous journalist at a major broadcast station (Yoo Ji-tae) — as they try to uncover the link between a 1992 pro-democracy broadcast and a series of present-day murders.

Vincenzo (2021)

Park Joo-hyung (Song Joong-ki) was adopted by an Italian family aged eight and later joins the mafia led by Don Fabio of the Cassano Family. Renamed Vincenzo Cassano, Joo-hyung becomes a lawyer, a consigliere for the mafia, and Don Fabio’s right-hand man. But when Fabio dies and his biological son Paolo takes over, and attempts to kill Vincenzo.

Do you have any other recommendations for K-Dramas like Bloodhounds? Let us know in the comments below.

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