10 K-Drama Shows like The Uncanny Counter you must watch

September 6, 2023
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10 K-Drama Shows like The Uncanny Counter you must watch


We discuss 10 K-Drama Shows like The Uncanny Counter you must watch. Add these well-recommended and highly-rated Korean Dramas to your watch list.

The Uncanny Counter is an action series on Netflix directed by Yoo Seon-dong and Park Bong-seop. It follows demon hunters who pose as noodle shop employees in order to catch evil spirits that prey on humans.

In season 2 of The Uncanny Counter, the Counters continue their battle against evil demons with new powers and recruits, hoping to find eternal life. If you like thriller/fantasy K-dramas, here are 10 similar TV shows to The Uncanny Counter.

10 K-Drama Shows like The Uncanny Counter

Bring It On, Ghost (2016)

Bring it On, Ghost is a mystery K-drama about a man who grew up with the ability to see ghosts and uses his power to become an exorcist, banishing ghosts. Park Bong-pal meets a wandering spirit, Kim Hyun-ji, at a haunted high school.

Kim Hyun-ji becomes Bong-pal’s ghost-fighting partner and believes he may know the answer of why she became a wandering spirit. Bring it On, Ghost, and The Uncanny Counter are thrilling K-dramas about fighting supernatural entities.

The Guest (2018)

The Guest follows a detective, a Catholic priest, and a psychic who work together to fight crime caused by supernatural forces. Like The Uncanny Counter, this series tackles possession, as the main character becomes possessed by a powerful spirit after making eye contact with a possessed villager.

Mystic Pop-up Bar (2020)

Mystic Pop-up Bar and The Uncanny Counter feature characters who have unique abilities. As the Counters have superhuman strength and supernatural abilities, the employees at the outdoor bar in Mystic Pop-up Bar can visit customers in their dreams to help resolve their problems. A part-time employee named Han Kang-bae has the ability to make people pour out all their troubles with a touch.

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016)

Another supernatural K-drama, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, follows a 939-year-old guardian of souls and his quest for a bride to break his immortal curse. As an immortal goblin, he helps people with his powers despite having a traumatic past.

My Name (2021)

My Name is a crime series that packs on the action like The Uncanny Counter does. It follows a woman out for revenge after her father dies suddenly.

Yoon Ji-woo joins the police force undercover following her father’s death, set on finding his killer.

Kingdom (2019)

A period horror series, Kingdom is set during Korea’s Joseon Dynasty, three years after the Imjin War. It follows Crown Prince Lee Chang and his subordinates, who face an unnatural plague that resurrects the dead.

Hotel del Luna (2019)

Hotel del Luna follows a hotel that only caters to ghosts. A supernatural place, the hotel is not visible in its true form during the day and humans can only see it under special circumstances.

A Korean Odyssey (2017)

A Korean Odyssey follows Son Oh-gong and Woo Ma-wang, who are in conflict with one another as they navigate a dark world full of evil. Son Oh-gong has a protective role over Jin Seon-mi, a young girl he met years ago who has the ability to see ghosts and spirits.

He Is Psychometric (2019)

He Is Psychometric follows a young man after a traumatic experience who has the supernatural ability to see people’s memories by touching their skin. He uses his ability to discover secrets from the past.

Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020)

This mythical drama features an over 1,000-year-old gumiho who works to destroy supernatural beings that threaten the mortal world. He leaves his position as the guardian mountain spirit of Baekdudaegan to search for the reincarnation of his true love.

Do you have any other recommendations for 10 K-drama Shows like The Uncanny Counter? Let us know!


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