10 K-Dramas To Watch If You Like ‘Twenty Five Twenty One’

Korean Drama Series are by far the most popular binge-watching choices, Twenty Five Twenty One starring Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk is trending these days. It is highly liked and praised by the viewers and they want to watch more and more such dramas. You can be entertained while watching a Korean series regardless of who is in the cast. Here’s a list of the top 10 Korean dramas like Twenty Five Twenty One.

10 K-Dramas Like Twenty Five Twenty One

01. Our Beloved Summer (2022)

  • Genres: Romantic comedy, Drama, Coming of age
  • Ratings: MyDramaList-8.6/10 , IMDb-8.8/10
  • Total Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 6, 2021-2022
our beloved summer
Dramas Like Twenty Five Twenty One, Our Beloved Summer

This drama depicts complicated feelings between two ex-lovers, a coming of romantic comedy which revolves around two ex-lovers who broke up 5 years ago with a promise to never meet again. But destiny wants something else, the documentary they filmed ten years ago when they were in high school went viral and they are forced to appear in front of cameras together again by their producer friend.

02. True Beauty (2021)

  • Genres: Romance, Slice of life, coming of age, comedy
  • Ratings: IMDb-8.1/10 Mydramalist-8.3/10
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 2020 – February 2021
True Beauty
Kdrama like 2521, True Beauty

Because of her unattractive appearance, Kang Mi-Rae had a reserved personality. When she was at school, she was mocked and even harassed by other students. Kang Mi-Rae is now attractive as a result of plastic surgery, yet she retains her shy attitude. Kang Mi-Rae begins her first year of college. People continue to be cruel to her, referring to her as “Gangnam Beauty.” Do Kyung-Seok, on the other hand, is a student at the same university. He does not pass judgement on others based on their appearance. He is more concerned with what is on the inside than with what is on the outer. Do Kyung-Seok develops a liking for Kang Mi-Rae.

03. Weightlifting Fairy Kim BoK-Joo (2017)

  • Genres: Comedy, Romance, Youth, Sports
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: November 2017
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Korean Drama Like Twenty Five Twenty One, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo

Kim Bok-Joo, a young girl pursuing her ambition of weightlifting on an athlete college campus, develops feelings for Jung Joon-Hyung’s elder brother Jung Jae-Yi. Joon Hyung teases her at first and goes along with her act, even assisting her, but he soon falls in love with her. This is a coming-of-age story about a group of collegiate athletes who are striving for their aspirations, experiencing and discovering love along the road, and maturing at every turn.

04. My ID Is Gangnam Beauty (2018)

  • Genres: Psychological, Romance, Youth, Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: July 2018
My ID Is Gangnam Beauyt
My ID Is Gangnam Beauty

Because of her unattractive appearance, Kang Mi-Rae had a reserved personality. When she was at school, she was mocked and even harassed by other students. Kang Mi-Rae is now attractive as a result of plastic surgery, yet she retains her shy attitude. Kang Mi-Rae begins her first year of college. People continue to be cruel to her, referring to her as “Gangnam Beauty.” Do Kyung-Seok, on the other hand, is a student at the same university. He does not pass judgement on others based on their appearance. He is more concerned with what is on the inside than with what is on the outer. Do Kyung-Seok develops a liking for Kang Mi-Rae.

05. The Heirs (2013)

  • Genres: Romance; ‎Drama‎; ‎Teen
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: October 9, 2013
the heirs
The Heirs

The Heirs’ plot revolves around the children of wealthy families who attend high school and are groomed from an early age to take over the family company and execute family chores. Kim Tan is a wealthy high school student who is expected to inherit the family business when he grows up. However, he has an elder half brother Won, who wants Tan to leave the family because he wants to be the heir to the firm. Won sends Tan to the United States to continue his studies in order to keep him away. Tan meets and falls in love with Eun Sang in the United States, despite the fact that he is already engaged to another girl.

06. Itaewon Class (2020)

  • Genres: Business, Romance, Drama, Youth
  • Ratings: Mydramalist-8.510 IMDb-8.210
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: January 31, 2020
Itaewon Class

It is a story of a high school student Sae-Ro-Yi who punches a rich brat who was bullying his classmate on the first day of attending school, apparently, his father works for the restaurant which is owned by the father of the rich brat guy, his father demands apology from Sae-Ro-Yi but he refuses to apologise, so his father resigns from his post and sides with his son. Sae Ro Yi gets expelled from the school. Sae Ro Yi’s father dies in a car accident caused by the rich brat guy, aggressively Sae RoYi beats him and gets arrested for the assault, while in prison he decides to take revenge by owning the number one restaurant in South Korea.

07. Extraordinary You (2019)

  • Genres: Fantasy, School, Romance
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: October 2, 2019
Extraordinary You
Extraordinary You

Eun Dan-O is a student in a prestigious high school. Her family is well off, but Eun Dan-O encompasses a heart illness. She is engaged and her fiance studies in the same school as her. She likes him a part, but he does not like her at all. Suddenly, Eun Dan-O has short-term memory loss and she can see what will happen in the near future. She gets confused by her indications. At that point, Jinmiche, from the school cafeteria, tells Eun Dan-O that she could be a character within the comic “Secret” like everyone else there. Eun Dan-O learns that her character isn’t indeed a fundamental character, but maybe an additional and she doesn’t have much time to live. So she decides to find her own love.

08. Love Alarm (2020)

  • Genres: Romance, Drama, Youth, Friendship
  • Ratings: IMDb-6.9/10 Mydramalist-7.6/10
  • No. of seasons: 2
  • No. of episodes: 14
  • Release Date: August 22, 2019 –March 12, 2021
Love Alarm
Love Alarm, dramas like twenty five twenty one

This drama follows the story of high school students who have created a Cellphone app Love Alarm. If a person likes you and if they are within 10 meters radius from you, the alarm of the app rings. The app additionally suggests what number of humans like you, however, the app doesn’t show precise information on who likes you.

09. Run On (2021)

  • Genres: Korean drama, Romance, Drama, Life, Sports
  • Ratings: IMDb-7.6/10 Mydramalist-8.4/10
  • Total Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 16, 2020 – February 4, 2021
Run On
Run On

It tells the love story of Seon-Gyeom and Oh Mi-Joo, a subtitle translator. Seon-Gyeom is a sprinter who is a national track athlete and always got the second position. His parents were both busy so he grew up without social interaction. Oh Mi-Joo is his only real friend who loves movies and works as a film translator.

10. Pinocchio (2015)

  • Genres: Romance; ‎Drama‎; ‎Comedy‎; ‎Family
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: November 12, 2015
pinocchio
Pinocchio, Kdrama like twenty five twenty one

Choi In Ha, an excellency student who used to come first in her class and has progressed in life to become a reporter for a news channel, is the protagonist of the drama series. Her Pinocchio syndrome is one of the characteristics that distinguish her from others and make her unique. She can’t lie because she gets hiccups as a result of this illness. Choi Dal Po, Yoon Yoo Rae, and Seo Bum are pursuing justice for an accident that occurred many years ago and for which the victims were ridiculed by the media. They’re now trying to figure out what caused the disaster and who was to blame.

Hope you liked the article and added a few of them to your watchlist. Thanks for reading!

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