10 K-Dramas To Watch If You Like “Alchemy Of Souls”

Korean drama series are by far the most popular binge-watching choices, and the demand for K-content is increasing day by day. Alchemy of Souls Season 1, the immensely popular fantasy-romance drama from tvN and Netflix, came to a conclusion on August 28th, leaving fans to wait until December for the second season. So here are 10 Korean dramas to watch out for if you liked Alchemy of Souls Part 1 and are anticipating its Part 2. They all feature fantasy, romance, and mystery elements.

10 Kdramas Like Alchemy Of Souls

Here is the list of top 10 Korean dramas like Alchemy Of Souls

Moon Lovers: The Scarlet Heart Ryeo

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  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: August 29 – November 1, 2016

Moon Lover’s story starts during a solar eclipse, when a 25-year-old, 21st-century lady, Go Ha-jin (IU), is transported back in time, to the Goryeo Dynasty. She wakes up in the year 941, within the body of Hae Soo, among the numerous sovereigns of the administering Wang family, under the rule of Ruler Taejo. Go Ha Jin falls in love with the seventh prince of Wang’s family, whom everyone in the capital fears.

Goblin: The Lonely & Great God

  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: December 2017

Goblin depicts the story of Kim Shin, a brightened military general of the Goryeo Dynasty. He was backstabbed and murdered by the young king of Goryeo. A long time after his passing, he is reviled to be undying until the end of time with a sword stuck in his chest, which cannot be taken out by himself.

He continues to live on for centuries watching his loved one passing away. The only way to put an end to his immortality is the Goblin’s Bride, Goblin Bride is the one who can remove the sword from his chest. One day, a college student tells him that she is his chosen bride for him.

Hotel Del Luna

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  • Total Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: July 13 – September 1, 2019

Hotel Del Luna follows the story of an immortal woman, Mang Man Wol, and a modern man, Koo Chan Sung. Man Wol is the CEO of Hotel Del Luna. Located in downtown Seoul, is a mysterious hotel that is only visible to ghosts and only serves ghosts. The hotel has a very old look. Because of her past sins, she got stuck in the Hotel del Luna. She is beautiful but capricious, suspicious, and greedy.

Tale Of The Nine-Tailed

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  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: October 7 – December 3, 2020

Tale of the Nine-Tailed depicts the story of, Lee Young who was once the spirit of the mountain of Baekdudaegan. He sacrificed his life as a mountain god and revived the life of his beloved woman, AEum. Lee Young is currently living as a human-shaped nine-tailed fox. He has lived this way for hundreds of years.

Meanwhile, Nam Ji Ah works at a TVC station as a documentary PD. She is looking for a story about the supernatural. In 1999, her parents had a car accident at a young age. She remembers the man who saved her in the accident. Nam Ji A is currently reviewing CCTV footage from the wedding hall where the bride disappeared. She sees the man who saved her as a child walking from the wedding wall with a red umbrella. His name is Lee Young.


  • No. of seasons: 2
  • No. of episodes: 12
  • Original release: January 25, 2019 –; present

The first season of Kingdom is set during Korea’s Joseon Dynasty, three years after the Imjin War, and follows Crown Prince Lee Chang and his servants as they come across an abnormal plague that resurrects the dead. During his probe into a developing political intrigue and reports of Joseon’s death. In the middle of the turmoil and death, Chang encounters allies who try to stop the virus from spreading deeper into the province in the city-state of Sangju, only to learn that the plague has already adapted.

The second season continues up amid Lee Chang’s battle to protect his people from the plague and his dynasty from the manipulations of the powerful Haewon Cho clan, which is hiding a deadly secret.

Lovers Of The Red Sky

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  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: August 30 – October 26, 2021

Lovers Of The Red Sky is set in the Joseon era and follows the story of Hong Cheon-Ki, a female painter with virtuoso like painting ability. She is picked as the primary female painter of the Dohwaseo (Korean Illustrious Foundation of Portray). Hong Cheon-Ki moreover encompasses a wonderful appearance and shinning identity. For her, painting is everything.

One day, she meets Ha Ram an officer at the Seowoongwan, an office in charge of space science, geology, craftsmanship of divination, meteorology.When he was young an incident caused him blindness. Hong Cheon-Ki falls in love with him and she does not care that he is blind. Hong Cheon-Ki keeps showing up before Ha Ram. She is Ha Ram’s first love but he hides this truth from her.

The King: Eternal Monarch

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  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: April 17 – June 12, 2020

The King Eternal Monarch’s plot follows Lee Gon who is an emperor of the Korean kingdom. His citizens respect him as the culminate pioneer. But behind this immaculate appearance, covers up a profound wound. When he was8 years old, his father was killed in front of him. At that time someone saved him from being killed and now he is in search of the one who saved him.

Amid one of his ventures, he sees himself impelled into a parallel world where he meets Jeong Tae Eul,a police officer, she has strong personality. Later, they fall for each other.

Moon Embracing The Sun

  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: January 4, 2012

Moon Embracing The Sun tells the story of King Lee Hwon’s love for a female shaman named Wol. Wol was born into a noble family and rose to become the crown princess, but she was captured and sentenced to death. She eventually became a shaman.

Mystic Pop-Up Bar

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  • Episodes: 12
  • Release Date: 2020

Mystic Pop Up Bar follows Ssanggab Cart Bar which is only open at night on a building’s rooftop. The mystery food cart is run by Wol-Ju. Ssanggab Cart Bar’s customers include both living people and the dead. Customers of Ssanggab Cart Bar discuss themselves and try to mend their internal wounds while drinking wine and eating food with Wol-Ju.

Rooftop Prince

  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: March 21–May 24, 2012

Following the death of Crown Prince Lee Kak’s wife, the Crown Prince travels 300 years into the future and appears with his retainers in 21st century Seoul, South Korea. In modern-day Seoul, the Crown Prince encounters Joo Se-Na, a woman who bears a striking resemblance to his Princess.

Images: Promotional Posters of the respective networks.

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