3 K-Dramas That Feature Female Characters With Superpowers: ‘Strong Girl Namsoon,’ More!

In celebration of women’s month and if you’re up for exploring K-drama genres other than rom-coms or makjang or revenge, then action-fantasy series with powerful female leads might just be your next obsession.

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From Lee Mi Hyun of “Moving” to Kang Nam Soon of “Strong Girl Nam Soon,” here are 3 K-dramas that highlight female characters with unimaginable strength and abilities!


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Viewers were obsessed with the star-studded K-drama “Moving,” which aired in 2023. Other than OG K-drama actors and rising stars, fans tuned in to every episode as the series showcases individuals who possess superhuman strength.

One of the main characters who captured the viewers’ hearts was Lee Mi Hyun (Han Hyo Joo), a former secret agent who fell in love with senior agent Kim Doo Shik (Jo In Sung).

Lee Mi Hyun has heightened senses, has amazing combat skills, and knows how to work with guns. With all these abilities, it’s not surprising Doo Shik fell harder.

‘Strong Girl Namsoon’

Strong Girl Namsoon
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Strong Girl Namsoon
(Photo : JTBC)
Strong Girl Namsoon
(Photo : JTBC)

If rom-coms and fantasy are your thing, you’ll definitely love “Strong Girl Namsoon.”

A spin-off to the iconic “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon,” the 2023 series focuses on her cousin, Kang Nam Soon, who also has the same superpowers as her.

To recall, the women in their family harbor a unique strength, but must only use it for the good and benefit of other people.

In “Strong Girl Nam Soon,” the story focuses on the lives of three generations of women with unimaginable strength.

Gil Joong Gan (Kim Hae Sook) is a legend of their town, known for her combat skills, while her daughter Hwang Geum Joo (Kim Jung Eun) is a self-made billionaire who devoted her life to finding her daughter, Kang Nam Soon (Lee Yoo Mi).

The K-drama also focused on their effort to stop the production of drugs in their area, led by the villain Ryu Shi Oh (Byeon Woo Seok).


Tomorrow Still Cut
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Based on the webtoon of the same name, “Tomorrow” depicts the story of Choi Joon Woong, a fresh graduate who struggles to find a job at a big conglomerate.

The mystery began when he tried to stop a man from ending his life and became acquainted with grim reapers, and one of them was Goo Ryun (Kim Hee Sun).

Being the leader of the crisis management team, she has the ability to stop time with a snap of her finger.

In addition, her fighting skills are impeccable, and she can single-handedly knock out a group of thugs.