Best Korean Dramas on Boys’ Friendship

Korean dramas have shown different aspects of friendships, such as one best buddy or a group of friends who always support each other in each other’s thick and thin. They say boys’ friendship bonds are unbreakable and that’s true we have witnessed some of the heartwarming friendships that inspire us and also show the genuine bond. Here we have listed down some of the best Korean dramas on boys’ friendship. 

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Episode: 16

Genres: Friendship, Comedy, Youth, Sports

Cast: Tang Jun Sang, Kim Sang Kyung, Oh Na Ra, Son Sang Yeon,Choi Hyun Wook, Kim Kang Hoon, Lee Jae In, Lee Ji Won

Story of the badminton team of high school boys and girls in Haenam. The members of the boy’s team are Yoon Hae Kang (Tang Joon Sang), Bang Yoon Dam (Son Sang Yeon), Na Woo Chan (Choi Hyun Wook), and Lee Yong Tae (Kim Kang Hoon). Yoon Hyeon Jong (Kim Sang Kyung) is the father of Hae Kang and he is a former badminton player now he is a coach of a boy’s badminton team at a middle school in Haenam. Meanwhile, Ra Yeong Ja (Oh Na Ra) is the coach of the girl’s badminton team in Haenam. Her team always ranks first. Han Se Yoon (Lee Jee In) is always ranked top position among girls players.

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Genre: Romance, Comedy, Military, Politics, Action

Cast: Hyun Bin, Son Ye Jin, Seo Ji Hye, Kim Jung Hyun

Ri Jeong Hyeok (Hyun Bin) is a North Korean army officer captain and Yoon Se Ri (Son Ye Jin) is a South Korean woman. One day while Paragliding Se Ri gets caught in an accident and lands in North Korea, and there she meets Captain Ri and his company’s five officers. They are trying to protect her.

Episode: 20

Genres: Romance, Comedy, Friendship, Life, Youth

Cast: Kim Jung Hyun, Lee Yi Kyung, Son Seung Won, Jung In Sun, Ko Won Hee, Lee Joo Woo

Welcome To Waikiki is the story of three young friends who are running a guest house. Kang Dong Goo (Kim Jung Hyun) is a kind-hearted young man who wants to become a movie director. Due to his misfortune, he fails at every attempt. Joon Ki (Lee Yi Kyung) is the son of a great actor who wants to follow in his father’s footsteps. He works hard and performs best in every minor role he gets to achieve his dream. He wants to achieve his dream without his father’s support. Bong Doo Sik (Son Seung Won) is a freelance webtoon writer. He barely receives work, so he works in a nearby convenience store as a part-timer.

Prison Playbook (2017)

Episodes: 16

Genre: Friendship, Dark-Comedy, Romance, Sports

Cast: Park Hae Soo, Jung Kyoung Ho, Krystal, Lim Hwa Young, Kim Kyung Nam, Jung Hae In, Lee Kyu Hyung, Sung Dong Il, Choi Moo Sung, 

Kim Je Hyeok (Park Hae Soo) is a pitcher in South Korea. While protecting his sister from a man, he strikes a man with a rock. Kim Je Hyeok gets a 1-year prison sentence. In the prison, he met his childhood friend Lee Joon Ho (Jung Kyoung Ho) who is the prison officer. Captain Yoo (Jung Hae In) is one of the cellmates of Kim Je Hyeok.

Descendants of the Sun (2016)

Episodes: 16

Genres: Action, Comedy, Romance, Melodrama

Cast: Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, Jin Goo, Kim Ji Won

Yoo Shi Jin (Song Joong Ki) and Seo Dae Young’s (Jin Goo) bromance are perfect examples of a partner in crime, whether it is about work or personal life. They always support and help each other. Yoo Shi Jin is a captain and leader of the Alpha Team and Dae Young is a senior non-commissioned officer in the Alpha Team. Dae Young is Si-jin’s best friend and right hand.

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016)

Episodes: 16

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Bromance

Cast: Gong Yoo, Kim Go Eun, Lee Dong Wook, Yoo In Na, Yook Sung Jae

Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) is a goblin who has waited 900 years for his human bride. Ji Eun Tak (Kim Go Eun) is a high-school girl who can see ghosts. She has been chased by a grim reaper (Lee Dong Wook) since she was 9 years old.  Sunny (Yoo In Na) is the owner of a chicken restaurant and the younger sister of General Kim Shin who became the queen after marrying King Wang Yeo.

Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)

Episodes: 20

Genres: Action, Historical, Comedy, Romance

Cast: Park Seo Joon, Go Ara, Park Hyung Sik

A group of elite men known as Hwarang is specially trained to serve the royal family. Sun Woo Rang (Park Seo Joon) is a common man with excellent fighting skills. Ah Ro (Go Ara) is a woman with a cheerful personality who does multiple jobs to support her family. Ji Dwi Rang (Park Hyung Sik) is a young king who has hidden his identity due to several assassination attempts. 

A Gentleman’s Dignity (2012)

Episodes: 20

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Melodrama

Cast: Jang Dong Gun, Kim Ha Neul, Kim Soo Ro, Kim Min Jong, Lee Jong Hyuk, Yoon Se Ah, Kim Jung Nan, Yoon Jin Yi

The story revolves around four men and their women who are in their forties as they go through a breakup, love, and failure. These boys have been friends since they were teenagers. Kim Do Jin (Jang Dong Gun) is an architect who is brutally honest with a cold personality, he is still single. Seo Yi Soo (Kim Ha Neul) is a high school teacher who loves playing baseball games in her free time. Tae San (Kim Soo Ro) is the head of the construction division. Choi Yoon (Kim Min Jong) is a lawyer and he is still recovering after his wife’s sudden death. Lee Jung Rok (Lee Jong Hyuk) married is married to Park Min Sook, a rich woman.

Boys Over Flowers (2009)

Episodes: 25

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Youth

Cast: Gu Hye Seon, Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum, Kim Joon

Geum Jan Di (Gu Hye Seon) is a poor girl who ends up getting admission to one of the most prestigious schools in South Korea. Gu Jun Pyo (Lee Min Ho), Yun Ji Hu (Kim Hyun Joong), Song Woo Bin (Kim Jun), and Lee Jeong (Kim Bum) are four friends with rich backgrounds. Gu Jun Pyo (Lee Min Ho) is the most famous student at the school. He is the richest kid and the school belongs to his family.

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