Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far (Update July)

Today, we are counting down the top 10 highest-rated Kdramas of 2024 so far. The list of dramas we have compiled here is based on viewer ratings that are voted by MDL or Mydramalist. Here is the list!

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List of  The Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

 

10. Doctor Slump

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

First on our list is ‘Doctor Slump’ with a rating of 8.3. This romantic comedy Kdrama presents the story of a life’s journey to achieve one’s dreams.

The story follows two people who were once rivals at high school but reunite by chance. They dream of becoming doctors, but now each faces life’s worst setback and unexpectedly finds solace in each other.

This series stars Park Hyung Sik and Park Shin Hye. Released in January 2024 and has 16 episodes. You can watch it on Netflix.

 

9. Knight Flower

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

Next is ‘Knight Flower’ with a rating of 8.5. This historical drama follows the journey of a noble-woman who married into the family of a left-leaning state minister, but her new husband died on the same day.

She lives as a widow during the day and escapes her reclusive life at night by helping those in need using her martial arts skills. The stunning visuals and interesting storyline made this drama get high ratings.

This series stars Lee Ha Nee, Lee Jong Won, and Lee Ki Woo. Released in January 2024 and has 12 episodes. You can watch it on Viki and Apple TV.

 

8. The Atypical Family

Also with a rating of 8.5, ‘The Atypical Family’ took eighth place. This drama depicts the life of a family that has unreasonable powers.

The storyline follows Bok Gwi Ju and his family who have extraordinary powers that allow him to recall happy moments in the past.

However, depression and the problems he faced caused him and his family to lose this strength. Everything changes when Do Da He joins their household.

This Kdrama stars Jang Ki Yong and Chun Woo Hee. Released in May 2024 and has 12 episodes. You can watch it on Netflix.

 

7. Marry My Husband

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

At number seven is ‘Marry My Husband’ with a rating of 8.5. This fantasy romantic drama explores the complexities of love and marriage through the eyes of a couple facing an unexpected affair.

The plot follows a woman who, after being murdered by her husband who was having an affair with her best friend, goes back 10 years and has the opportunity to change her fate.

This Korean drama stars Park Min Young, Na In Woo, Lee Yi Kyung, and Song Ha Yoon. Released in January 2024 and has 16 episodes. You can watch it on Prime Video.

 

6. High School Return of a Gangster

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

Having a rating of 8.6 on MDL, ‘High School Return of a Gangster’ is in sixth place. This is one of the best bullying Kdramas with the highest rated in 2024.

This drama tells the story of a gangster who suddenly finds himself in the body of a high school student who is always veiled. He then begins to fight against the power structure at his school and changes his miserable life.

This series stars Yoon Chan Young, Bong Jae Hyun, and Lee Seo Jin. Released in May 2024 and has 16 episodes. You can watch it on Wavve and Viu.

 

5. Pyramid Game

In fifth position is ‘Pyramid Game’ with a rating of 8.6. This drama delves into the dark world of bullying in high schools and the lives of the students affected by it.

Set in a high school, the series tells the story of everyone being graded through voting and if they get an F, they become victims of legitimate violence at school.

The intense storyline and complex characters make this bullying-themed Kdrama stand out this year.

This Korean drama stars Bona, Jang Da A, Ryu Da In, and Kang Na Eon. Released in February 2024 and has 10 episodes. You can watch it on Prime Video.

 

4. Flex X Cop

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

In fourth place on the list of top Kdramas with the highest rated in 2024 is ‘Flex X Cop’ which has a rating of 8.7 on MDL. Dynamic action scenes and an engaging storyline keep viewers hooked to this K-drama.

This action-packed drama follows a rich chaebol who is involved in an incident and must join a violent crime investigation team. By mobilizing his wealth and personal connections, third-generation chaebol catch criminals beyond the reach of the police.

This series stars Ahn Bo Hyun, Park Ji Hyun, Kang Sang Jun, and Kim Shin Bi. Released in January 2024 and has 16 episodes. You can watch it on Disney Plus and Hulu.

 

3. A Shop for Killers

Having a rating of 8.8, ‘A Shop for Killers’ is in third place. This series, which is adapted from a famous novel, has suspense from start to finish.

Tells the story of a nephew who loses her parents and grows up in the hands of an uncle who runs a shopping center, which caters to killers. But with the sudden death of her uncle, she must face new truths as a shopping center heir.

With its unique concept and gripping suspense, this is a must-watch for thriller fans.

This drama stars Lee Dong Wook and Kim Hye Joon. Released in January 2024 and has 8 episodes. You can watch it on Disney Plus.

 

2. Queen of Tears

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

Number two is ‘Queen of Tears’ which has a rating of 8.8 with 35 thousand voting users on MDL. The drama’s intense plot and strong character development make it a fan favorite.

Tells the magical love story of a husband and wife who overcome a dizzying crisis. They misunderstand each other and don’t seem to care about each other, but deep inside they are still very much in love.

This drama stars Kim Soo Hyun and Kim Ji Won. Released in March 2024 and 16 episodes. You can watch it on Netflix.

1. Lovely Runner

Top 10 Highest-Rated Kdramas of 2024 So Far

At number one is ‘Lovely Runner’ with an impressive rating of 9.1. This romantic fantasy series has succeeded in winning the hearts of viewers with its inspiring storyline and extraordinary performances from the main leads.

Tells the love story between a top star who ends his life and his biggest fan who suddenly returns to high school. When fate brings her back to wake up in a classroom 15 years ago, she tries to protect her idol and change the course of destiny for both of them.

This drama stars Byeon Woo Seok and Kim Hye Yoon. Released in April 2024 and has 16 episodes. You can watch it on Viki.

 

So, those are the Top 10 Kdramas with the highest rated in 2024 so far, to be precise in the middle of the year. Thanks for reading this article.