Top 10 Mystery Thriller Korean Dramas Of 2024

Weekend is all about thriller series. This year, many interesting thriller dramas have been released and many more are about to air. Today we are sharing the top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024.

Death Game

top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024

Network: Amazon Prime


Genre: Fantasy, Suspense, Thriller, Crime

Cast: Seo In Guk, Park So Dam, Kim Ji-Hoon, Ko Yoo-Jung, Kim Mi-Kyung, Choi Si-Won, Sung Hoon, Kim Kang-Hoon, Jang Seung-Jo, Lee Jae-Wook, Lee Do-Hyun, Kim Jae-Wook, Oh Jung-Se, Kim Won-Hae, Kim Gun-Ho

Synopsis: Choi Yee-Jae (Seo In Guk) is a decent man with a kind personality. After spending several years trying to find a good job, he gets depressed and decides to end his life. He jumps off the building and Death (Park So-Dam) appears in front of him. This is one of the top 10 Korean dramas to watch in 2024.

Missing Crown Prince

top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024

Network: MBC

Episodes: 20

Genre: Historical, Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Suspense

Cast: Suho (EXO), Hong Ye-Ji, Kim Min-Kyu, Kim Joo-Hun

Synopsis: Yi Gun (Suho) is the crown prince of Joseon. He finds himself in trouble when get kidnapped from a woman named Choi Myung-Yoon (Hong Ye-Ji). Choi Myung-Yoon is the daughter of royal physician Choi Sang-Rok. This is one of the top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024. 

Flex X Cop

top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024

Network: SBS

Episodes: 16

Genre: Crime, Investigation, Comedy

Cast: Ahn Bo-Hyun, Park Ji-Hyun, Kang Sang-Joon, Kim Shin-Bi, Kwak Si-Yang

Synopsis: Jin I-Soo (Ahn Bo-Hyun) is the son of a chaebol family. He loves thrillers and has a childish personality. Accidentally, he becomes a cop due to some unwanted circumstances. Lee Gang-Hyun (Park Ji-Hyun) is a veteran detective who leads a violent crime team.

A Shop For Killers

top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024

Network: Disney+

Episodes: 8

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Suspense

Cast: Lee Dong-Wook, Kim Hye-Jun, Park Ji-Bin, Geum Hannah, Kim Min

Synopsis: Jeong Ji-An (Kim Hye-Jun) lost her parents in childhood. She was left all alone so her uncle Jeong Jin-Man (Lee Dong-Wook) took her and they started living together. Jeong Jin-Man runs a mysterious online shopping site. One day, Heong Ji-An receives a phone call and hears that his uncle has passed away. This is one of the top 10 mystery thriller Korean dramas of 2024. 

Knight Flower

knight flower

Network: MBC

Episodes: 12

Genre: Historical, Comedy, Romance, Crime, Thriller

Cast: Lee Ha-Nee, Lee Jong-Won

Synopsis: Jo Yeo-Hwa (Lee Ha-Nee) is a widow and lives at in-laws house. She belongs to a noble family and barely gets to walk outside. Meanwhile, at night she secretly jumps over the walls and takes care of needy people. Jo Yeo-Hwa has been searching for her brother for the last 15 years.

A Killer Paradox

a killer paradox

Network: Netflix


Genre: Crime, Thriller, Dark Comedy

Cast: Choi Woo-Sik, Son Suk-ku, Lee Hee-Jun

Synopsis: Lee Tang (Choi Woo-Sik) is a university student who works part-time at a convenience store. One day, he gets into a fight and kills the man accidentally. Meanwhile, Jang Nan-Gam (Son Suk-Ku) is a detective who is investigating the murder case committed by Lee Tang. 

Midnight Studio

mignight studio

Network: ENA

Episodes: 16

Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Horror

Cast: Joo Won, Kwon Na-Ra, Yoo In-Soo, Eum Moon-Suk

Synopsis: Seo Ki-Joo (Joo Won) is a 34 photographer who runs a small and mysterious photo studio. He takes photos of the ghosts before they leave for past lives. Han Bom (Kwon Na-Ra) is a lawyer who can’t tolerate injustice. She lives with her grandma who runs a snack bar.

Parasyte: The Grey

parasyte: the grey

Network: Netflix

Episodes: 6

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, Suspense

Cast: Jeon So-Nee, Koo Kyo-Hwan, Lee Jung-Hyun

Synopsis: Unexpectedly, mysterious parasites fall from the sky. They use humans as their hosts and also kill other humans. These parasites start making their force. Now humans have to fight the parasites from taking over the world.

Wonderful World

wonderful world

Network: MBC

Episodes: 14

Genre: Thriller, Revenge

Cast: Kim Nam-Joo, Cha Eun-Woo, Kim Kang-Woo, Lim Se-Mi

Synopsis: Eun Soo-Hyun (Kim Nam-Joo) is a psychology professor and a famous writer. Due to some incidents, her life completely changed. Her son died and the person responsible for her son’s death didn’t receive any punishment by the law. Kwon Seon-Yul (Cha Eun-Woo) is a mysterious guy who grew up in a wealthy family but is now living a rough life.

Branding In Seongsu

branding in seonsgu

Network: U+mobiletv

Episodes: 8

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Suspense

Cast: Kim Ji-Eun, Lomon, Yang Hye-Ji, Kim Ho Young

Synopsis: Kang Na Eon (Kim Ji-Eun) is the youngest marketing team leader. She started her journey as an executive and now she is known as a living legend in the marketing industry. So Eun Ho (Lomon) is an intern and known for his cute appearance. This is one of the top fantasy Korean dramas of 2024.

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