Korean web series, or K-dramas as they are called, have become a trend. Whether it’s in small discussions, to the climax race, K-web series is contagious. It wasn’t long before movies and thrillers were put aside due to language barriers, now you just need English subtitles, a Netflix subscription to attach to this thrilling Korean web series for hours on end. Not only does this web series act as an entertainment medium, this Korean web series has also opened up a wide range of thought and genres.
Beware: You are entering life beyond time. Get ready to keep track of the time for the next five minutes, as you will be enslaved to the plot of this web thriller series. Stop not and break through, because you had control only before knowing about this thriller. Here are the 5 best thriller Korean web series you should watch on Netflix.
# 1. A bum
Vagabond is a 16 episode web series that originally only aired on SBS TV. With requests being received by web series from around the world, Netflix acquired the rights to post broadcasts and released them on its platform. Due to its quality and content, this web series is broadcast on prime-time slots which mark the highest views on any public broadcast network. It is also the most wanted South Korean drama. A stuntman who is belittled by taking care of his orphaned nephew through all the trials and tribulations is the plot of the web series.
# 2. Kingdom
Kingdom is a period political horror thriller adapted from the webcomic series The Kingdom of the Gods. This is Netflix’s first South Korean original web series. The plot is set after the Unpo Wetlands war, in which 500 Koreans defeated 30,000 Japanese. The web series consists of two seasons of 6 episodes each. What else can a thriller film with a web series that unfolds with the death of a king, of smallpox, can bring?
# 3. The World of Married People
The World of the Married is a Korean romance thriller based on BBC One’s Doctor Foster. The plot depicts the aftermath of a married couple’s betrayal, leading to revenge, sadness, forgiveness, and ultimately healing. This web series is a 16 episode series that has received a lot of praise after its release. While the content of one episode in the series ranks the highest ever, The World of the Married won the Best Director Award at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards.
# 4. Strong Girl Bong-soon
If you’re looking for a mix of thriller, action, romance and comedy genres, this is the perfect choice for this week. The web series revolves around a woman with superhuman strength, and superhuman qualities come to her subconsciously through heredity. But, like luck, she wanted so badly to be a gentle and graceful woman. This season-one web series runs for 16 episodes. The film won the Popularity Award at the 1st Seoul Awards.
# 5. When Camellia Blossoms
When the Camellia Blooms was a rom-com thriller, praised for its production and solid actor performances. The plot is about a single mother who moves to a fictional city and lives her dream of opening a bar called Camellia. The web series that originally only aired on KBS2 was later released on Netflix due to the high demand for the series. The mini-series is the highest rated Korean web series in 2019, with one of its episodes receiving an all-time high of 23.8%. When the Camellia Blooms is also known for its realistic plot and unique genre by critics and loyal audiences.