Some historical K-dramas that show the glory of the 1900s!
Historical K-dramas are very popular all over the world. Be it Goblin, Mr. Queen, or Tail of the Nine-Tailed, historical K-dramas are loved by fans. However, there are some dramas that don’t show a story from many many centuries ago! These are some modern historical dramas that deserve a watch:
- The Hymn of Death
The Hymn of Death shows a time around 1962. Lee Jong Suk plays the role of a theater writer while Korea is under Japanese occupation. The character is married but ends up falling in love with Yun Shim Deok (Shin Hae Sun). She is the first Korean Soprano.
- Youth of May
Youth of May is set around 1980 and is a heartwarming drama. Hwang Hee Tae (Lee Do Hyun) meets Kim Myung Hee (Go Min Si) who attends an arrange marriage meet set by Hee Tae’s father. They both attend just because of their promises but end up genuinely falling in love with each other.
- Reply 1997
The popular Reply series began with the 1900s. The story revolves around high school student Sung Shi Won (Jung Eun Ji). She is a huge fan of the boyband H.O.T. The drama switches focus between their past as 18-year-olds in 1997 and their present as 33-year-olds at their high school reunion dinner in 2012.