9 Dark and Psychological Korean Kdramas to Watch on Netflix

9 Dark and Psychological Korean Kdramas to Watch on Netflix

When it comes to the entertainment world, there are many kdramas to watch, especially in Korea. Korean romantic dramas are the most popular and there are plenty of them to watch on Netflix.

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Korean Black Kdrama is a difficult genre to define. These kdramas are dark and mysterious, often involving crime or violence while exploring their characters’ psychology. The best Korean black kdramas are often meticulously written and intense.

Here are 9 such kdramas available on Netflix (you may need a VPN for some).

  1. SKY lock

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SKY Castle follows the life story of four families who are willing to do anything to get their children into a top university. The kdrama focuses on children who face the pressure of doing well in school for the sake of their family’s reputation.

  1. little woman

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3 sisters with close ties who grew up in poverty. This is the gripping story of the sisters who get caught up in a big incident and take on the wealthiest family in the country.

  1. signal


The drama follows criminal profiler Park Hae Young as she solves a kidnapping case involving a perpetrator who appears to have disappeared after the crime with a mysterious walkie-talkie he finds.

  1. Beyond Evil

Beyond the Evil Drama

“Beyond Evil” follows the story of two fearless police officers from Manyang and Munju Police Stations (in western Gyeonggi Province), Lee Dong Sik and Han Joo Won, who break the law to apprehend a serial killer.

While investigating the identity of the perpetrator, they question the innocence of everyone involved in the case, including themselves. “Who is the monster? ” Is it you ? ” ” Since I am ? ” ” It ‘s us ?

  1. mine
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“Mine” tells the story of influential and ambitious high society people who seem to have everything they want, but are still unhappy.

  1. strangers from hell

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Strangers From Hell was an adaptation of the webtoon Hell Is Other People. It was about a man who moved to Seoul from the countryside to look for a job.

Due to a lack of money, he opted for a goshiwon, an inexpensive housing option that does not require a deposit and is already furnished. His stay in this goshiwon caused him to be suspicious of his neighbors.

  1. stranger

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The story revolves around a courageous detective who enlists the help of a highly respected and talented prosecutor on a case. However, the prosecutor is incapable of feeling emotions and lacks adequate social skills for various situations.

The prosecutor’s odd case with no empathy seems to be working in his favour; he is able to understand and process facts more objectively and logically – but is that really good?

  1. through the dark

Through the Darkness drama

In the 1990s, South Korea was gripped by terror after a series of brutal killings struck terror into the hearts of its citizens. A mysterious figure known as the Red Hat roams the streets, following the women, terrorizing them and then killing them in what appear to be wanton attacks.

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Gook Young Soo, head of the Criminal Behavior Analysis Team, has heard how the US FBI uses criminal profilers to “profile” killers in such cases and asks Song Ha Young for help.

Gook Young Soo believes this new method could give the police a chance to identify the killer.

  1. flower of evil
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The kdrama stars Baek Hee Sung, a man who hides his identity and past from his wife Cha Ji Won, a detective. On the surface, they appear to be the perfect family: a loving couple with a beautiful six-year-old daughter who adores her parents.

Cha Ji Won and her colleagues begin investigating a series of unsolved murders and must come to terms with the reality that her seemingly perfect husband may be hiding something from her.

Have you seen these kdramas?