What are Korean dramas? Go ask the K-drama lover. Why they are so obsessed with this particular genre? You would probably get counter question ‘why you are not yet?’ Yes, you are hearing me right. K-drama has become a household name in the industry and able to secure a separate place in the peoples’ heart. But the question is ‘Why is it so addicting? Why it captivates us so much? Why it’s getting this much hype? And finally, what makes it different from other television series like Western or other Asian Series?’
To get the answers to all these questions, I have prepared not only one, not only two but a whole bunch of 5 reasons why you should be watching K-dramas right now. Then, what are you waiting? Let’s dig in.
Korean Dramas’ Attractive Visuals
The actors and actresses in K-dramas are often some of the most gorgeous looking people in the Korean entertainment industry. To appeal to the viewers, there are usually a healthy amount of scene showing their perfect body shape and S-lines, as well as flawless skin.
You can see every character on a K-drama to have a unique sense of fashion and style that gives most people major fashion inspiration. They have a good taste in fashion. They even make simple, plain colours like brown or grey look amazing!
A twist in every plotlines
K-dramas may be sappy and quite cheesy, but every K-drama has an unexpected twist that blows the audience away. Those who love romance with a bit of drama or thrill can expect K-dramas to be a fulfilling dish.
Culture and Language
Watching Korean dramas is much more than just a source of entertainment; it provides a gateway into Korean culture, society, and language. Through the settings, traditions, and everyday life depicted in these dramas, viewers gain valuable insights into a rich and diverse culture. There are often times when we actually resonate with the characters in the way we approach culture.
For language enthusiasts or those eager to learn, Korean dramas serve as a delightful immersion experience. Hearing the language spoken naturally in various contexts can be an effective supplement to formal language learning methods. In today’s time, as most of the streaming platforms have subtitles in multiple languages, Korean dramas are accessible to a global audience.
Korean Dramas’ cinematography skills
Their cinematography skills are outstanding and aesthetic in nature. South Koreans use so many light colors in their dramas with perfect lighting that if you see the Korean drama at night or all day, still your eyesight will not be affected. Korean drama Goblin is full of perfect shots that are rich in symmetry and managed minute details. The way director chooses locations for scenes is praiseworthy. Scenes and locations are like they are always made for each other.