As time passes, ghost-themed drama are getting more popular. The varied and unpredictable plot is the reason why viewers are still faithfully awaiting dramas with this kind of theme. Some people also assume that the ghost-themed drama always has an unusual plot. Never seen a ghost-themed drama? Here are some ghost-themed dramas that are very popular in Korea!
1. The Master’s Sun
Who does not know ‘The Master’s Sun’? Starring Gong Hyo Jin and So Ji Sub, this drama was first aired in 2013 and tells the story of someone named Tae Gong Shil (Gong Hyo Jin), a woman who can see ghosts. The presence of Joo Jong Won (So Ji Sub) helps Tae Gong Shil (Gong Hyo Jin) to get rid of her afraidness of seeing ghosts. They collaborate to solve the problems of the ghosts who often ask for help. This drama managed to achieve the highest rating in the last episode with 24% rating.
2. Oh My Ghost
‘Oh My Ghost’, starring Park Bo Young and Jo Jung Suk, was first aired in 2015. This drama is about a person named Na Bong Sun (Park Bo Young) who has the confidence and low power concentration. This opportunity is exploited by a ghost named Shin Soon Ae (Kim Seul Gie) to possess Na Bong Sun (Park Bo Young). She tries to finish a lifetime grudge using Na Bong Sun (Park Bo Young)’s body. Unexpectedly, she fell in love with the restaurant owner where Na Bong Sun (Park Bo Young) works, Kang Sun Woo (Jo Jung Suk). The drama’s rights are sold in seven countries, including USA and Hong Kong. Thanks to its success, players and staff was rewarded by a holiday to Philippines at the end of production.
3. Let’s Fight Ghost
In the third rank, there is ‘Let’s Fight Ghost’, which is about a paranormal named Park Bong Pal (Ok Taeyeon). Park Bong Pal (Ok Taecyeon) is reputed to drive out various ghosts, but there is one that can not be resisted. His life changed after the ghost of a high school girl named Kim Hyun Ji (Kim So Hyun) accidentally came. They live together to fight against all kinds of ghosts so that Bong Pal could live.
4. 49 Days
’49 Days’ is a romantic fantasy drama starring Lee Yo Won, Nam Gyu Ri and Jung Il Woo. This drama deserves the fourth rank because of its success to attract the attention of many viewers in 2011. The highest rating ever achieved by this drama was 20%. ’49 Days’ has also been adapted into a soap opera in the Philippines with the title ‘Pure Love’. The drama revolves around a woman named Song Yi Kyung (Lee Yo Won) who is intentionally exploited by Shin Ji Hyun’s ghost (Nam Gyu Ri) to dismantle the betrayal of her boyfriend and best friend.
From those 4 dramas, which one is your favorite?