Best High School K-Dramas


"True Beauty" is a South Korean high school drama about Lim Ju-kyung, who uses makeup to transform her appearance after being bullied. At her new school, she navigates popularity and forms connections with Lee Su-ho and Han Seo-jun. The main cast includes Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-woo, and Hwang In-yeop. One special aspect of the series is its exploration of self-esteem, beauty standards, and the importance of inner beauty.

"Extraordinary You". The drama stars Kim Hye-yoon, Ro Woon, Lee Jae-wook, and Lee Na-eun. The plot revolves around Eun Dan-oh, a high school student who discovers that she is a character in a webtoon and her actions are predetermined by the plot. Determined to change her fate, she challenges the narrative and falls in love with a character, Ha Roo, who is also aware of the world they live in. Together, they try to defy the author's plans and find their own paths to happiness.

Extraordinary You 

Boys over Flowers

"Boys Over Flowers"  It aired in 2009 and stars Lee Min-ho, Ku Hye-sun, Kim Hyun-joong, Kim Bum, and Kim Joon. The story follows Geum Jan-di, a hardworking student from a poor family who receives a scholarship to attend an elite high school dominated by the wealthy and privileged "F4" boys. F4 consists of the richest and most handsome boys in school: Gu Jun-pyo, Yoon Ji-hoo, So Yi-jung, and Song Woo-bin.

A Love so Beautiful

Shin Sol-i, a cheerful teenager, falls in love with Cha Heon, her neighbour who has trouble expressing his feelings. However, little does she know that Woo Dae-seong, a new student, loves her.

The Heirs

"The Heirs" is a South Korean high school drama that aired in 2013. The series stars Lee Min-ho as Kim Tan, a wealthy heir to a conglomerate, and Park Shin-hye as Cha Eun-sang, a hardworking girl from a poor background. The plot revolves around their forbidden love story, complicated by their different social statuses and family backgrounds. The drama also features Kim Woo-bin as Choi Young-do, Kim Tan's rival and a troubled heir, and Krystal Jung as Lee Bo-na, a wealthy and popular student.