MBC Drama Recommendations

MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation) is another channel with great Korean dramas!


OCN,tvN,SBS


In the future I'll also being doing recommendations for the channel KBS2!


Here is a list of MBC dramas I recommend!


Lucky Romance:

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A superstitious, unlucky lady called Shim Bo Nui, is convinced by her dreadful history and a fortune teller that she was born with very bad luck, which could potentially harm people around her. She believes the fortune teller wholeheartedly and starts following his instructions in every aspect of her life. This affects her life, career, relations and most importantly, her self-esteem. Things become serious when her path crosses the genius Je SuHoo and international Canadian- Korean Tennis player Gary Choi. Together, they end up in a huge mess while she tries to fulfill an absurd advice from her fortune teller to save her sister.

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W - Two Worlds:

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Cardiothoracic surgeon Oh Yeon Joo's father mysteriously went missing while writing the last chapter of his webtoon "W". Yeon Joo goes to his office and is shocked to see a scene of a bloodied Kang Cheol, the main character of W, on her father's monitor. While reading something left behind by her father, a hand from the monitor pulled her in. She found herself on the rooftop of a building, next toa man lying down in blood. She manages to save him and realizes that the person she saved was Kang Cheol. She later discovers she can only enter and leave the webtoon depending on Kang Cheol's feelings.

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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo:

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Kim Bok Joo is a student in Haneol College of Physical Education. She has shown strength like no other since she was a child was influenced by her former weightlifter father. She looks thoughtless at a first glance, but inside she’s as fragile as glass and has deep recognition.

Jung Joon Hyeong is Kim Bok Joo’s best friend. He is a born swimmer but ever since he was disqualified from his firstinternational event, he suffers from ‘start trauma’. Along with Kim Bok Joo, he overcomes his troubles and finds his dream and love.

Song Shi Ho is a rhythm gymnast who also attends Haneol College of Physical Education. She started gymnastics since she was 5 and won the Asian Games at the age of 18. She’s always been the best since then but mental pressure caused her to break up with Jung Joon Hyung and regret it.

~~ This drama is inspired by the life of South Korean Olympic weightlifter gold-medalist Jang Mi Ran.

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Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People:

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What would you do if the mere fact of your birth gives you no standing in society?

Gil Dong is born as the son of servant Ah Mo Gae, in a society in which servants have no legal standing. After years of horrible treatment by the nobility, Gil Dong becomes the leader of a band of smugglers who steals from the rich to give to the poor. Meanwhile, King Yeonsan slowly becomesa tyrannical king who oppresses the lives of the common people. Against all odds, can Gil Dong champion the rights of the common people on his path to becoming Joseon’s first revolutionary activist?

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Ruler: Master of the Mask:

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In the 1700's, Crown Prince Lee Sun fights against Pyunsoo hwe, an organization that has accumulated power and wealth through privatizing water all over Joseon. He becomes a hope for the people who suffer. Ga-Eun is the woman Crown Prince Lee Sun loves and she helps him grow as a ruler.

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Lookout:

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Story about a group of people who get together to overcome their pain of having lost their loved ones to crime.

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Hospital Ship:

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These doctors travel by ship to treat patients unable to get to a hospital. Having no borders on the sea doesn't mean that they'll always get along.

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I'm Not A Robot:

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Kim Min Gyu has wealth and success, but lives an isolated life due to his allergy of people. He then meets and falls in love with a girl who is pretending to be a robot for her ex-boyfriend, a genius robots professor.

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The two dramas listed after this won't air until after the Winter Olympics are over. The two time slots for dramas are to be taken over by the Olympics. So once I'm Not A Robot and the drama Two Cops end there won't be a spot for the primetime dramas.


The Great Seducer:

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Kwon Shi Hyun bets his life on a dangerous game to seduce Eun Tae Hee. His target is 20-years-old and believes people that are swayed by love are pathetic. After Eun Tae Hee meets Kwon Shi Hyun, her view on love changes.

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Goddess of the Court:

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Goddess of the Court, an adaptation of Drop Dead Diva. Drop Dead Diva is a body-swap comedy about a vapid fashion model who dies in a car crash and whose soul somehow inhabits an overweight lawyer who also died while protecting her boss. The heroine will struggle to adjust to her new life, and along the way learn some valuable lessons on self-esteem and personal acceptance.

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Other MBC dramas:

Two Cops

Radiant Office

Goodbye Mr. Black

Kill Me, Heal Me

Shopaholic Louis

She Was Pretty

Scholar Who Walks the Night

Empress Ki

Monster

The King in Love


Any MBC dramas you want to recommend me?


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