Are you looking for short korean dramas that you can finish in one sitting? You can watch these series while stuck on traffic or waiting for someone. We got you bes!
Here are twelve of the most talked about short-episode-kdramas that you can finish in three hours or less.
1. You Drive Me Crazy!
Duration: 2 episodes (30 minutes per episode; 1 hour to finish the drama)
Plot: Han Eun-sung (Lee Yoo-young) and Kim Rae-wan (Kim Seon-ho) have been friends for 8 years but their relationship changes after they sleep together.
2. Secret Queen Makers
Duration: 7 episodes (15 minutes per episode; 1 hour and 45 minutes to finish the mini series)
Plot: ‘Secret Queen Makers’ is a drama about a geeky girl that turned out to be beautiful. She will be helped by the 6 male lead actors.
3. Queen of the Ring
Duration: 6 episodes (30 minutes per episode; 3 hours to finish the drama)
Plot: Story about a girl Nan-hee (Kim Seul-gi) who does not believe in herself because she feels she does not look as pretty as others. One day she receives a ring which holds a family secret. Due to the magical ring, she gets Se-gun (Ahn Hyo-seop) who’s a handsome guy but has a cold-blooded personality to see her as his ideal type.
4. Seven First Kisses
Duration: 8 episodes (9-12 minutes per episode; 1 and a half hour to finish the drama)
Plot: Min Soo-jin (Lee Cho-hee) is a Lotte Duty Free store employee who has never been in a relationship before. One day, she meets with the goddess of date (Choi Ji-woo) who grants her an attempt to pick the perfect partner for her first kiss among seven men. Her options are firstly, a religious tech billionaire (Lee Joon-gi), a serious yet romantic boss (Park Hae-jin), a sexy secret agent (Ji Chang-wook), an adorable younger male friend (Kai), an innocent chaebol heir (Ok Taec-yeon), a beloved k-idol (Lee Jong-suk) and finally a free-spirited travel writer (Lee Min-ho).
5. The Boy Next Door
Duration: 15 episodes (6 minutes per episode; 1 hour and 30 minutes to finish the web drama)
Plot: College students, Park Kyu-tae (Choi Woo-shik) and Sung Gi-jae (Jang Ki-yong) are two awkward neighbours that have a small disliking towards each other. After an accident the two boys move in together. They soon figure out that they are both friends with Kim Min-ah. The two end up in hilarious, awkward situations that leads Min-ah and her closeted boyfriend to believe they are gay. Adapted from a webtoon.
6. Page Turner
Duration: 3 episodes (1 hour per episode; 3 hours to finish the drama)
Plot: Story of a piano prodigy Yoon Yoo-seul (Kim So-hyun) who goes blind after a car accident, and struggles to get her life back on track with the help of Jung Cha-sik (Jisoo), a fellow aspiring pianist and Seo Jin-mok (Shin Jae-ha), her former rival who later becomes a supporter.
7. One Sunny Day
Duration: 10 episodes (12 minutes per episode; 2 hours to finish the whole short series)
Plot: Kim Ji-ho (So Ji-sub) is a broken hearted man who winds up in Jeju Island for a work project but he keeps running into a girl (Kim Ji-won). Both of them get robbed and have to sleep in the same guest house. They depend on each other for a day as his wallet and her phone got stolen. As they stay in Jeju Island, she heals his broken heart and they fall in love.
8. Splash Splash Love
Duration: 2 episodes (1 hour and 10 minutes per episode; 2 hours and 20 minutes to finish the drama)
Plot: Dan-Bi (Kim Seul-Gi) is a senior high school student. She has a special ability which allows her to transport to anywhere on rainy days. For her university entrance exam, Dan-Bi can’t deal with the pressure and runs off to a playground. Without knowing why, she goes into a puddle and finds herself transported to the Joseon period. There, she meets Lee Do (Yoon Doo-Joon). He is a young King of the Joseon period. Lee Do is in a difficult situation due to droughts and the spread of an epidemic.
9. Be Positive
Duration: 6 episodes (10 minutes per episode; 1 hour to finish the drama)
Plot: A story about Hwan-dong (Do Kyung-soo),a film major who is preparing for his graduation project as a movie director. His script wins a grand prize, but he faces difficulty after difficulty while trying to finalize the film. He asks his ex-girlfriend Hye-jung (Chae Seo-jin) to play the main role in his production. She is understandably surprised at his bold request but in any case, she agreed. He completes his production with success.
Duration: 2 episodes (1 hour and 10 minutes per episode; 2 hours and 20 minutes to complete)
Plot: Due to his ex-wife’s debt, Joon-Man (Lee Kwang-Soo) had no choice but to work for a gang boss. Even though he has a warm personality, he works as a loan shark. To get debt from an ice hockey coach, Joon-Man joins the ice hockey team.
11. Another Parting
Duration: 5 episodes (10 minutes per episode; 50 minutes to finish the drama)
Plot: The story about a man (Seo In-guk) and a woman (Wang Ji-won) who met at the last moments of their life and the one very special day they share together. The man wants to go until the end, while the woman really wanted to live.
12. We Broke Up
Duration: 10 episodes (15 minutes per episode; 2 hour and a half to finish)
Plot: A musician (Kang Seung-yoon) and a college student (Sandara Park) break up, but are stuck still living together.
Enjoy watching without long term commitment bes! Hahaha.