#BESpeaks: Top 2016 K-Dramas Annyeong Oppa Beshies Can’t Move On From

2016 is the year when K-Dramas became the most talked of the town in the Philippines, it can also be labeled as the ‘Modern Golden Era of K-Drama’ since most of the viewers were drawn to K-Dramas during this year.

I asked you, mga bes, thru a poll in our official Facebook group which of the 2016 K-Dramas with the following conditions: aired late 2015 and finished early 2016, aired during the whole 2016, and aired during the late 2016 and finished early 2017 are the ones you can’t move on from. Now, I will give you the results of the Top 10 2016 K-Dramas you guys personally choose!

2016 K-Dramas Ranked

TOP 10-6

10. The K2 – 39 Votes

Genre: Action, Melodrama, and Politics
Running dates: September 23 – November 12, 2016
Episode Count: 16

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The series was starred by Ji Chang Wook, Im Yoonah, Song Yoonah, Jong Sun Ha and Kim Kap Soo. The story focuses on Chang Wook’s character who became an exclusive bodyguard to Im Yoonah’s character. Viewers of this drama can feel the kilig within the two lead characters and a little of intense hate to Song Yoonah’s character.

9. Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth – 45 Votes

Genre: Historical, Coming-of-Age, Romance
Running Dates: December 19, 2016 – February 21, 2017
Episode Count: 20 + 4 Special

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This drama series blessed us with a lot of poging oppas as part of their casts – Park Seo Joon, Park Hyung Sik, Choi Min Ho, BTS’s V to name a few, and with the female lead, Go Ara to complete the interesting drama. The drama takes us back to the Kingdom of Silla and shows us how Hwarang was formed.

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8. Love in the Moonlight – 48 Votes

Genre: Historical, Coming-of-Age, Comedy
Running Dates: August 22 – October 28, 2016
Episode Count: 18

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This drama with Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung gives us another gender-bending story that makes us feel the kilig whenever their characters meet! It also gives us a historical background with the monarchy in South Korea way back in the past.

7. Reply 1988 – 49 Votes

Genre: Family, Comedy, Romance
Running Dates: November 6, 2015 – January 5, 2016
Episode Count: 20+1 Special

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The third and final installment of the Reply series. This drama starred Lee Hye Ri, Go Kyung Po, Ryu Jun Yeol, Lee Dong Hwi and Park Bo Gum, that gives us a flashback to the year 1988 as high school students trying to find their purpose at their young age. They will tend to experience different problems and exciting memories that await the casts.

6. Legend of the Blue Sea – 67 Votes

Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Running Dates: November 16, 2016 – January 25, 2017
Episode Count: 20 + 1 Special

The drama starring one of our main oppa, Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun gives us an interesting episodes with their modern mermaid story line. Aside from the cute and funny encounter between the leads, this drama gives us a touching story between the past and present lives of the characters!

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TOP 5-1

5. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo – 75 Votes

Genre: Coming-of-age, Sports, Romantic-Comedy
Running Dates: November 4, 2016 – January 15, 2017
Episode Count: 16

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This drama that started our NamLee ship! The strong chemistry between Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung from this drama is something we all acknowledged. This drama gives us a background about the cheeky and daily life of the the athletes we only get to see during competitions.

4. W: Two Worlds – 81 Votes

Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Romance, Suspense, Supernatural Gothic
Running Dates: July 20 – September 14, 2016
Episode Count: 16

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This drama is one of the roller coaster rides of all the dramas aired last 2016! From the kilig and oppa goals of Lee Jong Suk‘s character paired with the bubbly and pretty character of Han Hyo Joo, this drama totally gives us a reason to get hooked. The unending and surprising plot twists are also a plus!

Our Jong Suk oppa is set to enlist in the army this March.

3. Goblin – 120 Votes

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Running Dates: December 2, 2016 – January 21, 2017
Episode Count: 16

The drama that played with our feels at some point. From funny bromance between Yook Sung Jae, Lee Dong Wook, and Gong Yoo to the girly scenes between Yoo In Na and Kim Go Eun, that gives us reasons to know the story until the final episode!

Goblin pair – Yoo In Na and Lee Dong Wook are currently working again in the ongoing drama, ‘Touch Your Heart.’

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2. Descendants of the Sun – 150 Votes

Genre: Romance, Melodrama, Action
Running Dates: February 24 – April 22, 2016
Episode Count: 16

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This is one of the top series of 2016 that sparked our interest in Korean dramas again! How can we forget our daily source of kilig? From Song Joong Ki and Jin Goo‘s suppeeer poging face and Song Hye Kyo and Kim Ji Won’s magagandang face, the leads are perfect match for each other in this drama!

1. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo – 236 Votes

Genre: Historical, Romance, Fantasy, Melodrama
Running Dates: August 29 – November 1, 2016
Episode Count: 20 + 2 BTS Special

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The unbeatable. How can we all move on from this drama’s finale right? This drama broke our hearts as we approach the end of 2016. With Lee Joon Gi, Lee Ji Eun (IU), Kang Ha Neul, and Hong Jong Hyun, this drama takes us not only back in time, but we also witnessed a love story that will always have a soft spot in our hearts.

That’s it guys! Grabe talaga yung feels natin sa mga 2016 K-Dramas na ito! Thanks to these shows, our love for the K-Drama world grew bigger, and our lists of oppas and unnies to admire!

Maybe time to have a good ol’ throwback feels and let’s watch these dramas again, mga bes!

If you also would like to get back to the classics, check our recommendations here.

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