Millennial Must-Watch: Old-School K-Dramas You Can Stream RN

Ready for the feels all over again?
PHOTO: (LEFT) Full House/KBS, (RIGHT) The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince/MBC

Do you remember the first time you fell in love with K-dramas? It was probably when you were swooning over Gong Yoo in Goblin, feeling giddy over Park Seo Joon in Fight For My Way, or getting kilig AF over one of the OG K-dramas! If you want to relive the feels all over again, you're in luck because you can still stream some of them on Viu and iflix.

Boys Over Flowers (2009)

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If you're a Lee Min Ho stan, then Boys Over Flowers was probably the culprit to your obsession. Based on the Japanese manga of the same name, this drama is all about a humble and hard-working student (Ku Hye Seon) who clashes with a group of notoriously privileged and handsome boys (Lee, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum, and Kim Joon). Sounds familiar? That's because Taiwan's Meteor Garden was also based on this manga!

Coffee Prince (2007)

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Long before Gong Yoo charmed his way into your heart in Goblin and Train to Busan, he starred as Han Kyul, the wealthy heir to a conglomerate who is constantly pressured to go into the family business. To prove that he has what it takes, he buys an old coffee shop and hires only handsome male employees to draw female customers. He hires Eun Chan (Yoon Eun Hye) but plot twist—she's a girl hiding her gender to get a job!

Autumn in My Heart (2000)

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Autumn in My Heart revolves around two girls born on the same day: Eun Suh (Moon Geon Young) and Shin Ae (Lee Ae Jung). They're both rivals in school, but it turns out that they were switched at birth! It's widely considered as the show that kickstarted the Hallyu craze and is the first of the immensely popular Endless Love series. It's also one of Won Bin's earliest acting roles in a drama.

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My Girl (2005)

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Another Goblin heartthrob joins this list: Lee Dong Wook in one of his earliest and most memorable roles. He plays Gong Chan, a wealthy hotel scion who hires Joo Yoo Rin (Lee Da Hae) to pretend to be his ailing great-grandfather's miss granddaughter. When the sickly old man recovers, the two "cousins" are forced to live together under one roof and sparks immediately fly.

Full House (2004)

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K-pop star Rain made his acting debut in this classic drama that set the stage for the funny and swoon-worthy Korean rom-coms we know today. He plays an actor named Young Jae, who unknowingly buys the house of an aspiring writer named Ji Eun (Song Hye Kyo). She is forced to marry him in the hopes that she will get her childhood home back.

Princess Hours (2006)

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Imagine a world where a modern-day Korea has retained its monarchy. This is essentially the plot of Princess Hours, which centers on the lives of Crown Prince Lee Shin (Ju Ji Hoon) and his new bride, an everyday high-school girl named Chae Kyeong (Yoon Eun Hye). This show was so successful that it spawned a spin-off that aired a year later.

Winter Sonata (2002)

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The second installment of the Endless Love series tells the dramatic love story of the talented but introverted Joon Sang (Bae Yong Joon) and his kind-hearted classmate, Yoo Jin (Choi Ji Woo). Just when their romance blossoms, a tragic accident threatens to derail everything. Winter Sonata was such a massive hit that to this day, it draws plenty of fans to Namiseom Island where it was filmed.

You're Beautiful (2009)

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Park Shin Hye stars in the dual female and male roles of orphaned twins Mi Nyeo and Mi Nam, respectively. The latter dreams of being a music idol but just when he is about to join the group A.N. Jell, he is forced to fly to the U.S. to fix his botched plastic surgery. It's now up to Mi Nyeo to pose as her twin brother for a month.

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