K-drama series – An overview of the key features and popularity of Korean dramas

Korean dramas (“K-dramas”) are typically mini-series TV dramas of 16-24 episodes each. ¬†While there are a variety of genres of K-dramas, the key ones are romantic melodrama, romantic comedy and historical drama. K-dramas are definitely a key driving force of the Korean Wave (a term referring the popularity of Korean pop culture) which has swept the world. ¬†There are a lot of Korean culture lovers who are attracted to the Korean culture by the K-dramas, and I’m one of them. Continue reading