Top 15 BL K-Dramas to Watch on DramaCool

BL (boys love) K-Dramas are making waves in the world of Korean entertainment. These shows tell heartfelt stories of love between guys, and they often tackle big themes like love, acceptance, and resilience. Whether you’re a big fan of BL K-Dramas or just starting out, these shows can draw you in with their emotions. In this article, we’re sharing the top 15 BL K-Dramas you can watch on DramaCool, each with its own special and heartwarming story. Lets give in.

Note: List is in no particular order.

1.Semantic Error (2022)

Semantic Error (2022) poster
Chu Sang Woo is a junior computer science major at a university who values rules and logic above all else. As part of his coursework he is assigned a group project in the liberal arts, which he must complete to pass the module. With his group members not pulling their weight, Chu Sang Woo decides to complete the project himself and present it under his own name. In doing so, he unwittingly undermines the academic prospects of Jang Jae Young, a senior design major who is popular and well-liked on campus. When Jae Young finds out, he seeks revenge on Chu Sang Woo, but when the two are forced to work together, a strange attraction begins to develop between them.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Life, Youth
Starring: Park Seo Ham, Park Jae Chan, Song Ji Oh

2.Where Your Eyes Linger (2020)

Where Your Eyes Linger (2020) poster
Han Tae Joo is an 18 year-old student and successor to the TB Group, blessed with wealth, good looks, and popularity. Kang Gook, his thoughtful childhood friend, is physically strong and trained in different martial arts. Tae Joo trusts Kang Gook and they have a platonic friendship until a new female student, Hye Mi, shows interest in Kang Gook. Tension arises between the two male friends when Hye Mi and Gook go on a date, and long-suppressed emotions start surfacing. It is unclear if there is more to their friendship than previously thought.

Genres: Romance, Youth, Drama, Melodrama
Starring: Han Gi Chan, Jang Eui Soo, Choi Yeon Cheong

3.A Shoulder to Cry On (2023)

A Shoulder to Cry On (2023) poster
Lee Da Yeol is an outsider at school, struggling to fit in. His joy comes from being a part of the archery club, which he is able to pay for through a scholarship. One day he is accused of inappropriate behavior, by the school’s popular student Jo Tae Hyun, and the misunderstanding puts his scholarship in jeopardy. Despite Da Yeol’s attempts to explain the situation, the school does not believe him and his situation worsens as Tae Hyun follows him around, delighting in making his life miserable. As Da Yeol spends more time with him, he finds himself struggling to distinguish between his feelings of hate and love.

Genres: Psychological, Romance, Youth, Drama
Starring: Kim Jae Han, Shin Ye Chan, Shin Si Ye

4.Our Dating Sim (2023)

Our Dating Sim (2023) poster
This is a story about two old friends, Scott and Dave, reconnecting at their workplace. Scott and Dave have been friends since their school days and are thrilled to be working together. They decide to collaborate on a dating simulation game that they hope will become a success. As they work on the game, they explore the concept of romance and what it means to them. Through trial and error, they create a game that tests players’ knowledge of romance and helps them understand it better. In the end, they launch the game and it is a big success.

Genres: Business, Romance
Starring: Lee Seung Gyu, Lee Jong Hyuk, Yu Seong Yong

5.Color Rush (2020)

Color Rush (2020) poster
Monochromatic people, or Mono’s, live in a world where they can only perceive shades of grey, black, and white. Yeon Woo is a Mono who is confronted with the possibility of experiencing color when he meets his destined partner, or Probe, Yoo Han. When Yoo Han triggers a ‘Colour Rush’ in Yeon Woo, he is terrified of being obsessed with Yoo Han because of his ability to make him see color. Despite his fear, Yoo Han persists in drawing close to him.

Genres: Mystery, Romance, Drama, Supernatural
Starring: Yoo Jun, Hur Hyun Jun, Yeon Min Ji

6.Light on Me (2021)

Light on Me (2021) poster
Tae Kyung is an 18-year-old high school student who has been a loner his entire life. At the suggestion of a teacher, he joins the student council in an effort to make some new friends. There, he meets Shin Woo, the Vice President, who is cool but distant toward him. He also meets the President of the council, Da On, who seems to take an interest in him. The beginnings of a romance appear to be forming between Da On and Tae Kyung, but Shin Woo disapproves. The situation is further complicated by Da On’s female friend, who is jealous of their closeness and attempts to come between them.

Genres: Romance, Youth, Drama
Starring: Lee Sae On, Kang Yoo Seok, Choe Chan Yi

7.Long Time No See (2017)

Long Time No See (2017) poster
The renowned hitman, “Flying Dagger,” and the mysterious “Wild Dog” meet and begin to date, both hiding their respective secrets from one another. As their relationship progresses, they find themselves in a precarious situation when gangsters start to chase after them. Now, they must fight to keep their relationship alive and learn to trust each other enough to reveal their secrets. Will “Flying Dagger” reveal his true identity and will they be able to overcome the obstacles that threaten to tear them apart?

Genres: Action, Romance, Crime, Drama

8.Cherry Blossoms After Winter (2022)

Cherry Blossoms After Winter (2022) poster
Seo Hae Bom is a seven-year-old boy whose life is changed after the death of his parents. Forced to move in with an adoptive family, he meets Jo Tae Seong, a young boy of the same age. Seo Hae Bom idolizes Jo Tae Seong, viewing him as everything he is not: tall, handsome, popular, and worthy of love and attention. Years later, the two of them end up in the same high school class, and a romantic spark ignites between them. They must navigate the feelings that come with this newfound relationship and discover just how Cupid will react.

Genres: Romance, Youth, Drama
Starring: Ok Jin Uk, Kang Hui, Lee Hyun Kyung

9.The Eighth Sense (2023)

The Eighth Sense (2023) poster
Ji Hyun moves to Seoul from a rural town to attend university, where he meets Jae Won, a fellow student who has recently completed military service. Despite their differences, they develop a shared passion for surfing, and eventually, feelings for each other. On a surfing trip, they share a kiss, but afterwards, Jae Won behaves as if nothing happened, leaving Ji Hyun confused about their relationship.

Genres: Romance, Drama, Melodrama
Starring: Im Ji Sub, Oh Jun Taek, Lee Mi Ra

10.To My Star (2021)

To My Star (2021) poster
Kang Seo Joon is a once-popular actor whose career is in a decline. When he meets Han Ji Woo, a young chef, they fall in love despite having vastly different personalities. As their relationship progresses, the couple soon faces obstacles in the form of their differing worldviews. They must decide whether to stay together and work through their differences or go their separate ways.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Youth
Starring: Son Woo Hyun, Kim Kang Min, Ko Jae Hyun

11.Blueming (2022)

Blueming (2022) poster
Cha Si Won soon finds himself befriending Hyeong Da Un and his group of friends. Despite their clear differences, both Cha Si Won and Hyeong Da Un start to understand and accept each other. With the help of his new friends, Cha Si Won realises that it does not take only good looks to become popular and the two eventually become close friends.

Genres: Romance, Youth, Drama
Starring: Jo Hyuk Joon, Kang Eun Bin, Moon Hye In

12.Roommates of Poongduck 304 (2022)

Roommates of Poongduck 304 (2022) poster
Ji Ho Jun is a 29-year-old chaebol, or third-generation member of the wealthy Guemman Group, who is given an ultimatum by his father: leave his home penniless and survive for two years, or stay and become a team leader in the Guemman Group. Choosing the latter, Ho Jun moves to Villa, where he meets Seo Jae Yoon, the owner of the villa. Though Jae Yoon initially ignores Ho Jun and assumes he is a penniless man driving a luxury car, it is revealed that they both work for the Guemman Group and must now work together. As they do so, they begin to form a relationship and explore what lies ahead for them.

Genres: Business, Romance
Starring: Kim Ji Woong, Yoon Seo Bin, Kang Woo Jung

13.The Director Who Buys Me Dinner (2022)

The Director Who Buys Me Dinner (2022) poster
It turns out that Yu Dam is a cursed god reborn after hundreds of years. He has been cursed to reincarnate four times and can only break the curse by finding true love. Through a series of events, Yu Dam believes Dong Baek is his true love, and so the two must now figure out how to make it work, or else they will die. The two face a number of obstacles as they try to make their relationship work, as the curse has been causing many problems along the way. In the end, it is up to Dong Baek and Yu Dam to break the curse and find true love in the process.

Genres: Romance, Fantasy
Starring: Park Young Woon, Park Jeong Woo, Jang You Sung

14.Nobleman Ryu’s Wedding (2021)

Nobleman Ryu
Ryu Ho Seon and Hwa Jin are about to be wed during the Joseon Dynasty. On their wedding night, Ho Seon discovers that Hwa Jin is actually a man. Ho Seon’s ailing mother is opposed to annulling the marriage, and the couple must keep their union a secret. Meanwhile, Ho Seon’s friend Kim Tae Hyeong falls in love with Hwa Jin’s brother Choi Ki Wan, and complications arise. Hwa Jin then makes an impromptu return, and Ho Seon must try to find a way to return everyone to their rightful places and end the pain in everyone’s hearts.

Genres: Historical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Starring: Kang In Soo, Han Se Jin, Jang Eui Soo

15.Unintentional Love Story (2023)

Unintentional Love Story (2023) poster
Ji Won Young is a young man in Seoul who is unexpectedly fired from his job when his direct superior is implicated in a corruption scandal. In an effort to regain his employment, Won Young embarks on a mission to find Yoon Tae Joon – the chairman’s favorite artist – who has been missing for some time. Won Young locates Tae Joon running a pottery shop in a remote town, but discovers that Tae Joon has no intention of being found.

Seeing an opportunity to curry favor, Won Young stays in the town and covertly attempts to report any information he can on Tae Joon. Despite his mission, Won Young starts to develop feelings for Tae Joon and begins to question his own sexuality, his motivations, and whether he wants to go back to his old life in Seoul. When Tae Joon eventually discovers that Won Young has been spying on him, the two must decide their fate and confront their true feelings.

Genres: Comedy, Romance
Starring: Cha Seo Won, Gongchan, Do Woo


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