Chronicles of Time: 11 Captivating Korean Time Travel Dramas

Time travel series and movies are on most people’s watchlists. It is an element of the sci-fi genre but has established itself as a new genre. Those who are fantasy Korean drama lovers must watch Korean dramas about time travel. To help you watch the best and most exciting time travel plots, dreamy romances, and nail-biting dramas, here we have listed the top 11 Time Travel Korean Dramas. 

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1.  Familiar Wife

Directed By: Sang Yeob Lee

Written By: Hee Seung Yang

Cast: Ji Sung, Han Ji Min, Jang Seung Jo

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

OTT platform: Netflix

Drama Description: This 2018-released Korean Drama is a perfect combination of two genres- sci-fi and romance. It is the story of Joo Hyuk who has spent 5 years of his marriage life. He is offered two coins by an old man that let him go back to the time of his unmarried life and allow him to live a completely different life

2. Sisyphus: The Myth

Directed By: Hyuk Jin

Written By: Jeon Chan Ho, Lee Je In

Cast: Cho Seung Woo, Park Shin Hye, Dawn Anderson

IMDB Rating: 7/10

OTT platform: Netflix

Drama Description: This 2021 released K-drama must be a binge-watch for those who love watching dramatic time travel elements. The drama features the story of Han Tae Sul who is a gifted engineer and is in search of the murderer of his older brother. The plot is made more intriguing by introducing a character from the future. Do not miss out on watching this show to follow Han Tae Sul’s journey to discover the truth


3. Marry Him If You Dare

Directed By: Gye Hong Kwon, Jong Sun Yoo

Written By: Hong Jin Ah

Cast: Yun Eun Hye, Dong Geon Lee, Yong Hwa Jung

IMDB Rating: 6/10

OTT platform: Netflix

Drama Description: This 2013-released Time Travel Korean Drama has a romance-blend, time-travel plot. Its story revolves around the idea of matchmaking. The female protagonist is in search of a perfect life partner and so she travels to her past to make the best choice of a husband.

4. Splash Splash Love

Directed and Written By:  Ji Hyun Kim

Cast: Seul Gi Kim, Doo Joon Yoon, Ahn Hyo Seop

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

OTT platform: Roku

Drama Description: This 2015-released TV show is another most-loved romantic and time travel blend K-drama for those who like light-hearted, easy-going K-drama. It is the story of a high-school student named Dan Bi who time travels to 15th-century Korea (Joseon Era). There she meets a young king Lee Do who is in search of a maths tutor to learn advanced mathematics. Dan Bi is interestingly a patient teacher who falls in love with the king and helps him learn mathematics.   

5. Go Back Couple

Directed By: Byung Hoon Ha

Written By: Kwon Hye Joo  

Cast: Jang Na raHo Joon Son, Jang Ki Yong

IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

OTT platform: Tubi

Drama Description: This 2017 released romantic comedy K-drama features a tale of a couple unhappy with marriage. The couple gets a chance to go back in time and fix their marriage. What happens next, you have to watch to find out.  

6. Chicago Typewriter

Directed By: Cheol Gyu Kim, Sang Woo Kim

Written By: Su Wan Jin

Cast: Yoo Ah In, Lim Soo Jung, Go Kyung Pyo

IMDB Rating: 8.3/10

OTT platform: Viki

Drama Description: This 2017 K-drama story revolves around a bestselling writer and ghostwriter. The show follows two timelines, one of which is set in modern Seoul while the other is in the 1930s- the time when Japan had control over Korea. Interestingly, the drama spotlight is thrown on the past lives of both writers and how their fates are aligned.

7. Life On Mars

Directed By: Jung Hyo Lee

Written By: Lee Dae-II

Cast: Jung Kyung Ho, Park Sung Woong, Ko Asung

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

OTT platform: Prime Video

Drama Description: This 2018 K-drama is a remake of the popular UK series with the same title. The story features a leader of a crime investigation team who is appointed to a serial murder case. One day he faces something unusual. He wakes up in another timeline, in 1988, and is still working as a policeman. Watch this crime and suspense, time-travel K-drama and find out if the protagonist can return to his original life of another timeline.

8. The Light in Your Eyes

Directed By: Suk Yoon Kim

Written By: Su Jin Kim, Lee Nam Gyoo

Cast: Han Ji Min, Hye Ja Kim, Nam Joo Hyuk

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

OTT platform: Netflix

Drama Description: This 2019 K-drama is another time-travel plot with some exceptional romantic elements that can keep one glued to the screen. It is a story featuring an optimistic 26-year-old female who discovers that she can time travel.

9. Live up to Your Name

Directed By: Jong Chan Hong

Written By: Kim Seonsu

Cast: Nam Gil Kim, Kim Ah Jung, Jin Ju Hyeong

IMDB Rating: 8/10

OTT platform: NetflixDrama Description: This 2017 K-drama is a thought-provoking, inspirational show revolving around a man with exceptional skills in the medical field. He accidentally gets transported to a different time. Watch to know what follows with him.

10. Korean Time Travel Dramas – Reunited Worlds

Directed By: Soo Chan Baek

Written By: Hee Myung Lee

Cast: Yeo Jin Gu, Yeon Hee Lee, Kwak Dong Yeon

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

OTT platform: Netflix

Drama Description: This 2017 K-drama has a bit different plot than typical time-travel shows. It is the story of a deceased 19-year-old male who comes back to life 12 years after his death without even looking aged. To know how he caught up with his life when he was absent, tune in to the Reunited Worlds show.

11. The Best Hit

Directed By: Tae Hyun Cha, Ho Jin Yu

Written By: Yung Chul Lee

Cast: Se Yeong Lee, Kim Min Jae, Tae Hyun Cha

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

OTT platform: Netflix

Drama Description: This 2017, must-watch K-drama is for lovers of Korean, time travel drama. The drama features the story of a 90s idol group singer who transports in time.

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