5 Most Streamed K-dramas on Netflix From 2022

Netflix has captivated global viewers with quite a few hit K-dramas in 2022. After investing close to half a billion dollars in Korean original content in 2021, highly rated shows like “Squid Game” and “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” hit Netflix’s Top 10 charts globally. Alluring shows like this has made streamers and K-drama lovers ask, what’s next?

The streaming service has kept up the momentum with record-breaking shows like “The Business Proposal” which, so far, has over 32,500,000 viewing hours. With more Korean content on the way, now is the time to catch up on fan favorites from this year. Here are seven of the most popular K-dramas from 2022 that you can stream on Netflix now.

'The Business Proposal'

This romantic comedy, starring Kim Se-jeong (Shin Ha-ri) and Ahn Hyo-seop (Kang Tae-moo), portrays the lives of two strangers that end up in a fake relationship after a blind date of mistaken identity. The show playful teases whether Tae-moo, Ha-ri’s boss, will discover her true identity.

'All of Us Are Dead'

A group of high school students is trapped in their school during the most unlikely situation—a zombie invasion. The series follows their journey as they wait for help while trying to avoid becoming infected.

'Extraordinary Attorney Woo'

Attorney Woo Young-woo, played by Park Eun-bin, faces social challenges as a rookie and a woman on the autistic spectrum at a top law firm. Her unique thinking and high IQ create some lively and charming situations in and out of the courtroom.

'Twenty Five Twenty One'

Set during the South Korea Financial Crisis, two young people meet after losing their dream opportunities. Three years later, they meet again and fall for each other while trying to figure out adulthood and their new paths in life.

'Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area'

The Korean remake of the hit “Money Heist” (“La Casa de Papel”) keeps the original plot but adds its twist to it. Catch familiar faces like Yoo Ji-tae and Park Hae-soo as recognizable characters—if you’ve seen “La Casa de Papel”—in this six-episode thriller.

Which Korean dramas on Netflix are your favorite so far this year? Let us know at @KpopWise!


Chanel is a pop culture writer and studies digital marketing. She nerds out on all things TV, film, and music (especially K-pop). She is always catching the latest Marvel and DC releases. K-pop captured her heart through BLACKPINK albums and later became a fan of BTS, Stray Kids, TWICE, and loves to discover new artists. She plans to use her creative talents and passion for storytelling to continue to write and work in global marketing in entertainment.

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