I’ve listed my 8 recommended Korean dramas about mothers and a must-watch, especially this Mother’s day!
When we say Korean drama, we already know that it has a lot to offer. From medical, action, school, legal, horror, and historical dramas. Also, it never fails us to have different feelings and thoughts about the dramas we have seen. To make Mother’s Day special, here’s the list of my 8 favorite Korean dramas that are must-watch.
8 Recommended Korean Dramas To Watch this Mother’s Day
Here are my favorite Korean dramas that talk about mother’s love which is really perfect for Mother’s Day!
1. Angry Mom (2015)
Angry Mom is a 2015 Korean drama with 16 episodes that starred Kim Hee-sun (Jo Kang Ja) and Kim Yoo-jung (Oh Ah-ran). When Jo Kang Ja learned that her daughter Oh Ah-ran was being bullied in her school she decided to enroll as a high school student to reveal the truth about the bullying inside the school.
2. Hi Bye, Mama (2020)
Hi Bye, Mama is a 16 episodes Korean drama about a woman (played by Kim Tae-hee) who died in a tragic accident five years ago. She was pregnant at that time and wasn’t able to survive but her baby did. She has been given a chance to be reincarnated to be a human if she will able to go back to her place in 49 days. But, her husband has been married to another woman.
3. Go Back Couple (2017)
This drama was aired in 2017 starring Jang Nara and Son Ho-jun. Choi Ban-do (Son Ho-jun) is a pharmaceutical salesman who struggles to meet ends for his family. Ma Jin-joo (Jang Nara) is a housewife with low self-esteem. Through the hardships that the couple faced they became exhausted and unhappy with their marriage life and they decided to break up. One day, they woke up going back to their 20s when they first met.
4. Call Me Mother/ Mother (2018)
Mother is an eye-tearing drama and a Japanese remake tv series. It was aired in 2018 starring Lee Bo-young (Kang Su-jin), a temporary teacher who discovered that one of her students has been abused. She decided to help by kidnapping the child and taking care of her just like her own.
5. When the Camellia Blooms (2019)
When the Camellia Blooms is one of my favorite Korean dramas because of its storyline and filming location. Starred by Gong Hyo-jin as Oh Dong-baek and Kang Haneul as Yong-sik. Dong-baek is a single mother who decided to move and raised her son in Ongsan. She opened a bar named Camellia which became popular among the male residents of the small town.
Dong-baek was the next victim of a serial killer known as Joker. Yong-sik did all his best to catch the killer and make Dong-baek safe.
The drama was filmed in the beautiful province of Pohang.
6. Green Mothers Club (2022)
Green Mothers Club is a present Korean drama about five mothers in a competitive grade school community that will depict friendship and motherhood. In Korea, Green Mother’s Club refers to parents volunteering for traffic safety on the school road for children attending elementary school.
7. Marriage Contract (2016)
Marriage Contract is a 2016 Korean drama that tells the story of a single mother who struggles to raise her daughter and pay the debts of her late husband. Kang Hye-soo (Uee) met Han Ji-hoon (Lee Seo-jin) who is a chaebol and seeking a contract marriage to save his mother who needs a liver transplant. Hye-soo was diagnosed with a brain tumor that’s why she agreed to marry Ji-hoon in exchange to save his mother, pay her debt and have enough money for her daughter until she reaches adulthood.
8. Kim JiYoung, Born 1982
Kim JiYoung, Born 1982 is not a drama series but a film starring Jung Yu-mi as Kim Ji-young and Gong Yoo as Jung Dae-hyeon. This film is based on the best-selling novel with the same title written by Cho Nam-joo.
The film is a story of a daughter, mother, wife, and woman in her 30s with a child. She faces discrimination and awful treatment from others after having a baby. Despite being stressed as a wife and a mother, she has a supporting husband. Later on, she shows a sign of being inhabited by her late mother and sister that’s why she undergoes counseling.
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