The upcoming South Korean romantic comedy television series ‘Doona!’ is adapted from Min Song-ah’s webtoon ‘The Girl Downstairs‘.
The plot of Doona finds retired glamourous K-pop idol Lee Doo-na and an ordinary college student Lee Won-jun becoming housemates and developing unexpected bonds.
Bae Suzy and Yang Se-jong have been cast to play the roles of Doo-na and Lee Won-jun respectively in the series. Doona is set to be released on October 20, 2023 on Netflix.
Following is a list of other South Korean romantic comedy television series that you might be interested in if you are a fan of rom-com K-drama and you like Doona.
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The Fabulous – Number of Seasons: 1
This romantic comedy South Korean TV series is set in the fashion industry of Seoul and revolves around young adults navigating their personal lives, relationships, and work while trying to deal with the competitive and dynamic environment.
Choi Min-ho and Chae Soo-bin were cast in the roles of the male and female leads Ji Woo-min and Pyo Ji-eun respectively. The series premiered on December 23, 2022, on Netflix.
Abyss – Number of Seasons: 1
This crime fantasy rom-com K-drama revolves around the beautiful prosecution lawyer Go Se-yeon and the unattractive rich heir to a cosmetics empire Cha Min who find themselves revived in different bodies through an Abyss, that reincarnates bodies with the appearance of the soul of the person.
After revival, Se-yeon and Cha Min’s previous appearances alter. Park Bo-young and Ahn Hyo-seop portrayed Go Se-yeon and Cha Min respectively in the series. It ran from 6th May to 25th June of 2019 on tvN.
Love to Hate You – Number of Seasons: 1
This romantic comedy K-drama follows a woman and a man who have deep mistrust about the opposite sex, a fact that leads them to engage in a warlike relationship. But when eventually they find out that they have deep-rooted care for each other, their love begins to triumph over hatred.
Kim Ok-vin, Teo Yoo, Kim Ji-hoon, and Go Won-hee are the main cast members of the series. It was released on Netflix on February 10, 2023.
Romance Is a Bonus Book – Number of Seasons: 1
This South Korean rom-com revolves around a gifted writer named Cha Eun-ho who is the youngest editor-in-chief of the publishing company he is in and a mother and former copywriter named Kang Dan-i who is desperate for a job. As the paths of their lives cross each other, love begins to evolve.
Lee Jong-suk and Lee Na-young played the roles of Cha Eun-ho and Kang Dan-i respectively in the series. It ran from 26th January to 17th March 2019 on tvN.
Hotel del Luna – Number of Seasons: 1
This dark fantasy rom-com South Korean TV series focuses on the eponymous hotel located in the middle of Seoul.
The peculiarity of this hotel is that it caters to ghosts only. The ill-tempered but beautiful CEO of the hotel- Jang Man-wol is cursed to manage the hotel for a terrible crime that she committed.
But the problem is she cannot remember the crime. South Korean actress Lee Ji-eun (IU) played the role of Jang Man-wol in the series. It ran from 13th July to 1st September of 2019.
Once Upon a Small Town – Number of Seasons: 1
This rom-com K-drama is adapted from a web novel and depicts a Seoul veterinarian being thrown into a rural village where he meets a local police officer.
Choo Young-woo played the veterinarian Han Ji-yul with Park Soo-young starring as Ahn Ja-young in the series. It ran from 5th September to 28th September 2022 on Kakao TV.
Our Beloved Summer – Number of Seasons: 1
This coming-of-age romantic comedy South Korean TV series follows a former couple who find themselves coming together after a documentary that they shot together in high school, becomes viral.
Choi Woo-shik, Kim Da-mi, Kim Sung-Cheol, and Roh Jeong-Lui are the main cast members of the series. It ran from December 6, 2021, to January 25, 2022, on SBS TV.
A Love So Beautiful – Number of Seasons: 1
This coming-of-age rom-com K-drama is based on the same named Chinese TV series of 2017. The series follows the lives of three high school students and their friends as they grow from youth to adulthood.
Kim Yo-han, So Joo-yeon, Yeo Hoe-hyun, Jo Hye-joo, and Jeong Jin-hwan are the main cast members of the series. It ran from December 28, 2020, to February 20, 2021, on Kakao TV.
King the Land – Number of Seasons: 1
This rom-com K-drama revolves around the relationship between an heir of a luxury hotel conglomerate- Goo Won and a hotelier named Cheon Sa-rang. Lee Jun-ho and Im Yoon-ah played Goo Won and Cheon Sa-rang respectively in the series. It ran from 17th June to 6th August of 2023.
Crash Landing on You – Number of Seasons: 1
This rom-com K-drama finds a businesswoman and heiress of South Korea crash landing in the North Korean portion of the Demilitarized Zone after which she meets an army captain who helps her to hide.
Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin starred as the female and male lead Yoon Se-ri and Ri Jeong-hyeok respectively in the series. It ran from December 14, 2019, to February 16, 2020, on tvN.