Best High-School Romance K-Dramas

Romantic K-dramas set in high schools
Romantic K-dramas set in high schools

Calling all all K-Drama addicts and high school nostalgia buffs! This post is for you. We’re diving into the world of Korean dramas that take us back to those unforgettable (and sometimes cringe-worthy) high school days, but with a heaping dose of romance, of course. So, grab your kimbap and settle in for a marathon of these dramas:

Romantic K-dramas set in high school

K-Drama Crush: Reliving Your High School Days Here are some romantic K-dramas set in high schools that will make your heart flutter:

Extraordinary You (2019)

  • Release Date: October 1, 2019
  • Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy

This drama throws a whole new spin on the high school trope. Imagine discovering you’re a character in a comic book, and you can even rewrite your own story! Talk about a unique way to find love.

True Beauty (2020)

  • Release Date: December 9, 2020
  • Genres: Romance, Comedy, Drama

This coming-of-age story tackles self-confidence and the pressure to conform to beauty standards. But amidst the insecurities, a blossoming romance shows that true beauty lies within.

Twenty Five, Twenty One (2022)

  • Release Date: February 12, 2022
  • Genres: Slice-of-Life, Romance, Drama

This drama is a slow-burn delight. Set against the backdrop of the 1998 IMF crisis in South Korea, it follows two young people who chase their dreams and find love along the way.

Love Alarm (2019)

  • Release Date: August 22, 2019
  • Genres: Romance, Sci-Fi, Drama

In a world where a phone app dictates your attraction to someone, this drama explores the complexities of love in the digital age.

The Heirs (2013)

  • Release Date: October 9, 2013
  • Genres: Romance, Drama

Okay, this one might be a touch older, but it’s a classic for a reason. It’s the Romeo and Juliet story with a K-Drama twist, featuring wealthy teens navigating love, friendship, and societal pressures.

Bonus Pick:

School Nurse Files (2020)

  • Release Date: January 24, 2020
  • Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

Looking for something a little different? This quirky drama features a high school nurse who battles supernatural threats with the help of a mysterious student. And yes, there’s a dash of romance in there too!

These dramas offer a delightful escape filled with first love, friendship, and the challenges of growing up. So, put on your comfy clothes, grab your favorite snacks, and get ready to be transported back to your high school days (minus the cafeteria food!).

Do you have any favorite K-dramas set in high schools? Share your recommendations in the comments below!

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