The supernatural theme typically finds a spot in K-dramas, typically with a complete world devoted to it. Yet, there are some dramas which might be set in an extraordinary world with only a trace of fantasy – or science fiction – particularly within the type of superpowers which might be inside the (essential) characters’ possession.
Here is a non-exhaustive listing of dramas that includes characters with supernatural powers in an extraordinary setting.
Warning: minor spoilers forward!
1. “He Is Psychometric”
GOT7‘s Jinyoung stars on this thriller as Lee Ahn, a psychometric younger man who crosses paths throughout an investigation case with Yoon Jae In, performed by Shin Ye Eun, who occurs to have a darkish secret that mustn’t be revealed irrespective of the price. Psychometry is the flexibility to learn the secrets and techniques of an individual or an object with a easy contact. Lee Ahn doesn’t have a grip on his skills, and together with his clumsy character, he typically finds himself in hassle. Jinyoung’s palms acquired lots of consideration following the character of the superpower his character owns, and he studied his function meticulously to correctly painting his skills in a pure and lifelike method.
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Dong Baek, performed by Yoo Seung Ho, is a gifted detective with a unstable mood who works on a serial killer case aspect to aspect with Han Sun Mi (performed by Lee Se Young), a confident legal profiler with an unconventional angle. Yoo Seung Ho’s reward is studying individuals’s reminiscences, which occurs to be very sensible throughout his investigations and even makes him an authorized psychic. Furthermore, his energy permits him to empathize with victims by feeling their ache, which permits him additional perception to unravel his instances.
Start watching “Memorist”:
2PM’s Taecyeon stars on this drama as Kim Tae Pyung, a person who can foresee somebody’s loss of life by a easy gaze into their eyes. However, his powers are futile when he meets detective Seo Joon Young (performed by Lee Yeon Hee) who’s investigating a two-decade-old homicide case. Tae Pyung was born together with his prophet-like reward, and he can see the ultimate moments earlier than an individual passes away. He additionally will get visions of his personal loss of life, and Joon Young is the one individual whose loss of life he’s unable to see, irrespective of how laborious he tries to lock eyes together with her.
Start watching “The Game: Towards Zero”:
Park Bo Young accomplished one other memorable function as Do Bong Soon, a lady with mighty bodily skills that she makes use of in her job as a bodyguard for Ahn Min Hyuk (performed by Park Hyung Sik), a gaming firm CEO who retains receiving threats. Do Bong Soon’s tremendous power is hereditary. Albeit sensible in lots of conditions, it comes with a situation: to solely use it for good. Any use of her powers for private achieve or mischief would possibly trigger her to lose them perpetually.
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The title says all of it: Shin Se Kyung stars as Choi Eun Seol, a girl who sees smells. She loses her dad and mom to a grotesque serial homicide and runs for her life, solely to be hit by a automotive and enter a coma. She wakes up six months later to search out that her left eye has turned inexperienced and that she will now see smells. Basically, the smells manifest themselves in colours and shapes, which makes them traceable.
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6. “Tomorrow With You”
Yoo So Joon (Lee Je Hoon) is a profitable firm CEO who can journey in time when he rides the subway. Stuck between the current and the longer term, Song Ma Rin (Shin Min Ah) unexpectedly enters his life, and he does all the pieces in his energy to show his life round together with her in it. Through So Joon’s time journey potential, viewers can actually delve into the intertwined layers of this storyline that goes backwards and forwards till the report is lastly set straight.
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This drama has not one, however three characters sharing the identical superpower. Suzy, Lee Jong Suk, and Jung Hae In as Nam Hong Joo, Jung Jae Chan, and Han Woo Tak, respectively, are individuals from completely different walks of life who can all see the longer term in their desires. Being a reporter, a prosecutor, and a police officer, the three characters unite to maintain their ominous visions from leaving dreamland.
Start watching “While You Were Sleeping”:
8. “Another Oh Hae Young”
This common drama stars Shinhwa’s Eric as Park Do Kyung, a prime sound director for a movie firm. He out of the blue begins getting premonitions, and that’s when he finds himself concerned with two ladies who share the identical title Oh Hae Young and in addition work on the identical firm, however have utterly reverse lives. With one Oh Hae Young being his ex and the opposite one being his new love curiosity, Do Kyung retains getting visions of the longer term, which leaves him puzzled.
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9. “Master’s Sun”
If it isn’t probably the most well-known dramas and superpowers to characteristic on our small screens! Gong Hyo Jin performs the function of Tae Gong Sil, a lady who can see useless individuals. Her cursed reward makes each passing ghost search her assist to get closure and transfer on to the afterlife. This uncontrollable energy causes her nice trauma till she crosses paths with the smug CEO Joo Joong Won, performed by So Ji Sub. Joong Won appears to “deactivate” her reward when he’s near her, which makes Gong Sil adamant to remain by his aspect always. Surely, it have to be painful to be haunted every day with out being able to cease it, however Gong Sil has gained greater than only a curse carry by assembly Joong Won.
Start watching “Master’s Sun”:
Which K-drama character do you suppose has the most effective superpower? Let us know within the feedback under!
Esmee L. is a Moroccan energetic dreamer, author, and Hallyu fanatic.
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