If you’re an avid K-Drama binger, you know. K-Drama couples are made of the sweetest desires. From 2020’s massive line-up of romance (and non-romance!) series, Korean TV industry professionals picked the “Top 5” power couples to go down in history.
5. Find Me In Your Memory‘s Ha Jin x Jung Hoon Couple
MBC‘s March 2020 K-Drama Find Me In Your Memory went most viral for its most beautiful mise-en-scène and dreamy aesthetics.
Featuring the most scandalous love story between a trusted news reporter and a beloved actress — which would actually break the internet if something similar happened for real — the show Find Me In Your Memory had viewers on the edge of their seats!
4. Hyena‘s Geum Ja x Hee Jae Couple
SBS‘s February 2020 K-Drama Hyena had K-Drama fans screaming in excitement for its star-studded line-up of leads Kim Hye Soo and Ju Ji Hoon. With a sexy-but-merciless lawyer, head to head against a dashing elitist lawyer, this K-Drama about power struggles and money moves sent viewers looking for love in all the wrong places.
So when, in episode 8, these two locked lips in a passionate kiss scene, Hyena‘s viewer rating shot through the roof.
3. Once Again‘s Da Hee x Jae Seok Couple
KBS‘s March 2020 K-Drama Once Again started off with a mission: To revive the once glorious weekend drama boom at KBS. And this heartwarming “family is family” style mega-show with 50 episodes actually reeled in an impressive viewer rating as high as 37%!
With a headstrong divorcee in a heavily-opposed relationship with her ex-brother-in-law, the Once Again couple had all the viewers rooting for their happy ending!
2. It’s Okay To Not Be Okay‘s Moon Young x Kang Tae Couple
tvN‘s June 2020 K-Drama It’s Okay To Not Be Okay premiered amid the viewers’ heightened anticipation as lead Kim Soo Hyun‘s first series since his discharge from the military.
Successfully responding to the K-Drama lovers’ expectations, It’s Okay To Not Be Okay couple “helped heal” those struggling with past disappointments and deep-rooted traumas of their own.
1. Crash Landing On You‘s Se Ri x Captain Ri Couple
tvN‘s early 2020 K-Drama Crash Landing On You immediately proved itself a gigantic hit right off the first episode. And indeed, the series rewrote history as more episodes aired and the viewer rating soared — to an eventual 21.7%, the highest yet in tvN’s record.
Featuring the unlikely-yet-inevitable love story between a South Korean chaebol woman and a North Korean military captain, the leads Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin boasted an incredible chemistry that had the viewers head over heels in love!