I love Japanese, Taiwanese and Korean School dramas!!!
I’ve been meaning to do this video for months, I really have. The only issue that was holding me back was the fact that, at least in the beginning, I knew my videos just weren’t that good yet. I still felt a bit shy in front of the camera, and at the same time had a million ideas for videos that I couldn’t do all at once. I wanted to build confidence and momentum before doing some of what I considered more popular and even staple drama topics.
Here’s my Top 5 List of Asian school dramas:
5. Dream High
This one is newer than others, but has become popular here in Korea and around the world. It’s about high school students in a music art school, and the relationships and difficulties they face along the way. It stars some of the most popular young Korean pop idols, and that alone should be reason enough for people to watch!
4. It Started with a Kiss
This one is a high school romance story. I first saw it years ago when I wa back in college, and it’s definitely one of the Jdramas that got me hooked on Asian dramas. It’s the story of an extremely awkward and dorky girl who falls for the coolest kid in her school. Things get spicy when their divorced parents end up marrying each other.
This one is older but was really popular when it initially aired, which is why second and third seasons were created. It’s about a pretty, young daughter of the Japanese mafia who wants to get away from the family business and become a teacher at an all boys school. Her students are the worst ever, and she uses her family values to transform. And the boys in the one are super cute even is it is an old drama!
2. Hana Kimi
This one has been made 3 times, with all 3 versions coming from different countries. It’s a gender bender, YAY! A girl who’s a huge fan of a star athlete chops her hair to attend his crazy all boys high school. It’s a lighthearted and enjoyable drama to watch, trust me.
1. Hana Yori Dango
Whether you know it as Meteor Garden, Boys Over Flowers or Hana Yori Dango, this series based off the Japanese Manga is a complete hit. The story about a poor girl who goes to a rich kids school where she becomes the honorary 5th member of a group of 4 extremely rich attractive boys known as F4. This is the stuff that legends are made out of. I suggest you watch all 3 to see which one you like the most.
Happy Drama Watching!