The King: Eternal Monarch vs The World of the Married: Which is the most addictive 2020 K drama? VOTE NOW

With so many popular 2020 K-dramas to choose from; like Park Seo-joon's Itaewon Class to Jo Jung-suk's Hospital Playlist, which series did you find the the most addictive? Vote and comment below to let us know your pick.
2020 was like a breath of fresh air for K-dramas with addictive shows like The World of the Married and Crash Landing on You. 2020 was like a breath of fresh air for K-dramas with addictive shows like The World of the Married and Crash Landing on You.
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2020 has seen an interesting turn of events for the entertainment industry as people are relying on them to be distracted during the quarantine period, which was enforced by the coronavirus pandemic. K-dramas in particular has seen an upsurge, in the recent few years, when it comes to global consumption as international fans can't get enough of the shows. What's so special about these Korean series is that it doesn't cater or restrict itself to just one particular genre. Rather, you see a mix of genres being balanced out perfectly in these dramas.

This year has been like a breath of fresh air for K-dramas as The World of The Married broke ratings record with every episode, especially the series finale, which scored an average nationwide rating of 28.37 percent, according to Nielson Korea. Starring Kim Hee-ae as Ji Sun-woo, Park Hae-joon as Lee Tae-oh and Han So-hee as Yeo Da-kyung, we're shown the story of a married couple whose life turns upside down when the husband begins to have an affair. On the other hand, we had Lee Min-ho's epic return with The King: Eternal Monarch, where fans got to enter into a parallel universe filled with deceit and a love story between Minho as Lee Gon and Kim Go-eun as Jung Tae-eul. While the ratings for the K-drama was extremely low, Min-ho's charm and acting talent are too mesmerising to not be addicted to.

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Then we have Park Seo-joon's stellar act as Park Sae-ro-yi, along with the talented Kim Da-mi as Jo Yi-seo, in Itaewon Class. This K-drama managed to break hearts and slowly mend it as Sae-ro-yi was on vengeance mode to avenge his father's murder. With such a talented cast, fans could not get enough of Seo-joon's mesmerising performance that deserves all the accolades. Another stellar 2020 K-drama that had fans in an emotional mess was Crash Landing on You, which starred Hyun Bin as Ri Jeong-hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung-joon and Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan. The romantic star-crossed lovers' storyline in Crash Landing on You turned out to be a huge hit amongst fans and is a favourite to win Best Drama at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards.

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Finally, we have Hospital Playlist, a new addition but equally addictive like its counterparts. As the title suggests, this K-drama stars Jo Jung-suk as Lee Ik-joon, Yoo Yeon-seok as Ahn Jung-won, Jung Kyung-ho as Kim Joon-wan, Kim Dae-myung as Yang Seok-hyung and Jeon Mi-do as Chae Song-hwa, who play doctors. We sink deep into their lives as these five best friends go through various trials and tribulations.

This begs the question; Which is the most addictive 2020 K-drama? Vote below and even let us know your pick in the comments section below.

Anonymous 6 months ago

I ♥️ The King Eternal Monarch . Hands down to the casts , director, writer etc . Brilliant .. Others just didn’t understand the story line .. It’s not boring . It needs much thinking and made me curious of what happened then and the present . I even watched this for countless times specially the caring , loving scenes of MinHo & Go Eun . ♥️This drama is a winner for me .

Anonymous 7 months ago

At first I thought it is something beautifully written and worthy of Daesang. However, I was so dispoointed in the end. Those who think they are intelligent, they like TKEM of course. But I would say the professional critics (if you read about TKEM in Wikipedia) -The Korean Herald wrote that the series failed to present adequate explanation of the parallel universe to the audience who complained of the similarity of the two different worlds, with cultural critic Ha Jae-geun describing, "The story unfolds at a relatively slow pace and the parallel world is too complex to understand. It's hard to find some clever, creative conversations and catchy soundtracks in 'The King'. William Schwartz from Hancinema commented on the directing saying, "The lack of coherent direction has also dampened enthusiasm for the drama,” and expressed that, “Viewers have taken issue with the inconsistent intuitive intelligence shown by the main character .... particularly the unapologetic extent to which characters from the fantasy universe play on uncomfortable gender tropes," while Cinemaescapist stating, "Others may find themselves disappointed as the ensemble cast swim in a sea of cliche.

Anonymous 10 months ago

I love park min Joon and min

Anonymous 10 months ago

TKEM the best of all times. Intriguing. It makes your brain works while enjoying the twists and and superb acting of the characters

Anonymous 11 months ago

The king eternal monarch should not be compared to any movie..it's the best♥️♥️

Anonymous 11 months ago

Alias todos de 2020 , que assisti foram otimos mas gostei muito O rei eterno monarca.

Anonymous 11 months ago

The King Eternal Monarch is the best. It has best pictures, smart dialogues, acting skills of the two leading characters and the others are impressive. Lee Min Ho showed us his acting is improved, he is the best choice for the role. Kim Go Eun is one of the best actress of Korea who can act. I‘m impressed with her beauty, her acting skills since Cheese in the Trap and Goblin. Thanks to all staffers for working hard to bring the drama to the viewer till the last episode especially during the peak of the pandemic. Also thanks to Ms. Kim Eun Sook, the writer, for giving us the beautiful story, your works are always the best.

Anonymous 11 months ago

No comparison here, KING all the way, I mean why even this other drama here in the list, TKEM is one of the brilliant stories, so intelligent yet intriguing, amazing direction, stunning visuals and superb acting, i mean it had everything.. The best drama of 2020, there is not a single one that comes close to this one..

Anonymous 12 months ago

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH is more entertaining.........

Anonymous 12 months ago

THE KING- ETERNAL MONARCH IS VERY ENTERTAINING. THE BEST

Anonymous 1 year ago

If you watch till the end The Eternal Monarch it is very entertaining and addictive. Some reviews says it is low rating because they judge without even knowing what the end will be. That time of plot and twist is an entertaining one. Great mind of the writer. CLOY is addictive as well and at I like it also. Different genre but I Like fantasy more... its entertaining to watch.

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH!!! So goood that I am learning Korean!!! Love these two actors! Amazing chemistry! Need to see them together again!

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM is the best.The first kdrama of LMH with a super realistic love affair with a brilliant KGE. First time to like kdrama couple portraying this fantastic story...Have courage to date in real life you are not getting any younger LMH and KGE...We are happy for both of you..from the Philippines...

Anonymous 1 year ago

10 out of 10 for TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

this is one of the best drama ever..love the writer's imagination and her wishes for a unified korea can be seen...

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch ratings is not as low as exaggerated and besides its international ratings are superb like really high it's the most popular Korean drama right now all over the world it's really interesting I love love love it Tkem obviously

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch Obviously itaewon class is really interesting tho World of the married is really nice Cloy is nice to But the king eternal monarch is a whole other level Sci fi, monarchy, romance still has some funny parts and I believe the ratings in Korea are average it's not as low as

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King

Anonymous 1 year ago

From India. The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

From Hollywood . The King Eternal Monarch. It is my first experience of KDrama

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King eternal monarch obviously.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King as always. The last scene on episode 11 was so captivating!! Not to mention the soundtrack and Lee Minho’s performance. Kudos to all the crew!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

King Eternal because it is fantasy science fiction and very exciting. The actors are believable and convincing in their portrayal of their characters. I love the story. I keep hearing about the other drama mentioned but cannot access it so I have no opinion about it. But from the titles I would still watch The King Eternal.

Anonymous 1 year ago

the world of the married is sstill quite good

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is best, Lee Minho and Kim Go Eun best .The chemistry is amazing wheather it on screen or off screen footage . And Lee Minho is so so so handsome.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King. Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

the king is back!

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING :ETERNAL MONARCH.....Ofcourse

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is on another level, there is no comparison at all. Also Lee min Ho is love

Anonymous 1 year ago

The drama The king eternal monarch, has a very good plot, and has the oppa Lee mee hoo that I love so much.

Anonymous 1 year ago

No doubt its The King..lee minho oppa....❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

Vote for TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch & Kim & Lee minho have good chemistry

Anonymous 1 year ago

I would say all these dramas were so gorgeous but i chose The world of a marriage very informative and got many moral lessons to learned that must be realized and applied in real life.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is the best

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King for me there's nothing boring about this drama I was hooked since episode 1.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King all the way

Anonymous 1 year ago

Definitely TKEM. I have never been so engrossed in a KDrama as i am now with this series. I have a rule to never watch a series until it's complete but TKEM was an exception. I also love watching behind the scenes videos. Can't wait for the next episodes❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king, Lee Min Ho❤❤❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king, Lee Min Ho❤❤❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

If you ask which is the best drama, I think of it as which one would I watch over and over again. It's The King and Crash landing. My favourite moment was 'Protect her, she's the future queen of the Kingdom of Corea'. I had goosebumps in that scene!!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch....gripping story, electrifying chemistry n top notch acting. Masterpiece.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch has been a great addiction to me nowadays.... frankly since the last 2 episodes (11 and 12)

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King: Eternal Monarch - Lee MinHo and Kim Go Eun ❤️❤️❤️

Anonymous 1 year ago

Definitely The King !!! Always support Lee Min Ho !

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King: Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

I've watched both of them. Though it's difficult to choose one, I will vote for the king: eternal monarch. The plot is unique and it gets more and more interesting

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King : eternal monarch, both Kim Go Eun and Lee Min Ho show off their superb acting skills

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king one

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King: Eternal Monarch gets interesting each episode for me.

Anonymous 1 year ago

I vote for the KING . TKEM. . No doubt about that. They will receive that award. I congratulate them in advance. I'm very pleased with episode May 24. I love it. More of the same please. Show kisses a lot.

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM still the besttt❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king: Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

I vote for the world of married couple... It's great drama. It based on more realistic than the king eternal monarch. Love from Manipur(India)

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM.. I AM WELSH BUT LOVE IT BOYO

Anonymous 1 year ago

My vote goes to THE WORLD OF THE MARRIED. THANKS TO ALL : DIRECTOR MAIN ACTRESS AND ALSO THE SONGS.

Anonymous 1 year ago

Neither. Hi Bye, Mama! was the one that had me needing to know more​ each episode.

Anonymous 1 year ago

Obviously, The King: Eternal Monarch!!!!!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monrach is the best❤❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

TWOTM

Anonymous 1 year ago

For sure the world of the married

Anonymous 1 year ago

It’s the World Of the Married for 100% !! Each episode got me hooked like damn !! Wats gonna happen next ! Simple plot excellent direction ! But I got bored within 2 eps in TKEM! It was dragging

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king!

Anonymous 1 year ago

I love TKEM! It's not just some typical drama plot as they say it is. Criticizers talk too much before thinking. This drama requires your brain cells cooperating. There are many main points which you may have missed and found irrelevant but could actually have meanings. And as it is a sci-fi and a romance drama,it is well portrayed as that. I hope the criticisms would stop! If you don't like it,just don't watch it instead of judging it,it may not just appeal your taste in dramas. For me,it really is an amazing drama,and I can't wait to unfold more information as the drama goes on! I hope their love story will turn out well in the end also!ㅠ_ㅠ화이팅 TKEM!

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING : ETERNAL MONARCH IS THE BEST!! Idk why others criticize it,they probably just don't understand what's happening to the story. It's a sci-fi romance so it also requires thinking. In order to connect everything that's happening,you have to pay attention to all the details. Aside from the too obvious advertising, it's really good. More and more informations and mysteries are being revealed as the episodes go on. I hope it would have a happy ending,and that will make my world!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king etetnsl monarch is the best

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch naturelly

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King: Eternal Monarch is the best.

Anonymous 1 year ago

Tkem

Anonymous 1 year ago

Lee min ho ❤ He is the best in his drama Now I'm his fan because of his best work in this drama❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch rules!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king :Eternal Monarch Best Drama İ See. Lee Min Ho İs King Of Kdrama. Only King İn Kdrama.

Anonymous 1 year ago

After 11&12 episode, it's definitely The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

İ Agree With You 100% The King :Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is the best. I love it.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch and Lee Min Ho

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal Monarchy is the best 2020 drama hands up

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is lovee❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King: Eternal Monarchhhhh❤❤❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king: eternal monarch❤❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

King eternal monarch is the best

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEMsuperb unique!! #BEST drama ever♥

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEMsuperb unique!!the best drama ever♥

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is the lost addictive drama , since this drama give a new novelty . Make me cant stop thinking about several theories which may happen in this drama

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king :Eternal Monarch Top Drama On Netflix. King Of Kdrama Lee Min Ho.

Anonymous 1 year ago

I'm from the Philippines. I equally love LMH, PSJ, and Hyun Bin. I've enjoyed CLOY, got inspired by IC..but it's TKEM that got me so addicted. TKEM is not your average K-Drama. Every episode had my brain cells working. The plot is unique and amazing. The cinematography is wow. And the actors fit their roles perfectly. I'd say no one else can play King Lee Gon better than Lee Min Ho. This is by far, for me, his best portrayal. And don't get me started with Kim Go Eun. This girl is on fire! The leads' chemistry is through the roofs. This is the only K-Drama giving me sleepless nights re-watching episodes, browsing through social media platforms looking for content related to it and its actors (specially LMH and KGE content), reading forums, formulating theories, and all. This drama is daebak!

Anonymous 1 year ago

Crash landing On you was my favorite. Excellent acting of Captain Ri & Seri.

Anonymous 1 year ago

Only King Lee Min Ho The King :Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

I love Crash Landing on You and The King Eternal Monarch.❤️

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

King the eternal monarch obviously

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal.

Anonymous 1 year ago

Lee Min Ho Lee Min Ho (^o^)(^o^)(^o^)(^o^)(^o^)

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM!!!! All day, any day!

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

Rei eterno

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king:Eternal Monarch is best

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king Eternal Monarch . It is the best also lee min ho is acting is so good as always❤❤❤❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

Only The King :Eternal Monarch Wins All SBS Drama Awards

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch!!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

If I have to choose one, it would be Crash Landing on you. But Lee Min Ho has acted superb in King. He has really matured as an actor.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king

Anonymous 1 year ago

THe king: eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

Crash landing on you

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king :Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

the king eternal monarch ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch! This series keep your brain cells working. Every episode needs to be analyze for you to understand the story.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The kinggg

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King!!!! Great chemistry, Great Plot!!!!!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch❤️

Anonymous 1 year ago

For Me My Favorite is King Eternal Monarch❤.......

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eterna Monarh is very very extraordinary

Anonymous 1 year ago

If u are seeing what I'm seeing. It's definitely TKEM. the king. It's being in top 10 as no 1 or 2 here in Nigeria for over a month. ❤️❤️

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

With no doubt The king eternal monarch is the best. The plot was amazing. Not only plot but everything, chemistry, character, content, logic, are out of imagination. Loved this drama. Love you TKEM team

Anonymous 1 year ago

World of the married!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King floop! Lol

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch is excellence at par. Never seen a Korean drama like that. Each one related to the drama deserves a standing ovation. Congratulations team TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

The world of the married. Predictable story line but outstanding acting.

Anonymous 1 year ago

Worlcouple

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM AND LEE MIN HO

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king external monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

Best drama

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH IS THE BEST♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is the best for me.

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king is the best of 2020 .All work so hard admist the pamdemic,and the plot is bit deeper than the stories that LMH has acted.You should watch from the first episode itself as goblin. 2020 best if The king

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch !

Anonymous 1 year ago

Eternal king is more mike eternal chaprasi

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is the best show of 2020 , so unpredictable and I love both lmh and kge . I've watched almost all lmh movies and I have to say this is the best, he perfected the king role. He is a great actor . The storyline is also awesome.♥️♥️

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King:Eternal Monarch by a million miles !!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH!!!

Anonymous 1 year ago

Its The King Eternal Monarch definitely. You will keep analyzing every scene...you will find it agonizing to wait for the next episode. It is Lee Min Ho's best so far.

Anonymous 1 year ago

World of the married case closed!

Anonymous 1 year ago

The King Eternal Monarch

Anonymous 1 year ago

King The Eternal Monarch ❤️

Anonymous 1 year ago

TKEM is one of the best kdrama I’ve watched .. not a fan of Lee min ho or Kim Go Eun I used to be a kdrama addicts but stop watching few years ago as the plot is always the same TKEM brought me back into kdrama again. Unique plot , great acting and love the ost

Anonymous 1 year ago

For me:The world of married❤❤❤

Anonymous 1 year ago

The king eternal monarch is by far the best drama I’ve ever watched . I’m not a fan of Lee min ho.. I’m one of those people who doesn’t appreciate his acting tried to watch the heirs but I’m tired with typical romance High school ... same as Goblin .. I only watched few clips of itIt because of Lee dong wook .. but now I’m a big fan of Lee Min ho and Kim Go Eun .. I agree that the first few episodes are slow paced ... I stop at ep. 7 but my sister told me watch it till 12 then rewatch it from beginning... I cannot believe how Amazing it is .. from my perspective of this drama being boring to being mind blown as I understand some hidden clues rewatching it .. and I appreciate the chemistry of the of LMH and KGE .. I hope other people will rewatch and change their mind after Coz I’m telling you you’re missing a MASTERPIECE.

Anonymous 1 year ago

HANDS DOWN> TKEM!!!