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Top Six K-Dramas Similar to Alchemy of the soul to watch


Jesufemi Adesiyan


Over the years, streaming K-dramas have garnered more and more fans. Perhaps due to the part of the genre K-drama producers have always written, the reception of their crafts has been met with much anticipation and warmness.


When it comes to mouth-watering actions and romance, K-dramas have got them. From ‘City Hunter’ to ‘A man called god’ and others, Korean series have been able to try to satisfy the ‘thirst’ of their fans. If you enjoyed watching ‘Alchemy of soul’ here is a list of other K-drama series you should try out. These top six series, in no particular order, are sure to quench your insatiable thirst for now till other blockbusters come out;

Top 6 K-Dramas Similar to Alchemy of the soul to watch

  1. The King: eternal monarch

This is a series that was released in 2020. It tells the story of a modern king who teleports into another world entirely. There, he meets a world that is completely different from the one he left behind. It is part of the first top six K-dramas ranked by PIJAlance.

Top 6 K-Dramas Similar to Alchemy of the soul to watch

2. Lovers of the red sky

A story adapted to the Joseon era. A romance story between two lovers- Hong Chun Gi, a female painter and Ha Ram. It was released in 2021. It is part of the second top six K-dramas ranked by PIJAlance.

3. Jinxed at first

Revolving around Soo Gwang, whose life was blissful seven years before he met Seul Bi. He lives in a world of fantasy about Seul Bi and bad things happen to him. The series was released in 2022.

Top 6 K-Dramas Similar to Alchemy of the soul to watch

4. Tale of the nine-tailed

In a similar story, ‘my girlfriend is a nine-tailed fox’, a gumiho finds the reincarnation of his lost love in a city. Leon fights other opposition to keep his dream alive. It was released in 2020.

5. Familiar wife

Like the horrible turn of events in ‘Outlander’, where the wife disappeared while on vacation, married couples have their fate changed magically after an unforeseen incident. They are left to fight for their relationship. It was released in 2018.

Top 6 K-Dramas Similar to Alchemy of the soul to watch

6. Island

Island is an ongoing series, featuring demons witch-hunting humans and with another human hero, remade through the blood of the demon to put the stop to it. The question still lingers, will the human be able to do the task? It is possibly the best out of the top six K-dramas, we listed.


Having said all that is above, let us now take a look at the stars in the series.

  1. The king: eternal monarch

In the series, Lee Min-Ho starred as Lee Gon, Kim Go-Eun as Jeon Tae-eul, Woo Do-Hwan as Jo Young and many others.

2. Lovers of the red sky

Stars in ‘Lovers of the red sky’ include but are not limited to Ahn Hyo-Seop playing Ha Ram, Kim You-Jung playing Hong Cheon-Ki, Gong Myung as Grand prince Yang Myung, Kwak Si-Yang as Grand Prince JuhYang and others.


3. Jinxed at first.

In ‘Jinxed at first’, Seohyun played Lee Seul-Bi, Na In-Woo as Gong Soo-Gwang/Go Myung-Sung and others.


4. Tale of the nine-tailed.

Stars in ‘Tale of the nine-tailed’ are Lee Dong-Wook playing Lee Yeon, Jo Bo-Ah as Nam Ji-A, Kim Beom as Lee Rang and many others.


5. Familiar wife.

In ‘Familiar wife’, Ji Sung played Cha Joo-Hyuk, Han Ji-Min as Seo Woo-Jin, Kang Han-Na as Lee Hye-Won, Park Hee-Von as Cha Joo-Eun and so on.

As stated earlier, the above list is in no particular order. Preference differs in the taste of what everyone wanted but trying out new recipes should not be a big deal. The movies above would always rekindle your love for K-drama.


Jesufemi Adesiyan is a literary artist with PIJAlance Magazine. He writes on works of arts.

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