8 Best (Secret) Office Romance Dramas If You Miss What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim
Best Korean Dramas with Office Romance theme
More office romance drama? Yes, Please!
With the end of the adorable love story between Lee Young Joon and Kim Mi So, we might find it hard to move on just yet. We might want to see more of cute lovers that bloom in a hectic office, or those kind of sweet exchanges between lovers behind their colleagues back, or that tensions when an office couple almost got caught, etc. If you are just like us here at CJ, these 8 dramas about (secret) office romance are probably what you need to fill the void that “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim” has left us.
- She Was Pretty
Good news WWWSK lovers, in this drama you’ll get both heart fluttering office romance and Park Seo Joon! Almost like WWWSK, Park Seo Joon portrayed a capable Chief Editor named Ji Sung Joon who came back from the States with 2 mission: to save “The Most” Magazine Korea and to find his long lost first love, Kim Hye Jin (Hwang Jung Eum). Not confidence with her current appearance and position, Hye Jin decided to ask her pretty best friend, Min Ha Ri (Go Joon Hee) to stand in her place and say her last goodbye to Sung Joon saying that she was about to leave the country. But the odds were not in her favor, as Hye Jin got appointed to work as an intern at “The Most” Magazine under Sung Joon’s direction while Sung Joon met Ha Ri by accident (who just can admit that she was actually not Kim Hye Jin) and Ha Ri started to fall for Sung Joon.
2. Something In The Rain
This another hit drama is something we cannot missed. Although not really in the same company, both main leads share the same office building. For that reason and their background issues, they can not come out easily about their romantic relationship.
Yoon Jin Ah (Son Ye Jin) is an ordinary career woman in her late 30s with not much luck on romance. While Seo Joon Hee (Jung Hae In), is a bright and helplessly romantic man in his early 30s who came from a broken family. Jin Ah life changed after Joon Hee came back after working in the States for 3 years, as Joon Hee develops feelings for her despite being Jin Ah’s best friend’s younger brother (also he is best friend with Jin Ah’s younger brother and been treated like a family by Jin Ah’s parents). The story follows these two individuals as their relationship changes from family-like into a romantic one.
3. My Secret Romance
Lee Yoo Mi (Song Ji Eun) is a hard working woman who tries to survive on her own despite having a troublemaker mother. On an occasion, Yoo Mi met a rather rude “bell boy” at Gangwon-do Resort. One thing led to another, Yoo Mi and the “bell boy” had a one night stand. Being ashamed of what she has done, Yoo Mi fled early in the morning and tries to forget that man.
Three years later, the now nutrition consultant Yoo Mi is assigned to work at a huge company and has to make special menus for its CEO to help him lives healthier. The only problem is, the cold CEO is no other than Cha Jin Wook (Sung Hoon), the “bell boy” from 3 years ago.
4. Introverted Boss
Eun Hwan Ki (Yeon Woo Jin) is CEO of Brain Public Relation company. However, he is very introvert that he hired his best friend, Kang Woo Il (Yoon Park) as co-CEO and become the “face” of the company. Hwan Ki’s introvert personality makes people mistook him as a scary and mysterious person. Many weird rumors start to spread, especially after his secretary allegedly commit suicide after being mistreated by Hwan Ki. Several years later, Hwan Ki whose personality got worsen has to deal with Chae Ro Woon (Park Hye Soo), Brain’s latest employee. With her bright and nosy personality, Ro Woon keeps lingering around Hwan Ki with her big plan to reveal Hwan Ki’s mystery.
5. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
Just like every woman in her mother’s side of family, Do Bong Soon (Park Bo Young) has a super strength. Doesn’t want her power to be exposed, she has to hide her strength ever since she was little. That is why, Bong Soon loves to play computer games where she could show off her “power” and wish to work at Ainsoft, one of the best game creating company, aside from her being under qualified.
When Ainsoft’s CEO, Ahn Min Hyuk (Park Hyung Sik), accidentally oversaw Do Bong Soon’s power, he had a crush on her and tries to hire her as his personal bodyguard. Despite being hesitant to use her power as a job, Bong Soon couldn’t resist the benefits offered, including the chance to be a game maker. The sweet interaction between the cute Min Hyuk and naive Bong Soon got more intense as Min Hyuk received death threats and a serial killer who knows Bong Soon’s weakness came in the picture.
6. All About Eve
This classic Korean drama is too good to be missed. It revolves around the poisonous relationship of the naive Jin Sun Mi (Chae Rim) and two faced Heo Young Mi (Kim So Yeon). When the poor Young Mi lost her father, Sun Mi’s rich father brought her home. The bright Sun Mi welcomed Young Mi and they become friends. But later on, Young Mi becomes more and more greedy as she rivals Sun Mi and tries to steal every thing that Sun Mi has, including Sun Mi’s best friend/love, Kim Woo Jin (Han Jae Suk).
Heart broken, Sun Mi decided to study abroad where she then meets Yoon Hyung Chul (Jang Dong Gun) and becomes lovers. When Sun Mi works at a TV Network to pursue her dream to be a famous news anchorwoman, Young Mi followed her and tries to take over her job. Young Mi then turns her eyes on Sun Mi’s new boyfriend, Hyung Chul after finding out that he is one of the network’s top executives leaving Woo Jin behind.
You will definitely love Hyung Chul’s affectionate yet secretive care for Sun Mi here and there. No wonder, this drama successfully rocketed Jang Dong Gun’s name in the business, making him the most desirable gentleman at the time.
7. Jealousy Incarnate (Don’t Dare to Dream)
Weather caster, Pyo Na Ri (Gong Hyo Jin) dreams to be a news anchor along side her long crush, news anchor, Lee Hwa Shin (Jo Jung Suk) as they are both colleagues at SBC broadcasting station. But when Na Ri just started to be noticed by Hwa Shin, she meets Go Jung Won (Go Kyung Pyo), a rich best friend of Hwa Shin. Liking each other, Na Ri then goes out with Jung Won while her life keeps on crossing paths with Hwa Shin, even at a breast cancer treatment center!
Those silent affections, attentions and supports among Hwa Shin, Na Rin and Jung Won are to die for.
8. Witch’s Romance
Here comes Park Seo Joon again! Park Seo Joon surely deserves his title as rom-com king as this 2014 office romance drama of him is also very entertaining to watch.
Trouble Maker Magazine’s reporter Ban Ji Yeon (Uhm Jung Hwa) is a 39 years old spinster that infamously rude and ice cold thus dubbed as “witch” by her colleagues. Her life changed when she meets 25 years old Yoon Dong Ha, who treats her as a human being, and even better as a woman. It happens that the ever so nice Dong Ha got hired by Trouble Maker to be Ji Yeon’s assistant. Being together for sometimes, changes their initial bickering into a more deeper relation. Could Dong Ha’s kindness turn the witch into a human once more?
Have you watch any of those dramas? Which one is your favorite? If you have other office romance drama in mind, feel free to share!
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