7 Korean Drama Recommendations for Fans of Miss Night and Day

Seven must-watch Korean dramas for fans of Miss Night and Day.
7 Korean Drama Recommendations For Fans Of Miss Night And Day

Miss Night and Day is a captivating Korean drama currently airing on JTBC and Netflix. The show revolves around Lee Mi Jin, a 28-year-old woman played by Jung Eun Ji, who has failed her civil service exam for seven years straight. In a twist of fate, she transforms into a 50-year-old woman (played by Lee Jung Eun) overnight, adding a unique charm to the story. The blend of comedy and life lessons in this drama has resonated with many viewers.

For those who love Miss Night and Day, here are seven other Korean dramas that you might enjoy. These shows also blend elements of comedy, transformation, and heartfelt storytelling.

1. 18 Again (2020)

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In 18 Again, a 37-year-old woman named Jung Da Jung (Kim Ha Neul) is on the brink of divorcing her husband, Hong Dae Young (Yoon Sang Hyun). Amidst their marital troubles, Hong Dae Young is magically transformed into his 18-year-old self (Lee Do Hyun). With this second chance, he attempts to mend his relationships with his wife and high school-aged twins. This drama beautifully explores themes of family and second chances, making it a must-watch.

2. The Beauty Inside (2018)

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The Beauty Inside follows the story of Han Se Kye (Seo Hyun Jin), an actress plagued by bizarre rumors due to her monthly physical transformations. She can become anyone, regardless of age or gender, and her secret makes for a fascinating narrative. Her life changes when she meets Seo Do Jae (Lee Min Ki), an executive who suffers from prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. This drama’s unique concept and romantic plot make it a delightful watch.

3. The Light in Your Eyes (2019)

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The Light in Your Eyes tells the story of Kim Hye Ja, a young woman who suddenly ages into a 70-year-old (Kim Hye Ja) overnight. Discovering she can manipulate time, Hye Ja meets Lee Joon Ha (Nam Joo Hyuk), a man aspiring to be a reporter. Their intertwined lives and the exploration of time make this drama a thought-provoking and emotional journey.

4. Mr. Queen (2020-2021)

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In the popular drama Mr. Queen, a modern-day chef named Jang Bong Hwan (Choi Jin Hyuk) finds himself transported back in time and trapped in the body of a Joseon-era queen, Kim So Yong (Shin Hae Sun). This historical fantasy comedy explores themes of identity and adaptation as Bong Hwan navigates palace life, adding a fresh twist to the genre.

5. Chicken Nugget (2024)

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Chicken Nugget is a quirky drama about Choi Min A (Kim Yoo Jung), who is turned into a fried chicken nugget after an accident involving a mysterious machine at her father’s workplace. Her father, Choi Sun Man (Ryu Seung Ryong), and an employee, Ko Baek Joong (Ahn Jae Hong), embark on a hilarious adventure to restore her human form. The absurd premise makes for a hilarious and heartwarming series.

6. Meow, The Secret Boy (2020)

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Meow, The Secret Boy tells the story of Sol Ah (Shin Ye Eun), a graphic designer who adopts a cat named Hong Jo. Unbeknownst to her, Hong Jo (Kim Myung Soo) can transform into a human. Their developing relationship faces numerous challenges, making for a sweet and whimsical love story that is perfect for fans of romantic comedies.

7. A Good Day to Be a Dog (2023-2024)

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Based on a webtoon, A Good Day to Be a Dog features Han Hae Na (Park Gyu Young), who is cursed to transform into a dog whenever she kisses a man. After accidentally kissing her colleague, Jin Seo Won (Cha Eun Woo), who is afraid of dogs, Hae Na must find a way to break the curse. This drama’s unique plot and charming characters make it a delightful watch.

The seven Korean dramas above have several aspects in common with Miss Night and Day. It’s really mandatory to add them to your watchlist if you enjoy funny shows with touching stories. Happy watching!

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