10 Romantic Korean Dramas About Cohabitation You Can’t Afford To Miss

Cohabitation Korean dramas to watch

I think we all have to admit that the best trope that was ever invented is the cohabitation trope where two romantic leads live together for some time.

No matter how I look at it, it’s the perfect recipe for shenanigans and awkwardness, and we all know that the best love stories are full of these two elements.

So in this post, I’ve listed 10 absolutely lovely Korean dramas about cohabitation where our leads live together, and trust me when I say you’ll love them.

1. Because This Is My First Life

Because This is My First Life

Nam Se Hee, a single man in his late 30s, and Yoon Ji Ho, a single woman in her early 30s, become housemates by mistake despite their contrasting financial situations (he’s house-poor and employed while she’s totally homeless and unemployed).

2. Welcome To Waikiki

Welcome to waikiki

This funny Korean drama follows three young men who open a guest house named Waikiki to earn money for their film production.

Joined by various characters, they navigate many comedic and uncomfortable situations in their shared living space.

3. Playful Kiss

Playful Kiss Kdrama

High school student Oh Ha Ni falls for perfectionist Baek Seung Jo, but she’s brutally rejected after she gives him a love letter.

After her house collapses, she moves in with Seung Jo’s family, and soon enough, he starts falling for her.

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4. My Roommate Is A Gumiho

My Roommate Is A gumiho

Shin Woo Yeo, a 999-year-old nine-tailed fox, forms a contract with university student Lee Dam when she swallows his bead.

To avoid Lee Dam’s death and the eternal damnation of his own soul, they agree to live together until they find a solution, but the kicker is that he’s her lecturer and they soon start falling for each other.

5. Crash Landing On You

Crash landing on you kdrama

South Korean heiress Yoon Se Ri crash lands in North Korea and meets army officer Ri Jung Hyuk who takes her in and protects her.

Despite political tensions, they develop feelings for each other as they do what they can to survive their unique situation.

6. Personal Taste

Personal Taste kdrama

Jeon Jin Ho pretends to be gay to become Park Gae In’s roommate because he wants to learn more about the architecture of her house.

As they live together, Gae In learns about Jin Ho’s true identity and their relationship develops, but there’s the problem of his wealthy family and her issues with her annoying ex.

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7. It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

Its okay to not be okay

Moon Gang Tae, a community health worker, and Ko Moon Young, a popular children’s book writer with antisocial personality disorder, met as children but separated soon after.

Years later when Moon Young sees him again, she decides to have him, and after “kidnapping” his autistic brother, she forces them to live with her.

8. The Heirs

The Heirs Kdrama

Kim Tan, heir to Empire Group, meets Cha Eun Sang while studying abroad when she comes to find her sister.

But when they get back to Korea, they realize that they can’t be together because she’s his maid’s daughter and they live in the same house.

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9. The Legend of the Blue Sea

Legend of the Blue sea

Mermaid Shim Chung follows her love to modern-day Seoul, and then con artist Heo Joon Jae takes her in because she doesn’t know anyone.

She ends up living with Joon Jae and his two friends, and I know this cohabitation Korean drama might not sound like it on the face, but it’s so effortlessly funny.

10. My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho Kdrama

Cha Dae Woong releases a Gumiho from a painting and since she doesn’t know anywhere, she follows him around until he decides to take care of her.

And in time they fall for each other, but they’re from two very different worlds and trying to find a way to be happy together turns out to be more painful than they expected.

What do you think? These lovely Korean dramas where they live together do all the right things, and I just know you’re going to absolutely love them.

Remember to check out the related posts to get even more recommendations that I know for sure you’ll enjoy watching.


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