10 Swoony Office Romance Kdramas That Will Make You Smile

Office Romance Korean dramas to watch

One trope that always manages to make me totally floored is the office romance trope.

There’s something deliciously addictive about leads who work at the same place and eventually fall in love with each other. 

In this post, I’ve listed 11 Korean dramas with swoony office romances that I feel everyone needs to give a chance now. 

1. What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim

Whats Wrong with Secretary Kim kdrama 11

In this office romance Kdrama, a narcissistic CEO (Park Seo Joon) discovers his efficient secretary (Park Min Young) is leaving after nine years. 

As he tries to stop her, he realizes his feelings for her, and soon they’re unearthing past traumas, family issues, and serious office politics.

2. Touch Your Heart

Touch Your Heart kdrama

After a scandal, Yoo In Na, a famous actress, becomes a secretary for a cold lawyer (Lee Dong Wook), leading to a charming romance. 

This drama is a spin-off of Goblin and features sweet moments between our beautiful leads, legal cases, and friendships.

3. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Park Bo Young plays a petite woman with superhuman strength hired as a bodyguard for a rich CEO (Park Hyung Sik). 

The duo faces various challenges, including a serial kidnapper, rival companies, and a jealous childhood friend, and trust me when I say you’re going to love this mix of comedy, romance, thriller, and fantasy.

4. Business Proposal

Business Proposal kdrama

Kim Se Jeong plays a hardworking woman who agrees to a fake marriage with the CEO (Ahn Hyo Seop) of her company. 

This romantic comedy with a fake relationship is hopelessly funny and you can watch it on Netflix right now. 

5. She Was Pretty

She Was Pretty

This time around, Hwang Jung Eum plays a plain woman working at a fashion magazine who reunites with her childhood friend and first love (Park Seo Joon). 

To hide her identity, she begs her beautiful friend (Go Joon Hee) to pose as her and Seo Joon is here so you know it’s just the right amount of swoons. 

6. Jugglers

Jugglers kdrama

Baek Jin Hee is a loyal secretary who is fired and then assigned to work for a cold and prickly boss (Daniel Choi). 

Her new boss, who’s super efficient and doubly hot, is initially prickly towards her because he doesn’t want a secretary, but they soon reach a sweet rhythm.

You guys, this is one of the few workplace romance Korean dramas on this list that really deals with the realistic aftermath of a romance between a boss and his subordinate and I know you’ll love it. 

7. Introverted Boss

Her introverted Boss

Yeon Woo Jin, a shy CEO with a fear of people, hires a bubbly and outgoing employee (Park Hye Soo) to join his team and she soon starts to help him overcome his social anxiety. 

8. Her Private Life

Her Private Life

Park Min Young is a professional curator with a secret life as a fan of an idol group. 

When a mysterious director (Kim Jae Wook) discovers her secret and she’s targeted by fans of her idol because she’s suspected of dating him, they concoct a fake relationship. 

This drama is filled with the right level of chemistry and sweetness, and you’re going to love seeing our leads together just as much as I did. 

9. Hotel Del Luna

Hotel del Luna deana

IU plays the owner of a hotel for ghosts in this fantasy romance, and Yeo Jin Goo is the smart manager who can see spirits. 

Hotel Del Luna blends comedy, romance, horror, and fantasy, and it’s genuinely one of the best workplace romance Korean dramas I’ve watched in recent times. 

10. Clean With Passion For Now

Clean With Passion For Now

Kim Yoo Jung is a cheerful woman with messy habits who starts working at a cleaning company, and then she meets the CEO (Yoon Kyun Sang) who has germophobia.

Soon enough, they fell in love with each other and I loved the way they healed each other and were always so vulnerable with each other.


What do you think? Do these workplace Korean romance dramas sound interesting? They sure do. Let me know which one you’ll watch in the comments below. 

And, don’t forget that there are tons of other recommendations in the related posts below, so make sure to check them out.

Happy watching!

Sora

I'm the girl for the job if you want amazing drama recommendations (no, really!), OST recs that will leave you deep in your feelings, and genuine drama talk that you can only get from a viewer with lots of biases. I'm always on the lookout for new dramas to watch, so don't hesitate to leave a comment with something you think I'll enjoy and I'll send a reply ASAP. Thanks for visiting!

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