Korean TV series about school

List of the best Korean school TV shows selected by visitors to our site: Cheer Up!, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, Wild Romance, She Was Pretty, SKY Castle, Extracurricular, The God of High School, White Christmas, Reply 1994, Orange Marmalade.

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Cheer Up! (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountrySouth Korea
Duration06:33

Despite their harsh educational environment, the cheerleading club has to keep it together for the students' sakes, and their own.

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, South Korea, Japan, Spain, Mexico, USA

Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of Paris into villains. But neither hero knows the other’s true identity – or that they’re classmates!

Wild Romance (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, sport
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:06

Baseball player Muyeol is a star in baseball, but is known for his wild image. Eunjae is a bodyguard who is also a Diamond member of Muyeol's anti-fan club. One day, Muyeol and Eunjae get into a fight at a karaoke room, where they first meet. A video of their fight goes viral on the Internet, so in order to deal with the controversy, Eunjae has no choice but to become Muyeol's bodyguard. Originally planning to be his bodyguard for a short while, things go longer as planned when Muyeol's stalker shows up. Will the two be able to get along? 'Wild Romance' is a sweet and scary love story between Eunjae, having to protect a guy she wants to beat up, and Muyeol, who must be protected by his most dangerous anti-fan.

She Was Pretty (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:34

Ji Sung Joon has a crush on the most beautiful girl in town, Kim Hye Jin - the only problem is, he's unattractive and lacks self-esteem. As fate would have it, years later Sung Joon grows up to be not only successful, but extremely attractive. However, when he runs into his first love Hye Jin, she has become unattractive and poor. Can their love transcend the vanity they both associated with each other?

SKY Castle (2018)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:15

The satirical comedy takes place in a four-story apartment building in the suburbs of Seoul inhabited by a number of professionals: doctors, judges, prosecutors, professors, and their wives. The wives are from prestigious and highly educated backgrounds, and part of the plot will feature their efforts to get their children admitted into universities. Some grew up in families with multiple generations of doctors or lawyers, and their ambitions will be depicted with realism and comedy.

Extracurricular (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea

Determined to escape a dead-end life, a gifted high school student turns to a world of serious crime to ensure he can pay for college.

The God of High School (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, sport, anime
CountryJapan, South Korea

When an island half-disappears from the face of the earth, a mysterious organization sends out invitations for a tournament to every skilled fighter in the world. "If you win you can have ANYTHING you want," they claim. They're recruiting only the best to fight the best and claim the title of The God of High School. Jin Mori, a Taekwondo specialist and a high school student, soon learns that there is something much greater beneath the stage of the tournament.

White Christmas (2011)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea

Kim Yo Han is a psychiatrist who gets involved in a serial murder when his car broke down on Christmas Eve during a sudden storm and he is forced to take shelter at a private high school. Seven students and a teacher are also there over the winter break, but they are gradually murdered one by one as they receive letters from a killer who wants revenge for the death of his mother and sister.

Reply 1994 (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration35:00

Generation Y, meet Generation X: on the heels of the success of Answer Me 1997, ‘90s nostalgia continues with a series set in 1994. Journey with a group of high schoolers as they discover the now legendary—then new—K-pop group Seo Taiji and the Boys, as well as the Korean Basketball League, "new" technology, and grungy fashion trends. Sometimes you’ve just got to look to your past in order to appreciate the present. Every generation is sure to find something to love in this field trip back into time!

Orange Marmalade (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

Despite a 200-year-old treaty between humans and vampires, both races still don't get along. Amidst the looming tension, Jung Jae Min, a posh yet kindhearted high school student, quickly falls for the mysterious new girl Baek Ma Ri. But can Ma Ri conceal her true vampire identity and give love an honest chance? If these star-crossed lovers can find the courage to make the leap, Jae Min and Ma Ri may just be the key to a final resolution between humans and vampires...

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Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, musical
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:04

A working class girl winds up at an exclusive prep school. Unassuming high school girl Jan Di stands up to -- and eventually falls for -- a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school's most powerfu clique.

Never Have I Ever (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.

Elite (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:33

When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.

Riverdale (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

13 Reasons Why (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

Who Are You: School 2015 (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:29

Set at a prestigious private high school in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea. Eun-Byeol is a popular student at the private high school. She goes missing and returns, but she has lost her memory. She tries to find out the truth.

Skins (2007)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, short
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:45

Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.

Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:50

Shut Up Flower Boy Band is a 2012 South Korean television series starring Sung Joon, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Myung-soo, Jung Eui-chul, Lee Hyun-jae, Yoo Min-kyu, and Kim Min-suk. It is a coming-of-age story about a high school rock band dealing with friendship, rivalry, romance and their passion for music. It aired on tvN from January 30 to March 20, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 16 episodes. It is the second installment in cable channel tvN's new line of youth-targeted programming "Oh! Boy" Project, which features a line-up of handsome leading men. The previous series was Flower Boy Ramyun Shop. Yoo Min-kyu was cast after winning tvN's reality audition program Flower Boy Casting: Oh! Boy. Kim Myung-soo is from boy band Infinite, Lee Hyun-jae is from indie rock band Mate, and Kim Min-suk and Kim Ye-rim were contestants on reality talent show Superstar K3.

Skam (2015)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryNorway
Duration01:03

The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.

American Vandal (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

Trinkets (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

A grieving teen finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group.

Dream High (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, music
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:05

Dream High is a South Korean television series broadcast by KBS in 2011. It features miss A's Suzy, Kim Soo-hyun, T-ara's Eunjung, IU and 2PM. The drama was popular among teenagers, and brought in viewership ratings in the 18 to 20 percent range during its two-month run. A special episode, where the cast of the show performed the Dream High Special Concert on a stage near Seoul, was aired on March 1, 2011, the day after the series ended. Its sequel Dream High Season 2 aired a year later with a different cast.

Class of Lies (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, detective
CountrySouth Korea

Ki Moo-Hyeok, a lawyer with a high winning rate, only cares about money. Due to a murder case at a high school which he deals with, his reputation as a lawyer hits rock bottom. To regain his good name as a lawyer, he sneaks into the high school and work as a temporary teacher. He tries to reveal a secret which the students have, and gets involved with Teacher Ha So-Hyun, a P.E. teacher who loves her students. They then face the students'secret.

High School King of Savvy (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

Lee Min Suk is just a normal high school hockey player - until he's forced to take his brother's place as the director for a major company. Now he's forced to balance school work, hockey practice, and making multi-million dollar decisions. No big deal?

Love, Victor (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.

Awkward. (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:20

An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. Narration in the first-person voice of Jenna's blog posts captures the humor within the struggles and experiences everyone can relate to from their formative years.

My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:47

Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.

Gossip Girl (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, 2007 to December 17, 2012. Narrated by the omniscient blogger "Gossip Girl," voiced by Kristen Bell, the series revolves around the lives of privileged young adults on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City.

Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration13:12

High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").

My So-Called Life (1994)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration15:12

The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.




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