Who doesn’t love watching some K dramas in the middle of the night? Mainly after the recent rise of the hype regarding the k drama series for the last few years, everyone here has probably watched some K drama series of their choice and by this time we guess, all of you have been able to find just the perfect genre in K drama series for you. From statistical reports we have seen that the two most watched genres in K drama series are the romcom ones and the action-drama series and assuming that most of the readers who are reading this article right now are really into the action genre in K drama series we have run through the internet and found out some of the most watched and most hyped K drama series that is available out there.
However there has been another dilemma for many watchers and that is regarding where will be able to watch this K drama series because many of those are not available on popular streaming platforms, so we have also sorted that out, because most of us here have Netflix nowadays and thus we are bringing to you, the 25 most watched and best-rated action genre K drama series which you are surely going to love during your late night binge watching sessions and we also hope that will solve your problem regarding the searching of a proper K drama for hours, because yes just like you we also have spent hours to find just the perfect drama series for us to watch and enjoy with friends. Do make sure to read this article till the end because each one of these series has got a unique story and based on the reviews, they are surely worth it.
Are you looking for both mysteries as well as an action k drama series? Then our first recommendation on the list will probably solve all your problems. The healer is a k drama series that has received an 8.5 IMDb rating and is very praised by the critics of the show. This show came out in the year 2014 and has received only a single season with 20 episodes which are just great. The story follows an incident that happened nearly 10 years back from the setting of the present story and involved a murder incident based on some political controversy with the government that has been somehow connected with present-day murder incidents. This is being solved by a group of three and follows a lot of action and drama scenes throughout the series.
2. The Uncanny Counter
The uncanny counter is quite a science fiction series that belongs to the action genre and won’t disappoint you at all when it comes to epic action scenes. This series has been very highly praised by critics and has also received an 8.1 IMDb rating which is quite good. The story that has been followed in this series is about a small town where the normal noodle shop employees, have been entrusted with the role of counters. Counters are people who can fight with spirits and other supernatural characters that bear a danger to the humans of the world and in this show, we will see the introduction of a new counter member who is struggling in his own high school life but ends up playing a big role in saving the world.
Now many of you may have already heard of this series because this series came out in the year 2019 and was very highly talked about by the audience because of the very interesting story, and the excellent acting of the cast members. This series has received huge success and along with that also has got an 8.2 IMDb rating. The story is mainly a mystery of a plane crash being unfurled by the uncle of a passenger who was on the plane crash and a national intelligence service agent, who has got the hint that it wasn’t a normal crash, and something else happened which led them to uncover some high-level crimes and many huge names being related to it. Overall, a great series to watch with a lot of action and goosebumps moments.
Are you looking for a series with a very unique story, a concept that you have never seen in the crime genre? then this series is just made for you. Many of you may have also heard about this series because this series came out in the year 2016 and has received an 8.5 IMDb rating which is one of the best on this entire list. The critics of the show have also prised this show very much and other than that the story that has been mainly depicted in about two detectives, one being in the present and the other being in the past, and both of them conversing through a mysterious walkie talkie while the detective from the past help the younger detective to solves his cases in the present.
5. Descendants Of The Sun
Now, this is one of our other very recommended series and that is because of the excellent story that has been depicted and the excellent acting skills that have been shown by the artists in this series. this series came out in the year 2016 and has received an 8.3 IMDb rating which is quite great belonging to the action genre. The story that has been shown gets a very traumatizing end and is actually not a complete action-based story but main a story that depicts an extremely gentle love story of an army officer and an army surgeon. They fall in love and face many hurdles together while the soldier continues to serve his duties till the end. Overall, a great series and it may not be having too much action but will surely leave a great impact on you.
Now, this may be the first series on the list which has received a second season and both seasons have been extremely successful with an 8.5 IMDb rating which is extremely good, and other than that this story has got a lot of action scenes that will seem very realistic and other than that we have also received a great story in this series. We all know how corrupted some government organizations have been all over the world and in this case, we see a prosecutor of the national security agency who is suffering from a loss of emotion and empathy being assisted by a police officer while they try to solve a murder case which holds many secrets regarding a big corruption activity of the government.
K2 is one of those series that hasn’t been rated very highly but when it comes to action scenes, it doesn’t lack any how nor does it lack drama. K2 is the story of a bodyguard and fugitive soldier who has been hired to protect the secret daughter of the south Koreas presidential candidate, while her life is in constant danger, because of her stepmother and other opposition party and k2 takes up this job, only to serve revenge to one of the opposition candidates who had ruined his life previously. This series came out in the year 2016 and has received a 7.2 IMDb rating which is quite moderate, however, the fanbase of the show is huge and much of the fanbase is mainly interested in the series because of the excellent cast, the series has got.
8. My Secret Terrius
Now this series is one of those, which wouldn’t indicate how incredible the story is from the trailer, because the trailer is quite a funny and jolly one, however, this jolly setting actually encloses the dark story and the conspiracy in which our main two characters get involved in. my secret terrius came out in the year 2018n and has received a 7.8 IMDb rating which is quite good. The story depicts how a woman loses her husband suddenly and with the help of her neighbor who is secretly a NIS agent, starts unraveling the big conspiracy in which her husband got involved. this series had quite a hype when it came out and has got some pretty exclusive fighting scenes which the audience has surely loved a lot. Overall, a great and worth a try.
9. Bad Guys Vile City
Bad guys vile city ain’t one of those series, where we see corrupt guys taking over the entire city, as many of us may have thought from the name, it’s actually how a group of bad guys fights the worse guys out there. The ones who stand above law and are ready to do anything to get their things done and that can only be stopped by those people who know what these upper lords work. This series came out in the year 2017 and is actually a spin-off from the original series, which is titled bad guys, and has received a 7.6 IMDb rating which is quite moderate and can be given a try. This series is full of amazing action scenes and a lot of funny and dramatic moments.
10. Yong Pal
Now, this series ain’t one, which has a lot of action scenes, however, it has enough for the audience to be satisfied other than that the lack of action scenes here has been coped up by the intriguing plot which depicts the story of a medical practitioner who in search for money, for his sister medical bills, starts treating underworld patients, and in that process, our protagonists end up bringing back an heir to a big industrial company from a coma and that leads to him facing a lot of troubles in the mafia world that turns upside down with this incident. Overall, a great series, which came out in the year 2015 and has received a 7.5 IMDb rating which is quite good.
11. Squid Game
Now we guess that this series doesn’t need any introduction from us. Mostly all of us have watched this series already and that is the only reason that this action-filled series is mentioned so low in the list. Now for those who still don’t know about this series, the squid game came out in the year 2021 and has received an 8.0 IMDb rating with a huge fan base all over the world. This series follows a unique story of a game where you stand between death and life situation to win a handful load of money and behind everything runs a big conspiracy that will be uncovered only by the end of the show. This show is just worth a watch and we recommend you to watch this show before any other show on the list if you still haven’t watched it.
12. Sweet Home
One of the most popular series on this list after Squid Game is this one. Sweet home is a Netflix original series that came out in the year 2020 and has received a 7.3 IMDb rating which is quite moderate. However, the fan base of this show is huge and the profits from this show have been incredible. This show is quite a unique one on the list because this time the action is between human beings, but between humans and monsters who start taking over the world after a disease starts spreading all over the world, and there is only a group of few people who are left and have to save humanity at any cost. Among all these our protagonist is one of those hybrids who has turned into a monster but still has his human sense, so he becomes humanity’s biggest weapon.
13. My Name
A daughter searching for the truth behind her father’s murder is what this entire series is based on. However, there is much more added to the story many twits and many conspiracies which just make this series one of the best on this entire list. My Name came out in the year 2021 and has received a 7.8 IMDb rating which is quite good other than that the series has received a lot of praise for the excellent action scenes and the dramatic scenes which the actors have done marvelously. Overall, a great choice and can be given a try for sure.
14. Taxi Driver
Another great series on our list is this one, Taxi Driver came out in the year 2021 only and has got a huge fan base just in a few months, another great thing about this series is that it has received an 8.0 IMDb rating which is just admirable. The story follows a guy who works as a taxi driver in a company that is quite unique and provides its passengers with a service known as call of revenge and the taxi driver will take revenge on behalf of his passenger. Our protagonist takes up this job to take revenge for those who are helpless just like he used to be in his childhood and cannot take revenge for his mother’s murder.
15. The Devil Judge
Another very recent show and quite a highly rated one actually, the devil judge follows a unique story filled with dramatic and action scenes. A judge provides true justice in a society that can be referred to as dystopia. The trials in the courtroom of such a society are love aired on television and the judge starts providing justice and tries to maintain peace by mercilessly punishing the corrupt and the cruel in front of the entire nation. This show came out in the yea4r 2021 and has received an extraordinary 8.3 IMDb rating.
16. Sijipeuseu The Myth
Now the name of this show may be known to many as Sisyphus The Myth and has got a unique and interesting story, with quite some great action scenes, however not as many as others on the list. This series came out in the year 2021 and has received a 7.0 IMDb rating which is quite moderate and follows the story where an engineer who saves a plane crash and in doing so ends up finding a big truth about the world which he starts working with however he is being contacted by a woman from future along wi9th whom he has to save humanity from the upcoming war which will lead to an apocalypse.
17. Mad Dog
As we move towards the end of the list, the action scenes also go down in the movies we can say, however, this one still has many and is enough to entertain all of you. This series came out in the year 2017 and has received a 7.7 IMDB rating which is quite good. This series follows the investigation of a former insurance agent, who has formed his own team to find the truth behind the plane crash which ended up killing his wife and son. The series is quite great and has also got quite an interesting story.
Now this series hasn’t been rated very highly just 6.2 by IMDb but if you are looking for something science fiction combined with action, then you can go for this series. This series came out in 2020 and follows the story of a police officer who is given supernatural power by NIS and recruited into a team named Rugal whose main aim is to bring down a nationwide criminal organization. The man’s main aim is to take revenge for the murder of his wife who was killed just from him being a part of the investigation.
Now if you are looking for one of those series that have many seasons, this may be the only choice for you on the list. This series came out in the year 2017 and has created a total of 4 seasons with a 7.6 IMDb rating which is quite great. The story which is depicted follows a golden team formed by former professionals whose main aim is to provide justice using an emergency service line, and they investigate the cases which reach them at the last moment. An excellent choice for sure.
20. The Lies Within
The lies within or popularly known as Moduui Geojinal is a unique series that follows quite an excellent story. The show came out in the year 2019 and has received a 7.0 IMDb rating which is moderate. However, when talking about the action genre, this show lacks a few great action scenes but has quite some notable ones. This series follows the story of a woman who becomes of the NISV after the disappearance of her husband and the death of her father and tries to investigate what the case actually is.
After a long wait, this series has finally arrived, tomorrow is a series which has been directly adapted from a webtoon sharing the same name and follows the story of a half human and half spirit character whose main job is to prevent people who are planning to commit suicide and they are mainly given this task by an organization of grim reapers. Quite an action-filled, filled with drama and an amazing casted series.
22. Beyond Evil
Now as we are moving towards the end, it is very shocking to find such a great series here, which has been rated 8.1 by the IMDb but as we have said we are mainly ranking based on the action scenes these series have got. Beyond evil follows the story of two policemen who are in charge of finding a serial killer and go through a lot of trouble and mind games in doing so but it surely lacks a bit in the action sector
23. Fight For My Way
Now this series came out in the year 2017, however when it comes to the genre, it is actually a rom-com, so the action scenes are very less, however as the story follows the love relationship of a taekwondo champion whose dream is of becoming a great UFC fighter, we see a lot of great fight in this series which are truly amazing, however not a complete action genre series.
Though at the end of the list, this series is a great choice with an 8.2 IMDb rating and quite some exclusive action scenes. This series came out in the year 2021 and follows the story of two officers in the deserter’s pursuit unit of the military, who struggle to capture the army deserters but also reveal the hardships the deserters faced before they ran away from the army.
The last one on this series is not a very recommended series as it has got extreme violence and if you are looking for action and don’t care about much then you can surely go for this series. This series follows the life of a student who has got a different secret identity of a criminal and has ended up being connected to a classmate who can be somehow described as a maniac.