8 Bite-Sized Web Dramas That Provide Lighthearted Fun
I know what you’re thinking: “Web dramas are already bite-sized!” I hear you, and you’re not wrong, but even amidst web dramas, there are ones that are lighter not only in terms of airing time, but also plot-wise.
The following selection features a web drama for every mood. So dig in and, most importantly, enjoy!
1. “I Am“
“I Am” tells the story of Annie (played by DIA’s Jung Chaeyeon), an artificial intelligence robot that was brought into existence in the form of a teenage girl. In an effort to stay away from harm’s way, she joins high school and is faced with the challenge of fitting in among humans, all while learning a panoply of life lessons in the process.
This 90-minute web drama is cute and light and makes up for a great movie replacement for your girls’ night in!
Binge-watch “I Am” down below!
2. “Hot and Sweet”
Fate brings together Min Joon (Choi Min Hwan), a food truck owner and an aspiring chef, and Joon Young (AOA’s Yuna), a rebellious graffiti artist. The pair works hand in hand to bring more customers to the food truck, and together they learn about what makes life really worth living.
With an average of 15 minutes per episode, this eight-episode storyline has the perfect build up to a hot and sweet love story.
Binge-watch “Hot and Sweet” down below!
Anna (Nam Gyu Ri) is an introverted power blogger who eats alone and whose hobbies include watching home shopping channels. Park Ji Yong (Im Seulong) is a home shopping host who is given the task to feature a power blogger in his show. Ji Yong crosses paths with Anna, but how will he convince her to guest star in his show?
70 minutes is all you need to delve into this breezy, easy plot. Plus, like the title suggests, this web drama is a really good watch during lunch time!
Binge-watch “Let’s Eat Something, Anna” down below!
4. “High-End Crush“
Arrogant and proud, Choi Se Hoon (Jung Il Woo) is the CEO of an elite K-pop entertainment agency, and he can turn any person he eyes into a K-pop star. When his attention is fixated on an innocent young woman from the countryside named Lee Yi Ryung (Jin Se Yeon), he does everything in his power to recruit her—only to fail miserably. He realizes that his interest in her goes far beyond business and keeps pursuing her regardless.
You may need a total of five hours to go through all 20 episodes, but you won’t feel the hours pass as you get just as eager as the male lead to figure out Yi Ryung.
Binge-watch “High-End Crush” down below!
5. “We Broke Up”
Sometimes, relationships simply don’t work out, and that’s perfectly fine. But what happens when you’re stuck under the same roof with your ex? Despite putting an end to their relationship, No Woo Ri (Sandara Park) and Ji Won Young (WINNER’s Kang Seung Yoon) still see each other on a daily basis because they share the same home. Struggling in their own individual lives, how is this situation going to affect them as roommates?
It’s always nice to see YG artists in a drama, and the chemistry between Sandara Park and Kang Seung Yoon is more than enough to follow this little tale of theirs!
Binge-watch “We Broke Up” down below!
Han Tae Joo (Han Gi Chan) and Gang Gook (Jang Eui Su) are two best friends who share a strong bond. Tangled in a love triangle with Hye Mi (Choi Gyu Ri) that triggers jealousy, the two friends look back on their relationship with each other and the possibility of its development into something romantic.
This fresh and intriguing plot is surely reason enough to sit through all nine episodes and find out how the story unfolds!
Binge-watch “Where Your Eyes Linger” down below!
7. “Splash Splash Love”
Danbi (Kim Seul Gi) is a high school student who finds herself in the Joseon dynasty following a jump into a puddle of rain. As she time travels to the past era, she gets acquainted with King Lee Do (Highlight’s Yoon Doojoon), who ends up knowing a little bit more than he should about the future.
Comedy meets romance in this seasoned and fluffy two-episode drama that you can easily watch again and again!
Binge-watch “Splash Splash Love” down below!
8. “Noble, My Love“
An unfortunate event brings together Lee Kang Hoon (Sung Hoon), the heir to a business empire, and Cha Yoon Seo (Kim Jae Kyung), a veterinarian. To keep his mother from pressuring him about marriage, Kang Hoon asks Yoon Seo to be his pretend-girlfriend, but this initially smart plan ends up bringing more problems to the table.
The usual rich guy/poor girl trope finds its way here, but it is undoubtedly worth it! And while this web drama is by far the longest on the list, the easygoing plot makes it so enjoyable that binge-watching it is a must!
Binge-watch “Noble, My Love” down below!
Which bite-sized web drama is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
Esmee L. is a Moroccan lively dreamer, writer, and Hallyu enthusiast.