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Top 13 Must-Watch Vampire Korean Drama

Are you in search of a vampire Kdrama to watch after watching all the vampire movies? Look no further! We have compiled a list of the best vampire Korean drama series for you to enjoy.

Vampires are a popular motif in K-drama. They are often depicted as mysterious, dark, and even scary. Vampires are always in style, even in K-dramas. While fans were obsessed with the Twilight movies and The Vampire Diaries, there are plenty of vampire-themed K-dramas to watch.

There are several vampire-themed K-dramas to choose from, and you should be able to find something that suits your taste. Some of the most popular vampire-themed shows are The Sweet Blood, Hello Franceska, Orange Marmalade, The Vampire Prosecutor, and The Vampire Detective. They all contain vampires but have a variety of different themes.

Here’s a list of the best vampire KDramas to watch right now. Get ready to be sucked in and thrilled by these spine-chilling shows!

Top 13 Vampire Korean Drama (Updated 2023)

1. The Sweet Blood

“The Sweet Blood” is a South Korean drama series that follows the story of a half-vampire Yeon Seo. She is 118 years old half-vampire born to a human mother and a vampire father.

Yeon Seo is a beautiful and powerful vampire who has chosen to blend in with those who appear closest to her age. Things start to change for her when she starts to get drawn to the sweet blood of her classmate, Song Meo Roo.

But she is not the only one who is drawn to his sweet blood – other vampires and werewolves are also attracted to it. Yeon Seo decides to protect Song Meo Roo from those who are hunting him.

Will she be able to resist the thirst for blood Song Meo Roo’s and instead embrace humanity?

This is K-drama is based on the webtoon, “Sweet Girl”, by Nalchi. The Sweet Blood is the best vampire Korean drama in recent times.

  • Song Chae Yun as Son Yeon Seo
  • Kim Eo Jin as Song Meo Ru
  • Kim Ji Woong as Yoon Chi Woo

Release Year: 2021

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 15

Running time: 10 minutes

Genres: Romance, Youth, Supernatural

IMDB Rating: 5.5

2. Vampire Flower

Vampire Flower comes in second place on our Korean vampire drama list. Based on a web novel by Shin Ji Eun, Vampire Flower is a drama from 2014.

This mini-series follows the story of Louis (Seo Jae Hyung). Louis is a centuries-old vampire who still looks like a teenager. Fate brings Louis and Seo Young (Kim Ga Eun) together.

He gets attracted to her blood which smells extraordinary. Seo Youn and Louis fall in love and decides to take a journey together to retrieve a rare Vampire Flower.

However, what they didn’t know was that their love would be put to the test as they faced treacherous situations throughout their quest in the land of vampires.

  • Seo Jae Hyung as Louis
  • Kim Ga Eun as Seo Young

Release Year: 2014

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 6

Running time: 10 minutes

Genres: Romance, Supernatural

IMDB Rating: 5.7

3. Kissable Lips

Kissable Lips is a boys’ love drama about vampires. The series is about a vampire named Jun Ho who is going to die soon unless he drinks the blood of a human who has pure blood and is in love with Jun Ho.

Jun Ho’s classmate Min Hyun has pureblood, so Jun Ho starts to follow him and give his attention. As Jun Ho and Min Hyun spend more time together, they become closer to each other.

However, things take a turn when another vampire named Hae Soo, who knows about Jun Ho’s past traumas, creates a misunderstanding between Jun Ho and Min Hyun.

Jun Ho is also conflicted about whether or not to drink Min Hyun’s blood, as it could potentially endanger Min Hyun’s life.

Will Jun Ho be able to find a way to drink Min Hyun’s blood and save himself?

  • Kim Ji Woong as Jun Ho
  • Yoon Seo Bin as Min Hyun

Release Year: 2022

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 8

Running time: 11 minutes

Genres: Romance, Youth, Supernatural

IMDB Rating: 6.1

4. Orange Marmalade

‘Orange Marmalade’ is a vampire love story teen drama. It is based on a webtoon of the same name.

The drama revolves around society, which knows about the existence of vampires and they are known to live among humans.

The vampires have evolved and are no longer reliant on human blood as food. But many of them choose to conceal their identity and live as regular human beings in order to avoid discrimination from society.

Baek Ma-ri (Kim Seolhyun) is a vampire who hides her identity by attending high school like a normal teenage girl.

However, things take a turn when she accidentally kisses the neck of the school’s most popular guy, Jung Jae-min (Yeo Jin-goo), and falls in love with him. Unknown to her Jung Jae-min also has a crush on her.

  • Ahn Gil-kang as Baek Seung-hoon
  • Yoon Ye-hee as Song Sun-hwa
  • Song Jong-ho as Han Yoon-jae

Release Year: 2015

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 12

Running time: 50 minutes

Genres: Romance, Fantasy, Teen

IMDB Rating: 6.4

5. Vampire Idol

vampire idol

This show follows the life of a vampire named Prince Wang-ja (Lee Jung) from Vampire planet.

He visits Earth to see a live performance of his favorite idol contender in the competition. But he gets stuck on Earth with his three trusted and loyal servants.

Later he decides to join the competition and fulfil his dream of becoming a famous K-Pop idol.

This decision leads to all sorts of wacky hijinks and hilarity as the vampire struggles to understand human customs and learn how to compete as an idol.

  • Lee Jung as Prince (Wang-ja)
  • Kang Min-kyung as Min-Kyung
  • Shin Dong-yup as Dong-yup

Release Year: 2011

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 175

Running time: 30 minutes

Genres: Comedy, Drama

IMDB Rating: 7.1

6. Vampire Prosecutor

vampire prosecutor

‘Vampire Prosecutor’ is a vampire Korean drama that features a vampire prosecutor who uses his vampire abilities to solve cases.

He is able to tell the reasons for the deaths of his victims by drinking their blood. He also tries to figure out why he was changed into a vampire.

The only person who knows about his secret is his close associate Detective Hwang Soon-bom.

The Vampire Prosecutor is one of the best vampire Korean dramas you can watch and is definitely recommended for fans of the genre.

  • Yeon Jung-hoon as Min Tae-yeon, prosecutor
  • Lee Young-ah as Yoo Jung-in, prosecutor
  • Lee Won-jong as Hwang Soon-bom, detective

Release Year: 2011

No. of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 23

Running time: 60 minutes

Genres: Mystery, Police procedural, Thriller

IMDB Rating: 7.6

7. Bite Sisters

In this K-drama 3 vampires pretend to be sisters. It maily focuses on Han Yi Na (Kang Han-Na). She is an 821-year-old vampire.

She has a strong sense of morality and hates seeing injustice. She becomes a popular online influencer and uses her popularity to help those in need.

  • Kang Han-na as Han Yi Na
  • Kim Yeong-Ah as Kim Mi Sook
  • Yu-hwa Choi as Lee Ji Yeon
  • Lee Sin-young as Jung Sung Min

Release Year: 2021

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 10

Running time: 10 minutes

Genres: Romance, Supernatural

IMDB Rating: 7.1

8. Blood

Blood is one of the best vampire Kdramas. The story revolves around a vampire, Park Ji-sang (Ahn Jae-hyun), who is also a doctor.

He specializes in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery. He stifles his craving for blood and helps those who are terminally ill and need medical assistance.

Yoo Ri-ta (Ku Hye-sun) is a physician who entered medical school at the age of 17. She is the niece of the chairman who owns the hospital.

She is arrogant but a brilliant doctor. Ji-sang gets drawn to Ri-ta. Underneath it all is the story of the hospital’s director who is driven by a desire for control and a willingness to do whatever it takes to get it.

  • Ahn Jae-hyun as Park Ji-sang/Jason Park
  • Ji Jin-hee as Lee Jae-wook
  • Koo Hye-sun as Yoo Ri-ta/Yoo Chae-eun

Release Year: 2015

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 20

Running time: 65 minutes

Genres: Medical drama, Vampire, Thriller, Romance

IMDB Rating: 6.6

9. Immortal Goddess

immortal goddess

Immortal Goddess focuses on a vampire named Yuri who, due to an acquired immune deficiency disorder, is forced to age.

The other characters in the drama act as either helpers or hindrances in Yuri’s journey to eternal youth. Some of the characters are Yuri’s younger sister ‘Jo In’, a superstar Soo Jeong, who is also a vampire and a film director.

The show is funny and has brief episodes, making it a light and easy watch for vampire Kdrama fans.

  • Wang Ji Won as Yoo Ri
  • Park Hee Jin as Jo In
  • Lee Joo Yeon as Soo Jeong

Release Year: 2016

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 8

Running time: 15 minutes

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Supernatural

10. The Vampire Detective

vampire detective kdrama poster

The Vampire Detective is a classic K-drama that follows many of the familiar tropes that fans of the genre know and love. Though it may not be entirely original, the show is still definitely worth watching.

The show revolves around Yoon San (Lee Joon), a private detective. He teams up with his friend to solve cases for clients. One day, Yoon San is mysteriously turned into a vampire.

He uses his new abilities to help solve more cases as a detective. He also tries to find out why he was turned into a vampire.

  • Lee Joon as Yoon San
  • Oh Jung-se as Yong Goo-hyung
  • Lee Se-young as Han Gyeo-wool
  • Lee Chung-ah as Yo-na

Release Year: 2016

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 12

Running time: 60 minutes

Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Action, Thriller, Mystery, Occult detective fiction

IMDB Rating: 6.6

11. The Scholar Who Walks The Night

The Scholar Who Walks The Night is a Korean show based on a manhwa (Korean comic) of the same name. The show is set in the Joseon era and follows the story of Jo Yang-Sun (Lee Yu-Bi).

When Jo Yang-Sun’s father is framed for treason she takes it upon herself to earn money.

Since her family’s reputation is at stake, Yang-Sun decides to disguise herself as a man and become a bookseller. She knows it won’t be easy, but she’s determined to help her family in any way she can.

She meets Sung-Yeol, a 120-year-old vampire who is a guardian vampire. He is responsible for getting rid of anyone who disobeys the vampire rules.

Sung-Yeol knows about Yang-Sun’s secret and assigns her the duty of finding a particular book.

However, Sung-Yeol soon realizes that there is a vampire who is after the throne and he tries to stop him. This quest for revenge takes Sung-Yeol on a dangerous journey.

  • Lee Joon-gi as Kim Sung-yeol
  • Lee Yu-bi as Jo Yang-sun/Seo Jin
  • Shim Chang-min as Crown Prince Lee Yoon

Release Year: 2015

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 20

Running time: 60 minutes

Genres: Historical, Fantasy, Romance

IMDB Rating: 7.2

12. Hello Franceska

The final vampire families left on the earth are dispersed to various locations by their ruler with the instruction to conceal themselves and live among mankind until their “empire’s former glory” can be regained.

The family makes a mistake and ends up in Korea instead of Tokyo, where they meet a shy salaryman named Doo-il. One of the vampires, Franceska, bites Doo-il by mistake and he becomes a vampire himself.

The vampires promise to turn Doo-il back into a human when their leader arrives, but he has to stay with them in the meantime.

This leads to a series of comedic situations as the vampires and Doo-il pretend to be a family.

  • Shim Hye-jin as Franceska
  • Lee Doo-il as Doo-il
  • Jung Ryeo-won as Elizabeth

Release Year: 2005

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 52

Running time: 50 minutes

Genres: Horror, Comedy, Vampire, Sitcom, Black comedy, Satire

IMDB Rating: 7.5

13. Freeze

freeze kdrama poster

Dedicated K-drama fans will know that the 2006 miniseries titled Freeze is definitely worth a watch. The story centres on Baek Joong-Won (Lee Seo-Jin), who was saved by Ehwa (Son Tae-Young) and turned into a vampire many years ago.

Now 350 years old, Joong-Won runs a bar along with Ehwa in Seoul. Joong-Won has been suppressing his emotions for a long time.

One day, he receives a letter from a former romantic partner whom he had ended his relationship with 20 years back. The letter requests for him to take care of her daughter, Ji-woo.

As he spends more time with Ji-woo, he begins to develop feelings for her. A serial killer murdering his victims is intermixed in the story.

  • Lee Seo-jin as Baek Joong-won
  • Park Han-byul as Ji-woo
  • Son Tae-young as Ehwa

Release Year: 2006

No. of Seasons: 1

No. of Episodes: 5

Running time: 50 minutes

Genres: Drama, Horror, Romance

IMDB Rating: 6

If you’re looking for great vampire Kdramas, we highly recommend the ones mentioned here. But if you have another favourite that isn’t listed, let us know in the comments below why you think it deserves a spot on this list.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the name of Korean vampire drama?

Korean Vampire Drama List

  • Kissable Lips
  • Orange Marmalade
  • The Sweet Blood
  • Bite Sisters
  • Immortal Goddess
  • Vampire Prosecutor
  • Blood
  • The Scholar Who Walks The Night
  • Hello Franceska
  • Vampire Flower

2. Are there any vampire K dramas?

There are many vampire KDramas including The Sweet Blood, Kissable Lips, Orange Marmalade, Vampire Prosecutor, Blood, The Vampire Detective, The Scholar Who Walks The Night, and Vampire Idol.

3. Is there any vampire kdrama?

Popular Vampire Korean Drama:

  • Orange Marmalade
  • Kissable Lips
  • The Sweet Blood
  • Immortal Goddess
  • Bite Sisters
  • Blood
  • Vampire Prosecutor
  • Vampire Flower
  • The Scholar Who Walks The Night
  • Hello Franceska

Korean Vampire Movie List

1. Beautiful Vampire (2018)
2. Thirst (2009)
3. The Vampire Lives Next Door To Us

Korean Vampire Drama List (Updated 2023)

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