Sometimes, we all need a good cry session to let all our emotions out.
Here are 5 sad K-Dramas to watch when you’re in the mood to cry!
1. Move to Heaven
Ex-convict Cho Sang Gu (Lee Je Hoon) reunites with his nephew, Han Geu Ru (Tang Joon Sang). The two run a trauma scene cleaning company together and uncover stories about people who have died. As Sang Gu and Geu Ru clean, viewers get glimpses into the lives of the deceased through the objects they’ve left behind.
Fans say this show can make you laugh one minute and cry the next, so get ready to feel all the feels while watching.
2. Mr. Sunshine
This drama tells the story of Eugene Choi (Lee Byung Hun) who was born into slavery during the Joseon era. He escaped to the United States and became a military officer, but he returned to Joseon for a mission. While there, he falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter, and their different social statuses complicate their relationship. Eugene Choi also tries to help prevent Joseon from being colonized.
Some fans said they ugly cried while watching this, so make sure you keep your tissues handy!
Navillera tells the story of Shim Deok Chul (Park In Hwan), a 70-year-old retiree who decides to pursue his lifelong dream of learning ballet. Lee Chae Rok (Song Kang) becomes his teacher, and they develop a strong bond as Chae Rok teaches Deok Chul how to dance.
Although this K-Drama is filled with heartwarming moments, it includes an incredibly realistic depiction of the aging process that may bring you to tears.
4. Hi Bye, Mama!
This drama is about Cha Yu Ri (Kim Tae Hee), a woman who died in a tragic accident and has been a ghost for the past 5 years. She’s given the chance to live again if she succeeds in becoming her husband’s wife and daughter’s mother again in 49 days. Here’s the problem: Her husband has remarried.
As you watch Yu Ri struggle with whether to move on to the afterlife or stay human, you’re sure to shed some tears.
5. My Mister
Lee Ji An (IU) is a very poor woman who is working a temp job at an architectural company, struggling to pay back a loan shark, and caring for her elderly grandmother. Her boss wants her to find out Park Dong Hoon’s (Lee Sun Kyun) weaknesses. Dong Hoon and his two brothers are also struggling, like Ji An.
As you watch the characters deal with their struggles and come together, you’ll definitely find yourself getting misty-eyed.