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International Drama TV

A round up of the best non-English drama series from around the world including Bollywood classics, K-dramas, and Nordic Noir, that are definitely worth the subtitles or dubbing.

Shows like Kingdom: Historical Action outside Europe

Game of Thrones, Vikings, the Witcher, and countless other series are set in Europe (aka Westeros, "the Continent"). These terrific series take a global perspective--and include shows from the Ottoman Empire, ancient China, and Korea. Don't worry, they still have sword fights (and the occasional attack from the undead).

Best K-Dramas to Stream: Best Korean TV

Check out this round up of some of the most addictive K-dramas available to stream--wholesome fare, good-looking stars, K-pop soundtracks, single-season formats that don't stretch out the story, delicious food--"gamsa" Gomawo to Netflix for streaming these gems!

Shows like Spartacus: Live by the sword, Die by the Sword

What do Ancient Rome, Medieval Florence, and the Eastern Han Dynasty have in common? No not great art or literature--sword fights. Lots and lots of sword fights. Sure some of them gratuitous in terms of advancing the plot, but how else are you going to kill your enemies (or zombies, or vampires)?

Period Dramas Outside of England

If you love period dramas, but are a bit bored by wind-swept heaths and manor houses in Surrey, try this list of historical dramas set outside the UK.

Best Korean Romantic Dramas

These K-Dramas include the staples of romantic drama--love triangles, romantic regrets, unrequited love--and include dramatic RomComs, melodramas/makjang, through some heavy dramas.

Historical K-Dramas: Korean Period Dramas

Lavish production values, sword fights, and of course plenty of historical romance.

Korean Action TV: Action Packed K-Dramas

Sword fights, deadly VR games, special operations soldiers, counter-terrorism units, and deadly criminals round out this list of K-Dramas with a heavy dose of action.

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