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Caught the K-drama bug? Then you’ll probably want to dive into the full library of Korean content on Netflix, but as you know, browsing Netflix can sometimes be a chore, so here are some tips on how to navigate Netflix’s collection of Korean content.

We’ve cataloged over 3,000 of these category codes into the so-called «Netflix Code Bible», which covers all sorts of different movie and TV genres that unlock the entire Netflix library of 6,000+.

So, without further ado, here’s a list of all the Netflix-specific category codes related to Netflix’s Korean library.

Sort Netflix by Korean Language

Probably the most effective way to check Netflix Korean programming is to use the new language filters available on the Netflix website version.

You’ll find a «Search by Languages» tab at the top of the Netflix website. Select «Original Language» in the first box on that page and «Korean» in the second box.

Alternatively, you can click to see the full list here.

This will provide you with the complete list of Korean movies and series on Netflix.

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Sort Netflix by language

Additionally, for those in the United States, you can also find a complete breakdown of all the Korean-language content on Netflix via our library page.

Category Codes for Korean Content on Netflix

Now let’s go over some of the major category codes of the Korean language.

To use these codes, type them into the Netflix search bar on your device (either a mobile phone or a smart TV) or use the following URL in your web browser:

“https://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/CATEGORY CODE”

Main Category Codes for K-Dramas

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Let’s start with the top K-Drama Category Codes that return most titles and will help you get started on your K-Drama rabbit hole.

We especially recommend the «for beginners» category code if you are still relatively new to the genre.

Additional list of Korean category codes

Please note: all of these categories yielded at least one title on Netflix in the UK; results for other regions may vary.

Netflix Category Namecategory code
Cerebral Korean Movies69250
Critically Acclaimed Korean Dramas74382
Critically Acclaimed Korean Movies27403
dark korean dramas69520
Dark Korean Movies25205
Dark Korean Revenge Movies76779
korean dark thrillers71997
Emotional Korean Dramas69744
Emotional Korean Movies67099
Emotional Korean TV Dramas76730
Emotional Korean TV Shows76533
Exciting Korean Movies22750
exciting korean tv shows76591
Korean Feel Good Movies89573
dumb korean movies74216
gory korean movies49608
Crude Korean Crime Movies47750
raw korean movies24533
candid korean dramas82219
Candid Korean Movies76181
korean comedies6626
Korean crime comedies77361
Korean crime dramas5101
Korean crime movies7210
Korean crime thrillers434
korean animation1462059
Korean Documentaries63204
korean dramas1989
Korean Friendship TV Dramas1529659
Korean dramas based on real life88762
Korean horror movies6968
Korean military movies90307
korean movies5685
korean mysteries78665
korean revenge movies19409
Korean science fiction and fantasy859
korean thrillers11283
Korean TV Comedies88860
Korean TV dramas68699
korean tv shows67879
Korean romantic dramas16935
romantic korean movies16890
Romantic Korean TV Dramas73705
Romantic Korean TV Shows73567
sexy korean dramas72998
violent korean movies25442
Visually Stunning Korean Movies35193

Lastly, stay tuned to our next Netflix hub for monthly roundups of all the new Korean content on Netflix.