5 Time Travel Revenge K-Dramas: Marry My Husband, Reborn Rich and More

by | February 27, 2024, 20:44 IST

Follow On
5 Time Travel Revenge K-Dramas: Marry My Husband, Reborn Rich and More
Would you choose to go back in time and change the direction of your life if given an opportunity? At first, the idea of making amends and changing destiny may seem overwhelming. Nonetheless, we are engrossed in compelling stories of vengeance within the alluring world of K-dramas, where people travel through time to pursue justice with such skill and resolve that it is hard not to support them.

The characters in these gripping K-dramas set out on a mission to change their fates, resolutely negotiating the difficulties of time travel. Their stories unfold with twists and turns that keep viewers on the edge of their seats as they attempt to right past wrongs and forge a new path. We are reminded of the strength of redemption and the resiliency of the human spirit as we observe their hardships, victories, and the complex web of ramifications that changing the past may bring. We are prompted to consider our own decisions and the potential to bravely and resolutely shape our futures through these stories of second chances and change.

Here are five Korean dramas where the characters travel through time in a quest for revenge:

Marry My Husband

Cast: Park Min-young, Na In-woo, Song Ha-yoon, Lee Yi-kyung

Marry My Husband follows Kang Ji-won who is timid and has always wanted love since the death of her father. She has constantly been manipulated by her best friend Jang Soo-mi and her husband Park Min-hwan and has been working herself to the bone, both at work and at home but is constantly looked down upon by her co-workers, mother-in-law and her husband. She finds out that she has a terminal illness with only a few months left to live. The ultimate betrayal comes when she learns that her friend and husband are having an affair and are anticipating her death to collect her insurance. She is also pushed to death by her husband which leads her to travel back in time to the year 2013. She needs someone to pass on her fate and so she decides to take revenge on both her best friend and now boyfriend and plans to make Jang Soo-mi “marry her husband” with the help of her boss Yu Ji-hyuk.

During its run time, Marry My Husband was globally popular due to the cast, especially Song Ha-yoon’s convincing performance as the negative character Jang Soo-mi. Many fans also praised Na In-woo and Park Min-young for their amazing chemistry.

See Also: Park Min-young and Na In-woo's wedding pictures from K-drama Marry My Husband go viral

Perfect Marriage Revenge

Cast: Jung Yoo-min, Sung Hoon

Since she can remember, Han Yi-joo has been manipulated and mistreated by her own family. Her wealthy adoptive parents and step-sister have always looked down on her, and her husband, whom she loves, turns out to have feelings for her sister. After a betrayal and an accident, Yi-joo wakes up from a coma to find herself back in time with a second chance at life. She meets the charming CEO and heir to a fortune, Seo Do-guk, who her step-sister is trying to win over. Seeing an opportunity, Yi-joo uses Do-guk as part of her plan, and he willingly agrees to be used however she wants. They enter into a contract marriage, setting off a chain of events that will impact everyone, including Yi-joo and Do-guk.

Perfect Marriage Revenge is a fast-paced drama that includes all the elements of a melodrama: love and betrayal, seduction, and manipulation. However, what really drives the story forward is the strong chemistry between Jung Yoo Min and Sung Hoon. Not only do the two actors perfectly embody their characters, but their on-screen romance is also incredibly touching.

See Also: Byeon Woo-seok and Kim Hye-yoon drop pics from their upcoming K-drama Lovely Runner

Reborn Rich

Cast: Song Joong-ki, Lee Sung-min, Shin Hyun-been

Yoon Hyun Woo, a devoted and sincere secretary to a powerful yet corrupt conglomerate family, is brutally murdered and falsely accused of a crime. His killers show no remorse, but little do they know that their actions will lead to their own downfall. Hyun Woo wakes up in the body of the family's youngest member, Jin Do Joo, with memories of his past and knowledge of the family's darkest secrets. He devises a plan to change the family's fate in the future, using his foresight to uncover the truth about the family and his own life.

Song Joong Ki's performance in Reborn Rich truly steals the show. The actor skillfully embodies a complex storyline, portraying two different characters. His onscreen chemistry with Lee Sung Min, who portrays the ambitious patriarch Jin Yang Chul, creates unforgettable moments.

Sisyphus: The Myth

Cast: Park Shin-hye, Cho Seung-woo

In the year 2020, Han Tae-sul is a brilliant engineer determined to uncover the truth behind his brother’s murder. As he sets out on a dangerous journey to reveal hidden beings living in the world, he finds an ally in Kang Seo-hae. Seo-hae is a skilled individual from the future, specifically from the year 2035. She has the ability to effortlessly navigate the towering buildings of Seoul, is a proficient marksman, and can overpower opponents much larger than her. Her mission is to prevent Tae-sul from creating time travel technology that could lead to a war. Together, these two must break free from the time loop they are trapped in and uncover various conspiracies.

See Also: Choi Woo-shik, Park Bo-young and others to star in a new K-drama Melo Movie

Again My Life

Cast: Lee Joon-gi, Lee Geung-young, Kim Ji-eun and Jung Sang-hoon

Public prosecutor Kim Hee-woo has a strong sense of justice. But a hitman kills him after he uncovers some wrongdoings by a prominent and powerful politician. He is saved by an enigmatic Grim Reaper who transports him back in time, allowing him to experience his life anew and defeat the statesmen and the search for truth this time. He begins sorting through the individuals in his life, many of whom he believed to be allies but were actually foes, as he finds himself back in his 18-year-old self. Even with his opportunity, is this lone ranger strong enough to take on a conglomerate?

Lee Joon Gi is a one-man show in this gripping and tense story. With a plot that moves quickly, you'll be on the edge of your seat as this one man attempts to bring down the corrupt system.

See Also: Going Through The Glory Slump? Here Are The Top 10 Kdramas To Watch After The Series