Korean Dating Shows – 16 Shows To Awaken Your Romance Cells!

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Looking for a juicy show to awaken your aged love cells? I can understand your lonely feeling! That’s why in this article we will share to you korean dating shows to awaken the butterflies on your lonely heart. 

Even though these reality shows were finished and done, yet you still can watch it online. This korean dating shows will help you stirred up your heart and awaken the love cells inside your inner beings. Let’s dive right into these love shows!

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Korean Dating Shows

Korean dating shows are on fire right now, with some dating shows like Single Inferno that got huge attention from global netizens. Better still, some it even become the most-watched TV shows all across the world. Here are some korean dating shows you might want to add to your watch list.

1. A Week of Romance

The show is about celebrities being partnered up as a couple for a week during a trip to a foreign country, where they get to experience real life romance with their partners.

Here, one of the most classy veteran actresses, Han Go Eun, goes on a trip to Italy for a whirlwind romance with an Italian hunk. Although their rendezvous only lasts a week, it leaves enough memories for a lifetime.

2. Mamma Mia

This dating reality shows was is more entertaining by the fact that all the dates are handpicked by the celebrity’s parents themselves, and monitored by the moms. IU even features in one episode with first date advice to her co-star Lee Ji Hoon that is about to go on a date with a ballerina.

3. Pit-A-Pat Shake


Three men and three women are chosen and they become couples for 30 days. They have to contact each other every day, upload photos to SNS page and just act like real couples. 

Their partners are supposed to be the ideal men and women as each person described. Will they like their ideal partners? How will they carry on with their relationship?

To match three couples, the crew and professional consultants interviewed the cast about their ideal men and women and run a wanted ad attracting about 300 applicants. After in-depth interviews and verification, “Pit-A-Pat Romance” team have chosen the final three.

4. Change Days


“Change Days” centers around three couples who are on the verge of breaking up. The participants openly share with audience the troubles they are having with their partners.

Other than talking about their relationship troubles and worries, the three couples are also paired with a partner that’s not their current significant other. They get to know each other, go on dates, and even share a room together.

Eventually, the six participants must make a decision to either work on their current relationship or break up and begin a new journey with a different partner.

5. Love & Joy


‘Love & Joy’ is a new concept of love observation reality that contains the process of finding an answer to the question, “Is it possible to be friends between a man and a woman? featuring four male and four female participants who come from all walks of life. However, they share one thing in common, stuck at the crossroads of friendship and love.

6. Divorced Singles


This reality show are actually inspired from the question “Are divorced person having trouble jumping back into the dating game? So this show is currently looking to help single divorcees find love again, by giving them all the tools they need to settle down with someone new.

Divorced Singles feature four divorced men and four divorced women who come together to find love and romance. Participants get to know each other without revealing their age, background, occupation, and why they got divorced in the first place.

7. Somebody


“Somebody” is a reality show that will observe the romance between dancers. The show will focus on the journey of male and female dancers filming a couple music video with the person that they’re attracted to. It is a unique dance program that doesn’t focus on survival or competition.

Somebody features ten professional dancers who specialise in different genres, such as Korean traditional dance, hip-hop, and ballet. Each dancer has to carry out an individual performance in front of participants of the opposite gender. 

8. Love Catcher


Some people are out to find true love. Others are just in it for the money. In a fun new reality survival series, 10 strangers live together for eight days under the same roof. Some of them are “love catchers,” who are looking for true love. 

But some are “money catchers,” who have entered the competition to win the prize money of 50 million won (approximately $44,700). In order to win the money, money catchers have to try to identify a love catcher to partner up with.

Love Catcher features participants who live together for a month under the same roof, and panelists who offer advice. At the start of the show, participants have to choose whether they want to be a “love catcher” or “money catcher”. This status is kept secret from the rest of the participants throughout the show.

9. Transit Love


Transit love is a dating reality program that will form a consensus about the breakup that everyone experiences at least once, such as reuniting with an ex-lover or meeting new people. Some participants hope to reunite with their exes, while others are ready to meet someone new.

10. Heart Signal


Heart signal is a reality show of eight people living together for one month as they get to know each other and go on dates. 

Every night, each cast member sends an anonymous text message to another cast member to show their romantic interest. However, they are not allowed to directly confess their love. Meanwhile, a panel of celebrities and experts watches the show, analyzing the cast members’ actions and trying to predict the ‘love lines’.

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You can check on the heart signal full episodes on YouTube.

11. Single’s Inferno

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Single’s Inferno follows six men and six women as they spend nine days on an island with limited resources, foraging for their own food and water. They can’t reveal their ages or occupations until they pair up and reach “Paradise,” a luxury hotel.

There are some similarities between single’s inferno and Love Island, yet this dating show still manage to reach huge success in netflix! Probably due to the contestants backgrounds, ranging from students to entrepreneurs, various common backgrounds help viewers to relate and engage with this dating show.

12. We Got Married

“We Got Married” is a 2008 Korean dating shows where celebrities are paired up and pretend to be married, going through all the ups and downs of a real marriage.

Viewers get to see the couples go on dates, do household chores together, and even meet each other’s families. With its heartwarming moments and hilarious antics, “We Got Married” is a fan favorite and a must-watch for any Korean dating show enthusiast.

13. My Daughter’s Men

My Daughter’s Men features four father-daughter duos embark on a series of blind dates where all of the daughter’s dating activities watched by their fathers through cameras. The dads provide hilarious commentary on their daughters’ dates and try to guess if their daughters are interested in their partners.

As the show progresses, the fathers must decide whether to cast their approval. The heartwarming moments when the fathers see their daughters happy with someone are truly special and make for a must-watch show. My Daughter’s Men has been so successful that it has already had four seasons, with the first premiering in May 2017.

14. Matching Survival 1+1

Matching survival 1+1 is a 2019 dating shows paired 4 men and women to get their true love that suits their preference.

One of the most interesting activities on the show involves the male contestants choosing the room that they like the most out of four different rooms belonging to the female contestants. 

As the contestants get closer to one another, their preferences become more apparent, and viewers are entertained by various clues they make to each other.

15. The Romantic and Idol

The Romantic and Idol dating shows brings various K-pop idols together and put them on a romantic dates with the goal of finding true love. The idols must hide their relationship from others, including fans and management. If you’re curious and love to see how some kpop idols dates, you definitely must add this to your watch list!

16. Dating Alone

“Dating Alone” is a unique Korean dating show that puts the spotlight on a single celebrity as they go on virtual dates with different people. You get to see the their virtual dates journey which makes a fun and entertaining shows. With its fresh take on the dating show format, “Dating Alone” is definitely worth checking out.

Sum Up

Korean dating reality shows will be able to stir up your love cells inside your inner beings to eagerly desire the new love or develop the love in your life no matter your status currently is.

I believe these korean dating show will be able to entertain and teach you something about relationship! I also hope all of you can develop your own romantic relationship to a new level.

Which one of these korean dating shows you love the most? Have you watch one of these korean dating shows? Let me know in the comment sections below!

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