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— by Ratziel San Juan: While romance is an inevitable element in K-Dramas, some shows tie in Korea’s rich cultural history to add depth to the characters’ stories.

Historical K-Dramas provide viewers with a glimpse of Korea across imperial ages, delving into political conflicts, forbidden romances and royal customs.

Apart from providing insights into the country’s past, they initiate discourse on age-old issues that pervade today…

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