As more and more people get reeled into the world of Korean dramas, there's one year that most longtime fans consider as the golden year of dramas: 2016. In that year, fans were blessed with shows that crossed genresfrom historical to fantasy to school romancesand left significant marks in our hearts. Cosmo.ph asked their readers in Cosmo Mixers what they consider as the best K-dramas of 2016, and here are their top five picks (in no particular order, FYI):

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1. Goblin or Guardian: The Lonely And Great God

Why you should watch it: "Because the weather was good, because the weather was bad, because the weather was good enough. Char! Ended 2016 and welcomed 2017 with an eternity of kilig, iyak, at heartwarming scenes." -Ginyn

"It has to be Goblin. The show literally birthed the unconventional era in K-dramas." -Rie

Who's starring in it: Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun

Where you can watch it: Netflix and Viu

2. Descendants Of The Sun

Why you should watch it: "Descendants Of The Sun! I think the quality of K-dramas improved a lot in 2016-the cinematography, acting, and all." -Trina

"Kilig + Epic" -Alvie

Who's starring in it: Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo

Where you can watch it: Netflix and Viu

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3. Love In The Moonlight or Moonlight Drawn By Clouds

Why you should watch it: "Moonlight Drawn By Clouds me fall in love with K-dramas again. Park Bo Gum as the Crown Prince was so perfect." -Paola

Who's starring in it: Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung

Where you can watch it: Netflix and Viu

4. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

Why you should watch it: "Relatable! 100 percent kilig factor! On-and-off-cam best couple (huhuhu bakit sila naghiwalay)" -Noemi

"Sobrang feel-good lang talaga all episodes!" -Johanna

Who's starring in it: Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk

Where you can watch it: Netflix and Viu

5. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Why you should watch it: "Ang sakit niya sa puso, okay! And even if in theory I shouldn't be able to relate (because Goryeo Dynasty in Korea hello, lol), a lot of the injustices that happened in the series made me angry and upset IRL. Like at some point I asked myself bakit super affected ako, LOL!" -Paulina

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Who's starring in it: IU and Lee Joon Gi

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