My Favorite KDramas ^_^
KBS 2006 CAPTITAL SCANDAL
Kang Ji Hwan as Seon Woo Wan
Han Ji Min as Na Yeo Kyeong
Ryu Jin as Lee Soo Hyeon
Han Go Eun as Cha Song Joo
This drama is set in the 1930’s when Korea was under the rule of Japan. Na Yeo Kyeong was the owner of a book store and she was also a freedom fighter. Seon Woo Wan was the playboy son of a rich family and he became involved in the independence movement through a bet with his co-workers to win Na Yeo Kyeong’s heart. His father paid for the education of his worker’s son, Lee Soo Hyeon, and was disappointed to find him working for the Security Branch of the Japanese government. Cha Song Joo was a famous gisaeng who ran a high class brothel.
SBS 2008 ILJIMAE
Lee Joon Ki as Iljimae / Yong / Lee Geom
Han Hyo Joo as Eun Chae
Lee Young Ah as Bong Soon
Park Shi Hoo as Shi Hoo / Ja Dol
Set during the Joseon Dynasty, Ryung acts as a useless gangster in the marketplace by day but at night he is a chivalrous robber who robs corrupt government officials to give to the poor. After each robbery he leaves behind a wooden branch from a plum tree at the site of the robbery to take responsibility for the robbery. The poor citizens only know him as Iljimae. Bong Soon is a hilarious girl with good martial art skills and lives as a swindler. She only loves Ryung and sacrifices her whole life for him. Eun Chae is a government official’s daughter and is good in nature and usually helps miserable people. She meets Iljimae once by chance, and their sweet love story begins. However, her love puts Iljimae in a dangerous situation because an Imperial Guard also loves her.
MBC 2008 LAST SCANDAL OF MY LIFE
Choi Jin Shil as Hong Sun Hee
Jung Joon Ho as Song Jae Bin / Jang Dong Chul
Byun Jung Soo as Lee Na Yoon
Jung Woong In as Jang Dong Hwa
Hong Sun Hee is a strong, happy go lucky housewife who accidentally meets her first love, Jang Dong Chul, again. But now he is known as Song Jae Bin to the whole entire world. Dong Chul became a famous star and didn’t recognize Sun Hee the first time that they met because she looked like an old ahjooma. But back in high school, she was the prettiest girl. Sun Hee is already married to a man who always lands their family in debts.
SBS 2005 MY GIRL
Lee Dong Wook as Seol Gong Chan
Lee Da Hae as Joo Yoo Rin
Lee Joon Ki as Seo Jung Woo
Park Si Yeon as Kim Seo Hyun
When Gong Chan Lee Dong Wook meets the lively and beautiful Yu Rin Lee Da Hae, he finds out that she has connections to his missing cousin, who his grandfather has been searching for a long time. He asks Yu Rin to lie about being his long missing cousin until he can find his real cousin. She says yes, but soon their feelings for each other get in the way of their plans. Gong Chan’s friend Jung Woo Lee Joon Ki falls for Yu Rin while Gong Chan’s ex girlfriend, Seo Hyun Park Si Yeon, a pro tennis player, tries to win him back. Will the two ever tell each other how they feel? Will Gong Chan ever find his real cousin? My Girl was a Top Ten hit in Korea in 2006, aided by the appearance of hot new actor, Lee Joon Ki.
MBC 2002 MY LOVE PATZZI
Jang Na Ra as Yang Song Yi
Kim Rae Won as Kim Hyun Sung
Kim Jae Won as Kang Seung Joon
Hong Eun Hee as Eun Hee Won
Song-yi is a girl with a pure heart with a bad temper. She was tricked and humiliated by her “best friend” Hee-won as a child. From then on, Hee-won has always been the princess and successful while everyone mistook Song-yi as the evil child. When Song-yi did not have a job, Hee-won introduced her to the amusement park that she is in charge of. There she found her childhood friend and ex-crush Hyun-sung, who Hee-won has “stole” when they were kids. From then on, Hee-won tried to humiliate Song-yi many times, framing her in many situations that Hee-won has created herself. To get back at Hee-won, she decided to break the train that the park was launching so that Hee-won would be blamed. Little did she know that she caused more damage and that the train caught on fire. What was worse was that the son of the president of the park was in the train. Ridden with guitl, Song-yi risks her own life to save the life of Seung-joon. Seung-joon fell in love with Song-yi for her brave spirit and charming attitude, but what will happen to their relationship when Hee-won exposes to the world of what she has done?
MBC 2005 SWEET SPY
Nam Sang Mi is Officer Lee Soon Ae
Lee Joo Hyun is Capt. Kang Joon
Yoo Sun is Park Eun Joo
Dennis Oh is Han Yoo Il
Nam Sang-mi plays widowed police officer Lee Sun-ae who finds herself suddenly immersed into international espionage by Han Yoo-il (Dennis Oh), an undercover agent. Lee Joo-hyun plays Kang-Jun, who’s recently transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department. He opens an old case involving Sun-ae’s past that leads him to an entanglement between the current political/economic powers and their secrets. One of them, oddly enough, being Han Yoo-il. Who is this man? Why is he here?
KBS 2004 TASTE SWEET LOVE / SNOW WHITE
Kim Jung Hwa as Ma Young-Hee
Lee Wan as Han Sun-Woo
Yeon Jung Hoon as Han Jin-Woo
Oh Seung Hyun as Jang Hee-Won
Jo Yoon Hee as Tsukihara Nako
Ma Young-Hee (Kim Jung Hwa) has been in love with her best friend Han Jin-Woo (Yeon Jung Hoon) since the first time they met in high school. Han Jin-Woo, on the other hand, does not see Ma Young-Hee’s love for him and blindly goes out with other girls in front of Ma Young-Hee. On a trip to Japan, Young-Hee meets a young man on the street who takes her back to his apartment since she is drunk. Young-Hee accuses this man of raping her even though he didn’t, but before she can rightfully press charges, he runs away as the government officials of Japan chase him down for an expired visa. Upon returning to Korea, Jin-Woo stops by her apartment and introduces his younger brother, Han Sun-Woo (Lee Wan) who just happens to be the young man she met in Japan. Jin-Woo asks if Sun-woo may stay at her place, and Young-hee accepts out of love for Jin-Woo. The story unfolds as a sudden high school classmate of Young-Hee, Jang Hee-Won, (Oh Seung Hyun), begins to court Jin-Woo.
MBC 2007 TIME OF DOG AND WOLF
Lee Joon Ki as Lee Soo Hyun / Kay
Nam Sang Mi as Soo Ji Woo
Jung Kyung Ho as Kang Min Ki
Lee Soo Hyun is adopted into Kang Min Ki’s family because his parent’s were murdered by gang memebers. They both grew up to become NIS agents, brothers, and best friends. Suh Ji Woo and Soo Hyun, who knew each other from childhood, are accidentally reunited when the beautiful Ji Woo caught the attention of playboy Kang Min Ki. She and Soo Hyun are separated once again because of Soo Hyun’s vengeance against his parent’s enemies.