Friday, May 25

FAVORITE/TOP 10 KOREAN DRAMAS ( 2010 )

Annyeong Haseyo !


SECRET GARDEN
5 out of 5


The drama tells the story of Kim Joo Won (Hyun Bin), an arrogant and eccentric CEO who maintains the image of seeming perfection, and Gil Ra Im (Ha Ji Won), a poor and humble stuntwoman whose beauty and body are the object of envy amongst top actresses. Their accidental meeting, when Joo Won mistakes Ra Im for actress Park Chae Rin, marks the beginning of a tense, bickering relationship, through which Joo Won tries to hide a growing attraction to Ra Im that both confuses and disturbs him. To complicate matters further, a strange sequence of events results in them swapping bodies.

Cast by :

Ha Ji Won as Gil Ra Im ( Heroin )
Hyun Bin as Kim Joo Won ( Hero )



PASTA
4.5 out of 5


“Pasta” covers the dreams and success of a young woman who aspires to become an elite chef at La Sfera restaurant.
Seo Yoo Kyung started her career as a kitchen assistant at La Sfera restaurant. She eventually works her way up to become a chef.
Choi Hyun Wook is the top chef at La Sfera restaurant. He studied the culinary arts in Italy and started out as a chef assistant at a hotel in Sicily. Hyun Wook eventually worked his way up to become the most widely recognized Italian chef in Korea.

Cast by :

Gong Hyo Jin as Seo Yoo Kyung ( Heroin )
Lee Sun Gyun as Choi Hyun Wook




PLAYFUL KISS
5 out of 5


Based on the popular manga, Oh Ha Ni is a clumsy student who falls for the perfectionist, Baek Seung Jo. However, Seung Jo is indifferent towards her and rejects her love. When Ha Ni’s house collapses, she and her father moves into his long-time friend’s house. It turns out that Seung Jo is the friend’s son and Ha Ni is given the opportunity to be near the guy she loves. Will she be able to move Seung Jo’s heart?

Cast by :

Jung So Min as Oh Na Ni ( Heroin )
Kim hyun Joong as Baek Seung Jo ( Hero )


MARRY ME, MARY
4 out of 5


Wi Mae Ri is the cheerful, pragmatic daughter of a failed businessman who had grown used to being constantly on the move to escape from debtors. She becomes fast friends with the free-spirited indie singer Kang Moo Kyul when she nearly ran him over in a car. Meanwhile, her father Wi Dae Han is saved from his debtors by his old friend, Jung Suk, who had just returned from considerable success in the Japanese entertainment industry. Jung Suk, who had harboured a secret love for Mae Ri’s mother, sets up a deal with Dae Han to have Mae Ri marry his son, Jung In. In her desperate to escape this predicament, Mae Ri begs Moo Kyul to pose as her husband, and finds herself in even more trouble than before when her father proposes a 100-day period in which she has to divide her time equally between Moo Kyul and Jung In, after which she has to decide who to marry.


Cast by :

Moon Geun Young as Wi Mae Ri ( Heroin )
Jang Geun Suk as Kang Moo Kyul ( Hero )





DONG YI
5 out of 5

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Set during the reign of King Sukjong in the Joseon dynasty, the story focuses on Dong Yi, a water maid who gains the trust of Queen Inhyeon and later the favour of the king when he is moved by her prayers for the health of the Queen during the court disputes caused by Jang Hee Bin. Dong Yi becomes a concubine with the rank of sook-bin and bears a son who will later become the 21st king of Joseon, Yeongjo.

Cast by :

Han Hyo Joo as Choi Dong Yi, later Choi Sook-Bin ( Hero )
Ji Jin Hee as King Sukjong ( Heroin )




MY GIRLFRIEND IS A GUMIHO
5 out of 5



Cha Dae Woong accidentally releases a gumiho, a legendary fox with nine tails that eats the livers of humans. When he finds out that she is a gumiho, he ends up doing crazy things to prevent the girl from eating his liver.

Cast by :

Lee Seung Ki as Cha Tae Woong ( Hero )
Shin Min Ah as Gumiho ( Heroin )





BAKER KING KIM TAK GOO
4.5 out of 5


Kim Tak Goo is the eldest son of Goo In Jong, the president of Samhwa Enterprise, a legend in the baking industry. Although he is an extremely talented baker and seemed destined to succeed his father as president, Goo In Jong’s family plotted to rob him of his inheritance because he was born to In Jong’s mistress. Tak Goo’s determination to become number one in the baking industry drives him to rebuild his career from scratch despite the many trials he faces.

Cast by :

Yoon Shi Yoon as Kim Tak Goo ( Hero )
Eugene as Shin Yoo Kyung ( Heroin )



PERSONAL TASTE
5 out of 5


Jeon Jin Ho is a straight guy who pretends to be gay in order to become a roommate to his female friend, Park Kae In. His hobbies include organization and ironing, and he’s known for his stoic poker face. He’s a stickler for cleanliness, but he also has a talent for figuring out women’s feelings. Kae In is very trusting even though she has a habit of being betrayed. However that doesn’t stop her from giving people the benefit of doubt and Jin Ho is no different. How will Kae In react when she finds out that her gay roommate is not actually gay at all and that he has fallen for her?

Cast by :

Lee Min ho as Jeon Jin Ho ( Hero )
Son Yeh Jin as Park Kae In ( Heroin )

Average :

13.3% ( Nation Wide )
14.4% ( Seoul )




PROSECUTOR PRINCESS 
4 out of 5


Ma Hye Ri is a woman with an excellent memory and ability to focus, which allowed her to pass the bar exam with ease. Despite her talents, she is more interested in being fashionable and dislikes hard work, so she is far from being an ideal prosecutor and has doubts about her suitability for her job. Through her conflicts with senior colleages and struggles with difficult cases, however, Hye Ri gradually matures into a brilliant prosecutor with a sense of duty and justice.

Cast by :

Kim So Yeon as Ma Hye Ri ( Heroin )
Park Shi Hoo as Seo In Woo ( Hero )




CHUNO
4.5 out of 5


Chuno follows the story of Lee Dae Gil, a man of high birth whose family was ruined when Won Ki Yoon, a slave, burnt down his house and escaped with his sister, Un Nyun, who was in love with Dae Gil. Driven by his desire for revenge, he survived his harsh years on the street and made his name as a slave hunter, dedicated in his pursuit to find Un Nyun, his first and only love. Song Tae Ha is a General of the Army who became a slave after being falsely accused of a crime he did not commit, and finds himself on the run from Dae Gil’s relentless pursuit. Both men become entangled in a love triangle with Un Nyun, who is no longer a runaway slave, but Kim Hye Won, a nobleman’s daughter.


Cast by :

Jang Hyuk as  Lee Dae Gil ( Hero )
Lee Dae Hae as Un Nyun / Kim Hye Won ( Heroin )

A MAN CALLED GOD
4.5 out of 5

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Michael King vows to revenge his parents’ death. He believes that he can use his power as head of an underground drug kingpin to punish those who hurt him. However, his beliefs are shaken when he falls in love with a reporter named Jin Bo Bae.

Cast by :

Song Il Guk as Michael King / Choi Kang Ta ( Hero )
Han Chae Young as Jin Bo Bae ( Heroin ) 





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