Ji Chang Wook - Warrior Baek Dong Soo
Before Ji Chang Wook was a mysterious errand boy called "Healer" he played the role of one of Korea's most beloved fighters Baek Dong Soo. Living as a stunted child with a growth defect, he worked his way up to become one of the best swordsman in all of Joseon. He and his friends fight against a secret group of assassins hired to kill the king. Unfortunately (or fortunately for those of us who love bromance) the head assassin happens to be Baek Dong Soo's best friend played by the talented actor Yoo Seung-ho. Start for Ji Chang Wook and stay for the beautiful fight scenes and
Warrior Baek Dong Soo FMV
I actually did have a debate on which drama I would suggest drama portfolio. I finally narrowed it down between City Hunter and Sungkyunkwan Scandal but chose the former for the simple reason that Sungkyunkwan is a bugger to type. Haha just kidding. I actually chose City Hunter because it is not only the drama that had me swooning over Lee Min Ho, but it was the first drama that I watched where she really felt like a star in her own right.
Ji Sung & Hwung Jung Eum - Secret (Secret Love)
It is convenient that I can combine these two together since my favorite classic work just happens to be with each other. What can I say, their chemistry is off the charts regardless of what type of characters they are portraying.
Lee Jong Suk - School 2013
School 2013 marked the first lead role for a young Lee Jong Suk, in which he stole our hearts as juvenile delinquent Go Nam Soon. Burdened with a tragic past involving his ex best friend, played by Kim Woo Bin, we are sucked into a story about forgiveness and surviving the trials of the South Korean education system. While the first few episodes are a bit slow, things really pick up once Jong Suk and Woo Bin are reunited and form an epic bromance for the ages. I would heavily suggest this one to anyone and beg you to give it a chance despite its lack of normal kdrama tropes. I promise you that the end results are worth trying something new.
Kim Jae Joong - Protect the Boss
Many a viewer had 2nd lead syndrome when Kim Jae Joong walked into our hearts as the charismatic Cha Moo Won, cousin to a quirky chaebol played by Ji Sung. His perfection just intensified as the uptight workaholic learned to let loose and chase after love.
Han Ji Hye - Sweet 18
For this actress we are going way back to 2004 where a very young Han Ji Hye starred in a drama called Sweet 18 with an equally young looking Lee Dong Gun. She plays high school student Yoon Jung-Sook who has been engaged since birth. Forced to marry by their families, Jung Sook and her husband must learn to tolerate each other and survive married life.
Ha Suk Jin - Shark
Before he was a sexy baker in "Legend of a Witch", Ha Suk Jin was the 2nd lead in the revenge drama "Shark". While I admit that I watched this drama 100% for Kim Nam Gil, I was still impressed with the solid performance from Suk Jin. He plays Oh Joon Young, the husband to the leading girl who pines for her dead first love. Her dead love that is not really dead and returns to exact his revenge against her family. If you enjoy your revenge mixed with a borderline affair, then this is the drama for you.
That concludes this edition of classic dramas you should watch. I hope you picked up a few that you can add to your queue. If you have any questions on where to find subs for these dramas feel free to ask in our comment section or also if you have different picks as to your favorites for these actors be sure to let us know.
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