2394 readers were to choose 3 Korean actors (March, 2018)
10) Jung Woo Sung
– Tall, cool face, looks like a handsome baseball player from Osaka
– Good at all kinds of acting like thriller and romance
– Some dislike him because he has an anti-Japanese image
9) Jo Seung Woo
– Big impact from dramas ‘Horse Healer’ and ‘Stranger’ (hits in Japan)
– Good voice
– Doesn’t have this throat-scratching sound unique from Korean men
– More male fans than female fans
8) Yoo Hae Jin
– The person who appears in every Korean film
– Unique actor
– Actor whom everybody recognizes but not his name
7) Song Joongki
– Korean version of Tsumabuki Satoshi
– Handsome and lively
– Lots of love from Japanese women by dramas ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’ and ‘Descendants of the Sun’
– Fans became very busy after he got married
6) Choi Min Sik
– Great acting, return of Nakadai Tatsuya
– Treasure of Korea
– Mixed opinions but everybody approves of his acting
– Some dislike him from ‘I Saw the Devil’
– He seems a bit anti-Japanese but his acting is good
5) Bae Yong Joon
– Father of hallyu, everything about hallyu
– Popularity decreased from the lack of promotions & his marriage
– He’s very forgotten but still has fans
4) Jang Dong Gun
– He’s warmly & coldly handsome and very popular by women
– He starred in ‘Taegukgi’, its Japanese version ‘Brotherhood’, and drama ‘Gentleman’s Dignity’ which are some of the most favorite projects by Japanese people
– He’s considered more handsome as he’s aging
3) Kang Dong Won
– Korean type of handsome men that can’t be found in Japan – sharp lines(?)
– He does a lot of projects so he’s popular in Japan despite no Japanese promotions
– His popularity skyrocketed between 2014~2017
2) Won Bin
– He can’t be seen in projects but he’s the actor with the biggest impact in Japan
– He reminds of Kimura Takuya’s peak days
– No project but his existence brings popularity
1) Ha Jung Woo
– Actor with thick lines that can’t be found in Japan
– His acting and everything about him is likeable. His low-tone voice is liked by Japanese women.
– He’s a typical male Korean style
1. [+107, -1] Yoo Hae Jin ㅋㅋㅋㅋ “The person who appears on every Korean film” ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
2. [+86, -0] Now that I think about it, I can’t think of a man who has thick(?) looks like Ha Jung Woo from Japanese people. They all seem skinny, short, and tiny.
3. [+76, -0] Kang Dong Won’s look is Japan’s type.
4. [+38, -0] They also like Song Kang Ho because he’s good at acting.
5. [+35, -0] The infamous Harajuku disaster of Kang Dong Won
6. [+21, -0] I hope Kang Dong Won and Won Bin has a lot of kids to preserve their species.
7. [+21, -0] Japan likes defined faces with strong features.
8. [+20, -0] Won Bin ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ No project but his existence is enough ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
9. [+16, -0] What’s the throat-scratching voice from Korean men?
10. [+16, -1] Agree that Yoo Hae Jin appears everywhere ㅋㅋㅋㅋ