IU Tops the 2023 Japan Poll of Favorite K-actresses Followed by Park Min Young and Song Hye Kyo

Getting popular in another country usually takes one mega hit project and for K-actresses it’s being in a K-drama that happens to be super popular in that country for whatever reason, sometimes even more popular that domestically. But staying on top needs continuous string of good projects after that and for actress-singer IU she’s a double threat with her acting projects and music so in the 2023 poll of Japan audiences’ favorite K-actress she takes the top spot. Apparently the reason she vaulted from 3 last year to 1 this year is also because she went public with dating Lee Jong Seok who is himself super popular in Japan. Good to know for once dating helps with popularity lol. Second place is perennial top 3 in any J-list Park Min Young, with Song Hye Kyo rounding out in the 3rd spot. Then comes Park Eun Bin who has the legs to stay high over here with Kim Yoo Jung in the 5th position. After that it’s Son Ye Jin, Kim Ji Won, Seo Hyun Jin, Lee Sung Kyung, and Yoona.

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Park Min Young, Na In Woo, Lee Yi Kyung, and Song Ha Yoon Sign Up for Second Chance Revenge and Romance Drama Please Marry My Husband

So it’s nice to see a drama line up the cast and actually provide a meaningful synopsis to assess whether it sounds good or not. A new K-drama is coming adapted from an online novel titled Please Marry My Husband. … Continue reading

K-netizens Discuss the Complex Collapse of Once Hit Drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal in that Only One of the Leads is Scandal Free

I thought Sungkyunkwan Scandal was basically un-re-watchable after the Park Yoochun toilet scandal, and even more so with his drug arrest and myriad additional subsequent scandals after. But now K-netizens are saying its unfathomable levels of un-re-watchable with only one … Continue reading

Park Min Young’s Now Ex-boyfriend Gives Interview to Dispatch Saying They Broke Up so Her Career is Not Impacted and that He Lied to Her About His Wealth and Work

Oh this is an interesting development. Two weeks after Dispatch broke the news that K-actress Park Min Young was dating a rich businessman who Dispatch looked into his background and found him to be shady and sus, that said businessman … Continue reading

Two Awkward Looking Grooms with Park Min Young as the Bride Makes for Terrible Drama Posters for tvN Rom-com Love in Contract

I’m not sure what the instructions were for filming these character posters but it’s like every person involved were doing disparate things that was later stitched together badly. tvN Wed-Thurs drama Love in Contract with Park Min Young as a … Continue reading

Park Min Young Has Her Choice in Men in Upcoming tvN Drama Love in Contract

The contract dating/engagement/cohabition/marriage has been a major K-drama rom-com trope for a good two decades but this upcoming drama puts it directly as the center of a job. Park Min Young for Love in Contract (Korean title MonWedFriTuesThursSat) plays a … Continue reading

Park Min Young, Go Kyung Pyo, and Kim Jae Young Confirmed for Rom-com Drama MonWedFriTuesThursSat

A new rom-com has its main trio cast and includes one very hardworking female lead who keeps going back-to-back with her projects. Weeks after finishing up Forecasting Love and Weather, K-actress Park Min Young has accepted her next project the … Continue reading