Jang Geun Suk Shows Different Charms in Japan


Young Hallyu frontrunner Jang Geun Suk is in the headlines again. After showcasing retro and modern fashion styles in “High Cut Korea,” the actor is now attracting attention for his various advertising campaigns he did in Japan.

Social networking and video sharing sites have picked up on Jang Geun Suk’s different commercials (CFs) for a variety of products in Japan. Jang Geun Suk appeared in CFs for chocolate, rice wine and other food products. He has likewise appeared in advertisements for fashion. The number and variety of products he endorses showcases his strong popularity in the country.

Netizens have also caught on to the different images the actor portrays in each of his CFs. He looks naughty and friendly in some, while he sports smoky eye make-up and chews gum in others.

Jang Geun Suk holds top celebrity status in Japan. His upcoming drama, Love Rain,” co-starring SNSD’s YoonA has secured broadcast rights in Japan, reportedly for a record sum of 9 billion won (around $7.8 million USD.) In October of 2011, he held a three-city, sold-out Arena Tour, which earned him his “Asia Prince” nickname.

Here are a couple of the CFs mentioned:

Video credit: JangGeunSukRussia, SweetAngelz @YT