8 Korean MVs With Mind-Boggling Plot Twists

Let’s admit it, one of the best things about K-pop releases is the accompanying music videos. They complete the lyrics and give exciting insight into the meaning behind songs as a whole. Furthermore, many MVs that have been released over the years have caught us off guard with their unexpected plot twists, which makes the entire experience even more rewarding.

Here is a selection of some of the most intriguing MV plot twists that have been introduced so far!

1. MAMAMOO’s Wheein – “Goodbye”

The MV tells the story of a girl who’s trying to get over her ex. As she tries to move on and get rid of everything that reminds her of her past relationship, a sudden reveal shows that we’ve had it all figured out backwards. Find out the true version of the story for yourselves!

2. Nam Tae Hyun – “I’m Young”

The following pick is about a sad love story that has seen ups and downs, but retains its spark. In an effort to redeem their relationship, Tae Hyun reappears in his lover’s life and tries to win her back only to be left heartbroken in the most painful way possible.

3. N.Flying – “The Real”

N.Flying’s MVs always have a comical twist to them that never fails to put a smile on our faces! In this one, the group is on the hunt for what seems to be a mythical creature, and they do whatever it takes to get their hands on it. However, they didn’t expect the prize to be so… grand. Watch how their adventure comes to be!

4. KARD – “You In Me”

Talk about a love story gone wrong. While Jiwoo and Somin are seemingly doing everything they can to save their respective relationships, BM and J.Seph seem to be nonchalant about it. But you know what they say — there are always two sides to every story!

5. B.A.P – “One Shot”

“One Shot” stars B.A.P as wealthy gang members who are living their lives to the fullest. However, everything goes downhill when Youngjae, one of the members, gets kidnapped. The rest of the gang teams up to save their friend from captivity by paying his ransom, but what happens next beats all odds. This is one of the most epic plot twists in K-pop, so enjoy!

6. Zion.T –  “Eat”

In yet another visual masterpiece of his, Zion.T features as a vital companion to a girl who seems to be burdened throughout her day. As the lyrics go together with the music video, she keeps being reminded to eat and take care of herself. The interpretation of the plot towards the end was truly surprising and also very sweet.

7. K.Will – “Please Don’t”

This is another classic from the past. It stars Seo In Guk and Ahn Jae Hyun as two best friends, and Dasom as the girl who unintentionally comes between them. As the story progresses, we can see that In Guk and Dasom bicker quite a lot. Furthermore, it seems that her marrying his best friend affected him enough to leave him deeply hurt. Watch the clip and find what could be the most jaw-dropping storyline of this feature!

8. Akdong Musician – “Re-Bye”

This sibling duo came out with yet another puzzling MV that will leave you wondering what is really going on backstage. What first looks like envy is actually nothing of the sort. To find out how it all goes down, watch the MV down below!

Which K-pop MV plot twist do you find most interesting? Let us know in the comments below!

Esmee L. is a Moroccan lively dreamer, writer, and Hallyu enthusiast.

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