10 Things That Happened 10 Years Ago in K-Dramas

10 years ago in K-dramas..

1. Super Junior‘s Choi Siwon captured the hearts of schoolgirls with his flower boy looks in the drama “18 vs. 29,” playing the younger version of Ryu Soo Young.

soompi choi siwon 18 vs 29

2. Jo In Sung was stealing the OTP title from Ji Jin Hee in “Spring Day.” Originally, Ji Jin Hee was supposed to end up with Go Hyun Jung, but Jo In Sung had so much chemistry with the actress, the writer just put them together in the end.

Soompi Jo In Sung Spring Days

3. Lee Da Hae and Lee Dong Wook worked together for the first time in a drama with “My Girl.” They teamed up again nine years later for “Hotel King.”

My Girl main

4. Shinhwa‘s Lee Minwoo, Epik High‘s Tablo, and actresses Goo Hye Sun and Han Hyo Joo were in a sitcom called “Nonstop 5” together. Lee Seung Gi was also part of the cast as his first acting project.

Soompi Nonstop 5

5. Kim Sun Ah and Hyun Bin made K-drama magic in the hit summer series, “My Name Is Kim Sam Soon.”

My Name Is Kim Sam Soon


6. K-pop’s diva Lee Hyori starred in her first drama, called “Three-leaf Clover,” with Kim Kang Woo.

Three Leaf Clover Lee Hyori

7. Before “Blood” and “Vampire Prosecutor,” there was “Hello Franceska 3,” a sitcom about a family of vampires trying to live among human beings with sometimes hilarious results.

Hello Franceska

8. Instead of a drama called “Shine or Go Crazy,” there was a comedy called “Cute or Go Crazy” and Park Shin Hye was part of the cast in a supporting role.

Cute or Crazy

9. Rain and Shin Min Ah were K-drama’s Romeo and Juliet in the melodrama “A Love to Kill.”

Soompi A Love to Kill Rain Shin Min Ah


10. Go Ara reprised her role as Lee Ok Rim in the youth drama “Sharp 2.” She had made her debut in the previous year with “Sharp 1.” Super Junior’s Kim Kibum was also in this show. So was Kim Heechul.

Soompi Sharp 2 Go Ara Kim Kibum Kim Heechul

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