Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Since I’m single I thought I would write a Valentine’s Day post about who I would choose for my imaginary K-drama boyfriend. Now I’ve written in the past about my favourite – read hottest – actors and musicians but this post is about the characters in the dramas. Which character would I most like to be my boyfriend? This was harder than it looked!
Since I’m getting older I think about things like “Would my family like him?”, “Would I like his family?”, “Would his family like me?” as well as the normal dating considerations. Read on for the three characters I could picture myself with.
Who would you choose for your K-Drama Boyfriend?
Choi Han Kyul from Coffee Prince (커피프린스) – Hands down, Han Kyul played by Gong Yoo (공유) would be my first choice for my K-drama boyfriend. OMG I love his character from the start to the finish. Yeah, he’s arrogant at times but he’s also smart, loyal, hot, and funny. Oh yeah, did I mention he’s hot. Hey, physical attraction is important aspect for my imaginary K-drama boyfriend! It’s not JUST about the more serious considerations.
But seriously, his character is one of the reasons I’ve watched Coffee Prince so many times – and just finished re-watching it. He loves his mother and grandmother which is always a good sign of how well he would treat his girlfriend. He’s so gentle with his mother and I love how cute his relationship is with his grandmother. Plus his mother is sweet which is a good trait in a potential mother-in-law – I bet she would teach me how to make kimchi!
Actually he meets all five of the traits I look for in a potential boyfriend! He’s intelligent (his conversations, how he runs the café), has a sense of humour (pokes fun at himself at times), likes sports (basketball challenge), likes travel/adventure/fun (toys, working for a toy company, living abroad), and attractive to me (just look at the pictures). He’s confident and strong-willed – both are essential traits for me. Yeah, Han Kyul is pretty much my ideal K-drama boyfriend!
Yoo Min Hyuk from Full House (풀하우스) – Betcha thought I was going to say Lee Young Jae, Rain/비’s character! While I love Rain (have you seen his body?) his character in Full House was a spoiled brat who would drive me nuts within a week. Plus his kiss at the end of the show was the wimpiest ever! However, I loved the character of Min Hyuk played by Kim Sung Soo (김성수)! So manly and responsible. Not that I particularly need to be taken care of but Min Hyuk would take care of me, he’d be such a perfect boyfriend! His character made me realize that I could like a “suit”. He’d be good boyfriend/husband material.
In addition to his good job (yeah, that’s important – I’d never date someone just because of their job but I would like them to have one) and responsible behaviour; he’s considerate and willing to take time out of his busy day to spend time with the girl he likes. I like his confidence and how well he makes decisions (nothing is worse than dating a guy who can’t or won’t make a decision). I want my boyfriend to be a man and the character of Min Hyuk seems like a man.
Han Chang Ryul from Personal Taste (개인의 취향) – I’m sure this one is a surprise too. Of course I didn’t like Chang Ryul played by Kim Ji Suk (김지석) at the start of the show. He was an ass! But as the show progressed and we got to know him more, we saw he wasn’t really bad – just arrogant and struggling for his father’s approval. I actually liked his character by the end of the show and think he’s learned from his experience as a crappy boyfriend. His next girlfriend will get a more attentive guy (which I love). Plus it doesn’t hurt that he’s adorable!
I remember watching the end of the show and feeling sorry for him. His character really grew and developed during the show. Yeah, he’s not perfect but neither am I. Perhaps Chang Ryul wouldn’t make the best boyfriend but I think he would work hard to be a good one. I’d be willing to take that chance!
So those are my three choices for my K-drama boyfriend. Who would you choose?