Good day, Fight for My Wayfans. If you've been rewatching one of our favorite K-dramas of all time and are wondering what the cast is up to now, you may click here for the full report! Now, if you want to know more about the drama, please continue scrolling because we have great news for you, particularly about the real story behind the characters Ko Dong Man and Choi Ae Ra!
The drama's writer, Im Chang Soon, revealed in an interview that the inspiration behind Park Seo Joonand Kim Ji Won's characters, Ko Dong Man and Choi Ae Ra, are actually ChooSung Hoon and Yano Shiho. Do their names ring a bell? That's because they and their daughter Choo Sarang were part of the original cast of The Return of Superman!
Choo Sung Hoon is a Japanese mixed martial arts fighter of Korean descent and his wife, Yano Shiho, is a Japanese model. As we mentioned, the two have a daughter named Choo Sarang and they appeared on The Return of Supermanfrom 2013-2017.
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In 2018, the family moved to Hawaii and Shiho shared their main reasons for migrating: “My daughter’s education, family time together, and to challenge myself.” Last year, they showed their stunning home in the said country in a TV show.
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.