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7 Kim Seon Ho Shows to Watch If You Can't Get Enough of This "Good Boy"

The "Start-Up" star has been giving us major second lead syndrome!
7 Kim Seon Ho Shows to Watch If You Can't Get Enough of This "Good Boy"
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The "Start-Up" star has been giving us major second lead syndrome!

Second Lead Syndrome is real and more present than ever now that everyone's obsessing over Start-Up and the second lead that stole our hearts, Kim Seon Ho. Most of us who are new to the Kim Seon Ho fandom probably only discovered him through the hit tvN drama, but he's actually been on a number of shows in recent years. Having only transitioned from theater to TV in 2017, the 34-year-old actor landed a variety of small screen roles in different genres.

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It seems like Seon Ho can do it all, TBHcomedy, romance, drama, and even reality TV. So, to fill in the days without Start-Up, here are a bunch of Kim Seon Ho shows you can stream in-between new episodes!

1. Strongest Deliveryman (2017)

Where to watch it: Netflix

Strongest Deliveryman is a comedy-drama about four young dreamers who want to make it big as entrepreneurs (sounds familiar, no?). But the crucial difference between the four is their backgrounds: Two of them come from humble beginnings while the other two are born with silver spoons. Go Kyung Pyo and Chae Soo Bin star as middle-class workers Choi Kang Soo and Lee Dan Ah, and Ko Won Hee and Kim Seon Ho are ambitious rich kids Lee Ji Yoon and Oh Jin Gyu.

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2. Two Cops (2017)

Where to watch it: Netflix

Two Cops is all about the "two souls in one body" trope. Steely detective Cha Dong Tak (Jo Jung Suk) lives by order and absolutely hates change—but plot twist—his body is mysteriously "taken over" by the soul of wacky con-man Gong Soo Chang (Kim Seon Ho). Hyeri is also part of the comedy and plays rookie reporter Song Ji Ahn.

3. 100 Days My Prince (2018)

Where to watch it: Viu

100 Days My Prince is a sageuk drama set in the Joseon Dynasty and stars EXO's D.O. as Crown Prince Lee Yul. Being the perfectionist and idealist that he is, Lee Yul passes a law that basically forces every Korean citizen to get married before they turn 28. After an assassination attempt, Lee Yul loses his memory and is taken into the care of an unmarried village woman Hong Shim (Nam Ji Hyun). Kim Seon Ho plays Lee Yul's adviser, Jung Jae Yoon, who is secretly in love with Hong Shim.

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4. Welcome to Waikiki 2 (2019)

Where to watch it: Netflix, Viu

Get ready to laugh your heart out with this comedy! Welcome to Waikiki 2 is set in the Waikiki guesthouse and follows the lives of its staff and tenants. To save the guesthouse from bankruptcy, Cha Woo Shik (Kim Seon Ho) helps his friend and Waikiki owner Lee Joon Ki (Lee Yi Kyung) by investing in it. Woo Shik is a failed K-pop who started working as a singing teacher and wedding singer to make a living.

5. Catch the Ghost (2019)

Where to watch it: Viu

Catch the Ghost is a crime and suspense drama that stars Kim Seon Ho and Moon Geun Young. Police officer Yoo Ryeong's (Moon Geun Young) twin sister suddenly goes missing and she believes it has to do with the city's mysterious serial killer known as The Subway Ghost. She finds herself teaming up with officer Go Ji Seok (Kim Seon Ho) to help her catch the ghost.

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6. 2 Days & 1 Night (2019)

Where to watch it: Viu, YouTube

2 Days & 1 Night is a variety and reality show that first aired in 2007. Kim Seon Ho joined the show's fourth season back in December 2019 along with Kim Jong Min, Yeon Jung Hoon, Moon Se Yoon, DinDin, and VIXX's Ravi. In 2 Days & 1 Night, Seon Ho gets to show viewers his goofy and unguarded self as he performs various missions on the show.

7. Start-Up (2020)

Where to watch it: Netflix

Of course Kim Seon Ho's breakout role has to be part of the list! In Start-Up, he stars as the cold and no-nonsense venture capitalist Han Ji Pyeong. His solid and stable life suddenly turns upside down when he comes across a woman from his past, aspiring entrepreneur Seo Dal Mi (Bae Suzy). Little does Dal Mi know that Ji Pyeong was her first love and pen pal who used the pseudonym Nam Do San to write her love letters. Thing is, Nam Do San is an actual persona math genius played by Nam Joo Hyuk. To pay back a debt, Ji Pyeong asks him to meet Dal Mi and pretend to be the Nam Do San she fell in love with as a teen.

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*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.phMinor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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