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K-Dramas Starring Park Bo Gum That Are Worth Binge-Watching

Did you miss your favorite oppa?
K-Dramas Starring Park Bo Gum That Are Worth Binge-Watching
Did you miss your favorite oppa?

In case you missed it, Park Bo Gum will be returning to our screens with his upcoming K-drama Record of Youth , where he'll be playing as aspiring model-actor Sa Hye-jun. This leading man will be starring alongside Parasite's Park So-dam. According to Netflix, the show has been set to air in the latter half of 2020! 

While you wait for his newest K-drama, here's a list of his previous shows that are worth binge-watching (or rewatching): 

1. Naeil's Cantabile (2014) 

Where to watch it: Viu 

This Korean adaptation of a popular Japanese manga, Nodame Cantabile, follows the story of young musicians who are all striving to become successful artists. Here, Park Bo Gum plays a child prodigy cellist named Yoo Jin, who becomes a love rival to the leading lady, Cha Yoo Jin (Joo Won.) 

2. Reply 1988 (2015)

Where to watch it: NetflixViu 

This '80s-themed K-drama centers on the everyday lives of five lifelong friends who are living in a small neighborhood in Seoul. In the series, Park Bo Gum plays Choi Taek, a brilliant boy who dropped out of high school and became a professional baduk (a traditional board game) player. 


Many are fans of Reply 1988 for its truly relatable plot. You'll enjoy watching this heartwarming K-drama if you want to take a break from the usual rom-com! 

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3. Hello Monster (aka Remember You) (2015) 

Where to watch it: Viu 

Showing his versatility as an actor, Park Bo Gum played the villain and psychopathic lawyer, Jung Sun Ho, in Hello Monster. This thriller drama is about a criminal profiler named Lee Hyun (Seo In-Guk) who solves a series of murder cases with elite detective Cha Ji-An (Jang Na-Ra.)

In 2015, Park Bo Gum was awarded as the Best Supporting Actor at the KBS Drama Awards for his impressive performance in Hello Monster

4. Love in the Moonlight (2016) 

Where to watch it: Netflix

This historical drama tells the story of Hong Ra On (Kim Yoo Jung), a young woman who lived her life as a boy. After not being able to pay a debt, she was forced to work in the royal palace as a eunuch where she crosses paths with mischievous crown prince Lee Yeong played by Park Bo Gum. Unaware that Hong Ra On is a woman in disguise, Lee Yeong unexpectedly falls for the eunuch. 


This light-hearted rom-com became a big hit in South Korea when it aired in 2016. 

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5. Encounter (2018) 

Where to watch it: Netflix

After previously starring in successful K-dramas, Park Bo Gum and Song Hye Kyo paired up for Encounter. The melodrama centers on two very different individuals. Song Hye Kyo plays Cha Soo Hyun, a filthy rich and divorced CEO of a hotel, who meets free-spirited adventurer Kim Jin Hyuk (Park Bo Gum) in Havana, Cuba. After their fateful encounter, they once again cross paths as Kim Jin Hyuk starts working for Cha Soo Hyun's hotel chain in Korea. 

*This story originally appeared on FemaleNetwork.comMinor edits have been made by the editors.

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