The Top 4 Korean Romantic-Comedy Kings

The rom-com genre is now becoming a mainstay to achieve a high rating as it always create good responses from the audience. One of the reasons this genre is favored by many people is because this genre can entertain and eliminate audience’s stress. In this genre, there are actors who are considered highly talented to play in this kind of dramas, thus, they are called the Romantic Comedy Kings. Who are they?

1. Jo Jung Suk

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Jo Jung Suk first debuted as a supporting comedian actor in 2011, precisely in the film ‘Architecture 101’. After that, he started starring in many romantic comedy dramas such as ‘Oh My Ghostess’, ‘You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin’, and ‘Jealousy Incarnate’. Jo Jung Suk was nominated for ‘1st tvN10 Awards’ as Romantic Comedy King. He also won Top Excellent Award for Actor in Romantic Comedy Drama from SBS Drama Award back in 2016.

2. Park Seo Joon

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Park Seo Joon is one of the many unquestioned actors regarding his reputation in rom-com dramas. Many romantic comedy dramas were successful due to his presence. Park Seo Joon has a facial expression that could invite laughter. Some of the romantic comedy dramas starring Park Seo Joon are ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’, ‘She was Pretty’, and his latest, ‘Fight for My Way’, which he starred along Kim Ji Won. ‘Fight for My Way’ managed to end up with a 15% rating.

3. Park Hyung Sik

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Park Hyung Sik has not have that many experience in dramas, but many people won’t hesitate to refer him as the king of romantic comedy. The success of ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ brings Park Hyung Sik to this title. Actually, Park Hyung Sik’s talent for joking has started to be seen since he played in ‘The Heirs’. In ‘The Heirs’, Park Hyung Sik played as the friend of Choi Young Do, who was portrayed by Kim Woo Bin. However, when he played on ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ as Ahn Min Hyuk, Park Hyung Sik’s talent for rom-com started to get recognized.

4. So Ji Sub

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So Ji Sub managed to gain the sympathy of fans as a romantic comedy king since playing in ‘The Master’s Sun’. He managed to portray a cool-tempered man who actually has a warm heart. With the quasi-indifference, So Ji Sub invited a lot of laughter from the audience. In 2015, So Ji Sub also starred in a quite successful rom-com drama called ‘Oh My Venus’ with Shin Min Ah.