6 Korean Romantic Series that made Park Seo Joon Famous Worldwide

Korean influence or the Korean wave Hallyu can no longer be denied, it has become a global phenomenon and for a good reason. Korean drama actors and the Korean musicians and icons do extensive work, research and training to remain on top- they have succeeded in creating the most marketable, easy to relate and memorable kind of shows, movies, and music solidifying their global status in the entertainment industry. One of the most loved and biggest Asian actor for a romantic comedy is Park Seo Joon.

A Witch’s Love (2014)

The magic called Park Seo Joon started getting noticed in 2014 for his role in A Witch’s Love, this South Korean television series starred Uhm Jung-hwa and Park Seo Jun and aired from April 14 to June 10, 2014 for 16 episodes. This is a remake of a successful Taiwanese romantic franchise My Queen. Despite the age difference, the characters fall in love with each other- as a weird series of events envelop their life together. Park Seo Joon successfully portrayed a young man who fell in love with a much older woman- this hit television series, got him noticed and it didn’t take long for fans to predict that Park Seo Joon will make a huge impact in the Korean drama series-

Park Seo Joon got a nomination for Romantic comedy king for his role in a Witch’s Love for tVN10 Awards.

He won the heart of millions of fans in Asia, from the Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and he is now widely recognizable in countries like the Philippines where there is a high number of people subscribed to Netflix, where most of Park Seo Joon korean drama and comedy series are featured.

Park Seo Joon started out late in the industry but managed to be one of the most influential Asian actor there is- here are the 7 top Korean shows and series that made Park Seo Joon one of the most loved Asian actor in the world.

2015 Kill Me Heal Me


Now on Netflix, this easily lets fans of Park Seo Joon see a younger version of the actor,trying to find his way in the Korean pop scene- though he did not play the lead role – he solidified his comedic skills and timing in this action-packed, drama-filled romantic series that featured a lead character who suffers from multiple personality disorders-

2015 She Was Pretty

After seeing the chemistry onscreen, it didn’t take long for Korean TV series producers to create something that would make Park Seo Joon the lead actor. She Was Pretty is the South KOrean television series that catapulted Park Seo Joon’s fame in China. It has received raving reviews in Korea with a peak rating of 18.4%, when it was aired by MBC- it starred Hwang Jung-eum, Park Seo-Joon, Go Joon-hee, and Choi Si won.

She Was Pretty was the Romantic Korean series that was able to highlight the versatile skills of Park Seo Joon. In this drama series, he would play a serious role of a magazine editor, that has to do well with his job or lose the entire company. His character at first comes off as arrogant and self absorbed, but it quickly grows into a charming young man who is able to share his deepest sorrows, highs and lows and eventual love for the lead female character.

Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth ( 2016)

This Korean Drama series now available on Netflix, is one solid proof, that Park Seo Joon is willing to take risks- and he is intelligent in selecting roles that would make him look adventurous- and always fresh in the eyes of fans. Hwarang starred Go-Ara, Park Hyung-sik , Singer V or Han Sung, Do Ji-Han, Choi Min-Ho, and Choo Yoon-Woo. Despite playing a silly and goofy character, he still managed to capture the heart of fans worldwide due to his thorough passion and love for acting.

The story revolved a group of elite young men who would be called Hwarang. The series aired from December 19, 2016 to February 21, 2017. Hwarang became a platform for Park Seo Joon to hone his skills for creating action scenes. His character Dog Man allowed him to learn real fighting skills that made him even better as an actor.

The series also helped foster good friendship between him and the cast. He became really close friends with Park Hyung-sik who considered him as a mentor also with V Han Sung

Hwarang gave him his first taste of real action fighting skills- this show though not commercially successful in Korea, went on to become a platform for him to get better roles in the future- one could only hope that Park Seo Joon will get another historical role that will help them prove that he from time to time can exceed expectations and is a serious Asian actor worthy of attention in a global scale.

Fight for My Way (2017)

Fight for My Way solidified Park Seo Joon’s claim to fame, the show Fight for My Way became so famous, it is still appearing in many countries prime time TV shows including the Philippines.

After shooting a lot of fighting scenes, it seems that Park Seo Joon began to be interested in roles that will require him to be fit and strong- instead of choosing another typical romantic comedy, he put his sights up and selected the role of a martial arts fighter in the romantic series Fight for My Way.

This romantic comedy put his sights up and he selected the role of a martial arts fighter in the romantic series Fight for My Way. This South Korean television series starred Park Seo Joon’s leading lady Kim Ji-won, with Ahn Jae-hong and Song Ha-yoon. It premiered in May 22, 2017 every Monday and Tuesday on KBS2.

The series was an instant hit in Korea and topped TV popularity index for 3 consecutive weeks. Park Seo Joon loved playing the part and felt that he understood his character in here. Before becoming famous he also lived in a tiny apartment, and was just a part of the middle class of Korea.

Because of his hardships growing up, he was able to relate to the character Dong Man- he too fought for his way to fame, starting late in his acting career- he was able to break a lot of boundaries. This series eventually won him a lot of acting awards- including an award for best romantic Asian series in the Philippines. Park Seo Joon has gained one of the largest Korean celebrity following in Asia.

What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018)

If you are not a fan yet of Park Seo Joon, this is the romantic series that will end all of your doubts. What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim has proven that Park Seo Joon has gotten better over time- he even looks younger, and even more deserving of love for his role in What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim.

How can an arrogant, narcissist CEO capture the heart of women all over the world? Park Seo Joon has this one of a kind charm, that embraces the audience. When he acts, he gives everything into the role. He once said that he doesn’t like fake acting, he strives to be in character- to imbibe the image of the role that he is given- he wants it to be authentic as possible.

Park Seo Joon also wants his leading ladies to feel like a star, for their tandem to complement each other- making him a giving actor- it shows, all of the romantic comedies that he has done- depicts an actor that loves what he does- someone who gives everything for the role- the end result is nothing sort of fantastic-

What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim and the acting skills, tenacity and prowess of Park Seo Joon has landed him so many endorsements through the years including the skin care cream Laneige and the Milk Tea Brand Gong Cha.

bctv05 – Park Seo Joon (male) and Park Min Young in What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim’

It wouldn’t come as a surprise why Korean actors and K-pop stars are usually asked by high end luxury creams to become their product endorsers. A lot of high end skin care brands are moving towards inclusivity like Rihanna’s Fenty products.

Some of the biggest and most effective luxury skin care creams like Elemis
Pro-Collagen Marine Cream are now setting their hopes to Asia as personalized branding for luxury creams come to mind.

Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream is an anti-wrinkle cream, that is clinically proven as a powerful anti-ageing ingredients. It can remove wrinkles and fine lines and hydrates the skin for 14 days.


If you want to have a perfect looking skin like your favorite Korean stars like Park Seo Joon and Park Hyung-sik, you can start your very own skin care routine and look your best.

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