Ji Chang-wook is a well-known South Korean actor and singer. The actor rose to prominence with the Korean drama Smile Again, in which he played the main character for the first time. Empress Ki, The K2, Healer, Melting Me Softly, and Lovestruck in the City were among his notable lead roles. He is the ideal blend of versatility and talent. Here are five must-see Ji Chang-wook Korean dramas worth bingeing on.
During the Fifth Republic, a group of five friends control an illegal pro-democracy broadcasting station in South Korea. It features three distinct characters: Park Min-young, a reporter from a second-rate tabloid news website, Yoo Ji-Tae, a well-known journalist at a major broadcast station, and Ji Chang-Wook, an undercover night courier with the codename Healer who has excellent fighting skills. They grow into sincere reporters determined to learn the truth about a 1992 tragedy and several recent killings, even if it means going up against powerful media owners.
2. Backstreet Rookie
Jung Saet Byul (Kim Yoo Jung) adores her friends and family. Despite the fact that boys are waiting in line to ask her out, she is drawn to Choi Dae Hyun, the owner of a convenience store (Ji Chang Wook). He left an indelible impression on her after a chance meeting three years ago. Jung Saet Byul is currently applying for a part-time job at Choi Dae Hyun’s convenience store. Throughout the drama, the couple faces a variety of challenges, including bullying and scams, as well as poverty and societal mockery.
3. The Sound of Magic
In the musical fantasy drama The Sound of Magic, Ji Chang-wook plays Rieul, a mysterious magician. Two high school students, Yoon Ah Yi (Choi Sung Eun) and Na Il Deung (Hwang In Yeop), begin to learn magic from him (Hwang In Yeop). The Sound of Magic is a hopeful story that encourages us to embrace our inner child and believe in miracles despite life’s difficulties.
4. Suspicious Partner
In this drama, the actor plays the sarcastic, awkward prosecutor Noh Ji Wook. After his fiery trainee Eun Bong Hee (Nam Ji Hyun) is falsely charged with murder, he defends her in court. Following the incident, they both decide to change careers and become lawyers. They end up working together again, and despite their best efforts to keep it hidden, they begin to develop feelings for one another. Ji Wook and Bong Hee’s contrasting personalities make it an entertaining drama, while the murder mystery element keeps things tense and thrilling. This drama is the perfect combination of suspense, comedy, and office romance.
5. If You Wish Upon Me
The protagonist of the drama is Yoon Kyeo Re (Ji Chang Wook), a young man who has only known misery since he was a child. Growing up in an orphanage exposes him to abuse and hardship. He is then detained in a juvenile detention center. Things begin to change for him, however, when a court orders him to perform community service in a hospital for terminally ill elderly people. Team Genie, a volunteer group in the drama, grants the final wishes of hospice patients.
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