[MHN Park Jimin reporter] 2020 has already passed 6 months and became July now, however, corona virus disease 19 hasn't calmed down yet.
While having a safe home life is being encouraged nowadays, there is a recommendation for four Korean dramas that come to mind in hot summer.
1. I Can Hear Your Voice (2013)
Directed by Jo Soo-Won / Written by Park Hye-Ryun
Starring: Lee Bo-Young, Lee Jong-Suk, Yoon Sang-Hyun, Lee Da-Hee
The drama 'I Can Hear Your Voice' which consists of 18 episodes, is definitely one of the best well-made dramas that firstly come to mind in summer. 'I Hear Your Voice' is a court romance drama that deals with a murder case that took place 10 years ago, and three character which are snobbish public defender 'Jang Hye-Seong(Lee Bo-young)', a boy named 'Park Su-Ha(Lee Jong-Suk)' having a mysterious supernatural ability to read people's minds, and a right living man 'Cha Gwan-Wu(Yoon Sang-Hyun)' are interwined with each other around the case. 'I hear your voice' which consists of suspenseful story and comic elements that make the story not boring, and the settings of romance with attractive characters made it be loved by a lot of people. Especially, the growth process of the main character 'Jang Hye-Sung' who acts mean but cannot hate, was loved by many viewers and 'Min Joon-Guk(Jung Woong-In)' who appeared as a murder also showed a creepy performance and made the drama be more strained.
2. Coffee Prince 1st (2007)
Directed by Lee Yoon-Jung / Written by Lee Sun-Mi, Jang Hyun-Joo
Starring: Gong Yoo, Yoon Eun-Hye, Lee Seon-Gyun, Chae Jung-An
The drama 'Coffee Prince 1st' which consists of 17 episodes, is an old drama that aired in 2007, however, it is still considered another masterpiece that comes to mind in summer. In particular, 'Coffee Prince 1st' is also a drama can see the youthful appearances ten years ago of Gong Yoo, Lee Sun-Gyun, Kim Jae-Wook who are currently considered famous actors. 'Coffee Prince 1st', a story about a romantic relationship between 24-year-old 'Go Eun-Chan(Yoon Eun-Hye)' who pretends to be a guy and 'Choi Han-Gyul(Gong Yoo)' who pretends to be a gay to avoid a political marriage in the background of Coffee Prince 1st, was very popular at the time for its fluttering Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun-Hye's chemistry, and the most beautiful period of Chae Jung-An's appearance. As time went by, it may be cringe and countrified at some points nowadays, however, it is recommendable for people who want to feel summer's atmosphere while lightly enjoying romantic comedy.
3. Discovery of Love (2014)
Directed by Kim Sung-Yoon, Lee Eung-Bok / Written by Jung Hyun-Jeong
Starring: Jung Yu-Mi, Eric, Sung Joon, Yoon Jin-Yi, Yoon Hyun-Min, Kim Seul-Gi
The drama 'Discovery of Love' consists of 16 episodes, and as the drama reminding summer's atmosphere, the heroine's name is also 'Han Yeo-Reum(means summer in Korea)'. 'Discovery of Love' is a love story made by three people which occurs by a man reflected himself coming back to a woman who started new love ending the past relationship. It actually well depicted conflicts and situations can happen while dating someone in reality, and in that heroine Han Yeo-Reum(Jung Yu-Mi)'s thinking and choice drew both sympathy and criticism from viewers. In spite of that, 'Discovery of Love' has made a lot of famous line, and actress Jung Yu-Mi perfectly interpreted her own 'Han Yeo-Reum' with her sgnature lovely and natural personality.
4. Oh My Ghost (2015)
Directed by Yoo Je-Won / Written by Yang Hee-Seung, Yang Seo-Yoon
Starring: Park Bo-Young, Cho Jung-Suk, Lim Ju-Hwan, Kim Seul-Gi, Sin Hye-Sun
If you want to feel thrill with romance together in hot summer, 'Oh My Ghost' which consists of 16 episodes, is recommended for you. 'Oh My Ghost' is a story about possession romance made by timid kitchen assistant 'Na Bong-Sun(Park Bo-Young)' possessed by lustful maiden ghost 'Shin Soon-Ae(Kim Seul-Gi)' with self-confident star chef 'Kang Sun-Woo(Cho Jung-Suk)'. 'Oh My Ghost' offers a perfect chemistry between Park Bo-Young, also known as 'Bbo-vely', and Cho Jung-suk, who recently gained huge popularity for his drama 'Wise Life as a Doctor'. Espeicially, Park Bo-Young acted the possessed one and non-possessed one clearly sperated, and she acted the lustful maiden ghost with her unique lovely and cute characteristic. As a result she was loved not only by men but also by women, and Lim Ju-Hwan who acted the devil also showed creepy performance to make viewers feel horrible.
4 Korean Summer Drama Recommendation for People Staying at Home for Corona Virus
'I Can Hear Your Voice', 'Coffee Prince 1st', 'Discovery of Love', 'Oh My Ghost' Recommendation of Summer Dramas