Great fashion has to start somewhere. And for aspiring designer Kang Young Gul (Yoo Ah In), that somewhere is in a humble stall at the Dongdaemun Market, a crowded fashion district in Seoul known for its cheap clothing and wannabe designers. Young Gul is a little timid about pursuing his dreams to become a famous designer, until he meets Lee Ga Young (Shin Se Kyung), a confident young woman who shares his aspirations. Anna Choi (Yuri of the K-pop group Girls’ Generation), a brassy woman who will let nothing stand in the way of what she wants, and privileged hunk Jung Jae Hyuk (Lee Jae Hoon) create a double love triangle. Can Young Gul and Ga Young start from nothing and find success in the dog-eat-dog world of the fashion industry? “Fashion King” is a 2012 Korean drama series by director Lee Myung Woo, who also directed “Princess Ja Myung” (2009) and “Bad Couple” (2007).
The much-anticipated new drama, “King 2Hearts” began on March 21, 2012, taking over the time-slot of the popular drama series “The Moon That Embracing the Sun.” This new drama stars Lee Jae Ha (Lee Seung Ki) as a young crown prince of modern-day South Korea that is governed by a monarchy. Although he shuns politics, he is thrown in the midst of a political turmoil with Kim Hang Ah (Ha Ji Won), a female North Korean special agent. Will the unlikely duo overcome their initial animosity to find common ground? “King 2Hearts” is directed by Lee Jae Kyu.
A murder mystery crosses the time-space continuum from the Chosun Dynasty to modern-day Seoul. Crown Prince Lee Kak (Micky Yoochun) and his three men from the Chosun Dynasty are transported 300 years into the future to 21st-century Seoul after the mysterious death of his wife, the Crown Princess. They literally fall into the car of Park Ha (Han Ji Min), who befriends the unusual group of misfits. When Kak meets Ha’s stepsister, Hong Se Na (Jung Yoo Mi), he is stunned to find that Se Na bears a striking resemblance to his dead wife and is determined to solve the mystery of her death. With his own resemblance to the CEO’s grandson at the company where Se Na works, Kak assumes the identity of the young man, Tae Yong, to be close to her. Meanwhile, Tae Yong’s cousin, Tae Moo (Lee Tae Sung), returns from New York to report that his cousin is dead but is shocked to learn of Tae Yong’s return to the company. Will the Crown Prince be able to solve a 300-year-old mystery and return to his rightful time period? “Rooftop Prince” is a 2012 Korean drama series directed by Shin Yoon Sub, who also directed “Sweetheart” (2008) and “My Lovely Fool” (2006).