The 5 Best Lee Min Ho Koreanovelas We Want To Watch Over And Over Again
We’ll never tire of seeing him on screen
It was 2003 when Lee Min Ho first appeared on the small screen, but it wasn’t until recently that he really broke through to international stardom. His face is everywhere—and we’re not one to complain. Fortunately, his body of work is well within reach and we can enjoy them to our heart’s content.
Boys Over Flowers (2009)
In Boys Over Flowers, Lee plays the arrogant Gu Jun Pyo of the prestigious Shinhwa High School. He endlessly pranks newcomer Geum Jan Di (Ku Hye-sun), who is on scholarship and generally dislikes her privileged schoolmates. Jun Pyo eventually starts to fall in love with Jan Di, who has feelings for his friend, Yoon Ji Hoo (Kim Hyun-Joong).
City Hunter (2011)
For more action-packed scenes, Lee plays Lee Yoon-Sung, an IT Engineer who works for the Blue House of the national Communication Network Team. While there, he meets Kim Na-Na (Park Min-Young), who works as a body guard. The two begin to fall for each other despite warnings that Yoon-Sung should not fall in love.
Lee plays the role of General Choi Young, who is tasked to enter Heaven’s Gate in the hope of finding Heaven’s Doctor, who his king believes can save his wife from a fatal injury. Choi Young goes through the portal and comes back with a modern-day doctor, Yoo Eun-soo (Kim Hee-sun), who manages to save the queen. After some time, the two fall in love. However, some more time passes and Eun-soo must travel back to her time in order to gather medical supplies and save Choi Young’s life. When she re-enters the portal, she steps into a world 100 years before her lover’s time.
The Heirs (2013)
Exiled to the United States by his scheming brother, Lee’s Kim Tan meets Cha Eun-sang (Park Shin-hye) and falls in love with her despite being engaged to Yoo Rachel (Kim Ji-won). Kim Tan is then forced to choose between pursuing his wealthy family’s business and following his heart.
The Legend Of The Blue Sea (2016)
After his parents’ divorce, Lee’s Heo Joon-jae becomes a handsome and clever con-man. He soon falls in love with a mermaid named Shim Cheong (Jun Ji-hyun). The story focuses on rebirth, fate and unrequited love as their story unfolds in parallel to the story of their Joseon era incarnations, town head Kim Dam-ryeong and the mermaid Se-hwa.
If these series don’t satisfy your Lee Min Ho fix, we don’t know what will. Happy watching!