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20 Interesting + *Unusual* K-Drama Leading Lady Jobs We'd Love To Try

We want them all...except for the con artist one!

One thing we really love about K-dramas is that we get to see different industries in professions, especially when it comes to the leading ladies (lots of leading men are chaebols, so...). We asked Cosmo Girls to tell us about the most interesting + unusual jobs they've seenfrom the super realistic to the wildly fictional, here's a bunch of awesome K-drama leading lady professions we've seen over the years: 

1. Foreign film translator + interpreter in Run On 

The leading lady: Shin Se Kyung as Oh Mi Joo 

Run On - Shin Se Kyung as Oh Mi Joo
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2. Team manager of a web portal in Search: WWW

The leading lady: Im Soo Jung as Bae Tammy 

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Search: WWW - Im Soo Jung as Bae Tammy

3. Publisher in Romance Is A Bonus Book 

The leading lady: Lee Na Young as Kang Dani

Romance Is A Bonus Book - Lee Na Young as Kang Dani
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4. Art curator in Her Private Life 

The leading lady: Park Min Young as Sung Deok Mi

Her Private Life - Park Min Young as Sung Deok Mi

5. French tour guide in The Package 

The leading lady: Lee Yeon Hee as Yoon So So 

The Package - Lee Yeon Hee as Yoon So So
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6. Weightlifter in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo 

The leading lady: Lee Sung Kyung as Kim Bok Joo

Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo - Lee Sung Kyung as Kim Bok Joo

7. Female stuntwoman in Secret Garden 

The leading lady: Ha Ji Won as Gil Ra Im 

Secret Garden - Ha Ji Won as Gil Ra Im
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8. Furniture maker in Personal Taste 

The leading lady: Son Ye Jin as Park Kae In

Personal Taste - Son Ye Jin as Park Kae In

9. Fashion brand CEO in Crash Landing On You 

The leading lady: Son Ye Jin as Yoon Se Ri 

Crash Landing On You - Son Ye Jin as Yoon Se Ri
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10. Undercover boy band member in You're Beautiful 

The leading lady: Park Shin Hye as Gemma/Ko Mi Nam 

You're Beautiful - Park Shin Hye as Gemma/Ko Mi Nam

11. Police detective/officer in Signal, Stranger, He Is Psychometric, and Flower Of Evil 

The leading lady: Kim Hye Soo as Cha Soo Hyun, Bae Doona as Han Yeo Jin, Shin Ye Eun as Yoon Jae In, and Moon Chae Won as Cha Ji Won 

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Signal, Stranger, He Is Psychometric, and Flower Of Evil - Kim Hye Soo as Cha Soo Hyun, Bae Doona as Han Yeo Jin, Shin Ye Eun as Yoon Jae In, and Moon Chae Won as Cha Ji Won

11. Fake Robot in I Am Not A Robot 

The leading lady: Chae Soo Bin as Jo Ji Ah/Aji 3

I Am Not A Robot - Chae Soo Bin as Jo Ji Ah/Aji 3
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12. CEO of a hotel for the dead in Hotel Del Luna 

The leading lady: IU as Jang Man Wol 

Hotel Del Luna - IU as Jang Man Wol

13. Urban legends tv show producer in Tale Of The Nine-Tailed 

The leading lady: Jo Bo Ah as Nam Ji Ah

Tale Of The Nine-Tailed - Jo Bo Ah as Nam Ji Ah
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14. Dream catcher in Mystic Pop-Up Bar 

The leading lady: Hwang Jung Eum as Weol Ju 

Dream catcher in Mystic Pop-Up Bar - Hwang Jung Eum as Weol Ju

15. Undercover eunuch in Love In The Moonlight

The leading lady: Kim Yoo Jung as Hong Ra On/Hong Sam Nom 

Love In The Moonlight - Kim Yoo Jung as Hong Ra On/Hong Sam Nom
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16. Female bodyguard with superpowers in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

The leading lady: Park Bo Young as Do Bong Soon

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon - Park Bo Young as Do Bong Soon


17. Palace historian in Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung 

The leading lady: Shin Se Kyung as Goo Hae Ryung

Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung - Shin Se Kyung as Goo Hae Ryung
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18. Gothic children's storybook author in It's Okay To Not Be Okay

The leading lady: Seo Ye Ji as Ko Mun Yeong 

It's Okay To Not Be Okay - Seo Ye Ji as Ko Mun Yeong

20. Con artist in Private Lives 

The leading lady: Seohyun as Cha Joo Eun

Private Lives - Seohyun as Cha Joo Eun
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