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Pinays Share Their Absolute Favorite K-Drama ~Second Leads~

PHOTO: (LEFT) The Heirs/SBS, (RIGHT) Scarlet Heart Ryeo/SBS

You know how it goes: Character A likes Character B, yay! Everything seems fine for them until Character C comes in the picture and makes a move to Character B, giving the much-needed ~tension~ to the story. Sometimes, Character C isn't even in it for romance and is used to support Character A or Busually as a BFF! In K-Dramaland, everyone, Character C is our dear second lead. The ones who *almost* get the girl, but not quite. The ones who, more often than not, are left with bittersweet endings. *SIGHS*

Yup, it's so obvious I love second leads and other Pinays feel the same way as I do! Here, we listed down their ~from~ Cosmo Mixers on who their ultimate K-drama second leads are.

1. Choi Siwon as Kim Shin Hyuk in She Was Pretty

Who's starring in it: Park Seo Joon and Hwang Jung Eum

Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"WITHOUT A DOUBT: Siwon in She Was Pretty! I was so in love with him in this series! His scenes made me cry, especially when he gave his big speech about giving him a chance. :((( Siwon deserved better, I swear!" Retty

"He saw the girl as pretty when everyone else did not. He was always there for her disregarding yung physical appearance ni girl. Even si PSJ nagustuhan lang yung girl nang gumanda na siya at nung nalaman niyang childhood friend niya pala 'yon.Paula

"Grabe nakaka-in love siya sa She Was Pretty. Hindi ko maintindihan noon bakit pipiliin ni girl yung supladong boss ng The Most. Fast-forward to five years later, Park Seo Joon is now one of my top oppas. Pero Kim Shin Hyuk of She Was Pretty talaga best second lead at yayamanin na TOTGA everrr." Ginyn



2. Lee Dong Wook as the Grim Reaper in Goblin

Who's starring in it: Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun

Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"He is a very good actor who can cry out of nowhere! His performance in Goblin was just unbelievable. Every time na may tutulong luha na walang pilit yung iyak, I can't help but to be like W O W." Eli


3. Kim Woo Bin as Choi Young Do in The Heirs

Who's starring in it: Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye

Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"Even if I loved Lee Min Ho as Kim Tan, there was something so special about Kim Woo Bin's performance as Young Do. He was an asshole, yesthey both werebut his character arc grew so much from the first episode to the very last one. I cannot rave enough about this second lead, huhu! I really just want Young Do to find someone who loves him back. He deserves the world." Cindy

"Woo Bin has a playful charm you can't resist!" Venirose

4. Jung Jin Young as Seo Do Hyeon in My First First Love

Who's starring in it: Ji Soo and Jung Chae Yeon

Where you can watch it: Netflix

"Jin Young's character talaga in My First First Love! Hindi niya kasalanan na madami siyang family problems and money problems and kailangan niya lagi mag-work. Huhuhuhu" Lily

5. Lee Do Hyun as Go Chung Myung in Hotel Del Luna

Who's starring in it: IU and Yeo Jin Goo

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Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"LEE DO HYUN IN HOTEL DEL LUNA! Our fave fireflyyyy. Imagine, he stayed AS AN INSECT for centuries just to be by her side. Kung ako si IU, sumama na ako sa kanya sa other world/afterlife." Lily

6. Jung Hae In as Han Woo Tak in While You Were Sleeping

Who's starring in it: Lee Jong Suk and Bae Suzy

Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"He was very selfless and always thought about Jae Chan and Hong Ju! Even if Hong Ju didn't pick him, he was still there for her through the very end." Vine

7. Jin Goo as Master Sergeant Seo Dae Young in Descendants Of The Sun

Who's starring in it: Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo

Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"He's so serious but he always gets damay in stupid moments." Alexa

"For more, gwapong gwapo ako sa kanya! Hahahaha Retty


8. Yook Sung Jae as Gong Tae Kwang in Who Are You: School 2015

Who's starring in it: Kim So Hyun and Nam Joo Hyuk

Where you can watch it: Netflix, Viu

"I love Joo Hyuk but he obviously did not deserve Eun Bi. It was Tae Kwang who made a lot of effort. It was Tae Kwang who never left Eun Bi's side. It was Tae Kwang who was there for her through thick and thin. And yet, she didn't choose him. Honestly, I hate Eun Bi's character because of that. LOL" Jayzeel


9. Woo Do Hwan and Jo Young/Jo Eun Seob in The King: Eternal Monarch

Who's starring in it: Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun

Where you can watch it: Netflix

"The series isn't over yet BUT my boi, my man: WOO DOHWAN from The King! This man carries that show on (both) his backs. GET YOU A MAN WHO CAN DO BOTH (literally because it's an alternate universe)!" Barbara

10. Kang Ha Neul as the 8th Prince Wang Wook in Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Who's starring in it: IU and Lee Joon Gi

"He's a really kind and warm-hearted person. All he does is treasure everyone around him—not until he became obsessed with power." Mai

"I was shipping him with Hae Soo until the very end. #TeamFirstLoveInna

11. Ryu Jun Yeol as Kim Jung Hwan in Reply 1988

Who's starring in it: Lee Hyeri and Park Bo Gum

Where you can watch it: Netflix

"While I absolutely love Park Bo Gum and his charismatic character as Taek, I was really rooting for Jung Hwan and Deok Sun in that series. Jung Hwan's love for Deok Sun was quietly seen and felt on the sidelines. He just always held back and was never brave enough to confess his feelings to Deok Sun.

"When he finally decided to act on his feelings, it was too late. He said, 'He wanted her more than I did. I should have been more courageous. It wasn't the traffic lights. It wasn't timing. It was my many hesitations.'" Katrina


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