As the Korean wave is spreading across the world, so is the popularity of Korean dramas and movies. One of the most essential factors for the success and popularity of a Korean series or movie is the chemistry of the lead characters. There are some of the most epic on-screen Korean fictional couples who are shipped by their fans due to their amazing chemistry together. Numerous Korean fictional couples turned their fictional love into reality. These are some of the most loved Korean fictional couples who are loved by their fans due to their amazing chemistry.
1. Se-Ri And Ri Jeong Hyeok
Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin, These two Korean superstars starred in a movie together, but they played the role of a couple only in their second projects together. The drama Crash Landing on You is one of the most loved television series in Korea. Later in 2021, it was confirmed that Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin are indeed dating in real life too. This explains their sizzling chemistry in the drama.
2. Kim Tan And Cha Eun-Sang
This loved fictional couple starred in the hit Korean television series, Heirs. The fictional couple were loved on-Screen and were shipped by their fans too, however, both the actors haven't dated each other in real life and are good friends. Lee Minho and Park Shin-Hye are two very popular actors individually and as a fictional couple too, the pair was shown immense love by the audience.
3. Do Bong-Soon And An Min-Hyuk
This fictional Korean couple is one of the cutest couples in the Korean drama series. This couple was often termed as the "min-min" couple. The drama is one of the most successful Korean dramas and the chemistry between the two actors was loved by the public and as a result, the actors are still being shipped together. Park Hyung-Sik and Park Bo-young played the fictional couple in the series.
4. Kim Bok-Joo And Jung Joon-Hyung
Kim Bok-Joo and Jung Joon-Hyung are one of the most popular fictional Korean couples. The character is from the Korean television series, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo. The titular lead characters were played by the actor, Lee Sung-Kyung and Nam Joo-hyuk. The couple even dated in real life however later they called off their relationship.
5. Goo Joon Pyo And Geum Jan-Di
Goo Joon Pyo and Geum Jan-di are some of the most popular fictional characters of kdrama land. This iconic pair is the lead character of the legendary Korean drama, Boys Over Flower. The character was played by actors Lee Minho and Koo Hye-sun.
6. Kim Shin And Ji Eun-Tak
Anybody who is a kdrama fan will recognize this fictional couple at a glance because of the influence these fictional characters have over the public. This pair was from the iconic K-drama, Goblin. The characters were played by Gong Yoo and Kim Go-Eun. This drama is considered one of the most influential kdrama of the Korean entertainment industry and the fictional couple too is very popular among the public.
7. Yoo Shi-Jin And Kang Mo-Yeon
Another iconic fiction couple from an iconic drama of all time. Yoo Shi-jin and Kang Mo-Yeon are the characters of the hit kdrama Descendants of the Sun, played by Song Joon-ki and Song Hye-Kyo respectively. After starring in this drama the couple dated in real life and eventually married each other, but their marriage didn't last long and in 2019 they got divorced.
8. Choi Ae-Ra And Ko Dong-Man
Choi Ae-ra and Ko Dong-man are popular fictional Korean couples with both domestic and international popularity. The couple was played by the talented actors, Park Seo-Joon and Kim Ji-won in the kdrama, Fight for My Way.
9. Wang Yeo And Kim Sun
Another fictional couple from the k-drama Goblin. Though Wang Yeo and Kim Sun were not the lead couple and were the second couple in this k-drama, this didn't affect their character's popularity and are considered as one of the most popular fictional couples. The character was played by the actors, Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-na. The pair was an instant hit among the public and this response was taken into consideration as later they starred in a drama together as the main lead couple in the kdrama, Touch Your Heart.
10. Hae Soo And Wang So
Ending this list with the most popular fictional Korean couple whom fans want to see together again. Hae Soo and Wang So were the characters in the drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, played by IU and Lee Joong-gi respectively. The fans of this drama are seriously hoping for a season two of this drama where they can witness this couple again.