What are your neighbors like? Maybe you understand them properly and also you guys hang around on a regular basis, or perhaps you wouldn’t acknowledge them in a lineup. Either means, the probabilities of residing subsequent door to a scorching, charming neighbor who brightens your day with their smile are roughly… one in a bazillion?
That’s why we have now K-dramas, of us! To give us the wish-fulfillment actual life falls brief on. So with that in thoughts, for those who needed to decide a drama character to stay subsequent door to, who would it not be? Quite a lot of K-drama male leads are swoon-worthy, for positive, however their loopy antics can be annoying as hell every day. Here’s a collection of characters who’d make good neighbors – those we’d like to run into whereas gathering the mail.
1. Nam Shin III in “Are You Human Too?”
Why stay subsequent door to a human when you would stay subsequent door to a robotic? Nam Shin III (Seo Kang Joon) is the definition of a dependable neighbor. He would all the time keep in mind to place out the trash and hold the yard clear. If you ever have to borrow a cup of sugar, he’d give it to you with a smile on his face. Okay, properly, perhaps not sugar as a result of he doesn’t really eat, however maybe, hmm, engine oil?
Whatever, simply fake you want to borrow one thing and go over there for the sake of that smile alone. Nam Shin III won’t ever not reply the door, even at 2 within the morning, and also you’ll by no means be a hassle. He is actually programmed to not discover you annoying, ever. Perfect!
2. Yoon Dong Ha in “A Witch’s Romance”
Dong Ha’s (Park Seo Joon) career is “Do Anything Guy.” As in, individuals pay him to do their random fixing, fetching, and carrying. If your drains are making a bizarre noise or there’s one thing residing in your roof, Dong Ha’s your man! And as a result of he’s such an utter sweetheart, he’d positively settle for fee within the type of home-cooked meals. You’re neighbors, in any case!
Dong Ha’s the form of man who brings your Amazon parcels out of the rain and knocks in your door with porridge if you’re sick. He’ll invite you over for Christmas for those who’ve acquired nowhere to go and he’ll even argue together with your landlord in your behalf. He’s the hero each neighborhood wants, with a face like Park Seo Joon’s because the cherry on prime.
Check out the primary episode of “A Witch’s Romance”:
3. Ahn Dan Tae in “Dear Fair Lady Kong Shim”
Sometimes, after a protracted arduous day at work, all you wish to do is kick your footwear off and snicker your face off together with your funniest good friend over a pile of comfort retailer snacks. Ahn Dan Tae (Namgoong Min) is that good friend. When you reside subsequent door to him, like Kong Shim (Minah) does, you’ll discover him ready outdoors your door, filled with questions on your day and hilarious response faces for all of your tales.
If your rest room will get flooded, your sister steals your crush, or your boss offers you the axe, name Dan Tae. He could not have the faintest clue what to do about it, however he’ll positively make you’re feeling higher. He’ll take you the films, purchase you road meals or chase you spherical an journey playground. Even when his personal issues loom giant, he all the time has time to deliver you a little bit sunshine.
Check out the primary episode of “Dear Fair Lady Kong Shim”:
4. Seo Poong in “Wok of Love”
A neighbor who cooks scrumptious meals is the perfect form of neighbor. Seo Poong (Junho) is a Michelin-star-worthy chef who lives and breathes gourmand. But he’s not the snooty type who’s going to make you pay by the nostril for a snack the scale of a teaspoon. Nope, Poong’s mission is to deliver high-end meals to the lots. Of course, associates and neighbors get a sneak preview.
Behind his barely gruff exterior, Poong is a beneficiant, caring soul. His first query will all the time be, “Have you eaten?” Take our recommendation and all the time say, “no.” Even for those who’re full, you received’t wish to flip down one in all his extraordinary creations, magicked up on the spot with no matter he present in your kitchen.
Check out the primary episode of “Wok of Love”:
5. Yoo So Joon in “Tomorrow With You”
There are numerous perks to having a time-traveling neighbor like So Joon (Lee Je Hoon) – firstly, all these wonderful souvenirs from the long run mendacity round his home! If you wish to style subsequent 12 months’s hottest ramyun taste, head on over to So Joon’s place. It makes him an important gift-giver too. Forget what’s new this season – he’ll be bringing you development items from the season after subsequent.
As a real-estate mogul who makes all his cash by sneak peeks at subsequent week, So Joon doesn’t even need to work if he doesn’t wish to (which he normally doesn’t). That means he’s all the time round to play if you’re bored. If he’s time-traveling, there would possibly even be two of him round to maintain you entertained!
Check out the primary episode of “Tomorrow With You”:
6. Yoo Si Jin in “Descendants of the Sun”
A Neighborhood Watch Association is good, however let’s face it, no quantity of community-minded outdated women will ever be a match for Yoo Si Jin (Song Joong Ki). He’s the form of neighbor who makes positive you’re feeling secure strolling round at evening. Whether you’re coping with armed robbers or pure catastrophe, he’ll all the time know what to do and he’ll even throw in a number of wisecracks whereas he’s busy saving your life.
Even on a median day, Yoo Si Jin is an efficient neighbor to have round. He can maintain his drink, for one factor, so he’ll be sure to get residence secure after a giant evening out. Moms and grandmas love him, so he makes an important alibi for those who’re getting as much as no good. And one sudden bonus? He’s out quite a bit (y’know, saving the world) so you’ll be able to have all of the loud events you need, he received’t care! Well, he is likely to be a little bit miffed he wasn’t invited.
Check out the primary episode of “Descendants of the Sun”:
7. Park Hoon in “Doctor Stranger”
What may very well be extra handy than residing subsequent door to a genius physician? Forget spending the entire day ready round within the ER. Just hop subsequent door and present Park Hoon (Lee Jong Suk) that rash! You’ll save a bunch on medical payments too. Hoon honed his abilities in North Korea, by no means turning away a affected person. A sweetheart like that may solely cost what you’ll be able to afford.
Not solely is he nice at doctoring, however Hoon can also be the good friend who’s all the time there with a actuality verify if you want it. He offers nice recommendation with out sugar-coating issues, and he’s been by a lot that you understand you’ll be able to imagine in his knowledge. You might need to place up with a little bit of cruel teasing, however hey, it’s a small worth to pay. Who wouldn’t need a Park Hoon proper subsequent door?
Check out the primary episode of “Doctor Stranger”:
8. Kang Bok Soo in “My Strange Hero”
If Bok Soo (Yoo Seung Ho) was your neighbor, he would all the time grow to be your hero with out pondering twice about it. He’s a champion of the weak and defender of the harmless, mainly incapable of strolling previous a combat with out getting within the center and looking for an answer. He goes above and past, even for good strangers, and earlier than you understand it you guys can be finest associates.
It goes each methods, although. When Bok Soo wants assist for his subsequent campaign, you guess he’ll be asking you alongside. It would possibly sound scary, however don’t be afraid! When he shoves you out of your consolation zone, you’ll discover the rewards are nice. Then when the battle is received, you guys can meet again at his place to devour his mother’s Chinese meals. Double win!
Check out the primary episode of “My Strange Hero”:
Which K-drama character do you want you lived subsequent door to? Let us know within the feedback beneath!
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