Fans’ Favorite Couple: Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong
Have you watched the adorable romantic K-Drama My Roommate Is a Gumiho? The drama has such a light storyline yet is intriguing at the same time. No wonder many people are loving it, especially with the chemistry between the lead characters Lee Hye-ri and Jang Ki-yong! They successfully build a good romance that somehow looks very natural. Get to know more about their relationship story here!
Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong’s Appearance in My Roommate Is a Gumiho
Jang Ki-young and Hyeri have met for several projects in the past and then reunited through the drama My Roommate Is a Gumiho. It was a Webtoon-based drama and successfully got a lot of attention when the first episode aired on May 26, 2021, on tvN and iQiyi. The drama is narrated about Lee Dam (Hyeri) is a female college student who hasn’t dated before.
One day, she accidentally takes away fox beads by swallowing them. Turns out, the fox beads belonged to a 999-year-old Gumiho (nine-tailed fox) named Shin Woo-yeo (Jang Ki-yong) who wanted to be a human. Due to the incident, Woo-yeo and Dam start living together while trying to solve the problem.
With the intriguing plot and cheerful atmosphere, Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong successfully portray the role of Lee Dam and Jang Ki-yong. Many fans have praised their acting and chemistry, and they desire more of their relationship although Hyeri has a boyfriend in real life. Well, let’s take a look at more moments between Jang Ki-yong and Hyeri!
Their Romantic Scenes as Lee Dam and Shin Woo-yeo
Let’s see Jang Ki-yong and Hyeri’s adorable scenes in the drama here:
The first encounter of Lee Dam and Shin Woo-yeo was full of surprises including the way Dam becomes shocked when Woo-yeo shows off his Gumiho appearance, the two of them adjusting themselves while living together, and more fun!
Dam is trying to call her Gumiho boyfriend by a sweet nickname. However, she can’t stand the cringe tension within it. When Dam finally gets to say it, she loses her confidence and it makes Yeon-woo smile at her attempt!
When the relationship between Dam and Woo-yeo develops to something more, they try to trust each other even more. Both of them have a “pillow talk” right before they fall asleep. It is romantic at first but ends up hilarious with Dam’s sleeping habit!
Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong’s Interactions During Off-Screen Time
Don’t miss out from Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong’s off-screen moments here:
They had a lot of fun while filming My Roommate Is a Gumiho. Every little thing could make them burst into laughter. Hyeri also casually asks Ki-young whether she was heavy or not after Ki-young had to carry her in the back!
Everything seems comfortable and natural between them. When they have to film certain romantic scenes, it eventually ends up with something funny and jokes between the two. Even the way they did certain skinship looks warm!
Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong also shared many adorable pictures! Through Hyeri’s Instagram, you can check some of them. They look like a real couple in the Polaroid picture or even a couple that was captured in a photoshoot!
What They Say About Each Other
Through several interviews, both Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong explain their relationship and how it was when they worked together. Hyeri explained that she and Jang Ki-yong were awkward at first, but they could overcome it due to his personality. “He’s such a great person. We could pass the awkward tension and felt comfortable with each other and became closer. I think people said we had good chemistry because our closeness showing-off through the screen.”
On the other side, Jang Ki-yong also explained that they met on a different project a long time ago, and he felt happy to work with her again. “[Hyeri] is an energetic person and makes such cheerful vibes on the set. After we got closer and felt comfortable as time went by, we were able to have more fun filming the drama.”
Well, Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong have portrayed such good chemistry, haven’t they? Even though the drama is over, it feels good to re-watch their appearance on My Roommate Is a Gumiho! Do you also think that Hyeri and Jang Ki-yong’s acting in the drama is amazing? Leave a comment below, and share this article on your social media!