The Couple From Backstreet Rookie: Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung
Have you watched the romantic comedy drama Backstreet Rookie? The drama stars Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung as the main cast! Aside from the plot, Backstreet Rookie also drew attention due to the cast’s appearance and the age gap between them. Are you curious to know more about that matter? In this article, Channel Korea will inform you about their chemistry, so let’s get started!
Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung’s Appearance in Backstreet Rookie
Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung appeared together in the drama Backstreet Rookie. It is a romantic comedy and slice of life drama where the story focuses on Jung Saet-byul (Kim Yoo-jung), a beautiful girl who has an amazing athletic ability and works as a part-timer in a convenience store.
She falls in love at first sight with Choi Dae-hyun (Ji Chang-wook) who once saved her in a taekwondo class many years ago. Turns out, they reunite again as boss and employee. Choi Dae-hyun is the owner of the GS-25 convenience store where Jung Saet-byul works.
The drama gained a lot of attention due to the storyline and the cast since Ji Chang-wook is already known as the “It Guy” among Korean actors. Kim Yoo-jung also stole the spotlight with her visual and her acting. However, people are also slightly put off with the age difference between Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung since they acted as a couple in the drama.
Their Romantic Scenes as Choi Dae-Hyun and Jung Saet-byul
Check out some of their fluttering scenes as Choi Dae-hyun and Jung Saet-byul here:
Choi Dae-hyun gave a surprise to Jung Saet-byul. He prepared a study table for Jung Saet-byul so she could study in her spare time while working at the convenience store. Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung portray the happy atmosphere between the characters perfectly!
Whenever Jung Saet-byul gets in trouble, Choi Dae-hyun will be there for her! Not only that but Choi Dae-hyun defends her as well. Just look at how sincere Choi Dae-hyun is! Even Jung Saet-byul can’t help but be thankful for his actions, right?
One of the most iconic scenes is the piggyback scene! Jung Saet-byul is always asking Choi Dae-hyun to carry her on his back even though he gets pissed off with her demands. However, Choi Dae-hyun ends up carrying her on his back just to make her feel happy!
Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung’s Interactions During Off-Screen Time
Even behind the scenes, both Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung are as funny as on the screen! Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung shared a lot of adorable interactions, and he also liked to tease her as well! Through one of the filming sessions, Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung were caught joking around and dancing as if nobody was watching them!
There was something between them. Even if they just saw each other, they would practically laugh for no reason! No wonder Kim Yoo-jung once talked about their chemistry during Backstreet Rookie.
“Choi Dae-hyun (Ji Chang-wook) is someone who makes Jung Saet-byul more active. They get along very well, and maybe that’s why we were able to naturally portray the pleasant and fun atmosphere.”
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The Age Gap Between Them and Netizen Reactions About That
Behind the cute chemistry between Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung in Backstreet Rookie, some people were questioning the age gap between them. While appearing in the drama, Ji Chang-wook was 34 and Kim Yoo-jung was still 22 years old. There were two camps: the ones who couldn’t help but love their chemistry and the ones who were slightly put off with the age difference.
But, still, the age difference had nothing to do with the amazing acting from Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung, and they could deliver the message from their drama! Here are some fan reactions about their age gap:
“All I can say is Ji Chang-wook isn’t getting older, you won’t notice their age gap”
“I can’t find the age gap at all while watching it”
“Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung is the best couple in 2020 and nobody can change my mind”
Dating Rumor Between Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung
Despite the controversy about Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung’s age gap, many fans are fond of their chemistry through Backstreet Rookie as well. It led them to get involved with a dating rumor afterward! The rumor started after the two of them were getting closer after the drama ended.
They regularly texted each other and became such good friends due to their open-minded personalities. However, a rumor is just a rumor. Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung weren’t dating since they were just good friends and colleagues. Both Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung felt comfortable with their relationship and grateful to have each other as a co-worker!
That is everything about Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung‘s chemistry! From their appearance in Backstreet Rookie, we could see that both of them are very professional and quality actors. Don’t you guys think so? Don’t forget to leave a comment down below, and share this article on your social media!