The Best Hit
The Best Hit, also known as Hit The Top and The Best Punch, is a South Korean television series about youth, music, fantasy, comedy, and romance. The story tells about a pop idol, Yoo Hyun-jae (Yoon Shi-yoon), who accidentally travels through time to 2017 from 1993. Discovering that he mysteriously disappears in 1993 and is presumed dead, he begins to investigate the reason for his disappearance while trying to adjust to life in the future. Meanwhile, Lee Ji-hoon (Kim Min-jae) is an aspiring musician and is secretly enrolled as an idol trainee at Star Punch Entertainment. Ji-hoon struggles to hide this from his parents, who believes he has been studying for his civil service exams.
In this drama, Yoon Shi-yoon acted as Yoo Hyun-jae, a popular Korean pop idol from the 1990s and the lead partner of the performing duo J2. Known for his good looks, talent, and controversies, he accidentally time travels to 2017 and helplessly tries to adjust to the modern way of living.
It aired on KBS2, from June 2 to July 22, 2017, on Fridays and Saturdays at 23:00 (KST) for 32 episodes. This drama is the second “variety-drama” to come from KBS after The Producers in 2015. It was produced by director Seo Soo-min, who is currently the chief producer for KBS’s Happy Sunday programming block. Seo Soo-min also worked on a few episodes of The Producers. It also the first drama directed by Yoo Ho-jin, who directed the third season of the variety show 2 Days & 1 Night; and the directorial debut of Cha Tae-hyun, who also co-starred and acted as Lee Gwang-jae.
Romance Full of Life
Romance Full of Life is one of the “Three Color Fantasy” drama trilogies by MBC. This drama’s color is Green. It was preceded by The Universe’s Star (White) and it will be followed by Queen of the Ring (Gold). The story tells about So In-sung (Yoon Shi-yoon), a dorky-looking guy who has been preparing for the examination to become a police officer for four years. Despite failing the exam eight times, In-sung has a positive personality. He applies for a high-paying part-time job called “Experiment Full of Life”, and becomes a super-hero and all the ladies fall for him.
This drama aired on Naver TV Cast every Tuesday at 0:00 (KST) starting from February 14, and on MBC every Thursday at 23:10 (KST) starting from February 16, 2017, with total 6 episodes. The drama is pre-produced and is a co-production between Naver and MBC. This series marks the directing debut of director Park Sang-hoon, and his second work after directing the movie A Mere Life. The screenwriter, Park Eun-young, is known for his drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. in this show, Yoon Shi-yoon is paired with actress Cho Soo-hyang.
Grand Prince, also known as Grand Prince – Drawing Love, is a historical drama that tells about Lee Whi (Yoon Si-yoon), a handsome prince who is popular with women. He is talented in poetry and painting. Lee Whi doesn’t have any interest in becoming the king, unlike his older brother Lee Kang (Joo Sang-wook). Lee Kang is highly ambitious and aspires to rule. Lee Whi and Lee Kang both fall in love with Ja-hyun (Jin Se-Yun). She is beautiful and comes from a prestigious family.
In this drama, Yoon Shi-yoon plays Lee Hwi, Prince Eun Sung. He is the younger brother of Lee Kang and is third in line for the throne. He is considered the most eligible bachelor in the Joseon Dynasty. Lee Hwi, or Prince Eun Sung, is the best groom in the Joseon society, and is super popular among the nobles because of hs status of the third place in the throne. He was good at poetry and painting, and the typeface was praised as the reincarnation of Chinese Song Jo Song-seol so that the Chinese messengers could fight it.
It aired on TV Chosun from March 3 to May 6, 2018, on Saturdays and Sundays at 22:50 (KST). This drama achieved a rating of 5.6% for its finale, becoming the highest-rated TV Chosun drama since the network’s establishment in 2011. In Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia, each episode of the drama was originally available to stream exclusively on Iflix, with a variety of subtitles, 24 hours after its South Korean broadcast.
Your Honor, also known as Dear Judges, is a South Korean television series of the genres legal and romance. The story tells about Han Soo-ho (Yoon Shi-yoon) and Han Kang-Ho (Yoon Shi-yoon), who were born as identical twins but live totally different lives. Han Soo-Ho works as a judge and he is guided by principles. Han Kang-Ho’s extensive criminal record contains five different arrests. One day, Han Soo-Ho suddenly disappears. Han Kang-Ho secretly takes his brother’s place as a judge. Han Kang-Ho, who was once considered the trash, becomes “Dear Judge” and is highly respected.
Yoon Shi-yoon again proved his acting skills by playing the role of being two people with different characters. He played the identical twins, Han Kang-ho and Han Soo-ho. Han Kang-ho, a five-time convicted criminal, takes over his twin’s job after his sibling mysteriously disappears, and Han Soo-ho, A top judge who is very attached to personal belongings.
This drama aired on SBS on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the 22:00 (KST) time slot, from July 25 to September 20, 2018, for 32 episodes. Through his role in thisseries, Yoon Shi-yoon won the Excellence Award category, Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama at the 2018 SBS Drama Awards.
Happy Noodle is a Chinese television romantic drama, in which the art of noodle making take center stage. It’s a delightful drama about pursuing your dreams and finding your identity. Jiang Xiu-Can (Yoon Shi-yoon) is an aspiring noodle chef, following in the footsteps of his father, Zhang Lin (Gao Shu Guang), who owns the famed Hang Zhou Noodle Restaurant. Zhang Lin prides himself on being the master of hand-made noodles that have been passed down for generations in his family. As Xiu-Can tries to master the art of noodle making, in competition with his stepbrother, Zhang Jian (Zhang Jung Ning), he also seeks to learn the truth about his birth and his Korean-Chinese background. Xiu-Can falls in love with the beautiful Zhu Ling-Ling (Li Fei Er), and they try to help each other achieve their dreams. Can Xiu-Can come to terms with his identity and achieve his goal to become the best noodle chef?
In this drama, Yoon Shi-yoon was cast as Jiang Xiu Can. He has earned a ticket to go to Hang Zhou, China. He’s originally from an orphanage and still cooks noodles for the kids there. it aired on ZJSTV TV from April 28, 2013 until May 13, 2013, at 19.30, with a total of 35 episodes. Although Yoon Shi-yoon’s voice is dubbed when speaking Chinese, when speaking Korean, Yoon Shi-yoon uses his own voice. Thanks to his appearance in this drama, Yoon Shi-yoon is increasingly known in China, and, on December 8, Yoon Shi-yoon won the Popular Star Prize in China at the 2012 Asia Top 10 Popular Star Awards by CETV.
Prime Minister & I
Prime Minister and I is a South Korean television series about Kwon Yul (Lee Beom-soo), who is 42 years old and is South Korea’s youngest prime minister, ever. On top of his reputation for being an honest man of the utmost integrity, he’s been a widower since his wife died in a car accident seven years ago and is raising his three children, alone. What the public doesn’t know is that, despite his perfect image, Kwon Yul is actually a struggling father devoid of even the most basic of parenting skills.
Nam Da-jung (Im Yoon-ah) is a journalist from Scandal News who resorts to writing for a trashy tabloid to support her ailing father, but when she chases Prime Minister Kwon for a lucrative exposé, she ends up scooping a whole lot more than she bargained for, and the two end up in a contract marriage and fall in love with each other.
Yoon Shi-yoon played 32-year-old Kang In-ho. He is the Chief of Staff in the Prime Minister’s office. He speaks at least four languages other than his native tongue of Korean – those languages include Chinese, Japanese, English, and Spanish. Ever since the first time he had met Nam Da-jung, he found her unique and interesting. However, when she started pestering Kwon Yul to marry her, In-ho began to perceive Da-jung as just another woman who wanted to get close to the Prime Minister, and despised her greatly.
Later on, when he got to know the reason behind Da-jung’s actions, he regretted misunderstanding her. Deciding that he doesn’t want to have any more regrets in life, he falls further in love with her. He just wants to prove to Da-jung that when he said he would protect her, he truly meant it. In the end, Yoon Shi-yoon had to give Nam Da-jung up for Kwon Yul, but many viewers hoped Nam Da-jung would end up with Yoon Shi-yoon because they were considered to have strong chemistry. Yoon Shi-yoon’s character in this drama looks so sincere about protecting Nam Da-jung. They look like a good pair because they have a close age gap, as compared with Kwon Yul. Whatever the ending in this drama, Yoon Shi-yoon managed to prove his acting skills, yet again.
This drama aired on KBS2 from December 9, 2013, to February 4, 2014, on Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:00, for 17 episodes.