Korean dramas have an incredible way of drawing us in. They make us fall head over heels for their characters and the relationships they build. There are so many Kdrama male leads we wish we could date. They’ve completely stolen our hearts by setting the bar high for love, friendship, passion, and care. These Kdramas, show us love in all its beautiful forms.
What really makes these dramas special is the connection between the main characters. They whisk us away into a world of fantasy, making us yearn for that perfect partner. And don’t even get me started on how they rekindle our belief in old-school romance! So, here are six of our absolute favourite Kdrama Male Leads that we wish we could date.
Kdrama Male Leads We Wish We Could Date
Kang Chul, played by Lee Jong-suk, exhibits an appealing blend of protective instincts, intelligence, and determination in W. His unwavering support for Oh Yeon Joo, coupled with a playful sense of humour and emotional openness, creates a deep and meaningful connection. Kang Chul’s loyalty, respect, and romantic gestures further solidify his status as ideal boyfriend material, while his adaptability and vulnerability add layers of relatability and charm. The perfect balance of strength, sensitivity, and devotion makes him a truly compelling partner and makes the viewers want a partner like him.
Lee Su-ho, played by Cha Eun-woo in True Beauty, is a fashionista, a straight-A student, and he doesn’t judge a book by its cover. He fell in love with Lim Joo-kyung. Su Ho is sensitive and devoted to those he deems friends, despite the fact that he often comes across as a little guarded. All of our hearts began to beat a little faster when we saw how openly and shamelessly he loved her. He appreciates Joo-kyung for who she is on the inside and has a protective character by nature; this is something that every woman deserves, without a doubt!
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Do Min-joon, played by Kim Soo-hyun in My Love from the Stars, is an alien who was stranded on Earth four hundred years ago. He managed to mingle with human life for a time, but in the last 3 months, he eventually meets Cheon Song-yi, a famous vivacious actress, and falls in love. Do Min-joon knows that if he does not return after 3 months, then he might die on earth, but his love for Cheon Song-yi made the universe take a different step. Do Min-joon was not just caring and loving, but he made Cheon Song-yi feel good about herself and love herself. And that’s what every girl wants from her partner.
Hwang Yong-shik, played by Kang Ha-neul in When the Camellia Blooms, is committed, honest about his emotions, unafraid to commit, and he never hesitates to stand up for Oh Dong-baek. Even more so, Kang Ha-neul demonstrates that he is the ideal boyfriend when he adopts Dong-baek’s son and makes a point of being there for him at all times. He defends her son when the coaches and other parents disparage him; he excels in the father figure position. The ideal country boyfriend, Yong-sik is as devoted to his partner as a puppy dog.
Lee Young-joon, played by Park Seo-joon in What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, is a bit arrogant, but when it comes to the woman he loves, he’s willing to lay down his pride completely. He’s hopelessly in love with Mi-so and constantly tries to sweep her off her feet. He respects her opinion; therefore, he pays attention to her and considers what she says. He also makes a fairly lethal proposal to Mi So on top of all that. The dude can make an incredible proposal, no doubt about it.
Ryan Gold, played by Kim Jae-wook in Her Private Life, is always sincere, honest, and truthful about himself and his feelings for Deok-mi in spite of the hardship he faced while growing up, which we can all appreciate in a boyfriend. How well he gets along with Deok-mi’s mother is also a huge plus! Not only would he make the best boyfriend, but he’d also make a wonderful future son-in-law!
These KDramas lead have us all secretly hoping for a little magic in our own lives. While they might only exist on screen, they’ve given us a taste of the kind of love and companionship we all secretly crave. So, until our own KDramas moment arrives, we’ll be here, rewatching these series and dreaming of our own swoon-worthy encounters. Who knows, maybe one day our own lead will come strolling into our lives, KDramas style.
Which of these has been your ideal type? Let us know in the comments below!
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