My top 5 2012 K drama so far …

Afrer my genzkid finished his PSLE, I finally have time to catch up my K drama, and here’s what I like so far …

1. Rooftop Prince – Micky Yoochun & Han Ji Min. Synopsis: When Crown Prince Lee Gak is transported 300 years into the future to present day Seoul along with his three retainers, they believe that it is their duty to solve the murder case of the Crown Princess in order to return to Joseon. They land in the rooftop apartment of Park Ha, a cheerful woman in her mid-20s, who eventually believes the odd quartet’s predicament and becomes their guardian. As Park Ha educates the four on life in the 21st century, Lee Gak comes across Hong Se Na, who seems to be the reincarnation of his wife. Taking on the identity of Yong Tae Yong, Lee Gak slowly begins to unravel the murder of Yong Tae Yong and in turn moves closer to solving the murder case of the Crown Princess. As he finds himself in love with Park Ha, he figures that maybe the Crown Princess was not so perfect after all…

2. Ghost (aka Phantom) – So Ji-Sub & Lee Yeon-hee. Synopsis – the story of the cyber investigation squad fights against the cyber crimes. Kim Woo Hyun (So Ji Sub) is the only son of a high ranking police officer. He entered the police academy ranked first and graduated from the academy ranked first. As a detective, he then joins the cyber investigation department together with Yoo Gang Mi (Lee Yeon Hee). Woo Hyun then works to reveal the secrets of those that hide within the cyber world.

3. The Moon That Embraces the Sun – Kim Soo Hyun, Han Ga In & Jung Il Woo. Synopsis – “The Moon Embracing The Sun” tells a love story between King Lee Hwon and a female shaman named Wol. Wol was born from a noble family and became the crown princess, but she was entrapped and faced execution. Finally, she lived as a shaman.

4. Panda & Hedgehog – Lee Dong Hae & Yoon Seung Ah. Synopsis – Go Seung Ji (Lee Dong Hae) is a patissier who has been an orphan since childhood and has a gruff and prickly personality that matches his nickname of “Hedgehog (Goseumdochi).” He meets the easygoing and sweet-natured Pan Da Yang (Yoon Seung Ah), better known as “Panda,” who hires him as the new patissier of Café Panda. Together, the two work to make Café Panda a success while fending off competition from the Saint Honoré bakery franchise.

5. To the Beautiful You – Choi Min-Ho, Sulli Choi & Lee Hyun-woo. Synopsis – The series centers on Goo Jae Hee, a Korean girl who lives in the United States. One day, she sees a track and field competition on TV, and becomes attracted to one of the high jump competitors, Kang Tae Joon. She begins to idolize the young athlete and eventually transfers to Korea to attend the same school that Tae Joon attends after he suffers an accident that could potentially end his career. There is a catch, however: Tae Joon attends an all-boys high school and Jae Hee must disguise herself as a boy to enter.