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How Kim Seonho captured the hearts of K-drama fans

In partnership with UFC Mixes, South Korean actor Kim Seonho’s colorful and flavorful fan meet is drawing closer and we are counting down the days to his much-awaited return, the Seonhohada way!

With his natural charm and scene-stealing performances, anyone who comes across any series he stars in is sure to fall head over heels for the Hallyu star; here are Seonho’s top 5 most <Color+Full> roles that won the hearts of many and should check out before we see him again IRL:

Han Jipyeong | Start-Up (2020)

Seonho’s lovable character in this hit slice-of-life rom-com drama sealed the deal for him in the industry as he gave the viewers major second lead syndrome as Han Jipyeong, a smart businessman who has a hard surface, but a soft heart. Because of his heartwarming scenes with his ‘halmeoni’ (grandmother), he earned the nickname ‘Good Boy’ and led him to win his first ever Baeksang Award for Most Popular Actor for Television.

Oh Jingyu | Strongest Deliveryman (2017)

Seonho’s role in this slice-of-life romance series which tells the story of a deliveryman who aspires to be a CEO of his own delivery application company, showcased a strong character development throughout the series. Through this drama, he was able to exhibit his versatility as he transformed from being a “bad guy” to a “good boy”.

Gong Suchang | Two Cops (2017-2018)

In this mystery-action-comedy-packed drama, Seonho challenges himself as he portrays the character of Gong Suchang, a con artist whose soul takes over the body of a detective played by renowned actor Jo Jungsuk. The plot itself is already a peek into the lead actors’ undeniable comedic chemistry that ultimately gave Kim Seonho two MBC Awards for his outstanding performance.

Jung Jaeyoon | 100 Days My Prince (2018)

Taking a turn from his previous dramas, Seonho takes over the character of second-lead Jung Jaeyoon, the wise hidden advisor of the Crown Prince in the chart-topping romantic historical drama, ‘100 Days My Prince’. With his chemistry with his co-actors, especially with his unrequited love with the main lead, ‘Jung Jaeyoon’ became a beloved character which led the viewers to check out more of Kim Seonho’s projects.

Hong Dusik | Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021)

His most well-known role to date following his character in ‘Start-Up’ is through the jack-of-all-trades ‘Chief Hong’ from ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’, one of Korea’s highest-rated series which follows the story of an accomplished dentist from Seoul who goes to a seaside village and meets their all-around Chief, ‘Hong Dusik’.  Because of his character’s personality and with his heartbreaking past, viewers were quick to fall more in love with Seonho, who topped the Korean drama actor brand reputation rankings, which further catapulted him into stardom.

Seonho’s road to fame began as he took a step on the theatre stage, until he landed a role on the small-screen and eventually took over the big screen. From one role to another, he was able to showcase his passion to portray diverse roles in different genres which proved his versatility as an actor.

Now renowned as everyone’s favorite “Good Boy” with a charming smile and his down-to-earth personality behind the scenes, this led him to become one of the most sought-out actors and now, even as an endorser, that Filipino K-fans cheer for.

Fan packages to KIM SEONHO ASIA TOUR <COLOR+FULL> IN MANILA are still available for purchase at until show day with prices ranging from P1500 to P12,000 with benefits that include UFC Packages, Hi-Bye Session, Group Photo, Exclusive Merch, Posters, and Postcards depending on your chosen tier. 

For a grander fan meet experience, the Hi-Bye Session is extended to LOWER BOX PREMIUM, LOWER BOX REGULAR (RAFFLE), UPPER BOX (RAFFLE), and GENAD (RAFFLE)!

Ticket redemption has also been made more convenient for fan meet goers which they can claim at  SM Tickets outlets nationwide from March 2 to March 17.

Prepare your canvases as our UFC Fun Chow Oppa Kim Seonho paints new memories with his Filipino Seonhohadas on April 13 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

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