Jang Dong Gun in Springtime

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that Jang Dong Gun or JDG is my favorite Korean actor. I’ve been a fan for more than a decade! I’ve been living in Korea for almost ten years and I haven’t seen him in person. The truth is he is the only Korean topstar that I don’t want to see in person. That would be the end of a dream!
Anyway, I’ve seen a lot of JDG’s dramas. The first ever was “All About Eve”, which is still my favorite modern K-drama of all time. I had only seen a few of his dramas through Arirang TV years ago. I remember Medical Doctor, Model and Icing. After “All About Eve” in 2000, he returned to the boob tube only this year through the hit “A Gentleman’s Dignity”. Whoa! That’s 12 years.
A few days ago, I searched for JDG’s dramas that I haven’t seen. They are all on our cable but I have to pay 500 won for each episode! Argghhh! Anyway, I tried to watch the two free episodes of “Springtime”. He made this drama in 1999. How exciting to see the places in Seoul during that decade…

Wearing a high school uniform...
Wearing a high school uniform…

Above, an umbrella scene that is a common sight in Korean dramas!
Below, don’t you think Wendell Ramos looks a bit like JDG? Just on that scene though…
Wearing an earring!
Wearing an earring!

I would love to see the whole of the drama, but I guess I’ll have to wait until spring when I’ll have more time… Ooh, the photos remind me that I need to get a new flat screen stand.


  1. Jang Dong Gun…arghh…my favourite cutie, he’s like the only 40-year old who still deserves to be called cute…heheh…my fav actor too..^^

  2. Hello everyone!
    Do u know any place/stores near pyeongtaek/anseong that sells souvenir items especially tshirts with “Korea” or any korean design tees. Please ;-( help! My last resort would be in seoul but no time to go there t.t
    Thank u ^.^
    Happy New Year!

  3. Hello Ms. betchay…. I am also a big fan Of jang Dong Gun. Wish ko nga someday makapunta ako korea and see him in person. Haay… At kahahanap ko ng info qbout him I happen to browse your blog. Wow tuwang tuwa ako. Thank you so much for your blogs kasi marami ako nalaman Kay jang dong gun. Ingit na ingit ako sayo when I read na may magazine ka ni Jang Dong Gun. I wish i can have one too… May available copy pa kaya nyan? Kaso malabo yata ito. 🙁 Anyway… Thank you so much and God bless you.

  4. hello betchay ! im a filipina college professor , im an avid fan of JDG since i saw his korean novela all about Eve year 2000 GRABE !surprise to see him again in his latest “Gentleman’s dignity”. oh God still dashing guy . Hope you can send me latest news on him thanks ! and mind you ang galing galing nyang kumanta !!!!! talented actor and singer ! wowwwwwww

      1. since all about eve same as yours ! fav ko n cya kya when i saw him n gentlemans dignity wow nabuhayan ako hahahah ! i even bought CD ng gentlemans dignity pa, im a college prof. but when i saw his interview n one of the tv station n korea super charming n super humble superstar sana punta cya dito s pinas!

  5. can u update me regrading JdG latest film drama on tv or movie? and where can i send my message to him super fav ko tlga cya parang super humble dis guy ! hope u can give me any updates thanks !

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