Sunday, January 13, 2008

Coffee Prince

i just finished watching Coffee Prince on DVD last night, ay kaninang madaling araw pala. i like it very much. i love it. nakakatuwa. ganitong mga koreanovela ang gusto ko, comedy-romance. =D

Gong Yoo, cute nya noh =D

Yoon Eun Hye


Title: The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince
Also known as: Coffee Prince
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 17 + 1 Special Episode
Broadcast Network: MBC
Broadcast Period: 2007-Jul-02 to 2007-Aug-28
Air Time: Mondays and Tuesdays 21:55 (9:55 Korean time)


This drama is based from a romantic comedy Manwha by writer Lee Sun Mi (이선미). The heroine, Go Eun Chan, disguises herself as a man in order to avoid an arranged marriage. She works in a coffee specialty shop and then falls in love with the hot-tempered president of the shop, Choi Han Kyul. Han Kyul thinks that Eun Chan is a man so he starts to think about his sexuality and Eun Chae is torned that she cannot reveal herself unless she wants to get herself married off.


Yoon Eun Hye as Go Eun Chan
Gong Yoo as Choi Han Kyul
Lee Sun Gyun as Choi Han Sung
Chae Jung Ahn as Han Yoo Joo

Extended Cast

Kim Ja Ok as Han Kyul’s mom
Choi Il Hwa as Han Kyul’s dad
Kim Young Ok as Han Kyul’s grandmother
Park Won Sook as Eun Chan’s mom
Kim Chang Wan as Mr. Hong (ex-Coffee Prince president)
Kim Jae Wook as No Sun Ki
Kim Dong Wook as Jin Ha Rim
Lee Un as Hwang Min Yeop
Lee Han Wie as Mr. Ku (the butcher that likes Eun Chan’s mom)
Han Yeh In as Go Eun Sae (Eun Chan’s sister)

Production Credits

Original Work: Lee Sun Mi
Chief Producer: Lee Yoon-Jung

Episode Ratings

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2007-07-02 1 14.4 (7th) 15.5 (7th)
2007-07-03 2 15.3 (7th) 16.2 (7th)
2007-07-09 3 18.1 (6th) 18.6 (5th)
2007-07-10 4 19.0 (4th) 19.8 (4th)
2007-07-16 5 19.3 (3rd) 20.1 (2nd)
2007-07-17 6 23.2 (2nd) 23.9 (2nd)
2007-07-23 7 25.2 (2nd) 25.3 (2nd)
2007-07-24 8 26.8 (2nd) 28.1 (2nd)
2007-07-30 9 25.2 (2nd) 26.2 (2nd)
2007-07-31 10 25.9 (2nd) 27.3 (2nd)
2007-08-06 11 28.4 (2nd) 30.8 (1st)
2007-08-07 12 29.9 (2nd) 31.4 (2nd)
2007-08-13 13 29.3 (2nd) 32.1 (2nd)
2007-08-14 14 28.1 (2nd) 30.5 (2nd)
2007-08-20 15 27.1 (2nd) 29.0 (2nd)
2007-08-21 16 28.5 (2nd) 30.8 (1st)
2007-08-27 17 27.7 (2nd) 29.5 (2nd)
2007-08-28 Special 19.1 (2nd) 20.0 (2nd)

Source: TNS Media Korea



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Watch Online with English subtitle or here

Watch Online with Chinese subtitle

Gong Yoo's mini bio:

Name: Gong Yoo (Kong Yoo)
Real Name: Gong Ji Cheol (Kong Ji Chul)
Date of birth: 1979 July 10
Star Sign: Cancer
Height: 184cm
Weight: 74kg
Blood type: A
Talent agency: SidusHQ

TV Series

The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (MBC, 2007)
One Fine Day (MBC, 2006)
Hello My Teacher (SBS, 2005)
Internet Drama : Kim Sung-Joon Meets Lee Yoo-Jung [Kong Yu with Sung Yuri] (2003)
Screen (SBS, 2003)
20 Years (SBS, 2003)
Hard Love (KBS, 2002)
When Ever (KBS, 2002)
School 4 (KBS, 2001)


Ryu ga Gotoku / Like a Dragon (2007)
She’s On Duty (2005)
S Diary (2004)
Superstar Mr. Gam / Mr. Gam’s Victory (2004)
Spy Girl (2004)
My Tutor Friend (2003)


2007 MBC Drama Awards: Favorite On-Screen Couple (with Yoon Eun-Hye)
2007 MBC Drama Awards: Most Popular Actor by Netizens
2007 MBC Drama Awards: Excellence Acting Award for The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince
2003 SBS Drama Awards: New Rising Star Award

Yoon Eun Hye's mini bio:

Name: Yoon Eun-hye (Yun Eun-hye)
Nicknames: “JamGgoDae”(Stick), “Pooh”
Profession: Actress, Singer, Model
Birthdate: October 3, 1984
Place of Birth: South Korea
Religion: Christian
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Star Sign: Aquarius
Blood type: O
Family: Parents, younger brother
Hobbies: Watching movies, writing letters, taking pictures
Talent: Art, drawing animations
Education: Joong Kyung High School, Kyung Hee Cyber University

TV Series

The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (MBC, 2007)
The Vineyard Man (KBS2, 2006)
Goong (MBC, 2006)
Rainbow Romance (MBC, 2005) sitcom


The Legend of Seven Cutter/Escaping from Charisma (2006)


DHC Korea
LG Telecom
Samsung Happy Together
Green Tea
Domino’s Pizza
Levi’s Lady style jeans
Samil Pharmaceutical eye2o
Philips Satinelle Ice Premium
KT Mega TV
Maxim Latte Ditto
New Balance


2007 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Acting Award for The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince
2006 The Grime Awards: Best Actress for The Vineyard Man
2006 KBS Acting Awards: Best New Actress Award for The Vineyard Man
2006 KBS Acting Awards: Best Couple Award with Oh Man Suk
2006 MBC Drama Awards: New Actress Award for Goong
2004 Hallyu Award: 15th Seoul Music Awards
2003 Korean Music Awards: Best Singer Award
2002 SBS Music Awards: Representative Award
2001 Award Model Line: Best Dressed Singer
1999 10th Seoul Music Awards: Best Singer Award

yikes! housewife na housewife na ang dating ko =p ... i'm watching koreanovelas na (pili lang naman noh).. hahaha!

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