JYJ member Park Yuchun is also very popular in Japan as an actor.
In the famous online shopping mall AMAZON Japanese website, the drama ‘Rooftop Prince’ that he acted in is ranked 1st in ‘DVD sales ranking for first half year’ from last December 1 to May 31. This drama starts airing on the local TBS channel from the 3rd and is expected to gain even greater popularity.
On its official website, TBS stated that the focal point for watching is Park Yuchun’s acting and transformation, and also commented that he is very suited for historical dramas with his dignified look and many diverse expressions, he also has “fusion fashion” that manages well both the hanbok and modern clothes, and this is the role that he is most immersed in to-date.
After ‘Rooftop Prince’, his 4th work ‘Missing You’ will be aired from the 17th on DATV, a special Hallyu cable channel. Whether it is on stage as JYJ member or as an actor, Park Yuchun draws substantial interest.
From his debut work ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’ to ‘Miss Ripley’, ‘Rooftop Prince’ and ‘Missing You’, every one of Park Yuchun’s drama is aired in Japan, evident of his status as a Hallyu star.
A rep from his management agency C-JeS said, “In the 2nd half of the year, his goal is acting, and he is looking through many different works now.”
Source: Sports Donga
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