You can read Part I HERE.
★ The prejudice about acting-dol is once again broken. Kim Jaejoong and Im Siwan have returned as devilishly charming men. Strong acting skills, character structure, eyes acting, their performance is impeccable. Kim Jaejoong’s beyond-expected charm exploded, which predicts the drama’s ‘hero’. Kim Jaejoong has built his character in just 2 episodes. He melted into the character and his acting exploded to the point that it’s worthy of the “So perfect!” praise.
Huh Youngdal is a so-called “scumbag”, a pathetic character, but thanks to Kim Jaejoong, he has become an “exceptionally attractive gangster” that no one can hate.
Kim Jaejoong also animated the chemistry with Lee Bumsoo, Im Siwan, Baek Jinhee, etc. A strange tension was formed around him and Lee Bumsoo, Im Siwan – his long lost brothers. His eyes looking at Baek Jinhee, who he has fallen for at first sight, gave off a premonition of a melodrama.
Kim Jaejoong, with his acting skills, is the number one driving force of the Mon-Tue drama. [Source: Joynews]
★ What a unique charisma. The image of an idol group member does not come up at all. If in his previous dramas, his roles are hard to meet in real life, Huh Youngdal of Triangle is not a perfect and heavy character. It can relatively give a sense of closeness to the public. [Source: Star MT]
★ The viewers showed enthusiastic reactions to the character Huh Youngdal played by Kim Jaejoong. The fact that Kim Jaejoong has well-digested a character like Huh Youngdal is one of the reason this character stands out. [Source: Nate]
★ Kim Jaejoong in ‘Triangle’. He has transformed 180 degrees. Maybe because in the meantime, most of the roles he took are decent characters, he had no opportunity to show his inherent talents. The fish has found water. The image he showed in episodes 1, 2 is indeed a perfect transformation. [Source: Chosun]
★ The outstanding main lead is definitely Kim Jaejoong. We don’t get a taste of his star image. It’s just Kim Jaejoong and his sincerity. Although this role has an entirely different charm with his previous dramas, it’s like Kim Jaejoong has found his own matched clothes. His rough lines and actions go smoothly and seamlessly, which is impossible if he doesn’t enjoy acting. [Source: Sports Donga]
★The reason why Kim Jaejoong could attempt the bold transformation in acting is his accumulated experience in the meantime, step by step. His dramas and movie couldn’t be big hits but he always changed genre and attempted new challenges. [Source: Sports Donga]
★Kim Jaejoong is trying his best to show his individuality which he couldn’t reveal so far and which he himself didn’t realize. The reason he didn’t mind breaking his image to the point that everybody got shocked originated from an exceptional determination. [Source: Sports Donga]
★Even people who have been anxious and dissatisfied with Kim Jaejoong can’t help but be satisfied with his acting in Triangle. Kim Jaejoong perfectly owns the character Huh Youngdal, to the point that people wonder how he could completely melt into the character like that. [Source: dshower.tistory]
★The first one putting confidence on Kim Jaejoong is the production team of Triangle. PD Yoo Cheolyong commented, “Along with his sweet and gentle image, there’s something raw and instinctive in his eyes.” That’s the reason why he entrusted Kim Jaejoong with the Huh Youngdal character who has the most extreme mood swing. [Source: Sports Donga]