Which K-drama cameo is the most memorable in your opinion?
In Korean dramas, cameo appearances are fairly common. They may only be visible for ten seconds at a time, but they manage to capture a lot of attention.
Here are the memorable K-drama cameos that stole the show.
Jung Hae In, Goblin
Jung Hae In plays Ji Eun Tak‘s (Kim Go Eun) high school crush in “Goblin“. He’s a lovely baseball player who Eun Tak keeps staring at with heart eyes and calling “oppa,” making the goblin (Gong Yoo) envious. When “Goblin” debuted, Jung Hae In‘s heart-fluttering visuals with first love impressions went viral.
“Goblin” is about a ‘protective goblin’ who requires a human priest to end his immortal life and a live Angel of Death.
As the goblin and the Angel of Death see the Dead off into the other world, the scene is spectacular yet tragic.
Song Kang, Touch Your Heart
Song Kang was originally regarded to as the “handsome delivery guy” before his meteoric rise when he appeared in “Touch Your Heart” for a brief appearance.
“Touch Your Heart” is about a romance between two top Korean actresses who, as in a drama, wind up in a legal company where they meet a perfectionist lawyer.
Kim Young Dae, True Beauty
Kim Young Dae took on a cameo role in “True Beauty” as he played a guy who came across Moon Ga Young on the street. This is his first comeback after the Penthouse craze.
“True Beauty” is a romantic comedy about Ju Gyeong, who has a complex about her appearance and transforms into a goddess owing to makeup, and Su Ho, who conceals her scars.
The two met, and through discussing their secrets, they grew and regained their confidence.
BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Arthdal Chronicles
Jisoo from BLACKPINK made a brief but notable cameo appearance in “Arthdal Chronicles,” appearing for 14 seconds and saying only one remark before dying.
“Arthdal Chronicles” recounts the exploits of a number of heroes who penned various legends about the mythological and ancient country of Arthdal.
Suzy, My Love From The Star
In “My Love From The Star,” Suzy plays a student of professor Do Min Joon (Kim Soo Hyun).
She makes Jeon Ji Hyun jealous by flirting with him and stating, “You look exactly like my ex-boyfriend Song Sam Dong.”
“My Love From The Star” is a romantic comedy drama about an alien man from 400 years ago who falls in love with a modern-day actress.
Lee Sung Kyung and Yoon Kyun Sang, While You Were Sleeping
Lee Sung Kyung and Yoon Kyun Sang, co-stars of “Doctors,” had a comical cameo appearance as a couple in “While You Were Sleeping.”
“While You Were Sleeping” is about Nam Hong Joo, who can see bad events that will occur in the future – but only in her dreams.
Prosecutor Jae Chan does everything in his power to prevent the events from taking place.
Son Ye Jin, Secret Garden
Son Ye Jin made a cameo in “Secret Garden” years ago, unaware that the drama’s male lead would later become her husband.
The whimsical, high concept drama “Secret Garden” follows a neurotic businessman and a passionate stunt woman who come to possess one other’s hearts and bodies…literally!
Kim Soo Hyun, Crash Landing on You
Kim Soo Hyun reprised his renowned character from the film “Secretly, Greatly” in “Crash Landing on You.”
“Crash Landing on You” is the story of a chaebol heiress who made an emergency landing in North Korea due to a paragliding mishap and a North Korean special officer who falls in love with her and is hiding and protecting her.
Kim Soo Hyun, Hotel Del Luna
Kim Soo Hyun surprised drama viewers once more with a special cameo in the final episode of “Hotel Del Luna.” He appeared as the new proprietor of Jang Man Wol‘s hotel.
“Hotel Del Luna” depicts the story of an elite hotelier who is appointed to operate the Hotel Del Luna as a result of a disastrous event. As a result, he was given the opportunity to run the hotel alongside the attractive and aloof but ill-tempered CEO.
“Hotel Del Luna” is a downtown Seoul hotel. From the outside, it appears decrepit and dark, but it is a luxurious hideaway for traveling ghosts. They are the only ones who think the site is great.
Yang Se Jong, Dr. Romantic 2
Yang Se Jong portrayed one of the three main characters in the film “Dr. Romantic 1,” and his performance received a lot of attention.
He made quite a sensation when he returned for a cameo appearance in Season 2 and added a lot of humor to the plot.
“Dr. “Romantic 2” depicts the real lives of doctors at a small town hospital, including a brilliant surgeon and youthful doctors.
Yeo Jin Goo, Start Up
In “Start Up”, Yeo Jin Goo did the voice for the AI robot installed in the house of Kim Seon Ho’s character. At the end of the drama, he appeared by himself as Hong Ji Seok, a young man whose start-up plan shocked Kim Seon Ho.
“Start Up”, tells the story of young people who dream of success and who start working in start-ups in the Korean Silicon Valley. It tells their ‘START‘ and their growth ‘UP‘.
Choi Tae Joon, Twenty Five Twenty One
Choi Tae Joon evolved into “sweetie pie,” Kim Tae Ri‘s first love, right after his spectacular wedding with actress Park Shin Hye in “Twenty Five, Twenty One.” The young pair, however, had spectators laugh so hard that they split up after only two weeks.
“Twenty Five Twenty One” is a drama about the romantic story of two people who met for the first time when they were 22 and 18, and then again four years later when they were 25 and 21.
The plot follows the immature youth’s pure and furious growth, as well as the excitement and hardships of friendship and love.
Park Bo Gum, Itaewon Class
Although Kwon Na Ra’s love for Park Seo Joon was not returned, she fell in love at first sight with Park Bo Gum in the ending scene of “Itaewon Class”.
“Itaewon Class” is all about an irrational world, the “hip” revolt of young people, who are united in stubbornness and courage, starts. Itaewon seems to have condensed all the world.
In this little street, they are looking for their own freedom based on their values. “Itaewon Class” is their foundation legend. They open a food-related business.
Kim Sung Cheol, Vincenzo
“Obnoxious guy” Kim Sung Cheol became the scene-stealer with his cameo role in “Vincenzo”, acting alongside the junior actor Song Joong Ki.
“Vincenzo” is all about an Italian mafia lawyer who came to Korea after the betrayal of his organization and a self-righteous veteran lawyer get rid of the bad guys in a villain way.
Gong Yoo, Squid Game
Gong Yoo, who made a cameo appearance in “Squid Game,” had no idea this drama would become such a worldwide sensation.
His portrayal of the “slap-match guy” drew a lot of attention. Despite having a long history of huge hits, the overseas media began to refer to him as “Squid Game actor” after this cameo moment.
The plot of “Squid Game” is around individuals who take part in a mystery survival game in which they risk their lives to become the ultimate winner.