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Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Korean Dramas With Similar Story

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Many Korean dramas that aired this time might have been incalculable, there are more than 100 titles korean dramas can be produced  in one year. With the large amount of dramas, it is not strange if there will similar korean drama stories. Well, this time there are a few Korean dramas that have a theme and stories are quite similar.

Secret Garden Vs Ohlala Couple

Secret garden korea drama
Secret Garden is a korean drama SBS TV station that aired in 2010. Starring by Hyun Bin, Ha Ji Won, Kim Sarang, Lee Philip, Lee Jong Suk, Yoo In Na. This drama produced  by Oh Sekang, with director Shin Woo Chul and Kwon Hyuk Chan, and written by Kim Eun Sook

Secret Garden tells the story of Kim Joo Won (Hyun Bin), an arrogant CEO but "strange" that always keep his image to make it look perfect, meanwhile, Gil Ra Im (Ha Ji Won), a poor stuntwoman. They two met by accident when Joo Won thought Ra Im is actress Park Chae Rim. But the more complicated problem comes when they mysteriously swap bodies. During the initial exchange of bodies, both quarreled often, but over time, they became to know each other and begin to fall in love.

This drama be the best drama in the Korea Drama Awards event and Paeksang Korea Drama  Arts Awards. Other awards received, among others, best director, best playwright, best actor, best actress, best newcomer actress, and best soundtrack (Baek Ji Young - That Woman). In addition, because this drama, actor Hyun Bin and actress Ha Ji Won was named best drama couple.

Oh La La Couple Korea Drama

While Ohlala Couple is KBS2 drama which aired in 2012. Ohlala Couple starring by Kim Jung Eun, Shin Hyun Joon, Han Jae Suk, Han Chae Ah, Byun Hee Bong, Narsha and drama directed by Lee Jung Sub, Jan Woo Sung and written by Choi Soon Sik.

When they become lovers, Na Yeo Ok (Kim Jung Eun) and Go Soo Nam (Shin Hyun Joon) live out their days as romantic couple , but when they are married, it's different altogether. Their marriage life did not run smoothly and finally decided to divorce. However, after signing the divorce papers, they had an accident and lead to both swapped bodies.

In 2012, actor Shin Hyun Joon awarded as best actor in a mini-series event KBS Drama Awards.

One of the most visible similarity of these two dramas are the theme of the exchange of body experienced the main character in the drama. Another similarity of this drama is the second main character is initially hates each other mutually, but since swapping bodies, they become more familiar with each other, and their relationship became better.

Faith VS. Time Slip Dr Jin

 Faith Korean Drama  
Faith tells of the relationship between the soldiers from past time /ancient with a woman doctor of the future. Yoo Eun Soo (Kim Hee Sun) refers to a skin surgeon who aspires to open his own clinic. One day, a soldier Georyo, Choi Young (Lee Min Ho), kidnapped and brought her back in time to save the life of the Queen.

Faith aired in 2012 and starring by Kim Hee Sun, Lee Min Ho, Yoo Oh Sung, Lee Philip, and Park Se Young. In addition, this drama directed by Kim Jong Hak, Shin Yong Hwi and written by Song Ji Na. 
Time Slip Dr. Jin Korea Drama
Time Slip Dr. Jin aired at 2012 and it is a drama adaptation of the Japanese manga Motoka Murakami. Starring by Song Seung Hun, Park Min Young, JYJ's Kim Jae Joong, Lee Bum Soo, and Lee So Yeon. Directed by and written by Han Ji Hoon and Jun Hyun Jin.
Time Slip Dr. Jin tells the story of a genius doctor of the future, Jin Hyuk. Although it has a great ability over the  operation room, but Jin Hyuk known as a doctor who has always been cool to anyone around him. Through mysterious powers, Jin Hyuk was thrown back in time 150 years earlier. Jin Hyuk started treating people with his ability at that time, but with the limited medical means at that time, Jin Hyuk had to find another way to treat these people. Because of these experiences, Jin Hyuk was developed into a true doctor.The most visible similarity of these two dramas are the theme of time travel experienced by both doctors of the future to the past. The difference is that at Faith the doctor is female while in Time Slip Dr.Jin is a male doctor.Because the stories are considerable similarities, the MBC that broadcast Time Slip Dr. Jin had demanded the production of Faith for cases of plagiarism and asked to stop the production of Faith drama show. 

 Temptation of Wife VS Pink Lipstick

 Temptation of Wife korea drama

Temptation of Wife is a drama with 129 episodes that aired in 2008. Tells the story of Goo Eun Jae, a girl from a simple family who is married to Jung Gyo Bin who is the son of a wealthy family. His second marriage was not blessed by mother Gyo Bin is also not very fond of Eun Jae. Their marriage became worse when Eun Jae friend, Shin Ae Ri, suddenly appeared in front of Gyo Bin and  tried to wrest  Gyo Bin from Eun Jae. Ae Ri and Gyo Bin even tried to kill  Eun Jae while she was pregnant by drowning her to the sea. But Eun Jae survived because of helping from Min Gun Woo and seeking revenge on Ae Ri and Gyo Bin with his new identity as Min So Hee.This drama starring Jang Seo Hee, Byun Woo Min, Lee Jae Hwang, Kim Suh Hyung, directed by Oh Se Kang, and written by Kim Soon Ok. This drama also been awarded in the event of SBS Drama Awards 2009 for the category of best drama, best actress, best actor, best supporting actor, and best child actor.Pink Lipstick is a drama starring Park Eun Hye, Lee Joo Hyun, Seo Yoo Jung, and Park Kwang Hyun. The drama aired in 2010 with 150 episodes duration.

Pink Lipstic Korea Drama

Tells the story of
Yoo Ga ​​Eun , a kind-hearted girl who is married to Park Jung Woo. However, Ga Eun late knowing that her husband was having an affair with her best friend Kim Mi Ran and even adopt the children born by Kim Mi Ran (which is the daughter of Jung Woo). Moreover,  Ga Eun and Jung Woo married also was not too happy because she does not love Ga ​​Eun and just pretend to be nice to Ga Eun because she is from wealthy family. To get revenge on ex-husband and his best friend, Ga Eun decides to marry a wealthy businessman Maeng Ho Geol, which then petrified Ga Eun to perform her revenge. On the other hand, Ga Eun met with Ha Jae Bum,a man who sincerely loves Ga Eun and willing to assist.Read synopsis or watch  both of the dramas, it would seem similarity in terms of story and character. A woman who tried to take revenge against the ex-husband and his friend. The main character in the drama met with people who help them to revenge and there was a nice guy who genuinely love the heroine in spite of what has been done is the female lead.

Rooftop Prince VS Queen In Hyun’s Man

Rooftop Prince

Rooftop Prince tells the story of the journey time experienced by the crown prince Lee Kak and three of his subordinates as he tried to unravel the mystery of the death of his wife, Crown Princess Yong Hwa. In the future, the crown prince Lee Kak met a woman who is the reincarnation of Yong Hwa, Hong Se Na. Through the course of time, the crown prince met a girl who in the past is the sister-in-law, Park Ha.

The drama aired in 2012 and played by JYJ's Park Yoo Chun, Han Ji Min, Lee Tae Sung and Jung Yoo Mi. This drama also directed by Shin Yoon Sub and written by Lee Hee Myung.

Queen In Hyun's Man

Meanwhile Queen In Hyun's Man tells the story of Kim Bo Dong, a student who helped recover Queen In Hyun when Jang Heebin expelled from the palace. With the help of a spell, Kim Bo Dong thrown back in time 300 years in the future that when Kim Bo Dong will be killed. In the future, Kim Bo Dong met with little-known actress, Choi Hee Jin, who seeking to boost her popularity by playing the Queen In Hyun's character in a drama. Both were later to fall in love.

Queen In Hyun's Man aired in 2012 on TvN. Starring Yoo In Na, Ji Hyun Woo, Kim Jin Woo, Ga Deuk Hi, directed by Kim Byung Soo and written by Song Jae Jung and Kim Yoon Joo.

Similarity between those two dramas is that time travel drama experienced by a man from the past. And in the future, they met a woman and fell in love with the woman in the future.

Well, that was some drama that have similar stories to each other. Resemblance to the story of the drama with the other dramas may occur due to the drama that could have been another one and inspire each other to create a theme and stories are the same, does not mean copying. How do you think, is it just similar or indeed plagiarized??

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