ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Big (Korean Drama Series)

Updated on August 8, 2013

A Soul Switching Romantic Korean Drama

Big is a 16 episode 2012 South Korean fantasy romantic comedy series broadcast by KBS2 Network, written by Jung Eun, Hong Mi Ran (Hong Sisters) Kim Ye Ri and directed by Ji Byung Hun, Kim Sung Yoon. This drama is about the story of a 30 year old man named Seo Yoon Jae's (played by Gong Yoo) spirit transferred to the body of 18 year old Kang Kung Joon (Shin Won Ho) after a tragic car accident. Seo Yoon Jae is a successful doctor and engaged to high school teacher Gil Da Ran (played by Lee Min Jung). Now the conflict is that Gil Da Ran is torn between the two guys who happens to be secretly brothers.

General Information

International Title: Big

Country: South Korea

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy

Screenwriter: Hong Jung Eun, Hong Mi Ran (Hong Sisters)

Director: Ji Byung Hun, Kim Sung Yoon

Episodes: 16

Broadcast Network: KBS2, Monday & Tuesday 21:55

Broadcast period: 2012-June-04 to 2012-July-24

Official Website: KBS2, Official Website

18 years old Kang Kyung Joon (Shin Won Ho)'s spirit suddenly becomes transplanted in the body of 30 years old Seo Yoon Jae (Gong Yoo). Seo Yoon Jae is a successful doctor and engaged to high school teacher Gil Da Ran (Lee Min Jung). Gil Da Ran just so happens to be the teacher of 18 years old Kang Kyung Joon.

Jang Ma Ri (Bae Suzy) is a girl who love Kang Kyung Joon (Shin Won Ho) and try any effort to escape Kang Kyung Joon's spirit from Seo Yoon Jae's body.

Excerpt summary from KoreanDrama.org

Big (Korean Drama Series) on DVD

Big (Korean Drama) with English Subtitle
Big (Korean Drama) with English Subtitle

Da Ran (Lee Min Jung) is a girl who is engaged to the brilliant Dr Seo Yoon Jae(Gong Yoo).She is going to start her work as a temporary teacher in a school and by accident meet a transfer student from USA named Kang Kyung Joon(Shin Won Ho) and because of some coincidences they get to know each other.Recently Yoon Jae behaved coldly to Da Ran and Kyung Joon finds out how much she suffers so he try to help her improving her relationship with Yoon Jae,But he and Yoon Jae are involved in a car accident and both fall into the river. Yoon Jae trys to save Kyung Joon. In hospital Kyung Joon wakes and find himself in the body of Yoon Jae, as his body is lying in hospital and everybody thinks he is in a coma.The only one whom he can tell that he is not Yoon Jae is Da Ran...

 

Gong Yoo who plays the male lead character Seo Yoon Jae, Kang Kyung Joon's older brother and Gil Da Ran's fiancee is a South Korean model and actor. He first lead role was in Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy in 2005. His acting talent caught the attention of casting directors and audiences and he has become an actor to watch. His role as Choi Han-Kyul in the MBC romantic comedy The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince solidified his status as a leading man. The popularity of the drama made it one of Korea's most watched dramas of 2007, and made Gong Yoo a hallyu star. He had a fan meeting in Japan after he finished military service in 2010.

Lee Min Jung who plays the female lead character Gil Da Ran Kang Kyung Joon's high school teacher and Seo Yoon Jae's love interest is a South Korean model and actress. Lee was a late starter in the world of Korean entertainment. After several years doing supporting roles, she became a household name in 2008 through her role as Ha Jae-kyung in the popular teenage series Boys Over Flowers, which then landed her her first leading role in the weekend drama Smile, You. Her romantic comedy Cyrano Agency was the sleeper hit of 2010, and became the breakout film for the actress, who grabbed five best new actress awards in Korea and rose to stardom.

Shin Won-ho who plays Kang Kyung Joon Seo Yoon Jae's long lost younger brother who transfer his spirit to him is a South Korean actor and member of Kpop boyband Cross Gene. He first debuted as an actor in a Bean Pole CF with G-Dragon in August 2011 and later participated in others mentioned below. His success took off when he was cast as Kang Kyung-joon in the Korean drama series, Big which also includes Miss A's Suzy and famous actors Gong Yoo and Lee Min-jung. He debuted as an idol with the boy group, Cross Gene, on June 14, 2012 as the visual and vocalist of the group. He is also known as the "Phresh Gene."

Bae Soo Ji also known as Suzy who plays Jang Mari Kang Kyung Joon's childhood friend is a South Korean model, actress and member of Kpop girl group Miss A. Aside from acting and modeling, she is also host for MBC Show! Music Core alongside Minho and Onew, both from SHINee and Jiyeon from T-ara. Later hosted other shows such as Inkigayo, M! Countdown, M! countdwn Hello Japan, the 21st Seoul Music Awards, 26th Golden Disk Awards with F.T. Island's Hongki, and Mnet 20's Choice Awards along side the actor Song Joong-Ki where she won an award under the category "hot new star of 2011".

Baek Sung-hyun who plays Gil Choong-shik Gil Da Ran's brother is a South Korean actor. He debuted in 1994 film I Wish For What Is Forbidden To Me at the tender age of five years old. Baek became the most promising child actor in the late 90's and as well in his teenage years in mid 2000's. He also starred in numerous Korean dramas like Damo, Emperor of the Sea, Stairway to Heaven, The King and the Clown, The Happy Life, Blades of Blood, Elephant, Accidental Couple, Queen Insoo, Running Goo, White Christmas and Big.

Jang Hee-jin who plays Lee Se-young Seo Yoon-jae's fellow doctor colleague is a South Korean actress. She starred in numerous Korean dramas and movies like Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy, Seoul Murim Jeon, Korean Ghost Stories, Spy Myung Wol, What's Up, Sisily 2km, APT, Marrying the Mafia III, Gangster High, Crazy Waiting, Rough Cut, The Showdown, Our Happy Endings.

Photos of the Cast

Click thumbnail to view full-size
Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran and Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon JaeGong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae and Lee Min Jung as Gil Da RanGong Yoo as Seo Yoon JaeLee Min Jung as Gil Da RanSuzy as Jang MariBaek Sung-hyun as Gil Choong-shik, Da-ran's brotherJang Hee-jin as Lee Se-young
Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran and Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae
Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran and Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae
Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae and Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran
Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae and Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran
Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae
Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae
Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran
Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran
Suzy as Jang Mari
Suzy as Jang Mari
Baek Sung-hyun as Gil Choong-shik, Da-ran's brother
Baek Sung-hyun as Gil Choong-shik, Da-ran's brother
Jang Hee-jin as Lee Se-young
Jang Hee-jin as Lee Se-young

Watch BIG Korean Drama Online

High Quality Videos from Gooddrama.net

Whether you're a Korean drama fan or not, I would love to hear what your thoughts on this Korean series and this lens are! (You don't have to log in to Squidoo to post a message.)

Share us your raves and rants about BIG!

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      make season 2 of big plz

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)