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Boys Over Flowers

Updated on September 28, 2014
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Boys Before Flowers (The Korean Rendition of Hana Yori Dango)

Are you a fan of Hana Yori Dango? How about Meteor Garden? If so, I'm quite sure you'll be happy to watch the newest series based on the Japanese Shoujo Manga by Kamio Yoko, Boys Before Flowers.

If you can't get enough of Boys Before FlowersThis lens was created by Hanjee which is also known as Boys Over Flowers or Kgot Boda Namja, then this LENS is perfect for you! Get to know the actors behind the characters they portray, watch the trailers, download the videos of their official soundtracks, save their ohh-so-gorgeous pictures and download their latest wallpapers... what more can you ask for?

Official Teaser from KBS - ... be mezmerized -=*

What is " Kgot Boda Namja " all about...

It is also known as Boys Over Flowers

BACKGROUND

Kkot Boda Namja (also known as Boys Over Flowers or Boys Before Flowers) is the Korean Version of Yoko Kamio's Hana Yori Dango. This is the 3rd live version of the manga.

  • Episodes: 24
  • Production Company and Broadcast network: Group Eight and KBS2
  • Original Work: Kamio Yoko's Hana Yori Dango Manga
  • Director: Jun Ki Sang (Witch Amusement, My Girl, Delightful Girl Choon Hyang)
  • Screenwriter: Yoon Ji Ryun


PLOT

Kkot Boda Namja is a story about Jan-di who is an average high school girl whose family owns a dry cleaning store near the prestigious and well known school, Shin Hwa High. She gets a scholarship to enter the luxurious school when she saved one of the students from committing suicide while delivering his dry cleaned uniform. She was then tagged as "Wonder Woman" by the media.

In school, she meets the four richest, most popular, and most spoiled boys known as F4 (Flower 4) who are also known to cause trouble to those who speak out against them.

As the story progressed, she begins to like one of them -- Ji-hoo, but also discovers that the leader of the group, Joon-pyo, is falling for her.

The series also revolves on this love triangle and how it gets resolved.

credit: Boys Over Flowers


THE CHARACTERS

Geum Jandi
Geum Jandi | Source

Geum Jan Di

Jan-di is a commoner whose parents operate a Laundromat. She is a swimmer of her school which doesn't even have a swimming pool. One day, she visits Shinhwa high school, where the top 1% of the wealthy children gets to go, and accidentally saves a student from a suicidal attempt. After this incident, she is scouted to this prestigious school as a swimming athlete. The school itself and the students who go there do not suit her taste, but Jan-di bears the problematic circumstances, as her parents wish her to get close to the rich. She happens to step out for her classmate who is being bullied by four boys, called F4, and gets the 'Red Card'. As the whole school starts bullying Jan-di, she unexpectedly meets Ji-hoo on the stairway. She bumps into Ji-hoo, but later Joon Pyo shows his feeling for her and their relationship gets tangled.


Goo Joon Pyo

The leader of F4 and the heir of the largest conglomerate in Korea. Raised by servants, instead of busy parents, Jun Pyo's got the world there is nothing that can not be done. Growing up as the son of the rich family, he has gone through numerous of kidnapping, terror attempt. He is a master of martial arts and self defense skills, but avoids swimming because he experienced drowning when he was kidnapped. His older sister, Joon Hee, is the one who he is afraid the most. Ironically, Jun Pyo falls in love with Jandi, who reminds him of his sister. Jun Pyo's got natural curly hair, hot-tempered, but has an innocent heart. Although he can fluently speak 5 languages, he shows weakness on common sense and Korean vocabulary. Jun Pyo has simple and straight personality and relies upon intuition more rather than being rationalized. He is pure at heart in front of a girl he likes, so he gets hurt when he figures out Jan-di likes Ji Hoo, his closest friend among F4.

Yoon Ji Hoo
Yoon Ji Hoo | Source

Yoon Ji Hoo

The grandson of the former president of Korea, Dr. Yoon Seok-young, and the most attractive guy among F4. Ji-hoo is the heir of Su-am Cultural Foundation, Art Center, and Orchestra own by his family, and also a musician. He lost his parents at age of five when he got into a car accident. He overcomes the hardness with his first love, Seo-hyeon. Ji-hoo believes that she would be his last love but he can't get to her completely. Jan-di is the one who encouraged him when he was hesitant to get close to Seo-hyeon. With Jan-di's support, Ji-hoo follows Seo-hyeon to France, but comes back after he realized that his feeling for her was admiration, not love. Ji-hoo does not show concern for others, knows what he wants to do, and never sweeps along with others. After Ji-hoo becomes a friend with Jan-di, his personality starts to change and conflicts between love and friendship.

credit: Boys Over Flowers Lens


So Yi Jung

The gifted potter and the successor of the prestigious family. Although Yi-jung has gained reputation for his talent for ceramics, he cannot take away the feeling that he is living a life of his brother. Yi-jung's older brother, who was exceptionally talented and expected to become the heir, left home and also quit working with ceramics. Yi-jung possessed a sense of inferiority and this with this he couldn't settle down with one love. He is a playboy, but gentle and warm-hearted. Although he didn't realize that himself yet, Yi-jung is desperately looking for his one true love.


Song Woo Bin
Song Woo Bin

Song Woo Bin

Woo Bin is arguably the kindest and most mature member of F4. His family owns a giant corporation in the construction industry. He keeps his cool and rarely loses his temper. Woo Bin is the other of the group's two playboys. His tastes tend towards older women and always goes out nightclubbing and partying with Yi-Jung.




One cool video of Jandi and Joon Pyo - ~ they are the center of the story

Boys Before Flowers MAIN CAST - ... pretty boys! and the strong - willed girl

Koo Hye Sun as Geum Jan-di - ~ Makino Tsukushi in Hana Yori Dango / Shan Cai in Meteor Garden

Profile


  • Name: Koo Hye Sun (Gu Hye Seon)
  • Profession: Actress
  • Birthdate: 1984-Nov-09
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 163cm
  • Weight: 42kg
  • Star sign: Scorpio
  • Blood type: A
  • Talent agency: YG Entertainment
  • Education: Seoul Art College



Trivia

Although she has brief career as a singer, she sang the song "Saranga" which became the title song of the Pure in Heart drama where she acted as a main role

The F4 ~ Flower 4 - Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Joon, Kim Bum

Lee Min Ho as Goo Joon Pyo - ~ Domyoji Tsukasa in Hana Yori Dango / Dao Ming Si in Meteor Garden

Profile

Name: Lee Min Ho

Date of birth: June 22, 1987

Height: 186cm

Weight: 69kg

Blood Type: A

Hobbies: Watching movies, karaoke

Schools: Konkuk University

Lee Min Ho is a South Korean model turned actor who plays the leading role of Goo Joonpyo, the leader of F4. His first acting debut was in 2005, in MBC's Love Hymn, appearing as a small character. His first lead role came in 2007, starring as Cha Gong Chan in SBS's Mackerel Run, an 8-part high-school drama.

Kim Hyun Joong as Yoon Ji Hoo - ~ Hanazawa Rui in Hana Yori Dango / Hua Ze Lei in Meteor Garden

Profile

Name: Kim Hyun Joong (Gim Hyeon Jung)

Nickname: Sexyboy

Profession: Actor, singer

Birthdate: June 6, 1986

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 180cm

Weight: 68kg

Blood type: B

Star sign: Gemini

Education: Hanyang Industrial High School

Talents: Playing the guitar, piano, dancing

Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, Basketball


Kim Bum as So Yi Jung - ~ Nishikado Sojiro in Hana Yori Dango / Xi Men in Meteor Garden

Profile

Name: Kim Bum

Birthname: Kim Sang Bum

Profession: Actor

Birthdate: July 07 1989

Height: 179cm

Weight: 62kg

Star sign: Cancer

School: Chung A university ; enrolled in 2007

Fav color: black

Fav #: 7


Kim Joon as Song Woo Bin - ~ Mimasaka Akira in Hana Yori Dango / Mei Zuo Ling in Meteor Garden

Profile

  • Name: Kim Joon (Kim Jun)
  • Real name: Kim Hyung Joon (Kim Hyeong Jun)
  • Profession: Singer and actor
  • Birthdate: 1985-Feb-03
  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 64kg
  • Star sign: Aquarius
  • Blood type: O
  • Talent agency: 2step Entertainment
  • Hobby : playing computer game online, basketball

He is a member of T-MAX, R&B singer group. T-Max sings "Paradise," from the Boys Over Flowers soundtrack. His group will also sing for the soundtrack of MBC drama "The Return of Iljimae"


Boys Before Flowers Trailer - ... be captivated

Extended Cast

... without these people, Boys Over Flowers will never be complete



[Goo Family]

Kim Hyun Joo as Goo Joon Hee (Joon Pyo's elder sister)

Lee Hye Young as Kang Hee Soo (Joon Pyo's mother)

Ahn Suk Hwan as Geum Il Bong (Joon Pyo's father)

credit: Boys Over Flowers Lens



[Geum Family]

Ahn Suk Hwan as Geum Il Bong (Jan Di's father)

Im Ye Jin as Na Gong Joo (Jan Di's mother)

Park Ji Bin as Geum Kang San (Jan Di's younger brother)



[Friends]

Kim So Eun as Chu Ga Eul (Jan Di's best friend)

Han Chae Young as Min Seo Hyun (F4's best friend)

Lee Si Young as Oh Min Ji



[Mean Trio (GinSunMi)]

Gook Ji Yun as Choi Jin Hee / Ginger

Jang Ja Yun as Park Sun Ja / Sunny

Min Young Won as Lee Mi Sook / Miranda



[Others]

Lee Min Jung as Han Jae Kyung (JK Group's CEO's daughter and Joon Pyo's fiancée)

Lee Jung Gil as Yoon Seok Young (Ji Hoo's grandfather)

Jung Ho Bin as Jung Sang Rok (Kang Hee Soo's Chief Secretary)

Jung Ui Chul as Lee Min Ha / Ha Jae (fashion model)

Kim Ki Bang as Bom Chun Sik (Jan Di and Ga Eul's boss)

Lee Hae Woo as (the guy who drugged Jan Di's drink in Ep 4)

Im Ju Hwan as So Il Hyun (Yi Jung's older brother)

Park Soo Jin as Cha Eun Jae (Yi Jung's first love)

Kim Min Ji as Jang Yoo Mi

Kim Jong Jin as So Hyun Sub (Yi Jung's father)

credit: Boys Over Flowers Lens

Twist of Fate... - more than 10,000 votes but your VOTE still counts!

Have you been following the different episodes of Boys Before Flowers? So, you know who the F4 are, right?

If by any chance you can twist the story of Boys Before Flowers, who will you choose for Jan-di? Who do you want her to end up with? Who should be the luckiest guy? Cast YOUR vote here and check whether you and the rest of us have the same thoughts ^_^


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Watch the teaser of the Music Drama - ~ Boys Over Flowers Special Edition

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Boys Over Flowers Vol. 1
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The Boys Over Flowers phenomenon has hit the world!

Join Jandi and the Boys of F4 as they learn the true meaning of friendship and love in the hit comedy sweeping across Asia. Jandi is a brave high school girl who fights for the rights of others no matter the cost. When she defends a friend against the elite Boys of F4 (Flower 4), they target Jandi as their next victim. But nothing stops Jandi. She fights back and wins the admiration of the extravagantly wealthy boys. In a comedy filled with entanglements and adventure, Jandi never stops helping others. And F4 never stops rescuing her! The Boys of F4 may be loyal to each other, but they all lose their hearts to Jandi.

Boys Over Flowers is based on the hugely popular Japanese manga, Hana Yori Dango, by Yoko Kamio. The Korean TV adaptation dominated the ratings and continues to win fans with its combination of laughter, thrills and romance.

On DVD with English subtitles.

 

Boys Over Flowers Soundtrack 2.0

1. T-Max - Say Yes

2. T-Max - Wish UR My Love

3. A'st1 - Aswiun Maeumingeor / Yearning Of The Heart

4. SS501 - Aeinmandeulgi / Making A Lover

5. Jisun - Eotteokhajyo / What Should I Do

6. KARA - Love Is Fire

7. Howl - Love U

8. Brand New Day - Saranggateun Geo/ Something Like Love

9. Lee Sang Gon - Nunmuri Nanda/ Tears Are Falling

10. Kim Young Min - Cellogic (Inst.)

11. Dong Yo - Approach (Inst.)

12. Park Hye Ri - Strange Sun (Inst.)

13. Park Hye Ri - For The Sake Of Love (Inst.)

You can get the lyrics from

Boys Before Flowers Lyrics of Soundtrack 2.0

Official Soundtrack of this drama...

1st Official Soundtrack

~ Paradise by T-Max

~ Because I'm Stupid by SS501

~ Do You Know by Someday

~ Stand By Me by SHINee

~ Lucky by Ashily

~ Starlight Tears by Kim Yoo Kyung

~ A Little by Suh Jin Young

~ One More Time by Tree Bicycle

~ I Know (Saxophone Inst) by Lee Jung Sik, Oh Joon Sung

~ Dance with me (Inst) by Oh Joon Sung

~ Blue Flower (Inst) by Oh Joon Sung

~ So Sad (Inst) by Oh Joon Sung

~ Opening Title (Paradise Intro) by Oh Joon Sung, T-Max

You can get the lyrics from

Boys Before Flowers OST & Lyrics

Boys Over Flowers After Story

01 Kim Bum - I'm Going to Meet You Now

02 Kim Joon feat. Kim Jo Han - Empty Bet / Biweonaegi

03 SS501 - Sometimes

04 Lee Min Ho - My Everything

You can get the lyrics from

Boys Over Flowers After Story Song Lyrics

Boys Over Flowers Soundtrack 2.5

01. T-Max - Fight the Bad Feeling

02. A & T - The Heart Seemed to Do It Somehow

03. Kim Hyun Joong - Happiness is..

You can get the lyrics from

Boys Before Flowers OST & Lyrics

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      China Abarquez 2 years ago

      Lee Min Ho! The most handsome flower boy!

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      Kaung Si Thu 2 years ago

      I like F4 and I like Ji Ho.

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      Kim Mo Su 2 years ago

      Ji Ho is very good and I like him.

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      Kim Mo Su 2 years ago

      Ji Ho is very good and I like him.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      great lens thanks

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      Li-Li-ThePinkBookworm 5 years ago

      I have been interested in watching this show for a while, and I found this lens helpful in knowing more details.Li Li

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      enjoyed my visit on your lens this morning, thank you, earned a squidlike from this reader.

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      This is the first time I've seen this topic, you've laid it out beautifully, well done

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      Atomika07 5 years ago

      Boys before Flowers is one of my favorites! Also, this is the best lens I have seen on it so far! Thanks for sharing

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      Expertmom 5 years ago

      Ha, ha, was looking for flower ideas and ended up here, gave different sorts of ideas, thanks :-)

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      ellaine77 5 years ago

      love lov e can't get enough

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      ellaine77 5 years ago

      love bof so much

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      ellaine77 5 years ago

      i really love bof

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      ellaine77 5 years ago

      saranghae kim bum sunbae i miss you so much

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      Geetsana 5 years ago

      I love BBF a lot.......:)

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      ellaine77 5 years ago

      i really like boys over flowers

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      unqedomain 5 years ago

      sarange f4 really nice drama I watched so many times kamsameda!!!!

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      GetSillyProduct 5 years ago

      F4, too cool for school?

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Kim Bum's smile rocks.......

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