TV Show: Boys Over Flowers Revised romanization: Kkotboda Namja Hangul: 꽃보다 남자 Director: Jeon Ki-Sang Writer: Yoon Ji-Ryeon Network: KBS2 Episodes: 25 Release Date: January 5, 2009 – March 31, 2009 Runtime: Mon. 21:55 Genre: Teen / Romance / School Language: Korean Country: South Korea
Set at a famous high school for the super-wealthy, this is a puppy love story centered on a poor girl and the F4 gang of rich kids headed by the rough and fearless Jun-pyo Koo. Geum Jan-Di (Hye-seon Ku) is a girl from a poor family but has an unrivaled sense of optimism and drive and is by chance admitted to a prestigious private high school. There she meets the infamous group of four astonishingly good looking and rich boys who are known as F4. The group’s leader is Koo Jun-Pyo (Min-ho Lee), who is a spoiled heir to world-leading conglomerate Shinhwa. He is joined by mysterious and breathlessly handsome Yun Ji-Hu (Hyeon-jung Kim), So Lee-Jeong (Kim Beom), and Song Woo-Bin (Kim Jun). Their love story moves from Seoul to New Caledonia to Macau.