Park Yoochun, “Flowing in Japanese Lines– JYJ, I Thank You!”
Singer / Actor Park Yoochun is displaying the Japanese skills he acquired as a Korean Wave singer to his heart’s content.
Park Yoochun, who has taken the role of the Japanese Yutaka for the new MBC Mon-Tues drama “Ripley” that begins airing on the 30th have a command of the Japanese akin to that of a native. The production team confirmed the Japanese skills of Park Yoochun which was higher than their expectations and increased the portion of Japanese lines.
Park Yoochun has taken the role of the successor to a famous resort who was born under a Japanese mother and grew up in Japan in his second drama as a lead, “Ripley.” He has a warm character but when working he is cool-headed. In expressing this uniqueness Park Yoochun speaks much of the lines in Japanese. Park Yoochun, in being active as group JYJ, has acquired abilities that are to the degree of appearing with his members in Japan’s popular variety programs and have a battle of words.
One production affiliate revealed: “Because Park Yoochun has for a long time been active in Japan and released albums, his Japanese abilities are significant. In the beginning the Japanese lines were few but after the author saw his abilities in almost every episode there are some Japanese lines.”
“Ripley” is also a drama that gathers attention because of his new transformation. Yoochun, who debuted as an actor through KBS 2TV’s “Sungkyunkwan Scandal,” will show off through “Ripley” a grown-up male appeal. If “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” was a youth melodrama, “Ripley” is a melodrama in which the leads head towards destruction—and on this point the transformation of Park Yoochun is gathering anticipation.
Source: Sports Donga
Translation Credit: JYJ3