Updated: Apr 5, 2020
Huang Zitao, a.k.a Tao, (Chinese singer-songwriter, actor, and former EXO member), and Sungmin (from Super Junior), have taken to SNS to show their appreciation for the recently completed Crash Landing On You. Tao posted on both his Instagram and Weibo accounts about the drama.
“I saw this too late (I stayed up too late watching) Whenever I watch dramas, I have schedules the next day so I have to avoid crying as I wait to see more” he said on his Instagram.
On his Weibo (below) he went even farther by saying “I like them so, so much, noona you’re so pretty.
Sungmin showed on his Instagram he was having a tough time letting go of the drama, giving it a sad goodbye. To show his appreciation he released two cover songs from the drama on his YouTube channel (we have linked one of them).
Crash Landing on You began airing in December 2019 on Netflix and quickly became popular with Korean and international audiences becoming the highest rated tvN drama and the second-highest-rated Korean drama in cable television history.
The show, filmed in Mongolia and South Korea, focuses on Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin), a South Korean self-made CEO (despite her less than caring wealthy family), and Ri Jeong-hyeok (Hyun Bin), a member of the North Korean elite and the Captain of the North Korean Special Forces.
Yoon Se-ri goes for a short paragliding venture (the one way she has found relief from family and work tensions), in South Korea, only to have a sudden tornado knock her out and send her off into unexpected territory. She awakens to find herself up a tree in a forest on the North Korean side of the DMZ, (the demarcation line between the North And South). There she meets Captain Ri Jeong-hyeok, literally falling into his arms from the tree. Despite the strict regulations every North Korean must live under, Ri Jeong-hyeok eventually gives Yoon Se-ri shelter, and develops plans to secretly help her return to South Korea. Over time, they discover that other people can be trustworthy and fall in love, despite the divide and dispute between their respective countries. It is easy to see why this show became popular. Sure there are times where you have to suspend your sense of reality but the show does a great job of engaging the audience and connecting you with the characters. You find yourself becoming hopeful for unification in families and between countries. The supporting cast is also given a chance to shine and there's many you can't help to wish the best for as the show progresses.
It was disappointing for many when the show came to an end.
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