Korean Drama

5 Jang Ki Yong’s Metamorphosis in Korean Dramas, Becomes a Policeman to Gumiho

Jang Ki Yong

Over the past few years, Jang Ki Yong’s star has been shining more and more. He has starred in several Korean drama titles one after another.

What is currently airing, for example, is My Roommate is a Gumiho. In this drama, he collided acting with the Reply 1988 star, Hyeri. At the same time a film he starred in, Sweet & Sour, was also shown on Netflix. Here, the beautiful Krystal is the opponent.

After My Roommate is a Gumiho, he has also been installed to co-star with Song Hye Kyo in Now, We Are Breaking Up.

From a number of his filmography, various types of characters have been played by this 28-year-old actor. His appearance in each drama is also different.

Starting to be a fan with Jang Ki Yong? Let’s take a look at his appearance in the five dramas he has starred in over the last few years.

1. Come and Hug Me (2018)

Jang Ki Yong

Jang Ki Yong gets a challenging role as a policeman named Cha Do-Jin. He chose this profession because his father was a psychopath and serial killer. One of the victims is the parents of his first love, Jae Yi (Jin Ki Joo).

2. Kill It (2019)

Jang Ki Yong

After playing the role of a policeman, in the next drama, he turned into an elite killer. Kim Soo Hyun, the name of the character he played, finished his work and disappeared without a trace.

Here he competes in acting with Nana who plays Do Hyun Jin, the best graduate of police school.

3. Search: WWW (2019)

Jang Ki Yong

This time, Jang Ki Yong is assigned to play Park Mo Gun, a genius composer, and CEO of a company that writes music for games. He faced his senior, Im Soo Jung, the iconic drama star I’m Sorry I Love You.

4. Born Again (2020)

Jang Ki Yong


In this drama he gets a challenge, playing a double character. One is Gong Ji Cheol, a loner from the 80s. The other is his reincarnated figure, Cheon Jong Beom, a medical student.

His appearance in these two characters is much different, yes!

5. My Roommate is a Gumiho (2021)

Jang Ki Yong

Most recently, he played a gumiho character named Shin Woo Yeo. For your information, a gumiho is a Korean mythological creature in the form of a nine-tailed fox.

In the original folklore, gumiho are often depicted as beautiful women. But lately, Korean dramas often feature gumiho as male figures. One of them, in this drama.