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Actor Kim Hyun-joong has left his thoughts on the shooting for Youtube Special Edition of [Playful Kiss].
On the 1st at 2PM in Seoul, Samsung-dong’s Mega-box COAX Hall, the press conference for the Youtube Special Edition of [Playful Kiss] was held.
Pertaining to the question if “this is your first after-wed life experienced through this drama?”, he has chosen to reply wittingly to that, “Through the previous ‘We got married’ variety programme, I had already wed once, so because of that reason, it’s my second wed-life that I’m experiencing here”, “For youtube’s case, there is no limitations and rules like that on the television, so I think we’ll be able to show stronger affection scenes”, as he laughed it off with that sentence.
“This time’s Youtube special edition will be the finale of Playful Kiss”, “It will collate the episodes of after-marriage lives of them both which audiences have been curious about. It’ll be the summarization version of all 16 episodes shown of Playful Kiss”.
This Youtube special edition of [Playful Kiss] consisting of a total of 7 episodes will portray the sweet after marriage life of Baek Seung-jo (Kim Hyun-joong) and Oh Ha-ni (Jung So-min) that will vary from the drama.
It will be revealed to the entire world through its official youtube channel (http://youtube.com/ytkiss) at 7PM on 2nd November.
On the 1st afternoon in Seoul, Kangnam-gu’s Samsung-dong Mega-box M-center, [Playful Kiss] held its press conference for the special youtube edition.
On this day, CEO of Group Eight who hails from the production company Song Byung-jun, executive of Youtube channel Jung-Kim Kyung-suk, as well as pratagonists Kim Hyun-joong, Jung So-min attended to this press conference.
Ever since the opening of its official channel in just 3 weeks time, it has already reached 650,000 views for its channel; this special youtube edition of [Playful Kiss] will begin to air at 7PM starting from November 2 onwards till November 18 on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. It is expected to release its 7 episodes through its official youtube channel as it anticipates to attract the attention and concern of users from all over the world.
On this day’s press conference, Song Byung-jun CEO has had expressed, “This is a very meaningful opportunity for our dramas to aim for the ‘world drama’ status throughout the world”, “And thus so, we will give all our best wholeheartedly for this time so as not to dampen the high anticipation fans have on this work”. After which, Jung-Kim Kyung-suk executive also added, “This places a significance to us where the entire world will be placing their huge amount of attention on our works that will go on video-sharing platforms, and with this, it is expected in future that it will largely magnify our superior Hanryu contents business towards our Korea cultural development plans that we will hold”, as he pours confidence.
The protagonist of this drama Kim Hyun-joong also adds, “Not only Korea, but the entire world where every body comes to congregate at one single video. This world where people will come together to share just a sole video, it’s really nothing but amazing”, “If only our Playful Kiss Special youtube version will be added on with such titles and becomes yet another hit, it will be lovely”.
“This is my second after marriage life after the previous ‘We got married’, unlike that on tv broadcasting, with this time’s special youtube edition, there will be no rules and regulations observed, so I think we’ll be able to do it well with stronger affectionate scenes”, “And hence we’ll be able to unreservedly show you the more natural sides to this couple than before”.
Jung So-min who stars as the counterpart of Kim Hyun-joong expresses, “I was very extremely sad when the television broadcast ended, and that is why I’m very happy to placate my sadness from before with this time’s youtube special”, “The storyline of this youtube special will revolve around Hyunjoong sunbae and me, it’s a brand new feeling altogether”.
Song Byung-jun CEO also did not stop in his words, “In the future 7 episodes that’s 10 minutes long per ep will consist of sweet after-wed lives of them both, and if all of these were to be uninteresting right from the start, it will be very difficult to keep our audiences and subscribers with us, and we’re well aware of that. There’s only shooting left until 5th November (Friday), which’s this week. We’ll finish off the anticipated finale well, so therefore we ask for your much support”, as he pleaded.
On the other hand, [Playful Kiss] that ended its television telecast run not long ago is produced by Group Eight that was in charge of producing [Fantasy Couple], [Boys over Flowers] etc, hit works that striked syndromes. It is adapted from Tada Kaoru’s original Japanese manga, and is popular amongst the youngsters age level.
Korean drama “Naughty Kiss,” starring Korean actors Kim Hyun-joong and Jung So-min, has been sold to 11 countries in Asia.
A press release from KEYEAST announced Monday that the 16-part series was purchased in Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Burnei and Taiwan.
“The buyers in Japan and in the other Asian countries have high expectations for the drama and media outlets from each country have requested that promotional events or interviews be held,” a producer from the drama was quoted as saying.
Meanwhile, a YouTube version of “Naughty Kiss,” produced into seven ten-minute long episodes, will start its run starting tomorrow.
The show based on Japanese comic series “Itazura na Kiss” has sold over 27 million copies in Japan and has been made into animation in Japan and a top-rated television drama in Taiwan.
The Korean series ended its run on October 21 with ratings in the five to seven percent range.