[Interview] Ming Weekly Exclusive – Ji Chang Wook reveals his expectations of a girlfriend

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Korean drama ‘Empress Ki’ has achieved new heights in Taiwan in its viewership ratings, and Ji Chang Wook, who played the Yuan emperor in the drama, is also seeing a similar rise in his market value. Days ago, Ji Chang Wook drew attention when he came to Taiwan to film the popular Korean variety show ‘Running Man’, and he will be returning to Taiwan again on the 30th for a fan meeting. In an interview with this magazine before his visit to Taiwan, Ji Chang Wook speaks light-heartedly about his ideal girlfriend, saying, “I dream to find a girlfriend who will walk with me on this path of an actor!”

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[Interview] eNews 24 – The blessed gift of the name Ji Chang Wook

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The power of a character can be scary. It still feels awkward looking at Ta Hwan stripped of his royal robes. So strong is the impression he has made as that character.

With the airing of the 51st episode, the 6-month-long run of the MBC Mon-Tues drama “Empress Ki” finally drew to a close. Ji Chang Wook, who showed the Yuan Emperor Ta Hwan’s affectionate and heartbreaking love for Seung Nyang in the drama, commanded a great presence right till the end as the show concluded with a sad ending.

The past 6 months was no easy journey for Ji Chang Wook either. Taking into account the filming period in addition to the 6 months, he had been immersed in the show for a whole 9 months. To put things differently, “Empress Ki” can be considered as the drama that showed the growth of Ji Chang Wook.

This makes us curious now. If there was no Ji Chang Wook, would this journey have been possible? Ji Chang Wook successfully became one with his character through his passionate acting, such that there is no need for any doubts about him anymore.

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