Avid watchers know by now, a K-Drama isn’t K-Drama with that replay-worthy kiss scene. From silly to steamy, heart-filling to heartbreaking, K-Drama writers know how to work in the best kiss scenes for the shows’ main couples. And while wrapped up in the moment, viewers find these scenes super realistic; They know behind the cameras, it’s all business. So how do the actors react to their own kiss scenes? Well, it’s 100% awkwardness — but 200% UWU.
1. Hyun Bin & Park Shin Hye in Memories of the Alhambra
Right after this emotional kiss scene in Memories of the Alhambra, actor Hyun Bin tried to lighten up the mood by playfully poking fun at himself. He makes actress Park Shin Hye laugh out loud by pointing out, “Jin Woo (the character) must have been in a rush. He’s trying to eat your lips!”
2. Kim Jae Wook & Park Min Young in Her Private Life
Possibly one of the steamiest moments in K-Drama history is this dreamy kiss scene between actor Kim Jae Wook and actress Park Min Young from the show Her Private Life! After having sparks fly all over the set, the couple tries to smile it off — but boy, was the chemistry strong!
3. Jung Hae In & Han Ji Min in One Spring Night
Actor Jung Hae In drove K-Drama viewers wild with his visual in One Spring Night, as actress Han Ji Min‘s young and handsome love interest. While in the series, he took on the role of an unshaken, headstrong man — Jung Hae In actually turned into a little puppy right after this beautiful kiss scene!
4. INFINITE’s L & Shin Hye Sun in Angel’s Last Mission: Love
As a successful idol-turned-actor, INFINITE‘s L boasted his superior kissing — we meant, acting — skills in the K-Drama Angel’s Last Mission: Love. Throughout the whole scene, L led like a gentleman. Even when actress Shin Hye Sun was flustered with the feels after the scene, L held on to her hands and made sure everything is okay.
5. Ong Seongwu & Kim Hyang Gi in At Eighteen
Another successful idol-turned-actor, Ong Seongwu shared some crazy chemistry with his partner actress Kim Hyang Gi on the set for At Eighteen. This kiss scene, being between two high school students, was more cautious than passionate — and that air of naïveté made everything double-UWU for these two!
6. Kang Ha Neul & Gong Hyo Jin in When the Camellia Blooms
The newest and cutest power couple on the rise is actor Kang Ha Neul and actress Gong Hyo Jin in the hit K-Drama When the Camellia Blooms. Viewers can’t get enough of these two because they make such an adorable pair! Just look how snuggly these two are, after shooting their first kiss scene. They’re definitely relationship goals!