Fans want Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo to date in real life

Among the TV couples who appeared in South Korean dramas last year, fans hope the most that Song Joong-ki and Song hye-kyo of the hit series "Descendants of the Sun" will make their on-screen romance reality.
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Among the TV couples who appeared in South Korean dramas last year, fans hope the most that Song Joong-ki and Song hye-kyo of the hit series "Descendants of the Sun" will make their on-screen romance reality.

In a survey published Tuesday by online research company PMI, it was found that among all the on-screen couples awarded at the three major broadcaster's year-end awards ceremonies, the two "Descendants of the Sun" stars made up the couple most supported by fans.

These Descendants of the Sun actors are scorching hot

  • Bromance was in the air when actor Song Joong Ki kicked off his Asia fan meeting tour in South Korea on Sunday, and his good friend, comedian Lee Kwang Soo, made a surprise appearance.
  • The event, held in Kyung Hee University three days after the finale of the hit drama Descendants Of The Sun, which shot Song to superstardom in Asia, had been sold out almost immediately on March 31 and was attended by some 4,000 fans, said The Korea Herald.
  • The fan meeting was Song's first since 2013, after he did his military service and returned to television in a spectacular way in Descendants.
  • In May and June, he will meet fans in countries including China and Thailand. His next stop is Thunder Dome in Bangkok on May 7.
  • A lot of his friends, including Running Man star Lee, cheered for him in videos that were played on Sunday, said Apple Daily.
  • Then Lee surprised Song by showing up in person with flowers.
  • The two go back to 2010, when Song was an original member of the cast of Lee's hit variety show.
  • The comedian, who had a cameo in Descendants Of The Sun, shared a story of the actor onstage on Sunday, said Apple Daily.
  • Revealing one of Song's drunken episodes, Lee said: "Once, after drinks, Song Joong Ki dropped his mobile phone into soup.
  • "He didn't remember this the next day, but asked why his mobile phone didn't seem to be working."
  • Song recalled that he missed his elder brother's wedding when he was in the army and that Lee stepped up to help his family out on the big day. Lee even got another Running Man colleague, Kim Jong Kook, to sing at the nuptials.
  • Song praised Lee, saying he is the purest person he knows.
  • Reply 1988 star Park Bo Gum also appeared at Song's fan meeting, said The Korea Herald. Both actors are represented by Blossom Entertainment.
  • If you haven't heard of Descendants of the Sun, the latest Korean drama to dominate Asian entertainment, you must be living under a very big rock.
  • Ever since the first biceps were flexed on the 16-episode romantic drama in February this year, female fans have been swooning over its hunky male lead Song Joong Ki.
  • He's become so sought-after that his face has even made it to hell notes printed in China.
  • For the male fans in it for the war drama, it doesn't hurt that beautiful actress Song Hye Kyo of Full House fame plays the lead in the show as well.
  • Aside from the melodramatic story line that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats, the uniformed men in the show have also kept fans glue to the screen.
  • Not only do these actors flaunt their taut bodies on screen, they also display too-good-to-be-true characteristics.
  • Ahn Bo Hyun (left) plays soldier Im Kwang Nam while David Lee McInnis plays a villain in the show.
  • Ahn Bo Hyun
  • With such shining personalities, we can't blame the hordes of fans who have fallen head over heels in love with the show.
  • Choi Woong (left) plays soldier Gong Chul Ho.
  • Choi Woong
  • David Lee McInnis with some of the cast.
  • American actor David Lee McInnis plays Captain Argus.
  • Jasper Cho plays Doctor Daniel Spencer.
  • Jasper Cho, who plays military doctor Daniel Spencer, can fix anything from humans to vehicles in the show.
  • Han Sang Gil plays a soldier in the show.
  • Im Yeong Duk plays a soldier in the show.
  • Jeong Young Hoon on the filmset.
  • Jeong Young Hoon
  • Kim Min-seok plays Lance Corporal Kim Gi-beom.
  • Kim Min-seok
  • Kim Seo Young poses for a photo with lead actress Song Hye Kyo.
  • Kim Seo Young
  • Lee Bum Hoon
  • Lee Yoo Seop
  • Park Hoon plays Sergeant Choi Woo Geun.
  • Sergeant Major Seo Dae-young is played by actor Jin Goo.
  • Jin is an award-winning actor who previously also appeared in the highly-acclaimed movie 'Mother'.
  • Son Eun Joon (left)
  • Yoo Tae Hwi
  • Yoo Tae Hwi
  • Already known for his singing and dancing skills, Onew from boyband SHINee also impressed audiences with his acting chops on the show.
  • Onew (right) plays Lee Chi Hoon, a first year resident doctor on the show.

The survey was conducted on 2,000 men and women between ages 20 and 60, and asked which actors they want to see in a relationship in real life.

The Song-Song couple topped the survey results, with 16.4 per cent in favour of them taking their romance offscreen.

Hyun Woo and Lee Se-young from KBS' weekend TV show "Laurel Tree Tailors" came in second with 11.1 per cent, followed by Park Bo-gum and Kim Yoo-jung from "Moonlight Drawn by Clouds."

Yoo Yeon-suk and Seo Hyun-jin from "Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim" came in fourth with 8.4 per cent, while Sung Hoon and Shin Hye-sun from "Five Enough" rounded up the top five with 7.3 per cent.

Kim Rae-won and Park Shin-hye from "Doctors" and Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo from "W" came in sixth and seventh, with 7.2 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively.

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Following behind in order were Nam Joo-hyuk and Lee Sung-kyung from "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo;" Seo In-guk and Nam Ji-hyun from "Shoppaholic Louis;" and Song Jae-rim and Kim So-eun from "Our Gab-soon."

The survey showed overall that more women than men were supportive of the stars dating in real life.

PMI said the research was done with a 2.19 per cent margin of error.

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