Along with the latest premiere of “Seasons of Blossom,” the forged members took time to share some behind-the-scenes perception!
Based on a well-liked webtoon, “Seasons of Blossom” tells the story of affection and friendship of 18-year-old youths at Seoyeon High School. The drama depicts the butterfly impact that happens from a tragic incident six years in the past because it begins to have an effect on the present teenagers residing within the current. Portraying “the teenagers from the past,” Seo Ji Hoon performs Lee Ha Min, who seems cheerful on the surface however might be fairly cynical, whereas So Ju Yeon portrays the timid however robust Han So Mang along with her swish charms. “The teenagers in the present” are Kim Min Kyu as Lee Jae Min, Seoyeon High School’s hottest pupil who all the time places on a smiling face, Kang Hye Won as Yoon Bo Mi, the college queen who’s sort and fairly, and Yoon Hyun Soo as Choi Jin Young, who appears powerful on the surface however is unexpectedly sort.
Read our unique interview with the actors under:
In percentages, how comparable are you to your “Seasons of Blossom” character?
Seo Ji Hoon: Hm.. I take into consideration 60 p.c.
So Ju Yeon: I feel I’m about 50 p.c comparable. What we’ve got in widespread is that we discover happiness within the small issues and that we reside whereas having fun with what we will do within the current somewhat than worrying concerning the future.
Kim Min Kyu: I take into consideration 50 p.c. My character Jae Min seems to be very shiny and vigorous, however he’s crammed with deep emotional scars on the within. His brightness and liveliness are similar to me, however Jae Min’s internal emotions of hiding his emotional scars and defending himself by creating boundaries with others are a part of his character developed from his private ache.
Kang Hye Won: 45 p.c…?
Yoon Hyun Soo: 10 p.c..? We seem to have comparable vibes at first look, however I feel there are literally so many alternative features total. What we’ve got in widespread is that [my character is] brief, has a youthful sister, and his face and ears get pink when he holds fingers…?
What was essentially the most tough side of taking part in this character?
Seo Ji Hoon: It was surprisingly tough to behave out my character showing shiny.
So Ju Yeon: I needed to present completely different performing when my character is a pupil and when she is a instructor, and somewhat than that being tough, I attempted to remain on my toes and never lose focus as a way to differentiate my feelings.
Kim Min Kyu: When engaged on a webtoon-based mission, I observe the unique webtoon and take into consideration the character’s character and traits. With “Seasons of Blossom,” nonetheless, many adjustments had been made to the characters’ attitudes and relationships as two elements of the webtoon had been tailored collectively. There had been particularly many adjustments made to the character Lee Jae Min, and the director stated that he has change into essentially the most tough character as a result of adaptation, so I did really feel some strain. However, continuously asking questions and discussing with the director allowed me to progressively immerse myself and assimilate into the character Jae Min.
Kang Hye Won: Expressing Bo Mi’s feelings!
Yoon Hyun Soo: Jin Young is a personality who typically doesn’t have a variety of feelings, however he has charms that may be found if you happen to look intently, so I put in a whole lot of effort to precise these features as a lot as potential. An instance of this could be his heat that isn’t noticeable on the floor.
Of the “Seasons of Blossom” actors, which actor’s first impression was most memorable to you?
Seo Ji Hoon: Actress Oh Yu Jin who performs Kang Sun Hee. I used to be shocked as a result of she was completely in sync with the webtoon character.
So Ju Yeon: Actor Seo Ji Hoon. I had a script studying session with Ji Hoon earlier than assembly the opposite actors, and he led me comfortably for the reason that first time we met, so we had been in a position to get shut shortly. Thanks to that, our chemistry was good on set additionally.
Kim Min Kyu: All of the actors had been memorable to me. I particularly bear in mind after I first met the actors who play Seoyeon High School’s second yr college students in Class 5. Even after we first met, I used to be glad to see them like how I really feel after I meet up with associates from my college days. Since I felt that since our first encounter, I used to be barely relieved and joyful considering, “I will be able to enjoy filming for this drama also.”
Kang Hye Won: [Yang] Yu Jin who performs Ji Hye.
Yoon Hyun Soo: When I noticed [Shin] Ju Hang and [Lee] Jae Sung who play Jin Young’s associates Ui Joon and Tae Jin together with [Oh] Yu Jin who performs Sun Hee, I actually thought they got here straight out of the webtoon. When I noticed [Kang] Hye Won who performs Bo Mi, I assumed, “She is very pretty.”
What do you normally do throughout breaks on set?
Seo Ji Hoon: I had a whole lot of days after I principally filmed with So Mang (So Ju Yeon), so I talked and joked round with So Mang.
So Ju Yeon: Besides for emotional scenes, throughout breaks whereas filming, I chatted and performed video games with the workers members I labored with, and we talked about my character collectively. On days with out filming, I are inclined to work out or proceed to search for enter that continues to remind me of my character’s picture.
Kim Min Kyu: I usually examine the script. In order to not lose monitor of my feelings [for the scene], I continuously double examine whereas studying the script. I additionally frolicked with the actors and shared a whole lot of conversations. Sometimes, I additionally took a slight nap. (Laughs)
Kang Hye Won: I’ve enjoyable with the chums I’m starring with.
Yoon Hyun Soo: During breaks, we play cellphone video games collectively (I received all of them), movie movies collectively, and take images. I additionally bear in mind Bo Mi (Kang Hye Won) and I joked round each time we received the prospect..haha.
What was your favourite topic in class?
Seo Ji Hoon: I appreciated positive arts and athletics reminiscent of P.E., artwork, and music.
So Ju Yeon: I loved Japanese. I first fell into [the subject] as a result of I appreciated the pronunciation and the instructor, however I wished to review it extra deeply later, so I entered the Japanese language division.
Kim Min Kyu: I loved historical past essentially the most. Since I used to be younger, I loved studying historic manhwa (Korean comics). That’s why I naturally constructed up information of historical past. In specific, throughout examination intervals, it was to the extent that I’d almost memorize all of the historical past books. Like how they are saying, “You see as much as you know,” [the subject] turned progressively extra attention-grabbing since I had a broader imaginative and prescient.
Kang Hye Won: [I enjoyed] topics with memorization.
Yoon Hyun Soo: I loved P.E. and English essentially the most.
What was your favourite lunch menu in class?
Seo Ji Hoon: I’m not choosy, so I loved consuming all the things!
So Ju Yeon: Stir-fried sausages and greens. They all the time gave us little of the sausage facet dishes, so I all the time wished extra. It was a disgrace [we couldn’t have more].
Kim Min Kyu: The college lunches had been all scrumptious. That’s why somewhat than having a favourite meal, I had a favourite day. I appreciated the lunch menus on Wednesdays essentially the most. Wednesdays had been “no leftover days,” so it was the day they offered extra scrumptious facet dishes in order that we wouldn’t have any leftovers. I bear in mind even consuming twice when a very scrumptious meal got here out.
Kang Hye Won: Spaghetti.
Yoon Hyun Soo: Spaghetti!
What is the primary drama you bear in mind having fun with if you had been younger?
Seo Ji Hoon: It was “Stairway to Heaven.”
So Ju Yeon: “Pasta.” In the drama “Pasta,” there’s a scene of Gong Hyo Jin making and consuming aglio e olio, and she or he ate it so deliciously and adorably in that scene that it’s nonetheless my favourite meals.
Kim Min Kyu: My father actually liked watching conventional historic dramas. While watching these historic dramas my father was watching after I was younger, I ended up falling for them additionally. Perhaps due to that, somewhat than one specific drama, I need to say that I loved watching the standard historic dramas style.
Kang Hye Won: “Coffee Prince.”
Yoon Hyun Soo: “Reply 1988.” It is the drama that gave me the dream of changing into an actor.
What is a tune you take pleasure in listening to nowadays?
Seo Ji Hoon: I take pleasure in listening to Giriboy’s “Let’s Not Love Each Other.”
So Ju Yeon: Joji’s “Glimpse of Us.” It is a tune I listened to typically on set.
Kim Min Kyu: I take pleasure in listening to Lee Seung Yoon’s “The Giving Tree.” The tune is so good. I feel I all the time find yourself listening to it no less than as soon as a day.
Kang Hye Won: IVE’s “After LIKE.”
Yoon Hyun Soo: I feel I hearken to songs by Nerd Connection and AJR loads.
What is your TMI of the day?
Seo Ji Hoon: I wakened at 4 p.m. as we speak..
So Ju Yeon: In order to construct up my misplaced stamina, I went to work out, and I ate a whole lot of dietary supplements.
Kim Min Kyu: I’ve traveled again to my hometown and am understanding very laborious right here additionally.
Kang Hye Won: I ate a basil tomato cream donut.
Yoon Hyun Soo: Today’s TMI is that I fell asleep at 6 a.m. after watching the drama “Narco-Saints.”
Please share a phrase for worldwide followers.
Seo Ji Hoon: Hello. I’m actor Seo Ji Hoon. “Seasons of Blossom” is a youth drama that viewers will consider each summer season. Please present a lot of curiosity and love. Thank you 🙂
So Ju Yeon: Hello, I’m So Ju Yeon who performs the position of Han So Mang in “Seasons of Blossom.” Thank you for studying this interview, and please love “Seasons of Blossom” loads. I’ll proceed to work laborious to greet viewers continuously with numerous characters in numerous initiatives going ahead!!
Kim Min Kyu: Please tune in to “Seasons of Blossom” which captures the bittersweet romance of teenagers. Thank you.
Kang Hye Won: Thank you for all the time supporting me!
Yoon Hyun Soo: Hello! I’m Yoon Hyun Soo who performs the position of Choi Jin Young. I’m actually grateful for having obtained a lot love since my debut, and I’ll proceed to impress, so please present a lot of love and assist..! I actually hope we will meet!! I like you!!!
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