Netizens claim we’ve entered the “golden age of acting idols”

Idols who pursue acting roles often get criticized for their poor acting ability, but netizens have decided that this year has been a pleasant surprise. 

With idols such as Apink‘s EunjiGirl’s Day‘s Hyeri, and BTOB‘s Sungjae gaining a lot of recognition as skilled actors from their roles in their respective dramas, netizens have come to a conclusion that Korea has entered the golden age of acting idols. Whereas viewers often feared idols ruining their favorite new dramas with poor acting, netizens have been pleasantly surprised with idols’ acting recently. A list of recent idols who’ve done well in their acting roles has led many netizens to leave their opinions on the present “golden age of acting idols.”

Find out what Netizens had to say about this article below!


Girl’s Day’s Hyeri


Apink’s Eunji


BTOB’s Sungjae


Infinite‘s Sungyeol


Rainbow‘s Yoon Hye


Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

[+ 8387, – 386] I feel like all of Respond series has the same type of female characters

[+ 6833, – 1998] Jung Eunji is so good at acting ♡♡

[+ 4878, – 234] As long as they are good there’s no problem

[+ 4133, – 666] I feel like these days they’re at a disadvantage if they are idols

[+ 4944, – 1736] Hyeri is so cute I never knew I would fall for Hyeri’s acting

Source: TV Report