Recently, actor Kim Soo Hyun was selected as the hottest star of the first half of 2012.
From the 21st to the 27th of June, the music website Monkey 3 conducted an online survey with the question, “Which star was the best for the first half of the year 2012?” As a result, Kim Soo Hyun from MBC’s drama series The Moon that Embraces the Sun ranked at the top with 22% approval rating, 81 votes out of 375 in total.
Through his previous works Jungle Fish and Dream High, he has improved on his acting skills then successfully portrayed the character King Lee Hwon in The Moon that Embraces the Sun. He even raised “Kim Soo Hyun fever” and became known as the best actor of all TV series.
On the other hand, Busker Busker, the band which swept all the top rankings on music charts with every song it released, ranked second with 18% and Shin Bora from KBS 2’s Gag Concert-Braves Guys third with 16%.
Miss A’s Suzy followed the rankings with 16% for her movie Introduction to Architecture and became known as the first love of all Koreans. Fifth and sixth went to comedian Kim Jun Hyun for his buzzword “Is that so?” and Yoo Joon Sang for his excellent acting skills as a representative husband of all Koreans in KBS 2’s Unexpected You with 15% and 13% approval ratings respectively.