Personal Taste

Personal Taste (2010)

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Jeon Jin Ho is a straight guy who pretends to be gay in order to become Park Kae In's roommate. His hobbies include organization and ironing, and he's known for his stoic poker face. He's a stickler for cleanliness, but he also has a talent for figuring out a women's feelings. Kae In is very trusting even though she has a habit of being betrayed. However that doesn't stop her from giving read morepeople the benefit of doubt and Jin Ho is no different. How will Kae In react when she finds out that her gay roommate is not actually gay at all and that he has fallen for her?

  • Native title:

    개인의 취향
  • Also Known as:

    Personal Preference ; Kae In's Taste ; Perfect Match ; Kaeinui Chwihyang

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Taylorgg12
6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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Apr 8, 2012
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
I started watching this drama because of the great reviews and the story sounded interesting. However I was disappointed with almost everything about this drama. It was annoying and choppy. There wasn't much flow to this drama. One moment everything would be good and then all hell would break loose, it was like there wasn't any inbetween. The naivety and stupidity of the main girl Park Kae In annoyed me to no read more end. I constantly wanted to punch her. Although I didn't like the main guy either, I will say that I enjoyed seeing Lee Min Ho playing a more mature character. He has come along way since BBF.
Even though I didn't like this drama, I can see how it has appeal to others. Especially if you're into the whole 'love can happen in any situation' kind of story.

I can't say I will recommend this to anyone based on my experience but you're more then welcome to give it a shot and see for yourself if you agree or disagree with me.

Happy Watching Everyone :)
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TheTranquilKnight
7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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Nov 1, 2012
  • Overall 10
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
Personal Taste was my first drama and it’s the reason why I’m still watching dramas and also the reason of my interest in Korean music. It was very enjoyable and fun to watch. After watching many (not actually) it’s still my favorite one.

It’s mixing of romantic comedy and melodrama. I laughed a lot while watching it and I felt very sad too. First few episodes are incredibly funny and after that read more it becomes sadder and more mature. I enjoyed every moments of it.

Acting/Casting is the best thing about this drama. Before starting this drama I didn't know who is Lee Min Ho, I knew only about Son Ye Jin and actor performing Director Choi. Son Ye Jin is great as always. I expected great performance from her and she gave it!! Who said she is annoying?? I didn’t find her annoying a bit or maybe I don’t know the meaning of annoying. In my view Park Kae In was the best character of the drama; she is heart of the drama. Without her this drama is nothing.
I loved friendship between Jo Eun Ji and Jung Sung Hwa, it was great fun to watch them. Other supporting cast is also good especially Kim In Hee, her character is really powerful and makes you to hate her.
And finally Lee Min Ho, he was very good.

Music of Personal Taste is the reason, why I started watching it. Music is really great!! It fits this drama very well. Almost every track is great and instrumentals are in my favorite playlist.

I’ve already seen this drama twice and one of two dramas that I watched again.

I admit some parts are boring but overall it was a great drama, a must watch!!
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It has most of the same comedy vibe. In one they're pretending to be a couple, in the other one, one of them pretends he is gay.
They both have the main couple living together in personal taste the guy is pretending to be gay and in just you it is a secret from the people at work.
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    Cupcake 15 days ago

    It's not a MUST WATCH drama but I love it, I think Lee Min Hoo is a good reason to watch it.

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    jumpstar 21 days ago

    overrated!

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    inzaratha Jul 22, 2014

    I really enjoyed this drama, I watched it because I am a fan of Lee Min Ho and I also thought the premise about him pretending to be gay and the second guy as the lead were good. However, there is too much drama in the middle, I prefer the comedy in the beginning and the ending. I liked the acting in it too.

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    jollynoodle Jul 19, 2014

    it was an entertaining drama and you get right into it straight away but it was a little too cheesy XD

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    Apple_pear Jul 5, 2014

    One of my favorite dramas of all time

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    Esther Jun 30, 2014

    I love this drama!! I laughed so much xDD

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    docnty Jun 19, 2014
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    Stained_Glass Jun 16, 2014

    The first 9 - 10 episodes were hilarious, but then it started to drag and nothing really happened. I have two episodes left, they seem promising, so I am looking forward to them,

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    hilaben-david Jun 13, 2014

    I love and miss this drama so much <3

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    Sun_Bird Jun 2, 2014

    my first drama *^^*

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    Illusion May 28, 2014

    The first time I watched this drama was a bit after it aired and I couldn't make it through. I'm really glad I returned this year to watch it because it's really good! I think the first time life got in the way or something. I miss 2010 dramas.

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    onewbaby May 19, 2014

    i love this drama.

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    mikagitr Mar 23, 2014

    I watch it every year <3

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      dayidream Apr 25, 2014

      dont know why but me too love this drama , only thing I dont like LMH's style ( ? mean clothes ) Who is make him wear that things???

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    Fillers Mar 20, 2014
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    ROSE Feb 24, 2014

    re watching
    the female lead is soooo funny

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    16
  • Aired:

    Mar 31, 2010 to May 20, 2010
  • Network:

    MBC
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 2 min.

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  • Score:

    7.8 (scored by 13,569 users)
  • Ranked:

    #641
  • Popularity:

    #36

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