Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo



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Both main female have a strength that the guy don't and both have hot male leads even though both didn't have the same jobs I feel it kinda have a similarity
Recommended by leila calixte
These two dramas are slightly reminiscent of one another simply because of the happy theme and the sweet, light-hearted romance. Their storylines differ greatly, however the main characters I felt were a little similar. The male leads are both super romantics and as Louie would say, "perfect", boyfriend material. As for the leading ladies they're both characters i would strive to be more like--warm-hearted, caring and innocent.
Recommended by MariKim
two rival groups, lovable characters and school-centred slice of life!
Recommended by hosaki
They are both slice of life shows that deal with college life. Age of Youth deals more with making friends where Weightlifting Fairy leans more towards the romance side. Recommend watching both of them.
Recommended by SergeantFox
These two shows gave me the same fuzzy warm feeling inside! If you loved one, I feel safe in saying you will like the other, even thought they don't have much in common plot-wise.
They do share the same type of feeling and idea - watching two people slowly fall in love, completely and irrevocably, and once they are there, never waver.
Both couples are extremely adorable.
Both of these shows have the main characters surrounded by great friends and family members.
And both of these shows are #relationshipgoals and OTP!
Recommended by KatiaSchwarz
The female and male lead from Weightlifting Fairy both appear as supporting roles in Cheese in the Trap so if you love this actor and actress make sure to watch. I think that Lee Sung Kyung does a great job acting in both roles and it after having seen her in Cheese in the Trap and then seeing her in Weightlifting Fairy I think she is a top rate actress and I really loved her roles. She was over the top crazy in Cheese in the Trap as In Ha and she is a spunky strong girl as a female lead. Both have great story lines with strong female leads for some girl power and attractive hot male leads.
Recommended by inzaratha
-They both have a CReEPILY similar vibe, despite the plot being totally different
-They both take place in a very new, modern, brightly colored and unfairly spacious boarding school (although, Kim Bok Joo's is a college (so, duh, they live there) and To the Beautiful You's is a boarding high school)
-The best friends are the best part (side only to the romance if you're more into that thing)
-Both revolve around the main characters' sports and a primary plot line is training or overcoming some (or several) sport obstacle(s)
-They both feature rhythmic gymnastics as a sort of side plot (and the participants are always the mean girl)
-Both have a strikingly similar ratio of humor to drama; the humor being of the same type/style, and the drama relating to the mother of the male lead
-For some reason the school's doctor is a friend/somewhat needed side character that falls in love with one of the two lead's siblings
-Even the originally bad characters become lovable
Recommended by Tajo Mahcts
Both dramas have a similar feel with the main leads having a childhood connection between them. They're both cute, fluffy romances that make you love the main leads so much. They also have hilarious comedy.
Recommended by AmynaA
They both revolve around sports. I also think that, though the dynamic between the leads is different in each drama, the relationships start and grow in a similar way!
Recommended by alexa
Both are very warmhearted romantic comedies with the leads who are friends first before they fall in love. Both are great shows about friends who are like family who are very supportive and kind to one another. Both are slow burn love stories, but once the fireworks begin, it burns pretty brightly and both become some of the sweetest love stories out there with both male leads who support the female leads in her pursuit of her dreams. Also there's a strong womance element in both shows where the women/girls are super kind to each other and in 30b17 there are no female love rivals. Both female leads speak their minds and though Kim Bok Joo is very strong physically, Seo Ri may seem naive and weak on the outside, she's actually a very strong willed person and overcomes a great amount of tragedies yet she doesn't let them destroy her sense of optimism. Nor does Seo Ri like Kim Bok Joo let setbacks prevent her from pursuing her dreams.
Recommended by DLKDramaFan
Great humor and 'friends-turned-couple' type of dramas :D
Recommended by Klaudia
Both are sports dramas with good, but different types of humor, good romance (and for 'real' romance you have to wait quite long in both dramas).
'Whirlwind...' is more action than 'Weightlifting...' , but the second one has really great friendship and 'normal life' plot.
Recommended by Klaudia
Focuses on school life and have feel realistic. WF in college, School 2017 in high school.

Both the female leads have dreams that they want to accomplish. The male leads are just so lovable and they will constantly put a smile on your face. You'll love both the leading couples in these shows, chemistry is off the charts.
Recommended by scarletlover1
Both relationships started as friendship (where the girl is reluctant and the boy pushes him on her) and they liked someone else so first they have to comfort themselves. To get together they need a slow development which gives the scent of real life. (and that is awesome! :))Enrique's and and Joon Hyeong's personality and attitude to life and to their loved person is quite similar. And to be honest, Enrique's smile always reminds me of Joon Hyeong's. It's just adorable <3
Recommended by Hanna Nagy
Both sports drama with swimming athletes. Both main leads became friends before lovers. They had great chemistry. Light bubbly easy to watch dramas that give you the same feel-good vibes.
Recommended by Shelly