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[OFFICIAL THREAD] YeoYoo Couple: Yeo Jin Goo ❤ Kim Yoo Jung

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Child actors Kim Yoo Jung and Yeo Jin Goo impressed netizens with their unique relationship.

On January 24th, a photo of Kim Yoo Jung and Yeo Jin Goo from the drama "The Sun and the Moon", taken four years ago, was posted on an online community board.

The photo was taken during SBS "Iljimae" and they look much younger and baby-like than they are now. They each played the child versions of Lee Joon-ki and Han Hyo-joo.

Four years later, the two actors met again in the latest MBC drama "The Sun and the Moon". They are still wearing the same innocent smiles and affectionate poses, proving their close friendship.

Kim Yoo Jung and Yeo Jin Goo play the role of Prince Hwon and Princess Yeon-woo in "The Sun and the Moon". In the show, they were caught together in a twist of fate and had to painfully part from each other.

The young actors of MBC sageuk historical drama The Moon that Embraces the Sun are critically acclaimed with their perfect acting, and the actor Yeo Jin Goo and actress Kim Yoo Jung was revealed to be used to costarring and forming special relationship in 2008 Korean drama Iljimae, further raising the degree of audience’s attention.

On January 15th, 2012, a few photos was published on the community board, together with a text, “Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Yoo Jung were also cute when acting in Iljimae.” The photo is the stills of Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Yoo Jung from the SBS drama series Iljimae, the appearance that is even younger and cuter than current look attracted attention.

Yeo Jin Goo (1997) who plays the role of young Lee Hwong in The Moon that Embraces the Sun has gained fame through Giant, Deep Rooted Tree and other drama series, while Kim Yoo Jung who plays the role of young Yeon Woo has acted in Gumiho, Tale Of The Fox’s Child, Dong Yi and other popular drama, continuously gaining the praises from audienceThe Moon that Embraces the Sun which Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Yoo Jung cooperate again broadcast every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:55 PM on MBC channel.

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The photo of Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Yoo Jung which was made public has become a discussion topic.

Yeo Jin Goo recently uploaded a photo titled “Yeon Woo & Hwon” onto his mini-blog.

The photo is a behind the scene photo from the filming set of MBC’s The Moon that Embraces the Sun. In the photo, Kim Yoo Jung and Yeo Jin Goo looked at the camera affectionately.
Yeo Jin Goo and Kim Yoo Jung are the actors for the roles of crown prince Lee Hwon and shamon Wol during their childhood.

Netizens who saw the photos commented, “They’re so beautiful,” “The acting of children is fantastic, hope can shoot to fame,” “So happy at the shooting scene,” and etc.

via Asia Today




The young Hwon and young Heo Yeon Woo has been chosen as the lover in a sageuk that left the deepest impression on viewers.

According to the result of a questionnaire survey which was conducted between February 3rd to February 6th, 2012 on 1001 smartphone users, and the young couple of young Hwo played by Yeo Jin Goo and young Heo Yeon Woo played by Kim Yoo Jung from MBC drama The Moon Embracing the Sun is the top choice.

Here’s the result of the survey with the percentage of votes garnered:
1.Hwon (Yeo Jin Goo) & Yeon Woo (Kim Yoo Jung) – The Moon that Embraces the Sun
2.Deokman (Lee Yo Won) & Bidam (Kim Nam Gil) – Queen Seondeok (20.4%)
3.King Sukjong (Ji Jin Hee) & Dong Yi (Han Hyo Joo) – Dong Yi (14.6%)
4.Kim Seung Yoo (Park Shi Hoo) & Lee Se Ryung (Moon Chae Won) – Princess’ Man (13.9%)

via AsiaToday
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  • Shooted Iljimae together 
  • Also hang out and did a charity event with other child-stars
  • Walked together on the red carpet and won their first 'Best Child Actor' awards together at SBS Drama Awards


  • Walked together on the red carpet and presented for SBS Drama Awards


  • Moon Embracing the Sun starts shooting
  • They tweeted publicly to each other and K-netz found it cute. Until now their tweets are still featured by various news sites over the years. Most recent is in 2019, Inquire KR made an article about it again.


  • Moon Embracing the Sun premiers - the start of how they got loved more by the rest of the world
  • Many cute BTS ("I love you, Princess", selfies, sharing blanket, taking selfies, etc.)
  • Many interviews together, many interviews where each other was mentioned (Yoojung's StrongHeart guesting)
  • Attended events together, had a CF together
  • Co-stars such as Jin Ji Hee and Lee Taeri also spoke out about their closeness in their individual interviews
  • Presented at Baeksang Awards and two youngest to ever be nominated
  • The iconic performance at MBC Drama Awards w/ Kim So Hyun
  • Both won 'Best Child Actor' for their respective performance in MoonSun at MBC Drama Awards


  • Walking together at After Earth Premiere red carpet
  • NYLON magazine photoshoot with Jaden Smith
  • KBS Interview
  • A TV feature/special segment declares that Yeo Jin Goo-Kim Yoo Jung pairing has the best chemistry.


  • 'Talk About Love' MV is released where they appear together and standing next to each other
  • Jingoo presented at Blue Dragon Film Awards where he won last year. This year, Yoojung is nominated. Camera pans to them whenever the other is on stage.
  • YeoYoo is included in a Soompi article as one of the best Kdrama couples that Knetz love.


  • Yoojung mentioned in a Tokyo event that among her co-stars in previous Saeguk dramas, it was of course, Yeo Jin Goo who made the most impact on her.
  • Yoojung is briefly mentioned by cast members on Jingoo's guesting in 'Happy Together' when a short clip of her and Jingoo in SBS Drama Awards was shown
  • Yoojung attends the premiere of Jingoo's movie and sends a message for him
  • Yoojung mentions in Sunny FM Date that she wants to act together again with Yeo Jin Goo
  • [COINCIDENCE] First IG posts of each other are the same


  • Jingoo sends a foodtruck for Yoojung's drama, Love in the Moonlight
  • A news feature mentions YeoYoo pairing, saying they are an epitome of child actors who are better than adult actors and that their chemistry is 'unforgettable and cannot be replaced'.


  • Jingoo says that he wants to act with Yoojung again in the future and he is always cheering her on.
  • Jingoo and Yoojung were offered to act together in the drama, 'Circle'. Jingoo eventually accepted while Yoojung's agency rejected the role.
  • Yoojung mentions that Jingoo is the one who made her heart flutter the most compared to other co-stars like Park Bogum, Jinyoung and Lee Je Hon.
  • Yoojung mentions among the other leading men she had, she wants to reunite with Yeo Jin Goo the most and this time, in a modern drama.


  • In Yoojung's Knowing Bros appearance, Jingoo is briefly mentioned by the cast members as Yoojung's partner in MoonSun. A brief scene of them together in MoonSun is also shown.


  • Jingoo mentions that he already loved in dramas like MoonSun so he does not feel like he needs to date.
  • Yoojung is mentioned on Jingoo's SG interview. He is asked about what he thought of Yoojung with one word and he said 'This is so hard... Yoojungie... a close dongsaeng."


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  • 1 year later...

This is a cute pair when young.

Now that they are grown up and both are bona fide leading man and leading lady, hope for a project with the 2 of them as co stars in the near future to see what kind of chemistry they have as adults. 

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