Beyond personal charms and common interests, there are many qualities we look for in a boyfriend — Does he keep promises? Does he care about you? Does he love you just the way you are? Many popular romantic dramas have given us ideal boyfriends who may or may not exist in the real world. If you could choose, which drama-land boyfriend would be your favorite?

Since this is DramaFever, naturally we'll pick our selections from Asian dramas. Feel free to post your ideal boyfriend or prince charming in the comments. (He doesn't have to be only from a K-drama or Chinese drama!)

REMINDER: These ideal boyfriends aren't ranked by who's best. They are simply listed as examples of boyfriend qualities. So please don't feel slighted in behalf of your ideal boyfriend if he isn't included. Just post your comment to include him.

Let's start!

1. Ahn Min Hyuk (Park Hyung Sik) in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon - Where else can we find such a charming boyfriend who accepts you for who you are, even when your superpower can accidentally hurt him?

2. Ahn Min Hyuk (Park Hyung Sik) again! - He'd even take a hit for you when he sees danger coming. (Of course you'd do the same for him too, right?)


Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

Starring Park Bo Young and Kim Ji Soo

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3. Xiao Nai (Yang Yang) in Love O2O would stand by you and not listen to rumors about you. His loyalty never wavers.


Love O2O - 微微一笑很倾城

Starring Yang Yang and Zheng Shuang

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4. Kim Young Ho (So Ji Sub) in Oh My Venus is perfect for at least two things: He would train you for physical fitness and then hide an engagement ring in a super-romantic proposal.

5. Park Bong Pal (Ok Taec Yeon) in Let's Fight Ghost saves you by fighting ghosts and bringing you back to the real world.


Let's Fight Ghost

Starring Kim So Hyun and Ok Taec Yeon

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6. Cha Jin Wook (Sung Hoon) in My Secret Romance is willing to patiently wait for you, be it 3 years or 30 years. (He likes what you cook, too.)


My Secret Romance

Starring Sung Hoon and Song Ji Eun

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7. No Ji Wook (Ji Chang Wook) in Love in Trouble will cook for you, even though he wouldn't admit that he is already falling hard for you.

8. No Ji Wook (Ji Chang Wook) again: and he knows how to kiss! (Yes, it's a bonus point!)


Love In Trouble (Suspicious Partner)

Starring Ji Chang Wook and Nam Ji Hyun

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What essential qualities do you look for in a boyfriend?

Does your current boyfriend meet expectations?

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