Do you know, once upon a time, I didn't understand the fuss over Lee Dong Gun. I saw him as the admittedly nice other guy in Sang-Do and he registered zip on my Rain-fixated radar (Rain played the lead). I didn't think he was particularly hot or charismatic or anything (though not ugly or dull either). Just the usual 'other guy.' But then I saw pictures of If in love...like them and went 'guuuuuuuuh' and then I got my hands on the movie My Boyfriend is Type B and was GONE. (I should have disliked his protagonist, who is a cheerful jerk, but instead I adored him because of the sheer charisma and peeks of vulnerability. The movie's total fluff worked because of the cast). And then followed Sweet 18 where I saw three eps and fell for the drama and his proper but very sweet DA very hard (and now am waiting until my better subbed copy gets there).
I think it's a combination of things. One is that he (like Matsuda Shota and Oguri Shun who gained in hotness between Hanadan1 and 2) grew into his looks as he got older, as Sang-Do is an old drama (and also lost a little weight, and yeah, I am shallow, but I love the cheekbones). And two? I don't know whether he suddenly acquired charm to burn or whether he had it before and I was too blinded by Rain but yeah...psycho charisma.
What is the point of the above ramble?
I present you a huge picspam of Korean drama Stained Glass, on my very short list of dramas to watch (true love, childhood friendship, identity loss, all the other good stuff). I say 'picspam' but what I mean is that the photographer clearly considered it his duty, instead, to see how many ways you could shoot Lee Dong Gun looking awesome in business and casual wear. The answer? A heck of a lot.
There are over 80 pics behind the cut, so be warned. It's worth it, though.
( Stained Glass, otherwise known as Lee Dong Gun factory of hot )