The brand reputation rankings for the Korea drama actors are out and "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" stars Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Sik nabbed the top positions. Given the popularity of the show and the consistent high viewership ratings, this was expected.
The Korea Business Research Institute as cited by Soompi, revealed the list of the brand reputation rankings which is based on the findings from 44,815,676 pieces of data gathered of about 58 actors who all appeared in the dramas that aired between the time period of March 14 and April 15.
The report suggests that 19.56% more pieces of data were found this month as compared to last month's 37,482,284.
Since March, "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" reigned and therefore the lead actors of the drama Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Sik getting the first and second respectively is something expected. According to the data, Park Bo Young's score, 5,859,953 which is 3.79% lower than the previous month's and the score of Park Hyung Sik's who nabbed the second position rose 26.63% to 5,108,435. In the third place is Jang Hee Jin from "You're Too Much" who received a score of 4,783,157.
The other actors who were also a part of the list are Lee Bo Young, Kim Young Chul, Lee Sang Yoon, Choi Kang Hee, Go Ah Sung, Ryu soo Young and Lee Young Ae making up the top ten in the list.
According to Soompi, the head of the Korea Business Research Institute explained saying, "Park Hyung Sik was linked with words 'evolve,' 'look forward to,' and 'attractive,' while related keywords were 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon,' 'Park Bo Young,' and 'Im Siwan.' He was found to be perceived as 81.54% positive."