The Exo Next Door Drama Review and Meet the Famous Korean Boy Band EXO

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Today, for my second blog so far, I will be sharing to you my review of the Korean Web Series EXO NEXT DOOR, I'm sure a lot of you were able to watch this amazing show or some of you had started watching but did not finish all the way to the final episode and just like me, you really love to follow every twist of the story too and would always look forward for the next episode.Anyhow, for those who haven't seen this wonderful Korean drama yet and for those who have planned to watch it, I suggest you find ways to be able to finally watch this drama. For the meantime please continue to read this blog for you to have a glimpse of the show and at the same time get an idea how the story goes and meet the people behind it. I’m sure you will get really excited and will surely watch this drama series if you have time.


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“Exo Next Door or Exo Lives Next Door to My House” is a web series starring Moon Ga Young  and some of the members of the K-Pop Boy Band EXO which are: Park Chan-yeol , Byun Baek-hyun , Do Kyung-so, and Oh Se-hun . This web series is directed by Lee Kwon and the scriptwriters are Shin Yun Joo and Hwang Ji Uhn. This series was aired from April to May 2015. It aired on Naver TV every Tuesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 KST (Korean Standard Time). It has 16 episodes and each episode last for more or less than 15 minutes.




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Exo next door is about a girl who is a fan of the boy band group EXO and had the chance to live next door with the members. This girl is named Ji Yeon-hee (Moon Ga Young) and she is a 23 year old girl and doesn’t have any experience when it comes to relationships. One day the Exo members took a break and were looking to lay low for a while because they will be having their comeback sooner so some of them decided to stay at the house of Chanyeol’s grandfather which is next door to the house of Ji Yeon-hee (Moon Ga Young). Chanyeol and the other memers decided to hire Ji Yeon-hee to clean their house while they are staying there. As Ji Yeon-hee continues to clean at the place where the Exo members live she found out that Park Chanyeol was her long lost childhood friend “Chan” who is the grandson of the house owner. And because she cleans the house she becomes closer to the 4 members and eventually involve in a Love triangle with D.O and Chanyeol.





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Chanyeol or also know as Chan in this Drama Series is the Lead Man. Chanyeol decided to stay at his grandfathers house because he is searching for his grandfathers lucky necklace.



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Ji Yeon-Hee is a 23 year old girl that lives next door to the house of Chanyeol's grandfather. she is a big fan of EXO. She has the talent of getting her face blush when she is embarrassed or feeling a romantic feeling.



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Do Kyung-soo or D.O is one of the members of Exo. He lived with with the other members in the house of chanyeol's grandfather. D.O had a crush on Ji Yeon-hee but had a hard time expressing his feelings.



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Byun Baekhyun in this drama has a very funny personality. He is the closest member to chanyeol. He also noticed the love triangle going on in their house.



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Oh Sehun also has a very funny personaity in this drama. He met a friend while staying low at the house of chanyeol's grandfather. This friend is Yeon-Hee's brother which is Kwang-soo (Jang Yoo-Sang).



Park Chanyeol as Park Chanyeol

Chanyeol is from Seoul, South Korea, he is a Actor and a Singer. He is the main rapper of their group named Exo. He was born on November 27, 1992. He is in the drama Missing Nine which is currently airing on MBC every Wednesday and Thursdays at 22:00KST (Korean Standard Time). He Won Best New Actor as a Male Lead in this web series and he is from Sm Entertainment.


Moon Ga-Young as Ji Yeon-hee

Moon Ga-Young is an actress also from Sm Entertainment. She was born on Karlsruhe in Germany on July 10, 1996. She appeared in the recent drama Jealousy Incarnate and Mirror of the witch which are aired last year 2016.


Do Kyung-Soo as Do Kyung-Soo

Kyung-soo is also a Singer and a Actor from SM Entertainment like Chanyeol. He is from Gyeonggi Province in South Korea and was born on January 12, 1993. He participated in the drama It's Okay, that's Love and the Male Lead in the Movie named Pure LoveHe is the Lead Vocalist of their group Exo. 


Byun Baek-Hyun as Byun Baek-Hyun

The same as Kyung-soo and Chanyeol, Baekhyun is also a singer and an actor from SM Entertainment. He is one of the main vocalist in their group Exo. He participated in one of the famous dramas of year 2016 which is "Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo" with the famous Lee Joon Ki, IU and Kang Ha Neul. It was aired in SBS from August 29 to November 1.


Oh Se-Hun as Oh Se-Hun

Oh Se-hun is also from Seoul in South Korea, he was born on April 12, 1994. He is the youngest or Maknae in their group Exo. He is also going to be starring as Male Lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese Web Drama named Dear Archimedes.





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EXO is a South Korean-Chinese group from SM Entertainment. Exo is divided into two sub-groups the EXO-K and EXO-M. Exo-K are the Korean Members while the Exo-M are the Chinese members. The M in "Exo-M" stands for Mandarin. 

This photo is a recent photo of the boy band EXO. AS you can see there are only 9 members on the photo. originally Exo is a 12 member group but due to some problems and some circumstances the 3 members which are Tao, Luhan and Kris decided to leave Exo. Kris filed his lawsuit on May 2014, Luhan filed his lawsuit on October 2014 and Tao on April 2015. After the 3 members leave EXO continued as a 9 member group.





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This photo is from their album XOXO that was released on June 3, 2013 by SM Entertainment.


Meet the EXO Members

(I will not include Park Chanyeol, Do Kyungsoo, Byun Baekhyun and Oh Sehun because I already mentioned them above hihi :))

Kim Min-seok 

Also known as Xiumin. A Singer and an actor from SM Entertainment. He is from Gyeonggi Province in South Korea. He is a member of the subgroup EXO-M. He participated in the Drama Falling For Challenge on 2015 with Kim So-Eun. 

Kim Jun-myeon

Also known as Suho. He is the leader of their group EXO and he is a member of EXO-K. He is also a singer and a actor. He is from South Korea born on May 22, 1991. He is currently participating as the Male Lead in the Drama The Universe's Star which is airing on Naver TV Cast every Tuesdays at 0:00 Korean Standard time.

Zhang Yixing

Also known as Lay. He is a chinese singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is the main dancer of Exo and is a member of theur subgroup Exo-M. He participated in the movie "Kung Fu Yoga" which is still showing in Cinemas here in the Philippines. He participated in this movie with the famous Jackie Chan.

Kim Jong-dae

Also  known as Chen. The same as Lay he is also a singer-songwriter and actor. He is a member of their subgroup Exo-M. He is from Gyeonggi-do in South Korea and was born on September 21, 1992. He is also part of the group Sm the Ballad of Sm Entertainment. Chen doesn't have any participation in any dramas except Exo Next Door.

Kim Jong-in

Also known as Kai. He is also a singer and an actor. He is a member of EXO-K. He is one of the vocals of EXO. He is from Suncheon in South Korea and was born on January 14, 1994. He participated in the Short Drama named First Seven Kisses that recently ended and will be participating in the upcoming Drama Andante as the Male Lead.

Huang Zitao

Also known as Tao. He is from Shandong in China and was boHe is a rn on May 2, 1993. Rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and a martial artist. He is a member of their subgroup EXO-M. He participated in a Chinese film Railroad Tigers on 2016. He filed his lawsuit against SM on April 2015.

Lu Han

Luhan is from Beijing in China and was born on April 20, 1990. He is a
Singer, Dancer, and a Actor. He was part of their subgroup Exo-M. He participated in the Chinese Film 20 Once Again as Xiang Qianjin on 2015. He filed his lawsuit against Sm on October 2014.

Wu Yifan

Also known as Kris. Kris is from Guangdong in China and was born on November 6, 1990. He is an Actor, singer-songwriter, rapper, and a model. He was part of their subgroup Exo-M. He participated in the movie XXX: Return of Xander Cage with Vin Diesel. This movie is still showing in Cinemas here in the Philippines. He filed his lawsuit against Sm on May 2014.




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