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Poor girl attends the elite Shin Hwa High and is bullied by the leader of F4 (the four richest boys). He becomes attracted to her; however, she has a crush on his best friend. Whom will she choose?
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Series cast summary:
Hye-Sun Ku ...  Geum Jan Di 25 episodes, 2009
Min-Ho Lee ...  Goo Joon Pyo 25 episodes, 2009
Hyun-joong Kim ...  Yoon Ji Hoo 25 episodes, 2009
Bum Kim ...  So Yi Jung 25 episodes, 2009
Joon Kim Joon Kim ...  Song Woo Bin 25 episodes, 2009
So-eun Kim ...  Chu Ga Eul 25 episodes, 2009
Ye-jin Lim ...  Na Gong Joo 24 episodes, 2009
Hye-yeong Lee Hye-yeong Lee ...  Kang Hee Soo 24 episodes, 2009
Ji-bin Park Ji-bin Park ...  Geum Kang San 23 episodes, 2009
Ho-bin Jeong ...  Jung Sang Rok 22 episodes, 2009
Seok-Hwan An Seok-Hwan An ...  Geum Il Bong 18 episodes, 2009
Seok-ho Song Seok-ho Song ...  Butler Lee 16 episodes, 2009
Gi-Bang Kim Gi-Bang Kim ...  Bom Chun Sik 16 episodes, 2009
Jeong-kil Lee Jeong-kil Lee ...  Yoon Seok Young 14 episodes, 2009
Ji-yun Gook Ji-yun Gook ...  Choi Jin Hee / ... 11 episodes, 2009
Ja-yun Jang Ja-yun Jang ...  Park Sun Ja / ... 11 episodes, 2009
Young-won Min Young-won Min ...  Lee Mi Sook / ... 11 episodes, 2009
Hyun-joo Kim Hyun-joo Kim ...  Goo Joon Hee 11 episodes, 2009


Poor girl Jan Di attends elite Shin Hwa High where she's bullied by Joon Pyo, leader of F4 (the four richest and most gorgeous boys). Joon Pyo becomes attracted to Jan Di; however, Jan Di has a crush on Yoon Ji Hoo, Joon Pyo's best friend. This is a Cinderella story about the F4 friends and the normal girl who manages to break into their clique and win their friendship along with the romantic affections of two of the four. Written by anonymous

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South Korea



Release Date:

5 January 2009 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Los chicos son mejores que las flores See more »

Filming Locations:

Cheju Island, South Korea See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Group Eight See more »
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Technical Specs


(24 episodes)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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After considered for role in this drama but passed out, Shin-Hye Park and Keun-Suk Jang was co-stared in TV drama Minami Shineyo (2009). See more »


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Romantic drama about teens for all ages
31 August 2011 | by sunraiderSee all my reviews

This is my second Korean drama that I watched after they began being made available on Netflix streaming video service. I don't speak Korean or any any connection to the country, but with the English-language subtitles on Netflix it's no problem.

I absolutely love this series! It's an old story, poor but spunky heart-of-gold girl gets taken in by rich patron (in this case, Korea's most prestigious private high school for scions of wealthy and powerful families) and has two rich men fighting over her, but it's told in a modern way with glamorous sets, location shots, and fashion. I love that the show is romantic but clean (no foul language or raunchy sex scenes) and that there's story and character development.

The interesting thing about the two Korean dramas I've now seen is that it's the men/boys who are presented as the sex symbols. They walk into a room looking like they've just stepped out of a photo shoot for Men's Vogue or GQ magazine; their hair is so perfectly colored and coiffed, long and luxurious. They sneer better than Basil Rathbone and their arrogance makes Mr. Darcy (of Pride and Prejudice fame) seem humble by comparison. The women, on the other hand, are plainer and more ditzy, and very much at the mercy of the whims of the powerful men in their lives.

On reviewer on Netflix said this show had turned her into a couch potato. Likewise.

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