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What Does The Ideal Korean Guy Look Like? [Street Interview] | ASIAN BOSS

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Thanks to K-pop and Korean dramas, people overseas have a certain image of Korean men. But what do Koreans think about the ideal Korean guy? We hit the streets of Seoul to find out. The opinions expressed in this video are those of individual interviewees alone and do not reflect the views of ASIAN BOSS or the general Korean population. Special thanks to our Asian Boss reporter, Yunjee Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/yunjee_spring/ Jasper (Host) Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/jazzforlee/ Our vision is to build a lasting grassroots movement of young people from every country to report on real social and cultural issues. We believe having meaningful discussions with people with different opinions is extremely important. We also believe that any ordinary person can deliver real news and commentary. Through our original and in-depth interviews of real people, we will challenge you - the global youth - to think critically and challenge various cultural and social issues. If this resonates with you, try to get involved in any capacity and volunteer for ASIAN BOSS ►https://goo.gl/forms/4IM0VEoFKAB0pJxG3 For business or media inquiries, reach out to us at [email protected] Reach out to our founders, Stephen and Kei, directly if you have any questions, feedback or suggestions: Stephen on Twitter ► https://twitter.com/theasianboss Stephen on Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/theasianboss Kei on Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/asianbossk Are you curious about real people's perspectives from Asia on various cultural and social issues? Subscribe to ASIAN BOSS for more informative and thought-provoking videos ► https://goo.gl/TRcSbE #kbeauty #kdrama #Korea
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Text Comments (1731)
Oscar Carlson (4 hours ago)
2:24 my man out here wearing 2 button down shirts to keep the splash on point,
Ahmad Chaniagogo (8 hours ago)
Actually, both Korean men & women are known for their pretty face!
ARCfighter 457 (9 hours ago)
6:26 RUMOR RUMOR RUMOR, GOSSIP GOSSIP GOSSIP. (Background song from produce 48❤️)
sekainohatede (10 hours ago)
stupidest interviews ever..
FUCKME (11 hours ago)
i dont understand where is the beauty to be that pale white i think is disgusting and looks horrible or sick
CHESTNUT CHH (12 hours ago)
Japanese men are much better looking than korean men. Most of the Koreans do plastic surgery unlike Japanese have natural face.
whatsmyageagain (14 hours ago)
I was feeling self conscious about my height until I looked up 175cm converted to feet.
yuzuXD (19 hours ago)
The guy with the beanie is rather very attractive to me
in Korea my height is ideal I have to go some die👏👏
Caroline (22 hours ago)
i SEE GOBLIN AND I CLICK also im around 180cm lol im taller than the average American and Korean man dammit
moo (1 day ago)
They all think fair skin is better,fair and lovely is quaking
Geralt Of Rivia (1 day ago)
not even a single guy have facial hair lol
Lost Spirit ™ (1 day ago)
They all look same
Critics (1 day ago)
Why were the two girl's faces blurred.. They didn't say anything wrong... Did they?
King. (1 day ago)
Do they even grow a beard lol
Reyn Reyn (1 day ago)
Gongyoo looks manly. I like him.
Lala (1 day ago)
I don't know what Asian Boss is trying to prove when most of the guys they interview in this video are relatively good-looking...
Neosodon (1 day ago)
It's a shame people find tall attractive. From a bio/physics perspective tall is worse as it casuses greater strain on the body and increases risk of injury. Tall and large people are just more affected gravity and don't live quite as long. Smaller is cuter too. ;)
Lois Kent (1 day ago)
It's because of K-POP for the most part and not K dramas
Aryan Verma Verma (1 day ago)
My G at 10:39 spitting truth
Bangtan Trash (1 day ago)
I saw Gong Yoo in the thumbnail *I click*
SomeoneKun (1 day ago)
SuperSwagman25 (1 day ago)
RIP short guys
Luciferlvz anato (1 day ago)
Korean men > everyone else
grazisamor1991 (1 day ago)
Of course most of them are not like idols Wtf people think This is real world
Pandora (1 day ago)
why would you want to be whiter that your boyfriend? how would that affect your relationship? that's a bit dumb
Tee-hee (2 days ago)
Imagine, how stressful would it be living in the society judging the looks not before knowing the actual person. I just wanna say that those judging people need to learn how to mind their own business. There are so many nosy people out there in Korea due to the pressures to care about how people would think of my looks or me generally. I don't like that pressures to do makeups for caring about how people see me. But the girls!!! Always saying something about the looks in the back and I can hear that!! "She must have the plastic surgeries!", like this! I hate the girls saying this. They should stfu and mind their own businesses and it's so annoying!!
I just realized i have not seen a korean guy with facial hair
I do not understand those numbers
They look good but they all look same😑😑😑
Khusugt en (1 day ago)
Infotainment by Sana Aly all white people look the same.
balloon (2 days ago)
188cm and 58kg how is that possible 😳
wei wang (2 days ago)
K-POP have succeeded in turning narrow eyes into a fashion trend.
Nyu Akiyama (2 days ago)
Min 4:00!!!! I am in love '😍 I really like real life asian boys!! Otherwise I wouldn't love my bf 😅
Jordyn Brown (2 days ago)
I thought it was interesting that the women said the ideal height was about 175-180cm. That's about 5'7"- 5'9", which I don't consider very tall for a man. Maybe because I'm 5'8" and from the States so my ideal for men's height is much taller. So that makes me wonder what is about the average height of Korean women in order for them to consider 175-180cm tall.
Angie (22 hours ago)
Averege Korean woman height is 161cm and man is 174cm
bunny bin (2 days ago)
180 is about 5'11" and it's my ideal height as someone whos 168cm 😍
6:25 I think I hear 'Rumor' in the background.
Anmolg.x (2 days ago)
How tall is the female interviewer
응님 (2 days ago)
take HIM swimming on the first date
Newport (2 days ago)
The comments are filled with foreigners who haven’t educated themselves properly on why some koreans find certain skin tones ideal/ less ideal. Personal opinion: skin tone doesn’t matter. But you WILL find people who DO care regardless of where their from lol.
mushroom mike (2 days ago)
A girl lol
Prachi Rahate (2 days ago)
No one is happy with what they have.... Asians want pale skin European prefer tan skin and so take sun bath... Tall wants to be short and short wants to be tall.... Fat wants to be thin and thin wants to be fat.... Asian go for surgery to attain double eyelids and K-pop fans worldwide wish that they had Asian features..... Irony is what thing considered as acceptable trend in one place is not acceptable in other places... Grass is greener on the other side... 😅🤦‍♀️ 🤦‍♀️ Everyone is awesome in their own ways.. Just be you, that's all it matters...
Nicole Grant (2 days ago)
I honestly agree with the guy at 1:27 Something I like the most about specifically Korean guys, is they tend to dress really nice and neat. If a guy isn't that physically attractive to me, dressed really nice and had a great personality, I'd definitely be in love!
schuuichiminamino (2 days ago)
"Not all Korean guys are handsome". 90% of the Korean male interviewed look any less than attractive. I'm 178 70kg fair skin. Please give me some love ㅋㅋㅋ
Nicole Grant (2 days ago)
I didn't think many people thought this way! Like, I thought most celebrities across the world would be considered handsome and attractive, and not really a reflection of the general public.
Exotic Omlette (2 days ago)
i never googled 175cm in my life so quickly, turns out it’s around 5’8”
It’s crazy how beauty standards differ worldwide... some guys that Koreans would consider extremely unattractive may very much be highly attractive here in the west, and some guys they’d consider attractive are probably not so attractive here... wild huh
Bela 45 (2 days ago)
Im 175 tall for a asian and foreign ( i have 3 origins)
Full Sun (2 days ago)
Literally everyone in this video was hot... especially the beanie dude and the guy with the kinda wavy hair and they both had hella smooth voices...DAMN
fuad azmeer (2 days ago)
Everybody is beautiful, just need the right eyes to see it.
TheRandomGuy (2 days ago)
Only kpop fangirls think highly of korean men. No offense meant, just stating the truth.
Vang Nore (2 days ago)
Loved this interview. I especially loved the guy who is a model, his perspective was inspiring.
Delphenium 52 (2 days ago)
Forgieners Dont think 'pale' is good From where I'm from it looks unhealthy
farida ssebunya (2 days ago)
they all need sun.
analyzer (3 days ago)
korean men aren't all necessarily handsome but they dress soooo well that they actually look good somehow.
A.L. (3 days ago)
I think those interviewed really talked a lot of sense. 👍
Oh My Lord Taecyeon (3 days ago)
If you don’t want your face shown then why bother doing an interview
Sioni Park (3 days ago)
Seriously, I can spend all day watching your videos! I should not do it but I can perfectly spend around 2 hours. Love your contents! I find quite interesting the evolution of the question that have been done. The ideal of a "one full head taller than me" it's really common in the girls who have been reading manga or watching anime.
Gizem Demirkan (3 days ago)
4:17 i am shocked. how is that possible?
SF9 Rowoon: is 192 cm Ideal height: *Am I a joke to you?*
Iris Wildeman (3 days ago)
Tall, older and kind (with kind smile). That would be the ideal. And yes, kdrama gives us western women a look at, obviously, handsome model-like men that are made to be perfect. Always acting cold but then warming up to be super romantic etc. Heck they can even make comic book characters or aliens look beautiful. I'd say So Jisub is someone I'd look for. I didn't like his appearance much at first but the way he smiles and speaks made me fall for him and now I think he's gorgeous haha. Of course men in Korea don't all look like kpop/drama stars. Idols are made like that because of their companies. Natural normal everyday Korean guys look much nicer, friendlier. Wow long story. 😂
Iris Wildeman (3 days ago)
+career guidance I love how sweet he sounds and looks, like an actual genuine nice guy outside his acting roles. Like in his interviews.. such a sweetheart. ☺ plus very handsome 😊
career guidance (3 days ago)
Ya So Jisub is my favorite too. I love his voice.
princess Luna kusuma (3 days ago)
if this is what people think of ALL KOREAN MEN then its a prove of how ignorant people are i mean to think that korean men are all handsome its like thinking that all white people are nice lmfao, its sad at how ignorant it is if its true (that all thinking like that)
Watevz99 (3 days ago)
Lmao DNA by BTS is playing in the background at 3:55
Lalalis (3 days ago)
Everyone and their mom:❤️ Me:Can Yaman ..come thru with that beard
Lalalis (3 days ago)
It’s like everywhere else there might be good looking people but most definitely not all..that’s like saying everyone looks like Justin Bieber
b s (3 days ago)
Gong Yoo is the ideal Korean man 😍😍
Sam Claude (3 days ago)
Is there s female version of this?
MinMin (3 days ago)
i personally dont find paleness the most attractive skin shade, i personally look like a walking cocaine
Barbara Ayleena (3 days ago)
Facial hair? Asian? That combination just doesn't work. Asian can't really grow beard, for what I've noticed.
Ria Rio (2 days ago)
It takes longer for them to grow one, but they can.
Sha M (3 days ago)
“But in the end, what’s important is the actual person.” Wise words, I heartily agree 🙌🏼. Inner beauty always shines the best, looks fade over time.
Tunmise Mabinuori (3 days ago)
To be very honest we been knew all korean men don’t look like kpop or kdrama celebs.Only delusional little koreaboos think y’all are dreamy. To me my fangirling only goes as far as the music and drama no hard feelings. To those ladies saying korean men don’t really look good in beards or stubble🤚🏾🤚🏾🤚🏾they’re tripping here’s a list of these smexy ass korean actors that rock their beards to the max 1. Gong yoo 2. Cha Seung won 3. Son seung heon 4. Kim Kang woo 5. Choi Si-won 6. Jang hyuk(my Daddy) 7. Kim Nam Gil 🤤🤤🤤 8.YOO AH IN 9. Lee Byung hun 10. Choi min soo You need to see how this men pull off their beards but I guess preferences is why they are prejudiced against facial hair.
Jenny (3 days ago)
same with america here, foreigners think that all american males in america r muscular and handsome, but in real life they r definitely not that
eehyetti (3 days ago)
Ji Chang wook is the ultimate Korean man. I’ve never seen a better looking Asian dude.
Pinoy Adobo (3 days ago)
Check out our Filipino actors and actresses so talented and beautiful 😘😘😘😘😘
nuac (3 days ago)
Yra Hoxhaj (3 days ago)
5:02 w..t...f....... why do they still think white = clean and black = dirty
Debrah Banc (3 days ago)
Im 163 cm, and Im the tallest in class 😂
piet jan petersen (3 days ago)
How is that dude a model, looked the least attractive out of all the men in this video.
Triplets 199 (3 days ago)
I see gong yoo, i click
한창선 (3 days ago)
04:48 makes absolutely no sense! So you can’t be well dressed or look clean cut if you have darker skin? 🤔 because those traits are better suited to fair skin? Yeah Ok.....
John George (3 days ago)
I visited Seoul last week for the first time and what struck me was how good looking the men and women are, even though most of the men all have the same haircut.
shineetonight (4 days ago)
what about the ideal image for a woman? ^^
Travis C (4 days ago)
I live in Korea and I’ve yet to see a ugly Korean man on the street. Korean men are fine. Period. 😍🤗
Travis C (16 hours ago)
Johnny Irvine somewhat. Culture wise it’s completely modernized.
Johnny Irvine (1 day ago)
+Travis C It hasn't become more common these days? Is it true that Korean women are interested in Western men?
Travis C (1 day ago)
Johnny Irvine neither, they date within their race which is Korean. You might see a Korean girl with a black or white guy once in a while but that’s it. Straight Korean.
Johnny Irvine (1 day ago)
Travis C do you see more korean guys dating foreign girls or korean girls dating foreign guys?
Travis C (2 days ago)
Nora lol do we know each other... no. don’t make yourself look stupid.
animemachinex3 (4 days ago)
Why is the filter of the video like a post-apocalyptic one? Everything is dull and muted. But love the content still!
Michaeng’s Daughter (4 days ago)
I’m literally gay of all this pretty girls ... help me
南雲Haruya (4 days ago)
Asians are generally known to be short in height, the media is really warping that perception. Expecting all men to be 180cm and up, while the average height is 170cm.
AwkwardUnicorn (4 days ago)
Well I’m just gonna tell y’all one thing 👏NOT👏EVERY👏GUY👏WILL👏LOOK👏LIKE👏KIM👏TAEHYUNG👏
Maia TC (4 days ago)
It's so sad how asians don't really favor long hair, but they look sexy af when they do xD
the pressure they put on themselves wow
Lee Ara (4 days ago)
188cm and 58kg??? DUde is underweight
Hine Porou (4 days ago)
I think all the men they interviewed are attractive and good looking lol
Jacki Allen (4 days ago)
They might not be celebrities but all the men she chose to interview were good looking
Shimmering ring (4 days ago)
For me 185cm 80kg
Solan Piya (4 days ago)
Tbh korean males look damn good in that goblin’s male lead hairstyle
Quicktwosteps (4 days ago)
I don't know. To me, it starts to look like Seungri and the way he associated himself as the Great Gatsby. He's currently has a very bad reputation.
TORU TANIKAWA (4 days ago)
Why Never used "looks" one word insert better! any nation brilliant means Cuz after all "Him-ONE" makes better! New staff poor talented,
Sumida Ryogoku (4 days ago)
Been to Korea once..and most of them are pretty meh
Shibe Shook (4 days ago)
188cm and 58kg? Mate you're hella underweight, that is not good dude
sara D (4 days ago)
10:54 Completely agree!
Aadesh Eshaghi (4 days ago)
Disgusting society of Korea. Gaging.

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