Boys Over Flowers is about Jan Di is an average girl whose family owns a dry cleaning store located near the luxurious and well known Shin Hwa College. Jan Di meets the four richest and most spoiled boys known as the F4. After saving a boy from jumping off the roof of Shinhwa High School, she is admitted into the school on a swimming scholarship.
Jan Di tries to avoid confrontation with the F4 at all cost because she knows what happens to those that stand against them. However, when Jan Di’s friend, Oh Min Ji, accidentally gets ice cream on the leader of the F4’s shoes, she’s forced to declare war on the leader of the F4, Goo Joon Pyo.
- Drama: Boys Over Flowers
- Revised romanization: Kkotboda Namja
- Hangul: 꽃보다 남자
- Director: Jeon Ki-Sang
- Writer: Yoon Ji-Ryeon
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 25
- Release Date: January 5, 2009 – March 31, 2009
- Genre: Teen / Romance / School
Set at a famous high school for the super-wealthy, this is a puppy love story centered on a poor girl and the F4 gang of rich kids headed by the rough and fearless Jun-pyo Koo.
Geum Jan-Di (Hye-seon Ku) is a girl from a poor family but has an unrivaled sense of optimism and drive and is by chance admitted to a prestigious private high school.
There she meets the infamous group of four astonishingly good looking and rich boys who are known as F4. The group’s leader is Koo Jun-Pyo (Min-ho Lee), who is a spoiled heir to world-leading conglomerate Shinhwa. He is joined by mysterious and breathlessly handsome Yun Ji-Hu (Hyeon-jung Kim), So Lee-Jeong (Kim Beom), and Song Woo-Bin (Kim Jun). Their love story moves from Seoul to New Caledonia to Macau.
- Boys Over Flowers Torrent Files takes over the KBS2 Mon. & Tues. 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “Worlds Within……” and will be replaced by “The Slingshot” on April 6, 2009.
- Based on manga series “Hana Yori Dango” by Yoko Kamio (published from 1992 to 2004 in Japanese shojo manga magazine Margaret).