5 ‘Brains Over Brawn’ Male Characters in Kdramas

In every Korean drama, we always find different qualities of the male lead character.

Handsome? Check.
Sense of humor? Check.
Brilliance? You might want to check this out.

Seo Jin Woo

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Who wouldn’t love this guy who showed his great analytical skills after he was accused of stealing in a bus? Using his mental skills, Seo Jin Woo (Yoo Seung Ho) solves cases in Remember-War of Son.

Set up in a setting where justice is not for everyone, this brilliant character will fight for the truth against all odds.

Eun Dae Gu

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Lee Seung Gi in You’re All Surrounded will do anything to find out the truth. Eun Dae Gu becomes a police officer/detective to uncover his mother’s case from years ago.

Using his fantastic intelligence, he will solve cases that will lead him to find the truth.

Choi Dal Po

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Don’t judge the book by its cover in this drama Pinocchio.

Choi Dal Po (Lee Jong Suk) is the kind of guy who sits at the back of the classroom, but he possesses something his classmates and even his father do not know. His mental skill was unveiled when he joined a television game show just to prove his innocence.

Now, who wouldn’t want this guy?

Lee Hyun

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As a child, this character from Hello Monster is skilled in calculating just by having a glance at something, and knowledgeable in different languages. Lee Hyun (Seo In Guk), now a criminal profiler who uses his skills to solve cases, finds the missing puzzle about what happened to his father.

Will he be able to catch the culprit before it catches him?

 Kim Min Joon

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Charm and analytical skills? Those are what Kim Min Joon (Woo Do Hwan) uses as a weapon to help people fight against insurance fraud in drama Mad Dog. After losing his brother in a tragedy, Min Joon never stops looking for justice until the culprit is punished.

Now, being part of Mad Dog, an agency who solves fraud cases, will he get closer to his goal?

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