The OG K-drama oppa has a special present for his fans on his birthday.
You’ve read it right, Boys Over Flowers and Tale of the Nine Tailed fans. South Korean actor Kim Bum is coming to the Philippines to meet his Pinoy fans in Manila and Cebu on September 22 and 23.
As per the announcement of his agency, King Kong by Starship, Kim Bum will be making rounds around Asia for his 2023 Asia Fan Meeting: Kim Bum Between U and Me. The tour will kick off in Tokyo, Japan, on August 25 and end on October 9 in Seoul, South Korea.
2023 Asia Fan Meeting—Kim Bum: Between U and Me
Coinciding with his 34th birthday, Last July 7, Kim Bum’s agency officially announced the dates of his fan meetings in Asia—and fans, particularly of the mega-hit series Boys Over Flowers, were quick to spot not only one but two Philippine dates.
To recall, the Hallyu star made his acting debut in the 2006 K-drama series The Daring Sisters. However, his portrayal of one of the esteemed F4 members in the internationally acclaimed 2009 phenomenon, Boys Over Flowers, catapulted him to fame. Most recently, Kim Bum graced the screens in several noteworthy dramas, including the 2020 Tale of the Nine Tailed and its spin-off Tale of the Nine Tailed: 1938, as well as in one of Netflix’s best legal dramas, Law School, and the fantasy medical series Ghost Doctor.
From his participation in South Korea’s most notable dramas—Dream (2009), The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry (2010), Padam Padam (2011), Goddess of Fire (2013), and That Winter, The Wind Blows (2013)—to becoming a villain in 2016’s Mrs. Cop 2, there’s no denying Kim Bum’s versatility as an actor, which has solidified his status in the industry.
Thanks to his remarkable roster of K-dramas, Kim Bum has garnered a devoted fan base, for whom he holds deep appreciation. As a gesture of gratitude, Kim Bum embarked on the Between U and Me Asia tour, connecting with his fans across the region. Here’s a quick look at the schedule of his Asia fan meeting:
- August 25 – Tokyo, Japan
- September 3 – Jakarta, Indonesia
- September 16 – Bangkok, Thailand
- September 22 – Manila, Philippines
- September 23 – Cebu, Philippines
- October 9 – Seoul, South Korea