Rooftop Prince, starring Park Yoo Chun and Han Ji Min, will be airing in a mainstream channel in Japan.
According to the webpage of channel TBS, Rooftop Prince will air every weekday from June 3 through itsHallyu Select program.
It added, “Rooftop Prince is a drama that garnered support from fans from as much as 36 countries around the world, as they tuned in live to the drama when it aired in Korea. Park Yoo Chun even came to decorate the covers of magazines before Rooftop Prince was to air in Japan. He will come to steal viewers′ hearts with his witty acting and his perfect role.”
Rooftop Prince already aired through KNTV in July 2012, and also went on to air on WOWOW channel after it enjoyed immense popularity. Its DVD has been popular in sales.
A local official said, “After JYJ′s legal issues came to a conclusion and it successfully performed at the Tokyo Dome, the group has become even more popular.”
Rooftop Prince is about how Joseon′s Crown Prince Lee Gak (Park Yoo Chun) goes 300 years into the future to fall in love with Park Ha (Han Ji Min).
JYJ′s Park Yoo Chun again won a Popularity Award at the Paeksang Arts Awards.
At the 49th Paeksang Arts Awards held on May 9, Park Yoo Chun won the Popularity Award in the TV division for his feats in the MBC drama I Miss You. He had taken over 54.2 percent of the votes.
The singer-turned-actor previously won the Rookie Award and Popularity Award at the 47th Paeksang Arts Awards with his first drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal. The next year he won the award with Miss RIpley, making this year the third year he′s managed to win the same award.
He is the first star to win the Popularity Award for three years in a row.
Park Yoo Chun said in his acceptance speech, “Thank you. I′m so thankful that I′ve been receiving this great award every year, and I′ll continue to act happily so that I will win it again next year.”
An official said, “Park Yoo Chun was recognized by officials for his acting skills since his drama debut in 2010, and every year he′s managed to sweep up popularity awards in various ceremonies. We believe the way his character matures with every new piece appealed to his viewers.”
Park Yoo Chun is currently considering his next piece to follow I Miss You.
Yoochun before attending to Baeksung Art Awards