Ryu Shi won


Ryu Si won(born October 6, 1972) is a South Korean actor and singer. After he made his debut in the KBS dramaFeeling(느낌) in 1994, Ryu pursued a singing career.On December 12, 2004, Ryu went with a Taiwanese actress to Singapore for the presentation of the Star awards to Singaporean actors in the Mediacorp Star Awards 2004 . The event was broadcast on Mediacorp's TV Channel 8 .Ryu revealed that he is the 14th-generation descendant of the Joseon Dynasty Prime Minister, Yu Seong-ryong .After one of the dramas he appeared in-"Beautiful Days"- was aired in Japan, he has become very popular there. He's been very active both as an actor and a singer in Japan lately.Ryu has studied photography for three years and has produced his own promo photos. Because of this, in 2009, he worked for the very first time with his co-actor Ko Soo and he is the man behind Ko's very first photo diary, "24 Hours with Ko Soo". It spans approximately 100 shots, which will be produced as a DVD. He also gives support to Ko for his career.

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 Ryu Shi won's TV series

  • 2012:Goodbye, Dear Wife(Channel A)
  • 2010:Hancho(Japan, TBS)
  • 2009:Ochaberi(Japan, TBS)
  • 2009:Style(스타일, SBS)
  • 2007:Joshideka(Japan, TBS)
  • 2007:Dondo Hare(Japan, NHK)
  • 2005:Koino KarasawagiDrama Special (Japan, NTV)
  • 2005:Wedding(웨딩, KBS)
  • 2003:She's Cool!(그녀는 짱, KBS)
  • 2002:Since I Knew You(그대를 알고부터, MBC)
  • 2002:The Shining Sunlight(그 햇살이 나에게, MBC)
  • 2001:Beautiful Days(아름다운 날들, SBS)
  • 2000:Secret(비밀, MBC)
  • 2000:Truth(진실, MBC)
  • 1998:Paper Crane(종이학, KBS)
  • 1998:Purity(순수, KBS)
  • 1998:세상 끝까지(MBC)
  • 1997:완벽한 남자를 만나는 방법(KBS)
  • 1997:Propose(프로포즈, KBS)
  • 1997:행복은 우리 가슴에(SBS)
  • 1996:사랑할 때까지(KBS)
  • 1996:곰탕(SBS)
  • 1995:Blue Sky(창공, KBS)
  • 1995:The Campus Love Song(캠퍼스 연가, MBC)
  • 1994:Feeling(느낌, KBS)

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 Ryu Shi won's Discography

Japanese studio albums

YearAlbum InformationChart positions
Total sales
2004 Yakusoku(約束?, "Promise")
  • Released: December 1, 2004
  • Label:Sony(AICL-1595)
2005 Kosumosu(秋桜?, "Cosmos Flower")
  • Released: October 5, 2005
  • Label:Tokuma(TKCA-72915)
2006 Asian Blow
  • Released: May 10, 2006
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73020)
2007 With You
  • Released: May 23, 2007
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73190)
2008 Sōten no Ai(蒼天の愛"Azure Love"?)
  • Released: June 4, 2008
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73331)
2009 Mangekyō(万華鏡"Kaleidoscope"?)
  • Released: November 4, 2009
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73485)
2010 Ulala(麗~ULALA~~"Bright"?)
  • Released: April 7, 2010
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73517)
2011 Donnatokimo(どんな時も"Whenever"?)
  • Released: October 5, 2011
  • Label: Avex Trax (AVCD-38388)

Other Japanese albums

YearAlbum InformationChart positions
Total sales
2008 Ryu Siwon Ballad Best Album
  • Ballad compilation album
  • Released: November 19, 2008
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73378)
2009 Ryu Siwon Single Collection
  • Released: April 22, 2009
  • Label: Tokuma (TKCA-73423)
Ryu Siwon no Racing Diary Kōshiki OST(リュ・シウォンのレーシングダイアリー公式OST"Ryu Siwon's Racing Diary Official OST"?)
  • Collection of songs used in Ryu Si won's Korean racing TV show
  • Released: May 22, 2009
  • Label: E-Motion (EMOC-01)

Korean Albums

  1. Change(November 1995)
  2. Dream(September 1999)
    • Re-released in Japan on April 13, 2005. Reached #35 with 12,000 copies sold.


ReleaseTitleNotesChart positionsOricon
OriconSingles Charts
BillboardJapan Hot 100*
2005"Sakura"(?, "Cherry Blossoms")Certified gold by the RIAJ 2139,000Kosumosu]]
"Himawari no Rhapsody"(ひまわりのRhapsody?, "Sunflower Rhapsody") 578,000
2006"Natsu no Yume/Suki Desu, Suki Desu"(夏の夢/好きです、好きです?, "Summer Dreams/I Like You, I Like You") 263,000Asian Blow
"Only One]]" 343,000
2007"Babylon" 439,000
"Hana no Kubikazari"(花の首飾り?, "Flower Necklace")The Tigerscover 250,000Sōten no Ai
2008"Aishiteru"(愛してる?, "I Love You") 5 1837,000
"Kimi to Boku"(君と僕?, "You and Me") 4 1832,000Ryu Siwon Single Collection
2009"Cafe Wonderland" 9 2826,000Mangekyō
"Memu"(女夢-Memu-?, "Dreams of Women") 5 4422,000
2011"Aishitai Kimi o Aishitiai"(愛したい 君を 愛したい?, "Wanna Love You, I Wanna Love You")First single underAvex 7 5914,000TBA
"Negaiboshi"(願い星?, "Wishing Star") 14 TBATBA
*Japan Hot 100 established February 2008.

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 Ryu Shi won's Awards

  • 1996: KBS Best New Actor Award
  • 1997: KBS Most Popular Actor Award
  • 1998: KBS Most Popular Actor Award
  • 1998: KBS Best Actor Award
  • 1999: TV Most Popular Award (35th Paeksang Arts Awards )
  • 2000: MBC Best Actor Award
  • 2005: New Artist of the Year Award (19th Nippon Gold Disk Awards)
  • 2005: Most Popular Award (47th Nippon Record Awards)

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 Ryu Shi won's See also

  • Contemporary culture of South Korea

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