Here’s What Viewers Are Saying About The Chemistry Of Park Hyung-sik And Han Yoo-joo in “Happiness”

“Happiness” (2021) is an apocalyptic-thriller Korean series, starring Han Hyo-jooPark Hyung-sik, and Jo Woo-jin.

It was broadcast in November 2021 through TVN with the highest nationwide viewership rating of 4.1% on its last episode. It also gained much attention from international audience through the streaming platforms, Viu and iQIYI as well as generated buzz on Twitter for weeks with trending hashtags and topics.

It garnered an average score of 8.4/10 through IMDb with 1,500 votes and a rating of 9.0/10 from 8,507 users on My Drama List. Google reviews show a 4.9/5 rating with 2,827 votes.

Majority of the viewers absolutely loved the entire series with its narrative and plot. Although the story revolves around fighting the pandemic, dealing with human behaviors during crisis, and finding cure for the disease, the audience was also drawn to the subtle romance between the main leads.

Here’s a compilation of what the viewers are saying about the chemistry of Park Hyung-sik and Han Yoo-joo in “Happiness”:

  • “Badass couple. I’m totally in love with Park Hyung-sik and Han Yoo-joo chemistry, they were just perfect and although the main theme isn’t the romance, the way they acted with each other transmitted it perfectly, they were so cute and badass at the same time, really a powerful couple!” – chiaramariecapritta
  • “Han Hyo Joo and Park Hyungsik could express sparkling chemistry and deep true love through even small acts and gestures, through their eyes and slight smiles despite lack of any specific romantic scene. Amazing job of two actors!!” – poetwarrior16
  • “Would seem pretty cliche to some because of the backdrop and the flesh eating virus but the leading couple’s chemistry elevate it for me.” – michelleeichu
  • “Some scenes did get a bit repetitive though and they felt kinda dragging, fortunately it was overshadowed by the charming main leads and the whole detective/mystery nature. THAT slow burn romance though, I would say, was easily the drama’s cherry on top!” – cile-chan
  • “Park Hyung-sik and Han Yoo-joo pair was extraordinary. They completely stole the show. Their chemistry was good.” – dheerajdesai-13449
  • “Even if there is no indication from producers on romance genre, Saebom and Yihyun are the best couple of this year, and their love is more convincing than in any rom-com – you will not regret!” – wildsik
  • “Park Hyung-sik and Han Yoo-joo did an amazing job. Their chemistry was on fire. They nailed their every scene.” – eishatariq
  • “The cast is so good especially the baseball boy/ badass girl vibe.” – romena-57425
  • “I could go one for hours about how good Park Hyungsik & Han Hyojoo look together. Their chemistry was one of the highlights of the show. It’s not on romance genre but still gave me vibes from time to time they should definitely do another drama together.” – toakhatun
  • “I like actor Park hyungsik that’s the main reason I watch this series. He proves that his strength not only lies in romance but many other fields like this. It is just so fun to watch him and Hanhyojoo together. They have great chemistry.” – Joyfulunicorn
  • “Actor Park Hyung Sik delivers outstanding performance, even in his action parts! Actress Han Hyo Joo projects an aggressive role, yet remains adoringly feminine, and so funny! PHS as Yi Hyun and HHJ as Sae Bom is a ‘match made in heaven,’ with the couple delivering pure Happiness and deep devotion for each other!” – forhyungsik
  • “Perfect Partner Pairing as Cop Couple. Both leads nails their roles very well and are extremely marvelous!!” – Licy Goh
  • “I also loved the subtle romance between PHS and HHJ, they really made my heart flutter even without much skin ship, they looked so adorable on screen. HHJ is such a beautiful and talented actress, I instantly became a fan and am currently watching her other series and movies. PHS is a charmer and his physique suited him very well ,he looks more manly now. ” – sherwoodbrooklyn
  • “The cast is very very charismatic. Special praises is for leads’ acting: Park Hyungsik and Han Hyo Joo who delivered very strong chemistry of not-so-fake married couple are just gorgeous in their comeback project.” – milda-50315
  • “Saebom-Yihyun relationship IS the standard. It is purely healthy relationship without obsession/possesion/manipulation and whatever else. Kudos to both lead actors who were able to show us such a wonderful realistic chemistry. Unforgettable duet of Han Hyo Joo and Park Hyungsik.” – pauline-45576
  • “Park Hyung-Sik and Han Hyo-joo are the best on-screen couple.” – prarthanaranasinghe
  • “The ML and FL are both very competent and have a great bond/relationship with subtle hints of romance but nothing overt… yet it does seem to be growing and still makes my rom com heart flutter.” – Carolyn Wang
  • “Our main leads, the power couple, took this to the whole new level! Their chemistry, their Acton, their care towards each other, they made every second count shown in.” – Shin Chan
  • “The chemistry between the main leads is so on point, no doubt they have my whole heart!” – Straw Blush
  • “Despite it being a non-romantic kdrama, they were still able to deliver the sweet moments very well and the chemistry between the two leads, Sae-Bom and Ih-Hyun, was beyond my expectations.” – Rose Ann Gustillo
  • “This is not a typical romantic k drama. You won’t get much romantic scenes either but the chemistry between HHJ and PHS was on fire . Their love didn’t need word to express.” – Aishi Barai
  • “The fact that this drama is a thriller and has that tiny bit of romance in it just makes it that good. I love the main character’s overall chemistry and the interviews of them just make it that much better.” – Claudia Mwotter

Synopsis: An apocalyptic thriller that takes place in a time in which infectious diseases have become the new norm.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Action fiction, Fantasy television
No. of episodes: 12
Starring: Han Hyo-joo, Park Hyung-sik, and Jo Woo-jin
Written by: Han Sang-woon
Directed by: Ahn Gil-ho
Date: November 5 – December 11, 2021
Network: TVN, Viu, and iQIY