Coffee Prince Episodes

Coffee Prince episodes are all coffee prince episodes of the Coffee Prince drama, a South Korean drama called Coffee Prince that represents the real potential of the 10th anniversary of Gao Yu. Fans have called for a second season with Gong Yu and Eun Yu Hai for years, but will this milestone anniversary finally trigger the much-awaited “Coffee Prince episode. 

Coffee prince also was known as “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince,” this drama follows the life of Go Eun Chan (Yoon Eun Hye), a resilient tomboy who acts as the breadwinner for her family. She works multiple part-time jobs to make ends meet, including food delivery via motorbike and teaching Taekwondo. Because of her androgynous looks and her baggy clothing, Eun Chan is often mistaken as a boy. But she doesn’t mind; she’s got a family to feed and has no time for gender normativity.

On the other hand, we have Choi Han Kyul (Gong Yoo), the heir of his family’s food company and irresponsible troublemaker. After seeing some of Han Kyul’s pictures while he was abroad in America, Han Kyul’s family cracks down on his careless behavior and sets him up on blind dates. Han Kyul, however, is pining over his first love, Han Yoo-Joo (Chae Jung-an), who also happens to be the ex-girlfriend of his cousin Choi Han-sung (Lee Sun-Kyun).

If you think that’s confusing, you haven’t heard half of it! After bumping to Eun Chan and mistaking her for a boy, Han Kyul hires Eun Chan to be his gay lover to avoid the arranged dates. Considering her financial situation and the large pay, Eun Chan swallows her pride and chooses to accept… without mentioning that she is, in fact, a girl. After receiving an ultimatum from his grandmother, Han Kyul takes over a rundown coffee shop to prove that he is capable. Eun Chan, desperate for money, begs Han Kyul for a job and continues to hide her gender. Sparks start to fly and things start to get… well, dramatic.

For those of you new to K-dramas, I will be clear with you: this show is a heartbreaker

Coffee Prince is well known for its complicated love triangle, which is exacerbated by the cross-dressing elements. Pseudo-homosexuality is explored through the drama and reveals a powerful and true message that “love is love.” As a contender and straight female, I do not feel it is my place to say whether the use of the pseudo-homosexuality trope is or not. I will say that Korean society is generally less progressive on sexual orientation and, I think, this drama offers a healthy portrayal of love regardless of gender. As far as I am aware, this was the first gender bender drama to really take off in Korea and many others followed in its wake. 

We can’t go wrong with liking anything that Gong Yoo is in, especially with this break out hit. If it weren’t for Coffee Prince, the world may have never been graced with his beautiful eye smiles and that is not a world that I want to live in.

If it wasn’t obvious yet, I love the leading lady of this drama. She’s not only the bread-winner of her family but also a Taekwondo master — she literally kicks butt! She’s also responsible, incredibly hardworking, and eats like it’s nobody’s business (which it isn’t). You can’t help but root for her throughout the drama. When Eun Chan hurts, you hurt; when she smiles, you smile; and when she cries, you cry. This girl has an infectious personality and if you have ever dealt with self-confidence issues before, you will relate to this girl and will feel every bump of her emotional roller coaster.

In true host club fashion, there’s a character in this drama who’s bound to tickle your fancy: you’ve got the lovable idiot, the sociable player, and the quiet, mysterious guy. You also can’t beat the owner who is not too bad to look at himself.

I have recommended this drama to new viewers of Korean dramas various times and it has consistently been a favorite. The first couple episodes are slow and the “coffee shop” plot doesn’t kick in until around episode four, but once you get to this point the drama really starts to come alive.

If you’re not a fan of the “girl pretends to be a guy and guy doesn’t know” plot, then this may not be your cup of tea. If you are a fan of realistic characters and authentic emotional scenes, memorable and colorful characters, and beautifully written dialogue that stands the test of time then this is the drama for you.

The following is a list of episodes of Coffee Prince, a Filipino romantic-comedy series adapted by Des Garbes Severino, which premiered on GMA Network on October 8, 2012, on GMA Telebabad block. The series ended on November 23, 2012, with a total of thirty-five episodes.

The series is based on Sun-mi Lee’s novel and MBC‘s 2007 hit Korean television series, The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince. The series is directed by Ricky Davao.

The forty-five-minute scripted drama follows the lives and loves of Andy, a girl who disguises herself as a man just to get the job in a coffee shop and Arthur, a happy-go-lucky and wealthy bachelor whose paternal grandmother pushes him to settle down and start a family. In order to avoid the constant request from his relatives, he will hire Andy to pretend as his gay lover without even knowing that the latter is a real woman. Coffee Prince episodes list for all are details following-

1–5 “Instant Breadwinner” October 8–12, 2012
After the death of her father, Andy Gomez instantly became the breadwinner of the family. To sustain their daily needs, she earns a living as a tricycle driver and taking odd jobs like delivering water or food orders. But one day, Andy finds herself in need of a big amount of cash to pay her family’s debts. On the other side of the story is Arthur Ochoa, a happy-go-lucky and impulsive heir to a huge coffee company. Arthur’s grandmother, Mamita made an arrangement for Arthur to work at the coffee shop that they own.
6–10 “The Coffee Prince” October 15–19, 2012
Andy pretends to be a guy to bag a job in Coffee Prince—a coffee shop owned by the cocky Arthur. Arthur, however, has his share of problems too. His grandmother Mamita constantly pressures him to settle down. To be free of his granny’s consistent prodding, Arthur offers Andy a contract—in which “he” must pretend to be his gay lover in exchange for a huge amount of money. Andy is left with no choice but to take the opportunity to pay her family’s debts. Meanwhile, Andy meets Errol—his prince charming.
11–15 “A Table for Four” October 22–26, 2012
It is the re-opening of the shop—Coffee Prince—and it seems to turn out to be a big hit. After a hard day’s work, Arthur and Arlene meet up late at night. Meanwhile, Andy and Eroll go on a big date. As they head off to the art gallery show, Andy learns how coincidence and fate have played with her, yet again.
16–20 “Perfect Blend” October 29 – November 2, 2012
Arthur gets to bond with Andy’s family in Batangas. As they spend more time together, the latter can’t control her emotions and starts to fall in love with Arthur. Andy’s mother Beth and sister Mylene ask her if she likes Arthur but Andy says it’s impossible for Arthur to like her since he knows she is a guy. Meanwhile, Mang Ernie, while intoxicated, asks Arthur to take care of Andy since he treats her like his own daughter. He even confesses to him that Andy is really a girl. But Arthur ignores his revelation.
21–25 “Romance Brews” November 5–9, 2012
Arthur can’t seem to comprehend the feelings that stir inside of him when Andy and he are around together. He sends pastries to Andy’s family which will trigger the idea that he is courting her. But Andy is starting to have feelings for Arthur; she’s just denying it because she’s frightened that she will end up getting hurt again. But her mother, Beth, and Mang Ernie will persuade her to tell the truth. When Andy finally decides to confide her true identity, she will see Arthur and Arlene together, kissing each other.
26–30 “Bittersweet Revelation” November 12–16, 2012
In spite of the presence of Arlene in his life, Arthur can’t deny that his days aren’t complete without Andy. Confusion strikes and Arthur starts to question his own sexuality. Meanwhile, Mamita will meet an accident and Arthur will be blamed. Arlene, on the other hand, will discover that Andy is not a “he” but a “she”.
30–35 “The Last Sip” November 19–23, 2012
Arthur feels hurt and betrayed when he finds out the truth about Andy’s real identity. Meanwhile, Andy decides to leave for Singapore and pursue her scholarship. Afraid of losing the girl he loves, Arthur stops her and forgives her. The drama ends with Arthur and Andy swearing eternal love for each other in front of their families and loves ones.

Coffee Prince episodes are collected by many people for coffee prince episodes of the drama. The life of Go Eun Chan is not easy; she works many jobs to pay off debts and even gave up her feminine image. Choi Han Kyul is the heir of a big food company, but his grandmother wants him to settle down, so she arranged many dates for him. After Eun Chan bumped into Han Kyul and was mistaken for a boy, Han Kyul decided to hire Eun Chan to be his gay lover to avoid the arranged dates. Desperately in need of money, Eun Chan had no choice but to accept. Han Kyul’s grandmother also made Han Kyul in charge of a filthy coffee shop in danger of being bankrupt. Eun Chan begged to work at the coffee shop, and not long after, feelings start to spark, except, how would Han Kyul accept his “homosexuality”.

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