London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

LKL’s top keywords

Interested in the people and other things that interest us? Here are the most frequently written-about people and places on this site. The list is sorted into the following sections: Visual artists and designers | Movie directors | Writers | Musicians and bands | Actors, dancers and other folks | Places in Korea | Locations outside of Korea.

Pro users, researchers and archivists will want to check out the full list of people and other keywords here.

Artists

Here are the top 50 visual artists, craftspeople and designers covered in LKL:

Shin Meekyoung (55) Bongsu Park (36) Hwang Jihae (32) Bae Chan-hyo (31) Lee Jae-hyo (31) Kwon Soon-hak (29) Francesca Cho (29) Young In Hong (28) Lee Ufan (27) Paik Nam June (27) Je Baak (26) Soon Yul Kang (25) Choi Jeong-hwa (25) Lee Sea-hyun (24) Chun Kwang-young (24) Suh Do-ho (23) Hur Shan (23) Park June Bum (22) Lee Yong-baek (22) Jukhee Kwon (21) Jung Yeon-doo (21) Gwon Osang (21) Yun Sung-feel (21) Bae Joon-sung (20) Kim Ayoung (20) Yang Haegue (19) Kim Ha-young (18) Min Joon-hong (18) Lee Bul (18) Park Seo-bo (18) Lee Lee-nam (17) Park Hyo-jin (16) Kwon Dae-hun (16) Lee Hyung-koo (16) Shin Kiwoun (16) Kang Ik-joong (16) Debbie Han (15) Kim Ji-eun (aka The Drawing Hand) (15) Park Sung-wook (15) Lee Kang-hyo (15) Kang Yiyun (15) Park Chan-kyong (15) Kimsooja (15) Ku Hye-young (14) Kim Whanki (14) An Myung-nam (14) Choi Yoon-suk (14) Baik Hyunjhin (14) Chun Joo-hee (13) Kang Eemyun (13)

Directors

Here are the top 50 directors covered in LKL:

Hong Sang-soo (48) Park Chan-wook (44) Im Kwon-taek (41) Bong Joon-ho (38) Lee Chang-dong (32) Kim Ki-duk (29) Kim Ki-young (25) Kim Jee-woon (25) Shin Sang-ok (24) Im Sang-soo (22) E J-yong (20) Lee Jun-ik (19) Jang Sun-woo (18) Lee Man-hee (16) Ryu Seung-wan (16) Kim Tae-yong (15) Bae Chang-ho (13) Yu Hyun-mok (13) Jeong Ji-yeong (13) Im Soon-rye (12) Kim Dong-won (12) Kim Hong-joon (11) Lee Yoon-ki (11) Na Hong-jin (11) Won Shin-yeon (10) Hur Jin-ho (10) Lee Myung-se (10) Yeon Sang-ho (9) Park Kwang-su (9) Yi Seung-jun (9) Lee Kyoung-mi (9) Song Il-gon (9) Kang Woo-suk (9) Jang Jun-hwan (9) Kwak Kyung-taek (9) Kang Je-gyu (8) Leesong Hee-il (8) Kim Bora (8) Han Hyung-mo (7) Kim Sung-hoon (7) Ahn Jae-hoon (7) Zhang Lu (7) Yang Ik-june (7) Kim Han-min (7) Yoon Ga-eun (7) Daniel Gordon (7) Lee Kwang-guk (6) Cho Jungrae (6) Lee Jang-ho (6) Han Hye-jin (6)

Authors

Here are the top 50 authors covered in LKL:

Hwang Sun-won (60) Hwang Sok-yong (56) Various (55) Park Wan-suh (53) Kim Young-ha (48) Shin Kyung-sook (42) Kim Dong-ni (38) Ko Un (36) Yi Mun-yol (35) Han Kang (31) Choe Yun (30) Oh Jung-hee (30) Yi Cheong-jun (29) Pyun Hye-young (28) Keith Howard (27) Park Kyung-ni (27) Yi Kwang-su (25) Kim Dong-in (24) Yi Hyo-seok (23) Chae Man-sik (23) Choi In-hun (22) Yi Sang (21) Hahn Moo-Sook (21) Kim Hyesoon (21) Bae Suah (21) Kim Aeran (21) Choe Cheong-hui (21) Kim Seung-ok (20) James E Hoare (20) Hyeon Jin-geon (19) Kim Yu-jeong (18) Hwang Sun-mi (18) Dal Yong Jin (18) Gong Ji-young (17) Kyung Hyun Kim (17) Nick Bonner (17) Trad / anon (16) Han Yujoo (16) Hwang Jungeun (16) Sonu Hwi (16) Krys Lee (16) O Yong-su (16) JM Lee (15) Kim Bo-young (15) Cho Nam-joo (15) Jieun Kiaer (15) Don Baker (15) Choi In-ho (14) Kang Kyong-ae (13) Oh Tae-seok (13)

Musicians

Here are the top 50 musicians and bands covered in LKL:

Kim Hyelim (67) BTS (41) Youn Sun Nah (35) Jambinai (27) Kim Sun-wook (26) PSY (26) Joo Yeon Sir (25) Won Il (22) Unsuk Chin (21) Dulsori (21) Park Jiha (19) Baramgot (17) Girls Generation (17) Kim Jihye (17) BoA (17) Younee (17) Big Bang (16) Cho Seong-jin (16) Jang Young-gyu (15) Yun Isang (15) Wonder Girls (14) Jung Jae-il (14) Heo Yoon-jeong (14) Shilla Ensemble (14) Park Kyungso (13) Sarah Chang (13) Lee Aram (13) Park Soona (13) Black String (12) B.A.P (12) Baek Minjung (12) CNBLUE (11) Jung Ji-eun (11) Lee Heemoon (11) Park Woojae (10) Blackpink (10) Yeo Grace (10) Epik High (10) Hwang Byungki (10) Yu Byung-yun (10) KARA (10) Seo Taiji (10) haihm (10) Leenalchi (9) Lee Soo-young (9) Ahn Sook-sun (9) Winterplay (9) Shinhwa (9) Dal:um (9) Super Junior (9)

People

Here are the top 50 actors, dancers, choreographers and other people covered in LKL:

Rain (33) Moon So-ri (30) Lee Byung-hun (24) Lee Hyori (22) Jeon Ji-hyun (20) Ahn Sung-ki (19) Lee Young-ae (19) Jeon Do-yeon (18) Song Kang-ho (18) Park Jihyun (18) Bae Doo-na (18) Lee Jiyoon (17) Sarsfield Kiejo (17) Ahn Eun-me (16) Cha Jinyeob (16) Ha Jung-woo (16) Choi Min-sik (16) Kim Yu-na (15) Jang Dong-gun (13) Choi Eun-hee (13) Sung Im Her (11) Sol Kyung-gu (11) Hwang Jung-min (11) Park Ji-sung (10) Cho Yong-min (10) Youn Yuh-jung (10) David Heather (10) An Sonjae (Br Anthony) (10) Lee Jung-jae (10) Uhm Jung-hwa (9) Yi Chul-jin (9) Kim Yoon-seok (9) Kim Bora (9) Kim Min-hee (9) Jung Woo-sung (8) Kim Tae-hee (8) Kang Dong-won (8) Yoo Hae-jin (8) Lee Eon-jeong (8) Choi Ji-woo (8) Kim Ok-bin (8) Lee Yerin (7) Park Hae-il (7) Hyun Bin (7) Song Hye-kyo (7) Son Ye-jin (7) Son Heung-min (7) Kim Yun-jin (7) Shin Jeong-ah (7) Won Bin (7)

Places in Korea

Here are the top 50 places in Korea covered in LKL:

Seoul (152) Gyeongsangnam-do (99) Sancheong-gun (77) Jeju-do (63) Jongno-gu (36) Gyeonggi-do (32) Jeollanam-do (28) Jung-gu (23) Chungcheongnam-do (22) Tongyeong-si (20) Gyeongsangbuk-do (18) Seogwipo-si (14) Busan (14) Jeju-si (13) Gyeongju-si (10) Kangwon-do (10) Hadong-gun (9) Taean-gun (9) Gwangju Metropolitan City (9) Haenam-gun (8) Suncheon-si (8) Jeollabuk-do (7) Gwacheon-si (7) Boryeong-si (7) Pyeongchang-gun (6) Wando-gun (6) Buyeo-gun (6) Yongsan-gu (5) Hapcheon-gun (5) Mapo-gu (5) Gangneung-si (5) Yeosu-si (5) Gangnam-gu (4) Chungcheongbuk-do (4) Goheung-gun (4) Jeonju-si (4) Geoje-si (4) Suwon-si (4) Yongin-si (4) Gongju-si (4) Andong-si (4) Seosan-si (3) Mungyeong-si (3) Seodaemun-gu (3) Sinan-gun (3) Incheon-si (3) Hamgyongbuk-do (3) Paju-si (3) Yeoju-si (3) Hwasun-gun (3)

Locations outside of Korea

Here are the top places oustide of Korea covered in LKL:

Kingston + New Malden (123) Japan (86) USA (34) China (31) New York (26) Vietnam (17) Sheffield (15) Paris (15) Liverpool (13) Manchester (10)