Ahn Hyo Seop, the South Korean heartthrob, recently graced his Filipino fans with a fan meeting that left everyone feeling like they had just met the star himself in person. The event, filled with memorable moments and heartfelt interactions, was nothing short of perfection, just like the man himself.
The evening kicked off with an electrifying performance of ‘I’m Your Man,” setting the stage for an unforgettable night ahead at Mall of Asia Arena.
In a mini Q&A session, Ahn Hyo Seop shared his excitement about being in the Philippines for the first time. He expressed how happy he was to connect with his Filipino fans and how much he appreciated their warm welcome.
Happy Hour: Messages from Fans
The first segment, “Happy Hour,” featured heartwarming messages from fans. Ahn Hyo Seop, showing his appreciation, even tried some Filipino delicacies like dried mangoes and adobo.
When asked about his music preferences, he revealed his playlist includes artists like Beyoncé and Coldplay. He admitted that he prefers slower-paced songs to loud ones.
Ahn Hyo Seop, known for his calm demeanor, shared that he loves spending time in serene places with fewer people, especially those close to nature. He recommended Seoul Forest for its beauty both day and night.
One of his favorite Korean dishes is steamed chicken with glass noodles and rice, a comfort food that resonates with his quiet and humble personality.
Describing himself as someone who prefers a quiet life, Ahn Hyo Seop admitted to being a bit of a nerd during his school days. He shared how his character in “A Time Called You” is similar to him in some ways, as they both started as pessimists but underwent positive changes through their experiences.
When asked about what his fans mean to him, Ahn Hyo Seop’s response was heartfelt. He expressed that the reason he is where he is today is because of his fans. He shared a special message of gratitude to everyone that’s “here and now,” acknowledging the love they share.
Shooting Time: Fans’ Favorite Shows
During the second segment, “Shooting Time,” fans got to voice their favorite shows featuring Ahn Hyo Seop. “Business Proposal” topped the list, followed by “Dr. Romantic” and “Lovers of the Red Sky.” He also shared his thoughts on his characters in the said dramas and how he related to the role.
Pauljjack Mission: Fun and Laughter
The last segment, “Pauljjack Mission,” was filled with fun challenges. In this segment, Ahn Hyo Seop needs to do the following missions: take a photo with pauljjack, reenact a famous scene line, walk the model runway, participate in a K-pop challenge, and even act out emojis.
Since he completed all the missions, fans received special merchandise from Bench and also had the opportunity to have a Polaroid picture with Hyo Seop.
A Promise to Return
As the fan meeting concluded, Ahn Hyo Seop took the stage one final time to express his gratitude. He promised his fans that there would come a day when they would meet again. With heartfelt words and a touching rendition of ‘Still with You.’
But Ahn Hyo Seop added an unforgettable touch to the evening as he pleasantly surprised fans by descending into the crowd and enchanting us with his piano skills.
Ahn Hyo Seop’s fan meeting in the Philippines was a night to remember. It showcased his genuine love and appreciation for his fans and allowed everyone to connect with the star on a personal level.
As the evening ended, fans left with hearts full of memories, and a promise from Ahn Hyo Seop that they would meet again someday.