Wi Ha-joon will hold the Manila leg of his 2024 fanmeet tour on September 15, according to entertainment company Applewood.

In its social media posts on June 25, Applewood listed Manila as one of the stops of the “Wi Ha Jun 2023 Fan Meeting Tour: A Wively Day.” 

Aside from Manila, “A Wively Day” will also happen in the other cities across Asia. Here’s the list of the “Wi Ha Jun 2023 Fan Meeting Tour: A Wively Day” stops as of this writing:

  • Seoul – August 17
  • Tokyo – August 25 
  • Osaka – August 27
  • Bangkok – September 7
  • Manila – September 15
  • Jakarta – September 28

Filipino events promoter Ovation Productions, which reposted the teasers of the 2024 fan meeting tour of Wi Ha-joon, is expected to handle “A Wively Day” in Manila. Ovation Productions’ owners are also behind BlastTV, a streaming app being offered for free to Converge and Globe subscribers.

Last year, Filipino clothing brand Bench held a fan meeting for Wi Ha-joon. “Gameplay with Wi Ha Jun” was held a year after his introduction as celebrity endorser for Bench. 

Wi Ha-joon rose to international fame with his portrayal as a cop in Netflix’s “Squid Game” in 2021. In the series, he plays a young cop who, in search of his brother, infiltrates the secret contest where losers die and the winner takes all.

Wi Ha-joon recently played a series of interesting characters that showcased his versatility and strong presence.  

Wi Ha-joon in K-dramas

In “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” with Jung Ryeo-won, the Korean heartthrob performs his first romance lead role. He plays an ex-student who reenters the life of his former teacher and first love. This tvN drama is available to stream on Viu.

In Disney+’s “The Worst of Evil” with Ji Chang-wook,Wi Ha-joon transforms into a 1990s DJ turned gang-leader. His character emerged among Hallyu Dorama’s top K-drama picks last year as one of our favorite villains. 

“Even if he’s the villain, you wanted to root for Wi Ha-joon’s mob boss character. You will want his character to redeem himself until the end,” our co-founder Hannah Petrache wrote.

Meanwhile, in Netflix’s “Gyeongseong Creature” with Park Seo-joon and Han So-hee, Wi Ha-joon portrays a 1940s Korean independence activist. He shows the struggles of a young elite raised in privilege but fully dedicated to a noble yet dangerous cause. His acting reflects the strength and conviction man with a mission as well as the desperation of a cornered one.

Wi Ha-joon in "Gyeongseong Creature."
Wi Ha-joon in “Gyeongseong Creature.” Netflix

Wi Ha-joon’s other recent K-dramas include “Little Women” with Kim Go-eun and “Bad and Crazy” with Lee Dong-wook. He also appeared in “Something in the Rain,” “Romance is a Bonus Book,” and “18 Again.”

Ederic is a Filipino communications worker in the telecom, media, and technology industry.He used to be a social media manager for news at GMA Network, where he also headed YouScoop, GMA News and...

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