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[ENG TRANSL] Na In Woo - MK Sports (2021) Interview

February 11, 2021

Disclaimer: Article is roughly translated. It may contain inaccuracies. Please pardon any mistakes.


Q: Introduce yourself in 5 words.

Na In Woo: A hard-working person.

Q: What are your strengths?

Na In Woo: I may take a while to do something, but once I get to it, I can absorb anything like a sponge.

Q: How do you spend your days off?

Na In Woo: I’m usually tense, so when I’m on a break, I try to ease the tension as much as possible. I tend to spend time relaxing.

Q: Do you have any hobbies? Or anything you want to try?

Na In Woo: I like music, so I spend time playing the guitar. I’m currently learning how to play the guitar. I’ve never tried playing wind instruments before, so I’d like to learn them when I get the chance.

Q: Do you have a favorite color?

Na In Woo: I like the blue color. I feel good looking at the sky during the day.

Q: What food do you enjoy eating these days?

Na In Woo: Beef! I absolutely love meat!

Q: Any food you hate?

Na In Woo: I’m not lying when I say there’s no food that I hate. I’m also someone who tries something I’ve never tried before.

Q: What was for lunch today?

Na In Woo: I had a cup of iced americano. Iced Americano even in the winter! (Because I’m on a diet)

Q: Since you’re on a diet, what food are you craving at the moment?

Na In Woo: Pizza, hamburger, jjajangmyeon, and other flour-based foods.

Q: Are you a fan of any celebrities?

Na In Woo: Kim Rae Won sunbaenim! I’ve been a fan since before, and I’m really happy he came back with a new drama (Luca: The Beginning).

Q: Three things you would bring to an uninhabited island?

Na In Woo: A friend, matchbox, and potato.

Q: When are you happiest throughout the day?

Na In Woo: When I take a shower at the end of the day, and I go under the blankets after drying up! That’s when I feel the happiest.

Q: What animal would you choose to represent you? And why?

Na In Woo: I think of myself as a human... but, many people say I’m (like) a ‘big dog’... (I choose) a dog!.. Also, I’m born in the Year of the Dog.

Q: What do you think of when you look in the mirror?

Na In Woo: “I’m getting older too”. I thought I wouldn’t grow old.

Q: I’m curious about your usual (fashion) style.

Na In Woo: I have a fixed look. In the summer, short-sleeved shirts and jeans. In the winter, a hoodie and long padded jacket.

Q: If you were to confess your shortcomings?

Na In Woo: I’m not good at talking, so I tend to speak slow.

Q: What’s your biggest concern nowadays?

Na In Woo: How can I spend my later years healthily?

Q: “Thanks to ___, it’s worth living in this world.” Fill in the blank.

Na In Woo: Fans! The love and support that they always give me really strengthen me.

Q: Is there a modifier that you want? Or anything you want to hear from the public?

Na In Woo: (That I’m) an actor who’s good at acting.

Q: What’s your go-to karaoke song?

Na In Woo: Im Chang Jung’s “A Glass of Soju.” I never forget to sing this song.

Q: What season do you like?

Na In Woo: I like summer the most because it’s a season where I’m active and I don’t gain weight.

Q: How do you relieve your stress?

Na In Woo: I like playing games. I relieve stress by playing games.

Q: Do you have any habits?

Na In Woo: When I’m nervous, or restless, I have a habit of biting my lips.

Q: What is the biggest part of your life these days?

Na In Woo: After filming a historical drama for 7-8 months, the vocalization I used in the drama has become a habit. I’m trying my best to change it back to my usual tone.

Q: What is your small yet certain happiness?

Na In Woo: Being lost in silence.

Q: What advice would give yourself 5 years ago?

Na In Woo: “It would be nice if you loved yourself more.” It’s still difficult right now, but I wished I was looked into myself earlier on.

Q: What do you think you’ll be like in 10 years?

Na In Woo: Someone who is 10 times better than myself at present.

Q: What image do you want to show the public?

Na In Woo: I want to show a unique image, something that’s outside the box.

Q: If you have the opportunity to guest on a variety show, what program would you choose?

Na In Woo: 1 Night 2 Days! They look friendly with each other in a family-like relationship. I’m a homebody so there are many places in Korea I haven’t visited. It’ll be fun to go around our country and create memories.

Q: Is there anything outside acting you’d like to try?

Na In Woo: I want to try being in a band. I want to professionally learn guitar and upload performances. If I get the chance, I really want to try it.

Q: What kind of color does the actor ‘Na Inwoo’ have?

Na In Woo: I think I’m an actor with a variety of colors. I’m an actor that goes well with any color, and I can blend in.

Q: Is there an actor you want to work with?

Na In Woo: Ha Jung Woo sunbaenim. He looks very pleasant and has good leadership. If I work with him, I think I’d be able to learn a lot.

Q: What does acting mean to you?

Na In Woo: “Borrowing a soul.” Whenever I get a new role, I make an invisible soul visible through acting.

Q: Shall we pick one wish you want to achieve this year?

Na In Woo: I hope everyone, including me, would be healthy in body and mind. Also, if possible, I’d like to have a fan meeting. I’ve never had one, and I think it will be a place where I can repay those who love and support me.

Q: Any closing remarks?

Na In Woo: I love you, everyone!

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