Where Your Eyes Linger (너의 시선이 머무는 곳에; Neoeui Siseoni Meomuneun Gote) is a Korean web series which aired from May 22 to June 12, 2020 on the W-STORY app in South Korea and on Viki.
It was directed by Hwang Da Seul.
18-year-old high-school student Han Tae Joo (Han Gi Chan) is the sole heir of a powerful conglomerate. His closest friend of fifteen years is another student, Kang Gook (Jang Eui Soo), who has been hired by Tae Joo's father to also act as his unofficial bodyguard.
When Tae Joo encourages Gook to go on a date, the two are confronted with the realization their feelings go beyond friendship.
Where Your Eyes Linger contains examples of the following tropes:
- Abusive Parents: Tae Joo's father
- Bodyguard Crush: Tae Joo and Gook's friendship evolves into this
- Chick Magnet: Gook
- Childhood Friends: Tae Joo and Gook
- Coming-of-Age Story
- Defeat Equals Friendship: Kim Pil-hyun
- Did Not Get the Girl: the boy in this case, Choi Hye Mi does not end up with Kang Gook
- Fast Forward to Reunion: Tae Joo and Gook reunite after three years
- Green-Eyed Epiphany: Tae Joo
- Green-Eyed Monster: Tae Joo when Gook goes on his date. He doesn't even realize at first jealousy is what's making him angry.
- Happy Ending
- Held Gaze
- I Didn't Mean to Turn You On: Tae Joo. Gook asks him to stop provoking him.
- Innocent Cohabitation: Tae Joo and Gook live together because Gook isn't allowed to let Tae Joo out of his sight. This extends to sleeping in the same bed.
- Intimate Hair Brushing
- Love Hurts
- Men Don't Cry: Averted.
- Missing Mom: Tae Joo's mother
- New Transfer Student: Choi Hye Mi
- Obfuscating Disability: Tae Joo pretends to be hurt worse than he is, even using a fake cast, to get Gook to take care of him
- Oblivious to Love: Tae Joo is not only unaware of Gook's feelings, but also unaware of his own until Gook goes on a date.
- Official Couple: Tae Joo and Gook
- Queer Romance: it's South Korea's first LGBT drama
- The Big Damn Kiss: in the final episode Tae Joo and Gook finally kiss
- The Tease: Tae Joo
- They Do
- Unresolved Sexual Tension: Tae Joo and Gook
- Why Couldn't You Be Different?: Tae Joo's father towards Tae Joo
- Will They or Won't They?