Beanie level: Errand boy

‘lo peeps. The very first episode of WHAT”S UP IN DRAMALAND is here.
We cover some industry news and a lot of the upcoming dramas scheduled to air next. As always, our coverage is liberally peppered with our commentary.
Many of you would be already familiar with these topics, but let us know if we managed to add to your drama current affairs knowledge a bit. =P

TIME STAMPS:
—-NEWS
01:47 – Pretty Noona leads to be reunited
04:21 – 3rd season of Voice and 2nd season of Laughter in Waikiki confirmed
06:34 – Strong Woman Do Bong-soon getting US remake
13:40 – SBS and NBS creating new fri-sat drama time slot
—-UPCOMING DRAMAS
18:16 – Touch Your Heart
20:29 – Legal High
21:09 – Trap
22:22 – The Light in your eyes
25:06 – Item
26:19 – Haechi
28:12 – Possessed
29:18 – Hot Blooded Priest
30:28 – Big Issue
31:34 – A question & Saya’s joke.

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Egads
Steven Blackmore
Lia W.
Kimbap Noona
Hades
Gracefulegg

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    I enjoyed every minute of it.

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    Like the new format.

    Shorter + more often = less likely to interrupt and lose my place

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      Awesome. That was the intention. =D
      Quick question. Do the Time stamps help at all?

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        Yes

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        I like the time stamps. If I don’t have time to listen to the whole thing at once and I lose my place, I can find it easily by looking the time stamps.

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          Thanks for telling us that. There’s no way to know how integral it is to most listeners’ podcast experience, but since I always use want time stamps on other podcasts, I really just wanted to have one on ours. Even if it’s just for us. =)

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Hello all. Our Yak is out and it’s the tiniest bit less Long. XD It’s cause we decided news and upcoming dramas need their own home. So, this episode is all about what we’ve been watching, and a new episode titled “WHAT’S UP IN DRAMALAND?” will drop tomorrow, and will cover everything that’s been happening in the industry and what we have to look forward to in Feb.

Thanks to all our patrons for helping us start a second monthly episode!
Check out the planning notes for this month’s episode here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/making-of-yak-24378787

kfangurl’s article on Boyfriend/Encounter – https://thefangirlverdict.com/2019/01/19/dropped-boyfriend-encounter/

TIME STAMPS:
CURRENTLY AIRING
00:02:27 – The Crowned Clown
00:12:30 – Sky Castle
00:22:59 – The Last Empress
00:31:48 – referring back to Crowned Clown
00:36:51 – My Strange Hero
00:45:12 – Boyfriend
COMPLETED DRAMAS
00:56:02 – Top Star Yoo-baek
01:02:50 – Memories of the Alhambra
01:29:40 – Red Moon Blue Sun
01:36:38 – Master of Study

Patrons who support us:
Egads
Steven Blackmore
Lia W.
Kimbap Noona
Hades
Gracefulegg

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Twitter: @dramasoverflow

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    Yay! You keep me entertained while I make dinner.

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    Selfishly I said I wanted more episodes, and yay, that’s just what I’m getting.

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      We want to keep you happy. XD
      But also, we want to make our episodes a little less lengthy. We try to pack so much into the Yak because it’s monthly that the episodes have started to feel bloated. It’s tough on the listeners.
      Fingers crossed that the new episodes find an audience.

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Hello, Good People of the Wall. We’re starting off 2019 with a new Long Yak. @saya already posted about it, but here I am to make sure all seven (?) of our listeners know that the ep is out! XD Hurray!
And as always let us know what you thought in the comments below!

Time Stamps:
00:01:17 – Anisa’s paper on Korea
CURRENTLY WATCHING DRAMAS —
00:09:07 – MY STRANGE HERO
00:26:52 – BOYFRIEND/ENCOUNTER
00:39:21 – THE LAST EMPRESS
00:46:21 – MEMORIES
00:56:43 – JUST DANCE/DANCE SPORTS GIRLS
01:00:16 – TOP STAR YOO BAEK
01:09:47 – MY AJUSSHI
01:13:54 – RED MOON BLUE SUN
01:20:20 – TIMELESS
01:25:24 – MEN ON A MISSION
01:28:51 – YOUTH OVER FLOWERS
UPCOMING DRAMAS —
01:32:53 – THE CROWNED CLOWN
01:35:54 – NEIGHBOURHOOD LAWYER 2
01:36:53 – WHAT’S WRONG POONG-SANG/LIVER OR DIE
01:39:34 – SPRING TURNS TO SPRING
01:42:17 – KINGDOM (NETFLIX)
01:45:01 – ROMANCE IS A BONUS BOOK
01:48:09 – TOUCH YOUR HEART
QS OF THE YAK —
01:53:10 – WHAT DRAMA DID YOU HATE BUT KEPT WATCHING?

Here’s a link to the video about “Da Kine” that Anisa mentions when she talks about Top Star Yoo Baek and “geoshigi”. Shoutout to Dramabeans beanie @PakalanaPikake for sharing it with us – thank you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nxdy6SaeDTQ

ALL HAIL OUR AWESOME PATRONS!
egads
Steven B.
Lia W.
kimbapnoona
hades

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Hey folks! Here is our last Long Yak of 2018. We cover a lot, so it’s slightly longer than usual. I’ll add the timestamps in a comment below.
Have a great end of year, everyone!

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    TIME STAMPS –

    00:02:09 – Email: How to get involved in the Kdrama Fandom?
    00:11:26 – Patreon shoutouts!
    CURRENTLY AIRING –
    00:27:27 – TOP STAR YOO BAEK
    00:45:13 – CLEAN WITH PASSION FOR NOW
    00:56:37 – RED MOON BLUE SUN
    01:01:55 – MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA
    COMPLETED DRAMAS –
    01:13:14 – WHERE STARS LAND/FOX BRIDE STARS
    01:30:25 – TERIUS BEHIND ME
    01:34:46 – FAMILIAR WIFE
    01:36:02 – BEAUTY INSIDE
    01:46:15 – THE SMILE HAS LEFT YOUR EYES
    UPCOMING DECEMBER DRAMAS –
    01:52:29 – Fates and Furies
    01:52:36 – Coffee Please
    01:57:15 – Just Dance/ Dance Sports Girls
    01:59:17 – The Return of Revenge

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We discuss DramaFever, official vs unofficial streaming sites, and fan subs on our latest Long Yak. Enjoy! XD

NEWS:
00:01:17 – DRAMAFEVER
00:34:04 – Our #MeToo Episode Was Used in a University Classroom!
00:35:28 – Patreon
CURRENTLY WATCHING DRAMAS:
00:40:01 – Where Stars Land
00:56:08 – Beauty Inside
01:05:32 – Terius Behind Me
01:12:35 – Player
01:17:28 – Ghost Detective
01:19:35 – Smile Has Left Your Eyes
01:29:43 – Kim’s Convenience
UPCOMING DRAMAS:
01:44:19 – Mama Fairy and the WoodCutter
01:46:38 – Feel Good to Die/Happy if You Died
01:48:28 – God’s Quiz
01:49:56 – Top Star Yoo Baek
01:52:43 – Priest
01:54:47 – Bad Detective
01:56:44 – Clean With Passion For Now
GOODBYES:
02:04:06 – Saya’s Dad Joke

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Hola beanies. @laica and I wanted to find out how the international Kpop fandom views the industry creating their favourite music. So, we got @greenfields and @sicarius to come talk to us:

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    Ooooh I was waiting for this!! Off to listen! ❤️

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    Wohooo~ I’m so excited about this. ^-^

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    ..I’m listening to you girls from the laptop while uploading gifs and pics from my phone.. 😊😊😊

    I’m not a kpop hardcorefan (im more familiar to the older CN Blue and FT Island) but this is informative and educating.

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    Loved listening to you ladies! Made my mundane day that much better 🙂

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    Eeeeeeeek *peers between fingers*

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    This was really interesting. I loved hearing all your thoughts on kpop 🙂
    Thanks @greenfields for talking about TheEastLight’s abuse case. Here’s an update for anyone who’s interested: All four members’ contracts have been terminated by their company. Seokcheol and Seunghyun talked to the police for 5 and a half hours about the abuse. So far the CEO and PD haven’t been arrested yet. The other four members haven’t said anything about the abuse or about their future plans. There seems to be a rift between the members as Seokcheol and Seunghyun are no longer following the other four on Instagram and of the other four, only Junwook is following SC and SH 😥

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      Ah, that’s heartbreaking. Makes what Seokcheol and Seunghyun did that much braver. Poor boys. I hope all of them can go on to do well in their lives.

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      😢 They might need awhile to deal with what they’ve all been through.

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        I’ll be waiting for them, no matter how long it takes. They were one of my top two favorite groups 💛 They are so talented and their performances were so fun.

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    WHAT!?!?!

    Added to travel playlist.

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    Thanks to all of you. I enjoyed every minute.

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    These off the record podcasts are fun to listen to. I hope you’ll do more in the future!

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Okay, so we’re doing something different with this episode. We’re discussing how we came to Korean Dramas and what made us stay. Tell us your stories too!

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    Thanks for sharing!!
    (I’m gonna save this for when I’m fixing lunch in a couple of hours ^^)

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      You know, right when I’m about to hit the publish button, I sometimes wonder if it’s your lunch time yet. XD Not even kidding about this.
      Thanks for listening! (Hugs)

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        Hahaha!! You usually do! It just came earlier today ^^
        Also, I’d mention it before, but my kdrama story is basically the same as Anisa’s! Coffee Prince started my transition from being an anime junkie to a kdrama one, and Gong Yoo oppa will forever be the only oppa in my heart haha <3
        Mysoju was the best thing (or worst, depending from which angle I see it) that ever happened to me. Also, I discovered DB because I found myself accidentally live watching You're Beautiful and didn't understand why there weren't any more eps posted lol

        I loved your stories, I'm impressed with @saya's obsession/dedication heheh. It's the opposite for me when people realize I don't actually speak Korean, they're always like "why? don't you like them a lot?" which, yeah. I've wasted nearly 10 years of my life not learning it!

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          Consider it like this: you spent 10 years living a useful life. I spent 6 years losing sleep and chasing an obsession that pays me no pennies XD

          Thanks as always for making us feel like we’ve spent RL time with you, @natzillagorilla! It brightens up my day big time! <3

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            Tell that to my friends and family who are disappointed in me! lol
            Thank YOU for ‘joining’ me in my food making ^^

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Part 2 of our 6th Long Yak is up, you guys! Below are the timestamps:

CURRENTLY AIRING CHINESE:
00:01:12 – LEGEND OF FUYAO
00:05:03 – METEOR GARDEN

COMPLETED DRAMAS:
00:18:17 – THE UNDATEABLES
00:22:19 – LAWLESS LAWYER
00:26:16 – SKETCH
00:27:49 – ARGON
00:32:19 – WOK OF LOVE
00:37:48 – WHATS WRONG WITH SECRETARY KIM?

UPCOMING DRAMAS:
01:04:20 – FAMILIAR WIFE
01:06:47 – VOICE 2
01:08:35 – LOVELY HORRIBLY
01:10:02 – GHOST DETECTIVE

01:14:26 – QUESTION OF THE YAK
01:34:48 – Penguin joke

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Hello beanies. Our Long Yak is in two parts this month. Here is Part 1 covering Mr Sunshine, Your House-helper, Thirty But Seventeen, etc. Also, we discuss Netflix in dramaland!

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Is it naive that I’m shocked at how excited fans on twitter are about Kim Hyun Joong’s casting in the upcoming KBS time-travelling drama? How exactly are they ignoring the last 4 years of his career?

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    They’re probably all fake accounts paid for by his agency.

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      Some probably. But I followed some of these accounts back to their pages and they’re pretty active drama fans. And a bunch of them are from my country. Which is making me madder. Grrr.

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The FIFTH Long Yak! And for once, we managed to release it before all the dramas had packed up and left the building. XD Check below to find the catnip of your choice!

TIME STAMP:
—CURRENTLY AIRING:
00:01:00 – What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim?
00:15:20 – Spoiler Warning: Skip ahead 2mins 25 seconds!
00:24:00 – Wok of Love/Greasy Melo
00:29:39 – Are You Human Too? (Link to Sarah Rees Brennan’s twitter thread below)
00:38:14 – Sketch
—PREVIOUSLY AIRED:
00:43:40 – Suits
00:44:49 – Because This is My First Life
01:00:29 – We Married As A Job (Japanese)
—K-ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:
01:05:27 – Item 1: Yoon Kyun-sang’s casting in Clean With Passion For Now confirmed
01:08:15 – Item 2: Kim Hee-ae movie about comfort women
01:14:29 – Item 3: Jo Jung-seok and Gummy getting married
01:16:33 – Item 4: Lee Je-hoon & Chae Soo-bin pairing up for Fox Bride Star
01:18:30 – Item 5: Crossdressing sageuk, Mung Bean
01:20:18 – Item 6: BBC shows being remade in Korean
—UPCOMING DRAMAS:
01:23:38 – HouseHelper
01:25:24 – Mr Sunshine
01:28:52 – Let’s Eat 3
01:30:00 – LIFE
01:32:00 – About Her
01:32:36 – My ID is Gangnam Beauty
01:34:16 – Risky Romance
01:35:57 – Thirty but Seventeen
01:39:23 – Time
—QUESTION OF THE YAK!
01:40:49 – Which Drama OSTs have stayed with you long after the story ended?

Twitter: @akdramapodcast
Email: [email protected]

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@laica and I go deep into last year’s best family drama with @lollypip (you guys might recognise the name from all the recaps you keep reading here). This is a deep dive into FATHER IS STRANGE.

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    YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST! thank you for this! *goes off to listen and reminisce and possibly re-watch*

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We’re a week late with this podcast episode, and some of the ‘upcoming shows’ we discussed have already begun airing. But still, we hope you enjoy listening to our fourth Long Yak. (This is starting to get real, people!)
Use the embeded player below to listen to the episode right here, and refer to the timestamps to find what interests you the most. (Cause that’s what we would do.) =D
00:01:27 News Item #1 – Lee Seo-won charged for sexual assault
00:07:58 News Item #2 – Sequel to Signal in the works!
00:08:56 News Item #3 – Lead Hunting For Clean With Passion For Now
00:12:10 News Item #4 – Seo In-guk back from Army and cast in Hundred Million Stars From the Sky
00:16:06 UPCOMING JUNE DRAMAS: Are You Human Too?
00:20:00 What’s wrong with Secretary Kim?
00:25:12 Life on Mars
00:33:24 Grandpa’s over flowers
00:35:20 RECENTLY FINISHED WATCHING: Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food
00:48:52 A Poem a Day
01:02:09 Age of Youth 2
01:04:17 CURRENTLY AIRING: About Time
01:08:13 Wok of Love
01:15:42 Lawless Lawyer
01:19:38 Suits
01:23:00 Sketch
01:26:38 Rich Man Poor Woman
01:36:45 Question of the YAK: What scene have you watched on repeat?
Find us on Twitter: @akdramapodcast

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    al the APAD talk and i am here… with ear to ear grin…and my heart swelled with so much happiness and love and proud… i loved this drama with all my heart n brain.
    you people described APAD in such wonderful way… the best part was how its the life values were appreciated between the lead pair more than just the looks and personality…

    then you mentioned Lee Joon Hyuk and my cheeks are hurting….

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      Lee Joon-hyuk has completely stolen away our hearts. And it was so unexpected! We’re so, SO glad that this drama turned out to be such a heart-warming story. It has this purity and innocence that’s rare in dramaland. We need more of these.

      Thanks for listening, @kdramaswimmer! We love knowing that you enjoyed the episode. =)

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        very correct…i too never expected to even finish APAD let alone be in its trap forever.
        Its this amazing DB beanie world and @raonah who whispered and pulled me in….
        and i agree… everything you said… its one such pure and innocence filled at one place that you cant look away from it. Like in today’s drama world all dramas full of conflicts and fights and so much drama APAD was like Morning Fresh Air to cleanse your soul and heart… to make you a better person.
        And Lee Joon Hyuk is cherry on top (one beautiful cherry)…

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    Yay! Love that you always upload these just when I’m wondering what to listen to while I fix my lunch ^^
    Thanks for sharing!

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@laica unpacks the #metoo movement in Korea with Odessa Jones and @pogo1. They also discuss problematic tropes in dramas and which writers have shown a knack for creating heroes who are swoony yet non-toxic.

I piped in occasionally, and @saya was present in skype chat the entire time. I don’t know why we thought we would have little to contribute, since we were distracting Anisa (laica) with our messages throughout the recording. XD
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Hello people. @saya @laica and I are back with our third Long Yak episode. We chat about Suits, Poem a Day, various DNF’d dramas, the Japanese remake of Signal, and a CDrama that’s pure love.

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    Can’t wait to listen to this!

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      Yay! We do this mental gig every time the listener count goes up by one. And watching the stats is practically what I do all day instead of focusing on the work that actually pays me monies. XP

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    Oh, I was so confused! I thought this was a pic and wondered why I hadn’t gotten a notification on youtube, then wondered where it was when I didn’t see it there ^^;
    My everlasting battle against technology *sigh*
    Anyways, finally listening! Thanks for sharing! <3

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      I was like that, too. Plugged in my phone in the car to get ready to listen. Opened up YT …huh! What?! Had to immediately login to DB to find it. Good thing Paroma had replied to my comment so I was able to find it fast.

      “Everlasting battle against technology ” you and me both, chingu!

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      Ah, sorry about that guys! I’ll have the YouTube one up too. The still image video just needs to finish rendering.
      Also, the trouble with YT is that they pause the play if your screen goes dark (also ads, so many ads!), so we wanted to give listeners an option like soundcloud. =)

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        Oh, no! No worries at all, I was just confused, but listening to it on soundcloud is a great option too ^^
        Also, thinking on starting Only Side by Side with You since everyone comments how half the drama is spent on flashbacks lol I was sold on the premise, but the episode count was too much for me, however…I’ll give it a go considering it won’t reeeeally be 40 heh.
        Thank you!!

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          The first 12 eps are pretty solid, the next 20 are 60% flashback (so lots of skipping), and then they end strong with a good last stretch that’s ALMOST flashback free. XD So, it never *feels* like a 40 episode drama.
          Hope that helps!

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Is anyone else having trouble explaining why *everyone* needs to watch PRETTY NOONA WHO BUYS ME FOOD? We tried to explain it here, but mostly ended up giggling about the show’s unbearable cuteness.

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    I stopped watching at episode 5 but I love hearing you talk so passionately about something you love.

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      Thank you! But why did you stop? Was the storytelling not working for you or was it the godawful netflix subs? (Cause those nearly broke me until @saya found fansubs for us.)

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        LOL @ the godawful subs.

        The pacing of the show was a little slow for me. I could feel the angst building and I don’t think I’m ready to face it. I’ll continue to read the weecaps and listen to you guys discuss this on your next podcast.

        You guys sound a lot better quality wise on this podcast. It was always either you or Saya that sounded far away. Whatever it you’re doing, keep it up!

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Hola guys. This took ages, but here’s the Drama Wrap-up for School 2017. @saya and @laica joined me for this review. Remember to tell us how you liked it! =)

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    Cool, I didn’t know you did this! Thanks. I only have time to listen for 20 minutes. For me, the show was cute, but the romance pushed aside other stories and characters I was interested in (Dae Hwi!) . School 2013 is on another level, totally agree.

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      Thanks for listening! Oh, I wanted a lot more Dae Hwi too! If you like the actor, then @saya suggests Solomon’s Perjury, and I suggest watching his adorable Drama Special “If We Were a Season”. =)
      Oh, and if you really, REALLY liked the podcast, then subscribe to our channel, okay? We’re also on iTunes (the big gun!). =D

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I used to hate her so much as cancer girl, but Ryeo-won is a complete revelation in Witch’s Court. Major girlcrushing is happening right now.

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    And I totally agreed with her when she did that wicked thing. I think it is better get your sexuality found out than being a rapist for the rest of your life when you’re actually the victim!

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      I do too. The choice should have been his, yes, but as she correctly points out — she’s a prosecutor not a lawyer. Her job is to get criminals behind bars and not let sexual predators like the Professor roam free.

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        And I’m wondering why her coworkers and her boss can’t understand this simple thing! She was screaming at Ma Yi Deum asking how the guy would face the world after this, but I guess she didn’t think that he’ll have to suffer worse consequences if he was proven guilty of sexual assault.

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Ahoy! Just dropped the newest podcast episode. Laica joined Saya and me for our review/fangirling of the much loved Fight My Way. (Also, surprise! We actually stick to the topic at hand this time!) =D

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And it’s up! First Impressions of Manhole by Saya and Laica.

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