Drama Recaps
Village: Secret of Achiara: Episode 8
by | October 29, 2015 | 39 Comments
Our heroine turns a corner and happily, finally, exhibits some grit in the face of unpleasantness—nice So-yoon was rather boring to watch, since the extent of her activity seemed to be looking wide-eyed and accepting what everyone said. But shunned So-yoon is, gratifyingly, more proactive and assertive, and it’s a... More »

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D-Day: Episode 12
by | October 29, 2015 | 20 Comments
This episode is all about the tears. So many tears. So. Many. Hye-sung spends the episode in the depths of despair, which might help cement Director Park’s latest attempt to get him fired. Again. But Hye-sung doesn’t need any help to become the scapegoat of Mirae Hospital when he’s ready... More »

Drama Casting & News
Mom and dad spy hijinks for Sweet Savage Family’s first teaser
by | October 29, 2015 | 35 Comments
The first teaser is out for MBC’s new mob family comedy Sweet Savage Family, the drama spinoff of the comedy film franchise Marrying the Mafia. It stars Jung Jun-ho as a mob boss who runs a whole city’s underground, but gets treated like a second-class citizen in his own home.... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 1
by | October 29, 2015 | 110 Comments
So very sweet. TvN’s newest romantic comedy Bubblegum premiered earlier this week, introducing us to one delightful and adorable friendship between a guy who knows everything about the girl who keeps some secrets close to the vest. Even though these two may bicker as the day is long, they’re also... More »

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Six Flying Dragons: Episode 8
by | October 29, 2015 | 104 Comments
Get ready for a bunch of guys having heavy, meaningful conversations with each other—wait, don’t go! This may be one of the most intense hours of television to hit the airwaves recently, though I recognize how hard it is to sell the fact that an episode comprised mostly of dialogue... More »

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Village: Secret of Achiara: Episode 7
by | October 28, 2015 | 28 Comments
Ah, I feel like our characters are finally catching up to speed with the rest of us, now that they’re putting together answers to some of our biggest questions. Next up is figuring out the whys of it all, as some serious doubts crop up and loyalties come into question.... More »

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Sassy Go Go: Episode 7
by | October 28, 2015 | 309 Comments
Just when things seem about to calm down at school and Real King and Baek Ho are getting along, midterm season comes along to throw everyone into a tizzy. Things go pear-shaped when people act out of character from the stress, but new loyalties offer support from unexpected directions. Everyone... More »

Drama Casting & News
Answer Me 1994 meets Answer Me 1988
by | October 28, 2015 | 34 Comments
Oppa-yaaaaaa! Answer Me 1994’s Jung Woo and Go Ara made a surprise visit to the set of Answer Me 1988, which I hope means that we’ll be seeing a cameo from them in the newest installment of the series. Worlds would collide, given how many actors are in both shows,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shin Mina, So Ji-sub weigh in on Oh My Venus
by | October 28, 2015 | 78 Comments
Ah, now we have a proper teaser for upcoming rom-com drama Oh My Venus (I don’t care what KBS says, this clip of a gym workout hardly counts), and it gives us a glimpse into the cute sparring dynamic between leads Shin Mina and So Ji-sub. I have to say,... More »

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Six Flying Dragons: Episode 7
by | October 27, 2015 | 62 Comments
Spies and secret societies and revolutionaries, oh my! Poor Bang-won tries to gain admission into Jung Do-jeon’s adventure club, but even with all his wits and wiles, he can only get so far before running into ghosts from his past. It doesn’t help that everyone and their mother is looking... More »

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Awl: Episode 1
by | October 27, 2015 | 43 Comments
JTBC’s new manhwa adaptation Awl premiered this weekend, and I was impressed with the result: a thoughtfully written, sharply directed story about everyday workers fighting for fair treatment in an unfair corporate world. It’s no surprise that it’s being touted as the next Misaeng, because it has a very similar... More »