Beans of Wisdom: A deeper look at female leads
by | February 12, 2017 | 48 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… In “Tomorrow With You: Episode 1,” gummimochi asked how the hero can time-travel in public without raising suspicions. lina answers in comment #16: Korean people always starring at their cellphone’s screen on the subway, hence they will never notice a cutie time traveller appear... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Feb. 6-12, 2017
by | February 12, 2017 | 195 Comments
It’s hard to say if Introverted Boss’s restructuring is paying off when it dropped a hair in its even episode, but for the show’s sake, it would be nice if it saw some improvement for all its efforts. We won’t really know which way it’ll swing until next week, though,... More »

Drama Recaps
Chief Kim: Episode 5
by | February 11, 2017 | 37 Comments
Sung-ryong is a dastardly snake who only looks for ways to make money, or is he? That’s the question our hero continues to struggle with this episode, as he vehemently denies his new “Mr. Righteous” title. But despite what he says, his actions seem to speak differently, and those around... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | February 11, 2017 | 140 Comments
Happy weekend, everyone! Team Dramabeans is busily planning for our 10-year anniversary bash, so I made sure to squeeze my drama-watching in early this week. I had to make time for Tomorrow With You though! It’s always nice to be excited by something new, so I’m crossing my fingers for... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 11, 2017
by | February 11, 2017 | 83 Comments
Moon Chae-won It’s disappointing that Moon Chae-won (Goodbye Mr. Black) has turned down Bride of the Water God 2017, but I couldn’t quite picture her starring opposite Nam Joo-hyuk (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju), who is still the lead contender to play the water god, so perhaps it’s all for the... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 favorite dramas of all time
by | February 10, 2017 | 473 Comments
javabeans: And here we are, with the last of our 10th-anniversary Top 10 lists! Our initial goal in doing these Top 10’s was to celebrate our 10th birthday, and while we didn’t quite make all 10 fit into our birthday month, better late than never? girlfriday: Since we’re 10 years... More »

Drama Recaps
Missing 9: Episode 8
by | February 10, 2017 | 93 Comments
We finally get some answers regarding the rift between the castaways that started when they lost their friend. Of course, the answers reveal more than the survivors bargained for as they learn that their friend Jae-hyun’s death wasn’t as straightforward as they thought. And in the present, Bong-hee faces another... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Seo-joon, Chun Woo-hee offered new KBS drama Third-Rate My Way
by | February 10, 2017 | 70 Comments
We’ve got a new potential drama pairing to look forward to this spring. Lauded film actress Chun Woo-hee (The Wailing) is being courted to headline a new drama at KBS called Third-Rate My Way. And with only two more weeks of KBS’s current Monday-Tuesday drama Hwarang left to go, it’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Introverted Boss: Episode 6
by | February 10, 2017 | 40 Comments
It’s been a long time since someone rooted for our hero. Hwan-ki finds support from an unexpected quarter as he tackles his fear and explores new social grounds. Having someone in his corner is a new, pleasant sensation for Hwan-ki. It gives him a new perspective on the people he... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #486
by | February 10, 2017 | 291 Comments
Happy Friday everyone! Here is your Open Thread, which is here for you to chat about anything you want, whether it be drama-related or not. Nothing’s off-topic here! Spoilers may be rife, so proceed accordingly.... More »