Drama Recaps
Hwarang: Episode 17
by | February 14, 2017 | 148 Comments
There’s only so long you can hold a grudge against someone before things blow up, and Sun-woo and Ji-dwi are quickly approaching that moment. Both are angry and resentful of the other and unwilling to back down. But a situation arises that will force them to work together or declare... More »


Drama Recaps
Voice: Episode 7
by | February 14, 2017 | 26 Comments
The “skeleton in the closet” takes on a whole new meaning as Jin-hyuk investigates the truth behind the old woman hoarder and her real estate connections, while Kwon-joo discovers that the old woman isn’t all that she appears to be. The truth may seem obvious at first glance, but there’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
KBS revisits “variety drama” format with upcoming comedy The Best Hit
by | February 14, 2017 | 13 Comments
KBS hinted at this last year, and now we have confirmation that the station is indeed reviving its hybrid “variety drama” format, which it initially attempted back in 2015 with The Producers. The new comedy series is titled The Best Hit, and although it’s not technically a Producers Season 2,... More »


Drama Recaps
Tomorrow With You: Episode 3
by | February 13, 2017 | 175 Comments
We’re back to check in on our diligent hero and the woman who is inexplicably part of his future. For someone who says he isn’t interested in her, he seems to be fixating on her quite a lot, traveling constantly to the future to learn what he can, though these... More »


Drama Casting & News
Smiling shyly and hiding feelings in The Liar and His Lover
by | February 13, 2017 | 64 Comments
Lee Hyun-woo’s’s (Moorim School) upcoming drama The Liar and His Lover released its first teasers that show beautiful closeups of the baby-faced actor and his leading lady, Red Velvet’s Joy. The drama is a Korean adaptation of the Japanese manga Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru about the innocent love story... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Night blindness and meaty crying
by | February 13, 2017 | 57 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Name That Drama From a Music Video Hey Beanies, So I was just listening to Onew’s “In Your Eyes” from To The Beautiful You and I realized I had never seen... More »


Drama Casting & News
Man to Man confirms April premiere on JTBC
by | February 13, 2017 | 32 Comments
At last, we have a confirmed airdate for Park Hae-jin’s new drama Man to Man, which will be JTBC’s new Friday-Saturday series this April after Strong Woman Do Bong-soon ends. JTBC’s other pre-produced drama The Package was initially being considered for the timeslot, but it went to Man to Man... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Jae-young returns with OCN suspense thriller Duel
by | February 13, 2017 | 19 Comments
Cable station OCN has pretty much cornered the market on dark, slickly produced procedural and crime thrillers, but thankfully has also figured out how to give each one a slightly different angle so that they feel like separate entities rather than all jumbling together. This new drama, Duel, sounds like... More »


Drama Recaps
Chief Kim: Episode 6
by | February 12, 2017 | 44 Comments
As Sung-ryong embraces his new identity as Mr. Righteous, he starts to see that it can be fun to be nice, and that there are rewards that feel almost as nice as money: gratefulness, fame, and maybe even a certain girl’s heart. When he acts this honest, it sure seems... More »


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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 »