Drama Recaps
Oh Hae-young Again: Episode 6
by | May 18, 2016 | 299 Comments
We finally learn a bit about the past, and a little insight into why things ended up the way they did for Do-kyung. Things are not always as they seem, not that it excuses lack of communication and abandonment, but it may offer a reasoning that softens the blow. But... More »

Drama Casting & News
Auditions draw over 700 hopefuls in search for Joo-won’s Sassy Girl
by | May 18, 2016 | 67 Comments
Open call casting auditions have started for the drama remake of My Sassy Girl, the new youth sageuk adaptation starring Joo-won (Yong-pal) from production company Raemong Raein (Sungkyunkwan Scandal).... More »

Drama Recaps
Mirror of the Witch: Episode 2
by | May 18, 2016 | 98 Comments
I found the lighter tone of this episode to be a pleasant surprise, after the darker and more gruesome — but absolutely gripping — first episode. I don’t think the differing tones are at odds with each other; the show balances the two well, even within one episode. In all,... More »

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Dear My Friends: Episode 1
by | May 18, 2016 | 31 Comments
Esteemed screenwriter Noh Hee-kyung is back with a slice-of-life drama which sets out to prove that even though one may be old, one is forever young at heart. Dear My Friends was specifically chosen to celebrate tvN’s 10th anniversary, and while a story predominately about people in their 60’s-80’s may... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh Hae-young Again: Episode 5
by | May 17, 2016 | 257 Comments
Having the other Hae-young around starts to mess with our Hae-young’s life in some pretty significant ways. She’s finding it difficult to maintain her confidence when the source of her lifelong inferiority complex is right in her face every day, reminding her that she’s never measured up. What’s worse is... More »

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Jackpot: Episode 15
by | May 17, 2016 | 26 Comments
Our hero plays a game with no rules except the rule of honor, making for a surprisingly restrained showdown with the gambler who was set up to be the worst out of those that Dae-gil’s had to face. Some interesting ideas are put forward only to be swiftly retracted, but... More »

Drama Casting & News
Go Ah-sung joins Odagiri Joe in new season of Japanese Midnight Diner
by | May 17, 2016 | 16 Comments
Talented young actress Go Ah-sung (Heard It Though the Grapevine) will be guest-starring in a story arc in the next season of Japanese slice-of-life drama Midnight Diner (aka Shinya Shokudo). The first season of the series aired in 2009, and due to its popularity, subsequent seasons were aired in 2011... More »

Drama Recaps
Mirror of the Witch: Episode 1
by | May 17, 2016 | 80 Comments
Well. *unclenches hands from armrests* That was certainly intense. I didn’t expect JTBC’s new fantasy-historical drama Mirror of the Witch to be quite so dark, but I’ve gotta say, it’s really working. The promos did give it a good mystical flair, and it was definitely coming across very fairytale-esque. But... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hwang Jung-eum traps her tiger man in Lucky Romance
by | May 17, 2016 | 55 Comments
I have to say, it’s pretty refreshing to meet a drama heroine who blurts, “Just sleep with me once!” Of course, she has her reasons for being so forward — Lucky Romance is the new MBC rom-com about a woman so obsessed with luck, fortune, and fate that she takes... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin drops in on Oh Hae-young Again for cameo
by | May 17, 2016 | 52 Comments
Aw, sometimes (or maybe most times) I really wish drama cameo appearances were longer. Yeon Woo-jin has just been announced as making an appearance on tvN’s newest hit, Oh Hae-young Again, and I feel like I’m just gonna want to see more of him. (It was this PD, Song Hyun-wook,... More »