Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 13
by | November 3, 2015 | 42 Comments
It’s no surprise that Hye-sung returns to do his job, but it’s still a relief. Clearly, DMAT meant and did very little without his willingness and skill to address the worst case scenarios. Heartbroken and overall broken Hye-sung is hard to watch, and though we still see the remnants of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Sung-min returns to tvN to headline new drama Memory
by | November 3, 2015 | 54 Comments
They should just give Lee Sung-min his own parking space at tvN, don’tcha think? He and Sung Dong-il could high-five each other on their way in and out of the network’s high-profile shows. After starring in their 2014 mega-hit Misaeng, he’s returning to the cable network in 2016 to headline... More »

Drama Recaps
Bubblegum: Episode 2
by | November 3, 2015 | 89 Comments
Good news! We’ve decided to recap Bubblegum after all. I’m so taken with this show and it’s comfortable, languid tone, adorable friendship, and interesting cast of characters. In this second episode we learn more about Ri-hwan and Haeng-ah’s past and how it informs their present relationship… and there’s a lot... More »

Drama Casting & News
Secret writer returns with new melodrama
by | November 2, 2015 | 72 Comments
The writer of 2013’s hit melodrama Secret is coming back with a new drama, and if you liked Secret’s brand of addictive makjang (a heroine trampled by society who bounces back, a hero burning for revenge who falls in love with his target) you may also enjoy this new series,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Jin-hee, Lee Jia fall in love across time and in dreams for Snow Lotus
by | November 2, 2015 | 35 Comments
It’s only a two-episode drama, but SBS has announced an airdate later this month for Snow Lotus, a fantasy melodrama starring Ji Jin-hee (Blood, I Have a Lover) and Lee Jia (Thrice Married Woman) that traverses dreams and reality and apparently also the time-space continuum, since the love story incorporates... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oh My Venus’s rain-soaked trainer, ex-boyfriend, and rival
by | November 2, 2015 | 79 Comments
I wish I knew what turned So Ji-sub into a sad rain-soaked puppy. I’m sure we could think up a few ways to make it all better. Here’s another batch of stills from the set of KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday romantic comedy Oh My Venus, starring Shin Mina as a lawyer... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Suzy transforms into Joseon-era singer in Dorihwaga (Sound of a Flower)
by | November 2, 2015 | 55 Comments
Historical film Dorihwaga (English title: The Sound of a Flower), based on a true story about a famous pansori master and the pupil who becomes the country’s first official female pansori singer, is set to premiere later this month and recently released these promo posters and stills. The promos mostly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Seo-joon, Go Ara, Park Hyung-shik courted for historical drama
by | November 2, 2015 | 71 Comments
My first thought with this casting news is, Wow, that’s a pretty cast, followed closely by, Please don’t be 50 episodes long. ‘Cause I want to be watching this drama if they get these actors to sign on. A new sageuk is in the works called Hwarang, about the young... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Thing vs. Thing: Underdogs and overdogs
by | November 1, 2015 | 71 Comments
girlfriday: I love Sassy Go Go. Okay, maybe I love Ji-soo in Sassy Go Go, but whatever, same diff. javabeans: I have a love-hate relationship with it, in that it’s super cute, but also makes my blood boil. girlfriday: What? But everybody loves a good underdog story! javabeans: Yes, and... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Dramas on vacation, in the hospital, and all night long
by | November 1, 2015 | 30 Comments
Thanks to everyone who sent in addiction stories! To submit, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   Louisa writes about her “Oh My Traveling Ghostess” experience: I’ve been a long time K-drama watcher and so has my sister.... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 1, 2015
by | November 1, 2015 | 74 Comments
Ji Chang-wook At a recent press conference for his new album, which drops mid-November, Ji Chang-wook announced that he’s making his singing debut in China. His management team, Glorious Entertainment, has partnered with China’s Bravo Music to promote and distribute Ji’s music in the country, and he’ll be kicking off... More »