‘Dal Ja’s Spring’

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Romantic-comedy drama recommendations
by | November 28, 2009 | 294 Comments
Since I’ve had a lot of requests for drama recommendations following You’re Beautiful, I thought I’d put this up as its own post. I may be spotty with some of the other genres out there, but I’m ALL about the trendy drama! The following is a list of my recommendations (and some that are not... More »

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The Year in Review, Part 3: Dahee Fanel’s drama round-up
by | December 28, 2007 | 47 Comments
[And now for Dahee Fanel‘s comprehensive take on the past year! –javabeans] First of all, I’d like to bow my head in deep gratitude to Javabeans, the highly esteemed writer of this blog, for inviting me to post a few thoughts here. I hope she won’t regret her decision after reading what I have to... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
The Year in Review, Part 2: Thunderbolt’s hits and misses
by | December 27, 2007 | 56 Comments
[And now, please give your warm welcome to guest blogger Thunderbolt, who shares with us her year-end review! –javabeans] Has this happened to you? You’re reading a book on the bus or train and all of a sudden you burst out laughing. Everyone’s staring but you can’t stop grinning. And all because that line you... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
The Year in Review, Part 1: The Best of 2007
by | December 26, 2007 | 58 Comments
A month ago, I asked y’all, How was 2007 for you? I was thinking of the year-end wrap-up I would be writing, and wanted to see how you thought the dramas were this past year. I’ll be rolling out my year-in-review posts over the next few days (because one post just isn’t enough!). I also... More »

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Korean Dramas & Family Relations
by | June 14, 2007 | 40 Comments
Lately, I’ve noticed something about the dramas I’ve been watching, which is that I’ve been finding — more so than the big dramatic romantic turns — that the most affecting, moving moments are family-related. There’s just something that Korean dramas do that captures family elements so well. They don’t try to make you cry with... More »

Drama Casting & News
Random Song Comparison: DAL JA, AEGISSHI
by | March 27, 2007 | 14 Comments
. I was listening to the newly released OST for the new show Hello! Miss, which is cute and lively to match the cute and lively show itself. I’m a big fan of music (could you tell?) and drama soundtracks, because I think the songs used in a show do a tremendous job of establishing... More »

Drama Recaps
Dal Ja’s Spring: Episode 22 (FINAL)
by | March 16, 2007 | 91 Comments
Episode 22: “Spring Comes Again, Flowers Bloom Again!” If I had to sum up Dal Ja’s Spring’s last episode in one word, it would be “lovely.” So many sweet, funny, lovely moments! It made me laugh and cry, but did so without exaggerating any overly wrought drama, which I appreciated. As we see a montage... More »

Drama Recaps
Dal Ja’s Spring: Episode 21
by | March 15, 2007 | 14 Comments
It’s a week of finales! This Wed-Thurs sees the ends of Goong S, Dal Ja’s Spring, AND Surgeon Bong Dalhee. Phew! Episode 21:”People Unskilled In Love” Dal Ja tells us, there are a few instances a woman says, “Let’s break up.” It could be to add a little tension in a relationship (to keep it... More »

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Dal Ja’s Spring: Episode 20
by | March 8, 2007 | 16 Comments
Episode 20: “What It Is To Live As A Woman” Dal Ja is summoned by her mother and grandmother, who tell her to hurry and fix a wedding date… Dal Ja objects, saying they’ve never discussed it before, but her mother insists she’s not getting any younger. They’re already living like a married couple anyway.... More »

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Dal Ja’s Spring: Episode 19
by | March 8, 2007 | 8 Comments
Episode 19: What It Is To Live As a Man Dal Ja recaps her past relationships as she jumps (literally) over their “hurdles,” represented literally on a racetrack. There was the Sae Do the womanizer, Eom Ki Joong the married man, Tae Bong the younger man, and their parents’ disapproval…... More »