Drama Recaps
Ma Boy: Episode 3 (Final)
by | September 4, 2012 | 83 Comments
We wrap up mini-drama Ma Boy with Episode 3, which shows that being pegged into a particular genre and market have little to do with telling an effective story. There’s plenty of lightness and laughs in this episode in particular, which wraps up the soonjung-manhwa-esque story neatly and cutely. I know there’s nothing terribly novel... More »

Drama Recaps
Ma Boy: Episode 2
by | August 28, 2012 | 61 Comments
I will say this about Ma Boy: If the entire thing must hinge upon a single conceit, then at least it’s got that one conceit down pat. Because Hyun-woo (er, idol Sun-woong) is so pretty in both gender personas that you really can’t take your eyes off him sometimes. The show continues with its frothy-light... More »

Drama Recaps
Ma Boy: Episode 1
by | August 21, 2012 | 129 Comments
Aww, this show is super cute. The gender-bender mini-drama Ma Boy initially got on my radar for its simple twist of taking the very familiar girl-dresses-like-boy-to-infiltrate-boy-world premise of so many dramas, and giving us a boy dressing as a girl. I know, right? Finally! Some of the cross-dressing offerings in dramaland have been awesome and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ma Boy serves up gender-bender school romance… with a twist
by | August 8, 2012 | 106 Comments
There’s another gender-bending youth romance on its way… but before you write this one off, there’s one big difference from all the others: This time the boy’s dressed as a girl. Hee. It’s about time! The short mini-drama is called Ma Boy and the main character is played by Kim So-hyun, a child actress you... More »