The Best of “Welcome to Wedding Hell”

Weddings are usually the be-all and end-all of happily-ever-afters in most romance K-dramas. They portrayed weddings as this magical new beginning for characters. And usually, we jumped from the proposal scene straight to the wedding day scene without knowing what happened in between. That’s probably because, in reality, wedding preparation can be difficult as hell.…

First Impression: Jinxed At First

Drama Profile Title: Jinxed at First (English title) / Jinx's Lover (literal title)Main Cast: Seohyun, Na In-wooWriter: Jang Yoon-miPD: Yun Sang-ho (River Where the Moon Rises)Timeslot: Weds. & Thurs. 21:50Network: KBSOTT: iQIYI / VIKIEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy Romance Plot Synopsis: The series tells the story of a man who regards his unfortunate life as his destiny…

Shooting Stars | Series Review

Shooting Stars is a romance-comedy series set inside an entertainment company. Looking at the premise alone, this series might come off as that ordinary rom-com filled with a trite love story and overly ridiculous comedic sequences. But it turned out, it was a rom-com done right. Like most romance stories, Shooting Stars banked on its…

First Impression: Woori the Virgin

Drama Profile Title: Woori the Virgin / From Today We Are (Literal Title)Main Cast: Im Soo-hyang, Sung Hoon, Shin Dong-wookWriter/PD: Jung Jung-hwa (The Wind Blows)Timeslot: Friday and Saturday 22:40Network: SBSOTT: Viu, VikiEpisodes: 14Genre: Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: Woo-ri is a 29-year-old woman who has lived a straight life guided by her strict grandmother. She dreams…

The Best of “Monstrous”

Written by Train to Busan creator Yeon Sang-ho, Monstrous is a six-episode thriller series that tells the story of a supernatural phenomenon that happened in Jinyang County. This TVING’s offering has a shorter length with only 30-minutes per episode. Its running time might be contentious to some since Monstrous’ plot had a lot of potential…

Pachinko | Season 1 Review

“A woman’s life is endless work and suffering. There is suffering and then more suffering” this particular quote from the best-selling novel written by Min Jin Lee was what struck me the most as I’ve leaped through pages after pages of her multi-generational epic. Because amidst all the other engaging subplots in her book, everything will…

First Impression: Shooting Stars

Drama Profile Title: Shooting Stars / Sh**ting StarsMain Cast: Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-daeWriter: Choi Young-wooPD: Lee Soo-hyun (The Witch’s Diner)Timeslot: Friday and Saturday 22:40Network: tvNOTT: Viu, iQiyi, Viki, TVINGEpisodes: 16Genre: Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: Shooting Stars is about people in the entertainment industry who take care of top stars. They bleed, sweat, and shed tears…

Five Lifesavers: Comforting K-dramas in Different Life Stages

It’s been five years since we started sharing our love for K-dramas through this blog. Half a decade of expressing our thoughts – good and bad – and writing love letters to our lifesavers. But my relationship with K-dramas has long started even before we decided to create a home for our thoughts. Different K-dramas…

First Impression: My Liberation Notes

Drama Profile Title: My Liberation Notes (English Title) / My Liberation Diary (literal title)Main Cast: Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Suk-ku, Lee ElWriter: Park Hae-young (My Mister)PD: Kim Suk-yoon (Law School)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday 22:30Network: JTBCOTT: NetflixEpisodes: 16Genre: Drama Plot Synopsis: Three siblings, exhausted by the monotony of day-to-day adulthood, seek to find fulfillment and…

EXO’s DO, Lee Se-hee to lead upcoming KBS drama about prosecutors

EXO's D.O. / Do Kyung-soo (100 Days My Prince) and Lee Se-hee (Young Lady and Gentleman) are confirmed to lead the upcoming KBS drama, True Sword Battle. The series will revolve around a prosecutor who uses expedient methods in achieving justice against corrupt authorities. Do Kyung-soo will play the lead role of Jin Jung, a…

Park Ji-hoon, Choi Hyun-wook, Hong Kyung to star in wavve’s action school drama

Park Ji-hoon (At a Distance, Spring is Green), Choi Hyun-wook (Twenty-Five, Twenty-One), and Hong Kyung (Lovers of the Red Sky) have been confirmed to star in the upcoming wavve series entitled Weak Hero (literal title). Weak Hero is an action school drama based on the popular webtoon of the same time. The story centers around…

Lee Seung-gi, Lee Se-young, Kim Seul-gi confirmed for KBS romance drama

Hwayugi co-stars Lee Seung-gi (Mouse) and Lee Se-young (The Red Sleeve) will be working together again in KBS' upcoming drama Love According to the Law (literal title). The romance series will be based on the hit webnovel of the same name by writer Noh Seung-ah. it is a love story that will unfold in a…

Lee Jin-wook, Lee Yeon-hee confirmed for Kakao TV’s new romance drama

Lee Jin-wook (Bulgasal: Immortal Souls) and Lee Yeon-hee (The Game: Towards Zero) have been confirmed to star in Kakao TV's upcoming romance drama Marriage White Paper (literal title). The 12-episode series will revolve around a couple in their 30s while they prepare for their marriage. It will capture the reality of marriage preparations from the…

Jung Woo, Lee You-mi, Kwon Yul, Park Se-young team up for new tvN sports drama

Jung Woo (Mad For Each Other), Lee You-mi (All of Us Are Dead), Kwon Yul (No, Thank You 2), and Park Se-young (Special Labor Inspector Mr. Jo) have all been confirmed to star in tvN's upcoming drama Mental Coach Je Gal-gil (literal title). The sports drama is about a former national athlete who quits after…