First Impression: Reflection of You

Drama Profile: Title: Reflection of You / Person Who Looks Like You (literal title)Main Cast: Ko Hyun-jung, Shin Hyun-been, Kim Jae-young, Choi Won-youngWriter: Yoo Bo-ra (Rain or Shine)PD: Lim Hyeon-wook (A Person You May Know)Timeslot: Wednesday/Thursday 22:30Network: JTBCEpisodes: 16Genre: Drama thriller Plot Synopsis:  Based on the novel by writer Jung So-hyeon, Reflection of You follows…

Police University | Series Review

Police University has made good of its promise of being a youth drama filled with admirable friendships and mentor-mentee bonds. In the premiere week, they clearly established that the series will revolve around honest cop Yu Dong-man (Cha Tae-hyun) and the hacker-turned-police-in-trainee Kang Sun-ho (Jung Jin-young). The first arc of the series was really about how…

K-Variety Shows You Can Watch In-Between Your K-Dramas

When you like watching ongoing K-dramas, there will always be this lull time in-between episodes when you would always feel lost and don’t know what else to do with life (er, or at least your precious free time). Instead of scrolling endlessly on your streaming app, we list down Korean Variety Shows that you could…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 12 (Finale)

We’ll always have Yulje. Episode 12 Recap The finale episode quickly started with Chae Song-hwa getting an emergency call while on her way to Yulje. Yang Seok-hyeong, meanwhile, was already in the hospital and came across the other OB/GYN staff in a crowded elevator. Unlike in the past – where he would skip those crowded…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 11

Sometimes you need to realize you always have someone you can lean on. Episode 11 Recap Episode 11 opens with Chae Song-hwa entering Lee Ik-jun’s office to leave her birthday gift on his table. She wrote a simple ‘happy birthday Lee Ik-jun’ on the note and leave only to come back a moment later because…

Dimpled Goddesses: Korean Actresses with Lovely Dimples

Dimpled Goddess: Korean Actress with Lovely Dimples The greeks and the romans have been writing poems about women blessed by the deities with a perfect imperfection called gelasin – that indentation that appears in the cheek when someone smiles. And if the ancient poets are still alive today they would probably croon about these Korean…

First Impression: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

Drama Profile Title: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (English title) / Seaside Village Chachacha (literal title)Main Cast: Shin Min-a, Kim Seon-hoWriter: Shin Ha-eun (The Crowned Clown)PD: Yoo Je-won (Hi Bye Mama)Timeslot: Saturday/Sunday 21:00Network: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Romance-comedy; slice-of-life Plot Synopsis: In the hopes to start over, dentist Yoon Hye-jin decided to move from Seoul to Gongjin. As she tries…

First Impression: Lovers of the Red Sky

Drama Profile Title: Hong Cheon-gi (literal titled) / Lovers of the Red Sky (English title)Main Cast: Kim You-jung, Ahn Hyo-seop, Gong Myung, Kwak Si-yangWriter: Ha-eunPD: Jung Tae-woo (Hyena)Timeslot: Monday/Tuesday 22:00Network: SBSEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy romance sageuk Plot Synopsis: Based on the novel of Jung Eun-gwol (the same author of The Moon Embracing the Sun and Sungkyungkwan…

The Best of “Doom at Your Service”

Doom at Your Service can be sum up with this paradoxical description: a seemingly tragic love story with a happy ending. Our star-crossed lovers Myeol-mang and Tak Dong-kyung had to go through a lot of trials and sufferings before they finally got their own kind of happily ever after. Here are the best things about…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 10

I can now breathe easier as my favorite characters finally found the strength to lay everything out in the open – their truths as well as their hearts. Episode 10 Recap Just like what Kim Jun-wan told Do Jae-hak last week, he arrived at the ICU one minute after Jae-hak called. The emergency call has…

Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-dae confirmed to star in new tvN rom-com

Lee Sung-kyung (Dr. Romantic 2) and Kim Young-dae (Penthouse 3) are sworn enemies turned to lovers in the upcoming tvN rom-com entitled Shooting Star. The two have been confirmed to star in the series which will tell the story of people working in the entertainment industry. Lee Sung-kyung takes on the role of Oh Han-byul, a…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 9

This episode is for everyone who keeps on doing their best even when no one is watching.  Episode 9 Recap The ninth episode of Hospital Playlist starts by showing Lee Ik-jun buying Jun-wan a bus ticket with the same schedule as his sister’s - Lee Ik-sun. With Mido and Falasol featuring Jeong Ro-sa’s version of…

First Impression: Police University

Drama Profile: Title: Police UniversityMain Cast: Cha Tae-hyun, Jung Jin-young, Krystal JungWriter: Moon Jung-min (Matrimonial Chaos)PD: Yoo Kwan-mo (Drama Special: A Jaunt)Timeslot: Monday/Tuesday 21:30Network: KBSEpisodes: 16Genre: Youth drama Plot Synopsis:  The series portrays life at the Korean National Police University (KNPU). The story revolves around Yu Dong-man, a violent crime police officer who got relegated…

Sell Your Haunted House | Series Review

The fantasy alley of K-dramaland has always been filled with ghost-busting-spirit-slashing powerful exorcists/shaman. Some are doing it for world peace or at least to maintain peace in the living realm. Some reluctantly do their duty because their ability has been passed down in their family for generations. And Sell Your Haunted House’s Hong Ji-ah (Jang…