First Impression: Monthly House

Drama Profile Title: Monthly HouseMain Cast: Jung So-min, Kim Ji-suk, Chae Jung-ahn, Jung Gun-jooWriter: Myung Soo-hyun (A Poem A Day)PD: Lee Chang-mn (Laughter in Waikiki, Man to Man) Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday 21:00HNetwork: JTBC / iQiyiEpisodes: 16Genre: Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: A magazine lifestyle editor, whose disposition in life is about "living" in houses, falls in love with the company CEO and investment…

First Impression: Nevertheless,

Drama Profile Title: Nevertheless (English title) / I Know But (literal title)Main Cast: Song Kang, Han So-heeWriter: Jung WonPD: Kim Ga-ram (Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency, Vampire Detective, Devilish Joy) Timeslot: Saturday 23:00Network: JTBC / NetflixEpisodes: 10Genre: Romance Plot Synopsis: Love complicates two college students majoring in Sculpture who fall deep into a "friends-with-benefits" type of relationship. Major Trope: Intimate relationship / college…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 1

After more than a year of waiting, we’re finally back in Yulje! Our favorite doctors are back with a promise of heartwarming stories and ordinary yet special days ahead. The premiere episode feels like we’re finally coming home. Episode 1 Recap Season 2 starts where Season 1 ended: Christmas night of 2019, Professor Yang Seok-hyeong…

First Impression: My Roommate is a Gumiho

Drama Profile Title: My Roommate Is A Gumiho (English title) / Frightening Cohabitation (literal title)Main Cast: Jang Ki-yong, Hyeri, Kang Han-na, Bae In-hyuk, Kim Do-wanWriter: Baek Sun-woo, Choi Bo-rim (A Poem A Day)PD: Nam Sung-woo (Kill It, Kkondae Intern, 100 Days My Prince, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 22:30HNetwork: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy, Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: A nine-tailed fox (gumiho),…

First Impression: Penthouse 3

Drama Profile Title: Penthouse 3 / The Penthouse: War in Life 3Main Cast: Kim So-yeon, Lee Ji-ah, Eugene, Uhm Ki-joonWriter: Kim Sun-ok (The Last Empress, Temptation of Wife)PD: Joo Dong-minTimeslot: Friday / 22:00Network: SBSEpisodes: 12Genre: Makjang Plot Synopsis: After Su-ryeon's "successful" revenge plot in Season 2, she witnessed Logan’s death right before her eyes. She is now set on finding out the real…

First Impression: Doom At Your Service

Drama Profile Title: Doom at Your Service (English title) / One Day, Destruction Came Through My Front Door (literal title)Main Cast: Park Bo-young, Seo In-guk, Lee Soo-hyuk, Shin Do-hyun, Kang Tae-ohWriter: Im Me-ari (The Beauty Inside)PD: Kwon Young-il (My Unfamiliar Family, Search: WWW)Timeslot: Monday and Tuesday 21:00HNetwork: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy, Romance Plot Synopsis: A web novel editor, with only 100 days left to…

First Impression: Mine

Drama Profile Title: MineMain Cast: Lee Bo-young, Kim Seo-hyung, Lee Hyun-wook, and Ok Ja-yeonWriter: Baek Mi-kyeong (Melting Me Softly, Lady in Dignity, Strong Woman Do Bong-soon)PD: Lee Na-jeong (Love Alarm, Fight for My Way, Oh My Venus)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday 21:00Network: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Melodrama, Murder Mystery, Thriller Plot Synopsis: Featuring the high society's enormous lifestyle, the drama follows two strong and ambitious women who are trying…

First Impression: Youth of May

Drama Profile Title: Youth of MayMain Cast: Lee Do-hyun, Go Min-si, Lee Sang-yi, Geum Sae-rokWriter: Lee Kang (Spy)PD: Song Min-yeop (Doctor Prisoner)Timeslot: Monday and Tuesday / 2130HNetwork: KBSEpisodes: 12Genre: Melodrama, Period Drama Plot Synopsis: Set in May of 1980 during the Gwangju Uprising, two young people found each other and fall in love. Medical student…

River Where the Moon Rises | Series Review

River Where the Moon Rises starts in a way I expected it to be – rich background story and the main character I’ll root for no matter what. But I had my reservations at first. I questioned whether it’d be worth the watch since it didn’t really give me anything new or surpass any expectations I…

First Impression: Sell Your Haunted House

Drama Profile Title: Sell Your Haunted House / Daebak Real Estate (literal title)Main Cast: Jang Na-ra, Jung Yong-hwaWriter: Ha Soo-jin, Jung Yeon-seo, Lee Young-hwaPD: Park Jin-seok (School 2017)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 21:30HNetwork: KBSEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy Comedy Plot Synopsis: Daebak Realty isn’t your ordinary real estate company. They specialized in selling haunted properties with the…

First Impression: Law School

"Those who know the law well are more dangerous than those who know nothing about it." Drama Profile Title: Law SchoolMain Cast: Lee Myung-min, Kim Bum, Ryu Hye-young, Lee Jung-eunWriter: Seo InPD: Kim Suk-yoon (The Light in Your Eyes)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday 21:00Network: JTBCEpisodes: 16Genre: Legal Plot Synopsis: Students and professors of Hankuk University Law School become prime suspects in the murder of…