In Spotlight: Kim Se-jeong Filmography

In 2016, Kim Se-jeong, together with fellow trainees Kim Na-young and Kang Mi-na, represented Jellyfish Entertainment on the Mnet reality survival show Produce 101. She earned the nickname "God Sejeong" after ranking first place in several episodes. Following her successful stint in the reality program, Se-jeong started her journey as an actress. In this edition…

In Spotlight: Kang Tae-oh Filmography

Before becoming a household name because of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Kang Tae-oh is already working for almost a decade, mostly appearing in guest cameos and supporting roles. Born on June 20, 1994, Kang Tae-oh's real name is Kim Yoon-hwan. Upon joining Fantagio, he debuted as a member of the agency's first actor-idol group 5urprise, with…

In Spotlight: YoonA Filmography

Known as the nation's center, nation's visual, and many other descriptions that describe her classic beauty, Yoona is not just all face. She began her acting career in 2007, the same year she debuted with Girls Generation. An all-around performer, she always indulges her fans with her diverse acting portfolio. Ahjummamshies, let's take a look…

In Spotlight: Kim Young-dae Filmography

One university break changed Kim Young-dae's life plans. While on vacation after his first year at the university, he decided to pursue a career in acting. And the rest, as they say, is history. Kim Young-dae made his debut in 2017 through the web drama Secret Crushes: Special Edition aired on WHYNOT MEDIA. It was…

In Spotlight: Kim Ji-won Filmography

Born on October 19, 1992, Kim Ji-won originally trained both in singing and acting. She rose to fame by starring in commercials and was even called "little Kim Tae-hee" at one point. Let's have fun looking back at the colorful filmography of our latest K-star, Kim Ji-won! Kim Ji-won took part in the KNN series…

Thrive at Five: K-Drama Bestie Squad with Five Members

Whether be it formative years or adulthood, there is no shortage of friendships in K-dramas. Even in real life, these unexpected and unplanned friendships usually become the best ones we have in our lifetime. In celebration of our blog's fifth year, we present five K-drama squads that consist of five besties whose closeness just sort…

In Spotlight: Lee Min-ho Filmography

Born on June 22, 1987, Hallyu superstar Lee Min-ho started his acting journey in his second year of high school. During his senior year, he entered Starhaus Entertainment, underwent training, and auditioned for television roles. Lee Min-ho majored in Film & Art at Konkuk University. At present, his older sister Lee Yong-jung works with him…

K-Drama Rewind: Mr. Sunshine (2018)

Mr. Sunshine is one of the most talked-about series of 2018. And rightfully so because it was a well-crafted project that captivated its audience with its movie-like directing, well-rounded actors, and it has a great script to boot. If you’re still undecided to binge-watch or rewatch this period melodrama, here are some of its highlights:…

K-Drama Rewind: The Light in Your Eyes

This feature is full of major spoilers. You’ve been warned. K-dramas usually have a curse. They start well but then enter into a downward spiral during the second half of the series. It's the case for most overhyped dramas as the pressure of outdoing a previous episode is always present. When the audience starts tuning…

In Spotlight: Kim Tae-ri Filmography

Kim Tae-ri becoming an actress is really probably written in the stars. This gifted actress proves her prowess and delivers unique performances with each role she gets be it in movies or TV. Born on April 24, 1990, Kim Tae-ri dreamt of becoming an actress after she joined a theater club in college. After graduating…

Swoony Pairings in Non-Romance K-Dramas

Sometimes the most romantic OTPs can be found in K-dramas you didn’t expect at all – a.k.a. non-romance series. These characters weren’t even tagged as a “couple” and the series' focus isn’t even their relationship. But for some reason, romantic sparks fly all around them whenever they are in one frame. And even if some…

In Spotlight: Rain Filmography

Before becoming a K-entertainment mogul, Rain (real name Jung Ji-hoon) started out as a trainee for JYP Entertainment. Born in Seosan, South Korea on June 25, 1982, Rain's mother died in December 2000 due to diabetes. Despite repeated rejections, he persevered and eventually caught the attention of Park Jin-young (JYP). During his early years of training, Rain…

Mortals and Mythical Beings: Favorite Couples from Fantasy K-Dramas

Whenever you're tired of the hardships of the human world, K-dramas always offer a good escape from reality. This Valentine weekend, we list down our favorite K-drama couples who proved that the mortal world and the supernatural can co-exist. Let us know if your favorite couple(s) are in our picks! Sunny and Grim Reaper (Goblin)…

The Curious Ahjumma: The Romance Formula

Critics often say romance is boring, cliché, and too formulaic. They scoffed at the genre as if it’s the lone TV genre out there that uses tried-and-tested formula. Breaking news: EVERY STORY USES A FORMULA. So whether you like crime-thrillers, a slice-of-life, or melodramas, expect that the writer for that follows a certain formula or…

Movie Review: The Witch: Part 1 the Subversion (2018)

Before Kim Da-mi and Choi Woo-shik break each other’s hearts in Our Beloved Summer, these two had been in a project where they also tried to break the other. Except this time, they're trying to kill each other quite literally. The Witch: Part 1 the Subversion is an action thriller released in 2018 written and…