In Spotlight: Jung Kyung-ho Filmography

Known for being incredibly kind-hearted in real life, Jung Kyung-ho has an image of having a good working relationship with his directors, writers, and peers in the industry. He is the son of veteran TV director Jung Eul-young. He is vocal in older interviews about defying his father's objection to become an actor himself and…

Nostalgia Playlist: Soundtracks From Classic Korean Dramas

Ever had that random moment when you hear a song from a classic drama or movie, and it takes you back to the same old feeling when you watched it the first time? I've been in a K-drama slump recently. I was not really in the mood to check out the new and ongoing dramas,…

The Real Deal: Softhearted K-drama Male Leads

It is sometimes difficult to meet new people these days that can be a good distraction to the humdrum of our daily lives. At least though we have K-dramas. Through fictional worlds, one can meet different types of characters with different colors and flavors that can definitely satisfy whatever kinds of feelings we are craving…

K-Lookbook: Jeon Yeo-been (Be Melodramatic/Vincenzo)

K-drama characters don’t dress up for the mere act of dressing up. The way they look and their choices of clothes reflect their personality. A way of expressing their individuality without being too loud about it; just letting their look speak for themselves. Jeon Yeo-been, who flawlessly can jump from one role to another, can…

The Curious Ahjumma: Second Lead Couple

I recently wrote a list of second couples we love in K-dramas. After finishing that listicle, it kind of felt like I haven’t released all my ~feels~ for these secondary pairings. And so, I have decided to make a relatively longer feature for our beloved second lead couples in K-drama because they DO deserve more…

In Spotlight: Jeon Yeo-been Filmography

With her recent hit Vincenzo, Jeon Yeo-been has been making waves in the international scene. Born in 1989, she is a graduate of Broadcast Entertainment at Dongduk Women's University. Her humble beginnings in her acting journey is famous among fans as she was personally contacted by actress-director Moon So-ri to appear in her movie The…

Co-Celebrants: Four K-Actors Who Debuted In 2017

Our 4th Anniversary celebration is almost over but that doesn’t mean we don’t have time for another anniv-related listicle! Back in 2017, the five of us decided to finally create a home for our K-drama thoughts and fangirling moods. And for four years, we’ve met a lot of chinggus (yes, I’m talking to you our…

K-Drama Rewind: Descendants of the Sun

There's something about re-watching an old drama that relaxes you. First, you already know the ending, so it definitely won't make you anxious anymore. You know who's the endgame or who's the killer. The plot twists don't surprise you anymore. You can finally see through the smallest of details in that scene. Second, you get…

Where Are They Now? Cast of Heartstrings

In some kind of a miracle, an OTP that didn’t get their happy ending in their first drama will get one in their next. It’s kind of a fan-service for well-loved pairings. Heartstrings is one drama that’s a gift for the fans who like the pairing of Park Shin-hye and Jung Yong-hwa from the drama…

Somaek Confessions: Romanticization of Toxic Relationships

It's 2021, and thankfully, coming across abusive relationships in Korean dramas is becoming less and less. We have graduated from the annoying phase of normalization of toxicity and violence among lead characters. I'm not saying we've eradicated them completely, but we now see an improvement in storytelling in terms of main couple interactions. This gives…

Double Date: K-Dramas with Second Couples

Who needs a frustrating love triangle when you can have a main couple and second couple instead? Okay, okay, we admit, we have a love-hate relationship with love triangles too. But most of the time, it’s just more fun to watch well-written characters fall in love with the right person instead of insisting on their…

In Spotlight: Song Joong-ki Filmograpy

With the recent success of his comeback drama Vincenzo, Song Joong-ki has been making our hearts race once again. But this global star is not just all about looks and talent. He excelled in high school and even gained admission to Sungkyunkwan University. He was then scouted on the subway while staying in Seoul for his…

In Spotlight: Shin Hyun-been Filmography

Most of us are familiar with Shin Hyun-been through her role as Jang Gyeo-ul in the 2020 hit series, Hospital Playlist. But she’s been in the biz for quite some time before she was cast as this cold yet charming GS resident. Shin Hyun-been is an art theory major from the Korea National University of…