Five Lifesavers: Getting Through The Bad Times With K-Dramas

Whenever I am asked how I spend my free time, it’s almost always “watching K-dramas and writing about them”—a template answer I have given for the past five years. In 2017, we started this blog as an avenue of our endless thoughts about Korean dramas: stories, characters, sceneries. But looking back now, I believe what…

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…

Best Actors and Actresses of 2021

The dramas this year have been nothing but spectacular. And one of the main reasons is how talented the actors in them are. From the perfect comic timing to heart-shattering emotional breakdowns, these actors gave us standout performances we’d always remember. The Frown Crown Song Joong-ki (Vincenzo) https://youtu.be/csYTRVWWIoM His highly anticipated return to the small…

2021 Favorites: The Frown Crown

I had a hard time listing down my favorites this year, mainly because it's a personally chaotic year for me, and my drama-watching drive was really at an all-time low. My final five is a different mix this time around - three are miniseries while two are full-length dramas. I like the tight storylines of…

2021 Favorites: Maknae’s Choice

Healing through K-dramas We’re in the second year of the pandemic and thankfully, we’re on our way to healing. And unlike 2020, this year I had less time to watch K-dramas as our real lives settle into a new normalcy. But that didn’t stop me from consuming every K-contents that piqued my curiosity. Among those,…

Most Unforgettable Scenes of 2021

Every year, we always have those drama moments that linger in our heads. These scenes usually stand out for their impressive script, actors’ performances, or overall brilliance. While these may not be the most important scenes in the plot, it sure does take a place in our hearts and minds this year! The Frown Crown…

Favorite 2021 K-Drama Couple

K-dramaland will never run out of couples that set our romantic standards high. From friends-to-lovers to idiots-in-love, K-dramas can satisfy every romance junkie’s cravings. And for 2021, these couples took us to very heart-fluttering journeys. The Frown Crown Oh Mi-joo (Shin Se-kyung) and Ki Seon-gyeom (Im Si-wan) - Run On Run On is such a…

Favorite K-Drama Soundtracks of 2021

Korean dramas are known for having well-curated songs that match the drama's script. Soundtracks evoke different emotions aimed for by a story and often take us back to the feeling of comfort or longingness depending on a drama's impact on us. This year, our choices are all mixed as we leaned towards songs that are…

2020 Favorites: Maknae’s Choice

‘Saving lives through K-dramas’ Our blog’s tagline has been truer for me this year. Because of the pandemic, we were forced to change our already established daily routines and abruptly deal with uncertainties. Amid all the rapid changes, one constant thing remained in my life – K-dramas. I would never know what I would have…

Best Actors and Actresses of 2020

We finally reached the last category of our year-end specials. This time, we picked our top actors and actresses who performed their best in this year’s K-dramas. Maknae's Choice Park Seo-joon (Itaewon Class) Park Seo-joon’s defining moment in Itaewon Class happened earlier in the series. Its premiere episodes already showed how much effort and preparation…

Most Unforgettable Scenes of 2020

Every K-drama has that one defining scene that surely leaves an indelible impression on our minds. It could be because of its poignant dialogue or its cinematic effect. These scenes, sometimes, aren’t even the most important plot point but got stuck in our heads because of its grandness or sincerity. We have varying reasons but…

Best K-Drama Villain of 2020

Introducing the special category for #AhjummamshiesYearEndPicks2020: Best K-Drama Villain! We always just focus on the heroes/heroines in dramaland that we often overlook what makes their story exciting in the first place. The following characters have most probably made you fume in anger and frustrate you to no end with their evil plotting and a devilish…

Breakout Stars of 2020

The K-dramaverse is filled with talented shining stars. The competition has always been tough and outshining the established names is always a challenge. But this year, some stars are just destined to finally get their spotlight. Our list varies from rookie actors who seem to be unpolished gems we discovered to seasoned theatre/movie actors who…