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 leaver 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…

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…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 8

Parallels are once again apparent in the eighth episode of Hospital Playlist 2. Comes with it are reversals that make things more complicated for our beloved Yulje people. They’ll survive it for sure. But unscathed? I don’t think so. Episode 8 Recap The shared apartment of Kim Jun-wan and Ahn Jeong-won has been a set-up…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 7

I’m a crumpled-up piece of paper after watching this episode because of its casually cruel take on life, love, and other matters.  Episode 7 Recap With Tchaikovsky’s music in the background, everyone in Yulje is in their marching pace: a bathless Jang Hong-do joining Chu Min-ha in their meeting at the OB/GYN floor; a blower-less…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 6

There’s no doubt that this episode felt like receiving a warm hug after a dark and rainy day. Episode 6 Recap The episode starts with Hansel and Gretel, er, I mean Yun-bok and Hong-do buying iced hot americano at the second floor café on their first day as medical interns (see hospital positions at the…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 5

Time surely flies fast in Yulje, quite literally. Episode 5 Recap Episode 5 opens with Lee Ik-jun mulling over his phone conversation with his sister Lee Ik-sun. Ik-sun finally confirmed that she dated Jun-wan (darn, I hate using past tense with their relationship status). In their conversation, Ik-sun also vaguely told Ik-jun that they broke…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 3

February has arrived and the status of our favorite doctors’ hearts was shown. One is happily single while the other is totally in love but both of them are sure of their feelings. The remaining three, however, are having a hard time diagnosing their hearts.  Episode 3 Recap The episode starts with a very angry…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 2

Mido and Falasol reclaims Thursdays as season 2 starts to settle in the usual storytelling pace of its show-runners. They showed ordinary days inside and outside the hospital but they were told in a very special way that warms every viewer’s heart. Episode 2 Recap The second episode started with Jang Gyeo-ul and Choi Sung-young…

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…

Ahn Eun-jin, Park Sung-hoon, and Joy cast in “Just One Person”

Ahn Eun-jin (Hospital Playlist), Park Sung-hoon (Joseon Exorcist), and Red Velvet’s Joy (Tempted) are all confirmed for the upcoming JTBC drama “Just One Person” (literal title). Veteran actress Go Doo-shim (When the Camellia Blooms) is also set to join the project. Ahn Eun-jin will play Pyo In-suk, a stubborn and insensitive woman who learns that she has terminal illness. She…

Favorite K-drama Couples of 2020

Whether or not you’re a true-blue shipper, one can’t deny that there are K-drama characters who are definitely match-made in dramaheaven. These one-true-pairs have either keep us on the edge of our seat waiting for their happily-ever-after to happen after weeks of watching their push-pull dynamic. Some though have the stamp approval of dramacupids from…

Five Sad Beautiful Rejections in K-dramas

“And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you…” Listening to Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore has made a lot of us vulnerable. Or were you the lucky ones who weren’t affected by her heart wrenching lyrical masterpieces? But if you’re like me whose heart was once again crushed into pieces by Tay’s new…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist | Season 1

Please bear with me as I spill 12-weeks’ worth of piled-up feels and love for this series! Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms I wanted to start my series review by saying HOSPITAL PLAYLIST IS THE BEST K-DRAMA THIS YEAR!!! Now that’s out of the way, I could peacefully proceed on why I’m obsessively in…

K-Lookbook: Make-up Trends

If you’re also obsessing with Hospital Playlist every Thursday, you probably encountered this lovely autumn doctor named Chu Min-ha (Ahn Eun-jin. Every week, she delights  us with her genuine self and overall awesomeness. One reason why I love this character is her weekly make-up looks. This Army doctor keeps up with the trend and she’s…

K-Culture: Dog-like vs Cat-like Faces

K-drama muggles may find it weird that Koreans often compared their beloved actors/actresses’ faces to dogs, cats, and other animal faces. But if you think about it, the resemblance is there. Aside from the physical comparison, they also tend to associate celebrity traits and impressions with animals. Why Animal Faces? The curious cat in me…