Beauty in the Ordinary: Top 10 Real-life Oppas

Undoubtedly, we all have our own reasons when it comes to the difficult and life-changing matter of picking our K-Drama oppas, kekeke. People say there are two types of oppas, the sexy sangnamjas... and the beautiful flower boys. But after watching Because This is My First Life, I found myself falling for the third type.…

Ahjummas’ Picks Year-end Special: Best Actors and Actresses of 2019

K-dramaland is filled with outstanding talented actors and actresses. But every year, there would be clear standouts that deserve a shout out! Here are the best of the best actors and actresses for 2019! Maknae’s Choice: Top 3 Actors of 2019 Joo Ji-hoon as Lee Chang – Kingdom I’ve waited for Joo Ji-hoon’s small screen…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 13-14

Are we really nearing the end of this drama? I enjoy watching it so much it doesn't feel like it's going to end soon. I see myself so immersed in the lives of our main characters that the separation anxiety is slowly creeping in. I don't want this to end just yet. I want to…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 11-12

What can I say??? I loved these two episodes so much!!!! Jin-joo and Beom-soo's relationship progression continues to surprise me. They have this unique bond that no one, even the audience, could penetrate. And I mean it in a good way! They built themselves a world wherein only the two of them belongs - a…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 9-10

Eun-jung has finally faced her demons, and it seems like she is on the way to make peace with herself. For two years, she has been fighting this battle alone, unaware of the magnitude that it has slowly become. The unconsciously harbored her hurtful past, dormant and overlooked. But since she has a great support…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 7-8

Beom-soo and Jin-joo This director and writer tandem would make a cute couple with these two oddballs! I loved Beom-soo in Episode 5 so much. His lines were the highlight of the hour. From the way he convinced Hwan-dong to take on the directorial job offer made by Writer Jung. In these two episodes, we…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 5-6

What I like most about Be Melodramatic was that it does not only mirror the reality of struggling in your 30s, but also it shows a different perspective of the "what ifs" of life. It has a certain way of telling a story by means of what would you NOT do in times of crisis.…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 1-4

It's been a while since we wrote a K-drama reaction piece!!!! But since I'm quite hooked with this new romcom series, I thought it's the perfect way to get back into the groove of writing K-drama content. I hope this ahjumma's penchant for watching "slice of life" K-dramas would also magically bring back my eagerness…

K-Lookbook: Reply 1988 (Part 1)

There are fashion trends, good or bad, that become so famous it became associated with that generation. Shoulder pads, high-waist jeans, acid washed denim, and curtain hairstyle all started in the much loved retro decades - the 80s. This era has been very influential that 20 years later, there are still numerous music videos, books,…

Movie Review: Reasons Why Ji Chang-wook Got Us Hooked in Fabricated City (2017)

Annyeong! I'm so excited for this edition of K-Movie Corner because it's gonna be extra special. Waeyo? Firstly, I'm gonna feature Fabricated City, the debut film of my ultimate oppa, Ji Chang-wook (He actually shares the top spot in my oppa list with Lee Joon-gi. Ugh, I can't choose!), and secondly, I'm gonna review it together…

K-Drama Reaction: Fight My Way | Episode 8

Yikes, I wasn't expecting Ae-ra (Kim Ji-won) to be the first one confessing her feelings but it's pretty noticeable that she's more aware of how she truly feels than Dong-man (Park Seo-joon) who seems to be in a tug-of-war when it comes to realizing his true emotions. But with this turn of event, will the…

K-Drama Reaction: Fight My Way | Episode 7

Moo-bin (Choi Woo-shik) scored his first kiss with Ae-ra (Kim Ji-won) but they got caught by Dong-man (Park Seo-joon). And just when we thought Dong-man walked out, he turned around to actually confront two! So what happened next? Let's see in this week's highlights! Scene: Dong-man barges in to confront Ae-ra and Moo-bin after he caught…