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…

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…

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 Curious Ahjumma: The Anatomy of Great OTPs

Telling a romance story is a bit complicated than one might seem to think. There’s a lot of elements to consider like the trope the writer would use, the setting, the narration style, and the most critical element is the main pairing itself. The other elements wouldn’t be useful if the main couple is in…

Love in Lockdown: Top Cohabitation K-dramas

At a time when the whole world is on quarantine, I can't help but think of one notorious K-drama trope that's been with us since the beginning. Whatever generation you may associate yourself with, you can always think of one specific drama that tackled this one -  cohabitation. Whether it's forced or not, it's a…

The Curious Ahjumma: Finding a Home in Cohabitation

As a celebration of our three years of blogging and sharing our love for K-dramas, we now introduce you to this new blog segment that we’ll call The Curious Ahjumma. This will be our commentary-like section about any topics involving K-dramas. Be it tropes, actors, writers, production team/themes. Anything and everything! As our first installment,…

K-Culture: Korean Broadcasting Networks

International Korean drama fans have no qualms on which TV channel will broadcast a series they would want to watch as they mostly sourced it from different online streaming sites. However, this non-Korean with a curious mind writer still want to know more about the difference between these media brands familiar to all drama lovers.…