The Curious Ahjumma: Strong Female Characters

A decade or so ago, female K-drama characters are usually described as friendly, lovely, and bubbly. While those with bolder personalities are called spunky and sassy. But they are never described as strong. It was as if the word ‘strong’ is reserved for male leads alone.  Yes, we do have what we call the Strong…

In Spotlight: Kim Soo-hyun Filmography

Our love for this star can transcend across the whole universe. Kim Soo-hyun captivated us not just with his adorable smile but with his passion for acting. He makes sure to showcase a new him in his every project and characters. To celebrate his upcoming comeback, let’s take a look at this shining star’s filmography!…

The Curious Ahjumma: Writing Habits

We all love good stories. We consume them in all types of formats. Here, in this little corner of the Internet, we love our Korean-made dramas. The reason is a combination of storytelling, acting, and overall production. Among these, storytelling is the ultimate deal-breaker for me on whether I’ll like a certain series or not.…

Neomu Kiyowo: Top 10 Cutest Korean Child Actors

The K-Dramaverse won't be as colorful without these adorable cuties. They make us skip for joy or cry our hearts out with their superb acting. So to celebrate their awesomeness, here are 10 Korean child stars that make us say, "Aww, neomu kiyowo!" ❤ Jung Si-yul Age: 6 Where you might have seen this cutie?…

3x the Charm: Top 10 K-Drama Love Triangles

K-dramas are notorious for introducing us to TV's most loved (or hated?) second leads. In fact, I know you can mention your favorite one right now on the spot. And behind all those fluffy love confessions and almost-love scenarios lie a love triangle that's bound to carve a dent in our memories forever. In celebration…

Ahjummas’ Picks Year-end Special: Most Unforgettable Scenes of 2019

From tearjerker confrontations to romantic confessions, 2019 K-dramas have them all. To celebrate the end of the year, here are our picks of scenes that we’ll surely remember for a long time! Maknae’s Choice: Hotel del Luna – Ko Chungmyung and Manweol’s reunion https://facebook.com/Ahjummamshies/videos/730056097488291/ If you’ve read my series review for Hotel del Luna, you…

Ahjummas’ Picks Year-end Special: Breakout Stars of 2019

We always have our favorite and go-to actors and actresses in Korean Entertainment. But every now and then we discover new artists that would shake our bias list. These new artists could be rookie actors/actresses who just debuted and showed huge potential to hit big in the foreseeable future. Or they could be actors/actresses who…

Ahjummas’ Picks Year-end Special: Favorite Soundtracks of 2019

Listening to K-drama soundtracks on repeat is and will always be part of a K-drama fan’s routine. These theme songs accompanied us in different kinds of scenes; whether it’s sweet or heartbreaking. That’s why they make us remember a specific K-drama moment whenever we press the play button. Here’s a list of K-drama theme songs…

K-Lookbook: IU / Lee Ji-eun (Hotel Del Luna)

If you thought you have met the most fashionable of all K-drama female characters, then you thought wrong. Jang Man-weol (IU / Lee Ji-eun) came into the K-dramaverse and totally toppled my list upside down. She came high and mighty with her wardrobe fully geared with runway-worthy outfits. Without further ado, I bring you every…

In Spotlight: Lee Ji-eun (IU) Filmography

There's no denying that IU is one of South Korea's A-list singers. This multi-talented singer songwriter release chart-toppers in her every music comeback. As she became an established singer, she eventually ventured out into another aspect of the entertainment industry - film and television. We always love and adore IU on stage but it's time…

Yeo Jin-goo offered new Hong Sister’s drama

Yeo Jin-goo (The Crowned Clown) is currently in talks to star alongside IU (My Ahjussi) in the upcoming Hong Sister's fantasy drama “Hotel del Luna” (working title). His agency Janus Entertainment stated that their camp has received the casting offer, and Yeo Jin-goo is currently reviewing it. Earlier, IU is also reportedly reviewing the offer…

tvN speaks up on IU as lead of new Hong Sisters drama

IU (My Ahjussi) has been reportedly confirmed to be the lead in the upcoming tvN' fantasy drama “Hotel Del Luna.” The new project will be written by acclaimed duo Hong Jung Eun and Hong Mi Ran, or collectively known as Hong Sisters, and will be directed by Oh Choong-hwan, (Doctors, While You Were Sleeping).In a more recent…