In Spotlight: Seo Ye-ji Filmography

With her deep voice, piercing eyes, and overflowing talent, Seo Ye-ji entered the kingdom of K-stars armed and ready. After being discovered back in 2013, she has been working nonstop. She started with minor roles and worked her way up until she finally landed on bigger projects that showcased her acting chops. We can’t help…

Face Genius: Top 10 Handsome Supporting Oppas

This was originally posted on our Facebook Page in 2017. Have you ever heard the term face genius or a hard-working face? It is often used in Korean shows to refer to good looking people who steal the scene because of their visuals. These are the Top 10 Face Genius Oppas who may not be…

Oppa+Oppa: Top 12 Best K-Drama Bromance

This was originally posted on our Facebook Page in 2017. A great drama won't be complete without these oppas' cute brotherly love. ♡♡ And because it's too hard to trim it down to 10, here's our Top 12 Best K-Drama Bromance. Ahjummamshie, what's your favorite bromance? The Tenant and the Landlord (Goblin: The Lonely and…

In Spotlight: Park Hyung-sik Filmography

Idols turned actors and actresses have sprung out left and right. Most of them drew criticisms for their poor acting skills, but there were also few who earned praises for doing it like a pro, and one of them is Park Hyung-sik. Hyung-sik has been flying under the radar of fangirls, so it’s really great…

His Highness: Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Oppas in hanbok is one of my guilty pleasures and because of them, watching saeguks (Korean historical dramas) became more enjoyable. Meet our Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas whose looks will make you want to travel back in time. So, who among these royalties made…

Would You Rather: The Oppa Edition

To change things up a bit, let's play a Would You Rather game for this edition of Ahjumma's Pick. Let's start, 시작 (sijak)! ❤ Would you rather marry Gong Yoo? Or have a million bucks? ❤ Would you rather get romantic with Tipsy Ahjumma's newest oppa, Jang Ki-yong? Or have unlimited stash of high end…

K-Drama Reaction: Two Cops | Episodes 5-6

One thing I appreciate about Two Cops is that it always keeps me on the edge of my seat. There may be some loop holes from time to time like this annoying "oh-look-the-suspect-dropped-another-clue" shenanigans, but it still keeps me hooked and makes me want to watch the next episode. Two Cops Episodes 5-6 revealed the…

K-Lookbook: Best Hanbok in Recent K-Dramas

Saeguk can sometimes cause headaches for K-drama fans with all the politicking and scheming involved. But it could also be pleasing in the eyes as it also features grandiose Korean palaces and vibrant traditional dresses. Hanbok's vivid colors and intrinsic designs can command attention to anyone watching. And the costume department of recent period dramas did…

K-Culture: Lesson 6 – Hanbok

Aside from melodramatic plots and politicking of characters, there is another thing that catches the eyes of saeguk fans - Korean traditional clothing. Colorful and intricate, Korea's beautiful hanbok (한복) is part of their society since its Three Kingdoms Period. Hanbok, which literally means "Korean clothing," has undergone changes and modification throughout the years. It…

K-Drama Reaction: Ruler: Master of the Mask | Episodes 3-4

Before we start, let's take a minute to appreciate my Kim So-hyun's beauty. Yoo Seung-ho's oppaness, yes it's a word! And L's overflowing cuteness. Episodes 3 and 4 caught me off guard. A lot of things happened and the story unfolds in a swift. With these big development and discoveries so early in the drama,…

K-Culture: Lesson 2 – Korean Kinship Terms

The infamous Korean term 'oppa' has been used by so many fangirls that a rookie K-Drama fan is probably confuse of the word's proper usage. In K-dramaverse, there are a lot of other ways a character addresses his/her interlocutor and determining what term to use highly depends on age, seniority, and social status. There are tons…

Go Ara up for a possible team-up with robot Seo Kang-joon in KBS’s Are You Human Too

Go Ara (Hwarang) has been offered to play the female lead in the KBS's upcoming drama Are You Human Too, though no further details about the role have been released. Seo Kang-joon (Entourage), on the other hand, remains in talks for the male lead role of a swindler robot named SwindlerGod-III that is made upon…

K-Culture: Lesson 1 – Three Kingdoms

Sageuk dramas are like all-in-one package; there's romance, family angst, politics, and of course, an instant history lesson. For many international viewers, Korean period dramas are the foremost introductory platform into the rich culture of the East Asian peninsula nation. Historical productions highlight Korea's arts, architecture, and social order. Although many popular sageuk dramas contain…