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…

First Impression: Meow The Secret Boy | Episodes 1-4

They say there are two types of people: some are like dogs – sociable and open; while others are like cats – independent and reclusive. This series takes this quiet literally as the male lead is actually a cat! Drama Profile: Title: Welcome / Meow: The Secret Boy Main Cast: Kim Myungsoo, Shin Ye-eun, Seo…

Drama version of webtoon “Welcome” completes lead cast

The drama adaptation of the popular webtoon “Welcome” (literal title) has confirmed the casting of its lead stars. Previously reported to be topbilled by Kim Myung-soo/INFINITE's L (Angel's Last Mission: Love), Shin Ye-eun (He is Psychometric) and Seo Ji-hoon (Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency) are now set to join the drama. Based on the webtoon…

Chinito: Top 10 Monolid Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Some may go far as having surgeries to have double eyelids but these oppas prove how handsome and charming monolids are. Name: Lee Jun-ki Birthday: April 17, 1982 Upcoming Drama: Criminal Minds (tvN, July 26, 2017)Ahjumma's Chinito Character Pick: The cold and sexy chinito Wang…

Kim Myung-soo is a cat-turned-human in new KBS drama

Idol-turned-actor Kim Myung-soo/INFINITE's L (Angel's Last Mission: Love) has been confirmed as the lead in the upcoming small screen adaptation of the webtoon "Welcome" (literal translation). The drama is a fantasy romantic comedy based on the webcomic "Eoseowa" by Go A-ra published from 2009 to 2010. The production company Gil Pictures announced the casting of Kim Myung-soo and…

Angel’s Last Mission – Love | Series Review

K-dramaland has been filled with all other ethereal beings in the past and it’s now time for a quirky angel to take the spotlight. A Guardian Angel Angel Dan (Infinite L / Kim Myung-soo) is not your typical guardian angel. He’s good at finishing his mission but he would always take risky decisions. He always…

2018 Favorites: Maknae’s Choice

A Plot Twist You Never Knew You Needed Wishing for a plot twist in our real lives suddenly became a social media thing that we carelessly imitate and re-post. Some people long to experience something different from their usually mundane lives. Some unlucky ones, though, complained about the so-called plot twist they experienced; ranting that…

K-Drama Rewind: The Time I’ve Loved You

I always feel excited whenever I watch K-dramas with best friends-to-lovers story line. I know it's a pretty old trope, but when done right, it's a one heck of fun ride. I know this week's Grumpy Flashback had mixed reactions from fans, especially that it's a remake of a popular Taiwanese drama. I know some…

K-Drama Reaction: Miss Hammurabi | Finale

"It seems like it's nowhere. In fact, it's everywhere. It's the story of our heroes." Real Questions For the last time, the Court Department 44 handled a complicated case and held a trial that kept us all at the edge of our seats. I would not detail the murder case against an obvious victim of…

K-Drama Reaction: Miss Hammurabi | Episode 15

A Giant Tsunami Our beloved Department 44 is facing a giant tsunami. The public's scrutiny is getting worse. The pressure from the higher rank is getting heavier. Anyone could start thinking if it is time to stop and run away from the big tides to avoid drowning. I totally understand why Park Cha O Reum…

K-Drama Reaction: Miss Hammurabi | Episode 13

Please bear with my long rants in this episode. Common Sense We're down to the last few episodes and I thought I have already seen everything but this series still has a lot more to offer. Since the Civil Court Department 44 is now handling criminal cases, they have been assigned to hear the case…

K-Drama Reaction: Miss Hammurabi | Episode 12

A judge's life is difficult. Minor Cases The Civil Court Department 44 suddenly has to handle minor criminal charges (thanks to Presiding Judge Han Se-sang's (Sung Dong-il) unwanted comment during their meeting). It leads them to criminal cases caused by drunk people. Im Ba-reun (Infinite L / Kim Myung-soo) has a strong opinion about people…

K-Drama Reaction: Miss Hammurabi | Episode 11

The weeds won't die unless you pull out its roots. The Sinful Angel There's a new case for Presiding Judge Han Se-sang (Sung Dong-il) and his associate judges Park Cha O Reum (Go Ara) and Im Ba-reun (Infinite L / Kim Myung-soo). They have to handle the case of a neighborhood thief who used stolen…

K-Drama Reaction: Miss Hammurabi | Episode 10

You also have to give your heart a break. A Cruel World Park Cha O Reum (Go Ara) is slowly discovering the realities of the world she wanted to save. She had to give her testimony about Judge Gam's case but she was faced by another ambitious person. She just wanted to have justice but…