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…

Most Unforgettable Scenes of 2020

Every K-drama has that one defining scene that surely leaves an indelible impression on our minds. It could be because of its poignant dialogue or its cinematic effect. These scenes, sometimes, aren’t even the most important plot point but got stuck in our heads because of its grandness or sincerity. We have varying reasons but…

Best K-Drama Villain of 2020

Introducing the special category for #AhjummamshiesYearEndPicks2020: Best K-Drama Villain! We always just focus on the heroes/heroines in dramaland that we often overlook what makes their story exciting in the first place. The following characters have most probably made you fume in anger and frustrate you to no end with their evil plotting and a devilish…

Favorite K-drama Couples of 2020

Whether or not you’re a true-blue shipper, one can’t deny that there are K-drama characters who are definitely match-made in dramaheaven. These one-true-pairs have either keep us on the edge of our seat waiting for their happily-ever-after to happen after weeks of watching their push-pull dynamic. Some though have the stamp approval of dramacupids from…

Favorite K-Drama Soundtracks of 2020

2020 has been a tough year. Our lives got disrupted and we had to find our footing in the new normal. Accompanying us through these petrifying uncertainties are Korean Dramas. Thankfully, we were gifted with plentiful quality series in various genres this year. And so, being faithful to our yearly tradition, we will be listing…

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay | Series Review

There's one particular scene in this drama that I would not be able to forget for a long time. Remember when Go Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji) took her dad to a walk and instead of a loving daughter-daddy time, what we got was a very disturbing choking scene? It's just one of the antics of this…

The Curious Ahjumma: A Story Within A Story

A story being told inside a story. We encounter such ‘stories’ in K-dramas from time to time. Sometimes, these inner stories will be part of an episode while some series has one or more in each episode; like a recurring theme that bonds the whole series together. This literary device, which some called embedded narrative…

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…

K-Lookbook: Seo Ye-ji (It’s Okay To Not Be Okay)

Dr. Oh Ji-wang said that Ko Moon-young’s way of dressing, just like her assertive personality, is a way to protect herself; just like armors. And what beautiful armors they are! Moon-young’s outfits in every episode of It’s Okay To Not Be Okay are a feast to the eyes. She’s not only telling her stories through…

Five Sad Beautiful Rejections in K-dramas

“And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you…” Listening to Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore has made a lot of us vulnerable. Or were you the lucky ones who weren’t affected by her heart wrenching lyrical masterpieces? But if you’re like me whose heart was once again crushed into pieces by Tay’s new…

First Impression: It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It's Okay To Not Be Okay premiered this week! It's Kim Soo-hyun's comeback drama after his military discharge. And after teasing us with some memorable cameos in recent dramas, it's time for him to reclaim the limelight as one of the top Hallyu stars of his generation. The hype is real with this one, especially…

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!…