My Roommate is a Gumiho | Series Review

Another fun and unbothered drama had ended! I honestly enjoyed watching this fantasy series – not just because of the leads, but also it’s just light! If you’re looking for a fantasy drama that’s full of quirks and will not make you think deeply about anything at all, this is the one for you. No…

First Impression: My Roommate is a Gumiho

Drama Profile Title: My Roommate Is A Gumiho (English title) / Frightening Cohabitation (literal title)Main Cast: Jang Ki-yong, Hyeri, Kang Han-na, Bae In-hyuk, Kim Do-wanWriter: Baek Sun-woo, Choi Bo-rim (A Poem A Day)PD: Nam Sung-woo (Kill It, Kkondae Intern, 100 Days My Prince, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 22:30HNetwork: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy, Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: A nine-tailed fox (gumiho),…

The Real Deal: Softhearted K-drama Male Leads

It is sometimes difficult to meet new people these days that can be a good distraction to the humdrum of our daily lives. At least though we have K-dramas. Through fictional worlds, one can meet different types of characters with different colors and flavors that can definitely satisfy whatever kinds of feelings we are craving…

Song Hye-kyo, Jang Ki-yong to star in “Now, We Are Breaking Up”

Song Hye-kyo (Encounter) and Jang Ki-yong (Born Again) have both been confirmed for the upcoming SBS drama “Now, We Are Breaking Up” (literal translation). Joining them in the main cast are Choi Hee-seo (Stranger 2) and Kim Joo-hun (Start-Up). The drama reportedly revolves around romantic love and break-ups. Song Hye-kyo will lead the drama as…

Hyeri, Jang Ki-yong to lead “Frightening Cohabitation”

Girl’s Day’s Hyeri (Miss Lee) and Jang Ki-yong (Born Again) are teaming up in the upcoming tvN adaptation of the webtoon “Frightening Cohabitation” (literal title). The drama will revolve around the love story between a 999-year-old male gumiho (a mythological nine-tailed fox from the Korean folklore) and a female college student who accidentally swallowed his bead. Hyeri will play…

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…

Hard Work Will Never Betray You: Top 10 Korean Actors Who Started With Minor Roles

One of the phrases that stuck with me after watching a Korean reality show is that hard work will never betray you. No matter how long and arduous the journey may be, hard work will always be your life line in reaching your dreams. Here are 10 Korean actors who persisted through difficulties and first…

Im Soo-jung cast in new women-centric drama

Im Soo-jung (Chicago Typewriter) is confirmed to join as the lead in the upcoming fantasy drama “www” (working title). The drama centers around the lives of modern day women in the workforce, who chose their careers over housework. Im Soo-jung will play the role of Bae Ta-mi, a competitive and confident director of a search engine…

K-Drama Reaction: Come and Hug Me | Episodes 29-30

One tragic night 12 years ago, a monster told a pretty girl that he will meet her again in the future. From then on, the pretty girl wished that promise is meant to be broken. A Promise Fufilled It may be years in the making but Yoon Hee-jae sure was honest to his words when…

K-Drama Reaction: Come and Hug Me | Episodes 27-28

Does wickedness run in the blood? Is evil caused by nature, nurture, or both? Well, for the past chapters of the drama, Chae Do-jin has been risking his life to prove that vileness is not hereditary. But with the death of Officer Go and Yoon Hee-jae striking his hammer to his loved-ones, will a new…

K-Drama Reaction: Come and Hug Me | Episodes 25-26

With the monster out in the world, I expected evil to rule over all the chapters of Come and Hug Me. But a light shine through and swept away the dark clouds even for a moment. Let me share with you the scene that touched my heart in these episodes. Hyung and Oppa, 13 Years…

K-Drama Reaction: Come and Hug Me | Episodes 23-24

The gates of underworld are now open and Hades himself stepped out of it. But as to exactly how, we are yet to find out. Let's dive into Come and Hug Me Eps 23-24 on the tragedy that has just begun. Eclipse of a Nightmare The old villain in the dark has finally woken up…

K-Drama Reaction: Come and Hug Me | Episodes 21-22

Come and Hug Me Episodes 21-22 are like the prologue of a dark novel, the prelude of a gruesome movie. Let's look at the scenes in this chapter that tell us we should hold on tight to our seats because the K-Drama gods are about to tell us a tale of whim and horror. A…