K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 6

There’s no doubt that this episode felt like receiving a warm hug after a dark and rainy day. Episode 6 Recap The episode starts with Hansel and Gretel, er, I mean Yun-bok and Hong-do buying iced hot americano at the second floor café on their first day as medical interns (see hospital positions at the…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 5

Time surely flies fast in Yulje, quite literally. Episode 5 Recap Episode 5 opens with Lee Ik-jun mulling over his phone conversation with his sister Lee Ik-sun. Ik-sun finally confirmed that she dated Jun-wan (darn, I hate using past tense with their relationship status). In their conversation, Ik-sun also vaguely told Ik-jun that they broke…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 4

There’s trouble brewing in the heart of one of our favorite doctors. A dove wants to fly away and leave the other half of her without warning. While the others are having ordinary yet special days. Episode 4 Recap Episode 4 starts with a worried Kim Jun-wan talking to Ko Se-gyeong, Lee Ik-sun’s closest friend…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 3

February has arrived and the status of our favorite doctors’ hearts was shown. One is happily single while the other is totally in love but both of them are sure of their feelings. The remaining three, however, are having a hard time diagnosing their hearts.  Episode 3 Recap The episode starts with a very angry…

Son Ye-jin leads powerful slice-of-life drama about female friendship

Son Ye-jin (Crash Landing on You) has been confirmed to lead the upcoming JTBC drama “Thirty Nine” (literal title). She will be joined by Jeon Mi-do (Hospital Playlist 2), Ahn So-hee (Missing: The Other Side) and Kim Ji-hyun (Backstreet Rookie). Thirty Nine will tell the story of three longtime friends who are turning 40s. It…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 2

Mido and Falasol reclaims Thursdays as season 2 starts to settle in the usual storytelling pace of its show-runners. They showed ordinary days inside and outside the hospital but they were told in a very special way that warms every viewer’s heart. Episode 2 Recap The second episode started with Jang Gyeo-ul and Choi Sung-young…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 1

After more than a year of waiting, we’re finally back in Yulje! Our favorite doctors are back with a promise of heartwarming stories and ordinary yet special days ahead. The premiere episode feels like we’re finally coming home. Episode 1 Recap Season 2 starts where Season 1 ended: Christmas night of 2019, Professor Yang Seok-hyeong…

Under-the-radar Badass Women in K-Dramas

In celebration of International Women's Month, we thought of listing down some of the underrated K-drama female characters who are also rightfully deserving of the limelight. Chae Song-hwa (Hospital Playlist) Chae Song-hwa is a living proof of the old adage that "with age comes wisdom." She's not just a woman of wisdom but she's also…

Breakout Stars of 2020

The K-dramaverse is filled with talented shining stars. The competition has always been tough and outshining the established names is always a challenge. But this year, some stars are just destined to finally get their spotlight. Our list varies from rookie actors who seem to be unpolished gems we discovered to seasoned theatre/movie actors who…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist | Season 1

Please bear with me as I spill 12-weeks’ worth of piled-up feels and love for this series! Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms I wanted to start my series review by saying HOSPITAL PLAYLIST IS THE BEST K-DRAMA THIS YEAR!!! Now that’s out of the way, I could peacefully proceed on why I’m obsessively in…

K-Lookbook: Make-up Trends

If you’re also obsessing with Hospital Playlist every Thursday, you probably encountered this lovely autumn doctor named Chu Min-ha (Ahn Eun-jin. Every week, she delights  us with her genuine self and overall awesomeness. One reason why I love this character is her weekly make-up looks. This Army doctor keeps up with the trend and she’s…