K-Drama Rewind: Princess Hours

One of the first K-dramas that captured my heart is Princess Hours or Goong. This fairy-tale-like coming-of-age romance series isn’t perfect but there’s a lot of things about it that made it a classic and iconic K-drama. It had beautiful cinematography, an escapist yet relatable storyline, and characters who are easy to fall in love…

Non-romance K-Dramas that will save your Valentine’s Day

Whether you're with someone special or not, binge-watching K-Dramas is one of the best ways to just kill time and let the day pass by. On this Valentine's Day, we listed down 10 outstanding Korean dramas that will definitely save your day at a time when most of us are required to just stay home…

Jun Ji-hyun, Ju Ji-hoon to reunite with “Kingdom” writer for “Mount Jiri”

Jun Ji-hyun (Legend of the Blue Sea) and Ju Ji-hoon (Hyena) are now confirmed as the main leads of the upcoming mystery drama “Mount Jiri” (working title). Mount Jiri revolves around the lives of park rangers who save people in Jirisan (Jiri Mountain) National Park. Jun Ji-hyun is cast as the top ranger Seo Yi-gang, who can…

Love in Lockdown: Top Cohabitation K-dramas

At a time when the whole world is on quarantine, I can't help but think of one notorious K-drama trope that's been with us since the beginning. Whatever generation you may associate yourself with, you can always think of one specific drama that tackled this one -  cohabitation. Whether it's forced or not, it's a…

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…

Ahjummas’ Picks Year-end Special: Best Actors and Actresses of 2019

K-dramaland is filled with outstanding talented actors and actresses. But every year, there would be clear standouts that deserve a shout out! Here are the best of the best actors and actresses for 2019! Maknae’s Choice: Top 3 Actors of 2019 Joo Ji-hoon as Lee Chang – Kingdom I’ve waited for Joo Ji-hoon’s small screen…

Kim Hye-soo, Ju Ji-hoon cast as leads of “Hyena”

Kim Hye-soo (Signal) and Ju Ji-hoon (Item) have both confirmed for the upcoming legal drama “Hyena.” Hyena follows the lives of lawyers representing the top 1% of society in a fierce battle for survival. It aims to portray how these legal counsels will do anything to succeed in their chosen field. PD Jang Tae-yoo (My…

Kingdom | Series Review

In a world where the Internet is slowly becoming saturated with Korean content, Netflix took a risk in an original series complete with a powerhouse cast, blockbuster writer-director tandem, and skillful cinematography to bring us a zombie apocalypse unlike any other. Kingdom kicks off the six-episode series with impressive opening credits of a dead Joseon…

Jin Se-yeon is Ju Ji-hoon’s female lead in Item

The whole picture is slowly being completed. Jin Se-yeon has been confirmed to star opposite Ju Ji-hoon in the TV adaptation of the popular webtoon series Item.  The idol-turned-actress will play the role of a skilled and always calm criminal profiler named Shin So-young. Jin Se-yeon's character will team-up with Ju Ji-hoon's prosecutor character Kang…

Ju Ji-hoon returns to TV with fantasy drama Item

After three years, he is finally back! Ju Ji-hoon has confirmed his return to the small screen after he accepted the offer to lead the drama adaptation of webtoon series Item. The series is about a police profiler and a prosecutor's attempts to uncover secrets of items with special powers of protection. Ju Ji-hoon will…

Joo Ji-hoon considers TV comeback with MBC’s upcoming drama Item

The long wait will soon be over. Ju Ji-hoon could soon return to the small screen if he decided to accept the offer to lead the drama adaptation of webtoon series Item. According to his agency Key East, the fantasy drama is one of the projects the actor is currently considering. The series revolved around…

Ha Ji-won accepts lead role in spy drama Prometheus, Joo Ji-hoon declines

Ha Ji-won (Hospital Ship) is set to make a comeback via the big-budgeted political spy drama Prometheus. She will take on the role of Chae Eun-seo, a National Intelligence Service officer who goes on an undercover mission for the denuclearization of North Korea. Meanwhile, Ju Ji-hoon (Kingdom) has turned down the offer to play the…

Movie Review: (An Afterlife Journey) Along with the Gods (2017)

The afterlife, whether it does exist or not, is really one topic that tickles the mind probably that's why it's a relatively common plot used in dramas and motion pictures. We've already seen several interpretations of it, but in this K-Movie Corner feature, we'll gonna experience one of the most interesting depictions of the life…

Hot and Wet: Top 10 K-Drama Shower Scenes

There are times when the K-Drama genies decide to randomly bless us. Whether its really needed in the development of the story or pure fan service, shower scenes are undoubtedly one of the most looked-out for moments. Well at least for thirsty ahjummas like me, keke. I'll give you our Top 10 Hottest K-Drama Shower…