K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Finale

Isn't it satisfying to witness an evil force's downfall? THE FINAL SHOWDOWN What more can I say aside from I love it? I love how Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) and Ha Jae-yi (Seo Ye-ji) unmasked Judge Cha Moon-sook (Lee Hye-young) in front of the people of Gisung whom she has been fooling all these years.…

K-Culture: Korean Broadcasting Networks

International Korean drama fans have no qualms on which TV channel will broadcast a series they would want to watch as they mostly sourced it from different online streaming sites. However, this non-Korean with a curious mind writer still want to know more about the difference between these media brands familiar to all drama lovers.…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 15

FLIP FLOPPING I thought I could trust Pres. Ahn Oh-joo (Choi Min-soo) and Nam Soon-ja (Yum Hye-ran) even just for once. I thought that the proofs of Judge Cha Moon-sook's (Lee Hye-young) plan to destroy them once they become useless are strong enough to make them see the truth. But I'm so damn wrong! I…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 14

Desperate times call for desperate measures. THE BAIT Nam Soon-ja (Yum Hye-ran) has now decided to make a deal with Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) after Judge Cha Moon-sook (Lee Hye-young) turned her back on her. She handed the sponsor ledger containing the corrupt transactions at the Cha Byung-ho Foundation over to Sang-pil in exchange for…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 13

The only way to destroy a scheming opponent is to outsmart them. THE COUNTERATTACK Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) and Mrs. Noh Hyung-joo's (Baek Joo-hee) plan to fake the latter's death succeeded. Mrs. Noh intentionally let Judge Cha Moon-sook (Lee Hye-young) uncover her identity to push her to order her death. But knowing Judge Cha, she…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 12

MASTER MANIPULATOR Judge Cha Moon-sook's (Lee Hye-young) mastery of manipulating people around her always leaves me speechless. I thought it was the end for her when her photos with Pres. Ahn Oh-joo (Choi Min-soo) were released to the public, but I was wrong. She managed to turn the situation around by using the violent attack…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 11

"A lie that's authentic... it must have some truth in it for people to believe it." ~ Pres. Ahn Oh-joo THE X DEAL I knew it! Pres. Ahn (Choi Min-soo) would never made a move that would hurt him in the end. His appearance in court to testify for Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) is part…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 10

It's now the beginning of the end for Judge Cha Moon-sook. RETALIATION I now understand why Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) stabbed himself during a fistfight with a former gang co-member at the prison! He meant to prove his innocence to Scorpion, right? I thought that he stabbed himself so that he could be granted bail.…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 9

"Being framed and ending up in this prisoner's uniform is more honorable than being hypocritical in that judicial robe." ~ Bong Sang-pil FRAMED UP Pres. Ahn Oh-joo's (Choi Min-soo) plan to frame up Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) for the death of Uncle Choi Dae-woong (Ahn Nae-sang) succeeded. But this didn't sit well with Judge Cha Moon-sook…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 8

"After I die, don't think about getting revenge. Sang-pil... promise me you'll be a good lawyer. Also, find happiness." ~ Uncle Choi Dae-woong GOODBYE, UNCLE DAE-WOONG Oh, no. It hurts to see Uncle Dae-woong (Ahn Nae-sang) die in a very cruel way. Though we only get to see him once in a while on screen,…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 7

"Don't forgive me... forever..." ~ Detective Woo Hyung-man RIP, DETECTIVE WOO Detective Woo (Lee Dae-yeon) is now dead, and though I expected this to happen because I know that Pres. Ahn Oh-joo (Choi Min-soo) won't let him get away especially after he betrayed him, I didn't think that he'd get killed this early in the…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 6

Okay, it's a jam-packed episode, but first things first. And when I say "first things first," you know that I meant skinship! LOL. Bong Sang-pil (Lee Joon-gi) and Ha Jae-yi (Seo Ye-ji) just shared their very sweet first kiss in this episode! And not only that, they also shared their first night together! Omona, my…

First Impressions: Lawless Lawyer, Come Here and Hug Me, About Time, Miss Hammurabi

To be honest, watching the pilot episode of each of almost all the dramas that have made it to our screens so far this year is making me a bit jaded, seeing repetitive themes and familiar tropes. However, this batch of dramas has restored my faith that there are still more stories yet to be…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 5

"How much do you think you know Bong Sang-pil?" ~ Judge Cha Moon-sook ¬†WHO ARE YOU Judge Cha (Lee Hye-young) isn't only good at manipulating the law to punish those who dare to go against her; she's also good at manipulating people's minds to make them believe her lies. I don't know why she eagerly…

K-Drama Reaction: Lawless Lawyer | Episode 4

"Your mother saved my life. That's why I need to protect you from everything and anything." ~ Bong Sang-pil CONVINCE ME Just like what I've said in my previous K-Drama Reaction, I'm having a bit of Suspicious Partner feelz here in Lawless Lawyer because of that "parent rescue" similarity. But the main difference is that…