The Curious Ahjumma: Strong Female Characters

A decade or so ago, female K-drama characters are usually described as friendly, lovely, and bubbly. While those with bolder personalities are called spunky and sassy. But they are never described as strong. It was as if the word ‘strong’ is reserved for male leads alone.  Yes, we do have what we call the Strong…

3x the Charm: Best K-drama Trios

Three is never a crowd…especially in K-dramas. There’s something about watching three different characters be bonded by their similarities and tested by their differences. This magic number somehow work; bringing us with a dynamic and complex relationship we always enjoy to watch. As part of our 3rd anniversary specials, we bring you some of our…

In Spotlight: Kim Min-jae Filmography

Do you remember the ruthless young king in Goblin who ordered Kim Shin's death? Surely, you do! It's no other than rising star, Kim Min-jae! Though Goblin catapulted Kim Min-jae into one of the most popular young actors of today, he had already done a lot of supporting roles prior to the mega-hit fantasy drama!…

Byun Yo-han to star in an aerospace-themed drama

Byun Yo-han (Mr. Sunshine) is now confirmed to appear in the upcoming drama “City of Stars” (literal title). His agency Saram Entertainment announced that the actor has accepted the casting offer but they have not been informed about the filming schedule yet. The drama aims to depict the dream of young people to travel to…

First Impressions: Your House Helper, Mr. Sunshine, About Her, Let’s Eat 3

The June dramas have proven to be really great ones not only with their respective pilot episode but almost throughout their run that it kinda set the bar a little higher for those following them. So I'm really happy that these new dramas which premiered this first half of July are also nothing short of…

Mr. Sunshine gets Byun Yo-han on board

I'm a little iffy with Mr. Sunshine's leading actor Lee Byung-hun (Master) but this drama keeps casting actors that I like which uplifts my interest in this show. The latest addition to this new Kim Eun-sook period drama has been revealed as Byun Yo-han (Six Flying Dragons).  Byun Yo-han will play a guy who is…

Yoo Yeon-seok, Kim Tae-ri join Mr. Sunshine

If it took as while before the big reveal on who will be the next leading man to feature in writer Kim Eun-sook's upcoming period drama Mr. Sunshine, it seems the rest of the cast are now being lined-up swiftly with the announcement of Kim Tae-ri (The Handmaiden) and Yoo Yeon-seok (Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim) joining the…

Lee Byung-hun is Mr. Sunshine

After many speculations on who will headline hitmaker Kim Eun-sook's newest drama, Mr. Sunshine, it's now been confirmed that it's no other than Korean Hollywood actor Lee Byung-hun (Master, G.I. Joe). This will mark his return to the small screen with IRIS as his last drama which was years ago. Mr. Sunshine revolves around the…

Goblin writer Kim Eun-sook to make a drama comeback via Mr. Sunshine

Certainly, this news gets every K-Drama fan in the world gets excited as Kim Eun-sook is now hailed one of Korea's greatest scriptwriter given her two massively successful series, Descendants of the Sun and Goblin. Based on reports, Kim Eun-sook has already completed the synopsis of her new drama titled Mr. Sunshine and is now…