K-Drama Reaction: Record of Youth | Finale

It’s the finale week for Record of Youth and we finally see the end of Sa Hye-jun’s (Park Bo-gum) journey. Well, sort of. Let me weigh in the good memories I had with this series and the not-so-good one as well. Hae-hyo’s Hurdles We started the drama with Won Hae-hyo (Byeon Woo-seok) leading the race…

K-Drama Reaction: Record of Youth | Episodes 13-14

Texts and Comments So, they’re not done yet with the Charlie Jung issue (sigh). I’m annoyed at the reporter who keeps on writing speculations about the personal life of a dead person. It’s also frustrating that Sa Hye-jun (Park Bo-gum) doesn’t want to reveal Charlie’s last text message. That could save him from the hate…

K-Drama Reaction: Record of Youth | Episodes 11-12

Family Stress The first people that get affected when something bad happens to Sa Hye-jun (Park Bo-gum) is still his family. His relationship with his father and brother is not that perfect but they still do get affected by whatever happens to Hye-jun. As Sa Gyeong-jun (Lee Jae-won) calls it: stress due to Hye-jun’s popularity.…

K-Drama Reaction: Record of Youth | Episodes 9-10

Green-eyed Monsters As Sa Hye-jun (Park Bo-gum) starts gaining momentum, it was also inevitable for him to gain detractors who were powered by obvious envy. For obvious reasons, Lee Tae-su (Lee Chang-hoon) Park Do-ah (Kim Gun-woo), and Kim I-yeong (Shin Ae-ra) wish Hye-jun’s fame is only temporary. There’s a mix of regret and hatred with…

K-Drama Reaction: Record of Youth | Episodes 5-6

Amor fati. Does loving one’s fate really the answer to human greatness? Girl with a Pearl Earring “It was not a house where secrets could be kept easily.” ― Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier I’m slowly getting attached to Sa Hye-jun’s (Park Bo-gum) family. It’s a change of heart from my initial…

K-Drama Reaction: Record of Youth | Episodes 3-4

We’re just in the second week but I’m already attached to Sa Hye-jun and Ahn Jeong-ha! The Comparison Trap “My self-esteem has hit rock bottom,” Sa Hye-jun (Park Bo-gum) admitted to Won Hae-hyo (Byeon Woo-seok) during the opening scene. His statement set-up the conflict the main characters’ had to face for the rest of the…

First Impression: Record of Youth

I couldn't explain it. But deep down in my heart, I felt something rising up. I figured out what it was. You and I shine in our own way.-Ahn Jeong-ha, Record of Youth Episode 2 Drama Profile Title: Record of Youth (English title) / Youth Record (literal title)Main Cast: Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byeon Woo-seokWriter:…

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…

Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byeon Woo-seok cast in new tvN drama

It's been confirmed! Park Bo-gum (Encounter), Park So-dam (Parasite, Cinderella and the Four Knights), and  Byun Woo-seok (Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency) have been cast as the lead stars of the upcoming tvN drama “Record of Youth” (literal translation). “Record of Youth” is a coming-of-age story of young professionals who go through the challenges of…

Ahjummas’ Picks Year-end Special: Favorite 2019 K-drama Couple

A year-end special wouldn't be complete without these K-drama 'loveteams' we shipped and cheered for! So, we present to you couples who made our heart pit-a-pat throughout 2019! Maknae’s Choice: Kwon Jung-rok and Oh Jin-sim (Lee Dong-wook/Yoo In-na) - Touch Your Heart Touch Your Heart is that K-drama fan service we’re waiting for. We all…

His Highness: Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Oppas in hanbok is one of my guilty pleasures and because of them, watching saeguks (Korean historical dramas) became more enjoyable. Meet our Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas whose looks will make you want to travel back in time. So, who among these royalties made…

In Spotlight: Park Bo-gum Filmography

Perfection! That’s one (and probably, the best) word to describe Park Bo-gum. He is today one of Korea’s hottest stars – but it’s not all thanks to his good looks, our puppy-eyed cutie Bogummy worked his way up to earn the love he’s now receiving. Let’s look back at the roles Park Bo-gum brought to…

Jang Seung-jo courted to join Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum’s drama Encounter

Jang Seung-jo (Familiar Wife) has reportedly received an offer to appear in tvN upcoming drama Encounter (formerly known as Boyfriend). The drama previously confirmed its lead stars as Song Hye-kyo (Descendants of the Sun) and Park Bo-gum (Moonlight Drawn By The Clouds). Encounter will tell the love story of Cha Soo-hyun (Song Hye-kyo), a rich…

Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum confirmed for Boyfriend

When dramagods want a pairing to happen, it will happen. A-listers Song Hye-kyo (Descendants of the Sun) and Park Bo-gum (Love in the Moonlight) have now confirmed their appearances in the upcoming drama Boyfriend. Boyfriend will tell the story of Cha Soo Hyun (Song Hye Kyo), a woman who seems to have everything and Kim…

Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum’s potential drama lands on tvN

Despite having no confirmation from both Song Hye-kyo (Descendants of the Sun) and Park Bo-gum (Love in the Moonlight) that they'll accept their offers, Boyfriend has now secured a slot in tvN. Boyfriend is about a love between a woman who appears to have everything and a man who appears to have nothing. Song Hye-kyo…