K-Variety Shows You Can Watch In-Between Your K-Dramas

When you like watching ongoing K-dramas, there will always be this lull time in-between episodes when you would always feel lost and don’t know what else to do with life (er, or at least your precious free time). Instead of scrolling endlessly on your streaming app, we list down Korean Variety Shows that you could…

Movie Review: Hit And Run Squad (2019)

As a big fan of Korean movies and dramas that involve investigation, crimes, police, and prosecution, I'm kind of picky about where I'll spend my time, and I can say this Hit and Run Squad is worth it. The narrative could also be adapted to a mini-series because of the many layers that the characters have. This…

First Impression: Lost

Drama Profile Title: Lost (English title) / No Longer Human / Human Disqualification (literal title)Main Cast: Jeon Do-yeon, Ryu Jun-yeolWriter: Yoon Hee-jung (My Love, My Bride, Architecture 101)PD:  Hur Jin-ho (Forbidden Dream, The Last Princess)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday - 22:30Network: JTBCEpisodes: 16Genre: Melodrama Plot Synopsis: Two lost souls, a 40-year-old career woman who lost everything and a 27-year-old jaded man who seeks…

Jeon Do-yeon, Ryu Jun-yeol and more cast in new melodrama

Jeon Do-yeon (The Good Wife) and Ryu Jun-yeol (Lucky Romance) are both set to topbill the upcoming JTBC drama “Disqualified as a Human” (literal title). The drama revolves around the struggles of ordinary people in finding their own spotlight. An older woman facing a steep decline in her life meets a much younger man fighting…

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…

Beauty in the Ordinary: Top 10 Real-life Oppas

Undoubtedly, we all have our own reasons when it comes to the difficult and life-changing matter of picking our K-Drama oppas, kekeke. People say there are two types of oppas, the sexy sangnamjas... and the beautiful flower boys. But after watching Because This is My First Life, I found myself falling for the third type.…

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…

Chinito: Top 10 Monolid Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Some may go far as having surgeries to have double eyelids but these oppas prove how handsome and charming monolids are. Name: Lee Jun-ki Birthday: April 17, 1982 Upcoming Drama: Criminal Minds (tvN, July 26, 2017)Ahjumma's Chinito Character Pick: The cold and sexy chinito Wang…

Perfect Pout: Top 10 Oppas w/ the Most Kissable Lips

Ji Chang-Wook No questions asked, Wookie is a certified "higop king" in almost all of his kissing scenes. Ahjumma's Pick: Suspicious Partner Episode 17 Lee Dong-wook Okay. Let's settle this, I'm not a big fan of this oppa before but after seeing him as the Grim Reaper all I can think about is his irresistable…

Movie Review: (All Hail) A Taxi Driver (2017)

It's our monthlong anniversary celebration, and K-Movie Corner is here to join the party! For this very special edition, we'll feature one of the Best Film nominees at this year's Baeksang Arts Awards, which by the way is only less than two weeks from happening! So let's not delay this any longer, here is our…

K-Lookbook: Reply 1988 (Part 1)

There are fashion trends, good or bad, that become so famous it became associated with that generation. Shoulder pads, high-waist jeans, acid washed denim, and curtain hairstyle all started in the much loved retro decades - the 80s. This era has been very influential that 20 years later, there are still numerous music videos, books,…

K-Drama Reaction: School 2017 | Episode 5

I guess Mr. Perfect Song Dae-hwi is not the real deal after all. Well, it might seem like that. School 2017 Episode 5 showed the Geumdo student body president, donned in the infamous black hoodie, stealing the question and answer key for an upcoming school math competition. Let's dive into the fifth episode of School…