Under-the-radar Badass Women in K-Dramas

In celebration of International Women's Month, we thought of listing down some of the underrated K-drama female characters who are also rightfully deserving of the limelight. Chae Song-hwa (Hospital Playlist) Chae Song-hwa is a living proof of the old adage that "with age comes wisdom." She's not just a woman of wisdom but she's also…

Run On | Series Review

Once in a while, K-drama gods gift us with storylines that require little to no emotional investment with relatable characters and scenes that seem to reflect our own lives. It's not that rare, really, but these K-drama gems are underrated, and therefore, appeal to only a handful of people. I can name top-of-mind dramas belonging…

First Impression: Run On

“Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves up.” - Thomas Wayne (Batman Begins) Drama Profile Title: Run OnMain Cast: Im Si-wan, Shin Se-kyung, Choi Soo-young, Kang Tae-ohWriter: Park Shi-yunPD: Lee Jae-hoon (The Ghost Detective, Chief Kim, A Beautiful Mind, Page Turner)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 21:00 KSTNetwork: jtbcEpisodes: 16Genre: Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: A former ace sprinter resets his…

New jtbc drama “Run On” completes line-up

Im Si-wan (Strangers From Hell), Shin Se-kyung (Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung), Choi Sooyoung (Tell Me What You Saw), and Kang Tae-oh (The Tale of Nokdu) have all been confirmed to star in the newest jtbc drama “Run On” (literal title). The drama is about a former sprinter who falls in love with a subtitling specialist.…

Shin Se-kyung, Cha Eunwoo in talks as leads in new sageuk

Shin Se-kyung (Black Knight) and ASTRO member Cha Eunwoo (My ID is Gangnam Beauty) have both been offered the lead roles in the upcoming period drama “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung” (literal translation). Both of their agencies confirmed that they are positively reviewing the casting offers, respectively. Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung will revolve around the ordeals of 19th…

K-Lookbook: How not to be awkward on your Instagram photos

The background is perfect. Your OOTD is flawless. Your make-up is stunning. But your photos still look stiff and unnatural. If you often find yourself standing awkward in front of the camera, this article will surely save your life, or at least your social media feed. Goodbye Akwardness 101 These Korean celebrities have mastered these…

K-Lookbook: Summer Looks from K-drama Characters

We all have that one summer destination we always dreamed of going. It could be a nature trip or a beach holiday. Wherever it is, we often imagine a place where we could unwind and relax. But not everyone has the capability to just leave and go. Most of us have to stay where we…

Kim Hyun-joon to join KBS fantasy drama The Black Knight

There's a new addition to Kim Rae-won and Shin Se-kyung's upcoming KBS fantasy drama The Black Knight! Kim Hyun-joon's agency Prain TPC confirmed that the actor has been cast to play the role of Choi Ji-hoon, the man Shin Se-kyung's character Jung Hae-ra has been dating for 10 months. His character is described as a good-looking conman…

Kim Rae-won, Shin Se-kyung, Seo Ji-hye confirmed for Black Knight

It is happening, everyone! Kim Rae-won (Doctor Crush) and Shin Se-kyung (The Bride of Habaek) have already accepted the offer to lead Black Knight (working title). Seo Ji-hye (Jealousy Incarnate) is also starring in the upcoming KBS fantasy drama as the main antagonist. Kim Rae-won will be playing the role of Moon Soo-ho, a young, successful businessman who has…

Kim Rae-won, Shin Se-kyung up to lead new KBS fantasy drama

Kim Rae-won (Doctor Crush) and Shin Se-kyung's (The Bride of Habaek) respective agencies have confirmed that the two stars are in talks to lead the new KBS fantasy drama Black Knight (working title). If Kim Rae-won accepts, he would play the role of Moon Soo-ho, a young, successful businessman who has an unhappy youth. He is…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Finale

This series had a promising beginning, did it live up to my expectations? The Water Deity's Final Mission Ha Baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) has shown he deserve to be the king of the Realm of God in this finale episode. The haughty and insensitive Water God was suddenly willing to give up his life for the…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Episode 15

"If something fades in the sun, it becomes history. If something gets bathed in the moonlight, it becomes a myth. That means or story will become a myth." - Yoon So-ah, Bride of the Water God episode 15 A Relationship with Expiration I've seen it before but it doesn't lessen the pain seeing these two…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Episode 14

There is always another side to the story. Bi Ryeom's Story I will never look at Bi Ryeom (Gong Myung) the same way again. I thought he was just a happy-go-lucky guardian god but it turns out he is one sensitive deity. He has gone through a lot but he never confided to anyone for…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Episode 13

"Even if we have to part ways, I want to be able to convince myself that I loved enough." - Ha Baek, Bride of the Water God episode 13 A Proper Goodbye Ha Baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) left the divine realm to properly say goodbye to Yoon So-ah (Shin Se-kyung). I've already seen such things before…