Grit and Grind: Favorite K-Drama Athletes

We still got some Tokyo Olympics 2020 fever over here, and while four years is a long wait, we thought of listing down some of our favorite athletes from K-dramas through the years. Be it a team sport or an individual event, we always love stories featuring an underdog's success or a top player's doom.…

Somaek Confessions: “Bad” K-Dramas that deserve a second chance

As some people would say, first impressions last. In the world of K-dramas, and motion picture viewing in general too, this is mostly the case as well. However, given the subjective nature of motion pictures and how people receive them, there are instances wherein a second look could present a different perception. While there’s no…

Double Date: K-Dramas with Second Couples

Who needs a frustrating love triangle when you can have a main couple and second couple instead? Okay, okay, we admit, we have a love-hate relationship with love triangles too. But most of the time, it’s just more fun to watch well-written characters fall in love with the right person instead of insisting on their…

The Curious Ahjumma: The Anatomy of Great OTPs

Telling a romance story is a bit complicated than one might seem to think. There’s a lot of elements to consider like the trope the writer would use, the setting, the narration style, and the most critical element is the main pairing itself. The other elements wouldn’t be useful if the main couple is in…

Most Unforgettable Scenes of 2020

Every K-drama has that one defining scene that surely leaves an indelible impression on our minds. It could be because of its poignant dialogue or its cinematic effect. These scenes, sometimes, aren’t even the most important plot point but got stuck in our heads because of its grandness or sincerity. We have varying reasons but…

Best K-Drama Villain of 2020

Introducing the special category for #AhjummamshiesYearEndPicks2020: Best K-Drama Villain! We always just focus on the heroes/heroines in dramaland that we often overlook what makes their story exciting in the first place. The following characters have most probably made you fume in anger and frustrate you to no end with their evil plotting and a devilish…

A Swift Shift: Looking at K-Dramas with a Taylor Swift Album Lens

Last month, Taylor Swift saved 2020's string of bad luck with a surprise release of her eighth studio album "folklore." It's so massive that she announced it without any teaser or anything hinting that she's currently (and apparently) working on her newest baby while we're all on quarantine. While many of us fans were well…

The King: Eternal Monarch | Series Review

All hail to this series that should be treated as royalty among dramas this year! His Past The King: Eternal Monarch had a really solid premiere with its mysterious plot and interesting characters. The main plot was anchored on Lee Gon’s (Lee Min-ho) tragic past. It introduced us to the conflict right away which immediately…

The Curious Ahjumma: Writing Habits

We all love good stories. We consume them in all types of formats. Here, in this little corner of the Internet, we love our Korean-made dramas. The reason is a combination of storytelling, acting, and overall production. Among these, storytelling is the ultimate deal-breaker for me on whether I’ll like a certain series or not.…

Neomu Kiyowo: Top 10 Cutest Korean Child Actors

The K-Dramaverse won't be as colorful without these adorable cuties. They make us skip for joy or cry our hearts out with their superb acting. So to celebrate their awesomeness, here are 10 Korean child stars that make us say, "Aww, neomu kiyowo!" ❤ Jung Si-yul Age: 6 Where you might have seen this cutie?…