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…

In Spotlight: Park Min-young Filmography

No one would question that Park Min-young is one of the top actresses of this generation. Jumping from one role to another, she delighted us with her characters through the years. As our February 2020 featured K-Star, we put the spotlight to every character that Park Min-young breathed into life! Park Min-young's Filmography: High Kick!…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Finale

I know it is still too early but I'm already claiming this. Lee Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) and Kim Mi-so's (Park Min-young) wedding is dramaland's wedding of the year! Who is with me? A WEDDING THAT IS MEANT TO BE It's always so beautiful to witness two people ending up exchanging vows of love in front…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 15

"You know that I never ask for someone's permission. And yet, I am asking for your permission in the most polite and the most romantic way. Will you marry me?" ~ Lee Young-joon OPERATION PROPOSAL I know I should be sympathizing with Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) right now because I can clearly see how stressed out…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 14

"I found it. I think staying as your secretary is what I want to do. Perhaps... I've been doing the job I am good at and is perfect for me. Because I've gotten too used to it, I didn't realize it. I like assisting someone... and solving problems that break out. I like the sense…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 13

Lee Young-joon just proved to me in this episode that he's far from being a saint, and I think I liiiiike it. 😂 YOUNG-JOON, THE SEXY BULLDOZER Omygosh, uri Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) couldn't stop his bursting feelings for Secretary Kim (Park Min-young) anymore! He's so open about his physical need and desire for Secretary Kim,…

K-Lookbook: How to style your hair like a K-drama male lead

They say your hair is your crowning glory. Most of the time it is associated with women; their hairstyle can make or break their whole look. But I think it is also true for men. Just take a look at Korean actors we all fell in love in. They changed their hairstyle depending on the…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 11

"Nothing can stay a secret forever." ~ Kim Mi-so LIKE OPENED FLOODGATES Secretary Kim's (Park Min-young) recovery of her lost memories of that traumatic kidnapping incident from 24 years ago gave us the answers to most of the questions that have been confusing us since the beginning. It's like opening the floodgates, letting the floodwaters…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 10

The mystery is becoming clearer now. YOU'RE NOT THAT BOY Madam Choi (Kim Hye-ok) told her husband that she wants to finally reveal the truth about the decades-old kidnapping incident to their two sons. This proved my belief that they aren't aware that Lee Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) has never really lost his memories of that…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 9

I think I've already forgiven PD-nim because of this uber daebak episode. All the frustrations that I got from the past ones are now gone thanks to the overflowing skinship of our main OTP. LOL. I so much welcome the mature kind of love that this drama is presenting us, and I'm very much prepared…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 8

This episode is giving me two strong, opposing emotions at the same time. I'm very happy because finally, Secretary Kim Mi-so (Park Min-young) accepted Lee Young-joon's (Park Seo-joon) heart, and confessed to him that she likes him, too. But, I'm also confused about what really happened to Secretary Kim, Young-joon, and Lee Sung-yeon (Lee Tae-hwan)…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 7

BECAUSE YOU'RE KIM MI-SO Alright, I'll admit that I didn't put much weight on Lee Young-joon's (Park Seo-joon) cryptic statement in the previous episode saying he hired Secretary Kim (Park Min-young) because she's Kim Mi-so. But now I realized that it's quite the biggest clue that this drama has dropped so far, hinting that Young-joon…

First Impressions: Are You Human Too, Why Secretary Kim, Life on Mars

Looks like we've traversed all the timelines--past, present, and future--with these new drama offerings. And while June has provided us some time to catch with our breath trying to chase all the dramas out there, these three are worth checking out, and arguably tuning into. Are You Human Too? Network: KBS Genre: Sci-Fi, Romance No.…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 6

It looks like a traumatic past will hold off our OTP's blossoming romance. DAYOFF BUDDY It's now revealed what stopped Lee Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) from kissing Secretary Kim Min-so (Park Min-young) in the last episode, and it's his visions of a woman whom he also kept on seeing in his dreams. My frustration was immediately…

K-Drama Reaction: Why Secretary Kim | Episode 5

This episode had a lot of "almost" moments for our OTP---an almost date, an almost confession, and the most frustrating of all... an almost first kiss! ALMOST Lee Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) had two chances in this episode to confess his feelings for Secretary Kim Min-so (Park Min-young), but it both failed. CHANCE TO CONFESS #1:…