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My top 3 favorite dramas in my three years of watching

Exactly three years ago today, I finished binge-watching my very first Korean drama. Back in the summer days of 2014, I didn’t really imagine I could enjoy watching this kind of TV show that rarely attracts the male audience. But on April 21 in that year, out of sheer boredom...

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“Man to Man” achieves highest premiere rating, breaks “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’s” record

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon started about two months ago and hit the headlines when it recorded the highest first episode rating among all previous JTBC dramas, at 3.829 %*. Now that it has finished its run, its successor is setting another records for the cable network. Man to Man...

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Park Hae-jin considers “Man to Man” role his most natural drama performance

On his 11th year in the entertainment industry, actor Park Hae-jin  assumes a leading role in JTBC’s upcoming drama Man to Man. He plays the role of Kim Seol-woo, a black ops agent who works as a bodyguard to a longtime celebrity while completing national secret tasks assigned to him. This is different...

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Big Small Things About ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon finally ended on Saturday, April 15. Although it did not break through the 10 % mark in viewership ratings, its record is by no means ordinary and so-so. Its finale achieved 8.96 % according to nationwide data from Nielsen Korea, making the average ratings of its...

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This episode starts with a scene filled with tension and fear. Although that gets resolved halfway through the show, it caused a conflict between our heroes that once again tests their budding romantic relationship. Fortunately, the episode ends with an unprecedented move from Yoo Shi-jin that somehow solved their earlier fight. Select Scenes...

Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

Well played, Fate. Very well played. The reunion of Yoo Shi-Jin and Kang Mo-Yeon creates the possibility of them building a relationship again. But that is not easy at all, especially that their differing ideals could influence their daily lives as a doctor and soldier in a dangerous place like Uruk. Plus, Mo-yeon is...

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“Saimdang, Light’s Diary” records lowest rating, shortened by 2 episodes

Lee Young-ae’s Saimdang, Light’s Diary continues to drop in viewer ratings, recording its all-time low in its 23rd episode aired Wednesday night. Data from Nielsen Korea show that the episode obtained a nationwide viewership rating of 8.5 %*, its lowest since its premiere that achieved nearly twice as much as the latest...

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Character stills, description released for upcoming MBC drama “Ruler: Master of the Mask”

MBC released on April 11 the production stills and description of the main characters of its upcoming historical drama series Ruler: Master of the Mask which stars Yoo Seung-ho (Remember: War of the Sons) and Kim So-hyun (Let’s Fight Ghost). The stills were taken during the drama’s filming on January 10, 2017 at Yangju, Gyeonggi Province, South...

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Actors remain unpaid for “Night Light,” “Master: God of Noodles”

New reports surfaced claiming that some of the stars from the Korean dramas Night Light and Master: God of Noodles have not received their salary yet for their work. It has been almost three months and one year since the airing of the last episode of Night Light and Master: God of Noodles,...

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MBC reveals teaser posters for “Ruler: Master of the Mask”

New teaser posters were released for the upcoming MBC drama Ruler: Master of the Mask starring Yoo Seung-ho (Remember: War of the Sons) and Kim So-hyun (Goblin). The drama is set in the 1700s and focuses on Crown Prince Lee Sun, played by Yoo. He fights against Pyunsoo hwe, an organization that has amassed...