Category: Kdrama Feature

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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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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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Basic facts you should know about tvN drama “Chicago Typewriter”

The new tvN drama Chicago Typewriter will start airing tonight. Here are some facts you should know about the drama from the cable network that has a time travel motif. Again. For the first time in its history, tvN has now the record of airing three consecutive dramas that involve time element in their stories. The...

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Starting today: Expect a funny ‘ajumma’ detective in “Mystery Queen”  

Did you miss the comedic scenes in Chief Kim already? Don’t worry because KBS has another comedy in its Wednesday-Thursday time slot in the form of Mystery Queen. The new drama, however, will focus on a middle-aged married woman or an ajumma instead of a single man like Kim Sung-ryong...

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On this day last year, “Descendants of the Sun” hits 30 % viewer ratings

It’s been a little over a year since Descendants of the Sun premiered and took the world by storm during its 16-episode run. It was so popular that its viewer ratings climbed to 20 %* in just two weeks. On this day last year, March 23, it made a remarkable record...

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First teasers for “Chicago Typewriter” released

Yoo Ah-in (Six Flying Dragons) will be back this April in a new tvN drama Chicago Typewriter, whose first set of trailers were released on March 17. The drama is a mix of fantasy and romantic comedy written by Moon Embracing the Sun and Kill Me Heal Me writer Jin...

Ignore Tomorrow With You's poor ratings

Ignore these 3 reasons behind Tomorrow With You’s poor ratings and watch the drama

It’s been a little over three weeks since the premiere of tvN’s drama Tomorrow With You. Prior to that day, many fans were excited; after all, the drama is pre-produced and includes in its cast Lee Je-hoon (Signal) and Shin Min-a (Oh My Venus). By cable standards, it started just...

I'm a guy and I watch 13 kdramas a year

I’m a guy and I watch 13 kdramas a year

Hi, I thought I haven’t properly introduced myself yet so let me do it as I explain how I started to watch Korean dramas and why I still watch them until now. I’ll do it like an interview. Introduce yourself in one sentence. Please just call me gdhunter, a college...

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7 kdramas you can watch with your boyfriend this February

Before anything else I would like to say that this is the inaugural post of A Fanboy’s Perspective, a weekly feature in Kdramapal that talks about anything related to Korean dramas from a man’s point of view. That man is me, of course. All kdrama blogs on the internet I’ve seen so...

On this day last year, “Reply 1988” sets record as highest rated cable drama

tvN drama Reply 1988 made a record breaking feat when it achieved the highest viewership rating in Korean cable TV history. Its final episode, which aired on this day last year, recorded a very impressive 18.8 % based on nationwide viewership data from Nielsen Korea, surpassing the highest record previously...