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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 16

Korean dramas often have an open and confusing ending but the finale episode of the Descendants of the Sun is rather satisfying. In any case, an ending in none other than an ending. It means that we have to say goodbye to the drama we have loved and constantly followed ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 15

Episode 15 reechoes Argus' words to Kang Mo-yeon regarding her relationship with Yoo Shi-jin back in Episode 12; “He’ll disappear from time to time, be hard to contact. And then one day, he will never come back”. Loving is never easy but loving a soldier seems to be harder—there's a ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 14

There are highly contrasting events in episode 14 of DOTS. Kang Mo-yeon almost lost her insanity when the bloody Yoo Shi-jin was rushed to the hospital. While Kang Mo-yeon almost bade farewell to Yoo Shi-jin, Lee Chi-hoon and his wife happily welcomed a new life, their first baby.  Select Scenes from ...
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dots a year after part 13

Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 13

It’s finally home sweet home for the medical team from Haesung. Things seem to get normal now for both of the medical team as well as the soldiers who will soon arrive back to Korea. Kang Mo-yeon and Yoo Shi-jin finally experienced the feeling of having a ‘normal’ relationship, and ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 12

The twelfth episode gives the characters more crisis and problems to handle. The extent to which these characters can go and sacrifice when their loved one is being threatened unveils their goodness and their accountability. Owning up one’s actions is not an easy thing to do even if you are ...
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dots a year after part 11

Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 11

It's now a war where the battlefield is the hospital and the soldiers are dressed in pristine white—the medical team of nurses and doctors. The virus outbreak is not the only crisis at hand, there's also gangsters chasing for diamonds as well as people fighting for their love. Select Scenes ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 10

Love is a choice. Although not absolutely, we get to choose who, when and how we love. Episode 10 delves deeply into the concept of love.  Select Scenes from Episode 10 1. Driving Around Seo Dae-young: Have you ever thought about leaving the army and finding a new job? Yoon ...
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dots a year after part 9

Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 9

The previous episode left us wondering what Kang Mo-yeon did to save her face after having her confession to Yoo Shi-jin (that she made while literally at the brink of death) broadcasted in the entire military camp. Episode 9 is an episode of sugar and spice. Love is in the air, especially ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 8

Halfway through the series, the aftermath of the disastrous event which hit Uruk becomes more evident and makes episode 8 difficult and painful to watch in general. Select Scenes from Episode 8 1. "I Miss You" Yoo Shi-jin: I missed you. No matter what I did. I couldn’t stop thinking about ...
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dots a year after part 7

Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 7

If episode 7 has a title of its own, it would be Decisions and Sacrifices. Due to the earthquake that greatly devastated the construction site, there were a lot of casualties, but on the bright side, there were also a lot of survivors and people offering their help. Selected Scenes from ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 6

Relationships can be complicated and much twisted. Kang Mo-yeon makes Yoo Shi-jin apologize over the kiss and gets separated from him again . But that is not the end of their love story; a disaster strikes Uruk and reunites the two. Select Scenes from Episode 6 1. "You did well" Yoo Shi-jin’s father: ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 5

The start of the fifth episode catches us off guard when Yoo Shi-jin reaches to Kang Mo-yeon and finally kisses her. This passionate kiss hints to the overall romance theme of the episode—the budding romance of the main couple and the complicated love story of the secondary couple. Select Scenes ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 4

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 ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 3

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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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 2

In episode 2 of the drama, we get to see the relationship of Yoo Shi-jin and Kang Mo-yeon gradually develops only to be shattered by Shi-jin's incapability of giving her explanations and their opposing views on life and death. She bravely cuts her connection with him while he listens and says ...
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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 1

Descendants of the Sun. That is the title of the phenomenal drama that took the world by storm in 2016. As of today, March 24, 2017, it’s been exactly 344 days since its last episode was aired on April 14, 2016. But that doesn’t mean it’s now completely forgotten. Select Scenes ...
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ranking of Korean dramas in 2016

Complete ranking of Korean dramas in 2016 based on viewer ratings

It's time to say goodbye to the exhausting post series that is Dramatop 2016. The goal of Dramatop is simple and easy (although data gathering and ensuring their accuracy is tiring!), and that is to rank Korean dramas based on their nationwide average TV ratings from Nielsen Korea. Fifty kdramas (29 free-to-air and 21 cable ...
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top dramas based on peak ratings

Descendants of the Sun, Goblin still no. 1 in drama ranking based on peak ratings

Dramatop is almost done! After the changes in schedule since January 30, we have decided to cut one scheduled post (Top 20 Highest Rated Episodes) of the series. Nevertheless, that ranking will be available in our website's Dramatop page which will be realized once we launch our official website (kdramapal.com) at the ...
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top dramas based on final episode ratings

Descendants of the Sun, Goblin top drama ranking based on final episode ratings

If we rank kdramas based on their first episode ratings, of course we would not forget to rank them based on how good (or bad) they performed during the final episode. Unlike in the previous list, there's almost no changes in the lineup of dramas which are included in this ranking ...
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top dramas based on first episode ratings

Legend of the Blue Sea, Goblin top drama ranking based on first episode ratings

I am so glad that we're finally moving on to another ranking category because the three previous lists contain no surprises at all. The new list ranks kdramas (separately for FTA and cable category) based on their first episode ratings. Waaa, ratings again? You're probably getting sick of of ratings and all ...
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