Bloody Romance Episodes 9-12: A Chatty Recap

We have blood bugs galore and a romance that is kind of burgeoning…. maybe.  So many things happened for us to discuss and try to create some semblance of sense.  So join us as we discuss week three of Bloody Romance! Continue reading

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Hand: The Guest & The Player release new teasers and begin OCN’s new two drama a week schedule!

So many drama choices are getting ready to start.  Which means a plethora of teasers are coming our way.  Today OCN dropped character teasers for both its upcoming dramas.  Which do you find more intriguing?  The creepy exorcism vibes of Hand: The Guest or the stylish greed concept of The Player?  Come check out the teasers and find out which one might be your next favorite drama. Continue reading

My ID is Gangnam Beauty: First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts

It is a common trope throughout storytelling: the ugly duckling becomes a beautiful swan. American movies in the 80s certainly used this approach a lot, geeky guy takes off his glasses and gets some new clothes and suddenly…hot, hot, hot. Overlooked girl gets her hair cut and styled and tosses her glasses (note the glasses theme here) and suddenly…instant popularity. My ID is Gangnam Beauty takes this idea, but instead of a simple makeover, a young girl completely transforms herself through plastic surgery. Reality creeps in, however, when it becomes clear that surgery cannot immediately transform a timid personality or erase the years of pain experienced. In fact, even beautiful people can get bullied. Read on to discover our first impressions and unfiltered thoughts about My ID is Gangnam Beauty. Continue reading

Your House Helper: First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts

Sometimes there is a scene in a drama that just makes your heart pound and you feel a sense of longing that just can’t be described.    I found myself taking screenshots and sending them to my Kbesties.  No, I wasn’t sending them any shirtless pictures or angsty shower scenes; I was lusting after the idea of having someone come clean and organize my house.  So, I will warn you.  This new drama might leave you feeling dissatisfied with your current situation.  Why can’t we ALL have a house helper like this one? Your House Helper does have some other features to recommend it, so read on for my first impressions and unfiltered thoughts. Continue reading

Legal Action in Kdramas: A Comparative Look at the Korean Justice System

Have you ever watched a Korean drama and wondered about the courtroom scenes? Why are some judges so young? Why do prosecutors seem more like investigators? Where are the juries? Why does it seem like the judge is interrupting with questions instead of letting the attorneys present their cases? Well, Kdrama Jen is here to answer your questions! Come along as we chat about Korea’s judicial system and how it relates to our favorite dramas!

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