Kpop Artist Highlight: LUCY

The band LUCY has been around for a while – they formed in 2020 and participated in JTCB’s Superband. They have an indie pop sound backed up by orchestral instruments, which makes for a fun listen with depth, much like another indie pop band I love, Hoppipolla. LUCY has steadily made their way into success as OST regulars. Come see which songs you recognize and which ones I love! 

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Kpop Album Review: D.O’s Blossom

Can we all just agree that D.O (real name: Do Kyung Soo) is the cinnamon roll of kpop? His boyish charm and gentle voice are as captivating as they are soothing – you wouldn’t even know that one of his first drama roles was as a serial killer. (True story – Hello Monster.) His first album since leaving SM Entertainment, Blossom, is a no-skip album for me! Come see why I’ve had it on repeat since its release. 

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Fangirl Movie Review: Shining for One Thing

Way back in 2022 (what?? It’s 2024. I can say that!), an amazing time travel romance drama hit iQIYI. Shining for One Thing was filled with self-discovery and longing and the best kind of angst. Karlina Zhang and Qu Chu Xiao turned in memorable performances, so I was HIGHLY intrigued when I heard a movie version was coming to theaters. Come see if I thought the experience was worth the time!

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August 2023 Teaser Roundup

You know how the July Hallyu Wave was small but powerful? Yeah, August is gonna knock it out of the water. In between a big budget historical drama starring Namgoong Min to a romcom with Rowoon and Jo Bo Ah, we also have supernatural high school students, death penalty by popular vote, and Lee Min Ki as a detective who reluctantly partners with a veterinarian with psychometric powers (I know, I know, but the last psychometric drama was so good!). Come see what other kdramas you have to choose from this month!

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