Would we be true Kdrama podcasters if we didn’t watch Squid Game? Maybe, but we didn’t want to take the chance. We’re so glad we did and we want to share all of our thoughts and feelings on this show that’s taking the world by storm.
If you’re one of the few who hasn’t hit play, we have a spoiler light review of characters and general plot at the beginning of our podcast, then we jump into all the juicy details. Come join us for our more in-depth review.
Sometimes the day-to-day responsibilities of adulting make it challenge to keep up with all the new music coming from Kpop-land. But that doesn’t stop this fangirl from tracking down all the best new tracks! Looking for something bright and energetic? Or maybe something a bit more somber and reflective? Don’t worry friends, I’ve got you covered! Come check out this week’s Top 5 with me!!
Have you been enjoying Hometown Cha Cha Cha and Yumi’s Cells and The Veil, drama fans? If not, if you haven’t quite found the drama that’s right for you, this week is full of new dramas, including the highly-anticipated The King’s Affection starring Park Eun Bin and Rowoon. Come see if this next wave of dramas has a show that’s calling your name!
Are you one of those people wondering where all the romcoms have gone in Dramaland? I often see people asking for recommendations for a simple sweet romance without serial killers or a glimpse into the dark underbelly of the world, and Dali and The Cocky Prince fits most of that criteria. It has a tiny bit of murder, but what show doesn’t? The important thing is that it has comedic cuteness galore. Join us as we share some of the reasons why you should give this show a chance.
Have you ever wondered what a grown-up version of the Disney movie Inside Out might look like? It might just resemble the newest webtoon-to-drama, Yumi’s Cells. Now that the kids are all back to school, it’s the perfect time to try this cute live action/animated crossover. Come find out why Yumi’s Cells is hitting the spot and has become a favorite for Drama Geek and myself!
Squid Game is EVERYWHERE. Everyone is talking about it, and if you’ve been watching dramas for a while, people you never thought would talk to about kdramas are suddenly wearing green tracksuits and wanting to discuss your favorite actors. According to Netflix, it may end up being its most-watched original show ever. What is making the world jump over that one-inch subtitle line and dive into this particular drama? I have no idea, but let’s talk about why we watched it instead.
I was on the hunt for a good sismance when one of our Patreons recommended the Chinese drama Be Yourself. Are you looking for a feel-good drama centered around four college roommates who love each other through growth and changes? What about some great romances? Then this is the drama for you!
What happens when the court system is no longer run by judges or a jury but broadcast live and voted on American Idol style? A thrilling ride! Throw in Ji Sung adorned in a plethora of sexy robes and you have The Devil Judge. There was so much that we loved about this show and the three of us couldn’t pass up chatting about the entire drama after it finished. Spoiler free section is at the beginning and then we give you are warning and spill all the delicious tidbits about the show.