First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Melting Me Softly

Welcoming our favorites back from the military is always interesting. We wait breathlessly to see what drama they pick up next, and then we cross our fingers that it will be a good project! Come see what we think of Ji Chang Wook’s post-military pick, Melting Me Softly.

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A Fan Girl Goes to the Theatre – Shinheung Military Academy Musical

When the stars align and life hands you the opportunity to see one of your favorite Korean actors perform live, you jump on it!  I was recently able to snag tickets and attend the Daejeon performance of Shinheung Military Academy Musical, starring Ji Chang Wook, Kang Ha Neul, and Sung Gyu (from the k-pop group Infinite).  Since these three actor/singers are currently in the middle of their mandatory military service and have been MIA from our drama screens, it was an especially delightful way to end my time in Korea.  AND being able to watch Ji Chang Wook act on the stage, right in front of me, was all that I dreamed it would be!

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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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Fangirl Stalking Military Edition: Keeping the Home Fires Burning for Ji Chang Wook.

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Thinking about how to say goodbye for now…

This year several of the stars that I’ve come to love are leaving for the military and it feels like drama land will be so empty without them.  I’ve been a drama fan for long enough to know that leaving for the military doesn’t have to be the kiss of death for our favorite guys.  Let’s send off Ji Chang Wook with hopes that he stays safe and happy and comes back with several new projects to delight us and hopefully one that will showcase his post military abs! Continue reading

Suspicious Partner 37 & 38

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Hello there show that I fell in love with! Plot twists! A bad guy that makes me shiver! Oh so yummy kisses! (These two need an award for most believably natural yet still steamy kisses). We are winding down and just when you thought the rest of the show would be filled with fluff they make sure we remember that even though a criminal is arrested doesn’t mean there isn’t a ton of work to be done to convict him of the everything he is guilty of. Especially when he have amnesia that equals possible mental instability. Continue reading

Suspicious Partner Episode 33 & 34

Screen Shot 2017-07-06 at 8.14.49 PMSerial Killer woke up. Serial Killer has amnesia but is still as creepy as heck. Serial Killer escapes. Thank you for joining me for this week’s set up episode. 🙂 KMUSE and I have been joking around the last couple of weeks because I really am getting the setup up/filler episodes and she gets all the action, in the bedroom and in the plot. So because my episode was pretty much connecting the dots from one episode to the next we’ll quickly cover that then talk about more important things like adopting Korean Harry Potter and how annoying side characters become ones you enjoy. Continue reading

Suspicious Partner: Episode 7 & 8

.2a87b1My love for our quirky OTP (One True Pairing) continues as they join forces (and living quarters) to find the killer that changed their lives so drastically.  But all that cohabitation plays havoc on Bong Hee’s self-imposed restraining order, not to mention Ji Wook’s attempts to be the mopiest lawyer in all of Seoul.  Join me as I chat all my favorite parts of episodes 7 & 8! Continue reading