Podcast #52 – Podcap: The Last Empress Episodes 1-24

Sometimes a drama fan just needs to watch a drama with off-the-wall comedic moments and over-the-top makjang intensity. The Last Empress is just such a drama. Come join The Fangirls as we cover our expectations going into The Last Empress, our favorite characters, where we think the story is headed, and so much more!

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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

Is That a Thing? Dramas vs Real Life in Korea

When I was putting together my post of Korean culture questions for MiataMama, Kdrama Jen helpfully suggested that she had some host daughters who live in Korea, and that they could  answer questions too! So below we have answers from HostDaughter1, who is 26, a former military officer and current office worker; and HostDaughter2, who is 21 and currently a student at a prestigious Korean university. MiataMama is an American. She and her children are in Korea with her husband, who has been stationed there with the US military for a few years. 

It’s been interesting to see their different responses to these questions, and to see the difference in their experiences. Enjoy!

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A Kdrama Fan in Korea

One of my favorite things about k-dramas is how it brings people from all over the world together. Case in point is my friend MiataMama, whose husband has been stationed in Korea for the past few years. She’s been a drama fan for much longer than that, so she’s had ample time to see if things like wrist-grabbing are a thing in Korea, or just made up for our favorite OTPs.

Here are the questions you all asked that she could answer. Thanks for your submissions, drama fans!

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The Fangirl’s Special Valentine’s Day Roundtable -The Power of Puppy Smolder

There are all kinds of leading male characters in Korean dramas, but the ones who charm us with their combination of sometimes bumbling eagerness that can suddenly turn into intensity are some of our favorites. This is what the fangirls at Dramas with a Side of Kimchi refers to as “Puppy Smolder.” Come join us as we chat about our favorite Khottie puppies.

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