My husband and I often talk about psychology and mental health. We took a few classes together in college and he has a master’s degree in a psychology-related field. We’ve talked about how it seems like Korean culture doesn’t really have an open dialogue about things like depression and anxiety. So when I talked his ear off about Kill Me, Heal Me, his first comment was, “I thought kdramas didn’t deal with mental health!” I laughed. Kill Me, Heal Me is aaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllll about the mental health! And I loved it the whole time I was watching it.
With more and more countries jumping into the TV entertainment competition, it is understandable why one country would want to remake another country’s hit tv series. But, just because it is the same story doesn’t mean that they are equal in quality and tone. This trend leads to this new segment we will be doing where we compare the original drama with the remake. This time we will be comparing the Korean drama Kill Me Heal Me and it’s Chinese remake A Seven Faced Man. Continue reading
I was hoping for an upbeat question today. The dramagods chose otherwise. Come join us as we discuss today’s question……. Beware! There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading
I think the majority of The Fangirls actually started checking out Kpop due to hearing our favorite actors sing on OSTs. So we thought it would be a fun topic to chat about. Is your favorite OST on our list? If not, let us know in the comments since we are always happy to check out new music. Continue reading
You know how there are just certain scenes in a drama that stick in your mind, long after the show has finished? I thought it would be a fun way to close our reviews if we took a moment to share those as a fond goodbye to 2015. So come join The Fangirls as we reminisce about the best moments kdrama this past year. Continue reading
It’s the end of 2015 (just a day or so late) and that means I get to look back and share my favorite dramas of the year. Because more than anything, I love enabling everyone when it comes to kaddiction. So get your pen and paper out and write down the following drama gems.
While it’s not always the thing I first look at in a drama (Sorry I am a shallow khottie crazed ahjumma), the leading lady is always important to the success of a show. So let’s take a glimpse at who stood out from the crowd and made my top leading actress list this year. Continue reading
This is actually a new category for me this year. Usually, I just put my favorite bromance in the “couple countdown”. But there were so many stellar bestie bromances in 2015, they deserved their own shout-out. So here is to all the men who made me forget that we need women in our dramas. Continue reading