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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Overwhelmed With Thanks: The Drama Edition

I am thankful I figured out a spot to put this into the post. And Maknae & Jen said it couldn’t be done. Bwhahahaha

We thought it would be fun to do a tiny post to express all the things we are thankful for this year at Dramas With A Side of Kimchi.  So take a moment from basting those turkeys and dodging those relatives (possibly in a closet to check out your favorite dramas) and join us in giving thanks. Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Episodes 21 & 22

As I watch a drama, there is always the rise and ebb of the plot’s pacing. Sometimes it’s all action and you are literally bursting with adrenaline while watching. Other episodes are plot development episodes where it fleshes out characters and creates the setup for future plot points. And then you have my least favorite part of a drama….the plateau. That spot where we seem to be going nowhere and just re-watching the same type of conflict happen over and over. I think that is where we currently are with While You Were Sleeping. Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Episode 17 & 18

Last week I finished watching the four episodes and was left feeling………..just ok.  Sure, there was plot and stuff happened.  But for some reason I just wasn’t emotionally engaged.  I wondered if maybe we were in for a lull.  A pause in plot until we get to the meaty stuff at the end.  Let me just tell you, “That is NOT the case.”  There was so much awesome plot and intrigue stuffed into these two episodes that I am overflowing with thoughts.  Continue reading