tvN Drama Encounter Enchants with Fairy Tale Artistic Title Openings by Artist Jamsan

Art isn’t something I expect to find in a K-drama, and it’s usually the opposite as many productions struggle to even craft decent posters and title designs. I was pleasantly surprised to see a full title opening for tvN drama Encounter (Boyfriend), an illustrated fairy tale-esque rendering of a princess, her rescuer, castles and winged horses, all the elements of a romantic throwback fairy tale but here applied to a modern day capable hotel president that is trapped in her life despite all the trappings of success. The title art is by a famous South Korean artists called Jamsan using a technique called digital painting, it’s like a moving picture book rendering that really adds a whimsical element to Encounter when the narrative of the female lead is so grounded in a life weighed down by responsibility and the chains of privilege. Check out some more cool screenshots below! Continue reading

Seo In Guk and Jung So Min Go About Their Lives in New Stills from Hundred Million Stars Falling From the Sky

Some actors and actors take a long time to grow on me, and until that happens I’m quite dismissively flippant towards them. Seo In Guk is one of those where even after dramas I’ve loved such as Answer Me 1997 … Continue reading