First Teaser for First Kiss for the 7th Time Brings the Hallyu Male Stars Together

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The teaser is out  for the  online CF drama by Lotte Duty Free, a harmless confection of topHallyu stars and the feel good theme of an ordinary girl surrounded by 7 male specimens of confection. Lee Cho Hee is a daydreaming Lotte sales girl who gets herself a winky Choi Ji Woo fairy godmother and embarks on a seven man race to get her first kiss. There’s Lee Jun Ki, Park Hae Jin, Lee Jong Seok, Ji Chang Wook, Lee Min Ho, Taecyeon, and Kai, basically a oppa or dongsaeng flavor for nearly every female taste out there. This looks cute and would be even more entertaining if it builds in all the meta K-drama tropes in a self-aware and deprecating way. Just because it was commissioned for a brand promotion doesn’t mean it can’t be entertaining.
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Poster and Press Conference for Lotte Duty Fee Star-packed Promo Drama First Kiss for the 7th Time

Lotte Duty Free is packaging a seven-for-one deal in terms of Hallyu stars and I find myself impressed with their ingenuity and willingness to go big. The poster is out for the brand’s tie-in web drama called First Kiss for … Continue reading

MBC Schedules Choi Ji Woo and Joo Jin Mo Drama Woman with a Suitcase on Mon-Tues After Monster

Veteran K-actress Choi Ji Woo is no stranger to suitcases, adorably packing for her trip on variety show Grandpas Over Flowers two years ago, and last year packed up metaphorically to go back to her college days with Second Time Twenty … Continue reading

Lee Young Ae and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the List of Actress Salaries in K-dramas

As a drama viewer I would prefer to talk about the substance of the work, but the reality is that so much involving the production itself impacts the quality onscreen. If all the production budget goes to paying the two … Continue reading

Kim Tae Hee, Lee Young Ae, and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the Netizen’s Ranking of the 20 Most Beautiful Female K-stars

Kim Tae Hee is having a very good August 2015, that’s for sure. Her new drama Yongpal with Joo Won is a major hit (relatively speaking in this day and age of depressed television ratings), and now she’s garnered another … Continue reading

Choi Ji Woo is a Cute Co-ed in Drama Posters and Filming BTS for Second Time Twenty Years Old

Green is a color best associated with concepts of life, renewal, and positive energy, so what better way to promote upcoming ahjumma returning to college drama Second Time Twenty Years Old than with a background of a rich green lawn. … Continue reading