Han Sun Hwa Joins Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo Jung in K-drama Convenience Store Morning Star

There’s been so much blowback on the source material webtoon that will be adapted into the K-drama Convenience Store Morning Star (Convenience Store Saet Byul) that I curiously glanced and it and erm it’s totally not my tea. Hopefully the adaptation will take merely the set up and remove all the sleazy stuff otherwise it’ll come across as perverted ahjusshi and big chested college girl icky romance. Leads Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo Jung will be joined by Han Sun Hwa playing Ji Chang Wook’s girlfriend in the story, and it reads like the token second female lead role where she gets her man stolen except they probably were never all that serious to begin with. I’m concerned this isn’t the right project for all involved but will maintain a healthy sense of optimism. Continue reading

2019 Asia Artist Awards Lines Up Top K-stars Yoona, Park Min Young, Ji Chang Wook, Jang Dong Gun, Jung Hae In and More

The Asia Artist Awards started only three years ago in 2016 created by a few cable networks. This year it’s going to be held in Vietnam and announced as the MCs are singer Leeteuk and actress Lim Ji Yeon. The … Continue reading

Kim Nam Gil, Kim Dong Wook, and Jang Nara Win Best Acting Prizes at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years now since the then upstart and rather random Seoul International Drama Awards started. The 2019 ceremony was held this week in Seoul, of course, and the winners from the K-drama side was Fiery … Continue reading