2010 College Grad Classmates Lee Sang Yi, Kim Go Eun, Ahn Eun Jin, Lee Yoo Young, Park So Dam, and Kim Sung Chul Form Legendary Line of Current Hot Acting Talent

Running this blog for so long there are times I still think the era is X when it’s really moved on to Y. It happens fast in K-pop more than K-dramas and definitely K-movies rarely move the top line. But for actors and actresses there are generational shifts and formerly it was the ’87 line that K-ent kept a close on on especially when it was so full of actors and all of those guys went to the army basically in the same year span. Now it looks like the ’91 line is a powerhouse and even better these talented stars are classmates, college grads in 2010. We have Lee Sang Yi, Kim Go Eun, Park So Dam, Kim Sung Chul, Lee Yoo Young, and Ahn Eun Jin. I didn’t know these stars were all classmates so wowsers for having an acting dream and making it come true. College friendships are so genuine, of course it can crash and burn but at least then people aren’t as calculating yet and the common interests remain so easy to bond over.

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Park Seo Joon and Kim Go Eun Top the Japan Viewer Poll on Favorite K-drama Female and Male Stars

I still remember when Bae Yong Joon and Choi Ji Woo would top every Japan viewer poll on anything Hallyu related for a good decade and more after Winter Sonata swept the nation. They’ve dropped off for years now but … Continue reading

Yumi’s Cells Smooths Out in Episodes 3-4 as the Kind and Considerate Budding Romance Elicits Smiles From the Viewers and Cells Alike

I’m so glad other readers suggested I stick with Yumi’s Cells after the tonally disparate first episode, saying the second episode gets a lot better. It did, and now I can say episodes 3-4 gets even way better. The story … Continue reading

Kim Go Eun and Ahn Bo Hyun are as Animated as Their Emotion Avatars in New Character Posters for tvN Drama Yumi’s Cells

Choosing a color palette for a drama poster should be as important as the styling of the images. The turquoise blue backdrops of the posters for Yumi’s Cells is both striking and soothing, honestly since it’s come out I’ve grown … Continue reading