Costars from Descendants of the Sun Onew and Kim Min Seok Discharged From the Military at the Same Time

We get a two-fer this week, with two young male stars returning from military service after a two year absence. Idol-actor Onew and actor Kim Min Seok have finished their civic duty and is back to pick off where their career left off in 2018. Both got big breaks in 2016 as part of the sprawling cast of mega hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Both served without any drama with Onew using his vocal talents to perform in army musicals. With COVID-19, both used their final vacation days recently and rolled that into their discharge this week so they didn’t need to go back to base and their discharge will not have any fanfare. Congrats on finishing such a milestone in nearly every South Korean man’s life.

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Three Huge Age Gap Korean Projects Coming in 2018 with Mr. Sunshine, My Ahjusshi, and Love Sling

I’m amused by the hand wringing by K-netizens on the coming 2018 romance (or romance-adjacent) K-dramas with huge age gaps. Like this hasn’t happened before, and enough times to make it just a meh reaction fro m me. I even … Continue reading