Current K-drama Male Leads on the 10 Year Challenge Have Aged Like Fine Wine

The current It thing on Facebook is the 10 Year Challenge, to post a picture of yourself today versus 10 years ago on your first post when Facebook started. Some people have aged hard, some hardly at all, but looks are merely superficial to have much everyone has emotionally and mentally aged in a decade. For the K-actors we know and love, visuals are part of their job so it’s interesting to put them on the 10 Year Challenge and see how they look today in 2019 versus 2009. The answer is – amazingly well if not better, and there are two who were babies back then that are now in leading men territory. Hyun Bin was already a top drama star in 2009 thanks to My Name is Kim Sam Soon and it’s wonderful to see him back on top for Memories of Alhambra, and likewise for Gong Yoo who had the same career swing, downturn, and now resurgence. Enjoy the side-by-side comparisons and post any others I may have missed! Continue reading

Kim Hee Sun, Yoo Ah In, Lee Jun Ki and Many More K-stars at W Korea Cancer Charity Event

The fashions are less the center of attention when the purpose of an event is charitable rather than awards driven. Lots of big name K-celebs took time out to attend the W Korea annual cancer charity fundraiser in Seoul, with … Continue reading

Sung Dong Il, Go Ara, and Park Min Young Top the June 2018 K-drama Actor Rankings

The monthly K-drama actor and actress buzz rankings are out and June 2018 has the fast surging jTBC drama Miss Hammurabi place leads Sung Dong Il and Go Ara in the top 1 and 2 spots. Good for them! Coming … Continue reading