Who Are K-dramas Best Ugly Criers – Past, Present, and Future

Kisses and tears are two of the more memorable aspects of K-dramas because the early Hallyu dramas piled on romance and misery in equally measure to create the world of K-drama melodramas as we know it. Over the years the crying has gone from contrived parental disapproval and/or terminal illness to a plethora of reasons to milk those ducts dry. We’ve got first loves thought dead and comes back to life, body-swapping martyrdom, rape trauma, reincarnation memories, an alien going back to his home planet, a mermaid going back to the ocean, a long lost brother who turns serial killer – these are but a few of the more unique reasons to sob one’s guts out and many a K-drama actor and actress have risen to the occasion. Kim Soo Hyun really stands out with his heaving sobs in The Moon Embraces the Sun but check out a sampling below of the more visually impactful cries. Continue reading

K-drama Producers Lamenting Huge Hole in Late 20’s Leading Men Due to Military Service

Production companies of K-dramas shared with the media its very valid concern with upcoming year leading men casting due to the large exodus of military service bound this year in 2017. Starting with Lee Min Ho, the list of talented … Continue reading