New Rom-com Touch with Joo Sang Wook and Kim Bora Airs on Channel A

I totally missed this but Channel A cable premiered the first new K-drama of 2020, rom-com Touch with Joo Sang Wook and Kim Bora. The drama started on January 3 and airs on Fri-Sat, with the first episodes getting 0.847% and 0.907% ratings. It’s not high but Channel A has been one of the smaller niche networks so clearly it expects this type of reach. I need to check it out due to sheer perverse curiosity of the huge age and visual gap between the leads but the idea of a long time idol trainee changing jobs to a makeup artist and finding her calling actually sounds really cute and a nice encouragement to people who want to change jobs. If anyone has watched already share your first thoughts. Continue reading

Press Conference for KBS Weekend Drama My Golden Life Has Park Shi Hoo Apologizing for Scandal from 2013

Scandal is a loaded word, for some K-netizens it connotes something as inconsequential as a star dating news, yet in recent years there have been a series of male star scandals of the serious variety involving accusations, police investigations, and … Continue reading

The Leads of Please Come Back Ahjusshi Dive Into Filming After Script Reading and Prayer Ceremony

On paper this drama looks like a stellar arrangement from the leads to the supporting cast, made all the more pressing since there are quite a bit of unknowns on the line. Male lead Rain is making his first television … Continue reading

Rain and Oh Yeon Seo Headline Please Come Back Ahjusshi Without the Usual Loveline

I’m way more interested in upcoming SBS drama¬†Please Come Back Ahjusshi (Please Come Back, Mister) now that the actual character backgrounds have been revealed. It’s starting to sound even more like a 49 Days redux, with dual leads and love … Continue reading

Bevy of Super Tall K-actors Towering Onscreen in Pinocchio and Pride and Prejudice

I know K-dramas have been on a flower boy roll for the last few years, but recently I’ve really started noticing that all the leading men in K-dramas have gotten¬†progressively taller and taller. Early Hallyu had quite a few leading … Continue reading