Chinese and Korean Stars Descend on the 2015 Bazaar Star Charity Night in Beijing

There was plenty of glitter across both sides of the strait this past week – Taiwan held its highest television honors with the Golden Bell Awards while the popular Chinese and Korean stars alighted for the Bazaar Star Charity Night in Beijing. I … Continue reading

Final Posters and Trailer for The Third Way of Love Play Up the Beauty of Song Seung Heon and Crystal Liu

The production is making one final push for upcoming Korean-Chinese joint production movie The Third Way of Love, premiering month end on September 30th. It’s actually a big premiere date in China, unlike the September no-mans land in US movie … Continue reading

Ha Jung Woo Leads the Korean Male Fans Pick of Their Top 20 Manliest K-actors

I’m always entertained by lists and polls, offering a snapshot of the general reaction to the topic at hand without needing to take it seriously. The latest list is interesting in how many selections elicited approving nods from me. tvN … Continue reading

TV Report Discusses the Anticipated K-actor Returns for Fall 2015 Dramas

Thanks to TV Report running an article this week about the Korean actor male gods returning to drama land this fall, specifically naming five profile actors in So Ji Sub, Jang Hyuk. Song Joong Ki, Park Hae Jin, and Song … Continue reading

Song Seung Heon and Crystal Liu’s Dating News Ratchets Up the Interest in The Third Way of Love

It’s entertaining to see the diametrically opposite reactions from the K-netizens versus the Chinese netizens on the cross-border romance of Korean actor Song Seung Heon and Chinese actress Crystal Liu. While the K-netz are happy to have oppa bring a … Continue reading

K-tourism Bureau Polls Japanese Ladies Favorite Korean Entertainers and Dramas in 2014

Most of the attention on exporting K-dramas have shifted to Mainland China in the last two years and for good reason. It’s the largest audience market by size and K-dramas are more naturally digestable due to the similar Asian entertainment … Continue reading