Netizens Happy with Kim Soo Hyun and Taecyeon’s Latest Military Service Updates

K-netizens are a notoriously prickly lot but the one rare area of unanimity revolves around South Korea’s mandatory military service. As long as a guy dutifully and timely serves his two years then K-netizens will universally give him due praise and the corollary is even more vocal when it comes to Korean entertainers. A guy can be a bad actor but if he trots off to military services and does it with gusto then he’ll be showered with positive feedback from K-netz. So when a top star does it the response is magnified as evidenced by the same week military updates from actor Kim Soo Hyun and actor-idol Taecyeon. Both are serving in the army and the former was seen hanging with his army buddies fitting in with the non-celebs serving alongside while the latter participated in a show for the annual Armed Forces Day event looking like he stepped out of an army movie. Looking good boys! I never understand why some stars try to get out of serving when doing so earns lifetime goodwill and brownie points. Continue reading

Korean Male Stars Show Off their Height with Sexy Dorky Manner Legs

Manner legs, or when a super tall entertainer stands in an open-legged stance to lower himself, is such a unique Korean thing. I don’t recall seeing tall stars in other entertainment industries doing the pose to adjust for height differentials … 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

Unattractive Outfits and Makeup Steals the Spotlight at the VIP Star Premiere of Real

The VIP movie premiere for Kim Soo Hyun‘s summer 2017 thriller movie Real is as much a hot mess as early critic reviews of his movie has been. Namely, a whole lotta raw material but presented all wrong. Even weirder … Continue reading

First Teaser for First Kiss for the 7th Time Brings the Hallyu Male Stars Together

The teaser is out  for the  online CF drama by Lotte Duty Free, a harmless confection of topHallyu stars and the feel good theme of an ordinary girl surrounded by 7 male specimens of confection. Lee Cho Hee is a … Continue reading

Poster and Press Conference for Lotte Duty Fee Star-packed Promo Drama First Kiss for the 7th Time

Lotte Duty Free is packaging a seven-for-one deal in terms of Hallyu stars and I find myself impressed with their ingenuity and willingness to go big. The poster is out for the brand’s tie-in web drama called First Kiss for … Continue reading

Lotte Duty Free Scripts Mini Drama with Lee Jun Ki, Lee Jong Seok, Ji Chang Wook, Park Hae Jin, Taecyeon, and Kai

Korean duty free store Lotte is cooking up a treat for all the Hallyu fans – the brand will use all it’s endorsement stars in a web drama called First Kiss For the Sixth Time. There are tons of Hallyu stars … Continue reading