New Poster for Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow a Direct Refraction of Earlier OTP Poster From Season 1

I had so many problems with season 1 of Alchemy of Souls that even without the female lead change I would be starting off already so mad at the mess left behind when the first season ended. So perhaps the change of female lead is a good thing, which effectively returns Naksu’s soul back to her own body which is a good thing albeit perplexing for how to bring it about. The new poster is out showing the leads Lee Jae Wook and Go Yoon Jung staring intensely into each other’s eyes. It’s stirring and well framed and the two leads look beautiful in the same frame. But this poster is a refraction of the poster from season 1 (see below) so seeing it beside one another brings back conflicting feelings. Perhaps it would all be fine if the drama gave a meaningful ending to the body of Mu Duk who is really memory lost daughter Jin Bu Yeon.

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MBC Sageuk The Forbidden Marriage with Kim Young Dae and Park Joo Hyun Continue to Release Woefully Underwhelming Posters and Promos

Normally I say expect the worse so one can hopefully get anything better than that and be happily surprised. But the promos for upcoming MBC sageuk drama The Forbidden Marriage have been just that bad that I’m happy none of … Continue reading

K-netizens Divided Over Reporter Criticism of the Excessive Use of Filters on Song Joong Ki Playing a College Student in Reborn Rich

Okay, this is a dicey opinion with room for nuance. The first criticism of hit jTBC drama Reborn Rich (The Chaebol’s Youngest Son) is here, and of course there will be negativity that accompanies anything that is trending, A reporter … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Other Stars Attend 2022 International Emmy’s as The King Affection Wins Best Telenovela in a First for a K-drama

The Korean drama expansion continues into the end of the year as the K-ent contingent made their presence known at this week’s 2022 International Emmy Awards. Not to be confused with the Primetime Emmy’s which are more prestigious covering top … Continue reading

Kim Nam Gil and Sung Joon are Bringing the Intensity in Character Posters for TVing Demon Fighting Drama Island

I judge character dramas on the design, and these look good, but then mostly on whether the actor or actress behind the character is bringing it. It’s half-brung here for the posters of Island, the upcoming supernatural demon fighting in … Continue reading

Reborn Rich Jumps to 8.845% Ratings in Episode 2 and 10.826% in Episode 3 as jTBC Has Another Hit on its Hands Maximizing Momentum with Airing 3 Episodes Each Week

I didn’t pay attention to the airing schedule for Reborn Rich (The Chaebol’s Youngest Son) so it was like a treat from the drama gods to wake up on Sunday with a new episode 3! jTBC is airing three episodes … Continue reading

Joynews Poll of Favorite K-drama OTPs of 2022 Lead off with Extraordinary Attorney Woo, My Liberation Notes, and Twenty Five, Twenty One

The first year end K-drama OTP poll is out courtesy of Joynews and it’s basically the list of all the good pairings I’ve heard bandied about during the 2022 drama runs. In first place is Park Eun Bin and Kang … Continue reading