Posters and Previews for SBS Drama Absolute Boyfriend with Yeo Jin Goo, Minah, and Hong Jong Hyun

I’ll go out on a limb and say that upcoming SBS rom-com Absolute Boyfriend will be worth watching thanks to the recently released previews. Leads Yeo Jin Gu, Minah, and Hong Jong Hyun form that watchable triumvirate of good casting and even better than expected chemistry. It’s based on the Japanese manga Absolute Boyfriend (Zettai Kareshi) which has been adapted into a J-dorama (cute) and TW-drama (awful), and generally has the fulfilling a woman’s dreams storyline whereby the female lead gets a perfect robot boyfriend and then a real human hottie who also wants her. Yeo Jin Gu looks both handsome and adorable as the robot boyfriend but it’s female lead Minah that’s really capturing all my attention with her animated charisma onscreen. Continue reading

Yeo Jin Gu, Minah, and Hong Jong Hyun’s K-version of Absolute Boyfriend Gets SBS Time Slot in May Originally Slated for Vagabond

Promos have kicked off for the K-version of Japanese manga Absolute Boyfriend (Zettai Kareshi), quite a few years in the making with this adaptation punted around K-ent for some time. Yeo Jin Gu will get to bare his abs as … Continue reading

Script Reading Stills for K-version of Absolute Boyfriend with Yeo Jin Goo, Minah, and Hong Jong Hyun

It’s a totally different main cast of three for the upcoming K-version of Absolute Boyfriend (Zettai Kareshi) but judging from the smiles and cheerful attitudes at the script reading the mood is certainly positive. Yeo Jin Goo will play the … Continue reading

2012 Year End Drama Reviews: Something Fun for Everyone

Another year, another year end review. For me the year end review contextualizes the dramas watched on three levels – its own merits, how it stacks up against its compatriots, and how the year measures up against previous years. If … Continue reading