Song Ji Hyo Offered Female Lead in K-drama Version of Zettai Kareshi Called Roco King

I merely like and not yet love Song Ji Hyo but I would love for this casting to happen. She’s been offered the female lead in the K-drama adaptation of shoujo manga Zettai Kareshi, which Japan adapted nearly a decade ago to solid success with leads Aibu Saki, Mokomichi Hayami, and Mizushima Hiro. For some reason Song Ji Hyo gives off certain similar vibes with Aibu Saki and I can totally see Song Ji Hyo being silly and serious as the female lead suddenly enjoying the companionship of a hot robot while balancing real human romance development with a flesh and blood guy. The drama is currently slated to air on thriller heavy cable network OCN and could be a fun summer rom-com if it gets into production soon. Continue reading

Koala Discusses Two Decades Worth of Notable J-doramas

Some of my all-time fave dramas are Japanese doramas. I’ve been watching J-doramas since the early 90s, when I was a wee lass (okay, not so wee, but definitely still a lass), and following this bandwagon has been a bumpy … Continue reading