If you're a Kdrama fan like I'm a Kdrama fan, I know you've wondered about the prevalence of metal chopsticks. I have several sets of my own, requested as Christmas gifts because that's what they use on TV and here is the appropriate Amazon link and they're dishwasher safe it's awesome. But sooner or later some … Continue reading You’re a Kdrama Fan, I Know You’ve Wondered About the Metal Chopsticks
A kdrama podcast! The first for this blog! The transcript (or a rough approximation thereof) can be found by looking at the previous blog post Korean Drama Review: Oh My Ghost. This podcast covers the same material, and opinions, just in audio form. Why? Because I enjoy playing with different forms of media. It turned … Continue reading Korean Drama (Podcast) Review: Oh My Ghost
I’ve been watching Meteor Garden as well as the live action Japanese version of Boys Over Flowers, which I’ll refer to as Hana Yori Dango for clarity’s sake in this post. This brings me to three viewed adaptations total. While I’m not finished watching either of the above, and I’d really like to take a … Continue reading Bring On the Boys (Over Flowers)
A drama that promised to combine the best parts of Pasta (the kitchen drama), The Master’s Sun (the crazy-but-loveable woman who can see ghosts), and Arrang and the Magistrate (the amnesiac ghost trying to discover who she was in life and the truth of her death, complete with shaman frenimy)—AND IT DELIVERED! On all these promises and more.
Splash Splash Love is a two-part 2015 Korean web drama (I watched it on Viki). Yes, just two episodes. Totaling just under two-and-a-half hours, it's meatier than most feature films but briefer than most TV dramas. Consequently the focus stays tightly on the lead character without much visual "down time" or delving into secondary characters. But … Continue reading Korean Drama Review: Splash Splash Love
Hyde, Jekyll, Me (also titled Hyde, Jekyll, and I) could have been far more awesome than it actually was. It opened with such great promise, but episode after episode, the promise fizzled into just-another-kdrama.