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A Growing North Korean K-pop Idol Industry

The South Korean Kpop Hallyu wave in America is going strong. Could there be a future growing presence of North Korean idol groups competing on the music scene?

Convenience Stores Are Calling Me

Reflecting on my personal experiences of racism and misunderstanding while trying to interact with Korean culture. Should this influence the way I watch kdrama?

The Old Kingdom of Corea

Where Are the Dark-Skinned Koreans Today?

Korea was once known as the Land of the Morning Calm. Old Photos from the Kingdom of Corea show Joseon Dynasty life with dark-skinned Koreans.

Korean Film Reviews

Is Kocowa Worth It? 

The Korean Wave is in full effect, making Korean-centric TV shows and drama a global phenomenon. With so many streaming service choices should you try Kocowa?

Kdrama Reviews

Chocolate is a Redundant Kdrama Series

Is Chocolate worth watching? This is an in-depth discussion with spoilers for the first four episodes of this terribly disappointing Netflix kdrama series.

Itaewon Class

Reviews, Discussions, and Commentary surrounding the 2020 hit Netflix kdrama series Itaewon Class.

Law School Kdrama

Reviewing and Discussing the weekly 2021 Netflix Kdrama series Law School. Starring actors Kim Bum and Ryu Hye Young.

A Crime Drama with STRONG Female Leads – Live Kdrama Review

For the Hongil Division in Seoul, maintaining work-life balance isn’t easy. Thankfully, this Korean drama on Netflix seamlessly juggles an ensemble of characters problems in a way that doesn’t burn you out. This is a review of one of the best crime kdrama of 2018, LIVE!

Should You Watch One Spring Night?

Is One Spring Night a Netflix Kdrama worth watching? Or is the forced love triangle between Yoo Ji Ho, Lee Jung In, and Kwon Ki Seok too much to bear?

Is Revolutionary Love Worth Watching?

Byun Hyuk is a chaebol son who willing lives in a poor area. Wanting to impress Baek Joon, Hyuk starts a work culture revolution at his father’s company.

Is Strangers From Hell Worth Watching?

Strangers from Hell, or Taineun Jiokida [ 타인은 지옥이다] is a 2019 Kdrama. It is a live adaptation of a webtoon sharing the same name. This is a full series review of the psychological thriller Strangers from Hell with major plot spoilers.

The King: Eternal Monarch Mid-Season Review

This is a mid-season review of The King: Eternal Monarch, currently airing on Netflix. Discussing theories, character analysis and the overall time-travel & parallel universe storyline as a whole.

Our Beloved Summer

Recaps, Reviews, and Discussion surrounding the 2021 Netflix Kdrama series Our Beloved Summer! Starring actors Kim Da Mi and Choi Woo Shik.

Our Blues is Worth Watching

The residents of the quaint Pureung Village work at the fish market, and quietly go about their lives. Let’s explore why Our Blues is a kdrama worth watching.

Is Cafe Minamdang Worth Watching?

Framed for murder, criminal profiler Nam Han Joon decides to become a fraudulent shaman instead! Can he catch the elusive assailant Gopuri and clear his name?

Is Extraordinary Attorney Woo A Good Kdrama?

Although brilliant, Attorney Woo Young Woo cannot find a job due to having autism. After accepting a job offer at Hanbada, her adult life finally begins.

Is My Unfamiliar Family Worth Watching? 

When devoted husband Kim Sang Shik accidently reveals a long-held secret, the once happy Kim family spirals out of control due to various misunderstandings.

Manhwa & Webcomics

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