Korean Culture


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?

Interestingly enough, I cannot find keywords for dark skinned Koreans unless I call them Black or African – which they are not. I wonder why that is.

Korean Film Reviews

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?

Who Are The Strangers From Hell?

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 Good?

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 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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