Official Synopsis: A prince from the Chosun era, Yi Gak (JYJ‘s Yoochun), along with his entourage, which includes Song Man Bo (Lee Min Ho), Do Chi San (Choi Woo Shik) and Woo Young Sul (Jung Seok Won),are catapulted 300 years into the future. As he attempts to investigatethesuspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the princess heloved, he unexpectedly finds himself in the city of Seoul in the year2012, where he comes across a woman who looks exactly like his belovedcrown princess…
Ratings: SBS Rooftop Prince has finally turned the tables on MBCs The King 2 Hearts as it reached a high rating of 12.5%, while The King 2 Hearts trailed closely behind with 12.1%. Meanwhile, KBSs Equator Man stayed stable at a 10.2% rating. While SBS Rooftop Prince can enjoy its first-place crown this time around, the competition is still bound to heat up next week.
Recap of Ep. 6: The three boys return fresh and handsome to greet Park Ha (Han Ji Min) and Yi Gak at their rooftop room. While the rooftop room is being renovated, including the special addition of the panoramic beach scene, Yi Gak rents out a RV with his premium credit card. The boys transform into hot businessmen with smart phones and the added detail of sunglasses, making all the women (and myself) swoon. While Park Ha teaches them the way to order in a cafe, the men reveal their true ages (Young Sol as the oldest, Chi San and Prince Yi Gak the same age, and Man Bo as the youngest). Park Ha flaunts her noona status, irking Yi Gak.
Meanwhile, CEO Jang, who owns a quarter of the shares of Grandmothers company, comes to Korea to hold a business agreement with Tae Mu (Lee Tae Sung). However, she later meets Se Nas mother and greets her in a friendly manner, only to have boxes thrown at her. Although she leaves unscathed, the scene left me crying in anger. Oh dear, a makjang element: the birth secret of Park Ha.
The three boys and Yi Gak officially enter the company in their sleek suits. While Yi Gak is being introduced to the company by Se Na (Jung Yumi), the three servants fail miserably in front of Manager Taek So. With the previous nights lecture on Korean customs in company outings, which can often times include soju and karaoke, the three men misunderstand the casual lunch meeting as a company outing and release their inner party monsters, eventually getting yelled at by Manager Taek So.
Later, Yi Gak and Park Ha go out to buy a new TV set and eat pasta. During their lunch, Yi Gak asks Park Ha about the customs of dating and what she would want to do on a date, which Park Ha misunderstands as his way of showing interest in her. The two enjoy their bike adventure together when Park Ha finally teaches him to bike. Park Ha notices a bracelet she was interested in, in Yi Gaks jacket. Although she daydreams of Yi Gak presenting the gift to her (much like I imagine Yoochun doing in reality), the fantasy is broken when Yi Gak teases her instead.
Unfortunately, Yi Gak then takes Se Na out on a date, where they both enjoy riding a couple bicycle. Se Na dozes off, relaxed for the first time, and Yi Gak leaves her with the bracelet draped around a water bottle.
Park Ha and her stepmother head out to eat lunch, only for her stepmother to notice Park Has birth mother, CEO Jang, in the same restaurant. Her stepmother rushes Park Ha out of the restaurant, getting hit by Tae Mus incoming car. (Man, although Tae Mu is painted as the villain, youve gotta feel bad for him with all these accidents.) Park Ha catches sight of Se Na and is about to call her over, only for Se Na to run away from the scene as she hopes Tae Mu doesnt discover her family secret. The familiar incident brings back her childhood memory of Se Na abandoning her in the truck.
Park Ha confronts the shaken Se Na, telling Se Na firmly that shes not her older sister anymore. When Se Na slaps Park Ha across the face, she retaliates. Se Na tries to hit her cheek again, but Park Ha grabs her arm, making Yi Gaks bracelet clatter to the ground. Park Ha stomps away, running into Yi Gak who is surprised by her tears. Yi Gak notices Se Na come from the same direction, making him begin to speculate
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Thank the lord that our heroine is growing a backbone! Too many times have I wanted to throttle or strangle the bitchy character, the villain that ruins the heroines life (maybe that explains the cracks in my computer). Not only because of the villain herself, but because the heroine is too innocent, too kind and leaves the path clear for the antagonist to easily walk towards triumph. The knots of anger and frustration during those moments when I wanted to shake Park Ha out of her fantasy with the unicorns and rainbows, where she accepts the water thrown into her face or reluctantly leaves America, were relieved when Park Ha slapped Se Na across the face. Although it hurt for Park Ha to realize at that moment that Yi Gak was actually pining for Se Na, I thought it nicely fit into the plot. Because now the tables have turned against Se Na, I truly hope Park Ha holds a strong heart and doesnt shed tears because of unrequited love, rather than becoming the damsel in distress.
With the romance and the complicated love triangle, Im concerned about how Yi Gaks heart will change for Park Ha when Yi Gak has shown genuine love and adoration for Se Na (or rather Hwa Young). However, it cant be forgotten how conniving Hwa Young was during the Chosun era arc, taking the handkerchief that Bu Young (Joseon double of Park Ha) as her own, and how Bu Young has her cute banter with Prince Yi Gak. In addition, the ending when Yi Gak connects the pieces of Park Ha crying and Se Na coming out of the same direction is the beginning of Yi Gaks discovery of Se Nas wicked nature, and maybe that will begin the unraveling of the true break up between Prince Yi Gak and Se Na.
I love how the comedy and the hilarity is being employed as actual plot and character development, rather than just side acts. I almost cried from laughter when the three boys were doing their version of a karaoke session as well as when they started to break down their respectful exterior to tease Prince Yi Gak. Not only is it nice to see the three boys as individual characters, but its going to be hilarious when Prince Yi Gak realizes that his three servants arent his courtiers anymore in 2012. Im up for a scene where a drunk Young Sul will vent his anger by insulting Yi Gak or maybe Man Bo outsmarting the Prince.
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Singer-songwriter IU looks flirty and adorable at the hide of GQ!
IU is featured in the December factor of GQ with a photo shoot and interview, and she displays off her stunning figure on the canopy as she stretches her palms up above her head in a cropped top.
More shocking pictures of IU have hit newsstands this month as she’s also December’s cover lady for the mag Marie Claire.
On the November 22 broadcast of SBS’s “Running Man,” Lee Kwang Soo and Teen Top’s Niel get ready to move on a fall camping shuttle together.
Before Lee Kwang Soo unearths out who his spouse will be, he’s excited when he’s told that he'll be visiting the dorm of an idol singer, because he assumes it is going to be a feminine idol. He is terribly disappointed, however, to look Niel from the boy workforce Teen most sensible open the door.
The “King of Mask Singer” contestant that’s been acting below the call Cosmos has had a hugely impressive winning streak, yet her time at the display has now come to an end!
Cosmos has been appearing on the prove for ten weeks, winning 4 “King of Mask Singer” competitions, and is in the running for her 5th win on November 22′s episode. She blows each person away with her robust functionality of the song “In a Dream” via Jo Duk Bae.
The landscape of Korea"s retail industry has shifted over the outdated few years because of the developing selection of singles, online purchases and frugal procuring patterns. classic retail giants like branch and superstores have observed revenues drop, whilst convenience shops and online buying groceries malls are booming. Shinhan Card analyzed spending patterns via 700,000 heavy spenders who account for 10 % of general credits card users in 2010 and in March to would possibly of this year.It discovered that the share of credit-card spending at department stores, supermarkets and television house looking channels fell from 46.1 percent to 31.1 percent during the last five years, while that of convenience stores and online shopping malls rose from 30.1 percent to 43.5 percent.
◆ unmarried Men Convenience stores stood out among 14 retail sectors regarded as in the survey. according to credit card spending, convenience stores" percentage of the retail industry rose from 1.6 percent in 2010 to 5.7 percent this year, a 3.5-fold increase. In contrast, department stores" share dropped by 25.7 percent, and superstores" 34.2 percent. The share of television domicile shopping channels plunged 37 percent.One 36-year-old single administrative center employee on a normal basis department shops for groceries at the local convenience store. He buys principally milk and beverages and ready-to-eat foods for 2 to 3 at a time, with an eye on special offers. "Products are more pricey in convenience stores, yet I don"t actually purchase much", he said. He hardly ever buys brand new produce since he does now not cook at home. most effective once each and every two to 3 months does he cross to the supermarket. in terms of garments be buys online. Single men in their 30s are most commonly liable for boosting convenience shop sales. One out of each three consumers or 32.5 percent are men between the ages of 28 and 37. But a rising variety of men in their 40s also are switching to convenience stores. The intake patterns of singles here are very an identical to the ones in Japan, which saw a upward push in one-person families and an aging society 10 to twenty years previous than Korea.◆ Online Shopping Malls Online shopping malls have also received a cast share of the domestic retail market, accounting for 37.8 percent of credit card spending, which is upper than the marketplace stocks of supermarkets (18.6 percent) and superstores (18.4 percent) combined. when it comes to per-capita per month credit card spending, Koreans spent W365,000 at online shopping malls, in comparison to W159,000 at superstores and W122,000 at department stores (US$1=W1,164). cellular shopping accounted for 48.5 percent of online shopping center revenues.◆ Prudent SpendingAs unemployment remains prime among young people, buyers in their 20s are keeping their wallets shut. Credit card spending in March to may just by men in their 20s rose only W50,000 as compared to 5 years ago, and credit card spending by ladies in the age crew only W90,000. In contrast, credit card spending among shoppers in their 30s to 60s rose by around W100,000 to W220,000. Kim Dae-jong at Sejong University said, "Women in their 20s in maximum cases invest in cosmetics, clothing and accessories but are scaling down on needless purchases due to the the harsh task market. But as increasingly folks eliminate marriage till later in life, spending by running women in their 30s has increased".
A rep from logo New song said, "We wish to thank the fans who have been looking ahead to goodbye for Verbal Jint. so as to praise the fans who have been waiting for four years, this album changed into created in Verbal Jint"s blood and sweat. we are hoping that the fans will experience the primary 11 prerelease tracks in addition the 10 further tracks that would be released by potential of the finish of December."
As Haha rummaged via Gary"s house, it turned into printed that the rapper has his own studio and paintings area installed correct at domestic where he produced more than one hit tracks for Leessang and himself. The rapper also had a spacious living room and a room full of shoes and snapback hats.
On November 22 airing of "Section TV," new MBC "Music Core" MCs Kim Min Jae and Kim Sae Ron were spotted rehearsing G-Friend"s "Me Gustas Tu" for their debut MC performance. Kim Min Jae told, "I met with Kim Sae Ron each day to practice."
when you haven"t looked at Kim Sae Ron and Kim Min Jae"s special MC functionality stage, try it out below!
Over 10,000 reports of kid abuse were won ultimate year for the primary time as public awareness of the difficulty rises.The 10,027 reported situations last year marked a 3.7 fold building up from 2001 and a 47.5 % upward thrust from a year earlier. Reports of repeat abuse more than doubled from 494 in 2008 to 1,027 last year. Some 81.8 percent of abusers were the child"s parents.The surge is because of creating public awareness and bolstered regulations. In September last year, a different law used to be passed toughening punishment for kid abuse, and whilst that ended in more cases being reported, mavens say it has done little to curb baby abuse. "Children who were abused generally tend to abuse their own children when they grow up", stated Ki Seon-wan, a psychiatrist at World St. Mary"s Hospital. "We want to be offering coverage to abused children and train oldsters who abuse their youngsters as well".Child abuse is classified into physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect. Last year, 48 percent of reported cases concerned more than one of the ones categories. Abusive language, overlook and denying children food may also be just as destructive as physical or sexual abuse. Hong Chang-pyo of the National Child defense firm said, "Parents might idiot themselves by potential of thinking that they"re just disciplining their children, yet verbal abuse and punishments regularly get worse over time".The scarcity of childcare amenities could also be a bar to prevention. Last year, just 364 monitors at childcare centers in 54 spaces checked up on 61,242 reported cases of child abuse, which boils down to 168 cases being treated yearly by every person. youngsters who are sufferers of serious abuse are separated from folks and placed in one of 37 shelters around the country, but the full housing capacity of such facilities is simplest 250 children.Also wished is a program to stay watch on abusive parents for the explanation that victims themselves hardly ever file abuse. Experts call for larger vigilance and larger awareness of the various bureaucracy child abuse can take. Reports might be made by calling 112.