Tag: Dramas Reviews

K-Drama Fan Story: How Chelsea Lynde Fell In Love With K-Dramas

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K-Drama Fan Story: How Chelsea Lynde Fell In Love With K-Dramas

 

Chelsea Lynde first heard about k-dramas while recovering from her maid of honor duties for a friend”s wedding. It was a busy week of a parties and rehearsal dinners. A friend suggested she check out a Korean drama (or two) while she rested. She fell in love with k-dramas and before long was writing about them. . ... Read more

Why Chinese Fans May Face A Longer Wait For K-Dramas

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Why Chinese Fans May Face A Longer Wait For K-Dramas

 

A new regulation in China could make it harder for k-drama fans to see their favorite shows there. As of March video-streaming sites will need to get licenses from China”s broadcast regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, if they want to show imported films and TV series. According to Arirang News, the regulations may require that foreign programs, including k-dramas, make up no more than a third of the titles that are shown on streaming sites such as Youku Tudou and Sohu.com. Foreign titles currently make up more than 50 percent of the content shown. . ... Read more

The New York Times Explores North Korean Consumption Of Illegal South Korean Dramas

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The New York Times Explores North Korean Consumption Of Illegal South Korean Dramas

(Photo : SBS ) Lee Jong Suk portrayed Park Hoon, a North Korean student who peddled bootleg K-pop tapes to other students, in “Doctor Stranger.”

On January 24, The New York Times explored the sensitive issue of North Koreans who watch illegally imported dramas from South Korea in an article called North Korea”s Forbidden Love? Smuggled, Illegal Soap Opera. . ... Read more

Seven K-Dramas That Feature Tempting Spies

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Seven K-Dramas That Feature Tempting Spies

 

Kim Jae Joong and actress Bae Jong Ok play mother-and-son spies working for opposing sides in “Spy.” But they are not the first k-drama actors to do a convincing job of playing secret agents. . ... Read more

Jung Yong Hwa's Love Songs Are Sometimes Inspired By Dramas

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Jung Yong Hwa's Love Songs Are Sometimes Inspired By Dramas

 

When Jung Yong Hwa spoke to Ilgan Sports about his first solo album, “One Fine Day,” he was asked if the album”s love songs reflected his own experience. He laughed and let the interviewer know that he occasionally watches dramas for inspiration. . ... Read more

"Kill Me, Heal Me" ranked top among Wednesday & Thursday dramas

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Kill Me, Heal Me” maintained its first place among Wednesday &T hursday dramas.

According to the statistics by Nielsen Korea on January 23rd, the January 22nd episode of MBC”s new Wednesday & Thursday drama, “Kill Me, Heal Me” rated 9.9% with 0.4% up compared to the last episode. . ... Read more

Seven Winter K-Dramas That Will Warm Your Heart

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Seven Winter K-Dramas That Will Warm Your Heart

 

Winter”s chilliest days are a good excuse to curl up on the couch and marathon some k-dramas that are set during that season. And if you live in a climate where it never freezes, the snowy scenes in these dramas will seem quite romantic. Here are a few we think will warm your heart: . ... Read more

Korean dramas starting today 2015/01/09 in Korea

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Korean dramas starting today 2015/01/09 in Korea

Korean dramas starting today 2015/01/09 in Korea: “Spy – Drama“, “Heart to Heart” and “Sing Again, Hera Gu

Spy – Drama” (2015)Directed by Park Hyeon-seokWritten by Han Sang-woon, Lee KangNetwork : KBSWith Kim Jae-joong, Bae Jong-ok, Yoo Oh-seong, Ko Sung-hee, Jeong Won-joong, Kim Min-jae,…16 episodes – Fri 21:20SynopsisBased on an original from Israel, about a mother who is a spy and her government agent son.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/01/09 . ... Read more

[Rating] Korean Dramas in Monday-Tuesday Time Slot Went Through Ups-and-Downs

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[Rating] Korean Dramas in Monday-Tuesday Time Slot Went Through Ups-and-Downs

The SBS “Punch” marked its new milestone, standing in the lead of viewer rating for Monday-Tuesday timeslot; Meanwhile, KBS2 drama “Healer” was runner-up and “Pride and Prejudice”  dropped from the top to the last.. ... Read more

JYJ's Kim Jae Joong Is Proud To Be Member Of KBS Dramas Family

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JYJ's Kim Jae Joong Is Proud To Be Member Of KBS Dramas Family

JYJ′s Kim Jae Joong couldn′t hide his happiness on entering into KBS.

On January 6, KBS′ Spy held its press conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Grand Ballroom in Yeoksam-dong, where Kim Jae Joong shared his thoughts on appearing in a KBS drama for the first time.. ... Read more