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Posters for tvN’s romantic comedy series “Marriage Not Dating” revealed

Posters for tvN’s romantic comedy series “Marriage Not Dating” revealed

Two posters for tvN’s upcoming romantic comedy series, “Marriage Not Dating” have been revealed on the 21st of June, sparking interest among many.

In the first poster, the main characters Han Geuru, Yeon Woojin, Jung Jinwoon, Han Sunhwa, Heo Jungmin and Yoon Sohee were all featured, in which the male characters were on the left side, while the female characters were on the right.

The first poster seemed to show the two different genders celebrating a bachelor party, in which the male side have a negative nuance to getting married, as the male side of the poster had skull decorations in black and white, accompanied by the text “A man who doesn’t want to get married”, contrary to the female side, which emits a much brighter atmosphere, and is accompanied by the text, “A woman who wants to get married”. ...

Romantic Horror Comedy “Mourning Grave” Opens in Singapore on Oct 30, Preview Tickets Giveaway

Romantic Horror Comedy “Mourning Grave” Opens in Singapore on Oct 30, Preview Tickets Giveaway

Hello Singapore Soompiers!

Are you a fan of romantic, horror or comedy movies? The all-in-one “Mourning Grave” is set to open in Singapore on October 30, just in time for Halloween! “Mourning Grave” stars Kang Ha Neul and Kim So Eun. Check out the synopsis!

In Su (Kang Ha Neul) has the special power to see ghosts but he became a loner ever since he left his hometown after he saw the ghost of his dead childhood friend. Tired of feeling alone, In-su returns to his hometown to live with his exorcist uncle Sun Il (Kim Jung Tae). However, In-su’s school life is not so easy because of his former elementary school classmate Hae Chul (Park Doo Sik) who keeps harassing him. ...

Wang Ji Hye to act alongside Han Ye Seul in romantic-comedy drama "Birth of a Beauty"

Wang Ji Hye to act alongside Han Ye Seul in romantic-comedy drama "Birth of a Beauty"

Actress Wang Ji Hye of “Protect the Boss” and “Hotel King” will be playing the secondary female lead in the upcoming SBS weekend drama, “Birth of a Beauty“! Her addition to an already star-studded cast including Han Ye Seul and Joo Sang Wook was confirmed by Key East Entertainment on October 1.

Within the production, Wang Ji Hye will be playing a contrasting character to the lead played by Han Ye Seul, who gets to turn over a new leaf after losing weight. Wang Ji Hye”s character, Kyo Chae Yeon, will be a famous female celebrity and an MC at an entertainment broadcasting company. ...

Founding myths of ancient Korean nations in stamp series - Part 2

Founding myths of ancient Korean nations in stamp series - Part 2

Daejoyeong of the Balhae Kingdom Special Stamps issued in 2011 (Image courtesy of the Korea Post)

Descendants of Goguryeo

Once referred to as the, “Prosperous Nation of the East”, or, “海東盛國”, alongside Unified Silla, Balhae launched 230 years of existence with the North South States Period on the Korean Peninsula and across mainland Northeast Asia.

Its founder, Dae Jo Yeong, rallied the descendants of Goguryeo and the Malgal tribes, to construct the nation of Balhae on Dongmosan Mountain in 698. Upon hearing the name Balhae, the hearts of many Koreans flutter with visions of the vast land it ruled. As a large empire, its territories included much of modern day Manchuria, Northeast China, Primorsky Krai in Russia and most of what is now North Korea. It fell to the Georan, or the Khitan, in 926. ...

Korean TV Series Running Man Episode 211 Screenshots and Recap

Korean TV Series Running Man Episode 211 Screenshots and Recap

Running man episode 211 is about the amusement park and like a warm-up to the upcoming episode 222. This episode contains many snippets of introduction of the various players. Hoping that we’ll get more of the action in next week’s episode, but then again there are some joyful moments that make these ninety minutes feel short and sweet. Like Jae-suk having to endure a rollercoaster ride multiple times, Jong-kook screaming in legitimate fear, Ailee’s impressive singing chops, and more....

Top 10 Romantic Moments in Korean Dramas

Top 10 Romantic Moments in Korean Dramas

As K-drama heroines can attest, one of the advantages of having a chaebol fall madly in love with you is that he can plan massive, over-the-top events to declare his love. While we all know that money can’t buy love, sometimes it’s fun to watch these grand displays of affection in our favorite Cinderella stories. Here are just a few of the grandest romantic gestures in K-drama history.

1. Exclusive island vacation, Boys over Flowers

Can the beach be a person’s love language? Because I think it’s mine. ...

Top model Dae Na is set to star in the first Korean American drama series, "The Romance Artist" with New York theatre actress Esther Nam

Top model Dae Na is set to star in the first Korean American drama series, "The Romance Artist" with New York theatre actress Esther Nam

Plot: Lorraine is a con artist, who conned the wrong group of people this time. On the run from the Italian mafia, she finds sanctuary in a nunnery. There, she meets Devin, and for the first time, gets a taste of true love and happiness. The quiet life not being for her though, she winds up having to steal from Devin (her easiest yet hardest target yet). Having to have one more look at him before she leaves the country, she goes to watch him from a distance one last time. But he catches her and demands his money back....

Korean comedy show changes the name of sub-segment skit "Mansour"

Korean comedy show changes the name of sub-segment skit "Mansour"

KBS2`s comedy program “Gag Concert” launched a new corner called “Mansour” on July 13 which was changed to “Uhksour” in just a week Sunday. The comedy skit centers on the massive wealth of Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the owner of Manchester City FC. Comedian Song Joong-geun starred Mansour and became popular.

However, after the program was aired, the program`s producers received an unexpected visit. An official at the Korea National Oil Corporation came to KBS building and delivered a message that using the real name Mansour, who is CEO of International Petroleum Investment Company and deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, is a discourtesy. Gag Concert said, “While the Mansour skit corner had not received any complaints from Mansour, the state company seems to have been preemptively anxious”, adding, “The skit corners name itself was not that big of a deal for us, so we changed in to Uhksour, which is associated with `extremely hilarious in the Gyeongsang provincial dialect. ...

‘It's Okay, That's Love’ Is The Best Romantic Comedy Out There

‘It's Okay, That's Love’ Is The Best Romantic Comedy Out There

 

The first run of the romantic comedy SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries “It”s Okay, That”s Love,” which tells a story of a detective novelist and psychiatrist, was a success. On the first episode of the SBS Wednesday Thursday miniseries “It”s Okay, That”s Love,” which aired on July 23, 2014, the detective novelist Jang Jae Yeol, played by actor Jo In Sung, and psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo, played by actress Gong Hyo Jin, had their first encounter....

Rain in talks to star in new romantic comedy drama "Song For You"

Rain in talks to star in new romantic comedy drama "Song For You"

It looks like Rain could be returning to the small screen through upcoming SBS drama “Song For You“! 

Insiders revealed that Rain has decided to star in this drama and is in the midst of tuning up the details.  If everything goes well, “Song For You” will be his first drama in four years and his first romantic comedy since the hit series, “Full House.”

The drama centers on the music industry, particularly the story of the main female character, who dreams of becoming a singer.  Rain will be playing a producer and the CEO of an entertainment agency, who will have a blossoming romance with the female lead. ...